OPINION: Balancing public transport and motorists

Last week I launched a petition calling on Auckland Transport (AT) to remove the T2/Bus lane on Pakuranga Road and restore its use to...

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....

OPINION: Crusaders hone champions

No Super Rugby team can match the Crusaders for identifying player talent and honing it to All Black status. That’s why they’ve got about a...

OPINION: Why I’m voting “’No” to Euthanasia

Shortly, Parliament will debate and vote on the second reading of the End of Life Choice Bill, which is being sponsored by David Seymour,...

Fees-free policy a shambles

The new government's policy to provide the first year of tertiary education for free is a missed opportunity to make a real difference in...

Mazda 3-Times are a changing

By Alistair Davidson Back in 1989 my wife Sharron and I road tested Mazda’s sixth generation 323 GLX sedan. This mainstream four-door with a boot was...

OPINION: Stability at the top

Our Party and our country have been through a lot this past week. We have lost an amazing man, National Party Leader, and Prime Minister,...

Young guns ready to fire

Asafo Aumua, Caleb Clarke and Will Jordon are three classy superstars from the world champion NZ Under 20 rugby team capable of making a...

Covid-19 – the point of testing

I heard Director-General of Health, Ashley Bloomfield, criticise increased testing, “that many people were asymptomatic”. Not True! Even if someone is asymptomatic they can have...

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...

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