Hundreds of Cantabrians remain without power this morning as the Christchurch mayor defends the council's response to widespread flooding.
Hundreds of Cantabrians remain without power this morning as the Christchurch mayor defends the council's response to widespread flooding.Metre-high floods cut off some homes and forced the evacuation of others in what the council...
Christchurch will today be in clean-up mode after floods turned roads into rivers and deluged homes.
A humiliated Gerry Brownlee has apologised to Labour MPs he sledged over their workrate on behalf of earthquake victims and says he feels let down by EQC.
Residents are being warned of health risks from contaminated floodwaters.
Contractors are still working to clear debris from Dyers Pass Road, however, it is expected that the road will be open from 10am Thursday 6 March. Should this change, updates will be provided here.
Christchurch mayor Lianne Dalziel talks to Larry Williams about the Christchurch floods.
A bill that sets out the rules around earthquake-prone buildings has passed its first reading in Parliament.
Inflationary pressures in the construction industry will accelerate as the Christchurch rebuild ramps up, making it harder for EQC to control costs.
Christchurch will be the principal topic of conversation at the 2014 which will be held at Australian Technology Park in Sydney on 27 – 28 May.
Homes damaged in the earthquakes from below are now ravaged by rain from above.
Brittan Terrace and Park Terrace, Lyttelton are closed.
The Earthquake Commission has promised better services, but has asked for understanding, saying the Christchurch earthquakes were a disaster far in excess of conceivable magnitude.
Due to flooding a number of roads have been closed or are affected by surface flooding.
Francis Street, Warrington St and the Flockton Street area were among those worst hit in the ’100 year storm’ that hit Christchurch and Canterbury on March 4 and 5.
Video by Aurecon showing how the new Bus Interchange parking system would operate and the design being tested with real buses.
Avonside Drive at Fitzgerald Avenue is closed until further notice due to severe flooding.
Durham Street between Gloucester and Cashel Street has now reopened following the closure due to flooding.
A programme that has assisted vulnerable households with emergency repairs for earthquake damage will be used to assist those affected by the flooding currently impacting on Greater Christchurch, says Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee.
The Earthquake Commission is confident it's on track to respond to more than 600 overdue official information requests by its May 1 deadline.
A very dry but necessary Council plan to know about if you care about the shape of our city. Notice of meetings here DPR FINAL pre-notification public meetings Feb-Mar 2014 (3)
A number of communities are isolated, including Sumner and parts of Banks Peninsula. Teams are in the area assessing the situation and will keep residents informed. A full list of road closures is included below. The Council is urging drivers …
Halwsell Junction/Main Sth Road intersection signals are not working. These signals are currently affected by the weather: -Durham/Tuam intersection -Gloucester/Linwood intersection Extreme caution is advised when travelling through and around the city today.
The rainfall has been a lot heavier than forecasted, with almost 100 millimetres falling in the past 24 hours and a further 20 millimetres expected to fall before the rain eases off. This is equivalent to a one-in-50-year event.
The following roads have either been closed or should be avoided due to weather conditions and flooding: New Brighton Rd Burwood –Queensbury Owles Tce Seaview-Union Locksley Ave Gayhurst- Glenarm Banks Ave Coopers- North Parade Hills Rd Warrington-Warden Fitzgerald Ave north …
The Christchurch City Council has still to reach agreement with its insurer over the extent of the damage to the Town Hall.
The Anglican church says a British multimillionaire's suggestion that it hand over Christ Church Cathedral for restoration is "completely bizarre".
The NZ Transport Agency are reporting extra care is required on the approaches to the Lyttelton Tunnel due to extreme winds. Caution is required.
These questions were asked in December 2012, following answers received from Richard Braddell 1 Feb 2013.
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A British philanthropist has pledged $4 million to help restore the ChristChurch Cathedral.
Owles Terrace at Pages Road end has been closed due to flooding. Contractors are en route to erect signage. We will update further as more is available.
John Key says the upcoming royal tour is "tremendous value for money", comparing the benefits to TV shows that feature NZ.
Park Terrace and Brittan Terrace are currently closed between Cressy Terrace due to a fallen tree. Light vehicles are being detoured over Cressy Terrace.
For available routes around the Central City please find below the CBD network map. This is updated weekly. Please click here to download the network map – Available Routes Map
New homes and businesses in Christchurch could be required to provide fewer car parks under a planning rule change being considered by the city council.
Christchurch Art Gallery is getting "keyhole surgery" to raise the 30,000-tonne building millimetre by millimetre.
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The Inconvenience Store was a conceptual store/art space which sought to examine the notion of convenience in consumption. The store was located at 113 Worcester St. It was open Tuesday to Sunday from 9:30am – 5:30pm and closed Mondays. Gap Filler created a hybrid between a store and art residency to explore the theme of […]
A review of the future governance arrangements of Environment Canterbury is now underway, Local Government Minister Paula Bennett and Environment Minister Amy Adams announced today.
Work on raising the 30,000-tonne Christchurch Art Gallery is underway.
MetService has today issued a severe weather warning including severe gales and heavy rain for the Christchurch and Banks Peninsula areas. Road users are asked to exercise caution as there may be localised flooding and wind may affect some traffic management …
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