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Family live in fear of asbestos exposure

Family live in fear of asbestos exposure

Tuesday, 1 July 2014 11:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

A Christchurch family are distressed and fear for their health after their earthquake repairs may have exposed them to asbestos.

Summit Road section and tracks reopen to cyclists and walkers

Summit Road section and tracks reopen to cyclists and walkers

Tuesday, 1 July 2014 10:38 a.m. by GovtCCC Popular

Cyclists, walkers and runners will soon be returning to a section of the Summit Road and the surrounding Port Hills tracks.

Gaylene Preston: Ill walk beside you

Gaylene Preston: I'll walk beside you

Tuesday, 1 July 2014 10:06 a.m. by MediaStuff

Public Notice: Amendments to the Christchurch City Councils District Plan

Public Notice: Amendments to the Christchurch City Council's District Plan

Tuesday, 1 July 2014 9:35 a.m. by GovtCera

The Minister for Canterbury Earthquake Recovery, Hon Gerry Brownlee, has responded to a request from the Ministry of Health, and has decided to amend the Christchurch City Council's District Plan (the Plan) to facilitate the rebuild of Christchurch Hospital.

Whos Canterburys greatest tradie?

Who's Canterbury's greatest tradie?

Tuesday, 1 July 2014 7:01 a.m. by MediaThePress Popular

The Press is on the hunt to find Canterbury's Hottest Tradie from the thousands of men and women now working in the region's construction, demolition and associated industries.

Keeping Chch Moving 1st July 2014

Keeping Chch Moving 1st July 2014

Monday, 30 June 2014 10:30 p.m. by MediaCTV

Keeping CHCH Moving 30th June 2014

Keeping CHCH Moving 30th June 2014

Monday, 30 June 2014 10:16 p.m. by MediaCTV

Insurance Road Block

Insurance Road Block

Monday, 30 June 2014 10:11 p.m. by MediaCTV

Finance & Expenditure Committee

Finance & Expenditure Committee

Monday, 30 June 2014 9:47 p.m. by GrantShandLawyers

The Finance & Expenditure Committee recently heard evidence in relation to the money to be allocated to the Canterbury earthquake recovery.  Here is a link to its report.  I get a mention on page 13.

Lynched - Monday 30 June

Lynched - Monday 30 June

Monday, 30 June 2014 6:46 p.m. by ChrisLynch

Canterbury mental health services need ramp-up - Labour

Canterbury mental health services need ramp-up - Labour

Monday, 30 June 2014 3:52 p.m. by MediaHerald

Labour wants to ramp up mental health services in Canterbury to help people deal with the ongoing health impacts of the earthquakes and their aftermath.Labour's health spokeswoman Annette King today pledged to double the number...

Steve Hicks sorry for stress and disappointment

Steve Hicks sorry for 'stress and disappointment'

Monday, 30 June 2014 12:57 p.m. by MediaStuff

Police are investigating after a Christchurch firm went bust leaving homeowners and creditors left out of pocket.

Steve Hicks sorry for stress and disappointment

Steve Hicks sorry for 'stress and disappointment'

Monday, 30 June 2014 11:23 a.m. by MediaThePress

The man behind a Christchurch building firm which went bust, owing hundreds of thousands of dollars, has apologised to homeowners and other creditors left out of pocket.

RecoveryWorks support group

RecoveryWorks support group

Monday, 30 June 2014 10:50 a.m. by AnxietySupport

The support group for Tuesday July 1st cancelled due to there being no Facilitator available for the night.

Canterbury researchers providing earthquake advice to Nepalese communities

Canterbury researchers providing earthquake advice to Nepalese communities

Monday, 30 June 2014 8:20 a.m. by CanterburyUniversity

A group of University of Canterbury natural hazard researchers will provide suggestions to strengthening Nepal’s resilience in the face of major earthquakes at an international symposium in Singapore this weekend.

Canterbury researchers to present psychological quake impact findings in Paris

Canterbury researchers to present psychological quake impact findings in Paris

Monday, 30 June 2014 8:19 a.m. by CanterburyUniversity Popular

University of Canterbury researchers who for three years have been investigating the psychological effects of people who survived the 2010 and 2011 earthquakes will present their findings to the 28 International Congress of Applied Psychology in Paris next month.

Akaroa Museum receives earthquake recovery grant

Akaroa Museum receives earthquake recovery grant

Monday, 30 June 2014 8:18 a.m. by GovtCCC

Christchurch City Council's Akaroa Museum has received a special one-off grant of $500,000 from the Government to help with earthquake repair and strengthening work that will allow it to fully re-open next year.

World Bank asks Mayor to address international forum in London

World Bank asks Mayor to address international forum in London

Monday, 30 June 2014 8:17 a.m. by GovtCCC

Mayor Lianne Dalziel is heading to London today at the invitation of the World Bank to address an international forum on “Understanding Risk - Producing Actionable Information”.

Chch YMCAs $6m rebuild plan

Chch YMCA's $6m rebuild plan

Monday, 30 June 2014 7:42 a.m. by MediaThePress

Christchurch's YMCA is planning to build a $6 million swimming pool and squash facility, a theatre and an art venue on its Hereford St site.

