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83 asbestos complaints since quakes

83 asbestos complaints since quakes

Sunday, 29 September 2013 8:41 a.m. by MediaThePress

Most demolitions and home repairs in Canterbury may be completed before the Crown gets around to tightening asbestos regulations.

More workers lay complaints

More workers lay complaints

Sunday, 29 September 2013 8:36 a.m. by MediaThePress

More former employees of a labour supply company which has allegedly failed to pay its workers tens of thousands of dollars have come forward to lay complaints with the Government.

Chch hotel collapses during demolition

Chch hotel collapses during demolition

Saturday, 28 September 2013 2:04 p.m. by Media3News

Christchurch's Copthorne Hotel in Victoria Square has collapsed during demolition today.

K is for Kids

K is for Kids

Friday, 27 September 2013 11:10 p.m. by andreac414

Each one of us was a kid and many, regardless of our age are still kids! I want to ensure children and families are always given top priority in our decisions!

Emergency closure – Dorset Street from Victoria Street end – City

Emergency closure – Dorset Street from Victoria Street end – City

Friday, 27 September 2013 3:54 p.m. by Transport4chch

Dorset Street at the Victoria Street end has been closed due to emergency sewer works. It is unknown at this time how long the closure will be in place.

Significant works – Frosts Road, Anzac Drive, Travis Road next week 30.9.13

Significant works – Frosts Road, Anzac Drive, Travis Road next week 30.9.13

Friday, 27 September 2013 3:51 p.m. by Transport4chch Popular

Road users are advised that significant work starts this week reconstructing Frosts Road from the Anzac Drive/Frosts Road/Travis Road roundabout to Beach Road. This work is expected to be completed before Christmas. Delays are expected during peak hours and we …

Bridge Street bridge open to two way traffic

Bridge Street bridge open to two way traffic

Friday, 27 September 2013 3:30 p.m. by Transport4chch

Bridge Street bridge is now open to two-way traffic. There will be a 20 km/h speed limit and 3.5 tonne weight restriction in place. See the SCIRT article here for more information.

Canterbury Health System celebrate milestone in patient care

Canterbury Health System celebrate milestone in patient care

Friday, 27 September 2013 3:28 p.m. by GovtDHB Popular

The Canterbury Health System has celebrated a major milestone in enhancing patient care this week.

CanCERN Newsletter #102 -  27th September  2013

CanCERN Newsletter #102 - 27th September 2013

Friday, 27 September 2013 3:17 p.m. by CanCERN Popular

Dear Members

A Spring Feast in the Pallet Pavilion

A Spring Feast in the Pallet Pavilion

Friday, 27 September 2013 2:57 p.m. by GapFiller

In partnership with Dalman Architecture who used to be across the road on Durham Street pre-quake, Gap Filler is hosting a Spring Feast in the Pallet Pavilion on Saturday 12 October. A shared meal, it will be prepared by chef, Aliesha McGilligan (from ) and feature a range of local produce.  This event builds on the success of the  held in May this year.

A Spring Feast (Rain day invoked: NOW ON SUNDAY)

A Spring Feast (Rain day invoked: NOW ON SUNDAY)

Friday, 27 September 2013 2:57 p.m. by GapFiller

Due to drizzle forecast for Saturday 4 – 7pm (ish) we decided on Friday to move this event to our rain day – SUNDAY. Same time, same place but warmer, nicer weather. Thank you! In partnership with Dalman Architecture who used to be across the road on Durham Street pre-quake, Gap Filler is hosting a […]

ChristchurchArtGalleryTrust and Westpac Bring Back theBull

ChristchurchArtGalleryTrust and Westpac Bring Back theBull

Friday, 27 September 2013 2:55 p.m. by TourismChCh Featured Popular

Lincoln study values benefits of a red zone river park at around a billion dollars over ten years

Lincoln study values benefits of a red zone river park at around a billion dollars over ten years

Friday, 27 September 2013 2:51 p.m. by AvonOtakaro Popular

A new study by researchers at Lincoln University has valued the benefits of a city-to-sea reserve in the Avon River residential red zone at around a billion dollars over ten years.

