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OPINION: Beware of a grumpy public

Thursday 31 May 18 10:00am


                        By NEIL WALKER, Taranaki Regional Councillor 

In Gilbert and Sullivan's opera The Gondoliers, we hear about a king "in wonder working days of old whose heart was twice as good as gold", but who, in the end, "although no one denies his heart was of enormous size he would have acted otherwise if he had been acuter".

In some, this sentiment describes the recent rushed and ill-advised ban placed upon New  Zealand oil and gas exploration.

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