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Security Issues in CBD Red Zone Contractor Enclaves…… & IAG Service addresses

Security Issues in CBD Red Zone Contractor Enclaves…… & IAG Service addresses

Thursday, 7 February 2013 10:09 a.m. by ShakyTownBlues Popular

Locked out of undamaged factory for 718 days…. 

Apprentices take on rebuild roles

Apprentices take on rebuild roles

Thursday, 7 February 2013 7:57 a.m. by MediaThePress

Apprentices are taking on a larger role in the Christchurch rebuild through the building trades and through individual companies, such as the Gough Group.

Demolition of No. 57

Demolition of No. 57

Thursday, 7 February 2013 6:30 a.m. by avonsidechch

57 Cowlishaw Street has been demolished. Alan Cooke’s photographs give a wonderful bird’s eye view of the process. 

Rebuild scramble as firm topples

Rebuild scramble as firm topples

Thursday, 7 February 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Rival construction firms are set to scramble for Christchurch rebuild contracts and staff after the collapse of one of New Zealand's largest building groups.

Rebuild scramble as firm topples

Rebuild scramble as firm topples

Thursday, 7 February 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Rival construction firms are set to scramble for Christchurch rebuild contracts and staff after the collapse of one of New Zealand's largest building groups.

Rebuild scramble as Mainzeal topples

Rebuild scramble as Mainzeal topples

Thursday, 7 February 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Rival construction firms are set to scramble for Christchurch rebuild contracts and staff after the collapse of one of New Zealand's largest building groups.

Ethel Bradley and the Cashel Street Mystery

Ethel Bradley and the Cashel Street Mystery

Wednesday, 6 February 2013 10:45 p.m. by LostChristchurch

Part One: Love, Lies and Lost Lives.
Peering into the mirror, Ethel May Bradley places on her head the large black hat that her sister-in-law, Clara has trimmed for her with ribbon. Reflected back is a neat figure dressed in a dark blue serge outfit trimmed with black braid, worn over a white blouse. Pinned to her corsage is a jet brooch and a mourning brooch, which, when paired with the black crepe on her arm, signals a recent and close bereavement. Black shoes fit over her stockinged fe ...

NZ Tsunami Warning 6th February 2013

NZ Tsunami Warning 6th February 2013

Wednesday, 6 February 2013 7:12 p.m. by GovtCCC Featured Popular

 

Christchurch red zone now like a ghetto – resident

Christchurch red zone now 'like a ghetto' – resident

Wednesday, 6 February 2013 5:43 p.m. by Media3News

Thieves are stooping to a new low by stealing plants from abandoned quake-damaged properties in Christchurch.

Farmers want wool under Cantabrian feet

Farmers want wool under Cantabrian feet

Wednesday, 6 February 2013 7:54 a.m. by Media3News

The Christchurch rebuild is going to need two million square metres of floor covering and farmers are asking for wool to be given a fair go.

Southern Response updates

Southern Response updates

Wednesday, 6 February 2013 7:32 a.m. by avonsidechch Popular

 

Christchurch earthquake-proofing standard lowered

Christchurch earthquake-proofing standard lowered

Wednesday, 6 February 2013 6:03 a.m. by Media3News Popular

Owners of earthquake-damaged buildings won't have to strengthen their buildings beyond the legal requirement.

Rebuild needs certainty, clarity - Parker

Rebuild needs 'certainty, clarity' - Parker

Wednesday, 6 February 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Government concerns over the financial challenges facing the Christchurch City Council could see the planned release of the council's 10-year work programme and financial strategy dropped.

Make more noise for city heritage

'Make more noise' for city heritage

Wednesday, 6 February 2013 12:14 a.m. by MediaStuff

The Christchurch City Council is being urged to "make more noise" about the loss of heritage buildings amid concerns that more could be lost as the city rebuild progresses.

Time should march on, council told

Time should march on, council told

Wednesday, 6 February 2013 12:10 a.m. by MediaStuff

The hands on the historic Victoria Clock Tower have been fixed at 12.51pm for nearly two years, but Christchurch City Council staff say time should now move on.

Farmer’s Market News

Farmer’s Market News

Tuesday, 5 February 2013 5:49 p.m. by MtPleasantCC

Coming soon.

Filled job numbers back to pre-quake levels

Filled job numbers back to pre-quake levels

Tuesday, 5 February 2013 3:00 p.m. by MediaStuff

Canterbury's filled job numbers have returned to pre-earthquake levels.

Insurance industry welcomes court decision

Insurance industry welcomes court decision

Tuesday, 5 February 2013 1:13 p.m. by PRNews Featured Popular

The Insurance Council of New Zealand welcomes the High Court decision that the Christchurch City Council cannot require a building owner to increase the seismic strength of an existing building above 34% of the new building standard.

