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Industrial Landscapes Feature In New Historic Art Exhibition At Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna O Waiwhetū

Tuesday, 9 April 2024, 11:39 am | Christchurch City Council

From Here on the Ground, opening on Saturday 18 May, brings together works by twentieth-century New Zealand artists exploring urban, suburban and industrial landscapes. More >>

Christchurch City Council Chief Executive Resigns

Monday, 20 November 2023, 11:51 am | Christchurch City Council

Christchurch City Council has accepted the resignation of its Chief Executive Dawn Baxendale which was tendered on 6 November. Mrs Baxendale started at the Council in October 2019, after moving from the United Kingdom where she held senior local ... More >>

Maureen Lander’s 1998 Te Papa Installation Revived For New Exhibition | 12 August 2023 – 21 July 2024

Monday, 7 August 2023, 11:24 am | Christchurch City Council

Maureen Lander: Aho Marama Strings of Light is on display at Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetū from Saturday 12 August, celebrating the innovative work of artist and academic Maureen Lander (Ngāpuhi, Te Hikutu and Pākehā). The immersive, UV-lit ... More >>

Te Rā makes a once in a lifetime return to Aotearoa

Wednesday, 14 June 2023, 5:19 pm | Christchurch City Council

Wednesday 14 June 2023 8 July – 23 October 2023 Te Rā, an extraordinary piece of Māori cultural heritage from Aotearoa New Zealand, is returning to our shores. As the only known customary Māori sail in existence, the homecoming of this taonga ... More >>

Future-Proofing Greater Christchurch: Consultation On Draft Spatial Plan Opens Mid-June

Friday, 12 May 2023, 3:50 pm | Christchurch City Council

A draft plan that outlines how to shape and accommodate future growth in Greater Christchurch will go out for public consultation in mid-June, following feedback from more than 7,000 residents. Greater Christchurch has seen rapid growth over the ... More >>

Funding Boost For Greater Christchurch Public Transport Futures

Friday, 10 March 2023, 3:53 pm | Christchurch City Council

Public transport infrastructure work will be accelerated following a $78 million funding injection. Minister for Transport Michael Wood announced today the funding to boost the Greater Christchurch Public Transport Futures Programme (‘PT Futures’). ... More >>

Banks Peninsula Residents To Stop Using Water

Thursday, 15 December 2022, 2:35 pm | Christchurch City Council

"We’re asking residents to please stop using water, including for flushing toilets, showering and washing. You can still take drinking water from your tap," Head of Three Waters Helen Beaumont says. "Without power we can’t pump water ... More >>

Power Outage Across Banks Peninsula

Thursday, 15 December 2022, 1:41 pm | Christchurch City Council

There’s a widespread power outage across Banks Peninsula. We’re asking residents to please stop using water, including for flushing toilets, showering and washing. You can still take drinking water from your tap. Without power we can’t pump water ... More >>

Ōtautahi Christchurch To Celebrate Black Ferns At Free Event

Thursday, 8 December 2022, 10:42 am | Christchurch City Council

Fresh from their Rugby World Cup victory, the Black Ferns will be stopping by Ōtautahi Christchurch as part of their ‘Thank you Aotearoa’ tour. Christchurch Deputy Mayor Pauline Cotter says planning is underway for a free community event at Victoria ... More >>

Christchurch To Host 2025 Special Olympics National Summer Games

Tuesday, 11 October 2022, 4:56 am | Christchurch City Council

Christchurch has been awarded the hosting rights for the 2025 Special Olympics National Summer Games. Around 1300 athletes will compete in 11 different sports including swimming, athletics, bowling, basketball and football. The Games will also provide ... More >>

Christchurch To Host 2025 Special Olympics National Summer Games

Monday, 10 October 2022, 10:28 am | Christchurch City Council

Christchurch has been awarded the hosting rights for the 2025 Special Olympics National Summer Games. Around 1300 athletes will compete in 11 different sports including swimming, athletics, bowling, basketball and football. The Games will also provide ... More >>

Phil Mauger Wins Christchurch Mayoralty

Saturday, 8 October 2022, 7:01 pm | Christchurch City Council

Progress results show Phil Mauger has won Christchurch’s mayoralty race. The current vote count shows the one-term Councillor and former construction company owner has a narrow majority, with 50,086 votes. His nearest rival, David Meates, received 46,315 ... More >>

Showcase Brings Together Ōtautahi Climate Action Experts

Friday, 23 September 2022, 2:37 pm | Christchurch City Council

Christchurch City Council and University of Canterbury (UC) are proud to present a showcase of research and action towards addressing the climate emergency and creating a more sustainable future. Tītohu Tūroa|Sustainability Showcase will take place ... More >>

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 >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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