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Gerry Brownlee

Gerry Brownlee

Tuesday, 8 July 2014 1:28 p.m. by CanterburyMorningsZB

Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch talks with Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee on 1100 Governent workers returning to Christchurch's CBD by 2016

Social outcome and outputs 2012-13

Social outcome and outputs 2012-13

Tuesday, 8 July 2014 1:28 p.m. by GapFiller Popular

We went through the rather interesting exercise of tracking what we got up to in the 2012-13 year (April 1 - March 31). It’s not entirely accurate; we only started mid-way through the year so we’re sure to have forgotten a few things. This year, we’re tracking things from the get-go. We’ve represented our Outputs and our Outcomes for the year in a neat one-pager. It gives a good sense of the breadth of Gap Filler’s activities during the year. We&rsquo ...

Bidding opens for new Christchurch homes

Bidding opens for new Christchurch homes

Tuesday, 8 July 2014 12:40 p.m. by Media3News

Housing Minister Nick Smith has announced two developments that will deliver 450 affordable new homes in Christchurch.

Floor level assessments inadequate

Floor level assessments 'inadequate'

Tuesday, 8 July 2014 9:28 a.m. by MediaStuff

Shonky floor level measurements made by people hired by the Earthquake Commission (EQC) to check Christchurch's post-quake housing stock led to "at least some poor or incorrect assessments", says New Zealand's surveying institute.

EQC floor level assessments inadequate

EQC floor level assessments 'inadequate'

Tuesday, 8 July 2014 9:28 a.m. by MediaStuff

Shonky floor level measurements made by people hired by the Earthquake Commission (EQC) to check Christchurch's post-quake housing stock led to "at least some poor or incorrect assessments", says New Zealand's surveying institute.

Government office cluster for city

Government office cluster for city

Tuesday, 8 July 2014 7:38 a.m. by MediaThePress

Property developers are eyeing more deals to turn Christchurch's inner city "donut" into a golden triangle backed by Crown leases for office space, the Government says.

Monday Grandstand

Monday Grandstand

Tuesday, 8 July 2014 7:36 a.m. by CanterburyMorningsZB

Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch discusses the weeks sporting highlights with Brian Ashby and Elliot Smith

TFC map updated to show strategic route impacts only

TFC map updated to show strategic route impacts only

Tuesday, 8 July 2014 7:00 a.m. by Transport4chch

To improve the quality of information  being provided through the TransportforChristchurch website map, road works, road closures, events and incidents will now only be shown if they: Are on a strategic route* and Have or are likely to have an impact on …

Over $6m to fix South library

Over $6m to fix South library

Tuesday, 8 July 2014 6:20 a.m. by MediaThePress

Repairing the quake-damaged South Christchurch library and service centre will cost more than the original build, figures obtained by The Press show.

Orana Park - New Enclosure

Orana Park - New Enclosure

Monday, 7 July 2014 11:22 p.m. by MediaCTV

Gerry Brownlee

Gerry Brownlee

Monday, 7 July 2014 11:22 p.m. by MediaCTV

The Arts Centre

The Arts Centre

Monday, 7 July 2014 11:15 p.m. by MediaCTV

Costly fix for modern library

Costly fix for modern library

Monday, 7 July 2014 11:09 p.m. by MediaThePress

Repairing the quake-damaged South Christchurch library and service centre will cost more than the original build, figures obtained by The Press show.

Japan PM: Visit stirs sad memories

Japan PM: Visit stirs sad memories

Monday, 7 July 2014 11:09 p.m. by MediaStuff

Michio Humphreys stood at the Madras St railing as the motorcade rolled by.

Keeping Chch Moving 8th July 2014

Keeping Chch Moving 8th July 2014

Monday, 7 July 2014 9:55 p.m. by MediaCTV

Keeping Chch Moving 7th July 2014

Keeping Chch Moving 7th July 2014

Monday, 7 July 2014 9:51 p.m. by MediaCTV

Lynched Monday 7th July

Lynched Monday 7th July

Monday, 7 July 2014 8:08 p.m. by ChrisLynch

CTV News   Monday 07 July

CTV News Monday 07 July

Monday, 7 July 2014 7:41 p.m. by MediaCTV

Japanese PM Shinzo Abe visits CTV site

Japanese PM Shinzo Abe visits CTV site

Monday, 7 July 2014 5:53 p.m. by MediaStuff

The prime minister of Japan, who knows something about earthquake tragedy, has paid tribute to those who died at the CTV building during the Christchurch earthquake.

Made in Canterbury - SALCOM

Made in Canterbury - SALCOM

Monday, 7 July 2014 5:39 p.m. by MediaCTV

Gloucester Street closed between Colombo and Manchester

Gloucester Street closed between Colombo and Manchester

Monday, 7 July 2014 5:22 p.m. by Transport4chch

Gloucester Street has been closed between Colombo and Manchester Streets for repairs to a watermain which was hit earlier this afternoon by contractors. The duration of the closure is not known at this time.

