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Two New Pedestrian Routes into Central City

Two New Pedestrian Routes into Central City

Monday, 13 May 2013 11:27 a.m. by Transport4chch

 

New Pedestrian Routes into Central City

New Pedestrian Routes into Central City

Monday, 13 May 2013 11:27 a.m. by Transport4chch

Access to the outskirts of Cathedral Sqaure is now available to pedestrians. The first entrance route is down Colombo Street from the Tuam Street intersection with a second via Hereford Street. A portion of High Street in this area is also open. From the …

St Asaph St building spared

St Asaph St building spared

Monday, 13 May 2013 11:08 a.m. by MediaThePress

 

Unnatural Disasters, Natural Solutions

Unnatural Disasters, Natural Solutions

Monday, 13 May 2013 10:17 a.m. by QuakeOutcasts

Quake Claims Payouts May Fall Short

Quake Claims Payouts May Fall Short

Monday, 13 May 2013 9:13 a.m. by CantSol

See below the link to a good Press article by a good friend of ours Mike Columbus of New Zealand Home Loans

CERA Expo – Winners Announced

CERA Expo – Winners Announced

Monday, 13 May 2013 9:03 a.m. by CoffeyProjectsChCh

 

SCIRT update on works

SCIRT update on works

Monday, 13 May 2013 8:45 a.m. by Transport4chch

 

Online house designs could slash costs

Online house designs could slash costs

Monday, 13 May 2013 8:39 a.m. by MediaThePress

Site-by-site solutions for Chch residential rebuild

Site-by-site solutions for Chch residential rebuild

Monday, 13 May 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

As insurance companies start to ramp up residential rebuilds, building firms and engineers are pushing forward foundation solutions for the earthquake-prone land of Canterbury.

Christchurch businesses warned of challenging times

Christchurch businesses warned of challenging times

Monday, 13 May 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Christchurch businesses are being warned that doing business will be "much more challenging" in six months' time while another prediction tips the construction industry to hit saturation point about then too.

Day 809 - it wasnt Phineas

Day 809 - it wasn't Phineas

Sunday, 12 May 2013 12:23 p.m. by addingtonaction

 

Arc in the Park

Arc in the Park

Sunday, 12 May 2013 11:40 a.m. by FutureChChDesign Popular

 

Emergency Response Team Volunteers Needed

Emergency Response Team Volunteers Needed

Sunday, 12 May 2013 9:33 a.m. by DebDonnell Popular

Taranaki Community Emergency Response Team (TCERT) From the North Taranaki Midweek, May 8 2013 via the TCERT Facebook Page. CD LOOKING FOR RECRUITS The Taranaki Community Emergency Response Team provides a professionally managed volunteer support team for Emergency Management with in Taranaki in accordance with Ministry of Civil Defence & Emergency Management national guidelines. Team [...]

Quake claims by the trunkload

Quake claims by the trunkload

Sunday, 12 May 2013 5:30 a.m. by MediaHerald

 

Christchurch’s first phone call

Christchurch’s first phone call

Saturday, 11 May 2013 9:01 p.m. by LostChristchurch

In 1877, the world was abuzz with the news of Professor Bell’s invention – the telephone. The Steinway Hall,  in New York, was packed to capacity on the 2nd of April, 1877 with the first exhibition in a series in that city of ‘that marvellous discovery’ the telephone. Speculation was rife that it would supplant the regular telegraph system. Reports scoffed at the ‘unsophisticated’ people who were excited with the prospect of ‘having a private telephone, ...

Day 808 - just a little pour

Day 808 - just a little pour

Saturday, 11 May 2013 5:13 p.m. by addingtonaction

Todays working bee was short of bees so just a little bit got done at the Garlands Rd site. One section of concrete path poured and just one left to go next week.

Delays in complex quake claims

Delays in complex quake claims

Saturday, 11 May 2013 4:18 p.m. by MediaRNZ

The Earthquake Commission says 14,000 complex flat land claims in Canterbury will take longer than normal to settle.

Ramping up!

Ramping up!

