Open mike 07/11/09

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5 comments on “Open mike 07/11/09”

  1. logie97 1

    Regarding the Foreshore debate. Anyone throw light on Shipwreck Bay at Ahipara as apparently now off limits?

    • prism 1.1

      I googled it and there was a Maori television program at the end of October about surfers going round the country where Shipwreck Bay was mentioned as being a good place to go.

      • logie97 1.1.1

        A couple of tourists there last week reported that there is now a gate on the beach access and there is a charge to get through…

  2. prism 2

    Other places have trouble cleaning up their chronic overpayments to people in sinecures.
    In California there are numbers of individuals being paid about $100,000 for serving on organisations that require only two meetings a month. A politician put forward a motion to revise this which was turned down flat!
    See at below – City Journal seems interesting.

    http://www.city-journal.org/
    William Voegeli
    The Big-Spending, High-Taxing, Lousy-Services Paradigm

  3. Akldnut 3

    Where is the CycleWatch series at?
    Haven’t seen it for a while?

    [lprent: Now that is a very good question… ]

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