NEWSLINE Christchurch News & Events

The striking gold of autumn leaves covering the footpaths and parks in the city signals the beginning of the autumn clean up for Christchurch City Council contractors.

A dawn service in Cranmer Square will give Christchurch residents a chance to remember New Zealand’s fallen soldiers on Anzac Day.

More than 156 kilometres of Christchurch riverbanks are in for the ultimate autumn spruce up this year, with the annual Mother of All Clean Ups locked in for Saturday, May 13.

Laboratory testing shows only one of the four reservoirs that supply Governors Bay with water is contaminated with E.coli.

Work on the $445 million new building at Christchurch Hospital has reached halfway and the project is on track for completion next year.

A trial of disposable food packaging and cutlery at three major events in Christchurch is being heralded a huge success with a massive 12 tonnes of waste diverted from landfill.

Stoddart Cottage, the oldest building in Diamond Harbour, has officially re-opened to the public after undergoing painstaking earthquake repairs and restoration.

If your rubbish and recycling is normally collected on a Tuesday, you will need to put your bins out tonight.

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Heritage is one of Christchurch and Banks Peninsula’s most vital assets – and Christchurch City Council is taking the conversation public to define exactly what the community wants heritage to be, and look like, for the next 50 years and beyond.

People living or working in Governors Bay are being advised to boil their water following the discovery of E.coli in the township’s water supply.

A new housing fund is being set up to help Christchurch families on modest incomes buy their own home.

A ground breaking ceremony this morning has marked the start of construction on the first homes in the East Frame residential development.

A Christchurch City Council initiative aimed at helping big building projects to get through the consenting process has won national recognition at the New Zealand Society of Local Government Managers (SOLGM) Excellence Awards.

Children can again imagine they are ploughing through Antarctic ice when they climb on board the big, yellow bulldozer at Harrington Park.

Christchurch parks and gardens are experiencing a mushroom explosion as fungi flourish in the recent rain.

Water levels in Christchurch are receding as the rain eases off.

Heavy rain in Christchurch has caused surface flooding in some low-lying areas.

The NZ Transport Agency is advising everyone who uses the Lyttelton Tunnel to anticipate 10-minute delays for Lyttelton-bound traffic over three nights this weekend.

After six years in the cold, Lyttelton’s museum could return to a new, prime location if a Council proposal wins public support.