Whinging lemon sucking assholes

People who move into houses next to green space and then complain to the council that the noise coming from the use of that green space is upsetting their quality of life need to be exposed for the utter bastards that they are.

Noise complaints have throttled sports teams’ use of a $2.1 million artificial turf pitch in west Auckland and forced Auckland Council’s parks department to seek a resource consent for hushed-up games.

The turf pitch at Parrs Park opened for use in 2011 to the joy of sporting clubs struggling with a city-wide shortage of fields they could book for use in all weather and at night.

Parrs Park’s turf is used for football games and training and some rugby training during the week and at weekends. But this summer, the gates have been locked on Sundays.

Ross Bannan, whose son plays rep soccer and used to train on the Tiger Turf field on Sundays, said in a letter to the Herald training was now on less suitable fields elsewhere in west Auckland.

“I learned that because of complaining neighbours the field is unable to be used.

“This seems ridiculous to me as the fields have always been there and these people bought their homes knowing sports were played there.”

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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.