Halswell, Christchurch

21 hours ago

Plans to revitalise Cathedral Square could be put at risk by work on the Anglican cathedral, which is yet to begin.

Nicole Mathewson Reporter from The Press

Cathedral Square's business and property owners fear the drawn-out cathedral rebuild saga will make a mess of all other plans for the area.

Laws passed in December give the upcoming Christ Church Cathedral repair project access to all public parts of the square, including roads, for up to …View more
Cathedral Square's business and property owners fear the drawn-out cathedral rebuild saga will make a mess of all other plans for the area.

Laws passed in December give the upcoming Christ Church Cathedral repair project access to all public parts of the square, including roads, for up to 15 years.

stuff.co.nz/the-press/news/104808071/owners-say-christ-church-cathedral-delays-might-derail-square-revitalisation-plans
23 minutes ago

Shuttle service to link hospital to central city

The Team from Christchurch City Council

The new shuttle service will pick up patients from the Lichfield St car park and take them to Christchurch Hospital from July 2.
Find out more at Newsline: bit.ly...

ccc.govt.nz/news-and-events/newsline/show/2739
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1 hour ago

Treat Me deal

Tracy Pleasants from Foleys

If you've got plumbing or gasfitting jobs that you've been putting off, we have an awesome deal running on Treat Me. Will pay to get in quick though!

treatme.co.nz/99-for-2-hours-of-plumbing-services-from-foleys-1528854905
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18 hours ago

Platties or Mollies wanted

Albert from Wigram

Hi does anyone have any Platties or Mollies that they want to get rid of for free or sell cheaply. Thanks

1 hour ago

Quote for National Volunteer Week 2018

The Team from Citizens Advice Christchurch Area

Sunday 17 to Saturday 23 June 2018 is NZ National Volunteer Week. We think this quote gets to the heart of the matter.

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2 hours ago

Fence palings.

Eric from Spreydon

I am looking for 8 fence palings. Anyone have any leftover they wish to get rid of?
Phone or text 0272 416 685
Thanks

1 day ago

Will you be striking for better pay in Christchurch?

Georgia Reporter from Stuff

Hi neighbours,

Will you be taking to the streets in your community to strike for better pay? The nurses union has "strongly rejected" a DHB pay and conditions offer and is seeking urgent mediation. That means strikes scheduled for July could still go ahead.

Do you support the …View more
Hi neighbours,

Will you be taking to the streets in your community to strike for better pay? The nurses union has "strongly rejected" a DHB pay and conditions offer and is seeking urgent mediation. That means strikes scheduled for July could still go ahead.

Do you support the nurses' stance? What do you think of the latest pay offer? Let us know in the replies. Click here to read more. (If commenting, please add "NFP/not for print" if you do not want your images/comments used on Stuff).

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6 days ago

Cost to keep Christchurch's drinking water safe spirals to almost $40 million

Nicole Mathewson Reporter from The Press

The cost of keeping Christchurch's drinking water safe has spiralled to almost $40 million – more than 25 times the city council's initial estimate for chlorination and to fix vulnerable wells.

Christchurch City councillors have to find at least $35m to fix 49 pump stations, more …View more
The cost of keeping Christchurch's drinking water safe has spiralled to almost $40 million – more than 25 times the city council's initial estimate for chlorination and to fix vulnerable wells.

Christchurch City councillors have to find at least $35m to fix 49 pump stations, more than 40 times the original $840,000 budget for the work.

Read more by clicking the link below and tell us what you think in the comments. (Please tell us if you don't want your comments published in The Press/Stuff)

stuff.co.nz/the-press/news/104704645/cost-to-keep-christchurchs-drinking-water-safe-spirals-to-nearly-40-million
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20 hours ago

Are you doing anything to rid pests from your backyard or neighbourhood?

Nicole Mathewson Reporter from The Press

Native birds like kākā and tui may soon be back in force at Christchurch's Halswell Quarry Park thanks to pest trapping efforts.

stuff.co.nz/the-press/news/104751919/christchurch-catching-up-to-predatorfree-goal

1 day ago

Poll: Does Victoria St need an upgrade?

Nicole Mathewson Reporter from The Press

A Christchurch property investor is calling for certainty over the future of Victoria St, as planned roadworks remain in limbo 11 months after they were meant to start.

Do you think Victoria St needs to be upgraded?

Read more: www.stuff.co.nz...

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Does Victoria St need an upgrade?
  • 28.7% Yes, the street is in desperate need of a facelift.
    28.7% Complete
  • 44.6% No, there are other areas more in need.
    44.6% Complete
  • 26.7% Perhaps, depending on what's planned for the street
    26.7% Complete
101 votes
22 hours ago

Bird Show

Kevin from Halswell

Bird show bird sale and rabbit display at Woolston workingmens club Bowls pavilion 30/6/18 - 1/07/18

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19 days ago

Why has the school gate became a parking war zone?

Nicole Mathewson Reporter from The Press

Parents' concern for safety and the road rules seem to fly out the window at school rush hours.

Mayhem erupts, with parents double-parking and blocking driveways, occasionally screaming at each other, and kids often running willy-nilly across the road.

When did the school gate become a…View more
Parents' concern for safety and the road rules seem to fly out the window at school rush hours.

Mayhem erupts, with parents double-parking and blocking driveways, occasionally screaming at each other, and kids often running willy-nilly across the road.

When did the school gate become a parking war zone?

stuff.co.nz/national/104361833/why-has-the-school-gate-became-a-parking-war-zone
22 days ago

Are you excited for QEII's reopening this week?

Nicole Mathewson Reporter from The Press

Excitement is building in Christchurch's east as the new $38.6 million Taiora QEII Recreation and Sport Centre opens this week.

Thursday marks the end of a long and hard-fought battle by the community to get a pool rebuilt at QEII Park, after the much-loved former complex was demolished …View more
Excitement is building in Christchurch's east as the new $38.6 million Taiora QEII Recreation and Sport Centre opens this week.

Thursday marks the end of a long and hard-fought battle by the community to get a pool rebuilt at QEII Park, after the much-loved former complex was demolished following the February 2011 earthquake.

stuff.co.nz/the-press/news/104259359/excitement-surrounds-the-opening-of-christchurchs-longawaited-qeii-complex
9 days ago

What did you think of the idea of having a flatwater lake in Christchurch's red zone?

Nicole Mathewson Reporter from The Press

Conflict remains over the exclusion of a sports lake from the Christchurch river red zone, despite Regenerate Christchurch, which made the decision, releasing reports showing how the decision was made.

The East Lake Trust has set up an online petition for a lake to be included in the 602-hectare…View more
Conflict remains over the exclusion of a sports lake from the Christchurch river red zone, despite Regenerate Christchurch, which made the decision, releasing reports showing how the decision was made.

The East Lake Trust has set up an online petition for a lake to be included in the 602-hectare red zone. The trust hopes to talk to decision makers about the disputed points that factored into the lake's rejection.

Read more on this issue (including the reports from Regenerate Christchurch) by clicking on the link below and let us know what you think in the comments.

stuff.co.nz/the-press/business/the-rebuild/104465645/lake-supporters-not-satisfied-by-regenerate-christchurchs-reasons-for-excluding-lake
1 day ago

1.Tree trimming & section maintenance. 2. Hard Landscaping

Gilda from Banks Peninsula

Can anyone recommend a business they have used who does 1. tree trimming & section maintenance in Hoon Hay area? 2. Hard landscaping eg rip up old concrete, level and re lay pavers etc...? Thanks

1 day ago

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