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Risks of rebuild fraud remain

Risks of rebuild fraud remain

Wednesday, 1 May 2013 12:22 p.m. by MediaStuff

The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) says it has closed one investigation relating to the Christchurch rebuild.

Red-zoners to fight land compensation in court

Red-zoners to fight land compensation in court

Wednesday, 1 May 2013 10:49 a.m. by MediaStuff

A group of Christchurch red-zoners are fighting ''arbitrary and unreasonable'' compensation for their earthquake-damaged land in the High Court today.

City landlord in mood to expand

City landlord in mood to expand

Wednesday, 1 May 2013 8:52 a.m. by MediaStuff

Landlord Nick Hunt announced plans to build a new Briscoes store on his Salisbury St property back in 2011.

Rolleston Ave lane reductions northbound

Rolleston Ave lane reductions northbound

Wednesday, 1 May 2013 8:47 a.m. by Transport4chch

 

Recovery to be main mission of new council

Recovery to be main mission of new council

Tuesday, 30 April 2013 11:55 p.m. by MediaStuff

Post-quake recovery issues will dominate the agenda for Christchurch's next intake of city councillors.

Discount deal to help pay tax

Discount deal to help pay tax

Tuesday, 30 April 2013 10:35 p.m. by MediaStuff

A $50 million pool of cheaper finance for cash-limited Canterbury firms to pay provisional tax obligations is being offered by Tax Management New Zealand.

New $67M cathedral restoration plan

New $67M cathedral restoration plan

Tuesday, 30 April 2013 5:49 p.m. by Media3News

 

‘Mix it Up’ in Pita Kaik – Winners announced!

‘Mix it Up’ in Pita Kaik – Winners announced!

Tuesday, 30 April 2013 5:16 p.m. by peterboroughvillage Popular

International design team Architectus and Wellington-based Andrew Sexton Architecture have taken out the top award in a competition to create a new development on a block of land in Kilmore Street.

Cathedral repair costs challenged

Cathedral repair costs challenged

Tuesday, 30 April 2013 3:17 p.m. by Media3News

The Great Christchurch Building Trust says the ChristChurch Cathedral could be restored for only $67 million.

$67m to restore cathedral - group

$67m to restore cathedral - group

Tuesday, 30 April 2013 12:39 p.m. by MediaThePress

The Christ Church Cathedral could be fully restored for much less than Anglican estimates, restoration campaigners say.

Day 797 - Co-op buy for tomorrow

Day 797 - Co-op buy for tomorrow

Tuesday, 30 April 2013 12:14 p.m. by addingtonaction

Craig Dixon this morning bought this number of crates and cartons from the market for packing tomorrow at CSFVC.

Thanks Craig!

Coop buy:

Canterbury youth workers to get $330k support

Canterbury youth workers to get $330k support

Tuesday, 30 April 2013 11:48 a.m. by PRNews Popular

 

Report highlights Canterbury’s economic opportunities

Report highlights Canterbury’s economic opportunities

Tuesday, 30 April 2013 11:42 a.m. by NickyWagner Popular

 

Christchuch Earthquakes-Locked out of undamaged factory for 800 days…

Christchuch Earthquakes-Locked out of undamaged factory for 800 days…

Tuesday, 30 April 2013 10:23 a.m. by ShakyTownBlues Popular

Do we still own our building?  who knows – 273 days…… We wait for “the powers that be” to see what has been proposed for our area. Who knows what nonsense they are cooking up.  I have my suspicions.  An Easter Island statue or monuments!

Investing in Christchurch doesnt stack up

Investing in Christchurch 'doesn't stack up'

Tuesday, 30 April 2013 9:59 a.m. by Media3News

 

State Highway 76 – Brougham Street

State Highway 76 – Brougham Street

Tuesday, 30 April 2013 8:58 a.m. by Transport4chch

 

Plenty to read in latest St Albans News

Plenty to read in latest St Albans News

Tuesday, 30 April 2013 12:08 a.m. by stalbanscommunity

Temple marks Chchs transition

Temple marks Chch's transition

Monday, 29 April 2013 8:19 p.m. by Media3News

To mark the transition from what Christchurch was to what it will be a temple is being built for a fortnight.

