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Full of piss & wind!

 |  Mervyn Gregory  | 
In response to work on ‘Work on Cathedral Cove a priority’ (Press Release from Mercury Bay Business Association in The Informer issue 5 March, 2024), and in particular Tama Potaka’s words, you are all full of piss and wind, as is DoC.

Why do you need until the end of June for ‘advice on options’. Surely there have been enough engineers reports, consultants’ reports, meetings, and the tens of thousands of dollars of ratepayers and tax payers money and you have got nowhere.

How much was spent on all the Ambassadors employed and housed to guide people offering visitors lesser alternatives? Then you come up with deferred decisions, press releases that tell us nothing! We don’t need Ambassadors. Cathedral Cove IS the Ambassador! Let this beautiful creation by nature speak to the people all by itself. It belongs to everyone for them to enjoy. It existed for millions of years recreating and changing itself. How arrogant to think you can create a ‘resilient solution’ to withstand all changes. Fix the track; put some signs up to warn people to not walk through the arch and put the toilets back.

Check out Stan’s Stuff in the same issue as your press release. It’s time to get back to ‘Number 8 Wire’ thinking and get it done. You have been saying you are working to find a resilient solution ever since the cove track collapsed. It is sickeningly pathetic to call what you wrote a Press Release.


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