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Christchurch Central: Anchor Projects and Private Sector Progress

Christchurch Central: Anchor Projects and Private Sector Progress

Friday, 20 December 2013 8:14 a.m. by Transport4chch Popular

The Christchurch Central: Anchor Projects and Private Sector Progress map highlights the Anchor Project cost sharing split between Crown and Local Government, known private sector development – both completed and under-construction within the four avenues. To see the map click …

Hereford Street between Cambridge Tce & Montreal west bound only for today 20 December

Hereford Street between Cambridge Tce & Montreal west bound only for today 20 December

Friday, 20 December 2013 7:59 a.m. by Transport4chch Popular

Hereford Street between Cambridge Tce & Montreal west bound only for today 20 December while a concrete pour is completed on a building site.

Frosts Road now OPEN

Frosts Road now OPEN

Thursday, 19 December 2013 8:04 p.m. by Transport4chch Popular

Frosts Road is now OPEN to traffic. Frosts Road was opened today as both Downer who are working at the southern end and Fulton Hogan who are working on the northern end had completed their work. The first cars started …

Key decisions from today’s Council meeting - 19 December 2013

Key decisions from today’s Council meeting - 19 December 2013

Thursday, 19 December 2013 5:10 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

Council seeks members for New Brighton group

Council seeks members for New Brighton group

Thursday, 19 December 2013 5:09 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

Christchurch City Council is calling for expressions of interest in a new community-led group to assist with the completion of a master plan for the recovery of New Brighton.

Interim findings from financial review released

Interim findings from financial review released

Thursday, 19 December 2013 4:16 p.m. by GovtCCC Recommended Popular

Christchurch City Council is determined to find solutions to the considerable financial challenges it faces, Christchurch Mayor Lianne Dalziel says.

Seventeen social housing complexes earmarked for redevelopment

Seventeen social housing complexes earmarked for redevelopment

Thursday, 19 December 2013 2:41 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

Christchurch City Council is pressing ahead with plans to prioritise 17 social housing complexes for redevelopment.

Environment Canterbury disappointed at decision not to approve Riccarton bus lounge

Environment Canterbury disappointed at decision not to approve Riccarton bus lounge

Thursday, 19 December 2013 2:25 p.m. by GovtECAN Popular

Commissioner Rex Williams says Environment Canterbury is disappointed at the decision of the Christchurch City Council this morning not to approve the Riccarton bus lounge proposal this morning.

Council adopts Ferry Road Master Plan

Council adopts Ferry Road Master Plan

Thursday, 19 December 2013 1:30 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

Christchurch City Council has adopted a plan to support the recovery of the Ferry Road corridor from Fitzgerald Street to Ferrymead Bridge.

EQC implementing Ombudsman OIA recommendations

EQC implementing Ombudsman OIA recommendations

Thursday, 19 December 2013 11:24 a.m. by GovtEQC Popular

Northern Motorway (SH1) Truck/trailer BLOCKING LANE – 8.40am

Northern Motorway (SH1) Truck/trailer BLOCKING LANE – 8.40am

Thursday, 19 December 2013 8:55 a.m. by Transport4chch Popular

A truck and trailer has broken down on the southbound lane of the northern motorway (SH1) north of the Ohoka Bridge. It is reduced to one lane through this area so road users may experience delays. A tow vehicles in …

Crashes on Main North Road and Marshlands Road – Expect Delays

Crashes on Main North Road and Marshlands Road – Expect Delays

Thursday, 19 December 2013 7:39 a.m. by Transport4chch Popular

  Road users heading into the city from the Northern Motorway are advised that there have been two seperate accidents this morning affecting both Southbound routes into the city. Crash on Main North Road which has restricted the Southbound lanes. …

CRASH Russley Road – northbound past Yaldhurst intersection

CRASH Russley Road – northbound past Yaldhurst intersection

Wednesday, 18 December 2013 1:22 p.m. by Transport4chch Popular

A crash north of Yaldhurst intersection on Russley Road may cause minor delays while the scene is cleared.  

Committee updated on Building and Resource Consents

Committee updated on Building and Resource Consents

Tuesday, 17 December 2013 6:21 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

Building consent customers should notice an improvement in the delivery of building consents and services by the end of March 2014.

