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Coastal Hazards Chapter removal is welcome news

Tuesday, 29 September 2015, 3:39 pm | Glenn Livingstone

"The removal of the Coastal Hazards Chapter from the District Plan Review process is welcome news for residents", ward Councillor for Burwood/Pegasus Glenn Livingstone says. More >>

Transitional, Emergency is Welcome News

Monday, 16 March 2015, 9:25 am | Glenn Livingstone

Christchurch City Council Housing Taskforce Chair Glenn Livingstone says that Minister Paula Bennett's announcement (March 15) of a short-term housing response for vulnerable families and single people in need of housing is welcome news. More >>

School closures in the Burwood/Pegasus Ward

Wednesday, 29 May 2013, 4:01 pm | Glenn Livingstone

A Christchurch City Councillor is raising serious questions about the Minister of Education's decision-making process and the motivation for not taking greater time than that announced to deliberate on school closures in eastern Christchurch. More >>

Letter to Minister of Education - Please explain

Monday, 13 May 2013, 11:57 am | Glenn Livingstone

"It turns out that 'investment' was a euphemism for what the Minister really had in mind for many of the schools in Christchurch - and that was their closure or merger - a course of action which the Ministry never once signalled when it spoke at a Council ... More >>

CERA Residential Advisory Service: Advocacy needed

Saturday, 20 April 2013, 3:43 pm | Glenn Livingstone

"While the Residential Advisory Service announced by CERA has insurers' buy-in, advocacy will be needed for buy-in from the insured - and there is a world of difference between the two," says Cr. Glenn Livingstone. More >>

Full impact of draconian CERA legislation

Tuesday, 16 April 2013, 10:28 am | Glenn Livingstone

“The full impact of the draconian CERA legislation on communities is quite visible now”, says Cr. Glenn Livingstone, following a tense discussion of the proposal to locate a temporary yard site at the Burwood/Pegasus Community Board meeting (April ... More >>

Minister to charge rental on red zone land

Friday, 5 April 2013, 7:19 pm | Glenn Livingstone

The Minister has consistently said that "there are to be no obstacles to the recovery in Christchurch." The Minister's latest move, Cr. Glenn Livingstone says, to charge rental on red zone land, will create an obstacle in the recovery ... More >>

CERA must name the date

Thursday, 28 February 2013, 9:08 am | Glenn Livingstone

"The Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority must name the date for the establishment of the Residential Advisory Service", says Christchurch City Councillor Glenn Livingstone. More >>

Canterbury Democracy Rally December 1st

Monday, 12 November 2012, 5:10 pm | Glenn Livingstone

Cantabrians will march from Latimer Square to Cranmer Square past their Provincial Council Chambers on 1st December demanding the Government give back DEMOCRACY to their city RALLY FOR DEMOCRACY: OUR CITY, OUR SAY will begin at 2pm on Saturday December ... More >>

Housing in Christchurch

Monday, 18 June 2012, 3:43 pm | Glenn Livingstone

Christchurch Housing Summit organiser, City Councillor Glenn Livingstone, is welcoming the news from the Department of Building and Housing announcing an investigation into the habitability, affordability and availability of housing in Christchurch. More >>

Christchurch Housing Summit

Monday, 7 May 2012, 9:09 am | Glenn Livingstone

A Housing Summit, focusing on the rental housing crisis facing Christchurch, will be held this Wednesday, May 9th. More >>

Christchurch's Housing Crisis

Thursday, 26 April 2012, 11:10 am | Glenn Livingstone

"Christchurch is facing a housing crisis, there are no two ways about it", says City Councillor Glenn Livingstone. More >>

Re-claim the democratic mandate

Monday, 19 September 2011, 8:59 am | Glenn Livingstone

Re-claim the democratic mandate Christchurch City Councillor Glenn Livingstone is calling on his colleagues to re-claim the democratic mandate, first bestowed on them by their communities, at today's meeting (September 19) . "Each of us has been ... More >>

Call for Cabinet to act on land prices today

Monday, 5 September 2011, 1:43 pm | Glenn Livingstone

City Councillor Glenn Livingstone is calling upon the cabinet when it meets in Christchurch today to seize the opportunity to facilitate consortiums of red-zoned residents to buy bare land at rural prices. More >>

Councillors see Community Boards as waste of time

Tuesday, 6 July 2010, 9:38 am | Glenn Livingstone

"Councillors who think Community Boards are a waste of time and want to get rid of them should come clean," says Burwood/Pegasus City Council candidate Glenn Livingstone. More >>