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Park Terrace – Reopened to two way traffic from Kilmore Street

Park Terrace – Reopened to two way traffic from Kilmore Street

Thursday, 10 April 2014 4:10 p.m. by Transport4chch

Park Terrace has reopened to two way traffic from Kilmore Street through to Bealey Avenue. CTOC and SCIRT have worked together to minimise the impacts of the one laning of Montreal Street earlier this week. Work was carried out today …

Abbott Group in growth mode post quakes

Abbott Group in growth mode post quakes

Thursday, 10 April 2014 2:10 p.m. by PRNews

Canterbury insurance brokerage, Abbott Group, has sold a 25% shareholding to SBS Bank subsidiary Southsure Assurance Limited to fund growth.

Insurance Crisis Looming Warns Property Institute

Insurance Crisis Looming Warns Property Institute

Thursday, 10 April 2014 1:58 p.m. by PRNews Popular

Release: New Zealand Property Institute

Countdown Ferrymead reopens

Countdown Ferrymead reopens

Thursday, 10 April 2014 1:41 p.m. by PRNews Featured Popular

Release: Countdown Supermarket

Majestic Theatre demo decision not made lightly

Majestic Theatre demo decision 'not made lightly'

Thursday, 10 April 2014 1:15 p.m. by MediaStuff

The man who ordered the demolition of the historic Majestic Theatre has defended his decision, saying restoration could have cost in excess of $18 million.

Decision to demolish Majestic Theatre not made lightly

Decision to demolish Majestic Theatre 'not made lightly'

Thursday, 10 April 2014 1:15 p.m. by MediaStuff

The man who ordered the demolition of the historic Majestic Theatre has defended his decision, saying restoration could have cost in excess of $18 million.

Majestic Theatre decision not made lightly

Majestic Theatre decision 'not made lightly'

Thursday, 10 April 2014 1:15 p.m. by MediaStuff

The man who ordered the demolition of the historic Majestic Theatre has defended his decision, saying restoration could have cost in excess of $18 million.

Hekia Parata: The final Decision

Hekia Parata: The final Decision

Thursday, 10 April 2014 12:06 p.m. by CanterburyMorningsZB

Education Minister Hekia Parata talks to Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch about her final decision on Phillipstown School

Archaeological Dig on the Pavilion site

Archaeological Dig on the Pavilion site

Thursday, 10 April 2014 11:32 a.m. by GapFiller

We decided that it would be wise to spend some time exploring what has been claimed by the pallet floor in the Pallet Pavilion’s 17-month life. Many visitors to the site had laughed and commented about what could have slipped through the cracks. What would we find underneath it all? With the help of archeologist Cora, […]

Ferrymead Countdown opens despite carpark row

Ferrymead Countdown opens despite carpark row

Thursday, 10 April 2014 11:31 a.m. by MediaThePress

Ferrymead Countdown has opened amidst a row over its carpark, ripped up by a contractor in protest for not being paid.

Tony Simpson: Phillipstown School

Tony Simpson: Phillipstown School

Thursday, 10 April 2014 11:25 a.m. by CanterburyMorningsZB

Principle of Phillipstown School Tony Simpson talks to Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch about his feelings on the closure of his school.

EQC confirms how majority of multi-unit buildings will be settled

EQC confirms how majority of multi-unit buildings will be settled

Thursday, 10 April 2014 10:32 a.m. by GovtEQC Popular

Colombo Street between Lichfield and Tuam Street – two way traffic restored

Colombo Street between Lichfield and Tuam Street – two way traffic restored

Thursday, 10 April 2014 10:19 a.m. by Transport4chch

  Two-way traffic has been restored on Colombo Street between Lichfield and Tuam Street due to the current SCIRT work being completed. Previously this block of Colombo Street had been restricted to Southbound traffic only.  

Hereford Street – now open to two-way traffic

Hereford Street – now open to two-way traffic

Thursday, 10 April 2014 10:04 a.m. by Transport4chch

Hereford Street at the Colombo Street intersection is now reopen to two-way traffic as the SCIRT work at this intersection has been completed.

Hereford Street – two way traffic restored

Hereford Street – two way traffic restored

Thursday, 10 April 2014 10:04 a.m. by Transport4chch

Hereford Street at the Colombo Street intersection is now reopen to two-way traffic as the SCIRT work at this intersection has been completed.

Park Terrace – Short closure today between Salisbury & Kilmore Street from 10am

Park Terrace – Short closure today between Salisbury & Kilmore Street from 10am

Thursday, 10 April 2014 8:42 a.m. by Transport4chch

Park Terrace will be closed today between approximately 10am-12 noon to all traffic between Salisbury Street and Kilmore Street. Access will still be available to Salisbury Street from Park Terrace. The closure is to enable arborists to complete tree trimming …

Billboards could attract business back to CBD

Billboards could attract business back to CBD

Thursday, 10 April 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Central Christchurch could soon be lit up like New York City's Times Square.

