Opinions

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...

History – And the band played on

Fri, 1 Apr 2011

The Warkworth Brass Band has played the National Anthem through the reign of five monarchs and a display of band memorabilia can be viewed at...