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Sirens signal need to prepare for tsunami

Tsunami warning sirens will be tested this Sunday, providing a timely reminder of the importance of residents knowing the correct evacuation zone for their home.

Keep dogs on leashes for wildlife's sake

People walking their dogs on the Port Hills or on local beaches are being reminded to keep them on a leash to protect vulnerable newborn lambs and seal pups.

Warmer, healthier homes a step closer

Canterbury homeowners can now get a $6000 rates advance from Environment Canterbury to pay for home heating, insulation and ventilation improvements.

Tiny shops open doors

A village of “tiny shops” has opened in Linwood creating a relaxed community hub to help revitalise the area.

Council considers request to move memorial

A request to move the Citizens War Memorial from its current site in Cathedral Square will be considered by Christchurch City Council next Thursday.

Council working to end District Plan confusion

Options for removing the confusion in the District Plan about what building activity can occur in flood-prone coastal areas will be considered by Christchurch City Council next week.

First link in Quarryman's Trail opens

A pōwhiri and pedalling has marked the opening of stage one of a major cycle route that will eventually connect Halswell and the central city.