Articles Categorized: Letters

Sale process flawed

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I BELIEVE the process used by Whakatane District Council to flog off the Awakeri War Memorial Hall was flawed. Council’s agenda report for their extraordinary…

Delivering more misery

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IN my discernment, our Maori people have again submitted to false prophets who will, predictably, be locked in the opposition of parliamentary benches for the…

Lazy losers

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FROM the front page of Tuesday’s Beacon, I was disgusted to read this story as obviously these losers have done nothing for their country, nor…

Report raises questions

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YOUR reporting of the mayor’s assessment of the Kestrel report raises some important questions. The cost would be interesting. The recommendations from the report cover…

Awakeri hall fire sale

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MANY questions still remain unanswered by the Whakatane District Council, concerning the pre-determined fire sale. Council has a duty of care to the ratepayers when…

Support for Dawson

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WE respond to the seven-line letter of Perry Byrne which was an unkind put-down of your highly-respected correspondent Darryl Dawson. Mr Dawson’s letters regarding the…

Save Oputere Hostel

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CAMPAIGNERS are desperately trying to rally support to prevent the closure of the iconic Opoutere Youth Hostel near Whangamata and YHA members living in the…

Question still stands

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MICHAEL Joseph Savage must have been rolling in his grave when Sir Michael Cullen mentioned the first Labour Government in the same breath as Robert…