Opinions / We Say

Claytons open workshops

03:43 Wed, 12 May

Readers with long enough memories may recall Claytons. It was one of the first ‘non-alcoholic alcohol’ drinks in NZ, packaged to look like whisky. The...

More submissions, less venting

03:43 Wed, 12 May

Readers may have noticed a fair number of stories about new developments on the Coast in recent issues, including in this one. The paper has...

GrassFed in the City

03:43 Wed, 12 May

Not once in the last six weeks has anyone told me that quitting meat will save the planet. It’s nice to have a break. Indeed,...

Jeanette Fitzsimons and me

03:43 Wed, 12 May

Jeanette Fitzsimons, who died this month, didn’t know me. But I certainly knew her. She was my lecturer for the Environmental Science paper I did...

Candidates campaign on open workshops

03:42 Wed, 12 May

For this paper, it is significant that the issue of public access to the local board’s closed and confidential workshops has become an election platform...

Local Opinion – June 19, 2019

03:42 Wed, 12 May

The news that $1 million of taxpayers’ money is to fund journalists working for private and public media businesses has been greeted with anger by...