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The Team Reporter from Stuff

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1 day ago

Candle creations

The Team from Resene ColorShop Shirley

Who would have thought pine chair feet could make such an amazing addition to your home décor? Painting these with Resene testpots and stacking them to make contemporary candle holders is a breeze.

Find out how to create your own.

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1 day ago

Become a Web Developer with Vision!

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11 days ago

Poll: What should the city council do about Christchurch's new stadium budget blow-out?

Nicole Mathewson Reporter from The Press

From reporter Steven Walton:
Christchurch’s 30,000-seat stadium, Te Kaha, has blown its budget by at least another $50 million, Stuff understands.

City councillors will soon have to decide whether they either increase the $533m budget once again, head back to the drawing board or pause the project.

Council staff are refusing to comment on the spiralling costs, saying more information will be available in the coming weeks.

But the council has advised the Treasury of issues with the budget, a spokesperson for the Government department said. Read more here.

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What should the city council do about Christchurch's new stadium budget blow-out?
  • 71.5% Increase the budget and get it finished
    71.5% Complete
  • 5.5% Pause the project, wait and see
    5.5% Complete
  • 19.2% Head back to the drawing board
    19.2% Complete
  • 3.9% I'm not sure/something else (share your thoughts in the comments below)
    3.9% Complete
620 votes