Category Archives: The Future

Ensuring local food supplies

The Sumner Local Food Group is hosting a Local Food Resilience presentation by Robina McCurdy of Earthcare Education Aotearoa on August 20 at the Sumner Fire Station in Wiggins Street.

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Report suggests CCC communications changes

A communications audit carried out on the Christchurch City Council highlights shortcomings in its relationships with communities and individuals and suggests ways to improve this. The report was presented to the council in late July and made public.

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St Albans Conversation followup

CCC staff will be reporting back on Thursday, August 9 with a summary of the discussion about the future of St Albans held in April.

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Thirty year transport plan

Your feedback is required for the Christchurch City Council’s draft transport plan. But you have only a few weeks to have your say on the transport plan that will determine its development from 2012 to 2042. Public sessions are being … Continue reading

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St Albans Conversation followup

A followup to the St Albans Conversation Meeting earlier this year is being held on August 9 at the Edgeware Bowling Club at 6pm. If you were part of the St Albans Community Conversation held at the Scottish Society Hall … Continue reading

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Tools for Place Making: Integrated Urban Design and Green Star Communities

Friday 29 June, 12:00 – 2:00pm Function Room, Civic Offices, 53 Hereford Street. Integrated Urban Design Tim Horton will present from 12:00 to 1:00 pm. Tim Horton is the Commissioner of the Integrated Design Commission, South Australia. Tim has been … Continue reading

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Garden City 2.0 – a new project

The Avon-Otakaro Network (AvON) would like to introduce you to a new project initiated by the Canterbury Community Gardens Association (CCGA):  Garden City 2.0 The CCGA wants to hear from people or groups interested or involved in community gardening and … Continue reading

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The Recovery Strategy

Kia ora It is with great pleasure that I inform you that the Recovery Strategy for greater Christchurch – Mahere Haumanutanga o Waitaha developed under the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Act 2011 is now available to view on the CERA website … Continue reading

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What do you want in St Albans?

Complete the survey … and go into the draw to win a street party package for Neighbourhood Week worth over $300. SURVEY CLOSES 31st July

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Communities learn the good life can be a killer

Developers in the last half-century called it progress when they built homes and shopping malls far from city centers throughout the country, sounding the death knell for many downtowns. But now an alarmed cadre of public health experts say these … Continue reading

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a vision for the Avon River red zone

Avon-Otakaro Network (AvON) a vision for the Avon River red zone Welcome to our vision, changing Christchurch’s Avon River red zone from a place of despair and tragedy to a land of beauty and joy. AvON wants to make the … Continue reading

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Inspirational global recovery speakers

A variety of inspirational speakers from around the globe, including the UK, Canada, USA, Australia and New Zealand shared their experiences relating to redeveloping cities and communities, in particular those which have been subjected to devastation – natural and human. … Continue reading

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