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Flockton Pumps

Flockton Pumps

Wednesday, 11 June 2014 1:09 a.m. by MediaCTV

Rangiora Flooding

Rangiora Flooding

Wednesday, 11 June 2014 1:08 a.m. by MediaCTV

CTV News   Tuesday 10 June

CTV News Tuesday 10 June

Tuesday, 10 June 2014 10:37 p.m. by MediaCTV

Rebuild spend in $10b blowout

Rebuild spend in $10b blowout

Tuesday, 10 June 2014 10:12 p.m. by MediaThePress

The total spend for the earthquake rebuild could grow to $50 billion, another $10b above the official estimate, says Canterbury Employers' Chamber of Commerce boss Peter Townsend.

Centennial Pool complex coming down

Centennial Pool complex coming down

Tuesday, 10 June 2014 2:30 p.m. by MediaThePress

Demolition of the Centennial Pool complex will begin next week in order to make way for a new playground.

Centennial Pool making way for new generation family playground

Centennial Pool making way for new generation family playground

Tuesday, 10 June 2014 2:08 p.m. by GovtCCDU Popular

Contractors are setting up on site at the Centennial Pool complex in central Christchurch today in preparation for the demolition of the facility beginning next week.

Go West, Christchurch CBD

Go West, Christchurch CBD

Tuesday, 10 June 2014 2:00 p.m. by MediaStuff

Labour defends Earthquake Court proposal

Labour defends Earthquake Court proposal

Tuesday, 10 June 2014 12:40 p.m. by Media3News

Labour is defending its election promise to set up an Earthquake Court in Christchurch against criticism.

Flooding closes SH1 north of Christchurch – No detour route available

Flooding closes SH1 north of Christchurch – No detour route available

Tuesday, 10 June 2014 12:05 p.m. by Transport4chch

Flooding has this morning closed State Highway 1, north of Christchurch, between Waikuku and Amberley.

Mayor Lianne Dalziel: Weekly Chat

Mayor Lianne Dalziel: Weekly Chat

Tuesday, 10 June 2014 11:10 a.m. by CanterburyMorningsZB

Christchurch City Mayor Lianne Dalziel talks to Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch about the latest issues in the city.

Burwood Road – Closure extended until 20th June

Burwood Road – Closure extended until 20th June

Tuesday, 10 June 2014 10:24 a.m. by Transport4chch

  Road users are advised that the closure on Burwood Road between #161 to #199 Burwood Road has been extended until 20th June due to weather and unfavorable ground conditions.  

Flooding closes SH1 north of Christchurch

Flooding closes SH1 north of Christchurch

Tuesday, 10 June 2014 10:07 a.m. by Transport4chch

Flooding has this morning closed State Highway 1, north of Christchurch. Motorists are being diverted at Saltwater Creek, inland along Wyllies Road, from the south, and Harleston Road, from the north. The NZ Transport Agency’s Performance Manager Pete Connors says …

Tuam Street between Colombo and Manchester Street – CLOSURE

Tuam Street between Colombo and Manchester Street – CLOSURE

Tuesday, 10 June 2014 9:01 a.m. by Transport4chch

  Road users are advised that Tuam Street between Colombo Street and Manchester Street will be closed until approximately 21st June. This is due to piping work that will be undertaken on the road. Road users will be detoured via …

Body Modification

Body Modification

Monday, 9 June 2014 10:06 p.m. by MediaCTV

Labour Announcement

Labour Announcement

Monday, 9 June 2014 10:03 p.m. by MediaCTV

Rebuild to be slower and flatter, survey finds

Rebuild to be slower and flatter, survey finds

Monday, 9 June 2014 9:27 p.m. by MediaThePress

The Canterbury rebuild will be "longer, slower and flatter", with the peak now a year later in 2016, according to a new confidence survey.

Lynched - Monday 9th June

Lynched - Monday 9th June

Monday, 9 June 2014 8:02 p.m. by ChrisLynch

CTV News   Monday 09 June

CTV News Monday 09 June

Monday, 9 June 2014 7:14 p.m. by MediaCTV

New Muscle Slab[TM] foundation design ideal for Christchurch TC2 & TC3

New Muscle Slab[TM] foundation design ideal for Christchurch TC2 & TC3

Monday, 9 June 2014 5:54 p.m. by PRNews Popular

Press release, Monday 9 June 2014, msHAPPEN Ltd, Christchurch, NZ: A new ready-to-build slab foundation system called Muscle Slab[TM] is now available for quake damaged homes in Christchurch. Designed and developed by consulting engineers, Bekker Engineering Design NZ, the new Muscle Slab system is ideal for TC2 and TC3 properties that are to be repaired or rebuilt.

