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Temporary Lyttelton Library to open

Temporary Lyttelton Library to open

Wednesday, 27 January 2016 2:49 p.m. by GovtCCC

A temporary library will open in Lyttelton next month following the closure of Lyttelton Library in London Street for repair, strengthening and refurbishment work later this week.

Council reaches post-earthquake insurance settlement

Council reaches post-earthquake insurance settlement

Friday, 18 December 2015 5:53 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

Christchurch City Council and its insurers, LAPP (the Local Authority Protection Programme Disaster Fund) and Civic Assurance’s principal reinsurers, today announced that they have agreed a full and final conditional settlement in relation to damage resulting from the 2010/2011 Canterbury earthquakes.

Council makes progress on new Sumner Community Facility

Council makes progress on new Sumner Community Facility

Thursday, 17 December 2015 2:46 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

Council makes progress on new Sumner Community Facility

Christchurch Art Gallery reopening 19 December 2015

Christchurch Art Gallery reopening 19 December 2015

Wednesday, 16 December 2015 10:18 a.m. by GovtCCC Recommended Popular

Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetu will open to visitors at 10am Saturday 19 December 2015.

Stage-one vision for Nga Puna Wai released

Stage-one vision for Nga Puna Wai released

Thursday, 10 December 2015 9:44 p.m. by GovtCCC Featured Popular

Christchurch City Council has released a shared vision for stage one of the major new sports hub planned for Nga Puna Wai reserve near Wigram.

Residents choose Eastern Recreation and Sport Centre water toys

Residents choose Eastern Recreation and Sport Centre water toys

Thursday, 10 December 2015 9:40 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

Christchurch City Council has approved a range of water toys and other leisure attractions for residents of all ages that will feature in the new Eastern Recreation and Sport Centre on QEII Park.

In the Know Hub to close

In the Know Hub to close

Friday, 4 December 2015 10:52 a.m. by GovtCCC

In the Know Hub at Eastgate Mall will close its doors as scheduled on Thursday 17 December 2015.

Changes for St Asaph Street recommended

Changes for St Asaph Street recommended

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

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.

Council supports locally led regeneration

Council supports locally led regeneration

Wednesday, 2 December 2015 2:55 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

Council supports locally led regeneration

Plans to sell City Care announced

Plans to sell City Care announced

Monday, 30 November 2015 5:21 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

Christchurch City Council will sell 100 per cent of City Care Limited through a competitive sale process starting in the New Year.

Council opens new centre in Halswell

Council opens new centre in Halswell

Friday, 27 November 2015 4:39 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

A distinctive new library and community facility opening tomorrow creates a hub for the fast-growing Halswell community.

Flood remediation to go ahead in Bexley and Woolston

Flood remediation to go ahead in Bexley and Woolston

Friday, 20 November 2015 12:08 p.m. by GovtCCC

Flood remediation to go ahead in Bexley and Woolston

Council welcomes Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environments sea-level rise report

Council welcomes Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment's sea-level rise report

Thursday, 19 November 2015 1:45 p.m. by GovtCCC

Christchurch City Council has welcomed the release of a sea-level rise report by Dr Jan Wright, the Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment.

Significant Town Hall foundation work begins

Significant Town Hall foundation work begins

Tuesday, 17 November 2015 2:31 p.m. by GovtCCC

Christchurch City Council has reached its first major milestone in the Town Hall restoration with the beginning of foundation work that will significantly strengthen the building.

Christchurch parade following All Blacks victory

Christchurch parade following All Blacks victory

Monday, 2 November 2015 10:55 p.m. by GovtCCC Featured

Christchurch residents will have the chance to share in Rugby World Cup celebrations with a local parade to welcome home the All Blacks.

Joint project helping homeless into rental housing

Joint project helping homeless into rental housing

Monday, 2 November 2015 10:54 p.m. by GovtCCC

A joint project between Christchurch City Council and Christchurch Methodist Mission is helping to make a significant difference in the lives of some of the city's homeless youth and families, says the Chair of the Council's Housing Taskforce, Glenn Livingstone.

Council rejects tidal barrier study for Avon–Heathcote Estuary

Council rejects tidal barrier study for Avon–Heathcote Estuary

Thursday, 29 October 2015 4:33 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

Large scale investigations into a tidal barrier on the Avon–Heathcote Estuary will not go ahead following a Christchurch City Council decision today.

Friday Night Food Trucks move back to the Square over summer

Friday Night Food Trucks move back to the Square over summer

Monday, 19 October 2015 6:12 p.m. by FutureChristchurch Popular

Summer is coming and so are the Friday Night Food Trucks, serving up a variety of awesome street food in Cathedral Square starting from Friday 9 October 2015.

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.

