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Author: Oscar Hill

have you FORGOTTEN JAMIE?

Well, Jamie Boyle, Coastal Scientist, we are now into our eighteenth month since Cyclone Gabrielle took a bite out of our waterfront. Ten months after that event, you stated that you were still preparing the paperwork for resource consent to start the repairs. I concede it is a complicated process to get permission to build a metre rock wall and then back fill. But eighteen months? It would be nice to have some tangible sign of progress. Even an update would be good. We feel forgotten, Jamie. There has been the old, ‘we haven’t got the money” excuse trotted out but then our rates have risen...

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