Letter: Give us the facts

23:42, Nov 07 2013

Given the strong support in principle for the Haast-Hollyford road expressed by most of those present at Monday night's presentation by Durham Havill, I wonder how many will head off to their bank managers or investment advisors saying they want to invest in this proposal?

If they were to, I am sure their banker and financial advisor would see the situation somewhat differently to the impassioned deliverance of Mr Havill and the way in which it was soaked up by the majority. Instead they would most likely say:

Mr Havill needs to go away and produce a proposal with all the information, facts and figures. It should also be independently audited by the likes of Infometrics. If it all stacks up, then it might be a proposal worth considering.

At the moment it is only Mr Havill's dream, delivered with passion but little substance!

WYNSTON COOPER
Invercargill

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