Chch Today: Drizzle, heavy cloud

Last updated 09:07 22/11/2013
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Welcome to a wrap of what's on in Christchurch today.


Patchy drizzle will continue through the morning, the day will remain cloudy with a northeasterly and a high of 17 degrees Celsius.

Morning and evening drizzle tomorrow will be separated by a fine afternoon, high of 20C.

Sunday will be cloudy with occasional drizzle and a southerly breeze, with a high of 23C.


A three-car accident on Moorhouse Ave just before 8am caused extra congestion at the Lincoln Rd intersection.

Two cars were blocking the east bound lanes on the Hagley Park side.

No one was believed to have been injured in the crash.

Some diesel has been spilled on the road, which will be cleaned up by council staff.


Q: How far do we have to go until Christchurch's roads are all fixed?

A: To date, 279,576 sq m of road pavement has been laid, which means 21 per cent of damage has been repaired.

If you have a question please email


Support your community and get some great summer reads at the Hoon Hay Book Fair. Three books for $1 each or make a $10 donation for a bag of books. Hoon Hay Park, Mathers Rd, 5pm to 7pm.

Head to Re:Start Mall on Cashel St for a dose of live music, performances and street art as the Artbeat programme begins for summer.

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