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

The tyranny of distance

At Level 2 it is disconcerting to find that some restaurants in the Tauranga area are not taking the distancing of tables seriously. I know from personal... Read More

Drawing a line in the sand

The amount of resources and organisations tied up as a result of our alcohol and drug abuse is ridiculous and this includes the cost of the inhumanity... Read More

The road to China

Your correspondent S McLean is absolutely right when he says our governments need to keep a close eye on China. Even though foreign journalists are mainly... Read More


Council staff are recommending the appointment of a ‘review and observer team’ to monitor interactions and performance of the council. If... Read More

Rabbit on

To Roger Rabbits I did miss you Your Friday morning humour Weekend Sun, page two I always have a laugh at the words you jot down one would say tongue... Read More

Marine research centre

I fully support M Murray-Benge’s letter (The Weekend Sun, August 14, page 34). Part of the Sulphur Point was designated as a Marine and Leisure... Read More

They have a right to be there

In his letter (The Weekend Sun, August 14, page 35) A Smith takes me to task for doing what everyone else does, namely calling a group of people ‘Palestinians’. Hard... Read More

Is Tauranga City insolvent?

If you knew anything about TCC you would already know anyway. Mayor Tenby Powell stated it regardless so hence the desire to hike rates which then allows... Read More

Double standards

There is a horrific misinterpretation of reality in New Zealand. Here we have a man arrested and charged with making claims about the efficacy of a product... Read More