Posts tagged with: Civic Honours Awards

Admittedly, there are times when I’m less than happy with our local councils, but there are others when I’m decidedly more than happy for them to fulfill other roles than just roads and footpaths, sewage disposal and the supply of fresh water. Hastings District Council really excels in honouring people who have contributed to...
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Hastings District Council Civic Honours Awards Ceremony  The Assembly, Hawke’s Bay Opera House, Hastings 27 May, 2013 The council puts together a booklet of each year’s awards, and I have a lot of fun creating individual portraits that match the awardees to their respective interests. The hardest part is waiting...
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Hastings District Council Civic Honours Awards Ceremony  The Assembly, Hawke’s Bay Opera House, Hastings 27 May, 2013 Tonight I’m allowed a favourite: James Morgan (pictured here with his brothers) was my editor at the Hawke’s Bay Herald-Tribune for 10 years, and unknowingly gave me a second chance in an industry...
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