Gerry Brownlee | Canterbury Earthquake Recovery
Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch speaks to Sir Bob Jones about his new book, "No Punches Pulled"
A tearful Paulette Barr approached the Prime Minister John Key at Westfield Mall in Riccarton this morning, pleading for help in a cold, liquefaction-hammered home, with no skirting boards.
Christchurch's tallest office tower has been sold and will become a major hotel.
I am regularly asked whether I have details of the latest papers for various disciplines relating to the Christchurch earthquakes. Here are the latest related references. A big thank you to all of those of you who keep me abreast of …
Christchurch homeowners could now be waiting until 2017 before their earthquake-damaged homes are rebuilt.
Architect Patrick Sloan says to see Christchurch as a broken city after returning from China to join architecture practice Warren and Mahoney has been distressing.
At first glance, the news that the Christchurch City Council has found another $400 million hole in its finances as it confronts the post-quake rebuild might not seem such a blow.
Eighty percent of the businesses impacted by earthquakes have received payouts, but Labour says many remain in limbo.
Homeowners with unresolved earthquake insurance claims are burdened down with copious and complicated technical reports and a myriad of explanations amid pressure to make decisions based on information they can no longer make sense of.
I am regularly asked whether I have details of the latest papers for various disciplines relating to the Christchurch earthquakes. Here are the latest engineering references – other disciplines to follow. Digital buildings: Using sensors to monitor the performance …
Plenary Conventions New Zealand, a consortium of proven international infrastructure firm Plenary Group, and experienced local firms Ngāi Tahu Property and The Carter Group, has been selected as the preferred consortium for the master-planning and development stage of this very large project.
The Government is dodging questions about a report it commissioned to review an audit of the Christchurch City Council's financial position.
The New Zealand Transport Agency will be undertaking essential maintenance works in the Lyttelton Tunnel between the hours of 8pm and 6am for one day on: 7 August The night-time works will place restrictions on traffic flows through the tunnel, …
The Christchurch rebuild keeps fuelling the labour market, with the Canterbury unemployment rate plummeting to 2.8 per cent in the June quarter.
Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch speaks to Paul McNoe, Chief Executive of Red Bus, about the new commuter bus service being considered from Oxford to Christchurch
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Christchurch developers are shying away from using base isolation technology, which protects buildings against earthquake damage, as they seek to reduce costs.
Insurance payouts for Canterbury earthquake claims has topped $12 billion, according to the Insurance Council of New Zealand.
After the Christchurch earthquake, Cliff Mitton's home was red-zoned, but finally things are looking up for the Cantabrian, three-years on.
Christchurch City Council is confident it can address concerns raised in a report by International Accreditation New Zealand (IANZ) on its building consent processes.
Last week I asked a question on Facebook: What one word comes to mind right now when you think about Christchurch?
The first helicopter-assisted residential demolition will get underway this week after months of planning and evaluation of potential options.
Traffic signals are now operational at the intersection of Marshland Road and Prestons Road following work to upgrade the intersection, including widening the roadway to accommodate more lanes.
More than 100 tonnes of building waste are being airlifted off the Port Hills as part of Christchurch's first helicopter-assisted demolition.
Sol Square is becoming a black hole in Christchurch's recovering central city.
A group of Filipino carpenters recruited to work in Christchurch's rebuild had no work when they arrived and had to rely on charity to get by.
Community centre landscape meeting – this Sat morn.
Road users are advised that from tomorrow St Asaph Street will be down to one lane at the Colombo Street intersection.
Release: Sumner Community Garden
Do-it-yourself homeowners will be targeted by a new campaign aimed at encouraging the safe removal of building materials containing asbestos.
Rumours have been floating around St Albans for some weeks that the Christchurch City Council is planning to sell off land at 1049 Colombo Street and Caledonian Road and build a community facility instead at 43a Edgeware Road (also owned by the Council).
You can't fight them if you don't understand them, says long-time insurance professional Peter MacLeod.
Christchurch ratepayers are facing a potential billion dollar black hole according to a new report.
Stacy Rush was unsure about being entered in an online competition but the 25-year-old ''really got into it'' after a while.
Lawyers in Christchurch say a building crisis – that could be as widespread as the leaky homes issue – is looming in the city as more and more evidence of shoddy repair jobs makes its way into court. http://www.radionz.co.nz/national/programmes/morningreport/audio/20143310/shoddy-repairs-in-chch-will-create-problems
Christchurch City Council today released a milestone report on options for managing the financial challenges and maximising the opportunities arising from the earthquakes.
Gerry Brownlee has commended the Christchurch City Council for having the courage to put unpalatable but prudent options on the table.
The mayor of Christchurch has confirmed that $400 million of the city's assets will need to be sold to make ends meet.
Christchurch City Council has revealed today that it faces a funding black hole of up to $900 million to help rebuild the earthquake-wrecked city, and is set to start public consultation on "at least a partial" sale of its assets.
Antigua Street one way northbound only between Moorhouse Ave and Halkett Street. Armagh Street westbound only between Barbadoes Street and Madras Street. Madras Street down to one lane from St Asaph to Lichfield Street. Peterborough Street between Madras Street and Manchester Street closed. …
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Christchurch City Council is considering a $400 million sell-off of its capital assets as it deals with crushing financial losses.
CCC has announced a plan to takeover Lyttelton Port just hours after revealing a massive funding shortfall.
The cash-strapped Christchurch City Council will reveal a report today that details how it can make ends meet.
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