Its official, Nude Cycling is not illegal

This Sunday is Golden Bay’s 3rd Annual Naked Bike Ride.

Not everyone is happy about this including the local Mayor who thinks it is "abhorrent". 

Personally I do not care and certainly "abhorrent" is in the eye of the beholder. For instance if Angelina Jolie was to ride maked I don’t think I would find that abhorrent. However if Helen Clark should ride (even fully clothed) I would certainly find that abhorrent.

Anyway apprently the local police have done extensive research and discovered that there is nothing in it.

Sergeant Arthur Clarence of the Takaka police said that following legal research into the issue, police concluded that nude cycling was not illegal.

"We have taken advice on the legality of their proposed action and have been advised that it falls short of an offence," he said in a statement issued this morning.

One has to wonder if this is a precedent so that we may all enjoy streakers at futre sports events once again.  

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As much at home writing editorials as being the subject of them, Cam has won awards, including the Canon Media Award for his work on the Len Brown/Bevan Chuang story.  And when he’s not creating the news, he tends to be in it, with protagonists using the courts, media and social media to deliver financial as well as death threats.

They say that news is something that someone, somewhere, wants kept quiet.   Cam Slater doesn’t do quiet, and as a result he is a polarising, controversial but highly effective journalist that takes no prisoners.

He is fearless in his pursuit of a story.

Love him or loathe him.  But you can’t ignore him.