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Cantabrians help Wendys set new world record

Cantabrians help Wendy's set new world record

Monday, 25 November 2013 11:16 a.m. by PRNews Popular

Cantabrians have helped Wendy’s set a new world record with the company’s new Hornby store achieving record sales.

Trust grants over $1m to five Canterbury projects

Trust grants over $1m to five Canterbury projects

Monday, 25 November 2013 11:07 a.m. by PRNews

The Christchurch Earthquake Appeal Trust has granted over $1 million to five projects that help restore some of Canterbury’s summer activities impacted by the earthquakes.

Free or low cost insulation to warm your home!

Free or low cost insulation to warm your home!

Monday, 25 November 2013 10:02 a.m. by AnxietySupport

Community Energy Action is currently running the following charitable programmes in the greater Christchurch area, North Canterbury and some other parts of Canterbury: Healthy Homes, a targeted programme  for those with medical conditions, children and older people Warm Babies, a targeted programme for families with small children (0-4 years old) Elderly Health, a targeted programme...

Helping revive Christchurchs beating heart

Helping revive Christchurch's beating heart

Monday, 25 November 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

A yoga studio, a sushi shop and a gift boutique go into a city centre. It could be the start of a complicated joke, but the reality is that some businesses are taking the first, hesitant steps back into the heart of Christchurch despite the challenges associated. What they have in common is a will to be part of the recovery, and a firm belief that more shops, businesses and punters will be back in the CBD soon.

CHRISTCHURCH CENTRAL DEVELOPMENT UNIT Market Update 22 November 2013

CHRISTCHURCH CENTRAL DEVELOPMENT UNIT Market Update 22 November 2013

Sunday, 24 November 2013 11:42 p.m. by GovtCCDU Popular

Expressions of Interest (EOI) are being sought from experienced developers wanting to take advantage of the huge commercial opportunities available with Christchurch’s new Bus Interchange and wider Precinct.

Changes signal focus on city rebuild

Changes signal focus on city rebuild

Sunday, 24 November 2013 11:41 p.m. by GovtCCC Featured Popular

A proposal to reorganise Christchurch City Council’s executive management structure aims to focus the organisation on the city rebuild, strengthen relationships with key partners and the community and ensure we have senior financial capability in place.

Subdivision road safety reviewed

Subdivision road safety reviewed

Sunday, 24 November 2013 11:29 p.m. by GovtCCC

Christchurch City Council will seek advice from an independent transport consultant in response to a road safety audit at the Noble Village subdivision off Yaldhurst Road.

CanCERN Newsletter #108 - 22 November 2013

CanCERN Newsletter #108 - 22 November 2013

Sunday, 24 November 2013 11:26 p.m. by CanCERN Popular

Collapse liability demanded

Collapse liability demanded

Sunday, 24 November 2013 10:10 p.m. by MediaStuff

The lack of accountability over the collapse of the CTV building has left victims' families feeling as though the Government does not care.

Decisions urged on future of red zone

Decisions urged on future of red zone

Sunday, 24 November 2013 8:12 p.m. by MediaStuff

Decisions on the future of Christchurch's residential red zone are needed within the next 12 months to kick-start recovery in the city's east, a group backing river park plans says.

Grieving fathers demand action on CTV fall

Grieving fathers demand action on CTV fall

Sunday, 24 November 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Quake survivor health remains key focus

Quake survivor health remains key focus

Saturday, 23 November 2013 3:08 p.m. by Media3News

Christchurch health experts are still regularly treating people for stress and anxiety caused by the quakes three years ago.

Feel good factor drives volunteers

'Feel good' factor drives volunteers

Saturday, 23 November 2013 9:03 a.m. by MediaStuff

Architects unique take on rebuilding Christchurch

Architect's unique take on rebuilding Christchurch

Friday, 22 November 2013 4:35 p.m. by Media3News



Book your stay and reward your favourite charity!

Book your stay and reward your favourite charity!

Friday, 22 November 2013 3:39 p.m. by AnxietySupport

 

Porosity and permeability variations in volcanic conduits

Porosity and permeability variations in volcanic conduits

Friday, 22 November 2013 3:24 p.m. by GovtEQC

 

Roadworks closing bus stops this week – Route 510 Eastgate and Route 146 Marshland

Roadworks closing bus stops this week – Route 510 Eastgate and Route 146 Marshland

Friday, 22 November 2013 3:04 p.m. by Transport4chch

Breezes Rd – Route : 510 Eastgate via Aranui & Avondale Due to road works on Breezes Rd all buses travelling towards Eastgate will be detouring from Monday 25 November until further notice. Buses will detour off Avondale Rd onto …

Bidding opens for bars, shops, homes

Bidding opens for bars, shops, homes

Friday, 22 November 2013 2:40 p.m. by MediaThePress

Tens of thousands of square metres of retail, entertainment and accommodation space could be developed around the Christchurch bus interchange, according to a "request for expressions of interest" for the anchor rebuild project.

