396 days ago

Councillors demand staff fast-track efforts to fix Christchurch's broken roads

Nicole Mathewson Reporter from The Press

A major project to improve Christchurch’s quake-damaged roads will be fast-tracked after city councillors were left fuming by news that repairs might not start for at least 12 months.

The Government handed $40 million to the council just before the coronavirus lockdown in March to revamp scores of the city’s worst streets and overhaul accident blackspots.

But councillors were left scratching their heads on Thursday when transport bosses told them work is unlikely to start for at least a year because more planning and consultation is needed. Continue reading here.

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2 hours ago

Are you the owner of any of these expensive cat breeds?

Jake Kenny Reporter from Community News

Hi neighbours,

Luxury cat breeders say Covid-19 has pushed demand for high-priced kittens to unprecedented levels.

The Maine Coon –one of the country’s most expensive breeds at $2,500 a cat – soared in demand during the Covid-19 lockdown last March.

Enquiries for the “gentle giant” cats increased from 15 to 20 per week to about 20 per day, as Kiwis increasingly searched for ways to spend their money and time around home, one breeder said.

Do you own an expensive cat breed? Let us know below. Pics welcome!

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5 hours ago

Dog Walking Service Christchurch

Madi from Upper Riccarton

Looking to combine my love for dogs and for walking to the benefit of busy people and their pets! I'm completely comfortable with dogs of all shapes, sizes and energy levels. I own an SUV suitable for transport to the park or beach if required. Availability is outside of work hours on weekdays and weekends. $20 per half hour.
Best contact is texting 0211336602 if you are interested :)

2 days ago

Lawn mowers wanted !! Petrol

Shaun from Burnside

Hi everyone I am after your unwanted broken down petrol lawn mower taking up space in the shed . Gathering dust. Save yourself the time and hassle of taking to the tip I will pick it up running or not. If you have anything you could help me with please message me directly. Have a great day :)