Sunday, April 30, 2017


Peninsula speeds tested in pilot

A small township could be used as a trial for lowering speed limits around Banks Peninsula.

Fines for Hagley Oval consent breaches

Canterbury Cricket has had to pay $1800 in fines for breaching its resource consent since it was turned into an international cricket venue.

Ratepayers fork out $19m for heritage projects

More than $19million has been granted to heritage building owners for restoration since the February 2011 earthquake.

Smart city: Bluetooth sensors on disabled car parks

The post-earthquake city is the perfect place to trial innovative smart items, including a way to stop people parking in disabled carparks.

QEII to have extra pool

The city council has added another to feature to the $37 million project.

Santa Parade money runs out

The countdown is on: After 70 years running in Christchurch, next month could mark the end for the Santa Parade

Work set to resume after man’s protest

A man protesting construction on the Grassmere St and Main North Rd intersection has packed in his placard as work has resumed.

Plan reviewed in response to fires

Selwyn District Council will review its District Plan in response the Port Hills fires.

Akaroa wastewater could be recycled

Five options for the future of wastewater disposal have been presented to the community to provide feedback on.

Man wins cycleway battle after placard protest

A man who protested construction of a cycleway by standing out in the rain with his placard, appears to have won the battle.