READER REPORT:

Chch: Great people, bad roads

NICOLA HEBBERD
Last updated 05:01 15/03/2013
Christchurch
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STRONG HEART: The Christchurch CBD is still being rebuilt, but residents still have resilience, strength and pride.

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We asked Christchurch residents to tell us what's great, and what's not so great, about living in the earthquake-hit city. Nicola Hebberd gives us her list: 

Best:

Innovation in the city

Fresh new buildings

Friendlier community

The weather

Exciting future ahead

The bays

Resilience, strength and pride

Worst:

Bad roads and bad drivers

Nowhere to go for a casual drink

Nowhere to dance

Roadworks changing constantly

Potholes destroying my suspension

Construction noise

Expensive living/high rent/housing costs

People struggling financially

Politicians dictating what is best for us

School closures/mergers

Lack of jobs or job stability

Lack of rental properties allowing pets

Insurance issues


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