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The Man with a Plan

31 July 2017

On 19 June James Palmer took over as chief executive of the Hawke’s Bay Regional Council. As he wades into troubled waters, what might we expect? The last twelve months have been turbulent for the Hawke’s Bay Regional Council. The…

Sophie Price31 July 2017

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Wanted: Environment Champion

31 July 2017

LABOUR’S ENVIRONMENT SPOKEPERSON  David Parker has been outspoken on water issues, calling for swimmable rivers, fewer dairy cows, less nitrogen in our waterways, requiring consents for intensifi ed farming, and tougher enforcement of rules by both regional councils (whose e…

Sophie Price31 July 2017

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Listening to the People

31 July 2017

I’m trying to pace myself through the new season of House of Cards on Netflix, trying to watch only one episode per week. This requires major self-discipline, especially when my wife urges binge viewing. Switching back and forth between President…

Tom Belford31 July 2017

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Hawke’s Bay’s Housing Crisis

31 July 2017

“So, we have the situation where the government has been pig-headed and sold o our state assets, and is now turning around and having to buy back property, competing on the residential market, while former Housing NZ land remains barren.”…

Bridget Freeman-Rock31 July 2017

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BECOMING THE DETROIT OF AGRICULTURE

31 July 2017

                  Clockwise from top left : the Gotham Greens Brooklyn operation, Gotham Greens Chicago greenhouse, co-founder Viraj Puri [Editor: This article was fi rst published online at PureAdvantage.org, and is condensed and…

Rosie Bosworth31 July 2017

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A LESS EMISSIONS MISSION

31 July 2017

New Zealand will have to wean itself off intensive agriculture, plant vast forests, commit to vehicles and factories powered by 100% renewable electricity or continue to buy carbon credits to cover its backside if it’s to meet Paris Agreement climate…

Keith Newman31 July 2017

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Dam Dead!

08 July 2017

The new Jul/Aug BayBuzz magazine features this cartoon … Last Thursday, one of the most critical cards collapsed. The Supreme…

Farmer Steps Up for Lake Tutira

01 April 2017

The Regional Council proposes to significantly step-up a community-wide effort to clean-up Lake Tutira … and further, to make that…

Political Watershed

02 December 2016

New Faces To Watch: Paul Bailey, Alex Walker, Damon Harvey, Geraldine Travers, Larry Dallimore, Claire Hague. And veterans waving goodbye:…

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YULE vs. LORCK — Round 1 – Anna Lorck

10 March 2017

To begin the campaign season, BayBuzz editor Tom Belford and reporter Sophie Price conducted 30-minute interviews with Tukituki parliamentary candidates Lawrence Yule and Anna Lorck in late February. Here is the interview with Anna Lorck in its entirety. Excerpts from the…

YULE vs. LORCK -- Round 1 - Lawrence Yule

09 March 2017

To begin the campaign season, BayBuzz editor Tom Belford and reporter Sophie Price conducted 30-minute interviews with Tukituki parliamentary candidates Lawrence Yule and Anna Lorck in late February. Here is the interview with Lawrence Yule in its entirety. Excerpts from the interviews…

Roger King: What does Hawke's Bay need?

03 September 2015

Bring the arts and creativity into business in Hawke’s Bay. “In London, the creativity sector is actually bigger than the financial services sector.”

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