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Lyttelton Tunnel – Maintenance works – overnight Wednesday 5 March – CANCELLED

Lyttelton Tunnel – Maintenance works – overnight Wednesday 5 March – CANCELLED

Monday, 3 March 2014 12:00 p.m. by Transport4chch

Tonight’s maintenance closure has been cancelled due to the current weather event. It will be rescheduled for next week – an update will be posted here. The New Zealand Transport Agency will be undertaking essential maintenance works this week in …

Lyttelton Tunnel – Maintenance works – overnight Wednesday 5 March

Lyttelton Tunnel – Maintenance works – overnight Wednesday 5 March

Monday, 3 March 2014 12:00 p.m. by Transport4chch

The New Zealand Transport Agency will be undertaking essential maintenance works this week in the Lyttelton Tunnel between the hours of 8pm and 6am for one day on: 5 March. The night-time works will place restrictions on traffic flows through …

New bars, cafes in ultra-strong building

New bars, cafes in ultra-strong building

Monday, 3 March 2014 11:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

The site determines the shape of the new triangular building nearing completion at the intersection of Lichfield, Manchester and High streets, the former location of the 1899-1900 Strange's Building.

Orion wins highest Civil Defence award

Orion wins highest Civil Defence award

Monday, 3 March 2014 10:56 a.m. by OrionNZ Popular

Christchurch-based electricity network company Orion has been awarded the prestigious Civil Defence Emergency Management Gold Award. In winning the Gold award, the highest award presented by the Ministry of Civil Defence and Emergency Management, Orion was recognised for setting the benchmark for resilience for all lifeline utilities in New Zealand. Orion is the first utility operator to ever win the award.

Rebuild spend needs openness - Green Party

Rebuild spend needs openness - Green Party

Monday, 3 March 2014 10:46 a.m. by PRNews Popular

Media Release: The Green Party

Insurance Settlement Boosts LPC’s Reported Profit

Insurance Settlement Boosts LPC’s Reported Profit

Monday, 3 March 2014 10:00 a.m. by LytteltonPort Popular

Release: Lyttelton Port of Christchurch

Mental illness takes many forms

Mental illness takes many forms

Monday, 3 March 2014 9:40 a.m. by AnxietySupport Popular

Beck elven, Fairfax NZ News, 01/03/2014 OPINION: It’s the same unfortunate way with many important issues – brought into sharp focus only when the ambulance has well and truly exploded at the bottom of the cliff. Charlotte Dawson, fun, determined, bright, successful, outspoken, pretty and dead at 47. Suicide. She had depression, she’d been the...

Hefty price tag to lift sinking gallery

Hefty price tag to lift sinking gallery

Monday, 3 March 2014 9:05 a.m. by Media3News

While the Christchurch Art Gallery is rock solid, the ground beneath isn't.

Changes on Central City roads this week

Changes on Central City roads this week

Monday, 3 March 2014 7:00 a.m. by Transport4chch

Ongoing work sites and new work sites will continue to cause delays for road users this week. 

Reinforced core solves building issues

Reinforced core solves building issues

Monday, 3 March 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress Popular

The site determines the shape of the new triangular building nearing completion at the intersection of Lichfield, Manchester and High streets, the former location of the 1899-1900 Strange's Building.

Vision accomplished for architect

Vision accomplished for architect

Monday, 3 March 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

It is true to his vision, but it is not yet complete.

Aranui pupil wins Rika scholarship

Aranui pupil wins Rika scholarship

Monday, 3 March 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Quake victim Rika Hyuga's father welcomed Aranui High School student Joni Palmer, 17, into his home and heart while presenting her with a new scholarship to visit Japan.

The Political Landscape-  Nationally  and Locally 2014

The Political Landscape- Nationally and Locally 2014

Sunday, 2 March 2014 11:52 a.m. by ChristchurchFiasco Popular

This year is another election year in New Zealand and my heart sinks at the prospect. 

