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Thursday April 07, 2016

readers have their say... Find out the WORD on the Street.

Q: Why do you think it’s important to recycle?

Izaiah Glancy Miramar Central School

Costa Ioannidis Miramar Central School

Mia Rigby Miramar Central School

Ella Tom Miramar Central School

Nasia Nika Miramar School

“Because if we don’t recycle it’s going to end up all over the world and it will never go away.”

“So we can keep the sea animals safe, because sometimes the stuff that is at the dump is blown into the ocean.”

“So we are not just chucking our rubbish anywhere and we are reusing it again.”

“So we don’t waste everything we use. It’s good to reuse things and not throw them away.”

“Because we can keep the world clean, if we just take care.”

Lilac Richards Miramar Central School “I think it is important because if everything was chucked in the bin, nothing would break down and it would be left lying everywhere.”

LETTERS to the editor Letters on issues of community interest are welcomed. Guidelines are that they should be no longer than 150 words. They must be signed and a street address provided to show good faith, even if a nom de plume is provided for publication. The editor reserves the right to abridge letters or withhold unsuitable letters from publication. Send or fax them to the address on page two, or email them to nikki@wsn.co.nz. Please note that your name and street address must also be provided in e mails.

Sad about the flag From a marketing perspective, retaining the existing flag is a shame. I saw the new alternative as a perfect blend of old and new, adding a wider base of international recognition. With the greatest respect to the RSA they took the wrong viewpoint given that our ability to change and go forwards is a direct result of the outcome our old soldiers bravely helped facilitate. I bet Air NZ are a little disgruntled and 'go the All Blacks' Mark East Wellington

Unconvinced Dear Ed, I and many others remain unconvinced that the tree was a safety issue as Vicki McLaren, Council’s City Housing manager indicates (refer to CSN March 31). We believe this, as the tree had not posed a safety problem

all of its life there alongside the existing driveway and the proposed driveway goes along this same corridor. Given this, we believe there would have been a way to accommodate the tree and maintain a safe environment for all. However,

council has not provided us any evidence by way of drawings and plans to show how this tree posed a safety issue and to what extent. This is a matter we have requested and we are still waiting. Just a day after the meeting which was held with

council to save the tree, where myself and other residents, 16 students from the neighboring Evans Bay Intermediate School and Councilors Free and Eagle attended, council had the tree cut down. We are shocked at this sudden action.

However, even now, if council can show that this tree is an unresolvable safety issue, it will convince us and help us to lay this important matter to rest. Fiona Hoang Kilbirnie

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