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Near-perfect replica of Christchurch heritage house a triumph of perseverance

Near-perfect replica of Christchurch heritage house a triumph of perseverance

Saturday, 10 June 2017 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Martin Holland has just begun a counter-intuitive rebuild of his Christchurch home but then he's a slightly counter-intuitive guy.

Near-perfect replica of Christchurch heritage house a triumph of perseverance

Near-perfect replica of Christchurch heritage house a triumph of perseverance

Saturday, 10 June 2017 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Martin Holland has just begun a counter-intuitive rebuild of his Christchurch home but then he's a slightly counter-intuitive guy.

Payment rate for Canterbury earthquake claims continues to slow

Payment rate for Canterbury earthquake claims continues to slow

Friday, 9 June 2017 8:24 p.m. by MediaThePress

Canterbury earthquake insurance claims are racking up as fast as insurers are paying them out.

Scirt to be replaced by 3 Waters Capital Programme Directorate

Scirt to be replaced by '3 Waters Capital Programme Directorate'

Friday, 9 June 2017 5:59 p.m. by MediaThePress

Christchurch City Council is putting the finishing touches on the organisation to replace Scirt.

Christchurch needs a sacred space, no matter what its form

Christchurch needs a 'sacred space', no matter what its form

Friday, 9 June 2017 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

OPINION: When Bishop Victoria Matthews, the spiritual leader of the Anglican Church in Canterbury, announced we would have to wait until a meeting of the church's synod in September for a final decision on the fate of Christchurch Cathedral, there was both condemnation and exasperation.

Nearly half of EQC managed repair owners concerned about repair quality

Nearly half of EQC managed repair owners concerned about repair quality

Wednesday, 7 June 2017 7:58 p.m. by MediaThePress

Nearly half of Canterbury homeowners who had the Earthquake Commission (EQC) manage their repairs were concerned about quality, a survey says.

Rugby bosses would accept covered Christchurch arena smaller than Lancaster Park - Riach

Rugby bosses would accept covered Christchurch arena smaller than Lancaster Park - Riach

Tuesday, 6 June 2017 6:42 p.m. by MediaThePress

Canterbury rugby bosses can stomach a smaller stadium than its earthquake-damaged predecessor if it comes with a roof.

Rachel Smalley: Christchurchs eyesores a painful reminder of earthquake tragedy

Rachel Smalley: Christchurch's eyesores a painful reminder of earthquake tragedy

Tuesday, 6 June 2017 8:08 a.m. by MediaHerald

I ran the Christchurch marathon at the weekend. It winds you around pretty Hagley Park, through the CBD and then into some of the red zone suburbs.The red zone is always confronting. You can see where houses once stood because although...

Call for parking action in central Christchurch

Call for parking action in central Christchurch

Friday, 2 June 2017 7:48 p.m. by MediaThePress

Central Christchurch businesses want action to ensure high parking charges do not deter shoppers.

EQC has acknowledged it got the repairs wrong, but wont help fix it

EQC has acknowledged it got the repairs wrong, but won't help fix it

Thursday, 1 June 2017 10:09 p.m. by EQCFix Popular

The Press, June 1 2017

Debate over development of three parcels of Christchurch land, including old convention centre site

Debate over development of three parcels of Christchurch land, including old convention centre site

Thursday, 1 June 2017 7:52 p.m. by MediaThePress

The Christchurch City Council's development company has been reduced to an unpaid property manager, a councillor suggests.

Christchurch businesses fear for future if planned cycleway through Linwood Village not changed

Christchurch businesses fear for future if planned cycleway through Linwood Village not changed

Thursday, 1 June 2017 7:03 p.m. by MediaThePress

Paterson Bros Tyre Services has been a fixture of Christchurch's Worcester St for 40 years, but owner Scott Paterson fears that legacy will end if a planned cycleway blocks access to his business.

OPEN CITY – COMING SOON!

OPEN CITY – COMING SOON!

Thursday, 1 June 2017 1:35 p.m. by GapFiller Popular

OPEN CITY – now live!

OPEN CITY – now live!

