I am intrigued that a venue such as Trip Advisor is interested in airing the views of small minded mean spirited, kiwis. I regularly stop at the Hog and Pheasant en route to Christchurch - i am in love with the mussel pies and as stated in the ad, the host makes b... good coffee , To see said host described as psycho by Katyone below is astounding - maybe she is so dim she is incapable of picking up on his obvious intelligence and extremely dry quick wit. Is she aware of the law surrounding slander and libel? Maybe said host could put her publicly written comment in the hands of his lawyer. I trained as a reporter - in my first job on the Evening Post in Wellington, i was trained to review restaurants for my own TOwn and Around column- we were well grounded in the laws of slander ,- to write her very personal derogatory comments in a public venue such as this is very questionable. Is she trained as a pshychologist and informed enough to call someone psycho? In my professional capacity i would describe the HOg and Pheasant as immaculately clean, B... good coffee, sumptuously delicious pies ( I havent as yet sampled anything else - cant get past the pies) - and the host and hostess as extremely friendly, helpful , witty and fun - Tall poppy syndromers such as Katyone writing mean spirited comments such as these, have the capacity to affect the livelihoods of hardworking good living kiwis - Trade Advisor - i think your comment lists should be vetted and ill meaning small minded comments such as Katyones should be deleted.
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