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Wednesday, 13 March 2013
2:55PM
Iconic hill cycling event, Coffee Culture Le Race, takes off from 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. 454 views

Monday, 11 February 2013
6:46PM
Crown and Christchurch City Council agree to special three year plan 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. 492 views

Friday, 8 February 2013
5:46PM
Joint initiative for Te Roto o Wairewa / Lake Forsyth 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. 683 views

Thursday, 7 February 2013
2:12PM
Women's Open tees off tomorrow The country’s premier women’s golf tournament tees off in Christchurch tomorrow, with a star-studded line up competing for top spot. 473 views

Tuesday, 5 February 2013
6:46PM
Christchurch City Council appreciates High Court ruling Christchurch City Council appreciates the clarification yesterday’s High Court ruling has brought to the Council’s Earthquake-prone, Dangerous and Insanitary Buildings Policy. 768 views

Monday, 4 February 2013
7:13PM
Over 200 submissions on Hagley Oval cricket redevelopment 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. 712 views

Friday, 1 February 2013
3:56PM
Residents asked to watch water use A string of hot days this week has seen water demand remain high, putting pressure on the city’s water supply. 757 views

3:37PM
Commemoration event for the second anniversary of the 22 February 2011 Canterbury earthquake Planning is underway by Christchurch City Council for a Civic Memorial Service to commemorate the second anniversary of the 22 February 2011 Canterbury earthquake. 853 views

2:45PM
Leading Canterbury artists to showcase new works at NG Space 449 views

Thursday, 31 January 2013
2:33PM
ASB Classical Sparks returns 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. 323 views

Wednesday, 30 January 2013
7:02PM
Local Alcohol Policy takes further step forward 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. 513 views

6:52PM
Jurassic tree planting launches Botanic Gardens 150th anniversary One of the world’s oldest and rarest trees is being planted today to launch Christchurch Botanic Gardens’ 150th anniversary. 367 views

Tuesday, 29 January 2013
5:24PM
Gallery's Bulletin magazine now free to iPad users 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. 351 views

5:14PM
Council City Housing Units to close 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. 347 views

5:13PM
Wide international interest in Breathe- new urban village design competition Nearly sixty entries have been received for the international competition to design and build a new place for living in Christchurch’s Central City. 569 views

4:55PM
Water supply restored to Sumner/Redcliffs The supply of water to Sumner and Redcliffs has been restored after a temporary loss of service this morning (Tuesday 29 January). 609 views

Monday, 28 January 2013
3:48PM
Draft Ferry Road Master Plan released for public comment Christchurch City Council today released the Draft Ferry Road Master Plan (Phase One) for public comment. 283 views

3:29PM
Don't be a fool with fire 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. 526 views

Friday, 25 January 2013
2:58PM
Ellerslie veteran Ben Hoyle reveals garden details Crowd favourite Ben Hoyle has revealed details around his highly anticipated garden being showcased at this year’s Ellerslie International Flower Show. 967 views

Thursday, 24 January 2013
2:13PM
Celebrating our long serving staff From teaching children to swim to caring for our parks and reserves -- long serving Council staff contribute to Christchurch in many ways. 585 views

Wednesday, 23 January 2013
4:28PM
Harewood Community Centre building closes Christchurch City Council is today closing the Harewood Community Centre building after receiving the results of a Detailed Engineering Evaluation (DEE) assessment. 316 views

Monday, 21 January 2013
3:04PM
South Brighton Community Centre demolition to begin Demolition of the South Brighton Community Centre will begin today (Monday 21 January) and is expected to be completed early next month. 385 views

2:58PM
Entries to the Long Term Plan 2013-2022 photo competition close next week 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. 517 views

Friday, 18 January 2013
4:23PM
Ellerslie brings Weta Workshop to Christchurch 919 views

3:10PM
FIFA looks to 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. 887 views

Thursday, 17 January 2013
3:42PM
Discounted tickets to New Zealand's premier women's golfing tournament Christchurch ratepayers should be on the look out for their next rates demand – especially if they are golfing enthusiasts. 364 views

Tuesday, 15 January 2013
8:13PM
Christchurch Mayor to help launch Great British Car Rally 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). 593 views

3:09PM
Swim and enjoy all Akaroa has to offer 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. 466 views

Monday, 14 January 2013
4:23PM
Park trees inspire British trio to design second Ellerslie garden 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. 684 views

Wednesday, 9 January 2013
2:10PM
Demolition of Sumner Library begins Demolition of the earthquake-damaged Sumner Library is underway and is expected to be completed at the end of this month. 301 views



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