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Algal bloom prompts health warning

16 Jan 2019

People and animals, particularly dogs, are being warned to avoid the area of the Waimakariri River near State Highway 1 and Main North Road bridges because of a potentially toxic algal bloom.

Riverside phones way to talk your worries away

27 Apr 2022

Inspired by the story of a grieving man following the 2011 Japan tsunami, the organisation behind the River of Flowers project has installed 12 telephones along the river to talk your worries away.

Visiting Christchurch or Burwood Hospital? Wear a mask

12 Jul 2021

People visiting Christchurch or Burwood Hospital are being asked to wear masks to help stop the spread of viral respiratory illness.

Handle potting mix, compost with care for health's sake

25 Oct 2019

Christchurch gardeners are being warned to take care when handling potting mix and compost because of the risk of Legionnaires disease.

Swim sessions removing barriers for women

23 Feb 2022

Weekly women-only sessions at Te Pou Toetoe Linwood Pool are proving a hit with up to 195 people attending each week.

Council lifesavers find new home in community

6 May 2021

Community groups are taking charge of former public pool ‘lifesavers’.

Sweltering heat in Christchurch prompts health warning

25 Jan 2021

Cantabrians are being urged to keep cool and hydrated during a stretch of sweltering temperatures forecast for the region over the first half of this week.

Explore all avenues for Walking Festival connections

26 Mar 2021

Anyone can “Walk a Mile in a Refugee’s Shoes” during the upcoming Walking Festival.

Community groups 'grateful' for free Council computers

20 Oct 2023

Walking down Merivale’s Church Lane on a Tuesday morning, you might hear music and laughter coming from the All Souls Church.

COVID cases in Christchurch highlight need to get vaccinated

28 Oct 2021

Confirmation of two COVID-19 cases in Christchurch is a stark reminder of why people need to follow the public health guidelines and get vaccinated, says Mayor Lianne Dalziel.