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.
Traffic at the intersection of High, Lichfield and Manchester streets
The Majestic Theatre is on the right and the Canterbury Building Society building in the centre, on the corner of High and Manchester streets.
What word do you associate most with the September 4 earthquake in Canterbury?
As part of Stuff's upcoming coverage of the 10th anniversary of the quake, we want to hear your memories of the day life changed dramatically for so many.
We're collecting your submissions to create a word cloud to be published on the 10th anniversary.
It may be a word that describes how your life or your community has changed, or one that takes you back to that very moment the earth shook on the morning of September 4, 2010.
To share the word you believe best sums up the 10 years since the quake, click here or email email@example.com
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