Writing

writing
Currently my articles appear in BayBuzz and The Gardener’s Journal.

Publications:
2012 – current: Senior writer for BayBuzz, published by Tom Belford, contributing topics mainly focused on Hawke’s Bay arts and cultural issues
2021 – current: The Gardener’s Journal, published by Margaret Long, contributing essays on gardening, the environment and art as it relates to nature
2006 – 2020: Hawke’s Bay Today, NZME – Reporting on Hawke’s Bay’s gardens in gardening section and later, the arts sections.

BAYBUZZ
ISSUE #63
MARCH/APRIL 2022


Needed: more space for art makers
Hawke’s Bay expects to see further population growth with people moving in from other parts of New Zealand, a growth spurt that includes residents of the many retirement lifestyle villages. 

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BAYBUZZ
ISSUE #62
JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2022


Heroes – the art facilitators
Article featuring Hawke’s Bays fantastic art facilitators

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Kay Bazzard Writing kuru taonga

BAYBUZZ
ISSUE #60

SEPTEMBER/OCTOBER 2021

Kuru Taonga – Voices of Kahungungu

MTG Hawke’s Bay Tai Ahuriri reopened on July 23 after many months of closure, during which time some very necessary and welcome changes have occurred.

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BAYBUZZ

ISSUE #59

JULY/AUGUST 2021

No more sizzle then fizzle 

Changes are in the air for the Hawke’s Bay creative sector following the recent announcement of $425,000 allocated to this region by Manatū Taonga, Ministry of Culture and Heritage. 

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Kay Bazzard Writing no more sizzle then fizzle
Kay Bazzard Writing arts accesibility in creative space

BAYBUZZ
ISSUE #58

MAY/JUNE 2021

Arts accessibility in Creative Space

The recent announcement by Minister for Culture and Heritage, Carmel Sepuloni of an $18 million injection of funding for the Creative Spaces Initiative brings into focus accessibility to the arts for all. 


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BAYBUZZ
ISSUE #57

MARCH/APRIL 2021 

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. 

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Kay Bazzard Writing support our art economy - buy local
Kay Bazzard Writing All Fired Up

BAYBUZZ

 ISSUE #52
MARCH/ APRIL 2020 

All Fired Up

As a ceramics practitioner I am excited to be part of a resurgence in clay-making not seen since pottery’s heyday in the 1960-80s when Barry Brickell in Coromandel was up to his elbows in mud at Driving Creek and pottery evening classes and clubs were alive with eager potters.


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