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Hibiscus Matters Letters - April 2017

Got the message Ban bags Save the trees Unanswered questions Delivery girl outed B ‘n’ B concerns Rights of trees Trees valued Reconsider felling Real cost of water Local input called for Air con throbs Millwater...... Read More

Hibiscus Matters Letters - March 2017

Weekend ferries Free not easy Safety over top Perfect match Fight goes on Fair go Bring back gifts Thanks tank owners Plan impacts wildlife Art work stolen Close call Missing the point Dangerous laning Seachange...... Read More

Hibiscus Matters Letters - August 2016

When asked to make a birthday cake for a Silverdale Fire Brigade volunteer recently, Coast Cakes went the extra mile. The cake was for Tammy Richomme. Rather than depicting a standard red engine, the cake makers took many photos of Silverdale...... Read More

Hibiscus Matters Letters - June 2016

Jackie Cox receives the meat pack from Quality Meats’ Jason McIntyre.   Congratulations to Jackie Cox, who was the recipient of a Quality Meats meat pack valued at $75. She was nominated by Simon and Donna Masters (on behalf of...... Read More

Hibiscus Matters Letters - February 2016

Guava moth spreads Inspiring reading Money talks Writer’s credit Penlink - bring it on Squash court big loss Buses not working Snail trail Harmonious view Sand vs path Buses not working Marty van Iersel, Stanmore...... Read More

Hibiscus Matters Letters - December 2015

More pressure needed No Roundup please Volunteer ranks thin Against spraying Terrible tailback Making an entrance Not engaged Good luck Silverdale Happy fisher Happy fisher Peter Bishara, Arkles Bay. Published December...... Read More

Hibiscus Matters Letters - November 2015

The Forgotten Road Straw mystery solved ‘Wall’ appreciated No to set nets Orewa’s potential Vital contribution Paywave - no thanks   Paywave - no thanks Alex Andrews, Silverdale. Published November...... Read More

Mahurangi Matters Letters - October 2015

Festival founders Ken Fearnley   I read with interest Judy Waters’ brief article on the beginnings of the Kowhai Festival. The festival was really the brainchild of Jack Keys; Jack was a very modest man and would never have claimed...... Read More

Hibiscus Matters letters – October 2015

Banish fireworks? Tricia O’Connor, Orewa. Published October 14, 2015 I have just been reading about the cancellation of the fireworks display in Orewa Reserve this year. I’m not a terrific fan of fireworks, as they are expensive,...... Read More

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