15 Jun 2020

New Brighton locals frustrated by slow suburb revamp

From Morning Report, 8:49 am on 15 June 2020

Christchurch's New Brighton community is sick of delays in a long promised revamp to its run-down local shopping area, and is calling on the council to dump the group it's given the job to.

Development Christchurch was set up by the City Council in 2016 to revitalise quake damaged areas like New Brighton.

A master plan for the area was agreed to in 2015 after three years of development - but five years on locals say there is nothing to show of it.

Rachel Graham has more.