tourism vote: "who is the minister?"

'tourism // NEWS
photo: brian baudinet, second from right, had the simplest question of the afternoon. "Who is the minister?" he asked. "Honourable Piho Rua," said tourism chief executive chris wong, keeping a straight face. business people who have met with the minister report he is highly exciteable and changes topic frequently. one observer not at this table said the first could be nerves. the second? maybe a habit left over from his days as a chief inspector for police.