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WOMEN’S WORK

Politics Voices

We all know that frontline women have the credentials, experience, skills and emotional strength to tackle the tough stuff – they are the experts. They see the problems day after…

Anna Lorck08 April 2015

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FARMING WITH NATURE

Land/Farming Voices

If nature and books don’t agree, throw out the books! Changing our understanding of how the environment works opens up business advantages for farmers that are often ignored due to…

John King08 April 2015

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UNFINISHED BUSINESS

Land/Farming

The land of limitless opportunity of our youth has proven not to be. On any meaningful economic indicator, such as average household income or employment growth or percentage of residents…

Peter Beaven08 April 2015

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Hangups

Arts

One night when I was 12 or so, I left my bed, unable to sleep, and walked into the living room. My parents were watching as a squad of men,…

Michael Hawksworth08 April 2015

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Taste LOCAL

Food

Why? First, by supporting our local growers and producers we develop a personal relationship with our community and in turn they support us. With smaller growers there’s diversity in what I’m…

James Beck08 April 2015

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Beer As Craft

Lifestyle

It seemed only a matter of time before the local craft beer scene began to catch up, and after what some may consider a slow start, beer appreciators are increasingly…

Jim Poppelwell08 April 2015

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They’re Gone!

Magazine

They’re off … to their big-smoke jobs or their big OE or to O-week.  And we’re left at the departure gates mourning their loss. Perhaps instead we should be cheering…

Jess Soutar Barron04 April 2015

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Boilers Fuel a Dirty Economy

Magazine Energy

Keith Newman discovers breakthroughs in biomass technology are being ignored because short-term budgets favour fossil fuels. Fossil fuel-fired boiler technology will continue to be used in New Zealand factories until…

Keith Newman04 April 2015

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All Chairs Are Not Created Equal

Magazine

One of Hawke’s Bay’s most successful businesses sells furniture solutions to schools. Including faraway locations like Kazan International School, Tatarstan. With occasional design improvements suggested by 8 year olds (ie,…

Tom Belford04 April 2015

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Political Buzz

Magazine

Doesn’t it seem like all the responsible folks at our local councils deserted Hawke’s Bay and put Homer Simpson in charge? Or Dilbert? Are we undergoing some kind of governance…

Tom Belford04 April 2015

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Gobbling the Gigabytes?

Magazine

Keith Newman does the research and reckons accelerating internet speeds and streaming content are transforming our TV, movie viewing and online surfing habits. The digital pipedream of blazing internet speeds…

Keith Newman04 April 2015

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