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Urgent Burwood-Pegasus ward issues

Monday, 19 December 2011, 12:56 pm | Sustainable Canterbury

Friday’s heavy rain has highlighted the need for more work to protect riverside neighbourhoods in East Christchurch. More >>

Burwood-Pegasus sustainability candidate announced

Monday, 12 December 2011, 12:42 pm | Sustainable Canterbury

Sustainable Canterbury have announced their candidate for the Burwood-Pegasus ward by-election in February. The local environment watchdogs are running the group spokesman, Rik Tindall. More >>

Māori ward seats on councils endorsed

Thursday, 10 November 2011, 3:49 pm | Sustainable Canterbury

Local environmental watchdogs Sustainable Canterbury have stated their support for Māori ward seats on city, district and regional councils. More >>

CERA submitters demand democracy

Thursday, 3 November 2011, 4:18 pm | Sustainable Canterbury

The lack of public hearings for the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority (CERA) Recovery Strategy submissions has disappointed a number of Cantabrians.The submission process closed last Sunday and only the Earthquake Recovery Minister, Gerry Brownlee ... More >>

Christchurch light rail passenger transport

Friday, 9 September 2011, 2:29 pm | Sustainable Canterbury

A meeting on Monday will engage with the Draft Central City Plan - on its light rail system design, implementation schedule and costings especially. This is to better inform public submissions on the Plan, which close the following Friday. More >>

Renewable transport fuels and energy independence

Friday, 5 August 2011, 8:05 pm | Sustainable Canterbury

A meeting next week will receive a progress report from the waste-to-energy trial done at the Christchurch City Council's wastewater treatment plant at Bromley. Chris Bathurst, Engineer of the algal-biofuel feedstock project, will speak on the prospects ... More >>

Christchurch housing emergency

Monday, 20 June 2011, 10:09 am | Sustainable Canterbury

Sustainable Canterbury's June meeting today resolved to commence formal engagement with the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority (CERA). Spokesman Rik Tindall relays to CERA the following recommendations: More >>