Browsing All posts tagged under »Dunedin«

City is Right, Right Minister is Wrong

March 22, 2011


In Parliament last week the Finance Minister Bill English was derisive and ill-informed in response to Gareth Hughes’ questioning on New Zealand’s economic vulnerability to Peak Oil (16/3/11 Q12).  English dismissed the Dunedin City Council’s “Peak Oil Vulnerability Analysis Report” on the basis of the title alone.    But then, if all he read was […]

Facebook objected to in NZ Parliament

August 6, 2010


Yesterday our local Member of Parliament Pete Hodgson  attempted to table a Facebook page in the House.   Unfortunately, it was objected to. I’m telling you this because the “Keep Neurosurgery in Dunedin”  was my doing.   Richard Thomson and I set it up to bring attention to the nonsensical proposal to remove neurosurgery from Dunedin. As […]