Alf wonders what the taniwha thinks about things, as he lurks beneath the streets of the Queen City.
Maybe he is a she.
But whatever the gender, above ground it is being said the wee rascal could upset plans for an Auckland city rail link tunnel.
It seems a bit late in the day for the Auckland Council’s Maori Statutory Board to be sounding a warning to transport planners.
But better late than never, eh, when you are dealing with a taniwha, who – we are told – lived in an ancient creek running past the Town Hall and down Queen Street.
This taniwha has found a champion in board member Glen Wilcox who