Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch speaks to Raf Manji - Chair of Finance Committee/Councillor for Fendalton-Waimairi, about the Orion CEO's pay increase.
The below is the latest information supplied by contractors for road conditions for Port Hills and Banks Peninsula roads: Dyers Pass Rd is open to all traffic and is still being monitored Western Valley Road – Little River to Port Levy …
Proposals for a 2.25km flat water sports lake in the Avon River red zone are proving increasingly popular with over 80% of respondents now agreeing or strongly agreeing with the idea.
The dream is slowly coming true for a former Christchurch singer who was among the earthquake refugees seeking a haven in Nelson in 2011.
The Christchurch rebuild provides a unique opportunity for a rooftop sea of greenery and exotic plant life, ecologist Colin Muerk says.
A letter confirming the "potential" for quake-related flood risk on her Christchurch property is barely worth the paper it is written on for Carla Martin.
Party noise complaints nearly tripled from 2010 to 2011, but have since dropped off and been replaced by complaints about noise from new bars and rebuild construction.
It employs 37 building inspectors but with about 250 requests a day coming in for site inspections, it is not enough to meet demand.
Elizabeth Moore is starting to give up hope her building consent will ever get approved.
Hitting the rebuild ‘‘cold’’ is the biggest barrier to Australian firms setting up in post-earthquake Christchurch, the Canterbury Employers’ Chamber of Commerce says.
Australian businesses are lobbying their government over concerns they are being shut out of Christchurch rebuild opportunities by "Canterbury parochialism’’.
The below information is the latest supplied by contractors for road conditions for Port Hills and Banks Peninsula roads: Summit Rd from Dyers Pass Rd to Worsleys is open to all traffic - Summit Rd, from Worsleys to Gebbies Pass Rd …
Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch speaks to Christchurch mayor Lianne Dalziel
Contractors have advised of the following road conditions for Port Hills and Banks Peninsula roads: Summit Rd from Dyers Pass Rd to Worsleys is open to all traffic. Summit Rd, from Worsleys to Gebbies Pass Rd is only suitable for …
Christchurch's sports stadium is giving off a "temporary" vibe about the city to international audiences, a visiting Australian politician says.
The building industry is questioning the Christchurch City Council's claims it has lifted its game and is on track to regain building consent accreditation.
Australian Treasurer Joe Hockey, a rugby fan and friend of former Crusaders coach Robbie Deans, hoped media coverage of his visit yesterday would help more Australians see the region was open for business.
For homeowners like Jo Byrne that means continuing to pay a mortgage on a home her family cannot live in and are unlikely to be able to sell.
Inner-city Christchurch has truly been knocked back in time by the earthquakes.
With sleety showers, hail and snow forecast for Banks Peninsula and the Port Hills tonight, the NZ Transport Agency is urging motorists to take extreme care on Canterbury roads during the next few days. The Transport Agency’s Journey Manager Lee …
Christchurch City Council has made substantial progress improving its building control functions and is on track to gain accreditation as a Building Consent Authority before Christmas.
The combined insurance proceeds for the two buildings is $807,000 and this will cover both the demolition of the buildings and the construction of the new combined facility. The Hagley–Ferrymead Community Board will have final approval of the building design.
Road users are advised that this week daily from 9am contractors will be working at the intersection of St Asaph and Manchester Streets until approximately 6pm. While this work occurs these restrictions will be in place daily from 9am: Monday/Tuesday …
Christ Church Cathedral bell ringers have welcomed home 13 bells that were damaged in the February 2011 earthquake and then repaired in England.
Several Filipino workers opened their doors to The Press this week.
Christchurch gets ffantastic ffringe ffestival this year. Ole!
Community input wanted – landscaping of the new community centre While we are still working through the detailed plans for the new centre we have now moved into the phase […]
A team of experts from within Southern Response, CERA and Arrow International spent a number of months planning a safe and efficient demolition of the most precarious hillside properties on Sumner’s Clifton Hill, severely damaged in the February 2011 earthquake.
Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch talks to this weeks Power Panel - Labour Port Hills MP Ruth Dyson, CDHB's Hector Matthews , and Roger Bridge, National Party President for Canterbury Westland.
Gerry Brownlee | Canterbury Earthquake Recovery
It's an ancient political ritual involving frenzied exhalations of hot air, consultations with the public oracles (usually found on Facebook and in the website's opinion section) and the potent politics of populism. The climax of all this is a tribal dance called the wibble-wobble.
A former EQC employee is pleading not guilty to charges alleging she misused the commission's vehicles and a fuel card.
For available routes around the Central City please find below the CBD network map.
A skilled labour shortage, under-resourced building firms and rebuild deadline pressures are contributing to a decline in Christchurch building standards, industry experts warn.
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