Canterbury Mornings with Chris Lynch
9a.m. - 12p.m. 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 9.00am 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.
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The Music is Bond at Christchurch Town Hall
The world of James Bond comes to life in a thrilling symphonic event this Saturday night. Celebrating over 50 years of 007 at the spectacular, newly opened Christchurch...
Lianne Dalziel on Ruth Dyson and housing developments
Chris Lynch caught up with Christchurch Mayor Lianne Dalziel to discuss Port Hills MP Ruth Dyson's decision not to seek re-election as the Labour candidate for Port...
Simon Bridges on CGT, Euthanasia and water
Chris Lynch caught up with National Party Leader Simon Bridges about Capital Gains Tax, his thoughts on the End of Life Choice Bill and the issue of water in Christchurch.
Bill English: Assisted Dying Bill would be parliament-sanctioned killing
A former Prime Minister is campaigning against the End of Life Choice Bill, saying it is dangerous and is parliament-sanctioned killing. Sir Bill English was at...
Leo Sayer coming to Christchurch
Chris Lynch caught up with the incredible Leo Sayer ahead of his performance at Selwyn Sounds 2019.
Chris Lynch: Lack of progress disgusting
The Ministry of Health admits they haven't made any decisions on a site for a hospital carpark at Christchurch Hospital. In a statement sent to Newstalk ZB, Ministry...
"Earthquakes and Butterflies" remembering the quakes
The eighth anniversary of the 22nd of February Canterbury earthquake will see a new adaptation of Kathleen Gallagher’s novel “Earthquakes and Butterflies” take the...
Lianne Dalziel: Regenerate, town hall and the hospital carpark
Chris Lynch caught up with Christchurch Mayor Lianne Dalziel discussing the hospital carpark, Regenerate Christchurch, the opening of the town hall and the anniversary...
The Yardstick: 15 February 2019
Chris Lynch and Mike Yardley discuss the week that was. This week covering Environment Canterbury rates rises, Regenerate - should it stay or should it go and the...
Witness says driver yelled at hit and run victim before speeding away
A witness to a hit-and-run in Christchurch says the driver yelled at the victim before driving away. Trina Watkin, who worked with the victim, told Chris Lynch...
Owner of dog that attacked 2-year-old girl says it shouldn't be put down
The owner of a dog that attacked a two-year-old Christchurch girl says it shouldn't be put down because the daughter's mother was warned it wasn't good with children. However,...
The Yardstick: 8 February 2019
Mike Yardley and Richard Green wrap the week that was, discussing council rates rises, the call to ditch the proposed winter marketing package for the central city...
Politics Friday: Attracting people to the central city
Richard Green was joined by Minister for Greater Christchurch Regeneration Megan Woods and National MP Nicky Wagner to discuss attracting people into the central...
Politics Friday: Tax working group & Lime scooters
Chris Lynch was joined by National MP Nicky Wagner and Labour MP for Christchurch East Poto Williams to discuss what they'd like to see in the final report from...
Caller of the day: "You join a club you can't unsubscribe from"
Caller of the day Marie spoke Chris Lynch about her very positive experience with Christchurch hospital when she was diagnosed with cancer and subsequently lost...
Politics Friday: Riccarton Road upgrade
Chris Lynch was joined in studio by Minister for Greater Christchurch Regeneration Megan Woods and National MP Nicky Wagner to discuss the $18.4 million dollar Riccarton...
Brighton the cat recovering after being thrown from moving car
A kitten thrown from a car window is making a full recovery. Two weeks ago, witnesses in New Brighton watched as a box was thrown from the window of a moving car. When...
Dr Alistair Humphrey on avoiding heat stress
Chris Lynch was joined in studio by Canterbury District Health Board Medical officer of Health Dr Alistair Humphrey to discuss food safety and how to avoid heat...