31 days ago

What has your experience with Christchurch City Council been like?

Jake Kenny Reporter from Community News

In a bid to overturn a scathing approval rating, Christchurch City Council is making moves to create a new residents’ forum.

The council says it wants people to feel they are being listened to and their views are respected. It also wants more people to trust the council’s decision-making process.

In May, the council released its annual residents’ survey, showing just half of the city’s residents were satisfied with the services it provided – down from 62 per cent last year.

Some 23 per cent of respondents were dissatisfied with council's performance and 27 per cent were neutral. It is the lowest result since 2007, when the question was first asked as part of the survey.

How do you feel about the council's performance? And will a new forum help? Give us your thoughts below.

Image
More messages from your neighbours
3 days ago

Election 2020: Christchurch a sea of red as voters back Labour

Jake Kenny Reporter from Community News

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.

Image
15 days ago

Adult Restorative Yoga

Stacey from Belfast

A relaxing hour to unwind in a calming, safe and small environment! Gentle movement and breathing. Wednesday and Thursday Evenings 7-8pm.
Contact Stacey on 0273875513
Limited Spaces

The Yogi Tribe - Instagram Posts-2.pdf Download View

10 hours ago

PARENTS ARE YOU SEARCHING FOR HELP WITH YOUR CHILD?

Amanda from KIDS LIFE ACADEMY

You have come to the right place! Often parents are not sure what help is available or they don't know where to turn to find answers for their child's needs.
Coaching and Creating ROCK SOLID KIDS [from 3yrs and above] is what I do best!
Next year you will be able to pick and choose the areas of most need for your children.
BULLYING
ANXIETY
LACK OF CONFIDENCE
ASSISTANCE WITH SOCIAL SKILLS
SELF WORTH
RELAXATION
DREAMBUILDING
Weekly classes are open for enrolment now. Private coaching appointments are also available.
022 1259 645
brainwaves@xtra.co.nz
Amanda