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Where are the Short-Term Plans?

 |  Jacqui Maria  | 

Never mind the “Long Term Plan”,  what’s the short term plan for fixing the broken public toilets at Cooks Beach which have been out of action for months?

Never mind the “Long Term Plan”,  what’s the short term plan for fixing the broken public toilets at Cooks Beach which have been out of action for months?


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Democracy is key

In this wonderful land we are free to take our part in a democracy where the representatives of everyone make the rules to live by. The authority we give them is part of our freedom. For freedom does not mean ‘no rules’  but a shared responsibility for citizenship and mutual support. Freedom als…
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Mindless pursuit of a failed ideology

Six elements of the new government’s policy agenda with its obsessive focus on “economic growth” expose a callous indifference to more deaths and much worse health outcomes that will inevitably result. Repealing smoke-free laws that would have prevented youth smoking is outrageous.  Now, more yo…
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Ref: “Question whether the Earth has moved”, 11 June 2024

The Informer published an article about the formation of an “Alliance” (21 May), a potential opportunity for co-operation of Residents and Ratepayers Associations across the Peninsula. The article reflected the information made available to The Informer at the time and it was clear to the reader …
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Voices of Gallipoli – Mark Wright masterful

If you missed the well attended event “Voices from Gallipoli” at the Monkey House Theatre last Friday then it was your great misfortune. On a rather wet night Mark Wright, who wrote and performed his own play, gave the audience a compelling insight into the Gallipoli campaign fought in 1915/16. …
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From a Waikawai resident who lives deep in the bush

There was a NZ Defence Force exercise in the Waikawau area recently. A local resident reported that she saw soldiers in swampy ground near her home. She heard gunfire from this area and said, “it sounded like a BB gun going off”.  She was not concerned about it as she had heard from a neighbour t…
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No to More Mining on the Coromandel

The article titled $2 billion export goal for mining in The Informer, June 4, states that doubling mining export value is a great goal. No, it isn’t. The points I wish to raise and call attention to in this article are: • “It will be good to see the government invest in upgrading geological mod…
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Save the Trees? Not happening.

The Council has erected a number of signs like this one saying, ‘Save our trees”. You can see them at different points along Buffalo Beach Road and in other places along the coast. However, TCDC is not doing what they are asking of the public. They are not saving the trees as you can see in the …
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New Zealand political system

It was with dismay that I read Trevor Ammundsen’s muddled hypothesis about why one does not have to be Māori to stand in a Māori Ward (May 21). Trevor mightn’t have enough familiarity with New Zealand history to realise that this rule has always been standard. Even at a national level, one does n…
Letters to the editor

Where are the Short-Term Plans?

Never mind the “Long Term Plan”,  what’s the short term plan for fixing the broken public toilets at Cooks Beach which have been out of action for months?
Letters to the editor

Not a Melting Pot

I believe the author of the article, issue 1106, 21 May, is deliberately or insensitive to the fact that he is actually stirring the pot of interracial and cultural understanding. This is benefitting his own agenda of suppressing Māori people and their human rights.