Mayor Lianne Dalziel has defended the decision to slash a community board's funding.
Concerns have been raised over a cycling initiative at Jellie Park Sports and Recreation Centre.
More than 150 years after its last tree was chopped down, Papanui Bush may be reinstated.
Wheelie bins will be emptied a day later than normal on Christmas and New Year's Day as changes to the kerbside collection service are rolled out.
Work to repair the remaining heritage listed buildings in Christchurch, including three significant historic buildings, has been put on hold.
City councillors want $40,000 set aside for cycle parking annually as part of the long term plan budget.
Traffic delays on Brittan Tce in Lyttelton have prompted proposed changes to the intersection with Simeon Quay.
More of the city's events are likely to have compostable food packaging after a trial earlier this year proved successful.
Residents of an upmarket coastal area say the city council need to address grass berms in the area and the picnic tables upgraded.
Booking, applying, requesting and paying for city council services online will be much easier after a major system overhaul.