$3.4m - budget agreed last week.
$1.9m - budget suggested last night
This would be more truthful
$3.4m - budget foisted on gullible ratepayers last week.
I won't hold my breath over this one
The council also voted to formally request the Government to clarify the intentions of its legislation.
That would require strong leadership from Key.
And they save the worst till last
Mike Lee, who tried to throw the matter back to the Government for clarification of the law before the budget was finalised, said what happened would influence the constitutional development of the country.
"This issue is that important."
It looks like we are heading down the track of getting a sleazy, backdoor constitution.
You are damn right Lee.
This is important but don't believe for a second that you and your mates have any mandate to foist your version of some apartheid constitution on us.
The treaty is not a partnership.
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