Christchurch CBD to remain an empty centre, experts say

Christchurch CBD to remain an empty centre, experts say

Monday, 7 July 2014 4:31 p.m. by Media3News

An urban planning expert says much of Christchurch's downtown area will remain empty for years.

Japanese PM pays tribute to quake victims

Japanese PM pays tribute to quake victims

Monday, 7 July 2014 3:49 p.m. by Media3News

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe laid a wreath of white flowers at Christchurch's CTV Building site this afternoon.

Forum presentation

Forum presentation

Monday, 7 July 2014 3:38 p.m. by OneVoiceTeReoKotahi

Some of you have requested a copy of the presentation.

Work begins on new Halswell Library and Community Facility

Work begins on new Halswell Library and Community Facility

Monday, 7 July 2014 3:30 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

Madras Street closed today – 3pm – 5pm  – consider alternative routes

Madras Street closed today – 3pm – 5pm – consider alternative routes

Monday, 7 July 2014 3:06 p.m. by Transport4chch

The following roads will be closed today between 3pm – 5pm for the official visit of the Japanese Prime Minister Madras Street (between Lichfield and Worcester Streets) Hereford Street (between Latimer Square and 237 Hereford Street) Cashel Street (Liverpool St …

Christchurch Integrated Government Accommodation announcement

Christchurch Integrated Government Accommodation announcement

Monday, 7 July 2014 1:13 p.m. by GovtCCDU

Christchurch Integrated Government Accommodation announcement - Minister Gerry Brownlee - 7 July 2014

1100 civil servants to move into CBD

1100 civil servants to move into CBD

Monday, 7 July 2014 12:38 p.m. by MediaStuff

More than 1000 government staff will work in central Christchurch by 2016, dispelling the notion of a ''doughnut effect'' in the city, Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee announced today.

Politics Monday 7 July 14

Politics Monday 7 July 14

Monday, 7 July 2014 12:34 p.m. by CanterburyMorningsZB

Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch talks to Labour MP Clayton Cosgrove and National MP Nicky Wagner about local issues.

CBD gaps filling fast as Crown returns

CBD gaps filling fast as Crown returns

Monday, 7 July 2014 11:52 a.m. by GovtBeehive Featured Popular

Release: New Zealand Government

New Brighton Road one way only between Bassett & Stour Drive – now starting week of 14 July

New Brighton Road one way only between Bassett & Stour Drive – now starting week of 14 July

Monday, 7 July 2014 11:13 a.m. by Transport4chch

This work has been delayed until the week of 14th July. New Brighton Road will  only be open to eastbound road users between Bassett/Avondale roundabout to Stour Drive. Westbound road users will be detoured via Stour Drive – Vivian St …

New Brighton Road one way only between Bassett & Stour Drive – starting week of 14 July

New Brighton Road one way only between Bassett & Stour Drive – starting week of 14 July

Monday, 7 July 2014 11:13 a.m. by Transport4chch

Starting in the week of 14th July. New Brighton Road will  only be open to eastbound road users between Bassett/Avondale roundabout to Stour Drive. Westbound road users will be detoured via Stour Drive – Vivian St – Reginald St. The one …

Port Lyttelton - Now and the Plan

Port Lyttelton - Now and the Plan

Monday, 7 July 2014 9:46 a.m. by Swiggs Featured Popular

This weekend we were lucky enough to be able to take a walk around the port to talk about the damage and the plans that are underway to rebuild.

Park Tce – now two-way between Kilmore and Armagh

Park Tce – now two-way between Kilmore and Armagh

Monday, 7 July 2014 7:34 a.m. by Transport4chch

Road users are advised that Park Tce is now open to two-way traffic between Kilmore and Armagh Streets.

CTOC launching Twitter this week

CTOC launching Twitter this week

Monday, 7 July 2014 7:00 a.m. by Transport4chch

To keep pace with increasing social media use, the Christchurch Transport Operations Centre (CTOC) is launching a trial twitter feed this week to help keep road users up-to-date on what’s happening on the roads. CTOC Traveller Information team leader, Sonia Pollard, …

CTOC Twitter launched this week

CTOC Twitter launched this week

Monday, 7 July 2014 7:00 a.m. by Transport4chch

To keep pace with increasing social media use, the Christchurch Transport Operations Centre (CTOC) is launching a trial twitter feed this week to help keep road users up-to-date on what’s happening on the roads. CTOC Traveller Information team leader, Sonia Pollard, …

CTOC Twitter launched

CTOC Twitter launched

Monday, 7 July 2014 7:00 a.m. by Transport4chch

To keep pace with increasing social media use, the Christchurch Transport Operations Centre (CTOC) is trialing a twitter feed to help keep road users up-to-date on what’s happening on the roads. CTOC Traveller Information team leader, Sonia Pollard, says recent …

Keeping Chch Moving 4th July 2014

Keeping Chch Moving 4th July 2014

Sunday, 6 July 2014 7:32 p.m. by MediaCTV

Family funds aid Gough project

Family funds aid Gough project

Friday, 4 July 2014 11:22 p.m. by MediaThePress

Property developer Antony Gough has raided his big brother's piggy bank to help fund The Terrace development in central Christchurch.

