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Minister to carefully review Phillipstown School decision

Minister to carefully review Phillipstown School decision

Thursday, 10 October 2013 3:20 p.m. by GovtMOE Popular

Education Minister Hekia Parata says she will review carefully the outcome of the judicial review brought by Phillipstown School.

Special amendments will speed up land repairs

Special amendments will speed up land repairs

Thursday, 10 October 2013 3:10 p.m. by GovtBeehive Popular

Gerry Brownlee | Canterbury Earthquake Recovery

Resource consents streamlined under new rules

Resource consents streamlined under new rules

Thursday, 10 October 2013 3:08 p.m. by GovtCCC Featured Popular

 

North Parade at Shirley Road/New Brighton Road intersection – lane reductions

North Parade at Shirley Road/New Brighton Road intersection – lane reductions

Thursday, 10 October 2013 2:59 p.m. by Transport4chch

Works on North Parade between Shirley Road and Banks Avenue to install a new wastewater main start next week (14.10.13) The southbound lane on North Parade will be closed, however,  two-way traffic will be maintained with lane shifts to the …

New Brighton Road – detour for east bound road users approaching Avondale Bridge

New Brighton Road – detour for east bound road users approaching Avondale Bridge

Thursday, 10 October 2013 2:49 p.m. by Transport4chch

New Brighton Rd road users may experience additional delays at peak periods over the next couple of months as further works get underway. Ongoing works on the Avondale Bridge will see a one way system in place for westbound traffic …

Motorists warned of possible delays along the Western Corridor

Motorists warned of possible delays along the Western Corridor

Thursday, 10 October 2013 2:27 p.m. by Transport4chch

Motorists are being warned of possible delays along State Highway 1, from Belfast to Hornby, in the next few weeks with a number of road layout changes as part of the work building the four-lane Western Corridor. The Western Corridor …

Urban Design finalists can soon breathe easy

Urban Design finalists can soon breathe easy

Thursday, 10 October 2013 1:59 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

Kevin McCloud, popular host of the UK TV series Grand Designs, is coming to Christchurch for the announcement of the winner of Breathe – New Urban Village competition on 22 October.

Victoria Street/Montreal Street intersection – night time closures from next week

Victoria Street/Montreal Street intersection – night time closures from next week

Thursday, 10 October 2013 10:02 a.m. by Transport4chch

Works at the Victoria Street and Montreal Street intersection will include road closures nightly for wastewater works starting Tuesday 15th October for approximately three weeks. The closures will be in place from approximately 8pm until 6.30am. Victoria Street – no …

Durham Street – lane reductions from Bealey Avenue- expect delays

Durham Street – lane reductions from Bealey Avenue- expect delays

Thursday, 10 October 2013 9:00 a.m. by Transport4chch

Road users are advised additional lane reductions will occur on Durham Street just south of Bealey Avenue from later this week (as at 10.10.13) for works taking place at the intersection of Durham and Salisbury Streets. We suggest road users …

The Lay of the Land

The Lay of the Land

Wednesday, 9 October 2013 4:53 p.m. by GovtEQC

Bridge Street bridge – reminder regarding vehicle weight/length restrictions

Bridge Street bridge – reminder regarding vehicle weight/length restrictions

Wednesday, 9 October 2013 3:41 p.m. by Transport4chch

Press release courtesy of SCIRT South Brighton’s Bridge St bridge recently regained its two-way traffic function after almost a year as an exit only route from the beach. The temporary access structures or abutments at each end restrict the weight …

Heathcote Bridge to remain open this weekend

Heathcote Bridge to remain open this weekend

Wednesday, 9 October 2013 3:17 p.m. by Transport4chch

Road users will be pleased to learn the Heathcote Bridge will remain open this weekend, 12/13 October 2013. The work schedule being undertaken by SCIRT delivery team Downer, is being reconsidered. Progress is going ahead quickly and it is likely …

Banks Avenue – One day road closure 10 October

Banks Avenue – One day road closure 10 October

Wednesday, 9 October 2013 11:25 a.m. by Transport4chch

Banks Avenue will be closed for one day on Thursday 10 October 2013, to effect emergency repairs to the cobbles in the street. The works will be completed in stages however traffic will be unable to travel through the sections …

Major step forward for Council building consent processes

Major step forward for Council building consent processes

Tuesday, 8 October 2013 3:41 p.m. by GovtCCC Featured Popular

Proposed changes to the structure of the Council’s building control functions are designed to meet demand for building consents and see the Council regain and retain IANZ accreditation.

