Cynthia Bowers is well known to regular readers of the blog. She’s been nominated for her dodgy behaviour before.
She is also a councillor who likes to say one thing in public and quite another thing in other circumstances.
Instead of answering valid questions about her own dodgy Horse of the year projects and the corporate welfare granted secretly by the council to a water bottling plant, she is instead chucking dirt over three of the most ethical councillors in the region.
The regional councillors representing Hastings are being called on to be more transparent about the funders of their re-election campaigns.
To provide voters with transparency in the local body elections, Hawke’s Bay Regional Council candidate Cynthia Bowers is calling for all candidates to disclose donations received, citing the 2013 election donations of her opponents for the Hastings ward.
In response, councillors Rick Barker, Tom Belford, and Rex Graham have blasted Ms Bowers for insulting their integrity. Read more »