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Topic # 85771 24-Jun-2011 19:16
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Lot's of Luddites in Tauranga...

 http://www.bayofplentytimes.co.nz/local/news/cellphone-tower-outrage-in-papamoa/3957051/

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  Reply # 485584 24-Jun-2011 19:18
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Guess they all watch TV3's cellfones will kill you program on Wednesday evening ..

Talk about scaremongering..




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  Reply # 485587 24-Jun-2011 19:25
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And they'll be the first to bitch when they get crap reception.

 
 
 
 




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  Reply # 485588 24-Jun-2011 19:28
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This is not an industrial area, it?s light industrial!

Jesus read this one...

http://www.sunlive.co.nz/news/13803-anger-at-new-papamoa-cell-tower.html

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  Reply # 485603 24-Jun-2011 20:25
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Thank you for the laugh.




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  Reply # 485604 24-Jun-2011 20:25
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They haven't even started building in Rotorua and they're up in arms, likely the same people that wonder why they can't get coverage on their phone everywhere they go.

http://www.rotoruadailypost.co.nz/local/news/10-new-cellphone-towers-for-rotorua/3956840/

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  Reply # 485606 24-Jun-2011 20:31
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andrewcnz: Lot's of Luddites in Tauranga...

 http://www.bayofplentytimes.co.nz/local/news/cellphone-tower-outrage-in-papamoa/3957051/


And in the Wanganui district council.

http://www.wanganuichronicle.co.nz/local/news/two-degrees-in-bid-to-put-phone-tower-in-city-park/3951302/ 

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  Reply # 485607 24-Jun-2011 20:38
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I particularly liked this line

"When choosing mobile phone site locations we try to choose and design sites that will have have the least possible impact on the community and the environment," Mr Bouliane said.

If that were true wouldn't the site be useless...
no impact on the community=no users

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  Reply # 485633 24-Jun-2011 23:05
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So ppl want good mobile coverage without mobile towers.....

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  Reply # 485660 25-Jun-2011 06:34
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My question is..What is a school doing in a light industrial area ?




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