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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.

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.

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Beating the Breastplate

08 June 2015

The sweat-soaked messenger gasped for breath as he raced up the stone steps to Lawrencus Yulus’ fortress in Hustings. Clutching a roll of parchment, he ran down the dark corridor and pounded on the doors of the ruler’s chamber. Lawrencus,…

Brendan Webb08 June 2015

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Take the Blinkers Off Horse of the Year

08 June 2015

It was great to get a lot of feedback from BayBuzz readers about the controversy that has surrounded Horse of the Year (HOY). Just to note … my comments in the last BayBuzz were made prior to the latest and…

Damon Harvey08 June 2015

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Free lunches won’t cut it

08 June 2015

There is no such thing as a free lunch. And for every child who gets one at school, we know the price they are paying at home is likely to be far greater than the cost of a sandwich. When…

Anna Lorck08 June 2015

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Roundup … Friend or Foe?

08 June 2015

Roundup, the farmer’s and backyard gardener’s harmless friend … or not? The most ubiquitous of weed killers, most likely there’s some in your garage or shed right now. Over the past forty years users and consumers have been told it…

Phyliss Tichinin08 June 2015

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Off With his head

08 June 2015

It is a garbled mass of imagery: Classical Greece is juxtaposed with ancient Egypt, or is it the Aztecs, whose pyramids were used for bloody sacrifices. High atop a cenotaph lumpy Barlach-like figures are compressed under a bier in memory…

David Trubridge08 June 2015

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Megatrends & Investment Opportunities

08 June 2015

‘Megatrend’ is the term we use for economic, environmental and political transformations which have long-lasting significance to society. While many of these transformations are initially man-made or a result of technological progress, they are themselves powerful forces of innovation and…

Sam Howard08 June 2015

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GUT INSTINCT STILL RULES

08 June 2015

Have you ever suffered a mental illness? Do you have a phobia? What about an anxiety disorder? Or have you ever made a mind-bogglingly stupid decision? Any inkling of a ‘yes’ and I warmly welcome you to the glorious dysfunction…

Paul Paynter08 June 2015

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Putting heart back into Hawke’s Bay

08 June 2015

Like many regions it is creating first class export wealth, but getting second class treatment from a Government with an outdated ideology and an obsession with a ‘rogue state’ called Auckland. Amongst the enterprises Hawke’s Bay is recognised for internationally…

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Trust regionals To develop Their own opportunities

08 June 2015

Labour-led governments have generally been in favour of it, without quite understanding what ‘it’ is, using it instead as an opportunity to pork-barrel popular, often unsustainable local projects. The Nelson Cotton Mill of the late 1950s and the West Coast’s…

RT Hon Peter Dunne08 June 2015