Posts Tagged ‘Hawke’s Bay’

Napier’s new combined parish to sort out buildings

Tuesday, June 16th, 2015

Now that Napier’s three parishes have been combined decisions have to be made about the use of the buildings. The four lay staff and three priests, who previously worked within the three parishes of St Mary’s, St Patrick’s and St Thomas More, are presently working out of the unified parish’s temporary site at St Mary’s Read more

Hawke’s Bay gay youth group fails despite church support

Tuesday, August 12th, 2014

Efforts to establish a support group for gay Hawke’s Bay youth have failed because of a lack of public support. Despite help from Trinity Methodist Church in Napier for the GayOk group, backing from local schools, funding bodies and the wider community was not forthcoming. “There is a real stigma around homosexuality in Hawke’s Bay Read more

Welcome to the children of the ‘meth’ generation

Friday, February 24th, 2012

The first generation of children exposed to methamphetamine in the womb are reaching school age and filtering into Hawke’s Bay classrooms, putting pressure on resources and raising serious questions for our communities. Behaviour at Hawke’s Bay schools supports findings of a New Zealand study showing children exposed to the drug prenatally lagged behind their peers Read more