Thursday, 1 June 2017 1:35 p.m. by GapFiller

EQC bullying Heathcote Valley family after repair botch, then fire, laywer says

EQC bullying Heathcote Valley family after repair botch, then fire, laywer says

Thursday, 1 June 2017 12:51 p.m. by MediaThePress

The Earthquake Commission (EQC) is bullying a Christchurch family after botching their home's earthquake repair, their lawyer says.

St Albans News – now available to read

St Albans News – now available to read

Thursday, 1 June 2017 10:12 a.m. by stalbanscommunity

The transitional community centre is soon to transition to a park in Shirley but what will happen to community groups using the community centre in the meantime while the new centre is being built. The residents association (SARA) and the …

St Albans News June/July edition – now available to read

St Albans News June/July edition – now available to read

Thursday, 1 June 2017 10:12 a.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

The transitional community centre is soon to transition to a park in Shirley but what will happen to community groups using the community centre in the meantime while the new centre is being built. The residents association (SARA) and the …

Watch: drone footage shows Western Belfast Bypass progress

Watch: drone footage shows Western Belfast Bypass progress

Wednesday, 31 May 2017 9:52 a.m. by MediaThePress

A section of highway to reduce congestion for traffic headed north out of Christchurch is nearing completion, new drone footage shows.

Christchurch Dilemmas: Is this the year for Cathedral Square?

Christchurch Dilemmas: Is this the year for Cathedral Square?

Tuesday, 30 May 2017 9:56 a.m. by MediaThePress

Is this the year for Cathedral Square?

Christchurch mans anti-insurance red car gets huge amount of support

Christchurch man's anti-insurance red car gets 'huge amount of support'

Tuesday, 30 May 2017 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Peter Glasson says his portable anti-insurance company billboard has proved a hit with Cantabrians.

Former Rebuild Minister Gerry Brownlee suspended Christchurchs Accessible City funding amid widespread outrage

Former Rebuild Minister Gerry Brownlee suspended Christchurch's Accessible City funding amid widespread outrage

Monday, 29 May 2017 8:48 p.m. by MediaThePress

Christchurch's former rebuild minister used his powers to suspend Accessible City funding for more than a month, amid widespread discontent over the controversial street works.

Government suspended Christchurchs Accessible City funding amid widespread outrage

Government suspended Christchurch's Accessible City funding amid widespread outrage

Monday, 29 May 2017 8:48 p.m. by MediaThePress

Christchurch's former rebuild minister used his powers to suspend Accessible City funding for more than a month, amid widespread discontent over the controversial street works.

Duncan’s Building Rebuild

Duncan’s Building Rebuild

Monday, 29 May 2017 2:40 p.m. by ShakyTownBlues

News Update:  I have just been sent this link. This is what is planned for the back of the Duncan’s Buildings.  The 8 Units owned by the Peeble’s group. It is so far off the original design that I find …

Avon-Ōtākaro river trail taking shape

Avon-Ōtākaro river trail taking shape

Monday, 29 May 2017 1:42 p.m. by AvonOtakaro Popular

Why Christchurch needs a multi-purpose arena downtown

Why Christchurch needs a multi-purpose arena downtown

Monday, 29 May 2017 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

OPINION: Rugby? Yeah nah. It's our national game and missing out on World Cup games in 2011 was a blow, but Christchurch people had other things on their mind. When you were faced with losing your home or battling to repair it because of the most devastating earthquake to hit the country in 80 years, well, rugby suddenly didn't seem to be the number one priority.

Government tops up Southern Response funding to $1.5b

Government tops up Southern Response funding to $1.5b

Friday, 26 May 2017 8:15 p.m. by MediaThePress

The Government has pledged a further $250 million to Southern Response, bringing the total funding for the Crown company to $1.5 billion.

Mona Vale Gatehouse restoration revealed

Mona Vale Gatehouse restoration revealed

Friday, 26 May 2017 8:06 p.m. by MediaThePress

The scaffolding is being pulled away from Mona Vale Gatehouse, revealing the restored building underneath.

Trust to consider new multi-use sports and entertainment stadium for Christchurch

Trust to consider new multi-use sports and entertainment stadium for Christchurch

Friday, 26 May 2017 7:27 p.m. by MediaThePress

Christchurch has its first glimpse of what its new stadium could look like.

