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Letter to the Editor – RMA Reforms and screaming Epsomites

22 January 2015 2 comments

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Frank Macskasy - letters to the editor - Frankly Speaking

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the editor

NZ Herald

I suspect that the good people of Epsom, Remuera, Pukranga, Khandallah, Fendalton, and other leafy upper middle class suburbs will soon be screaming blue bloody murder at their ACT and National MPs when developers over-ride local objections and build high-rise monstrosities that are utterly inappropriate for the neighbourhood.

This will be one instance when National/ACT voters get the consequences they voted for, and richly deserve.

Ironically, low-income earners and welfare beneficiaries will probably be least affect (in the short term) by Nick Smith’s  RMA “reforms”.

Keep an ear open. The screaming is about to begin.

-Frank Macskasy

 

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References

Radio NZ: Smith’s RMA speech strident, says Dunne

Other Blogs

The Daily Blog: The real problem with affordable housing

The Standard: RMA reforms … be very afraid

The Standard: Nick Smith’s RMA reforms – low cost housing in Epsom?

Transport Blog: Governments New RMA reforms


 

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