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


Time to send them a message!

With the early voting for the Tauranga By-election having commenced last weekend, I urge all Tauranga residents to send a very clear message to the current... Read More

What more evidence do you need?

Do the people of New Zealand like me think it is time to stand up and say enough of this ‘cogovernance and partnership’ lie being used by the... Read More

A house could be built in a week…

I have been thinking about house construction methods and economy lately and I concluded that we are behind the times comparative to other industries.... Read More

A Western BOP nightmare…

Re: ‘Council eyes diverse future’, page 4, (The Weekend Sun, May 13). I was gobsmacked to read that Western Bay of Plenty District Council... Read More

Showing bias!

Re: ‘Council eyes diverse future’, page 4, (The Weekend Sun, May 13). I am writing about the articles in local papers recently, which I think... Read More

Thank you!

Last Friday afternoon my wife and I shopped at Pak N Save, Papamoa. Upon returning to our car in the carpark, it would not start. We are both in our eighties. A... Read More

The hoardings…

As I sat in the congested traffic this week, I noticed the election hoardings dotting the roadside. Noticeably, there is an absence of any signs from... Read More

The assets belong to us

My concern Western Bay of Plenty talks of amalgamation with Tauranga under this umbrella of central government interference. Can we, the ratepayers, not... Read More

Just realise it can’t be done!

I have a suggestion for the Minister of Local Government Nanaia Mahuta. Give up on the Three Waters debacle – an overwhelming number of New Zealanders... Read More

Poem on War

Are wars really won and at what cost? One side gains control but what about all the people lost. Both sides have lists of the slain And lists of people... Read More

Speed limits too high…

Let’s make speed limits safer. Nasty vehicles swerving to avoid noxious animals and putting driver, passengers, and other road users at risk is just... Read More

What were we thinking?

How could we white supremacists of Tauranga have been so stupid? Every General Election for several years we elected a man of Maori descent - Simon Bridges... Read More