The steps Citycare Property’s Christchurch Airport team went through to install the 32 Kiwi character bollards outside the domestic and international terminal buildings were almost as multi-faceted as the characters themselves: build infrastructure to hold the bollards in place while being decorated, prime them ready for painting, apply protective clear lacquer to each completed character, then drill the holes and lock them into place facing towards the exiting travellers – all the time keeping them under wraps until they could be unveiled to an unsuspecting public.
Monday, 1 August marks the exciting start of Citycare Property’s five-year Parks and Gardens Maintenance Contract with Whangārei District Council (WDC). The contract includes the ongoing management of more than 300 hectares of parks across the district. The WDC awarded the contract back in February.
On Monday, 25 July, Citycare Property joined four other council contractors in partnering with Christchurch City Council to operate a battery electric specialist truck within their businesses — part of a broader project by council to help it achieve its goal of halving greenhouse gas emissions by 2030.