A Tribute to Dick Quax

Instead of my usual column today, I wanted to give a few thoughts and reflections on our local Councillor Dick Quax, who passed away...

A steal at $1 Million

The latest from Blomfield (Darren Blomfield) following our story on March 19 of Eastern Beaches median residential dwelling prices reaching a heady $1m in...

Foran is Warriors saviour

The lifeline offered to Kieran Foran by NZ Warriors chief executive Jim Doyle looks set to pay a rich dividend after his well-documented troubles...

Communities can make change

As a local MP, one truth that must always be remembered is that we must represent the views of our communities.  Whether someone serves...

Brown: “Mixed messages from Government on mental health”

    Mental health is a significant issue facing New Zealand, with Labour coming to Government promising to make radical reforms to the sector. We were repeatedly...

Agnew: Young guns are blazing

One of the astonishing factors about the unbeaten Crusaders’ domination of the Super Rugby championship has been the form of so many exciting young...

Jami-Lee Ross: Government ramps up taxes, cancels new projects

The Government's new plan for transport is bad news for Auckland. Hard-working taxpayers in our city are about to be whacked by an increase in petrol taxes of...

OPINION: Where the hell are we now?

OPINION: At this point in time, Jami-Lee Ross - rogue MP, renegade - is on his own, literally and figuratively. He is now an independent MP. And...

‘Razor’ enjoys close shave

With a nick-name 'Razor' it is little wonder that breakdancing Crusaders coach Scott Robertson has a happy knack of surviving close shaves. And so it...

Quax, the pathfinder

Dick Quax was a straight talking character whose Dutch stubborness and determination in the 1970s led New Zealand distance runners back to the glory...

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