Decisions: part two ‘what might have been’

Straight from city council A personal view, by Councillor Steve Morris Last week, I introduced a series on key decisions that have changed the course of our city’s history, the choices that are before us now and decisions...... Read More

Changes in the education environment

Clayton Mitchell New Zealand First MP Education is a vital asset, and the quality of our education goes a long way towards determining our future success in life. Educators have a significant influence on our children through their...... Read More

Bus issues heard loud and clear

Todd Talks with Todd Muller National MP Unfortunately, as of late, they haven’t been running like clockwork here in Tauranga and, to a degree, that has undermined trust in our public transport system here in the...... Read More

Decisions: Our city’s past, present and future

Straight from city council A personal view, by Councillor Steve Morris We’ve got the best climate, the best beaches and the most beautiful surroundings of any city in New Zealand. I’m sure this summer has reinforced...... Read More

Transport is a hot topic

Simon Bridges National Party Leader I have had a number of meetings with concerned people about transport. One group discussed the Belk Road and State Highway 29 intersection. They urgently want safety improvements...... Read More

Brilliant teachers

Jan Tinetti Labour MP There is nothing better than watching good teachers teach. We have so many great teachers, and during my time as a teacher and principal I have been fortunate enough to work with many of them. Then there...... Read More

Reaching our potential

Clayton Mitchell New Zealand First MP If New Zealand’s economy is to reach its potential, then it must have world-leading planning and resource consent laws. Unfortunately, processes can drag on and, all too frequently, get...... Read More

Be on high alert

Todd Talks By Todd Muller Over the last few weeks, much has been of a group of tourists from the UK who have wreaked havoc right across New Zealand’s North Island, stealing, littering and generally failing to live up to the...... Read More

Addressing Tauranga’s traffic woes

Clayton Mitchell New Zealand First MP Congested roads in Tauranga are no longer a short-term, peak hour issue, but an expected occurrence at almost any time of the day. Hewletts Road, Totara Street, 15th Avenue, Turret Road and...... Read More

Mounting complaints

Simon Bridges National Party Leader At a recent public meeting, a man expressed his concerns over the new Greerton roading layout and the impact it is having on the community. His concerns are one of a growing...... Read More

Opinion Poll

Should the speed on SH2, between Katikati and Bethlehem, be reduced to 80km/h?