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About 45 tonnes of soft plastics are ending up at Christchurch’s EcoSort recycling plant each month because people mistakenly believe they will be recycled.

Works by more than 20 Māori moving image artists are going on display at Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetū.

Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tūāhuririri and Matapopore have gifted a special name – He Puna Taimoana – to the hot pools under development in New Brighton.

Cruise ships berthing in Akaroa will contribute more this summer towards the costs of maintaining the area’s public amenities.

A report setting out options for responding to the earthquake legacy issues along the Southshore and South New Brighton estuary edge will be considered by Christchurch City Council next week.

The Mayoralty and all 16 Christchurch City Council seats will be contested in October’s local body elections.

Christchurch City Council’s response to a proposal to allow permanent lights being installed at Hagley Oval will be considered next week.

If you are after a literary, cinematic or Disney-inspired escape from reality, we've got you covered this weekend.

A Hearings Panel will recommend Christchurch City Council proceed with an extension of the city’s tram route and an upgrade of the two blocks of High Street between Cashel and Tuam streets.

Get ready to stride into spring by booking a spot for The Breeze Walking Festival.

A 10-year $40 million project to prevent major flooding from the Waimakariri River will be completed this month, under budget and ahead of schedule.

Diamond Harbour Library will be open six days a week from Monday, 26 August.

Work on the second stage of the Heathcote Expressway cycleway has finished a month ahead of schedule, impressing local businesses.

Inspired by a cathedral spire, a multi-coloured interactive lighting display is brightening up Christchurch’s Cathedral Square.

Hundreds of messages and mementoes left as tributes following the 15 March mosque attacks will be displayed at Christchurch Art Gallery on the six-month anniversary of the tragedy.

A report on options for improving safety at a busy Bishopdale intersection is advising against installing traffic lights.

People considering putting their names forward as candidates in Christchurch’s local body elections have until midday Friday to get their nominations in.

A colourful message of unity by an aspiring 11-year-old artist will take centre stage in the city.

Local students are turning concern about climate change into positive action with a plan to plant more than 500 native trees.

Public submissions on a proposal to revitalise High Street from Cashel to St Asaph streets, and extend the tram, will be considered by a Hearings Panel on Thursday.

Dig into an action-packed weekend of film, fashion, theatre, song, sustainability and outdoor pursuits.

Christchurch City Council has endorsed a Global Settlement with the Crown.

A Christchurch Art Gallery book that aims to inspire creativity and curiosity in young minds has won top honours at the New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults.

Peak hour bus lanes will be installed along Lincoln Road and Moorhouse Avenue to make journey times shorter and more reliable for public transport users.

The owners of properties left uninhabitable by a gas explosion in a Northwood cul-de-sac will be eligible to have their rates remitted.

People believe that everyone needs to do more to tackle climate change, a new survey shows.

Local rūnanga Te Ngāi Tūāhuriri have gifted a special name – Te Pou Toetoe – to Linwood’s new $22 million pool complex.

Christ Church Cathedral will be lit pink and blue this month as a glowing reminder that a project is under way to reinstate the building.

Christchurch City Council is meeting today to hear deputations from the public on its proposed Global Settlement with the Crown.

The Secretary General of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO), Jens Stoltenberg, has met with Christchurch Mayor Lianne Dalziel to offer his condolences for the mosque shootings.

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