It was the cheap beer…

Some blame  cheap beer  at Dunedin supermarkets for unruly behaviour in the wake of the weekend’s Undie 500.

Mayor Peter Chin also blames the media.

The cheap beer may have been a contributing factor. But the people who did stupid things are the ones ultimately responsible for doing them.

2 Responses to It was the cheap beer…

  1. Inventory2 says:

    I heard some students on the radio yesterday HP, and they maintained that while there are parties in Castle Street pretty much every weekend, last weekend was the first time the police have shown up in riot gear since last year’s Undie 500…

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  2. homepaddock says:

    I2: I read that somewhere too but can’t find it now. This story also suggests police mishandled the situation: http://www.odt.co.nz/news/dunedin/19479/residents-blame-police-response-and-publicity

    However, that still doesn’t excuse some of the behaviour.

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