44 days ago

Three Christchurch mayoral hopefuls in public debate

Nicole Mathewson Reporter from The Press

Three of Christchurch's leading mayoral hopefuls will face-off in a public debate in the city centre.

Lianne Dalziel, John Minto and Darryll Park will lock horns at a forum hosted by the Canterbury Chamber of Commerce at The Piano.

Dalziel, Minto and Park were invited to take part after polling indicated they are leading the 13-strong field of mayoral contenders.

The forum is supported by The Press and the MC will be broadcast journalist Sacha McNeil.

The September 4 forum runs from 5pm to 7.30pm.

It is open to the public and free but registration is essential. Email registration@cecc.org.nz or by phone at 03 366 5096.

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WATCH: Ditched city life for bus life

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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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1 day ago

Christchurch mayor Lianne Dalziel holds on for third term

Nicole Mathewson Reporter from The Press

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.

19 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?

Will you be celebrating Halloween?
  • 10.4% I love it - one of my favorite times of the year
    10.4% Complete
  • 2.3% I use it as an excuse to dress up!
    2.3% Complete
  • 21.8% Hate it - we shouldn't celebrate evil and darkness
    21.8% Complete
  • 37.4% It's a nuisance - I won't be answering the door on the night
    37.4% Complete
  • 28.1% It's just like any other day for me
    28.1% Complete
1274 votes