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As a long-time NZ First supporter, I urge Clayton Mitchell to quickly reconsider his decision to keep his Tauranga City councillor job if he happens to become a list MP.All Clayton needs to do is state only if he doesn't make it to Parliament will...

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Motiti hapu's main bid to remove the Rena is their belief Astrolabe Reef is a spiritual gateway, and the gateway is impeded by the wreck. This is key to resource consent considerations.If I was a born-again Christian and believed the Rena should...

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Last week I read ‘Weighing up bills or food' (The Weekend Sun, July 25) with concern, about the woman who had a doctor refuse to treat her nine-year-old daughter, due to an unpaid bill of $32.I then read the help offered by political candidates...

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To Rogers Rabbits, I don't understand why you deride the very people who work so hard to re-build the world we know you love.The Green vision is of a place in which the environment takes precedence over pollution, people walk more gently on the...

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Re: ‘Weighing up bills or food' (The Weekend Sun, July 25). It was a sad day when I read a woman with a sick nine-year-old was turned away from a doctor for lack of money. I don't know the circumstances, but a sick child without means...

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The other day travelling down Fraser St I had to slow down at the roundabout at Merivale St.While waiting for the traffic to clear I happened to glance at the bus shelter and to my disgust saw more rubbish there than what I'd seen in my three-week...

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Rogers Rabbits (The Weekend Sun, July 4) quite rightly took the wind out of Susan Devoy's race relations rant on language nuances.And as RR says: “PC nonsense outfits have little it seems to do and being overpaid at the expense of the long-suffering...

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Apparently the Accident Compensation Corporation cost of rugby injuries was $67 million for 2013.The skills and precision of the game of soccer as presented in the recent world cup, make our rugby look like a brawl in the park. Sure there are some clashes,...

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It comes as no surprise the Wanganui Tribunal, loaded with Maori supporters, allege the Crown ought to have consulted with the residents of Motiti Island before coming to agreement with the insurers and owners of the Rena over the 2012 settlement payouts.An...

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Two contributors to The Weekend Sun's letter pages bring attention to the most serious error of our times - namely I Stevenson's letter ‘Staff salaries part of ratepayer-fleecing' (Friday, June 27).If these errors aren't...

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