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Democracy

Written by Anthony Rimell

The 2016 Local Body Election candidate list has been released.  In Christchurch, 116 people have put themselves forward for one position or another.

I am one of them.

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Sledmere Street

Written by Anthony Rimell

 

1976: that was the year we moved into our first home in Christchurch. I remember it well.

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Jellie Park

Written by Anthony Rimell

Jellie Park 1As a student at Burnside High, I used to cross the road to the Jellie Park swimming pools. It was a great place to play, get fit, and connect with friends. 

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There Was Never A Need...

Written by Anthony Rimell

 

The decision by the City Council to retain City Care should be greeted by all rate payers in Christchurch with relief.

That said, it should never have been on the list to sell in the first place. Sadly, we have a few Councillors who seem wedded to an outmoded and demonstrably wrong model of governmental agencies. It's good to see that the Council has backed away from that flawed notion. What is it, and why is it so dangerous to the future of our city?

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