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Sunday, March 8th, 2015

PM support buoys coastal path backers

The Press 22 August 2014. Key excited about coastal pathway. An endorsement from Prime Minister John Key has the backers of the Christchurch Coastal Pathway more hopeful than ever they can fund the $20million project. Work on the path has started on the Mt Pleasant Walkway from Ferrymead Bridge but the plan is for a… More

Sunday, March 8th, 2015

Coastal Pathway will enhance city lifestyle

Wouldn’t it be fantastic eventually to have a green pathway into the city? One of the greatest pleasures of any city is being able to escape from it, or its unwelcome aspects such as crowds and congestion, and to enjoy nature. The seaside is healthy – all those negative ions are good for you. Walking… More

Sunday, March 8th, 2015

Design approval at Beachville offers family area.

The Christchurch Coastal Pathway is a step closer after the final design for the Beachville Rd section was approved on 17th December 2014. The board received about 200 submissions on the Beachville Rd section and after a workshop, six improvements to the concept plan were accepted. Hagley/Ferrymead Community Board chairwoman Sara Templeton said the Beachville… More

Friday, November 1st, 2013

Causeway reopens with first open section of the new Christchurch Coastal Pathway

On Friday 1 November after six months of detours around the back of McCormacks Bay, mayor Lianne Dalziell, assisted by local Redcliffs school pupils cut the ribbon to re-open the causeway and open the first new section of the Christchurch Coastal Pathway. A huge thank you to Fulton Hogan who gifted the labour and materials for… More

Monday, October 28th, 2013

Christchurch Coastal Pathway on TV1 – Christchurch: From The Streets (Series 1 Episode 5).

On Sunday 27 Oct the Christchurch Coastal Pathway was on TV1’s Christchurch: From The Streets (Series 1 Episode 5).  See http://tvnz.co.nz/christchurch_from_the_streets/video. The Christchurch Coastal Pathway segment starts at just after 17 minutes. It is also accessible per TVNZ Ondemand website or various apps for mobile devices Well done Tim Lindley and Liz Studholme for putting the vision… More

Wednesday, July 24th, 2013

Coastal Pathway project gets a boost from Fulton Hogan

The 6.5 km Coastal Pathway from Ferrymead to Sumner has received a welcome boost thanks to a $250,000 contribution from construction company Fulton Hogan. The company is rebuilding the causeway across McCormack’s Bay and as part of that project it will carry out $250,000 worth of work to help form the section of the Coastal… More

Thursday, June 27th, 2013

Christchurch Council votes to commit $9.9m towards the Coastal Pathway

On the 24th June, 2013, at a Christchurch City Council meeting, councillors voted unanimously to commit $9.9m towards the coastal pathway project to begin being spent immediately. $750,000 has been allocated for improvements along the current Causeway rebuild.

Sunday, June 16th, 2013

CCPG Notes taken at the Christchurch City Council meeting 13 June 2013

Date: Thursday, 13 July 2013Time: 9.30amPlace: Council Chamber, Civic Offices, 53 Hereford StreetMatter under discussion: Adoption of the Christchurch Coastal Pathway Concept Plan and Feasibility study. 1. Deputation by Chris Doudney, Concerned Redcliffs ResidentsChris noted the 85% support for the pathway. His group does not oppose the CCP (Christchurch Coastal Pathway) but supports the Pathway… More

Wednesday, June 12th, 2013

Pathway Concept before Council 13 June 0930. Please come and offer your support

Hooray – the Christchurch Coastal Pathway Concept finally goes before Council on 13/6/13 for formal adoption!  The full cost of the pathway is estimated at $17M. At the meeting we will be advocating to Council that 3M dollars for each of the next three years be included on the Council’s Three Year Plan for the… More

Saturday, May 18th, 2013

Health Benefits of Cycling

Our members have been reading!  Here is a short selection of articles focused on the health benefits of cycling. How using transport other than private motor vehicles can affect health positively in 5 different ways.  http://sustainablecitiescollective.com/embarq/136621/world-health-day-5-questions-how-transport-related-health  Here’s one about the advantage that biking or walking to school confers on children’s concentration.  http://www.theatlanticcities.com/commute/2013/02/kids-who-walk-or-bike-school-concentrate-better-study-shows/4585/ Interesting guardian article… More

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