OPINION: Magnificent Mo’unga

In setting up five of the Crusaders' 10 tries in their 66-0 thrashing of the Rebels, Richie Mo'unga again demonstrated he's one of the...

Helping fund Howick public transport

I’m very happy to be writing about our community’s new ferry pier at Half Moon Bay that opened last week with significant Government funding....

Servant problems?

Local historian Alan La Roche continues his series marking the district’s 170th anniversary last year and the countdown to the 175th celebrations. When the first...

Pakuranga T2/Bus Lane impacts must be consulted on

The T2/Bus lane proposed by Auckland Transport for the duration of the AMETI/Eastern Busway construction phase requires further thought and community input, and I...

Hopping mad: Special players are special cases

OPINION In the media this week was the report rugby league star Kayln Ponga is looking to be the next top athlete to make the...

Jami-Lee : Local people deserve a strong local voice

OPINION These columns are usually a welcome chance to raise a local issue, or a question under debate and offer some local thoughts. While it’s...

Opinion: The government’s social housing strategy

The apparent strategy adopted by this government to buy up homes off the open market in order to compensate for its lack of follow...

Lions provided true test

Unlike droll All Blacks coach Steve Hansen I can think of far worse fates than kissing my sister, which was his reaction to the...

OPINION: Government throws debt target out the window

Right now it feels as though every week the Government breaks another promise to New Zealanders and last week was no different. Finance Minister Grant...

Jami-Lee Ross:Listening to Cockle Bay’s Brian

About a year ago local man Brian approached me, perplexed about why, over many years, no government department or minister has taken seriously the...

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