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Bulk of Chch rebuilds, repairs unfinished

Bulk of Chch rebuilds, repairs unfinished

Wednesday, 26 February 2014 10:50 a.m. by Media3News

The Insurance Council's defending the time it's taking to complete expensive rebuilds and repairs.

New Northern Motorway on and off-ramps opened

New Northern Motorway on and off-ramps opened

Wednesday, 26 February 2014 10:22 a.m. by Transport4chch

The new $4.6 million on and off ramps for Christchurch’s Northern Motorway at the Lineside Road (State Highway 71)/Smith Street interchange, near Kaiapoi, were officially opened today (26 February). Today’s opening of the ramps, attended by Waimakariri MP Kate Wilkinson, …

Fatal site unsuitable for build

Fatal site 'unsuitable for build'

Wednesday, 26 February 2014 9:37 a.m. by MediaStuff

A Christchurch property where a bed-ridden elderly woman was killed by rockfall in the February 2011 earthquake was years earlier deemed unsuitable for building on, court documents reveal.

How Not to repair a Heritage Building in the Christchurch CBD…. part 139

How Not to repair a Heritage Building in the Christchurch CBD…. part 139

Wednesday, 26 February 2014 7:49 a.m. by ShakyTownBlues Popular

Locked out of undamaged factory for 1100 days 

Brian Rudman: CTV victims deserve corporate manslaughter law

Brian Rudman: CTV victims deserve corporate manslaughter law

Wednesday, 26 February 2014 6:30 a.m. by MediaHerald

On the third anniversary of the deadly February 2011 Christchurch earthquake, the police have retained engineering consultants Beca to assess the engineering issues arising from collapse of the modern CTV building.

Young couple want house back

Young couple want house back

Wednesday, 26 February 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

When Justine Cooke began setting up a room for her new baby it did not feel permanent.

Young couple want house back

Young couple want house back

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

When Justine Cooke began setting up a room for her new baby it did not feel permanent.

Canterbury forging trade links

Canterbury forging trade links

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

Growing a strong trade partnership with China is essential for Christchurch to develop a thriving post-rebuild economy, representatives at a Canton Trade Fair meeting in Christchurch said yesterday.

Young couple want house back to the way it was

Young couple want house 'back to the way it was'

Wednesday, 26 February 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

When Justine Cooke began setting up a room for her new baby it did not feel permanent.

Bishop rejects cathedral compromise

Bishop rejects cathedral compromise

Wednesday, 26 February 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Bishop Victoria Matthews has rejected an offer of peace talks over the Christ Church Cathedral rebuild, accusing the nation's heritage watchdog of trying to "publicly pressure" the church into a partial retention.

Quake rebuilds awaited by 4000

Quake rebuilds awaited by 4000

Wednesday, 26 February 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Insurance companies have completed just 15 per cent of rebuilds and 10 per cent of over-cap repairs more than three years after the Canterbury earthquakes.

CTV News   Tuesday 25 February

CTV News Tuesday 25 February

Tuesday, 25 February 2014 10:11 p.m. by MediaCTV

Burwood Pegasus Board Chairs Speech 25/02/14

Burwood Pegasus Board Chair's Speech 25/02/14

Tuesday, 25 February 2014 9:34 p.m. by andreac414

My name is Andrea Cummings and I am Community Board Chairperson for Burwood Pegasus. I am relatively new to the area, having owned a business in North New Brighton since 2010, until the earthquakes put us out of business that is!

Keeping Christchurch Moving 25th Feb. 2014

Keeping Christchurch Moving 25th Feb. 2014

Tuesday, 25 February 2014 5:25 p.m. by MediaCTV

Speights Dunedin brewery gets $40 million upgrade

Speight's Dunedin brewery gets $40 million upgrade

Tuesday, 25 February 2014 4:52 p.m. by Media3News

Lion NZ has spent $40 million redeveloping its Speight's brewery, after the Christchurch plant was damaged in the quakes.

Estuary Fest is on this Saturday 2pm to 9pm!

Estuary Fest is on this Saturday 2pm to 9pm!

Tuesday, 25 February 2014 4:22 p.m. by MtPleasantCC

The Association together with the Estuary Fest organising crew are very excited to host the first ever festival to celebrate our wonderful Estuary – Ihutai. 

Lying insurance broker loses appeal

Lying insurance broker loses appeal

Tuesday, 25 February 2014 4:10 p.m. by MediaStuff

An insurance broker who falsely assured a Christchurch couple they were insured before the September 2010 earthquake has had an appeal thrown out by the Supreme Court. 

