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Early notice of election candidates

The City Council has published a list of candidates on its website.

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Appeal to politicians to deal with risks to NZ

Location: D Theatre, CPIT, Madras St (opposite Countdown)Link out: Click here Time: August 14, 7.30pm Description: Find out more about the ecological and financial risks to New Zealand and join others in a cross party appeal to do something about … Continue reading

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A week that was

It began with the lifting of the cordon around central Christchurch. The streets belong to pedestrians at least, again. It was a week in which we learnt that the the council had not learnt from the communications issues highlighted in … Continue reading

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Lianne Dalziel seeks Mayoralty

Christchurch East MP Lianne Dalziel has finally announced that she is seeking the Christchurch Mayoralty in October.

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Aspiring (young) leaders wanted

Christchurch Central MP Nicky Wagner wants to sponsor a young person from Christchurch to attend the annual Aspiring Leaders’ Forum in Wellington in July.

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The challenge of a post growth economy

Location: Heaton Intermediate, 125 Heaton Road Time: June 13 7.30pm Description: How do we survive in an economy where there are limits to growth? Former Green leader Jeanette Fitzsimons explains how this works in the 2013 Quaker Lecture.

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Labour offers help with Christchurch Central

If there are any issues you would like Labour’s help with in Christchurch Central, please contact Community Liaison: Tony Milne: 021 59 32 59 or email tonyrmilne@gmail.com

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Budget supports low income families

The 2013 budget, issued last week by the National Government, features a number of initiatives to support low-income families:

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Central or East Christchurch?

Press reporters went out and canvassed Lianne Dalziel’s Christchurch East electorate about her plans to run for the Christchurch mayoralty and caught the opinions of one John Pooley of St Albans who said she did things for other people not … Continue reading

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Local elections set for October 12

Watch out, its electioneering time again. Elections for the Mayor, Councillors and Community Boards will be held on Saturday 12 October 2013.

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Electoral boundaries likely to change in 2014

Electoral boundaries for Christchurch are likely to change after the census in March this year. The census is expected to reveal some marked demographic changes that have occurred between 2006 and 2013.

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Newsletter from local MP

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