a) It’s a bit rich for Tourist Minister, Prime Minister John Key, to ask Kiwis to holiday at home to assist the local economy when he has just had a Hawaii Christmas vacation.
b) Boy racers are in the news. TV’s Top Gear is a role model – middle-aged hoons behind steering wheels. The two major channels devote much of their week end sports time to motor racing. Despite a few ads about speeding and drunk driving there are many ads extolling and showing the speed and manoeuvrability of new models.