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CTV News Tuesday 19 August

CTV News Tuesday 19 August

Tuesday, 19 August 2014 7:11 p.m. by MediaCTV

More to Govt accounts than meets the eye

More to Govt accounts than meets the eye

Tuesday, 19 August 2014 6:25 p.m. by Media3News

 

Videos to cheer up quake-weary Cantabrians

Videos to cheer up quake-weary Cantabrians

Tuesday, 19 August 2014 5:00 p.m. by MediaStuff

Videos aim to cheer up quake-weary Cantabrians

Videos aim to cheer up quake-weary Cantabrians

Tuesday, 19 August 2014 5:00 p.m. by MediaStuff

Keyes Road Roundabout – New Brighton – Closed for road reconstruction

Keyes Road Roundabout – New Brighton – Closed for road reconstruction

Tuesday, 19 August 2014 1:32 p.m. by Transport4chch

The Keyes Road roundabout at New Brighton will be closed from tomorrow, Wednesday 20 August for approximately three weeks for road reconstruction work. The road closure will be in place from 7am. Access to the roundabout will be closed from …

Keyes Road Roundabout – New Brighton – Closed for road reconstruction from Wed 20 Aug

Keyes Road Roundabout – New Brighton – Closed for road reconstruction from Wed 20 Aug

Tuesday, 19 August 2014 1:32 p.m. by Transport4chch

The Keyes Road roundabout at New Brighton will be closed from tomorrow, Wednesday 20 August for approximately three weeks for road reconstruction work. The closures will be in place from 7am. Access to the roundabout will be closed from the …

Cathedral advocates appalled at comparisons

Cathedral advocates 'appalled' at comparisons

Tuesday, 19 August 2014 12:58 p.m. by MediaStuff

A call by the world's most senior Anglican bishop for Christchurch to stop clinging to the past has been criticised by those fighting to save the city's earthquake-damaged cathedral.

Lyttelton Tunnel Maintenance Works Restrictions – 20 Aug

Lyttelton Tunnel Maintenance Works Restrictions – 20 Aug

Tuesday, 19 August 2014 12:00 p.m. by Transport4chch

The New Zealand Transport Agency will be undertaking essential maintenance works  in the Lyttelton Tunnel between the hours of 8pm and 6am for one day on: 20 August The night-time works will place restrictions on traffic flows through the tunnel, and …

Southern Response Contract signing

Southern Response Contract signing

Tuesday, 19 August 2014 9:23 a.m. by SouthernResponse

What can you expect at your Southern Response contract signing?

Infrastructure report: Recovery on track, says CEO

Infrastructure report: Recovery on track, says CEO

Tuesday, 19 August 2014 7:00 a.m. by MediaHerald

Growing impatience characterised the mood in Christchurch earlier this year, with business leaders and the public growing increasingly frustrated at the lack of progress within the central city.

Infrastructure report: Housing realism after the quakes

Infrastructure report: Housing realism after the quakes

Tuesday, 19 August 2014 7:00 a.m. by MediaHerald

Christchurch City Council is poised to form a company to enter the affordable housing market and shake up the provision of social housing services in the earthquake-damaged city.After Housing NZ, the council is the country's second...

Infrastructure report: Planning processes under the spotlight

Infrastructure report: Planning processes under the spotlight

Tuesday, 19 August 2014 7:00 a.m. by MediaHerald

The rebuild of Christchurch has put public planning and procurement processes under the spotlight. With creative methods of delivery and new approaches to financing becoming more common, marrying infrastructure development with long...

Infrastructure report: Filling in the doughnut

Infrastructure report: Filling in the doughnut

Tuesday, 19 August 2014 7:00 a.m. by MediaHerald

Following the Christchurch earthquakes, substantial numbers of CBD businesses relocated to the peripheral suburbs while the Red Zone cordon remained in effect, sparking concerns that the slow pace would render it a "doughnut city".

Infrastructure report: The opportunities of a lifetime

Infrastructure report: The opportunities of a lifetime

Tuesday, 19 August 2014 7:00 a.m. by MediaHerald

For Craig Price it has been all about dealing with the consequences and effects of the earthquakes while striving to draw positives for the city of Christchurch."We're not looking past the tragedy. 

Infrastructure report: Life returns to the Four Avenues

Infrastructure report: Life returns to the Four Avenues

Tuesday, 19 August 2014 7:00 a.m. by MediaHerald

Much of Christchurch's initial remedial works took place on the outskirts of the city as the Scirt rebuild team prioritised getting residents back in their homes and restoring vital services such as sewerage.

Infrastructure report: Theres no raw prawn here, mate

Infrastructure report: There's no 'raw prawn' here, mate

Tuesday, 19 August 2014 7:00 a.m. by MediaHerald

Australian Treasurer Joe Hockey was blunt in his assessment of the opportunities afforded to Australian construction firms in the Christchurch Rebuild when he visited the city last month."I don't think 'Canterbury first' is going...

