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Design of Beachville Road Pathway finalised

Friday, 19 December 2014, 3:47 pm | Christchurch City Council

The Hagley/Ferrymead Community Board has endorsed a final design for the Beachville Road/Redcliffs Park section of the Christchurch Coastal Pathway. This follows feedback received by the Board from a community workshop held on 16 September 2014. The workshop ... More >>

Scarborough Paddling Pool to re-open

Friday, 19 December 2014, 2:06 pm | Christchurch City Council

The rebuilt Scarborough Paddling Pool will re-open to the public tomorrow (Saturday 20 December). More >>

Council gets building consents accreditation

Thursday, 18 December 2014, 12:31 pm | Christchurch City Council

Christchurch City Council has been granted accreditation as a Building Consent Authority. International Accreditation New Zealand (IANZ) has confirmed the Council has met the requirements of the Building (Accreditation of Building Consent Authorities) ... More >>

Council bans fires in city

Wednesday, 17 December 2014, 3:16 pm | Christchurch City Council

The Council is banning the lighting of fires in urban Christchurch from Sunday 21 December 2014. A restricted fire season will also be in place in rural parts of the city meaning people who want to light outdoor fires will need a permit. More >>

Wanted: catchy name

Monday, 15 December 2014, 4:34 pm | Christchurch City Council

People with creative ideas are being asked to help the Christchurch City Council come up with one element missing from the new Halswell library, pool and community facility – the name. More >>

Lyttelton–Mt Herbert by-election

Monday, 15 December 2014, 4:06 pm | Christchurch City Council

Nominations for a position representing the community on the Lyttelton–Mt Herbert Community Board close in one week. More >>

Council to progress with flood mitigation work

Friday, 12 December 2014, 3:29 pm | Christchurch City Council

Council to progress with flood mitigation work while it considers proposed and alternative options for Dudley Creek More >>

Three more Central City transport projects approved

Friday, 12 December 2014, 1:33 pm | Christchurch City Council

Christchurch’s Central City travel network is getting another boost, with three Central City transport projects given the go-ahead. Christchurch City Council today gave its approval for designs and associated traffic operational changes for three ... More >>

Jellie Park’s 50th Birthday Bash postponed 24 hours

Friday, 12 December 2014, 1:30 pm | Christchurch City Council

Due to the poor weather forecast for Saturday, Jellie Park’s 50th Birthday Bash is now all set for noon–3pm on Sunday 14 December. John Filsell, Christchurch City Council’s Recreation and Sports Unit Manager, says Jellie Park has been a favourite ... More >>

New bus hub to be built at 123-125 Riccarton Road

Friday, 12 December 2014, 10:38 am | Christchurch City Council

After almost a year of consulting on three possible sites for a bus waiting lounge on Riccarton Road, the Council today decided to locate it on the corner of Division Street and Riccarton Road. More >>

Christchurch City Council credit rating maintained

Friday, 12 December 2014, 10:06 am | Christchurch City Council

International credit rating agency Standard and Poor’s has reaffirmed Christchurch City Council’s financial rating as A+. The Council’s Chief Financial Officer Peter Gudsell says, “The Council is pleased that Standard and Poor’s has maintained ... More >>

Council decision on proposed Financial Strategy

Friday, 5 December 2014, 4:51 pm | Christchurch City Council

Christchurch City Council is proposing to raise $550 million from Christchurch City Holdings Ltd (CCHL) and Council-owned trading organisations. More >>

Support for Development Authority to fast track rebuild

Friday, 5 December 2014, 4:00 pm | Christchurch City Council

Support for Development Authority to fast track rebuild Christchurch City Council today agreed in principle to set up a Development Authority to speed up the rebuild and help attract private sector funding for major projects. Councillors today asked ... More >>

One week to have a say on sports hub

Friday, 5 December 2014, 10:10 am | Christchurch City Council

Christchurch residents have one week left to give their views on the proposed sports hub at Nga Puna Wai, with consultation closing at 5pm on Friday 12 December. More >>

More than 6000 participate in Smart Choices campaign

Thursday, 4 December 2014, 2:52 pm | Christchurch City Council

More than 6000 people participated in the Christchurch City Council’s Smart Choices campaign to learn more about the city’s financial issues and its Long Term Plan. More >>

Riccarton Road bus hub takes another step forward

Thursday, 4 December 2014, 1:42 pm | Christchurch City Council

Riccarton Road bus hub takes another step forward Council’s Infrastructure, Transport and Environment Committee today recommended that the Council proceed with street works for a bus super stop on Riccarton Road. Its recommendation included the rider ... More >>

Committee backs construction priority for cycleways

Thursday, 4 December 2014, 1:36 pm | Christchurch City Council

Committee backs construction priority for cycleways The Infrastructure, Transport and Environment Committee has endorsed a staff proposal outlining the order the city’s 13 Major Cycle Routes will be built. It recommends the Council adopt the priority ... More >>

Committee recommends approval of Central City transport

Thursday, 4 December 2014, 1:32 pm | Christchurch City Council

Christchurch City Council will meet on 11 December 2014 to consider the Council's Infrastructure, Transport and Environment Committee's recommendation to approve the scheme designs for three Central City transport projects. More >>

Chch Mayor on Wgtn joining the 100 Resilient Cities network

Wednesday, 3 December 2014, 5:13 pm | Christchurch City Council

I would like to extend a very warm welcome to Wellington which today joins Christchurch as one of the 100 Resilient Cities network, pioneered by the Rockefeller Foundation. More >>

Christchurch wins International Urban Innovation Award

Tuesday, 2 December 2014, 3:49 pm | Christchurch City Council

The Christchurch entry was one of five cities to win the Guangzhou International Award for Urban Innovation at a ceremony in Guangzhou, China on Friday 28 November. More >>



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