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Council to consult on where legal highs can be sold

Thursday, 24 April 2014, 4:16 pm | Christchurch City Council

The community will get the chance to have a say on where retailers can sell party pills and herbal highs, with the Christchurch City Council’s adoption of a draft Psychoactive Products Retail Locations policy. The draft policy proposes to address ... More >>

Christchurch City Council to set up flooding taskforce

Thursday, 24 April 2014, 12:51 pm | Christchurch City Council

The Christchurch City Council is establishing a task force dedicated to improving the flood risk across the city, in response to recent floods. Mayor Lianne Dalziel says she welcomes the setting up of a task force to deal with what is a very complex ... More >>

Trams a hot issue in Council’s Draft Annual Plan

Thursday, 24 April 2014, 12:39 pm | Christchurch City Council

A call to extend the tramway features highly in submissions on Christchurch City Council’s Draft Annual Plan. By the 22 April closing date the Council had received 445 submissions with a few more expected to arrive by post over the next few days. More >>

Gigs galore for Christchurch music fans

Wednesday, 23 April 2014, 1:18 pm | Christchurch City Council

Christchurch City Libraries is playing host to a month-long line-up of talented Kiwi artists to celebrate New Zealand Music Month this May. The gigs kick off with a launch party at 7pm on Thursday 1 May, with headline act Nomad, an alt-folk band from Shirley ... More >>

The Performing Arts Precinct

Tuesday, 22 April 2014, 1:49 pm | Christchurch City Council

The Mayor of Christchurch has welcomed the Minister for Earthquake Recovery's confirmation today that he will be removing a land designation in central Christchurch. More >>

Council working across the city as weather eases

Sunday, 20 April 2014, 5:57 pm | Christchurch City Council

Christchurch City Council and associated agencies continue to respond to the effects of the adverse weather across the city. The rain appears to have peaked, and the weather is expected to improve. More >>

Council managing effects of yesterday’s adverse weather

Saturday, 19 April 2014, 12:14 pm | Christchurch City Council

Christchurch City Council and associated agencies are today out across the city managing the effects of yesterday’s adverse weather. More >>

Council working across the city

Friday, 18 April 2014, 11:14 am | Christchurch City Council

Sixty five millimetres of rain fell across the city overnight and 180 millimetres in Akaroa. All river levels are running high. Heathcote River has flooded but Avon River and Styx River have not. More >>

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 >>

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