Is it better to have a supermarket in Mt Cook, so that the locals can do their shopping on foot rather than taking a taxi from Thorndon via the bypass, or a swimming pool? Is it possible to have both, even if it doesn't make any money?
Would replacing Crossways with 3-4 storeys of apartments, and creating a new set of community facilities on the ground floor, be a possible compromise that would keep Mt Vic residents happy? Or is it just a much a case of "please don't let the world change"?
Is it election time already? With long-awaited central government funding recently announced for the Karori Wildlife Sanctuary visitor centre and the School of Music, can a permanent home for a combined national photography and portrait gallery at Shed 11 be far away?
What amazing new statistical analyses will be done by the general public after August, when the census digital boundaries (and a whole lot more) finally become free?