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Sunday fishing banned on New Brighton Pier

Friday, 5 February 2016, 1:40 pm | Christchurch City Council

Sunday fishing banned on New Brighton Pier Sunday fishing off New Brighton Pier has been banned for a year from this Sunday, 7 February. The trial means no-one can fish or use crab pots from 10am to 5pm on Sundays, with the Council reviewing it ... More >>

Cycleway construction approved to begin

Thursday, 4 February 2016, 1:05 pm | Christchurch City Council

Work to build new cycleways in Addington is expected to begin later this year after the Infrastructure, Transport and Environment Committee today approved the project. More >>

Top shot wanted for Annual Plan cover

Friday, 29 January 2016, 12:06 pm | Christchurch City Council

Christchurch City Council is asking photographers to capture a vibrant image of a city Coming Alive for the cover of its Annual Plan. More >>

Key Decisions From Today's Council Meeting - 28 January 2016

Thursday, 28 January 2016, 5:27 pm | Christchurch City Council

Council made a minor change to the new Freedom Camping Bylaw introduced on 1 December 2015. The purpose of the amendment was to clarify the clause that brings the bylaw into alignment with other bylaws, such as the Parks and Reserves Bylaw. It clarifies ... More >>

Nod for new Smart City technology

Thursday, 28 January 2016, 4:32 pm | Christchurch City Council

New "sensing" technologies offering real-time information about issues like traffic congestion, water quality and air pollution will get $330,000 in Council funding. More >>

Christchurch Art Gallery presents Tangle

Thursday, 28 January 2016, 11:30 am | Christchurch City Council

Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetu presents Polygot Theatre's Tangle, a fun free event in which children take control, creating an enormous abstract work of art. More >>

Temporary Lyttelton Library to open

Wednesday, 27 January 2016, 1:48 pm | Christchurch City Council

A temporary library will open in Lyttelton next month following the closure of Lyttelton Library in London Street for repair, strengthening and refurbishment work later this week. More >>

Council to consult on proposed new rules for dogs

Tuesday, 26 January 2016, 1:30 pm | Christchurch City Council

The Council's Animal Management Team Leader, Mark Vincent, says information about the Council's proposed new Dog Control Policy and Bylaw will be posted to about 29,000 dog owners in the city, but the Council also wants to hear from other people who ... More >>

Discount for Christchurch Ratepayers to See Top Women Golfer

Thursday, 21 January 2016, 1:49 pm | Christchurch City Council

Discount for Christchurch Ratepayers to See Top Women Golfers Christchurch ratepayers can get discounted tickets to see some of the best women golfers in the world at the ISPS Handa NZ Women’s Open next month. The tournament, held at Clearwater ... More >>

Beach kites and free movies for SummerTimes

Tuesday, 19 January 2016, 12:12 pm | Christchurch City Council

This summer's Good Night Film Festival kicks off on Saturday 23 January at 6pm with a screening of Wallace and Gromit: The Curse of the Were Rabbit in the Halswell Quarry. More >>

Council begins upgrade on Hospital Corner sports fields

Friday, 15 January 2016, 1:46 pm | Christchurch City Council

Work begins on South Hagley Park Hospital Corner sports fields on Monday 18 January 2016 as part of Christchurch City Council's upgrade of Hagley Park fields to benefit a range of community sports groups. More >>

Ingham Lazy Sundays gets under way

Wednesday, 30 December 2015, 10:21 am | Christchurch City Council

Ingham Lazy Sundays gets under way Ingham Lazy Sundays gets under way again this weekend on the Botanic Gardens Archery Lawn, running through until 21 February. The free summer series opens with Lil' Chuck at 3pm Sunday 3 January, and will run every ... More >>

Hagley Park hosts city party to greet the New Year

Tuesday, 29 December 2015, 8:53 am | Christchurch City Council

Hagley Park hosts city party to greet the New Year Join the Christchurch City Council for the big countdown to 2016 at the city's free New Year’s Eve party in North Hagley Park beside Lake Victoria. The fun starts at 6.30pm on Thursday 31 December ... More >>

Level two water restrictions for Akaroa

Thursday, 24 December 2015, 2:46 pm | Christchurch City Council

Level two water restrictions will be introduced in Akaroa on 1 January 2016. This means Akaroa residents and visitors can only water their gardens using hand-held hoses. More >>

Hundreds use new cycle, pedestrian paths each day

Wednesday, 23 December 2015, 10:37 am | Christchurch City Council

Early monitoring by Christchurch City Council shows that hundreds of people are travelling by bicycle or on foot each day using new paths built in the city. More >>

15 objections to representation review final proposal

Monday, 21 December 2015, 4:29 pm | Christchurch City Council

Only 22 community groups and individuals have appealed or objected to the Council's final proposal for representation arrangements for next year's local elections. More >>

Leisure pool at Pioneer closes for repair

Monday, 21 December 2015, 1:00 pm | Christchurch City Council

The leisure pool at Pioneer Recreation and Sport Centre will be closed from Monday 4 January – Friday 29 January for earthquake repairs. More >>

Christchurch Adventure Park a first for southern hemisphere

Monday, 21 December 2015, 12:12 pm | Christchurch City Council

Christchurch City Council has committed to development of the Christchurch Adventure Park in Cashmere Forest, which will be the only attraction of its kind in the southern hemisphere. More >>

Christchurch residents urged to conserve water

Monday, 21 December 2015, 11:38 am | Christchurch City Council

Christchurch residents are asked to be careful about using water over the summer or risk reduced water pressure. More >>

Council reaches post-earthquake insurance settlement

Friday, 18 December 2015, 1:34 pm | Christchurch City Council

Christchurch City Council and its insurers, LAPP (the Local Authority Protection Programme Disaster Fund) and Civic Assurance’s principal reinsurers, today announced that they have agreed a full and final conditional settlement in relation to damage ... More >>



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