Must taxpayers pick up the tab for the first of the next line of royals to be conceived in NZ?

December 5, 2010

Alf is top of the list of the country’s ardent monarchists – or somewhere near it.

But he is bothered by a proposal to have the Government offer Prince William and Kate Middleton an all-expenses paid honeymoon to New Zealand to create a “fairytale” tourism driver.

It’s not the Government that will pay, see. It will be the taxpayer.

And Alf is always anxious to look after the best interests of taxpayers.

If someone else can pick up the tab, they should.

Alf moreover gets the whiff of opportunism from a Diana Moore, who operates the $10,000-a-night Lake Okareka Lodge near Rotorua.

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