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Historic Jubilee Clock Tower ticks back into action

Tuesday, 21 October 2014, 12:49 pm | Christchurch City Council

An event to celebrate the restoration of the historic clock tower, corner of Montreal and Victoria Streets, will be held on Wednesday 22 October. More >>

Christchurch City Council civil defence resources stolen

Tuesday, 21 October 2014, 9:55 am | Christchurch City Council

Christchurch City Council is appealing for any information relating to the theft of $60,000-$70,000 worth of civil defence equipment over the weekend. Several large aluminium tool boxes, 20 generators and 27 boxes of blankets (approximately 540 in ... More >>

Statement from Mayor regarding future of Victoria Square

Friday, 17 October 2014, 2:03 pm | Christchurch City Council

Statement from Mayor regarding future of Victoria Square The Mayor of Christchurch supports a wider public consultation around the future of Victoria Square to encourage those with an interest to share their memories and to discuss their aspirations for ... More >>

Public gets a say on sports hub

Thursday, 9 October 2014, 4:16 pm | Christchurch City Council

Residents and sporting groups from around the city are being asked to have a say on the proposal to develop a sports hub at Nga Puna Wai in southwest Christchurch. More >>

Mayor congratulates Minister Brownlee on his reappointment

Monday, 6 October 2014, 4:14 pm | Christchurch City Council

Mayor Lianne Dalziel welcomes the reappointment of Minister Brownlee as the Minister for Canterbury Earthquake Recovery. The Mayor says today’s announcement ensures there will be continuity in the earthquake recovery role and therefore the rebuild’s ... More >>

Comments sought on Central City transport projects

Friday, 3 October 2014, 5:13 pm | Christchurch City Council

Residents, property owners, organisations and businesspeople have only five days left to provide feedback on three Central City transport projects needed to support key Anchor Projects. More >>

New site for bus Super Stop on Riccarton Road

Friday, 3 October 2014, 3:45 pm | Christchurch City Council

A new site for a proposed bus Super Stop on Riccarton Road will have enough space for up to 100 passengers to wait inside in comfort. The Christchurch City Council is looking to lease a building for the passenger lounge at 123 to 125 Riccarton Road ... More >>

Aerial experience at Antarctic air day

Friday, 3 October 2014, 12:41 pm | Christchurch City Council

Step aboard some of the world’s largest aircraft at the US Antarctic Program Air Day this Sunday. Part of NZ IceFest, the air day at Christchurch International Airport is a chance to learn more about the major aircraft used to transport staff to Antarctica ... More >>

District Plan Review Submissions Closing Next Week

Wednesday, 1 October 2014, 2:15 pm | Christchurch City Council

Just one week remains for people to make a submission on the stage one chapters of the Christchurch City Council’s new Proposed Replacement District Plan. The deadline for public submissions is 5pm Wednesday 8 October 2014 and 147 submissions have been ... More >>

Double celebration for 2014/15 Antarctic season

Friday, 26 September 2014, 1:58 pm | Christchurch City Council

Double celebration for 2014/15 Antarctic season Antarctica’s special relationship with Christchurch will be celebrated tomorrow with the start of the 2014-15 Antarctic season. The season opening sees the city welcome international scientists and researchers ... More >>

Council to test tsunami warning sirens

Friday, 26 September 2014, 10:24 am | Christchurch City Council

Christchurch’s tsunami warning siren system will be tested at 11am on Sunday 28 September 2014, with the sirens sounding for one to two minutes. Christchurch City Council tests the sirens twice a year on the Sundays that Daylight Saving begins ... More >>

Key decisions from today’s Council meeting

Thursday, 25 September 2014, 4:31 pm | Christchurch City Council

Nga Puna Wai Sports Hub consultation given green light Residents and sporting groups from around the city are being asked to have a say on the proposal to develop a sports hub at Nga Puna Wai in southwest Christchurch. More >>

NZ IceFest 2014 opens to the public

Thursday, 25 September 2014, 10:54 am | Christchurch City Council

All things Antarctic will come to Christchurch this weekend with the launch of NZ IceFest 2014. More >>

Key decisions from today's Environmental Committee meeting

Tuesday, 23 September 2014, 1:39 pm | Christchurch City Council

Construction site hoardings rebate proposed; Draft tree removal policy for health reasons proposed; Occupation of airspace on St Asaph Street sought More >>

Consultation opens for three Central City transport projects

Thursday, 18 September 2014, 12:28 pm | Christchurch City Council

Christchurch City Council is inviting feedback on three transport projects needed to support key Anchor Projects in the Central City. More >>

Nominations open for civic heroes

Wednesday, 17 September 2014, 9:30 am | Christchurch City Council

Christchurch City Council is urging residents to get online or put pen to paper and nominate their local unsung heroes for the 2014 Christchurch Civic Awards. Nominations for this year’s awards are now open and will close 17 October 2014. “These prestigious ... More >>

Council to welcome back IANZ assessors

Tuesday, 16 September 2014, 11:39 am | Christchurch City Council

Assessors from International Accreditation New Zealand will return to Christchurch in November to check on progress with consents processing. Building Control and City Rebuild Director Peter Sparrow confirmed the return visit today when he delivered ... More >>

Christchurch City Libraries Photo Hunt

Tuesday, 16 September 2014, 10:00 am | Christchurch City Council

Making Connections : Experience our past – present future Cantabrians are being asked to dust off their family albums, dig out any boxes of old snaps, and do their bit to preserve the region’s heritage. Christchurch City Libraries annual Photo ... More >>

Godwits return to Christchurch

Monday, 15 September 2014, 2:01 pm | Christchurch City Council

Christchurch’s much-loved visitors, the bar-tailed Godwits, have started their return to Christchurch. The first influx of 286 godwits was spotted by local ornithologists at the Avon-Heathcote Estuary yesterday with a further 1800–2000 expected to arrive ... More >>

Come planting for our parks

Monday, 15 September 2014, 12:31 pm | Christchurch City Council

Pick up your spade, pull on your gloves and get involved with a community planting event to celebrate World Parks Day 2014. More >>



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