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 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?

To describe your vision, hit the green button.


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Is the mayor correct to put libraries, pools and community facilities ahead of the Town Hall?

Absolutely, they're far more important

I think funds should be split between those facilities and the town hall

No, the Town Hall should be rebuilt first

Just demolish the Town Hall completely instead of rebuilding

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