Horse of Year cancelled

Bad news for the HOY team and community. Here’s the full announcement: “Last night, Land Rover Horse of the Year Board of Directors announced the show that costs over $2m […]

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Native bees: ngaro huruhuru

Almost nothing makes me happier in the sunshine hours than watching insects in my garden: honey bees, bumblebees, the cutest little native bees, butterflies, even paper wasps and tiny flies, […]

Mucky Business: CHB weigh water bylaws

Central Hawke’s Bay communities are being encouraged to have their say on the district’s dirtiest issue – wastewater. More specifically, how businesses and industry should be charged for disposing trade waste into […]

Ardern/Shaw on climate

I just had the opportunity to view the media briefing given by Prime Minster Ardern and Climate Minister Shaw on the recently released recommendations of the independent Climate Change Commission. […]

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March at Creative Arts Napier

In case you haven’t yet discovered it, or it hasn’t been on your visit list for a while, CAN (Creative Arts Napier) is always worth a visit to their Byron […]

Foodie heaven

This week we’re raising our glasses to Hawke’s Bay Tourism, who has just launched a foodie’s online guide to all things ‘food and wine’ in the Bay.  The guide features […]

Music to your ears

On Sunday 14 March at 2.30pm, St Paul’s Church in Tennyson Street will come alive with the sound of beautiful chamber music when the Hawke’s Bay Orchestra (HBO) holds a […]

New home for HB’s treasured taonga

It doesn’t happen that often, but Napier and Hastings councils are working together for the good of Hawke’s Bay, joining forces to purchase a building that will house the region’s […]