EUR Existing Use Rights – What you need to know

EUR Existing Use Rights – What you need to know

Tuesday, 25 February 2014 3:51 p.m. by EmpoweredChCh

Existing use rights under section 10 do not apply to: 

Royal Commission, recommendations and MBIE

Royal Commission, recommendations and MBIE

Tuesday, 25 February 2014 3:34 p.m. by EmpoweredChCh

The Royal Commission considers that there must be greater focus on geotechnical investigations to reduce the risk of unsatisfactory foundation performance.  

Port Hills News 24 February 2014

Port Hills News 24 February 2014

Tuesday, 25 February 2014 2:28 p.m. by MtPleasantCC

Tell us your thoughts We’ve been doing this e-newsletter for a couple of months now, and we’re really keen to get your feedback on it. 

Ellerslie Flower Show Travel Advisory

Ellerslie Flower Show Travel Advisory

Tuesday, 25 February 2014 12:31 p.m. by Transport4chch Popular

Visitors to the Ellerslie Flower Show, which starts Wednesday 26th February are advised to plan their journey and allow extra time to minimise delays. 

Lianne Dalziel: Weekly Discussion

Lianne Dalziel: Weekly Discussion

Tuesday, 25 February 2014 12:15 p.m. by CanterburyMorningsZB

Christchurch City Mayor Lianne Dalziel talks to Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch about the week for the council

Angus Bargh: SCIRT Roading

Angus Bargh: SCIRT Roading

Tuesday, 25 February 2014 11:51 a.m. by CanterburyMorningsZB

Angus Bargh from SCIRT talks to Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch aboutthe roads and answers many listener questions.

Three years on and are you still experiencing anxiety or depression?

Three years on and are you still experiencing anxiety or depression?

Tuesday, 25 February 2014 10:27 a.m. by AnxietySupport

It’s now been three years since our lives in Christchurch changed forever.  

CTV families would support corporate manslaughter charge

CTV families would support corporate manslaughter charge

Tuesday, 25 February 2014 9:38 a.m. by MediaHerald

The families of those killed in the collapse of the CTV building in the February 2011 Canterbury earthquake are calling on the Government to review legislation around corporate manslaughter.

CTV responsibility already clear - husband

CTV responsibility already clear - husband

Tuesday, 25 February 2014 8:01 a.m. by Media3News

An engineering professor who lost his wife in the CTV building collapse says there's enough evidence for police to prosecute.

Rates tipped to rise by 6.5%

Rates tipped to rise by 6.5%

Tuesday, 25 February 2014 5:24 a.m. by MediaOneNews

Ratepayers still face an average rate rise of 6.5%.

Police will probe CTV collapse

Police will probe CTV collapse

Tuesday, 25 February 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

The families of the 115 people killed in the CTV building collapse have welcomed the hiring of engineers to help police decide whether anyone will be charged over the deaths.

Police probe CTV collapse

Police probe CTV collapse

Tuesday, 25 February 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

The families of the 115 people killed in the CTV building collapse have welcomed the hiring of engineers to help police decide whether anyone will be charged over the deaths.

Quake-city strugglers left behind

Quake-city strugglers left behind

Tuesday, 25 February 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

As Christchurch enters its third post-disaster year, the gap between the "haves and the have-nots" is growing, new Canterbury District Health Board (CDHB) research suggests.

CTV News   Monday 24 February

CTV News Monday 24 February

Monday, 24 February 2014 9:06 p.m. by MediaCTV

Quake taught me to care for strangers

Quake taught me to care for strangers

Monday, 24 February 2014 6:12 p.m. by MediaStuff

CTV collapse: Police engage expert engineers firm

CTV collapse: Police engage expert engineers firm

Monday, 24 February 2014 5:47 p.m. by MediaHerald

Police investigating the deadly collapse of the CTV Building during the February 2011 earthquake have engaged an expert engineers firm to review technical information.The engineering review is part of an ongoing assessment by police...

Understanding “recovery” after a major disaster – Guest Blog by Herman Meijburg

Understanding “recovery” after a major disaster – Guest Blog by Herman Meijburg

Monday, 24 February 2014 5:16 p.m. by ChristchurchFiasco

It is nearly three and a half years ago since the first earthquake rocked Canterbury, leaving the City of Christchurch and it’s surrounds with a 40 billion dollar recovery bill. 

Three years on: EQC still proving strenuous

Three years on: EQC still proving strenuous

Monday, 24 February 2014 4:58 p.m. by Media3News

Still not sorted, claims from the September earthquake of 2010, three and a half years on.

