Whatever happened to the practice of indicating incorrect use
of language etc, when reporting verbatim or printing
contributions such as letters to editors? Has the ODT
abandoned the once standard newspaper use of [sic] after such
Did you bother to read the latest missive from the DCC?
It's the Annual Plan Consultation Document. Under "Supporting
economic development" at the top of the page it says GigCity
(yet another name for Gigatown). A total of $250,000 for
GigCity been included in the plan for 2016-17.
Recently I was a client of ward 4 A at Dunedin Public
Hospitol and I can not speak more highly of the staff there.
One gets the impression they work in spite of management
rather than because of them ! Yes the hospitol is tatty, run
down and an absolute maze of a place to get around with most
facilities such as Xray, ultra sound and MRI a fair hike from
the wards !
It is interesting to see that the Tall Poppy syndrome is
alive and well in New Zealand.
How dare our Prime Minister be popular, successful and
wanting to continuing to serve New Zealand in a fourth term
in his role as our country leader! How dare he prevent lesser
mortals from achieving their own exaggerated ambitions of
taking his position!
DCC please add a couple of targets to this year's Footpath
and Road Repairs Annual Plan and update your compliance
inspection programme to ensure Contractors repair our
footpaths and roads with a quality finish, that loose gravel
is controlled to a minimum and there's no patches of weeping
tar during hot weather.