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TUESDAY, MARCH <strong>24</strong>, <strong>2020</strong><br />

Councillor takes<br />

matters into<br />

his own hands<br />

Connecting Your Community<br />

Page 3 Page 6<br />

year.<br />

city.”<br />

Davids heads<br />

community board<br />

advocating body<br />

TUESDAY, MARCH <strong>24</strong>, <strong>2020</strong>starnews.co.nz<br />

RESIDENTS MOST affected by<br />

• By Louis Day<br />

the new Northern Motorway are<br />

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 25, <strong>2020</strong><br />

Connecting Your Community<br />

IT COULD<br />

WEDNESDAY,<br />

be a while until<br />

MARCH 25, starnews.co.nz<br />

<strong>2020</strong><br />

Connecting Your Community relieved to hear the Christchurch TUESDAY, starnews.co.nz<br />

MARCH <strong>24</strong>, <strong>2020</strong><br />

Connecting Your Community<br />

• By Georgia O’Connor-Harding<br />

the eastern suburbs start to<br />

Northern Corridor opening has<br />

see Lianne Dalziel’s campaign<br />

been delayed by six months.<br />

THE earthquake-damaged<br />

aspirations for the area come to<br />

The CNC was due to open in<br />

former Sockburn Service Centre<br />

fruition.<br />

the middle of this year, but last<br />

could finally be demolished in<br />

During October’s local body<br />

week the New<br />

July – if the funding needed is<br />

elections, Ms Dalziel identified<br />

Zealand Transport<br />

Agency<br />

It comes as the<br />

obtained.<br />

repairs to the eastern part of the<br />

city’s footpaths, pipes and roads<br />

announced more<br />

Halswell-Hornby-Riccarton<br />

as one of her main priorities for<br />

time was needed<br />

this term.<br />

to complete the<br />

Community<br />

“We need a fully integrated<br />

$290m motorwayten<br />

in its draft<br />

Board has writ-<br />

programme of works for the<br />

east, I have loosely called this<br />

The original<br />

submission to<br />

Readers respond<br />

Chance to the eastern alliance, which<br />

scope of the<br />

the city council’s<br />

would essentially be an alliance<br />

Victorious<br />

Market day<br />

project has been Mark Wilson<br />

Annual Plan<br />

Mike Mora<br />

to supermarket<br />

farewell Holden<br />

of contractors who can take<br />

extended include<br />

stoked<br />

goes green at 2019-<strong>2020</strong>,<br />

captain the whole area bit by bit and<br />

a third southbound lane on<br />

requesting the city council addresses<br />

the budget gap so the<br />

rebranding<br />

in style<br />

systematically get the work<br />

the Waimakariri River bridge and<br />

flooding<br />

with cup done,” she said during the<br />

a clip-on win<br />

exit safer<br />

Cashmere HS<br />

cycleway.<br />

buildings can be removed as soon<br />

campaign.<br />

St Albans resident Mark Wilson<br />

as possible.<br />

Page 8<br />

GIRL Page BOSS: Julia 17 Holmes But chief wants executive to be a Dawn geneticist after Page high school, 3 and feels the GirlBoss Advantage programme will Page help 10 said GIRL the BOSS: community Julia Holmes are “somewhat<br />

her achieve thankful” her for dreams. the delay.<br />

Page 3<br />

PHOTO: GEOFF SLOAN Page 11 said the final submission is yet to<br />

wants to be a geneticist after high school, and feels the GirlBoss Advantage programme will help Board chairman Mike Mora<br />

her achieve her dreams. Baxendale said any request to<br />

PHOTO: GEOFF SLOAN<br />

• By Bea Gooding<br />

pursue a specific for biology, project in and the from a young Julia is one of 25 young were often male-dominated, •“The By community Bea Gooding will be somewhat<br />

thankful for a reprieve of the<br />

for biology, and from a young Julia is one of 25 young were often male-dominated, be completed but it was likely the<br />

east would have age to has be always agreed been interested women chosen around the with particular focus on science,<br />

technology, engineering<br />

age has always been interested women chosen around the with particular focus on science,<br />

technology, engineering requested.<br />

demolition of the site would be<br />

FIFTEEN-YEAR-OLD upon Julia by council.<br />

effects of this motorway for six<br />

South New Brighton School pupil Jacob McMillan enjoying the foam pit at Christchurch School of<br />

City councillors are yet to pass<br />

Gymnastics, which opened its doors to pupils while the school was closed due to fire damage.<br />

Holmes is on a mission on to<br />

in how things worked, often country to participate in the<br />

FIFTEEN-YEAR-OLD Julia in how things worked, often country to participate in the<br />

months, but it’s still there. Until<br />

taking things apart just to put GirlBoss Advantage programme<br />

next month, designed She was shocked to hear the<br />

and maths.<br />

Holmes is on a mission to taking things apart just to put GirlBoss Advantage programme<br />

next month, designed She was shocked to hear the Main South Rd, has been a source<br />

and maths.<br />

The former service centre, on<br />

make a difference in the world. any guidance them to back staff together. around<br />

decisions are made to put our<br />

make a difference in the world. them back together.<br />

•Story, more photos, page 5<br />

PHOTO: GEOFF The SLOAN year 11 St Margaret’s this, she said.<br />

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of<br />

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species in his garden, Dave<br />

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CALLS HAVE been made to<br />

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to the Covid-19 crisis.<br />

City counci lors James Gough,<br />

Sam MacDonald, Catherine<br />

Chu, Phil Mauger, Aaron Keown<br />

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le ter to Mayor Lianne Dalziel<br />

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increase could be achieved this<br />

The city council is proposing<br />

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per cent across a l ratepayers in<br />

this year’s Draft Annual Plan<br />

which is currently under public<br />

consultation until April 5 and<br />

wi l be finalised before July 1.<br />

The 2018-2028 Long Term<br />

Plan also predicts a 50 per cent<br />

rates increase over 10 years.<br />

Said Cr MacDonald: “In<br />

the current environment it’s<br />

clear business as usual is not<br />

appropriate and the council<br />

needs to look at how we enable<br />

this 12-month rates increase<br />

freeze to occur, it’s crucial for<br />

the economic confidence of our<br />

Ms Dalziel said the las thing the council’s budget, which is urchNZ, the Canterbury Employers’<br />

Chamber of Commerce Covid-19. We wi l discuss these<br />

dinary circumstances related to<br />

the city council needed was for not entirely funded by rates, and<br />

someone to hi the panic bu ton. the consequences that wi l flow and other key players so we are options with elected members<br />

“Calm heads must and wi l from decisions we make. best prepared for the economic as we develop the Annual Plan,”<br />

prevail,” she said.<br />

“The Annual Plan is not cha lenges that lie ahead.”<br />

“Our residents and businesses signed off for three months so City council chief executive The push from city counci lors<br />

wi l be depending on us to we have time to ge this advice. Dawn Baxendale did not rule a for a freeze on rates rises comes<br />

make adjustments, and we wi l, A the same time, the council zero rates rise out.<br />

shortly after Minister of Finance<br />

however, we wi l need advice is meeting with our economic “We’re considering a series of Grant Robertson announced<br />

on the impacts on a l aspects of development agency, Christch-<br />

options in light of the extraor-<br />

a $12.1 bi lion package to aid<br />

Thursday, March 19, <strong>2020</strong><br />

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