Half the left wing bloggers seemed to go quiet over the break, as they were on the Young Labour Clarion Tour 2005.
The purpose was described as “taking part in community activities and talking with young people about the future of Aotearoa/New Zealand”.
However in Timaru they are being blamed for defacing the CBD, and the blame is coming from the Labour Party itself.
The local Labour MP, Cabinet Minister Jim Sutton is also upset – “It is fair to say the boss (Aoraki MP Jim Sutton) is not happy,” electorate secretary Tina Kavanaugh said.
The local ward committee chairman has asked the Young Labour members responsible to own up and offer to pay for or at least help with the clean up.