'Absolute balls of steel' (and PRs who didn't have them)

'Absolute balls of steel' (and PRs who didn't have them)
You have to be able to give frank advice to people who far outrank you. (Image: Getty)
Chamanthie Sinhalage-Fonseka
Last Friday was weird, not just because of the sheer scale of damage from the rain and floods, but also because of the way a host of major players found their communications under fire, all at once.Much has already been written about the communications aspects of Friday’s mayhem, including:  Confusing instructions from Auckland Transport.Elton John’s event promoter’s reluctance to announce a cancellation until the last possible minute.An arguably too-late declaration of a State of Emergency from the mayor.Silence from Auc...

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