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First train arrives in Kaikoura after November quake

First train arrives in Kaikoura after November quake

Friday, 16 June 2017 11:48 a.m. by GovtBeehive Popular

First train arrives in Kaikoura after November quake

Avon-Ōtākaro river trail taking shape

Avon-Ōtākaro river trail taking shape

Monday, 29 May 2017 1:42 p.m. by AvonOtakaro Popular

Inaccessible city- St Asaph Street- another grumpy meeting…

Inaccessible city- St Asaph Street- another grumpy meeting…

Friday, 5 May 2017 8:39 a.m. by ShakyTownBlues Popular

Well that was interesting. 

Minister welcomes Accessible City rethink

Minister welcomes Accessible City rethink

Wednesday, 12 April 2017 5:11 p.m. by GovtBeehive Popular

Council committee approves new cycleways

Council committee approves new cycleways

Thursday, 30 March 2017 1:51 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

First stage of Durham Street back to two lanes

First stage of Durham Street back to two lanes

Thursday, 9 March 2017 3:37 p.m. by GOVTOtakaroltd Popular

Durham Street between Kilmore Street and Worcester Boulevard has today returned to two lanes with the bulk of the road works on this portion of the An Accessible Project now complete.

Next portion of riverside promenade construction starting mid-March

Next portion of riverside promenade construction starting mid-March

Monday, 6 March 2017 11:25 a.m. by GOVTOtakaroltd Featured Popular

Work on the next stage of the central city riverside promenade will get underway mid-March between Antigua and Durham Streets as part of Te Papa Ōtākaro/Avon River Precinct.

Western end of St Asaph and Tuam Streets to be upgraded

Western end of St Asaph and Tuam Streets to be upgraded

Friday, 24 February 2017 4:16 p.m. by GOVTOtakaroltd Popular

 

Government to reinstate Kaikoura coastal route

Government to reinstate Kaikoura coastal route

Thursday, 15 December 2016 10:19 a.m. by GovtBeehive Popular

Cabinet has agreed to reinstate the coastal route to Kaikoura and will provide additional funding to speed up the process, Transport Minister Simon Bridges has announced.

Request for Proposal for North Frame Pedestrian Bridge underway

Request for Proposal for North Frame Pedestrian Bridge underway

Tuesday, 6 December 2016 9:51 a.m. by GOVTOtakaroltd Popular

 

Iconic Sumner containers to go

Iconic Sumner containers to go

Monday, 5 December 2016 10:28 a.m. by GovtCCC Popular

Two thirds of the shipping containers at Peacocks Gallop will be removed today, with the remainder near Deans Head going .

$85 MILLION HOTEL AND CARPARK DEVELOPMENT ANNOUNCED

$85 MILLION HOTEL AND CARPARK DEVELOPMENT ANNOUNCED

Saturday, 26 November 2016 12:07 a.m. by peterboroughvillage Featured Popular

More good news for the central city of Christchurch and the tourism industry with confirmation of plans for a new $85million dollar hotel and carpark development in Peterborough Street.

South Island highways update – 19 November 2016

South Island highways update – 19 November 2016

Saturday, 19 November 2016 7:43 p.m. by CivilDefence Popular

South Island highways update – 19 November 2016

Kaikoura Earthquake Media Release #14 2130hrs 18/11/16

Kaikoura Earthquake Media Release #14 2130hrs 18/11/16

Saturday, 19 November 2016 7:31 p.m. by CivilDefence Popular

Kaikoura Earthquake Media Release #14 2130hrs

Kaikoura Emergency Access Road remains closed

Kaikoura Emergency Access Road remains closed

Saturday, 19 November 2016 7:30 p.m. by CivilDefence Popular

Press Release: Civil Defence Emergency Management

South Island highways update – 4:30pm Tuesday 15 November

South Island highways update – 4:30pm Tuesday 15 November

Tuesday, 15 November 2016 8:18 p.m. by GovtBeehive Popular

NZ Transport Agency contractors have been working urgently throughout the day to assess the safety of key South Island state highway routes, clear slips and safely re-open roads as soon as conditions allow.

