One year to go

Straight from city council A personal view, by Councillor Steve Morris In just 12 months’ time you’ll have the opportunity to review the performance of the Mayor and councillors on your voting papers. Three years...... Read More

We’ve got your back

Simon Bridges National Party Leader Earlier this month I launched the ‘Have your say’ campaign for small and medium businesses. I want to hear from businesses on the issues that are affecting you,...... Read More

Helen Clark – legend!

Jan Tinetti Labour MP Recently, along with several hundred other locals, I sat in the audience at the Holy Trinity Church listening and captivated by the words and wisdom of Helen Clark. This was one of the many events held across...... Read More

Connecting with the community

Clayton Mitchell New Zealand First MP Since becoming a Member of Parliament almost four years ago, I have worked hard to establish an effective link between my local community and central government in Wellington. This is the role...... Read More

Saving the environment from wet wipes

Clayton Mitchell New Zealand First MP Last week I was asked to attend a meeting at Tauranga City Council to discuss the growing concern over the use and disposal of wet wipes which claim to be biodegradable and flushable. Not all...... Read More

Get involved at an early age

Angie Warren-Clark Labour MP A reoccurring theme that is discussed in the political world is, how do we get more younger people engaged in the political process? With many younger people busy studying, working and funding their...... Read More

Suffrage 125th Anniversary

Simon Bridges National Party Leader The first word that springs to mind when I think about the suffrage campaigners is bravery. To go against the system takes enormous courage and strength of spirit. The result...... Read More

Let’s celebrate

Jan Tinetti Labour MP It was wonderful to be part of the recent Tauranga Women’s Lifestyle Expo, and to see women come together and really enjoying themselves, tasting food, trying different products and generally having a...... Read More

Changing the face of racing

Clayton Mitchell New Zealand First MP The report into the state of New Zealand’s racing industry by Australian expert John Messara was released last week, and was largely welcomed by racing enthusiasts who are at their wit’s...... Read More

Have your say on renting law

Angie Warren-Clark Labour MP Jacinda Ardern’s government is making the laws about renting a home fairer and more modern, and we want to hear what you think. The government is committed to addressing the country’s current...... Read More

Opinion Poll

Who or what is to blame for all the crashes on the roads of late?

Drivers in general
The roads
A combination of the roads and drivers