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When a rebuild interests the IRD

When a rebuild interests the IRD

Saturday, 15 February 2014 10:02 a.m. by MediaThePress

Payouts may come up short

Payouts may come up short

Saturday, 15 February 2014 8:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

More than 26,000 Canterbury homeowners can now claim cash in lieu of quake repairs after changes to the Earthquake Commission's (EQC) opt-out scheme.

Filipinos say boss welshed on pay

Filipinos say boss welshed on pay

Friday, 14 February 2014 11:23 p.m. by MediaThePress

Migrant workers claim they have been left out of pocket after being underpaid for their work in the Christchurch rebuild.

CTV News   Friday 14 February

CTV News Friday 14 February

Friday, 14 February 2014 7:38 p.m. by MediaCTV

Desperate property owners offloading quake-damaged homes

Desperate property owners offloading quake-damaged homes

Friday, 14 February 2014 5:08 p.m. by MediaHerald

Owners of damaged and unrepairable Canterbury homes are increasingly selling them on an "as is, where is" basis, a new property report says.

Keeping Christchurch Moving 14th Feb. 2014

Keeping Christchurch Moving 14th Feb. 2014

Friday, 14 February 2014 2:22 p.m. by MediaCTV

 

EQC streamlines CHRP opt out

EQC streamlines CHRP opt out

Friday, 14 February 2014 1:35 p.m. by GovtEQC

FESTA 2014 seeking proposals

FESTA 2014 seeking proposals

Friday, 14 February 2014 1:00 p.m. by ArchitectureNow

Power Panel: Weekly Panel

Power Panel: Weekly Panel

Friday, 14 February 2014 12:50 p.m. by CanterburyMorningsZB

Chris Lynch hosts this weeks Power Panel and guests include Kathryn Dalziel, Megan Woods and Pier Smulders

How not to repair a Heritage Building in the Christchurch CBD…

How not to repair a Heritage Building in the Christchurch CBD…

Friday, 14 February 2014 10:09 a.m. by ShakyTownBlues

Well, what an interesting few weeks we have had. 

Christchurch Earthquake Book on Promotion

Christchurch Earthquake Book on Promotion

Friday, 14 February 2014 9:13 a.m. by ChChEarthquakeNews

is a compilation of true life experiences of men, women and children who lived through the Christchurch earthquakes in 2010 and 2011. With the approaching third anniversary of the 6.3 earthquake that devastated Christchurch, the Kindle version of the book has been reduced from $4.99 to 99 cents for the last two weeks of February.

CBD – Available Routes Map 15th February – 22nd February

CBD – Available Routes Map 15th February – 22nd February

Friday, 14 February 2014 8:30 a.m. by Transport4chch

For available routes around the Central City please find below the CBD network map.

CBD – Available Routes Map 22nd February – 1st March

CBD – Available Routes Map 22nd February – 1st March

Friday, 14 February 2014 8:30 a.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    

CBD – Available Routes Map 1st March – 8th March 2014

CBD – Available Routes Map 1st March – 8th March 2014

Friday, 14 February 2014 8:30 a.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    

Chch asbestos rumours put to rest

Chch asbestos rumours put to rest

Friday, 14 February 2014 5:35 a.m. by Media3News

Asbestos waste from the Christchurch rebuild will be sent to properly accredited sites, Gerry Brownlee says.

Toxic waste may soon head south

Toxic waste may soon head south

Friday, 14 February 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Toxic waste containing asbestos from Christchurch demolition sites could soon be transported to Southland.

CTV News   Thursday 13 February

CTV News Thursday 13 February

Thursday, 13 February 2014 11:52 p.m. by MediaCTV

New Aranui youth and community facility to go ahead

New Aranui youth and community facility to go ahead

Thursday, 13 February 2014 5:33 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

Christchurch City Council has confirmed it will build a new youth and community facility in Hampshire Street, Aranui – its first new community centre since the earthquakes.

Keeping Christchurch Moving 13th Feb. 2014

Keeping Christchurch Moving 13th Feb. 2014

Thursday, 13 February 2014 3:23 p.m. by MediaCTV

Worker village for Orion site (attempt 2)

Worker village for Orion site (attempt 2)

Thursday, 13 February 2014 3:20 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

A different developer this time but it looks like the Canon Street half of the former Orion site will house worker homes for up to 200 people. Resource consent was granted in January and residents notified on January 8. Portacom will create the units, housing four bedrooms. Communal rooms such as a kitchen and gym […]

Research launched to help homes better withstand earthquakes

Research launched to help homes better withstand earthquakes

Thursday, 13 February 2014 3:07 p.m. by PRNews

A key research project, to help improve the resilience of the types of homes that performed poorly in the Christchurch earthquakes, has been launched.

Antony Gough: City Progress

Antony Gough: City Progress

Thursday, 13 February 2014 12:08 p.m. by CanterburyMorningsZB

Developer Antony Gough talks to Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch about how the Central City has had negativity towards the pace of the rebuild.

