Delays with Friday’s kerbside collection

The Council has advised that some green organic bins in Redwood, Northcote, Papanui, Strowan and Bryndwr might not be collected as usual today. Any bins not emptied today will be collected tomorrow Saturday 26 February.

We are experiencing delays in our kerbside collection today. As a result, some organic bins may not be collected in the suburbs of Redwood, Northcote, Papanui, Strowan and Bryndwr.

Bins not emptied today will be collected on Saturday 26 February. Please leave your bin out for collection by 6am on Saturday.

We apologise for this inconvenience and thank you for your co-operation at this time.

To keep up to update with any delays on your street download our Christchurch Wheelie Bins app.



18 February Community Board meeting outcomes

On Friday 18 February, the Waipapa/Papanui-Innes Community Board:

    • heard from Kiwi Property / Northlands Shopping Centre about surface flooding at the Langdons/Sissons intersection and increased traffic on Langdons Road;
    • received a deputation on starling issues in Dudley Street;
    • granted a ground lease at MacFarlane Park to the Kindergarten operating there;
    • approved a lighting upgrade at Owen Mitchell Park;
    • approved a road renewal for Dudley Street but laid proposed renewals for two other Richmond streets on the table pending a site visit;
    • approved two pedestrian islands for Langdons Road;
    • and received an area report on issues and initiatives within the Community Board area.

The Board will next meet on 4 March for a briefing and on 18 March for a formal meeting.

Click through to read the full minutes:


Green light for Greers/Langdons traffic signals?

Traffic lights for the Greers/Langdons intersection might get the go ahead if Councillors support their inclusion in the draft Annual Plan for 2022/23. This Thursday 24 February Councillors will meet to consider the city’s budget for the coming year, and it will then likely be open for public consultation from 11 March to 18 April. Funding for lights at the increasingly-busy intersection is among the proposals. Click through for more information on the draft Annual Plan:


Community market in Redwood this Saturday 19 Feb

The first Christchurch Northern community Market will run this Saturday 19 February from 9am to 2pm at the Redwood Hotel, with access off Prestons Road. The market will include: fresh produce; coffee; huge muffins; donuts; unique house & garden items; vege, flowers & house plants; garden boxes & ladders; mobile massage; honey; and arts & crafts. See the Facebook event or for more information.


Waipapa/Papanui-Innes Community Board agenda: 18 Feb

The Waipapa/Papanui-Innes Community Board will meet this Friday 18 February at 9:30am by audio visual link. The meeting will be streamed on the Board’s YouTube channel, and the link will also be shared on the Board’s Facebook page.

The agenda includes:

    • a Public Forum where people can speak for 5 minutes on almost any issue;
    • a ground lease for the Kindergarten at MacFarlane Park;
    • a lighting upgrade for Owen Mitchell Park;
    • road renewals in Richmond;
    • proposed pedestrian refuges for Langdons Road;
    • and an area report on initiatives and issues current within the Board area.

Click through to read the full agenda:


Wheels to Wings Hearings Panel

The Hearings Panel for the Wheels to Wings Papanui ki Waiwhetū Major Cycle Route will meet this Wednesday 16 February from 9am in the Council Chamber. People holding a current vaccine pass may attend the meeting in person, and attendance is also available by an audio-visual link.

Panel members are: Mayor Lianne Dalziel; Councillors Aaron Keown and Mike Davidson, and Community Board members Jason Middlemiss and Emma Norrish.

The Panel will receive a presentation from staff, followed by hearing from submitters. Submissions will also be heard on 4 and 16 March, after which the Panel will consider the submissions and deliberate on the proposal. The Panel is expected to make a recommendation to the Council’s Urban Development and Transport Committee.

The agenda, including the staff report, is available at the link below. All written submissions are also available on the Council’s website.