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Tuesday, 12 February 2013 9:50 a.m. by OneVoiceTeReoKotahi

 

CCDU Design retains one way streets…..

CCDU Design retains one way streets…..

Tuesday, 12 February 2013 9:21 a.m. by ShakyTownBlues Popular

The “New” transport plan: Link here:  for the city has kept the one street system.  Their logic defies belief.  Internationally one way streets are a dead duck. 

Christchurch rental woes to be surveyed

Christchurch rental woes to be surveyed

Tuesday, 12 February 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Thousands of Canterbury renters will be asked to share their stories as the Tenants Protection Association (TPA) determines whether there is a "housing crisis" in Christchurch.

Tiler loses all his gear to thoughtless thief

Tiler loses all his gear to thoughtless thief

Tuesday, 12 February 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Three days after arriving in Christchurch to help with the rebuild, Luke Smith lost almost everything he owned.

Residents’ groups create federation

Residents’ groups create federation

Monday, 11 February 2013 10:16 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

More than 80 residents’ and neighbourhood associations from Christchurch will get the opportunity this week to join the Christchurch Federation of Residents’ Groups.

Symbolic bridge to be put in storage

Symbolic bridge to be put in storage

Monday, 11 February 2013 8:54 p.m. by MediaStuff

Work to remove the Medway St footbridge in Christchurch is set to begin today.

How EQC Settles Claims

How EQC Settles Claims

Monday, 11 February 2013 8:48 p.m. by EQCTruths Popular

 

ECQ repair strategy

ECQ repair strategy

Monday, 11 February 2013 8:45 p.m. by EQCTruths Popular

 

Today’s Fletchers Horror Story

Today’s Fletchers Horror Story

Monday, 11 February 2013 7:54 p.m. by EQCTruths

 

The Settlement Process

The Settlement Process

Monday, 11 February 2013 7:54 p.m. by EQCTruths

 

SFO: intervention averted fraud in Christchurch rebuild

SFO: intervention averted fraud in Christchurch rebuild

Monday, 11 February 2013 6:37 p.m. by Media3News

The Serious Fraud Office believes early intervention has averted potentially massive fraud in the Christchurch rebuild.

Crown and Christchurch City Council agree to special three year plan

Crown and Christchurch City Council agree to special three year plan

Monday, 11 February 2013 4:02 p.m. by GovtBeehive Popular

Gerry Brownlee | Canterbury Earthquake Recovery

Roger Sutton to field readers questions

Roger Sutton to field readers' questions

Monday, 11 February 2013 3:21 p.m. by MediaThePress

A key figure in the rebuilding of Christchurch will answer readers' questions live on press.co.nz tomorrow, 10 days before the second anniversary of the February earthquake.

Reid Stiven and Gail Kettle on Newstalk ZB - February 2013

Reid Stiven and Gail Kettle on Newstalk ZB - February 2013

Monday, 11 February 2013 2:28 p.m. by GovtEQC Popular

SHEARS & MAC WINS AT NZ RED AWARDS

SHEARS & MAC WINS AT NZ RED AWARDS

Monday, 11 February 2013 1:01 p.m. by Chris Stafford-Bush Featured

EXPERTS IN COMMERCIAL INTERIORS & BUILDING FIT OUTS

EXPERTS IN COMMERCIAL INTERIORS & BUILDING FIT OUTS

Monday, 11 February 2013 12:54 p.m. by Chris Stafford-Bush

For over 25 years we have managed and delivered a wide range of retail and commercial interiors projects ranging from 20 sqm to 4000 sqm.  These commercial interior projects range from $50,000 to $5 million.

Stochastic modelling of geophysical hazard

Stochastic modelling of geophysical hazard

Monday, 11 February 2013 12:04 p.m. by GovtEQC

Work begins on $5.3m Cardboard Cathedral

Work begins on $5.3m Cardboard Cathedral

Monday, 11 February 2013 10:57 a.m. by MediaHerald Popular

 

Removal of Medway Street footbridge brings a mix of sadness, relief and hope

Removal of Medway Street footbridge brings a mix of sadness, relief and hope

Monday, 11 February 2013 10:28 a.m. by AvonOtakaro Popular

Work to remove the munted Medway Street footbridge – an icon of the Canterbury earthquakes – is to begin this week. 

Mainzeal and Project Management Agreements

Mainzeal and Project Management Agreements

Monday, 11 February 2013 10:00 a.m. by ChristchurchFiasco Popular

I for one am very pleased that my husband and I insisted we would not sign a Project Management Agreement with our insurer.

