Monday, November 20, 2017

Council

‘They expect hey, just move your house’

Building a new boundary fence or moving a Spreydon woman's house have been suggested to mitigate the impact of five two-storey townhouses being built nextdoor.

Wifi won’t be shut off to minimise loitering

The wifi at the New Brighton library will not be shut off to reduce loitering and anti-social behaviour in the lobby after hours.

GPS used to crack down on roading contractors

Roads and footpaths around the city now have stricter maintenance standards to make sure the work is done quickly, and to a high standard.

Mayor, Minister have first meeting

The Mayor and the new Minister for Greater Christchurch Regeneration have already met to discuss their priorities for the city.

E.coli detected in water supply

E.coli bacteria has been found in a pump station used to supply water to homes and businesses in Lyttelton Harbour.

Residents fired up over bus priority plan

Papanui residents are angry access to their street could be restricted by the plan to prioritise buses on Main North Rd.

Iconic but fragile New Brighton whale to be cloned

The iconic New Brighton whale will be cloned in order to fit in with the new seaside playground.

$125k fast-tracked to move building and keep community ‘goodwill’

An additional $125,000 has been fast-tracked to move a community centre and maintain the goodwill of the St Albans and Shirley communities.

Domain guardians stand firm against housing plan

A loss of butterflies, birds and cohesiveness in the community are among the reasons why the Guardians of Rawhiti are firmly against the Rawhiti and Avondale golf course land swap.

Bus lane cameras to nab rule breakers

People misusing bus lanes could soon find themselves caught on camera and fined $150. 

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