Simply: When IRD can pass on tax debt details

Craig Macalister

Tax continues to dominate our news of late, and I thought I would raise a matter that concerns me, and that the rest of the media machine missed completely.

Letters to the Editor - May 5

Letters to the editor.

To make informed submissions to the council, the ratepayers should be included in most council discussions, not excluded, a letter writer has observed.

Happy day, Mother mine

Heather McCorkindale has ushered into the world countless newborn babies in Southland.

For decades Southland Times birth notices have had that grateful "thanks to Heather McCorkindale" line, writes Pat Veltkamp Smith in And Another Thing.

Letters to the editor - May 4

Letters to the editor.

A letter writer is happy for people to say "goodbye pork pie".

Letters to the editor - May 3

Letters to the editor.

Shifting the children's section to the back of the Invercargill public library is a greedy idea, says one letter writer.

Star Spangled Kiwi

Sheep in Central Otago.

Ben Mack heads into the great outdoors for his latest column.

Letters to the editor - April 29

Letters to the editor.

A letter writer seeks to assure us that there will be no large landslip into Milford Sound, ever.

Abandonment issues

Mary-Jane Thomas.

An employee who decided to take an unauthorised holiday could not be deemed to have abandoned his employment, making his subsequent dismissal unjustifiable, the Employment Relations Authority has held recently.

Letters to the editor - April 27

Letters to the editor.

In the last few months, stories have begun to emerge about the quality of our DHB's food services.

A big year for trade

Clutha Southland MP Todd Barclay.

A big year for trade is good news for Southland, writes Clutha-Southland MP Todd Barclay in From The Beehive.

Concerns over apparent suicide story

We must work together to create hope for those who feel that all hope has gone, writes Hugh Norriss.

Mental Health Foundation chief executive Hugh Norriss has concerns about an article published on The Southland Times website and on Stuff.co.nz, entitled Grieving mum speaks out about son's apparent suicide.

Wok's going on?

Pat Veltkamp Smith

Listen, we have moved on, and fast.

Star Spangled Kiwi

Sunset over the Waihopai River in Invercargill.

Ben Mack explains his recent absence in the return of his column.

Letters to the editor - April 26

Letters to the editor.

A reader would like to know what to do with "Munzee" barcodes.

Telling a mother's story


EDITORIAL: ''There is no coming back from this.''

Letters to the editor - April 23

Letters to the editor.

Disgruntled KiwiBank customers should join Westpac, a letter writer says.

Age has not wearied Gore RSA

Gore is one of the success stories of the present-day Returned Services Association.

Gormless in the face of climate change

Stormy skies ahead


Letters to the editor - April 21

Letters to the editor

Finding "Todd" probably won't be helpful, a letter writer says.

What's eating me now?

What's eating me now?

Trying to do their level best

Southland District Council chief executive Steve Ruru, who chairs the Southland Regional Development Strategy's ease of ...

EDITORIAL: Are they getting more level-headed, or just headed towards more levelling.

Letters to the editor - April 20

Letters to the editor

Library plans leave a letter writer "horrified".

MIlford tsunami risk a national issue

It's a New York issue.


Stresses still showing in Work and Income

Social Development Minister Anne Tolley

EDITORIAL: All isn't quiet on the Work and Income frontline

A mayoral challenger emerges

Tom Conroy

EDITORIAL: The Invercargill mayoralty is looking interesting.

Taxing Times: Foreign trusts

Craig Macalister, tax principal at  Crowe Horwath

 Foreign trusts and the misguided media missile

Fluoridation - it's a health debate


EDITORIAL: Fluoridation is good, but who pays?

Arrogant diplomats sour their nation's reputation

Muhammad Rizalman leaving court after sentencing at Wellington High Court

EDITORIAL: Some diplomats have been a tad too immune to the consequences of their bad behaviour.

Letters to the editor - April 14

Letters to the editor

It's time for an end to the abortion debate, a letter writer says.

An investigation into the bleeding obvious?


EDITORIAL: Got a rough idea how this one might turn out?

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