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Christchurch Mayor declares State of Emergency

Tuesday, 20 February 2018, 2:51 pm | Christchurch City Council

Christchurch Mayor Lianne Dalziel has declared a State of Emergency for Christchurch City, which includes Banks Peninsula, due to the impacts of ex-tropical Cyclone Gita. More >>

Council moves to future-proof heritage buildings

Friday, 16 February 2018, 1:31 pm | Christchurch City Council

The hunt is on to find new uses for some of Christchurch’s treasured heritage buildings. More >>

Rates rise under consideration

Friday, 16 February 2018, 12:33 pm | Christchurch City Council

The Christchurch City Council is proposing raising rates by an average of 5.5 per cent from July this year, which is below what was forecast for 2018-19 in the previous Long Term Plan 2015-2025. More >>

Trash gas powers city’s first ‘eco’ rubbish truck

Friday, 16 February 2018, 11:41 am | Christchurch City Council

The first electric sideloader waste collection truck in the southern hemisphere has powered into Christchurch streets. More >>

Car sharing service sparks high-powered buzz

Thursday, 15 February 2018, 12:40 pm | Christchurch City Council

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and Mayor Lianne Dalziel have officially launched Christchurch’s first fully battery powered electric car sharing service. More >>

Christchurch: Committee makes High St recommendation

Monday, 12 February 2018, 2:49 pm | Christchurch City Council

The committee overseeing delivery of the An Accessible City programme is recommending Christchurch City Council begin engaging immediately with High Street stakeholders about the planned upgrade of the street. More >>

Report seeks changes to central city transport programme

Wednesday, 7 February 2018, 4:46 pm | Christchurch City Council

A report which recommends progressing the planned upgrade of High Street and the extension of the city’s heritage tramway will be considered by Christchurch City Council’s Infrastructure, Transport and Environment Committee next week. More >>

NZ's biggest digital 'touch wall' to feature at Tūranga

Monday, 29 January 2018, 9:32 am | Christchurch City Council

The biggest interactive “touch wall” in the country will be installed as the flagship technology feature inside Tūranga, Christchurch’s new central library. More >>

Council agrees to temporarily chlorinate water

Thursday, 25 January 2018, 1:53 pm | Christchurch City Council

Christchurch’s drinking water will be temporarily treated with chlorine while work is fast-tracked on improving the security of the city’s well heads. More >>

Well inspections reveal contamination risk

Tuesday, 23 January 2018, 4:18 pm | Christchurch City Council

New engineering assessments of Christchurch’s wells have revealed some of them may be susceptible to contamination, particularly in heavy rainfall events. More >>

Council seeks views on Denton Park changes

Friday, 19 January 2018, 10:48 am | Christchurch City Council

Christchurch City Council is seeking public feedback on proposed changes to the use of Denton Park. More >>

New Year Start for Lyttelton Submarine Pipeline Work

Thursday, 21 December 2017, 11:09 am | Christchurch City Council

Construction of two submarine pipelines to carry wastewater from Governors Bay and Diamond Harbour to Lyttelton will begin in February. More >>

Linwood students pedal their way into history

Wednesday, 13 December 2017, 2:01 pm | Christchurch City Council

Linwood Avenue School students pedalled their way into the history books this morning when they became the first to ride on the Rapanui-Shag Rock cycleway. More >>

Council holds off on water restrictions

Monday, 11 December 2017, 10:25 am | Christchurch City Council

With some rain and cooler temperatures forecast for this week, Christchurch City Council is holding off introducing citywide water restrictions – for now. More >>

Council monitoring water use with eye on restrictions

Friday, 8 December 2017, 9:15 am | Christchurch City Council

With hot temperatures expected over the next three days, the Council will be monitoring water use ahead of a decision on Monday about whether to introduce restrictions. More >>

Water use soars as temperatures climb

Tuesday, 5 December 2017, 8:46 am | Christchurch City Council

Christchurch’s hot spell has led to a spike in water use not seen since 2009. More >>

Work Begins on Woolston Community Hub

Friday, 24 November 2017, 12:30 pm | Christchurch City Council

A sod-turning ceremony to mark the start of construction on the Woolston community hub is taking place at 1pm on Monday 27 November. More >>

Christchurch: St Asaph St speed limit under review

Thursday, 23 November 2017, 3:59 pm | Christchurch City Council

Christchurch City Council will consult with the public in the new year about lowering the speed limit on St Asaph Street to 30kph. More >>

Share your memories of Lancaster Park

Wednesday, 22 November 2017, 3:54 pm | Christchurch City Council

Got a photo of the U2 concert at Lancaster Park back in the 1980s? Or of you and your mates watching cricket from the old grassed embankments or cheering on the Crusaders from the stands? More >>

Mayor welcomes new plan for Metro Sports Facility

Tuesday, 21 November 2017, 2:19 pm | Christchurch City Council

Christchurch Mayor Lianne Dalziel says the Government’s announcement of a new plan for the Metro Sports Facility anchor project provides the city with a window of opportunity to re-examine its major sports facilities. The Mayor says she supports the Government’s ... More >>



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