In the media: EQC CEO front man at expo

In the media: EQC CEO front man at expo

Monday, 29 April 2013 4:41 p.m. by GovtEQC

Day 796 - Addington Action expands

Day 796 - Addington Action expands

Monday, 29 April 2013 4:04 p.m. by addingtonaction


29 April 2013
By Nick Tolerton

Addington Action's fruit and veggie co-op programme is going from strength to strength.

It's 24 distribution centres which are serving nearly 500 households, have spread well away from the original catchment to as far as Burnham and the Heathcote Valley.

New distribution centres have been opened at the Christchurch South Community Garden, Strickland St and at the Court Theatre, Addington said organiser Mike Peters.

Two more are in ...

Seeking independant advice

Seeking independant advice

Monday, 29 April 2013 3:05 p.m. by CantSol Popular

Knowledge is power – According to Sir Francis Bacon. The more knowledge you possess the more you can do, which in turn leads to having more power.

Causeway closed, detour starts

Causeway closed, detour starts

Monday, 29 April 2013 1:32 p.m. by MediaThePress

A 500-metre detour in Christchurch's seaside suburbs has started today.

Day 796 - Water supply working

Day 796 - Water supply working

Monday, 29 April 2013 12:37 p.m. by addingtonaction

 

Brash: Cut interest-free loans to pay for rebuild

Brash: Cut interest-free loans to pay for rebuild

Monday, 29 April 2013 10:50 a.m. by Media3News

 

OPEN KITCHEN FEATURE OF NEW CENTRAL CITY EATERY

OPEN KITCHEN FEATURE OF NEW CENTRAL CITY EATERY

Monday, 29 April 2013 10:40 a.m. by TourismChCh Popular

 

Natural Disasters Occur in a Political Space

Natural Disasters Occur in a Political Space

Monday, 29 April 2013 10:32 a.m. by ChristchurchFiasco Popular

 

Rebuild cost jump no surprise - Parker

Rebuild cost jump 'no surprise' - Parker

Monday, 29 April 2013 8:31 a.m. by Media3News

 

Parker keen to explain service to Brownlee

Parker keen to explain service to Brownlee

Monday, 29 April 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

 

Idea to have sensors track everything in city

Idea to have sensors track everything in city

Monday, 29 April 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

 

Simpson praised for fronting up at expo

Simpson praised for fronting up at expo

Monday, 29 April 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

 

Children get serious about park designs

Children get serious about park designs

Monday, 29 April 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

 

Day 795 - combined information stalls at CERA expo useful

Day 795 - combined information stalls at CERA expo useful

Sunday, 28 April 2013 5:30 p.m. by addingtonaction Popular

 

Day 795 - CKA chaps worked

Day 795 - CKA chaps worked

Sunday, 28 April 2013 5:00 p.m. by addingtonaction

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Hundreds watch as bank building bowled

Hundreds watch as bank building bowled

Sunday, 28 April 2013 1:37 p.m. by MediaThePress Popular

 

Christchurch rebuilt to cost $10b more

Christchurch rebuilt to cost $10b more

Sunday, 28 April 2013 1:08 p.m. by Media3News

 

Canterbury rebuild cost upped to $40b

Canterbury rebuild cost upped to $40b

Sunday, 28 April 2013 12:31 p.m. by MediaStuff

The cost of the Canterbury rebuild has been upped to $40 billion, says Prime Minister John Key.

Hundreds flock to quake expo

Hundreds flock to quake expo

Sunday, 28 April 2013 9:37 a.m. by MediaThePress

 

Christchurch rebuild forecast takes a $2b hit

Christchurch rebuild forecast takes a $2b hit

Sunday, 28 April 2013 9:12 a.m. by MediaStuff

Higher Christchurch rebuild costs are a sign of private sector backing for the city, Prime Minister John Key says.

