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CTV News - Art Centre Turret

CTV News - Art Centre Turret

Tuesday, 2 December 2014 9:13 p.m. by MediaCTV

Christchurch’s Transitional City initiative has won a prestigious international award

Christchurch’s Transitional City initiative has won a prestigious international award

Tuesday, 2 December 2014 4:57 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

The Christchurch entry was one of five cities to win the Guangzhou International Award for Urban Innovation at a ceremony in Guangzhou, China on Friday 28 November.

Lyttelton Port reclamation reaches over 7.5 hectares

Lyttelton Port reclamation reaches over 7.5 hectares

Tuesday, 2 December 2014 1:29 p.m. by LytteltonPort Popular

Lyttelton Port of Christchurch (LPC) has now reclaimed over 7.5 hectares of harbour at Te Awaparahi Bay, east of its container operations. In May 2011, LPC was granted consent to reclaim ten hectares of the harbour bed to utilise and dispose of ‘clean’ rubble from Christchurch city’s earthquake damaged buildings.

Vero builds on solid progress in Earthquake Recovery Programme

Vero builds on solid progress in Earthquake Recovery Programme

Tuesday, 2 December 2014 1:06 p.m. by VeroInsurance Popular

Vero Insurance has paid out almost $3.9 billion or 80 per cent of its total costs toward the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery programme with plans to pay out more than 90 per cent by December 2015.

CTV News -  Wildman

CTV News - Wildman

Tuesday, 2 December 2014 10:09 a.m. by MediaCTV

Work underway to make Tuam one-way, east-bound

Work underway to make Tuam one-way, east-bound

Tuesday, 2 December 2014 9:24 a.m. by GovtCCC

Work is underway to convert Tuam Street to a one-way eastbound route into the Central City by late December 2014.

Residents: We want to go home

Residents: We want to go home

Monday, 1 December 2014 10:05 p.m. by MediaThePress

Anna Christophorou and her two children just want to go home.

Lynched - David Meates - Monday 1st December 2014

Lynched - David Meates - Monday 1st December 2014

Monday, 1 December 2014 9:37 p.m. by ChrisLynch Popular

Go Christchurch <3

CTV News - Council Assets

CTV News - Council Assets

Monday, 1 December 2014 9:27 p.m. by MediaCTV

Animal welfare lessons from Chch quakes revealed in book

Animal welfare lessons from Chch quakes revealed in book

Monday, 1 December 2014 9:01 p.m. by PRNews Popular

Release: Canterbury University Press

Do I have to accept injection levelling of broken foundation?

Do I have to accept injection levelling of broken foundation?

Monday, 1 December 2014 12:55 p.m. by Claimants4Claimants

Southern Response want to “repair” the concrete slab foundation of my house by injection levelling, crack repair and painting over (presumably to hide the repair job). To my mind this is not restoring the foundation to “as-new” condition. Has this approach been challenged in court? Has there been any legal precedent in favour of a […]

The Insurance Hoax??

The Insurance Hoax??

Monday, 1 December 2014 12:52 p.m. by Claimants4Claimants

….Paying out less to victims of catastrophes has helped produce record profits. In the past 12 years, insurance company net income has soared–even in the wake of Hurricane Katrina, the worst natural disaster in U.S. history. Property-casualty insurers, which cover damage to homes and cars, reported their highest-ever profit of $73 billion last year, up […]

December edition of St Albans News

December edition of St Albans News

Saturday, 29 November 2014 9:03 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

What’s up? In Cranford Street and in Caledonian Road? Find out more of what is going on in St Albans in the December issue of St Albans News Copies are being distributed by volunteers, the weekend of November 29 and …

Where do the boundaries of St Albans lie?

Where do the boundaries of St Albans lie?

Saturday, 29 November 2014 1:45 p.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

Students at the University of Canterbury conducted some research into where residents thought the boundaries of St Albans lie. Most people surveyed thought Bealey Ave, Hills Road, Innes Road and Papanui Road marked the edges of the suburb, while CCC …

Justice for Natasha

Justice for Natasha

Friday, 28 November 2014 8:09 p.m. by MediaStuff

About 45 minutes after Christchurch was rocked by the quake on February 22, retired farmer Errol Hadfield received a text from his youngest son Geoff (Hadfield) in Christchurch.

Father turns detective to solve quake death

Father turns detective to solve quake death

Friday, 28 November 2014 8:09 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

About 45 minutes after Christchurch was rocked by the quake on February 22, retired farmer Errol Hadfield received a text from his youngest son Geoff (Hadfield) in Christchurch.

CTV News - Evolocity

CTV News - Evolocity

Friday, 28 November 2014 7:50 p.m. by MediaCTV Popular

CTV News - Gamer Contest

CTV News - Gamer Contest

Friday, 28 November 2014 7:47 p.m. by MediaCTV

CTV News - Brian Law

CTV News - Brian Law

Friday, 28 November 2014 7:45 p.m. by MediaCTV Popular

CTV News - Knitting For Kids

CTV News - Knitting For Kids

Friday, 28 November 2014 7:43 p.m. by MediaCTV

CTV News - Friday 28th November 2014

CTV News - Friday 28th November 2014

Friday, 28 November 2014 7:38 p.m. by MediaCTV

Call for contractor interest in Convention Centre

Call for contractor interest in Convention Centre

Friday, 28 November 2014 4:08 p.m. by GovtCCDU Popular

Another step has been taken towards the build of Christchurch’s new Convention Centre Precinct with an early call for interest from contractors.

