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Library opening hours

Thursday, 26 February 2015, 12:05 pm | Christchurch City Council

The reduction in library hours as reported in The Press (page 1, Thursday 26 February) was based on an earlier proposal to Council which was not endorsed. More >>

Repairs to re-open Sumner Road to get underway

Thursday, 26 February 2015, 11:41 am | Christchurch City Council

Preparations are getting underway to repair the earthquake-damaged Evans Pass section of Sumner Road and re-open this vital link between Lyttelton and the Summit Road. More >>

Encouraging teens to make safe choices

Wednesday, 25 February 2015, 5:27 pm | Christchurch City Council

Interactive learning, drama and a game show-style presentation called “Hot Seat” are being used to get the “making safe choices when driving” message over to secondary school students. More >>

3000 swims for Linwood $1 pool

Tuesday, 24 February 2015, 5:22 pm | Christchurch City Council

The $1 pools at Linwood Avenue School have proved popular for their first season, with people enjoying 3000 swims since they opened on 6 December 2014. More >>

Outdoor movies offer a good night out

Tuesday, 24 February 2015, 10:59 am | Christchurch City Council

With animated family fun, biographic comedy-drama and sci-fi action - the Good Night Film Festival has something for everyone. More >>

Council financial strategy attempts to keep rates down

Tuesday, 24 February 2015, 9:38 am | Christchurch City Council

Christchurch City Council is rethinking the financial strategy for its Long Term Plan in a bid to keep rates increases to single figures over the next three years. More >>

Residents flock to discuss Representation Review issues

Monday, 23 February 2015, 10:23 am | Christchurch City Council

Many hundreds of residents have flocked to discussions on the Representation Review as the Council prepares its proposal for new local body election boundaries (wards). More >>

Council starts consents year on a high

Thursday, 19 February 2015, 4:39 pm | Christchurch City Council

Council starts consents year on a high The Council’s consents team has started the new year on a high with 95 per cent of residential consents processed in January within the 20-day legal limit. With 89 per cent of commercial consents also meeting ... More >>

Plenty of entries in Shirley-Papanui annual garden awards

Thursday, 19 February 2015, 2:09 pm | Christchurch City Council

On Monday the Shirley-Papanui Community Board, in association with the Christchurch Beautifying Association, held their annual Community Pride Garden awards. More >>

Council releases independent review of social housing death

Thursday, 19 February 2015, 12:53 pm | Christchurch City Council

An independent review of events surrounding the death of a Christchurch City Council social housing tenant in 2013 has concluded that Council staff could not have prevented the tragedy. Valmai McFie died on 20 July 2013 after she was attacked by her neighbour ... More >>

Christchurch welcomes Pakistan Cricket Team

Wednesday, 18 February 2015, 5:15 pm | Christchurch City Council

The Pakistan Cricket Team are welcomed to New Zealand and the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 by fans in Christchurch More >>

Second Stage of District Plan Review Fast Tracked

Wednesday, 18 February 2015, 4:10 pm | Christchurch City Council

The Council wants people to learn more about stage two of its District Plan Review and to make submissions directly to the Independent Hearings Panel that makes decisions on the plan. More >>

Godley Statue reinstated in Cathedral Square

Wednesday, 18 February 2015, 2:13 pm | Christchurch City Council

The statue of John Robert Godley, founder of the Canterbury settlement, has been reinstated in Cathedral Square. More >>

Fanzone to screen live coverage of NZ versus England

Wednesday, 18 February 2015, 10:37 am | Christchurch City Council

The ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 New Zealand Fanzone at Victoria Square will show live coverage of the New Zealand versus England Pool A match this Friday 20 February from 2pm. More >>

Results in for Lyttelton–Mt Herbert by-election

Tuesday, 17 February 2015, 2:24 pm | Christchurch City Council

Preliminary results show Denis Aldridge is the highest-polling candidate in the Lyttelton–Mt Herbert Community Board by-election. More >>

Celebrate the Year of the Sheep with Christchurch Libraries

Tuesday, 17 February 2015, 12:29 pm | Christchurch City Council

In conjunction with the Christchurch Migrants Centre (CMC), the city’s libraries are hosting a range of spectacular cultural performances, lion dances, lantern making craft sessions and other family-friendly programmes to celebrate the Chinese New ... More >>

Milestone opening for Lyttelton's summer pool

Tuesday, 17 February 2015, 9:43 am | Christchurch City Council

With the opening of Lyttelton’s Norman Kirk Memorial Pool at 11am on Friday 20 February, Christchurch has a full complement of outdoor pools for the first time since before the 2011 earthquakes. Work to rebuild Lyttelton’s only public swimming ... More >>

Cricket World Cup Fanzone continues to entertain

Monday, 16 February 2015, 4:41 pm | Christchurch City Council

The ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 New Zealand Fanzone at Victoria Square continues this week with a spectacular classic movie and live music line-up. Christchurch City Council Events Development Manager Richard Attwood says the Fanzone is the place ... More >>

Ceremony says farewell to the Godwits

Friday, 13 February 2015, 5:31 pm | Christchurch City Council

GO2WRYB - it's not much of a name, but this Godwit is one of thousands to be farewelled from Christchurch shores on 19 February. More >>

Sir Richard Hadlee gives World Cup Fantrail the thumbs up

Friday, 13 February 2015, 3:18 pm | Christchurch City Council

The opening match of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 New Zealand is only one day away and the best way to get there is via the official Fantrail that starts at the Fanzone in Victoria Square. More >>

 

 

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