Red Zoners and CERA’s Residential Advisory Service

Red Zoners and CERA’s Residential Advisory Service

Sunday, 28 April 2013 8:32 a.m. by avonsidechch Popular

As is their continuing practice, CERA have announced a process – this time the Residential Advisory Service (RAS) - with no supporting detail. It commences on the 20th of May and might be the way to break through the problems between the insured, insurers and their project management organisations (PMOs). With the 31 July departure date approaching a few are still stuck in the Red Zone because

Parallels between Chch and US cathedrals

Parallels between Chch and US cathedrals

Sunday, 28 April 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Setting rules for schools rebuild

Setting rules for schools rebuild

Saturday, 27 April 2013 10:56 p.m. by MediaStuff

The building industry has been given an early heads-up before tenders are called for a $1 billion rebuild of Christchurch's school system.

Wellington expo showcases quake-strengthening industry

Wellington expo showcases quake-strengthening industry

Saturday, 27 April 2013 6:08 p.m. by Media3News

Growing concerns over how earthquake-proof our homes and buildings are have led to the first national expo for the quake-proofing industry.

Day 794 - SVA and the kitten

Day 794 - SVA and the kitten

Saturday, 27 April 2013 4:53 p.m. by addingtonaction

This morning 7 volunteers turned up at 9am to work at 124 Garlands Rd building the new depot for Addington Action. The 4 students had signed up to volunteer via the SVA website in exchange for free entry to "The Concert" last year.
The jobs today between the street and the front fence were
Phineas as head kitten was in charge of entertainment. Phineas comes most days to Garlands Rd.

They all did a great job. Thanks !

Then a quick trip to the Beckenham Service Centre to drop o ...

Rebuild and Recovery Expo, 27-28 April 2013, CBS Arena

Rebuild and Recovery Expo, 27-28 April 2013, CBS Arena

Saturday, 27 April 2013 4:06 p.m. by RebuildChristchurch Featured Popular

If you havent yet made it down to the CERA Rebuild and Recovery Expo make sure you do. Agencies and community groups have put much time into preparing this and making sure people are available to speak to you face to face. Open 10am to 4pm Sunday at CBS Arena in Addington. 

Reflection – CCPG timeline

Reflection – CCPG timeline

Saturday, 27 April 2013 3:02 p.m. by CoastalPathway

 

Cleared property looked like battlefield

Cleared property looked like 'battlefield'

Saturday, 27 April 2013 2:01 p.m. by MediaThePress

 

Workers now part of the furniture

Workers now part of the furniture

Saturday, 27 April 2013 1:31 p.m. by MediaThePress

 

Consultant urges bold design in rebuilding

Consultant urges bold design in rebuilding

Saturday, 27 April 2013 12:25 p.m. by MediaThePress

 

Two prime Hagley Park sites for sale

Two prime Hagley Park sites for sale

Saturday, 27 April 2013 10:53 a.m. by MediaThePress

 

Housing units still sitting idle

Housing units still sitting idle

Saturday, 27 April 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

The weeds grow tall between 37 government-owned transportable housing units in Christchurch  as a second winter of sitting idle at a city site approaches.

Pleas to retain Pallet Pavilion longer

Pleas to retain Pallet Pavilion longer

Saturday, 27 April 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

 

Housing units sit idle for 18 months

Housing units sit idle for 18 months

Saturday, 27 April 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

 

Last act was seeing others safe

Last act was seeing others safe

Saturday, 27 April 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

"I'm Owen," he said, turning around in his seat and offering an impromptu introduction.

Health risks lurk in post-quake homes

Health risks lurk in post-quake homes

Saturday, 27 April 2013 12:18 a.m. by MediaStuff

TC3 residents are battling on in the cold despite rising health problems from colds to rashes to panic attacks.

Your Story – Giving People a Voice

Your Story – Giving People a Voice

Friday, 26 April 2013 4:34 p.m. by RebuildChristchurch Featured Popular

We’re off!

We’re off!

Friday, 26 April 2013 2:51 p.m. by TempleforChCh

The Temple for Christchurch is go! The core crew arrived in Christchurch on the 1st of April, and for the past three weeks we have been getting the site ready for the build. Now our facilities are all set up- we have an office, a workshop, power and internet and even a portaloo! There are six of us who will be working as full-time volunteers on the project, helped along by many others along the way.

20,000 visitors experience Quake City attraction

20,000 visitors experience Quake City attraction

Friday, 26 April 2013 12:28 p.m. by CantyMuseum Popular

welcomed its 20,000 visitor today.