ASSIGNMENT:

Share your vision for Christchurch

Last updated 10:20 20/12/2013
DEAN KOZANIC
Much of central Christchurch has been, or will be, demolished. What should the rebuilt city look like?

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What part of New Zealand would you save? Who should host the Sevens? Should we have New Zealand day? Which of cricket's shortest formats do you prefer? How do you protect your kids online? Should grandparents get paid for childcare? Your 'only in New Zealand' moments How can we stop the lonely struggling in silence? How do you manage your children's screen time? Your comfort food recipes

What do you want Christchurch to be? The demolition crews are still at work but the future beckons.

There are so many aspects that will shape the future face of Christchurch and debate is raging.

Editor of The Press, Joanna Norris, argues that Christchurch should aim to become the Lifestyle City, embracing its small-city cool vibe and marketing itself as an adventure playground.

Feature writer John McCrone reckons its time to ditch the Garden City slogan, while mayor Lianne Dalziel is busy making 'resilient' a buzz word. The city council has even advertised for a chief resilience officer.

Is Christchurch heading in the right direction? What needs to be done first? What should the city embrace?

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