Localism / Regionalism In Canterbury

Following up from the previous post on the so called “regional” stadium here are some more thoughts about local authorities in Canterbury. This follows on from a desperate attempt by CCC to portray the stadium as a “regional” facility in order to justify approaching other local authorities in Canterbury to get funding for the stadium.… Continue reading Localism / Regionalism In Canterbury

Zero Justification For Any Neighbouring Council To Contribute To Christchurch Stadium “Te Kaha”

The news of the week is a major blowout in the expected cost of Christchurch’s new stadium. The project was originally supposed to come in at around $470 million, of which the government is to contribute $220 million, with $250 million to come from ratepayers via the Council. But now, it is suggested that this… Continue reading Zero Justification For Any Neighbouring Council To Contribute To Christchurch Stadium “Te Kaha”