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THE ORANGE ARMY

12 October 2014

He stood rigidly to attention in front of the bridge, his helmet wedged firmly on his head, jacket securely fastened. His troops were lined up behind him in two ranks. Some had gashes, scars and grazes from past battles and…

Brendan Webb12 October 2014

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Taste Cinque Terre

12 October 2014

Hugging cliff-top roads, dodging precarious Fiat-driving Italians and honking horns, we venture into the port town of Portovenere. This is the beginning of the Cinque Terre, unofficially called the ‘sixth village’, and it is here that we will spend five…

Prue Barton12 October 2014

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Pushing Our Children Outside

12 October 2014

Am I succeeding as a parent and providing opportunities for our children to develop their interest and ability in sport and recreational activities? I have to put my hand up and admit I’m unsure. Our youngest daughter recently turned five…

Damon Harvey12 October 2014

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Farming with nature makes plain economic sense

12 October 2014

From reading both national farming publications and local newspapers, it seems that the Ruataniwha Dam is seen as the all-encompassing solution to Central Hawke’s Bay’s economic woes. It is further described as the main measure which will drought-proof the region’s agricultural…

Dan Elderkamp12 October 2014

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The Unholy Alliance

12 October 2014

Have you noticed how politicians have this icky desire to be at the centre of anything popular or successful? They hope people will subconsciously associate them with success and boost their poll ratings and egos. The ickiest example of this…

Paul Paynter12 October 2014

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Working smarter in the health sector

12 October 2014

There’s a perception that New Zealand has one of the better healthcare systems and services in the world. I’ve recently been on a General Practice New Zealand (GPNZ) master class integrated study tour to the UK, Brussels and the Netherlands. This…

Adri Isbister12 October 2014

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Bay Needs Better Work Stories

02 October 2014

What it will take to align the goals of local businesses and the agendas of disparate groups tasked with growing the economy and creating new jobs? Job growth remains a distant blip on the radar as Hawke’s Bay continues its…

Keith Newman02 October 2014

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Political Buzz

02 October 2014

Leaving aside parliamentary elections, the dam, amalgamation and various council meltdowns have dominated Hawke’s Bay political news lately. The Dam Legal appeals to the High Court challenging the final decision of the Board of Inquiry (BOI) have placed the Ruataniwha…

Tom Belford02 October 2014