8:30AM - 12PM weekdays
Newstalk ZB Canterbury Mornings has guided Cantabrians through the horrors of recent natural disasters, and the programme is on the frontlines of the region's recovery.
Join Chris Lynch weekday mornings from 8:30am for Canterbury's biggest talkback, the interviews that matter and entertaining guests. It's live, local and number one!
Chris Lynch is an award winning journalist. He began his broadcasting career at Canterbury Television and returned to his hometown of Christchurch after working on TVNZ’s Close Up programme for four years, producing many feature stories on issues facing the city post-quake.
Chris is no stranger to Newstalk ZB, having worked as a reporter covering the South Island's West Coast, as well as working at the network's headquarters in Auckland. In 2012, he picked up the award for Best Reporter on a Daily Current Affairs Programme at the TV Awards.
Despite Chris' obsession for hard hitting news and current affairs, he's also worked with the Walt Disney Company in a creative role.
Chris feels privileged to be part of the region’s rebuild. He says he’s looking forward to seeing real progress in the city he still calls home.
Christchurch Athlete's journey from body image obsession disorder.
22 year old Rosa Flanagan is a New Zealand Middle Distance champion. Rosa explains to Chris Lynch her fight against body image- eating issues and journey to...
Caller- Tina tells Chris Lynch how it is for Nurses in Christchurch
With the possibility of a Nurses strike. A caller to Chris's programme Tina today tells her story of Nursing in Christchurch
Trump Administration accused of dishonesty
Political Scientist Dr Jeanne Zaino from Iona College in the USA with reaction to the Trump administration controversial immigration policy at the Mexican border.
Three million dollar spend on Consultants by Regenerate Christchurch
EQC campaigner Cam Preston reveals the spend by Regenerate Christchurch on consultants . Cam Preston tells Chris Lynch the three million dollars is not well spent.
Green MP says we have a duty of care to take refugees
The Green Party's spokesperson for Human Rights and Immigration is calling on the government to condemn what's happening at the border of the US and Mexico in strong...
Canterbury Morning' s Richard Green talks nurses pay and conditions with Cee Payne
The Nurses Union has rejected the DHB’s offer for pay increases and better work conditions. Nurses Organisation Industrial Services Manager, Cee Payne says their...
Christchurch Master Builder says Homeowners need to spend money to save money in a build.
A Christchurch master builder says homeowners have to spend money to save money. A new report shows homeowners miss out on 700 million dollars of power and water...
Canterbury Mornings with Telco -Tech Commentator Paul Brislen on phone scammers
Canterbury Mornings Host Richard Green with Telco-tech Commentator Paul Brislen - what to do with pesky phone scammers
Weekly catch up with Christchurch Mayor Lianne Dalziel talks to Richard Green
Weekly catch up with Christchurch Mayor Lianne Dalziel talks to Richard Green . Heritage Awards Nga Puna Wai Chlorination in Christchurch water clarity
A Christchurch Bowel Cancer Scientist has described a new cancer finding as groundbreaking.
A Christchurch scientist has described a new cancer finding as groundbreaking. University of Otago researchers have found a toxic form of bacteria - dwells in the...
Bowel Cancer Awareness campaigner Chelsea Halliwell speaks about her journey with Richard Green
Kirsten Nicholl: Well being in Winter
In her fortnightly catch up with Chris Lynch, Kirsten Nicholl speaks about keeping the winter blues away.
Water NZ CEO disputes conflict of interest claims
The man leading a lobby group pushing for the chlorination of all of New Zealand’s drinking water says his organisation is pushing for international best practice. It...
Former Mayor accuses the council of having a conflict of interest over chlorination.
Garry Moore is accusing the council of having a conflict of interest when it comes to chlorination. A council staff member is also a board member of Water NZ, a...
Dr Robert Patman talks historic summit
Professor at University of Otago, Political Expert Dr Robert Patman with Newstalk ZB 's Chris Lynch what came out of the US Presdient Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un...
David Morrell: "We've waited far too long"
Chris Lynch spoke to Cannon Emeritus David Morrell who believes there must be a few within the church fighting rear guard action to delay work on the Cathedral in...
Christchurch Hospital Riverside building safe
Chris Lynch was joined in studio by Christchurch District Health Board CEO David Meates to speak about soundness of the Riverside building at Christchurch Hospital.
Employment lawyer talks quake buildings saftey
Chris Lynch spoke to Employment Lawyer Tim Mackenzie to find out if employees can refuse to work in buildings deemed earthquake prone.
Campaign for predator-free Port Hills and Banks Peninsula
Chris Lynch was joined in studio by Ruud Kleinpaste and Department of Conservation Senior Ranger Anita Spencer to speak about their work towards making the Port...
Weekly catch up with Mayor Lianne Dalziel
Owners of derelict properties in Christchurch could soon be paying a leasing fee if they're blocking roads or footpaths. Many of the properties have fencing, scaffolding...
New domestic violence helpline for men
Police were kept busy over the long weekend in Christchurch with family violence call outs. One Christchurch organisation knows once the police are called it's...
Politics Friday: Robberies, water and the town hall
Chris Lynch spoke to Minister for Greater Christchurch Regeneration Megan Woods and National MP Nicky Wagner about the political issues affecting Canterbury.
Have any of the well heads been fixed?
Chris Lynch spoke to Helen Beaumont from the Christchurch City Council who will be in the role of Programme Manager – Water Supply Improvement for the next 12 months
Excessive tobacco tax to blame for robberies
Chris Lynch spoke to Tax Payers Union Executive Director Jordan Williams who says the excessive taxes placed on tobacco only creates a black market rather than encourages...
Christchurch dairy owner ran for his life
A Christchurch dairy owner who was robbed at gunpoint this week says he's struggling to sleep and his staff are terrified to come into work. The Templeton dairy...