First Community Board meeting of 2021 next week

At the last meeting of 2020, the Waipapa/Papanui-Innes Community Board: approved the location and construction of a temporary wayfinding sign for Shirley Community Reserve; approved the relocation of a bus stop on North Avon Rd; and approved three grants for the Board’s Positive Youth Development Fund, & four from the Board’s Discretionary Response Fund. Full minutes can be found at the link below.

The Board’s first meeting for 2021 is scheduled for 9am on Friday 29 January in the Papanui Boardroom.
https://christchurch.infocouncil.biz/Open/2020/12/PICB_20201218_MIN_4527_AT.PDF

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Free North Canterbury bus travel

Free travel on the direct bus services between Rangiora & Kaiapoi and the city has been extended for another week. These services operate at peak times Monday to Friday and travel along the Christchurch Northern Corridor motorway. See the Metro Canterbury post for further details:

Good news, Waimakariri residents 🤩 We’re extending free travel on our new direct bus services (91 Rangiora – City direct and 92 Kaiapoi – City direct) until Friday 29 January. You’ve got another week to try out this awesome service to and from the city 🚌 Feedback has been great … in the words of one Kaiapoi local, “Love this service, straight to work, no stress, no car park worries.” Boom! Check out the timetables here: https://www.metroinfo.co.nz/upcoming-timetable-changes/

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Term 1 Adult & Community Education at Papanui High School

From Papanui High School’s Adult and Community Education Facebook page:

Can you already play a few basic chords and rhythms on the Guitar or Ukulele but would like to improve your skills by learning some more challenging songs? Come along to Papanui High School and join our Ukulele and Guitar for Improvers course held on a Monday night 7.30-8.30 pm for 7 weeks. For further information and enrolment please visit our website https://www.papanui.school.nz/com-edu/category/music or email Barbara Roper rpb@papanui.school.nz or telephone our office on 033520701

A listing of all Term 1 courses can be found at https://www.papanui.school.nz/com-edu/categories


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Water restrictions introduced across Christchurch city

Level 1 water restrictions have been introduced across Christchurch from today, 14 January. The use of hoses, sprinklers and garden irrigation systems is permitted only on alternate days – even-numbered addresses on even dates, and odd-numbered addresses on odd dates. No water can be used outdoors between 3pm and 9pm. Click through for more information:
https://newsline.ccc.govt.nz/news/story/water-restrictions-introduced-across-christchurch-city-2

Water restrictions introduced across Christchurch city

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T2 lanes, Park & Ride and express bus for CNC

From Monday 11 January 2021, the T2 lanes, the Park & Ride facilities in Kaiapoi and Rangiora, and the new direct bus services between Waimakariri and Christchurch CBD via the Christchurch Northern Corridor will be operational. A trial of peak-hour bus priority lanes on Cranford Street is set to follow in February. Click through for more information:
https://www.nzta.govt.nz/projects/christchurch-motorways/christchurch-northern-corridor/letsride/

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