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Rising seas to push up insurance premiums on coastal properties

A shift towards evaluating properties for individual climate-change risk may mean insurance premiums will rise on coastal properties.

Our People: Green voice in Government

Eugenie Sage is one of four Green Party MPs to hold ministerial portfolios in the new Government.​ Bridget Rutherford spoke to her about Deputy Prime Minister Winston Peter's decision, campaigning to save beech and rimu forests, and why she loves living in Diamond 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.

Bus lane cameras to nab rule breakers

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

Smoking at Christchurch beaches, outdoor dining could be stubbed out

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

Sumner Rd reopening delayed

The reopening Sumner Rd has been pushed back until 2019, a year later than originally planned.

Wastewater overflow causes warning at Sumner beach

People visiting Sumner beach are being advised to stay out of the water due to a wastewater overflow.
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Paperless parking meters changeover begins

New paperless parking meters are being installed around the city from next week as the city council moves to a ‘pay by plate’ system.

Bund to protect homes vulnerable to tidal flooding

A bund will be built to protect properties vulnerable to tidal flooding in Southshore and South New Brighton.

Fendalton water back to pre-quake volumes

After eight years and $2.5 million Fendalton residents will have their water back to pre-quake levels.

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