Earthquake Court Approach Misguided

Earthquake Court Approach Misguided

Monday, 9 June 2014 5:46 p.m. by InsuranceCouncilNZ

9 June 2014

Shirley Road – one way from 9am – 2.30pm WEATHER DELAY

Shirley Road – one way from 9am – 2.30pm WEATHER DELAY

Monday, 9 June 2014 4:33 p.m. by Transport4chch

This work has been delayed due to the weather today Monday 9th June and it is unlikely to occur over the next couple of days with more rain forecast. We will update within 24 hours of deployment. Road users are …

Labour will get things moving in Canterbury

Labour will get things moving in Canterbury

Monday, 9 June 2014 4:31 p.m. by Labour Popular

A Labour government will set up a special Earthquake Court to speed up the claims process for Cantabrians still waiting for resolution after almost four years, and immediately begin working on protecting flood-risk homes.

Woodham Rd/Gloucester St intersection – watermain blown

Woodham Rd/Gloucester St intersection – watermain blown

Monday, 9 June 2014 4:26 p.m. by Transport4chch

Road users are advised that there has been a water main blown at this intersection. Contractors are on site and traffic remains two-way but it will be slow through this area tonight. We advise caution and please allow extra time.

National: Labours quake court poorly considered

National: Labour's quake court poorly considered

Monday, 9 June 2014 3:41 p.m. by Media3News

National says Labour's earthquake plans only show that the party is poorly briefed and confused about how to respond to Canterbury's recovery.

A lawyers’ field day at the taxpayer’s expense

A lawyers’ field day at the taxpayer’s expense

Monday, 9 June 2014 2:03 p.m. by GovtBeehive Popular

Gerry Brownlee | Canterbury Earthquake Recovery

Landlord denies faking quake claims

Landlord denies faking quake claims

Monday, 9 June 2014 11:54 a.m. by MediaStuff

A Christchurch landlord is disputing allegations she created or edited documents to put in false invoices for emergency earthquake repair work on her properties.

David Cunliffe: Christchurch Repairs

David Cunliffe: Christchurch Repairs

Monday, 9 June 2014 11:15 a.m. by CanterburyMorningsZB

Labour Leader David Cunliffe talks to Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch about the announcement from the party to set up a special Earthquake Court.

Christchurch City Council receives $15 million social housing insurance payment from EQC

Christchurch City Council receives $15 million social housing insurance payment from EQC

Monday, 9 June 2014 10:51 a.m. by GovtCCC Popular

The Christchurch City Council has received a second interim payment from EQC in relation to the Council’s social housing EQC claim.

Nearly 400 new hotel rooms for Christchurch

Nearly 400 new hotel rooms for Christchurch

Monday, 9 June 2014 10:29 a.m. by MediaThePress

Significant new hotel projects are underway which could add about 395 rooms to Christchurch's visitor accommodation in the next 18 months.

Right Turn Signal (Green Arrow) Requests

Right Turn Signal (Green Arrow) Requests

Monday, 9 June 2014 10:25 a.m. by Transport4chch

Road users often query why some signalised intersections provide a right turn signal (green arrow) and others don’t. A number of factors are taken into account when considering the implementation of a right turn signal (arrow) at a signalised intersection: …

Labour promises quake Court and flooding work

Labour promises quake Court and flooding work

Monday, 9 June 2014 9:29 a.m. by MediaStuff

Labour says it will send in army engineers to get flood protection work done in Christchurch if that's what it takes to fix the problem.

Labour proposes earthquake court for Christchurch

Labour proposes 'earthquake court' for Christchurch

Monday, 9 June 2014 6:52 a.m. by Media3News

Gerry Brownlee says Labour's policies to help Canterbury show how little David Cunliffe knows about Christchurch.

Unveiling symbolises citys rebirth

Unveiling symbolises city's rebirth

Monday, 9 June 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

New Zealand's most famous suffragette has been "liberated" again after the Canterbury earthquakes.

Another winter of discontent

Another winter of discontent

Monday, 9 June 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Out of hospital with a clean bill of health, Peggy Holdthuson should be relaxing in her New Brighton home.

EQC cheque buoys council home repairs

EQC cheque buoys council home repairs

Monday, 9 June 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

The Christchurch City Council's social housing repair and rebuild programme has received a $15 million cash injection from the Earthquake Commission (EQC).

EQC cheque buoys council home repairs

EQC cheque buoys council home repairs

Monday, 9 June 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

The Christchurch City Council's social housing repair and rebuild programme has received a $15 million cash injection from the Earthquake Commission (EQC).

CCC implements flood solutions

CCC implements flood solutions

Sunday, 8 June 2014 10:05 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

Christchurch City Council has come up with some temporary solutions to cope with the flooding, including temporary pumps, vegetation removal, back flow improvements. It is also going to pilot a wrapping solution and will continue to research longer term solutions. The Flooding Taskforce report presented on June 5 gives more details.

Housing NZ too slow to build in Christchurch

Housing NZ 'too slow' to build in Christchurch

Sunday, 8 June 2014 8:10 p.m. by MediaOneNews Popular

Housing New Zealand is being criticised for building and repairing quake damaged houses too slowly.

$15m allocated to fix Christchurchs social housing stock

$15m allocated to fix Christchurch's social housing stock

Sunday, 8 June 2014 7:19 p.m. by MediaHerald

The Christchurch City Council has received another $15 million to fix its social housing stock from the Earthquake Commission.

Council deploys temporary pump operations ahead of forecast wet weather

Council deploys temporary pump operations ahead of forecast wet weather

Sunday, 8 June 2014 6:34 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

Christchurch City Council is installing flood mitigation pump operations in the Flockton/Dudley Creek area. This is ahead of a weather forecast that shows a period of extended rainfall throughout Christchurch and Banks Peninsula, starting Sunday and continuing through to Tuesday.

The Oldest Building in Canterbury

The Oldest Building in Canterbury

Saturday, 7 June 2014 7:03 p.m. by LostChristchurch

To settle what seems to be a somewhat vexed question, a representative of the Lyttelton Times yesterday made inquiries among a number of the Pilgrims with regard to the authenticity, or otherwise, of the statement that the building now being used as a residence on the South Belt, near the Southern Cross Hotel, was the earliest of the dwellings occupied by the dwellers on the plains. The representative interviewed many persons, and, towards evening, met Mr Edmund Smart, who resides at No. 55, Cas ...

Keeping Christchurch Moving 9th June 2014

Keeping Christchurch Moving 9th June 2014

Saturday, 7 June 2014 1:04 a.m. by MediaCTV

CTV News   Friday 06 June

CTV News Friday 06 June

Friday, 6 June 2014 8:29 p.m. by MediaCTV

Prestons Road – Night road closure starts June 8th

Prestons Road – Night road closure starts June 8th

Friday, 6 June 2014 4:20 p.m. by Transport4chch Popular

Road users are advised as part of the Marshlands/Prestons Road signals installation project, a road closure of Prestons Road East at the intersection will start from Sunday night June 8th from 6pm – 7am daily until approximately until the 26th …

Awesome Evening - June

Awesome Evening - June

Friday, 6 June 2014 3:43 p.m. by MinistryofAwesome

CBD – Available Routes Map 6th June – 12th June

CBD – Available Routes Map 6th June – 12th June

Friday, 6 June 2014 3:00 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 …

Anchor tenant confirmed for Cashel St

Anchor tenant confirmed for Cashel St

Friday, 6 June 2014 2:10 p.m. by MediaThePress

A major office tenant is returning to the city centre with a new six-storey building.

Christchurch – The value of a city

Christchurch – The value of a city

Friday, 6 June 2014 12:37 p.m. by GapFiller

Here’s a wonderful clip featuring our very own Richard Sewell! Shot by Christchurch based film-maker Julian Vares, “The Christchurch earthquake and the subsequent loss of the central city forced locals to reflect on what it was they’d really lost – and what opportunities it presented for change.”        

Central City Traffic – from June 9th

Central City Traffic – from June 9th

Friday, 6 June 2014 12:27 p.m. by Transport4chch

New work starting: Bealey Ave Eastbound – Two lanes between Manchester and Barbadoes Street Madras Street – Single lane from Latimer Square will extend to Bealey Ave Changes: Tuam Street between Colombo Street and Manchester Street has reopened a lane to eastbound traffic …

Investing in Christchurch – the new PwC Centre

Investing in Christchurch – the new PwC Centre

Friday, 6 June 2014 10:59 a.m. by PRNews Popular

PwC to occupy new Christchurch building

PwC to occupy new Christchurch building

Friday, 6 June 2014 10:25 a.m. by Media3News

PwC is moving back to the heart of the earthquake-ravaged Christchurch to a new "lightweight but strong" building.

Chief Executives update - 6 June 2014

Chief Executive's update - 6 June 2014

Friday, 6 June 2014 9:57 a.m. by GovtCera

Greater Christchurch Recovery Update - Issue 33 (June 2014)

Greater Christchurch Recovery Update - Issue 33 (June 2014)

Friday, 6 June 2014 9:46 a.m. by GovtCera

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STOP/GO for Ferrymead Bridge starting Monday 9th June

STOP/GO for Ferrymead Bridge starting Monday 9th June

Friday, 6 June 2014 9:15 a.m. by Transport4chch

City bound road users on the Ferrymead Bridge can expect some minor delays during off-peak hours from Monday 9th June when contractors start moving the 26 precast “Super-Tee” beams into place. 

Dyers Road – Surface flooding 9.09am

Dyers Road – Surface flooding 9.09am

Friday, 6 June 2014 9:10 a.m. by Transport4chch

Road users are advised that contractors have hit a water main on Dyers Road which has caused the road to flood between Palinarus Road and Ti Rakau Drive, traffic is still flowing but slowly due to surface flooding on the …

Asbestos checks urged

Asbestos checks urged

Friday, 6 June 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

A Fletcher EQR contractor is calling for retrospective asbestos testing of earthquake-damaged homes repaired before mandatory checks were brought in.

Retrospective asbestos checks urged

Retrospective asbestos checks urged

Friday, 6 June 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

A Fletcher EQR contractor is calling for retrospective asbestos testing of earthquake-damaged homes repaired before mandatory checks were brought in.

Canty economy booming but costs up

Canty economy booming but costs up

Friday, 6 June 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Cantabrians face some of the biggest increases in living costs in the country.