Sending in the SAS is one way of restoring law and order at Eden Park. Alf prefers another option – sending in Mozart.
He was disappointed to hear of the need to beef up security and police presence at the park to prevent a recurrence of the weekend mayhem created by drunken louts. But he was by no means surprised.
He regards Auckland as an uncivilised city and Aucklanders as an uncouth bunch (with some admirable exceptions), an opinion reinforced by their choice of a mayor for their Super City.
What happened at the weekend accordingly should have been foreseen, but the Herald reports –