In the media: Home repairs

In the media: Home repairs

Tuesday, 5 February 2013 1:04 p.m. by GovtEQC

Emergency works - expect delays Aldwins / Ferry / Ensors Road intersection

Emergency works - expect delays Aldwins / Ferry / Ensors Road intersection

Tuesday, 5 February 2013 12:14 p.m. by GovtCCC Recommended Popular

 

Christchurch Boys’ High students to start year with a splash

Christchurch Boys’ High students to start year with a splash

Tuesday, 5 February 2013 11:11 a.m. by CBHS Popular

Greater Christchurch Recovery Update - Issue 17 (January 2013)

Greater Christchurch Recovery Update - Issue 17 (January 2013)

Tuesday, 5 February 2013 10:23 a.m. by GovtCera Popular

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Job Card Tracking System

Job Card Tracking System

Tuesday, 5 February 2013 8:04 a.m. by avision

Insurance based Resilience Roundtable in Australia

Insurance based Resilience Roundtable in Australia

Tuesday, 5 February 2013 6:30 a.m. by avonsidechch

 

St Albans may get action group

St Albans may get action group

Tuesday, 5 February 2013 2:47 a.m. by stalbanscommunity

 

Jackup cheaper than a rebuild

Jackup cheaper than a rebuild

Monday, 4 February 2013 11:20 p.m. by MediaStuff

Jacking earthquake-damaged Canterbury homes up to 3 metres off the ground could save hundreds from the scrapheap.

Christchurch rebuild taking workers off dole

Christchurch rebuild taking workers off dole

Monday, 4 February 2013 10:45 p.m. by MediaStuff

Christchurch is boasting the lowest beneficiary unemployment rate in the country as the city's rebuild continues to soak up the unemployed.

Rebuild taking workers off dole

Rebuild taking workers off dole

Monday, 4 February 2013 10:45 p.m. by MediaStuff

Christchurch is boasting the lowest beneficiary unemployment rate in the country as the city's rebuild continues to soak up the unemployed.

Rebuild taking workers off dole

Rebuild taking workers off dole

Monday, 4 February 2013 10:45 p.m. by MediaThePress

Christchurch is boasting the lowest beneficiary unemployment rate in the country as the city's rebuild continues to soak up the unemployed.

Weeks wages thrill after benefit

Week's wages thrill after benefit

Monday, 4 February 2013 10:43 p.m. by MediaThePress

A new world opened up before Lesina Figota when she was offered a job in the Christchurch rebuild.

Bar to open in former cinema

Bar to open in former cinema

Monday, 4 February 2013 10:30 p.m. by MediaStuff

People will be able to enjoy a drink and a meal in the Christchurch Arts Centre by Christmas.

Flowers of Hope - Second Quake Anniversary

Flowers of Hope - Second Quake Anniversary

Monday, 4 February 2013 10:17 p.m. by Swiggs Recommended Featured Popular

Share this around and Remember the 185 lives lost 2 years ago. 

Let rover do the real risky stuff

Let rover do the real risky stuff

Monday, 4 February 2013 10:11 p.m. by MediaStuff

The days of crawling under your house to check quake-damaged foundations could be over.

Review of the Australian General Insurance Code of Practice

Review of the Australian General Insurance Code of Practice

Monday, 4 February 2013 10:03 p.m. by avonsidechch Popular

 

Public consultations on quake-prone buildings begin

Public consultations on quake-prone buildings begin

Monday, 4 February 2013 8:41 p.m. by MediaHerald Popular

Public consultation meetings will be held across New Zealand this month as the Government looks to make changes to its system for dealing with earthquake-prone buildings.

Why Canterbury’s Democracy Was Destroyed

Why Canterbury’s Democracy Was Destroyed

Monday, 4 February 2013 8:31 p.m. by PRNews Popular

Opinion piece

Over 200 Submissions on Hagley Oval cricket redevelopment

Over 200 Submissions on Hagley Oval cricket redevelopment

Monday, 4 February 2013 8:10 p.m. by GovtCCC Recommended Popular

Submissions on Canterbury Cricket’s resource consent application to establish an International Cricket Venue on Hagley Oval closed today (4 February), with a preliminary figure of 239 received.-

New website aimed at TC3 rebuilders

New website aimed at TC3 rebuilders

Monday, 4 February 2013 6:50 p.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

CERA (and a Government Department with a long name) launched a new website at www.canterburyresidentialrebuild.govt.nz on Monday, February 4, aimed at helping property owners, particularly those in Technical Category 3, navigate the repair/rebuild process. The content is a bit thin …

Free counselling for women

Free counselling for women

Monday, 4 February 2013 6:21 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

The Women’s centre in Colombo Street is offering free counselling with qualified counsellors and counsellors who are training. Up to 20 hours of counselling is possible but spaces are limited. Phone 371 7414 or email Michele Lilly

Shallow quake felt widely in Christchurch

Shallow quake felt widely in Christchurch

Monday, 4 February 2013 5:19 p.m. by Media3News

A shallow aftershock hit Christchurch this afternoon and was felt strongly around the city.

