Nearly a tenth of their shoestring film budget was soaked up
by Auckland parking fees alone, yet Wanaka duo Darren
Simmonds and Ian Bowmer still managed to scoop a string of
accolades at the Wairoa Maori Film Festival last weekend.
The Upper Clutha Environmental Society (UCES) says it would
be wasting its time attending next week's hearing for a
proposed Cardrona whisky distillery after a council planner
recommended the development be approved.