Another Nail in the Coffin of the Dodgy Socialist Dam?

Fenton "Jong-un" Wilson

Fenton “Jong-un” Wilson

The extremely dodgy Hawke’s Bay Regional Council have decided against appealing the High Court Decision on the dodgy socialist dam.

Parties involved in the case had until Friday this week to seek leave to appeal the decision to the Supreme Court.

Lawyers for the council and HBRIC said in a memorandum to the board of inquiry last month they did not intend to appeal.

The problem for the dodgy socialist dam promoters is that they are facing the problem all socialists do when the run out of other peoples money to spend. They are going to have to magic up more money as they run out at the end of the financial year, and they are relying on the good will of their opponents to ensure that the next stages progress in a timely manner.

It is near certain that they have missed this build season, as they need to start building the dam in September. Sources in Hawkes Bay are saying that whatever the Board of Inquiry comes up with it will be appealed, delaying the dam well beyond September.  

Chairman Fenton “Jong-Un” Wilson and CE Andrew Newman are reaping what they have sowed, having bullied anyone who does not subscribe to their socialist utopia, including filing complaints about journalists for reporting the truth, yelling at newspaper editors, complaining about Fish & Game staff who have won every court battle or mediation, refusing to give information to elected representatives and being obnoxious to opposition politicians.

I think the people of Hawkes Bay should be seeking a claw back of Andrew Newman’s extremely dodgy pay rise.

Instead he gets a massive payrise which takes him well into the 1% and makes him one of the very highest paid people in Hawkes Bay.

The council came under fire in February when it emerged it had approved an $84,000 back-dated pay rise for HBRIC CEO Andrew Newman.

Mr Newman, who stepped aside as the regional council’s chief executive to drive the Ruataniwha project, currently receives a $380,000-a-year pay package.

So the dodgy socialists on the council gave their CE a massive pay rise, before they knew whether the dam would go ahead?


What were they thinking?


– Hawkes Bay Today

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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. 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.

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