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Organ’s return hits emotional chord

Internationally acclaimed organist Martin Setchell says it was an emotional moment when he got to play the Christchurch Town Hall’s organ for the first time in eight years.

Shifting gears on suburban parking

A Hearings Panel has recommended that the Christchurch City Council introduces a Suburban Parking Policy with a stronger focus on mobility needs and parking management.

Challenge gets workers pedalling

Meridian Energy's Christchurch team is aiming for the top spot in next month’s Aotearoa Bike Challenge after coming third last year.

Plan for managing northern motorway traffic released

A raft of roading changes are being recommended for the Cranford Street area ahead of the opening of a new northern motorway extension that will cut travel times in and out of Christchurch.

New exhibition maps Canterbury's past

Early maps showcasing Māori place names for Canterbury will be on public display for the first time in an exhibition opening this weekend at Tūranga.

Action packed year ahead for Christchurch

Vbase is gearing up for a busy start to the year at its Christchurch venues as it hosts several high-profile sporting clashes and international acts, including the legendary singer Phil Collins.

Great lengths to save a life in the water

The need to learn water survival skills at a young age is the main motivation for parents when booking swimming lessons, a new survey shows.

Coming up at the 24 January Council meeting

Christchurch City Council is holding its first meeting of the year on Thursday 24 January. The main items on the agenda for the public part of the meeting are: