Letters to the Editor

It’s the sheer number of cars...

Re: ‘State highways torture for too many too long' (The Weekend Sun, May 10). Margaret Murray Benge hasn't much hope of free traffic flows. In the beginning... Read More

Cameron Road...again

I am writing this because of the coming Tauranga City Council elections. Remember this when it comes to voting for the people who seem to think that Cameron Rd is... Read More

Life-enhancing influences forever

Re: ‘Recognised for five decades of fostering children' (The Weekend Sun, May 10). The love and care given by Verna and George Kite to hundreds of children... Read More

A touch of elitism?

I find it a touch of elitism that from July 1, 2024, a number of the boat ramps in Tauranga are going to have a $20 charge to use levied, whereas all New Zealanders... Read More

State highways torture for too many too long

The Government has changed. The former Transport Minister took Te Puna to Ōmokoroa roading development off the 10-year plan and has lost his parliamentary seat,... Read More

A much slower game and far dangerous game

I remember watching rugby union when it was a fast-moving game with hardly any head injuries. In those days tackles were made around the ankles by one player... Read More

What a team!

To the people of the Bay of Plenty. You are very fortunate indeed to have Tauranga Hospital's exceptional staff. The skill of the staff and the excellent coordination... Read More

The real increase in rates...

Re: Tauranga City Council rates increases. The research commissioned by The Retirement Commission titled ‘Equitable Rates Relief' October 20, 2023 - see:... Read More

Thanks for the support

Ross Bourne wishes to express thanks to all those who showed love and support following the tragic death of his son Brendon Bourne on February 24. Brendon, 55,... Read More

Prompting thoughts on democracy

Re: ‘We have to speak u for democracy', letters page 28, The Weekend Sun April 12, 2024, edition. Kia ora. Ron Chamberlain's letter prompts thought. Democracy... Read More

Quality, not quantity, is what we need

Tauranga's Urban Task Force chair Scott Adams, representing property developers, supports the appointment of a Crown observer appointed to report to the Government... Read More

Wouldn’t it be wiser to let kids be kids?

Re: ‘Zebras and rainbows', letters page 28, The Weekend Sun April 12, 2024, edition. I agree with Rhonda Bennet's letter ‘Zebras and rainbows' about... Read More