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- General debate, May 19, 2013
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- Gerrit (7:14 pm): Before you can distribute tax payers money to the “arts” and...
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ECan dictatorship Archive
Mourning local democracy in Canterbury - by Eugenie Sage
National’s distaste for democracy and intolerance of dissenting views is increasing. Pre ‘quakes Cathedral Square was the heart of Christchurch. Two years later the public are still fenced out and kept behind the cordon. The Government’s Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority (CERA) decides who can get access beyond the Army guards and security fence. CERA allows [...] read moreMarch 8, 2013 3:26 pm - 7 Comments
Cabinet celebrates the ECan coup - by frog
A picture is worth a thousand words! If you are in or near Christchurch tomorrow Friday 30 April, come and join the protests against this abrogation of democracy: 5:30 pm @ ECan office 58 Kilmore St, moving to the Jenny Shipley gloat-fest lecture at the Copthorne Hotel, corner Durham and Kilmore Streets an hour or so later. read moreApril 29, 2010 7:57 pm - 41 Comments
A tip for the ECan dictatorship - by frog
You wouldn’t want your footnote in history to be responsibility for the creation of the Ellesmere Desert, would you, prospective ECan Commissioners? So be mindful of the historical lessons of environmental mismanagement when you attempt to “balance” the economy with the environment. read moreApril 5, 2010 6:10 pm - 13 Comments