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Here’s where you’ll find the top features and analysis published in BayBuzz magazine. As well as the occasional pithy opinion column from our guest authors.

However, not all the treasures of our magazine — culture, lifestyle, opinion, personalities, events and accomplishments to celebrate, humour — are published online. To see the full content of BayBuzz magazine, exactly as published, your paid subscription is required.

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Fixing Mobile Black Spots

01 October 2019

The marketing assurance from Spark, Vodafone and 2degrees that their networks cover over 98% of the places where New Zealanders live and work sounds a little hollow when you head out into the vastness of our great rural backyard.  That…

Keith Newman01 October 2019

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Man Bike Dog

01 October 2019

Weekend hits and we get amongst it. Hiking up the Goat Track, down the stopbank by the Tukituki, taking on the traipse from Red Bridge to Black Bridge with nothing in our guts but two flat whites. Dog in tow.…

Jess Soutar Barron01 October 2019

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The Art of Taking Part

01 October 2019

Welcome to Hastings’ so-called ‘Cultural Precinct’ – a rough rectangle delineated by Parlour Projects and Hastings City Art Gallery, Arts Inc, Humanity Books and pretty much every business with ‘200- something Heretaunga Street’ in its address.  Here you’ll find art…

Rosheen FitzGerald01 October 2019

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Fundraising for the regions in the digital age

01 October 2019

Thriving regional economies don’t happen by accident. There are a number of different sectors that play vital, often unseen, roles in improving the health, wealth, and happiness of local communities. Whether it be local government, not-for-profit or business, what is…

Matthew Miller01 October 2019

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Pukeora

01 October 2019

Driving along SH2 between Waipukurau and Takapau there’s a ridge that rises dramatically from the Tukituki River flats. And perched on the escarpment, at 200m altitude, is Pukeora Estate.  Many will tell you with Brontë-esque intimations that this was once…

Bridget Freeman-Rock01 October 2019

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Spinning

01 October 2019

You know how you just feel a bit tired sometimes… of humans and the terrible things we’ve done to this planet?  Driving home from visiting the grandies in Gisborne seeing the plastic rubbish lining the ditches… I fear we have…

Emily Dobson01 October 2019

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Restaurant People

01 October 2019

Napier’s Bistronomy recently won Best Restaurant at the 2019 Hawke’s Bay Hospitality Awards, and it holds two Cuisine Award hats. Owners James Beck and Amber Linter-Cole are working towards sustainability in all aspects of their business, including the complex area…

James Beck01 October 2019

Radiation Treatment Coming to Hawke’s Bay

01 October 2019

But when? In August the Government announced an overdue healthcare ‘gift’ for Hawke’s Bay. As part of a larger purchase, a new Linear Accelerator (LINAC) machine would be provided for Hawke’s Bay, enabling radiation treatment for cancer here within the…

Tom Belford01 October 2019

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Building Naturally

01 October 2019

The house on the hill I’m sitting across from physicians Louise Trent and Craig Ellis in their off-grid, strawbale house in rural Hastings, which they share with their three children (and on occasion if the door’s left open, their two…

Bridget Freeman-Rock01 October 2019