Saturday, 11 May 2013 12:44 p.m. by TempleforChCh

New service for quake residents

New service for quake residents

Saturday, 11 May 2013 10:02 a.m. by MediaRNZ

A new advocacy group for quake affected residents is to begin work in about a month.

Players at the helm of a boom

Players at the helm of a boom

Saturday, 11 May 2013 9:36 a.m. by MediaThePress Popular

 

Adaptation the key to survival

Adaptation the key to survival

Saturday, 11 May 2013 8:15 a.m. by MediaThePress

Tait Communications' news this week that it is reviewing 70 jobs reminds locals that highly successful exporters have to constantly adapt their game when the currency is overvalued and as their worldwide customers and technologies change.

EQC delays leave preschool in the cold

EQC delays leave preschool in the cold

Saturday, 11 May 2013 8:09 a.m. by MediaThePress

 

Trainees taught rebuild skills

Trainees taught rebuild skills

Saturday, 11 May 2013 7:43 a.m. by MediaThePress

 

Post-quake flood-risk causes stress

Post-quake flood-risk causes stress

Saturday, 11 May 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

The earthquakes were just the start of our trouble.

EQC puts off tricky land settlements

EQC puts off tricky land settlements

Saturday, 11 May 2013 12:50 a.m. by MediaStuff

The Earthquake Commission is delaying payment on 14,000 problem cases in its land settlement process and has no timeframe for when it will pay out on the damage.

EQC puts off tricky land settlements

EQC puts off tricky land settlements

Friday, 10 May 2013 11:20 p.m. by MediaThePress

 

East is least, west is best, survey shows

East is least, west is best, survey shows

Friday, 10 May 2013 11:20 p.m. by MediaThePress

 

Day 807 - Addington Action

Day 807 - Addington Action

Friday, 10 May 2013 10:36 p.m. by addingtonaction

 

Stolen digger mystery baffles police

Stolen digger mystery baffles police

Friday, 10 May 2013 5:10 p.m. by Media3News

 

Positive Moves Forward for Insurance Advocacy Service

Positive Moves Forward for Insurance Advocacy Service

Friday, 10 May 2013 4:42 p.m. by CIAS_ Featured Popular

 

Council seeks public comment  on Proposed Plan Change 56

Council seeks public comment on Proposed Plan Change 56

Friday, 10 May 2013 4:40 p.m. by GovtCCC Featured Popular

 

Submission for: Andrea Newman’s Petition: Pay 100% RV to vacant landowners in the Red Zones Finance and Expenditure Select Committee 12th April 2013 – Guest Post Andrea Newman

Submission for: Andrea Newman’s Petition: Pay 100% RV to vacant landowners in the Red Zones Finance and Expenditure Select Committee 12th April 2013 – Guest Post Andrea Newman

Friday, 10 May 2013 4:18 p.m. by ChristchurchFiasco Popular

Outline of the Red Section Owners Group: There are 89 owners of vacant land in the Red Section Owners group, organised by two spokespeople and supported by a committee of six members. Table 1: Red Section Owners Flat Land Port …

Forum: ANXIETY AND DEPRESSION

Forum: ANXIETY AND DEPRESSION

Friday, 10 May 2013 3:26 p.m. by AnxietySupport Popular

Wednesday 5th June 2013 with Dr. Chris Ansley While depression is often considered a low energy state and anxiety is considered a high energy state, anxiety and depression are more related than people think. Depression and anxiety can impact individuals of any age, and people with depression frequently also suffer from anxiety. Dr Chris Ansley ...

Cathedral statements by trust challenged

Cathedral statements by trust challenged

Friday, 10 May 2013 2:11 p.m. by MediaRNZ

The Anglican Church is challenging statements made by the Great Christchurch Buildings Trust, over cost estimates for restoration work to the cathedral in Christchurch.

Advocacy service a month away

Advocacy service a month away

Friday, 10 May 2013 12:51 p.m. by MediaStuff

An insurance advocacy service for earthquake-hit Cantabrians is expected to be up and running in a month.

