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Interactive street art will take centre stage in Guthrey Lane in central Christchurch.

The proposals for the new Linwood Pool have been revealed, and the community now has the chance to give feedback.

A report on the future of Lancaster Park is recommending it continue to be used for community use, sporting and recreational purposes.

Christchurch City Council may ask Environment Canterbury to change its approach to how it deals with water take consents.

Christchurch residents will for the first time get to choose the soundtrack for the fireworks finale at the annual Sparks concert.

Christchurch City Council is working with its contractor to try and address a backlog of reports from the public about water leaks.

A Hearings Panel will recommend that Christchurch City Council introduce a 30 km/h speed limit on St Asaph Street and on sections of Hagley Avenue.

It's beginning to feel a lot like Christmas with a seaside parade, carols and pool parties on the weekend events list.

A new tenant will bed in at the Botanic Gardens Tea Kiosk.

The Halswell-Hornby-Riccarton Community Board will recommend to the Christchurch City Council that Kyle Park become the home of Hornby’s planned new community facilities.

A public artwork that pays tribute to the signatories of the Treaty of Waitangi could soon be standing tall in Victoria Square.

Healthier food options will increase at Christchurch pools, recreation centres and events if a new policy is adopted by Christchurch City Council.

For the first time in eight years Christchurch’s top young athletes are getting to compete on home turf.

A new movie theatre called Lumière will light up the Arts Centre of Christchurch from next year.

Keeping the heritage Edmonds Factory Garden in prime condition is a piece of cake thanks to a team of dedicated volunteers.

Canterbury Museum has acquired a canvas kit bag used by Sir Edmund Hillary when he and Tenzing Norgay became the first people to summit Mt Everest.

A central Sumner site has been chosen for the Bays Area Skate Park.

Grab the dog and head for the hills, the beach or the forest this summer.

Art, politics and board games collide in Christchurch Art Gallery’s new exhibition, The Founder’s Paradox.

A gravel island built in a wetland reserve near the estuary is proving a lifeline for up to 300 endangered black-billed gulls.

An open day at EcoSort on Saturday 8 December will lift the lid on recycling the right way.

The home of Hornby's planned new community facilities could be decided before Christmas.

The Christchurch City Council is meeting on Thursday 6 December at 9.30am. The main items on the agenda for the public part of the meeting are:

Good progress is being made on plans to develop a new home for the Court Theatre in Christchurch’s city centre.

Christchurch is warming up and the entertainment on offer will get even hotter when SummerTimes kicks off.

Mayor Lianne Dalziel has opened a two-day earthquake symposium with a strong message that New Zealand must learn from the mistakes made in Christchurch.

Two local artists are helping transform the look of New Brighton’s foreshore with a large mural and a basketball court artwork.

A central Sumner site has been identified as the preferred spot for the proposed Bays Area Skate Park.

Stress levels are falling in greater Christchurch and people are viewing life more positively, the latest wellbeing indicators show.