Latest update 30 Jun 2020

Former Odeon Theatre and neighbouring properties set to go under the hammer

Ōtākaro Limited is selling two of Christchurch’s high profile heritage buildings in the CBD’s South Frame - the former Odeon Theatre and the neighbouring Lawrie & Wilson Auctioneers property.

Latest update 25 Jun 2020

Avon Loop treasure hunt starting this weekend

$1500 worth of kayaking and cycling equipment will be up for grabs in the Avon Loop treasure hunt, which starts on 29 June to celebrate the completion of Ōtākaro Limited’s work along the riverside.

Latest update 25 Jun 2020

Avon Loop Treasure Hunt entry form

Prizes are a $500 Paddler Zone kayak package (two to be won) or a $750 EVO Cycles voucher. Plus if you email us a photo of you completing the treasure hunt you could win a $50 Pomeroy’s voucher!

Latest update 26 May 2020

Metro Sports Facility’s eco-friendly energy system a New Zealand first

People in central Christchurch will no longer be watching valuable energy go down the drain with the Metro Sports Facility set to include New Zealand’s first Waste Water Heat Recovery System.

Latest update 11 May 2020

North Frame pedestrian bridge construction underway

The 32-metre-long, 3.5-metre-wide bridge sits on a naturally desirable crossing point along the Promenade so it will make the journey easier for people heading to or from the north of the city or the

Latest update 14 Apr 2020

Ōtākaro Limited - COVID-19 update

Like most organisations, the lockdown has had a big impact on our day to day work delivering major projects in Christchurch.

Latest update 28 Feb 2020

Avon Loop pathway open

Central Christchurch’s first dedicated canoe and kayak launching ramp is now ready for use as part of Ōtākaro Limited’s upgrade of the Avon Loop riverside.

Latest update 27 Feb 2020

Braided river façade one quarter complete at Te Pae Christchurch

The braided river effect of Te Pae Christchurch Convention Centre’s façade is taking shape, with CPB Contractors having now installed a quarter of the 43,000 herringbone tiles.

Latest update 16 Dec 2019

Metro Sports Facility hydroslide a New Zealand first.

Christchurch’s Metro Sports Facility is set to include New Zealand’s first trapdoor hydroslide, a 12.6-metre-high ‘Looping Rocket’.

Latest update 28 Nov 2019

Crane change in Christchurch skyline

There’s going to be a change in the skyline this weekend with CPB Contractors bringing down the 60-metre tower crane working on Te Pae Christchurch Convention Centre.

Latest update 27 Nov 2019

Mana Motuhake unveiled in Victoria Square

A new artwork – Mana Motuhake – has today been unveiled in Victoria Square.

Latest update 21 Oct 2019

Avon Loop redevelopment underway

Work to upgrade the Avon Loop, the section of Oxford Terrace between Kilmore Street and Fitzgerald Avenue, is now underway.

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