23 days ago

Food Fair 🍜

Community Development Worker from Bishopdale Community Trust

Do you love Asian food? The Christchurch Chinese Church at 286 Greers Road is putting on a food fair. It's at 11am - 2pm on Saturday 28 September. All welcome 😁

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More messages from your neighbours
2 hours ago

WATCH: Ditched city life for bus life

The Team from Play Stuff

Hi Neighbours, would you ditch city life to live on a custom made bus?

Amber and Andy ditched city life and quit their jobs after a near death experience during the Christchurch earthquake, to live in a bus with their children, Jake, 6, and Daisy, 4.

Play Now: play.stuff.co.nz...

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26 minutes ago

Fun with numbers - local elections

Shirish Paranjape from Shirish Paranjape, Fendalton-Waimairi-Harewood Community Board

I was playing with some numbers, so thought I will share here - for those keen. This is just for fun, not a scientific analysis!

All three councillors from Fendalton-Waimairi-Harewood received in excess of 70% votes; hence clear margin over rivals. On the other hand, the closest race was in Halswell where the two top candidates have 3756 and 3580 votes (less than 200 margin).

Cr. Aaron Keown got more votes as a Council candidate (5309) than as a Community Board candidate (4605). On the other hand, Cr. Catherine Chu got less votes as a Council Candidate (2392) than as a Community Board candidate (2779).

Perhaps Gamal Fouda (Community Board - Riccarton) is the 'luckiest' candidate - getting elected with 'just' 1113 votes. This is because the top ranked Community Board candidate also won as a Councillor, hence 'vacated' the Community Board member seat.

Christchurch had 41.07% voter return. The wards with highest voter turnout are: Banks Peninsula (52.7%), Cashmere (48.85%) and Fendalton (47.57%); while the least turnout was at Linwood (33.23%), Central (33.43%), Riccarton (35.30%).

2 hours ago

Poll: Will you be celebrating Halloween?

The team from Neighbourly.co.nz

Halloween is coming up on October 31, and there'll be lots of spooktacular-ly dressed trick or treaters around the neighbourhood!

Are you looking forward to seeing them? Will you be celebrating Halloween?

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Will you be celebrating Halloween?
  • 10.6% I love it - one of my favorite times of the year
    10.6% Complete
  • 0.8% I use it as an excuse to dress up!
    0.8% Complete
  • 22.8% Hate it - we shouldn't celebrate evil and darkness
    22.8% Complete
  • 39.8% It's a nuisance - I won't be answering the door on the night
    39.8% Complete
  • 26% It's just like any other day for me
    26% Complete
377 votes