COMMENT:

"I've sold monorails to Brockway, Ogdenville, and North Haverbrook, and, by gum, it put them on the map." - Lyle Lanley, Springfield 1993 (The Simpsons).

You probably think monorails are a novelty. Designed to move tourists around zoos, Disneylands and Seaworlds. Stupid joke trains driven by the likes of Homer Simpson. But Auckland mayoral candidate Craig Lord loves them. He believes a monorail could solve Auckland's transport problems. Is he crazy?

Craig Lord is running because he thinks "the current mayor and council suck. Too much spending in the wrong places, and no focus on our needs and wants,

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