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Developer has big dreams for Cambridge Tce

Developer has big dreams for Cambridge Tce

Thursday, 29 August 2013 2:28 a.m. by MediaThePress

Stephen Collins wants to drive down Durham St in 10 years and ''still be really proud of what we created''.

Christchurch Town Hall to be saved

Christchurch Town Hall to be saved

Thursday, 29 August 2013 12:51 a.m. by MediaStuff

City councillors have voted to fully restore the earthquake-damaged Christchurch Town Hall.

Councillors vote for full Town Hall restoration

Councillors vote for full Town Hall restoration

Thursday, 29 August 2013 12:51 a.m. by MediaStuff

City councillors have voted to fully restore the earthquake-damaged Christchurch Town Hall.

Councillors vote for full Town Hall restoration

Councillors vote for full Town Hall restoration

Thursday, 29 August 2013 12:51 a.m. by MediaThePress

City councillors have voted to fully restore the earthquake-damaged Christchurch Town Hall.

Architects make plea for Town Hall restoration

Architects make plea for Town Hall restoration

Thursday, 29 August 2013 12:23 a.m. by MediaThePress

Two of the city's pre-eminent architects made personal pleas to restore the Christchurch Town Hall - the building they jointly designed.

Architects make plea for Town Hall restoration

Architects make plea for Town Hall restoration

Thursday, 29 August 2013 12:23 a.m. by MediaStuff

Two of the city's pre-eminent architects made personal pleas to restore the Christchurch Town Hall - the building they jointly designed.

Insurers may take over multi-unit claims

Insurers may take over multi-unit claims

Wednesday, 28 August 2013 10:03 p.m. by MediaStuff

Insurance giant Vero is asking the Government to allow private insurers to manage all parts of certain multi-unit and shared property claims to speed up the process for thousands of earthquake claimants in Christchurch.

Journalists see town hall damage

Journalists see town hall damage

Wednesday, 28 August 2013 9:40 p.m. by MediaRNZ

Journalists have been taken on a tour of Christchurch's earthquake damaged town hall, ahead of Thursday's decision about how the building will be repaired.

Day 918 - Alistair Baty apologises

Day 918 - Alistair Baty apologises

Wednesday, 28 August 2013 8:50 p.m. by addingtonaction

Alistair Baty apologises


An update with family rejected by EQC

An update with family rejected by EQC

Wednesday, 28 August 2013 7:54 p.m. by Media3News

The Walkers have paid insurance for 59 years, but EQC said they were too late in getting their claim in for earthquake damage, and so they were told they were entitled to nothing.

Quake outcasts: Govt postpones land zoning review

'Quake outcasts': Govt postpones land zoning review

Wednesday, 28 August 2013 7:00 p.m. by MediaHerald

The Government has postponed the Christchurch Port Hills land zoning review in the wake of the High Court decision in the "Quake Outcasts'' case.In a decision released on Monday, Justice Graham Panckhurst ruled that the Government's...

Volunteers needed day and night at the Temple for Christchurch!

Volunteers needed day and night at the Temple for Christchurch!

Wednesday, 28 August 2013 5:50 p.m. by TempleforChCh

The Temple for Christchurch is set to open on the 1st of September, in time for Christchurch’s third earthquake anniversary on September 4th. Constructing a 40m long sculptural representation of an earthquake out of untreated demolition timber takes a lot of work, and in order to meet this deadline we are now working into the night! Access Man have kindly donated a light tower to help us with these final stages of construction. Volunteer hours are now 10am-10pm. There is work de-nailing, r ...

Christchurch Town Hall decision due tomorrow

Christchurch Town Hall decision due tomorrow

Wednesday, 28 August 2013 5:37 p.m. by Media3News

Christchurch city councillors will decide the fate of the Town Hall at a meeting tomorrow, despite the fact that many of them are quitting.

Avonside Holdings v Southern Response [2013] NZHC 1433 – Summary by Sarah

Avonside Holdings v Southern Response [2013] NZHC 1433 – Summary by Sarah

Wednesday, 28 August 2013 4:53 p.m. by ChristchurchFiasco Popular

 this case considered a dispute in respect of  a rental property in Avondale, Christchurch, insured with AMI/Southern Response. Both the plaintiff and defendant agreed that the property was damaged beyond economic repair. The homeowner wished to buy another house and the maximum amount to be paid by the insurer was the cost of rebuilding the damaged house on the present site. The property owner had accepted an offer to sell their land to the Crown  so a new house would never ...

Quake Out-Casts go to the High Court – a Summary by Sarah

Quake Out-Casts go to the High Court – a Summary by Sarah

Wednesday, 28 August 2013 4:42 p.m. by ChristchurchFiasco Popular

 

Day 918 - intimidation threats against Mike Peters

Day 918 - intimidation threats against Mike Peters

Wednesday, 28 August 2013 4:36 p.m. by addingtonaction Popular

 

Heritage campaigners call for Christchurch demolitions to halt

Heritage campaigners call for Christchurch demolitions to halt

Wednesday, 28 August 2013 4:31 p.m. by MediaHerald

Christchurch heritage campaigners have gone to Parliament to call for a halt to the demolition of quake-hit heritage buildings.Christchurch Civic Trust campaigner Ross Gray and heritage experts Ian and Lynne Lochead appeared before...

