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Papanui Library closes for repairs

Papanui Library closes for repairs

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

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

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

"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

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

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

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

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.

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.

Spreydon Library Closed for Two Weeks

Spreydon Library Closed for Two Weeks

Thursday, 16 April 2015 10:01 a.m. by GovtCCC

Spreydon Library will be closed from Monday 20 April – Sunday 3 May for earthquake repairs.

Council projects address Crown Manager recommendations

Council projects address Crown Manager recommendations

Thursday, 9 April 2015 5:19 p.m. by GovtCCC

Projects already under way are addressing recommendations made in a report on building control functions at Christchurch City Council.

Rebuild and recovery of the Port of Lyttelton closer

Rebuild and recovery of the Port of Lyttelton closer

Tuesday, 7 April 2015 2:50 p.m. by GovtECAN Featured Popular

Environment Canterbury commissioners have approved the preliminary draft Lyttelton Port Recovery Plan to be released for public consultation.

Council seeks partners for new social housing provider

Council seeks partners for new social housing provider

Tuesday, 7 April 2015 1:30 p.m. by GovtCCC

Christchurch City Council has begun seeking proposals from organisations to form a new community housing provider (CHP) that will help to secure and grow the Council's social housing service into the future.

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

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

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

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

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

Hagley Oval named ‘International Cricket Pitch of the Year’

Hagley Oval named ‘International Cricket Pitch of the Year’

Thursday, 2 April 2015 9:00 a.m. by GovtCCC Popular

Christchurch City Council’s Hagley Oval turf management team has been recognised for its outstanding work preparing Hagley Oval for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015.  

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

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

  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

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

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

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

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

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 …

ROADWORKS: Manchester Street one-way Southbound from Monday 30 March

ROADWORKS: Manchester Street one-way Southbound from Monday 30 March

Friday, 27 March 2015 3:59 p.m. by Transport4chch

Road users are advised that Manchester Street between Cashel and Lichfield Street will be southbound for approximately two weeks while storm water repairs take place. Northbound traffic will be detoured via Lichfield – Madras – Cashel Streets. We recommend using …

Council outlines plans to investigate flood mitigation bypass options for Dudley Creek

Council outlines plans to investigate flood mitigation bypass options for Dudley Creek

Thursday, 26 March 2015 6:24 p.m. by GovtCCC

Christchurch City Council today received and approved a report from staff detailing plans to investigate two bypass options for the lower reaches of Dudley Creek that will provide flood remediation for the most vulnerable areas in the Dudley Creek / Flockton area.

Canterbury landscape inspires New Central Library design

Canterbury landscape inspires New Central Library design

Thursday, 26 March 2015 6:16 p.m. by GovtCCC Featured Popular

The design of Christchurch’s New Central Library in Cathedral Square was inspired by the Canterbury landscape and feedback from the public on what they wanted in the new building.

ROADWORKS: Lane restrictions at Sparks/Halswell  UPDATED 26.3.15

ROADWORKS: Lane restrictions at Sparks/Halswell UPDATED 26.3.15

Thursday, 26 March 2015 10:30 a.m. by Transport4chch

Due to a leaky valve at the intersection of Halswell Junction Rd, Halswell Rd and Sparks Rd, there is traffic management in place. 

ROADWORKS: Centaurus Rd-Roadworks next week-UPDATED

ROADWORKS: Centaurus Rd-Roadworks next week-UPDATED

Thursday, 26 March 2015 9:43 a.m. by Transport4chch

The traffic management for these works on Centaurus Road, between Palatine Terrace and Kowhai Terrace has been changed. Two way traffic will be maintained in the first week starting in the week of 30 April. From 7th April road users …

ROADWORKS: Centaurus Rd-Roadworks this week-UPDATED

ROADWORKS: Centaurus Rd-Roadworks this week-UPDATED

Thursday, 26 March 2015 9:43 a.m. by Transport4chch

The traffic management for these works on Centaurus Road, between Palatine Terrace and Kowhai Terrace has been changed. Two way traffic will be maintained in the first week starting in the week of 30 April. From 7th April road users …

ROADWORKS: Centaurus Rd-Roadworks 7th April

ROADWORKS: Centaurus Rd-Roadworks 7th April

Thursday, 26 March 2015 9:43 a.m. by Transport4chch

The traffic management for these works on Centaurus Road, between Palatine Terrace and Kowhai Terrace has been changed. Two way traffic will be maintained in the first week starting in the week of 30 March. From 7th April road users will …

Friday Night Food Trucks trial ends

Friday Night Food Trucks trial ends

Wednesday, 25 March 2015 3:09 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

 

New social housing builds under way in St Albans

New social housing builds under way in St Albans

Wednesday, 25 March 2015 2:55 p.m. by GovtCCC

Christchurch City Council is ploughing ahead with replacing its earthquake-damaged and red-zoned social housing, with three new developments under way in as many weeks.

INCIDENT: Traffic light outage – Linwood – NOW RESTORED

INCIDENT: Traffic light outage – Linwood – NOW RESTORED

Wednesday, 25 March 2015 10:21 a.m. by Transport4chch

These traffic lights are now working again.  

Lane restrictions at Halswell junction – Avoid the area

Lane restrictions at Halswell junction – Avoid the area

Wednesday, 25 March 2015 6:49 a.m. by Transport4chch

Due to a leaky valve at the intersection of Halswell Junction Rd, Halswell Rd and Sparks Rd, there is no right-hand turn movement from Sparks Rd into Halswell Rd. 

ROADWORKS: Lane restrictions at Halswell junction

ROADWORKS: Lane restrictions at Halswell junction

Wednesday, 25 March 2015 6:49 a.m. by Transport4chch

Due to a leaky valve at the intersection of Halswell Junction Rd, Halswell Rd and Sparks Rd, there is no right-hand turn movement from Sparks Rd into Halswell Rd. 

ROADWORKS: Lane & turn restrictions at Halswell junction

ROADWORKS: Lane & turn restrictions at Halswell junction

Wednesday, 25 March 2015 6:49 a.m. by Transport4chch

Due to a leaky valve at the intersection of Halswell Junction Rd, Halswell Rd and Sparks Rd, there is no right-hand turn movement from Sparks Rd into Halswell Rd. A detour for those wanting to make that turn is posted. …

ROADWORKS: Centaurus Rd-Roadworks next week-expect delays

ROADWORKS: Centaurus Rd-Roadworks next week-expect delays

Tuesday, 24 March 2015 9:43 a.m. by Transport4chch

Roadworks on Centaurus Road between Palatine Terrace and St Martins Road will cause some delays for road users from next week, particularly during peak hours. Stop/Go traffic management will be implemented during peak hours with a traffic light system used …

ROAD WORKS: Hagley Avenue and Grove Road starting Monday 23 March

ROAD WORKS: Hagley Avenue and Grove Road starting Monday 23 March

Monday, 23 March 2015 8:52 a.m. by Transport4chch

As part of  travel network changes, road surface reconstruction (removal and replacement) works will begin today 23 March at