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Water bottling register call by Ecan candidate

Wednesday, 9 October 2019, 1:44 pm | Rik Tindall

Government information is lacking and causes anxiety in the community, one Environment Canterbury candidate says. Rik Tindall, of Save Our Water, Community Voice campaign in Ōwhanga Christchurch South, notes bottling for export is emerged as a primary ... More >>

Christchurch water referendum

Thursday, 15 September 2016, 1:43 pm | Rik Tindall

Christchurch and Canterbury residents will soon have their first say on regional governance for over six years. Limited local elections to Environment Canterbury will put seven councilors at the decision-making table from October 2016. These will ... More >>

Dalziel endorses council leaks: “unfit to govern”

Monday, 7 October 2013, 11:50 am | Rik Tindall

The acting Christchurch City Council chief executive Jane Parfitt has had the privacy of her employment and remuneraton negotiations breached. Parfitt's predecessor Tony Marryatt suffered the same exposure in 2011. This put Marryatt in the position of ... More >>

Prime Minister Key to account for civil defence failure

Friday, 22 February 2013, 1:47 pm | Rik Tindall

The New Zealand Prime Minister owes a personal debt to those left unprotected and who died in the Canterbury earthquakes, a former regional councillor claims. Rik Tindall was the last community representative for Civil Defence and Emergency Management ... More >>

NZ Army to explain civil defence failure

Sunday, 27 January 2013, 1:32 pm | Rik Tindall

The full facts are yet to emerge concerning the limited rescue operation at the CTV building on 22 February 2011, a former regional councillor says. More >>

Labour-Led Community Board Idle

Thursday, 19 April 2012, 12:13 pm | Rik Tindall

The cancellation of the Spreydon-Heathcote Community Board meeting this week - “due to lack of quorum" - is puzzling one board candidate. More >>

Care for the elderly of Christchurch East

Tuesday, 7 February 2012, 1:15 pm | Rik Tindall

Urgent attention must be given to the plight of elderly people stuck in earthquake-hit suburbs, one council candidate believes. Political campaign work throughout Burwood-Pegasus ward has been useful for establishing priorities, Rik Tindall says. More >>

Remediation of unhealthy water environment

Friday, 8 October 2010, 2:43 pm | Rik Tindall

A Christchurch City Council candidate is calling for the Avon-Heathcote Estuary to be declared a marine reserve and wildlife sanctuary. Rik Tindall, who is running for a council seat in the coastal Burwood-Pegasus ward, was elected to Environment ... More >>

Earthquake election result shaky - Christchurch

Monday, 4 October 2010, 3:22 pm | Rik Tindall

Christchurch will be led by a minority mayor again from Saturday. Some 25 to 30 percent of registered voter support for a winner has been indicated by recent polls. But this is not good enough, says one mayoral candidate. More >>

Sustainability race yet to be won

Wednesday, 29 September 2010, 4:18 pm | Rik Tindall

The Christchurch City Council mayoral contest is tied, with the main issue yet to decide the outcome, one candidate believes. About one third of voters support each of the two main contenders, or are undecided as yet, according to recent polls. More >>

Climate Change Relay crosses Canterbury

Saturday, 19 April 2008, 11:51 am | Rik Tindall

The New Zealand Climate Change Relay passes through Christchurch today. Starting from Northland in October 2007, the long-distance baton relay raises awareness and builds community over global warming issues. It encourages local events through the ... More >>