Letters

Stewart Island takeover

Southland Times letter to the editor

OPINION: Stewart Island is indeed undergoing a takeover bid.

Rugby has done the trust no favours

Southland Times letter to the editor

OPINION: Given statements by the chairman of the Southland Outdoor Stadium Trust lately, it is obvious they are in this strife because of their deadbeat friends.

Worrying aspects to new body

Southland Times letter to the editor

OPINION: I wish to respond to the editorial (Wednesday, April 9) on the Government's new Teachers Council.

Is it time for change?

Southland Times letter to the editor

OPINION: Is it time for change?

Solving Rugby Park's dilemma

Southland Times letter to the editor

OPINION: All the hoo-ha over the debacle with Rugby Park can be handled in two easy ways.

Costly plan

Southland Times letter to the editor

OPINION: ...I believe the proposed plan should be struck out in its entirety.

Bike trail costs fall back on ratepayers

Southland Times letter to the editor

OPINION: I was horrified to read that the Around the Mountain Cycle Trail is contributing to a rates rise this year.

Cyclists' kindness will be remembered

Southland Times letter to the editor

OPINION: Through your paper I would like to thank a lot of people who helped me recently.

Let's clean up the city

Southland Times letter to the editor

OPINION: A challenge to Invercargill City councillors to tidy up the city.

Thanks for the Winton track

Southland Times letter to the editor

OPINION: Thank you for this lovely asset to Winton.

Concentrate on grassroots issues

Southland Times letter to the editor

OPINION: To change or not to change?

South part of city?

Southland Times letter to the editor

OPINION: When we moved to this part of the country we were unaware that South Invercargill had slipped its mooring...

Why charge people for waste?

Southland Times letter to the editor

OPINION: Dropping off waste to the landfill is a good thing to do. Why charge people for it?

Don't do drugs at all

Southland Times letter to the editor

OPINION: Friday's front-page article concerning Southland workers' high drug test results has me concerned.

An abandoned city?

Southland Times letter to the editor

OPINION: In an area that should be considered prime shopping locations, shop after shop is closing.

Say no to closure

Southland Times letter to the editor

OPINION: I've lived in the area for six years and there's miles more motorised traffic than cyclists and pedestrians.

No harmless cigarette smoke

Southland Times letter to the editor

OPINION: Clarification about the purpose of smokefree outdoor spaces is needed.

Closing park an over-reaction

Southland Times letter to the editor

OPINION: There could be 25,000 buildings in NZ that will fall below the 34 per cent of new building standard and be classified earthquake prone.

Letter: Stop stashing the cash

Southland Times letter to the editor

OPINION: A proposed city council rate increase of 0.43 per cent is a pleasing improvement.

Letter: Candidate selection

Southland Times letter to the editor

OPINION: Bill English made some good points last week but his party is not the only one to select its candidates through the democratic process.

Letter: Take Eat Off off the menu

Southland Times letter to the editor

OPINION: Is the O Week Eat Off in poor taste?

Letter: Unusually wet?

Southland Times letter to the editor

OPINION: A reader challenges the claim of an "unusually wet" season in Central Otago.

Letter: Sewage hazard

Southland Times letter to the editor

OPINION: A reader wonders whether words or deeds can be more improper.

Letter: What's left?

Southland Times letter to the editor

OPINION: A reader asks if the land of my childhood is still there for her grandson to enjoy.

Shades of effluent

Southland Times letter to the editor

OPINION: I read with interest the letter from SDC ceo David Adamson and wondered why he thought it necessary to write such a letter and to be scathing of A Bednar.

Letter: Open despite safety risk

OPINION: The council was quick to close Anderson Park Art Gallery due to fears for public safety.

Letter: Accommodation query

Southland Times letter to the editor

OPINION: A reader asks where the money for cyclists accommodation will come from.

Letter: TV welcome

Southland Times letter to the editor

OPINION: Why are TV presenters' first words following an ad break so often ''welcome back''?

Letter: Suspended teacher

OPINION: A reader asks if teachers' employment rights are more important than child safety.

Letter: What could go wrong?

Southland Times letter to the editor

OPINION: Let's build a 19km pipeline, fill it with waste, and let it stew for three to five days.

Letter: Be seen or pay

Southland Times letter to the editor

OPINION: Recently on Campbell Live two Auckland cyclists were interviewed about wearing reflective gear while cycling.

Letter: Rabbits on the rise

Southland Times letter to the editor

OPINION: A reader asks how landowners are meant to deal with catching rabbits.

Letter: Poisoning effect

Southland Times letter to the editor

OPINION: I note with interest the proposed increase in use of toxins (1080 poison) in our conservation estate.

To the best community - thank you

Southland Times letter to the editor

OPINION: Our sincere thanks to the communities of Clutha, Catlins, Milton, Dunedin and further afield for their expressions of sympathy.

Letter: Fossil fuel

Southland Times letter to the editor

OPINION: I am writing as a reader strongly opposed to oil drilling in New Zealand.

Letter: No choice but to act

Southland Times letter to the editor

OPINION: As chairman of the European Community I have summoned all you leaders here for an urgent meeting.

Letter: Insidious intrusion

Southland Times letter to the editor

Owen Carson uses his 250 words well in prising open the smart meter can of worms.

Big Brother is coming to get us

Southland Times letter to the editor

OPINION: Electricity Invercargill Ltd in the 2013 issue of Connections stated that smart meters will replace all current meters over three years.

Time to quit smoking

Southland Times letter to the editor

OPINION: January is a great time to quit smoking.

'Fire lit in favourable conditions'

Southland Times letter to the editor

OPINION: I am the accused ''irresponsible landowner'' concerned in regards to your article ''Landowner ticked off after fire spreads in 50-knot winds''.

Making informed choices on food

Southland Times letter to the editor

OPINION: I am often entertained and sometimes appalled by writers to this paper.

Ignoring the wishes

Southland Times letter to the editor

OPINION: Jeff Sanders, of Barnardos, is concerned that the current anti- smacking law will become an election issue.

Letter: Benefit fraudsters

Southland Times letter to the editor

OPINION: Was the release of figures showing how many are under investigation "beneficiary-bashing propaganda"?

Letter: Pet dumping

Southland Times letter to the editor

OPINION: A reader takes issue with cats being abandoned.

Criticism using invalid arguments

Southland Times letter to the editor

OPINION: Zelda Horrell, Dave Kennedy and Aaron Nicholson are profoundly in error to criticise drilling for gas offshore.

Big Oil Gonna Get Yah!

Southland Times letter to the editor

OPINION: All of you listen up: When a shaven-headed CEO says jump you better jump, sonny!

Letter: Southland 'hovels'

Southland Times letter to the editor

OPINION: I have been to Southland. One thing that stood out - the incredible number of rotting hovels in the area.

Letter: Cycling safety

Southland Times letter to the editor

OPINION: A reader says motorists aren't always at fault when it comes to dangers to cyclists.

Letter: Saving our Rs

Southland Times letter to the editor

OPINION: We are in danger of losing our distinctive rolling Rs here in Southland.

A wall of history

Exide

OPINION: 'It may be the only advertisement of its kind to have survived worldwide'.

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