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Hibiscus Matters Letters, April 17, 2019

Thanks for the hand up Pamela Lelean, Orewa On March 26 I had a bad fall in Cammish Lane, Orewa. I want to thank the kind people who came to help – from the dental premises, Labtests, and someone from Restyle Boutique who came out with a fur coat...... Read More

Mahurangi Matters 17 April 2019 - Letters

Harbour pollution I wish to correct the erroneous statement in the last issue (MM Apr 3) with reference to the breakage of the sewer pipe at Point Wells. There was definitely discharge into the harbour and several residents witnessed it. Laurence Eyres,...... Read More

Hibiscus Matters April 3 letters

Too many choppers Mark Putnam, Stanmore Bay Can anyone tell me who I should be aiming questions at regarding the increase in helicopters flying over Stanmore Bay at all time of day or night? I am not talking about rescue or police units, but private...... Read More

Mahurangi Matters 3 April 2019_Readers Letters

MM fails I was shocked to read the Mahurangi Matters front cover (MM Feb 27) with the title “Outrage over dangerous footpaths”. With such a compelling image, it is hard not to feel sorry for the victim of poor maintenance by the Auckland...... Read More

Hibiscus Matters letters March 1, 2019

Dog owner thankful Helen Nickless, Glenfield Last Sunday, February 17, my daughter and I and my small dog were standing outside The Coffee Club in Orewa deciding which table to sit at, when a larger dog on a lead with no owner came towards us. I thought...... Read More

Mahurangi Matters 27 February 2019 - Letters

Footpath fails Thank for your timely article about the footpath hazard by the ANZ (MM Jan 16). I also was tripped up by the uneven pavers there back in May 2018, badly damaging my ribs. Myself and companions put in reports to Auckland Council....... Read More

Hibiscus Matters letters February 13, 2019

Kindness of strangers Marguerita Minns, Stanmore Bay I had just been discharged from North Shore hospital, where I had spent 24 hours under observation and receiving treatment, and being looked after as if I was the only person who needed treatment....... Read More

Mahurangi Matters 13 February 2019 - Readers Letters

Out damned weir The proposed removal of the Warkworth Weir (MM Jan 16) has sparked a remarkable outpouring of emotion, but little objective analysis. I feel that it’s time for some pointed questions and a few facts. The crux of the issue is the...... Read More

Hibiscus Matters Letters February 1, 2019

Thanks Eddie Louise Duncan, Orewa Eddie Law, we are going to 100 percent miss you! You are one of those business owners who has put so much back into the community in a real and tangible way over many years. The closure of this store (HM December 12)...... Read More

Mahurangi Matters Readers Letters

Moderate Blogs Leave weir alone It was with horror that I read in your latest paper that our town weir may be removed to make way for whitebait to pass (MM Jan 16). This historic weir is well over 100 years old and was built by the owners of Wilson...... Read More