Lynched Monday 18 August - Antony Gough

Lynched Monday 18 August - Antony Gough

Monday, 18 August 2014 8:57 p.m. by ChrisLynch

Grant from the Christchurch Earthquake Appeal UK

Grant from the Christchurch Earthquake Appeal UK

Monday, 18 August 2014 3:39 p.m. by PRNews Popular

Bus detours Rookwood Ave – from Wed 20 August

Bus detours Rookwood Ave – from Wed 20 August

Monday, 18 August 2014 11:21 a.m. by Transport4chch

Rookwood Ave - Route: Metrostar From Wednesday 20 August until further notice all buses will detour​ away from Rookwood Ave while road works are carried out. Buses travelling towards The Palms will detour off Keyes Rd onto Dennitt St, Baker St, …

Patience needed to change an insurers view

Patience needed to change an insurer's view

Monday, 18 August 2014 10:47 a.m. by MediaStuff

Rebuild offers a self-reinvention

Rebuild offers a self-reinvention

Monday, 18 August 2014 8:45 a.m. by MediaThePress

Colombo/Armagh intersection – from 18th August

Colombo/Armagh intersection – from 18th August

Monday, 18 August 2014 7:00 a.m. by Transport4chch

Road users are advised that from the 18th August: Colombo Street will be northbound only between Gloucester and Armagh Street. Southbound on Colombo Street will be detoured via Cambridge Tce and Manchester Street. Alternative southbound routes: Durham Street and Manchester …

Hoteliers look at investment options

Hoteliers look at investment options

Sunday, 17 August 2014 1:20 p.m. by MediaThePress

Hoteliers are circling Christchurch and its planned new convention centre, some making decisions as to the best time to invest tens of millions in new accommodation.

The families Filipino workers leave behind

The families Filipino workers leave behind

Sunday, 17 August 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Manuelito Lavador drags a chair next to mine in the Christchurch construction company office.

Disneyfield river precinct underwhelms

'Disneyfield' river precinct underwhelms

Saturday, 16 August 2014 1:42 p.m. by MediaThePress

It must be galling to be giving away $100 million of public money and finding folk so apparently underwhelmed.

Hotel, lodge targets budget market

Hotel, lodge targets budget market

Saturday, 16 August 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

A multimillion-dollar 52-room hotel and 96-bed backpacker lodge is planned for central Christchurch.

Chinese investors poised to help rebuild our city

Chinese investors poised to help rebuild our city

Saturday, 16 August 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

A large wave of Chinese investment is headed for Christchurch, as billion-dollar entities do deals with locals to be part of the rebuild.

City needs visitor strategy

City needs 'visitor strategy'

Saturday, 16 August 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Christchurch lacks a visitor strategy and things for tourists to do, the city's port and airport chiefs say.

CTV News Friday 15 August

CTV News Friday 15 August

Friday, 15 August 2014 7:49 p.m. by MediaCTV

Christchurch art takes to the streets

Christchurch art takes to the streets

Friday, 15 August 2014 5:16 p.m. by Media3News

Christchurch Art Gallery has sprawled into the city Where there was once buildings, there are now murals, sculptures and paintings.

Update: Traffic signals out Buckleys/Linwood/Aldwins – drive with care

Update: Traffic signals out Buckleys/Linwood/Aldwins – drive with care

Friday, 15 August 2014 4:00 p.m. by Transport4chch

A crash this morning at the intersection of Buckleys/Linwood/Aldwins damaged the traffic signals. The traffic signals are out as a result and may not be repaired for some time. A temporary roundabout will be set up with single lane approaches …

Central City – from Monday 18th August

Central City – from Monday 18th August

Friday, 15 August 2014 2:00 p.m. by Transport4chch

New: Durham Street - down to one lane from Salisbury to Kilmore Street.   Antigua Street one way northbound only between Moorhouse Ave and St Asaph Street. Armagh Street westbound only between Barbadoes Street and Madras Street. Madras Street down to one lane from Tuam Street …

CBD – Available Routes Map 15th August – 23rd August

CBD – Available Routes Map 15th August – 23rd August

Friday, 15 August 2014 1:40 p.m. by Transport4chch

For available routes around the Central City please find below the CBD network map. This is updated weekly. Please click here to download the network map - Available Routes Map    

Antony Gough reveals sneaky quake tactics

Antony Gough reveals sneaky quake tactics

Friday, 15 August 2014 12:12 p.m. by MediaThePress

Antony Gough caused a fair amount of trouble for authorities after the February 2011 earthquake.

Whitewash Heads Heli-Assisted Demolition

Whitewash Heads Heli-Assisted Demolition

Friday, 15 August 2014 11:45 a.m. by SouthernResponse Popular

The first helicopter-assisted residential demolition in the Christchurch rebuild is on on a Sumner cliffs house perched some 70 metres above sea level.

Where to next for our sinking city?

Where to next for our sinking city?

