Eight years on and Canterbury’s environment still has no democracy – Sam Mahon

The last meeting of a fully-elected Environment Canterbury in 2010. The casket symbolised the death of democracy.

Photo:  IAIN MCGREGOR/STUFF

The last meeting of a fully-elected Environment Canterbury in 2010. The casket symbolised the death of democracy.

Sacking democratically elected Environment Canterbury Councillors  was a move that outraged the Law Society Rule of Law Committee which denounced the ECan Act as repugnant to the Rule of Law. Almost everyone was appalled.  Eight years on………

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