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Dalziel running for Chch Mayor

Dalziel running for Chch Mayor

Wednesday, 19 June 2013 7:50 a.m. by Media3News

Cut levies to boost residential builds - Gough

Cut levies to boost residential builds - Gough

Wednesday, 19 June 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

A Christchurch City councillor is pushing for developers to be given a financial incentive to build apartments in the central city.

Japan v NZ disaster recovery

Japan v NZ disaster recovery

Tuesday, 18 June 2013 11:30 p.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular





Evaluating the government’s temporary housing

Evaluating the government’s temporary housing

Tuesday, 18 June 2013 10:59 p.m. by avonsidechch Popular

The Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment (MBIE) has released a report  on the temporary housing provided at Kaiapoi, Linwood Park and Rawhiti Domain. The report can be downloaded from .

Tips and Contact Points to Help Through The Winter Storm

Tips and Contact Points to Help Through The Winter Storm

Tuesday, 18 June 2013 9:24 p.m. by Swiggs Recommended Popular

Civil Defence issued this list of things you can do to minimise risk to yourself and  your family when this cold snap hits tomorrow.

Planning Committee recommends Waterpark study

Planning Committee recommends Waterpark study

Tuesday, 18 June 2013 9:11 p.m. by GovtCCC

The Council's Planning Committee today agreed to recommend to the full Council that it approve a study to evaluate the economic feasibility of the New Brighton Waterpark concept and its potential to revitalise New Brighton's commercial centre.

Consents action plan

Consents action plan

Tuesday, 18 June 2013 3:27 p.m. by GovtCCC Recommended Popular

An action plan for consents presented to the Planning Committee today confirmed the Council’s commitment to meeting statutory time frames and clearing the backlog of consents.

Day 848 - big tick from Dave

Day 848 - big tick from Dave

Tuesday, 18 June 2013 2:00 p.m. by addingtonaction

Dave, Addington Action's volunteer tech, gave the new computer network the big tick today. Dave comes in once a week to briefly check everything and take away the back ups.

Dave, a router engineer, pinged away, logged into the router and checked all the settings making sure everything was safely behind the firewall.

The Addington Action network runs out of the Bush Telly server cabinet which has never been hacked.

Council ready to assist throughout bad weather

Council ready to assist throughout bad weather

Tuesday, 18 June 2013 1:44 p.m. by GovtCCC Featured Popular

Christchurch City Council staff and contractors are out across the city today gathering information and helping to tidy-up streets and drains following the heavy rain of the past few days.

Red Cross reaches 100,000 grant recipients

Red Cross reaches 100,000 grant recipients

Tuesday, 18 June 2013 11:23 a.m. by RedCross Popular

Testing starts at Nga Puna Wai to assess athletics track suitability

Testing starts at Nga Puna Wai to assess athletics track suitability

Tuesday, 18 June 2013 11:08 a.m. by GovtCCC Popular

Geotechnical testing will start at Nga Puna Wai next week to see whether the land is suitable for a new artificial athletics track for Christchurch.

City council in consent crisis talks

City council in consent crisis talks

Tuesday, 18 June 2013 10:24 a.m. by MediaThePress Popular

An action plan has been agreed that officials believe will defuse the consents crisis hanging over the Christchruch City Council.

City council in consent crisis talks

City council in consent crisis talks

Tuesday, 18 June 2013 10:24 a.m. by MediaStuff

An action plan has been agreed that officials believe will defuse the consents crisis hanging over the Christchruch City Council.

Road closure updates as at 10am 18 June

Road closure updates as at 10am 18 June

Tuesday, 18 June 2013 10:00 a.m. by Transport4chch Popular

Contractors are currently working checking streets that were closed as a result of flooding yesterday and we will update information as it comes to hand.

Powercut has led to several Signal Failures in Fendalton

Powercut has led to several Signal Failures in Fendalton

Tuesday, 18 June 2013 9:59 a.m. by Transport4chch Popular

Effected Intersections - Deans Avenue / Fendalton Road / Harper Avenue The Glandovey Cycle Crossing Fendalton Road / Idris Road / Straven Road  There is currently no expected resolution time.

Road closure updates

Road closure updates

Tuesday, 18 June 2013 9:14 a.m. by Transport4chch

Contractors are currently working checking streets that were closed as a result of flooding yesterday and we will update information as it comes to hand.

