Gerry Brownlee | Canterbury Earthquake Recovery
Children from Christchurch are set to share their views of how the earthquakes have changed their lives and communities in a new photography exhibition organised by UNICEF NZ, ‘Christchurch: See through my eyes’. The exhibition will open to the public tomorrow (Friday, 7 December) at Christchurch Museum and run until Sunday, 27 January.
Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee has highlighted 20 key projects in the Economic Recovery Programme for Greater Christchurch, launched 6 December 2012.
Christchurch could potentially be an education magnet, UC expert says
The Canterbury Television collapse rescue effort was "outstanding" and "text book" in most aspects, an inquest has heard.
The coronial inquiry into the collapse of Christchurch’s CTV building has wrapped up this afternoon.
CBD business owners and bare landowners in Christchurch have been let down by John Key after he personally defended the decision to acquire their land for just half of the rating valuation, says Labour’s Earthquake Recovery spokesperson Lianne Dalziel.
In the biggest quarterly jump in a decade, national building work grew almost 10 per cent in the three months to the end of September, according to official figures.
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Stressed red-zone residents given less time than others to settle on their properties are appealing to the Government for a deadline extension.
An Earthquake Commission (EQC) engineer at the centre of complaints to the Institution of Professional Engineers New Zealand Inc (Ipenz) has been named at a parliamentary select committee.
Clarity is needed on the future of Christchurch's soon-to-be empty residential red zone, local leaders say, as authorities are still unsure of what will happen to the land.
Kim Morresey working on active link parts for a universal column. Photo Scott Hammond. A Marlborough engineering firm is using new engineering designs to manufacture and fit pre-fabricated structural beams for the Christchurch rebuild. Cuddon Engineering chief executive Andy Rowe said the company had picked up the contract through attending the Marlborough Christchurch Rebuild Opportunities [...]
Release Date: 05 December 2012
A Fire Service official has promised the widow of a CTV victim that major changes will be made to rescue efforts in the future.
The Gloucester Arcade has been demolished.
The Lyttelton Service Centre at 33 Lyttelton Street has been closed since it was damaged in the February 2011 earthquake. A temporary service centre has been based in the Lyttelton Library, 35-37 London Street, since last year.
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A widower broke down after hearing details of his wife's death in the Canterbury Television building collapse.
The man who tomorrow will unveil an economic recovery plan for Christchurch has been named the nation's top chartered accountant.
Fire and police "dropped the baton" by failing to ensure staff knew who was in charge at the Canterbury Television building collapse, an inquest has heard.
The volume of building activity recorded its biggest gain in 10 years in the third quarter.
Teachers in Canterbury will today consider whether to take industrial action over their concerns about the Government's plans to restructure education in the region.
A few broken bathroom tiles are the only things preventing Stephen Moore from declaring his earthquake-damaged house fully repaired.
Open Day is so close, we can almost taste it!
Today a team of 12 young people turned up from, a small town in Queensland, Australia to help Addington Action. And they are coming back on Friday for another shot.
High-tech cameras designed to probe collapsed buildings and search for signs of life failed on February 22 and have since been replaced, an inquest was told today.
An inquest has been told USAR workers were sent back to the CTV building after dismayed foreign diplomats in Wellington complained to the Government.
Todd Property Group has purchased the Pegasus town development, 25 kilometres north of Christchurch in the Waimakariri district.
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Christchurch Agency for Energy (CAfE) is pleased with the success of the Energyfirst programme which provides expert energy efficiency advice for city buildings over 500sqm within Christchurch City.
The Fire Service has apologised to the families of victims unable to be rescued from the collapsed Canterbury Television building.
IAG has announced it will confirm with all earthquake customers whether their property is a rebuild or repair by 20 December 2012. This will include confirmation whether IAG or EQC will manage their claim.
An Urban Search and Rescue technician was in disbelief at hearing signs of life from within the collapsed Canterbury Television building rubble, an inquest has heard.
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Christchurch City Council has released a memorandum clarifying the impact of the Christchurch Central Recovery Plan on the proposed redevelopment of the cricket ground at the Hagley Oval.
An Urban Search and Rescue technician has rejected suggestions a hole dug to locate CTV building collapse survivors was delayed more than five hours.
University of Canterbury’s civil and natural resources engineer Professor, Misko Cubrinovski, is helping in the Christchurch rebuild by working with the Stronger Christchurch Infrastructure Rebuild Team (SCIRT) on repairing 2000 km of water mains and 2000 km of sub-mains.
The actions of an Urban Search and Rescue team which tried to get to survivors trapped in the rubble of the CTV building will come under more scrutiny today.
EQC is about to do more drilling around Christchurch streets, only this time it will be to gather data about soil composition and land damage and not about foundations. Drilling will occur either on the roadside berm or on properties …
The final part of the royal commission report on the Canterbury earthquakes will be released before Christmas, Prime Minister John Key says.
A five-storey glass-fronted complex of offices, shops and cafes will replace the demolished Amuri Courts and URS-Landsborough House buildings in central Christchurch.
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