54 days ago

Is Christchurch a rubbish city?

Nicole Mathewson Reporter from The Press

Billions of construction dollars have been pumped into Christchurch since the devastating 2010 and 2011 earthquakes.

Nine years on, the rebuilt central city has emerged as the most modern in New Zealand. But there are still major gaps, most noticeably unfinished Crown anchor projects such as the metro sports facility, convention centre and a new stadium.

In a contentious opinion piece, travel writer Brook Sabin said instead of finding a world-class central city taking shape, the prevailing feeling was one of sadness.

What do you think? Is Christchurch sad and soulless or progressive and beautiful?

Read the full stories by clicking the links below and tell us what you think in the comments. (Please write NFP if you don't want your comments published in The Press/Stuff).

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14 minutes ago

Last days to enter! Win a double pass to the 2020 House Tours

The Team from NZ House & Garden House Tours

NZ House & Garden House Tours are coming to a region near you!
February and March 2020, we invite you to step inside the pages of one of New Zealand’s favourite magazines for a day of indulgence visiting exquisite homes and gardens, all in support of Breast Cancer Foundation NZ.

This year we’re heading to five fabulous locations: Bay of Islands, Taupō, New Plymouth, Blenheim and Dunedin - which of these summer destinations would you love to head to?

Tell us your preferred destination and your favourite local hot-spot via this link to be in to win a double pass to the House Tour of your choice!

Entries close this Thursday 24th October 2019.

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4 days ago

Missing Female Tabby Cat - Sheryl

Nardia from Richmond

Our female tabby cat went missing on the morning of Sunday 6 October.
She three years old and is microchipped.
She has a black stripe starting at her shoulders going down the centre of her back, to the tip of her tail. Her tail is also quite long for her body.
She is a fairly timid cat and she is likely hiding under a house or in a shed.
Please if you live around the Richmond area (we on North Avon Road between Crystal and North Parade), could you check your sheds and garages.
There was a potential sighting around 17 and 19A Crystal Street and 12, 20 and 24 Petrie Street. If you live at these addresses please check in sheds, garages or under the house - otherwise call me and I am happy to come and check.
We really want her home.
Nardia 0212562069

10 hours ago

Is life insurance for me?

Cigna NZ

We know life insurance is important, but we often put it off thinking we’ll get to it later.

Everyone’s circumstances are different. However, there are important life stages where you may want to consider life insurance:
● wedding planning
● having a child
● buying a house
● writing a will

Until 31 November 2019, if you take out a Cigna LifeOne policy and you’ll receive $150 credit towards your premium payments.
Schedule a call with Cigna for a personalised quote and to talk through your options.

SCHEDULE A CALL

$150.00 policy credit applied after three months of premium payments. Terms and conditions apply. See www.cigna.co.nz/stuff for more information.
Schedule a Call

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