About this site

Browser support

We aim to be browser and operating system neutral. Due to differences between browsers our site may render slightly differently on different platforms but the differences should be cosmetic.

We encourage you to keep your browser up-to-date; not only to provide you with the best possible experience on our site and others but, more importantly, so that you can enjoy a safe browsing experience. An up-to-date browser will significantly reduce the chances of your computer becoming infected with malware and the possibility of your personal information being compromised.

If you would like to let us know how you find our site or have any suggestions please email TfC@ccc.govt.nz

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Terms of use

The Transport for Christchurch website is owned by the Christchurch City Council and NZTA. When you use this website, the following terms apply.

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The preparation and provision of the information on this website has been made in good faith from a number of sources that are believed to be reliable.  All due care has been taken to ensure that the information is accurate and up to date.

Christchurch City Council and NZTA shall not be liable for any errors and omissions, nor for any direct or indirect, incidental, special or consequential loss or damage arising out of or in connection with the use of this website or the information contained on it.

Christchurch City Council and NZTA do not guarantee that there will always be uninterrupted or error-free access to the website, or that any files available for downloading will be error-free or free from viruses, faults or defects.

Links and references to other websites are provided as a convenience only.  Christchurch City Council and NZTA have not reviewed and does not endorse or assume responsibility for material posted or services or products offered on any other website.

If you wish to provide a link to our site from your website, you must do so in such a way that it is clear to users that the pages are part of the Transport for Christchurch website. You must not represent any page on this website in a subframe.

You must not do anything which alters our website or interferes with how it works.

When driving around Christchurch you are potentially entering areas where demolition is taking place, and where building and renovation work is being undertaken. Heavy abnormal loads will be in transit on the roads and even though there are routes and guidelines on the site, the NZTA, Christchurch City Council and/ or Transport for Christchurch does not take any responsibility for damage or loss to vehicles, vehicle contents or in respect of personal injury.

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This website, including these terms, is changed and updated from time to time. Some of the online services made available by the Christchurch City Council and NZTA may be subject to additional terms and conditions.  By accessing and using any online or other interactive service, users are deemed to have accepted the terms and conditions applicable to that service

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Copyright statement

Unless otherwise indicated, the Christchurch City Council and NZTA hold the copyright on all material on tfc.govt.nz. This material can be used for personal and non-commercial purposes free of charge without the permission of the Christchurch City Council or NZTA, provided that the source and copyright status of the material is acknowledged, the material is reproduced accurately and it is not used in a derogatory or misleading way.

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Trademarks and logos

Christchurch City Council and NZTA do not authorise the use of trademarks and logos on the website without prior written permission. These are the registered or unregistered trade marks of Christchurch City Council/ NZTA or other associated third parties. You must not copy or use our trademarks (including the logos), except if you first obtain our written permission.

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Third party copyright

Some material on tfc.govt.nz is sourced from third parties. Permission cannot be granted by Christchurch City Council and NZTA to reproduce any copyright material available on tfc.govt.nz that is owned by a third party.

OpenStreetMap® is open data, licensed under the Open Data Commons Open Database License (ODbL). The cartography in OpenStreetMap® map tiles are licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0 license (CC BY-SA). For more information please visit OpenStreetMap® copyright page

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Privacy statement

The information in this privacy statement applies to personal and other information collected on transportforchristchurch.govt.nz

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Personal information

You can browse the website without providing any personal information. The website does not automatically collect any personal information about you.

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Site use information

However, when you visit transportforchristchurch.govt.nz we automatically log some non-personal information, namely:

  • the IP addresses from which you accessed the site;
  • the terms you used to search for content on the site;
  • the pages you accessed;
  • the last site you visited before coming to transportforchristchurch.govt.nz ; and
    the type of browser and operating system you use, and your screen resolution.

This information cannot be used to identify you and will be used only for the purposes of system administration, internal reporting within Christchurch City Council and/or NZTA, and to audit use of the site.

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Christchurch City Council websites use Google Analytics (a service that provides aggregated reports on website activity) to further understand how the website can be improved.  Google Analytics relies on the use of cookies, which are small files stored on your computer.  For detail on what information is collected via these cookies, and how it is stored and used, see Google’s privacy policy.

In addition to Google Analytics transportforchch.govt.nz creates a cookie which stores the users preferences allowing the same settings to be displayed next time the user visits transportforchch.govt.nz. No personal information is stored in this cookie.

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Privacy Act

The Christchurch City Council and NZTA are required to comply with the provisions of the Privacy Act 1993.  Personal information is collected, held and used in accordance with the principles set out in that Act.  In particular, the Council and NZTA will:

  1. use personal information only for the purpose for which it is collected;
  2. retain personal information only for as long as is necessary to fulfil the purposes for which it was collected;
  3. release personal information to a third party only when required to or permitted to by law, if you have authorised the release or where disclosure is connected to the purpose for which the information was collected.

You may inquire about and seek access to personal information about you or request information under the Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act 1987 by contacting the Council.

If you think that the Council has breached the Privacy Act or if you would like to find out more about the Council’s obligations you can contact the Privacy Commissioner’s privacy hotline  0800 803 909 .

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OpenStreetMap® is open data, licensed under the Open Data Commons Open Database License (ODbL).

The cartography in OpenStreetMap® map tiles, and documentation, are licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0 license (CC BY-SA).

For more information please visit OpenStreetMap® copyright page http://www.openstreetmap.org/copyright