Letters should not exceed 250 words and must have full name, residential address and phone number. Initials, pen names or email attachments are not accepted. All letters are assumed to be for publication unless marked otherwise. Letters may be edited. Opinions expressed must be genuinely held by the letter writer. Letters may be referred to others for reply before publication. Mail: Central Leader, Private Bag 56910, Dominion Rd, Auckland. Fax: 630 5432. Email: email@example.com.