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Drivers can expect roadworks for years yet

Drivers can expect roadworks for years yet

Thursday, 13 June 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Roadworks might already be driving Christchurch motorists to distraction, but it's going to get worse.

Public servant city offices plan on track

Public servant city offices plan on track

Thursday, 13 June 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

A plan to bring 2500 public servants back into central Christchurch has prompted more than 20 responses from property developers and landlords to accommodate them.

Crisis meeting set for Christchurch council

Crisis meeting set for Christchurch council

Thursday, 13 June 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Christchurch city councillors will head into a crisis meeting next week after learning the council is on the brink of losing the power to grant consents.

Roger Sutton staying at Cera until the end

Roger Sutton staying at Cera until the end

Thursday, 13 June 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Earthquake recovery boss Roger Sutton has a surprising ambition once his job in Christchurch is done - he's thinking of heading for the Pacific Islands.

Council addresses consenting issues

Council addresses consenting issues

Wednesday, 12 June 2013 8:15 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

Christchurch City Council is determined and confident it will be able to address all the concerns raised by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment to improve the Council's building consent process within the agreed timeframe.

Improvement for Cyclists on McCormacks Bay Road

Improvement for Cyclists on McCormacks Bay Road

Wednesday, 12 June 2013 7:36 p.m. by MtPleasantCC

Burglars target vacant quake damaged homes

Burglars target vacant quake damaged homes

Wednesday, 12 June 2013 6:41 p.m. by MediaHerald

Burglars are targeting earthquake damaged homes that are being repaired a week after residents have temporarily moved out.

Christchurch City Council consenting must change

Christchurch City Council consenting must change

Wednesday, 12 June 2013 4:54 p.m. by GovtBeehive Popular

Gerry Brownlee | Canterbury Earthquake Recovery

Council consenting must speed up - Brownlee

Council consenting must speed up - Brownlee

Wednesday, 12 June 2013 4:48 p.m. by PRNews Popular

Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee says the time has come for the Government to take urgent action to address the Christchurch City Council’s repeated inability to meet statutory timeframes for processing building consents.

Is anyone loooking to save in waste costs and look at getting return on recyclables. visit www.miltek.co.nz

Is anyone loooking to save in waste costs and look at getting return on recyclables. visit www.miltek.co.nz

Wednesday, 12 June 2013 4:39 p.m. by Miltek NZ

Mil-tek is a leading international supplier of balers and waste presses, supplying solutions to compact many different types of material, including cardboard, plastic, paper, polystyrene, tins, cans and drums and general mixed/food waste.

Web of Secrecy

Web of Secrecy

Wednesday, 12 June 2013 3:52 p.m. by EQCTruths

One of the most disquieting things about governments is their continuing insistence on “secrecy”.  It is understandable that a government must have some secrets.  However, much of what governments classify as “secret” is nothing more than the government trying to conceal its insidious behaviour from the people. 

Topic:Anxiety and Positive Psychology

Topic:Anxiety and Positive Psychology

Wednesday, 12 June 2013 3:23 p.m. by AnxietySupport Popular

Around 40% of your sense of wellbeing is likely to arise from chosen and intentional activities, those thoughts and behaviours that require your effort and can result in lasting change and increases in long-term happiness and subjective wellbeing. These intentional activities may include the practice of optimism, hope, and goal-setting, the identification and engagement of strengths and meaning, the development of relationships, exercise programmes, and many others.

Day 842 - James cuts time in half

Day 842 - James cuts time in half

Wednesday, 12 June 2013 2:00 p.m. by addingtonaction

The time to unload the truck was halved at the co-op packing this morning.

James Roberts came up with a new way to organise the unloading.

This has cut the time to unload by 50%

Nice one James and Co!

Level of risk key to contract price

Level of risk key to contract price

Wednesday, 12 June 2013 1:32 p.m. by MediaThePress

 

New Carlton Hotel by September

New Carlton Hotel by September

Wednesday, 12 June 2013 1:09 p.m. by MediaThePress

Tenants are being sought for two neighbouring buildings going up near the busy Papanui Rd-Bealey Ave corner.

Heritage tower demolition under way

Heritage tower demolition under way

Wednesday, 12 June 2013 12:06 p.m. by MediaStuff

Demolition work has begun on the Heritage Hotel's earthquake-damaged tower block in central Christchurch.

We must build for elderly, disabled

We must build for elderly, disabled

Wednesday, 12 June 2013 9:24 a.m. by MediaThePress

 Humans come in various configurations - young and old, married and single, the fit and healthy, and those for whom life is a struggle.

Pathway Concept before Council 13 June 0930.  Please come and offer your support

Pathway Concept before Council 13 June 0930. Please come and offer your support

Wednesday, 12 June 2013 9:11 a.m. by CoastalPathway

The full cost of the pathway is estimated at $17M. At the meeting we will be advocating to Council that 3M dollars for each of the next three years be included on the Council’s Three Year Plan for the project. We hope that our request will be supported by the full council, in recognition of the project as a major earthquake recovery initiative which will benefit the whole of the city. Cornerstone funding of this amount would enable the Coastal pathway group to confidently go forward and fu ...

