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The CCRU committee of seventeen is made up of property owners, business owners, property developers, IT consultants, software developers, a marketing consultant, RMA consultant, barrister, several architects, Doctor of Environment and a Doctor of Mathematics.


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January 9, 2020

Annual Review of the Greater Christchurch Regeneration Act 2016

Reviewer: Liz Sinclair

Date: September 2019

Under Section 150 of the Greater Christchurch Regeneration Act 2016 (the Act) specifies that the Minister responsible for administration of provisions of the Act, must commission an annual review (the Review) of the operation and effectiveness of the Act within 12 months of the commencement of the Act, and every 12 months after that. A report must be prepared for the Minister on that review, and the Minister must pr...

December 21, 2019

11 November - Southshore Residents Association ask the community to vote on wither they support the SSRA proposed nominated technical expert Gary Teear. Mr Teear from Ocel, is a qualified Marine Engineer who has already undertaken work in the area and has knowledge of the community issues.

If supported in his nomination he will collaborate with the CCC as the community’s technical expert representative on the estuary edge repair, from inception to its completion.

The November 2019 Special Edition BEACON >

November 15, 2019

CCRU Meeting of Groups from South of the Bridge November 11, 2019 at Pleasant Point Yacht Club

Community Groups give newly elected City Councillors and Community Board Members a crash course on coastal earthquake legacy issues.

A number of community groups from South of the Bridge met with the newly elected Christchurch City Councillors and Community Board Members for the Coastal Ward. The purpose of this gathering was to get them up to speed on local coastal issues and important ongoing projects. It was a chance for the...

November 15, 2019

Coastal Futures newsletter October 2019

Since the Council made its decisions on responses to the earthquake legacy issues in South New Brighton and Southshore, they have reported that they are doing what can be done right away, and planning for what needs to go out to contract.

See the newsletter update here >

August 28, 2019

"I'm disappointed that my community has had to endure eight years of endless consultation, endless talk, numerous reports, endless promises of action.” Says Councilor David East.

Christchurch City Council finally agrees to repair the earthquake damaged Estuary edge.

After 8 years of waiting and fighting for earthquake repairs to be done on the Estuary edge, a Community drafted Resolution was finally Passed by Christchurch City council.

This ensures Budgeting and Erosion management for the area around South Brighton R...

Not withstanding that the terms of reference for this work was supplied by the client (CCC) and that the focus in part was to prove wither there was earthquake legacy damage to the edge or not, it is a solid and useful piece of work.

It gives good reference to past work and the present the state of the Estuary edge and structures. CCRU believe this is a study that should have been undertaken well before now. This is a useful starting point for information building and more work on solution possibilities is now required....

August 26, 2019

Burwood Coastal community reps and members of the Coastal East Community battle with the CCC for action in the Coastal East area. 

Video Link to the deputations- click here>  http://councillive.ccc.govt.nz/video/8680

The community have a resolution to put forward by Councilor East for voting. Decision on the resolution was deferred to the 29th of August due to time constraints.

CCC agenda– Item 26- click here > 


August 1, 2019

AUG 1- CCC have put up the options resulting from the community needs meeting. The original feed back time of 2 days has been extended to 4 days.

Just to let you know that the possible options to respond to earthquake-related changes to the estuary edge in Southshore and South New Brighton are now available online for your information and feedback. This is your chance to have your say about how the Council responds to the earthquake legacy issues in your community.


July 14, 2019

 Coastal Futures Update newsletter dated 12 July - click here PDF

The CCC have now finalised the needs of the community and will be using them to help identify and evaluate options to respond to earthquake-related changes to the estuary edge.

See the finalised needs list here LINK >


Important dates

2–4 August 2019: Will be publishing the draft options for your comment on the website.

Link here https://coastalfutures.engagementhq.com/

CCC have acknowledged that the intern...

July 14, 2019

CCRU has submitted and given feedback on an integrated water strategy for Ōtautahi Christchurch and Te Pātaka o Rākaihautū Banks Peninsula.

The draft strategy covers Christchurch's water supply, wastewater, and storm-water. CCRU have given feedback on the elements of storm water, flooding, sea level rise, climate change response and adaptation, and Coastal Community wellbeing in relation to the CCC response to these issues.

Read the "CCRU Submission" here > PDF

Read "The Draft integrated Water Strategy" here > PDF

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