Motorists advised to allow extra time for summer travel

Motorists advised to allow extra time for summer travel

Tuesday, 17 December 2013 3:36 p.m. by Transport4chch Popular

Motorists are being urged to allow extra time for their journeys this summer and to take care on Canterbury roads with a number of maintenance projects underway throughout the region. The NZ Transport Agency’s Canterbury Highway Manager Colin Knaggs says …

Ensors Road at approach to Brougham Street – lane reduction this week

Ensors Road at approach to Brougham Street – lane reduction this week

Tuesday, 17 December 2013 2:14 p.m. by Transport4chch Popular

Repair work on the railway crossing barrier arm on Ensors Road will require a reduction in lanes on Ensors Road southbound this week. The two lanes will be reduced to one lane on the approach to and over the the …

First year of rebuild sets scene for redevelopment

First year of rebuild sets scene for redevelopment

Tuesday, 17 December 2013 11:22 a.m. by GovtBeehive Popular

Gerry Brownlee | Canterbury Earthquake Recovery

Quake strikes Southland

Quake strikes Southland

Tuesday, 17 December 2013 8:51 a.m. by GovtEQC Popular

Whale Pool vandalised

Whale Pool vandalised

Monday, 16 December 2013 3:16 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

The New Brighton Paddling Pool, commonly called the Whale Pool, was badly vandalised over the weekend (14–15 December) and is now closed for repair.

Bridge Street bridge – open to two way traffic again – manual stop/go in place at times

Bridge Street bridge – open to two way traffic again – manual stop/go in place at times

Monday, 16 December 2013 3:10 p.m. by Transport4chch Popular

The Bridge Street bridge has now reopened to two -way traffic following the weekend closure. There will continue to be some manual stop/go traffic management in place for resealing.

Anzac Drive/Travis Road/Frosts Road roundabout – night sealing work this week

Anzac Drive/Travis Road/Frosts Road roundabout – night sealing work this week

Monday, 16 December 2013 3:05 p.m. by Transport4chch Popular

Night works/tarsealing on the Anzac Drive/Travis Road/Frosts Road roundabout will take place this week from 7pm – 6am – weather dependent. Detours and stop/go traffic management will be in place.  

Rental housing ‘warrant of fitness’ trial announced

Rental housing ‘warrant of fitness’ trial announced

Monday, 16 December 2013 2:10 p.m. by GovtCCC Featured Popular

Christchurch City Council will take part in a nationwide project aimed at making rental housing safer to live in — especially for children, students and the elderly.

Council appoints Chief Financial Officer

Council appoints Chief Financial Officer

Monday, 16 December 2013 2:08 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

Christchurch City Council has appointed Peter Gudsell to the new position of Chief Financial Officer (CFO).

Correction .....

Correction .....

Monday, 16 December 2013 1:23 p.m. by GovtEQC Popular

Humphries Drive CLOSED – SERIOUS crash- DETOURS in place

Humphries Drive CLOSED – SERIOUS crash- DETOURS in place

Monday, 16 December 2013 7:56 a.m. by Transport4chch Popular

Humphries Drive has been closed this morning due to a serious crash. Detours from Main Road, Sumner are Ferry Road – Dyers Road Detour for Linwood Avenue – Dyers Road The expected duration of the closure is not known at …

CBD – Available Routes Map 11th December – 18th December

CBD – Available Routes Map 11th December – 18th December

Friday, 13 December 2013 3:00 p.m. by Transport4chch

For available routes around the Central City please find below the CBD network map. This is updated weekly and is available via our website and The Press newspaper on Saturdays. Please click here to download the network map – Available Routes Map

Bealey Ave/Colombo Street intersection – restrictions from Monday 16 December

Bealey Ave/Colombo Street intersection – restrictions from Monday 16 December

Friday, 13 December 2013 2:26 p.m. by Transport4chch Popular

Work in the intersection of Bealey Avenue and Colombo Street from Monday 16th December will restrict vehicle movement through the intersection.

Road works signs coming down as Central City becomes rebuild zone

Road works signs coming down as Central City becomes rebuild zone

Friday, 13 December 2013 2:08 p.m. by Transport4chch Popular

Road works signs are starting to come down in Christchurch’s Central City as the whole area within the four avenues becomes an infrastructure rebuild zone.

Council structure changes finalised after feedback

Council structure changes finalised after feedback

Friday, 13 December 2013 1:45 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

Proposed changes to Christchurch City Council’s organisation structure have been finalised with the aim of sharpening the focus on the city’s rebuild, developing relationships with key city partners and the community, and addressing financial challenges.

Council seeks proposals for redevelopment of Spreydon housing complex

Council seeks proposals for redevelopment of Spreydon housing complex

Friday, 13 December 2013 1:42 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

Christchurch City Council is inviting approved parties to submit proposals for the redevelopment of the Andrews Crescent social housing complex in Spreydon.

New group to aid New Brighton recovery plan

New group to aid New Brighton recovery plan

Friday, 13 December 2013 1:40 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

Christchurch City Council will establish a new group to help finalise a master plan for New Brighton.

Council adopts Edgeware Village Master Plan

Council adopts Edgeware Village Master Plan

Friday, 13 December 2013 1:39 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

Christchurch City Council has adopted a plan to support the recovery of Edgeware Village.

Greater Christchurch Recovery Update - Issue 28 (December 2013)

Greater Christchurch Recovery Update - Issue 28 (December 2013)

Friday, 13 December 2013 11:49 a.m. by GovtCera Popular

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Offer period extended for Port Hills red zone

Offer period extended for Port Hills red zone

Friday, 13 December 2013 11:20 a.m. by GovtBeehive Popular

Gerry Brownlee | Canterbury Earthquake Recovery

Offer period extended for Port Hills red zone

Offer period extended for Port Hills red zone

Friday, 13 December 2013 11:13 a.m. by GovtCera Popular

Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee has announced an extension for consideration of the Crown’s offer for eligible property owners in the Port Hills residential red zone.

New Brighton Christmas Parade – Road closures in place/Buses detoured – Sat 14 Dec

New Brighton Christmas Parade – Road closures in place/Buses detoured – Sat 14 Dec

Friday, 13 December 2013 11:11 a.m. by Transport4chch Popular

The following road closures will be in place from 9am to 12.30pm for the New Brighton Christmas Parade on Saturday 14 December.

A look back. A look forward

A look back. A look forward

Thursday, 12 December 2013 1:38 p.m. by GovtEQC Popular

Papanui Road – south of St Albans Street city bound – lane reductions this morning

Papanui Road – south of St Albans Street city bound – lane reductions this morning

Thursday, 12 December 2013 7:48 a.m. by Transport4chch Popular

Papanui Road city bound lanes south of St Albans Street will be reduced this morning for additional repair work on the road surface.

Papanui Road – south of St Albans Street city bound – lane reductions

Papanui Road – south of St Albans Street city bound – lane reductions

Thursday, 12 December 2013 7:48 a.m. by Transport4chch

Papanui Road city bound lanes south of St Albans Street will be reduced this morning for additional repair work on the road surface. Road users may experience some delays through this area due to the reduction in lanes and turn …

Reaching us during the Christmas break

Reaching us during the Christmas break

Wednesday, 11 December 2013 4:39 p.m. by GovtEQC Popular

Cash Settlement

Cash Settlement

Wednesday, 11 December 2013 10:29 a.m. by GovtEQC Popular

Committee recommends restoration of significant heritage landmark

Committee recommends restoration of significant heritage landmark

Wednesday, 11 December 2013 10:05 a.m. by GovtCCC Popular

Committee recommends restoration of significant heritage landmark

Opawa Bridge – Stop/Go in place – Wednesday 11 December – from 7pm to complete sealing

Opawa Bridge – Stop/Go in place – Wednesday 11 December – from 7pm to complete sealing

Wednesday, 11 December 2013 7:00 a.m. by Transport4chch

Opawa Bridge will function under a manual stop/go operation for the completion of sealing works which did not get completed over the weekend closure due to bad weather. The Stop/Go will be in place from 7pm on Wednesday 11 December …

Orbiter,  Route 60 and Route 111 bus detours from tomorrow Wednesday 11 December

Orbiter, Route 60 and Route 111 bus detours from tomorrow Wednesday 11 December

Tuesday, 10 December 2013 3:49 p.m. by Transport4chch Popular

Route – Orbiter  Road – Frankleigh St Date – 11 Dec & 12 Dec 7pm – 7am daily (at night only) On Wednesday 11 December and Thursday 12 December all buses will be detouring at night between 7pm and 7am …

Opawa Bridge – Stop/Go in place – Tuesday 9 December – from 7pm to complete sealing

Opawa Bridge – Stop/Go in place – Tuesday 9 December – from 7pm to complete sealing

Tuesday, 10 December 2013 7:00 a.m. by Transport4chch Popular

Opawa Bridge will function under a manual stop/go operation for the completion of sealing works which did not get completed over the weekend closure due to bad weather.

