Surfies’ kindness appreciated
it had been ineffectual and ill-conceived.
That is what was suggested as a resolution at Environment Court mediation.
Instead, from adherence to dogmatism his council has now created something costing 100 times that much in legal costs alone, as well as something contrary to the council’s own plans for the Bay’s development and the community’s wishes for managing and enhancing the Bay.
What will the Auditor General say about that?
In addition, his council has added to the destruction of the Bay’s natural character with yet another monument to man’s inability to tame coastal dynamics (usually from ignorance) with hard structures, and has contributed to the incremental obliteration of urban streams (in this case Kapakapanui Creek, first noted on a survey plan in 1863).
The mayor, his council and his staff should be ashamed. blood and sacrifice of thousands of New Zealanders and others. There was a howling gale on Sunday, October 27. Though I’m 72 and weigh only 38kg, I decided to take a walk on the beach.
I was soon blown backwards from the local shops up the ramp by the surf club and into the front of a van.
Out came a nice young man, who helped me to a place where I could sit and recover. Fortunately for me, it was the opening day of the surf club’s season.
I held on to the ropes by the bus stop at the far end of the beach while I waited for the 4.55pm bus. It never came.
I had to undertake a walk home of about 5km, and was rather blown home. Thanks to the boys from the surf club, I made it.
A sincere thank you to them. Right royal welcome: While baby Prince William was no doubt playing with a Buzzy Bee toy back in Wellington, Prince Charles took time during his 1983 tour to visit Porirua.
This photo shows the heir to the throne being mobbed by enthusiastic children at Waitangirua Mall. We would love to hear from any of the children in this priceless picture – they would be in their 30s or 40s now. Any information or further photos from this royal visit would be welcomed. Email email@example.com. Flashback feedback: Mary Staple: the picture in your Friday Flashback was awesome! From the left, the band members are Aaron McMinn, Philip Lemofua, Michael Enoka, Sam Featherston and Matt Fairley.
They were all in 7th form at Aotea College in 1996, the year they won.
Pretty sure they put a whole lot of random words in a hat and drew two out, and there you have it: Mary Staple.
CHRISSIE CRAWSHAW Cricketers correction: [In the photo] Tawa College first XI captain Robert Taylor has the hat on and is presenting current Black Cap Mark Gillespie with the ball and wicket after he took 11 wickets in one day and to commemorate Mark’s 100th wicket for Tawa College first XI. The match was against Naenae College at Naenae College on November 16, 1996.