Helen Clark deplores attack on One Tree Hill
Labour Leader Helen Clark said
today that she deplored the latest act of vandalism against
the lone pine on top of One Tree Hill.
this tree has an iconic status. It is both a reference point
and a symbol of our city.
“Whatever the pros and cons of
the arguments being advanced by yesterday’s protestors,
their cause can never be advanced by resorting to this sort
of senseless destruction.
“I hope that the damage
inflicted on the tree in yesterday’s attack can be reversed.
If not, Auckland will lose one of its proudest and most
recognisable landmarks,” Helen Clark said.
Mark Watts (press secretary), 025 822
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