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Central City – from Monday 21st July

Central City – from Monday 21st July

Thursday, 17 July 2014 12:50 p.m. by Transport4chch

New and noteworthy: Antigua Street one way northbound only between Moorhouse Ave and Halkett Street. Armagh Street westbound only between Barbadoes Street and Madras Street. Madras Street down to one lane from Tuam Street to Lichfield Street. Gloucester Street now two-way between …

South Canterbury home repairs nearly complete

South Canterbury home repairs nearly complete

Thursday, 17 July 2014 11:15 a.m. by GovtEQC Popular

Signals out: Marshland/QEII intersection

Signals out: Marshland/QEII intersection

Wednesday, 16 July 2014 4:35 p.m. by Transport4chch

Road users are advised that power is out at the Marshland/QEII Drive intersection. We advise to avoid this area if possible or drive safely and to expect delays.

Signals RESTORED: Marshland/QEII intersection

Signals RESTORED: Marshland/QEII intersection

Wednesday, 16 July 2014 4:35 p.m. by Transport4chch

Road users are advised that power is has been restored to the Marshland/QEII Drive intersection and the traffic signals are now back working. Thanks for your patience.

Police Minister honours Chinese disaster workers

Police Minister honours Chinese disaster workers

Wednesday, 16 July 2014 10:41 a.m. by GovtBeehive

CRASH CLEARED – Marshland/Prestons Road 2051hrs

CRASH CLEARED – Marshland/Prestons Road 2051hrs

Tuesday, 15 July 2014 8:50 p.m. by Transport4chch Popular

The crash site on Marshland Road just north of the Prestons Road intersection has now been cleared. Two-way traffic is now restored on Marshland Road.

Lyttelton Tunnel Maintenance Works Restrictions – 16 July

Lyttelton Tunnel Maintenance Works Restrictions – 16 July

Tuesday, 15 July 2014 2:00 p.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: 16 July The night-time works will place restrictions on traffic flows through the tunnel, …

More than 2,400 ideas for new Central Library designers

More than 2,400 ideas for new Central Library designers

Tuesday, 15 July 2014 9:47 a.m. by GovtCCC

Architects designing Christchurch’s New Central Library are not short of inspiration thanks to more than 2,400 ideas gathered during the six-week long campaign.

Storm | Northland

Storm | Northland

Tuesday, 15 July 2014 9:46 a.m. by GovtEQC

New Brighton Road one way only between Bassett & Stour Drive – DELAYED now Thurs 17th July

New Brighton Road one way only between Bassett & Stour Drive – DELAYED now Thurs 17th July

Tuesday, 15 July 2014 1:17 a.m. by Transport4chch

Now Starting Thursday 17th 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 way …

Storm | Great Barrier Island

Storm | Great Barrier Island

Monday, 14 July 2014 4:48 p.m. by GovtEQC

Post-disaster building management guidance release

Post-disaster building management guidance release

Monday, 14 July 2014 1:27 p.m. by GovtDBH


These guides were developed in response to the Canterbury Earthquakes Royal Commission's recommendations around changes related to rapid building safety evaluations after a disaster. The guidance also allows for a more effective and efficient response in future events.

The key change is the shift away from the 'traffic light' system of red, yellow, and green placards to indicate the condition of a building. The colours that will instead be used are red, ye ...

$500 million paid out

$500 million paid out

Monday, 14 July 2014 1:26 p.m. by GovtEQC

Building upgrade underway for Christchurch Art Gallery

Building upgrade underway for Christchurch Art Gallery

Monday, 14 July 2014 10:22 a.m. by GovtCCC Popular

A technology that allows a building to effectively “float” on its foundations during an earthquake is about to be applied to Christchurch Art Gallery.

Are you on the right road?

Are you on the right road?

Monday, 14 July 2014 8:07 a.m. by Transport4chch

Choosing which road to take in Christchurch can be challenging at times.  

Prestons Road West at Marshland Road – closure tonight 6pm

Prestons Road West at Marshland Road – closure tonight 6pm

Monday, 14 July 2014 7:00 a.m. by Transport4chch

As part of the upgrade to the Marshland Road/Preston Road intersection, Prestons Road West will be closed tonight (Monday 14th July) from 6pm – 6am Tuesday 15 July. 

Prestons Road West at Marshland Road – closure in place 6pm

Prestons Road West at Marshland Road – closure in place 6pm

Monday, 14 July 2014 7:00 a.m. by Transport4chch

As part of the upgrade to the Marshland Road/Preston Road intersection, Prestons Road West will be closed tonight (Monday 14th July) from 6pm – 6am Tuesday 15 July. The work is a continuation of work which was started on Sunday …

Site confirmed for Canterbury Earthquake Memorial

Site confirmed for Canterbury Earthquake Memorial

Saturday, 12 July 2014 9:30 a.m. by GovtCera Popular

The formal memorial for the February 2011 Earthquake will be built on the edge of the Ōtākaro/Avon River.

Breezes Road – one-way for two months

Breezes Road – one-way for two months

Friday, 11 July 2014 12:36 p.m. by Transport4chch

Road users are advised that from today work installing vacuum waste water tanks will mean that Breezes Road between Lenton Street to Cuthberts road will be restricted to southbound traffic only. A detour for northbound traffic will be in place …

Greater Christchurch Recovery Update - Issue 34 (July 2014)

Greater Christchurch Recovery Update - Issue 34 (July 2014)

Friday, 11 July 2014 10:32 a.m. by GovtCera Popular

Issue 34 of the Greater Christchurch Recovery Update was published 11 July 2014.

Chief Executives update - 11 July 2014

Chief Executive's update - 11 July 2014

Friday, 11 July 2014 10:04 a.m. by GovtCera

Prestons Road closures – Sunday 13 July

Prestons Road closures – Sunday 13 July

Friday, 11 July 2014 7:39 a.m. by Transport4chch

As part of the upgrade to the Marshland Road/Preston Road intersection, Preston Road will be closed in stages on Sunday 13 July.

Central City – from Monday 14th July

Central City – from Monday 14th July

Friday, 11 July 2014 7:00 a.m. by Transport4chch

New: Peterborough Street between Madras Street and Manchester closed Open: Park Tce is open to two-way traffic from Kilmore Street to Armagh Street. Note: Bealey Ave eastbound down to two lanes from Manchester Street to Barbadoes Street Armagh Street one way …

CBD – Available Routes Map 12th July – 19th July

CBD – Available Routes Map 12th July – 19th July

Friday, 11 July 2014 7:00 a.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 …

Crusaders V Highlanders – AMI Stadium Sat 12 July – travel advisory

Crusaders V Highlanders – AMI Stadium Sat 12 July – travel advisory

Friday, 11 July 2014 7:00 a.m. by Transport4chch

Temporary traffic management will be in place on Saturday 12 July for the Crusaders v Highlanders game at AMI Stadium. Jack Hinton Drive will be closed from Twigger Street to Whiteleigh Avenue from 5.30pm to 10pm. Entry into Whiteleigh Avenue will be closed to vehicles from …

Govt agrees to Chch council plan review request

Govt agrees to Chch council plan review request

Thursday, 10 July 2014 4:46 p.m. by GovtBeehive

Gerry Brownlee | Canterbury Earthquake Recovery

Labour’s announcement another fizzer

Labour’s announcement another fizzer

Thursday, 10 July 2014 2:41 p.m. by GovtBeehive

Gerry Brownlee | Canterbury Earthquake Recovery

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.