CCPG is presenting to CCC on 13-6-13, starting at 0930.  Please come and offer your support

CCPG is presenting to CCC on 13-6-13, starting at 0930. Please come and offer your support

Wednesday, 12 June 2013 9:11 a.m. by CoastalPathway

When: Thursday 13 June 2013 at 9.30am

First flat land extensions approved

First flat land extensions approved

Wednesday, 12 June 2013 8:30 a.m. by GovtCera

Five property owners who have agreed to sell their homes through the Crown offer process have been told they meet the criteria to have their settlement dates extended.

Insurers confident of quake claim targets

Insurers confident of quake claim targets

Wednesday, 12 June 2013 8:14 a.m. by MediaStuff

Insurers IAG and Southern Response are sticking to targets of completing earthquake claims by December 2015 and December 2016 respectively, despite their slow starts.

Waimairi Beach golf club in the rough

Waimairi Beach golf club in the rough

Wednesday, 12 June 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

A Christchurch golf club trying to redevelop its earthquake-stricken course is being "driven up the wall" by council consenting delays over its buildings.

Consent delay has club in the rough

Consent delay has club in the rough

Wednesday, 12 June 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

A Christchurch golf club trying to redevelop its earthquake-stricken course is being "driven up the wall" by council consenting delays over its buildings.

Private funding of Aranui school may mean loss to community

Private funding of Aranui school 'may mean loss to community

Tuesday, 11 June 2013 9:34 p.m. by PRNews Popular

 

Chchs Morris family, four weeks on

Chch's Morris family, four weeks on

Tuesday, 11 June 2013 7:37 p.m. by Media3News

Four weeks on from Campbell Live's first meeting with the Morris family in Christchurch, we return.

Partial re-opening of Riccarton Community Centre

Partial re-opening of Riccarton Community Centre

Tuesday, 11 June 2013 7:35 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

Today, Tuesday 11 June, Riccarton residents and community groups are now able to access the foyer and front board room within the Riccarton Community Centre.

Wendys to reopen in Hornby

Wendy's to reopen in Hornby

Tuesday, 11 June 2013 7:25 p.m. by PRNews Popular

Wendy’s will reopen in Christchurch at long last, with a new Hornby restaurant expected to open by the end of the year.

Introducing the Residential Advisory Service

Introducing the Residential Advisory Service

Tuesday, 11 June 2013 7:16 p.m. by ResidentialAdvisory Popular

The RAS provides free independent assistance to residential property owners in greater Christchurch who are facing challenges going through the rebuild or repair process.

SCIRT e-news 11 June, 2013

SCIRT e-news 11 June, 2013

Tuesday, 11 June 2013 6:45 p.m. by SCIRT Popular

 

Sutton calls with good news

Sutton calls with good news

Tuesday, 11 June 2013 6:07 p.m. by MediaStuff

Five red-zoned property owners who have agreed to sell their homes through the Government's buyout offer have become the first to have their settlement dates extended.

Land claims settlement underway

Land claims settlement underway

Tuesday, 11 June 2013 3:58 p.m. by GovtEQC

Bland look not wanted in new Rangiora

Bland look not wanted in new Rangiora

Tuesday, 11 June 2013 2:56 p.m. by MediaRNZ

Residents in Rangiora have told town planners they don't want their town rebuilt to look bland and characterless.

Lane Closure – Fitzgerald Avenue – Until the 24th June

Lane Closure – Fitzgerald Avenue – Until the 24th June

Tuesday, 11 June 2013 2:38 p.m. by Transport4chch

One lane of the Southbound carriageway of Fitzgerald Avenue will be closed between Heywood Terrace and Avonside Drive, for connection of a wastewater pipe and construction of a pedestrian crossing.

All Blacks vs France – AMI Stadium – 15th June

All Blacks vs France – AMI Stadium – 15th June

Tuesday, 11 June 2013 9:42 a.m. by Transport4chch Popular

Temporary Traffic Management will be in place on Saturday the 15th June for the All Blacks vs France game at AMI Stadium.

Concern about police approach to crime

Concern about police approach to crime

Tuesday, 11 June 2013 9:40 a.m. by MediaRNZ

There is concern in Christchurch that a prevention-first approach to crime by police is leaving red-zone houses vulnerable to burglars.

Crown offer deadline extended for Port Hills residents

Crown offer deadline extended for Port Hills residents

Tuesday, 11 June 2013 9:16 a.m. by MediaRNZ

The deadline for homeowners in Christchurch's Port Hills to accept a Crown offer for their properties has been extended until the end of January 2014.

Leap in rebuild optimism

Leap in rebuild optimism

Tuesday, 11 June 2013 8:05 a.m. by MediaThePress Popular

Optimism is riding high in the building industry though there is still doubt about when the Christchurch earthquake rebuild projects will peak.

Christchurch superhero raises funds online

Christchurch superhero raises funds online

Tuesday, 11 June 2013 7:19 a.m. by Media3News

Red-zoned house trashed in wild party

Red-zoned house trashed in wild party

Tuesday, 11 June 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Quiet drinks among friends turned into a social media-fuelled demo party that saw an abandoned red-zone house trashed and a group of youths in trouble with police.

