Christchurch Candidates’ Debate – Thursday 14 Sept 2017

I consider it a real privilege to be moderating two candidates debates this coming Thursday ahead of the General Election on the 23rd of the month. You can be assured that I will be putting my own beliefs and opinions aside to perform this duty for our democracy to the best of my ability.

The debates are live from 7am-9am on Plains FM 96.9 ( and the video feed will be simulcast live on CTV at

At 7am: The minor parties/independent candidates’ debate for the Ilam, Port Hills and Christchurch Central electorates features Raf Manji (Independent), Eugenie Sage (Green), Denis O’Rourke (NZ First), Doug Hill (TOP)

At 8am: The Labour and National Candidates for Port Hills, Ruth Dyson & Nuk Korako, and Christchurch Central, Duncan Webb & Nicky Wagner are going head to head.

This is your city, your country and your decision – if you have questions you would like asked of the candidates, please email now.