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 Christchurch is a great place to live whatever your lifestyle or interests. From world-class events and festivals to first-class local amenities, the Council plays an important role in ensuring there are opportunities for everyone to enjoy.

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Wednesday, 13 March 2013
Cycling 2:55PM
Iconic hill cycling event, Coffee Culture Le Race, takes off from Christchurch

CHRISTCHURCH — New Zealand’s premier hill cycling event, Coffee Culture Le Race, is scheduled to take off at 8am on Saturday 23 March, starting in Christchurch and crossing the finishing line in Akaroa.

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Monday, 11 February 2013
Council 6:46PM
Crown and Christchurch City Council agree to special three year plan

CHRISTCHURCH — Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee and Christchurch Mayor Bob Parker have announced a joint accord deferring the Christchurch City Council’s Long Term Plan until 2015 to allow an earthquake recovery cost-sharing method to be mutually agreed.

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Friday, 8 February 2013
Environment 5:46PM
Joint initiative for Te Roto o Wairewa / Lake Forsyth

CHRISTCHURCH — In a first between the Christchurch City Council and Ngāi Tahu, a joint consent application will be lodged to continue the opening of Te Roto o Wairewa / Lake Forsyth to restore the lake’s water quality and fishery and to avoid flooding.

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Thursday, 7 February 2013
Golf 2:12PM
Women's Open tees off tomorrow

CHRISTCHURCH — The country’s premier women’s golf tournament tees off in Christchurch tomorrow, with a star-studded line up competing for top spot.

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Tuesday, 5 February 2013
Court 6:46PM
Christchurch City Council appreciates High Court ruling

CHRISTCHURCH — Christchurch City Council appreciates the clarification yesterday’s High Court ruling has brought to the Council’s Earthquake-prone, Dangerous and Insanitary Buildings Policy.

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Monday, 4 February 2013
Cricket 7:13PM
Over 200 submissions on Hagley Oval cricket redevelopment

CANTERBURY — Submissions on Canterbury Cricket’s resource consent application to establish an International Cricket Venue on Hagley Oval closed today (4 February), with a preliminary figure of 239 received.

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Friday, 1 February 2013
Water 3:56PM
Residents asked to watch water use

CHRISTCHURCH — A string of hot days this week has seen water demand remain high, putting pressure on the city’s water supply.

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Earthquakes 3:37PM
Commemoration event for the second anniversary of the 22 February 2011 Canterbury earthquake

CHRISTCHURCH — Planning is underway by Christchurch City Council for a Civic Memorial Service to commemorate the second anniversary of the 22 February 2011 Canterbury earthquake.

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Art 2:45PM
Leading Canterbury artists to showcase new works at NG Space

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Thursday, 31 January 2013
Entertainment 2:33PM
ASB Classical Sparks returns

CHRISTCHURCH — A staple of the Christchurch summer, ASB Classical Sparks has perfected the synthesis of music and light and has been entertaining families for many years.

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Wednesday, 30 January 2013
Alcohol 7:02PM
Local Alcohol Policy takes further step forward

CHRISTCHURCH — The timeline for developing a Christchurch specific Local Alcohol Policy (LAP) will be decided at the full Council meeting on 14 February, following a Planning Committee workshop outlining background work on the policy today.

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News 6:52PM
Jurassic tree planting launches Botanic Gardens 150th anniversary

CHRISTCHURCH — One of the world’s oldest and rarest trees is being planted today to launch Christchurch Botanic Gardens’ 150th anniversary.

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Tuesday, 29 January 2013
Technology 5:24PM
Gallery's Bulletin magazine now free to iPad users

CHRISTCHURCH — A new and exciting platform for Christchurch Art Gallery’s highly respected Bulletin magazine is now available for free to iPad users for the first time.

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Community 5:14PM
Council City Housing Units to close

CHRISTCHURCH — Christchurch City Council is today closing 31 units in three social housing complexes across the city and staff will be working closely with residents to identify alternative homes for them.

