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Travel bubble: Orchardist’s plead with Govt for Pacific Island bubble

Hawke’s Bay orchardists and businesses reliant on seasonal work are calling on the Government to open an immediate travel bubble with the Pacific islands, saying it’s been one of the most challenging seasons in 40 years. Orchardist John Bostock and other industry leaders fronted a press conference in Meeanee on Wednesday morning, detailing the full […]

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Bao Chang Wang’s death: Guilty plea over being accessory after the fact of murder

One of four people charged in connection with the disappearance and death of a man whose body was found in a shallow grave covered in concrete near the Desert Rd has pleaded guilty to being accessory after the fact of murder. The remains of Bao Chang Wang, also known as Ricky, were only discovered after […]


Parents plea for refunds from PGL travel firm

Angry parents are demanding their cash back from a specialist school holiday company. PGL hosts children at residential activity centres across the UK, but has had to cancel visits during the coronavirus lockdown. Parents are asking for their money back, but PGL – dubbed Parents Get Lost by children – has refused. Instead, the school […]