You really do have to wonder at Len Brown’s Auckland Council.
It seems if they aren’t trying to control where you spread your ashes of loved ones and charge you for the privilege, they are trying to undermine Auckland’s bike retailers by setting up their own bike market.
I’m not kidding…look at this email:
From: Anja Vroegop (AT) <[email protected]>
Date: Wed, Jun 4, 2014 at 11:30 AM
Subject: Auckland Transport Community Bike Market
I was wondering if you are interested in being involved in our Bike Market?
We will be running a trial ‘Bike Market’ event in Auckland. At the event the public will have access to inexpensive bikes for sale (under $500 ONLY) and free bike mechanics will be on hand to tell them of any potential issues or hazards.
We are getting the final details of the bike market sorted out now. We are planning to run it in the stadium at Mt Albert YMCA on Saturday the 12th of July. Our media schedule will be targeting Trademe and Google ads as well as local newspapers, so we plan to really generate some interest. Read more »