August 17, 2008
Twice in one issue the Institution of Professional Engineers gets headlines (Aug 4). Any organisation that can sneak in on the back of legislation (Building Act) to sponsor themselves and fee structures that challenge the legal and accountancy professions must be influential.
President Bas Walker claims environmental limits will restrict the growth of NZ's biggest earning industries, tourism and agriculture. In fact, they are being constrained by vested interests who use/bend legislation to inflate their own egos/ incomes under the umbrella of the Resource Management Act, rather than by men of commonsense who have the No. 8 wire ability to adapt and who forefront progress.
Waipara John McCaskey wins Akaroa salmon and a Croxley pen. This is the first publication of his letter.
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