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Jo Raphael: We need to get back on track with childhood immunisations
OPINION: Imagine a baby having to deal with whooping cough. It’s absolutely unthinkable.
Opinion: Street racing law blows a lot of smoke, but no real consequences
Opinion: It was hoped the threat of car crushing would be a deterrent to illegal racing.
Jo Raphael: Grow some vegetables to shrink the cost of living
OPINION: It’s good to know there are people out there ready to help others.
Jo Raphael: Protection of retail workers is paramount
OPINION: Retail workers don't deserve to go to work fearing for their lives.
Opinion: Rugby club housing plan epitome of blue-sky thinking
OPINION: Necessity is the mother of invention.
Jo Raphael: Elderly abuse is despicable, predatory and selfish
Because of love and family ties, the elderly are often silent victims.
Jo Raphael: Lockdown anniversary brings back tough memories
OPINION: We’ve learned a lot about ourselves over the past three years.
Jo Raphael: New series aims to help families navigate cost of living crisis
OPINION: I don't know how some families are coping.
Opinion: Brainless scumbag looters soaking up precious police time
OPINION: One Hawke’s Bay village has resorted to blockades to deter looters.
'In past couple of weeks it's hit me that life really is a survival game,' says mum
OPINION: Christmas appeals bring joy to many of our families in the Bay.
Opinion | Pay healthcare workers properly and make the job more attractive
OPINION: The shortage is now. The need is acute. Patients and staff are suffering.
Jo Raphael: Since Nia Glassie's death, innocent children are still dying violently
OPINION: Since Nia's death in 2007, 174 children have been killed.
Jo Raphael: Women exercising alone should not face safety threats
OPINION: Having your security threatened takes a long time to recover from.
Jo Raphael: Dangerous, chaotic and filthy - protest needs to be shut down now
OPINION: Give us back our capital.
Tributes like kids' emotion haka for Wainui a way to show we care in Covid times
OPINION: Restrictions on funerals have been one of the hardest parts of the Covid era.
Jo Raphael: Good to see Govt working with Māori and Pasifika
OPINION: Give vulnerable communities the support they need to raise vaccination rates.
Jo Raphael: Are we happy with the vaccine rollout?
OPINION: Make it as easy as possible for people to say yes.