Johns Road – reduction to lanes between Sawyers Arms Rd & Harewood Road- expect delays

Johns Road – reduction to lanes between Sawyers Arms Rd & Harewood Road- expect delays

Tuesday, 8 October 2013 3:07 p.m. by Transport4chch

Johns Road, between Sawyers Arms Road and Memorial Ave is down to one lane north and south between  Harewood Road and Sawyers Arms for central median works. Road users should expect delays due to reduced capacity in the area.  

BLENHEIM ROAD – LANE REDUCTION eastbound Clarence St to Mandeville St over weekend of 12/13 October

BLENHEIM ROAD – LANE REDUCTION eastbound Clarence St to Mandeville St over weekend of 12/13 October

Tuesday, 8 October 2013 2:57 p.m. by Transport4chch

Road users are advised that Blenheim Road between Clarence Street and Mandeville Street will be reduced to one lane eastbound from 6am Saturday 12 October 2013 until 6am Monday 14th October. Essential inspection works on a main service supply have …

SCIRT – Traffic Update from the 7 October

SCIRT – Traffic Update from the 7 October

Monday, 7 October 2013 3:00 p.m. by Transport4chch

Travis Road drivers – change to roundabout at Frosts Road / QEII Travis Road drivers need to make sure of their routes city-bound through North New Brighton and Burwood. SCIRT work by Downer in the Frosts Road / Travis Road …

Gilberthorpes Road is CLOSED from Roberts Road to Waterloo Road

Gilberthorpes Road is CLOSED from Roberts Road to Waterloo Road

Monday, 7 October 2013 11:26 a.m. by Transport4chch

Gilberthorpes Road is closed from Roberts Road to Waterloo Road due to an accident. Orion are fixing the power cables and the duration of the closure is currently unknown.

Stanmore Road, Avonside – southbound closure between Haast St & Avonside Dr this week, 7.10.13

Stanmore Road, Avonside – southbound closure between Haast St & Avonside Dr this week, 7.10.13

Monday, 7 October 2013 11:20 a.m. by Transport4chch

Stanmore Road Works – Detour in Place as part of initial stage of works Work begins 7 October  on Stanmore Road to install a new waste water system. The work, between Avonside Drive and Gloucester Street will be done in …

Lessons Learnt. A report on EQC’s response to the Canterbury earthquakes.

Lessons Learnt. A report on EQC’s response to the Canterbury earthquakes.

Monday, 7 October 2013 8:57 a.m. by GovtEQC Recommended Popular

Natural Environment Recovery Programme under way

Natural Environment Recovery Programme under way

Friday, 4 October 2013 4:27 p.m. by GovtECAN Popular

Environment Canterbury announced today that it has adopted the Natural Environment Recovery Programme for greater Christchurch.

New Aranui youth and community facility planned

New Aranui youth and community facility planned

Friday, 4 October 2013 4:26 p.m. by GovtCCC

Christchurch City Council is to build a new facility for youth and community groups in Aranui - its first new community centre since the earthquakes - with the support of the Christchurch Earthquake Appeal Trust and Lion's Club International Foundation.

Greater Christchurch Recovery Update - Issue 26 (October 2013)

Greater Christchurch Recovery Update - Issue 26 (October 2013)

Friday, 4 October 2013 3:59 p.m. by GovtCera

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Innes Road – Delays expected as work begins

Innes Road – Delays expected as work begins

Friday, 4 October 2013 2:40 p.m. by Transport4chch

Innes Road will be reduced to one lane between Nancy Avenue and Philpotts Road from Monday 7 October to install new wastewater pipes. The work started is expected to take approximately six weeks.

Antigua Street – Northbound closure between Tuam and Oxford and restrictions on St Asaph from 10 Oct

Antigua Street – Northbound closure between Tuam and Oxford and restrictions on St Asaph from 10 Oct

Friday, 4 October 2013 2:22 p.m. by Transport4chch

Antigua Street will be closed to northbound road users between Tuam Street and Oxford Terrace from Thursday 10th October for wastewater replacement work.

Minister welcomes Natural Environment Recovery Programme

Minister welcomes Natural Environment Recovery Programme

Friday, 4 October 2013 2:10 p.m. by GovtBeehive

Amy Adams | Canterbury Earthquake Recovery

Heathcote Bridge closure this weekend -CHANGE TO CLOSURE TIMES

Heathcote Bridge closure this weekend -CHANGE TO CLOSURE TIMES

Friday, 4 October 2013 12:00 p.m. by Transport4chch

Motorists are reminded that the Heathcote River Bridge on State Highway 76 will be closed to traffic again this weekend as part of the scheduled works until mid October. NOTE: THE CLOSURE TIMES WILL VARY FROM PREVIOUS WEEKENDS.   CLOSURE …

Stanmore Road, Avonside – southbound closure between Haast St & Avonside Dr from next week, 7.10.13

Stanmore Road, Avonside – southbound closure between Haast St & Avonside Dr from next week, 7.10.13

Friday, 4 October 2013 11:20 a.m. by Transport4chch

Stanmore Road Works – Detour in Place as part of initial stage of works Work begins 7 October  on Stanmore Road to install a new waste water system. The work, between Avonside Drive and Gloucester Street will be done in …

Oxford Terrace – Closures start 10.10.13

Oxford Terrace – Closures start 10.10.13

Friday, 4 October 2013 10:43 a.m. by Transport4chch

From 10 October 2013 the following restrictions apply: Oxford Terrace  Closed between Worcester Street and Gloucester Street Closed between Cashel Street and Hereford Street. Hereford Street at the Oxford Terrace intersection One way west bound No entry from Hereford into …

Council adopts Annual Report 2013

Council adopts Annual Report 2013

Friday, 4 October 2013 10:18 a.m. by GovtCCC

Christchurch City Council today adopted its Annual Report 2013, outlining the Council's activities and finances over the past year.

CBD – Available Routes Map – 5th October to 12th October

CBD – Available Routes Map – 5th October to 12th October

Friday, 4 October 2013 8:00 a.m. by Transport4chch

For available routes around the Central City please find below the CBD network map.

CCC Facilities Rebuild Aug& Sept update

CCC Facilities Rebuild Aug& Sept update

Thursday, 3 October 2013 9:36 p.m. by GovtCCC

 

Key decisions from today’s Council meeting October 2013

Key decisions from today’s Council meeting October 2013

Thursday, 3 October 2013 9:22 p.m. by GovtCCC

Key decisions from today’s Council meeting

Govt injects $18.9m into CPIT earthquake recovery

Govt injects $18.9m into CPIT earthquake recovery

Thursday, 3 October 2013 1:24 p.m. by GovtBeehive Popular

Steven Joyce | Canterbury Earthquake Recovery

ITM Cup – AMI Stadium – Sunday 6th October – Plan your journey to avoid delays

ITM Cup – AMI Stadium – Sunday 6th October – Plan your journey to avoid delays

Thursday, 3 October 2013 8:45 a.m. by Transport4chch

Temporary traffic management will be in place on Sunday 6th October for the Canterbury vs Counties Manukau game at AMI Stadium. Jack Hinton Drive will be closed from Twigger Street to Whiteleigh Avenue from 5pm to 10pm. If you are attending the match please …

First compulsory acquisitions in Christchurch CBD

First compulsory acquisitions in Christchurch CBD

Wednesday, 2 October 2013 3:26 p.m. by GovtBeehive Popular

Gerry Brownlee | Canterbury Earthquake Recovery

UPDATED – MAIN NORTH ROAD – EXPECT DELAYS

UPDATED – MAIN NORTH ROAD – EXPECT DELAYS

Wednesday, 2 October 2013 10:30 a.m. by Transport4chch

Road users should expect delays on Main North Road at the Chaneys Road off-ramp this morning. Traffic management is in place as a result of a accident involving a truck. Expect delays in this area. Northbound traffic on Marshland Road …

International search for Convention Centre operator

International search for Convention Centre operator

Wednesday, 2 October 2013 10:22 a.m. by GovtBeehive

Gerry Brownlee | Canterbury Earthquake Recovery

Town Hall and Performing Arts Precinct news October 2013

Town Hall and Performing Arts Precinct news October 2013

Tuesday, 1 October 2013 9:47 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

 

Committee recommends to replace Scarborough pool

Committee recommends to replace Scarborough pool

Monday, 30 September 2013 2:40 p.m. by GovtCCC

The Council’s Community Recreation and Culture Committee yesterday received a verbal update from staff about the Scarborough Paddling Pool and has requested that an urgent report go to Council next week on indicative costs and timeframes to replace it.

Housing New Zealand Announces New Development for Inner City

Housing New Zealand Announces New Development for Inner City

Monday, 30 September 2013 12:48 p.m. by NickyWagner Popular

It is great to see more people coming to live in the central city!!

SCIRT – Traffic Update from the 30 September

SCIRT – Traffic Update from the 30 September

Monday, 30 September 2013 9:00 a.m. by Transport4chch

Travis Road drivers – change to roundabout at Frosts Road/ QEII Travis Road drivers will need to make sure of their routes city-bound through North New Brighton and Burwood from Monday, 30 September. SCIRT work by Downer in the Frosts …

Significant works – Frosts Road, Anzac Drive, Travis Road from 30.9.13

Significant works – Frosts Road, Anzac Drive, Travis Road from 30.9.13

Monday, 30 September 2013 6:00 a.m. by Transport4chch

Road users are advised that significant work starts this week 30.9.13 reconstructing Frosts Road from the Anzac Drive/Frosts Road/Travis Road roundabout to Beach Road. This work is expected to be completed before Christmas. Delays are expected during peak hours and …

Website offers new way for community groups to plan ahead

Website offers new way for community groups to plan ahead

Sunday, 29 September 2013 5:19 p.m. by GovtCera Popular

A multi-layered website showing the changes across Greater Christchurch will provide a raft of information including land use and zoning, transport routes, and population figures to help with future planning in the region.

Emergency closure – Dorset Street from Victoria Street end – City

Emergency closure – Dorset Street from Victoria Street end – City

Friday, 27 September 2013 3:54 p.m. by Transport4chch

Dorset Street at the Victoria Street end has been closed due to emergency sewer works. It is unknown at this time how long the closure will be in place.

Significant works – Frosts Road, Anzac Drive, Travis Road next week 30.9.13

Significant works – Frosts Road, Anzac Drive, Travis Road next week 30.9.13

Friday, 27 September 2013 3:51 p.m. by Transport4chch Popular

Road users are advised that significant work starts this week reconstructing Frosts Road from the Anzac Drive/Frosts Road/Travis Road roundabout to Beach Road. This work is expected to be completed before Christmas. Delays are expected during peak hours and we …

Bridge Street bridge open to two way traffic

Bridge Street bridge open to two way traffic

Friday, 27 September 2013 3:30 p.m. by Transport4chch

Bridge Street bridge is now open to two-way traffic. There will be a 20 km/h speed limit and 3.5 tonne weight restriction in place. See the SCIRT article here for more information.

Open Streets event Sunday 29 September

Open Streets event Sunday 29 September

Friday, 27 September 2013 2:17 p.m. by GovtCCC Recommended Popular

 

Draft Voluntary Libraries strategy tabled

Draft Voluntary Libraries strategy tabled

Friday, 27 September 2013 2:06 p.m. by GovtCCC

Christchurch City Council’s Community, Recreation and Culture Committee met today and will recommend accepting and endorsing the recommendations of the Voluntary Libraries Review Report 2013 to the Council in October.

Committee recommends Hei Hei Community Centre be repaired

Committee recommends Hei Hei Community Centre be repaired

Friday, 27 September 2013 2:04 p.m. by GovtCCC

Christchurch City Council’s Community, Recreation and Culture Committee met and will recommend repairing the Hei Hei Community Centre to 100 per cent New Building Standard (NBS) to the Council when it sits in October.

CBD – Available Routes Map – 28th September to 5th October

CBD – Available Routes Map – 28th September to 5th October

Friday, 27 September 2013 12:15 p.m. by Transport4chch

For available routes around the Central City please find below the CBD network map.

MP welcomes Canterbury insulation project

MP welcomes Canterbury insulation project

Thursday, 26 September 2013 4:52 p.m. by NickyWagner

Canterbury residents will benefit from warmer homes with the announcement of the next stage of National’s Warm Up New Zealand: Healthy Homes insulation project in the region.

Reminder – Heathcote Bridge closure this weekend from 6pm Friday 27th September

Reminder – Heathcote Bridge closure this weekend from 6pm Friday 27th September

Thursday, 26 September 2013 12:00 p.m. by Transport4chch

Motorists are reminded that the Heathcote River Bridge on State Highway 76 will be closed to traffic again this weekend as part of the scheduled works until mid October. The closure will be from 6pm on the Friday night to …

Safe6 - Rules to live by

Safe6 - Rules to live by

Thursday, 26 September 2013 10:36 a.m. by GovtEQC

Chance to see new Rangers Park Temporary Accommodation

Chance to see new Rangers Park Temporary Accommodation

Wednesday, 25 September 2013 7:13 p.m. by GovtDBH Popular

Impressive heritage line-up confirmed for Reconnect

Impressive heritage line-up confirmed for Reconnect

Wednesday, 25 September 2013 7:01 p.m. by GovtCCC