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St Albans skate park upgrade will cater for beginners

15 Feb 2022

An upgrade and extension of the St Albans skate park means beginner scooters and skaters will be better able to use the facility.

Playgrounds set to reopen on Thursday

12 May 2020

Kids will be able to burn-off excess energy at their local playground when the country moves to Alert Level 2 on Thursday.

Never a dull day for Council Parks Ranger

13 Jan 2022

There is no such thing as a normal day at work for Christchurch City Council Ranger Yvette Williams.

Sumner skate park on track for summer start

15 Apr 2021

A skate park will start to roll into view in Sumner this year following approval of plans for the wider Village Green.

Garden City name has long association

17 Oct 2022

As spring weaves its magic across the Garden City, we asked Christchurch City Council Head of Parks Andrew Rutledge how the name came about.

Turf is in the blood for new recruit

10 Aug 2021

Twenty one year old Lachie Stove is stoked to be starting his new role as a Sports Turf Operator at Hagley Park this month.

Wildflower trial set to bloom around Christchurch

17 Jan 2023

Two years of successful trials that have seen wildflowers blooming in Hagley Park and recently near the Antigua Boatsheds will ideally be expanded into selected community parks next spring.

Homeless people volunteer with park rangers

21 Dec 2021

A new volunteer programme for men who are supported by the City Mission - either through accommodation or the provision of food and self-care facilities - aims to provide regular, meaningful work opportunities.

Pavilion to form centrepiece of Korean garden

17 May 2022

A traditional Korean roofed pavilion to be installed in the Songpa-gu Garden at Halswell Quarry Park will commemorate Canterbury veterans of the Korean War.

Colourful makeover for basketball court

16 Mar 2022

A new pink, green and yellow coloured basketball court is designed to encourage girls to feel comfortable using and enjoying the court space.