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Christchurch Housing Accord announced

Christchurch Housing Accord announced

Wednesday, 16 April 2014 12:05 p.m. by GovtCCC Featured

The acute shortage of affordable housing in Christchurch will only be solved by the Christchurch City Council and the Government working together, Christchurch Mayor Lianne Dalziel says.

Entry to Montreal Street at Brougham Street – NOW OPEN

Entry to Montreal Street at Brougham Street – NOW OPEN

Wednesday, 16 April 2014 8:20 a.m. by Transport4chch

  Road users are advised that entry into Montreal Street off Brougham Street has been restored as work is now completed.

Council may help foot bill for strengthening

Council may help foot bill for strengthening

Tuesday, 15 April 2014 9:19 p.m. by MediaThePress

The Christchurch City Council may contribute $800,000 towards the cost of strengthening a landmark art deco apartment building in the central city.

Sherborne Street at Bealey Ave – northbound traffic only

Sherborne Street at Bealey Ave – northbound traffic only

Tuesday, 15 April 2014 2:17 p.m. by Transport4chch

Road users are that Sherborne Street at the intersection of Bealey is closed to southbound traffic as new work commences today.

Lianne Dalziel: Weekly Interview

Lianne Dalziel: Weekly Interview

Tuesday, 15 April 2014 11:17 a.m. by CanterburyMorningsZB

Christchurch City Mayor Lianne Dalziel talks to Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch about issues in the city this week

Kilmore Street – now open from Durham Street North

Kilmore Street – now open from Durham Street North

Tuesday, 15 April 2014 11:16 a.m. by Transport4chch

Road users are adivsed that the closure on Kilmore Street between Durham Street North and Montreal Street has now been lifted as that stage of the piping work is complete.

Lyttelton Tunnel Maintenance Night Works – Weds 16th April

Lyttelton Tunnel Maintenance Night Works – Weds 16th April

Tuesday, 15 April 2014 7:30 a.m. by Transport4chch

The New Zealand Transport Agency will be undertaking essential maintenance works this week in the Lyttelton Tunnel between the hours of 8pm and 6am for one day on:               16th April. The night-time works will place restrictions on traffic flows through …

Durham Street CLOSED at Cashel Street – 6.30pm

Durham Street CLOSED at Cashel Street – 6.30pm

Monday, 14 April 2014 6:28 p.m. by Transport4chch

Road users are advised that Durham Street South remains closed at the Cashel Street Bridge is closed and all traffic is being diverted down Cashel Street. Oxford Tce east of Montreal Street is also closed. This is due to a gas leak …

Royal Visit – Central City Roads reopened UPDATE 1.48pm

Royal Visit – Central City Roads reopened UPDATE 1.48pm

Monday, 14 April 2014 1:48 p.m. by Transport4chch

  Road users are advised that the road restrictions that have been in place this morning due to the visit of their royal highnesses the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have now been lifted.

Dyers Pass Road – Closure from Summit Road – DELAYED

Dyers Pass Road – Closure from Summit Road – DELAYED

Monday, 14 April 2014 7:29 a.m. by Transport4chch

The rock stabilization and road sealing work on Dyers Pass Road has been delayed due to weather and will not take place until next year. Dyers Pass Road will remain open this week.  

Council drops action over undervalued assets

Council drops action over undervalued assets

Monday, 14 April 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Christchurch City Council staff and councillors are at odds over claims crucial council assets were undervalued before the earthquakes.

CBD – Available Routes Map 12th April – 17th April 2014

CBD – Available Routes Map 12th April – 17th April 2014

Saturday, 12 April 2014 12:00 p.m. by Transport4chch

For available routes around the Central City please find below the CBD network map. This is updated weekly. Please click here to download the network map – Available Routes Map    

CRASH CLEARED – Lincoln Road and Barrington Street intersection 5.03pm

CRASH CLEARED – Lincoln Road and Barrington Street intersection 5.03pm

Friday, 11 April 2014 5:05 p.m. by Transport4chch

Lincoln Road at this intersection is now reopen to Southbound traffic as the crash site has been cleared.

Rosalee’s Contrary Cornucopia – Inconvenience Store Week 5 (1-6 April)

Rosalee’s Contrary Cornucopia – Inconvenience Store Week 5 (1-6 April)

Friday, 11 April 2014 4:15 p.m. by GapFiller

Rosalee offered a mixture of locally sourced/grown products, products from other areas of NZ, and others commonly found in supermarkets, that have been imported from far across the globe. 

