We must do better

Last Friday, my view on my country was shattered with each shot the gunman took. Fifty bodies killed in a rampage of hate in two Christchurch mosques. I... Read More

Protest drivel

I enjoy Sunday night, clambering on the laptop and venting my latest musings for The Weekend Sun Letters to the Editor pages in the hope they will be shared. Two... Read More

Beware of the scammers

I get scam calls on my land-line from time to time, but I have received two in the last few days. The first was the usual type - a foreign voice saying... Read More

The NZ way of life

In the aftermath of the Christchurch shootings, caused by a white guy with distorted views of the world, one has to wonder about a few things. I’m... Read More

1080 response

It was an interesting history lesson from D Marquand (The Weekend Sun, March 15). But he fails to mention that these days, 1080 dosage rates per hectare... Read More

Well done The Sun!

I have written to Tauranga City Council about the intended new swimming pool fees for private pool owners. Your article on Friday (March 15) makes public... Read More

Capital Gains fiasco

The recent shambolic release of the Capital Gains Tax Working Group Report has attracted vociferous criticism. The opponents were forewarned, well informed,... Read More

Spread stories of love

I’m sure there will plenty of letters and plenty of dialogue this week and in the coming weeks about the horror that took place in Christchurch last... Read More

Sounds of silence

With reference to the ongoing 1080 debate, during the 1970s and 80s I was employed by the New Zealand Wildlife Service and, in latter years the Department... Read More

Is Tauranga next?

In response to R Begley’s letter (The Weekend Sun, March 8) 1080 poison is classed by the World Health Organisation as 1A - extremely hazardous. It... Read More

Grow up NZ

So our Luddite radio stations won’t play Michael Jackson’s music? One wonders why all of this this didn’t come out in full while he was... Read More

Same old stadium question

A small article on page 10 of The Weekend Sun (March 8) asks the same old question: Does Tauranga need a stadium? Why do we need a stadium? We already... Read More

Here we go again

Some scribe in the northern hemisphere dares to liken young England wing Joe Cokanasiga to Jonah Lomu. Cue howls of outrage from New Zealand’s rugby... Read More

Where’s the quality?

Recently, I have been browsing through the excellent publication by Fiona Kean called ‘From Tauranga to the Trenches’ from the Tauranga Heritage... Read More

Slips on the increase

On a recent visit to my favourite viewing spot of the Mount from the end of Plummers Point Road, I was dismayed to find the picnic area reduced by a big... Read More