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Beyond Reasonable Drought

June 9, 2014 - Tom Belford

Back in February, Hawke’s Bay was visited by Marlborough sheep and beef farmer Doug Avery. He spoke to a group of 100 or so fellow sheep and beef farmers, plus a handful of the curious, like me. Avery is what you might call a ‘superstar...Read more

Mysteries of The Mausoleum

June 9, 2014 - Brendan Webb

Lawrencus Yulus limped to a halt outside the doors of the mausoleum. He had led a small group of soldiers on a 20-kilometre march to the new building on Napierion’s Paradus Marinus. He was covered with dust and the heels on his new leather boots...Read more

Handmade, Upcycled, Re-used

June 9, 2014 - Jess Soutar Barron

A sustainable, ‘smart’ home is an empty shell until furnishings and homewares arrive. The thought, attention to detail and strong foundation of principles that go into designing and building the exoskeleton must also inform the...Read more


June 9, 2014 - Prue Barton

Hauling on my hiking boots and adjusting my backpack I am ready for a cross-country hike Hawke’s Bay style, versus the Spanish ‘Santiago de Compostela’ one. I’ve heard there are fossils in ‘dem hills’ and I am ready to investigate the...Read more

Single Medical ID Good For Your Health

June 9, 2014 - Keith Newman

Keith Newman discovers a digital makeover of health data designed to end eternal form filling and speed delivery of your health information to where it’s most needed. Hawke’s Bay is heavily involved in a plan to standardise the sharing of...Read more

bike buzz

June 9, 2014 - Damon Harvey

It seems that every second car on our roads at the weekend has a bike rack, and locals and visitors alike are exploring our wide range of cycling tracks. Cycling is the BUZZ in the Bay at the moment. You would need to be asleep at the wheel not to...Read more

They’re Back!

June 9, 2014 - Kay Bazzard

A familiar story told in Hawke’s Bay is of the prodigal son or daughter. BayBuzz is heartened to see many Hawke’s Bay ex-pats returning to the fold with rich experiences and enhanced skills. We ask the ‘returnees’ where did they go, what did...Read more