Monthly Archives: August 2022

Deerstalkers Community Plan Stymied by Bureaucrats

by Skara Bohny05:00, Aug 15 2022 “Nelson Mail” (Stuff) Hunters wanting to donate venison hunted on council land say they have been “given the runaround”, despite enthusiasm from Nelson’s mayor. David Haynes of the Nelson branch of the New Zealand Deerstalkers Association … Continue reading

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Don’t be a Loser Through Apathy – Get Involved.

An Opinion by J B Smith I wonder about the issues confronting the fishing and hunting fraternity such as anti-firearm measures, Fish and Game reviews with DOC intent on getting control, dwindling rivers in terms of flow and quality, nitrate levels … Continue reading

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Beware Self-Serving Councillors

Opinion by Tony Orman Elections are basically about the public electing their representatives whether it  be central or local government. With local government elections now in full swing, voters have to assess policies and the intentions of candidates in terms of … Continue reading

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Watergate – The Daddy of Conspiracies

Book Review: Watergate – a New History by Garrett M Graff, published by Avid Reader Press, (Simon and Schuster Inc., New York) Price. Search the internet but available probably about $50. Reviewed by Tony Orman  If you are a conspiracy … Continue reading

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Prefer land ownership reserved for New Zealanders – Eugenie Sage MP

Speaking to the Overseas Investment (Forestry) Amendment Bill in Parliament, Green MP Eugenie Sage said New Zealand land should be for New Zealanders and New Zealand residents. “Green Party policy that overseas investment has to deliver really substantial benefits to New Zealand … Continue reading

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Meticulously Researched Book on Marlborough Sounds History

Book Review: “One Hundred Havens -The Settlement of the Marlborough Sounds”  by Helen Beaglehole, published by Massey University Press. Price  $60. Due for release 8 September, 2022. Reviewed by Tony Orman.               A new book due out early September, “One Hundred … Continue reading

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