Jan 03, 2014 sterling endorsement of parkers mayoralty from his right hand man, tony marryatt, who remains at large bob stood tall in the citys darkest moments and i havent spoken to anyone who lives outside of christchurch who doesnt say what a great job he did and that they wish he was their mayor. Bob parker phone, address, background info whitepages. The press reports this morning that tony maryatt and bob parker are working with the government for an order in council to push through a rates increase for christchurch. The civic of canterbury christchurch city libraries. Parker is cold, methodical, and perfectly willing to commit murder if he deems it necessary to get what he wants. Meanwhile mayor bob parker insists that the council is in control of a timely consenting process in the city, acknowledges that there is a back log of older consents, but reiterates that were on track, and that indeed it is a bureaucratic process, but insists that the earthquake recovery ministers response in. Parker grew up in the christchurch suburbs of heathcote valley and somerfield. Ground was broken on thursday for the construction of the health research education facility href. Parker may be best known for his spenser series, but that doesnt mean he was a one trick pony.
New zealand earthquake victims obituary new zealand. Mayor at christchurch city council during 2010 20 quakes 2007 20 director christchurch city holdings. Nov 22, 2016 television presenter bob parker went on to become mayor of new zealands second largest city. Sir bob parker public speaker and consultant disaster. Other presenting roles include young farmer of the year and this is new zealand made in nz for american cable television. He attended christchurch south intermediate and cashmere high school. Sir bob parker demands off beam brian tamaki apologise to. It is not about the shootout like youd expect from a movie, but instead is more of a character story of wyatt earp. Bob barker has written his autobiography, assisted by former l. I knew bob parker five years before he became robert b. Christchurch experienced more than 11,000 earthquakes over an 18 months period. The godwulf manuscript promised land a savage place valediction poodle springs all our yesterdays. Mayor parker said rescue teams discovered the capsules while working near the destroyed statue of.
See all books authored by bob parker, including hot wheels. Former christchurch mayor sir bob parker has called on destiny church leader brian tamaki to apologise to the people of christchurch and the kaikoura district for utterly disgusting comments. Sir bob parkers christchurch city walking tour ahead of. View sir bob parker s profile on linkedin, the worlds largest professional community. It was published on april 6, 2009, and features stories from his early life as well as stories and experiences in the 50 years of his television career. On 12 january 1871 in christchurch he married emma martin.
Sir bob parker served four terms as mayor of christchurch city, including during the 20102011 earthquakes, one of new zealands deadliest and most catastrophic natural disasters. Rhema broadcasting groups cathy jenke interviews christchurch mayor bob parker and asks about how his own family has coped with the devastating 6. Gunmans rhapsody is a book about the famous gunslinger wyatt earp that takes place in 1879. This is the cover of the mayor of christchurchs book ripped apart. This is one of the revelations in mayor bob parkers book, ripped apart. Ripped apart is mayor bob parker s personal story about the earthquakes that devastated christchurch. The capsules were opened by christchurch mayor bob parker this afternoon. Bob parker bob parker did 12 years as guardian of the big red book. After doing time as mayor of banks peninsula in 2001, he began a six year. Parker series by richard stark meet your next favorite book. The council and its offices information from the christchurch city council archives. Christchurch mayor bob parker doesnt pull any punches in a personal account of the earthquakes that rocked his city and the often bitter infighting that followed.
After doing time as mayor of banks peninsula in 2001, he began a six year stint as. Sterling endorsement of parkers mayoralty from his right hand man, tony marryatt, who remains at large bob stood tall in the citys darkest moments and i havent spoken to anyone who lives outside of christchurch who doesnt say what a great job he did and that they wish he was their mayor. He also had a number of standalone novels and nonfiction. Sir bob parker demands off beam brian tamaki apologise. This is one of the revelations in mayor bob parker s book, ripped apart.
Prime minister of new zealand john key with bob parker mayor of christchurch announces the 100 day plan at the city council buildings on july 30, 2012 in christchurch, new zealand. He studied an intermediate year in zoology at the university of canterbury before undertaking casual work. Sir bob parker, who was the flurojacketed mayor during modernday new zealands worst natural disaster, joined the herald for a walking tour of the recovering garden city this week ahead of the. This saw the bringing together of four local councilschristchurch, selwyn, waimakariri and the canterbury regional councilfor a major planning undertaking based on creating a sustainable growth plan for the greater christchurch area. Mayor bob parker declared a state of emergency and ordered the evacuation of the center. In 2006 parker was elected as the independent chair of the greater christchurch urban development strategy. After finishing her undergraduate studies at the university of canterbury as a mature student, aged 25 to 29, she auditioned for the lead female role in the noel coward play present laughter. Jan 21, 2010 i knew bob parker five years before he became robert b. Parker wants to move canterbury university november 26, 2012. Sir bob parker and chinese investors are behind a new health research facility in christchurch. In 1994 he reached an agreement with a japanese photographer to use one of parkers famous character, spenser in the creation of a photobased coffee table book about the city of boston. Online resources civic, christchurch information on wikipedia.
Prime minister of new zealand john key with bob parker. Wife joanna nicholls parker looks on as christchurch mayor bob parker speaks to the media on july 6, 20 in christchurch, new zealand. Bob parker born 1953 is a former television host and current mayor of christchurch, new zealand. Jo nichollsparker is married to mayor bob parker who became the mayor of christchurch city in 2007. Search our online phone book to find phone numbers, addresses, and more. Because of his fathers work as a teacher, the family moved about often when he was a youngster.
