There's been some feedback to my column I wrote at the weekend which included a few remarks about Ngaruawahia that locals did not like.
Paula Bennett would like to relocate homeless people out of Auckland and Ngaruawahia is one of those places.
But a town with few jobs is not the ideal place and I may have said through no fault of the locals, the town is rotting.
Story spoke to the Mayor Allan Sanson who defended his town.
Watch the video for the full Story report.