Dyers Pass Road – Closure from Summit Road Monday 14th April

Dyers Pass Road – Closure from Summit Road Monday 14th April

Friday, 11 April 2014 2:53 p.m. by Transport4chch

Road users are advised that Dyers Pass Road from Summit Road to Governors Bay Road will be closed from 9.oo-5.00pm daily on Monday 14th April – Saturday 20th April. This is to allow for rock stabilization and road sealing to …

Royal Visit – What you need to know

Royal Visit – What you need to know

Friday, 11 April 2014 11:52 a.m. by Transport4chch Popular

Their Royal Highnesses THE DUKE & DUCHESS OF CAMBRIDGE visit Christchurch on Monday 14 April 2014. 

Central City traffic impacts – preview for week April 14th

Central City traffic impacts – preview for week April 14th

Friday, 11 April 2014 11:00 a.m. by Transport4chch

Road users are advised to expect delays on central city roads this week as work continues on major roads. 

Key decisions from today’s Council meeting 10/4/2014

Key decisions from today’s Council meeting 10/4/2014

Thursday, 10 April 2014 5:45 p.m. by GovtCCC

The Christchurch City Council Earthquake committee met today and the following key decisions were made:

Park Terrace – Reopened to two way traffic from Kilmore Street 4.10pm

Park Terrace – Reopened to two way traffic from Kilmore Street 4.10pm

Thursday, 10 April 2014 4:10 p.m. by Transport4chch

Park Terrace has reopened to two way traffic from Kilmore Street through to Bealey Avenue. 

Park Terrace – Reopened to two way traffic from Kilmore Street

Park Terrace – Reopened to two way traffic from Kilmore Street

Thursday, 10 April 2014 4:10 p.m. by Transport4chch

Park Terrace has reopened to two way traffic from Kilmore Street through to Bealey Avenue. CTOC and SCIRT have worked together to minimise the impacts of the one laning of Montreal Street earlier this week. Work was carried out today …

Colombo Street between Lichfield and Tuam Street – two way traffic restored

Colombo Street between Lichfield and Tuam Street – two way traffic restored

Thursday, 10 April 2014 10:19 a.m. by Transport4chch

  Two-way traffic has been restored on Colombo Street between Lichfield and Tuam Street due to the current SCIRT work being completed. Previously this block of Colombo Street had been restricted to Southbound traffic only.  

Hereford Street – now open to two-way traffic

Hereford Street – now open to two-way traffic

Thursday, 10 April 2014 10:04 a.m. by Transport4chch

Hereford Street at the Colombo Street intersection is now reopen to two-way traffic as the SCIRT work at this intersection has been completed.

Hereford Street – two way traffic restored

Hereford Street – two way traffic restored

Thursday, 10 April 2014 10:04 a.m. by Transport4chch

Hereford Street at the Colombo Street intersection is now reopen to two-way traffic as the SCIRT work at this intersection has been completed.

Park Terrace – Short closure today between Salisbury & Kilmore Street from 10am

Park Terrace – Short closure today between Salisbury & Kilmore Street from 10am

Thursday, 10 April 2014 8:42 a.m. by Transport4chch

Park Terrace will be closed today between approximately 10am-12 noon to all traffic between Salisbury Street and Kilmore Street. Access will still be available to Salisbury Street from Park Terrace. The closure is to enable arborists to complete tree trimming …

Traffic travel times through road works reducing as anticipated

Traffic travel times through road works reducing as anticipated

Tuesday, 8 April 2014 6:46 p.m. by GovtCCC Featured Popular

Traffic congestion in the central city is improving today after new road works caused significant delays on Monday.

Access to the Triangle Car Park

Access to the Triangle Car Park

Tuesday, 8 April 2014 2:09 p.m. by Transport4chch

Colombo Street is restricted to northbound traffic between Lichfield and Hereford Street. 

New Botanic Gardens Visitor Centre Update

New Botanic Gardens Visitor Centre Update

Tuesday, 8 April 2014 12:59 p.m. by Vbase Popular



Flag wall adds colour to Cathedral Square

Flag wall adds colour to Cathedral Square

Tuesday, 8 April 2014 11:59 a.m. by GovtCCC

A colourful flag wall installation is the latest eye-catching addition to Cathedral Square.

Quake City admission charges on the rise

Quake City admission charges on the rise

Tuesday, 8 April 2014 11:53 a.m. by CantyMuseum

Canterbury Museum has today announced admission charges to Christchurch’s only purpose-built earthquake attraction, will increase from Monday 5 May.

Lyttelton Tunnel Maintenance Night Works – Thurs 10 April

Lyttelton Tunnel Maintenance Night Works – Thurs 10 April

Tuesday, 8 April 2014 10:40 a.m. by Transport4chch

The New Zealand Transport Agency will be undertaking essential maintenance works this week in the Lyttelton Tunnel between the hours of 8pm and 6am for one day on: 

Durham Street and Montreal Street – Monday traffic update

Durham Street and Montreal Street – Monday traffic update

Monday, 7 April 2014 1:34 p.m. by Transport4chch

Road users encountered significant delays on Durham Street this morning due to a new work site in place over the Durham Street Bridge that has reduced traffic to one lane. 

