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The Tararua District Council is investigating ways to help stop “anti-social” behaviour at the Dannevirke Domain.

The Council has received reports of vehicles running over, and killing, ducks at the domain, as well illegal dumping of rubbish.

One option is to install security cameras around the area of the duck pond, with another to improve the road around the domain to help slow down traffic.


Hawke’s Bay reported 315 new COVID cases yesterday, bringing the regions total of active cases to 1565.

One person remains in hospital with the virus.

In Central Hawke’s Bay, there were 21 cases reported yesterday, with the total number of active cases in the district now sitting at 77.

The MidCentral DHB yesterday reported 381 new cases, with the total number of cases in Tararua District now sitting at 109.


At least three Central Hawke’s Bay Schools have reported cases of COVID-19 within their school communities.

Notices have gone home to parents at St Josephs Waipukurau, Central Hawke’s Bay College, and Waipukurau School.

The notices ask parents that if their children are unwell to not send them to school.


The Waipawa Butchery CHB Premier Cricket Team have another home game this weekend in the MJF Shrimpton 50-over competition.

Their Round 9 game against Napier Old Boys Marist starts at 11 tomorrow morning at the Forest Gate Domain at OngaOnga.