Articles by Kay Bazzard

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.

image description

Phoenix Rising: Keirunga Creative Hub

01 December 2019

Being involved in the arts is good for us – good for our mental health and emotional wellbeing, good for the economy, for children’s educational development, for community engagement. A win-win for everyone. The research, and our leaders, clearly say…

Kay Bazzard01 December 2019

image description

Future-proofing Our Libraries

01 August 2019

Whereto for our public libraries in the digital age? Places of innovation, expanding community participation and information-based services, or quiet dignified civic buildings offering shelves full of free books?  Around the world public libraries are re-evaluating their role in the…

Kay Bazzard01 August 2019

image description

Digitising Hawke’s Bay History

01 June 2019

“The Knowledge Bank is an ever-growing digital record of Hawke’s Bay and its people. Stories of the events, people, celebrations, tragedies and day-to-day life that helped form the culture and landscape of the Bay we know today are gathered here…

Kay Bazzard01 June 2019

image description

Hakikino, Window to Māori Culture

01 April 2019

“Waimārama is so much more than a seaside resort,” says Robert MacDonald, kaumātua of Ngāti Kahungunu (tribe) and Ngāti Kurukuru (sub-tribe), the tangata whenua of Waimārama.  “For those of us who live here and call it home, the landscape holds…

Kay Bazzard01 April 2019

They’re Back!

09 June 2014

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…

Kay Bazzard09 June 2014