There's lots of markets in Hawkes Bay this weekend but this is the last chance to shop at Magpie Market before Christmas. Even Santa shops at Magpie Market so come along to Meeanee Hall between 10 and 2 tomorrow (Saturday 7th). There'll be good coffee and nibbles courtesy of Heavens Bakery Caravan and a huge Santa sack of goodies to be won.
Source of gang problem in Hawke's Bay 'well beyond the police', says area commander.
We've been hearing reports of fruit trees being stripped across Hawke's Bay on residential properties, orchards and school grounds. Have you been affected by this? Please comment below.
A senior Black Power member now says long-established conventions by gangs to avoid confrontation "seem to have gone out the window".