Canterbury Mornings with Chris Lynch

Canterbury Mornings with Chris Lynch

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February 23, 2021 10 min
A Christchurch charitable trust which helped raise money for the Mosque Attacks is coming under the spotlight for heavy spending.
An independent review ordered by the City Council of the Christchurch Foundation has found similar foundations in Wellington and Auckland spend much less.
Councillor Yani Johanson told Chris Lynch the report by Deloittes raises a few concerns.
He says the council gave the foundation $3.4 million to operate ...
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A minute silence today will mark 10 years since the Christchurch earthquake
It struck at 12.51 in the afternoon, at a magnitude of 6.2 - 10 kilometres south-east of the city and just five kilometres deep
185 people from more than 20 countries died - with more than half perishing in the CTV building.
A large crowd will gather today for a national memorial service to mark the tenth anniversary of Christchurch's earthquake.
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Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is in Christchurch to mark the ten year anniversary of the deadly earthquake.
Ardern told Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch she particularly remembers the images of the earthquake
She remembered going down for a session in Parliament that day and the "sombre atmosphere," she said.
"When one part of the country experiences tragedy, there is just an enormous desire from New Zealanders to show solida...
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A homecoming two hundred years in the making.
Students at Burnside Primary will today collect boulder cooper butterflies from McLeans Island, and bring them back into the city.
Human settlement once forced the endemic species out into the Canterbury plains.
Christchurch "bug man" Ruud Kleinpaste told Chris Lynch a special garden has been constructed in the school to enable them to thrive.
Kleinpaste says the butterfly hasn'...
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Councillors are being called out over Christchurch's cycleways debate.
In what's been called 'political grandstanding', Councillors Aaron Keown and Sam MacDonald are calling  for the proposed design of a $19 million cycleway to be scrapped.
Christchurch City Councillor for the Heathcote ward, Sara Templeton told Chris Lynch some councillors are openly opposed to offering residents more transport options.
She says the g...
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Every Friday, Chris Lynch is joined by Mike Yardley to wrap the week that was.
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Minister for Police Poto Williams and National MP Gerry Brownlee joined Chris Lynch to discuss the week in politics. 
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The man behind Christchurch's Terrace precinct says it's no place for gangs.
A man remains in hospital, after being king hit outside the strip of bars about 1am on Sunday.
Police say the attacker was part of the Mongrel Mob group in the city for a hui.
It happened in packed crowds on the popular Oxford Terrace
Developer Anthony Gough told Chris Lynch the attack was out of the ordinary.
"The fact that they don't wear patc...
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Christchurch Mayor Lianne Dalziel joined Chris Lynch on the show for the weekly catch up.
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Christchurch's mayor is promising a planned cycleway won't ride roughshod over businesses.
Copenhagen Bakery is unhappy with the loss of carparks from narrowing Harewood Road from four lanes to two, to make way for the Wheels to Wings cycleway.
Mayor Lianne Dalziel says this is no slam dunk development - and 80 adjustments have been made to make other cycleways work for everybody.
Dalziel told Chris Lynch a genuine consultatio...
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There has been another fire in Christchurch, this time at an abandoned house.
Emergency services were alerted to the blaze in Fendalton about 2.15am today and arrived to a two-storey home well involved.
The Fendalton fire is one of two suspicious blazes in Christchurch in the past three days.
Another started in Park Terrace on Monday a man has been charged with Arson.
Fire and Emergency’s Response Coordinator Colin Russell told Chris L...
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Owner of popular Christchurch bakery fears her business will not survive new road layout planned for Harewood road. 
Copenhagen Bakery owner Donna Thompsen told Chris Lynch the planned cycleway and removal of car parks will annihilate their business. 
She says a lot of their customers are over 60 years old and they are not likely to be getting on bikes. 
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A Christchurch City councillor is horrified a busy road might reduce from four lanes to two to allow cycle lanes
Aaron Keown is against narrowing Harewood Road, as part of a planned Wheels to Wings cycleway through Papanui, Bishopdale and Harewood, costing more than $20 million.
Keown told Chris Lynch it will hurt businesses, as there will be fewer car parks.
He says there's been no feedback that this makes sense - and it will red...
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Cantabrians will be looking to dust off their fans and sprinklers this week.
Christchurch is looking to reach 29C on Monday followed by a scorching high of 36C on Tuesday as a ridge of warm weather moves across the country.
Chris Lynch spoke to Tony Trewinnard from Blue Skies Weather for the detail on what to expect.
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For the first edition of Politics Friday for 2021, Chris Lynch was joined by Christchurch Central MP Duncan Webb and National MP Gerry Brownlee. 
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The Yardstick returns for 2021. 
Every Friday Chris Lynch is joined by Mike Yardley to wrap the week that was.
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Concerns 4x4 drivers are oblivious to the damage they are causing.
Endangered native birds are at risk at Canterbury's Ashley River from people driving through black-billed gulls' nests.
Ashley Rakahuri Rivercare group member Grant Davies told Chris Lynch it's deeply disappointing given the efforts made to protect the birds.
He says his group is working to educate people to not drive along braided river beds during the nes...
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December 17, 2020 8 min
National Party Leader Judith Collins joined Chris Lynch for the final time of 2020 on Canterbury Mornings to look back on the year. 
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Christchurch mayor Lianne Dalziel has been cleared of any misconduct around election campaign donations.
Mayoral candidate John Minto complained Lianne Dalziel did not disclose the identity of those who donated to her election campaigns in 2016 and 2019.
However the Serious Fraud Office says they have found no evidence of criminal conduct and have closed the investigation.
Minto told Chris Lynch the outcome makes a mockery of election...
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December 15, 2020 8 min
Canterbury Employers Chamber of Commerce CEO Leeann Watson joined Chris Lynch for the final business update of the year to look back on 2020 and forward to 2021.
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