Pig pong and foregone profit

December 19, 2008

Where there’s muck, there’s money, they say in Yorkshire. And in this country, where there’s pong, there’s profit. Until the bloody neighbours bleat about wanting to smell roses, not pigs or mushrooms, and local authorities conspire to shut you down. Read the rest of this entry »


Moving and shaking in Mangamaire

December 14, 2008

Talking about the Government’s broadband push (which I mentioned in my first posting), let’s hear it for the Tararua District Council. As reported in the Manawatu Standard, it has taken on the might of Telecom “with the launch of its own groundbreaking high-speed broadband connection throughout the district.” Read the rest of this entry »