Council cycle lane moratorium not yet lifted
6 October 2005
Council cycle lane moratorium not yet
The Christchurch City Council today decided against
lifting a moratorium on Council cycle way works, to further
examine issues about cycle lane use and safety.
moratorium only covers capital works involving cycle lane
tenders, so the Council remains committed to encouraging
cycling under its existing Cycling Strategy.
promotions will continue along with education programmes to
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Gordon Campbell: On The New Pike River Agency (And The Air Strike Wing)
Much of the sympathy the public still feels for the families of the Pike River miners has been sustained by the sense that the previous government – let alone the mining company and the processes of receivership and litigation – has never dealt honestly, or fairly, with them.
Finally, yesterday’s announcement by the Ardern government that a new state agency will be set up to assess and plan the manned re-entry to the mine (on a set timetable) goes a long way to meeting the families’ remaining request: that they be enabled, if at all possible, to bury their loved ones. More>>