THE COMMONS

THE COMMONS

Sunday, 2 March 2014 11:26 a.m. by GapFiller Popular

  Welcome to The Commons. The Commons is located on what used to be the site of the Crowne Plaza hotel, demolished in 2012. The site is now a hub of transitional activity built by the community, for the community and home to a number of post-quake organisations. Read on to find out more about […]

Brownlee fires salvo

Brownlee fires salvo

Saturday, 1 March 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress Featured Popular

Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee has fired a fresh salvo at the Christchurch City Council, suggesting it is in no state to lead the region's rebuild. 

Brownlee: Debunking myths and nonsense

Brownlee: 'Debunking myths and nonsense'

Saturday, 1 March 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress Recommended Popular

OPINION: Gerry Brownlee

Answers at last for feisty widow

Answers at last for feisty widow

Saturday, 1 March 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Dot Boyd is 85, stoic and staunch.

CTV News   Friday 28 February

CTV News Friday 28 February

Friday, 28 February 2014 9:45 p.m. by MediaCTV

Keeping Christchurch Moving 28th Feb. 2014

Keeping Christchurch Moving 28th Feb. 2014

Friday, 28 February 2014 5:47 p.m. by MediaCTV Popular

CIAS and EQC Sign MoU

CIAS and EQC Sign MoU

Friday, 28 February 2014 4:38 p.m. by CIAS_ Featured Popular

Today CIAS (Canterbury Insurance Assistance Service) officially signed and MoU with EQC.

Canterbury Quakes Exhibition comes to Nelson

Canterbury Quakes Exhibition comes to Nelson

Friday, 28 February 2014 4:13 p.m. by GovtEQC Popular

Park Terrace northbound closure extended

Park Terrace northbound closure extended

Friday, 28 February 2014 4:12 p.m. by Transport4chch Popular

Works on Park Terrace are extending meaning the northbound closure will now run from Armagh Street to Salisbury Street. A detour is in place for northbound road users via Armagh Street, Cranmer Square, Montreal Street and Bealey Avenue.     …

Feb 28: RAD Bikes Youthtown Workshops

Feb 28: RAD Bikes Youthtown Workshops

Friday, 28 February 2014 2:39 p.m. by GapFiller Popular

Over the next 8 weeks we are running a series of after school workshops for 8 students at Gap Fillers initiated RAD community Bike Workshop.  Richard and his team of volunteers at RAD will be helping students to recycyle a bike for their own use or if they have their own bike repair it and […]

RAD Bikes Youthtown Workshops

RAD Bikes Youthtown Workshops

Friday, 28 February 2014 2:39 p.m. by GapFiller

Over the next 8 weeks we are running a series of after school workshops for 8 students at Gap Fillers initiated RAD community Bike Workshop.  Richard and his team of volunteers at RAD will be helping students to recycyle a bike for their own use or if they have their own bike repair it and […]

Bealey Ave/Colombo Street – turn restrictions in place overnight and tomorrow

Bealey Ave/Colombo Street – turn restrictions in place overnight and tomorrow

Friday, 28 February 2014 2:28 p.m. by Transport4chch Popular

A number of restrictions will be in place at the Bealey Ave/Colombo Street intersection tonight from 7pm, Friday 27th February, until approximately 1pm  Saturday 1st March. There will also be lane reductions on Bealey Avenue eastbound approaching the Colombo St/Bealey …

Feb 28: Summer Feast

Feb 28: Summer Feast

Friday, 28 February 2014 2:06 p.m. by GapFiller Popular

Gap Filler shared a very special evening with friends on Saturday 22 February, as they reflected on the last three years of creative projects in Christchurch and, of course, focusing on the much-loved Pallet Pavilion.   Partnering with Dalman Architecture, who themselves had much to remember as they were once residents of Durham Street in […]

Summer Feast

Summer Feast

Friday, 28 February 2014 2:06 p.m. by GapFiller

Gap Filler shared a very special evening with friends on Saturday 22 February, as they reflected on the last three years of creative projects in Christchurch and, of course, focusing on the much-loved Pallet Pavilion.   Partnering with Dalman Architecture, who themselves had much to remember as they were once residents of Durham Street in […]