Silence on heritage buildings fate

Silence on heritage building's fate

Thursday, 13 February 2014 11:57 a.m. by MediaThePress

A Christchurch heritage advocate has condemned the owners of the Public Trust Building for their silence saying it feels like ''deals are being done behind closed doors''.

Up to 500 prefab homes for Chch

Up to 500 prefab homes for Chch

Thursday, 13 February 2014 5:20 a.m. by MediaThePress

Christchurch will be used as a testing ground for the construction of hundreds of "affordable" prefabricated homes.

Council may reopen closed buildings

Council may reopen closed buildings

Thursday, 13 February 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Some closed council buildings could be reopened if Christchurch City councillors follow through on plans to relax the rules on occupancy.

Delays spark anonymous $10m offer

Delays spark anonymous $10m offer

Thursday, 13 February 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

An anonymous investor is willing to cough up $10 million to fast-track the reopening of a central Christchurch parking building.

St Albans hails workers village

St Albans hails workers' village

Wednesday, 12 February 2014 11:34 p.m. by MediaThePress

A temporary workers' village is set to be operating in St Albans by the end of this year.

Citys poor housing is human rights concern

City's poor housing is human rights concern

Wednesday, 12 February 2014 11:34 p.m. by MediaStuff

A concerted effort needs to be made before the winter to identify every vulnerable household in Christchurch, the Human Rights Commission says.

Reopening on cards for closed buildings

Reopening on cards for closed buildings

Wednesday, 12 February 2014 11:32 p.m. by MediaStuff

Some closed council buildings could be reopened if Christchurch City councillors follow through on plans to relax the rules on occupancy.

St Albans News now online

St Albans News now online

Wednesday, 12 February 2014 10:57 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

February’s newsletter can be downloaded from here. We know that many people are still battling insurance companies and EQC and nothing is happening with their homes but Lucas Lormans went out with his camera and snapped some of the building (retail and residential) that is going on. And what will happen with the Edgeware Village […]

St Albans News Feb 2014 online

St Albans News Feb 2014 online

Wednesday, 12 February 2014 10:57 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

February’s St Albans News can be downloaded from here -click on the image. We know that many people are still battling insurance companies and EQC and nothing is happening with their homes but Lucas Lormans went out with his camera and snapped some of the building (retail and residential) that is going on. And what […]

CTV News   Wednesday 12 February

CTV News Wednesday 12 February

Wednesday, 12 February 2014 7:40 p.m. by MediaCTV

Key recommendations from today’s Committee of the Whole meeting

Key recommendations from today’s Committee of the Whole meeting

Wednesday, 12 February 2014 7:01 p.m. by GovtCCC

Christchurch City Council’s Earthquake Recovery Committee of the Whole held its first meeting of 2014 today. Following were the key matters considered and recommendations the Committee will make to the Council:

Christchurch consents costs worrying

Christchurch consents costs worrying

Wednesday, 12 February 2014 6:41 p.m. by PRNews

The increases - which may double from July - will significantly affect developments and the entire rebuild, affecting the whole city as a result.

Christchurch Mayor encouraging potential investors

Christchurch Mayor encouraging potential investors

Wednesday, 12 February 2014 6:40 p.m. by GovtCCC

The Mayor of Christchurch is encouraging potential investors wanting to invest in New Zealand to see Christchurch in the context of the whole region, where the Canterbury economy has remained very strong.

Christchurch can be model for innovation, sustainable growth

Christchurch can be model for innovation, sustainable growth

Wednesday, 12 February 2014 6:38 p.m. by PRNews Popular

Speech: The Treasury

Over $10 Billion Paid By Insurers for Canterbury Earthquake

Over $10 Billion Paid By Insurers for Canterbury Earthquake

Wednesday, 12 February 2014 6:36 p.m. by InsuranceCouncilNZ

Press Release: Insurance Council of New Zealand

Modern, open plan houses do worse in quakes

Modern, open plan houses 'do worse in quakes'

Wednesday, 12 February 2014 3:00 p.m. by MediaOneNews

"Traditional" homes often did much better in the Canterbury quakes than modern "open plan" houses, new research shows.

Visual Artist Ian Strange Turns More Homes into Art in ‘FINAL ACT’

Visual Artist Ian Strange Turns More Homes into Art in ‘FINAL ACT’

Wednesday, 12 February 2014 2:01 p.m. by Swiggs Featured Popular

 

Estuary Fest 2014 – Programme of Events

Estuary Fest 2014 – Programme of Events

Wednesday, 12 February 2014 1:41 p.m. by MtPleasantCC

Maree Lucas: Housing Issues

Maree Lucas: Housing Issues

Wednesday, 12 February 2014 1:25 p.m. by CanterburyMorningsZB

Maree Lucas talks to Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch about the lack of support from the Government since loosing her husband in the CTV building.

