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Would Jim Anderton be a good mayor for Christchurch?

Jim Anderton. Photo / Lynda Feringa, Wairapa Times Age
Jim Anderton. Photo / Lynda Feringa, Wairapa Times Age

Christchurch mayoral candidate Jim Anderton says he may consider resigning from Parliament if he wins the October 9 election.

He'd previously vowed to stay on as Wigram MP until next year's general election.

Some commentators say the earthquake shows why the mayoralty has to be a full time role.

Mr Anderton admits it needs consideration - but not now.

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