Seven of Christchurch’s popular outdoor swimming pools are being prepared for summer opening.
Progress to date
A community-focussed solution
Libraries and Recreation and Sports facilities will stay closed until noon.
The Auckland Council’s $1.5 million contribution to the Christchurch Earthquake Mayoral Fund is to go toward repairing and restoring public spaces and places.
All Council staff are advised to stay at home other than those required for essential services.
The Christchurch City Council will this week consider a report to provide a temporary location to relocate 30 earthquake-displaced IT businesses following the February earthquake.
Christchurch City Council is converting the Rexel building in Lichfield Street into temporary offices for its staff.
Christchurch infrastructure update
Despite minor set backs following February’s earthquake, this year’s New Zealand Cup and Show Week is back on track for Saturday 5 to Saturday 12 November.
TheCanterbury Earthquake Recovery Authorityhas ordered the deconstruction and demolition of the Christchurch City Council-owned St Albans Community Centre (the former St Albans Library).
Hornby Library will start issuing and topping up Metrocards, which allow bus users to pay in advance for bus fares, from Wednesday 20 July.
The latest instalment of rates invoices will be sent to property owners from 18 July 2011 .
Christchurch City Council today agreed to push ahead with plans to make the Burwood Resource Recovery Park fully operational by seeking a special order through Central Government to streamline the process.
Snow and rain on Banks Peninsula yesterday helped dampen the Stony Bay fire and firefighters will return in coming days to check for any remaining hot spots.
Repairs to damaged Pump Station 57 at McCormacks Bay were completed last week. This means wastewater from Sumner, Redcliffs and Ferrymead – which has been released into the estuary since February – is once again being sent to the Christchurch Wastewater Treatment Plant.
Christchurch City Council is proposing a permanent ban on drinking in public places around the Riccarton/Ilam area. A temporary ban is in place in the area until 30 November 2011.
The Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority has ordered the partial deconstruction and demolition of the Christchurch City Council-owned St Martins Voluntary Library.
Christchurch City Council has finished replacing expired Civil Defence red placards on the Port Hills and Lyttelton with new enforcement notices prohibiting entry to buildings in danger of rockfall or other geotechnical hazards.
There is a fire burning in the bush at the Hinewai Reserve in the hills above Akaroa.
Christchurch City Council, emergency services and the Department of Conservation continue to fight a fire burning across 400 hectares of bush at Stony Bay on Banks Peninsula.
Lyttelton and Sydenham residents, building and business owners will get an opportunity next week to provide feedback on the Christchurch City Council Suburban Centres Programme draft Master Plan framework they helped develop for their earthquake-damaged suburban commercial centres.
Firefighters expect to have a large fire on Banks Peninsula under control by early this evening but firefighting efforts will need to continue tomorrow.
Christchurch City Council will hold a workshop within the next month so councillors can be briefed on the options for AMI stadium.
Gayhurst Road Bridge closure
A tsunami warning for New Zealand has since been cancelled, following the earthquake in the Kermadec Islands earlier today.
The Crusaders are favoured to win the Super Rugby title in Brisbane this weekend, and will return home true Canterbury champions, win or lose, this Sunday 10 July 2011.
Christchurch City Council is working with a number of agencies to create a lasting memory of the Canterbury earthquakes.
Christchurch’s Sister Cities rallied behind Christchurch after the 22 February earthquake, and their support continues.
Christchurch City Council has succeeded in securing limited insurance cover for some of its assets, however its brokers are still negotiating in overseas markets to obtain cover for the remainder of its assets.
A single lane of traffic was opened on Clifton Terrace yesterday following work over the weekend to clear slip debris from the road.
Following requests from businesses to address parking issues, Christchurch City Council will recommence paid parking within the central city area from Monday 4 July 2011.
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