Despite the plight of those still without sewage, or waiting in limbo for their post-quake zoning to be clarified, Mayor Bob hasn't found Christchurch's ongoing suburban muntedness to be a rich field for media ops. But give the man a busted-beyond-repair iconic cathedral and he's oiling up to plunge back into his natural element. Him and the yappy guy.
According to Newstalk ZB's Mike Yardley, Council CEO Marryatt is known as The Phantom around the halls of local government power, on account of his low visibility. And Mike Yardley wouldn't put us wrong, right?