Reserved seats?

Dear Editor – With the ongoing debate for and against reserved seats in Parliament for women I suggest that the proponents of the initiative once again put out in the public media arguments for and the a various assumptions on which  this particular  idea is based. It seems that the debate is not yet over…

NRH planned relocation

Dear Editor – It is expected the NRH Accident and Emergency Ward will be relocated to two temporary buildings in September to allow an inspection and assessment of the present A&E Ward for damage caused by last year’s earthquake. The planned move was announced in the National Parliament on Tuesday, by the Minister of Health…

NRH donation

Dear Editor – Thanks to the very kind and generous donation of a Brisbane based doctor and staff members of Sullivan Nicolaides Pathology Laboratory, also in Brisbane, the NRH has received 400 kilos of much needed equipment, including a bacterial incubator, a refrigerator, computers, a printer, scanner, a bath and some chairs. Delivery of the…

110 yr old to get medal

Dear Editor – According to a broadcast on Radio New Zealand International on Wednesday, and quoting Sir Bruce Saunders in Honiara, a local 110 year old gentleman, a former Coastwatcher during the battle of Guadalcanal in the Second World War, is to receive a medallion at the 75th Battle of Guadalcanal Anniversary celebrations. The medallion…

Congratulations Eugine Tekobi

The selection of Eugine Tepai Tekobi into the national soccer squad should make our Renbel province proud because he makes history for the twin islands who though the game was introduced to them sometimes after World War Two there has not been one selected to play at that highest level like Tekobi. Actually there were…