Details of the first Christchurch COVID locations of interest have been published on the Ministry of Health website, and can be found via a link on the main COVID website https://covid19.govt.nz/. Several are close to Papanui – see the official websites for detailed advice.
Consultation update: feedback on the Wheels to Wings – Papanui ki Waiwhetū cycleway, along with proposed changes to the design and information on alternative concepts can be found at the link below.
Key design change location are:
🥨 Copenhagen Bakery – additional parking, accessway and cycleway design changes
👩⚕️ Canterbury Charity Hospital – cycleway design changes
🌳 Bishopdale roundabout – retention of most trees
🚗 Wilmot Street – cul-de-sac shifted to Hoani Street
➡️ Chapel and Sails Streets – one-way vehicle access swapped
Video of the 21 October Hearings Panel briefing on the design options is also available online.
The Council is now seeking feedback on the design changes made following the initial round of consultation. Community information days are currently underway, and feedback can be submitted until 17 November. In December the two relevant Community Boards will hold a joint workshop on the options and will be briefed on the feedback received during the community information days and further engagement. Early in 2022 the Hearings Panel will formally convene to listen to submitters feedback before making a final recommendation to the Urban Development and Transport Committee.
Do you want to get pedalling with more confidence? Go Cycle Christchurch is offering a free cycle skills session for adults at Rutland Reserve on Thursday 4 November. See the Go Cycle Christchurch Facebook event for more details:
Shake that nervousness and join us for this free session to learn & practice better cycle skills to enjoy a safer ride around beautiful Christchurch!
We will have fun practicing corners, looking behind, left/right signalling, safe stopping and avoiding hazards in a car free environment for about an hour.
Then we practice on quieter neighbourhood roads….. if you are ready 😉
To secure one of the limited free paces, register via email GoCycleChristchurch@gmail.com or mobile 021 0277 9250.
All you need to bring is your bike, helmet and determination to learn new skills. No special clothing needed, just wear comfortable clothes to suit the weather.
You will be responsible for your own safety, so please make sure your bike is in good working order (we will not be able to do repairs).
Meeting place: Rutland Reserve, St Albans (by Paparoa St. School boundary)
If the weather is wet on the day this session will be postponed to our next event – those registered will be contacted directly if there are any changes.
Let’s get you pedalling with more confidence 😉
Work is about to start to apply the final seal and low-noise asphalt on the Christchurch Northern Corridor (CNC) and QEII Drive. Weather permitting, night work to apply chip seal will start this Sunday 31 October, and low noise asphalting around the end of November. The CNC section through Redwood has first priority.
It is expected to take until March 2022 to complete all surfacing work on the CNC from Cranford St to the Waimakariri Bridge and on QEII Drive from Main North Rd to Innes Rd.
The Council is holding three information days this week for the Wheels to Wings Papanui ki Waiwhetū cycleway to share what was heard during the consultation, Council’s responses, changes based on the feedback and further information on the proposed cycleway, including other options considered. Due to the current COVID Alert Level, bookings are required to ensure public health requirements are complied with. See the Council’s Facebook post or https://www.ccc.govt.nz/the-council/haveyoursay/show/454 for further information:
Information days for the Wheels to Wings Papanui ki Waiwhetū cycleway at the former Ara campus building in Bishopdale Mall start tomorrow.
📌Wednesday 27 October, 12pm to 7pm
📌Thursday 28 October, 12pm to 7pm
📌Friday 29 October, 9am to 3pm
For parents with younger children there’ll be a Level 2 version Halloween Scavenger Hunt on Friday 29 October from 4:30pm-5:30pm in St James Park in Papanui. This contactless event has a scavenger hunt sheet that can be downloaded from https://bit.ly/3pcxoae, or else see the post below for other options. For more information contact organisers Ray White Papanui or Rotary Club of Papanui.
Ray White Papanui and Rotary Papanui are delighted to put on this free Papanui community activity for children 12 years and under (accompanied by an adult). Come in your costume and join in the Halloween fun at St James Park!
We have made changes to our normal format to comply with current Covid 2 levels so this year there will be a contactless Halloween character scavenger hunt for the children to participate in.
The characters will be available for the children to find from 4.30pm – 5.30pm on Friday 29 October 2021 at St James Park, Papanui.
Due to this being under alert level 2 rules, and contactless you will need to download (and print if your preference) the scavenger hunt sheet and bring it with you. You can find the scavenger hunt sheet by either:
– You can come collect the scavenger hunt sheet from the Ray White Papanui office prior to the day | 7 Winston Avenue, level 1, Papanui
– Or email firstname.lastname@example.org and we will send you a copy
Rotary Papanui has been serving the local community for over 60 years and is proud to partner with Ray White Papanui to bring some Halloween fun for our Papanui families to enjoy .
COVID-19 protocol will be followed in accordance with current level 2 status
On Thursday 21 October at 2pm Council staff will brief the hearings panel for the Wheels to Wings cycleway. The briefing agenda (link below) includes the background to the project, a summary of the consultation feedback, and design concepts considered. The briefing will be livestreamed and will be followed by public information days and a further period of engagement with the community to gather feedback on the design concepts and the design changes made following the previous consultation. https://christchurch.infocouncil.biz/Open/2021/10/B-HPC_20211021_AGN_7289_AT_WEB.htm