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Architecture 5:13PM
Wide international interest in Breathe- new urban village design competition

CHRISTCHURCH — Nearly sixty entries have been received for the international competition to design and build a new place for living in Christchurch’s Central City.

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Water 4:55PM
Water supply restored to Sumner/Redcliffs

CHRISTCHURCH — The supply of water to Sumner and Redcliffs has been restored after a temporary loss of service this morning (Tuesday 29 January).

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Monday, 28 January 2013
News 3:48PM
Draft Ferry Road Master Plan released for public comment

CHRISTCHURCH — Christchurch City Council today released the Draft Ferry Road Master Plan (Phase One) for public comment.

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Fire 3:29PM
Don't be a fool with fire

CANTERBURY — With Canterbury’s warm dry weather contributing to a high fire risk, Christchurch City Council is urging residents to be careful not to take unnecessary risks.

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Friday, 25 January 2013
Gardening 2:58PM
Ellerslie veteran Ben Hoyle reveals garden details

CHRISTCHURCH — Crowd favourite Ben Hoyle has revealed details around his highly anticipated garden being showcased at this year’s Ellerslie International Flower Show.

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Thursday, 24 January 2013
Council 2:13PM
Celebrating our long serving staff

CHRISTCHURCH — From teaching children to swim to caring for our parks and reserves -- long serving Council staff contribute to Christchurch in many ways.

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Wednesday, 23 January 2013
Community 4:28PM
Harewood Community Centre building closes

CHRISTCHURCH — Christchurch City Council is today closing the Harewood Community Centre building after receiving the results of a Detailed Engineering Evaluation (DEE) assessment.

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Monday, 21 January 2013
Building 3:04PM
South Brighton Community Centre demolition to begin

CHRISTCHURCH — Demolition of the South Brighton Community Centre will begin today (Monday 21 January) and is expected to be completed early next month.

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Council 2:58PM
Entries to the Long Term Plan 2013-2022 photo competition close next week

CHRISTCHURCH — Entries to the Christchurch City Council photographic competition - to find an image that will appear on the cover of the Council’s Long Term Plan - close on Friday 1 February 2013.

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Friday, 18 January 2013
Festival 4:23PM
Ellerslie brings Weta Workshop to Christchurch

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Football 3:10PM
FIFA looks to Christchurch

CHRISTCHURCH — A delegation from the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) will be visiting Christchurch this weekend to discuss hosting rights for matches as part of the FIFA Under 20 World Cup in 2015.

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Thursday, 17 January 2013
Golf 3:42PM
Discounted tickets to New Zealand's premier women's golfing tournament

CHRISTCHURCH — Christchurch ratepayers should be on the look out for their next rates demand – especially if they are golfing enthusiasts.

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Tuesday, 15 January 2013
Motorsport 8:13PM
Christchurch Mayor to help launch Great British Car Rally

CHRISTCHURCH — Christchurch Mayor Bob Parker, British Foreign Secretary Rt Hon William Hague and an entourage of British-manufactured cars will be on hand to launch the 2013 Great British Car Rally tomorrow (Wednesday 16 January).

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Swimming 3:09PM
Swim and enjoy all Akaroa has to offer

AKAROA — The State La Grande Swim, an ocean swimming event, takes place in Akaroa on Saturday 23 February 2013 and Christchurch residents are encouraged to go to Akaroa for the weekend, take time to enjoy the unique French-heritage community, the market, food and craft stalls.

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Monday, 14 January 2013
Gardening 4:23PM
Park trees inspire British trio to design second Ellerslie garden

CHRISTCHURCH — Christchurch's magnificent grand old trees have inspired a trio of multi-award winning British designers to design a second conceptual garden for the 2013 Ellerslie International Flower Show.

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Wednesday, 9 January 2013
Community 2:10PM
Demolition of Sumner Library begins

CHRISTCHURCH — Demolition of the earthquake-damaged Sumner Library is underway and is expected to be completed at the end of this month.

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