Regular readers will know that the promoter of the dodgy socialist dam, Andrew Newman, has bullied and insulted his way around Hawkes Bay in an attempt to get his socialist dam built.
Word is he expected a knighthood for getting the dam built. The problem for Newman was he didn‚Äôt listen to anyone who told him he couldn‚Äôt turn the Tukituki River toxic to build his socialist dam.
Word from inside the Hawkes Bay Regional Council was that Newman applied for the CE position at the Greater Wellington Regional Council. ¬†People inside the council staff hates him enough to tell the tipline this on the¬†18th of June.
Word through the tipline from the middle tier of staffers at the extremely dodgy Hawkes Bay Regional Council is that CE and dodgy socialist dam promoter is applying for the CE position at the Greater Wellington Regional Council.
The problem for Andrew Newman is that his reputation precedes him.
GWRC think they are getting the Dream Team of socialist dam promoters from Hawkes Bay, but in fact are getting a Drub Team who have lost just about every important battle on their dodgy socialist dam.
They have lost because Andrew Newman has appalling relationships with stakeholders, and tried to promote turning the Tukituki Toxic despite being repeatedly told that not managing for Nitrogen would not work.
Unfortunately for Newman his chances of getting the GWRC role are not great.
Staffers at the council say that he told local iwi that he didn‚Äôt want Maori owning the port, so iwi have had a friendly chat to their mate on the interview panel. ¬†¬† Read more »