Local Govt | National News Video | Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Search

 


Christchurch City Council seeks input on Long Term Plan

Christchurch City Council seeks input on Long Term Plan


The Christchurch City Council is encouraging residents to have their say about the Long Term Plan that will shape the city over the next 10 years.

Mayor Lianne Dalziel launched the Our City. Our Future. campaign today on the anniversary of the first big earthquake to shake the region, a date she chose deliberately.

“This year 4 September symbolises new beginnings. The earthquakes caused a lot of damage and have presented the city with some big financial challenges, but they have also given us an opportunity to do things differently.”

The Mayor says feedback from residents will help the Council set priorities for the Long Term Plan.

“We are acutely aware that many of our residents are still stuck, unable to resolve issues with EQC, insurers, and flooding.

“But we need everyone to get involved if we’re going to make smart choices. What we decide now will have a significant impact for generations to come.”

Mayor Dalziel says the document the Council released today gives an overview of its financial situation, and some of the challenging issues it needs to confront to get the city back on its feet.

Mayor Dalziel urges residents to take the time to go online at yourvoice.ccc.govt.nz or visit a Council library or service centre to find out more about getting involved in the planning process.


- ends -

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Regional Headlines

 

Gordon Campbell: On The IOC’s Treatment Of Russian Sport, And Lone Wolf Terrorism

A blanket ban on Russian athletes would also have exposed the IOC to criticism that its treatment of Russia would have been marked contrast to its treatment say, of the track and field team from Kenya – a country about which the IOC has very similar doping concerns. More>>

ALSO:

Sounds Like A Plan: Auckland Council Receives Unitary Plan Recommendations

A key milestone in New Zealand planning history was reached today when the Independent Hearings Panel delivered the reports containing its recommendations on the Proposed Auckland Unitary Plan. More>>

ALSO:

National Park Expansion: Forests And Coast Of Kahurangi Protected

Five parcels of high value land totalling more than 890 hectares have been formally gazetted as part of the National Park. More>>

ALSO:

PPP Go-Ahead: SkyPath Gets Unanimous Support

Auckland’s SkyPath project has been given the go-ahead to be delivered through a public private partnership, after a unanimous decision at today’s Finance and Performance Committee. More>>

ALSO:

Gordon Campbell: On The Reserve Bank, The UN Shortlist, And Trump

Can there really be there any link between the US presidential elections and yesterday’s RBNZ signals on interest rates and the NZ dollar? Well, maybe. And it would be this: the improving US economy is reportedly putting a tailwind behind the US dollar, and rendering the actions of our Reserve Bank virtually irrelevant. More>>

ALSO:

Gordon Campbell: On What John Key Should Be Asking Joe Biden

No doubt, US Vice-President Joe Biden will be updating Prime Minister John Key on the chances of a TPP vote taking place in the ‘ lame duck’ session of Congress that’s held between the November’s election and the inauguration of a new President in January. More>>

ALSO:

Make NZ Make Again: Greens Will Establish A Minister For Manufacturing

The Green Party announced today that it will establish a Minister for Manufacturing in Cabinet, to better represent the interests of manufacturers and ensure they thrive. The Minister will be inside Cabinet and have responsibility for the long-term interests of the manufacturing sector. More>>

ALSO:

Get More From Scoop

 

LATEST HEADLINES

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Regional
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news