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A meeting to set set up a new group to look after residents’ interests in Abberley Park is being held at the St Albans Community Centre, 1047 Colombo St at 6.30pm on Monday, October 3. All welcome to attend.
Hear aspiring community board members and councillors views on youth issues at two events this coming week: September 26 5-8pm at University of Canterbury Undercroft September 27 5-8pm at St John of God Waipuna These events have been organised by … Continue reading
Red Electrical, the colourful store at the corner of Innes Rd and Cranford St came up tops in the Champion Awards when they won the Infrastructure/Trades small enterprise section held recently. The company, which has only been in business for … Continue reading
We must safeguard our pure water aquifers by strict regulation of large water takes and pollution: public vigilance through elected representation. Rivers and lakes must be kept at high quality through good quantity flows. Balance trade-off between industrial use and … Continue reading
I am a retiree, retired from the RNZAF after over twenty years of Service, then I worked for Air New Zealand and, until June 2015, I was employed for sixteen years as Team Leader for GE Healthcare, supplying Healthcare Solutions … Continue reading
The CDHB is faced with a substantial upgrade of buildings and services to cope with an expanding and ageing population but restricted funding has forced the board to prioritise between competing demands. However, for Christchurch Hospital, there is some assistance … Continue reading
The CDHB faces some very difficult challenges right now. Per capita funding has been cut in the latest budget, so that we are now 17% below the national average in per capita funding. This is in the face of some … Continue reading
I have served as Deputy Chair of the Canterbury DHB for the last three years, and would like to be elected to continue this work. I have 35 years of IT and business consulting experience and was previously NZ Chartered … Continue reading
I’ve been a Canterbury GP since 2001 and currently work as a medical advisor for ACC whilst raising my young son. I hold an MBA degree and have just completed a term on the board of the Royal NZ College … Continue reading
Pure artesian drinking water, waterways we can once again swim in and a seabed and coastline protected from contamination and over-extraction is on everyone’s list. As is a low-carbon transport system that delivers. A healthy environment is essential to our … Continue reading