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Topic # 138833 18-Jan-2014 09:14 4 people support this post Send private message

http://www.stuff.co.nz/business/industries/9623405/Couple-stuck-with-horrible-green-thing

This type of sensationalist reporting, complete with camera angles that increase the perceived size of the 'pillar'/'edifice' annoys the hell out of me.  It's not much higher than the retaining wall that is directly behind it and it is probably going to be hidden by the flax bush once it grows??  As far as NIMBY goes, are we plumbing new depths?

The street is not that far from me, but we still have a few months to wait until they start laying the ducting.  I can't understand their concern, in their position I'd just be happy to be getting UFB access - it's not like it's a great bloody cabinet either.

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  Reply # 969380 18-Jan-2014 14:55 13 people support this post Send private message

How dare chorus provide ufb to my suburb ahead of so many others, improving my house value because I now have access to world class internet!

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  Reply # 969810 20-Jan-2014 06:23 Send private message

They can put a Bit of AstroTurf over it. ;)




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  Reply # 969837 20-Jan-2014 08:54 3 people support this post Send private message

My personal opinion, pity that fugly house behind it is spoiling the landscape!

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  Reply # 973509 24-Jan-2014 13:22 11 people support this post Send private message

I don't see the problem...




Seems friendly enough...


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