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Local Focus: Do we really need passenger trains in Hawke’s Bay?

An express train could bring more tourism to the Bay, but would people incorporate train travel into their daily lives? For over 20 years, Hawke’s Bay has been without passenger trains after KiwiRail scrapped the Bay Express train service in October 2001. Last month Tukituki MP Anna Lorck called on council and residents to support …

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GBA’s economy a ‘magnet’ for Indonesian firms

Editor’s note: This is the fourth part in a series of China Daily’s interviews with the heads of consular missions based in Guangzhou, notably from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations. The envoys discuss ways to deepen cooperation in various fields between their countries and the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area. Despite geopolitical, economic and …

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World Travel Awards winners unveiled at star-studded ceremony in Jamaica

The finest travel brands from across the Americas and the Caribbean have been unveiled at a star-studded Gala Ceremony in Jamaica. The elite of the travel industry assembled for the World Travel Awards (WTA) Caribbean & The America’s Gala Ceremony 2022 to find out who amongst them had been crowned best of the best. The …

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Hawke’s Bay winter getaway: 10 things to do on a weekend trip

An inside look at Napier’s hidden speakeasy. Video / Sarah Pollok. Rustic wineries dotted among acres of apple orchards fringed by limestone cycle paths. Fierce red sunrises on wide coastal horizons and whimsical, world-famous art deco buildings. Italian delis and rock ‘n’ roll restaurants, art deco cafes and farmers’ markets packed with gourmet treats and …

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SF Bay Receives Grant to Establish Battery-Electric Ferry Network

San Francisco Bay Ferry transported a record 3.2 million passengers in 2019 (WETA) Published Jul 19, 2022 6:24 PM by The Maritime Executive California is awarding a grant to support the development of one of the nation’s first high-frequency electric ferry networks servicing the fast-growing neighborhoods around San Francisco. The grant is the latest in …

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