Letters to the Editor

The Weekend Sun welcomes letters and photographs from readers. Preference will be given to letters that are short (200 words maximum), supplied with the writer’s full name and contact details. Photographs are best in high resolution and jpg format. Email: letters@thesun.co.nz

Media control

Goebbel’s Nazi psychology “control the media and you control the minds of the masses” is working well in New Zealand. You won’t... Read More

Never been consulted

I believe we have never been consulted, according to Local Council Laws. I raise this issue as again, our Tauranga City Commissioners and Stuart Crosby... Read More

Hard to accept that explanation

With reference to the Local Government New Zealand article (The Weekend Sun, October 15), I was disappointed with the response, provided by Mr Crosby,... Read More

Emissions alert!

Less than interesting news from the Sustainable Bay of Plenty people using data from Statistics NZ that was two years out of date. Well of course the... Read More


The Covid storm is about us, We must pray for the tempest to calm. But we call can be saved, Not by a life belt, But by a small jab in the arm. The... Read More

Helping if you can

Some time ago, the police were trying to locate anyone in the street who might have CCTV – no one could help, which led to this question: Are we... Read More

To those who complain about Covid

I was born into a world of six years of lockdown. Levels one-to-ten. Men between 17 and 65 were afflicted, but women and children too. Children were uplifted... Read More

Global warming

With global warming, we all tend to blame motor transport, heavy industry and agriculture. The one person we don’t tend to blame is ourselves. We... Read More

Covid advice

Who remembers this song from the 40s?   “You've got to accentuate the positive, Eliminate the negative, Latch on to the affirmative, Don’t... Read More


Margaret Murray-Benge is sadly mislead if she thinks that Stuart Crosby does good (The Weekend Sun, October 8). The true situation is that in July, Stuart,... Read More

Hospital admission criteria

In this Covid era, there are many stories about hospitals being overwhelmed with non-vaccinated Covid sufferers, to the detriment of non-acute admissions.  Surely... Read More

Higher vaccination

I am no doctor, just a retired person with a little common sense and a few hard lessons under the belt. The way I see it, Covid-19 is like a world-wide... Read More

Three Waters charade

It’s obvious now that the Minister of Local Government has no intention of allowing councils to opt out of her Three Waters takeover. This remarkable... Read More

Thank you Stuart Crosby

The Local Government Association is opposing the loss of the Three Waters (drinking water, stormwater, waste water) assets proposed by government. This... Read More

Waiting for MIQ

I would have hoped by now the government would understand that the only way New Zealand will be able to manage Covid-19/Delta is through vaccinating, taking... Read More