Just leave the flock of geese in peace

Kapi-Mana News - - OPINION -

I write in re­sponse to the let­ter (June 24) of Tony Shaw, chair­man of Gar­dens of Pau­ata­hanui Inlet, in which to sup­port its poli­cies he al­leged that my two given ex­am­ples of anec­do­tal in­for­ma­tion im­plied Guardian own­er­ship of the ex­am­ples.

To sug­gest I was im­ply­ing Guardian own­er­ship of the ex­am­ples to sup­port its poli­cies is to draw a very long bow.

I stand by my com­ments, which were prompted by the Guardian use of the more eas­ily ac­cepted word ‘‘con­trol’’ in­stead of cull.

To­day our com­mu­ni­ties are com­puter lit­er­ate, own­ing com­put­ers, lap­tops and mo­bile phones. They are in touch with the world. They de­serve in­for­ma­tion based on sci­en­tific fact rather than hearsay.

Let us leave the small flock of geese in peace. They will surely fly away once the Trans­mis­sion Gully road project gets un­der way.

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