For quite a while our community have been wondering when public can have real access to the Christchurch Residential Red Zone and what is going to happen with this large tract of damaged land. As part of the Breeze Walking Festival starting this Saturday, Avon-Ōtākaro Network, the group advocating t... [More]
“Massive” support has been found among Christchurch’s local and regional electoral candidates for a multipurpose city-to-sea river park and eco-reserve in the Ōtākaro/Avon River red zone. [More]
“We are very excited by today’s announcement of the appointment of Ivan Iafeta as Chief Executive of Regenerate Christchurch,” says Rev Peter Beck, convenor of Eastern Vision. [More]
It was an interesting meeting organised by Mark Gibson on Wednesday 25th May evening. [More]
The huge success of Saturday’s Adopt the Avon part of the Mother of All Clean Ups is an indication of the tremendous community interest in the future health of the Avon River red zone according to Evan Smith of Avon-Otakaro Network which coordinated the Avon River event. [More]
Christchurch’s Avon River red zone could kick-start an ambitious national goal of creating 1.3 million hectares of new forest to improve health, wealth, and wellbeing, say Christchurch red zone campaigners. [More]
School students from local primary and secondary schools will plant another thousand native seedlings at Anzac Drive Reserve this week while environmental artists Martin Hill and Philippa Jones create a life size sculpture on site.
Avon-Otakaro Network (AvON) who want to turn the Avon River red zon... [More]
The “Poppies over Gallipoli” sculpture at the corner of Anzac Drive and Travis Road has been restored and moved to higher ground in time for the centenary commemorations of the Anzac landing at Gallipoli.
The sculpture was originally commissioned by the Burwood-Pegasus Community... [More]
Old neighbours from communities decimated by the earthquakes will meet up again on Sunday at gathering places along the waterways of Christchurch.
Every year people come together and reflect on the anniversary of the 22 February earthquake as part of the River of Flowers community commemorati... [More]
Following the success of last year’s coach trip celebrating World Wetlands Day, we are running another all-day coach trip this year on Sunday 1 February. [More]