A liveable city is one that provides its residents with attractive neighbourhoods, diverse communities and supports business growth and development. Development should be undertaken in a manner that enhances residents' ability to access a wide variety of services and activities. A vibrant and thriving central city needs the support of the people living there. Successful city centres are the engines of economic development and growth, and people are their heart and soul.
The monitoring information to follow provides an overview of how the council is doing in these areas.
For more information about any of the the following contact the Monitoring and Research Team
An integrated transport system is critical for ensuring Christchurch develops into a globally competitive city with an excellent quality of life.
The central city provides the focus for economic, social and cultural activities that are important for economic growth and a strong city identity.
Well-designed urban spaces, places, building and networks are essential building blocks upon which successful towns and cities are built.
Urban growth is influenced by population increase and economic activity, that generates demand and competition for the use of land, buildings and structures.
Housing demand is directly related to ever evolving population trends and characteristics.
Water is essential to our social, economic, and cultural well being; it is critical resource for healthy communities.