Let’s get together

Something good has come out of a united from the unification of Auckland already – South Island mayors are getting together to take a co-operative approach to ensure the Mainland’s voice is heard.

There’s around 800,000 people in the South Island, we’ll achieve much more with a united stance from our leaders than a competitive one.

Waitaki Mayor Alex Familton was a guest on Afternoon’s panel yesterday afternoon when this was discussed.

7 Responses to Let’s get together

  1. robertguyton says:

    Stretching it a bit to say that the good has come ‘out of’ Auckland.
    More ‘to defend ourselves from’ Auckland.


  2. homepaddock says:

    Better wording: from the unification of . . .


  3. robertguyton says:

    Goodness! Do you think there are any plans to ‘unify’ the south?


  4. robertguyton says:

    And aren’t Natty-types averse to unions?


  5. Sally says:

    RG – There have been rumours of one unitary authority from Christchurch South. With the grunty computers apparently it is feasible.


  6. robertguyton says:

    They’d best guard those the Sally!


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