Livestock exports banned

After a two-year review, the Government has decided to ban the export by sea of all livestock. The independent National Animal Welfare Advisory Committee (NAWAC), which advises ministers […]

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Sun 18

The Tiktok Tour Hastings

April 18 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon 19

Long Term Plan – Live Chat

April 19 @ 7:00 pm
Tue 20

Council Forum – Wairoa

April 20 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm


Marine species coming our way?

Examining data on nearly 50,000 species, a NZ/Australia research team has found that marine species are fleeing north and south from the Equator to escape globally warming waters. Tropical waters […]

Karamū Stream Rescue

The Karamū stream, our Karamū, is one of the most polluted waterways in Hawke’s Bay. That is an absolute shocker. That is simply not acceptable.  Will you help us Rescue […]

Kudos to Fonterra

BayBuzz is generally wary of dairying, because of its dismal environmental track record. So we were pleasantly surprised to see an account of steps Fonterra is taking to reduce its […]

Win/win water proposal

In recent days, the Hawke’s Bay Regional Council announced a new chunk of money to finally determine the feasibility of expanding an existing private lake to provide greater water security […]


Name your Foodie Legend!

Here at BayBuzz, we’ve been celebrating the heroes and stalwarts of our flourishing food scene for years. Characters, pioneers, risk takers and taste makers – these people are the backbone […]

Cherry on Top

Cherry on Top – an exhibition by Bernard Winkels  Local artist Bernie Winkels has a new show opening soon at Boyd Dunlop Gallery.  ‘Cherry on Top’ had the working title […]

The rights of the reader

There is a thing called literary snobbery. Does what you read have value? Do you confess your reading preferences to all or do you hide your copy of Twilight behind […]

Support our art economy … buy local

On May 20, 2020, RNZ Morning Report featured a surprising result for an art auction in post Covid-19 lockdown.  Conducted by the International Art Centre in Parnell, Auckland it featured […]