Council backs out of flower show rescue package

Council backs out of flower show rescue packageThe chances of the Ellerslie Flower Show staying in Auckland took a blow yesterday when the Auckland City Council decided to bow out of a rescue package.
A recommendation from officers to contribute $50,000 over each of the next…
[Auckland News]

Another good decision by the Banksie led Auckland City Council. The bizzarely named Ellerslie Flower Show is actually held in Manukau City.

Good fiscal prudence has been shown by the councillors in the face of silly wasteful proposals by council officers. 

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