NEWSLINE Christchurch News & Events

The warning sirens used to alert people in coastal areas that a tsunami could be on its way will be tested on Sunday to coincide with the end of Daylight Savings.

As the largest regeneration opportunity in New Zealand’s history moves forward, it’s time to ask the big questions and consider bold ideas, says Regenerate Christchurch.

New Zealand's first edible park looks set for action after the community dug deep to reach a $60,000 crowdfunding goal.

The green light has been given for work to start on sections of two major cycleways that will connect Christchurch’s city centre to Heathcote and Ferrymead.

Work to clear QEII Park of asbestos is nearing an end.

Got a view on whether rural land in Papanui/St Albans should be rezoned for housing?

Concrete recently laid along the first stage of the Rapanui-Shag Rock Cycleway is going to be replaced because quality testing has revealed it is below the required strength.

New Brighton's five Tiny huts are here to stay.

More than 330 sports fields in Christchurch will be transformed this week as the switch-over between summer and winter sports gets under way.

A virtual Magical Park experience that transformed three Christchurch parks into digital fantasy playgrounds will continue at Christchurch’s Ouruhia Reserve until the end of June.

Christchurch City Council is looking at ways to make its recreation facilities more accessible, particularly for those on low incomes.

The earthquake-damaged Lancaster Park Stadium will be deconstructed, with as much material as possible salvaged or recycled.

More of Lyttelton’s heritage red rock walls can be refaced thanks to local residents offering up more of the distinctive volcanic rock.

Assessment work will begin today into ways to control run-off into waterways from areas of the Port Hills affected by last month’s fire.

Three of the city’s major cycle routes will be complete by June this year, marking a major milestone in the $156 million cycleways programme.

Passengers aboard the Diamond Harbour Ferry got an unexpected treat this morning when they were accompanied on their journey by two large pods of orca.

Council swimming pools are winding down for the season after a busy summer with thousands more visitors than last year.

The Council has approved a heritage grant of close to $40,000 for the house where world-renowned crime writer and theatre director Dame Ngaio Marsh lived for most of her life.

Public feedback will be sought on a draft Regeneration Plan that provides for some residual rural land in Papanui/St Albans to be rezoned for residential purposes.

A new exhibition at Christchurch Art Gallery will get heads turning.

A Chinese bell that is a replica of an ancient musical instrument is back on display at the Council’s Civic Offices.