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* 1. Thanks for reading BayBuzz. Overall, what's your opinion of this magazine?

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* 2. More specifically, please give us your assessment of these aspects of the magazine, where "1" is the lowest rating and "5" is the highest.

  1=Lowest rating 2 3 4 5=Highest rating
Meets a need other local publications do not
Appealing cover
Well laid out & presented
Thoughtful analysis
Good selection of topics covered
Well written
Adverts well presented
Interesting guest columnists
Good variety of viewpoints
Makes you think

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* 3. Please give us your opinion of these articles and features, where "1" is not well done and "5" is excellent. If you did not read the item, tick 'DNR'.

  DNR 1=Not well done 2 3 4 5=Excellent
Ani's Calendar
They're Back!
Cranford Re-Born
Surviving the Big One
Choosing to be Poor
Ins and Outs
A New Regime-HB Tourism
Science in Hawke's Bay
Pundits

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* 4. What about our columnists? How did you like their articles? If you did not read the item, tick 'DNR'.

  DNR Disliked Not impressed OK Good Excellent
John Bostock-Keep HB food production GM free
David Trubridge-The brat kid and the weak parent
Des Ratima-Maori settlements mean economic opportunity
Brendan Webb-Plonking
Rod Drury-What can you do for your country?
Douglas Lloyd Jenkins-Cracking the trans-Tasman broccoli trade
Roy Dunningham-Confessions of an art junkie

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* 5. Which of the following topics or formats that BayBuzz might offer would most interest you?

  1=Least interested 2 3 4 5=Most interested
Food & wine with HB focus
Your own community
National politics and issues with HB angle
Business with HB focus
Maori issues & perspective
Humour & satire
Polls & surveys
Hawke's Bay history
Fiction-e.g. short stories
Deeper analysis of regional/local issues
Personality profiles & interviews
Health with HB focus
Education with HB focus
Reviews of art, performing arts & cultural events

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* 6. What suggestions would you care to make regarding how we might improve BayBuzz?

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* 7. This first edition of BayBuzz was free. If BayBuzz were offered only on a subscription basis at, for example, $50 per year (six issues), how likely would you be willing to subscribe?

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* 8. The answers you've given above will be terrifically helpful as we plan more Baybuzz.

Now, to help us sell the advertising required to make BayBuzz possible, would you consider answering just a few more questions as a 'consumer'?

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