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New Partnership To Prepare An Ambitious Plan For Greater Christchurch

Friday, 13 May 2022, 3:36 pm | Christchurch City Council

Central government, mana whenua, and local government met today to mark the beginning of a new strengthened partnership to drive planning for Greater Christchurch. Minister of Housing Hon Megan Woods, Minister of Local Government Hon Nanaia Mahuta, and members ... More >>

CCC Flooding Update

Thursday, 16 December 2021, 7:18 am | Christchurch City Council

Rain will continue to fall across Christchurch and Banks Peninsula but the threat of flooding has eased. Head of Three Waters Helen Beaumont says about 75mm of rain has fallen in city the over the last 24 hours, with coastal suburbs receiving slightly ... More >>

Te Puna Waiora: The Distinguished Weavers Of Te Kāhui Whiritoi

Wednesday, 8 December 2021, 6:02 pm | Christchurch City Council

Ranui Ngarimu ONZM (Ngāi Tahu, Kāti Māmoe, Ngāti Mutunga) Kahu Poa 2003 Harakeke, pākihi, muka, emiemi, tikumu Collection of Ranui Ngarimu, Christchurch. The art of Māori weaving, under threat 40 years ago, is celebrating its survival against ... More >>

Arena Designs Offer Exciting Glimpse Into The Future

Friday, 3 December 2021, 2:22 pm | Christchurch City Council

Four preliminary design images for the Canterbury Multi-Use Arena are giving people an exciting glimpse into what the future holds for central Christchurch. Crafted by Christchurch-based architects Warren & Mahoney and international stadium ... More >>

Vaccine Certificates Needed At Libraries And Pools

Tuesday, 30 November 2021, 3:48 pm | Christchurch City Council

People visiting many of Christchurch City Council’s public facilities will need to show their My Vaccine Pass when the city moves to the new COVID-19 Protection Framework on Friday. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has announced that Christchurch, ... More >>

COVID-19 Claims More Event Casualties

Thursday, 18 November 2021, 12:58 pm | Christchurch City Council

More events planned for Christchurch have become casualties of the COVID-19 pandemic. Christchurch City Council has reluctantly decided to cancel the planned New Year’s Eve party in North Hagley Park and fun family event Kite Day while Strut and Fret, ... More >>

Damage Assessment At Wastewater Plant Under Way

Wednesday, 3 November 2021, 4:26 pm | Christchurch City Council

A preliminary damage assessment at the Christchurch Wastewater Treatment Plant has begun following this week’s fire. “A structural engineer is currently on site undertaking a preliminary external investigation of the two trickling filters, where ... More >>

Damage To Wastewater Treatment Plant Still To Be Assessed

Tuesday, 2 November 2021, 9:53 am | Christchurch City Council

The extent of the damage to the Christchurch Wastewater Treatment Plant will not be fully known until the fire in the trickling filters is completely out. Fire and Emergency New Zealand still has crews working on the fire, which started yesterday ... More >>

Government’s Three Waters Decision ‘extremely Disappointing’

Wednesday, 27 October 2021, 10:35 am | Christchurch City Council

The Government’s decision to push ahead with a ‘flawed’ model for the delivery of three waters is extremely disappointing and robs communities of a voice, Christchurch Mayor Lianne Dalziel says. The Government announced that it will introduce legislation ... More >>

Reuben Paterson: The Golden Bearing 30 October 2021 – 30 January 2022

Tuesday, 26 October 2021, 2:15 pm | Christchurch City Council

Share a moment of magic and possibility under glittering golden leaves courtesy of Aotearoa New Zealand artist Reuben Paterson, who is helping install his work The Golden Bearing at Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetū remotely from his ... More >>

Council facilities to re-open under Alert Level 2

Monday, 6 September 2021, 4:22 pm | Christchurch City Council

Most of Christchurch City Council’s public facilities will re-open under COVID-19 Alert Level 2. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has announced that all of New Zealand, apart from Auckland, will move to COVID-19 Alert Level 2 from Tuesday 7 September ... More >>

Christchurch to move to Alert Level 3 next week

Friday, 27 August 2021, 3:26 pm | Christchurch City Council

Christchurch Mayor Lianne Dalziel is welcoming the news that Christchurch will move down an alert level at 11.59pm on Tuesday 31 August. However she says it is important that people remain vigilant and follow the current Alert Level rules. More >>

Christchurch prepared for extended lockdown

Friday, 20 August 2021, 3:18 pm | Christchurch City Council

Christchurch City Council is prepared for an extended lockdown and all essential city services will continue to be provided, Mayor Lianne Dalziel is reassuring people. More >>

Essential Services To Continue Through COVID Lockdown

Tuesday, 17 August 2021, 6:58 pm | Christchurch City Council

Essential services will continue to be provided across Christchurch and Banks Peninsula in Alert Level 4 but all Christchurch City Council-owned public facilities will be closed. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has announced that the entire country will ... More >>

Mayor Lianne Dalziel To Stand Down At Next Election

Thursday, 1 July 2021, 6:07 am | Christchurch City Council

Christchurch Mayor Lianne Dalziel has decided she will not seek re-election at the October 2022 local body elections. Below she talks about that decision: Just over 30 years after first being selected to run for public office, I am announcing that ... More >>

Christchurch Braced For Wet Weather And King Tides

Friday, 28 May 2021, 1:04 pm | Christchurch City Council

Contractors are clearing grates and making checks of Christchurch’s stormwater network ahead of a weekend of wet weather and king tides. The MetService has issued a severe weather warning for Canterbury and forecasters are predicting that as much ... More >>

Tīrama Mai Brings Light To Ōtautahi Christchurch

Wednesday, 28 April 2021, 10:32 am | Christchurch City Council

Christchurch’s inaugural Tīrama Mai lighting event will celebrate Matariki in the heart of the city and in New Brighton. Zones within the central city and seaside suburb will be lit up from Friday 25 June until Saturday 10 July, with a series of ... More >>

Council Works With Wharenui Club After Cost Estimate Error

Thursday, 15 April 2021, 1:57 pm | Christchurch City Council

Christchurch City Council’s Recreation and Sports Services unit has apologised for an error in the projected maintenance costs for Wharenui Pool after the Wharenui Swim Club reviewed the figures this morning. It was estimated the cost to maintain ... More >>

‘Kōtui’ Consortium Announced For Arena Design And Build

Tuesday, 30 March 2021, 6:06 am | Christchurch City Council

A consortium of businesses has been confirmed as the successful tenderer for the design and construction of the Canterbury Multi-Use Arena (CMUA). The consortium, called Kōtui, will bring together local and international expertise to design the ... More >>

Blessing Ahead Of Citizens’ War Memorial Move

Thursday, 25 March 2021, 9:15 am | Christchurch City Council

Christchurch’s Citizens’ War Memorial has received a blessing ahead of its removal for repair, strengthening and eventual relocation in Cathedral Square. The Memorial was blessed at a ceremony this morning by the Right Reverend Dr Peter Carrell, Bishop ... More >>