Urgent waiting list for state housing grows

Urgent waiting list for state housing grows

Thursday, 10 April 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Hundreds of Cantabrians in urgent need of state housing are still no closer to securing a home before winter hits as Housing New Zealand's (HNZ) waiting list continues to climb.

Street repairs ignoring upgrade plans

Street repairs ignoring upgrade plans

Thursday, 10 April 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Contractors repairing some Christchurch streets have been asked why they are not doing promised upgrades at the same time.

Urgent wait list for housing rises by 100

Urgent wait list for housing rises by 100

Thursday, 10 April 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Hundreds of Cantabrians in urgent need of state housing are still no closer to securing a home before winter hits as Housing New Zealand's (HNZ) waiting list continues to climb.

Billboards to attract business to CBD

Billboards to attract business to CBD

Thursday, 10 April 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Central Christchurch could soon be lit up like New York City's Times Square.

Keeping Christchurch Moving 9th April 2014

Keeping Christchurch Moving 9th April 2014

Wednesday, 9 April 2014 8:54 p.m. by MediaCTV

CTV News   Wednesday 09 April

CTV News Wednesday 09 April

Wednesday, 9 April 2014 8:20 p.m. by MediaCTV

Canterbury rebuild boosted by water investment

Canterbury rebuild boosted by water investment

Wednesday, 9 April 2014 7:35 p.m. by PRNews

Release: Irrigation NZ

Phillipstown will get reprieve under Labour

Phillipstown will get reprieve under Labour

Wednesday, 9 April 2014 2:20 p.m. by MeganWoods

 

Minister of Educations announcement for Phillipstown and Woolston Schools April 2014

Minister of Education's announcement for Phillipstown and Woolston Schools April 2014

Wednesday, 9 April 2014 1:41 p.m. by GovtMOE

The Education Minister Hekia Parata has announced her decision on the proposed merger of Phillipstown School and Woolston School.

Temporary shift for wildlife to allow Avon River clean-up

Temporary shift for wildlife to allow Avon River clean-up

Wednesday, 9 April 2014 1:19 p.m. by GovtCCDU Popular

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Uretek- use by insurers

Uretek- use by insurers

Wednesday, 9 April 2014 1:08 p.m. by GrantShandLawyers

Apparently Insurance companies have used Uretek to endeavour to relevel concrete slabs in Christchurch.  I am aware of situations where the use of Uretek has failed to achieve the required re-level.   Court proceedings are likely to be issued shortly.  Any people that have had bad experiences with insurance companies and Uretek are welcome to 

River dwellers to shift to allow cleanup

River dwellers to shift to allow cleanup

Wednesday, 9 April 2014 10:43 a.m. by GovtCCDU

Some river dwellers are undergoing a temporary shift as the revitalisation of the Avon River continues from this week.

Is convention centre really needed?

Is convention centre really needed?

Wednesday, 9 April 2014 10:25 a.m. by MediaThePress

Do you like conferences? If they are done right, they can be stimulating, productive and rewarding. Otherwise they can be just talk. Mostly they are a lot of hard work.

$100m plans for City Mall unveiled

$100m plans for City Mall unveiled

Wednesday, 9 April 2014 8:50 a.m. by MediaThePress Popular

The developer behind the $100 million Cashel Square office and retail precinct under way in Christchurch's City Mall has released new images of how it will look.

Secretary Resigns

Secretary Resigns

Wednesday, 9 April 2014 7:46 a.m. by addingtonaction

Bonny Le Grice has resigned from the Transition Committee of Addington Action Inc. effective from 10 April 2014.

Ferrymead Countdown opens Thursday

Ferrymead Countdown opens Thursday

Wednesday, 9 April 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Ferrymead residents face a shorter grocery run with a shiny new supermarket opening its doors.

Uncertainty on infrastructure rebuilds cost delays audit

Uncertainty on infrastructure rebuild's cost delays audit

Wednesday, 9 April 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Difficulties in putting a price on how much it will cost to rebuild Christchurch's quake-damaged roads and pipes are holding up an independent audit into the city council's finances.

Traffic Jams

Traffic Jams

Tuesday, 8 April 2014 8:35 p.m. by MediaCTV

Farewell Pallet Pavillion

Farewell Pallet Pavillion

Tuesday, 8 April 2014 8:34 p.m. by MediaCTV

Traffic travel times through road works reducing as anticipated

Traffic travel times through road works reducing as anticipated

Tuesday, 8 April 2014 6:46 p.m. by GovtCCC Featured Popular

Traffic congestion in the central city is improving today after new road works caused significant delays on Monday.

Two days into the Pavilion Deconstruction…

Two days into the Pavilion Deconstruction…

Tuesday, 8 April 2014 5:16 p.m. by GapFiller

Well, we’ve started. There’s no going back now. 

Access to the Triangle Car Park

Access to the Triangle Car Park

Tuesday, 8 April 2014 2:09 p.m. by Transport4chch

Colombo Street is restricted to northbound traffic between Lichfield and Hereford Street. 

