Monday, June 26, 2017



Watch: Councillor lashes out over controversial arches

They are just weeks away from being finished, but a city councillor says they are a 'waste of money'.

Work on Timeball Station rebuild set to start

A year after it was meant to start, work will begin on rebuilding part of the Lyttelton Timeball Station.

Playground gets new lease of life

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

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".

$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.

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."

Cathedral survey likened to Putin, al-Assad and Jong-un

A well-known property developer has compared a survey on the future of the Christ Church Cathedral to a method world dictators would use.

Watch: Survey shows Christchurch evenly split on Christ Church Cathedral’s future

A survey commissioned by the Anglican Church has shown there is almost an even split on whether to reinstate the Christ Church Cathedral or build a new one.

Questionable progress on hospital staff well-being

After hospital staff reported problems at work, reports have been written, workshops and focus groups organised and thousands of staff consulted - yet very little appears to have changed.

Streets to close for six months for Avon River Precinct progress

Oxford Terrace between Hereford and Worcester Sts will be closed for about six months so work on the next stage Te Papa Ōtākaro/Avon River Precinct can start.