Chch Today: Linwood traffic lights out

18:38, Mar 09 2014
Central library demolition
PHOTOGRAPHER'S VIEW: A demolition machine bursts out the Central library front door.

Welcome to a wrap of what's happening in Christchurch today.


Christchurch has a dry week ahead, with the MetService forecasting fine, dry days all week. Today is expected to ready 19 degrees Celsius, with some cloud and light winds.

Tomorrow will have morning and evening cloud and northeasterlies, for a high of 20C.

Morning cloud on Wednesday will clear for a fine day with a high of 21C with northeasterlies.



Police have advised the the traffic lights at the Buckleys Rd and Linwood Ave intersection are out. This is likely to cause delays at the busy intersection.


Q: What is the condition of the Canterbury Museum's Barker photographic negatives following the Canterbury earthquakes? Tony Rackstraw

A: Canterbury Museum holds more than 1000 images attributed to pioneering photographer Dr A C Barker. To date, only seven glass plate negatives from the Barker collection have been found damaged by the Canterbury earthquakes. They are undergoing conservation assessment and treatment which will return them to a fully usable state. Canterbury Museum


Mark Hadlow (Dori from The Hobbit) is at the Court Theatre tonight with a play called When the Rain Stops Falling, a drama, at 6.30pm. To book phone 0800 333 100.

Check out a group fitness class at Jellie Park tonight, with Pump at 6.30pm and Stretch and Release at 7.30pm. Classes cost $9.80 per person, equipment provided.

The Press