NEWSLINE Christchurch News & Events

Assessment work will begin on Monday into ways to control run-off into waterways from areas of the Port Hills affected by last month’s fire.

Passengers aboard the Diamond Harbour Ferry got an unexpected treat this morning when they were accompanied on their journey by two large pods of orca.

With a week to go crowdfunding to build an edible park in central Christchurch is heading for success with over half the $60,000 target met and more than 230 pledges received.

You might need to keep jackets and umbrellas handy this weekend but there are plenty of good reasons to venture outdoors.

Council swimming pools are winding down for the season after a busy summer with thousands more visitors than last year.

Public feedback will be sought on a draft Regeneration Plan that provides for some residual rural land in Papanui/St Albans to be rezoned for residential purposes.

A new exhibition at Christchurch Art Gallery will get heads turning.

The Council has approved a heritage grant of close to $40,000 for the house where world-renowned crime writer and theatre director Dame Ngaio Marsh lived for most of her life.

A Chinese bell that is a replica of an ancient musical instrument is back on display at the Council’s Civic Offices.

Christchurch Adventure Park staff are giving back to the community.

A website telling the stories of the Stronger Christchurch Infrastructure Rebuild Team's mammoth repair programme has been launched.

Want to stock up on some reading material for the cooler months?

A coastal dunes conference kicking off in Christchurch today will raise awareness of the importance of dunes to our coastal system.

Have you got an idea that will bring your little slice of Christchurch to life? Need some funding to get it off the ground?

The barriers restricting traffic along Madras St, between Lichfield and Tuam streets, are being removed and the road restored to three lanes.

Today is International Day of Forests and the perfect opportunity to explore a forest that’s right on our doorstep.

An open day for residents wanting to find out what happens to the contents of their green bin has attracted about 400 people.

New drone footage showing how the State Highway 1 Russley Rd upgrade is taking shape has been released by the NZ Transport Agency.

On Thursday, March 23 the Christchurch City Council will be meeting at 10am. On its agenda is:

If you need some one-on-one support to give your fitness regime a boost, you can now sign up for a personal trainer at Council recreation and sport centres.

Treehouses, skate parks, animal shelters and a theme park are among more than 1000 children’s ideas for the future of the red zone.

Stuck for things to do this weekend? Why not join in one of the city's biggest fun runs or catch the action at the national surf life saving champs at New Brighton beach.