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HBDHB Covid resurgence plan

As I write, Hawke’s Bay reports 75.8% have received their first vaccine dose; 49.9% have their second as well. The Government is now releasing vaccination rates by neighbourhood, so we can see at a…

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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…

HB Airport soars

Our regional airport just released its 20/21 Annual Report announcing excellent financial news – a profit of $555k off revenue of $6.6+ million, both well-ahead of projections. In a obviously…

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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…

Jo Blogg: ‘Within These 4 Walls’

This week, Jo Bloggs’ latest exhibition at The Rabbit Room is an installation of tiny paintings. Those who know her work will find continuity from earlier exhibitions in the fine…

Glen Colechin – exhibition of copper

Metal sculptor, Glen Colechin has come to his chosen medium by way of his engineering background.  Two years ago, when faced with redundancy he reviewed his options and with the encouragement…