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CCOs out of control

In sport you occasionally hear of some poor coach whose job is under threat because he or she “…has lost control of the... read more

Cat control coming

When I was living in Wellington, on the lower slopes of Mt Kaukau, our two cats would often be found playing with half dead lizards,... read more

Show us the money

In my 45 years of kicking around local government, I have never seen such high levels of community engagement in local affairs. Now,... read more

Marching on together

Recently, I had the pleasure of attending a workshop run by Sanctuaries of New Zealand. This is an annual national event hosted at... read more

Blacksmith pioneer

Blacksmith and wheelwright Joseph Treadwell, his wife Elizabeth and two sons, Joseph Jnr and Walter, sailed to New Zealand aboard the... read more

Check your entitlements

Last month, I was able to have a meeting with the Minister of Housing, Phil Twyford. The discussion was focused on the hidden homelessness... read more

Doggy dentistry

A huge percentage of consultations we see daily here at Wellsford Vet Clinic are for dental problems. Even when this is not the presenting... read more

Moth menace

The warming weather of spring brings with it an increasing invasion of pests in the garden. Many pests, for example aphids, cause minimal... read more