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Alcohol ban in Riccarton-Ilam area

Please note there is a permanent alcohol ban in the Riccarton-Ilam area.

This means you are not allowed to consume alcohol or carry open containers of alcohol on the streets and in public spaces in the area – this includes Ilam Road and University Drive.

This alcohol ban is in place 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. A breach of the ban is an offence and the Police will issue an infringement notice (instant fine). 

For more information, and larger map of the Riccarton-Ilam area, see the Christchurch City Council website.  

End of Dovedale book hold and returns services

The Dovedale pickup service for requests will end on Thursday 15 November.

Library services allowing pickup of requested items from the Dovedale campus and returns of books to the after hours returns bin outside the former Education Library will be ending on Thursday, 15th November.

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Know of any inspiring young entrepreneurs?

Have a great idea but need help developing it? Know somebody who has started their business and needs support in the early stages?

The Dream, Believe, Succeed Foundation was established to give business driven youth the opportunity of developing their entrepreneurial spirit and providing a funding start up together with a service and mentoring package to commence their own business or grow their existing business with the goal of becoming a successful business person.

The successful candidate will receive:

  • up to $20,000 cash and the following:
  • An accounting package from Deloitte to the value of $10,000
  • A legal package from Lane Neave to the value of $5,000
  • A branding, graphic design, media and communications package to the value of $15,000
  • A marketing package from Happy Hire valued at $1,500
  • An office space at The Greenhouse
  • An insurance package from Sherpa Insurance valued at $1,500
  • 12 months mentoring and support from the founder of the award, Steve Brooks
  • 12 months mentoring from a successful business person who is involved in your business industry

To support the Foundations vision offers an award, the purpose of which is to assist a motivated, driven young person to become a future business leader.

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