80 days ago

Poll: Should Christchurch households have separate glass recycling?

Nicole Mathewson Reporter from The Press

Two Christchurch City councillors are pushing for the city to consider a separate glass recycling system to bring it up to speed with the rest of the country.

Phil Mauger and Aaron Keown have submitted a notice of motion for of next week’s council meeting, asking staff to complete their kerbside waste collection review so separating glass could be considered as part of the 2022-23 annual plan.

Mauger said it was important for “glass out” to be included, so ratepayers could have a say on what happens to their glass.

“Most people in Christchurch believe if they place a glass bottle in their yellow bin, then it will be recycled into a bottle again. But that isn’t the case.

Read more here.

Should Christchurch households have separate glass recycling?
  • 77% Yes
    77% Complete
  • 20% No
    20% Complete
  • 2.9% Not sure/something else (tell us in the comments)
    2.9% Complete
514 votes
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4 hours ago

Smart Christchurch Innovation Expo

Christchurch City Council

Join us on 20/21 February at our city’s brand new Convention Centre, Te Pae, to experience a new and exciting world where anything is possible. From climate change initiatives to robotics, gaming and virtual reality. Come explore what’s now available, and in the future.

This exciting free two-day event will give you and your whānau the opportunity to discover more than 100 interactive exhibitors.

Get your free tickets now.

There’s something for everyone, and we want to see you there.
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1 day ago

Tai Chi Class - starting from coming Monday , 1pm, 24 Jan 2022

Sandy from Aidanfield

Welcome to try your first class for FREE!
Guided by experienced Chinese teacher, Sandy Jiang, an accredited provider of the Strength and Balance Programme

Venue: Halswell Community Hall, 450 Halswell Road, Christchurch
Time: Mondays, 8 classes a term

Improving balance, posture, memory, flexibility, energy, immune system, relaxation, and well-being and proven to prevent falls, protecting bones and joints.

Free 1st visit: Come and try the graceful Tai Chi movements
~ the combination of yoga, gentle stretching, energy healing and meditation ~

Contact your teacher: Sandy Email: sandyjsky@gmail.com

Beginners: 1~ 2 pm
$80 per term ($10) or $12 casual,
$64 per term ($8) or $10 casual for Community Service card or SuperGold card holders
Practising Warm-up, Tai Chi for Arthritis, Rotating Tiger or Shaking Plumes (Qigong)

Experienced: 1 ~ 2:30 pm
$112 per term ($14) or $16 casual,
$96 per term ($12) or $14 casual for Community Service card or SuperGold card holders
Practising Yang style Tai Chi - 8 form and 24 form, Tai Chi Kungfu Fan during the last 30 min

What to bring:
1. Vaccine pass
2. We will sit down about 10 min in between to read a Qigong book (Qigong is the foundation to Tai Chi). If you need reading glasses, please bring them with you.
3. Drinking bottle: a thermal one is suggested
4. Wear comfortable clothes with a pair of flat-soled shoes.

14 hours ago


Julie from Ilam

2 fluffy grey and white kittens to give away to good homes, need to be picked up Saturday, have been flead and wormed and both are litterbox trained