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Expo to Showcase Christchurch’s Transition to the World’s Best Edible Garden City

Expo to Showcase Christchurch’s Transition to the World’s Best Edible Garden City

Friday, 31 October 2014 10:24 a.m. by PRNews Popular

The Edible Canterbury Expo tomorrow, Saturday, 1 November, will showcase efforts to make Christchurch become the world’s best Edible Garden City.

First Place of Tranquility opens

First 'Place of Tranquility' opens

Tuesday, 28 October 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Greening the Rubble has opened its largest garden so far.

Council identifies preferred option for flood protection

Council identifies preferred option for flood protection

Thursday, 23 October 2014 6:18 p.m. by GovtCCC Featured Popular

 

FESTA 2014 Conservation in the City: Turning Ideas into Reality

FESTA 2014 Conservation in the City: Turning Ideas into Reality

Thursday, 16 October 2014 1:21 p.m. by martinluff Popular

Christchurch District Plan Still a Deep Concern

Christchurch District Plan Still a Deep Concern

Tuesday, 30 September 2014 3:43 p.m. by PRNews Popular

Property Council Of New Zealand

The community is part of the hard decisions around water

The community is part of the hard decisions around water

Monday, 29 September 2014 10:50 a.m. by GovtECAN

 

Threatened native species flourishing in river

Threatened native species flourishing in river

Friday, 26 September 2014 10:44 a.m. by GovtCCDU Popular

Threatened native species such as longfin eels, inanga whitebait and bluegill bullies are already flourishing in new habitats created for them along the Avon River less than four months after the first stage of work to revitalise the river was completed.

Super moon may produce post-quake flooding in coastal areas of Christchurch

Super moon may produce post-quake flooding in coastal areas of Christchurch

Tuesday, 9 September 2014 9:17 a.m. by CanterburyUniversity Popular

A super large moon tonight may produce some post-quake flooding in low lying parts of Christchurch.

Disneyfield river precinct underwhelms

'Disneyfield' river precinct underwhelms

Saturday, 16 August 2014 1:42 p.m. by MediaThePress

It must be galling to be giving away $100 million of public money and finding folk so apparently underwhelmed.

Eden NZ – iconic new proposal announced for the east

Eden NZ – iconic new proposal announced for the east

Thursday, 7 August 2014 6:37 p.m. by AvonOtakaro Popular

A new iconic scheme for the recovery of the east has been announced and made available for public comment on EVO::SPACE.

Ground Breaking Planting in Christchurch

Ground Breaking Planting in Christchurch

Monday, 4 August 2014 1:44 p.m. by PRNews

Release: Sumner Community Garden

First chance to help shape red zone’s future

First chance to help shape red zone’s future

Wednesday, 30 July 2014 1:17 p.m. by GovtBeehive

Gerry Brownlee | Canterbury Earthquake Recovery

Stormwater management and earthquake recovery key focus for water management meeting

Stormwater management and earthquake recovery key focus for water management meeting

Thursday, 24 July 2014 9:03 a.m. by GovtECAN Popular

The Christchurch-West Melton Zone Committee will hold its monthly water management public meeting on Thursday 24 July (starting at 5pm). 

Govt agrees to Chch council plan review request

Govt agrees to Chch council plan review request

Thursday, 10 July 2014 2:09 p.m. by GovtCera

Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee and Environment Minister Amy Adams today announced the Government has agreed to a request by the Christchurch City Council for an accelerated district plan review process.

At the changing of the guard – welcoming new faces, farewelling old

At the changing of the guard – welcoming new faces, farewelling old

Friday, 4 July 2014 5:16 p.m. by greeningtherubble Popular

Change is good and Greening the Rubble has seen a few changes just recently! At our recent strategy meeting it was time to reflect on the year just past, and to look ahead and plan the future. At that meeting our project co-ordinator Rachael Annan announced her resignation, which we accepted with regret.

Natural Environment Recovery Programme progress

Natural Environment Recovery Programme progress

Friday, 4 July 2014 9:16 a.m. by GovtECAN

At a forum in Christchurch last night, many of those who helped develop the Natural Environment Recovery Programme for greater Christchurch  learned more about the considerable progress being made across the 17 workstreams that make up the programme.

Matariki planting signals the first step in greening the red zone

Matariki planting signals the first step in greening the red zone

Thursday, 26 June 2014 6:53 p.m. by AvonOtakaro Featured Popular

Environment Canterbury welcomes Lyttelton Port Recovery Plan decision

Environment Canterbury welcomes Lyttelton Port Recovery Plan decision

Friday, 20 June 2014 2:37 p.m. by GovtECAN Popular

Today Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee announced that Environment Canterbury to lead the preparation of a Lyttelton Port Recovery Plan.

Council deploys temporary pump operations ahead of forecast wet weather

Council deploys temporary pump operations ahead of forecast wet weather

Sunday, 8 June 2014 6:34 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

Christchurch City Council is installing flood mitigation pump operations in the Flockton/Dudley Creek area. This is ahead of a weather forecast that shows a period of extended rainfall throughout Christchurch and Banks Peninsula, starting Sunday and continuing through to Tuesday.

Mayor’s Flood Taskforce breaks back of flood problem

Mayor’s Flood Taskforce breaks back of flood problem

Thursday, 5 June 2014 1:47 p.m. by GovtCCC Recommended Popular

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Avon River restoration programme an exciting opportunity

Avon River restoration programme an exciting opportunity

Tuesday, 3 June 2014 9:30 a.m. by GovtCCDU Popular

Intensive landscape enhancement that would normally take up to 20 years to complete will be undertaken in less than four years as part of the Te Papa Ötäkaro / Avon River Precinct development.

Tree planting at South New Brighton Park

Tree planting at South New Brighton Park

Tuesday, 20 May 2014 11:22 a.m. by GovtCCC Popular

Potentially contaminated land mail out starts today

Potentially contaminated land mail out starts today

Tuesday, 13 May 2014 10:56 a.m. by GovtECAN Popular

Only a small percentage of those landowners whose Christchurch properties have recently been identified as potentially contaminated will need to do anything about it, says Environment Canterbury Investigations and Monitoring Director Ken Taylor. From today, Environment Canterbury begins a four-week mail-out to the owners of about 11,000 Christchurch properties that may have soil contaminated by chemicals or hazardous substances remaining in the ground from a previous use of the land, such as an ...

Mayoral Taskforce On Flooding – Report To Council Meeting Of 12 May 2014

Mayoral Taskforce On Flooding – Report To Council Meeting Of 12 May 2014

Monday, 12 May 2014 2:17 p.m. by GovtCCC Recommended Popular

Update: Council managing overnight rainfall 29th April 2014

Update: Council managing overnight rainfall 29th April 2014

Tuesday, 29 April 2014 9:22 a.m. by GovtCCC Featured Popular

Christchurch City Council is continuing to manage flood issues across the city and Banks Peninsula following the latest rain-storm.

Council coordinating efforts ahead of predicted adverse weather

Council coordinating efforts ahead of predicted adverse weather

Monday, 28 April 2014 2:30 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

Christchurch City Council is coordinating staff and contractors in flood-prone areas across the city ahead of the forecast wet weather.

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 Popular

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 Popular

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 Popular

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 Popular

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 Popular

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 Popular

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 Popular

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 Popular

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 Popular

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 Popular

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 …