Bouquets go to the drivers who slow to 20kms passing school
buses. Having just driven around Otago and Southland I came
across at least six situations where drivers responsibly
slowed going past school buses.
Housing New Zealand is selling a house in Queenstown (ODT
Thursday, 19 May). According to the South Island regional
portfolio boss, Monique Fouwler, this house has been vacant
for some time. Queenstown has a housing crisis so why are HNZ
allowing their houses to remain vacant? Can Monique Fouwler
explain how HNZ has determined there is a low demand for
social housing in Queenstown?
Whatever happened to the practice of indicating incorrect use
of language etc, when reporting verbatim or printing
contributions such as letters to editors? Has the ODT
abandoned the once standard newspaper use of [sic] after such
Did you bother to read the latest missive from the DCC?
It's the Annual Plan Consultation Document. Under "Supporting
economic development" at the top of the page it says GigCity
(yet another name for Gigatown). A total of $250,000 for
GigCity been included in the plan for 2016-17.
Recently I was a client of ward 4 A at Dunedin Public
Hospitol and I can not speak more highly of the staff there.
One gets the impression they work in spite of management
rather than because of them ! Yes the hospitol is tatty, run
down and an absolute maze of a place to get around with most
facilities such as Xray, ultra sound and MRI a fair hike from
the wards !