Otago Daily Times : 2020-10-19

EDITORIAL : 12 : 12


12 Otago Daily Times Monday, October 19, 2020 @ EDITORIAL Cartoonist's view — Yeo To the point THANKS to Ian Breeze (Letters, 9.10.20) for encouragin­g me to extend my vocabulary by looking up jeremiad, solipsisti­c and primogenit­ure (although I could probably have guessed the last one). Humphrey Catchpole Dunedin Central REGARDING your paper’s stories about a chapel in the new hospital 7.8.20), the Knox Church Council has expressed support for the Otago Healthcare Chaplaincy Support Trust as it works with others to provide for people of many faiths. (ODT, Kerry Enright Knox Church minister I JUST wanted to commend you for the great cartoon by Al on page 5 of the Scottie dog 8.10.20). A nice reminder as to why I read the (ODT, Otago Daily Times. Estelle Kelly Invercargi­ll AND another major prize in Lotto goes to the North Island. It makes me think we should have one just for the South Island that can only be sold in shops here. At least most of the money would stay in the South. W. Turner Dunedin Central A FORESTRY company is fined $10,000 and ordered to pay reparation of $365,000 9.10.20). That seems like a correct ratio of fine and reparation. (ODT, D. Boyes Liberton I FOUND Judith Collins’ comments on obesity interestin­g; when one looks at politician­s, both past and present, and their weight issues, and when I reflect on the politician­s who have had gastric bypasses at the taxpayers’ expense, often jumping the hospital queue, I guess it’s a ‘‘let them eat cake’’ comment. Mark Wallace Belleknowe­s ‘‘To the point’’ letters on brief, topical comments may be exempt from our normal publicatio­n guidelines, particular­ly the 14 days between letters rule. Email address: odt.editor@odt.co.nz COPIES OF PICTURE AVAILABLE FROM ODT FRONT OFFICE, LOWER STUART ST, OR WWW.OTAGOIMAGE­S.CO.NZ