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2014: Ian Simpsons future commitments

2014: Ian Simpson's future commitments

Thursday, 27 February 2014 11:58 a.m. by GovtEQC Popular

 

Lyttelton Tunnel Turns 50

Lyttelton Tunnel Turns 50

Thursday, 27 February 2014 10:01 a.m. by Transport4chch Popular

Today, Thursday 27 February, New Zealand’s longest road tunnel, the Lyttelton tunnis is celebrating its 50th birthday. 

EXPECT DELAYS – Traffic Signals Affected – South end of the CBD

EXPECT DELAYS – Traffic Signals Affected – South end of the CBD

Wednesday, 26 February 2014 4:44 p.m. by Transport4chch

Due to a cable being cut by a contractor, traffic signals in the south of the CBD have been affected. The Christchurch Transport Operations Centre have also lost use of a number of cameras in the area. Signals are still …

First sod turned on new Regional Council building

First sod turned on new Regional Council building

Wednesday, 26 February 2014 3:31 p.m. by GovtECAN Popular

Dame Margaret Bazley and Commissioners today hosted a ceremony where the Minister for the Environment Hon. Amy Adams turned the first ground at Environment Canterbury’s new central city office site.

New Northern Motorway on and off-ramps opened

New Northern Motorway on and off-ramps opened

Wednesday, 26 February 2014 10:22 a.m. by Transport4chch

The new $4.6 million on and off ramps for Christchurch’s Northern Motorway at the Lineside Road (State Highway 71)/Smith Street interchange, near Kaiapoi, were officially opened today (26 February). Today’s opening of the ramps, attended by Waimakariri MP Kate Wilkinson, …

Ellerslie Flower Show Travel Advisory

Ellerslie Flower Show Travel Advisory

Tuesday, 25 February 2014 12:31 p.m. by Transport4chch Popular

Visitors to the Ellerslie Flower Show, which starts Wednesday 26th February are advised to plan their journey and allow extra time to minimise delays. 

Salisbury Street closed between Montreal and Durham Streets tonight

Salisbury Street closed between Montreal and Durham Streets tonight

Monday, 24 February 2014 1:01 p.m. by Transport4chch

Salisbury Street will be closed between Montreal St and Durham Street tonight, Monday 24th February,  from 7pm for wastewater replacement works.

Canterbury FAQs - New Page

Canterbury FAQs - New Page

Monday, 24 February 2014 10:31 a.m. by GovtEQC Popular

 

Major works this week which will affect journey times

Major works this week which will affect journey times

Monday, 24 February 2014 9:42 a.m. by Transport4chch

Barbadoes Street – lane reductions at several intersections on Barbadoes. Fitzgerald Ave is suggested as an alternative route north. Armagh Street – closed between Manchester and Madras Street Detour – westbound – use Madras St to Kilmore St Detour – …

Halswell Junction Road one way north only from McTeigue’s Rd from this week

Halswell Junction Road one way north only from McTeigue’s Rd from this week

Monday, 24 February 2014 7:00 a.m. by Transport4chch Popular

Halswell Junction Road will be one way north only from McTeigue Road to the Southern Motorway from today until approximately end of March. 

Scales Car Park, Montreal Street – closing this week

Scales Car Park, Montreal Street – closing this week

Sunday, 23 February 2014 5:31 a.m. by Transport4chch

Scales car park at 252 Montreal Street will be closing on the 28th February 2014. Alternative parking in the vicinity is available at Triangle, Armagh St, Aldersgate, and Chester St West Car parks.

First call for residential proposals in frame

First call for residential proposals in frame

Friday, 21 February 2014 4:28 p.m. by GovtBeehive Popular

Gerry Brownlee | Canterbury Earthquake Recovery

Reflections on the 3rd Anniversary

Reflections on the 3rd Anniversary

Friday, 21 February 2014 4:12 p.m. by GovtEQC

Brougham Street, Sydenham – night and weekend works

Brougham Street, Sydenham – night and weekend works

Friday, 21 February 2014 3:50 p.m. by Transport4chch

If you are travelling through Sydenham on Brougham St this weekend, be prepared to slow down. ·         Work starts Friday night, 6 pm, 21 February and runs through to 6 am Monday, 24 February. ·         From Hawdon St east, Brougham …

Scales Car Park, Montreal Street – closing next week

Scales Car Park, Montreal Street – closing next week

Friday, 21 February 2014 11:31 a.m. by Transport4chch

Scales car park at 252 Montreal Street will be closing on the 28th February 2014. Alternative parking in the vicinity is available at Triangle, Armagh St, Aldersgate, and Chester St West Car parks.

Betty Shore

Betty Shore

Friday, 21 February 2014 11:09 a.m. by GovtEQC Popular

Just three days to negotiate Christchurch rebuild

Just three days to negotiate Christchurch rebuild

Thursday, 20 February 2014 11:57 a.m. by RuthDyson Popular

The government gave the Christchurch City Council just three days to negotiate the cost sharing agreement to rebuild the city worth almost $3 billion, says Canterbury Earthquake Recovery spokesperson Ruth Dyson.

East Summit Road area still dangerous

East Summit Road area still dangerous

Thursday, 20 February 2014 11:38 a.m. by GovtCera Popular

CERA has recently discovered evidence of vandals cutting the wire fence on Summit Road and breaching the safety cordon.

Hagley Park events – 22/23 February – Travel Advisory

Hagley Park events – 22/23 February – Travel Advisory

Wednesday, 19 February 2014 4:23 p.m. by Transport4chch Popular

A number of events will be occurring in and around the Botanic Gardens and North Hagley Park this weekend, including the Civic Memorial Service on Saturday. As large crowds are expected to attend the variety of events on offer, we …

Stuck in a jam? What might have caused it may surprise you!

Stuck in a jam? What might have caused it may surprise you!

Wednesday, 19 February 2014 2:00 p.m. by Transport4chch

Have you ever wondered why sometimes traffic jams occur for no obvious reason?

Board confirms members of New Brighton advisory group

Board confirms members of New Brighton advisory group

Wednesday, 19 February 2014 1:25 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

Burwood/Pegasus Community Board has confirmed the members of a Community Advisory Group to aid the completion of a master plan for the recovery of New Brighton.

2014 Commemoration event for the third anniversary of the 22 February 2011 Canterbury earthquake

2014 Commemoration event for the third anniversary of the 22 February 2011 Canterbury earthquake

Wednesday, 19 February 2014 1:23 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

Planning is almost complete by Christchurch City Council for a Civic Memorial Service to commemorate the third anniversary of the 22 February 2011 Canterbury earthquake. The service will be on the Archery Lawn at the Botanic Gardens on at noon and will include one minute’s silence at 12.51pm.

Hagley Avenue – night time works – POSTPONED

Hagley Avenue – night time works – POSTPONED

Wednesday, 19 February 2014 12:00 p.m. by Transport4chch

THIS WORK HAS BEEN POSTPONED – A NEW DATE WILL BE ADVISED ONCE KNOWN Hagley Avenue between Riccarton Avenue and St Asaph Street will be closed to northbound traffic from 7pm – 7am on Wednesday 19th February. A detour will …

Hagley Avenue – night time works – northbound closure – one night only

Hagley Avenue – night time works – northbound closure – one night only

Tuesday, 18 February 2014 4:06 p.m. by Transport4chch Popular

Hagley Avenue between Riccarton Avenue and St Asaph Street will be closed to northbound traffic from 7pm – 7am on Wednesday 19th February. A detour will be in place from Hagley Avenue via St Asaph Street to Antigua Street to …

Positive audit result for CCC consents

Positive audit result for CCC consents

Tuesday, 18 February 2014 3:53 p.m. by GovtBeehive Popular

Gerry Brownlee | Building and Construction

EQC and Civil Defence call for quake readiness

EQC and Civil Defence call for quake readiness

Tuesday, 18 February 2014 3:08 p.m. by GovtEQC Popular

Statistics helping inform the rebuild

Statistics helping inform the rebuild

Tuesday, 18 February 2014 12:12 p.m. by GovtBeehive

Gerry Brownlee | Canterbury Earthquake Recovery

The Pledge enters Christchurch history

The Pledge enters Christchurch history

Monday, 17 February 2014 6:02 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

 

Lyttelton Tunnel Nightworks – 19 February

Lyttelton Tunnel Nightworks – 19 February

Monday, 17 February 2014 2:51 p.m. by Transport4chch

The Transport Agency will be undertaking essential maintenance works in the Lyttelton  tunnel between the hours of 8pm – 6am on Wednesday 19 February. 

The State of the City – Mayor Lianne Dalziel addresses the city of Christchurch

The State of the City – Mayor Lianne Dalziel addresses the city of Christchurch

Monday, 17 February 2014 12:28 p.m. by LianneDalziel Featured Popular

I have decided that if all the political parties can start the year with a State of the Nation address, then I should begin the year with a State of the City address.  

Durham Street – Expect delays

Durham Street – Expect delays

Monday, 17 February 2014 8:00 a.m. by Transport4chch

Durham Street has two areas of road works that will contribute to delays this week. Just south of the Kilmore Street intersection Durham Street is reduced for a short distance to one lane. In additiona Durham Street is reduced to …

EQC streamlines CHRP opt out

EQC streamlines CHRP opt out

Friday, 14 February 2014 1:35 p.m. by GovtEQC Popular

CBD – Available Routes Map 15th February – 22nd February

CBD – Available Routes Map 15th February – 22nd February

Friday, 14 February 2014 8:30 a.m. by Transport4chch

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

CBD – Available Routes Map 22nd February – 1st March

CBD – Available Routes Map 22nd February – 1st March

Friday, 14 February 2014 8:30 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 Map    

CBD – Available Routes Map 1st March – 8th March 2014

CBD – Available Routes Map 1st March – 8th March 2014

Friday, 14 February 2014 8:30 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 Map    

New Aranui youth and community facility to go ahead

New Aranui youth and community facility to go ahead

Thursday, 13 February 2014 5:33 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

Christchurch City Council has confirmed it will build a new youth and community facility in Hampshire Street, Aranui – its first new community centre since the earthquakes.

Key recommendations from today’s Committee of the Whole meeting

Key recommendations from today’s Committee of the Whole meeting

Wednesday, 12 February 2014 7:01 p.m. by GovtCCC

Christchurch City Council’s Earthquake Recovery Committee of the Whole held its first meeting of 2014 today. Following were the key matters considered and recommendations the Committee will make to the Council:

Christchurch Mayor encouraging potential investors

Christchurch Mayor encouraging potential investors

Wednesday, 12 February 2014 6:40 p.m. by GovtCCC

The Mayor of Christchurch is encouraging potential investors wanting to invest in New Zealand to see Christchurch in the context of the whole region, where the Canterbury economy has remained very strong.

Resealing on Halswell Rd – Glovers to Leadleys Road – from Thursday 13 Feb

Resealing on Halswell Rd – Glovers to Leadleys Road – from Thursday 13 Feb

Wednesday, 12 February 2014 1:25 p.m. by Transport4chch

From Thusday 13 February road re-sealing work will be taking place on Halswell Rd (SH75) between Glovers Rd and Leadleys Road. A variety of traffic management measures will be in place including Stop/Go, temporary traffic signals and speed restrictions. Road …

Road reconstruction on Halswell Rd – Glovers to Leadleys Road – from Thursday 13 Feb

Road reconstruction on Halswell Rd – Glovers to Leadleys Road – from Thursday 13 Feb

Wednesday, 12 February 2014 1:25 p.m. by Transport4chch

From Thusday 13 February road reconstruction and resealing work will be taking place on Halswell Rd (SH75) between Glovers Rd and Leadleys Road. A variety of traffic management measures will be in place including Stop/Go, temporary traffic signals and speed …

Go By Bike Day – Wednesday 12 Feb

Go By Bike Day – Wednesday 12 Feb

Tuesday, 11 February 2014 9:38 p.m. by Transport4chch Popular

The NZ Transport Agency is urging Kiwis to get on their bikes tomorrow, as New Zealand celebrates the joys of pedal power to mark Go By Bike Day. 

Snapshot For Today

Snapshot For Today

Tuesday, 11 February 2014 3:52 p.m. by Transport4chch

Lane reductions are in place around the intersection of St Asaph and Barbadoes Street. 

CERA CCDU National Roadshow

CERA CCDU National Roadshow

Tuesday, 11 February 2014 2:14 p.m. by GovtCera Popular

Christchurch is entering a significant period of construction and infrastructure development and we want to ensure that our stakeholders have the best possible information about the rebuild.

Traffic Light Signals restored at Madras/Salisbury intersection

Traffic Light Signals restored at Madras/Salisbury intersection

Tuesday, 11 February 2014 6:30 a.m. by Transport4chch

The traffic light signals have been restored at the intersection of Madras and Salisbury Street.    

Frequent changes on the roads – plan your journey

Frequent changes on the roads – plan your journey

Monday, 10 February 2014 3:06 p.m. by Transport4chch

Christchurch motorists are being advised to plan their trips and where possible, avoid driving through the central city during peak hours as increased road works will see frequent changes occurring. “Major infrastructure rebuilds are getting underway within the four avenues …

Durham Street South reduced to one lane from tomorrow (Tuesday)- Expect delays

Durham Street South reduced to one lane from tomorrow (Tuesday)- Expect delays

Monday, 10 February 2014 8:00 a.m. by Transport4chch Popular

Commencing Tuesday morning, 11th February, Durham Street will be reduced to one lane between Tuam Street and St Asaph Street for wastewater work. 

Durham Street South reduced to one lane between Tuam and St Asaph- Expect delays

Durham Street South reduced to one lane between Tuam and St Asaph- Expect delays

Monday, 10 February 2014 8:00 a.m. by Transport4chch

Commencing Tuesday morning, 11th February, Durham Street will be reduced to one lane between Tuam Street and St Asaph Street for wastewater work. With schools back and increased traffic volumes in the Central City road users should expect longer delays …

Governors Bay Road Restrictions – Updated 10.2.14

Governors Bay Road Restrictions – Updated 10.2.14

Monday, 10 February 2014 5:00 a.m. by Transport4chch

Governors Bay Road is open to: Class 1 vehicles only (less than 44,000kg) Overdimension and overweight vehicles are strictly on application only. This restriction supersedes area wide permits for this road until further notice Updates will be posted here as …

Bus stop closures this weekend and next week

Bus stop closures this weekend and next week

Friday, 7 February 2014 6:32 p.m. by Transport4chch

Route – Blue Line  – Area – Old Waimiakariri Bridge Date: Sunday 9 Feb at night only Info: From 6pm Sunday 9 February until 7am Monday 10 February only the Old Waimakariri Bridge will be closed. Buses will still travel …

Bus stop closures this week

Bus stop closures this week

Friday, 7 February 2014 6:32 p.m. by Transport4chch

Route: 23 Hyde Park / Woolston  -  Area – Garlands Rd Date: Monday 10 Feb onwards Info: From Monday 10 February all buses will detour away from Garlands Rd while road works are carried out. Buses travelling towards the city …

Durham Street South reduced to one lane next week – Expect delays

Durham Street South reduced to one lane next week – Expect delays

Friday, 7 February 2014 3:55 p.m. by Transport4chch

Commencing Tuesday morning, 11th February, Durham Street will be reduced to one lane between Tuam Street and St Asaph Street for wastewater work. With schools back and increased traffic volumes in the Central City road users should expect longer delays …

Scarborough Water Playground design gets go-ahead from Community Board

Scarborough Water Playground design gets go-ahead from Community Board

Friday, 7 February 2014 3:01 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

Work will start soon on the Scarborough Water Playground after the Hagley/Ferrymead Community Board gave the go-ahead to the final design today.

Greater Christchurch Recovery Update - Issue 29 (February 2014)

Greater Christchurch Recovery Update - Issue 29 (February 2014)

Friday, 7 February 2014 2:35 p.m. by GovtCera Popular

Chief Executives update - February 2014

Chief Executive's update - February 2014

Friday, 7 February 2014 11:58 a.m. by GovtCera Popular

The chief executive of the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority, Roger Sutton, gives a monthly update on CERA’s work to lead the recovery.

Hereford Street reopened to two way

Hereford Street reopened to two way

Friday, 7 February 2014 11:51 a.m. by Transport4chch

Hereford Street is now open to two way traffic for the entire length. Road users should note there is a weight restriction on the Hereford Street Bridge at Cambridge Terrace to vehicles under 3,000kg.  

ROADING UPDATE – THURSDAY 6 JANUARY

ROADING UPDATE – THURSDAY 6 JANUARY

Friday, 7 February 2014 10:23 a.m. by Transport4chch

Here is the latest roading update as screened on CTV on Thursday 6 January.

Roading Updates launched this week on CTV

Roading Updates launched this week on CTV

Wednesday, 5 February 2014 6:00 p.m. by Transport4chch

Keeping up to date with what’s happening on Christchurch Central City roads has just become a little easier. Road users can now tune into CTV each day for regular updates on roadworks, changes in traffic management  and possible delays on …

Roading Updates on CTV

Roading Updates on CTV

Wednesday, 5 February 2014 6:00 p.m. by Transport4chch

Keeping up to date with what’s happening on Christchurch Central City roads has just become a little easier. Road users can now tune into CTV each day for regular updates on roadworks, changes in traffic management  and possible delays on …

Old Waimakariri Bridge Closure – One night only starting 6pm Sunday 9th February

Old Waimakariri Bridge Closure – One night only starting 6pm Sunday 9th February

Wednesday, 5 February 2014 2:36 p.m. by Transport4chch Popular

Main North Road will be closed between Empire Road and the Old Waimakariri Bridge on Sunday evening from 6pm until early Monday morning. Northbound road users will be detoured at Marshlands Road onto Main North Road and via the Northern …