Repair work to begin on Lyttelton Wastewater Treatment Plant

Repair work to begin on Lyttelton Wastewater Treatment Plant

Monday, 19 October 2015 11:07 a.m. by GovtCCC Popular

Earthquake repair work will begin on the Lyttelton Wastewater Treatment Plant on 27 October 2015 following Labour Weekend.

Committee considers tidal barrier feedback

Committee considers tidal barrier feedback

Thursday, 8 October 2015 3:56 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

Large scale investigations into a tidal barrier on the Avon-Heathcote Estuary may not go ahead following a Christchurch City Council committee recommendation today.

Mayor welcomes Govt intervention on District Plan Review

Mayor welcomes Govt intervention on District Plan Review

Wednesday, 30 September 2015 12:31 p.m. by GovtCCC

Mayor welcomes Government intervention on District Plan Review

Christchurch signs-off first stage of Resilience Strategy

Christchurch signs-off first stage of Resilience Strategy

Thursday, 24 September 2015 3:45 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

Christchurch is among the first group of cities around the globe to complete the initial phase of a Resilience Strategy to help safeguard the city's future against stresses and shocks.

Guoxin International proposes to launch up to US$2 billion fund for Christchurch rebuild

Guoxin International proposes to launch up to US$2 billion fund for Christchurch rebuild

Wednesday, 23 September 2015 10:24 p.m. by GovtCCC Featured Popular

Mayor Lianne Dalziel has signed a Letter of Cooperation and Friendship on behalf of the Christchurch City Council, with Guoxin International, which could see a major injection of capital in to the city's rebuild projects. 

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.

Local bill to help pave way for racecourse subdivision

Local bill to help pave way for racecourse subdivision

Wednesday, 9 September 2015 12:09 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

Christchurch Deputy Mayor Vicki Buck has welcomed the first key step in freeing up land for a proposed major housing development at Riccarton Racecourse.

Council to look at alternative funding for Sumner Skate Park

Council to look at alternative funding for Sumner Skate Park

Tuesday, 1 September 2015 2:42 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

Christchurch City Council will look at alternative funding for the proposed Sumner Community Skate Park. Levi's has indicated that though they support the skate park, the extended length of the project approval has exhausted their budget, which means they can no longer be involved in the project.  

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.

Talks begin over QEII Park

Talks begin over QEII Park

Tuesday, 1 September 2015 2:32 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

Christchurch City Council is committed to working with the Ministry of Education, Avonside Girls' and Shirley Boys' High Schools to ensure that the co-location of the new Eastern Recreation and Sport Centre and the two schools on QEII Park benefits the entire community.

Progress continues on new Eastern Recreation and Sport Centre

Progress continues on new Eastern Recreation and Sport Centre

Tuesday, 1 September 2015 2:28 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

Christchurch City Council has appointed a project team to begin the design process for the new Eastern Recreation and Sport Centre to be built on QEII Park.

Council approves Stapletons Road flood remediation option

Council approves Stapletons Road flood remediation option

Tuesday, 1 September 2015 2:26 p.m. by GovtCCC

Christchurch City Council today decided to progress the Stapletons Road flood remediation option through to detailed design and construction to reduce the risk of flooding in the Flockton area and benefit at least 585 properties.

Burwood Resource Recovery Park fire update

Burwood Resource Recovery Park fire update

Monday, 10 August 2015 1:35 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

Burwood Resource Recovery Park Ltd, in conjunction with Rural Fire Canterbury and Christchurch City Council are currently managing a fire in the Burwood Resource Recovery Park (BRRP). 

Papanui Library closes for repairs

Papanui Library closes for repairs

Tuesday, 4 August 2015 12:55 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

Customers won't be able to return items to Papanui Library throughout the closure, but items from Papanui Library can be returned to any library in the Christchurch City Libraries network. The nearest large library is Fendalton Library on the corner of Clyde Road and Jeffreys Road.

Council says "ready, willing and able" in response to CERAs transition plan

Council says "ready, willing and able" in response to CERA's transition plan

Friday, 24 July 2015 7:46 p.m. by GovtCCC Featured Popular

Christchurch City Councillors today gave a unanimous and resounding endorsement of the Government's proposal to return leadership to the city.

Coastal Hazard report released

Coastal Hazard report released

Friday, 3 July 2015 11:35 a.m. by GovtCCC Featured Popular

Christchurch City Council has today released a report identifying areas at risk from coastal inundation and coastal erosion.

Long Term Plan sets city up for the future

Long Term Plan sets city up for the future

Friday, 26 June 2015 2:49 p.m. by GovtCCC Featured Popular

Christchurch City Council today adopted a Long Term Plan that will set the city up for the future by spending $9.9 billion over the next 10 years.

