The public hearing into the Foodstuffs application for Resource Consent for a PAK'nSAVE supermarket on Main North Road starts tomorrow, 3 December, at 9:30am in The Atrium (Netball Centre) at 455 Hagley Avenue. The hearing is set down to run for three days, with the applicants presenting on the first day, and public submitters on Wednesday 4 December. The hearing is open for the public to attend. More information, including evidence, witness statements, and some updated plans, can be found on the Council's website at:
Despite the optimistic sign in the window, the best dumplings in Christchurch might be off the menu for a while. The China Kitchen is looking for a new site, preferably still in Papanui, following the fire early in November. More information at:
Harewood Rd is closed this morning in both directions at the Papanui Rd intersection. Emergency services are on the scene. Take care if you’re in the area & watch out for traffic disruptions.
Resurfacing on Cranford Street has been delayed by technical glitches and issues with the subsurface. The CNC Alliance has now announced that chip sealing and asphalting work is restarting. Once the west side is done, traffic will be swapped to that side while the east side is worked on. Read more in this project update:
Northcote Primary School have a Santa Photo fundraiser coming up next week. The deadline to book a time has been extended through to the 6th of December. See this flyer or contact the school for more information.
Think Papanui’s curator Simon Britten rounds up stories from the past week:
Top post of the week was the live video I shared while taking a walk though last weekend’s Celebrate Bishopdale and Bishopdale Skate Jam events.
Christchurch North Community Patrol has a fundraising campaign underway towards the replacement of a patrol vehicle.
I shared about outcomes from last Friday’s meeting of the Waipapa/Papanui-Innes Community Board.
St James Avenue will be closed this coming week for chip sealing.
A Facebook Group has been set up to connect people associated with the former Methodist Children’s Home in Papanui.
Next Friday 6 December there’s a “school’s out” pool party at Jellie Park for young people in the north west of Christchurch. The event is for people in school years 7 to 13, starts at 6pm, and features live bands, competitions, and more. Click through for details:
St James Avenue is set to be closed again for chip sealing. Signage on site indicates closures from 7am to 6pm, Tuesday to Friday next week. For more information see: