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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
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. 477 views

Monday, 11 February 2013
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. 515 views

Friday, 8 February 2013
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. 705 views

Thursday, 7 February 2013
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. 491 views

Tuesday, 5 February 2013
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. 810 views

Monday, 4 February 2013
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. 738 views

Friday, 1 February 2013
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. 773 views

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. 877 views

Leading Canterbury artists to showcase new works at NG Space 467 views

Thursday, 31 January 2013
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. 341 views

Wednesday, 30 January 2013
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. 531 views

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. 384 views

Tuesday, 29 January 2013
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. 373 views

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. 363 views

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. 589 views

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). 627 views

Monday, 28 January 2013
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. 298 views

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. 550 views

Friday, 25 January 2013
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. 985 views

Thursday, 24 January 2013
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. 608 views

Wednesday, 23 January 2013
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. 329 views

Monday, 21 January 2013
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. 403 views

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. 541 views

Friday, 18 January 2013
Ellerslie brings Weta Workshop to Christchurch 957 views

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. 915 views

Thursday, 17 January 2013
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. 378 views

Tuesday, 15 January 2013
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). 607 views

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. 481 views

Monday, 14 January 2013
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. 702 views

Wednesday, 9 January 2013
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. 313 views

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