Cathedral Working Group report released

Cathedral Working Group report released

Friday, 26 May 2017 5:12 p.m. by GovtBeehive Featured Popular

Council releases list of central city barrier sites

Council releases list of central city barrier sites

Friday, 26 May 2017 4:59 p.m. by GovtCCC Featured Popular

" is a living list and will be regularly updated,'' said  Council Strategy and Transformation General Manager Brendan Anstiss.

Christchurchs derelict residential homes: the dirty 30s suburban counterparts

Christchurch's derelict residential homes: the dirty 30's suburban counterparts

Friday, 26 May 2017 3:54 p.m. by MediaThePress

Growing public frustration saw Christchurch City Council launch a clean-up of derelict buildings in the central city this week.

Time to take to the Christ Church Cathedral with a blunt edge

Time to take to the Christ Church Cathedral with a blunt edge

Friday, 26 May 2017 11:48 a.m. by MediaThePress

OPINION: Bluntness is not much valued in New Zealand.

Insurance wrangles delay progress on Christchurchs dirty 30 list of derelict properties

Insurance wrangles delay progress on Christchurch's 'dirty 30' list of derelict properties

Thursday, 25 May 2017 7:00 p.m. by MediaThePress

Insurance wrangles are delaying progress on a quarter of Christchurch City Council's "dirty 30" list of derelict properties.

Johnny Moore: Earthquakes made for a boom in Canterbury architecture

Johnny Moore: Earthquakes made for a boom in Canterbury architecture

Thursday, 25 May 2017 4:00 p.m. by MediaThePress

OPINION: My wife says I've got too many hobbies: motorbikes, vintage cars, the 1992 Cricket World Cup, architecture… and that's an abridged list.

Canterbury earthquake recovery services budget cut by more than half

Canterbury earthquake recovery services' budget cut by more than half

Thursday, 25 May 2017 3:32 p.m. by MediaThePress

Canterbury residents waiting for their earthquake-damaged homes to be rebuilt or repaired may find government services decreasing over the next year.

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Dirty 30’s Heritage saga continues

Dirty 30’s Heritage saga continues

Thursday, 25 May 2017 8:32 a.m. by ShakyTownBlues

Oh dear, such emotive wording…  Link Here: http://www.stuff.co.nz/the-press/news/92863275/council-goes-after-central-christchurchs-dirty-30-building-owners-who-are-kicking-the-city-in-the-face The irony is, as my readers know so well, is that we have been trying for years to get the CCC et al to address these issues.  Sadly, when the CCC finally …

Christchurch Adventure Park wins architecture gong after fire

Christchurch Adventure Park wins architecture gong after fire

Wednesday, 24 May 2017 9:00 p.m. by MediaThePress

Fire tore though Christchurch Adventure Park's forest, ruining trails and structures, but the surviving buildings are considered some of Canterbury's best-designed.

Council goes after central Christchurchs dirty 30 building owners who are kicking the city in the face

Council goes after central Christchurch's 'dirty 30' building owners who are 'kicking the city in the face'

Wednesday, 24 May 2017 5:53 p.m. by MediaThePress

Christchurch City Council is going after the owners of the "dirty 30" derelict properties holding up the central city rebuild, says a councillor behind a new clean-up campaign.

Three more months to wait for Cathedral decision not excessive, says Bishop

Three more months to wait for Cathedral decision not excessive, says Bishop

Wednesday, 24 May 2017 4:22 p.m. by MediaThePress

OPINION: On Sunday it was announced to the Diocese of Christchurch and beyond that I, the Bishop of Christchurch, had decided to send the decision about the future of the Christ Church Cathedral to the diocesan Synod, which next meets in September 2017.

Bishop Victoria Matthews: Three more months to wait for Cathedral decision not excessive

Bishop Victoria Matthews: Three more months to wait for Cathedral decision not excessive

Wednesday, 24 May 2017 4:22 p.m. by MediaThePress

OPINION: On Sunday it was announced to the Diocese of Christchurch and beyond that I, the Bishop of Christchurch, had decided to send the decision about the future of the Christ Church Cathedral to the diocesan Synod, which next meets in September 2017.