Open Streets event Sunday 29 September

Open Streets event Sunday 29 September

Friday, 27 September 2013 2:17 p.m. by GovtCCC Recommended Popular

 

Draft Voluntary Libraries strategy tabled

Draft Voluntary Libraries strategy tabled

Friday, 27 September 2013 2:06 p.m. by GovtCCC

Christchurch City Council’s Community, Recreation and Culture Committee met today and will recommend accepting and endorsing the recommendations of the Voluntary Libraries Review Report 2013 to the Council in October.

Committee recommends Hei Hei Community Centre be repaired

Committee recommends Hei Hei Community Centre be repaired

Friday, 27 September 2013 2:04 p.m. by GovtCCC

Christchurch City Council’s Community, Recreation and Culture Committee met and will recommend repairing the Hei Hei Community Centre to 100 per cent New Building Standard (NBS) to the Council when it sits in October.

Living With Passion

Living With Passion

Friday, 27 September 2013 12:32 p.m. by AnxietySupport Popular

 No quarter is given, nor effort spared in delivering an interesting talk, one that you can get involved with (if you want to that is). Why should we have to live small and safe lives just because we experience anxiety? Simi will make the case for putting a passionate life centre stage and show you how to achieve it.

A place where community spirit thrives

A place where community spirit thrives

Friday, 27 September 2013 12:16 p.m. by MediaThePress

Kairaki and Pines Beach should resemble an abandoned wasteland.

CBD – Available Routes Map – 28th September to 5th October

CBD – Available Routes Map – 28th September to 5th October

Friday, 27 September 2013 12:15 p.m. by Transport4chch

For available routes around the Central City please find below the CBD network map.

Banks eye cashed-up bogans

Banks eye cashed-up bogans

Friday, 27 September 2013 12:08 p.m. by MediaThePress

Christchurch's rebuild has seen the emergence of a new demographic - young, unattached tradesmen with money to burn.

Most favour building anew over repairing the old

Most favour building anew over repairing the old

Friday, 27 September 2013 12:08 p.m. by MediaThePress

Christchurch people favour new buildings over restored heritage structures, a new poll has revealed.

Most favour building anew over repairs

Most favour building anew over repairs

Friday, 27 September 2013 12:08 p.m. by MediaThePress

Christchurch people favour new buildings over restored heritage structures, a new poll has revealed.

Ecosystems of Peterborough Village

Ecosystems of Peterborough Village

Friday, 27 September 2013 8:22 a.m. by peterboroughvillage Popular

J is for Journey

J is for Journey

Thursday, 26 September 2013 10:58 p.m. by andreac414

Each of us living or working in the east have experienced a significant journey through these last few years. Some have had their lives changed for the better, others have lost everything including hope itself. I lost my business, house and marriage yet I have decided that my journey is going to be helping others going through these difficult times. I could have moved to another city to start again but I have chosen to move here and journey alongside individuals, communities and organisations as ...

Christchurch sales growth outpaces nation

Christchurch sales growth outpaces nation

Thursday, 26 September 2013 7:57 p.m. by MediaRNZ

No room for exploitation in rebuild

No room for exploitation in rebuild

Thursday, 26 September 2013 7:40 p.m. by MediaThePress



The Temple has burned…

The Temple has burned…

Thursday, 26 September 2013 5:27 p.m. by TempleforChCh

On Sunday the 21st of September, spring equinox, the Temple for Christchurch met its firey fate at Motukarara Race-Course, symbolically releasing the emotions of the past and creating a beautiful and cathartic experience for participants.

Valuation firms poor work haunts city facilities

Valuation firm's 'poor work' haunts city facilities

Thursday, 26 September 2013 5:00 p.m. by MediaThePress

A firm whose insurance valuations of Christchurch City Council buildings will affect communities for decades was kept on by the council despite a damning review of its work.

Engineers clear half of buildings with flaws similar to CTV building

Engineers clear half of buildings with flaws similar to CTV building

Thursday, 26 September 2013 4:53 p.m. by MediaHerald

Half of the New Zealand buildings suspected to have design flaws similar to the Canterbury Television Building, which collapsed in the February 2011 earthquake and killed 115 people, have been cleared by engineers.Building and Construction...

MP welcomes Canterbury insulation project

MP welcomes Canterbury insulation project

Thursday, 26 September 2013 4:52 p.m. by NickyWagner Popular

Canterbury residents will benefit from warmer homes with the announcement of the next stage of National’s Warm Up New Zealand: Healthy Homes insulation project in the region.

