As an avid reader of the Rotorua Daily Post I am struck by the irony of Monday's content.

I speak of huge profits made by the local Airbnb community (News, June 24); which ironically deprives homeless people being able to rent the houses, many of whom, as I muse, are housed in expensive motels.

Are tourists depriving our homeless of housing?

Should motel operators not let potential out-of-town customers know that they will be accommodated with our homeless?


Then there is the irony of our very own scary local politicians riding the "climate change scare wagon" while pondering

Gun buy-back