Topic: CONFIDENCE and SELF ESTEEM

Topic: CONFIDENCE and SELF ESTEEM

Friday, 10 May 2013 12:34 p.m. by AnxietySupport Popular

Tuesday May 21st 2013: – Sue Murray, Catholic Social Services There is often a strong correlation between anxiety, low self-esteem and low confidence. This heady combination can make it challenging for people to restore themselves to health and wellbeing. So, where do you begin to break the cycle? Is it practical to work at reducing...

A perfect storm

A perfect storm

Friday, 10 May 2013 8:00 a.m. by ArchitectureNow Featured Popular

A southern man

A southern man

Friday, 10 May 2013 8:00 a.m. by ArchitectureNow

Barnaby Bennett is a well-respected, Christchurch-based architectural designer, PHD student and writer, and the co-founder of , a small cooperative publishing company focusing on issues relating to post-quake Christchurch, design, politics and art.

Christchurch rebuild a major boost for jobs

Christchurch rebuild a major boost for jobs

Friday, 10 May 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Canterbury unemployment has hit a new low in the period since the earthquakes, to be 4.3 per cent.

Addington Action

Addington Action

Friday, 10 May 2013 3:32 a.m. by ChristchurchVoices Popular

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Govt faces $1 billion red-zone shortfall

Govt faces $1 billion red-zone shortfall

Thursday, 9 May 2013 11:00 p.m. by MediaStuff

The Government is staring at a more than $1 billion shortfall from buying up residential red zone land in Christchurch and potentially faces a "big bucket of mess" in trying to recover the loss.

Govt faces $1b red-zone shortfall

Govt faces $1b red-zone shortfall

Thursday, 9 May 2013 11:00 p.m. by MediaStuff

Paying out for stress

Paying out for stress

Thursday, 9 May 2013 7:12 p.m. by Media3News

Many policy holders are not aware that their insurance policy may pay out for stress.

Work begins to put out Owaka Pit fire

Work begins to put out Owaka Pit fire

Thursday, 9 May 2013 4:18 p.m. by GovtECAN Popular

 

Hundreds of volunteered hours go into Burning Temple design

Hundreds of volunteered hours go into Burning Temple design

Thursday, 9 May 2013 3:25 p.m. by PRNews Popular

 

Day 806 - thanks Trees for Canterbury

Day 806 - thanks Trees for Canterbury

Thursday, 9 May 2013 11:51 a.m. by addingtonaction

 

Update: Bealey Avenue at Colombo Street

Update: Bealey Avenue at Colombo Street

Thursday, 9 May 2013 8:38 a.m. by Transport4chch

 

Burning temple

Burning temple

Thursday, 9 May 2013 8:00 a.m. by ArchitectureNow Popular

Five Aurecon engineers and a drafter have volunteered to develop a structural concept for a 6.3m high wooden temple that will be built in Christchurch only to be set on fire a couple of weeks after completion.

Permitted log burner not available until 2014

Permitted log burner not available until 2014

Wednesday, 8 May 2013 10:31 p.m. by MediaRNZ

Christchurch residents wanting to install a log burner in their new homes will have to wait at least a year because the model which is permitted isn't on the market.

Advocacy Service Desperately Needed

Advocacy Service Desperately Needed

Wednesday, 8 May 2013 8:54 p.m. by InsuranceWatch Popular

 

Day 805 - cunning ideas at co-op from everyone

Day 805 - cunning ideas at co-op from everyone

Wednesday, 8 May 2013 6:50 p.m. by addingtonaction

 

Day 805 - XRB seminar

Day 805 - XRB seminar

Wednesday, 8 May 2013 6:42 p.m. by addingtonaction

 

Three winters and still waiting

Three winters and still waiting

Wednesday, 8 May 2013 6:35 p.m. by Media3News

This is the third winter since the Christchurch quakes hit and you're about to meet people still waiting to be assessed.

Day 805 - TPA want to hear from tenants

Day 805 - TPA want to hear from tenants

Wednesday, 8 May 2013 5:26 p.m. by addingtonaction