Open mike 09/03/2010

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2 comments on “Open mike 09/03/2010”

  1. The Haast/Hollyford proposed 315M road has been rejected.

    http://www.odt.co.nz/the-regions/southland/96675/hollyford-road-proposal-039dead039

    “The Ministry of Economic Development has advised its minister, Gerry Brownlee, the road might only tweak New Zealand’s existing tourism product, would not give the tourism industry a new point of difference, would not constitute a nationally significant tourism development and might be in conflict with the 100% Pure New Zealand brand.”

    I thought this was interesting

    “The name of the report writer has been withheld under the Official Information Act.”
    The report was written in January.
    Mr Brownlee provided it to the Otago Daily Times last week.
    He said he had not known it had been completed and was in his office at the time he made supportive comments about the proposal to this newspaper in January.”

    If you want to know the connection of this area to tangata whenua have a look at this

    http://www.tekaraka.co.nz/Te-Karaka-45/Tutoko/

  2. BLiP 2

    Interesting piece from the Pew about how the internet is now second behind television as the most popular source of news and information and how it is becoming more and more a social experience.

    http://www.journalism.org/node/19537

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