John Simons, Orewa. Published December 1, 2017
There is now little doubt there have been elements of corruption within both the Rodney and Auckland Councils, and that it has been at a wide range of levels in both organisations.
Penny Webster assures us of her involvement in Audit and Risk Committees at both councils set up specifically to raise standards and conduct within those organisations. What has so far been revealed appears to indicate those committees were somewhat ineffective and no way does that assure us there are not more revelations still to come.
Louise King, Whangaparaoa. Published December 1, 2017
I would just like to compliment you on your Blast from the Past column which has brought back some great memories to we long-time residents. Like your columnist I remember that tower in Red Beach (HM November 15) – I always thought it gave the place a real injection of local character.