Shirley Road reconstruction work due to start Monday 3rd March

Shirley Road reconstruction work due to start Monday 3rd March

Friday, 28 February 2014 12:36 p.m. by Transport4chch Popular

Roading reconstruction work will commence next week between Hills Road and Quinns Road. Works will start from near the Slater St intersection to the Emmett St intersection. Emmett St will remain open at this stage, however, will be closed when …

Firefighter drawn back to PGC site

Firefighter drawn back to PGC site

Friday, 28 February 2014 10:55 a.m. by MediaStuff

Convention centre plans could be downsized

Convention centre plans could be downsized

Friday, 28 February 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress Popular

The Government's key anchor project - a Christchurch convention centre - could be downsized after "market sounding" suggested a 2000-seat venue was too ambitious, official papers released to the Green Party reveal.

$30m aquatic centre on hold

$30m aquatic centre on hold

Friday, 28 February 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

City councillors have been shocked by revelations insurance money they thought was available for a new aquatic facility for the east has already been spent.

Engineers work investigated

Engineers' work investigated

Friday, 28 February 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Five engineers are being investigated for "potential issues" with their work on four Christchurch properties approved after the September 2010 earthquake.

 NZ Supreme Court - Leave to Appeal - UNIVERSITY OF CANTERBURY v THE INSURANCE COUNCIL OF NEW ZEALAND

NZ Supreme Court - Leave to Appeal - UNIVERSITY OF CANTERBURY v THE INSURANCE COUNCIL OF NEW ZEALAND

Thursday, 27 February 2014 10:48 p.m. by PRNews Popular

UNIVERSITY OF CANTERBURY v THE INSURANCE COUNCIL OF NEW ZEALAND INCORPORATED [2014] NZSC 13 [26 February 2014]

Key decisions from todays Council meeting 27/2/2014

Key decisions from today's Council meeting 27/2/2014

Thursday, 27 February 2014 10:26 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

Christchurch City Council met today and the following key decisions were made:

Council to explore red-zone relocations for social housing

Council to explore red-zone relocations for social housing

Thursday, 27 February 2014 10:24 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

Christchurch City Council has agreed, in principle, to the relocation of residential red-zone houses onto Council land, given the potential to quickly and sustainably increase its available social housing.

CTV News   Thursday 27 February

CTV News Thursday 27 February

Thursday, 27 February 2014 8:15 p.m. by MediaCTV

City Nightlife

City Nightlife

Thursday, 27 February 2014 7:52 p.m. by MediaCTV

Keeping Christchurch Moving 27 Feb. 2014

Keeping Christchurch Moving 27 Feb. 2014

Thursday, 27 February 2014 5:49 p.m. by MediaCTV Popular

Wedding for couple brought together by quake

Wedding for couple brought together by quake

Thursday, 27 February 2014 3:51 p.m. by MediaStuff

Anna and Jamie were working in the same building in Christchurch, but didn't meet until the day of the February 22 earthquake.

Bealey Ave/Colombo Street – turn restrictions in place overnight

Bealey Ave/Colombo Street – turn restrictions in place overnight

Thursday, 27 February 2014 2:28 p.m. by Transport4chch Popular

A number of restrictions will be in place at the Bealey Ave/Colombo Street intersection tonight from 7pm, Thursday 27th February, until approximately 7am Friday 28th February. There will also be lane reductions on Bealey Avenue eastbound approaching the Colombo St/Bealey …

New Chch buildings to be reviewed for negligence

New Chch buildings to be reviewed for 'negligence'

Thursday, 27 February 2014 1:48 p.m. by MediaHerald

The engineering design work done on four new Christchurch buildings will be reviewed for "negligence or incompetence", Building and Construction Minister Maurice Williamson announced today.It comes after issues were highlighted...

Prime Minister John Key: Part 1

Prime Minister John Key: Part 1

Thursday, 27 February 2014 1:32 p.m. by CanterburyMorningsZB

Prime Minister John Key talks to Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch about wide ranging issues.

Construction company investigated

Construction company investigated

Thursday, 27 February 2014 1:30 p.m. by MediaThePress

An official investigation has been launched into a Christchurch construction company which allegedly underpaid two migrants, and into the licensed immigration adviser who helped them obtain a visa.

