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


Climate con

The only thing confusing and laughable about Peter Otway’s letter last week, is the fact he actually believed what he wrote. Climate change is a... Read More

A high cost

Here’s a reprint from Tauranga City Council website.   “The Mount base track was damaged in a slip in April 2017.Temporary steps are... Read More

Cheap track solution

Robust vociferous, damning criticism on the proposed remedial works spend up on Mount base track that has rocketed from about $3million to around $7million... Read More

Not impressed

Tenby Powell writes from Auckland that he hopes to come to Tauranga's rescue astride his white charger complete with carpetbag. As he flits between... Read More

Museum referendum

So councillor Baldock wants a new referendum on a Museum in Tauranga. Oh no, not again! With council's squandering of ratepayers’ money on ill-considered... Read More

Free and easy fantasies

Mr Dey’s attack on Tony Fellingham (The Weekend Sun, June 14) justifiably got robust rebuttals from Don Brash and Richard Prince (The Weekend Sun,... Read More

Disturbing attack

In his attempt to push back at Peter Dey and myself (The Weekend Sun, July 5) Peter Kelly enters the murky realm of confusion himself. I have deep respect... Read More

Climate confusion

John Mills (The Weekend Sun, June 28) begins: “There is much controversy over these matters”. His following dissertation on the behaviour of... Read More

Ambulance

Who do you call in a Medical Emergency? An MP? Simon Bridges? National should have built the Ambulance Station in Tauranga not charity. (He) was not interested... Read More

Gun money a waste

The Labour Government is proposing to spend $208 million in buying back semi-automatic guns from law abiding citizens. That money would not have prevented... Read More

Who decides?

So Winston Peters thinks that 120 temporarily empowered politicians are not nearly as qualified to make a decision on the End of Life Choice Bill as the... Read More

Freedom of speech

March the 15th 2019 was a day that will be a turning point for us in NZ and for the rest of the world. Fifty-one people were shot in Christchurch and really... Read More

Mount pathway

I was aghast to read about the latest estimate of nearly $7 million to re-align the Mount pathway. This is outrageously scandalous! I have spoken to reputable... Read More

Treaty debate

Both Robin Bell and Peter Dey have obviously misinterpreted and misunderstood what’s written in The Treaty of Waitangi. Or are they just being mischievous... Read More

The Treaty

Don Brash (The Weekend Sun, June 14) asks for evidence that Parliament passed a law making the Treaty of Waitangi a legally binding partnership. It did... Read More