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Christchurch City Council has approved a suite of work to upgrade the streets around Te Kaha, Canterbury’s Multi-Use Arena, so they’re able to cope with huge influxes of pedestrians and traffic on event days once the arena opens in 2026.
Christchurch City Council has released its submission on the Housing and Business Choice Plan Change (Plan Change 14) ahead of inviting further public submissions from the end of this month.
Christchurch residents now have until 12 May to have their say on proposed changes to the city’s planning rules that will allow more intensive development to meet future growth.
A Hearings Panel will recommend Christchurch City Council proceed with a raft of changes to the streets surrounding Te Kaha, Canterbury’s Multi-Use Arena so the roads can cope with huge influxes of pedestrians on event days.
Christchurch residents can now have their say on proposed changes to the city’s planning rules that will allow more intensive development to meet future growth.
Public transport infrastructure work will be accelerated following a $78 million funding injection.
The Associate Minister for the Environment Phil Twyford has written to Mayor Phil Mauger in response to Christchurch City Council’s request for a bespoke approach to housing intensification rules in Christchurch.
The Government’s third tranche of the Infrastructure Acceleration Fund (IAF) will enable around 16,600 new homes to be built across New Zealand, including approximately 1400 in Christchurch.