Articles tagged Christchurch

New Zealand mayors have talked up the benefits of increased collaboration with their Chinese counterparts, while steering clear of concerns about a soft power push from China.

The contest for Christchurch Central is shaping up as a bellwether of the election at large. National won the seat off Labour in 2011 and increased its majority in 2014. Sam Sachdeva talks to the candidates and finds a fatalistic National incumbent and Labour more confident under Jacinda Ardern.