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Climate Change …

31 March 2016

How the Bay will feel the heat As I reported in the last edition of BayBuzz (Only a Chance to Save the Planet), world leaders may have agreed in Paris to keep global warming below a two degree rise and…

Bridget Freeman-Rock31 March 2016

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Velodrome … Spinning Wheels?

31 March 2016

Napier City Council will decide whether a ‘high risk’ $15 million second tier multi-use velodrome that’s unlikely to pay its way will go ahead or not after a revised business case is tabled in June. Velodrome visionaries have not been…

Keith Newman31 March 2016

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Political Buzz

31 March 2016

Our councils are trying to get several big ticket spending projects over the finish line in the next two to three months – velodrome, Opera House strengthening, dam – plus a proposal before CHB ratepayers to spend $1.5 million per…

Tom Belford31 March 2016

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Education Review

31 March 2016

Failure … we need more of it! By Paul Paynter Modern New Zealand seems proud of the inclusive society we’ve created. But we’re often not as inclusive as we try to make out, particularly with regard to traditional stereotypes. Society…

BayBuzz31 March 2016

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HB's Rising Stars: 40 under 40

31 January 2016

Hawke’s Bay problem solvers often lament a ‘brain drain’ when discussing our region’s challenges. They perceive that we’re losing our ‘best and brightest’ to bigger places. Optimistic pragmatists say that’s a good thing. People of a certain age should move…

Jess Soutar Barron31 January 2016

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Still more water to flow

28 April 2016

Yesterday HBRIC announced that it almost had reached the HBRC-stipulated goal of ‘signed and sealed’ water user contracts committing CHB…

Dam project struggling to hold water

23 April 2016

That’s the title of Friday’s editorial in the NZ Herald commenting on the proposed Ruataniwha dam. Here’s the concluding paragraph…

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