Coun­cil needs new di­rec­tion

Kapi-Mana News - - OPINION -

Coun­cil­lor Ken Dou­glas says Porirua will be broke in five years if some kind of re­gional amal­ga­ma­tion does not oc­cur.

Is it time for rate-pay­ers and res­i­dents to ask the au­di­torgen­eral to in­ves­ti­gate?

He’s right and wrong about Porirua go­ing broke, and very wrong about the benefits of Porirua be­com­ing part of the Welling­ton su­per-city.

He’s right, be­cause our mayor, coun­cil­lors and se­nior man­agers know the true ex­tent of de­ferred in­fra­struc­ture spend­ing in the city, which is enor­mous, high­lighted again at this time of year as they con­sider the 10-year

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