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Chch, how has your life changed?

Chch, how has your life changed?

Monday, 18 February 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

You'd have a tough job finding someone in Christchurch whose life hasn't changed since the earthquakes.

Private sites considered for quake memorial

Private sites considered for quake memorial

Monday, 18 February 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

The Government is considering taking land to build Christchurch's earthquake memorial but is staying tight-lipped on where it will go.

What do I miss: Friday nights

What do I miss: Friday nights

Monday, 18 February 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

What I miss the most.

How has your life changed?

How has your life changed?

Monday, 18 February 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

You'd have a tough job finding someone in Christchurch whose life hasn't changed since the earthquakes.

Have you moved since the quakes?

Have you moved since the quakes?

Monday, 18 February 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Everyone reacted to the earthquakes differently.

Concrete Pad Foundation Repair Strategy

Concrete Pad Foundation Repair Strategy

Monday, 18 February 2013 12:12 a.m. by IAGinsurance Featured Popular

 

Developer to fight equity loss in court

Developer to fight equity loss in court

Sunday, 17 February 2013 10:12 p.m. by MediaStuff

A Christchurch red-zoner facing a million-dollar equity loss from a Crown compensation deal for his condemned land will fight the Government in court.

Developer to fight $1m loss in court

Developer to fight $1m loss in court

Sunday, 17 February 2013 10:12 p.m. by MediaStuff

A Christchurch red-zoner facing a million-dollar loss from a Crown compensation deal for his condemned land will fight the Government in court.

Funds help fight quake kids stress

Funds help fight quake kids' stress

Sunday, 17 February 2013 9:42 p.m. by MediaStuff

A $9.3 million Red Cross grant will help Canterbury children to laugh again, Parkview School principal Les Gray says.

The EQC Reinsurance Rip-off

The EQC Reinsurance Rip-off

Sunday, 17 February 2013 5:06 p.m. by EQCTruths Popular

 

Neighbours Day events in March

Neighbours Day events in March

Saturday, 16 February 2013 10:22 p.m. by stalbanscommunity




More on the new “sum assured” house insurance policies

More on the new “sum assured” house insurance policies

Saturday, 16 February 2013 8:20 p.m. by avonsidechch Popular

 

Man stabbed outside Flockton Street party

Man stabbed outside Flockton Street party

Saturday, 16 February 2013 4:54 p.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

 

Census campaign gears up

Census campaign gears up

Saturday, 16 February 2013 4:18 p.m. by Media3News

In the next few weeks 6.4 million forms will be delivered to households around New Zealand.

Artbox set to go live

Artbox set to go live

Saturday, 16 February 2013 12:28 p.m. by ArtBox

ArtBox has been a hive of activity this week 

How one screw can level a home

How one screw can level a home

Saturday, 16 February 2013 11:43 a.m. by MediaThePress Popular

House foundations poured on top of the ground that can be re- levelled with the turn of a screw are the newest earthquake fix to appear in Christchurch.

Why a change in tack is well timed

Why a change in tack is well timed

Saturday, 16 February 2013 7:58 a.m. by MediaThePress

We now live in a city of rebuild, not recovery.

Ann Bowers: Whats the price of pain?

Ann Bowers: What's the price of pain?

Saturday, 16 February 2013 6:30 a.m. by MediaHerald

It's not normal to feel your pelvis break. It's not normal to be crushed smaller, smaller, smaller, until you can shrink no smaller. It's not normal to feel kilo after kilo, tonne after tonne land on your left hip and to wonder when...

Rehua Marae plans kitchen upgrade

Rehua Marae plans kitchen upgrade

Saturday, 16 February 2013 12:13 a.m. by stalbanscommunity

Rehua Marae in Springfield Road plans to upgrade its kitchen and has applied to the Christchurch City Council for assistance to do so. The Marae Trust is applying to the Shirley Papanui Community Board and the Fendalton Wigram Community Board …

Edgeware/Barbadoes parking changes likely

Edgeware/Barbadoes parking changes likely

Saturday, 16 February 2013 12:01 a.m. by stalbanscommunity

City Council staff have made a number of recommendations for changes to parking around the shops at the intersection of Barbadoes Street and Edgeware Road. These include 10 minute parks, which can also be used as loading bays for delivery …

Herb garden at transitional St Albans Centre

Herb garden at transitional St Albans Centre

Friday, 15 February 2013 11:44 p.m. by stalbanscommunity



Neighbourhood Trust plans to purchase shops

Neighbourhood Trust plans to purchase shops

Friday, 15 February 2013 11:40 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

The St Albans Neighbourhood Trust, based at the St Albans Baptist Church, plans to purchase two shops for its community outreach programme and has applied to the Shirley Papanui Community Board for assistance to do so. It has applied to …

Proposal for indoor sports facility Westminster Park

Proposal for indoor sports facility Westminster Park

Friday, 15 February 2013 11:30 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

The Shirley Papanui Community Board has indicated its support in principle for an indoor sports facility for Wesminster Park and has granted $5520 to employ a planner to assist with the consent process. This follows a deputation from Westminster Sports …

Strengthen them or knock them down

Strengthen them or knock them down

Friday, 15 February 2013 11:18 p.m. by MediaStuff

Government proposals to force owners of earthquake-prone buildings to strengthen them or knock them down are backed by the Christchurch City Council.

