Dig into the issues!
Since our last edition, consideration of Hawke’s Bay’s two blockbuster issues – amalgamation and the CHB dam – has progressed in important ways.
In November, the Local Government Commission issued its recommended option...Read more
In December, Hastings District Council announced its Landmarks Awards at a grand celebration in the Opera House.
Landmarks is the vision of the late Hastings mayor, Jeremy Dwyer. He wanted to encourage art and beautification in the city, to instil a...Read more
“Those who can, do. Those who can’t, teach. And those who can’t teach, teach teaching.”
So began An industry of mediocrity, a recent article in the New York Times about the current state of teacher training in the USA.
It took me back some...Read more
“I am responsible for the way I age”
This ‘moment of truth’ fully revealed itself to me at the age of 60, when I found myself clutching my daughter’s arm for stability as we walked through the cobbled streets in the old walled city of...Read more
Keith Newman talks to an educational bridge-builder who’s helping reconnect Hawke’s Bay parents with their digital age offspring.
The growing digital generation gap is making many parents feel alienated, uninformed and ill equipped to supervise...Read more
Hawke’s Bay has three arts trusts working on our behalf. Creative Napier and Creative Hastings look after community programmes, and are in many ways the artsy arms of the local councils. Creative Hawke’s Bay works across the region...Read more
Fentonious looked up as the sound of sandals echoed down the corridor leading to the meeting room of the regional forum, the Ruralus Regulatum, in the heart of the seaside fortress of Napierion.
He put his head down, pretending to study his agenda...Read more