The Bay Buzz covered a local Forest and Bird candidate debate in the Tukituki electorate last night. It seems the sitting MPs tried to dominate the event:
It was mostly the Rick[Barker, Labour] and Craig [Foss, National] show, with an occasional reminder from expert witness Quentin [Duthie] that without the Greens around as babysitter, the children in Parliament could be up to even worse mischief.
But Barker and Foss didn’t entirely succeed:
All in all, I came away with the impression that only one of these five candidates wakes up most mornings thinking about what he might do to protect or nurture the environment … that would be Quentin.