It was a warm Sunday spring day that started pretty much the same as any other. Four loads of laundry were washed and hung out on the washing line with the best view in the world. Eight 'little gardens' (a New World promo) were sown with the help of a child, and the vegetable patch was weeded.
So in line with the principles of democracy, not only do we get the chance to send the Council a written submission, but we get to speak to the Councillors and plead our case. These gals and guys are hearing submissions by their hundreds right now and must surely be weary.
It began on 24 February 2015. A public meeting was held at Governors Bay Hotel to discuss the fate of the jetty. It has been closed since the February 2011 earthquake after a close look at its integrity found it wanting - as was the case for many structures in the wider Christchurch area.