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Vandals damage new Lancaster Park turf

12 Jul 2022

Less than a month after it was reopened to the public the turf at Lancaster Park has been hit by vandals.


Thrills not spills on new pump track

19 May 2023

A brand new, sealed pump track at Bexley Reserve is set to delight park users.


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.


Doris Lusk artwork is a family affair

8 Apr 2024

A new interactive artwork in Doris Lusk Reserve in Linwood Village pays homage to the artist the reserve is named after, and was designed by her granddaughters, Natasha English and Tatyanna Meharry.


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.


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.


Council parks to be maintained in-house

15 Aug 2023

In-house teams of Christchurch City Council staff will be created to maintain the city’s parks.


Lyttelton Recreation Ground set for a makeover

13 Oct 2023

A new “multi-sport zone” will be built at the Lyttelton Recreation Ground as part of a redevelopment of the site.