Eleven people will contest Christchurch’s mayoralty in October’s local body elections.
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Preparations are under way for the start of work on a $3 million upgrade of the Diamond Harbour Wharf.
Christchurch City Council is meeting at 9.30am on Thursday 11 August. The main items on the agenda for the public part of the meeting are:
Christchurch: A great place to be
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A small hand-written note listing the names of the original stonemasons who worked on the Citizens’ War Memorial has been found encased in the concrete core of the historic monument.
Looking after our natural resources
The final part of the interim solution is in place at the wastewater treatment plant, with the new activated sludge treatment system made fully operational.
Nine battery electric trucks have hit the roads in Christchurch as part of a city council-led initiative aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
Creating a modern, sustainable city
Significant changes to Christchurch’s planning rules, set to come into effect in August, are being pushed back a month due to the impacts of Covid-19 and winter sickness.
Christchurch City Council has approved a private plan change that will allow the Homebase retail centre on Marshland Road to expand, but there will be limitations on development.
Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetū is preparing for a major new exhibition showcasing works from its collection and several recent acquisitions.
Rolleston House will get a new lease on life as a space for local artists.