Category: Letters to the Editor


Letters to the Editor

Here are some of my letters (latest first) to the editor mostly published in The Dominion newspaper (Wellington, NZ), but not all because this paper does not agree with all of my right-wing views. If you’re not from Wellington several of these letters won’t make much or any sense.  I try to put a fun spin on topics of the moment, although the letters may suggest that I’m a bigoted reactionary, but in fact I prefer to think that I’m a harmless, somewhat cynical humorist who has some interest in politics and time on my hands.

1 April 2017. The Wellington Town Hall is an anachronism.  Its past use is irrelevant.  Sell the building for apartments and use the proceeds together with the rapidly escalating amount of ratepayers’ money seemingly available for the refurbishment of the Town Hall to roof the … Read More »



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