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...

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...

OPINION: Time to deal with window washers

We are in the midst of the voting period for local government elections. The people we choose to serve as our Mayor, councillors and local board members have a big task ahead of them.

OPINION: Chiefs scrape in

  Having scraped into the Super Rugby last eight playoffs in seventh spot, the Chiefs once again showed the courage that has characterised their game. Written...

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...

Opinion: Tribute to a broken dream

I’ve often wondered about road names. More specifically, I’ve often wondered how to get my name on a road name, and the magnificent depth of...

Thursday September 1, 8 2016

Let’s fix Hobsonville Blenheim, which has a population of 30,600, has built an airport now capable of taking international flights and soon will be. The North...

Brown: Answers needed on Residency decision

OPINION: Every day in my Pakuranga electorate office my staff and I are focused on helping people. We try to provide assistance to anyone...

OPINION: No shame in glorious loss

Cricket’s greatest World Cup won by one Kiwi and lost by 11. That was the amazing scene on the hallowed turf of Lords on Monday...

COMMENT: England flex muscles as World Cup looms

It’s a funny old world when Six Nations champions Wales have broken New Zealand’s 509-week status as the world’s top rugby nation and England,...

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