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New pathways will make for smooth ride

11 Jun 2021

North Hagley Park will soon have a continuous, sealed pathway around its perimeter.

Favourite parks in frame for young video creators

14 Jan 2021

Park-loving young filmmakers can share their favourite outdoor space with a wider audience by creating a 60-second video to celebrate Parks Week.

BMX club gets go-ahead for new pump track

16 Feb 2022

A Christchurch BMX club has been given approval to build a brand new, sealed pump track at Bexley Reserve.

One-year trial for new coastal Parkrun

6 Oct 2022

A weekly community-led running event will be trialled at Bottle Lake Forest Park in the city’s north-east starting on Saturday 8 October.

Board bats for Elmwood Park cricket nets

18 Aug 2020

A Christchurch cricket club has won approval for a new 20-year ground lease – covering 518 square metres – in order to install replacement practice nets in Elmwood Park.

New name reflects importance of cemetery

30 Jun 2021

A name change for Avonhead Park Cemetery will reflect its significant location as the interment site of the unidentified victims of the 22 February 2011 earthquake.

Plans to revitalise former Christchurch school site

9 Feb 2021

More facilities will be added to Te Papa Kura Redcliffs Park as Christchurch City Council continues to revitalise the former school site for community use.

Blooming wild flowers a bee-spoke addition to North Hagley Park

20 Jan 2022

A corner of North Hagley Park has been planted with wildflowers to help boost the city’s bee population.

Different options eyed for four Halswell playgrounds

17 Nov 2021

Play options at four neighbourhood parks in the fast-growing Halswell area are being weighed up because the existing play equipment has reached the end of its life.

Rocks play a starring role in this garden

26 Jan 2023

An unusual crevice garden created just before the 2020 lockdown is proving a hit with local, out of town and international visitors to the Christchurch Botanic Gardens.