Written By: - Date published: 7:39 am, May 19th, 2009 - 10 comments
Categories: auckland supercity, democracy under attack, national/act government - Tags: christine rankin, Rodney Hide, transitional agency
Why is the National government delaying its announcement of the Supercity transitional agency? The Rankin Effect. That’s the flinch you get when your rampant arrogance becomes a bit too obvious.
But despite the Rankin Effect, it looks like most of Rodney Hide’s picks for the new board will pass Key’s test. Who wants to take a punt on how long it’ll be before these oligarch cronies turn their cold values into something Aucklanders just don’t want?