Implosion likely for police station

Implosion likely for police station

Friday, 4 July 2014 11:21 p.m. by MediaThePress

Christchurch's former police station may be brought down with explosives.

Mixed use tipped for old Press site

Mixed use tipped for old Press site

Friday, 4 July 2014 11:21 p.m. by MediaThePress

A mix of apartments, offices, shops and hospitality looks the most likely use for the old Press building site in Christchurch's Cathedral Square.

Raewyns courage inspires TV show

Raewyn's courage inspires TV show

Friday, 4 July 2014 11:21 p.m. by MediaStuff

Raewyn Iketau is a survivor.

CTV News Friday 04 July

CTV News Friday 04 July

Friday, 4 July 2014 7:27 p.m. by MediaCTV

At the changing of the guard – welcoming new faces, farewelling old

At the changing of the guard – welcoming new faces, farewelling old

Friday, 4 July 2014 5:16 p.m. by greeningtherubble Popular

Change is good and Greening the Rubble has seen a few changes just recently! At our recent strategy meeting it was time to reflect on the year just past, and to look ahead and plan the future. At that meeting our project co-ordinator Rachael Annan announced her resignation, which we accepted with regret.

Excess Refunds

Excess Refunds

Friday, 4 July 2014 4:44 p.m. by SouthernResponse

CTOC launching Twitter next week

CTOC launching Twitter next week

Friday, 4 July 2014 3:54 p.m. by Transport4chch

To keep pace with increasing social media use, the Christchurch Transport Operations Centre (CTOC) is launching a trial twitter feed in the next week to help keep road users up-to-date on what’s happening on the roads.   

CNEWS Week in review - Saturday 05 July

CNEWS Week in review - Saturday 05 July

Friday, 4 July 2014 3:43 p.m. by MediaCTV

A dispatch from the front line

A dispatch from the front line

Friday, 4 July 2014 3:40 p.m. by MediaStuff

This week, I leave Southern Response after six months as communications manager. Since letting people know of my impending departure, I've had questions from friends, acquaintances, media and a range of others on why and what was wrong.

Montreal Street – Railway Crossing Closed SUNDAY

Montreal Street – Railway Crossing Closed SUNDAY

Friday, 4 July 2014 3:14 p.m. by Transport4chch

Road users are advised that on Sunday 6th July from 7am until 7pm the railway crossing on Montreal Street between Brougham Street and Moorhouse Ave will be closed for repairs. While the closure is in place the following detours will …

The Christchurch Integrated Government Accommodation initiative

The Christchurch Integrated Government Accommodation initiative

Friday, 4 July 2014 2:44 p.m. by GovtCCDU

Following the Prime Minister’s announcement on 10 September 2013, the Crown has successfully negotiated with the private sector to tenant four developments in or in close proximity to the Retail Precinct, joining Inland Revenue which is already located there.

Insurers must stay the course on house repairs

Insurers must stay the course on house repairs

Friday, 4 July 2014 12:37 p.m. by MediaThePress

 

Hope and Wire divides viewers

Hope and Wire divides viewers

Friday, 4 July 2014 11:28 a.m. by MediaStuff

Grating. Shameful. Emotional. Moving.

IPENZ Disciplinary hearing to continue despite resignation

IPENZ Disciplinary hearing to continue despite resignation

Friday, 4 July 2014 9:30 a.m. by PRNews

Release: IPENZ

Natural Environment Recovery Programme progress

Natural Environment Recovery Programme progress

Friday, 4 July 2014 9:16 a.m. by GovtECAN

At a forum in Christchurch last night, many of those who helped develop the Natural Environment Recovery Programme for greater Christchurch  learned more about the considerable progress being made across the 17 workstreams that make up the programme.

A Dispatch from the front line

A Dispatch from the front line

Friday, 4 July 2014 8:57 a.m. by SamFisher Featured Popular

This week I leave Southern Response after six months as Communication Manager. Since letting people know I've had questions from friends, acquaintances, media and a range of others on why, and what was wrong?  Southern Response weren’t overjoyed with me writing my thoughts here but stressed as an open organisation it was up to me.

Hope and Wire like punch to stomach

Hope and Wire like punch to stomach

Friday, 4 July 2014 8:39 a.m. by MediaStuff

I watched with an open mind, but the first time I saw Hope and Wire I felt as if I'd been punched in the stomach.

Doco style saps Hope and Wire of potency

Doco style saps Hope and Wire of potency

Friday, 4 July 2014 7:13 a.m. by MediaStuff

Veracity, veracity and more veracity. Everybody in Canterbury has their earthquake stories and Gaylene Preston has gone to considerable lengths to absorb them into her drama, Hope and Wire (TV3, 8.30pm, Thursday).

Central City – from Monday 7th July

Central City – from Monday 7th July

Friday, 4 July 2014 7:00 a.m. by Transport4chch Popular