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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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Not 35 Anymore

06 April 2016

My name is Mary Kippenberger and I am not 35 anymore. It wasn’t the child who wondered why my skin didn’t fit. It wasn’t being directed to sit in a chair for the family reunion photograph. It wasn’t our eligibility…

Mary Kippenberger06 April 2016

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GRABASEAT VERSUS TRUSTED EXPERT

06 April 2016

So, is there still a place for the travel agent, sitting at a desk surrounded by shelves full of colourful brochures with photos of cruise ships and pyramids? I am always intrigued by businesses that are thriving despite the threats…

Matthew Miller06 April 2016

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The Health Care You Should Expect

06 April 2016

Back in 2014 the DHB board was challenged with the view that services being delivered were not patient-centred and action was needed to address this. The DHB’s Consumer Council – consisting of 15 people who are a cross section of our…

Graeme Norton06 April 2016

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LEARNING FROM THE PAST

06 April 2016

The waka is one of seven identical modern day replica double-hulled sailing canoes built in New Zealand for various coastal iwi. These waka are part of a Pacific-wide revival of traditional Polynesian ocean sailing canoes that started with the Hokule’a in…

David Trubridge06 April 2016

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TASTE PUNGENT!

06 April 2016

For example, we have commentators saying fine dining is dead! Let’s look at this. Does this mean restaurants will not carefully source and cook presentable food? Does it mean restaurants won’t have staff that will nurture you and create a…

Kent Baddeley06 April 2016

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MAKING A CRUISE CONVERT

06 April 2016

Going on a cruise has always been swirling around in my imaginary bucket and after talking to friends who’d just returned from an amazing trip to Europe this bucket list experience began floating to the top. Their experiences on their…

Jim Moyler06 April 2016

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Thirty years between gigs

06 April 2016

Fane Flaws is a fraud. The maverick maven of music, art and pop-rock video says he’s no expert, he just knows how to gather experts around him. Expert or fraud, where others flirt with the notion of being a rockstar,…

Fane Flaws06 April 2016