90 days ago

Councillors call on residents to push for a zero per cent rates rise

Anna Williams Reporter from The Press

Six councillors pushing for a zero per cent rates increase are calling on Christchurch residents to lobby council before this week's deadline.
People have until Thursday to let their views be known on Christchurch City Council's annual budget for the coming financial year.

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5 hours ago

Happy School Holidays!!

Kate from Out of Office

Happy school holidays! I hope those with kiddies home for school holidays are planning to find some time to get Out of Office?

Are you taking advantage of the great local rates & heading away somewhere?

Or are you staying around home, continuing those lockdown hobbies and activities, taking day trips and making the most of some more family time post lockdown?

Let us know what you have planned?!

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3 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.

5 days ago

South Island petrol prices plummet

Anna Williams Reporter from The Press

Christchurch is leading the country in petrol price falls – but the AA is asking why it didn't happen sooner.

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