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Reconnecting the east to the city

Thursday, 12 October 2017, 1:28 pm | Avon-Otakaro Network

On Sunday the Mayor will open Te Ara Ōtākaro, the transitional Avon River trail, not by cutting a ribbon, but by tying the two broken ends of the ribbon together symbolising the reconnection of the east with the city. More >>

A Walk on the Wild Side

Thursday, 22 September 2016, 12:26 pm | Avon-Otakaro Network

For quite a while our community have been wondering when public can have real access to the Christchurch Residential Red Zone and what is going to happen with this large tract of damaged land. More >>

Support among candidates for city-to-sea pakr and reserve

Tuesday, 30 August 2016, 12:05 pm | Avon-Otakaro Network

“ Massive” support among electoral candidates for city-to-sea river park and eco-reserve in Ōtākaro/Avon River Red Zone More >>

Crowdfunding teams up with schools and community

Tuesday, 2 August 2016, 10:33 am | Avon-Otakaro Network

Avon-Ōtākaro Network (AvON) has been crowdfunding over the last month partnering with Million Metres and Sustainable Coastlines’ “Love Your Water” programme to plant a wide area of stream that connects Travis Wetland with the Ōtākaro-Avon ... More >>

Looking back to the future

Wednesday, 17 February 2016, 11:30 am | Avon-Otakaro Network

22 February 2016, five years after the big one in 2011, many will return to join their old communities at riverside commemorations to reflect on what was, what in many cases still is, and what could be… More >>

Community to commemorate restoration of Poppies sculpture

Wednesday, 22 April 2015, 5:19 pm | Avon-Otakaro Network

The “Poppies over Gallipoli” sculpture at the corner of Anzac Drive and Travis Road has been restored and moved to higher ground in time for the centenary commemorations of the Anzac landing at Gallipoli. More >>

Old Neighbours Gather by the Rivers to Reconnect and Reflect

Friday, 20 February 2015, 11:52 am | Avon-Otakaro Network

Old neighbours from communities decimated by the earthquakes will meet up again on Sunday at gathering places along the waterways of Christchurch. More >>

Select Committee Recommendation on AvON Petition

Wednesday, 10 December 2014, 2:04 pm | Avon-Otakaro Network

In March 2012 Avon-Ōtākaro Network (AvON) presented a petition to Parliament with over eighteen thousand signatures. This was followed in May 2012 by a written submission and a deputation before the Select Committee. More >>

Matariki Planting Day - make a difference in the red zone

Tuesday, 17 June 2014, 1:37 pm | Avon-Otakaro Network

At last an opportunity to get stuck in and start making a difference in the red zone! More >>

Seasons Greetings from Avon-Otakaro Network

Friday, 20 December 2013, 12:26 pm | Avon-Otakaro Network

Seasons Greetings to all our supporters and partners! Our end of year message for 2013/14 is attached and includes a summary of our achievements to date and our key actions for 2014. More >>

NZ champ K4 crew at Spring River Flatwater Trophy Challenge

Tuesday, 29 October 2013, 2:41 pm | Avon-Otakaro Network

The New Zealand K4 kayak champions reckon they will give the dragon boaters, rowers and waka paddlers a run for their money at the Spring River Festival inter-code regatta at Kerrs Reach on Saturday. More >>

New Mayor to open this year’s Spring River Festival

Friday, 25 October 2013, 1:01 pm | Avon-Otakaro Network

Newly elected Mayor Lianne Dalziel will officially open the Spring River Festival at Kerr’s Reach on November 2 as one of her first ceremonial duties since taking office. More >>

AvON ‘over the moon’ with funding announcement

Friday, 4 October 2013, 12:18 pm | Avon-Otakaro Network

The Avon-Otakaro Network (AvON) is “over the moon” $15m has been committed to connect the city to the sea, along the Avon/Otakaro River corridor. More >>

Lincoln study values benefits of a red zone river park

Friday, 27 September 2013, 9:17 am | Avon-Otakaro Network

A new study by researchers at Lincoln University has valued the benefits of a city-to-sea reserve in the Avon River residential red zone at around a billion dollars over ten years. More >>

Submission on Christchurch City 3 Year Plan 2013 – 2016

Monday, 22 April 2013, 12:12 pm | Avon-Otakaro Network

Christchurch City Council Civic Offices 53 Hereford Street Christchurch Submission on: Christchurch City 3 Year Plan 2013 – 2016 (Draft) Response by: Avon/Otakaro Network 9 Stable Way Belfast Christchurch Co-Chairs Mark Gibson and Evan Smith More >>

AvON co-chairs urge minister to reconsider red zone policy

Sunday, 7 April 2013, 1:41 pm | Avon-Otakaro Network

Avon-Otakaro Network (AvON) is extremely disappointed at the policy forbidding interim use of residential red zone lands, and urges Minister Gerry Brownlee to reconsider. More >>

Reinventing The Red Zone - Inspiring Projects

Thursday, 14 March 2013, 2:31 pm | Avon-Otakaro Network

Reinventing The Red Zone Inspiring Projects From Communities And Science Eco-sanctuaries, urban forests, wetlands, recreation lakes, cycling facilities, gardens, heritage trails, boatshed cafes, community memorials and putting the “New” back into Brighton, ... More >>

Exciting projects to reinvent the red zone

Monday, 4 March 2013, 4:01 pm | Avon-Otakaro Network

Kiwi returning to Christchurch, wetland reserves filtering the city’s storm water and a marine reserve off the entrance to the Estuary. More >>

Regenerating ‘urban forest’ shot in the arm for Christchurch

Thursday, 10 January 2013, 10:38 am | Avon-Otakaro Network

The speed at which native bush is regenerating in the Avon River red zone is a real shot in the arm for Christchurch, says the Avon-Otakaro Network (AvON). More >>

Inaugural Spring River Festival: Local Councillors feature

Friday, 19 October 2012, 11:49 am | Avon-Otakaro Network

Local Councillors feature prominently in key events of the inaugural Spring River Festival this weekend. More >>



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