Greater Christchurch has overwhelmingly voted red – giving Labour all but two of its electorate seats and the majority of the party vote.
Labour supporters at the party's election event in Christchurch on Saturday night were barely able to keep a lid on their excitement and glee at National’s astonishingly poor performance in the city – and their knives came out for their parliamentary colleagues in Blue.
“At last, Christchurch has woken up,” said Duncan Webb, Christchurch Central’s incumbent.
“It’s been a long campaign, exhausting, but the reward you get for that, it’s amazing.
Join this supportive & fun online community, for local help to successfully grow your own vegies.
Yates are growing an online community of gardeners, and it’s free to join! Whether you’re just getting started, or an old hand – we can all do with help & support on the journey of growing our own food.
Yates expert Sarah O’Neil will be on hand to help with problems too. Plus there are over $4000 worth of prizes up for grabs!
Heritage Festival is running 9-25 October. Enjoy over 2 weeks of walks, open days, exhibitions, performances and more!
This year’s theme is People and Place – our stories revealed. It is an opportunity to share stories that reflect the relationship of our communities to places here in the Ōtautahi-Christchurch District or the wider Canterbury region.
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