Final Christchurch Motorway projects underway

Final Christchurch Motorway projects underway

Friday, 4 November 2016 2:27 p.m. by GovtBeehive Popular

Prime Minister John Key and Transport Minister Simon Bridges today marked the start of the final two Christchurch Motorway projects to be built under the Government’s .

Bealey Ave resealing next stage in roading programme

Bealey Ave resealing next stage in roading programme

Wednesday, 12 October 2016 4:19 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

The 10-year road resealing programme is part of a wider Council strategy of ongoing repairs and maintenance to roads, underground pipes and footpaths after the Stronger Christchurch Infrastructure Rebuild Team (SCIRT) winds down at the end of the year.

Geotech works begin towards re-opening Sumner Road

Geotech works begin towards re-opening Sumner Road

Thursday, 29 September 2016 11:33 a.m. by GovtCCC Featured Popular

 

Key managers leave SCIRT before finishing Christchurch rebuild projects

Key managers leave SCIRT before finishing Christchurch rebuild projects

Monday, 26 September 2016 10:55 a.m. by MediaHerald Popular

An exodus of workers is becoming a problem for major infrastructure projects, with less than three months until SCIRT alliance work wraps up.

Fixing Christchurchs broken east has cost $680m

Fixing Christchurch's broken east has cost $680m

Tuesday, 13 September 2016 12:51 p.m. by MediaThePress Popular

About a third of the $2.2 billion cost of fixing Christchurch's earthquake-damaged infrastructure has been spent in the city's east.

CTOC advises drivers to plan ahead during traffic light work

CTOC advises drivers to plan ahead during traffic light work

Monday, 5 September 2016 11:14 a.m. by GovtCCC Popular

The Christchurch Transport Operations Centre (CTOC) is taking measures to minimise traffic interruptions in preparation for a scheduled traffic signals communication outage in Christchurch's CBD tomorrow (Tuesday 6 September) and Wednesday 7 September.

Big retaining wall job starts above Christchurch suburb of Sumner

Big retaining wall job starts above Christchurch suburb of Sumner

Tuesday, 16 August 2016 11:01 a.m. by MediaThePress Popular

Preliminary work is under way for the rebuild of a 62-metre long earthquake-damaged retaining wall at the top of Christchurch's Evans Pass.

Work begins on Lichfield Street parking building

Work begins on Lichfield Street parking building

Friday, 5 August 2016 1:43 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

Another milestone for the Central City rebuild took place this morning with a ceremony to mark the start of work on the new Lichfield Street parking building.

Transforming Manchester Street

Transforming Manchester Street

Monday, 16 May 2016 12:20 p.m. by GOVTOtakaroltd Popular

Work gets underway this week on the Manchester Street transport project, which is part of An Accessible City – the transport Chapter of the Christchurch Central Recovery Plan.

Stronger Christchurch Infrastructure Rebuild Team Update March 2016

Stronger Christchurch Infrastructure Rebuild Team Update March 2016

Monday, 7 March 2016 10:25 a.m. by SCIRT Featured Popular

Speed limit changes for Central City

Speed limit changes for Central City

Wednesday, 2 March 2016 1:51 p.m. by GovtCCC Featured Popular

From 12 March 2016 the speed limit for the heart of Christchurch's Central City will change to 30km/h to provide safer, more user friendly and enjoyable ways for people to travel.

Lyttelton Port development connecting NZ traders to the world

Lyttelton Port development connecting NZ traders to the world

Thursday, 4 February 2016 2:06 p.m. by GovtBeehive Popular

Bill English | Canterbury Earthquake Recovery

Changes for St Asaph Street recommended

Changes for St Asaph Street recommended

Thursday, 3 December 2015 3:20 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

Christchurch City Council meets next week to consider the Council’s Infrastructure, Transport and Environment Committee’s recommendation to approve traffic changes for St Asaph Street that include a separated cycleway on the south side of the street.

