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Alert Level Change Impacts On City Events

Sunday, 28 February 2021, 10:56 am | Christchurch City Council

The change in COVID-19 alert levels has impacted on plans for Ōtautahi Together and other major events in the city today. “Because our region is now under Level 2 restrictions, which limit the size of gatherings, events that were planned today ... More >>

Public Asked To Gather Early For Quake Service

Friday, 19 February 2021, 10:55 am | Christchurch City Council

People are advised to arrive early for Monday’s national memorial service to mark the 10th anniversary of the 22 February 2011 earthquake. The service is being held at the Oi Manawa Canterbury Earthquake National Memorial and will be attended by ... More >>

Water Being Tankered Into Akaroa

Saturday, 13 February 2021, 2:22 pm | Christchurch City Council

Clean water from Christchurch is being tankered into Akaroa today. The tankers are being made available so that residents and local businesses can fill their own containers with clean, safe water while the boil water notice is in effect. People can also ... More >>

Boil Water Notice Issued For Akaroa And Takamatua

Friday, 12 February 2021, 6:58 pm | Christchurch City Council

Residents and visitors to Akaroa and Takamatua are being advised to boil their water until further notice after the local reservoir was contaminated. During a routine check with a camera, several small dead animals were discovered in the reservoir ... More >>

Unity The Focus Of National Remembrance Service

Wednesday, 10 February 2021, 11:06 am | Christchurch City Council

Two years on from the Christchurch mosques’ attacks, people will come together 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 as a result ... More >>

Statement From The Chair Of Environment Canterbury And Mayors

Thursday, 28 January 2021, 12:56 pm | Christchurch City Council

  Joint statement from the Chair of Environment Canterbury and the Mayors of Christchurch, Waimakariri and Selwyn We are pleased the Government is taking action to reduce carbon emissions from transport. We particularly welcome its commitment ... More >>

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 >>