Public opinion sinks super-city

This Wilde ambition

This Wilde ambition

By Ewan Tavendale

These days, after the National Party winning the general election last September, when workers still lack the confidence to take militant action, and when there are injustices all around, any successes against the forces of reaction are gratifying. The decision by the Local Government Commission to throw in the towel and drop their Wellington and Northland “super-city” plans is one such welcome triumph. The Commission, however, is pressing on with their Hawkes Bay super-city scheme; all depends now on a poll of Hawkes Bay electors. [Read more…]