Update: Main North Rd crossing



A signal-controlled pedestrian crossing is about to be constructed across Main North Rd outside Northlands. See the link in the comments for a Community Board document with more details.




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Businesses plead with Council to change Cranford St plans


The planned 4-laning of Cranford Street features in this week’s NorWest News: “Businesses plead with Council to change Cranford St plans”. Click through & open the Sep 26th edition to read the full article:
http://norwestnews.localnewspapers.today/index.php

NorWest News – Christchurch, New Zealand

Free local newspaper directory – NorWest News – Christchurch, New Zealand

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The Breeze Walking Festival : Christchurch City Council


The Breeze Walking Festival starts this Saturday 30 September. There are several events near the Papanui area, including a ‘Bear Hunt’ for younger walkers (2 Oct, Walter Park), and a guided walk at Ōtukaikino Reserve (10 Oct). Click through for more details and a full programme:
https://www.ccc.govt.nz/news-and-events/events/show/37

The Breeze Walking Festival : Christchurch City Council

Your event guide for what’s on in Christchurch and Canterbury.


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Agenda of Papanui-Innes Community Board – 29 September 2017


The Papanui-Innes Community Board will meet this Friday 29 September at 9am in the Papanui Boardroom. The agenda includes: 40km/h variable speed limits for Veitches Road (outside Casebrook Intermediate) and for Vagues Road (outside St Joseph’s School); applications to the Board’s Discretionary Response Fund and Positive Youth Development Fund; thirty-two applications to the Neighbourhood Week Fund; and three-year funding for 3 community organisations. Click through to see the full agenda:
http://christchurch.infocouncil.biz/RedirectToDoc.aspx?URL=Open/2017/09/PICB_20170929_AGN_1442_AT_WEB.htm

Agenda of Papanui-Innes Community Board – 29 September 2017



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Papanui Walk ‘n’ Talk


The Papanui Walk ‘n’ Talk walking group meets at the Papanui Library at 10am on Wednesdays during school terms. An experienced walk leader takes the group on 30-40 minute walk, which is aimed at encouraging local people to get active and find out what is in their local community. Click through for more information:
https://www.ccc.govt.nz/rec-and-sport/walks/join-a-walking-group/walk-n-talk/papanui

Papanui Walk ‘n’ Talk : Christchurch City Council

Bring a friend, meet new people, and discover that walking is a relaxed activity for all ages.


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Community Board Supports Youth to Grow and Be The Best They Can Be


The Papanui-Innes Community Board supports young people through the Positive Youth Development Fund. Here’s a story on Year 10 Student Liam Morrison’s experience on the Spirit of New Zealand:
https://www.infonews.co.nz/news.cfm?id=114303

Community Board Supports Youth to Grow and Be The Best They Can Be | infonews.co.nz New Zealand’s local news community

Burnside High School Year 10 Student Liam Morrison had an amazing experience on the Spirit New Zealand, assisted by a grant from the Papanui Innes Community Board.

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Plans for new shops and foodcourt at Christchurch’s Northlands Mall


More stores, eating and seating options for Northlands? The mall has resource consent to expand and the Council is considering a building consent application. Click through for details…
https://www.stuff.co.nz/business/97064044/plans-for-new-shops-and-foodcourt-at-christchurchs-northlands-mall

Plans for new shops and foodcourt at Christchurch’s Northlands Mall

Christchurch’s Northlands Mall is planning to embark on another extension.


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Plan to ease congestion on Christchurch’s Northern Motorway to go ahead


From today’s Press: “Environment Canterbury (ECan) has given the green light to an extra lane and cycleway on the Waimakariri Bridge. … Waimakariri MP Matt Doocey was excited “the voice of the Waimakariri community was heard”, while Papanui-Innes Community Board chairwoman Ali Jones was disappointed by the lack of support for rail.”
Click through for the press release from ECan:
https://www.ecan.govt.nz/get-involved/news-and-events/2017/plan-to-ease-congestion-on-christchurchs-northern-motorway-to-go-ahead

Plan to ease congestion on Christchurch’s Northern Motorway to go ahead

Environment Canterbury’s council today approved a variation to the Regional Land Transport Plan to allow a third southbound lane, and a cycle facility, over the Waimakariri Bridge to address congestion.

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