NEWSLINE Christchurch News & Events

An eye-catching make-over has transformed a previously bland hoarding in Cathedral Square.

People living and working in Governors Bay are being reminded they still need to boil their water.

Brian Tyro used to watch other swimmers glide through the pool and wish he had their effortless style.

Keen gardeners are in for a horticultural treat when a feast of floral displays and information comes to the Botanic Gardens.

The roof is on and construction is over half way through the new Bishopdale Library and Community Centre, with plans on track to have the facility open to the public by July.

Want to help breathe new life into the fire-damaged Port Hills?

Modern, hi-tech materials and techniques are being used to repair the historic statue of Captain Robert Falcon Scott.

More than 156 kilometres of Christchurch riverbanks are in for the ultimate autumn spruce up this year, with the annual Mother of All Clean Ups locked in for Saturday, May 13.

The striking gold of autumn leaves covering the footpaths and parks in the city signals the beginning of the autumn clean up for Christchurch City Council contractors.

Work on the $445 million new building at Christchurch Hospital has reached halfway and the project is on track for completion next year.

Laboratory testing shows only one of the four reservoirs that supply Governors Bay with water is contaminated with E.coli.

If your rubbish and recycling is normally collected on a Tuesday, you will need to put your bins out tonight.

Want to escape the urban boundaries and experience a traditional country event?

A dawn service in Cranmer Square will give Christchurch residents a chance to remember New Zealand’s fallen soldiers on Anzac Day.

Heritage is one of Christchurch and Banks Peninsula’s most vital assets – and Christchurch City Council is taking the conversation public to define exactly what the community wants heritage to be, and look like, for the next 50 years and beyond.

A trial of disposable food packaging and cutlery at three major events in Christchurch is being heralded a huge success with a massive 12 tonnes of waste diverted from landfill.

People living or working in Governors Bay are being advised to boil their water following the discovery of E.coli in the township’s water supply.

Stoddart Cottage, the oldest building in Diamond Harbour, has officially re-opened to the public after undergoing painstaking earthquake repairs and restoration.

A new housing fund is being set up to help Christchurch families on modest incomes buy their own home.

A ground breaking ceremony this morning has marked the start of construction on the first homes in the East Frame residential development.