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Govt agrees to Chch council plan review request

Govt agrees to Chch council plan review request

Thursday, 10 July 2014 2:09 p.m. by GovtCera

Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee and Environment Minister Amy Adams today announced the Government has agreed to a request by the Christchurch City Council for an accelerated district plan review process.

Strong interest in 3K to Christchurch

Strong interest in 3K to Christchurch

Thursday, 10 July 2014 9:40 a.m. by GovtBeehive Popular

 Release: New Zealand Government

Demolition of Lichfield Street Carpark supports retail sector

Demolition of Lichfield Street Carpark supports retail sector

Wednesday, 9 July 2014 4:48 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

Christchurch City Council has agreed to demolish the Lichfield Street Carpark building, ensuring the empty site can be turned into a temporary carpark in time for the pre-Christmas retail rush.

Flood defence house-tanking pilot being tested

Flood defence house-tanking pilot being tested

Wednesday, 9 July 2014 4:29 p.m. by GovtCCC

Christchurch City Council is this week starting a pilot test of the 'house-tanking' flood defence measure outlined in the Mayoral Flood Taskforce report recommendations for flood mitigation.

Labour playing catch up again

Labour playing catch up again

Wednesday, 9 July 2014 4:09 p.m. by GovtBeehive

Gerry Brownlee | Canterbury Earthquake Recovery

Urgent Night works Moorhouse Ave – 9th and 10th July 7pm – 6am

Urgent Night works Moorhouse Ave – 9th and 10th July 7pm – 6am

Wednesday, 9 July 2014 3:58 p.m. by Transport4chch

Due to a burst water main on Moorhouse Ave between Fitzgerald Ave and Ferry Road tonight and tomorrow night emergency work will take place to repair the main. 

Encouraging progress for Christchurch housing

Encouraging progress for Christchurch housing

Wednesday, 9 July 2014 10:45 a.m. by GovtBeehive

Release: New Zealand Government

Community Board recommends a legacy project for New Brighton

Community Board recommends a legacy project for New Brighton

Tuesday, 8 July 2014 2:33 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

The Burwood-Pegasus Community Board is recommending the Council considers an all-weather hot saltwater pools complex as a potential legacy project for New Brighton.

TFC map updated to show strategic route impacts only

TFC map updated to show strategic route impacts only

Tuesday, 8 July 2014 7:00 a.m. by Transport4chch

To improve the quality of information  being provided through the TransportforChristchurch website map, road works, road closures, events and incidents will now only be shown if they: Are on a strategic route* and Have or are likely to have an impact on …

Gloucester Street closed between Colombo and Manchester

Gloucester Street closed between Colombo and Manchester

Monday, 7 July 2014 5:22 p.m. by Transport4chch

Gloucester Street has been closed between Colombo and Manchester Streets for repairs to a watermain which was hit earlier this afternoon by contractors. The duration of the closure is not known at this time.

Work begins on new Halswell Library and Community Facility

Work begins on new Halswell Library and Community Facility

Monday, 7 July 2014 3:30 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

Madras Street closed today – 3pm – 5pm  – consider alternative routes

Madras Street closed today – 3pm – 5pm – consider alternative routes

Monday, 7 July 2014 3:06 p.m. by Transport4chch

The following roads will be closed today between 3pm – 5pm for the official visit of the Japanese Prime Minister Madras Street (between Lichfield and Worcester Streets) Hereford Street (between Latimer Square and 237 Hereford Street) Cashel Street (Liverpool St …

CBD gaps filling fast as Crown returns

CBD gaps filling fast as Crown returns

Monday, 7 July 2014 11:52 a.m. by GovtBeehive Featured Popular

Release: New Zealand Government

New Brighton Road one way only between Bassett & Stour Drive – now starting week of 14 July

New Brighton Road one way only between Bassett & Stour Drive – now starting week of 14 July

Monday, 7 July 2014 11:13 a.m. by Transport4chch

This work has been delayed until the week of 14th July. New Brighton Road will  only be open to eastbound road users between Bassett/Avondale roundabout to Stour Drive. Westbound road users will be detoured via Stour Drive – Vivian St …

New Brighton Road one way only between Bassett & Stour Drive – starting week of 14 July

New Brighton Road one way only between Bassett & Stour Drive – starting week of 14 July

Monday, 7 July 2014 11:13 a.m. by Transport4chch

Starting in the week of 14th July. New Brighton Road will  only be open to eastbound road users between Bassett/Avondale roundabout to Stour Drive. Westbound road users will be detoured via Stour Drive – Vivian St – Reginald St. The one …

Park Tce – now two-way between Kilmore and Armagh

Park Tce – now two-way between Kilmore and Armagh

Monday, 7 July 2014 7:34 a.m. by Transport4chch

Road users are advised that Park Tce is now open to two-way traffic between Kilmore and Armagh Streets.