Forsyth Barr building put up for sale

Forsyth Barr building put up for sale

Friday, 22 November 2013 2:13 p.m. by MediaRNZ

Housing New Zealand’s new 26 inner city apartments in Manchester Street underway.

Housing New Zealand’s new 26 inner city apartments in Manchester Street underway.

Friday, 22 November 2013 12:47 p.m. by NickyWagner

Christchurch turned on a stunning day as Housing Minister Dr Nick Smith turned the sod to mark the start of construction for Housing New Zealand’s new 26 inner city apartments in Manchester Street.

Chch council avoids Brownlee takeover

Chch council avoids Brownlee takeover

Friday, 22 November 2013 12:21 p.m. by Media3News


Colombo Street one way system south extending to St Asaph Street from next week

Colombo Street one way system south extending to St Asaph Street from next week

Friday, 22 November 2013 11:52 a.m. by Transport4chch

Colombo Street’s one way system which has been in place between Lichfield Street and Tuam Street, will be extended to St Asaph Street from next week.

Colombo Street one way system south extending to St Asaph Street this week

Colombo Street one way system south extending to St Asaph Street this week

Friday, 22 November 2013 11:52 a.m. by Transport4chch

Colombo Street’s one way system which has been in place between Lichfield Street and Tuam Street, will be extended to St Asaph Street from next week. Traffic will now be restricted to southbound only on Colombo Street between Lichfield and …

Christchurch Forsyth Barr building for sale

Christchurch Forsyth Barr building for sale

Friday, 22 November 2013 11:27 a.m. by Media3News

One of Christchurch's last standing central city high rises is up sale.

CCHL helps city keep rates lower

CCHL helps city keep rates lower

Friday, 22 November 2013 10:58 a.m. by MediaThePress

Quake damaged tower for sale as is, where is

Quake damaged tower for sale 'as is, where is'

Friday, 22 November 2013 10:48 a.m. by MediaOneNews

One of the last high-rises in central Christchurch is being sold "as is, where is" if the price is right.

Waimakariri Bridge – southbound only from 25 November – off peak hours only – WORK POSTPONED

Waimakariri Bridge – southbound only from 25 November – off peak hours only – WORK POSTPONED

Friday, 22 November 2013 10:30 a.m. by Transport4chch

THIS WORK HAS BEEN POSTPONED BY THE CONTRACTOR DUE TO WEATHER CONDITIONS. DATES WILL BE UPDATED HERE AS THEY BECOME AVAILABLE

Tax Bill proposals provide further support for Canterbury rebuild

Tax Bill proposals provide further support for Canterbury rebuild

Friday, 22 November 2013 10:12 a.m. by GovtBeehive

Gerry Brownlee | Canterbury Earthquake Recovery

Forsyth Barr for sale as-is-where-is

Forsyth Barr for sale 'as-is-where-is'

Friday, 22 November 2013 9:58 a.m. by MediaThePress

One of the last high-rises in the central city is being sold 'as is, where is' if the price is right.

Forsyth Barr building for sale as-is-where-is

Forsyth Barr building for sale 'as-is-where-is'

Friday, 22 November 2013 9:58 a.m. by MediaThePress

One of the last high-rises in the central city is being sold 'as is, where is' if the price is right.

CBD – Available Routes Map 23rd – 30th November

CBD – Available Routes Map 23rd – 30th November

Friday, 22 November 2013 8:25 a.m. by Transport4chch

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

Brownlee gives Chch council an ultimatum

Brownlee gives Chch council an ultimatum

Friday, 22 November 2013 8:22 a.m. by Media3News

Christchurch City Council has been given an ultimatum - sign off the city's land use recovery plan or the government will go it alone.

Future at stake

Future at stake

Friday, 22 November 2013 8:00 a.m. by ArchitectureNow

Tower Junction

Tower Junction

Friday, 22 November 2013 7:53 a.m. by FutureChChDesign

CCC wins WGBC award for rebuild sustainability work

CCC wins WGBC award for rebuild sustainability work

Friday, 22 November 2013 6:00 a.m. by ArchitectureNow

The World Green Building Council (WGBC) has announced the winners of its Government Leadership Awards and Christchurch City Council (CCC) was amongst the winners.

Minister berates council

Minister berates council

Thursday, 21 November 2013 11:42 p.m. by MediaThePress

The honeymoon period is over for the Government and the new Christchurch City Council with Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee threatening to seize control of city housing rules.

