One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
The city of Auckland.‘he needs to represent the good people of Dorkland who elected him’
- ‘If it was possible in the Dorkland region, to develop exurbs with those economical features, I guarantee the demand would be massive.’
- ‘Ask any developer how the Dorkland Super Council compares to doing business with the now superseded Papakura Council.’
- ‘They are in cahoots with the property owners and know only too well that a big fat gouge of the Dorkland ratepayer is in process.’
- ‘He needs to be replaced by someone with the right alternative model for Dorkland.’
- ‘The level of subsidy in Wellington is similar to what is calculated for Dorkland.’
- ‘No sign of any discussion of any of these policy measures on the horizon in Dorkland.’
- ‘Dorkland voters should not be allowed to hand lefty Soviet Ten-Year planners a democratic mandate AND continue to oppose any kind of building anywhere.’
- ‘The city really would deserve the name "Dorkland".’
- ‘Seems to me everyone wants to live in Dorkland. Why? Well it's beyond me.’
- ‘in Dorkland, they are a million dollars because that is what the dirt they are sitting on is "worth" under the great Kiwi Ponzi scheme.’
1990s: from dork, with reference to the city's staid image, especially as contrasted with the glamorous image of Wellington.
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