Council backs assessment plans

Council backs assessment plans

Friday, 15 February 2013 11:18 p.m. by MediaStuff

Government proposals to force owners of earthquake-prone buildings to strengthen them or knock them down are backed by the Christchurch City Council.

Quake home claims are 52% settled

Quake home claims are 52% settled

Friday, 15 February 2013 10:39 p.m. by MediaStuff

New Zealand's biggest insurer says about 52 per cent of its Canterbury earthquake residential claims are settled or in progress, with priority now being given to "vulnerable" customers for repairs and rebuilds.

Manufacturers tell of doing hard yards

Manufacturers tell of doing hard yards

Friday, 15 February 2013 10:39 p.m. by MediaStuff

Christchurch clothing company Earth Sea Sky is the last specialised, high-quality Kiwi outdoor clothing brand to use New Zealand factories, co-owner Jane Ellis says.

Website for your street?

Website for your street?

Friday, 15 February 2013 10:23 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

 

Inmates to refurbish damaged housing

Inmates to refurbish damaged housing

Friday, 15 February 2013 9:17 p.m. by MediaStuff

Prisoners will soon help to repair Christchurch's earthquake-damaged social houses.

Day 722 - DUG gets a COMS

Day 722 - DUG gets a COMS

Friday, 15 February 2013 9:16 p.m. by addingtonaction

Blair today fitted out DUG the truck with a Radio Telephone system. The radio is on all the time with a dedicated channel. The hand mic is very easy  and safe to use while driving.

Day 722 - DUG gets COMS

Day 722 - DUG gets COMS

Friday, 15 February 2013 9:16 p.m. by addingtonaction

Blair today fitted out DUG the truck with a Radio Telephone system. The radio is on all the time with a dedicated channel. The hand mic is very easy  and safe to use while driving.

Also included are 2 base stations, 1 for Garlands Rd, and another for an after hours location. Plus a portable unit like a walky talky for a site crew. The system works with great reception Christchurch wide.

It was paid for by a donation by the Canterbury Community Trust.

The morning had bee ...

Feb 15: Gap Map download

Feb 15: Gap Map download

Friday, 15 February 2013 8:53 p.m. by GapFiller

Thanks to Christchurch & Canterbury Tourism we have our very own Gap Map, complete with Gap Filler and Greening the Rubble projects.  Click here to download the PDF file.  Alternatively swing by the Summer Pallet Pavilion on the corner of Durham and Kilmore Streets and pick one up.  

Gap Map download

Gap Map download

Friday, 15 February 2013 8:53 p.m. by GapFiller Popular

 

WeCan (Wider Earthquakes’ Action Network) Media Release – posted by WeCan

WeCan (Wider Earthquakes’ Action Network) Media Release – posted by WeCan

Friday, 15 February 2013 8:41 p.m. by ChristchurchFiasco

************  Media Release ************   Please Earthquake Minister as you show foreign media around the inner city on Friday tell the full story about the recovery here in Canterbury Tomorrow the Earthquake Minister, Mr Gerry Brownlee, will show foreign media …

Edgeware Village Master Plan available for comment

Edgeware Village Master Plan available for comment

Friday, 15 February 2013 8:34 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

The Edgeware Village Master Plan is now available for public comment. The master plan will be available to view at Christchurch City Council service centres for about five weeks from March 4 before comments close on April 10. But you …

Minister Brownlee on TC3 options, solutions and values

Minister Brownlee on TC3 options, solutions and values

Friday, 15 February 2013 8:21 p.m. by avonsidechch

Gerry Brownlee issued a media release today congratulating those who have been working on viable options for speedier building on TC3 land. Also mentioned is the issue of property values in TC3 areas. The release reads (original here): Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee today offered praise and thanks to all those who have worked so hard to create viable options and speed up

Interim decisions for 31 Chch schools on Monday

Interim decisions for 31 Chch schools on Monday

Friday, 15 February 2013 7:28 p.m. by GovtMOE

Education Minister Hekia Parata will announce the interim decisions for 31 of the 38 greater Christchurch schools affected by the Government’s Education Renewal Plans in Christchurch on Monday.

Rebuild Christchurch Update February 15th 2013

Rebuild Christchurch Update February 15th 2013

Friday, 15 February 2013 6:18 p.m. by Swiggs Popular

Today has seen a huge amount of information released to us from the different authorities.

Christchurch on track for great future

Christchurch on track for 'great future'

Friday, 15 February 2013 5:46 p.m. by Media3News

Cordons around central Christchurch are set to shrink dramatically as the rebuild finally gets underway.