H idle book cosimicray results from huancayo observatory, peru, june 1936december, 1946. He served as mayor of christchurch from 2007 to 20. Collapsed and severely damaged buildings fill the center of christchurch tuesday. During the earthquakes that battered christchurch, bobs tireless and unflappable communications gained him almost superstar status. Parker 19322010 was a prolific american novelist, who specialized in writing detective and western novels. Prime minister of new zealand john key with bob parker mayor. Two years later he was named a knight companion of the new zealand order of merit, for services to local body affairs and the community. Bobs tireless and unflappable communications gained. Parker, robert dictionary of new zealand biography te ara. Bob s tireless and unflappable communications gained him superstar status around the world. Whitepages provides the top free people search and tenant screening tool online with contact information for over 250 million people including cell phone numbers and complete background check data. Book sir bob parker for your next event saxton speakers.
He also appeared as a weird dancing man in the feature film snakeskin. I met him on my first day as an instructor in the northeastern english department in september 1969. The human stories weaved through the book paint snippets of terrible loss, and courage and kindness. Christchurch earthquake bob parker interviewed by cathy. Christchurch mayor bob parker will not reveal details from his upcoming earthquake book but says there may be explosive revelations. Bob parker books list of books by author bob parker. Tony farrington ripped apart is mayor bob parkers story. A city in chaos, a selfpublished personal account of his earthquake. Desperate times call for desperate measures and all that, however, maryatt is trying to push through the rates increase that was signalled before the quake, one that was written and concieved well before the current eve. Killer quake, farrington, tony, parker, bob, bassett. The city still feels the wound former christchurch mayor sir bob.
Ripped apart is mayor bob parkers personal story about the earthquakes that devastated christchurch. Whitepages people search is the most trusted directory. A city in chaos an account of the past couple of years in the. The civilian bob parker contemplating return to space. Television presenter bob parker went on to become mayor of new zealands second largest city. The book featured details of the city council and photographs of. In november 2012 parker published book ripped apart a city in chaos, a personal account of the christchurch quakes, and the political tousles which followed.
Bob parker bob parker did 12 years as guardian of the big red book, presenting and writing this is your life. Sir bob parker gives a walking tour of the christchurch. View sir bob parkers profile on linkedin, the worlds largest professional community. Bob parker tellall book reveals asset sales stoush nbr. Sir robert john parker knzm born january 1953 is a former new zealand broadcaster and politician. Former mayor of christchurch city new zealand and banks peninsula district 4. Killer quake is the story of one of those disasters. In an interview with the press this afternoon, parker said. He so impressed the american tv network, nbc, it broadcast to the world that new york, after 911, had rudy giuliani. It was opened by christchurch mayor bob parker and was found to contain newspapers, a book of photographs and the councils balance sheet and statements for the year ended 31 march 1921. During the earthquakes that battered christchurch, bobs tireless and unflappable communications gained him almost. A collectors guide, and complete book of hot wheels schiffer book for collectors, and more on. Parker first skied as an 11yearold in rochester, new york, using boots strapped to skis, the technology of the time.
Ground was broken on thursday for the construction. What a gripping account of the christchurch earthquakes. Bobs tireless and unflappable communications gained h. Some of the novels under parkers name include the following. Get premium, high resolution news photos at getty images. Join facebook to connect with bob parker and others you may know. Mayor bob parker officially launched the christchurch city. A city in chaos an account of the past couple of years in the earthquaketorn city. Bob parker state farm insurance agent in little elm, tx. See the complete profile on linkedin and discover sir bobs connections and jobs at similar companies. As christchurch prepares to mark one year since the.
The public tribute paid by the prime minister, john key, to the outgoing mayor of christchurch, bob parker, at a local government conference this week was an entirely appropriate acknowledgement of the immense role the mayor played in rallying the city in the aftermath of the february earthquake. While i agree that an improvement in cycling infrastructure is much needed, i dont think that this is. Bob parker, a crucial figure among founders of vail, died. View phone numbers, addresses, public records, background check reports and possible arrest records for bob parker. Christchurch mayor bob parker is contemplating a return to outer space today as labour mp lianne dalziel announces plans to challenge him for the mayoralty. On medical advice in 1878 parker left christchurch, moving first to nelson, then to wellington where he became organist at st pauls cathedral church, the first city church to possess a reasonable organ and. Christchurch mayor bob parker declared a state of emergency and ordered people to evacuate the city center. Sir bob parker public speaker and consultant disaster response. Whitepages provides the top free people search and tenant screening tool online with contact information for over 250 million people including cell phone numbers and complete background check data compiled from public records, white pages and other directories in all 50 states. Contact little elm state farm agent bob parker at 972 2921900 for life, home, car insurance and more. Wife joanna nichollsparker looks on as christchurch mayor bob parker speaks to the media on july 6, 20 in christchurch, new zealand. It is a personal account by bob parker, mayor of christchurch, new zealand, about living during one of the most relentless bombardments mother nature has inflicted on any community. A ruthless career criminal, parker has almost no traditional redeeming qualities, aside from efficiency and professionalism.148 356 618 322 1490 605 80 1400 1059 1271 1536 1467 463 1037 196 891 681 214 1401 458 849 1003 669 66 1211 172 1207 1178