Main Road to Sumner – UPDATED – full closure to go in Thurs 3 July

Main Road to Sumner – UPDATED – full closure to go in Thurs 3 July

Monday, 30 June 2014 7:30 a.m. by Transport4chch

SCIRT delivery team Fulton Hogan are installing a new wastewater pressure main pipe on Main Road between McCormacks Bay Road and the moa cave in Redcliffs.  The project should take about six weeks to complete.

Madras St north of Bealey – northbound only this week

Madras St north of Bealey – northbound only this week

Monday, 30 June 2014 6:28 a.m. by Transport4chch

Madras Street, north of Bealey Avenue will be closed to southbound road users this week (Monday 30 June) while work is carried out near the intersection of Madras Street and Bealey Avenue. Southbound road users will be detoured via Purchas …

Madras St north of Bealey – northbound only

Madras St north of Bealey – northbound only

Monday, 30 June 2014 6:28 a.m. by Transport4chch

Madras Street, north of Bealey Avenue will be closed to southbound road users (week starting Monday 30 June) while work is carried out near the intersection of Madras Street and Bealey Avenue. Southbound road users will be detoured via Purchas …

Hereford Street one way westbound only between Montreal & Cambridge Tce this week

Hereford Street one way westbound only between Montreal & Cambridge Tce this week

Monday, 30 June 2014 6:14 a.m. by Transport4chch

Hereford Street will be one way westbound only between Montreal and Cambridge Tce from this week (Monday 30 June) Road users on Montreal Street wishing to access east of Hereford Street can use Armagh Street or Gloucester Street. This restriction will be …

Steve Hicks linked to other business

Steve Hicks linked to other business

Monday, 30 June 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

The man behind a company that left a Canterbury homeowner hundreds of thousands of dollars out of pocket started another firm.

Rebuild on a roll - survey

Rebuild on a roll - survey

Sunday, 29 June 2014 9:53 p.m. by MediaThePress

Canterbury economic activity is at its highest level, with construction starting to roll, a bank survey says.

Psychological effects of Christchurch quakes to be revealed

Psychological effects of Christchurch quakes to be revealed

Sunday, 29 June 2014 7:18 p.m. by MediaHerald

The findings of an investigation into the psychological effects of survivors of the 2010 and 2011 Christchurch earthquakes will be presented in Paris by Christchurch University researchers next month.

Quake series causes controversy

Quake series causes controversy

Sunday, 29 June 2014 4:18 p.m. by MediaStuff

They said it of Robert Sarkies' film, Out of the Blue, which dramatised the story of the Aramoana Massacre. They said it of Peter Sharp's mini-series Erebus: The Aftermath.

Forsyth Barr building eyed for new hotel

Forsyth Barr building eyed for new hotel

Sunday, 29 June 2014 10:08 a.m. by MediaThePress

International and local interests are considering turning Christchurch's badly damaged former Forsyth Barr building into a hotel, as the city gears up for next year's Cricket World Cup.

Quake drama carries health warnings

Quake drama carries health warnings

Sunday, 29 June 2014 9:48 a.m. by MediaStuff

A new drama series set during the 2011 Christchurch earthquake comes with a health warning while broadcaster TV3 is fielding complaints before it even goes to air.

Paris psychology conference to hear Christchurch quakes impact

Paris psychology conference to hear Christchurch quakes' impact

Sunday, 29 June 2014 9:11 a.m. by MediaOneNews

Canterbury University researchers say the quakes are having long-term effects on health and well-being.

Paul Little: Failures of seismic proportions

Paul Little: Failures of seismic proportions

Sunday, 29 June 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaHerald

For many people in Canterbury, the earthquakes of September 2010, February 2011 and later had little or no effect. Their homes were not damaged, their incomes not affected and their families emerged unscathed.

Red zone greening project takes root in Chch

Red zone greening project takes root in Chch

Saturday, 28 June 2014 4:56 p.m. by Media3News

A project aimed at greening the Christchurch residential red zone has been launched.

Lesley Murdoch - Lee Germon

Lesley Murdoch - Lee Germon

Saturday, 28 June 2014 8:39 a.m. by CanterburyMorningsZB

Lee Germon CEO of Canterbury Cricket talks to Lesley Murdoch on the All Sport Breakfast Canterbury about the change of name and playing colours to the Canterbury T20 cricket team.

CTV News Friday 27th June

CTV News Friday 27th June

Friday, 27 June 2014 9:04 p.m. by MediaCTV

CTV News Friday 27 June

CTV News Friday 27 June

Friday, 27 June 2014 9:04 p.m. by MediaCTV

Keeping CHCH Moving 27th June 2014

Keeping CHCH Moving 27th June 2014

Friday, 27 June 2014 7:30 p.m. by MediaCTV

Durham Street/Lichfield Street/Oxford Tce SATURDAY work

Durham Street/Lichfield Street/Oxford Tce SATURDAY work

Friday, 27 June 2014 5:12 p.m. by Transport4chch

Road users are advised that that tomorrow at the Durham Street, Lichfield Street and Oxford Tce intersection, works will be taking place for the day which means all approaches on the intersection will be down to one lane. This will be …

Winter Chill events fund applications now open

Winter Chill events fund applications now open

Friday, 27 June 2014 5:01 p.m. by GovtCera

Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority Chief Executive Roger Sutton has welcomed a $50,000 contribution from Fletcher Building to help establish the Winter Chill event series for the young people of greater Christchurch, and is now calling on young people and organisations to come forward with proposals for events.

