Fun in the Whangarei electorate
Julian (who has gone from hippy scruff to a freshly shorn man with a mission) has the report from Hooch Helen's Whangarei meeting here. Some highlights
Helen was extremely articulate, as usual, and the crowd was responsive, with many shouts of "hear hear"...Read on here.
Muriel was speaking for Act. She let herself down time and again by starting off with something libertarian in principle, and then saying that it could only happen if government did this or that for the people. So close... but not quite. Phil Heatley from National was following the new trend by stealing the Libertarianz economic principals, which was all good, but a bit suspicious....