Government postpones Port Hills announcement

Government postpones Port Hills announcement

Wednesday, 28 August 2013 4:28 p.m. by GovtBeehive Popular

Gerry Brownlee | Canterbury Earthquake Recovery

All about stadium design

All about stadium design

Wednesday, 28 August 2013 3:56 p.m. by CoffeyProjectsChCh

Thanks to all who attended our recent breakfast seminar on the subject of stadium design economics.

Manchester Street northbound detour from 26 August – updated

Manchester Street northbound detour from 26 August – updated

Wednesday, 28 August 2013 3:50 p.m. by Transport4chch

Northbound road users will be detoured from Manchester Street onto Kilmore Street,  Colombo Street and Salisbury Street back onto Manchester from Wednesday 28 August.

Out of touch: Red Zone battle hasn’t ‘been fun

Out of touch: Red Zone battle hasn’t ‘been fun'

Wednesday, 28 August 2013 2:15 p.m. by RuthDyson Popular

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Insurance boosts NZ living standards - Vero CEO

Insurance boosts NZ living standards - Vero CEO

Wednesday, 28 August 2013 1:48 p.m. by PRNews Popular

The major challenge facing the insurance industry is to demonstrate the value it provides.

Quake sorry riles victims

Quake 'sorry' riles victims

Wednesday, 28 August 2013 12:07 p.m. by MediaStuff

A quick-fire apology from Prime Minister John Key for a threat the Government may "walk away" from Christchurch red-zoners challenging the Crown's buyout offer is too little too late for furious residents.

Decision due today from councillors

Decision due today from councillors

Wednesday, 28 August 2013 12:07 p.m. by MediaThePress

An 11th-hour plea has been made to defer a decision on the Christchurch Town Hall as city councillors prepare for the final vote on its future.

Could City Mall stalemate be broken?

Could City Mall stalemate be broken?

Wednesday, 28 August 2013 12:07 p.m. by MediaThePress

Could there at last be a way around the stalemate stalling development of a prime City Mall site?

PMs sorry to red-zoners riles victims

PM's 'sorry' to red-zoners riles victims

Wednesday, 28 August 2013 12:07 p.m. by MediaStuff

A quick-fire apology from Prime Minister John Key for a threat the Government may "walk away" from Christchurch red-zoners challenging the Crown's buyout offer is too little too late for furious residents.

Topic Meeting: Music, Mood and Anxiety

Topic Meeting: Music, Mood and Anxiety

Wednesday, 28 August 2013 12:04 p.m. by AnxietySupport Popular

Youth expo of sustainability

Youth expo of sustainability

Wednesday, 28 August 2013 11:08 a.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

 

Why Health & Safety ?

Why Health & Safety ?

Wednesday, 28 August 2013 9:04 a.m. by H&S Matt

 

Port Hills zoning postponed amid appeal

Port Hills zoning postponed amid appeal

Wednesday, 28 August 2013 5:20 a.m. by MediaStuff

The long-awaited Port Hills zoning announcement has been delayed again as the Government readies itself to appeal a High Court decision made this week.

Prime Minister sorry for threat that angered Outcasts

Prime Minister sorry for threat that angered Outcasts

Wednesday, 28 August 2013 2:49 a.m. by MediaStuff

Prime Minister John Key has apologised for saying the Government would "walk away" from Christchurch red-zoners challenging their buyout offers after his threat was labelled offensive and lacking compassion.

Insurance giant wants ECQ claim changes

Insurance giant wants ECQ claim changes

Wednesday, 28 August 2013 2:44 a.m. by MediaThePress

Insurance giant Vero has asked the Government to let private insurers manage all aspects of certain Christchurch earthquake claims without the involvement of the Earthquake Commission (EQC).

Insurance giant wants EQC claim changes

Insurance giant wants EQC claim changes

Wednesday, 28 August 2013 2:44 a.m. by MediaThePress

Insurance giant Vero has asked the Government to let private insurers manage all aspects of certain Christchurch earthquake claims without the involvement of the Earthquake Commission (EQC).

Understanding existing use rights

Understanding existing use rights

Wednesday, 28 August 2013 2:22 a.m. by MediaThePress Popular

Existing use rights under the Resource Management Act, (RMA) have an important role to play in the rebuild of Christchurch.

Reel Tour features St Albans home movie

Reel Tour features St Albans home movie

Wednesday, 28 August 2013 1:59 a.m. by stalbanscommunity

 

Pay red-zoned landowners 100 per cent

Pay red-zoned landowners 100 per cent

Tuesday, 27 August 2013 11:55 p.m. by MediaStuff

The Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority (Cera) has been ordered by a judge to rethink the red zone offers made to two small groups - those who owned empty sections in the residential red zone and those with residences in the red zone who were not insured for one reason or another. These are the Outcasts.

Brownlee on red-zone appeal

Brownlee on red-zone appeal

Tuesday, 27 August 2013 7:28 p.m. by Media3News

Yesterday the Christchurch High Court found that a Government offer made to displaced red zone residents "was not made according to the law".

Chch quake refugees in limbo after court appeal

Chch quake refugees in limbo after court appeal

Tuesday, 27 August 2013 6:20 p.m. by Media3News

The High Court recently made a decision against the Government in Christchurch over how much to pay for bare land.

Day 917 - DUG goes forth

Day 917 - DUG goes forth

Tuesday, 27 August 2013 5:31 p.m. by addingtonaction

DUG the truck has got it's new tyres on care of Tony the . Hire of box truck cancelled for tomorrow, and DUG620 all loaded up for the fruit & veggie co-op setup 7.30am tomorrow.

593 orders in fact.

Walk away threat offends Outcasts

'Walk away' threat offends Outcasts

Tuesday, 27 August 2013 5:00 p.m. by MediaStuff

A threat from Prime Minister John Key to "walk away" from Christchurch red-zoners challenging their buyout offers has been labelled offensive and lacking compassion.

Win for owners in the red zone

Win for owners in the red zone

Tuesday, 27 August 2013 5:00 p.m. by MediaStuff

The decision by the High Court to quash the Government's compensation offer for uninsured residential red zone land is some vindication for the owners who challenged the offer.

Reel Life in Canterbury tour next month

Reel Life in Canterbury tour next month

Tuesday, 27 August 2013 4:46 p.m. by PRNews

 

PlaceMakers opens new store in Christchurch

PlaceMakers opens new store in Christchurch

Tuesday, 27 August 2013 4:43 p.m. by PRNews Popular

 

Lawyer: Govt must pay in full in Chch vacant land offer

Lawyer: Govt must pay in full in Chch vacant land offer

Tuesday, 27 August 2013 4:32 p.m. by Media3News

A Christchurch lawyer who took the Government to court says it has a moral obligation to pay everyone affected in full.

District Plan Review - join the conversation

District Plan Review - join the conversation

Tuesday, 27 August 2013 3:23 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

The Christchurch City Council is asking the people of Christchurch to join the District Plan Review conversation at community drop-in sessions and pop-up walls around the city from Wednesday 28 August.

Govt to fight red zone ruling

Govt to fight red zone ruling

Tuesday, 27 August 2013 12:04 p.m. by MediaRNZ

The Government is appealing against a High Court ruling that says its buyout offers to some owners of uninsured or vacant quake damaged land are illegal.

Government to fight red zone ruling

Government to fight red zone ruling

Tuesday, 27 August 2013 10:51 a.m. by MediaRNZ Popular

Quake Outcasts on High Court Win (27-8-13)

Quake Outcasts on High Court Win (27-8-13)

Tuesday, 27 August 2013 9:24 a.m. by QuakeOutcasts

Rebellion in Christchurch…

Rebellion in Christchurch…

Tuesday, 27 August 2013 9:11 a.m. by ShakyTownBlues Popular

Locked out of undamaged factory for  days – (since Feb 2011)

Govt will appeal landmark red-zone legal decision

Govt will appeal landmark red-zone legal decision

Tuesday, 27 August 2013 8:41 a.m. by MediaHerald

 

Plan to replace Christchurch landmark

Plan to replace Christchurch landmark

Tuesday, 27 August 2013 3:06 a.m. by MediaStuff

A 50-metre-high accommodation, office and retail complex is being proposed to replace the earthquake-hit Hotel Grand Chancellor, which was one of Christchurch's tallest buildings before its demolition.

New design for Hotel Grand Chancellor site

New design for Hotel Grand Chancellor site

Tuesday, 27 August 2013 2:50 a.m. by MediaThePress

 

News from Christchurch Central (Labour)

News from Christchurch Central (Labour)

Tuesday, 27 August 2013 12:46 a.m. by stalbanscommunity

CTV tagger: I was drunk, Im sorry

CTV tagger: I was drunk, I'm sorry

Monday, 26 August 2013 11:29 p.m. by MediaStuff

An Auckland rapper who vandalised the Canterbury Television site in Christchurch has pleaded guilty to a wilful-damage charge.

Govt will appeal red-zone land ruling

Govt will appeal red-zone land ruling

Monday, 26 August 2013 11:00 p.m. by MediaStuff

Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee has confirmed the Government will appeal a High Court ruling which found offers for red-zoned property in Christchurch were unlawful.

Calls grow for EQC to be audited

Calls grow for EQC to be audited

Monday, 26 August 2013 10:00 p.m. by stalbanscommunity