Monday, June 26, 2017


19 healthy trees in Halswell could go

A petition from 23 households calling for the removal of 19 healthy trees has the city council now consulting on the option.

120-year-old hall finally getting repaired

The 120-year-old historic community hall is being repaired by a Governors Bay contractor - work is planned to finish early October.

Opinion: Action needed to fix intersection

Labour MP Ruth Dyson writes about her frustration over the city council’s consultation process on the St Andrews Hill/Bridle Path Rd intersection

Street light switch to save council’s electricity bill

About 38,000 street lights could be replaced by LED technology, which could save the city council a hefty amount.

Establishing residents connection to ‘new’ Christchurch

The challenge for post-earthquake leaders is working out "how do you get the old heart of Christchurch to beat inside its new skin".

Playground gets new lease of life

The Shortland playground in Wainoni has reopened after a $100,000 facelift.

$11.2 million for New Brighton hot salt water pools

New Brighton will get its hot salt water pools after the city council voted today to put $11.2 million into the project.

Speed limit around university dropped to 30km/h?

Streets around Canterbury University could have speed limits lowered to 30km.

Plea for action over tide ‘eating away’ park

“Water at high tide is getting into soft sand and eating it quickly. What I thought would take six months has happened in just one."

Watch: Ugly war memorial panels not wanted

Panels put up to protect the New Brighton war memorial from tagging are not popular among New Brighton residents and they want them gone.