Project 8011, a council-run programme aimed at increasing the central city's residential population to 20,000 by 2028, has a "needs support" designation by council staff, which Cr James Gough thought was "being kind".
The project's plights include a report that's nearly six months overdue about incentives for homebuyers.
Would you live in Christchurch's CBD? Why or why not? How do you think we can get more people living in the CBD? Read the full story here and tell us your thoughts in the comments below.
Water restrictions have been introduced in Christchurch to ensure there are enough supplies to fight fires.
The ban, the lowest of four levels, means water cannot be used outside between 3pm and 9pm, with use of hoses, sprinklers and garden irrigation systems allowed only on alternate days.
People living at odd-numbered addresses should water gardens on odd dates, even-numbered houses on even dates.
Read more here
Did you attend this year's Christchurch Night Noodle Markets at North Hagley Park? If so, we would love to hear from you.
The survey will take a couple of minutes and will ask what your highlights were and any suggestions you may have for future years. As a thank you for participating, you will go in the draw to WIN a $50 Prezzy Card.
Link to the survey > bit.ly...
Look up Christchurch line of starlink satelites crossing from SE to NE right over head now.