Central Otago Mirror - - CONVERSATIONS - Real­ist­steve

Slow the whole process down Mr Parker and en­sure more cost and lawyers feed into an al­ready un­wieldy RMA process. Then come back and com­plain how hous­ing and progress is not be­ing made while you en­sure a hand­ful of span­ners are handed out to all and sundry to throw about into the work­ings.

Nick Smith made changes to the RMA that will re­sult in more dam­age to frag­ile ecosys­tems. Peo­ple that have worked for years restor­ing habi­tats such as wet­lands and na­tive bush sud­denly find their work un­done by new sub­di­vi­sions and roads


The Wi­jerathne fam­ily face re­turn­ing to Sri Lanka af­ter their work visas were can­celled.

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