Shallow quake shakes Canterbury

Shallow quake shakes Canterbury

Monday, 4 February 2013 4:53 p.m. by MediaStuff

A magnitude-3.8 earthquake has rocked Canterbury this afternoon.

ECan Rakaia River recommendation accepted

ECan Rakaia River recommendation accepted

Monday, 4 February 2013 4:46 p.m. by GovtBeehive

Gerry Brownlee | Canterbury Earthquake Recovery

Inland Revenue releases adverse events research

Inland Revenue releases adverse events research

Monday, 4 February 2013 4:08 p.m. by PRNews Popular

The Christchurch rebuild depends on a well-working tax system, so Inland Revenue has undertaken research to examine the impact of the earthquakes on small and medium businesses.

Growing optimism in NZs infrastructure and building industries

'Growing optimism' in NZ's infrastructure and building industries

Monday, 4 February 2013 4:07 p.m. by PRNews Popular

Optimism is growing across several sectors in New Zealand’s building and infrastructure industries according to AECOM’s latest construction Sentiment Report. Outlook has improved significantly in the buildings investment market with 50 percent of industry respondents expecting increased expenditure in 2013, up from 14 percent in May 2012.

Restoration underway at Arts Centre

Restoration underway at Arts Centre

Monday, 4 February 2013 1:45 p.m. by MediaStuff

The $36 million restoration of the Great Hall and Clock Tower in the Christchurch Arts Centre has taken a step forward with the arrival of steel braces.

Arts Centre restoration under way

Arts Centre restoration under way

Monday, 4 February 2013 1:45 p.m. by MediaStuff

The $36 million restoration of the Great Hall and the Clock Tower at the Christchurch Arts Centre has taken a step forward with the arrival of steel braces.

House-lifting technology could save homes

House-lifting technology could save homes

Monday, 4 February 2013 1:20 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Hundreds of condemned earthquake-damaged houses could be saved if new house-lifting technology proves a success.

Roving robot goes where humans cant

Roving robot goes where humans can't

Monday, 4 February 2013 11:28 a.m. by MediaHerald

 

On this day: Hawkes Bay earthquake 1931

On this day: Hawke's Bay earthquake 1931

Monday, 4 February 2013 10:12 a.m. by GovtEQC Popular

 

EQ damaged HNZ houses undergo rapid repairs in just six days

EQ damaged HNZ houses undergo rapid repairs in just six days

Monday, 4 February 2013 9:56 a.m. by NickyWagner Popular

 

Canterbury quakes highlight need for risk management

Canterbury quakes highlight need for risk management

Monday, 4 February 2013 6:30 a.m. by MediaHerald Popular

 

Couple abandon ghost-town dream

Couple abandon ghost-town dream

Sunday, 3 February 2013 10:20 p.m. by MediaStuff

Rubbish day for Brian Taylor is a stark reminder of the disintegration of his red-zoned community.

Mixed Use Competition

Mixed Use Competition

Sunday, 3 February 2013 8:27 p.m. by FutureChChDesign Popular

Peterborough Village / Pita Kāik 

Day 710 - stage 1 Garlands Rd completed

Day 710 - stage 1 Garlands Rd completed

Sunday, 3 February 2013 3:27 p.m. by addingtonaction

Stage 1 of the establishment of a base at 124 Garlands Rd was completed today. The gates have been painted and close properly. The gate counterweight has been finished and lots of little jobs tidied up.

Chch to mark second quake anniversary

Chch to mark second quake anniversary

Sunday, 3 February 2013 12:07 p.m. by Media3News

Christchurch residents will gather in silence at 12:51pm on February 22 - the second anniversary of the deadly quake that rocked their city.

Rebuild is chance for disabled tourism

Rebuild is chance for disabled tourism

Sunday, 3 February 2013 1:01 a.m. by MediaStuff

Officials deciding on proposed earthquake-proofing building codes have been told ensuring New Zealand leads the way in access for the disabled will be a financial boom - including the chance to tap into a tourism sector that pumps almost $5 billion into the Australian economy.

Stoush over Christchurch bridge, twisted from the quake

Stoush over Christchurch bridge, twisted from the quake

Saturday, 2 February 2013 5:35 p.m. by Media3News Popular

Christchurch's famous twisted bridge, one of the symbols of the big February earthquake, will be moved because it's said to be a safety risk.

Insurers back record of written-off homes

Insurers back record of written-off homes

Saturday, 2 February 2013 1:20 p.m. by MediaStuff

The insurance industry is backing calls for a public record to be kept of earthquake-damaged homes that have been written off by insurers.

My Insurance Nightmare….

My Insurance Nightmare….

Saturday, 2 February 2013 9:59 a.m. by ChristchurchFiasco Popular

Since I published , many people have asked me about my personal insurance story, as this is not covered in the book. So in response, I am pleased to provide a brief break down of the facts: