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Key decisions from today’s Council meeting 26/3/15

Thursday, 26 March 2015, 5:23 pm | Christchurch City Council

Christchurch City Council met today (Thursday 26 March), with the key decisions made outlined below: More >>

Flood mitigation bypass options for Dudley Creek

Thursday, 26 March 2015, 3:24 pm | Christchurch City Council

Christchurch City Council today received and approved a report from staff detailing plans to investigate two bypass options for the lower reaches of Dudley Creek that will provide flood remediation for the most vulnerable areas in the Dudley Creek ... More >>

Canterbury landscape inspires New Central Library design

Thursday, 26 March 2015, 12:31 pm | Christchurch City Council

The design of Christchurch’s New Central Library in Cathedral Square was inspired by the Canterbury landscape and feedback from the public on what they wanted in the new building. Christchurch City Council today agreed to call for expressions of interest ... More >>

Fanzone to screen live coverage of Cricket World Cup Final

Thursday, 26 March 2015, 10:58 am | Christchurch City Council

As cricket fever grips the nation, the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 New Zealand Fanzone at Victoria Square will open one last time this Sunday, screening live coverage of the Black Caps in their first-ever ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 Final. Christchurch ... More >>

Friday Night Food Trucks trial ends

Wednesday, 25 March 2015, 2:17 pm | Christchurch City Council

They came, they prospered and now they’re finishing for the season – the trial of the Friday Night Food Trucks in Cathedral Square is coming to an end with the last night of trading being Good Friday 3 April 2015. More >>

New social housing builds under way

Tuesday, 24 March 2015, 4:41 pm | Christchurch City Council

New social housing builds under way Christchurch City Council is ploughing ahead with replacing its earthquake-damaged and red-zoned social housing, with three new developments under way in as many weeks. The Council today marked a ground-breaking ... More >>

Feedback on proposed options for Wainui Wastewater Scheme

Tuesday, 24 March 2015, 3:21 pm | Christchurch City Council

Residents, property owners, organisations and businesspeople have seven days left to comment on three proposed options for the future delivery of Stage Two of the Wainui Wastewater Reticulation and Treatment Scheme. More >>

Council proposes changes to development contributions

Monday, 23 March 2015, 2:01 pm | Christchurch City Council

Christchurch City Council has released its draft Development Contributions Policy 2015 for public comment. More >>

Replacement Ferrymead Bridge to reopen to traffic

Friday, 20 March 2015, 3:27 pm | Christchurch City Council

The replacement Ferrymead Bridge will open to traffic this weekend, four years on from the February 2011 earthquakes that caused significant damage to the original bridge and ground conditions under the Ōpāwaho / Heathcote River. More >>

Geckos go bush in Riccarton

Friday, 20 March 2015, 3:06 pm | Christchurch City Council

More than 40 Canterbury geckos are tonight settling into a leafy new home in Riccarton Bush. More >>

Welcome to Te Hāpua: Halswell Centre

Wednesday, 18 March 2015, 4:25 pm | Christchurch City Council

The new library, pool and community facility currently under construction in Halswell at last has a name – Te Hāpua: Halswell Centre. More >>

Council seeks feedback on Long Term Plan

Tuesday, 17 March 2015, 12:07 pm | Christchurch City Council

Christchurch City Council today launched a six week campaign to get public feedback on its Long Term Plan. More >>

Christchurch City Council supports collection for Vanuatu

Monday, 16 March 2015, 5:42 pm | Christchurch City Council

Residents who want to donate to the appeal to help the victims of Cyclone Pam in Vanuatu can do so at or one of the other recognised aid agency websites. Cyclone Pam has caused devastation in Vanuatu ... More >>

Design begins on Eastern Recreation and Sport Centre

Thursday, 12 March 2015, 5:18 pm | Christchurch City Council

A milestone project for Christchurch's eastern suburbs is about to take shape, with Councillors today agreeing to proceed with the design of the Eastern Recreation and Sport Centre. More >>

Council meeting key decisions 12/3/15

Thursday, 12 March 2015, 5:10 pm | Christchurch City Council

Council resolved to continue to address any freedom camping issues that arise on a case by case basis while at the same time investigate the option of introducing a new freedom camping bylaw under the Freedom Camping Act 2011. Current bylaws already ... More >>

Nga Puna Wai Sports Hub gets go-ahead

Thursday, 12 March 2015, 2:05 pm | Christchurch City Council

Christchurch City Council will get the ball rolling on a long-awaited sports hub, after Councillors today approved the development at Nga Puna Wai. More >>

Final sign-off for New Brighton Centre Master Plan

Thursday, 12 March 2015, 12:03 pm | Christchurch City Council

Christchurch City Council today gave the final sign-off on the Master Plan for the recovery and redevelopment of New Brighton’s commercial centre. More >>

Christchurch families waste 11,000 tonnes of food per year

Thursday, 12 March 2015, 9:29 am | Christchurch City Council

It's a hidden scandal that costs the average Christchurch family more than $560 per year in their grocery spending. More >>

Mayor to lead business delegation to China

Wednesday, 11 March 2015, 2:31 pm | Christchurch City Council

Mayor Lianne Dalziel will lead a business delegation to China next week to foster investment in Christchurch’s business and education sectors. More >>

Demolition of Lichfield Street Carpark to begin

Wednesday, 11 March 2015, 1:54 pm | Christchurch City Council

The demolition of the carpark will begin on Monday 30 March and is expected to be complete in early October. It is proposed the empty site will be turned into a temporary carpark in time for NZ Cup and Show Week. The Council's engineers have confirmed ... More >>



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