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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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Seniors Go Digital

01 August 2018

On 1 July 2010, Finland,that most super-chic of nations, giving the world such innovations as the wind turbine, ice skates, saunas, bubble chairs and Fiskars scissors (the ones with the bright orange handles) became the first nation to declare individuals’…

Tom Belford01 August 2018

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At Home with Global Warming

01 August 2018

Elsewhere in this edition you’ll find disturbing updates on the global warming challenge – 400 consecutive months of above-average temperatures, a threat to 30% of the world’s veggie production, accelerated species extinction. Add in faster melting ice sheets and slower…

Tom Belford01 August 2018

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Tolerating Israel Folau

01 August 2018

Even heard of Godwin’s Law? Mike Godwin, a lawyer in the US, showed remarkable foresight when he declared all the way back in 1990 that:  “As an online discussion grows longer, the probability of a comparison involving Hitler approaches 1.” …

Paul Paynter01 August 2018

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Book to the Future

01 August 2018

In 2017, after the Christchurch and Kaikōura earthquakes re-wrote the books on structural earthquake strength, Napier City Council had their main offices and neighbouring Napier Public Library re-assessed, despite them having received high safety ratings only a few years earlier. …

Andrew Frame01 August 2018

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Food as Medicine

01 August 2018

Three simple recipes to make you feel better this winter. As a cook and restaurant owner I am naturally very interested in the healing ability of different foods. One of the things that constantly draws me to the kitchen and…

Alexandra Tylee01 August 2018

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The Ruataniwha Roars

01 August 2018

Māori mythology tells a story of a boy who fell into a lake and two taniwha fought over his body. The lashing of their tails broke through the eastern bank forming the Tukituki and Waipawa rivers, draining the lake and…

Pat Turley01 August 2018

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Passing the Reins

01 August 2018

It’s 5.30am and the house is quiet. I’d like to say there wasn’t a sound, not even a mouse, but I can’t.  Just as I put pen to paper I heard the ominous snap of the mouse trap, followed by…

Mary Kippenberger01 August 2018

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RE-CLOAKING THE LAND

01 August 2018

In the context of the Government’s proposed 1 Billion Trees programme, and with Ngāti Kahungunu simultaneously developing plans to ‘recloak the land’ through their Kahutia Accord project, we’re set to see some big landscape changes. But what does the Council…

Bridget Freeman-Rock01 August 2018

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Cultural ‘View Shafts’ Awarded

01 August 2018

Hastings Art Gallery won the Exhibition Excellence for Art award with the stunning show #keeponkimiora in collaboration with the Kimi Ora School community and visiting artist Edith Amituanai; while MTG came away with the Exhibition Excellence for Taonga Māori award…

Charles Ropitini01 August 2018