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Hibiscus Matters letters - October 14, 2020

Mail delays Jean Whitehouse, Red Beach Has anyone else had incoming mail go missing? In December, before the pandemic, about six of my letters from overseas disappeared – from the UK, Ireland, USA and Hawaii.  I contacted postal head office...... Read More

Mahurangi Matters - 14 October 2020 - You Say Online

As of October 16, a one-way travel bubble will open between New Zealand and Australia, allowing New Zealanders to travel to either New South Wales or the Northern Territory without having to quarantine upon arrival in Australia. We asked our Facebook...... Read More

Mahurangi Matters - 14 October 2020 - Readers Letters

Dodgy flyer? Your readers might be surprised to know that a flyer recently delivered into the letterboxes of Kaipara ki Mahurangi voters was actually paid for by themselves. National Party candidate Chris Penk’s flyer, recently delivered in...... Read More

Hibiscus Matters You Say - 1 October, 2020

On September 19, the Labour Party announced that if re-elected it will double the current sick leave entitlements to 10 days a year. We asked our Facebook followers what they think. Here were some of the responses: Jude Fippard Against it. Businesses...... Read More

Mahurangi Matters - 30 September - You Say Online

On September 19, the Labour Party announced that if re-elected it will double the current sick leave entitlements to 10 days a year. We asked our Facebook followers what they thought. Here were some of the responses: Sarah Holden I think an increase...... Read More

Mahurangi Matters - 30 September 2020 - Readers Letters

Black lives matter Thank you for the story you wrote (Campaign helps free American black man after 44 years (MM Sept 16). I have received a number of very positive comments from friends and family in your circulation zone. Your commitment to bringing...... Read More

Hibiscus Matters letters - October 1, 2020

Open the bridge Ken Littlejohn, Orewa The Council has indeed made a great job of upgrading the main track through Eaves Bush (HM September 16). With the continued needless closing of the bridge over the Nukumea Stream, the track has essentially become...... Read More

Hibiscus Matters Letters – September 16, 2020

 Cannabis confusion Graham Johnson, Orewa (abridged) I refer to the article in Hibiscus Matters August 19 issue, regarding the Cannabis Referendum. The question that will be asked in the referendum “Do you support the proposed Cannabis Legalisation...... Read More

Mahurangi Matters - 16 September 2020 - You say online

Last week, the Labour Party announced that if re-elected it will make Matariki (the start of the Māori New Year) an official public holiday in 2022. We asked our Facebook followers what they thought. Here were some of the responses: Kristine Dowson...... Read More

Mahurangi Matters - 16 September 2020 - Readers Letters

Board games In response to Rodney Local Board chair Phelan Pirrie’s letter “Alternative facts” (MM Sept 2). Thank you for pre-announcing future political promises to our constituents. We live in hope that it all happens. So, let’s...... Read More