A better way

It would seem that normal human responses are now deemed to be mental illnesses. Anxiety is a normal response to a lack of power and control and can be... Read More

What was achieved?

How unfortunate that the headline above the picture of Todd 'laser focused/National gets stuff done/move at pace' Muller is 'The Bay deserves... Read More

Cannabis ‘scaremongering’

In reply to M Murray-Benge, the writer’s reasoning skills are part of the problem, not of the solution. The writer shares reefer madness misinformation... Read More

Climbing the ladder

Recently both Don & I had a stay in Tauranga Hospital for 6 days due to a fall off a ladder. We received good treatment in A & E and also in the wards,... Read More

Trash talk and solutions

I was very recently in the Kaimai’s exploring our beautiful countryside and I came across a discarded fridge in the middle of a parking area and... Read More

Get rid of plastics and reduce waste

Harmful and dangerous plastics have to be phased out. It is dangerous to our health. The Government needs to do this as soon as possible. The fish we... Read More

Voting rights

Katikati Community Centre is going to have a special general meeting on September 17 at which they plan to change from an incorporated society to a charitable... Read More

A whiff of a ‘hijack’

In the [Katikati Advertiser] Katikati Community Centre is calling for a Special General Meeting [September 17] to make major changes to becoming a charitable... Read More

Sack them all

Tauranga City Rate Payers will have their hard earned rate payments wasted because our elected council members and mayor cannot behave themselves and be... Read More

Too complicated

TECT trustees should allow the individual Trustpower account holders/voters the ability to set their gift amount to charity/community and to get away from... Read More

The gateway drug

How could anyone vote to make cannabis more freely available when we know how much harm it does to our health, both physical and mental. We have spent... Read More

Daffodil Day with a difference

When our team of staff and volunteers began planning for Daffodil Day many months ago, we looked forward to celebrating the 30-year anniversary of this... Read More

History repeats

Just to add to the ongoing debacle that is TCC they have dropped ratepayers down a bottomless rubbish pit into which they will pour more ratepayers money. They... Read More

A rubbish decision

Tauranga City Council voted this week on a new council controlled rubbish and recycling system. Do you know what your options were? No, it was all done... Read More

Fast-ish and furious

Dear Minister Nash, I was appalled to read that the police are reducing their speed limit tolerance to just 1kph. I’m a law-abiding pensioner and... Read More