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Last reviewed: Tue, 07 May 2013 RSS

News and media

Here at the Christchurch City Council it is important to us that we keep you updated with what is happening at Council and within our community.

We do this through regular media releases, the Our Christchurch quarterly newsletter, public notices and regular features in local media which includes The Press, The Star, Bay Harbour News, Nor'West News, Southern View, Pegasus Bay News and Akaroa Mail.

We have also added the popular social media channels of Twitter and Facebook in our mix for engaging our residents.

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Media Releases

Media releases have played a major part in getting our message out to the residents for many years. We will continue to use this reliable channel as a source of public information even as we add newer channels of communications to our overall mix of engaging with the public.
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Our Christchurch

Our Christchurch is your Christchurch City Council news, events and information source.

Published quarterly, the newsletter is delivered directly to Christchurch homes. See previous issues here.

The Council also keeps the community informed through regular features in local media.

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Public Notices

Latest public notification of Council and Community Board meetings, tenders, and other Council business that have appeared in the local newspapers. Also includes other important notices to residents, including road closures and resource consents.
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Facebook corporate site

The Council’s corporate Facebook site has the latest information and events and images of Council-related activities. Our very active followers comment and pass on information to Council through this channel.


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Council Twitter feed

The Council Twitter site keeps residents and other followers up to date with the latest news from Council, including what happens in Council meetings. It is also a great way to engage with residents with links to information that they will find useful.
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We are on YouTube

Videos of Council events, news and advisories. Watch the latest Council videos on our YouTube user site.

Contact us

Media Adviser, External Relations and Communications Unit
Phone: 027 241 0244   

Manager, External Relations and Communications Unit
Diane Keenan
Phone: (03) 941 5077  

Christchurch City Council
53 Hereford Street
PO Box 73016
Christchurch 8154.


Authorising Unit: Communications

Last reviewed: Tuesday, 7 May 2013

Next review: Wednesday, 7 May 2014

Keywords: media, press