Historical Benchmarks for South Brighton and South Shore

Historical Benchmarks for South Brighton and South Shore

Monday, 7 April 2014 12:48 p.m. by EmpoweredChCh

Here find historical benchmarks for South Shore and South Brighton. 

Durham Street (Oxford Terrace) – Bridge repairs and pressure main installation will affect journey times

Durham Street (Oxford Terrace) – Bridge repairs and pressure main installation will affect journey times

Monday, 7 April 2014 7:19 a.m. by Transport4chch

Two SCIRT delivery teams will be working around the Durham Street (Oxford Terrace) bridge from this week.

How does a city bounce back?

How does a city bounce back?

Saturday, 5 April 2014 12:00 p.m. by MediaStuff

Christchurch is learning the hard way that disaster recovery is as much about politics as rebuilding. So what does it take for a city to "bounce forward"? JOHN McCRONE reports from a resilient city workshop.

Key recommendations from the Committee of the Whole - 4 April 2014

Key recommendations from the Committee of the Whole - 4 April 2014

Friday, 4 April 2014 3:15 p.m. by GovtCCC Recommended

Christchurch City Council’s Earthquake Recovery Committee of the Whole met today. Following were the key matters considered and recommendations the Committee will make to the Council:

Canterbury DHB & Council land swap receives approval

Canterbury DHB & Council land swap receives approval

Friday, 4 April 2014 2:33 p.m. by GovtDHB

Release: Canterbury District Health Board

Using Montreal St to access Bealey Ave?  What you need to know.

Using Montreal St to access Bealey Ave? What you need to know.

Friday, 4 April 2014 11:45 a.m. by Transport4chch

Using Montreal St to access Bealey Ave? 

All Day Parking Rates increase from Mon 7 April

All Day Parking Rates increase from Mon 7 April

Friday, 4 April 2014 8:24 a.m. by Transport4chch

New central city all-day parking rates come into effect from Monday 7 April. 

Central City traffic impacts – preview for week April 7th

Central City traffic impacts – preview for week April 7th

Friday, 4 April 2014 7:49 a.m. by Transport4chch

Road users are advised to expect delays on central city roads this week as work continues on major roads. Please allow extra time for your journey. 

Two Rebuilt Buildings at Rangi Ruru Girls’ School Open

Two Rebuilt Buildings at Rangi Ruru Girls’ School Open

Thursday, 3 April 2014 11:34 a.m. by PRNews Popular

Tomorrow sees the opening of the first two of several new buildings on the Rangi Ruru Girls’ School campus in Christchurch.

Anzac Drive/Bexley Road SH74 closure – DELAYED

Anzac Drive/Bexley Road SH74 closure – DELAYED

Thursday, 3 April 2014 10:36 a.m. by Transport4chch

Road users are advised that road reconstruction work on Anzac Drive is now delayed until later in the year towards October due to weather and ground conditions.

Daylight Saving’s end means tsunami warning testing

Daylight Saving’s end means tsunami warning testing

Wednesday, 2 April 2014 2:14 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

Christchurch’s tsunami warning siren system will be tested at 11am this Sunday 6 April 2014, with the sirens sounding for one to two minutes. This testing is in keeping with Christchurch City Council’s twice-yearly testing of the sirens on the Sundays that Daylight Saving begins and ends.

Moorhouse/Hagley Ave/Lincoln/Grove Rd intersection – DELAYS

Moorhouse/Hagley Ave/Lincoln/Grove Rd intersection – DELAYS

Tuesday, 1 April 2014 1:22 p.m. by Transport4chch

Due to milling and paving works being carried out at night in the area of Moorhouse/Hagley Ave/Lincoln Road and Grove Road, the traffic signal controls have been affected.

Govt cash urged for housing

Govt cash urged for housing

Tuesday, 1 April 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

The Government should be intervening in Christchurch's housing market by making low-interest loans available to developers so the cost of building homes is reduced.

Council adopts Coastal Pathway plan

Council adopts Coastal Pathway plan

Monday, 31 March 2014 11:05 a.m. by GovtCCC Popular

A multi-functional community pathway from Ferrymead to Sumner has received a significant boost with Christchurch City Council approving the amended Coastal Pathway Concept Plan.

