Articles tagged Ilam


Christchurch City councillor Raf Manji is making an independent run for the seat of Ilam - held by former earthquake czar and National MP Gerry Brownlee with a nearly 12,000-vote margin. Is Manji the Red Peak of electorate candidates, or could he actually topple Brownlee? Leaning back on the black leather couch of his inner city apartment, Raf Manji projects an urbane air.