Hearings

Hearings for 2024 (weeks 9 and 10) resume on Monday 15 April, and continue on 16, 17, 18, 23 and 24 April 2024. The IHP hearings commenced on 10 October 2023 and continued through October and November 2023 (weeks 1 to 8).

Hearings in 2024 will be held in the Function Room, level one, Te Hononga Christchurch City Council Civic Offices, 53 Hereford Street, Christchurch.

At the hearings commencing on 15 April, the IHP will hear from Council and submitters on some city-wide qualifying matters and submitters yet to be heard on topics and matters from 2023 hearings.

Submitters to be heard in 2024 have been contacted by the IHP Secretariat. Any submitter who indicated they wished to be heard and hasn't been scheduled should contact the IHP Secretariat as soon as possible. Submitter evidence and documents be submitted to the IHP Secretariat at info@chch2023.ihp.govt.nz

Further updates, hearing schedules and hearing procedures will be published on this website.

Hearings are live streamed and recorded. Recordings will be available on this page.

Hearing proceedings and schedules of previous hearing weeks are available on this page, along with recordings of hearings. Hearings in 2024 will resume on Monday 15 April 2024. The final six days of hearings will be held in the Function Room, level 1, Te Hononga Christchurch City Council Offices on:

  • Monday 15 April 2024
  • Tuesday 16 April 2024
  • Wednesday 17 April 2024
  • Thursday 18 April 2024
  • Tuesday 23 April 2024
  • Wednesday 24 April 2024  

Hearing schedules for weeks 9 and 10 of the hearings listing witnesses appearing as at 12 April 2024 are below:

These schedules will be updated as appropriate. 

Hearing topics and subtopics updated February 2024.

The IHP has issued Hearing Procedures and Timeline for the Hearings on PC 14 updated as at 23 August 2023. The timeline will be updated to reflect the hearing dates confirmed on 1 March 2024. 

Notice of Hearing 

Notice of Resumption of Hearing

Submitters and further submitters who indicated in their submission that they wished to be heard were contacted in September and requested to complete a hearing appearance form and return it to the IHP Secretariat info@chch2023.ihp.govt.nz.  Submitters were also contacted in November. Submitters to be heard in 2024 were contacted in March 2024. Any submitter who wish to be heard and have not had contact with the IHP Secretariat should contact the IHP Secretariat at info@chch2023.ihp.govt.nz as soon as possible.  
 

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Hearing recordings