If elected, Labour's hand picked council candidates will to do their best to wreck the Super City.
"That is my real concern, that the mayor could finish up with the most dysfunctional council in the history of local government politics." Mr Harvey said nobody he had talked to who intended running for a council seat had indicated support for the Super City."
There it is, for all to see. The best yet reason anyone could want for putting aside foolish personal prejudice.
A vote for Brown is a vote for "the most dysfunctional council in history."
But the best was the dismissal by Harvey of the North Shore Drunk.
I don't think right now that he's causing anybody to lose any sleep," he said of Mr Williams. "He should join a men's drumming group in a sweat lodge - it would do him a world of good."