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  • 11 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Christchurch Borough Council, working in partnership with The Dorset Coastal Community Team (DCCT), has just been awarded £424,000 to deliver coastal projects in Christchurch. The BID, which was submitted to the Coastal Community Fund in 2016, aimed to connect people to the coast, connect coastal communities to each other and connect the Dorset coast to […]

  • 6 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The 2017 National Coastal Restoration Conference will take place in Christchurch, New Zealand, from March 22 – 26, 2017. The theme for the 2017 conference is ‘Diverse coastal environments in a time of change’ and being based in Christchurch will show-case the wide variety of coastal landscapes in and around Christchurch/North Canterbury and the Banks Peninsula. […]

  • 6 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Dune Restoration Trust of New Zealand announced recently that the 2017 National Coastal Restoration Conference will be held in Christchurch from March 22 – 26, 2017. The theme for the 2017 conference is “Diverse coastal environments in a time of change” and being based in Christchurch will show-case the wide variety of coastal landscapes in […]

  • 12 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    North Canterbury Fish & Game staff recently spent two weeks co-ordinating the removal of sediment from the Wairarapa Stream in western Christchurch, according to the Fish & Game New Zealand latest announcement. During this cleanup scheme, sixty-five tonnes of accumulated silt was blasted out of the Christchurch stream, one of the Avon River’s most important tributaries. The […]

  • 4 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Lyttelton Port of Christchurch’s new $85 million Cashin Quay 2 wharf was officially opened today by the Deputy Prime Minister, Bill English. “Our new Cashin Quay 2 wharf is an example of how we are increasing our capacity, growing our container trade and planning to meet the challenge of the next 30 years,” said LPC Chairman Trevor […]

  • 16 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Earlcoate Construction have completed the beach recycling project at Mudeford for Christchurch and East Dorset Council. The contract was carried out in an environmentally-sensitive area and planned accordingly. The main requirement of this coast protection scheme was to dredge and pump ashore approximately 25,000 cubic meters of sand/shingle, transport and spread along several beaches on […]

  • 2 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The beach recycling scheme in Christchurch, which was 12 months in the planning and which took eight weeks to implement, has been completed. The scheme to replenish beaches in Christchurch affected by the succession of storms during the winter of 2013/14 has involved pumping sand and shingle from the large off-shore sandbar (known as an […]

  • 4 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Following the storms of Christmas 2013 and February 2014, more than £1.4 million has been pledged for coastal repairs in Christchurch. Around £1.2 million of this is coming from the Environment Agency after Christchurch Council put in bids for work to repair damaged groynes and promenades and for beach replenishment. Christchurch Council will also be […]

  • 12 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Christchurch City Council has given the green light to a range of short term flood prevention measures in the hardest hit areas of Christchurch and Little River, following the delivery of the Mayoral Taskforce on Flooding report today. Mayor Lianne Dalziel said the taskforce approach enabled different parts of Council to come together to […]

  • 6 July 2011

    A Christchurch local politician is calling for action after the seaside suburb of New Brighton flooded again on Wednesday…   (radionz) [mappress] Source: radionz, July 6, 2011;

  • 6 September 2010

    Lyttelton Port of Christchurch (LPC) is fully operational following an extensive assessment by structural engineers. LPC has however sustained significant damage from Saturday morning’s 7.1 magnitude earthquake, centered approximately 40 kilometres from the port. The cost to repair the damage to the port is likely to be tens of millions of dollars. Following the earthquake […]

  • 22 June 2020
    Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics

    Heron Construction Company Ltd. announced today that the backhoe GPK, tug Kurutai and hopper barges WH761 and WH762 have completed the bund wall key trench for the Te Awaparahi Bay Reclamation in Lyttelton. “Heron is proud to have been a part of this great project with our JV partners C&R Developments and our client Lyttelton […]

  • 10 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Dredging work will begin soon on the lower Opawaho/Heathcote River in Christchurch, New Zealand, to help lower the risk of flooding in the area, the Christchurch City Councillor, Deon William Swiggs, said in its latest announcement.  The dredging is part of Christchurch City Council’s Land Drainage Recovery Program and will be carried out by contractor City […]

  • 27 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    A project to upgrade and improve the coastal defenses and promenade at Avon Beach reached completion last week after contractors and council engineers pulled out all the stops to ensure the site is fully open and operational for the start of the summer season, Christchurch Borough Council reports.  These works, undertaken by PT Contractors Ltd, involved raising […]

  • 12 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Work on dredging the stretch of the Heathcote River between Radley Street and the Woolston Cut could begin in the next few months, according to the Christchurch City Council. The Council’s Infrastructure, Transport and Environment Committee today voted to recommend the Council fast-track the planned dredging work to help reduce the flood risk in the area. […]

