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Lan Pham for Ecan

Written by Anthony Rimell

As I've stated, Im excited about being part of 'The People's Choice' team. I'm committed to a progressive and vibrant Christchurch; and so are they.

But, beyond the vision, what does it look like in practice?

Lan Pham is standing for Ecan - the Regional Council. She is currently working on the Kermadecs, way to the North of New Zealand. She has set out some if our ideas in this short video. Take 5 or so minutes to watch, and see what we have to offer!

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A Sustainable Future

Written by Anthony Rimell

In 2015 a group of Councillors proposed a ten year draft plan for Christchurch that saw us selling most of our assets in order to rush through the anchor projects for our city: our share in the costs of the Convention Centre; a new sports stadium to replace AMI stadium, to name just two.

The People's Choice team opposed that plan. It sold off our core revenue-generating assets, leaving future generations of rate payers to carry the burden of on-going costs to improve our infrastructure - roading, transport and the like.

We had a different vision: one of a sustainable future.

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Why Waimairi?

Written by Anthony Rimell

A number of peope have asked me, why Waimairi?

That's a great question!

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Why The People's Choice

Written by Anthony Rimell

I've said how excited I am to be part of 'The People's Choice' team here in Christchurch. I see them as progressive, community-focused, and dedicated to empowering the communities that make up our wonderful city.

So, what's our vision?

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I'm Standing For Waimairi

Written by Anthony Rimell

I have lived in Christchurch almost all my adult life. It’s where I went to High School, got my Degree, met and married my wife, and where our three children were born. Christchurch is home: and Waimairi has been a key part of my life.

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