Regenerate Christchurch has publicly notified a draft regeneration plan for the Ōtākaro Avon River Corridor and invited written comments on the draft plan, which must be received by the end of 19 December 2018.
Following the end of the written comment period, Regenerate Christchurch will finalise the draft Regeneration Plan before providing it to the Minister for Greater Christchurch Regeneration for consideration.
The draft Regeneration Plan began with the release of a draft Outline for the Plan, by Regenerate Christchurch, in December 2016, which was gazetted on 6 April 2017.
Regenerate Christchurch used ideas, suggestions and proposals received together with information gathered during 2017 to identify 10 possible combinations of land uses.
Feedback on these land use combinations were used to develop a shortlist of options that includes a Green Spine running through the length of the Ōtākaro Avon River from the city to the sea and three distinct areas or ‘reaches’.
Regenerate Christchurch sought feedback on this shortlist in May and June 2018 through the Red Zone Futures exhibition. Feedback received during the exhibition period helped to inform the draft Regeneration Plan.