40 days ago

Christchurch mayoral contenders go head to head on rates, asset sales and stadium issues

Nicole Mathewson Reporter from The Press

Christchurch's increasing rates burden, asset sales and the need for a stadium look set to be big issues this election.

Three mayoral contenders went head to head in front of 300 people at a forum hosted by Canterbury Employers' Chamber of Commerce at The Piano on Wednesday.

Incumbent Lianne Dalziel talked about the need to bring rates increases down, while businessman Darryll Park insisted he could make zero rates increases work and John Minto pushed for rate rises to be in line with inflation.

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18 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.

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12 hours ago

Glad Wrap and Plastic recycling

Sarah from Waltham

The Philipstown Community Hub is part of the Terracycle programme. Please drop any of the items in this pic off at the hub.
All items must be clean.
Non labelled PET 5 takeaway containers are suitable too

PM me if you cant drop off and I will see if I can arrange collection.

6 days ago

Good Companions Club Hornby

Mary from Spreydon

Hi Neighbours.I am the secretary of the above group,we meet every Monday at Hornby Workingmens club.1 till 3-30pm.We have Housie,cards and bowls,bust trips, Entertainment and sales table.If you are lonely or want to meet other seniors over 60 yrs then we are the club for you.For more information please phone Mary 03 3229066.