CTOC launching Twitter this week

CTOC launching Twitter this week

Monday, 7 July 2014 7:00 a.m. by Transport4chch

To keep pace with increasing social media use, the Christchurch Transport Operations Centre (CTOC) is launching a trial twitter feed this week to help keep road users up-to-date on what’s happening on the roads. CTOC Traveller Information team leader, Sonia Pollard, …

CTOC Twitter launched

CTOC Twitter launched

Monday, 7 July 2014 7:00 a.m. by Transport4chch

To keep pace with increasing social media use, the Christchurch Transport Operations Centre (CTOC) is trialing a twitter feed to help keep road users up-to-date on what’s happening on the roads. CTOC Traveller Information team leader, Sonia Pollard, says recent …

CTOC Twitter launched this week

CTOC Twitter launched this week

Monday, 7 July 2014 7:00 a.m. by Transport4chch

To keep pace with increasing social media use, the Christchurch Transport Operations Centre (CTOC) is launching a trial twitter feed this week to help keep road users up-to-date on what’s happening on the roads. CTOC Traveller Information team leader, Sonia Pollard, …

CTOC launching Twitter next week

CTOC launching Twitter next week

Friday, 4 July 2014 3:54 p.m. by Transport4chch

To keep pace with increasing social media use, the Christchurch Transport Operations Centre (CTOC) is launching a trial twitter feed in the next week to help keep road users up-to-date on what’s happening on the roads.   

Montreal Street – Railway Crossing Closed SUNDAY

Montreal Street – Railway Crossing Closed SUNDAY

Friday, 4 July 2014 3:14 p.m. by Transport4chch

Road users are advised that on Sunday 6th July from 7am until 7pm the railway crossing on Montreal Street between Brougham Street and Moorhouse Ave will be closed for repairs. While the closure is in place the following detours will …

Natural Environment Recovery Programme progress

Natural Environment Recovery Programme progress

Friday, 4 July 2014 9:16 a.m. by GovtECAN

At a forum in Christchurch last night, many of those who helped develop the Natural Environment Recovery Programme for greater Christchurch  learned more about the considerable progress being made across the 17 workstreams that make up the programme.

Central City – from Monday 7th July

Central City – from Monday 7th July

Friday, 4 July 2014 7:00 a.m. by Transport4chch Popular

Act ensures hospital rebuild will keep to schedule

Act ensures hospital rebuild will keep to schedule

Wednesday, 2 July 2014 4:26 p.m. by GovtBeehive

Gerry Brownlee | Canterbury Earthquake Recovery

Lyttelton Tunnel Maintenance Works Restrictions – 3 July

Lyttelton Tunnel Maintenance Works Restrictions – 3 July

Wednesday, 2 July 2014 11:58 a.m. by Transport4chch

The New Zealand Transport Agency will be undertaking essential maintenance works  in the Lyttelton Tunnel between the hours of 8pm and 6am for one day on: 3 July The night-time works will place restrictions on traffic flows through the tunnel, …

Governors Bay Rd closure to over-dimension vehicles from Mon 14 July

Governors Bay Rd closure to over-dimension vehicles from Mon 14 July

Wednesday, 2 July 2014 11:54 a.m. by Transport4chch

From Monday 14th July Governors Bay Road from Dyers Pass Road to the Tunnel/Norwich Quay roundabout will be CLOSED to over-dimension (width and weight) vehicles Times/Duration: Monday 7am until Friday 6pm for approximately 5 weeks; Access for over-dimension vehicles (width and …

Tuam Street – now open

Tuam Street – now open

Wednesday, 2 July 2014 9:52 a.m. by Transport4chch

Road users are advised that Tuam Street has now reopened between Colombo and Manchester Street to eastbound traffic. Tuam Street was previously closed here due to the demolition of a building and SCIRT works.    