2014: Ian Simpsons future commitments

2014: Ian Simpson's future commitments

Thursday, 27 February 2014 11:58 a.m. by GovtEQC Popular

 

Stress after Major Trauma

Stress after Major Trauma

Thursday, 27 February 2014 10:33 a.m. by AnxietySupport Popular

Wednesday March 12th: – Ron Chambers, Clinical Psychologist, Anxiety Disorders Unit, CDHB An event that threatens your safety or makes you feel helpless is stressful.  

Lyttelton Tunnel Turns 50

Lyttelton Tunnel Turns 50

Thursday, 27 February 2014 10:01 a.m. by Transport4chch Popular

Today, Thursday 27 February, New Zealand’s longest road tunnel, the Lyttelton tunnis is celebrating its 50th birthday. 

UC quadcopter helping in the Christchurch rebuild

UC quadcopter helping in the Christchurch rebuild

Thursday, 27 February 2014 9:57 a.m. by CanterburyUniversity Popular

A state of the art University of Canterbury (UC) quadcopter is helping provide video footage of earthquake damaged homes along clifftop edges in the Port Hills.

Drones film earthquake damage

Drones film earthquake damage

Thursday, 27 February 2014 7:53 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Unmanned aerial drones are being used to film earthquake-damaged properties as demolition work progresses on Christchurch's Port Hills.

Traffic Signals Affected – South end of the CBD  – UPDATE 27 Feb

Traffic Signals Affected – South end of the CBD – UPDATE 27 Feb

Thursday, 27 February 2014 7:30 a.m. by Transport4chch Popular

Update:

Heritage will not be demolished

Heritage will not be demolished

Thursday, 27 February 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress Popular

The heritage-listed Public Trust Office in central Christchurch will not be demolished under the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Act.

Owner in never-ending dance with units insurer

Owner in never-ending dance with unit's insurer

Thursday, 27 February 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Anne McDonald is tired of dancing with insurers over the rebuild of  her Christchurch flat.

EQC vows to clear information backlog

EQC vows to clear information backlog

Thursday, 27 February 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

The Earthquake Commission still has an "eye-wateringly huge" backlog of official information requests but insists they will be cleared by April.

Owner in never-ending dance with insurer

Owner in never-ending dance with insurer

Thursday, 27 February 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Anne McDonald is tired of dancing with insurers over the rebuild of her Christchurch flat.

CTV News   Wednesday 26 February

CTV News Wednesday 26 February

Wednesday, 26 February 2014 10:19 p.m. by MediaCTV

Keeping Christchurch Moving 26 Feb. 2014

Keeping Christchurch Moving 26 Feb. 2014

Wednesday, 26 February 2014 6:20 p.m. by MediaCTV

Keeping Christchurch Moving 26th Feb. 2014

Keeping Christchurch Moving 26th Feb. 2014

Wednesday, 26 February 2014 6:20 p.m. by MediaCTV

EXPECT DELAYS – Traffic Signals Affected – South end of the CBD

EXPECT DELAYS – Traffic Signals Affected – South end of the CBD

Wednesday, 26 February 2014 4:44 p.m. by Transport4chch Popular

Due to a cable being cut by a contractor, traffic signals in the south of the CBD have been affected. The Christchurch Transport Operations Centre have also lost use of a number of cameras in the area. Signals are still …

Surface structures will not deliver solutions to TC3 Eastern Suburbs category 8 and 9

Surface structures will not deliver solutions to TC3 Eastern Suburbs category 8 and 9

Wednesday, 26 February 2014 4:43 p.m. by EmpoweredChCh Popular

Here it is confirmed by Mike Stannard from MBIE that surface structures do not work in the Eastern suburbs where there is 30-40 m down to gravel. 

First sod turned on new Regional Council building

First sod turned on new Regional Council building

Wednesday, 26 February 2014 3:31 p.m. by GovtECAN Popular

Dame Margaret Bazley and Commissioners today hosted a ceremony where the Minister for the Environment Hon. Amy Adams turned the first ground at Environment Canterbury’s new central city office site.