Between rock and a red place

Between rock and a red place

Tuesday, 11 June 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Two red-zoned and red-stickered Christchurch couples are spending thousands of dollars on rock-blasting work in an unprecedented bid to stay in their earthquake-damaged homes.

Wastewater plans raise residents ire

Wastewater plans raise residents' ire

Tuesday, 11 June 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

The Christchurch City Council is being taken to court over plans to install underground wastewater tanks on thousands of quake-prone properties.

Rebuild optimism grows

Rebuild optimism grows

Tuesday, 11 June 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Optimism is riding high in the building industry though there is still doubt about when the Christchurch earthquake rebuild projects will peak.

Between rock and a red place

Between rock and a red place

Tuesday, 11 June 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Two red-zoned and red-stickered Christchurch couples are spending thousands of dollars on rock-blasting work in an unprecedented bid to stay in their earthquake-damaged homes.

Hagley Park school sport may get bowled

Hagley Park school sport may get bowled

Tuesday, 11 June 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

High school sports in Hagley Park could be affected if an international cricket venue is built in Christchurch's "largest educational classroom", says an opponent of the development.

CBDs eastern green frame model on show

CBD's eastern green frame model on show

Tuesday, 11 June 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Christchurch residents now have a chance to see what the CBD's green frame and Avon Precinct will look like.

Desperate red-zoners pay for rock blasting

Desperate red-zoners pay for rock blasting

Tuesday, 11 June 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Two red-zoned and red-stickered Christchurch couples are spending thousands of dollars on rock-blasting work in an unprecedented bid to stay in their earthquake-damaged homes.

Desperate red-zoners pay for rock blasting

Desperate red-zoners pay for rock blasting

Tuesday, 11 June 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Two red-zoned and red-stickered Christchurch couples are spending thousands of dollars on rock-blasting work in an unprecedented bid to stay in their earthquake-damaged homes.

The challenge of a post growth economy

The challenge of a post growth economy

Monday, 10 June 2013 7:53 p.m. by stalbanscommunity



Day 839 - building a fast efficient work pipeline

Day 839 - building a fast efficient work pipeline

Monday, 10 June 2013 7:00 p.m. by addingtonaction

Addington Action has directly assisted around 2,000 families in South Christchurch recover from the effects of the quakes since Feb 22 2011.

Very rough paper based systems were initially used that streamlined this work. As time went on, computer databases and spreadsheets were created to track work and make sure everything got done.

This worked fine with simple processes and when money simple - there was none!

Now the situation has completely changed. There is still plenty o ...

Christchurch super school set to be privately funded

Christchurch super school set to be privately funded

Monday, 10 June 2013 6:34 p.m. by MediaHerald Popular

The Education Ministry's $41 million proposed year 1-13 super school for Christchurch is set to be funded by the private sector, a document reveals.

Second section of progressive cordon reduction underway

Second section of progressive cordon reduction underway

Monday, 10 June 2013 5:23 p.m. by GovtCera Popular

Work has begun in the second of four areas of the Rebuild Zone that are being moved out of the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery’s Authority jurisdiction during June.

Christchurch paints it All Black

Christchurch paints it All Black

Monday, 10 June 2013 5:00 p.m. by GovtCCC

 

Clarifying My City First Position

Clarifying My City First Position

Monday, 10 June 2013 4:28 p.m. by Swiggs Popular

On page 3 of todays Press newspaper I was photographed with the City First members and some supporters of the concept. City First is an election campaign launched by Cr Ngaire Button.

Lane Closure – Aikmans Road – 10th June

Lane Closure – Aikmans Road – 10th June

Monday, 10 June 2013 3:56 p.m. by Transport4chch

SCIRT will be working in the westbound lane of Aikmans Road between Stirling Street and Rossall Street for approximately one week. During this time the lane will be closed to through traffic.

More time for Port Hills red-zoners

More time for Port Hills red-zoners

Monday, 10 June 2013 3:34 p.m. by MediaStuff

Red-zoned Port Hills residents have been given five more months to accept the Government's buy-out offer on their damaged properties. 

Offer period extension for Port Hills residents

Offer period extension for Port Hills residents

Monday, 10 June 2013 3:12 p.m. by GovtCera

Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee says an extension to the offer expiry date for Port Hills properties will bring their offer process in line with that of flat land owners.

Govt agencies on track to return to central Christchurch

Govt agencies on track to return to central Christchurch

Monday, 10 June 2013 1:48 p.m. by MediaRNZ

The Government says it is on track to return public sector offices back into central Christchurch, after they were abandoned because of the earthquakes.

SCIRT – Update on current works

SCIRT – Update on current works

Monday, 10 June 2013 1:31 p.m. by Transport4chch

In the media: EQCs "good progress" contacting customers

In the media: EQC's "good progress" contacting customers

Monday, 10 June 2013 1:23 p.m. by GovtEQC Popular

On this day: Tarawera volcanic eruption in 1886

On this day: Tarawera volcanic eruption in 1886

Monday, 10 June 2013 12:55 p.m. by GovtEQC Popular