A better view

Waipā District Council’s on-line presence has been given a quality lift.

Senior writer Mary Anne Gill at the council media bench.

The council has responded to criticism that viewers could not see everyone involved in meetings which are broadcast online – and saved itself money on new cameras – by moving the tables closer to the middle of the room.

In another development, the media bench has become smaller.

 

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