Neighbourhood Week is an opportunity to organise a local gathering, bringing together people in your community. This summer the “week” runs from 27 October 2017 to 31 March 2018, and from today applications can be made for a small subsidy from Christchurch City Council Community Boards. Click through for more details, and for online and downloadable funding application forms.
Neighbourhood Week : Christchurch City Council
Neighbourhood Week is back again, this time for the entire summer from 27 October 2017 to 31 March 2018! It’s about bringing people together, so why not organise a local gathering to get to know your neighbours, community, family group, or sports team!
For Christchurch flood / weather emergency updates, follow the Canterbury Civil Defence page as well as keeping an eye on the Christchurch City Council facebook page and website (https://www.ccc.govt.nz/). Please also note that Canterbury Police are urging members of the public to stay home where possible and not to venture out in the hazardous weather conditions.
Civil Defence Emergency Management Canterbury
This is the Facebook page of the Canterbury Civil Defence Emergency Management Group. It has been set up to communicate information about preparing for, responding to and recovering from an emergency.
Keep an eye out for new road markings, including around the Papanui Parallel cycleway. Click through for more information…
New road symbols make their mark
Cyclists and drivers can expect some changes to their journeys over the next few months, as a series of new road markings spring up on streets around the city.
The new Bishopdale library & community centre Ōrauwhata will be officially opened this Saturday 22 July – the opening ceremony starts at 9.30am with the library open to the public from 10am. The new Ōrauwhata: Bishopdale Library and Community Centre opens at 13 Bishopdale Court (next to the old library site) on Saturday 22 July 2017. You are welcome to come along for a fun-filled morning to celebrate its opening.
(Find out more about the closure of temporary Bishopdale Library and the new Ōrauwhata: Bishopdale Library and Community Centre https://my.christchurchcitylibraries.com/news/temporary-bishopdale-library-closing-for-good-on-saturday-8-july-at-1pm/)
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Do you have any questions for Papanui Councillor Mike Davidson, or anything you would like to discuss with him? Mike will be holding a drop-in session at the Papanui Library this Friday 21 July from 12:30pm.
The agenda for this Friday’s meeting of the Papanui-Innes Community Board includes: a change to the Tomes Road crossing for Paparoa Street School; other parking and traffic control proposals; and a report on the feasibility of extending the St Albans Skate Park. The meeting will start at 9am on 21 July and is open for the public to attend.
Agenda of Papanui-Innes Community Board – 21 July 2017
The latest Papanui Innes Community Board newsletter can be found here: http://christchurchcitycouncil.createsend1.com/t/r-e-jlljeik-l-r/
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Welcome to our community newsletter. Despite the chill, there are a lot of fun things happening in our area. In this issue, we outline our support for community groups and individuals, and provide details on local developments. We hope you enjoy our updates and look forward to continuing to work tog…
Here’s Papanui Councillor Mike Davidson speaking at the weekend’s Papanui Parallel cycleway event. (Video credit: Duncan Webb for Christchurch Central)
Mike Davidson gives the cycleway network a good plug!
Young people in Papanui (and the rest of Christchurch), check out this event from the Christchurch Youth Council, aimed at first time voters or anyone who would benefit from more information about why their vote matters and what each major political party stands for. 5:30pm Tuesday 11 July – click through for details. Christchurch Youth Council supported by PYLAT would like to invite you to come along share some kai and engage with local politicians about the vision, goals and principles of their political parties!
This event is aimed at first time voters or anyone who would benefit from more information about why their vote matters and what each major political party stands for.
This event will be non-confrontational, and is run predominantly by other young people. There will be free food and opportunities to ask questions and mingle with others attending.
The Christchurch Youth Council is an organisation comprised of young people aged 12-24 who want to empower other young people in Christchurch.
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At the 30 June board meeting, the Papanui-Innes Community Board: resolved to write to the Police to express its concerns about “boy racers” speeding up Farnswood Place; approved a change to give way controls at Mary Street, Frank Street and Gambia Street; approved Discretionary Response Fund and Positive Youth Development grants; requested in investigation into a replacement for the former bus stop outside the Countdown Supermarket at Northlands Mall; and requested an investigation into sites & costings for a skate park for youth in the Papanui area.