Rocky time exposes the importance of a continuity plan

Rocky time exposes the importance of a continuity plan

Monday, 11 February 2013 6:30 a.m. by MediaHerald

 

Small business: Winds of opportunity drive Zeffer

Small business: Winds of opportunity drive Zeffer

Monday, 11 February 2013 6:30 a.m. by MediaHerald

 

Cardboard cathedral on must see list

Cardboard cathedral on 'must see' list

Monday, 11 February 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Christchurch's Anglican cardboard cathedral may be months from completion, but it has already been crowned a world attraction by one of Australia's biggest newspapers.

February 10th, 2013

February 10th, 2013

Sunday, 10 February 2013 9:58 p.m. by ArtBox

This week we are building on the enthusiastic response to our call for nominees for a working party to steer the project fo [...]

Artbox welcomes volunteers

Artbox welcomes volunteers

Sunday, 10 February 2013 9:58 p.m. by ArtBox Popular

This week we are building on the enthusiastic response to our call for nominees for a working party to steer the project forward [...]

Fletcher EQR website taken down or out?

Fletcher EQR website taken down or out?

Sunday, 10 February 2013 8:54 p.m. by avonsidechch

I don’t know the significance of this but the Fletcher EQR website (here) is currently missing. In it’s place is the screen shown below. The screen capture was made at 8.40 this evening. Hacktivist or did someone forget to pay the web hosting company? .

Fletcher EQR website taken down or out?

Fletcher EQR website taken down or out?

Sunday, 10 February 2013 8:54 p.m. by avonsidechch Popular

Christchurch art project taking off

Christchurch art project taking off

Sunday, 10 February 2013 8:52 p.m. by MediaHerald

 

Edgeware Rd resident murdered

Edgeware Rd resident murdered

Sunday, 10 February 2013 1:37 p.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

A man has been killed and a woman from the same address arrested early on Sunday morning. The woman will appear in Court on Monday, February 11. source: ODT article

Long rumble felt in Canterbury

'Long rumble' felt in Canterbury

Sunday, 10 February 2013 10:26 a.m. by MediaStuff

Cantabrians have been shaken by a magnitude 3.8 tremor this morning. 

Canterbury Brewery sign comes down in central Christchurch

Canterbury Brewery sign comes down in central Christchurch

Saturday, 9 February 2013 4:44 p.m. by Media3News Popular

The fabric of Christchurch changed again this morning with the start of one of the city's most recognisable buildings coming down.

River of Flowers returns for February 22nd 2013

River of Flowers returns for February 22nd 2013

Saturday, 9 February 2013 12:47 p.m. by PRNews Featured Popular

The River of Flowers will return on February 22, 2013 to provide communities with the opportunity to reflect on the last two years and look forward to the future.

Work to begin on two schools in greater Christchurch

Work to begin on two schools in greater Christchurch

Saturday, 9 February 2013 12:44 p.m. by GovtMOE Popular

Education Minister Hekia Parata has today announced that work will begin on building two schools in greater Christchurch in April.

Is the Christchurch recovery plan green enough?

Is the Christchurch recovery plan green enough?

Saturday, 9 February 2013 10:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

For two years Christchurch residents have dreamed they will be getting back a new, green, sustainable city. But will they? JOHN McCRONE investigates.

EQC - Asbestos handling information has been updated.

EQC - Asbestos handling information has been updated.

Saturday, 9 February 2013 6:36 a.m. by avonsidechch Popular

EQC have updated their asbestos webpage (here), adding more information about how they are dealing with it. The bulk of the new information is in the section How we're dealing with asbestos which now reads: The presence of building materials that could contain asbestos is identified when the Canterbury Home Repair Programme team visits your home to scope your earthquake repairs. (This team

Step-by-step revival of Arts Centres heritage

Step-by-step revival of Arts Centre's heritage

Friday, 8 February 2013 11:16 p.m. by MediaStuff

The Great Hall at the Christchurch Arts Centre teems with activity.

2013

2013

Friday, 8 February 2013 5:43 p.m. by VolunteerArmy

With things finally starting to settle down for 2013, We thought it was about time to updated you all on what the Volunteer Army Foundation is going to be up to in 2013!

2013

2013

Friday, 8 February 2013 5:43 p.m. by TheConcert

With things finally starting to settle down for 2013, We thought it was about time to updated you all on what the Volunteer Army Foundation is going to be up to in 2013!

Parata accused of PR trip ahead of closures

Parata accused of PR trip ahead of closures

Friday, 8 February 2013 5:12 p.m. by Media3News

Controversial Minister of Education Hekia Parata visited an empty site in North Canterbury this afternoon.

Desperate time for Christchurch renters

Desperate time for Christchurch renters

Friday, 8 February 2013 5:01 p.m. by Media3News

Campbell Live meets a hardworking Christchurch couple, with a young child, who are currently staying in motor camps.

A1 Heat Pump Clean

A1 Heat Pump Clean

Friday, 8 February 2013 4:14 p.m. by deskjet Popular

 

Managing Your Anxiety: iPhone and Android Apps and iTunes Podcasts

Managing Your Anxiety: iPhone and Android Apps and iTunes Podcasts

Friday, 8 February 2013 1:24 p.m. by AnxietySupport Popular

Free self help tools! Topics available: Concentrate Better, Managing Anxiety, Deal with Depression, Commute Time For You, Meditation Basics. Get them here.

Forum: Managing Anxiety for Wellbeing

Forum: Managing Anxiety for Wellbeing

Friday, 8 February 2013 12:15 p.m. by AnxietySupport

 

How much shaking did you feel?

How much shaking did you feel?

Friday, 8 February 2013 11:04 a.m. by MediaStuff

Scientists are knocking on Christchurch doors to find out how much shaking residents experienced in the February 2011 earthquake.

Community Update 6 February

Community Update 6 February

Friday, 8 February 2013 11:01 a.m. by MtPleasantCC

 

Time-lapse reveals Clarendons fate

Time-lapse reveals Clarendon's fate

Friday, 8 February 2013 10:04 a.m. by MediaStuff

The Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority (Cera) has released a time-lapse video of the Christchurch CBD, taken between February 1, 2012 and January 31, 2013.

Time-lapse video of the Christchurch Central Business District, 1 February 2012 to 31 January 2013

Time-lapse video of the Christchurch Central Business District, 1 February 2012 to 31 January 2013

Friday, 8 February 2013 9:37 a.m. by GovtCera Popular

The Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority has released a video showing time-lapse photography of the Christchurch Central Business District taken between 1 February 2012 and 31 January 2013.

Bolted strength

Bolted strength

Friday, 8 February 2013 8:00 a.m. by ArchitectureNow Popular

CERA and MBIE website for TC3

CERA and MBIE website for TC3

Friday, 8 February 2013 6:15 a.m. by avonsidechch Popular

CERA and the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment have put together a website for those on TC3 land awaiting a repair or a rebuild. 

Scam uses Christchurch rebuild jobs as bait

Scam uses Christchurch rebuild jobs as bait

Friday, 8 February 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

An Indian fraudster posing as an agent for a New Zealand recruitment company has scammed thousands of dollars from Indian workers hoping to get a job in the Christchurch rebuild.

Earthquake support for whanau

Earthquake support for whanau

Friday, 8 February 2013 1:14 a.m. by stalbanscommunity

 

Fire and water messages from city council

Fire and water messages from city council

Friday, 8 February 2013 12:45 a.m. by stalbanscommunity

Be careful not to start fires accidentally and don’t waste water on the gardens are two messages being promoted by Christchurch City Council this summer Canterbury’s warm dry weather has contributed to a high fire risk, so Christchurch City Council …

Delayed census to be held on March 5

Delayed census to be held on March 5

Friday, 8 February 2013 12:22 a.m. by stalbanscommunity

 

Rebuild boosts jobs growth

Rebuild boosts jobs growth

Thursday, 7 February 2013 11:52 p.m. by MediaThePress

Canterbury unemployment has hit a new low in the period since the earthquakes began, and is expected to fall further.

Scam uses rebuild jobs as bait

Scam uses rebuild jobs as bait

Thursday, 7 February 2013 11:36 p.m. by MediaThePress

An Indian fraudster posing as an agent for a New Zealand recruitment company has scammed thousands of dollars from Indian workers hoping to get a job in the Christchurch rebuild.

Indian scammer offers $1.50 an hour

Indian scammer offers $1.50 an hour

Thursday, 7 February 2013 11:36 p.m. by MediaThePress

An Indian fraudster posing as an agent for a New Zealand recruitment company has scammed thousands of dollars from Indian workers hoping to get a job in the Christchurch rebuild.