30th May 2013 New Plymouth mayor Harry Duynhoven says - "The clear message I'm getting today is that we need to be even tighter than we have been on that."
New Plymouth mayor Harry Duynhoven and strategy and policy general manager Frank Versteeg faced a well informed audience yesterday. Yes, we definitely know what's going on it is a 24/7 issue for us all at Tikorangi.
The press have said Mayor harry had his ear chewed by Tikorangi residents during what was intended to be a casual mayoral chat yesterday.
Mr Duynhoven said it was up to the council to look at each oil and gas application and ask whether it was reasonable for the community to put up with when accepting them.
"The clear message I'm getting today is that we need to be even tighter than we have been on that."