I have come up with a plan so cunning, in the words of Blackadder, "you could pin a tail on it and call it a weasel".

We should build a four-lane cycle way along the proposed route of the northern arterial highway, which would include a new bridge over the Wairoa River, an interchange at Ōmokoroa, and a bypass of the Katikati main street and also the Waihī township.

This concept could be pushed through with urgency by the current administration, and work could be under way by the end of May.

Upon the completion of the thoroughfare, a referendum

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