Friday, January 19, 2018



2017: Our year in pictures

Take a look at some of the things that have happened this year.

Wetland marks start of Cranford Regeneration Plan

Development of a wetland in Papanui has begun, the first step in the Cranford Rengeration Plan.

Turning off street lights: Dark sky reserves for Christchurch?

An idea to set up dark sky reserves in parts of Christchurch and Banks Peninsula has been raised to prevent light pollution.

Close vote fails to topple Mora, Broughton

A vote was held whether the current chair and deputy chair should remain in place - and it was a close.

The multi-million dollar job of maintaining the red zone

Mowing, weeding, land clearance, security, rates and rubbish removal - how much does it all cost?

A bid to solve Canterbury University parking issues has been delayed

A decision has been made to delay public consultation on restrictions to help solve Canterbury University parking issues.

Would you want to live next door to this?

An Avondale woman fed up with living next door to an overgrown property has been told it isn’t the city council’s problem.

Watch: ‘Help us please’ Christchurch’s homeless make an emotional plea

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Deciding own salaries could cause “unnecessary tension”

The city council does not want the power to determine how much its elected members are paid.

Watch: Art installations made of rubbish paraded through Christchurch

With creations made from plastic, students marched down the streets of Christchurch to highlight just how much rubbish and plastic is found in the city.