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 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.

March 7, 2019

On March 4, 2019, Simon Watts Chair of CCRU presented the CCRU “proposal to Regenerate Christchurch for a pre-adaptation strategy for South shore and South Brighton” to the Coastal- Burwood Community board.

The purpose of the presentation was to allow members of the community board to ask questions regarding the strategy and to ultimately gain the endorsement of the community board.

Following the presentation, unanimous endorsement of the contents of the strategy was obtained and the Community Board have taken the furthe...

February 20, 2019

This document is directed mostly to Regenerate Christchurch in the face of their “pause” and associated community concerns about the lack of earthquake repairs in the Coastal South New Brighton/Southshore project area.

Proposal to Regenerate for a pre-Adaptation Strategy for Southshore and South New Brighton. Download PDF document >

Adaptation is separate from earthquake repairs, and these repairs (pre-adaptation) must be done before the adaptation process begins. 

This document was written during January 2019 in the cont...

With earthquake slumped land and advancing sea-level rise, do Brighton and Southshore have a habitable future? A regeneration plan will have to decide. JOHN McCRONE reports.

Mike Sinclair is looking happy, almost chirpy, as he points to the mark about chest high on the front wall of his house – where the floor level really ought to be according to council flood rules.

Sinclair lives in a row of homes along the estuary margin in Kibblewhite St, South New Brighton, where the earthquakes dropped the land about half a metre,...

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From my perspective Regenerate appears like the classic definition of a committee, a dark alley way down which ideas are lured and then quietly strangled.

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