Hereford St/Barbadoes St intersection – restrictions on Hereford St westbound

Hereford St/Barbadoes St intersection – restrictions on Hereford St westbound

Wednesday, 2 July 2014 7:21 a.m. by Transport4chch

On Wednesday 2 July 2014 until Saturday 5 July 2014 contractors will be working at the intersection of Hereford Street and Barbadoes Street to access the manhole for wastewater repair work. Work will be carried out between 9.00am until approximately 6.00pm. …

Hereford St/Barbadoes St intersection

Hereford St/Barbadoes St intersection

Wednesday, 2 July 2014 7:21 a.m. by Transport4chch

On Wednesday 2 July 2014 until Saturday 5 July 2014 contractors will be working at the intersection of Hereford Street and Barbadoes Street to access the manhole for wastewater repair work.

Marshlands Rd/Prestons Road intersection upgrade

Marshlands Rd/Prestons Road intersection upgrade

Wednesday, 2 July 2014 7:13 a.m. by Transport4chch

As work continues on the upgrade to traffic signals of the Marshlands Road/Prestons Road intersection road users can expect delays over the next 2-3 weeks as the road reconstruction is underway.

15 more Canterbury school pools to be repaired

15 more Canterbury school pools to be repaired

Tuesday, 1 July 2014 5:59 p.m. by GovtBeehive Popular

Summit Road section and tracks reopen to cyclists and walkers

Summit Road section and tracks reopen to cyclists and walkers

Tuesday, 1 July 2014 10:38 a.m. by GovtCCC Popular

Cyclists, walkers and runners will soon be returning to a section of the Summit Road and the surrounding Port Hills tracks.

Public Notice: Amendments to the Christchurch City Councils District Plan

Public Notice: Amendments to the Christchurch City Council's District Plan

Tuesday, 1 July 2014 9:35 a.m. by GovtCera

The Minister for Canterbury Earthquake Recovery, Hon Gerry Brownlee, has responded to a request from the Ministry of Health, and has decided to amend the Christchurch City Council's District Plan (the Plan) to facilitate the rebuild of Christchurch Hospital.

Akaroa Museum receives earthquake recovery grant

Akaroa Museum receives earthquake recovery grant

Monday, 30 June 2014 8:18 a.m. by GovtCCC

Christchurch City Council's Akaroa Museum has received a special one-off grant of $500,000 from the Government to help with earthquake repair and strengthening work that will allow it to fully re-open next year.

World Bank asks Mayor to address international forum in London

World Bank asks Mayor to address international forum in London

Monday, 30 June 2014 8:17 a.m. by GovtCCC

Mayor Lianne Dalziel is heading to London today at the invitation of the World Bank to address an international forum on “Understanding Risk - Producing Actionable Information”.

Main Road to Sumner – UPDATED – full closure to go in Thurs 3 July

Main Road to Sumner – UPDATED – full closure to go in Thurs 3 July

Monday, 30 June 2014 7:30 a.m. by Transport4chch

SCIRT delivery team Fulton Hogan are installing a new wastewater pressure main pipe on Main Road between McCormacks Bay Road and the moa cave in Redcliffs.  The project should take about six weeks to complete.

Madras St north of Bealey – northbound only this week

Madras St north of Bealey – northbound only this week

Monday, 30 June 2014 6:28 a.m. by Transport4chch

Madras Street, north of Bealey Avenue will be closed to southbound road users this week (Monday 30 June) while work is carried out near the intersection of Madras Street and Bealey Avenue. Southbound road users will be detoured via Purchas …

Madras St north of Bealey – northbound only

Madras St north of Bealey – northbound only

Monday, 30 June 2014 6:28 a.m. by Transport4chch

Madras Street, north of Bealey Avenue will be closed to southbound road users (week starting Monday 30 June) while work is carried out near the intersection of Madras Street and Bealey Avenue. Southbound road users will be detoured via Purchas …

Hereford Street one way westbound only between Montreal & Cambridge Tce this week

Hereford Street one way westbound only between Montreal & Cambridge Tce this week

Monday, 30 June 2014 6:14 a.m. by Transport4chch

Hereford Street will be one way westbound only between Montreal and Cambridge Tce from this week (Monday 30 June) Road users on Montreal Street wishing to access east of Hereford Street can use Armagh Street or Gloucester Street. This restriction will be …

Durham Street/Lichfield Street/Oxford Tce SATURDAY work

Durham Street/Lichfield Street/Oxford Tce SATURDAY work

Friday, 27 June 2014 5:12 p.m. by Transport4chch

Road users are advised that that tomorrow at the Durham Street, Lichfield Street and Oxford Tce intersection, works will be taking place for the day which means all approaches on the intersection will be down to one lane. This will be …

Winter Chill events fund applications now open

Winter Chill events fund applications now open

Friday, 27 June 2014 5:01 p.m. by GovtCera Popular

Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority Chief Executive Roger Sutton has welcomed a $50,000 contribution from Fletcher Building to help establish the Winter Chill event series for the young people of greater Christchurch, and is now calling on young people and organisations to come forward with proposals for events.