Friday, 15 August 2014 9:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

CTV News - Earthquake Bravery Awards

CTV News - Earthquake Bravery Awards

Thursday, 14 August 2014 11:59 p.m. by MediaCTV Popular

CTV News - Housing Committee Update

CTV News - Housing Committee Update

Thursday, 14 August 2014 11:57 p.m. by MediaCTV

Rebuilding Christchurch with Deon Swiggs Newstalk ZB Interview

Rebuilding Christchurch with Deon Swiggs Newstalk ZB Interview

Thursday, 14 August 2014 8:59 p.m. by ChrisLynch Popular

Rebuilding Christchurch with Deon Swiggs and Chris Lynch 100.1FM

Council approves funding for further short-term flood mitigation work

Council approves funding for further short-term flood mitigation work

Thursday, 14 August 2014 5:19 p.m. by GovtCCC

Christchurch City Council has approved funding for further short-term flood defence measures in the hardest hit areas of Christchurch and will consider potential mitigation options for the Central City.

Consultation opens for two Central City Transport Projects

Consultation opens for two Central City Transport Projects

Thursday, 14 August 2014 5:17 p.m. by Transport4chch

Christchurch City Council is inviting feedback on two key transport projects, Hospital Corner early works and Hagley / Moorhouse Corner. 

Council to fund emergency housing project with City Mission

Council to fund emergency housing project with City Mission

Thursday, 14 August 2014 5:09 p.m. by GovtCCC Featured Popular

Christchurch City Council will help fund a collaborative project with Christchurch City Mission and the Government to address emergency housing needs in Canterbury.

Bravery of quake rescuers recognised

Bravery of quake rescuers recognised

Thursday, 14 August 2014 3:47 p.m. by MediaStuff

A New Zealand Bravery Decoration medal pinned to Bryce Curran's chest represented two moving moments for the heroic Christchurch anaesthetist today.

August edition of St Albans News

August edition of St Albans News

Thursday, 14 August 2014 3:31 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

What is this about no community centre for St Albans? Is this a bad dream? Does it have to be that way? Read what has been going on in St Albans (or about St Albans) in the August edition and have your say. It also raises further questions: What makes a community centre and how […]

Christchurch bravery recognised

Christchurch bravery recognised

Thursday, 14 August 2014 3:20 p.m. by PRNews Featured Popular

Release: New Zealand Police

Quake hero: I was staying, come hell or high water

Quake hero: 'I was staying, come hell or high water'

Thursday, 14 August 2014 1:08 p.m. by MediaHerald

After tunnelling into the twisted steel and concrete of the pancaked Canterbury Television Building to rescue three trapped survivors, senior firefighter Terry Gyde had done more than his fair share of heroics.But when he was asked...

Halfway mark for horizontal infrastructure rebuild

Halfway mark for horizontal infrastructure rebuild

Thursday, 14 August 2014 12:30 p.m. by GovtBeehive Popular

Gerry Brownlee | Canterbury Earthquake Recovery

Over 5000 red zoned houses now cleared

Over 5000 red zoned houses now cleared

Thursday, 14 August 2014 12:22 p.m. by GovtBeehive Popular

Gerry Brownlee | Canterbury Earthquake Recovery

Red zone demolitions almost complete

Red zone demolitions almost complete

Thursday, 14 August 2014 12:04 p.m. by Media3News

Around 5000 homes have been demolished as quake authorities continue to clear Christchurch's red-zones.

EQC reviews customer interactions

EQC reviews customer interactions

Thursday, 14 August 2014 11:25 a.m. by GovtEQC

Does Christchurch have a rat problem?

Does Christchurch have a rat problem?

Thursday, 14 August 2014 8:10 a.m. by MediaStuff

Reports of rats marauding the fringes of Christchurch's residential red zone and beyond have some residents crying plague.

Homeowner - at 3degC - is over EQC

Homeowner - at 3degC - is over EQC

Thursday, 14 August 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Ken Keir was happy when he was paid out $113,000 by the Earthquake Commission after the February 2011 quake.

Approach to Key advances EQC claim

Approach to Key advances EQC claim

Thursday, 14 August 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Any doubts Paulette Barr had about confronting Prime Minister John Key over her insurance woes have diminished after some welcome news.

CTV News - Flood Task Force

CTV News - Flood Task Force

Wednesday, 13 August 2014 10:51 p.m. by MediaCTV

CTV News - Greens Transport

CTV News - Greens Transport

Wednesday, 13 August 2014 10:35 p.m. by MediaCTV

CTV News - Rangiora Town Hall

CTV News - Rangiora Town Hall

Wednesday, 13 August 2014 10:05 p.m. by MediaCTV

Colombo/Armagh intersection – from 14th August

Colombo/Armagh intersection – from 14th August

Wednesday, 13 August 2014 4:27 p.m. by Transport4chch

Road users are advised that from the 14th August at the Armagh/Colombo intersection: Northbound on Colombo Street will be detoured via Gloucester Street, Oxford Tce, and Armagh Street. Southbound on Colombo Street will be detoured via Cambridge Tce and Manchester Street. …

CCC Building Consents….

CCC Building Consents….

Wednesday, 13 August 2014 3:34 p.m. by ShakyTownBlues

What an unhelpful meeting with Building consents that was.