Saturday, August 19, 2017

Rebuild

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.

Anglican Diocese consider gifting Christ Church Cathedral to Government

The Anglican Diocese of Christchurch has announced today that it will consider gifting the earthquake-crippled Christ Church Cathedral to the Government "for the people of New Zealand".
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Watch: Ara’s new building designed to look like Maori cloak

The city has watched from Moorhouse Ave as the Ara building slowly developed.
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Watch: Former King Edward Barracks site now Pita Te Hori Centre

It was once the King Edward Barracks, and before then a historical Maori settlement established more than 700 years ago. Now it is the Pita Te Hori Centre.

Council takes ownership of 17 properties

Red-zone properties transfer crown to city council ownership marks end of safety corridor project.
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Watch: Pier workers to be winched below waves

What is happening with the New Brighton Pier repairs? Star.kiwi chats to the project manager behind the huge, and at times, underwater project.

Denton Park likely home of Hornby mega facility

Denton Park is looking to be the likely home of the new Hornby Library, Service Centre and South West Pool mega facility.

Town Hall wager gets Cr Jamie Gough a free dinner

City councillor Jamie Gough will get free dinner at an "opulent" restaurant of his choice because of a wager on the town hall project.

New Brighton Pier to close

Repair work means  New Brighton Pier will partially close, with the city council trying to find out how to still hold the annual fireworks event. 
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Watch: Avonside Girls’ High learn about whāriki mats along the Avon...

Avonside Girls' High School recently took the opportunity to learn about the whāriki mats of welcome along the Avon River. Students created their own artworks to express their school story.

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