Readers Views

Hibiscus Matters letters, August 21, 2019

Kaka seen in Orewa Pat Bowden, Orewa (abridged) I live in Orewa and on August 7 I saw a kaka eating the apple I put on a nail on the fence for the tuis and blackbirds. I also put out sugar water for the tuis. This is the first time I’ve had a kaka...... Read More

Mahurangi Matters 21 August 2019 - Readers Letters

Insulation rip off Your article about Wellsford residents being scammed by insulation companies saved us a lot of money this month (MM August 7). We were booked in to have our insulation installed, two days after reading your article, by a certain company...... Read More

Mahurangi Matters 7 August 2019 - Readers Views

Dangers of 5G In response to Simon Green’s letter to the editor (MM July 17), I congratulate Mahurangi Matters for publishing an article on 5G (MM July 3). It is, in fact, a very serious matter, and I suggest that Simon Green does some real in depth...... Read More

Hibiscus Matters Letters - July 17, 2019

Cut cost of crossing Christina Mackenzie, Orewa We should no longer be surprised by the gross amounts of money that are spent on simple pieces of infrastructure, such as a pedestrian crossing (HM July 3). But this one really takes the prize. A crossing...... Read More

Mahurangi Matters 17 July 2019_Readers Letters

Nonsense about 5G I just started reading your article about the petition against 5G in Mangawhai (MM July 3) and could hardly finish it before my eye began to twitch. Architectural drafter Lis Martinac says 5G “will use new frequencies that are...... Read More

Hibiscus Matters letters, July 3, 2019

Closure questioned Pat Moore, Orewa (abridged) Like many others, I walk regularly through Eaves Bush because I believe that bush walking is one of the great NZ freedoms. I am well aware of the serious threat of kauri dieback and would be strongly supportive...... Read More

Mahurangi Matters 3 July 2019 - Readers Letters

Barn bother Regarding “Council adopts zero-waste demolition strategy” and the removal of a barn at Puhoi Pioneer Memorial Park (MM May 22). What plans does Council have for screening the two containers previously hidden by the barn or are...... Read More

Hibiscus Matters letters - June 19, 2019

Car parks unsafe Gavin Quale, Stanmore Bay (abridged) Just read the letter in this week’s Hibiscus Matters (June 5) “Salesyard Concerns”. I live along this part of the road and it is of major concern to myself and other residents....... Read More

Readers Letters - Mahurangi Matters 19 June 2019

Imaginative leadership. Thank you for your front-page acknowledgment in Mahurangi Matters of two young New Zealanders and their outstanding achievements the fields of politics and technology (MM June 5). Both are recognised – at least by the...... Read More

Hibiscus Matters Letters - June 5, 2019

Think again Melissa Baybridge, Red Beach The news that a seawall could be built on Orewa Beach that will increase the amount of sand that needs to be shifted (HM May 22) has shocked and alarmed my friends and I who love this beach. We may not have all...... Read More