Labour, Greens and National unite to solve cathedral deadlock

Labour, Greens and National unite to solve cathedral deadlock

Wednesday, 24 May 2017 3:00 p.m. by MediaThePress

Labour, Greens and National have united to break the deadlock over the Christ Church Cathedral.

Christchurch City Council could reinstate car parks after controversial changes to St Asaph St

Christchurch City Council could reinstate car parks after controversial changes to St Asaph St

Tuesday, 23 May 2017 8:34 p.m. by MediaThePress

Car parks could be reinstated on St Asaph St after Christchurch business leaders threatened legal action if the Accessible City project was not stopped.

Cathedral Square site sale first in almost a century after rebuild plans founder

Cathedral Square site sale first in almost a century after rebuild plans founder

Tuesday, 23 May 2017 6:46 p.m. by MediaThePress

A Christchurch family will sell their prominent Cathedral Square property for the first time in nearly a century after abandoning attempts to rebuild on it.

Budget Announcement: EQC levy to increase

Budget Announcement: EQC levy to increase

Tuesday, 23 May 2017 12:43 p.m. by GovtEQC

Christchurch earthquake kids more resilient than other children, study finds

Christchurch earthquake kids more resilient than other children, study finds

Tuesday, 23 May 2017 12:43 p.m. by MediaHerald

Exposure to earthquakes has made children in Christchurch more resistant to other pressures in life compared to children with the usual challenges of growing up, new research has found. Massey University clinical psychologist Maureen...

Steve Hansen pays tribute to the late Sir Ron Scott

Steve Hansen pays tribute to the late Sir Ron Scott

Tuesday, 23 May 2017 12:25 p.m. by MediaStuff

The late Sir Ron Scott was honoured by All Black coach Steve Hansen with a moving tribute at the Hutt Valley Sports Awards.

Christchurch dilemmas: Is the tide about to turn for New Brighton?

Christchurch dilemmas: Is the tide about to turn for New Brighton?

Tuesday, 23 May 2017 6:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Is the tide about to turn for New Brighton?

Editorial: Time for decisive action on Cathedral to end Christchurchs pain

Editorial: Time for decisive action on Cathedral to end Christchurch's pain

Tuesday, 23 May 2017 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

There is surely no greater symbol of despair than the crestfallen ruin of a cathedral seated in what was once the heart of our city.

Christ Church Cathedral pro-restoration trust launches ad campaign as PR battle warms up

Christ Church Cathedral pro-restoration trust launches ad campaign as PR battle warms up

Monday, 22 May 2017 9:23 p.m. by MediaThePress

A trust lobbying for the restoration of the Christ Church Cathedral is bankrolling a pricey advertising campaign depicting central city workers, business owners and developers echoing its stance.

Christ Church Cathedral holding up citys regeneration as government intervention calls grow

Christ Church Cathedral 'holding up city's regeneration' as government intervention calls grow

Monday, 22 May 2017 8:42 p.m. by MediaThePress

The neglected Christ Church Cathedral is one of about 30 sites being targeted by council for holding up the city's regeneration.

Christchurch gymnastics school wants $1.1m from council to help rebuild at QEII

Christchurch gymnastics school wants $1.1m from council to help rebuild at QEII

Monday, 22 May 2017 7:33 p.m. by MediaThePress

Christchurch School of Gymnastics wants $1.1 million of ratepayer funds to help it build a new $8.1m base at Queen Elizabeth II Park.

EQC cocked up with Christchurch familys burnt and quake-hit home, lawyer says

EQC 'cocked up' with Christchurch family's burnt and quake-hit home, lawyer says

Monday, 22 May 2017 6:44 p.m. by MediaThePress

Both the Earthquake Commission (EQC) and insurer IAG are in the wrong over a Christchurch home wrecked by fire and earthquakes, an insurance lawyer says.

EQC repair nightmare for Christchurch familys burnt and quake-hit home

EQC repair nightmare for Christchurch family's burnt and quake-hit home

Monday, 22 May 2017 1:44 p.m. by EQCFix

The Press, May 22 2017