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Statement From Mayor Lianne Dalziel Regarding SFO Investigation

Thursday, 17 December 2020, 11:06 am | Christchurch City Council

“I welcome the announcement by the SFO that it has closed its investigations into my electoral returns with its finding of no evidence of any criminal conduct. “I was always confident in my case however they are required to investigate any complaint ... More >>

Council Changing Executive Leadership Structure

Thursday, 3 December 2020, 1:33 pm | Christchurch City Council

Christchurch City Council Chief Executive Dawn Baxendale Is Implementing A Change To The Organisation’s Executive Team And Business Group Structure The new structure released to staff halves the number of General Managers in the Executive Team from ... More >>

Multi-use Arena Funding Agreement Major Step Forward For Canterbury

Monday, 5 October 2020, 3:15 pm | Christchurch City Council

Christchurch City Council is proud to be delivering the Canterbury Multi-Use Arena for Canterbury says Mayor Lianne Dalziel, after the Council and the Crown formally signed off on a joint funding agreement this afternoon. Christchurch Mayor Lianne ... More >>

Say Goodbye To 2020 With The Black Seeds

Friday, 11 September 2020, 9:27 am | Christchurch City Council

Christchurch will bid farewell to 2020 with a free music concert in North Hagley Park headlined by Kiwi music legends, The Black Seeds. The multi-platinum-selling band will be the headline act at The Edge NYE20 – the family-friendly New Year’s ... More >>

Eco-friendly Design Earns Tūranga 5-star Rating

Tuesday, 1 September 2020, 3:24 pm | Christchurch City Council

The awards and accolades keep coming for Christchurch’s central library building, Tūranga. The five-storey building, which sits on the edge of Cathedral Square, has just become one of the few public buildings in New Zealand to be awarded a 5 Green ... More >>

Mayor Praises Courage Of Christchurch Muslim Community

Thursday, 27 August 2020, 2:07 pm | Christchurch City Council

Christchurch Mayor Lianne Dalziel is praising the courage of the mosque attack victims who addressed the High Court this week at the sentencing of the man responsible for the mass shootings. “Since the atrocious act of terror unfolded in our city on ... More >>

Two Big Names In New Zealand Art Open At Christchurch Art Gallery

Friday, 31 July 2020, 10:08 am | Christchurch City Council

Visitors to Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetū can experience exhibitions by two renowned New Zealand artists in August. New Zealand-born, New York-based artist and Zen master Max Gimblett is known for the dynamism of his work and his expressive ... More >>

Multi-Use Arena Preparations Continue At Pace

Tuesday, 21 July 2020, 2:36 pm | Christchurch City Council

Christchurch City Council is pulling out all stops on preparation work for the Canterbury Multi-Use Arena, as the $473 million anchor project continues to gather momentum. Ahead of the construction work commencing early next year, staff, contractors and ... More >>

Christchurch Mayor Requests Leave Of Absence

Friday, 17 July 2020, 11:16 am | Christchurch City Council

Christchurch Mayor Lianne Dalziel is seeking a leave of absence. The decision relates to a personal matter. “I am taking a leave of absence due to the state of my husband's health and ask that our privacy be respected at this time,” the Mayor says. “I ... More >>

Installations to light up Christchurch

Thursday, 18 June 2020, 9:21 am | Christchurch City Council

Key sites around Christchurch will be lit up by lighting installations, interactive displays and projections during July. More >>

Council Welcomes Bromley Odour Study Findings

Thursday, 21 May 2020, 2:06 pm | Christchurch City Council

Christchurch City Council is welcoming the findings of a pilot study that focused on finding the cause of the long-standing odour issues in Bromley. “The pilot study findings have given us a much better understanding of the issues and we are now working ... More >>

Council Chief Executive Dawn Baxendale Takes Pay Cut

Wednesday, 22 April 2020, 4:55 pm | Christchurch City Council

Christchurch City Council Chief Executive Dawn Baxendale will take a 10 per cent cut in her salary for the full 2020/21 financial year. The reduction in her pay equates to a 20 per cent cut over a six-month period. Mrs Baxendale says she discussed her ... More >>

Council Prepared For Change To Alert Level 3

Monday, 20 April 2020, 6:35 pm | Christchurch City Council

Christchurch City Council is geared up to resume work on building and infrastructure projects around the city when the country moves out of Level 4 lockdown on 28 April. “We’ve been planning for this move in alert levels and we have a whole raft of ... More >>

Rates Relief Part Of Wider Economic Recovery Package

Thursday, 2 April 2020, 4:11 pm | Christchurch City Council

Christchurch ratepayers facing financial hardship because of the COVID-19 crisis will be able to defer their rate payments for up to six months. The rates deferral and three-month rent holiday for Council’s commercial tenants are part of a package ... More >>

Rates Relief On The Cards For Struggling Businesses, Residents

Wednesday, 1 April 2020, 7:43 pm | Christchurch City Council

Christchurch businesses and property owners who are financially hurting because of the COVID-19 lockdown could get an extra six months to pay their rates. “We are very conscious of the financial stress that many ratepayers in our city are under ... More >>

Christchurch City Council Closing All Community Facilities

Saturday, 21 March 2020, 4:17 pm | Christchurch City Council

Christchurch City Council is closing down all its community facilities from 4pm Saturday 21 March. That means there will be no public access to libraries, sport and recreation centres, pools, community centres, service centres, the Christchurch ... More >>

March 15 National Remembrance Service Cancelled

Saturday, 14 March 2020, 1:10 pm | Christchurch City Council

Tomorrow’s National Remembrance Service marking the first anniversary of the Christchurch mosque attacks has been cancelled, as a precautionary approach to Covid-19 (the Corona Virus). The event, to be held at Horncastle Arena in Christchurch at 3pm tomorrow ... More >>

Unity The Focus Of National Remembrance Service

Wednesday, 4 March 2020, 2:16 pm | Christchurch City Council

A year on from the Christchurch mosque attacks, people will come together on 15 March at a National Remembrance Service to remember and honour those who died and build on the spirit of unity that came out of the tragedy. Fifty one people died ... More >>

North Beach Car Park Off-limits To Freedom Campers

Thursday, 27 February 2020, 3:15 pm | Christchurch City Council

Concerns over safety and public access have prompted the Christchurch City Council to close the North Beach Car Park temporarily to freedom camping during weekends. The closure will apply from this weekend until Easter Sunday and again from Labour ... More >>

Apology –22 February 2011 Christchurch Earthquake

Thursday, 27 February 2020, 9:54 am | Christchurch City Council

On behalf of Christchurch City Council Mayor Lianne Dalziel has made a formal apology to the families of those who died in the 22 February 2011 earthquake and those who were injured, at events in Christchurch and Japan. Please visit Newsline for an op-ed ... More >>