Compare the Candidates – Christchurch

Renters United asked every candidate running for Christchurch City Council 17 questions about issues that most concern renters in Christchurch. You can also read their responses in full.

Each candidate received a rating based on their responses:

  • 🟢 Green if their policies are likely to improve things for renters
  • 🟡 Amber if their policies will have no effect for renters
  • 🔴 Red if they will make things worse for renters
  • ⚫ Black if we didn’t have enough information

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Mayor

The mayor is elected by voters across Christchurch. You can only vote for one candidate, the candidate that receives the most votes wins. Read more about first past the post voting here.

Mark Chirnside

Drucilla Kingi-Patterson

Sam Park

The Wizard of NZ

Other candidates

The following candidates have not responded. We will post their responses when we receive them.

  • Carl Bromley
  • Tubby Hansen
  • Stephen Jelly
  • Phil Mauger
  • David Meates
  • Nikora Nitro
  • Peter Wakeman

Banks Peninsula Ward

In this ward you can only vote for one candidate, the candidate that receives the most votes wins. Read more about first past the post voting here.

Jeremy Smith

Other candidates

The following candidates have not responded. We will post their responses when we receive them.

  • Tyron Fields
  • Nigel Harrison
  • Libby Ornsby
  • Victoria Peden
  • JJ Smith
  • Scotty Winter

Cashmere Ward

In this ward you can only vote for one candidate, the candidate that receives the most votes wins. Read more about first past the post voting here.

Keir Leslie

Other candidates

The following candidates have not responded. We will post their responses when we receive them.

  • Colleen Farrelly
  • Tim Scandrett

Central Ward

In this ward you can only vote for one candidate, the candidate that receives the most votes wins. Read more about first past the post voting here.

Stephen McPaike

Other candidates

The following candidates have not responded. We will post their responses when we receive them.

  • Alexandra Davids
  • Jake McLellan

Coastal Ward

In this ward you can only vote for one candidate, the candidate that receives the most votes wins. Read more about first past the post voting here.

Celeste Donovan

Other candidates

The following candidates have not responded. We will post their responses when we receive them.

  • Don Cross
  • Kim Money

Fendalton Ward

In this ward you can only vote for one candidate, the candidate that receives the most votes wins. Read more about first past the post voting here.

Colin Meurk

Other candidates

The following candidates have not responded. We will post their responses when we receive them.

  • James Gough

Halswell Ward

In this ward you can only vote for one candidate, the candidate that receives the most votes wins. Read more about first past the post voting here.

Paul Lonsdale

Andrei Moore

Prawindra Mukhia

Other candidates

The following candidates have not responded. We will post their responses when we receive them.

  • Cissy Chen

Harewood Ward

In this ward you can only vote for one candidate, the candidate that receives the most votes wins. Read more about first past the post voting here.

Drucilla Kingi-Patterson

Fiona Bennetts

Other candidates

The following candidates have not responded. We will post their responses when we receive them.

  • Aaron Keown

Healthcote Ward

In this ward you can only vote for one candidate, the candidate that receives the most votes wins. Read more about first past the post voting here.

Sara Templeton

Other candidates

The following candidates have not responded. We will post their responses when we receive them.

  • Rob Gray
  • Will Hall

Hornby Ward

In this ward you can only vote for one candidate, the candidate that receives the most votes wins. Read more about first past the post voting here.

Kim Moss

Other candidates

The following candidates have not responded. We will post their responses when we receive them.

  • Mark Peters
  • Derek Tait

Innes Ward

In this ward you can only vote for one candidate, the candidate that receives the most votes wins. Read more about first past the post voting here.

Ali Jones

Other candidates

The following candidates have not responded. We will post their responses when we receive them.

  • Carl Bromley
  • Pauline Cotter
  • Mark Wilson

Linwood Ward

In this ward you can only vote for one candidate, the candidate that receives the most votes wins. Read more about first past the post voting here.

Yani Johanson

Other candidates

The following candidates have not responded. We will post their responses when we receive them.

  • Sally Cogle

Papanui Ward

In this ward you can only vote for one candidate, the candidate that receives the most votes wins. Read more about first past the post voting here.

Mike Davidson

Other candidates

The following candidates have not responded. We will post their responses when we receive them.

  • Victoria Henstock

Riccarton Ward

In this ward you can only vote for one candidate, the candidate that receives the most votes wins. Read more about first past the post voting here.

Mark Chirnside

Tyla Harrison-Hunt

Fiona Jones

Luke Jones

Renée Walker

Other candidates

The following candidates have not responded. We will post their responses when we receive them.

  • Peter Simmonds
  • Sam Yau

Spreydon Ward

In this ward you can only vote for one candidate, the candidate that receives the most votes wins. Read more about first past the post voting here.

Sam Lu

Other candidates

The following candidates have not responded. We will post their responses when we receive them.

  • Melanie Coker
  • Terry Craze
  • Tubby Hansen

Waimairi Ward

In this ward you can only vote for one candidate, the candidate that receives the most votes wins. Read more about first past the post voting here.

Kevin List

Laly Samuel

Other candidates

The following candidates have not responded. We will post their responses when we receive them.

  • Sam Macdonald

If you are a candidate or representative of a candidate and wish to correct or elaborate on the information please contact lbe22@rentersunited.org.nz.

Authorised by Geordie Rogers, geordie@rentersunited.org.nz