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Hibiscus Matters Letters - May 22, 2019

Posted on 22 May 2019 10:33

Lack of vision Tony Grant, Red Beach I was dismayed to read your story in the May 8 Hibiscus Matters that the block of properties...

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Home heating help

Posted on 21 May 2019 10:29

For many people winter can be a troubling time, struggling to afford the additional costs of heating, to ensure a healthy,...

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Disc golf course proposed for Lucy Moore Park

Posted on 20 May 2019 15:20

The Warkworth Lions has tossed a new idea to the public for the use of Warkworth's Lucy Moore Park and it involves...

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Mahurangi Matters 22 May 2019 - Off the Record

Posted on 20 May 2019 15:05

Peter, Paul and … A photo shoot at the Mahu Trading Post required Men's Shed enthusiast Glyn Williams to introduce...

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Mahurangi Mtters 22 May 2019 - Reader's Letters

Posted on 20 May 2019 15:01

Power failure On Wednesday, May 1, a power outage hit our area. It had dire consequences over a wide area from Puhoi to...

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Developing immunity

Posted on 20 May 2019 14:51

Are vaccinations for our pets really necessary? The loud and clear answer to the question is, “Yes, definitely.”...

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Quad bike blues

Posted on 20 May 2019 14:49

My husband and I made the emotional decision to lease out our farm in order to concentrate on our other business interests,...

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Grow your own

Posted on 20 May 2019 14:45

As winter approaches, fruit and veggie prices start climbing; which makes it more difficult for people on a tight budget...

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Parenting against hate

Posted on 20 May 2019 14:43

Unfortunately, as humanity has progressed it has been unable to move away from the consequences of the fear of ‘others'...

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Delivering on promises

Posted on 20 May 2019 14:40

Last month, I voted against Auckland Council bailing out the City Rail Link (CRL) to the tune of $1 billion. My reasoning...

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Star gazing journeys

Posted on 20 May 2019 13:47

Once you have started exploring the night sky, you begin to realise that your backyard is not always the best place to easily...

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Healthy gums, healthy heart

Posted on 20 May 2019 13:33

In New Zealand, 62 percent of people admitted to hospital for a heart attack have high blood pressure. But what is high...

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Grass not so green

Posted on 20 May 2019 12:59

There is an army of beneficial insects—spiders, bumble bees, dragonflies, hoverflies, wasps, ladybirds, praying mantis,...

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Hibiscus Matters letters, May 8, 2019

Posted on 9 May 2019 15:36

Punishment to fit crime Robert McConnell, Orewa Hibiscus Matters of April 17 reported the avoidable destruction of many...

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Getting started

Posted on 7 May 2019 16:41

When setting up a new business it is important to get professional advice from an accountant and lawyer to ensure that there...

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Growth projects

Posted on 7 May 2019 16:07

Last month I turned the first sod to commence construction on the $1.4 billion Eastern Busway project. It's the second...

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Mother’s Day memories

Posted on 7 May 2019 10:13

For as long as I can remember my mother would cook everything from scratch – I guess there was little choice in those...

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Rehab not all bad

Posted on 7 May 2019 09:52

Agony does funny things to a person. I was lying on the floor of the squash court with a spectacular degree of pain coming...

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Water supply residue causes some concern

Posted on 6 May 2019 12:53

Warkworth water consumers are noticing an unhappy side-effect of their new water supply. Last December, Watercare switched...

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