Hi Neighbours with the Rugby World Cup kicking off this weekend watch this Play Stuff short doco.
Young Māori Jared James finds himself living in a self-imposed exile from his home in New Zealand. Struggling with cultural isolation in Japan, he tackles the challenges of an unfamiliar city using the universal language of rugby.
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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.
Christchurch mayor Lianne Dalziel has fought the mood for change and the right to lead the city council for another three years.
Dalziel romped home with a clear majority of more than 16,000 after receiving 44,811 votes in the 2019 local body elections.
Her closest rival, businessman Darryll Park, gained 28,260 votes while veteran activist John Minto was third with 8739 votes.