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Wheels at Washington as skate park opens

Thursday, 17 April 2014, 3:10 pm | Christchurch City Council

Bikers, skaters and scooter riders can test out their wheels with today’s opening of the third and final phase of Washington Way Reserve Skate Park. The $3.5 million development of the park includes three skate bowls, half-pipes, ramps, steps and ... More >>

Council coordinating staff ahead of forecast wet weather

Thursday, 17 April 2014, 2:09 pm | Christchurch City Council

The Christchurch City Council is preparing to respond to a weather forecast that shows a period of extended rainfall throughout Christchurch and Banks Peninsula, from 2pm this afternoon through to 8am tomorrow morning, when it is expected to ease. More >>

Govt plan for community input into residential red zone

Thursday, 17 April 2014, 1:15 pm | Christchurch City Council

Christchurch Mayor Lianne Dalziel has welcomed Prime Minister John Key’s announcement today of a community participation process for the public to have a say on the future use of the residential red zone. More >>

Final say on the 2014/15 Draft Annual Plan

Thursday, 17 April 2014, 12:45 pm | Christchurch City Council

It’s your final chance to have a say on the Council’s 2014/15 Draft Annual Plan. The deadline for public submissions on the draft plan is 5pm on Tuesday 22 April 2014 and 219 submissions have been received so far. More >>

Council’s plan for the provision of swimming pools

Thursday, 17 April 2014, 9:41 am | Christchurch City Council

Christchurch City Council’s Community Committee yesterday, Tuesday 15 April 2014, received a draft review of the Aquatic Facilities Plan. Recreation and Sports Unit Manager, John Filsell, says the review covered the nature and condition of Council’s ... More >>

Committee supports a co-ordinated approach to High Street

Thursday, 17 April 2014, 9:29 am | Christchurch City Council

Christchurch City Council’s Community Committee met yesterday Tuesday 15 April 2014. The committee heard a deputation from Nicky Arts, owner of a business within the CERA designated innovation precinct. Ms Arts owns two units 137 and 139 High ... More >>

Council’s plan for the provision of swimming pools

Thursday, 17 April 2014, 9:28 am | Christchurch City Council

Christchurch City Council’s Community Committee yesterday, Tuesday 15 April 2014, received a draft review of the Aquatic Facilities Plan. Recreation and Sports Unit Manager, John Filsell, says the review covered the nature and condition of Council’s ... More >>

ANZAC Day marks First World War centenary

Thursday, 17 April 2014, 9:27 am | Christchurch City Council

In the centenary year of the start of the First World War, Christchurch is paying tribute to the bravery of New Zealand’s servicemen and women with its ANZAC Day services on Friday 25 April. More >>

Christchurch Housing Accord Announced

Wednesday, 16 April 2014, 12:59 pm | Christchurch City Council

The acute shortage of affordable housing in Christchurch will only be solved by the Christchurch City Council and the Government working together, Christchurch Mayor Lianne Dalziel says. More >>

Christchurch City Council wins Quality Swim School Award

Wednesday, 16 April 2014, 12:18 pm | Christchurch City Council

The Christchurch City Council has won the Quality Swim School of the Year Award at the State Insurance Swimming New Zealand awards held in Auckland over the weekend. More >>

Royal Opening of Christchurch Botanic GardensCentre

Monday, 14 April 2014, 11:44 am | Christchurch City Council

Royals to open the new Christchurch Botanic Gardens Visitor Centre The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will today formally open the new Christchurch Botanic Gardens Visitor Centre by cutting a floral rope. Designed along the lines of a giant glasshouse, ... More >>

Tsunami threat cancelled for New Zealand coastal areas

Sunday, 13 April 2014, 11:20 am | Christchurch City Council

The Ministry of Civil Defence & Emergency Management (MCDEM) has cancelled a potential Tsunami threat for New Zealand coastal areas, and there is no threat to Christchurch or Banks Peninsula. More >>

Royals to visit Christchurch on Monday

Friday, 11 April 2014, 3:42 pm | Christchurch City Council

Mayor Lianne Dalziel is looking forward to welcoming the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge to Christchurch on Monday. “This is a great opportunity to show the Royal Couple our incredible, ever-changing city”. More >>

Key decisions from today’s Council meeting 10/4/14

Thursday, 10 April 2014, 5:32 pm | Christchurch City Council

New community facility for Heathcote; Mt Pleasant Memorial Community Centre; Rebuild of Sumner toilets and changing rooms approved; Canterbury Cricket security interest consent request granted More >>

Traffic travel times through road works reducing

Tuesday, 8 April 2014, 5:33 pm | Christchurch City Council

Traffic congestion in the central city is improving today after new road works caused significant delays on Monday. More >>

Flag wall adds colour to Cathedral Square

Tuesday, 8 April 2014, 11:22 am | Christchurch City Council

A colourful flag wall installation is the latest eye-catching addition to Cathedral Square. Part of the Council’s transitional project, the installation is by Sara Hughes, one of the artists commissioned to develop artworks to brighten the Square. ... More >>

Cycleways project a priority for Christchurch City Council

Friday, 4 April 2014, 3:20 pm | Christchurch City Council

Work on sections of Christchurch City Council’s Major Cycleways network will start this year, and consultation has already started with residents affected by the first of the routes. More >>

Key recommendations from the Committee of the Whole 3/4/14

Thursday, 3 April 2014, 3:52 pm | Christchurch City Council

Majestic Theatre Ross Gray and Greg Hynes of the Historic Places Canterbury (HPC) Save the Majestic Group presented to the Committee, urging the Council to support the retention and restoration of the theatre; to seek an undertaking by CERA to order ... More >>

Daylight Saving’s end means tsunami warning testing

Wednesday, 2 April 2014, 2:30 pm | Christchurch City Council

Christchurch’s tsunami warning siren system will be tested at 11am this Sunday 6 April 2014, with the sirens sounding for one to two minutes. This testing is in keeping with Christchurch City Council’s twice-yearly testing of the sirens on ... More >>

Council adopts Coastal Pathway plan

Monday, 31 March 2014, 9:44 am | Christchurch City Council

A multi-functional community pathway from Ferrymead to Sumner has received a significant boost with Christchurch City Council approving the amended Coastal Pathway Concept Plan. The plan incorporates changes in response to public submissions and feedback ... More >>

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