New Botanic Gardens Visitor Centre Update

New Botanic Gardens Visitor Centre Update

Tuesday, 8 April 2014 12:59 p.m. by Vbase Popular



Lynched- Monday 07 April - Russel Norman

Lynched- Monday 07 April - Russel Norman

Tuesday, 8 April 2014 12:21 p.m. by ChrisLynch

Flag wall adds colour to Cathedral Square

Flag wall adds colour to Cathedral Square

Tuesday, 8 April 2014 11:59 a.m. by GovtCCC Popular

A colourful flag wall installation is the latest eye-catching addition to Cathedral Square.

Quake City admission charges on the rise

Quake City admission charges on the rise

Tuesday, 8 April 2014 11:53 a.m. by CantyMuseum Popular

Canterbury Museum has today announced admission charges to Christchurch’s only purpose-built earthquake attraction, will increase from Monday 5 May.

Penny Ashton: New Show in town

Penny Ashton: New Show in town

Tuesday, 8 April 2014 11:37 a.m. by CanterburyMorningsZB

Penny Ashto talks to Newstalk ZB's Richard Green about her new show that will hit the stage Promise and Promiscuity.  For more details go to www.hotpink.co.nz

New Rangatahi Court a Great Step Forward in Young Cantabrians

New Rangatahi Court a Great Step Forward in Young Cantabrians

Tuesday, 8 April 2014 11:34 a.m. by NickyWagner

Christchurch Central MP Nicky Wagner has welcomed the establishment of the new Rangatahi Court at Ng? Hau e Wh? Marae in Christchurch which was opened yesterday (March 22nd) by Minister of Courts, Hon. Chester Borrows.

14 High Risk Intersections in Christchurch to be improved

14 High Risk Intersections in Christchurch to be improved

Tuesday, 8 April 2014 11:30 a.m. by NickyWagner

Christchurch has 14 of the New Zealand’s riskiest intersections and they are being  targeted for safety improvements as part of the Government’s on-going effort to reduce death and injury on our roads.

Angus Bargh: Christchurch Roads

Angus Bargh: Christchurch Roads

Tuesday, 8 April 2014 10:51 a.m. by CanterburyMorningsZB

Transportation Planning Manager for SCIRT Angus Bargh talks to Newstalk ZB's Richard Green about the traffic clogging up the cities roads.

Lyttelton Tunnel Maintenance Night Works – Thurs 10 April

Lyttelton Tunnel Maintenance Night Works – Thurs 10 April

Tuesday, 8 April 2014 10:40 a.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: 

Insurance not always common sense

Insurance not always common sense

Tuesday, 8 April 2014 10:21 a.m. by MediaStuff

Keeping Christchurch Moving 7th April 2014

Keeping Christchurch Moving 7th April 2014

Monday, 7 April 2014 9:13 p.m. by MediaCTV

Quake Rebuild Insurance Woes Relentless

Quake Rebuild Insurance Woes Relentless

Monday, 7 April 2014 4:24 p.m. by InsuranceWatch Popular

Quake Rebuild Insurance Woes Relentless

Choppers used in Christchurch ground testing

Choppers used in Christchurch ground testing

Monday, 7 April 2014 4:00 p.m. by Media3News

Engineers are using a helicopter to lift in ground-testing equipment to properties on Christchurch's Port Hills.

Durham Street and Montreal Street – Monday traffic update

Durham Street and Montreal Street – Monday traffic update

Monday, 7 April 2014 1:34 p.m. by Transport4chch

Road users encountered significant delays on Durham Street this morning due to a new work site in place over the Durham Street Bridge that has reduced traffic to one lane. 

Historical Benchmarks for South Brighton and South Shore

Historical Benchmarks for South Brighton and South Shore

Monday, 7 April 2014 12:48 p.m. by EmpoweredChCh

Here find historical benchmarks for South Shore and South Brighton. 

The creative deconstruction of the Pallet Pavilion

The creative deconstruction of the Pallet Pavilion

Monday, 7 April 2014 12:46 p.m. by GapFiller

Starting on April 7, the Pallet Pavilion was taken apart, pallet by pallet with the help of volunteers. This is in the same way as the project was built. Thanks to everyone who lent a hand. The SUMS 272 deconstruction volunteers 586.5 volunteer hours We were thrilled that so many people were happy to help […]

Abandoned police station to be demolished

Abandoned police station to be demolished

Monday, 7 April 2014 11:43 a.m. by MediaStuff

The former Christchurch police station building will be demolished. 

Leanne Curtis: CanCERN

Leanne Curtis: CanCERN

Monday, 7 April 2014 10:56 a.m. by CanterburyMorningsZB

Leanne Curtis from CanCERN talks to Newstalk ZB's Richard Green about their Find It and Fix it campaign

Let’s Find & Fix

Let’s Find & Fix

Monday, 7 April 2014 10:21 a.m. by CanCERN Popular

 

Earthquake repairs on track for completion in Selwyn

Earthquake repairs on track for completion in Selwyn

Monday, 7 April 2014 9:51 a.m. by GovtSDC Popular

Earthquake repairs in Selwyn District are well on their way to completion.