Articles By: Letter to the Editor

Forced to leave precedent

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APPARENTLY, I live in the most dangerous place in New Zealand – the Awatarariki fanhead at Matata. As the Beacon has reported, Whakatane District Council is to ask the regional…

Road safety issue

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ALL around this district I have noticed a lack of safe roads where floods, slips and cyclone damage repairs to them seems to have been…

Listening to sense

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I JUST read the press release from NZTA about Pekatahi Bridge. It says there is significant damage to the state highway leading up to it…

Thanks for donations

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AS a volunteer sorting linen at the old Countdown building in Whakatane, I would like to thank people who have donated clean, non-stained and sorted…

Mandatorily evacuated

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I EXPERIENCED a forced evacuation the other day. Now, I’ve had forced evacuations before, several in fact, but those were called colonic irrigations. When two…

A sad story

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THANK you for the well written, factual and easy to understand article on page 5 of Thursday’s Beacon – Provision exists to override Trustpower. The…