LETTER TO THE EDITOR
An article on the front page of yesterday's paper reports on some unfortunate driver who made a simple (dyslexic) mistake
LETTER TO THE EDITOR
I realise that council funding is always difficult, but have we really got to the point where there is a need to penalise genuine errors?
LETTER OF THE DAY
OPINION: The Daily News Monday Business section recently declared that Taranaki's popular surf breaks are ''safe'' from the effects of ironsand mining.
FROM THE LEFT
OPINION: Do people really change? Do political parties? It's a question that many people have been asking this past week.
These days it's all about the tortilla. Tortilla is a Spanish word which I believe means round flat bread but could also translate to omelette or be what matadors shout when they finally skewer their bull.
Tuesday's meeting of the New Plymouth District Council's monitoring committee was remarkably sanguine.
This week's monitoring committee meeting at the New Plymouth District Council was notable for some unusual numbers.
Fishy omelettes are back on the menu, unless you get shagged.
He looked at me darkly, that husband of mine. Hair standing on end, lips pressed tautly over crooked teeth
We were out at the shops, trying to find the perfect party dress. I was 15 minutes into the task when I remembered my pledge from last year not to shop seriously with my 16-year-old daughter ever again.
Children. Who'd have 'em?
The saying "as old as Methuselah" is popular because the distinguished gentleman was the oldest living human by some considerable stretch.
Last Thursday the convenors of the Ahuwhenua Maori Excellence in Farming Awards visited Taranaki to encourage the region's Maori dairy farmers to enter the 2014 competition.
Kia ora koutou.
There was an interesting front-page story in the Taranaki Daily News last Friday concerning the objections of Federated Farmers to the projected sale of several eastern Taranaki hill- country farms to a foreign buyer for forestry purposes; the application for change of land use is currently with the Overseas Investment Office (OIO).
Last week saw a picket line at Port Tauranga - a demonstration of trade union muscle that for those of us who can recall the pitched battles and brouhahas of yesteryear is now thankfully rare.
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