Opinions

Mahurangi Matters, October 2015 – Readers Letters

Sat, 10 Jan 2015

Festival founders Ken Fearnley I read with interest Judy Waters’ brief article on the beginnings of the Kowhai Festival. The festival was really the brainchild...

Sport – Going green

Fri, 9 Jan 2015

Harbour Sport’s Green Prescription Programme is a nationwide initiative that motivates sedentary adults to become active. Patients that would benefit from an exercise programme are...

Viewpoint – Value for money questioned

Fri, 9 Jan 2015

What is really so different from balancing a household budget to balancing the Council’s budget? Well, one significant difference is that we can see exactly...

Viewpoint – Have your say on Rodney’s future

Wed, 7 Jan 2015

It is now four months since the local body elections and I am still reeling from all there is to learn, people to meet, and...

Viewpoint – Work connections needed

Wed, 7 Jan 2015

With the launch of our Draft Silverdale Centre Plan recently for public feedback the need for Penlink is even more apparent than ever. While Penlink...

Viewpoint – Fingers crossed for Northland

Sun, 4 Jan 2015

By the time this goes to print the by-election in Northland will be over. So as I write we do not know who will be...