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CCHL Announces Appointment Of New Directors

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CCHL Announces Appointment Of New Directors

17 April 2009 - Bob Lineham, CEO of Christchurch City Holdings Ltd has announced that CCHL have recently appointed two new directors to two of its subsidiary companies. "These appointments continue our policy of appointing quality directors to the boards of our subsidiaries to ensure that good governance oversight is in operation throughout the group" said Mr Lineham.

Mr Geoff Vazey has been appointed to the board of Orion NZ Ltd. Mr Vasey has strong commercial and governance experience with the last 20 years being involved with infrastructure at the Ports of Auckland. CCHL consider that his experience managing infrastructure assets. Risk management and interacting with government are valuable skills that will benefit the Orion board.

Mr Vazey has a Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical) with Honours and is a Fellow of the Institute of Professional Engineers NZ. He is currently a professional director and is Chairman of HEB Construction Ltd, a civil contracting company, director of Northland Port Corporation Ltd and North Port Ltd. He is Chairman of the Advisory Committee of Lloyds Register NZ and a Member of the Institute of Directors.

Mr Wes Bernard has been appointed to the board of Christchurch City Networks Ltd, the relatively new broadband network company company owned by CCHL. Mr Bernard is currently the Chief Technology officer of SunGard AvantGard and the Managing Director of SunGard Systems NZ, which is based here in Christchurch and is a global leader in software and processing solutions for financial services, educational institutions and the public sector. His experience covers not only the telecommunications, financial and energy sectors but also retail distribution and logistics management.

Mr Lineham said that CCHL, supported by Christchurch City Council, are delighted to have made these appointments.

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