Has Nick Smith made the right call?
Yes, as minister he has the final say anyway
30 votes, 47.6%
No, public hearing in the Environment Court is the proper forum
33 votes, 52.4%
Total 63 votes
Latest Opinion Headlines
Southland Times cheerleading for violence -- letter
Editorial: So that's all right, for a bit
Redeveloped museum could tell our stories so much more vividly -- letter
Letters: Flags of our fathers? Really?
What starts when benefit stops? -- letter
Migrants valuable for province
Minister to decide on tunnel and link