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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 >>

Three Central City transport projects for consultation

Thursday, 11 September 2014, 5:16 pm | Christchurch City Council

Christchurch City Council today gave the go-ahead to start public consultation on three concept designs for transport projects needed to support key Anchor Projects in the Central City. More >>

Expressions of interest for Town Hall conservation

Thursday, 11 September 2014, 4:47 pm | Christchurch City Council

Christchurch City Council has begun an expression of interest (EOI) process for contractors interested in tendering for the Town Hall conservation project. More >>

Key decisions from today’s Council meeting

Thursday, 11 September 2014, 4:46 pm | Christchurch City Council

Council consents assignment lease to Canterbury Cricket Trust; Council approves restructure of Council Committees and subcommittees;Beachville Road sea wall funding approved;Council approves grant applications and withdrawals from Mayoral Relief Fund; Council defers ... More >>

Council to increase social housing under new structure

Thursday, 11 September 2014, 4:41 pm | Christchurch City Council

Christchurch City Council’s decision to lease its social housing to a separate entity will secure the service for tenants and grow it into the future, says Deputy Mayor Vicki Buck. More >>

Demolition starts on St Martins Voluntary Library

Wednesday, 10 September 2014, 11:54 am | Christchurch City Council

The library, located on the corner of Wilson’s Road and Wades Avenue, was badly damaged in the earthquakes with the majority of it demolished under a Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority (CERA) Section 38 notice. More >>

Ferrymead Bridge progressing well

Monday, 8 September 2014, 9:56 am | Christchurch City Council

Work on the replacement Ferrymead Bridge continues to plough ahead with commuters set to be able to use the new bridge from April next year. Over the last two months the new bridge’s concrete road-decks have been laid on top of the 26 main beams. ... More >>

Council pair scoop national project management awards

Friday, 5 September 2014, 5:24 pm | Christchurch City Council

Two Christchurch City Council staff have taken top honours at the New Zealand Project Management Awards. More >>

eople’s Choice team committed to retaining Council’s assets

Thursday, 4 September 2014, 4:17 pm | Christchurch City Council

When The People’s Choice Councillors campaigned for election, we stood for Council keeping control of our city and retaining Christchurch’s strategic assets. Despite the challenges of the huge costs Council faces, we are determined to explore all ... More >>

QEII preferred site for new Eastern Recreation Centre

Thursday, 4 September 2014, 12:47 pm | Christchurch City Council

Christchurch City Council has approved QEII Park as its preferred site for a new Eastern Recreation and Sport Centre in north east Christchurch. More >>

Rebuild and repair of Council facilities to accelerate

Thursday, 4 September 2014, 12:22 pm | Christchurch City Council

Mayor Lianne Dalziel has today announced Christchurch City Council is committing more than $40 million to fast-track the repair and rebuild of 'priority' community and heritage facilities across the city and Banks Peninsula. More >>

Christchurch City Council seeks input on Long Term Plan

Thursday, 4 September 2014, 11:38 am | Christchurch City Council

The Christchurch City Council is encouraging residents to have their say about the Long Term Plan that will shape the city over the next 10 years. Mayor Lianne Dalziel launched the Our City. Our Future. campaign today on the anniversary of the first ... More >>

Mayor welcomes Government announcement

Tuesday, 2 September 2014, 3:05 pm | Christchurch City Council

Christchurch Mayor Lianne Dalziel says the Government has today confirmed its confidence in the Council’s ability to play its role in earthquake recovery. Lianne Dalziel says it makes good sense for the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority (CERA) ... More >>

New community arts fund announced

Monday, 1 September 2014, 4:32 pm | Christchurch City Council

A new $250,000 fund aimed at boosting community arts in Christchurch is part of a joint initiative between Christchurch City Council and Creative New Zealand. The one-off Community Arts Development Fund (CADF) is aimed at supporting projects that ... More >>



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