Perhaps the government is doing Dunedin a favour. Adversity and a common threat brings people together.
In economics and business, there is a constant state of positive and negative forces creating growth and decline that we all tend to ignore until something sticks out above the norm and smacks us in the face.
Recent job losses in Dunedin have caught the attention of many. While this acts as a rude awakening to the current state of affairs, it also alerts us that the balance of power has been shifted. When this occurs the true test of character occurs.
The individual responds by making adjustments to their environment, thoughts and actions....