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Upgraded toilet facilities with extra capacity will be in place in Akaroa before the busy summer visitor season starts.


It's the last weekend of the school holidays and there is plenty on to keep the whole family entertained.


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A new ‘tool library’ has opened in Christchurch’s city centre to give residents access to handy tools for home use.


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Consultation has opened on the greenhouse gas emissions target that Christchurch should adopt as part of its climate change strategy.


Public feedback on the proposed design for a new cycleway connecting Templeton to the central city has resulted in more than 75 changes being made to the original design.


More than $1 million raised by Jewish communities in New Zealand, Australia and America has been gifted through the Christchurch Foundation to the victims of the March mosque attacks.

A quake-damaged stormwater drain in Shirley which runs into Horseshoe Lake has been given a dramatic makeover.

Eighty-four films from seven continents will feature in the Christchurch programme for the New Zealand International Film Festival.

One of the barriers to the development of Lyttelton’s town centre may soon be removed.

Plans for several projects designed to make cycling around the central city safer and more appealing have been moved forward by a Christchurch City Council committee.

Rauora Park in central Christchurch has been chosen as the site for a new public artwork featuring two slabs of the Berlin Wall.

The hugely popular Brick Show is back in Christchurch this weekend, with hundreds of Lego creations to inspire young and not so young Lego fans.

Christchurch City Council will seek public feedback next month on what greenhouse gas emission target it should set for the city.

Several unexpected delays to the Christchurch City Council’s well-heads upgrade programme means parts of the city will still receive chlorine-treated drinking water beyond this month.

A $49,855 Enliven Places Projects Fund grant for a pop-up theatre has been approved by the Christchurch City Council’s Innovation and Sustainable Development Committee.

Steady progress is being made on replacing the ageing sewer and water pipes that run beneath one of Christchurch’s busiest streets.

People are being asked to share their ideas on a new library and recreation centre planned for a high-profile Hornby site following the approval of the reclassification of part of Kyle Park.

A mix of vintage glamour, aerial acts and stylish spectacle will headline the Spiegeltent stage at Bread & Circus – World Buskers Festival 2020.

More than 5000 central city workers have so far taken advantage of a Christchurch City Council programme offering free travel advice.

Christchurch City Libraries members can now use their library cards to access thousands of the world’s best films and documentaries for free online.

Christchurch City Council has won local government support for two initiatives, one relating to short-term accommodation providers and the other to the health effects of nitrates in water.

Red and black-swathed fans have poured into the city to cheer on the BNZ Crusaders after their three-peat Investec Super Rugby victory.

People are being urged to put forward ideas for the best future use of the reserve that was the former Godley House site in Diamond Harbour.

Come and join a celebration in central Christchurch tomorrow marking the BNZ Crusaders’ three-in-a-row Super Rugby Championship win.

A package of projects aimed at making cycling within the central city easier and more attractive will be considered by Councillors next week.

Christchurch City Council is meeting on Thursday, 11 July. The main items on the agenda for the public part of the meeting are:

It's going to a busy weekend in Christchurch as the BNZ Crusaders try to win the Super Rugby championship for a third year in a row and KidsFest gets under way.

Nervous about having to entertain kids through two wintry weeks of school holidays? Christchurch City Council’s KidsFest is here to rescue you.

After decades of experience Andrew Crossland can spot a flock of hundreds of birds and within seconds identify their species and accurately estimate their numbers.

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