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MOODY BLUES

01 August 2018

I ask Facebook. It seems people on Facebook are okay sharing the inner workings of their brains, their good days, their bad days.  I post: “I’m looking for people who have experience with antidepressants and/or counselling, specifically, people who function…

Jess Soutar Barron01 August 2018

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Kaitiaki of Māori History

01 August 2018

The 75-year-old former school teacher, whose European forebears arrived in the country in the 1860s, has spent a good part of his life as de facto custodian (kaitiaki) of the heritage of the region’s tangata whenua (people of the land).…

Keith Newman01 August 2018

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Exploring Hawke’s Bay: Wairoa to Morere

01 August 2018

Hawke’s Bay’s northernmost town and service centre is tucked within the crook of the ‘long, bubbling, swirling, uneven waters’ of the Wairoa River on fertile lands beside the sea. One hundred years ago, it was an arduous three-day journey from…

Bridget Freeman-Rock01 August 2018

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Hawke's Bay Weddings

01 August 2018

Suzanne Beaumont, the style queen behind Miss Frou Frou, has first-hand experience of the pressure exerted by having a world’s worth of inspiration at one’s fingertips. “I say to my brides: Choose three things that really matter, that you’re allowed…

Rosheen FitzGerald01 August 2018

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Neighbourhood Watch

01 August 2018

CBD RENAISSANCE BENNY FERNANDEZ “Along with that, there are murmurs of Napier’s first rooftop bar opening this summer, but where?!” Napier is cool, and, it’s getting cooler.Ask anyone. Really.  People from the big smoke can’t get enough of what we…

Various01 August 2018

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Leading Change

01 August 2018

Leading Change Even as a die-hard coterie of global warming deniers, greenie-bashing farmers, and oil & gas advocates hang on to the past, events in the real world are outpacing them and rendering them irrelevant.  In every sector of economic…

Tom Belford01 August 2018

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Keeping Time

01 August 2018

Steve and Bev Nathan moved from Auckland to Hawke’s Bay in 2006 and immediately bought a vineyard. Steve thought it was the thing you do when you move to Hawke’s Bay. So they bought a small chardonnay block and created…

Matthew Miller01 August 2018

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One Lady Flighting Plastic

01 August 2018

I don’t think there was an ‘A-ha’ moment when I decided I’d had enough of being part of the world’s plastic-waste mess and began to look seriously at cutting it from our lives. It was more of a matter of…

Jenny Keown01 August 2018

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Art In Public Places

01 August 2018

Many years ago I emerged from art school with a high ideal that art could make towns better places to live in.  It didn’t happen, of course, and for most of the last century our towns remained resolutely committed to…

Roy Dunningham01 August 2018