Hagley/Ferrymead Community Board Plan: Invitation to Community Sessions

Oct 6, 2015

The Hagley/Ferrymead Community Board is in the process of developing a Community Board Plan for the period December 2015 to December 2016. It is intended that the Community Board Plan will contain the priority objectives, projects and actions required to achieve identified priority outcomes for the Hagley Ferrymead ward. The Community Board set up a… (read more)

Local Councillors Endorse Removal of Coastal Hazards Chapter

Oct 6, 2015

Hagley/Ferrymead Ward Councillors Yani Johanson and Paul Lonsdale have today endorsed the announcement in removing the Coastal Hazards Chapter of the District Plan Review until more work is done at a central government level. Both Councillors had raised concerns and sought more information on what was a significant proposal that had huge implications for land… (read more)

Residents Submission to 2015 Representation Review

Oct 6, 2015

Background The residents who met to make this submission would like to acknowledge that the current council and community board representation is the best they have enjoyed for many years. There is a feeling of wide community engagement and residents feel heard by the elected members. We are fearful that this quality of representation may… (read more)

Changes to Council Wards: What does it mean for Mt Pleasant?

Oct 6, 2015

By Jemma Penelope There have been a lot of changes around Mt Pleasant in the last few years, and there are more to come before the 2016 Local Authority Elections. The way communities are represented to the Christchurch Council is reviewed every six years, and that timeframe has rolled around again. Like many of the… (read more)

Tsunami Warning 17 September 2015

Sep 17, 2015

Following an 8.3 earthquake in Chile the Ministry of Civil Defence has issued a Tusanami warning for the area around Banks Peninsula. For more information and updates   People in coastal areas should: Stay out of the water (sea, rivers and estuaries, including boating activities) Stay off beaches and shore areas Do not go… (read more)

Mt Pleasant News 11 September 2015

Sep 14, 2015

News Second Stage of Coastal Pathway opens It was a wonderful opening of the Second Stage of the Coastal Pathway last Friday. It was great to have the Mayor present to lend her weight to the event but the but the stars of the show were the Mt Pleasant school Kapa Haka group. They did us proud… (read more)

Bolder Bay Classic Run

Sep 11, 2015


Alpine Garden Show

Sep 9, 2015


City Council & Community Board Representation Review

Sep 9, 2015

Representation Review 2015 – The Christchurch City Council has released for consultation an Initial Proposal on the Representation Review for the 2016 Local Authority Election.   The Council is seeking feedback on proposed changes to ward boundaries, community boards and councillor numbers.  The consultation started on 26 August and runs until 9 October 2015. The proposal… (read more)

Mt Pleasant News 28 August

Aug 30, 2015

Sponsor A Square Foot update Just a quickie update on the SQF fundraising campaign. The grand total now stands at $78,686.09. This is still a bit short of what we were hoping we could achieve from community donations ($100,000) and we remain about $300,000 short of our budget overall. We continue to work on ways to raise these funds. Please keep… (read more)