Funding boost for Council cycleways network

Funding boost for Council cycleways network

Friday, 26 June 2015 2:45 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

 

Hawkins appointed for Town Hall restoration

Hawkins appointed for Town Hall restoration

Tuesday, 23 June 2015 1:17 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

Christchurch City Council has appointed Hawkins Construction to undertake the Town Hall restoration.

Work begins on Aranui Youth and Community Facility

Work begins on Aranui Youth and Community Facility

Tuesday, 23 June 2015 12:58 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

Construction will take approximately a year, with the new facility set to open at 31 Hampshire Street in early-mid 2016, and was marked with a sod-turning by Mayor Lianne Dalziel, Lions Clubs International Foundation Liaison Digby Prosser and Christchurch Earthquake Appeal Trust Trustee Dr Rod Carr on Friday 19 June.

Feedback wanted on Flockton downstream flood options

Feedback wanted on Flockton downstream flood options

Tuesday, 16 June 2015 11:02 a.m. by GovtCCC Popular

Christchurch City Council wants feedback from residents in the Dudley Creek area and the wider community on three proposed options for downstream, long-term remediation work on Dudley Creek.

Community to be included in development of QEII Park site

Community to be included in development of QEII Park site

Thursday, 11 June 2015 9:37 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

Christchurch City Council is committed to engaging with residents over the development of the Eastern Recreation and Sport Centre on QEII Park, Mayor Lianne Dalziel says.

Town Hall restoration to begin

Town Hall restoration to begin

Thursday, 11 June 2015 9:35 p.m. by GovtCCC Featured Popular

Christchurch City Council has today (Thursday 11 June) agreed to fully restore the Town Hall.

Changes to Council organisational structure

Changes to Council organisational structure

Tuesday, 9 June 2015 3:03 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

Christchurch City Council is proposing wide-ranging changes to its organisation structure to make it more accessible for the community and to reduce bureaucracy.

Public hearing on preliminary draft Lyttelton Port Recovery Plan

Public hearing on preliminary draft Lyttelton Port Recovery Plan

Tuesday, 9 June 2015 2:38 p.m. by GovtECAN Popular

A public hearing about the preliminary draft Lyttelton Port Recovery Plan starts today.

Council first to launch issue-reporting phone app

Council first to launch issue-reporting phone app

Monday, 8 June 2015 5:01 p.m. by GovtCCC Featured Popular

Residents can now report issues such as overflowing rubbish bins and pot holes instantly to Christchurch City Council from their mobile phones. 

Critical culvert gets an upgrade

Critical culvert gets an upgrade

Monday, 8 June 2015 4:59 p.m. by GovtCCC

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.

Council reminds residents to check sewer pipes

Council reminds residents to check sewer pipes

Wednesday, 20 May 2015 4:21 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

Christchurch City Council is urging people to get underground pipes checked for damage before earthquake repairs are done.

Fault-line building restrictions likely

Fault-line building restrictions likely

Tuesday, 19 May 2015 12:46 p.m. by GovtECAN Popular

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.

Council begins talks over sale of part of QEII Park to Ministry of Education

Council begins talks over sale of part of QEII Park to Ministry of Education

Thursday, 14 May 2015 4:52 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

Christchurch City Council is to begin discussions with the Ministry of Education (MoE) over relocating Avonside Girls' and Shirley Boys' High Schools to part of QEII Park, alongside the new Eastern Recreation and Sport Centre.

Sumner to get much-anticipated skate area

Sumner to get much-anticipated skate area

Wednesday, 6 May 2015 3:10 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

"We are grateful for Levi’s ® offer to fund a skate area in Sumner," says Sara Templeton, Chair of the Hagley ̶ Ferrymead Community Board.

Rezoning in Christchurch begins to meet housing need

Rezoning in Christchurch begins to meet housing need

Monday, 4 May 2015 9:36 p.m. by GovtECAN Popular

Two years on, the Land Use Recovery Plan (LURP) is helping provide more land for residential and commercial development, according to Environment Canterbury Commissioner Peter Skelton. The LURP, which supports the recovery and rebuild through land-use provisions, was completed in 2013.

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.

Council supports Nepalese earthquake appeal

Council supports Nepalese earthquake appeal

Thursday, 30 April 2015 9:56 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

Christchurch City Council is supporting the with collection boxes at libraries and service centres.

Council establishes Development Christchurch

Council establishes Development Christchurch

Thursday, 30 April 2015 6:26 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

Christchurch City Council today unanimously resolved to establish a development authority funded and operated under Christchurch City Holdings Limited.

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.

New social housing units open in Aranui

New social housing units open in Aranui

Monday, 20 April 2015 1:51 p.m. by GovtCCC Featured Popular

The opening of eight new Council social housing units in Aranui will help to set a new standard in providing quality, purpose-built accommodation for some of the city's most vulnerable residents, says Christchurch Deputy Mayor Vicki Buck.

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.