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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 >>

St Albans Community Centre consultation begins

Wednesday, 25 May 2016, 12:11 pm | Christchurch City Council

A new St Albans Community Centre is on the way, and residents have the opportunity to provide feedback on the concept in a consultation running from Friday 27 May – Monday 20 June. More >>

Name wanted for the Sumner Centre

Friday, 20 May 2016, 4:32 pm | Christchurch City Council

Christchurch City Council is encouraging people with creative ideas to suggest a name for the new Sumner Library, Community Centre and Museum. More >>

Riccarton Road bus priority work to continue next month

Friday, 20 May 2016, 2:26 pm | Christchurch City Council

The next phase of the Riccarton Road Bus Priority work will start in June with the removal of the roundabout on the corner of Riccarton Road and Deans Avenue and the installation of traffic signals. More >>

Second peer review of Coastal Hazards Report

Friday, 20 May 2016, 11:25 am | Christchurch City Council

Christchurch City Council will be asked to agree to Terms of Reference for the second peer review of the Coastal Hazard Assessment Report (Tonkin & Taylor Ltd 2015) at its Council meeting next Thursday. More >>

Council to consider drones policy

Thursday, 19 May 2016, 3:11 pm | Christchurch City Council

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

Aranui celebrates the opening of new community centre

Thursday, 19 May 2016, 2:39 pm | Christchurch City Council

Crowds gathered to celebrate the opening of the new Aranui Wainoni Community Centre, which will provide a place for the local community to once again gather for cultural, recreational and educational activities and events. More >>

Freedom camping ban extended

Thursday, 19 May 2016, 1:18 pm | Christchurch City Council

The temporary closure of five designated non-self-contained freedom camping sites has been extended until 31 May 2017 by Christchurch City Council Chief Executive Dr Karleen Edwards. More >>

Community to have a say on Woolston upgrade

Wednesday, 18 May 2016, 11:31 am | Christchurch City Council

Attracting visitors, making it safer for people and bikes, and recognising the area's distinctive industrial heritage are the aims of a proposal to upgrade Woolston Village. More >>

Christchurch Airport Marathon route confirmed

Friday, 13 May 2016, 12:40 pm | Christchurch City Council

The route for the Christchurch Airport Marathon on Queen's Birthday Weekend (5 June) has been confirmed. More >>

New CEO to lead social housing handover

Friday, 13 May 2016, 10:31 am | Christchurch City Council

The Ōtautahi Community Housing Trust – the new organisation proposed to take over Christchurch City Council's social housing service later this year – has appointed Cate Kearney as its chief executive. Ms Kearney will move from her current position ... More >>

Council will review Freedom Camping Bylaw

Thursday, 12 May 2016, 3:39 pm | Christchurch City Council

Christchurch City Council will consider whether amendments to the restrictions in the Freedom Camping Bylaw 2015 around non-self-contained freedom camping should be made across Christchurch and Banks Peninsula. More >>

Major transport changes proposed for Victoria Street

Wednesday, 11 May 2016, 11:05 am | Christchurch City Council

A number of major transport changes proposed for Victoria Street will help to promote the area as a destination and prioritise access for pedestrians, cyclists and public-transport users, says Christchurch City Councillor Phil Clearwater. More >>

Update on QEII Park hearings

Friday, 6 May 2016, 5:25 pm | Christchurch City Council

A hearings committee will reconvene on Friday 13 May to decide whether to recommend that Christchurch City Council sell 11.5 hectares of QEII Park to the Ministry of Education. More >>

Committee approves university cycleway plans

Thursday, 5 May 2016, 12:21 pm | Christchurch City Council

Construction is expected to start later this year on a new $4 million cycleway from Riccarton Bush to Solway Avenue, running through the University of Canterbury campus. The Infrastructure, Transport and Environment Committee today approved plans for ... More >>

Council assesses potential impact of flood model change

Wednesday, 4 May 2016, 5:16 pm | Christchurch City Council

Council assesses potential impact of flood model change Christchurch City Council investigations show a change in flood modelling for a small area of New Brighton potentially impacts five homes. Last week, the Council revised its flood modelling ... More >>

Trams resume New Regent Street visits

Monday, 2 May 2016, 3:32 pm | Christchurch City Council

Trams have resumed running along New Regent Street after the last barrier blocking the track was removed this afternoon. Tramway Operations Manager John Smith is delighted to see the barrier come down. This means the tram can travel the full figure 8 loop ... More >>



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