Mayor of Christchurch - Coroners Report - CTV

Mayor of Christchurch - Coroner's Report - CTV

Monday, 31 March 2014 10:29 a.m. by GovtCCC

The Mayor of Christchurch Lianne Dalziel has made the following statement about the Coroner's report into the deaths of those who survived the collapse of the CTV building, but who later died in the building.

Crown told to consult on rebuild

Crown told to consult on rebuild

Monday, 31 March 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

The Government needs to take a leaf out of the Christchurch City Council's book and consult widely on its anchor projects before residents feel they are not part of the city, a local MP has warned.

Anzac Drive/Bexley Road SH74 closure – now 1st April

Anzac Drive/Bexley Road SH74 closure – now 1st April

Friday, 28 March 2014 3:06 p.m. by Transport4chch

  Works on Anzac Drive/Bexley Road (SH 74) will move further north from the 1st April following the completion of Stage One of road reconstruction and stromwater repairs. Anzac Drive/Bexley Road (SH74) will now be closed between Pages road and …

Council to build new social housing units

Council to build new social housing units

Friday, 28 March 2014 12:16 p.m. by GovtCCC

Christchurch City Council will proceed to tender on the design and build of an estimated 16 new social housing units in Mairehau and Waltham.

Moorhouse Ave/Lincoln Rd/Hagley Ave night works – Milling and Paving

Moorhouse Ave/Lincoln Rd/Hagley Ave night works – Milling and Paving

Friday, 28 March 2014 12:08 p.m. by Transport4chch

Road users are advised major night works will be start on Moorhouse Ave Hagley Ave, and Lincoln Rd from Sunday 30th March 7pm – 7am for approximately two weeks. 

Restrictions around Kilmore/Victoria Streets starts Monday

Restrictions around Kilmore/Victoria Streets starts Monday

Friday, 28 March 2014 12:07 p.m. by Transport4chch

Several stage of final wastewater works by SCIRT delivery team Fletcher’s will impact on road user’s routes around Victoria Street and Kilmore Street in the next few weeks.

Restrictions around Kilmore/Victoria Street this week

Restrictions around Kilmore/Victoria Street this week

Friday, 28 March 2014 12:07 p.m. by Transport4chch

Several stage of final wastewater works by SCIRT delivery team Fletcher’s will impact on road user’s routes around Victoria Street and Kilmore Street in the next few weeks. Works commence in the week of 31 March 2014 and will be …

CBD – Available Routes Map 29th March – 5th April 2014

CBD – Available Routes Map 29th March – 5th April 2014

Friday, 28 March 2014 7:10 a.m. by Transport4chch

For available routes around the Central City please find below the CBD network map.

Two-year wait not good enough for flooded Chch suburbs

Two-year wait not good enough for flooded Chch suburbs

Thursday, 27 March 2014 5:26 p.m. by Media3News

A solution is welcome for the heavy flooding in St Albans earlier this month, but the two-year time frame isn't.

Council adopts cycleway route names

Council adopts cycleway route names

Thursday, 27 March 2014 3:37 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

Riders pedalling along the city’s new Major Cycleway routes will be able to navigate their way along the Papanui Parallel, Wheels to Wings, Quarryman’s Trail or Nor’West Arc.

Le Race Cycling Event on this weekend

Le Race Cycling Event on this weekend

Thursday, 27 March 2014 3:26 p.m. by Transport4chch

Le Race is on this Saturday, 29th March 2014. Elgin Street, Sydenham will be closed from 6am to 8.30am for the start of the race at 8am. Cyclists will make their way from Elgin Street onto Colombo Street and head …

Super 15  Rugby Friday night 28th March – AMI – Jack Hinton Drive closed

Super 15 Rugby Friday night 28th March – AMI – Jack Hinton Drive closed

Thursday, 27 March 2014 12:55 p.m. by Transport4chch

Jack Hinton Drive will closed from 5.30pm on Friday 28th March for Super 15 Rugby Game – Crusaders v Hurricanes. The closure will be between Whiteleigh Ave and Twigger St. Entry to Whiteleigh Avenue will be unavailable from Lincoln Road …

Flood mitigation options to be shared with community

Flood mitigation options to be shared with community

Thursday, 27 March 2014 12:43 p.m. by GovtCCC

Some communities affected by flooding since the earthquakes will learn more about two fast-tracked options to address issues in Flockton Street and surrounding areas.

Anzac Drive/Bexley Road SH74 closure – now 31st March

Anzac Drive/Bexley Road SH74 closure – now 31st March

Thursday, 27 March 2014 11:11 a.m. by Transport4chch

  Works on Anzac Drive/Bexley Road (SH 74) will move further north from the 31st March following the completion of Stage One of road reconstruction and stromwater repairs. Anzac Drive/Bexley Road (SH74) will now be closed between Pages road and …