Top brass at council in shakeup

Top brass at council in shakeup

Thursday, 21 November 2013 11:42 p.m. by MediaThePress

Big changes loom at the city council as its senior management team is restructured to make sure the organisation can cope with the demands of Christchurch's $40 billion rebuild.

Community fun afternoon

Community fun afternoon

Thursday, 21 November 2013 9:58 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

St Albans Uniting Parish, Cnr Knowles Street and Nancy Avenue
 December 6 @ 4-7pm 
Pick some vegetables from the community garden, have a sausage or bring a picnic and enjoy the activities on offer in this community event organised by St Albans Uniting Parish.

Liz Whitehead
Community Development Worker

Insurance Law: Appeal court says sum insured includes EQC payments

Insurance Law: Appeal court says sum insured includes EQC payments

Thursday, 21 November 2013 7:22 p.m. by GrantShandLawyers

In Zurich Australian Insurance Ltd v BC398983 & anor [2013] NZCAS 560 the Court of Appeal allowed Zurich’s appeal from a High Court decision about earthquake damage to the Salisbury Park Apartments.  Reinstatement would cost $25M.  EQC had paid the statutory maximum of $6.8M.  However, the insurance policy had a sum insured of $12.95M.  The 

Disappointment over Land Use Recovery Plan hold up

Disappointment over Land Use Recovery Plan hold up

Thursday, 21 November 2013 4:08 p.m. by GovtBeehive

Gerry Brownlee | Canterbury Earthquake Recovery

Watch for Trams – new restrictions in place

Watch for Trams – new restrictions in place

Thursday, 21 November 2013 3:17 p.m. by Transport4chch

Road users are advised to pay extra attention in the Central City area as the Trams recommence operations. The roads now being used by the Trams are: Worcester Boulevard Worcester Street Cathedral Square New Regent Street The Tram will run …

Waimakariri Bridge – southbound only from 25 November – off peak hours only

Waimakariri Bridge – southbound only from 25 November – off peak hours only

Thursday, 21 November 2013 2:30 p.m. by Transport4chch

From Monday  25 November – Friday 29 November repairs to the damaged guardrail on the the Old Waimakariri Bridge will be taking place.

More social houses to support Canterbury rebuild

More social houses to support Canterbury rebuild

Thursday, 21 November 2013 12:20 p.m. by PRNews

Housing Minister Dr Nick Smith today turned the sod to mark the beginning of construction for Housing New Zealand’s new 26 inner city apartments and opened a further six community social housing units in Saint Albans.

Christchurch City Council wins World Green Building Council award for rebuild sustainability work

Christchurch City Council wins World Green Building Council award for rebuild sustainability work

Thursday, 21 November 2013 12:17 p.m. by GovtCCC Featured Popular

Christchurch City Council has been recognised with a prestigious international award for its effort in promoting sustainability in the rebuild.

Building starts on Chch housing project

Building starts on Chch housing project

Thursday, 21 November 2013 11:18 a.m. by Media3News

Construction has started on a housing development in Christchurch touted as a future model for state housing.

Christchurch trams back on track today

Christchurch trams back on track today

Thursday, 21 November 2013 8:10 a.m. by MediaHerald

Christchurch trams are back on track today.

Halswell

Halswell

Thursday, 21 November 2013 7:19 a.m. by FutureChChDesign

Trams return to Christchurch streets

Trams return to Christchurch streets

Thursday, 21 November 2013 5:14 a.m. by Media3News

After an almost three-year hiatus, trams will return to the streets of Christchurch on Thursday.

Severe housing stress forecast

'Severe' housing stress forecast

Thursday, 21 November 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

More intensive housing could be allowed in Christchurch amid fears the housing shortage is about to worsen.

Housing changes to raise density

Housing changes to raise density

Thursday, 21 November 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

More intensive housing could be allowed in Christchurch amid fears the housing shortage is about to worsen.

Upholding Good NZ Safety (Christchurch City) Standards For Better Economy And Business Growth

Upholding Good NZ Safety (Christchurch City) Standards For Better Economy And Business Growth

Wednesday, 20 November 2013 11:50 p.m. by SarahMiller

The current emerging human resources trend today leans toward prioritizing occupational health and safety management and corporate social responsibility, two of the top pillars of business growth and development. Global organizations are gaining more awareness and interest about the impact of businesses on socio-economic equality, environmental health and the people’s way of life. The simple premise is this: when you take care of people, you take care of business.

Day 1003 - last post piping in the new

Day 1003 - last post piping in the new

Wednesday, 20 November 2013 8:36 p.m. by addingtonaction Popular

This is my last post on the Addington Action website. Since the AGM on 30 October, a leadership transition has been underway where I have been working part-time handing over lots of stuff to the incoming people.
Thanks
Mike Peters
Former Addington Action Organiser
Feb 23 2011 to October 30 2013

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