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Back and brighter – Wharenui Recreation Centre Stadium

Monday, 27 June 2016, 3:13 pm | Christchurch City Council

Stronger, shinier and definitely more colourful than before, the Wharenui Recreation Centre Stadium is reopening on Friday 1 July. More >>

Satisfaction with Council services on the rise

Friday, 24 June 2016, 9:13 am | Christchurch City Council

Friday 24 June 2016 Satisfaction with Council services on the rise Residents’ satisfaction with Christchurch City Council has risen to pre-earthquake levels, with almost three-quarters of people happy with the way the organisation delivers services. More >>

Council agrees on work on two Eastern drains

Thursday, 23 June 2016, 1:28 pm | Christchurch City Council

The Council today agreed to progress flood mitigation and repair on two Eastern Christchurch drains to detailed design and construction. The options agreed to today are for Breezes Road Drain (within the Estuary Drain Catchment), which runs from ... More >>

Council adopts Annual Plan

Thursday, 23 June 2016, 12:42 pm | Christchurch City Council

Christchurch City Council today agreed a $1.06 billion budget for the coming financial year. The plan adopted today includes a lower than planned average rates increase of 4.9 per cent, down from the 7.18 per cent forecast in the Long Term Plan, says ... More >>

Council agrees on Annual Plan changes

Tuesday, 21 June 2016, 4:24 pm | Christchurch City Council

New plans for Southshore and South Brighton, more money for footpath repairs and cheaper swimming pool entry for some children were agreed today as Councillors respond to public feedback on the draft Annual Plan. More >>

Rates revaluation gets underway

Tuesday, 21 June 2016, 9:39 am | Christchurch City Council

The general revaluation of all Christchurch property that takes place every three years is now underway. More >>

Vote for the new Sumner library and museum name

Monday, 20 June 2016, 2:58 pm | Christchurch City Council

The community still has two weeks to vote for one of five possible names for the new Sumner library, community centre and museum. Christchurch City Council received 175 suggestions from the public in a competition run from 23 May – 12 June 2016. ... More >>

Candidate information sessions kick off

Monday, 20 June 2016, 11:27 am | Christchurch City Council

If you love Christchurch and want to shape the city's future, now is the time to consider running in October's Local Government elections. More >>

New Brighton Pier still home to Guy Fawkes 2016

Friday, 17 June 2016, 12:17 pm | Christchurch City Council

Christchurch’s Guy Fawkes Fireworks Spectacular will go ahead in its traditional home at New Brighton Pier in 2016, despite repairs to the popular landmark getting underway in the spring. More >>

Wheelie bin stocktake to start next month

Thursday, 16 June 2016, 10:37 am | Christchurch City Council

Christchurch City Council will carry out a stocktake of kerbside wheelie bins throughout the city starting next month. The stocktake is designed to reduce the cost of the bin collection service by removing lost, damaged and stolen bins from circulation. More >>

Town Hall repair a third of the way through

Monday, 13 June 2016, 10:26 am | Christchurch City Council

One year down, two to go – it is a year since Christchurch City Council approved the three year, $127.5 million repair and restoration of the Town Hall, one of Christchurch’s most treasured Civic and heritage buildings. More >>

New Zealand electric vehicle charging symbol launched

Friday, 10 June 2016, 4:07 pm | Christchurch City Council

This afternoon the Minister of Transport Simon Bridges and Christchurch Mayor Lianne Dalziel launched the New Zealand electric vehicle charging symbol which will be used at electric vehicle charging stations. The symbol was designed by a Christchurch ... More >>

Nga Puna Wai design team appointed

Friday, 10 June 2016, 1:45 pm | Christchurch City Council

The Nga Puna Wai sports hub development in southwest Christchurch has taken a step towards construction, with Christchurch City Council appointing a multidisciplinary design team. More >>

Report highlights progress on District Plan Review

Thursday, 9 June 2016, 2:07 pm | Christchurch City Council

Christchurch City Council staff have been acknowledged for their "huge commitment" to addressing key findings of a review into the way the District Plan Review process is managed. More >>

Council approves drones policy

Thursday, 9 June 2016, 12:42 pm | Christchurch City Council

Christchurch City Council has approved a new policy governing the flying of Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS) or "drones" over its properties. More >>

Rural fire restrictions lifted

Friday, 3 June 2016, 2:53 pm | Christchurch City Council

The Christchurch City Council will lift the rural fire restrictions on midnight Saturday 4 June as dry conditions ease. More >>

A salute to the bearded, balding and bewigged

Tuesday, 31 May 2016, 11:39 am | Christchurch City Council

Highlighting heads and hairstyles from a span of over two-thousand years, Christchurch Art Gallery's upcoming exhibition is a playful take on everything from sideburns to split ends. More >>

Public input sought on proposed speed limit changes

Monday, 30 May 2016, 3:34 pm | Christchurch City Council

After reviewing speed limits on roads around the city, Christchurch City Council is requesting feedback on proposed changes to 31 streets. More >>

First look at the new QEII

Friday, 27 May 2016, 12:32 pm | Christchurch City Council

The community is getting its first look at the new QEII Recreation and Sport Centre, ahead of construction beginning in October 2016. More >>

Hearings panel recommends partial sale of QEII Park land

Friday, 27 May 2016, 12:12 pm | Christchurch City Council

A hearings committee is recommending that Christchurch City Council approve the sale of 11.5 hectares of QEII Park to the Ministry of Education, with minor modifications to the original proposal. More >>



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