Opawa Bridge – Stop/Go in place – Tuesday 10 December – from 7pm to complete sealing

Opawa Bridge – Stop/Go in place – Tuesday 10 December – from 7pm to complete sealing

Tuesday, 10 December 2013 7:00 a.m. by Transport4chch

Opawa Bridge will function under a manual stop/go operation for the completion of sealing works which did not get completed over the weekend closure due to bad weather. The Stop/Go will be in place from 7pm on Tuesday 10 December …

Christchurch pays tribute to Nelson Mandela

Christchurch pays tribute to Nelson Mandela

Monday, 9 December 2013 5:59 p.m. by GovtCCC Recommended Popular

Christchurch is joining cities around the world in paying tribute to the life of South African leader Nelson Mandela, with a public memorial service at 5.30pm on Thursday 12 December in the ChristChurch Transitional Cathedral.

Mayor Lianne Dalziel will be joined by the South African High Commissioner to New Zealand Zodwa Lallie and members of the local South African community in remembering Mr Mandela, who passed away on 5 December.

“I know the people of Chr ...

Opawa Bridge – Stop/Go in place – Tuesday 9 December – from 8pm to complete sealing

Opawa Bridge – Stop/Go in place – Tuesday 9 December – from 8pm to complete sealing

Monday, 9 December 2013 2:53 p.m. by Transport4chch Popular

Opawa Bridge will function under a manual stop/go operation for the completion of sealing works which did not get completed over the weekend closure due to bad weather. The Stop/Go will be in place from 8pm on Tuesday 9 December …

Bridge Street bridge – Closed to all road users – Friday 13 Dec-Monday 16 Dec

Bridge Street bridge – Closed to all road users – Friday 13 Dec-Monday 16 Dec

Monday, 9 December 2013 8:17 a.m. by Transport4chch Popular

South Brighton’s Bridge Street bridge will be closed to all traffic, including pedestrians and cyclists, 13-16 December, from 6.30 pm Friday night to 6 am Monday morning.

Public Notice: Revocation of Proposed Change 1 to the Canterbury Regional Policy Statement

Public Notice: Revocation of Proposed Change 1 to the Canterbury Regional Policy Statement

Monday, 9 December 2013 6:00 a.m. by GovtCera Popular

The Minister for Canterbury Earthquake Recovery, Hon Gerry Brownlee, has decided to revoke Proposed Change 1 to the Canterbury Regional Policy Statement.

Christchurch City Council credit rating maintained

Christchurch City Council credit rating maintained

Friday, 6 December 2013 5:43 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

International credit rating agency Standard and Poor’s has reaffirmed Christchurch City Council’s financial rating as A+.

Council opens two new car parks

Council opens two new car parks

Friday, 6 December 2013 3:31 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

Rare opportunity for transport in Christchurch, say Netherlands experts

Rare opportunity for transport in Christchurch, say Netherlands experts

Friday, 6 December 2013 3:22 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

Christchurch has a rare opportunity to develop a better functioning transport network that incorporates a connected network of cycleways say two Dutch transport experts.

Christchurch City Council endorses Land Use Recovery Plan

Christchurch City Council endorses Land Use Recovery Plan

Friday, 6 December 2013 2:49 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

Christchurch City Council endorses in principle the Land Use Recovery Plan (LURP) which has been approved by the Minister for Canterbury Earthquake Recovery today (Friday 6 December). 

LURP to provide speedy residential growth

LURP to provide speedy residential growth

Friday, 6 December 2013 2:06 p.m. by GovtCera Popular

Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee says the creation of the Land Use Recovery Plan (LURP) will go a long way towards easing housing pressures, with new options for development across greater Christchurch.

Public Notice: Land Use Recovery Plan – Commencement

Public Notice: Land Use Recovery Plan – Commencement

Friday, 6 December 2013 1:10 p.m. by GovtCera Popular

Pursuant to section 21(4)(b) of the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Act 2011, the Minister for Canterbury Earthquake Recovery gives the following notice:

Public Notice: Amendments to the Regional Policy Statement

Public Notice: Amendments to the Regional Policy Statement

Friday, 6 December 2013 1:10 p.m. by GovtCera Popular

Pursuant to section 27 (1)(a) of the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Act 2011, the Minister for Canterbury Earthquake Recovery gives the following notice:

Real-time travel information on its way

Real-time travel information on its way

Friday, 6 December 2013 12:32 p.m. by Transport4chch Popular

From next month, motorists on State Highways 1 and 76 driving into and around Christchurch will have access to real-time travel information.

New carparks opening Addington and Central City 9 December

New carparks opening Addington and Central City 9 December

Friday, 6 December 2013 11:27 a.m. by Transport4chch Popular

Two new Christchurch City Council car parks will open to the public on Monday 9 December.

LURP to provide speedy residential growth

LURP to provide speedy residential growth

Friday, 6 December 2013 11:07 a.m. by GovtBeehive Popular

Gerry Brownlee | Canterbury Earthquake Recovery