We may have thought that MP Aaron Gilmore’s expansive apology and lavish slice of humble pie may well have been the end of his current problems, and he may have been permitted to retreat to his office to quietly see out the rest of his term as a National List Mread more
Some figures are just too large to comprehend and communicate. This was reinforced by a single column story in yesterday’s edition of The Press. The column reads “Cost of rebuild now set at $40b”.
This is the forecast cost of the Christchurch earthquake rebuild, up $10b on the previous figure of six months earlier.read more