TCC workshops: I’ll now expect notification

In last week's Sun, journalist Andrew Campbell's article ‘Change ahead, council's open forum endangered' about elected members possibly losing their right to ask any question of the council staff quotes Mayor Crosby.Under... Read More

Constitutional review: ‘MPs should answer’

I would like to commend Rob Colmore for his letter (14 Dec). The current government constitutional review is causing much disquiet. However, I have always assumed that in our democracy significant constitutional change can only occur with the mandate... Read More

Public deception

I believe that NZ has been placed in a situation of potential risk by a certain mutually rewarding political agreement, at present well in train. The process of organising a new, written constitution is being handled surreptitiously and in an undemocratic... Read More

Tsunami warning idea

G'Day Brian, I think that the Tsunami-Warning suggestion put forward by MD in Letters, 4 May (plane towing warning sign) is a brilliant idea, one of the best I've heard, of course it needs some fine tuning.   It would need to be... Read More

Mr Bridges’ priorities

Where do Mr Bridges priorities lie?  It was recently reported that he was too busy to attend ‘meet-the-candidate' meetings.  However, they are where the average voter expects to be able to meet all candidates, to hear their views... Read More

Give ratepayers say on pool spend

About the hot pools I think the chairman Warren Banks of TCAL has got his numbers the wrong way round, that it was 20 people for the 10 million of rate payers money to be spent on the pools not the other way round.Most of the 20 did not pay rates and... Read More

The Weekend Sun

The Weekend Sun set out to be different from the start, with bright, bold and brash editorial with outstanding advertising and graphic design. The community quickly embraced The Weekend Sun as its own, recognising not only the importance... Read More

The Weekend Sun

The Weekend Sun set out to be different from the start, with bright, bold and brash editorial with outstanding advertising and graphic design. The community quickly embraced The Weekend Sun as its own, recognising not only the importance... Read More

The Weekend Sun

The Weekend Sun set out to be different from the start, with bright, bold and brash editorial with outstanding advertising and graphic design. The community quickly embraced The Weekend Sun as its own, recognising not only the importance of... Read More

Screws stopping thieves

Mount Maunganui Community Patrol chairman George Pocock and Community Constable Rachel Walker are playing their part in keeping number plate thefts down by participating in the Safe Plates Day this weekend. Community patrol members and police are going... Read More



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