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Colin Shanley packs away the tripod after 63 years
In 2020 Colin will pack away his theodolite for the last time, drawing an end to a career that has spanned 63 years as a land surveyor. Over this time, he’s seen the emergence of Flaxmere as Hastings’ new suburb, the huge population growth of Havelock North, and the subdivision of lifestyle blocks and rural properties into more smaller parcels...
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Connecting youth and business
There's plenty of youth looking for work says Hastings District Council social and youth development manager Dennise Elers, "they've just got to be given a chance". That's what Orsborn Roadmarkers has done becoming one of the first local businesses to employ a Hastings youth from the council's Youth Connectors programme. Orsborn Roadmarkers  owners  Angela and Lucas Orsborn bought the family...
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Pro Q&A with Tim Aitken
Tim Aitken is the new chair of Horse of the Year (HoY). Tim has farmed in Central Hawke’s Bay for many years and is also a CHB district councillor. Tim has had a strong involvement in equestrian being a “Brony”, see below to what that stands for... What are your key aspirations for the event? Firstly I have to acknowledge...