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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.

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“Say It Napier!” … Anyone Listening?

01 June 2018

Once again we enter that rarest of times (other than elections) where local councils appear to take an actual interest in what their ratepayers say and think – Long Term Plan consultation. This period’s consultation for Napier ratepayers focuses largely…

Andrew Frame01 June 2018

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Lest We Forget

01 May 2018

They say ‘truth is the first casualty’ in war. The same could be said of war memorials. Concerned citizens have waged a protracted battle with Napier City Council over the future of the city’s (former) War Memorial on Marine Parade…

Andrew Frame01 May 2018

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John Scott: Come Fly With Me

29 January 2018

Local trout fishing, fly tying, and environmental legend John Scott says Hawke’s Bay is very spoilt for choice with its myriad of rivers and fishing spots and a relatively low number of anglers. And he’s worked hard to ensure this…

Andrew Frame29 January 2018

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Cricket Craftsmanship

23 December 2017

I love cricket. I’ve been playing and watching it all my life. With Hawke’s Bay days getting longer and warmer, rugby and soccer boots are hung up and the sound of leather upon willow becomes more prevalent as the region’s…

Andrew Frame23 December 2017

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DISGUSTED

24 October 2017

“DISGUSTED” declared the front page of a recent community newspaper above pictures of Napier Mayor Bill Dalton and NCC CEO Wayne Jack. “Mayor’s Threat to Quit City” the subheading added. The mayor claimed in a “leaked” email that criticism –…

Andrew Frame24 October 2017