  • 1 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Over the years a thick layer of sediment has built up in the Woolston Cut, reducing its capacity to handle stormwater during heavy rain. Contractors engaged by Christchurch City Council are now dredging the Cut to remove the build-up of silt and deepen the channel. “The dredging will increase the capacity of the Woolston Cut […]

  • 8 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Avon Beach Promenade improvement works in Christchurch will begin later this month, reports the Dorset County Council. As part of the council’s ongoing program of works to improve and renovate the coastal defenses, these works will see the lower section of the promenade raised by approximately 900mm and some of the promenade widened. These improvements […]

  • 19 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Lyttelton Port Company (LPC) was recently granted resource consent by Environment Canterbury to dredge the existing shipping channel in Lyttelton Harbor/Whakaraupō. The Surfbreak Protection Society (SPS) subsequently appealed the consent, primarily over concerns about effects on local surf breaks. Peter Davie, LPC Chief Executive and Michael Gunson, SPS Research and Communications announced today that SPS […]

  • 7 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Lyttelton Port of Christchurch (LPC) has applied to the local government in New Zealand for resource consents to extend the reclamation in Te Awaparahi Bay, Lyttelton Harbor/Whakaraupo, from 10 to 34 hectares, including construction of a piled wharf. According to the port, people can make a submission to Environment Canterbury on the proposed consent conditions […]

  • 8 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Concrete blocks at Avon Beach will be moved as part of beach replenishment works in June 2017, reports the Christchurch Borough Council. The concrete blocks were installed at Avon Beach as temporary flood defenses in November 2016 and will form part of permanent promenade improvement works due to be carried out in Autumn 2017, subject to […]

  • 2 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Plans for a new multi-million dollar cruise ship berth released yesterday by the Lyttelton Port Company will open up new tourism opportunities for Christchurch, said Tourism Minister Paula Bennett. The $56 million dollar berth, funded by the Christchurch City Council, through its port company will enable large cruise liners to return to Lyttelton for the […]

  • 12 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Lyttelton Port of Christchurch (LPC) will lodge a Resource Consent Application (RCA) tomorrow for a further expansion of the reclamation at Te Awaparahi Bay, the company said in its latest announcement.  “The reclamation is needed to provide space for the port to meet the South Island’s growing freight requirements. It will ensure we can […]

  • 3 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Work to rebuild the South New Brighton jetty is set to begin during the next month, the Christchurch City Council just announced. The current jetty was knocked around in the 2010 and 2011 earthquakes and sustained further damage in a severe storm during 2013. The council has approved $400,000 to build a replacement and the project […]

  • 7 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Redcliffs residents now have greater security against flooding with the completion of the new Beachville Road seawall. The 500 meter-long seawall reconstruction by the Stronger Christchurch Infrastructure Rebuild Team (SCIRT) was celebrated at the weekend with a community gathering attended by scores of locals. New Heathcote ward councillor, Sara Templeton, declared the project finished with […]

  • 2 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    More than 30 Lyttelton locals and some berth holders from the inner harbor pile moorings visited Lyttelton Port of Christchurch’s information cabin Port Talk, located on Lyttelton’s main street, last week to find out more about the latest port’s development projects. Recently, LPC announced that it will build a new marina called Te Ana, at […]

  • 13 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Lyttelton Port of Christchurch (LPC) plans to build a new marina at the sheltered site of the inner harbor pile moorings in Lyttelton Harbor. The new marina will be Canterbury’s only walk-on floating marina and on completion of Stages 1 and 2 it will feature up to 200 berths for yachts and powerboats. Construction works […]

  • 15 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Lyttelton Port of Christchurch (LPC) has just started its baseline water quality monitoring program for its proposed Channel Deepening Project, the largest environmental monitoring program ever undertaken for a dredging project in New Zealand. LPC is planning to dredge the shipping channel in Lyttelton Harbor/Te Whakaraupō to deepen it in preparation for the visits of larger container […]

  • 22 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Port of Tauranga has just reported the completion of a major five year expansion program, including the channel dredging and landside facilities upgrades. The channel dredging project was completed ahead of time and below budget. The port’s shipping channels have now been widened and deepened, to 14.5 meters inside the harbor entrance and 15.8 meters outside the harbor. The Port Chairman, David […]

  • 22 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Lyttelton Port of Christchurch (LPC) has just announced that the company is seeking public feedback on the proposed channel deepening project in Lyttelton Harbor/Te Whakaraupō. “Internationally, container ships have been getting bigger for many years. To accommodate these larger ships we are proposing to dredge the channel to increase its depth by 5-6 meters and deepen the container berths at the […]