Socialized Swimming

The NZ Herald reports that Auckland Mayor Len Brown wants to make entry to all City swimming pools free. Taxpayers (nationwide) are going into debt at a rate of NZ$300 million per week, city rates (property taxes) are projected to rise by 4.9% this year and in a city surrounded by beaches he thinks that subsidizing swimming pool attendance is something ratepayers should spend their money on.

This entry was posted in New Zealand and tagged . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *