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Main Road, Sumner – Night time road closure from Sunday 28 July

Main Road, Sumner – Night time road closure from Sunday 28 July

Friday, 19 July 2013 7:54 a.m. by Transport4chch Popular

Main Road, Sumner will be closed nightly from Sunday 28 July until Friday 2 August between the hours of 10:30pm to 5:30am.

Light Up the Leafy Night Tonight - Botanic Gardens

Light Up the Leafy Night Tonight - Botanic Gardens

Thursday, 18 July 2013 2:11 p.m. by GovtCCC Featured Popular

The Christchurch Botanic Gardens are celebrating their 150th anniversary with , a magically-lit trail from 5.30pm–7pm tonight, Thursday 18 July, and every night through to Sunday 21 July and again from Thursday 25 – Sunday 28 July.

Harewood Community Centre re-opens

Harewood Community Centre re-opens

Wednesday, 17 July 2013 10:15 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

Christchurch City Council has re-opened Harewood Community Centre, the first of six community centres across Christchurch and Banks Peninsula about to re-open under a recent exemption decision.

CTV site purchased by the Crown

CTV site purchased by the Crown

Wednesday, 17 July 2013 11:05 a.m. by GovtCera Popular

The Crown has purchased the site where the Canterbury Television (CTV) building stood until the February 2011 earthquake, as part of the larger plan to create a world-class new central Christchurch.

Customer satisfaction rate

Customer satisfaction rate

Tuesday, 16 July 2013 4:17 p.m. by GovtEQC Popular

SCIRT – Traffic Update for School Holidays – 15 to 28 July

SCIRT – Traffic Update for School Holidays – 15 to 28 July

Tuesday, 16 July 2013 2:50 p.m. by Transport4chch Popular

Kilmore Street, short term closure near Fire Station Kilmore Street will be closed to traffic between Madras Street and the Fire Station. An emergency lane is being provided for fire engines. The work should be completed during the school holiday …

CBD – Available Routes Map

CBD – Available Routes Map

Tuesday, 16 July 2013 10:32 a.m. by Transport4chch Popular

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

Colombo Street – Lane Closure

Colombo Street – Lane Closure

Tuesday, 16 July 2013 8:30 a.m. by Transport4chch

The southbound lane on Colombo Street between Bealey Avenue and Salisbury Street will be closed for approximately 6 weeks.

Demolition waste dumping not tolerated, record penalty imposed

Demolition waste dumping not tolerated, record penalty imposed

Monday, 15 July 2013 5:42 p.m. by GovtECAN Popular

Environment Canterbury today welcomed penalties of more than $150,000 in a Christchurch demolition waste dumping case following the February 2011 earthquake.

Independent investigator announced

Independent investigator announced

Monday, 15 July 2013 4:44 p.m. by GovtCCC Recommended Popular

Following a meeting this morning, the Christchurch City Council has announced that Peter Winder will undertake the independent investigation into the actions and knowledge of the Council’s Chief Executive Officer and management in relation to matters leading to the revocation of the Council’s accreditation as a Building Consent Authority.

International review backs new wastewater systems

International review backs new wastewater systems

Monday, 15 July 2013 12:50 p.m. by GovtCCC Featured Popular

An international peer review has backed Christchurch City Council's decision to replace the gravity wastewater system in Parklands with a new pressure wastewater system.

Aldwins/Buckleys Road – Lane closures

Aldwins/Buckleys Road – Lane closures

Saturday, 13 July 2013 12:11 p.m. by Transport4chch

There will be lane closures in place for both eastbound and westbound traffic on Aldwins/Buckleys Road for pedestrian refuges to be installed from Monday 15th July. The lane closures will occur between Newcastle Street and Carnarvon Street, progressing as the …

Akaroa Museum welcomes community again

Akaroa Museum welcomes community again

Friday, 12 July 2013 2:01 p.m. by GovtCCC

Akaroa Museum will partly re-open to the public this weekend following temporary repair work.

Open Streets event postponed

Open Streets event postponed

Friday, 12 July 2013 1:00 p.m. by GovtCCC

As a result of forecast inclement weather for Sunday, the Council has today (Friday 12 July) decided to postpone the Open Streets cycle-themed event in the Central City until September.

Super 15 Rugby – AMI Stadium – Friday 12th July – Plan your journey to avoid delays

Super 15 Rugby – AMI Stadium – Friday 12th July – Plan your journey to avoid delays

Friday, 12 July 2013 10:00 a.m. by Transport4chch Popular

Temporary traffic management will be in place on Friday 12th July for the Crusaders vs Hurricanes game at AMI Stadium. Jack Hinton Drive will be closed from Twigger Street to Whiteleigh Avenue from 5.30pm to 10pm. If you are attending the …

Significant delays expected Durham Street/Cambridge Terrace

Significant delays expected Durham Street/Cambridge Terrace

Friday, 12 July 2013 7:00 a.m. by Transport4chch

oad users are advised to expect significant delays if using Durham Street and are advised to consider alternative routes such as Fitzgerald Avenue, other Southbound routes outside the Four Avenues or alternative travel times where possible. 

Riskpool and Christchurch City Council have productive meeting

Riskpool and Christchurch City Council have productive meeting

Thursday, 11 July 2013 4:16 p.m. by GovtCCC

Christchurch City Council Councillors Helen Broughton and Tim Carter and the Council’s Acting Chief Executive, Jane Parfitt, met yesterday with Riskpool representatives.

Tender awarded for new social housing units in Spreydon

Tender awarded for new social housing units in Spreydon

Thursday, 11 July 2013 2:50 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

Christchurch City Council has awarded the contract for the design and build of 12 new one-bedroom units at Maurice Carter Courts in Spreydon, with construction due to begin this September.

Poetry and art to refresh Victoria Street

Poetry and art to refresh Victoria Street

Thursday, 11 July 2013 2:38 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

Poems, bright artworks and a new mini-park are among key features of a project to refresh Victoria Street.

McCormacks Bay Road – Update

McCormacks Bay Road – Update

Thursday, 11 July 2013 10:43 a.m. by Transport4chch

The causeway project is progressing well and is running to schedule for completion by the 1 of November 2013.

Main Road Causeway – Update

Main Road Causeway – Update

Thursday, 11 July 2013 10:43 a.m. by Transport4chch

The causeway project is progressing well and is running to schedule for completion by the 1 of November 2013.

Kilmore Street between Madras and Barbadoes closed from 15 July

Kilmore Street between Madras and Barbadoes closed from 15 July

Thursday, 11 July 2013 10:00 a.m. by Transport4chch

Detours will be in place.

Council welcomes resource consents assessment

Council welcomes resource consents assessment

Wednesday, 10 July 2013 4:30 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

The Christchurch City Council has today welcomed the Environment Minister Amy Adams asking the Ministry to carry out an independent diagnostic assessment of the Council’s resource management planning and resource consenting functions.

Aldwins/Buckleys Road – Lane closures – from 15th July

Aldwins/Buckleys Road – Lane closures – from 15th July

Wednesday, 10 July 2013 12:11 p.m. by Transport4chch

There will be lane closures in place for both eastbound and westbound traffic on Aldwins/Buckleys Road for pedestrian refuges to be installed from Monday 15th July.

National claims

National claims

Tuesday, 9 July 2013 4:31 p.m. by GovtEQC Popular

SCIRT e-news 8 July, 2013

SCIRT e-news 8 July, 2013

Monday, 8 July 2013 6:21 p.m. by SCIRT Popular

Topics covered in this issue of SCIRT e-news:

Cyclists, walkers to fill Central City streets

Cyclists, walkers to fill Central City streets

Monday, 8 July 2013 4:00 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

 

Christchurch City Councils Credit Rating drops from AA- to A +

Christchurch City Council's Credit Rating drops from AA- to A +

Monday, 8 July 2013 3:23 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

International credit rating agency Standard & Poor's is moving Christchurch City Council's rating from AA- to A +. 

Crown Manager appointed for Christchurch

Crown Manager appointed for Christchurch

Monday, 8 July 2013 3:18 p.m. by GovtBeehive Popular

Gerry Brownlee | Canterbury Earthquake Recovery

Council to continue issuing consents

Council to continue issuing consents

Monday, 8 July 2013 2:30 p.m. by GovtBeehive Popular

Gerry Brownlee | Building and Construction

Public Notice: Draft Land Use Recovery Plan

Public Notice: Draft Land Use Recovery Plan

Saturday, 6 July 2013 6:00 a.m. by GovtCera Featured Popular

The Minister for Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Gerry Brownlee has received the draft Land Use Recovery Plan from Environment Canterbury. Environment Canterbury developed the draft Land Use Recovery Plan with its strategic partners Christchurch City Council, Selwyn and Waimakariri District Councils, Te Rūnunga o Ngāi Tahu, NZ Transport Agency and CERA, as directed in November 2012 under Section 16 of the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Act 2011.

Decision to not seek re-election statement from mayor Bob Parker

Decision to not seek re-election statement from mayor Bob Parker

Friday, 5 July 2013 7:57 p.m. by GovtCCC Featured Popular

Their strength astonishes me and I know they now deserve to move forward with their lives with a new Mayor at the helm.  Everyone deserves a fresh start and this city needs to be led by someone who has the energy and drive to take them on this journey.The future is so bright for this magnificent city and I know there are many tremendous things already starting to happen here. 

Riskpool’s withdrawal of cover will be managed

Riskpool’s withdrawal of cover will be managed

Friday, 5 July 2013 5:37 p.m. by GovtBeehive Popular

Gerry Brownlee | Building and Construction

Greater Christchurch Recovery Update - Issue 23 (July 2013)

Greater Christchurch Recovery Update - Issue 23 (July 2013)

Friday, 5 July 2013 4:43 p.m. by GovtCera Popular

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Land Use Recovery Plan passed to Minister

Land Use Recovery Plan passed to Minister

Friday, 5 July 2013 3:30 p.m. by GovtECAN Featured Popular

Environment Canterbury today handed the draft Land Use Recovery Plan for greater Christchurch to Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee. Mr Brownlee gave Environment Canterbury responsibility for developing the plan late last year.

Reduced vehicle access around Cathedral Square

Reduced vehicle access around Cathedral Square

Friday, 5 July 2013 11:55 a.m. by Transport4chch

Vehicles can now use Colombo Street adjacent to Cathedral Square.   Adjacent to Cathedral square there is a one way loop along Worcester Street up Oxford Terrace and right on to Gloucester Street.

Transport for Christchurch Map Updates following the Central City Cordon Removal

Transport for Christchurch Map Updates following the Central City Cordon Removal

Friday, 5 July 2013 11:52 a.m. by Transport4chch

The Christchurch City Council and NZTA are working hard to ensure that we can open up the highest number of routes around the city following the removal of the rebuild zone.

Mayor to open transitional Cathedral Square works

Mayor to open transitional Cathedral Square works

Thursday, 4 July 2013 5:15 p.m. by GovtCCC Featured Popular

Christchurch City Council welcomes the release of Cathedral Square from the rebuild cordon and is pressing ahead with transitional work in the area to encourage people and businesses back to the Central City.

Crown Manager to be appointed to assist Council

Crown Manager to be appointed to assist Council

Thursday, 4 July 2013 5:12 p.m. by GovtCCC Featured Popular

The Christchurch City Council today invited Local Government Minister, Hon Chris Tremain to put in place a Crown Manager to address problems with its building consents processes, and help regain its accreditation from IANZ.

Last line of defence fails to inspire confidence

Last line of defence fails to inspire confidence

Thursday, 4 July 2013 4:50 p.m. by LianneDalziel Popular

 

Civil Aviation Act review underway

Civil Aviation Act review underway

Thursday, 4 July 2013 3:51 p.m. by GovtBeehive Popular

Gerry Brownlee | Canterbury Earthquake Recovery

Land Claims Process Summary

Land Claims Process Summary

Thursday, 4 July 2013 2:49 p.m. by GovtEQC Popular

Colombo Street – Lane Closure – From the 15th July

Colombo Street – Lane Closure – From the 15th July

Thursday, 4 July 2013 1:42 p.m. by Transport4chch

The southbound lane on Colombo Street between Bealey Avenue and Salisbury Street will be closed for approximately 6 weeks.

Fitzgerald Ave, Ferry Road end – Update

Fitzgerald Ave, Ferry Road end – Update

Thursday, 4 July 2013 1:00 p.m. by Transport4chch

Work has been progressing ahead of schedule on this project.

Fitzgerald Avenue, Ferry Road end – Update

Fitzgerald Avenue, Ferry Road end – Update

Thursday, 4 July 2013 1:00 p.m. by Transport4chch

Work has been progressing ahead of schedule on this project. From the 8th July work will commence on Fitgerald Avenue between Ferry Road  and Alfred Street. There will continue to be lane closures in place for Northbound traffic. Expected delays …

Government commits to safe Canterbury rebuild

Government commits to safe Canterbury rebuild

Thursday, 4 July 2013 10:27 a.m. by GovtBeehive Popular

Gerry Brownlee | ACC

Recently consented buildings set to be audited

Recently consented buildings set to be audited

Wednesday, 3 July 2013 6:23 p.m. by GovtBeehive Popular

Gerry Brownlee | Building and Construction

Council approves plan for next three years

Council approves plan for next three years

Wednesday, 3 July 2013 6:00 p.m. by GovtCCC

Following four weeks of community consultation, 372 written submissions, three days of public hearings and several days of deliberations, Christchurch City Council yesterday adopted a Three Year Plan.

Council to invite Crown Manager to oversee consenting

Council to invite Crown Manager to oversee consenting

Wednesday, 3 July 2013 5:57 p.m. by GovtCCC

Tomorrow, at a special meeting of Council at 12:45pm, a resolution will be put to invite the Minister for Local Government, Chris Tremain, to put in place a Crown Manager to oversee the Council’s consents department.

Durham Street/Cambridge Terrace one lane from 8 July – Significant delays expected

Durham Street/Cambridge Terrace one lane from 8 July – Significant delays expected

Wednesday, 3 July 2013 3:30 p.m. by Transport4chch

Durham Street/Cambridge Terrace will be reduced to one lane from 8 July due to open trenching in the area to install new wastewater mains.  Road users are advised to expect significant delays if using these roads and where possible consider alternative routes such …

Significant delays expected Durham Street/Cambridge Terrace from 8 July

Significant delays expected Durham Street/Cambridge Terrace from 8 July

Wednesday, 3 July 2013 3:30 p.m. by Transport4chch

Durham Street/Cambridge Terrace will be reduced to one lane from 8 July due to open trenching in the area to install new wastewater mains.  Road users are advised to expect significant delays if using these roads and where possible consider alternative routes such …

Govt welcomes Mayor’s statement on consenting

Govt welcomes Mayor’s statement on consenting

Wednesday, 3 July 2013 1:10 p.m. by GovtBeehive Popular

Gerry Brownlee | Building and Construction

Mobile app for Christchurch road users

Mobile app for Christchurch road users

Wednesday, 3 July 2013 12:55 p.m. by Transport4chch Popular

Road users in Christchurch wanting increased access to the information provided by   are able to access the mobile application for iPhone, iPod touch devices and Android devices.

Old Waimakariri Bridge closed from 15 July

Old Waimakariri Bridge closed from 15 July

Wednesday, 3 July 2013 11:00 a.m. by Transport4chch

The Old Waimakariri Bridge will be closing for seven days from 15 July to allow earthquake repair work to take place The repair work is scheduled to coincide with the school holidays to lessen the impact on road users. Signal …

International reinsurers sign up to EQC

International reinsurers sign up to EQC

Tuesday, 2 July 2013 11:24 a.m. by GovtEQC Popular

Durham Street North one lane from 8 July

Durham Street North one lane from 8 July

Tuesday, 2 July 2013 10:34 a.m. by Transport4chch

Durham Street North will be reduced to one lane from 8 July due to works in the area, in particular around Armagh and Gloucester Streets. Road users are advised to expect delays and where possible consider alternative routes. Further information …

Govt will propose solutions to consenting issue

Govt will propose solutions to consenting issue

Monday, 1 July 2013 5:05 p.m. by GovtBeehive

Gerry Brownlee | Canterbury Earthquake Recovery