Elections 2013: Christchurch votes in record numbers

Elections 2013: Christchurch votes in record numbers

Thursday, 26 September 2013 3:35 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

·       Civic Offices, Ground Floor, 53 Hereford Street.

Christchurch retail spending continues to increase

Christchurch retail spending continues to increase

Thursday, 26 September 2013 3:33 p.m. by PRNews

Christchurch's growth in retail and hospitality spending continues to outpace that at the national level, Statistics New Zealand said today.

Bodytok brings lip-smacking exhibition to ArtBox

Bodytok brings lip-smacking exhibition to ArtBox

Thursday, 26 September 2013 3:32 p.m. by PRNews Popular

CPIT’s ArtBox is about to become a human instrument archive. ArtBox has partnered with Christchurch Art gallery and the SCAPE 7 Public Art Biennial to present Bodytok Quintet: The Human Instrument Archive by ‘sound and intermedia’ artist Phil Dadson.

Reminder – Heathcote Bridge closure this weekend from 6pm Friday 27th September

Reminder – Heathcote Bridge closure this weekend from 6pm Friday 27th September

Thursday, 26 September 2013 12:00 p.m. by Transport4chch

Motorists are reminded that the Heathcote River Bridge on State Highway 76 will be closed to traffic again this weekend as part of the scheduled works until mid October. The closure will be from 6pm on the Friday night to …

Safe6 - Rules to live by

Safe6 - Rules to live by

Thursday, 26 September 2013 10:36 a.m. by GovtEQC Popular

Line-up confirmed for heritage programme

Line-up confirmed for heritage programme

Thursday, 26 September 2013 6:00 a.m. by ArchitectureNow

Co-ordinated by the Christchurch City Council, will be held over three days from 18-20 October, giving people a unique opportunity to reconnect with heritage in Christchurch and Banks Peninsula.

Half of buildings given OK

Half of buildings given OK

Thursday, 26 September 2013 1:38 a.m. by MediaStuff

Half of the buildings thought to potentially contain the same dangerous design flaw as the Canterbury Television (CTV) building have been cleared or excluded by a Government review.

Half of potentially flawed buildings given OK

Half of potentially flawed buildings given OK

Thursday, 26 September 2013 1:38 a.m. by MediaThePress

Half of the buildings thought to potentially contain the same dangerous design flaw as the Canterbury Television (CTV) building have been cleared or excluded by a Government review.

Half of potentially flawed buildings given OK

Half of potentially flawed buildings given OK

Thursday, 26 September 2013 1:38 a.m. by MediaStuff

Half of the buildings thought to potentially contain the same dangerous design flaw as the Canterbury Television (CTV) building have been cleared or excluded by a Government review.

Pupils designs for Chch on show

Pupils' designs for Chch on show

Thursday, 26 September 2013 12:42 a.m. by MediaThePress

The creative nous of Christchurch's finest young urban designers is on show in a fitted-out container in Gloucester St.

How the quakes affected Canterburys dogs

How the quakes affected Canterbury's dogs

Wednesday, 25 September 2013 9:01 p.m. by MediaStuff



Canterburys quake dogs

Canterbury's quake dogs

Wednesday, 25 September 2013 9:01 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular



Chance to see new Rangers Park Temporary Accommodation

Chance to see new Rangers Park Temporary Accommodation

Wednesday, 25 September 2013 7:13 p.m. by GovtDBH Popular

Impressive heritage line-up confirmed for Reconnect

Impressive heritage line-up confirmed for Reconnect

Wednesday, 25 September 2013 7:01 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

 

Daylight Savings end means tsunami warning testing September 2013

Daylight Saving's end means tsunami warning testing September 2013

Wednesday, 25 September 2013 6:51 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

 

I is for Insurance

I is for Insurance

Wednesday, 25 September 2013 4:35 p.m. by andreac414 Popular

There is hardly a person in the ward who hasn’t been impacted by insurance issues. It is the number one issue facing people when I have been out door knocking. I have been supporting residents in Burwood Pegasus and also the Flockton Basin, using my broad knowledge of the Geological processes and global issues. I have worked in conjunction with , Renew Brighton, Human Right’s Commission, 100 day housing plan, Cancern and been to many public meetings and forums. 

