Hamilton is a grubby city compared to, for example, Christchurch. Many residential streets are always littered with both bagged and unbagged rubbish, the latter mainly from wrecked rubbish bags. It looks terrible, it stinks, it is unhygienic and it encourages and supports feral animals and rodents.
OPINION: I'm excited by some of the ideas coming out in the paper about future river/city projects.
To whom can I write and be heard concerning plans for the pedestrian bridge in Pukete.
There is a lot of pedestrian traffic across the Victoria Bridge between Hamilton East and the city.
For cricket tragics like myself, we tend to start every season with a sense of dreading the inevitable: top-order failures, lack of strike power with the ball, regular mental lapses.
many shop fronts and verandas. Unfortunately, the level of maintenance on shops generally can be noted for its absence in most towns around our area and, I suggest, also in the wider community.
Closing the door on the Huntly Rodeo (Times, October 28) is a good thing. Put simply, rodeos are cruel to animals.
Is it not time to end the private sale of fireworks for Guy Fawkes Day?
I see we are going to get a Sleaze Pit in the Riff-Raff corner.
In his Halloween article Paul Barlow comes across as a joyless xenophobe.
I was shocked to see in the Waikato Times that Euphrasie House is to be demolished.
I was surprised to hear of Nanaia Mahuta's bid for the Labour leadership.
I attended a function at the Hamilton City Council on Monday evening to celebrate their commitment to arts and culture.
Narelle Henson says that the legalisation of medically assisted death is too risky because of the possibility of mistaken diagnosis.
Last Thursday I had cause to use the less than user-friendly pay machine in the Pembroke Street Hospital car park.
Foolish decisions The Waikato Times headline story "Pensioners seek new homes in Waipa" is highly disappointing.
The Hamilton City Council asks us whether selling pensioner housing meets with our approval.
I hope we don't see a switch to a capital value rating system at the end of this month.
Narelle Henson quotes "legalised death is too great a risk".
Stephen Bright has misunderstood the research of Lisa Marriott from Victoria University