Saturday, August 19, 2017


Council saves a tower of paper

Since going 'paperless', the city council said it has saved a stack of paper taller the Canterbury University's central library.

Hospital Corner fields to be renovated after wet weather

South Hagley Park's hospital corner sports fields will get a small renovation after a $1.4 million upgrade last year.

Work starts on last link of uni cycleway

Construction is under way on the last part of a new cycleway linking Canterbury University with the city centre.

Council in tough spot over sign

City council staff are between a rock and a hard place regarding a contentious sign on the fence of 85 Westminster St, St Albans.

Tibetan monks create sacred sand mandala

Grain by grain, Tibetan monks are painstakingly creating a sacred sand mandala at Te Hāpua: Halswell Centre.

Dalziel: We need a multi-use arena

At about 11pm on Monday, Sam Whitelock led his team through customs and into the reception hall of Christchurch Airport. And what a reception...

Plan to improve tsunami response released

A new plan outlines what will be done to improve the city's tsunami response, after widespread confusion during November's evacuation.

Proposal being developed to address homelessness

A new Housing First initiative could help get more homeless people into houses.

Decision looms for Redcliffs School land swap hearing

A hearing panel charged with making a recommendation whether Redcliffs School should be put in a suburban park is likely to make its decision tomorrow.

Council takes ownership of 17 properties

Red-zone properties transfer crown to city council ownership marks end of safety corridor project.