EQC website outage this Sunday

EQC website outage this Sunday

Friday, 27 June 2014 4:15 p.m. by GovtEQC

THEMES:  – Ruminating and Catastrophic Thinking

THEMES: – Ruminating and Catastrophic Thinking

Friday, 27 June 2014 3:39 p.m. by AnxietySupport

Wednesday July 2nd, Ron Chambers, Clinical Psychologist, Anxiety Disorders Service, CDHB Do you constantly replay or obsess over negative situations? Known as rumination, it can feel like a broken record. Your mind rehearses the play-by-play of what led to that horrific breakup or missing a deadline at work. Even when everything is going well, we...

Lianne Dalziel to lecture on resilience

Lianne Dalziel to lecture on resilience

Friday, 27 June 2014 2:14 p.m. by MediaStuff

Christchurch mayor Lianne Dalziel will speak at a World Bank project in London about learning from crisis. 

Labour pledges to fix Chch housing crisis

Labour pledges to fix Chch housing crisis

Friday, 27 June 2014 12:56 p.m. by MediaThePress

A Labour government would build 100 ''high-quality, modular'' houses in Christchurch in its first four months, and have a further 300 Kiwibuild homes ready within six months.

Labour plans emergency housing in Christchurch

Labour plans emergency housing in Christchurch

Friday, 27 June 2014 12:27 p.m. by Media3News

A Labour-led Government would build 400 homes in Christchurch within its first six months of office.

CBD – Available Routes Map 28th June – 5th July

CBD – Available Routes Map 28th June – 5th July

Friday, 27 June 2014 12:00 p.m. by Transport4chch

For available routes around the Central City please find below the CBD network map. This is updated weekly. Copies of this map can be found in the Wednesday edition of the Christchurch Star which is free from most service stations and supermarkets. Please …

CBD – Available Routes Map 3rd July – July 10th

CBD – Available Routes Map 3rd July – July 10th

Friday, 27 June 2014 12:00 p.m. by Transport4chch

For available routes around the Central City please find below the CBD network map. This is updated weekly. Copies of this map can be found in the Wednesday edition of the Christchurch Star which is free from most service stations and supermarkets. Please …

Phil Twyford: Housing announcement

Phil Twyford: Housing announcement

Friday, 27 June 2014 11:10 a.m. by CanterburyMorningsZB

Labour's Housing Spokesperson Phil Twyford talks to Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch about the housing announcement today

New drug detector dog for Auckland Airport

New drug detector dog for Auckland Airport

Friday, 27 June 2014 10:46 a.m. by NickyWagner

reminder for upcoming forum

reminder for upcoming forum

Friday, 27 June 2014 10:31 a.m. by OneVoiceTeReoKotahi

 

Builders warn of looming skills shortage

Builders warn of looming skills shortage

Friday, 27 June 2014 9:42 a.m. by Media3News

Hundreds of builders are in Hamilton for the Certified Builders Conference and Expo.

Wakefield Ave, Sumner – daily closures from Monday 30 June

Wakefield Ave, Sumner – daily closures from Monday 30 June

Friday, 27 June 2014 7:50 a.m. by Transport4chch

Maintenance work on the container barriers on Wakefield Avenue, Sumner will see daily closures from next week (30 June).

Madras St north of Bealey – northbound only from next week

Madras St north of Bealey – northbound only from next week

Friday, 27 June 2014 7:28 a.m. by Transport4chch

Madras Street, north of Bealey Avenue will be closed to southbound road users from next week (Monday 30 June) while work is carried out near the intersection of Madras Street and Bealey Avenue.

Central City – from Monday 30th June

Central City – from Monday 30th June

Friday, 27 June 2014 1:00 a.m. by Transport4chch

New: Armagh Street one way westbound from Manchester Street to Colombo Street. Gloucester Street one way eastbound from Colombo Street to Manchester Street. Hereford Street one way westbound from Montreal and Cambridge Tce. Changes: Lichfield Street is now OPEN from Manchester …

Central Christchurch building owner fights insurer

Central Christchurch building owner fights insurer

Thursday, 26 June 2014 11:24 p.m. by MediaThePress

Nigel Ross wants his building back.

Mayor pleads for safer buildings sooner

Mayor pleads for safer buildings sooner

Thursday, 26 June 2014 11:24 p.m. by MediaStuff

Christchurch earthquake victims will have died in vain if building safety improvement laws are not fast-tracked, Mayor Lianne Dalziel says.

Christchurch Triangle Development

Christchurch Triangle Development

Thursday, 26 June 2014 8:39 p.m. by MediaCTV