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Update: Council working across the city following overnight wet weather

Update: Council working across the city following overnight wet weather

Friday, 18 April 2014 8:40 a.m. by GovtCCC Popular

The Christchurch City Council and associated agencies are responding to the adverse weather overnight.

Council coordinating staff and contractors ahead of forecast wet weather

Council coordinating staff and contractors ahead of forecast wet weather

Thursday, 17 April 2014 6:42 p.m. by GovtCCC Recommended Popular

The Christchurch City Council is preparing to respond to a weather forecast that shows a period of extended rainfall throughout Christchurch and Banks Peninsula, from 2pm this afternoon through to 8am tomorrow morning, when it is expected to ease.

Avon River Eels

Avon River Eels

Monday, 14 April 2014 7:54 p.m. by MediaCTV

Gap Filler started here!

Gap Filler started here!

Friday, 11 April 2014 4:18 p.m. by peterboroughvillage

            Previously South of the Border restaurant and Denis Moore Auto Electrician Land owned by Tony Brazier and Denis Moore Thursday 25 November – Sunday 5 December 2010. 

River dwellers to shift to allow cleanup

River dwellers to shift to allow cleanup

Wednesday, 9 April 2014 10:43 a.m. by GovtCCDU

Some river dwellers are undergoing a temporary shift as the revitalisation of the Avon River continues from this week.

Climate Change

Climate Change

Friday, 4 April 2014 12:31 p.m. by MediaCTV

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.

Dumping in Residential Red Zone under investigation

Dumping in Residential Red Zone under investigation

Friday, 21 March 2014 2:08 p.m. by GovtCera

While the dumping of commercial and domestic waste in the Residential Red Zone has been an issue for some time, a joint investigation by CERA, ECan and the Christchurch City Council in to illegal industrial waste dumping by a contractor is now underway.

Agencies prepared in case of heavy rain

Agencies prepared in case of heavy rain

Friday, 14 March 2014 5:01 p.m. by GovtCCC Recommended

Key agencies met this afternoon to finalise preparations ahead of forecast rain over the weekend.

Focus on older wood burners this winter

Focus on older wood burners this winter

Thursday, 13 March 2014 11:17 a.m. by GovtECAN

This winter, homeowners with wood burners which are 15 or more years old will be under the spotlight as Environment Canterbury continues its commitment to protecting the community’s health by cleaning up Canterbury air.

Free community forum on living with natural hazards

Free community forum on living with natural hazards

Tuesday, 11 March 2014 4:19 p.m. by GovtCCC

Christchurch City Council is holding a free community forum on Saturday 15 March to explain natural hazards and risks in our changing environment and how we are planning for the future.

Lyttelton landslide and Mobil Terminal spill response

Lyttelton landslide and Mobil Terminal spill response

Monday, 10 March 2014 12:02 p.m. by PRNews

Press Release: Mobil Oil New Zealand

Petition to assess risks NZ-wide

Petition to assess risks NZ-wide

Friday, 7 March 2014 12:33 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

A group of New Zealanders concerned about New Zealand’s future and its ability to cope with risks is organising a petition to ask the Government to undertake a risk assessment for the whole country covering economic / financial security, energy and climate security, business continuity, ecological / environmental security, and genuine well-being. 

Storm Update: City Council managing worst rain-storm since 1975

Storm Update: City Council managing worst rain-storm since 1975

Wednesday, 5 March 2014 8:23 a.m. by GovtCCC Recommended Featured Popular

The rainfall has been a lot heavier than forecasted, with almost 100 millimetres falling in the past 24 hours and a further 20 millimetres expected to fall before the rain eases off. This is equivalent to a one-in-50-year event.

Environment Canterbury review underway

Environment Canterbury review underway

Monday, 3 March 2014 6:22 p.m. by GovtBeehive

A review of the future governance arrangements of Environment Canterbury is now underway, Local Government Minister Paula Bennett and Environment Minister Amy Adams announced today.

Buried waste gets demolition company in trouble

Buried waste gets demolition company in trouble

Monday, 10 February 2014 10:17 a.m. by GovtECAN Popular

A company contracted to demolish earthquake damaged houses in Christchurch have pleaded guilty to two charges of unlawfully discharging contaminates and fined $10,000, as well as being ordered to pay $641 in costs.

Clean-up to entice wildlife to Avon

Clean-up to entice wildlife to Avon

Wednesday, 5 February 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Work to clear hundreds of years of built-up sediment from the Avon River may help entice trout, eels and native birds back to the city.

Pod Oasis – our Ellerslie Show garden 2014

Pod Oasis – our Ellerslie Show garden 2014

Tuesday, 28 January 2014 3:13 p.m. by greeningtherubble

We have been encouraged to make a garden that will feature at Ellerslie International Flower Show in Hagley Park this February, and after de-construction there, move it to  a city site to be enjoyed bu the public. 

Sea Level Rise Report will help Christchurch become more resilient

Sea Level Rise Report will help Christchurch become more resilient

Saturday, 18 January 2014 12:15 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

Sea Level Rise Report will help Christchurch become more resilient

Celebrate World Wetlands Day Sunday 2 February

Celebrate World Wetlands Day Sunday 2 February

Friday, 10 January 2014 10:03 a.m. by AvonOtakaro

Environment Canterbury disappointed at decision not to approve Riccarton bus lounge

Environment Canterbury disappointed at decision not to approve Riccarton bus lounge

Thursday, 19 December 2013 2:25 p.m. by GovtECAN

Commissioner Rex Williams says Environment Canterbury is disappointed at the decision of the Christchurch City Council this morning not to approve the Riccarton bus lounge proposal this morning.

Action plan addresses resource consent recommendations

Action plan addresses resource consent recommendations

Wednesday, 4 December 2013 2:47 p.m. by GovtCCC

Christchurch City Council has welcomed the Ministry for the Environment’s final report into resource consenting processes for the city.

Pete’s Landing

Pete’s Landing

Friday, 29 November 2013 4:40 p.m. by peterboroughvillage

Natural Environment Recovery Programme launched

Natural Environment Recovery Programme launched

Tuesday, 26 November 2013 3:49 p.m. by GovtECAN Popular

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 wins World Green Building Council award for rebuild sustainability work

Christchurch City Council wins World Green Building Council award for rebuild sustainability work

Thursday, 21 November 2013 12:17 p.m. by GovtCCC Featured Popular

Christchurch City Council has been recognised with a prestigious international award for its effort in promoting sustainability in the rebuild.

Causeway reopens with first open section of the new Christchurch Coastal Pathway

Causeway reopens with first open section of the new Christchurch Coastal Pathway

Friday, 1 November 2013 9:44 p.m. by CoastalPathway

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 …

Christchurch Coastal Pathway on TV1 – Christchurch: From The Streets (Series 1 Episode 5).

Christchurch Coastal Pathway on TV1 – Christchurch: From The Streets (Series 1 Episode 5).

Monday, 28 October 2013 10:23 a.m. by CoastalPathway

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 …

Natural Environment Recovery Programme under way

Natural Environment Recovery Programme under way

Friday, 4 October 2013 4:27 p.m. by GovtECAN Popular

Environment Canterbury announced today that it has adopted the Natural Environment Recovery Programme for greater Christchurch.

Minister welcomes Natural Environment Recovery Programme

Minister welcomes Natural Environment Recovery Programme

Friday, 4 October 2013 2:10 p.m. by GovtBeehive

Amy Adams | Canterbury Earthquake Recovery

AvON ‘over the moon’ with funding announcement

AvON ‘over the moon’ with funding announcement

Friday, 4 October 2013 12:25 p.m. by AvonOtakaro Featured Popular

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.

Appeal Trust announces largest-ever grant

Appeal Trust announces largest-ever grant

Friday, 4 October 2013 12:16 p.m. by EarthquakeAppeal

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.

Lincoln study values benefits of a red zone river park at around a billion dollars over ten years

Lincoln study values benefits of a red zone river park at around a billion dollars over ten years

Friday, 27 September 2013 2:51 p.m. by AvonOtakaro

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.

Ecosystems of Peterborough Village

Ecosystems of Peterborough Village

Friday, 27 September 2013 8:22 a.m. by peterboroughvillage

G is for Green

G is for Green

Monday, 23 September 2013 8:12 p.m. by andreac414

River bacteria levels steady after quake

River bacteria levels steady after quake

Monday, 9 September 2013 9:21 a.m. by MediaRNZ

Part of new Avon River precinct opens

Part of new Avon River precinct opens

Thursday, 29 August 2013 9:52 p.m. by MediaRNZ

New Park Offers respite in Victoria Street

New Park Offers respite in Victoria Street

Friday, 23 August 2013 9:25 a.m. by GovtCCC Featured

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.

Environment Court decision made about Hagley Oval

Environment Court decision made about Hagley Oval

Wednesday, 14 August 2013 6:27 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

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.

Sydenham Pod Park Opens

Sydenham Pod Park Opens

Wednesday, 14 August 2013 3:25 p.m. by GovtCCC Featured Popular

Peterborough mini-park

Peterborough mini-park

Monday, 29 July 2013 8:56 a.m. by greeningtherubble

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 [...]

Coastal Pathway project gets a boost from Fulton Hogan

Coastal Pathway project gets a boost from Fulton Hogan

Wednesday, 24 July 2013 5:00 p.m. by CoastalPathway

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 …

Pita Kucha : Tuesday, 23rd July 2013

Pita Kucha : Tuesday, 23rd July 2013

Wednesday, 17 July 2013 7:16 a.m. by peterboroughvillage

Demolition waste dumping not tolerated, record penalty imposed

Demolition waste dumping not tolerated, record penalty imposed

Monday, 15 July 2013 5:42 p.m. by GovtECAN Popular

Environment Canterbury today welcomed penalties of more than $150,000 in a Christchurch demolition waste dumping case following the February 2011 earthquake.

Chch quake waste used for farm track, court told

Chch quake waste used for farm track, court told

Monday, 15 July 2013 10:49 a.m. by MediaHerald

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.

City air bad

City air bad

Monday, 8 July 2013 7:21 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

It began with the lifting of the cordon around central Christchurch. The streets belong to pedestrians at least, again.

Christchurch Council votes to commit $9.9m towards the Coastal Pathway

Christchurch Council votes to commit $9.9m towards the Coastal Pathway

Thursday, 27 June 2013 6:50 a.m. by CoastalPathway

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.

Earthquake damaged Port Hills tracks reopened

Earthquake damaged Port Hills tracks reopened

Wednesday, 26 June 2013 8:09 p.m. by GovtCCC Featured Popular

Christchurch City Council is pleased to announce the reopening of four tracks that were damaged by the earthquakes.

Canterbury Maps workshops hit the right button

Canterbury Maps workshops hit the right button

Friday, 21 June 2013 3:47 p.m. by GovtECAN Popular

Environment Canterbury has been offering workshops in response to unprecedented demand after the new Canterbury Maps website was launched in April.

Weather and road update 10am Friday 21st June 2013

Weather and road update 10am Friday 21st June 2013

Friday, 21 June 2013 10:01 a.m. by GovtCCC Featured Popular

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.