Wayfinding towers help with Central City navigation

Wayfinding towers help with Central City navigation

Monday, 19 October 2015 6:03 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

It'll soon be easier to find your way to exciting Central City destinations.

Council gives the go-ahead for three further Central City transport projects

Council gives the go-ahead for three further Central City transport projects

Thursday, 10 September 2015 6:15 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

Christchurch’s Central City travel network is getting another boost, with three further transport projects given the go-ahead – creating a compact pedestrian-, bus- and cycle-friendly core, while maintaining good access for private vehicles.

Significant opportunities to improve urban development in New Zealand

Significant opportunities to improve urban development in New Zealand

Wednesday, 2 September 2015 12:02 p.m. by PRNews Popular

Release: New Zealand Council for Infrastructure Development (NZCID)

New Matai Street cycleway opens to public

New Matai Street cycleway opens to public

Tuesday, 1 September 2015 2:40 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

People wanting to connect between the University of Canterbury and the Central City have a new option with the opening today of a cycleway along Matai Street East.

Construction begins on Uni-Cycle route

Construction begins on Uni-Cycle route

Wednesday, 3 June 2015 2:11 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

Contractors have started work on the first significant new construction on Christchurch City Council's Major Cycle Routes.

Rebuild Christchurch for people not cars

Rebuild Christchurch for people not cars

Wednesday, 3 June 2015 11:45 a.m. by MediaThePress Popular

It is Saturday afternoon and the city is packed. Throngs of people of all ages saunter through the streets. Some go shopping; some sprawl out in the sunshine around fountains or in the squares; some savour an ice cream; many relax around cafe tables to eat, drink, and chat. Both young children and older adults pack the beer gardens; nobody is drunk or quarrelsome.

Bus Interchange opening signals new era

Bus Interchange opening signals new era

Monday, 25 May 2015 9:04 a.m. by GovtBeehive Popular

Gerry Brownlee | Canterbury Earthquake Recovery

Have your say on three further Central City transport projects by 26 May

Have your say on three further Central City transport projects by 26 May

Friday, 15 May 2015 5:37 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

Christchurch residents, property owners, organisations and businesses have 10 days left to provide feedback on three further Central City transport projects: Hospital Corner (the final layout); sections of Durham Street / Cambridge Terrace; and sections of Manchester Street.

Bus Interchange services to begin on 18 May

Bus Interchange services to begin on 18 May

Monday, 4 May 2015 5:13 p.m. by GovtECAN Featured Popular

Services will begin operating from Christchurch’s new Bus Interchange when it opens on 18 May.

Consultation opens for three further Central City transport projects

Consultation opens for three further Central City transport projects

Thursday, 30 April 2015 6:25 p.m. by GovtCCC Featured Popular

Christchurch City Council and the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority (CERA) are inviting feedback on three further transport projects needed to support key Anchor Projects in the Central City.

Notice - Antigua Street Bridge Opening– Central City

Notice - Antigua Street Bridge Opening– Central City

Wednesday, 22 April 2015 3:59 p.m. by SCIRT Featured Popular

Downer, as part of SCIRT, has been repairing the earthquake damaged Antigua Street Footbridge. This notice is to let you know that the repairs are almost finished and we will be opening the bridge soon.

First Central City transport project complete

First Central City transport project complete

Monday, 20 April 2015 1:47 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

Changes that make it easier for travellers to get into the Central City are one step closer to reality with the road works at Hagley / Moorhouse Corner finishing today. This is the first transport project delivered as part of the joint Christchurch City Council and Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority (CERA) programme – the transport chapter of the Christchurch Central Recovery Plan.

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Saturday, 18 April 2015 3:23 a.m. by MediaCTV Popular

The future of parking in the Central City

The future of parking in the Central City

Thursday, 16 April 2015 6:36 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

Christchurch Central Development Unit acting Director Baden Ewart says parking is crucial to the recovery of the Central City.