Sir Miles Warren defends his town hall

Sir Miles Warren defends his town hall

Tuesday, 18 June 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

One of the architects who designed Christchurch's Town Hall is disputing claims the building is damaged beyond repair and not worth saving.

Brownlee sends in consent troops to CCC

Brownlee sends in consent troops to CCC

Tuesday, 18 June 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

A crisis meeting of the Christchurch City Council's planning committee is under way to discuss its beleaguered consenting process.

Sir Miles Warren defends his town hall

Sir Miles Warren defends his town hall

Tuesday, 18 June 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

One of the architects who designed Christchurch's Town Hall is disputing claims the building is damaged beyond repair and not worth saving.

Brownlee sends in consent troops to CCC

Brownlee sends in consent troops to CCC

Tuesday, 18 June 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

The Government has stepped in to help the city council with its consenting problems, sending in a team of technical experts to speed up the flow of consent approvals.

Rubbish collection days changing

Rubbish collection days changing

Tuesday, 18 June 2013 12:27 a.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

Day 847 - 90mm rain

Day 847 - 90mm rain

Monday, 17 June 2013 9:00 p.m. by addingtonaction

90mm of rain has soaked Christchurch since Saturday night in a continous drizzle.

Thousands of quake damaged homes are leaking or dripping for yet another winter.

Claims Service Update

Claims Service Update

Monday, 17 June 2013 8:39 p.m. by EQCTruths

Progress update - AA Insurance

Progress update - AA Insurance

Monday, 17 June 2013 8:35 p.m. by avonsidechch Popular

Revisiting ongoing EQC gripes

Revisiting ongoing EQC gripes

Monday, 17 June 2013 8:24 p.m. by Media3News

A month ago Campbell Live showed you some of the shocking stories still coming out of Christchurch.

Chch quake victims deal with flooding

Chch quake victims deal with flooding

Monday, 17 June 2013 8:15 p.m. by Media3News Popular

Campbell Live heads south to Christchurch, where the rain has added insult to injury for earthquake victims.

Flooding disruption update

Flooding disruption update

Monday, 17 June 2013 8:09 p.m. by GovtCCC Recommended Popular

As of 6pm no residents have registered at the welfare centre, set up at Mairehau Primary School. The Centre  closed at 7pm this evening. If required, the Welfare Centre will be made available again. 

Nature Play Space

Nature Play Space

Monday, 17 June 2013 8:02 p.m. by greeningtherubble Popular

 

Road closures – updated as at 6pm

Road closures – updated as at 6pm

Monday, 17 June 2013 6:00 p.m. by Transport4chch Popular

Northwood Boulevard roundabout – NOW OPEN

Road closures – updated as at 6pm 17 June 2013

Road closures – updated as at 6pm 17 June 2013

Monday, 17 June 2013 6:00 p.m. by Transport4chch

Updates will be made as information is supplied Northwood Boulevard roundabout – NOW OPEN Wai-iti Terrace – closed from Clyde to Bryndwr Owles Terrace – between Pages Road and Collingwood Ainsley Terrace – between Opawa and Centaurus Road Corson Ave …

Plan change submissions period to close

Plan change submissions period to close

Monday, 17 June 2013 2:04 p.m. by GovtCCC

 

Welfare Centre opening in Mairehau to assist with localised flooding

Welfare Centre opening in Mairehau to assist with localised flooding

Monday, 17 June 2013 1:53 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

of Christchurch, Christchurch City Council Civil Defence Unit is opening

Specialist team to assist council consenting

Specialist team to assist council consenting

Monday, 17 June 2013 1:32 p.m. by GovtBeehive Popular

Gerry Brownlee | Building and Construction

When is the right time to get a Project Manager on board?

When is the right time to get a Project Manager on board?

Monday, 17 June 2013 1:31 p.m. by CoffeyProjectsChCh Popular

Some clients see Project Managers simply as ‘construction managers’, for leading and managing the construction phase of a project.

EQC blogger offers free Chch service

EQC blogger offers free Chch service

Monday, 17 June 2013 1:07 p.m. by MediaStuff

Marc Krieger's future is uncertain but at least the next three days will be devoted to Christchurch home owners.

