27 January 2009


The new record-holders for the lowest form of life in contemporary New Zealand society is being strongly contested by the much reviled category of human detritus known as property developers. In one Auckland court case relating to leaky apartments, the Herald reports that ‘calling yourself an Auckland property developer has become so unpopular that courts are hearing claims these people were instead an office administrator and a hairdresser’. Developers Greg Nielsen and Brian Gailer failed to convince the judge, who described their claims as ‘demonstrably false’. The case is ongoing.

- Source: NZ Herald, 27 January 2009

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