Hubbard defiant on Metrowater

Hubbard defiant on MetrowaterA damning report accusing the Auckland City Council of misleading the public over its water policy has drawn denials from Mayor Dick Hubbard and chief executive David Rankin.
The council's description of price rises from its water…
[Auckland News]

The Dick has just committed political suicide. He is metaphorically standing there flipping the bird at the highest court in the land who has found that his Council mislead the public over its water policy. I think deceive is a much better word.

[quote]The report drew an angry response from Mr Hubbard, who said it was full
of errors and believed its release on the eve of local body voting
papers going out was politically motivated.[/quote]

Yeah, you are probaly right, even Labour and the Greens who backed you initially seem to have decided you are a right plonker when it comes to mis-managing running a city. 

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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.