Christchurch fed up with council's pay rise
Wednesday 1 Feb 2012 4:49 p.m.
By John Sellwood
They turned out in their thousands today to protest against the current leadership of the Christchurch City Council.
Last night Campbell Live tracked down council CEO Tony Marryatt, the so called have half a million dollars man, whose $68,000 pay rise has sparked a public furore.
Among those at today’s protest rally was a professional fire fighter, who says many of the people who risked their lives during the quake earn less than the payrise itself.