Canterbury News & Alerts


Christchurch City Council

Boil water notice lifted for Akaroa, Takamātua

The boil water notice for Akaroa and Takamātua has been lifted today, but Level 4 water restrictions remain in place due to critically low stream flows on Banks Peninsula.

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Change the game. A presentation from Sport Canterbury.

Change the game. A presentation from Sport Canterbury to address the common misconceptions around what drives sporting success in our children. An informative evening led by influential speakers in their field on how you can help your child navigate their way through sport.

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Christchurch City Council

Five Community Boards are now looking for new nominations in order to recognise those special people who go “above and beyond”

For 25 years, Community Boards in Christchurch have been celebrating inspirational people who help make local areas a better place to live. Five Community Boards are now looking for new nominations in order to recognise those special people who go “above and beyond”, giving their time and energy freely to help and support others.

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Water Skills for Life is the essential beginning for lifelong water safety

Water Skills For Life was developed for children in Years 1 – 8 to learn water safety. It establishes broad fundamental competencies for life-long water safety.

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Public Health Alert: Algal bloom in Lake Pegasus

Our Community and Public Health unit has issued a health warning for Lake Pegasus. People should avoid the lake and animals, particularly dogs, should not be allowed near the water until the health warning has been lifted.

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Surgery and outpatient appointments to go ahead at Canterbury DHB facilities tomorrow

Planned surgery and outpatient appointments will go ahead in Canterbury as planned tomorrow 15 February 2021. However, if you are sick please stay home and call the number on the appointment letter to let staff know you won’t be attending.

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Health Warning – Precautionary boil water notice in Akaroa

Canterbury DHB Medical Officer of Health, Dr Cheryl Brunton, says while the risk to people’s health is believed to be low due to the large volume of water in the reservoir, there is potential for people to develop gastro illnesses if they drink water from the Akaroa reservoir without first boiling it.

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Updates on Amberley tyre stockpile

Environment Canterbury is working closely with Hurunui District Council to manage a tyre stockpile at 122 Racecourse Road, Amberley where a large fire broke out on 29 January 2021.
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NZ Fire and Emergency

Fire & Emergency NZ

Strong winds in Canterbury are increasing the fire danger and are expected to last for another 12 to 18 hours. We are asking anyone with a fire permit in Canterbury to hold off burning until conditions ease.
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