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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 >>

Second Anniversary A Time To Come Together Again

Monday, 8 March 2021, 1:26 pm | Christchurch City Council

This Saturday’s National Remembrance Service will be an opportunity to remember those who died in the Christchurch mosque attacks two years ago, stand in solidarity with everyone affected and come together as a nation that truly values diversity. ... More >>

New Executive Leadership Structure Announced

Monday, 8 March 2021, 7:55 am | Christchurch City Council

Christchurch City Council Chief Executive Dawn Baxendale is implementing a new Executive Leadership Team and Group Structure which halves the number of general managers and groups. “I am introducing this change because as a Council we need to change the ... More >>

Vbase Media Statement Wednesday 3 March 2021

Wednesday, 3 March 2021, 4:04 pm | Christchurch City Council

Christchurch City Council owned venues and events company Vbase Limited, with the support and endorsement of their Shareholder, today announced a change in name to Venues Ōtautahi. Vbase Chief Executive Caroline Harvie-Teare says “Vbase is driven ... More >>

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 >>





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