Christchurch City Council has welcomed the Ministry for the Environment’s final report into resource consenting processes for the city.
The Natural Environment Recovery Programme for greater Christchurch Whakaara Taiao was launched today at a community event at Travis Wetland in Burwood.
Christchurch City Council has been recognised with a prestigious international award for its effort in promoting sustainability in the rebuild.
On Friday 1 November after six months of detours around the back of McCormacks Bay, mayor Lianne Dalziell, assisted by local Redcliffs school pupils cut the ribbon to re-open the causeway and open the first new section of the Christchurch Coastal …
On Sunday 27 Oct the Christchurch Coastal Pathway was on TV1′s Christchurch: From The Streets (Series 1 Episode 5). See http://tvnz.co.nz/christchurch_from_the_streets/video. The Christchurch Coastal Pathway segment starts at just after 17 minutes. It is also accessible per TVNZ Ondemand website or various …
Environment Canterbury announced today that it has adopted the Natural Environment Recovery Programme for greater Christchurch.
Amy Adams | Canterbury Earthquake Recovery
The Avon-Otakaro Network (AvON) is “over the moon” $15m has been committed to connect the city to the sea, along the Avon/Otakaro River corridor.
The Christchurch Earthquake Appeal Trust today announced its largest-ever grant committing $15 million of Appeal funds towards great community projects that make a positive difference to the future of the eastern suburbs, with access and benefit to everyone who lives in or visits Christchurch.
A new study by researchers at Lincoln University has valued the benefits of a city-to-sea reserve in the Avon River residential red zone at around a billion dollars over ten years.
A new mini-park in Victoria Street offers a place of respite where people can contemplate poems that reflect on the character and culture of the street.
The Christchurch City Council is pleased with the outcome of the Environment Court decision released today, which means the process around the further redevelopment of Hagley Oval can progress.
A temporary park site is now open opposite the Library in Peterborough Street. It is adjacent to the ‘Temple for Christchurch’ timber installation construction-site (which will itself be open to the public in a month’s time). This new Greening the Rubble mini-park uses brick-filled gabions and tree planters last seen at Barbadoes Street, on the [...]
The 6.5 km Coastal Pathway from Ferrymead to Sumner has received a welcome boost thanks to a $250,000 contribution from construction company Fulton Hogan. The company is rebuilding the causeway across McCormack’s Bay and as part of that project it …
Environment Canterbury today welcomed penalties of more than $150,000 in a Christchurch demolition waste dumping case following the February 2011 earthquake.
Unscreened demolition waste from demolished quake-hit Christchurch buildings, which included asbestos, plastics, and computer bits, were used to build a farm track outside the city, a court has heard.
It began with the lifting of the cordon around central Christchurch. The streets belong to pedestrians at least, again.
On the 25th june, 2013, at a Christchurch City Council meeting, councillors voted unanimously to commit $9.9m towards the coastal pathway project to begin being spent immediately. $750,000 has been allocated for improvements along the current Causeway rebuild.
Christchurch City Council is pleased to announce the reopening of four tracks that were damaged by the earthquakes.
Environment Canterbury has been offering workshops in response to unprecedented demand after the new Canterbury Maps website was launched in April.
Latest forecasts advise snow is expected to ease off this morning, turning to showers and hail this afternoon. Further snow is possible overnight and tomorrow morning.
Christchurch City Council staff and contractors are out across the city today gathering information and helping to tidy-up streets and drains following the heavy rain of the past few days.
As of 6pm no residents have registered at the welfare centre, set up at Mairehau Primary School. The Centre closed at 7pm this evening. If required, the Welfare Centre will be made available again.
The group campaigning to create a reserve and river park in the Avon River red zone has welcomed Roger Sutton’s comments that some houses could be saved as memorials.
Christchurch City Council today approved a Hagley/Ferrymead Community Board's recommendation that hearings will not be necessary for the proposed Christchurch Coastal Pathway due to the high level of support for the Concept Plan.
When: Thursday 13 June 2013 at 9.30am
The full cost of the pathway is estimated at $17M. At the meeting we will be advocating to Council that 3M dollars for each of the next three years be included on the Council’s Three Year Plan for the project. We hope that our request will be supported by the full council, in recognition of the project as a major earthquake recovery initiative which will benefit the whole of the city. Cornerstone funding of this amount would enable the Coastal pathway group to confidently go forward and fu ...
Submission from the Christchurch Coastal Pathway group on the three year plan BACKGROUND CCPG is seeking the design and construction of a 6.5km Coastal Pathway from Ferrymead to Sumner, and ultimately onwards into Christchurch City as a major earthquake …
Environment Canterbury Commissioner David Bedford says the Minister’s decision yesterday to use his special powers to allow changes to Christchurch’s Air Plan will help protect Christchurch’s air quality both now and in the future.
Gerry Brownlee | Canterbury Earthquake Recovery
International design team Architectus and Wellington-based Andrew Sexton Architecture have taken out the top award in a competition to create a new development on a block of land in Kilmore Street.
Creating and restoring wetlands within the Avon River red zone will greatly improve the quality of the Avon River, says the Avon-Otakaro Network (AvON).
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