School chairman is rubbed up the wrong way in Radio NZ interview about house with a “Massage” sign outside

April 28, 2010

Alf questions whether a building can feel outrage, or any other emotion, come to think of it.

He raises the matter after reading (at Stuff) that a west Auckland intermediate school is outraged it can do nothing about a brothel which has opened across the road where parents drop off and pick up their children.

Actually, as further reading of the report makes clear, it’s the school board chairman who is outraged.

The same bloke seems to be easily outraged, because he became incensed when Radio NZ’s Sean Plunket – on Morning Report this morning – tried to find out what was outraging him.
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Mayor’s bemusing apology

April 5, 2009

We are more than somewhat bemused, here in Eketahuna, by the Mayor of Waitakere’s apology.

We hadn’t sensed a groundswell of pressure from the rest of New Zealand for anyone in Auckland to tender an apology, let alone that it should be Waitakere’s Bob Harvey.
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