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Council approves urgent Port Hills fire recovery work

Friday, 24 March 2017, 3:44 pm | Christchurch City Council

Assessment work will begin on Monday into ways to control runoff into waterways from areas of the Port Hills affected by last month’s fire. The fire burnt an area of 1645 hectares and initial analysis showed that the lack of vegetation meant there ... More >>

Consultation opens on Draft Annual Plan

Monday, 20 March 2017, 10:39 am | Christchurch City Council

Christchurch City Council has today launched a six-week campaign to get public feedback on its plans for the next financial year. More >>

Lyttelton welcomes new-look Library and Customer Services

Monday, 13 March 2017, 11:56 am | Christchurch City Council

The Lyttelton community is welcoming two popular Christchurch City Council facilities coming under one roof, with the grand opening of the Lyttelton Library and Customer Services. More >>

Council lifts some Port Hills road and track restrictions

Tuesday, 7 March 2017, 3:42 pm | Christchurch City Council

Authorities have lifted restrictions limiting the time Dyers Pass Road is open. They have also opened Summit Road east of Sign of the Kiwi to traffic, providing access to walking and riding tracks. More >>

$1.9 million Council grant saves heritage building

Friday, 3 March 2017, 12:00 pm | Christchurch City Council

A central Christchurch heritage building will get a reprieve from almost certain demolition thanks to the willingness of its new owners and a significant Christchurch City Council grant. More >>

Port Hills Fire, Thursday 2 March

Thursday, 2 March 2017, 11:02 am | Christchurch City Council

Dyers Pass Road through to Governors Bay is reopening to traffic on Saturday 4 March from 6am to 7pm. The road will be closed and cordons enforced overnight. The last cars allowed up Dyers Pass Road will be at 7pm. More >>

Civil Defence Update Wednesday 1 March 2017 4.40pm

Wednesday, 1 March 2017, 4:49 pm | Christchurch City Council

State of Emergency ends · The state of local emergency covering Christchurch City and Selwyn District will expire at 6pm today (Wednesday). Read more at NEWSLINE. More >>

Port Hills fire: State of local emergency to expire

Wednesday, 1 March 2017, 4:01 pm | Christchurch City Council

The state of local emergency covering Christchurch City and Selwyn District will expire at 6pm today (Wednesday). More >>

Civil Defence Update Wednesday 1 March 2017 11.25am

Wednesday, 1 March 2017, 11:47 am | Christchurch City Council

Fire Update • Over 99% of the fire perimeter area is now considered controlled with at least a 10 metre break between the edge of the fire zone and vegetation. More >>

Council agrees on Draft Annual Plan for public feedback

Tuesday, 28 February 2017, 4:36 pm | Christchurch City Council

Christchurch City Council has agreed on the city’s draft budget for next year, which will go out for public feedback next month. More >>

Ngā Puna Wai Sports Hub is out of the starting blocks

Tuesday, 28 February 2017, 4:07 pm | Christchurch City Council

The countdown is officially on to the start of work on the new Ngā Puna Wai Sports Hub, with Sport and Recreation Minister Jonathan Coleman joining Christchurch Mayor Lianne Dalziel to celebrate the imminent development of a long-awaited athletics ... More >>

$6 million community resilience fund launched

Tuesday, 28 February 2017, 3:22 pm | Christchurch City Council

Health Minister Jonathan Coleman and Christchurch Mayor Lianne Dalziel today launched a $6 million fund to help greater Christchurch communities in their earthquake recovery. More >>

Port Hills Fire Update, Tuesday 28 February 2.45pm

Tuesday, 28 February 2017, 3:00 pm | Christchurch City Council

Huntsbury Track The Huntsbury Track has reopened this afternoon with the cordon removed. Civil Defence ask that people continue to respect the cordons that are still in place More >>

Port Hills Fire, Tuesday 28 February

Tuesday, 28 February 2017, 11:05 am | Christchurch City Council

Hotspots are still being found in a number of areas, but there has been an overall reduction of these across the fire area. About 20 fire crews will be working in the Port Hills today. More >>

Port Hills Fire: Update 2pm

Monday, 27 February 2017, 2:32 pm | Christchurch City Council

Fire update · Fire authorities describe the 35km perimeter of the fire area as now almost fully controlled. Controlled is defined as bare earth or blacked out ground for at least 10 metres. · Yesterday and overnight 12mm of rain fell at the top of ... More >>

Port Hills Fire. Monday 27 February

Monday, 27 February 2017, 10:51 am | Christchurch City Council

We are into day 15 of fire operations and currently have 22 crews on the ground, with 150 firefighters from around New Zealand. Thermal imaging from drones is helping to identify focus areas for crews on the ground. Firefighting activity has also identified ... More >>

Recovery Managers named

Friday, 24 February 2017, 5:49 pm | Christchurch City Council

Al Lawn and Murray Sinclair have been named as the managers to lead the Port Hills fire recovery in Selwyn district and Christchurch city respectively. More >>

Port Hills Fire Public Update – Friday 24 February

Friday, 24 February 2017, 3:00 pm | Christchurch City Council

Christchurch City Council is monitoring the main water supply for residents in affected areas. Residents that have a private water supply will need to manage this themselves. Any residents with concerns about possible contamination in their fresh water supply ... More >>

Port Hills Fire Public Update – Friday 24 February

Friday, 24 February 2017, 11:42 am | Christchurch City Council

Firefighting operations will continue on the Port Hills until the incident management team are confident the fire is fully extinguished. Principal Rural Fire Officer Darrin Woods said the area was still an active fire zone with new hot spots being identified. More >>

Council releases Draft Annual Plan

Friday, 24 February 2017, 10:24 am | Christchurch City Council

Christchurch City Council is planning to invest nearly half a billion dollars in the city over the next financial year. More >>



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