Council orders independent review of insurance gaff

Council orders independent review of insurance gaff

Wednesday, 25 September 2013 4:01 p.m. by MediaRNZ Popular

Open Streets – Sunday 29 September – road closures in place

Open Streets – Sunday 29 September – road closures in place

Wednesday, 25 September 2013 3:19 p.m. by Transport4chch

Open Streets event Sunday 29th September. The following streets will be closed between 8am and 4.30pm ARMAGH STREET – From Colombo Street to Oxford Terrace GLOUCESTER STREET – From Durham Street to Manchester Street HEREFORD STREET – From #91 Hereford Street …

SCIRT – Traffic Update from the 25 September

SCIRT – Traffic Update from the 25 September

Wednesday, 25 September 2013 3:00 p.m. by Transport4chch

New Brighton Road short term closure Friday 27 September: New Brighton Road at Bower Avenue closed 9 am to 3 pm, for the long pipe to be pulled off New Brighton Road and onto Bower Avenue. South Brighton’s Bridge Street …

Montreal Street, City – Use alternate routes where possible

Montreal Street, City – Use alternate routes where possible

Wednesday, 25 September 2013 1:32 p.m. by Transport4chch

Christchurch drivers who use Montreal St for their homewards journey are encouraged to find a different way home this week.  SCIRT’s wastewater pipe project by Fletcher Construction on Montreal St is now just south of the Salisbury/Victoria/ Montreal St intersection. …

Tool thieves busy as Chch rebuild begins

Tool thieves busy as Chch rebuild begins

Wednesday, 25 September 2013 1:19 p.m. by Media3News

Christchurch's post-quake building boom is turning into a boom for tool thieves.

Crown to consider incentives for frame

Crown to consider incentives for frame

Wednesday, 25 September 2013 11:56 a.m. by MediaThePress

The Government expects to take a financial hit as it on-sells eastern frame land at slashed prices to make residential developments less risky for investors.

Crown to on-sell frame land at lower prices

Crown to on-sell frame land at lower prices

Wednesday, 25 September 2013 11:56 a.m. by MediaThePress

The Government expects to take a financial hit as it on-sells eastern frame land at slashed prices to make residential developments less risky for investors.

Wellbeing survey targets the voice of youth

Wellbeing survey targets the voice of youth

Wednesday, 25 September 2013 10:52 a.m. by GovtCera Popular

Canterbury’s younger generation is being asked to share its experience of the recovery through the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority’s Youth Wellbeing Survey, which has been launched this week.

Thief caught during quake damage assessment

Thief caught during quake damage assessment

Wednesday, 25 September 2013 8:45 a.m. by MediaHerald

A property owner and a builder who were meeting to assess earthquake damage found someone already at work on the house - stealing a hot water cylinder.The Oram Ave, New Brighton, house owner, Gary, who asked that his surname not...

Lane reduction northbound Russley Road at Memorial Ave roundabout – expect delays

Lane reduction northbound Russley Road at Memorial Ave roundabout – expect delays

Wednesday, 25 September 2013 7:54 a.m. by Transport4chch Popular

A lane reduction for northbound traffic is in place on Russley Road north of the Memorial Avenue roundabout due to a truck which has rolled over. Road users should expect delays.

Emergency lane reduction northbound Russley Road at Memorial Ave roundabout – expect delays

Emergency lane reduction northbound Russley Road at Memorial Ave roundabout – expect delays

Wednesday, 25 September 2013 7:54 a.m. by Transport4chch

A lane reduction for northbound traffic is in place on Russley Road north of the Memorial Avenue roundabout due to a truck which has rolled over. Road users should expect delays.

Work to entice firms back to CBD

Work to entice firms back to CBD

Wednesday, 25 September 2013 7:29 a.m. by MediaRNZ

The Government unit charged with rebuilding Christchurch's central business district says it is working with the Government on various leasing options to entice commercial tenants back into the central city.

Retailers await rebuild activity

Retailers await rebuild activity

Wednesday, 25 September 2013 1:56 a.m. by MediaThePress

Retailers watching the rebuild of central Christchurch are in a chicken-and-egg situation, real estate researchers say.

Former site uses could put spanner in rebuild

Former site uses could put spanner in rebuild

Wednesday, 25 September 2013 1:22 a.m. by MediaThePress