24 Jan 2024

Commonwealth Games; Protestors throw fake cash onto councillors

From Checkpoint, 5:26 pm on 24 January 2024

Christchurch councillors had fake cash thrown in their faces as they discussed a possible bid to host the 2030 Commonwealth Games.

The environmental impacts and the huge price tag of the Games fuelled today's debate, but the council narrowly passed a proposal to look into it.

Reporter Niva Chittock and visual journalist Nate McKinnon were there.