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Hurray for ‘3 Waters’ sanity!

Thankfully, Minister of Local Government Mahuta has announced that the Government is sticking to her plan to protect and improve vital public water services in an affordable manner. The Government will create four water authorities. Hawke’s…

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Cleaner air for Hastings/Napier

The HB Regional Council has just released encouraging figures indicating that our urban catchments are on a healthy trajectory with regard to air quality. First is the nettlesome issue of…

One pledge NZ won’t sign

US special envoy for climate John Kerry and European Commission’s Frans Timmermans (who leads international negotiations on climate) announced this week that 31 countries have signed the Global Methane Pledge. …

Airport chief flies out

Stuart Ainslie, HB Airport chief executive, will be leaving at the start of December to take a major overseas role. But he’s leaving behind an outstanding gift to Hawke’s Bay…

5 top DO LESS tips for October

The Project DO LESS Facebook page is a treasury of tips on how to live while leaving less of a harmful footprint on our environment. Each month DO LESS founders…

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Dancing with Delta

The last couple of months have been a wonderful opportunity for the team at the Hawke’s Bay Arts Festival to learn all sorts of new skills.   For example, Dancing with…

Hit the Hawke’s Bay Art Trail

The Arts Festival is providing some great opportunities to get out and celebrate the creatives of the region over Labour Weekend. Our visual artists have their studios open on Saturday…

Exhibition honours Roy Dunningham

‘Remembering Roy’ is a fascinating exhibition of artwork produced by Roy Dunningham’s friends, former students, mentorees and admirers in his honour, curated by a former student, Delicia Sampero and John…

HB Arts Festival reschedules

This media release from the Festival team has the latest detail on plans. The Hawke’s Bay Arts Festival has made some changes to its scheduled line-up.  Originally planned for 16-31st October, it…