Progress with Councils social housing programme outlined

Progress with Council's social housing programme outlined

Friday, 15 February 2013 5:38 p.m. by GovtCCC

Christchurch City Council staff are working on plans to build 22 new social housing units on vacant land in existing complexes and expect to have completed repairs on more than 170 units by the end of this year.

Plans underway for new library and service centre at Linwood

Plans underway for new library and service centre at Linwood

Friday, 15 February 2013 5:32 p.m. by GovtCCC

Christchurch City Council has signed a three-year lease on a space in Eastgate Shopping Centre which it plans to transform into a new temporary library and service centre.

CCDU Six-Pack 15th February 2012

CCDU Six-Pack 15th February 2012

Friday, 15 February 2013 5:13 p.m. by GovtCCDU Popular

 

Good progress in CBD land purchases

Good progress in CBD land purchases

Friday, 15 February 2013 5:02 p.m. by GovtCera Popular

Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee says contracts have been signed by 27 property owners and agreement in principle reached with another 20 owners.

Kids urged to imagine their own Amazing Place

Kids urged to imagine their own Amazing Place

Friday, 15 February 2013 4:59 p.m. by GovtCera Popular

Competition packs have been distributed to every Canterbury school and early childhood centre, and schools have already begun registering to take part in the project, which has the Bank of New Zealand (BNZ) as its principal sponsor.

Nora Frohmann exhibition …

Nora Frohmann exhibition …

Friday, 15 February 2013 4:40 p.m. by GapFiller

166 Tuam Street

Feb 15: Nora Frohmann exhibition …

Feb 15: Nora Frohmann exhibition …

Friday, 15 February 2013 4:40 p.m. by GapFiller

Photographs by Nora Frohmann (2006–2012) 166 Tuam Street   In 2006, Nora Frohmann began carrying an analogue compact camera around with her in order to photograph attractive images in her daily life. For practical reasons, she opted for the small and lightweight device, as it provided her with low-threshold access to her environment. This camera [...]

In the key of B

In the key of B

Friday, 15 February 2013 4:21 p.m. by KrisV

 

Are we choosing the road before the destination?

Are we choosing the road before the destination?

Friday, 15 February 2013 4:11 p.m. by CoffeyProjectsChCh Popular

 

Day 722 - fruit & veggie orders

Day 722 - fruit & veggie orders

Friday, 15 February 2013 4:00 p.m. by addingtonaction

There are 310 orders from 18 of the 21 CSFVC distribution centers for fruit and veggie packs next week. These will be packed and distributed on Wednesday 20 February.

  1 Addington Action
  7 Addington School
16 Burnham
  8 Comcare Addington
  4 Discovery
16 Eureka St
  0 Generation Health
10 Hoon Hay Presbyterian
  0 Kidsfirst Selwyn St
37 Manuka Cottage
45 Opawa Baptist
18 Parker St
13 Reformed Church in Hornby
  ...

Building height restrictions planned

Building height restrictions planned

Friday, 15 February 2013 3:21 p.m. by MediaThePress

Building heights will be restricted to a maximum of four-storeys under a raft of planning rule changes being considered for the residential areas of Christchurch's city centre.

Half IAGs claims settled or underway

Half IAG's claims settled or underway

Friday, 15 February 2013 3:04 p.m. by MediaStuff

New Zealand's biggest insurer says about 52 per cent of its Christchurch residential claims have been settled or are in progress, with priority now being given to ''vulnerable'' customers.

TC3 options and solutions making great strides

TC3 options and solutions making great strides

Friday, 15 February 2013 2:07 p.m. by GovtBeehive Popular

Gerry Brownlee | Canterbury Earthquake Recovery

Insurance Advice from someone who knows

Insurance Advice from someone who knows

Friday, 15 February 2013 12:20 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

Central city officially a rebuild zone

Central city officially a rebuild zone

Friday, 15 February 2013 12:19 p.m. by GovtBeehive Popular

Gerry Brownlee | Canterbury Earthquake Recovery

Our recovery has strong foundations

Our recovery has strong foundations

Friday, 15 February 2013 12:14 p.m. by GovtBeehive Popular

Gerry Brownlee | Canterbury Earthquake Recovery

Good progress in CBD land purchases

Good progress in CBD land purchases

Friday, 15 February 2013 12:12 p.m. by GovtBeehive

Gerry Brownlee | Canterbury Earthquake Recovery

Rebuild city replaces red zone

Rebuild city replaces red zone

Friday, 15 February 2013 12:06 p.m. by MediaStuff

Christchurch central city red zone is now "the rebuild zone" with new buildings underway and 16,000 new jobs created over the last year.

NZ First pledges full red zone payout

NZ First pledges full red zone payout

Friday, 15 February 2013 11:44 a.m. by Media3News

Christchurch's uninsured red zone property owners will get the other half of a compensation offer if NZ First is part of the next government.

$3m boost for social housing

$3m boost for social housing

Friday, 15 February 2013 11:27 a.m. by NickyWagner

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