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Wednesday, October 01, 2014

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Having been a victim of Paula Bennett's Social Security Act and her comments about all available assistance to the man in Ashburton on television, I convey my condolences to the families of those who have lost a loved one.Further consideration desperately...

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Perhaps our Prime Minister, having enjoyed such a comprehensive victory, may now find it politically unnecessary to placate the Maori section of the population in affording them special and exclusive privileges and he may govern equitably for the whole...

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Just mention of the name Harawira and you get a pungent whiff of radicalism, activism and verbal and physical aggression.It never goes away.I mean the matriarch Titewhai who continues to shape and drive this family did time …and of course there's...

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Have you ever noticed columnists and speakers when they cannot present a cogent argument resort to ridicule and derogatory name calling?I read Roger Rabbits column in last week's The Weekend Sun which started with ‘Megafatload' and it...

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The other day I went to a gathering which should have been three times as big.At one stage I commented that since the incorrect Treaty of Waitangi was put into law in 1975, every Government from that time has been corrupt in some way, as they have all...

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Our mayor appears to approve of the plan of the Waka Project Team to place a massive plastic item on The Strand waterfront.Some things are made to go together - jelly and icecream, toast and honey.Some things are not meant to share the same space - one...

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The big day, a political observation is Scotland may have lost the yes vote, however Westminster will fall over themselves to deliver the cause of the problems, so who lost? The New Zealand scene is a bit more messy John Key demonstrated, why he likes...

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At last we have details of the misguided souls said to be actually driving the Wakamania - namely Tuskany Mainstreet management, council-controlled organisation Bay Venues Limited, Priority One and the TCC project manager with the usual suspects, Gate...

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Did you know that approximately one-third of people and rates collected in the Western Bay of Plenty District Council lay north of the Omokoroa turn off? The rates component collected to promote and advance our area amounts to tens of thousands of dollars....

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On behalf of the Waikato/Bay of Plenty Division of the Cancer Society New Zealand, I would like to extend a huge thank you to the people of this region who supported our annual fundraising and awareness campaign, Daffodil Day. While the funds are still...

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Double headed daffodil. By Loreta Brown.
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