PAK’nSAVE Resource Consent hearing this week

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:…/consultations-an…/haveyoursay/show/256


Cranford Street resurfacing work to restart

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:…/cnc-cranford-street-project-update-2…


Recap: the week ended 29 November

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.

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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.

Coming up

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With warm regards
Simon Britten