Talking teachers

Simon Bridges National Party Leader simonbridges.co.nz Being a Dad means always watching out for your children. I have the added responsibility of helping shape policy for other people’s children, and I don’t take...... Read More

The new coastal walkway and more parking

Straight from city council A personal view, by Councillor Steve Morris Soon we will be consulting on the latest project to connect residents with their harbour; a coastal walkway/cycleway from The Strand along the foreshore to...... Read More

Kiwibank closure and elder housing sale

Jan Tinetti Labour MP There have been two announcements recently which have brought concerned and upset people into my Greerton office. Many people, especially our older citizens, choose to live in Greerton because of the wonderful...... Read More

Looking into alternative predator management

Clayton Mitchell New Zealand First MP The use of 1080 as predator and pest control has been in place in New Zealand for over 60 years. Yet the problem of predators and pests has not diminished. The very chemical that should have...... Read More

Helping Kiwi kids achieve their potential

Todd Talks By Todd Muller There is one thing every child needs to help them reach their potential – from the child that struggles to sit still and follow instructions, to the bright child that wants to be challenged, to the...... Read More

Time to stop predatory lending

Angie Warren-Clark Labour MP We have recently had officials review the Credit Contracts and Consumer Finance Act, the legislation that regulates lending and borrowing. Sadly, it confirmed what I have been hearing. Predatory lending...... Read More

Our war memorial is growing

Straight from city council A personal view, by Councillor Steve Morris This week the order for Papamoa’s war memorial has been placed with the stonemasons. I’m so humbled to be part of such a generous community. In...... Read More

Tauranga’s transformation

Simon Bridges National Party Leader simonbridges.co.nz It’s exciting to read reports of the multi-million dollar transformation of the CBD. I support this and the new life it will breathe into the central city. Tauranga...... Read More

KiwiBuild is a reality

Jan Tinetti Labour MP My taxi driver said to me the other day: “Jan, we would really love to own our own home.” At present he and his family are living on a local camping ground. It felt so good to say to him that he...... Read More

Shouldn’t 1080 have worked by now?

Clayton Mitchell New Zealand First MP The use of 1080 as predator and pest control has been in place in New Zealand for more than 60 years, yet the problem of predators and pests has not diminished. The very chemical that should...... Read More




Opinion Poll

What do you think about businesses rejecting people’s job applications if they have tattoos?

I think it’s fine. Companies should be able to do what is right for their business.
They shouldn’t be able to discriminate someone for having tattoos.
I guess it depends where the tattoo is.

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