Who will build $284m convention centre?

Who will build $284m convention centre?

Friday, 28 November 2014 3:37 p.m. by MediaThePress

A call has been made for contractors keen to help build Christchurch's new convention centre.

The surprisingly dramatic role of nutrition in mental health

The surprisingly dramatic role of nutrition in mental health

Friday, 28 November 2014 11:31 a.m. by AnxietySupport Popular

Published on Nov 10, 2014 This compelling talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. In this critically important talk, clinical psychologist Julia Rucklidge explores a range of scientific research, including her own, showing the significant role played by nutrition in mental health or illness.    

CTV News - Skellerup Rebuild

CTV News - Skellerup Rebuild

Thursday, 27 November 2014 7:01 p.m. by MediaCTV Popular

CTV News - Justice Precinct

CTV News - Justice Precinct

Thursday, 27 November 2014 6:58 p.m. by MediaCTV

Central City Update from Friday 28th November

Central City Update from Friday 28th November

Thursday, 27 November 2014 3:28 p.m. by Transport4chch Popular

Central City overview from Friday November 28th Road users are advised that road works and rebuild activity may cause delays within the central city. We advise road users to expect delays in peak hours, particularly on southbound routes. We recommend …

Feasibility study being done for Malvern Park exercise trail

Feasibility study being done for Malvern Park exercise trail

Thursday, 27 November 2014 2:24 p.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

The Shirley Papanui Community Board has endorsed in principle an exercise trail for Malvern Park.

Summer Starter – Sunday 30th November

Summer Starter – Sunday 30th November

Thursday, 27 November 2014 1:42 p.m. by Transport4chch

On Sunday the 30th November the Summer Starter fun run is taking place. The fun run will start in New Brighton at 10am and end in Redcliffs approximately late afternoon. For all road closures, transport, and event information around the event click …

Christmas in the Park Travel Advisory – Saturday 29th November

Christmas in the Park Travel Advisory – Saturday 29th November

Thursday, 27 November 2014 1:05 p.m. by Transport4chch Popular

On Saturday 29th November at 7.30pm, Christmas in the park will take place in North Hagley Park. For all information on how to get to the event click here.

State-of-the-art Justice precinct reaches key milestone

State-of-the-art Justice precinct reaches key milestone

Thursday, 27 November 2014 12:15 p.m. by GovtCCDU Popular

 

Green frame plans still in Cera hands

Green frame plans still in Cera hands

Wednesday, 26 November 2014 10:25 p.m. by MediaThePress

Authorities will not choose an apartment developer for Christchurch's green frame until at least March - more than a year after calling for expressions of interest.

CTV News - Awesome Christchurch

CTV News - Awesome Christchurch

Wednesday, 26 November 2014 8:16 p.m. by MediaCTV

CTV News - Tower Insurance Protest

CTV News - Tower Insurance Protest

Wednesday, 26 November 2014 8:09 p.m. by MediaCTV Popular

CTV News - Wednesday 26th November 2014

CTV News - Wednesday 26th November 2014

Wednesday, 26 November 2014 7:46 p.m. by MediaCTV

Williams & Co liquidation sought

Williams & Co liquidation sought

Wednesday, 26 November 2014 3:28 p.m. by MediaThePress Popular

An application to liquidate troubled Christchurch building company Williams & Co has been filed in the High Court by a disgruntled former customer.

Orion rebuild on track for completion by 2019

Orion rebuild on track for completion by 2019

Wednesday, 26 November 2014 3:20 p.m. by OrionNZ Popular

Orion has met another milestone in restoring resilience and reliability to Christchurch's electricity network with construction recently starting on a high voltage underground cable loop around the north of Christchurch. This is another big step in Orion's overall plan to restore pre-earthquake levels of reliability to the network by 2019.

Tower Insurance protest

Tower Insurance protest

Wednesday, 26 November 2014 1:57 p.m. by MediaStuff

An 83-year-old pensioner has taken her fight with Tower Insurance from phone line to front line with a protest outside the company's Riccarton branch.

Enjoy an evening at The Tannery - celebrating 57 shops

Enjoy an evening at The Tannery - celebrating 57 shops

Wednesday, 26 November 2014 1:44 p.m. by TheTannery Popular

Release: The Tannery

Carlton Butchery building for sale

Carlton Butchery building for sale

Wednesday, 26 November 2014 11:36 a.m. by MediaThePress Popular

One of central Christchurch's first earthquake rebuilds is for sale.

Labour costs fuel rising construction bills

Labour costs fuel rising construction bills

Wednesday, 26 November 2014 11:09 a.m. by MediaThePress

Christchurch has the fastest rising construction costs in New Zealand.