Resealing on Halswell Rd – Glovers to Leadleys Road – from Thursday 13 Feb

Resealing on Halswell Rd – Glovers to Leadleys Road – from Thursday 13 Feb

Wednesday, 12 February 2014 1:25 p.m. by Transport4chch

From Thusday 13 February road re-sealing work will be taking place on Halswell Rd (SH75) between Glovers Rd and Leadleys Road. A variety of traffic management measures will be in place including Stop/Go, temporary traffic signals and speed restrictions. Road …

Road reconstruction on Halswell Rd – Glovers to Leadleys Road – from Thursday 13 Feb

Road reconstruction on Halswell Rd – Glovers to Leadleys Road – from Thursday 13 Feb

Wednesday, 12 February 2014 1:25 p.m. by Transport4chch

From Thusday 13 February road reconstruction and resealing work will be taking place on Halswell Rd (SH75) between Glovers Rd and Leadleys Road. A variety of traffic management measures will be in place including Stop/Go, temporary traffic signals and speed …

Bleak outlook for Christchurch CBD

Bleak outlook for Christchurch CBD

Wednesday, 12 February 2014 12:42 p.m. by MediaThePress

Stop worrying about Christchurch's CBD. Instead, embrace what the whole of Christchurch already has - space - and improve how we use it. Then export that knowledge to Asia.

Vulnerable homes need help before winter

'Vulnerable' homes need help before winter

Wednesday, 12 February 2014 10:19 a.m. by MediaStuff

A concerted effort needs to be made before the winter to identify every vulnerable household in Christchurch, says the Human Rights Commission.

Lawyers snub new justice precinct

Lawyers snub new justice precinct

Wednesday, 12 February 2014 8:27 a.m. by MediaThePress

Many of the top law firms relocating within Christchurch have chosen sites outside the planned justice and emergency services precinct.

The Terrace precinct growing

The Terrace precinct growing

Wednesday, 12 February 2014 7:36 a.m. by MediaThePress

Christchurch developer Antony Gough's $140m Oxford Tce project is underway, adding new elements to the CBD's much-reduced city skyline.

Bitter twists for rezoned couple

Bitter twists for rezoned couple

Wednesday, 12 February 2014 5:31 a.m. by MediaOneNews

A late-night phone call rocked Heather Larson's world more than Christchurch's earthquakes.

Insurers blame others over delays

Insurers blame others over delays

Wednesday, 12 February 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Christchurch homeowners say they have no confidence in insurers settling their earthquake claims before a promised deadline of 2016.

Bitter twists for re-zoned couple

Bitter twists for re-zoned couple

Wednesday, 12 February 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

A late-night phone call rocked Heather Larson's world more than Christchurch's earthquakes.

Quake claimants thrash out strategy

Quake claimants thrash out strategy

Wednesday, 12 February 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

More than 300 Christchurch homeowners met to air their grievances over the way insurer Southern Response has handled their earthquake claims.

Insurers blame others as anger over claims rises

Insurers blame others as anger over claims rises

Wednesday, 12 February 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Christchurch homeowners say they have no confidence in insurers settling their earthquake claims before a promised deadline of 2016.

Blame, anger over claims rises

Blame, anger over claims rises

Wednesday, 12 February 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Christchurch homeowners say they have no confidence in insurers settling their earthquake claims before a promised deadline of 2016.

Go By Bike Day – Wednesday 12 Feb

Go By Bike Day – Wednesday 12 Feb

Tuesday, 11 February 2014 9:38 p.m. by Transport4chch

The NZ Transport Agency is urging Kiwis to get on their bikes tomorrow, as New Zealand celebrates the joys of pedal power to mark Go By Bike Day. 

Tuesday, 11 February 2014 8:13 p.m. by addingtonaction

New Contacts

New Contacts

Tuesday, 11 February 2014 8:12 p.m. by addingtonaction

The new contacts are:

addington action DAY 1086

addington action DAY 1086

Tuesday, 11 February 2014 7:59 p.m. by addingtonaction

Since Mike posted his last blog, there have been a number of changes in Addington Action Inc. On 18 December 2013, the members voted to close down Addington Action Inc, and form the CSFVC into an independent organisation.

A Transition Committee was elected chaired by Christine Blance, with Bonny Le Grice as secretary, Karen Foster as treasurer, Elaine Mayo as the CSVFC developer, and Teresa Bassett, Louise Deane, and Dianne Fitzgerald on the committee. The tasks of the Transit ...

CTV News   Tuesday 11 February

CTV News Tuesday 11 February

Tuesday, 11 February 2014 7:36 p.m. by MediaCTV

City of Ruin Has High Hopes for Boss Visit - Springsteen Tour

City of Ruin Has High Hopes for Boss Visit - Springsteen Tour

Tuesday, 11 February 2014 5:03 p.m. by PRNews

Civic leaders in Christchurch NZ invite Springsteen to unplug after tour

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