EQC website outage this Sunday

EQC website outage this Sunday

Friday, 27 June 2014 4:15 p.m. by GovtEQC

CBD – Available Routes Map 3rd July – July 10th

CBD – Available Routes Map 3rd July – July 10th

Friday, 27 June 2014 12:00 p.m. by Transport4chch

For available routes around the Central City please find below the CBD network map. This is updated weekly. Copies of this map can be found in the Wednesday edition of the Christchurch Star which is free from most service stations and supermarkets. Please …

CBD – Available Routes Map 28th June – 5th July

CBD – Available Routes Map 28th June – 5th July

Friday, 27 June 2014 12:00 p.m. by Transport4chch

For available routes around the Central City please find below the CBD network map. This is updated weekly. Copies of this map can be found in the Wednesday edition of the Christchurch Star which is free from most service stations and supermarkets. Please …

New drug detector dog for Auckland Airport

New drug detector dog for Auckland Airport

Friday, 27 June 2014 10:46 a.m. by NickyWagner

Wakefield Ave, Sumner – daily closures from Monday 30 June

Wakefield Ave, Sumner – daily closures from Monday 30 June

Friday, 27 June 2014 7:50 a.m. by Transport4chch

Maintenance work on the container barriers on Wakefield Avenue, Sumner will see daily closures from next week (30 June).

Madras St north of Bealey – northbound only from next week

Madras St north of Bealey – northbound only from next week

Friday, 27 June 2014 7:28 a.m. by Transport4chch

Madras Street, north of Bealey Avenue will be closed to southbound road users from next week (Monday 30 June) while work is carried out near the intersection of Madras Street and Bealey Avenue.

Central City – from Monday 30th June

Central City – from Monday 30th June

Friday, 27 June 2014 1:00 a.m. by Transport4chch

New: Armagh Street one way westbound from Manchester Street to Colombo Street. Gloucester Street one way eastbound from Colombo Street to Manchester Street. Hereford Street one way westbound from Montreal and Cambridge Tce. Changes: Lichfield Street is now OPEN from Manchester …

Council appears before Select Committe in support of  submission on Building Amendment Bill

Council appears before Select Committe in support of submission on Building Amendment Bill

Thursday, 26 June 2014 6:03 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

Mayor Lianne Dalziel and Councillor Ali Jones appeared before the Local Government and Environment Select Committee this afternoon in support of the Council’s submission on the Building (Earthquake-prone) Amendment Act.

Council commits to build cycleways in five years

Council commits to build cycleways in five years

Thursday, 26 June 2014 5:53 p.m. by GovtCCC

A network of 13 Major Cycleway Routes will be built in five years, Councillors have confirmed.

Hereford Street one way westbound only between Montreal & Durham next week

Hereford Street one way westbound only between Montreal & Durham next week

Thursday, 26 June 2014 3:14 p.m. by Transport4chch

Hereford Street will be one way westbound only between Montreal and Durham Streets from Monday next week.

Hereford Street one way westbound only between Montreal & Cambridge Tce next week

Hereford Street one way westbound only between Montreal & Cambridge Tce next week

Thursday, 26 June 2014 3:14 p.m. by Transport4chch

Hereford Street will be one way westbound only between Montreal and Cambridge Tce from Monday next week. Road users on Montreal Street wishing to access east of Hereford Street can use Armagh Street or Gloucester Street. This restriction will be in …

Youth Wellbeing Survey results highlight areas of need

Youth Wellbeing Survey results highlight areas of need

Thursday, 26 June 2014 1:14 p.m. by GovtCera

Understanding young people's recovery needs is key to ensuring the right decisions are made for the future, says Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority Chief Executive Roger Sutton.

Christchurch temporary accommodation relief for flood victims

Christchurch temporary accommodation relief for flood victims

Wednesday, 25 June 2014 4:42 p.m. by GovtCera Popular

Canterbury residents impacted by recent flooding will now be eligible to apply for funding through the Government’s Temporary Accommodation Assistance (TAA) programme, it has been confirmed today.

Lichfield St between Madras & Manchester now OPEN

Lichfield St between Madras & Manchester now OPEN

Wednesday, 25 June 2014 2:56 p.m. by Transport4chch

Lichfield St between Madras St & Manchester St has reopened this afternoon to road users.