Discussing a new highway which its main backer maintains
would not require any financial input from national or local
funders would be a new experience for members of the
Otago-Southland Regional Land Transport Committee, one of the
committee's co-chairmen says.
A "psycho" visitor who wreaked havoc in Arthur's Pass
recently, leaving volunteer firefighters to detain him for 90
minutes until police arrived, is a good reason why a resident
policeman must remain in town, a community leader says.