Road closures due to flooding

Road closures due to flooding

Monday, 17 June 2013 11:11 a.m. by Transport4chch Featured Popular

Additional closures:

The Banners are Coming

The Banners are Coming

Monday, 17 June 2013 10:46 a.m. by ChristchurchFiasco Popular

 

Weather Warning – Snow from Thursday the 20th June

Weather Warning – Snow from Thursday the 20th June

Monday, 17 June 2013 10:10 a.m. by Transport4chch Featured Popular

 

Storm water and surface flooding

Storm water and surface flooding

Monday, 17 June 2013 10:08 a.m. by GovtCCC Popular

 

Reduced lane capacity Durham Street North this week- possible delays

Reduced lane capacity Durham Street North this week- possible delays

Monday, 17 June 2013 9:33 a.m. by Transport4chch

The left turn from Kilmore Street into Durham Street will be restricted for some stages of the work. Delays during peak hours are possible.

Reduced lane capacity Durham Street North – possible delays until 28 June (weather dependent)

Reduced lane capacity Durham Street North – possible delays until 28 June (weather dependent)

Monday, 17 June 2013 9:33 a.m. by Transport4chch

The left turn from Kilmore Street into Durham Street will be restricted for some stages of the work. Speed restrictions will also be in place. Delays during peak hours are possible. Due to weather conditions it is now anticipated the …

Christchurch council consents too slow - Key

Christchurch council consents too slow - Key

Monday, 17 June 2013 8:57 a.m. by MediaStuff

Christchurch City Council is moving too slowly with building consents even taking into account the enormous stress the quakes put on it, the Prime Minister says.

Contractors chosen for AMIs new builds

Contractors chosen for AMI's 'new builds'

Monday, 17 June 2013 8:27 a.m. by MediaThePress

Insurance claims business Southern Response has selected dedicated "panels" of builders for repairs and rebuilds, guaranteeing those building firms a certain amount of earthquake recovery work.

Reduced lane capacity Fitzgerald Ave northbound due to flooding

Reduced lane capacity Fitzgerald Ave northbound due to flooding

Monday, 17 June 2013 8:13 a.m. by Transport4chch

A number of roads throughout Christchurch have surface flooding and road users are advised to drive with caution.

Claims firm selects builders for big quake repair jobs

Claims firm selects builders for big quake repair jobs

Monday, 17 June 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Insurance claims business Southern Response has selected dedicated "panels" of builders for repairs and rebuilds, guaranteeing those building firms a certain amount of earthquake recovery work.

Architects defend dull new city designs

Architects defend 'dull' new city designs

Monday, 17 June 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Widespread demolition, beefed up structural requirements and strict planning rules have dictated how new Christchurch buildings look, says a leading local architect.

McKellen checks on Theatre Royals rebuild

McKellen checks on Theatre Royal's rebuild

Monday, 17 June 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Sir Ian McKellen visited two old friends in Christchurch during a brief day trip to the city this weekend.

Town Hall should go - Gerry Brownlee

Town Hall should go - Gerry Brownlee

Monday, 17 June 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee has declared his hand over the fate of the town hall, saying the damaged complex is outdated indicating it should go.

Architects defend dull new city designs

Architects defend 'dull' new city designs

Monday, 17 June 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Widespread demolition, beefed up structural requirements and strict planning rules have dictated how new Christchurch buildings look, says a leading local architect.

TC3 homes stigma in decline - industry

TC3 homes stigma in decline - industry

Monday, 17 June 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Homes on land zoned TC3 are getting easier to sell and prices have recovered, those working in the market say.

Town Hall should go - Gerry Brownlee

Town Hall should go - Gerry Brownlee

Monday, 17 June 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee has declared his hand over the fate of the town hall, saying the damaged complex is outdated indicating it should go.

Theatre and architecture deal may be lost

Theatre and architecture deal may be lost

Monday, 17 June 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

The directors of an innovative shared artistic space planned for central Christchurch are struggling to find a suitable building.

Architects defend dull new Chch designs

Architects defend 'dull' new Chch designs

Monday, 17 June 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Widespread demolition, beefed up structural requirements and strict planning rules have dictated how new Christchurch buildings look, says a leading local architect.

Christchurch Town Hall should go - Gerry Brownlee

Christchurch Town Hall should go - Gerry Brownlee

Monday, 17 June 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee has declared his hand over the fate of the town hall, saying the damaged complex is outdated indicating it should go.

AvON welcomes Roger Sutton’s idea to save red zone houses

AvON welcomes Roger Sutton’s idea to save red zone houses

Sunday, 16 June 2013 7:25 p.m. by AvonOtakaro Popular

The group campaigning to create a reserve and river park in the Avon River red zone has welcomed Roger Sutton’s comments that some houses could be saved as memorials.