Opinion: Community debate at its best

Few issues are as controversial as a conscience vote in Parliament involving life and death. A vote which will be difficult for many of...

Warriors slay Dragons

I doff my hat to a rejuvenated Warriors NRL team that is rewarding loyal fans after too many years of abject misery watching them...

Games golden memories

New Zealand's men's and women's sevens wins against Olympic champions Fiji and Australia respectively provided a happy Commonwealth Games final day for the Kiwis...

Government proposing to ban the use of ‘teacher’

I'm greatly concerned about the proposed Education (Protecting Teacher Title) Amendment Bill currently making its way through Parliament which, as you may guess from...

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...

Fans singing the Blues

Wonderful wins by the Blues and Warriors over the Lions and South Sydney respectively has given hope to rugby union and league fans whose...

Feedback March 8

Magnificent Howick hoe down! To all you organisers and participants, what a magnificent performance you have given to the good people of Howick and all...

Feedback March 1

Half Moon Bay Boat ramp In early January the boat ramp in Half Moon Bay suffered damage thanks to a storm coupled with a king...

We must salute Murray Halberg’s legacy

It was nice to see Roy Williams pay homage to Sir Murray Halberg at the Halberg Awards which has raised so much money to...

Help crack down on synthetic drugs

A few weeks ago, my Members Bill was drawn from the ballot to go before the House of Representatives. This Bill is called the Psychoactive...

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