ROADWORKS: Night works Fitzgerald Ave/Ferry Rd/Moorhouse Ave intersections

ROADWORKS: Night works Fitzgerald Ave/Ferry Rd/Moorhouse Ave intersections

Tuesday, 7 April 2015 7:43 a.m. by Transport4chch Popular

Road users are advised that from  night works will take place at the intersections of Fitzgerald Ave/Ferry Road and Fitzgerald Ave/Moorhouse Ave for installation of new manholes.

ROADWORKS: Central City Update

ROADWORKS: Central City Update

Tuesday, 7 April 2015 7:35 a.m. by Transport4chch Popular

What to watch out for if you are travelling through the central city this week

Committee recommends consultation begins on Central City transport projects

Committee recommends consultation begins on Central City transport projects

Thursday, 2 April 2015 1:34 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

Christchurch City Council will meet on Thursday 16 April 2015 to consider the Council’s Infrastructure, Transport and Environment Committee’s recommendation to begin consultation on three further Central City transport projects.

CBD – Available Routes Map 2 April – 9 April

CBD – Available Routes Map 2 April – 9 April

Thursday, 2 April 2015 10:15 a.m. by Transport4chch Popular

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

CRASH – Durham St between Tuam Street & St Asaph Street

CRASH – Durham St between Tuam Street & St Asaph Street

Wednesday, 1 April 2015 1:47 p.m. by Transport4chch Popular

Due to a crash Durham St is restricted to one lane between Tuam and St Asaph St. Emergency services are on site. Traffic has built back to Gloucester St. Motorists are advised to avoid the area. Southbound traffic use Barbadoes …

ADVISORY: Heavy Easter traffic prompts call to plan ahead

ADVISORY: Heavy Easter traffic prompts call to plan ahead

Wednesday, 1 April 2015 10:23 a.m. by Transport4chch Popular

  Traffic is expected to be heavy on Canterbury highways this Easter with the long weekend break coinciding with the start of the school holidays and the NZ Transport Agency is asking motorists to plan ahead to stay safe

Lyttelton Tunnel Maintenance Work – Wednesday 1 April

Lyttelton Tunnel Maintenance Work – Wednesday 1 April

Tuesday, 31 March 2015 10:00 a.m. by Transport4chch Popular

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

MAINTENANCE: Lyttelton Tunnel – Wednesday 1 April

MAINTENANCE: Lyttelton Tunnel – Wednesday 1 April

Tuesday, 31 March 2015 10:00 a.m. by Transport4chch Popular

The New Zealand Transport Agency will be undertaking essential maintenance works next week in the Lyttelton Tunnel between the hours of 8pm and 6am for one day on: Wednesday 1 April 2015 The night-time works will place restrictions on traffic …

EMERGENCY WORKS: Main Road, Sumner – Detour for city bound – expect delays

EMERGENCY WORKS: Main Road, Sumner – Detour for city bound – expect delays

Monday, 30 March 2015 5:58 p.m. by Transport4chch Popular

Emergency works will be undertaken due to a collapsed sewer line on Main Road, Sumner (by Moncks Bay). 

ROADWORKS: Selwyn St one-way only for two weeks

ROADWORKS: Selwyn St one-way only for two weeks

Monday, 30 March 2015 9:58 a.m. by Transport4chch Popular

From Tuesday 31 March Selwyn St will be open to south bound traffic only between Hagley Ave and Moorhouse Ave while SCIRT undertake pipe bursting works for approximately two weeks. Northbound traffic will be detoured via Antigua Street. We recommend that …

ROADWORKS: Madras Street reduced lanes – DELAYS

ROADWORKS: Madras Street reduced lanes – DELAYS

Friday, 27 March 2015 4:06 p.m. by Transport4chch Popular

Road users are advised that repairs on the water main will commence on Monday 30 March between Gloucester Street and Armagh Street. Reduced lanes on Madras Streets – delays expected in peak times. No access for eastbound traffic onto Gloucester …