The list from the Hearld is:
- Sir Paul Reeves, former Governor-General (convenor).
- Dame Silvia Cartwright, former Governor-General.
- Archbishop John Dew, Catholic primate.
- Professor Sir Mason Durie, Maori health expert.
- Georgina Earl (Evers-Swindell), rowing gold medallist.
- Jeanette Fitzsimons, former Green Party co-leader.
- Sir Lloyd Geering, theologian.
- Dame Te Muranga Batley-Jackson, Manukau Urban Maori Authority founder.
- Michael Jones, ex-All Black.
- Dr Semisi Maia’i, Pacific Medical Association co-founder.
- Caroline Meyer (Evers-Swindell), rowing gold medallist.
- Archbishop David Moxon, Anglican leader.
- Inga Tuigamala, ex-All Black.
- Archbishop Brown Turei, Anglican leader.
Hey guys, if you think there is a problem with New Zealand’s culture of drinking, why don’t you try to understand why the problem exists and then come up with solutions to those problems – rather than just saying we should turn around and introduce prohibition. I’m tempted to say it’s because these “high powered Kiwis” don’t understand how us common people think and feel – but I better not.
On that note, economics transmission will return next week – once I again have hours in the day to do real posting.