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Odd that MPs lock us into corporate finance
Wed, Aug 20, 14 | 1 comment
Credit cards have been in focus lately. Locally, Winston Peters flourished one of his cards at a recent public meeting, condemning the high interest . . .
Govt borrowing at low rates is likely to do so excessively Thank you for your email of July 17, 2014 forwarding the correspondence from Mrs H.M. Smith where she suggested that the Reserve Bank should lend . . .
Can Cunliffe create the NZ you want? Re: NZ undemocratic under John Key, August 19 letter . . .
WorkSafe should lead Re: Differing views on forest safety, August 18 story . . .
Sad loss for Tolaga Bay Re: Tolaga Bay gas station closed, August 16 story . . .
And the rest? Re: A share of the oil pie, August 15 story . . .
Return body Re: Return him, August 18 letter . . .
Welcome back ‘big boy’ It was great to see Craig Bauld featuring again on Monday’s opinion page — most of us missed your weekly entertainment Craig. Trust you are back to . . .
More reason to vote . . . Re: Slater of the East Coast . . . Aug 18 letter . . .
NZ undemocratic under John Key Re: Let’s not drop standards in name of democracy, August 15 letter . . .
Prejudiced in perpetuity Your editorial of Thursday August 7, 2014 (Land register the best way to limit politicking that fans prejudices) was a statement of surprise for me . . .
Royalties plus rail for regional development Re: Parties declare views on (sharing mining) royalties (with regions), August 16 . . .
Main street madness . . . I am so disgusted at Gisborne District Council’s decision to allow the sale of synthetic or legal highs, or even thinking about it being sold, in the . . .
Not Littlejohn Re: Don’t expect any changes, August 18 letter . . .
Inspirational Sass Mahuika, people like you are few but give inspiration to many. You are a taonga within our people. Train mean, eat clean and live the dream. Kia . . .
Champions Re: ‘Agents for change’, August 13 story . . .
Genesis tribute show had sound track for trilogy . . . August 15 marked the third anniversary since chess maestro Gen the man passed away. I listened to the wonderful tribute show hosted by The Wizz on . . .
Return him Re: Body Snatchers — Sunday programme . . .
Don’t expect any changes With the general election just around the corner and all the huffing and puffing of candidates, I am reminded of one of my favourite quotations. It . . .
Slater of the East Coast . . . Re: Let’s not drop standards in name of democracy, August 15 letter . . .
Pot calling kettle black Re: Sneaky actions unbecoming of a Minister or adviser to PM, August 15 editorial . . .
Help to value your vote . . . Re: Statement in the Corrections on page 4, Aug 13 . . .
Fright for young driver outside school On Tuesday my son (currently on a learner’s licence) was driving on Ormond Road just by Mangapapa School at 3.15pm. We were discussing the fact he . . .
Simple way to develop economy Re: ECT and poverty relief, August 14 letter . . .
Wright’s report says it all Re: Greatest fracking risk is significant extension of our reliance on oil, August 14 . . .
Thanks from Josh’s mum I wish to say thank you to many people, some who I don’t know personally, so I thought writing a letter to the editor would be appropriate . . .
Ban highs, let them sue Sometimes I wonder why we have a District Council — surely they must have some say in what can and cannot be sold within its boundaries? . . .
Dirty politics — as usual? In reaction to Nicky Hager’s new book, Dirty Politics, Stephen Joyce was quoted as saying there was nothing in the book that the National Party was . . .
Let’s not drop standards in name of democracy I am not sure if I missed the point of the replies or the writers missed my point, maybe I didn’t articulate it well enough. I am one of the greatest . . .
Not a good look for city Re: Anger at legal high city outlet decision, Aug 13 story . . .
Good on you Haggis Re: To what end? August 8 comments on Exploration well heading deeper, August 6 story . . .
Sitting on a fracking fortune?! I had a revelation on Sunday. Not a full-blown one where the skies open and the Heavenly Host descends in chariots of fire. But I’d like to share it . . .
Local blues music and concerts need backers Re: In praise of the people who put on events for us all to enjoy, August 9 editorial . . .
ECT and poverty relief Given the Eastland Community Trust honey pot must in time be emptied out, should not those who are contributing to it via their electricity accounts . . .
Top tax rate relatively low, but still dodged Re: Take and give, August 12 letter . . .
Flying solo Re: Airline economics impact here, August 12 column . . .
Milking us? When is milk coming down in price for consumers? . . .
Way to go GGHS Re: GGHS the best songwriters, August 12 . . .
Fixed it for you Murray A New Zealander with an ordinary name returns to a country that gives him all he can afford to buy, he then buys into a right wing political party . . .
Youth re-engaging in politics very welcome Such a disappointment when a respected member of local society, a figure many might have wished to emulate, reveals his true, unedifying beliefs. Has . . .
Dotcom needs to be extradited Re: Let’s register our total abhorrence of Dotcom, August 11 letter . . .
Assange, Snowden Re: Let’s register our total abhorrence of Dotcom, Aug 11 . . .
Free to express himself Re: Let’s register our total abhorrence of Dotcom, August 11 letter . . .
Concern for Makorori too Re: Call for action to protect sand dunes beside SH35, August 11 article . . .
Sass, you’re an inspiration Re: ‘Harden up cupcake . . .’ August 9 story . . .
Keep handguns out of NZ I was very concerned to read about someone trying to smuggle guns into New Zealand, and Gisborne. Handguns are illegal in this country for good . . .
Focus should be on keeping ‘highs’ out Re: Main street only for any future ‘legal high’ sales, August 11 story . . .
Vital we look after the land Let’s not play politics with our land . . .
Not in our interests . . . Foreign nationals owning land in New Zealand is not a problem providing they have emigrated and are resident here, under the same tax and wage regime . . .
Buy tickets to back events Thank you for the editorial piece in Saturday’s Gisborne Herald identifying the risks that our talented event managers take on to bring us a wide . . .