Tag Archives: River

Tribute to Avonside

On Easter Sunday (31st of March) Holy Trinity Avonside will be holding a tribute to Avonside, as the area undergoes the biggest change in its history. The tribute will start at 2.00pm with a service of thanksgiving and blessing led … Continue reading

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Avon River Spring Festival Labour Weekend – visit the new SCIRT walkway

SCIRT are inviting people to inspect the new walk/cycleway next to the rebuilt part of Fitzgerald Avenue alongside the Avon Loop. There is more information here. .

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Ecological effects of sewage and silt in Christchurch's streams and rivers

Environment Canterbury has carried out a number of surveys and studies into the effects on streams and waterways of wastewater inflows and silt deposits, and have released reports on their findings. ECan’s media release on the effects of untreated sewage being discharged into the … Continue reading

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Avonside during the heavy rain

The photographs below were taken yesterday afternoon along River Road and Avonside Drive. River Road, near Swanns Bridge, with Cowlishaw Street on the far side of the river. River Road near Dallington Terrace. The road has flooded and a breach … Continue reading

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Blog photographs

The recent Retreat Road photographs were more popular than I imagined. Blogger/Blogspot works best with Picasa Web Albums and so that is where the photographs are stored. Unfortunately Picasa Web Albums is difficult to find and navigate so a different … Continue reading

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