The Spinoff: Christchurch regeneration project slowly sinking

What’s the outlook for Papanui’s 400+ new residential sections promised in the Cranford Regeneration Plan? Think Papanui’s Simon Britten writes in The Spinoff on the challenges faced by landowners in the Cranford Basin:

The Christchurch regeneration project that is slowly sinking

The former wetland of Cranford Basin was all set to create 400 new properties as part of an exciting, and much needed, regeneration plan in Christchurch. Three years on, the land remains empty. What went wrong? Picture this: it’s the year 2020. In the north of Christchurch, the first of over 400…”