Candidates: Don McDonald for Southern Ward

by Guest on September 3, 2013

We’ve provided a set of questions for the mayoral and councillor candidates to answer. See the current set of responses or read on for Don’s thoughts on Wellington, subjected to the 25-word per answer limit.

1. What should be the city council’s role in helping homeless people and beggars?

No alcohol drugs cigarettes gamble. affordable housing. community helper. create $10 auto-payment (review regular) chat what they want.

2. What would you do to make Wellington more cycle and pedestrian friendly?

Much less car trips 15 ooo/week. Bus on time. Lights friendly. (avg NZer 60kg ‘boils his/her weight 1094 times/year.’)

3. How do you think traffic flow to the hospital and airport should be improved?

less cars, flights, alcohol, cigarettes, crashes. health and safety audit. church.

4. What are your views on the suggestion Wellington needs to be “more than just Weta and Government” – what do you think are Wellington’s strengths?

Government good. weta celluloid tinsel ‘tainment’ cafe. strength people community health neighbours groups ethnic society

5. What will YOU do to get more investment, businesses, and business confidence in Wellington?

less growth. 1.09 x power 80 yrs = multiply problems exactly 986 times. no ads on buses.

6. What does Wellington need more of, and what does Wellington need less of?

more toilets newtown maintained. more creation care community respect health. less greed.

7. What would your city council provide for children and young people?

off street skateboard. sport community centres. library. moral upbringing values. public speaking.

8. What steps would you take to encourage civic engagement?

diversity. submissions DAP, hearings. you stand like DON.

9. Tell us about your personal earthquake plan / What’s unusual about your earthquake kit?

20 L water on birthday or feel big shake. not run low toilet bread milk fruit.

10. Why should we vote for you?

THERMOMETERS 18 Celsius cosy, save energy. Graffiti surveillance. Planet ‘THROUGH the Roof to Save.’

11. Where can we find out more about what you stand for?

Twitter.com/McDONewt phone book p282, 389-6820. 9am 615pm.

Confused September 3, 2013 at 4:06 pm

What? Is this some form of joke? Am I supposed to get this?

Greg Bodnar September 3, 2013 at 4:13 pm

I’ve spoken with Don on several occasions. I doubt this is any kind of joke. It reflects who he is.

Herbertimo September 3, 2013 at 4:12 pm

I get the feeling Don really took the 25 word limit seriously…

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