“There’s no point having pretty scooters or cool racer motorbikes on this island,” an exasperated driver says. “Vehicle centres should only be selling quad bikes and off-road motorbikes since our back road is practically a dirt track, and sadly, our main road is hardly any better.”
The latest Demo line-up of “leaders,” of the same old tired faces, and the pushing to the back of the young faces and any hope for change, brings to mind lines from a Pete Seeger song,” a smoke signaller says:
“On Sunday around lunchtime I saw a dark blue Toyota car and a motor bike having a race down the straight part of road near Matavera church and the rugby club,” a smoke signaller says.
Prime minister Puna says the best way to make friends and get money is to shake hands and look them in the eye in their own country, a smoke signaller says.
PM on the bandwagon, but action speaks louder than words
“It’s good to see PM jump on the bandwagon on Muri lagoon issue, but we all understand it’s actions that speak louder than voices,” a smoke signaller says.