Monday, November 20, 2017


Future bright for switch to LED lights

Christchurch City Council is accelerating the citywide conversion to the more energy-efficient form of street lighting to reap the benefits of economies of scale.

Council decides against sex work bylaw

Christchurch City Council will not pursue a bylaw to regulate street-based sex work in Manchester Street.

Congestion eased outside of school

A bid to ease congestion on a narrow street outside of Selwyn House has been approved.

Watch: Contractors making progress on Sumner Rd

New video footage has captured some of the progress being made on rebuilding Sumner Road from Evans Pass to Lyttelton.

Plan to narrow crash prone road

City council hopes to narrow four sections of the street into one lane in order to slow traffic, reduce speeding and minimise crash risk.

Council boss puts brakes on working party

City council chief executive Karleen Edwards appears to have put the brakes on setting up a working party to look at road safety in Fendalton.

Night time ban aimed at bong smoking dubsters

Night-time restrictions in suburban Huntsbury Hill are aimed at bong smoking dubsters but not 'bona fide visitors'.

Smoking at Christchurch beaches, outdoor dining could be stubbed out

Smoking bans on Christchurch beaches is being looked at by the city council.

Don’t know where to put your bin? Council spells it out

Residents living along Colombo and Rutland Sts have now been told where to place their rubbish bins to avoid clogging the cycleway.

About 200 ‘sleeping rough’ in city

About 200 people are "sleeping rough" in Christchurch at any one time. That’s what a street count done by city council staff has found, as part the development of a proposal to help alleviate the city’s homeless problem.