Manipulation shouldn't be our foundation - Andrew King

Manipulation shouldn’t be our foundation

07 Jul 2016
Jul 07 2016

Manipulation shouldn’t be our foundation. Hamilton City Council must build on truth.

Hamilton City Council has shot itself in the foot with its own propaganda rag after a copy incorrectly talking up the Claudelands Event Centre had to be pulled.

The blunder, which will see 55,000 copies of City News binned, has cost ratepayers $7400 and left one councillor calling it at best incompetent and at worst “sinister.”

City News, the HCC monthly newsletter had already been signed off, but was pulled last-minute by chief executive Richard Briggs after councillors alerted him.

He said due to “factual inaccuracies” it would not be distributed.

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