David was happy to meet up anywhere on the Ōtākaro as he thinks the whole corridor is amazing and should be an important part of the narrative of our city.
The Wizard of New Zealand met with us outside the old Avonside Girls site as it is close to where he lives and he has been watching nature take it back for the last 10 years.
Jake met with us at the Avon Loop as he supports the Avon Loop Planning Association in their desire for a peace park.
Stephen met with us at the Fungi Farm a children’s natural play area in the Red Zone, a place he brings his tamariki often
Celeste met with us on the Estuary Edge near where her old family home was Red Zoned. I think you will agree the view was spectacular.
Kelly has spent most of his life knocking around the Burwood part of the Ōtākaro and sees the regeneration plan as an important part of bringing life back to the East
Mike met with us on the corner of New Brighton Road and Locksley Ave because he admires the dedication that a community member is putting in to care for the land
Global Settlement What is the global settlement? The Global Settlement is a post-quake deal between the Crown and Christchurch City council, laying out the ownership of public assets built or acquired by the Crown and council post-earthquake. Included in the agreement is the transfer of ownership from the Crown to Council of the Bus exchange, …
Petition 2012 In May 2012 we delivered a petition signed by more than 18,500 people, asking parliament “to work with the people and local authorities of Christchurch to ensure the Avon River Red Zone becomes a reserve and river park when the home owners have to leave. Blessed by City Councillors Peter Beck and Glenn …
Waitākiri Sanctuary What is Waitākiri Sanctuary? Waitākiri Sanctuary would be a fenced ecologically-restored enclosure. Free of introduced predators and pests. For the reintroduction and conservation of native species that have been lost from the locality. A mix of wetland and lowland habitats encompassing Travis Wetland and the west Burwood residential red zone, 150ha area, 8km …