While rates, chlorination, cycleways, and climate change have been hot topics in this year's Christchurch elections, other important issues have been simmering in neighbourhoods across the city.
Our reporters talked to some residents about what is concerning them in the lead-up to the ballot boxes closing at noon on Saturday. But we also want to hear from you here on Neighbourly - what do you think are the biggest issues in your community? Comment below and tell us what you think is going well for the city and what needs to change.
Hi my son and a friend are having a Toy sale this Saturday 23rd of November across from No 63A Cashmere road, just near the river area as our driveway is very steep and has few parking spaces, but there are plenty of spaces near the park or Zeros. Please come along and have a look, the boys are selling toys, kids clothes, board games, and puzzles. I also have second hand Thorrington school uniforms for 5yr olds I have 4-5 short sleeved shirts.
To host international day/night games, Christchurch's Hagley Oval will require six lighting towers, but there's strong opposition to the proposal.
What do you think? Should the lights be installed so the city can host more cricket matches? Or should Hagley Park be left alone? Tell us your thoughts in the comments below.
Does the sunscreen you use offer the protection it claims on the label?
Consumer NZ has found nine out of 20 sunscreens they tested do not.
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