36 days ago

Christchurch is New Zealand's second city, deal with it

Anna Williams Reporter from The Press

There's an enduring belief that Wellington is our second-largest city. We must dispel that myth, reporter Charlie Mitchell says.
Do you think Christchurch should officially be named as New Zealand's second city or should Wellington retain its title?

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1 day ago

Bus patronage decreasing as Environment Canterbury moots 9.8 per cent rates rise

Nicole Mathewson Reporter from The Press

Canterbury authorities have dropped their goal of 20 million annual bus trips by 2020 as public transport use declines in Christchurch.

The service, run by regional council Environment Canterbury (ECan), is to be overhauled in a plan that will contribute to a planned 9.8 per cent rates increase – almost double what was previously forecast.

Read more here and tell us what you think of ECan's plan in the comments below.

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1 hour ago

What's On: The Rangiora Sunday Market

Christine from Rangiora

9am to 2pm. Lots of great bargains from plants, clothing, household items, garden tools, health products, bikes etc. Also for the young children, Thomas and Friends model railway to operate.
The Rangiora Sunday Market
  • Blake Street Carpark
1 hour ago

What's On: The Rangiora Sunday Market

Christine from Rangiora

9am to 2pm. Lots of great bargains from plants, clothing, household items, garden tools, health products, bikes, etc. Also for the young children, Thomas and Friends model railway to operate.
The Rangiora Sunday Market
  • Blake Street Carpark