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Council considers request to move memorial

A request to move the Citizens War Memorial from its current site in Cathedral Square will be considered by Christchurch City Council next Thursday.

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Council working to end District Plan confusion

Options for removing the confusion in the District Plan about what building activity can occur in flood-prone coastal areas will be considered by Christchurch City Council next week.

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Put a spring in your step this weekend

It's springtime in the Garden City so make sure you get off the couch this weekend and spend some time in the great outdoors.

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First link in Quarryman's Trail opens

A pōwhiri and pedalling has marked the opening of stage one of a major cycle route that will eventually connect Halswell and the central city.

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Plastic bags, tetra pak cartons get red binned

Christchurch City Council is urging people to get into the habit of using re-usable shopping bags because it can no longer divert plastic bags from the landfill by recycling them.

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Take a ride on a new hydroslide

Swirl into spring with a ride on the replacement indoor hydroslide at Jellie Park Recreation and Sport Centre.

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Mayor launches new fund to support women

Mayor Lianne Dalziel has marked the 125th anniversary of women receiving the right to vote by launching the Women’s Fund at a special event at the former home of suffragist Kate Sheppard.

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Coffee and kids in Tūranga first-floor mix

Children’s imaginations will be encouraged to run wild on the first floor of Tūranga, the new central library.