The earthquake ruptured our village and your decision corrodes our soul

Dr John Cook – GP New Brighton - eloquently said in his deputation- “continued uncertainty around the management of equity and safety and the future of the community in Southshore and South Brighton has led many residents to dark and unhealthy places..." "The earthquake ruptured our village, your decision corrodes our soul Our ground continues to shake as we and our families grow old I want you to bring humanity to the estuary edge we live by We need you to resolve our fate so in peace in our land we can lie" Simon Watts, Chair of Christchurch Coastal Residents United, says: “This was always a journey we would make together or not at all. Today the decision was made to make that journey toge

Council Says that repairing estuary edge may lead to continued development as a result of perceived

Council Says that repairing estuary edge May lead to continued development as a result of perceived safety. - Inconsistent with past Council decisions to defer work for consideration alongside adaptation planning in the Regeneration Strategy. - Inconsistent with South Brighton Park erosion management options and the Management Plan Purpose of item For the Council to decide whether to take over leadership of the Regeneration Strategy for Southshore and South New Brighton, and if so, the preferred process for Council to progress the adaptation planning work. Christchurch City Council AGENDA Notice of Meeting: An ordinary meeting of the Christchurch City Council will be held on: Date: Thursday

Submission to Christchurch Annual Plan- Urging the need for coastal repair budget

On May 1st, Simon Watts for Christchurch Coastal Residents United presented the CCRU submission on the Christchurch annual plan at the Christchurch City Council meeting. This submission pointed out the lack of expenditure on the eastern coastal estuary edge and the subsequent effects this lack of action and support has had on the wellbeing of the community. CCRU additionally pointed out the difficulties that communities have in getting further information on the contents of the plan or understanding what the plan refers to. Watch Simons presentation here- PDF of PowerPoint presentation >

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