Tower Insurance protest to be staged

Tower Insurance protest to be staged

Wednesday, 26 November 2014 10:33 a.m. by MediaThePress Popular

Yellow-clad supporters of an 83-year-old pensioner who is battling Tower Insurance will stage a silent protest outside the company's offices this morning.

Tower Insurance protest to be staged

Tower Insurance protest to be staged

Wednesday, 26 November 2014 10:33 a.m. by MediaStuff

Yellow-clad supporters of an 83-year-old pensioner who is battling Tower Insurance will stage a silent protest outside the company's offices this morning.

Innovation Partnership to discuss Chchs digital future

Innovation Partnership to discuss Chch's digital future

Wednesday, 26 November 2014 10:24 a.m. by PRNews Popular

The Innovation Partnership is meeting in Christchurch tomorrow to discuss how Ultra-Fast Broadband (UFB) will help the rebuilt city succeed in the future.

Prime retail opportunity in Bus Interchange

Prime retail opportunity in Bus Interchange

Wednesday, 26 November 2014 10:07 a.m. by GovtCCDU Popular

Retail spaces are being offered for lease in Christchurch’s new $53 million Bus Interchange as construction of the facility pushes ahead.

Christchurch council struggling with rebuild

Christchurch council struggling with rebuild

Wednesday, 26 November 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

The Christchurch City Council admits it is struggling to cope with its rebuild work and wants to hand over responsibility for major development projects to a new commercial entity.

CTV News - Labour (publics opinion)

CTV News - Labour (public's opinion)

Tuesday, 25 November 2014 7:29 p.m. by MediaCTV

Council finalist in International Urban Innovation Award

Council finalist in International Urban Innovation Award

Tuesday, 25 November 2014 3:56 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

Christchurch City Council's 'Christchurch: Our Ever Evolving City' initiative has been shortlisted for a prestigious urban innovation award.

Collaborate Canterbury ramping up for the rebuild

Collaborate Canterbury ramping up for the rebuild

Tuesday, 25 November 2014 3:52 p.m. by collaboratecanty

Collaborate Canterbury has ramped up their support for local businesses with the The Canterbury Employers' Chamber of Commerce (CECC), through the support of New Zealand Trade and Enterprise (NZTE), recruiting a dedicated Case Manager to drive the Collaborate Canterbury initiative to assist to build scale and meet increasingly tight market constraints.

Tower Peaceful Protest by WeCAN

Tower Peaceful Protest by WeCAN

Tuesday, 25 November 2014 9:49 a.m. by WeCAN Popular

The Wider Earthquake Canterbury Action Network : WECAN ask

White Ribbon March – today at 9.45am

White Ribbon March – today at 9.45am

Tuesday, 25 November 2014 8:15 a.m. by Transport4chch

This morning the White Ribbon March will take place starting at the police station on St Asaph Street and marching down towards Christchurch Hospital (Hagley Ave.)

ROVER in our repair programme

ROVER in our repair programme

Tuesday, 25 November 2014 4:29 a.m. by SouthernResponse

Check out the latest episode of , where Eric & Greg talk about how ROVER is contributing as a key innovation to our Southern Response repair programme.

Lynched Monday 24th November 2014

Lynched Monday 24th November 2014

Monday, 24 November 2014 9:41 p.m. by ChrisLynch

CTV News Monday November 24th

CTV News Monday November 24th

Monday, 24 November 2014 8:18 p.m. by MediaCTV

Council on track for consents accreditation

Council on track for consents accreditation

Monday, 24 November 2014 2:11 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

Christchurch City Council is in the final stages of proving it is at a standard to achieve accreditation as a Building Consent Authority.

Police tower will be imploded

Police tower will be imploded

Monday, 24 November 2014 2:06 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

The former Christchurch police station will be demolished by implosion.

Rebuild Activity Around the Central City Avon River

Rebuild Activity Around the Central City Avon River

Monday, 24 November 2014 1:57 p.m. by Swiggs Popular

There is a lot of talk around Christchurch about the pace of the rebuild. The popular commentators in the media say that it is to slow. There could be some truth to this and there does needs to be a full and frank discussion about it. From the discussions I have had with investors over the previous months there is a definate slide in optimism especially for the smaller players who feelling the inflation pinch.  

what OVTRK has been up to and notice of forum

what OVTRK has been up to and notice of forum

Monday, 24 November 2014 11:58 a.m. by OneVoiceTeReoKotahi

We are proud to share a few updates with you-- this email contains a notice for our last forum of 2014, a note on our most recent forum, and a link to a document that OVTRK was able to have some say in. Final forum for 2014A notice for our next forum, WEIGHING THE ANCHORS:  Anchor Projects                          Communities    Following an update from the Christchurch Central City

Travelling home from the city tonight?

Travelling home from the city tonight?

Monday, 24 November 2014 10:43 a.m. by Transport4chch

Planning your journey home from work in the city? 

Tourism surviving natural disasters: Preparedness and planning

Tourism surviving natural disasters: Preparedness and planning

Monday, 24 November 2014 9:59 a.m. by CanterburyUniversity Popular

A University of Canterbury doctoral student is investigating the preparedness and planning of post-disaster tourism service providers.