Billion-dollar questions for Christchurch

Billion-dollar questions for Christchurch

Monday, 24 February 2014 4:57 p.m. by Media3News

On the third anniversary of the February quake, the Government's been delivered a shock by the new mayor and councillors.

Customer Meetings

Customer Meetings

Monday, 24 February 2014 2:55 p.m. by SouthernResponse

Allan Barron: Earthquake Song

Allan Barron: Earthquake Song

Monday, 24 February 2014 2:46 p.m. by CanterburyMorningsZB Popular

Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch plays Singer/Songwriter Alan Barron's song seven point one.

Engineers help police mull CTV charges

Engineers help police mull CTV charges

Monday, 24 February 2014 2:20 p.m. by Media3News

Beca has been brought in to help police determine if criminal charges should be laid regarding the CTV building collapse.

Police hire engineer to review CTV collapse

Police hire engineer to review CTV collapse

Monday, 24 February 2014 1:58 p.m. by MediaStuff

Police have engaged an engineering firm to review the collapse of the CTV Building in the February 2011 earthquake.

Time to revive forgotten theatre

Time to revive forgotten theatre

Monday, 24 February 2014 1:08 p.m. by MediaThePress

Salisbury Street closed between Montreal and Durham Streets tonight

Salisbury Street closed between Montreal and Durham Streets tonight

Monday, 24 February 2014 1:01 p.m. by Transport4chch

Salisbury Street will be closed between Montreal St and Durham Street tonight, Monday 24th February,  from 7pm for wastewater replacement works.

Outward Bound presents: Christchurch Fun Run

Outward Bound presents: Christchurch Fun Run

Monday, 24 February 2014 12:57 p.m. by MinistryofAwesome

Peter Brown: CTV Families

Peter Brown: CTV Families

Monday, 24 February 2014 11:47 a.m. by CanterburyMorningsZB

CTV Family Spokesperson Peter Brown talks to Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch about 3 years on and is he happy with progress.

Rise Street Art

Rise Street Art

Monday, 24 February 2014 11:45 a.m. by MediaCTV

How we remembered - 22/2/14

How we remembered - 22/2/14

Monday, 24 February 2014 11:05 a.m. by Swiggs Popular

February 22 was a beautiful day in Christchurch to mark the third anniversary of the devastating Earthquake that took the lives of many of our friends, family and loved ones. But also took the homes, jobs and community for many of us.

Canterbury FAQs - New Page

Canterbury FAQs - New Page

Monday, 24 February 2014 10:31 a.m. by GovtEQC Popular

 

She Chocolate Bus Caring for the Community with Chocolate Relief

She Chocolate Bus Caring for the Community with Chocolate Relief

Monday, 24 February 2014 10:06 a.m. by SheChocolat Featured

She’s Historic Community Chocolate Bus, aka The Chocolate Bus, has become synomonus with the community and revival of Christchurch since its introduction to the City in September 2010. Its arrival coincided with the very first earthquake to hit the city.

Major works this week which will affect journey times

Major works this week which will affect journey times

Monday, 24 February 2014 9:42 a.m. by Transport4chch

Barbadoes Street – lane reductions at several intersections on Barbadoes. Fitzgerald Ave is suggested as an alternative route north. Armagh Street – closed between Manchester and Madras Street Detour – westbound – use Madras St to Kilmore St Detour – …

Briefing today with families of CTV building victims

Briefing today with families of CTV building victims

Monday, 24 February 2014 9:38 a.m. by MediaHerald

A briefing will be held today with families of Japanese victims of the Canterbury Television building collapse during the devastating earthquake three years ago, Prime Minister John Key says.Christchurch marked the anniversary of...

Quake photos: how does your place look now?

Quake photos: how does your place look now?

Monday, 24 February 2014 9:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

It has been three years since since a massive earthquake hit Christchurch on February 22, 2011.

Chch quake: then and now

Chch quake: then and now

Monday, 24 February 2014 9:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

It has been three years since since a massive earthquake hit Christchurch on February 22, 2011.

Weve listened and were responding

We've listened and we're responding

Monday, 24 February 2014 8:56 a.m. by SouthernResponse

By Peter Rose, CEO, Southern Response

More residents back into their home in 2014

More residents back into their home in 2014

Monday, 24 February 2014 8:56 a.m. by SouthernResponse

Published 10 February 2014

Answers to questions on statistics

Answers to questions on statistics

Monday, 24 February 2014 8:56 a.m. by SouthernResponse

These are answers to questions on Southern Response data given to us at 10.00pm (10 February 2014) by City Councillor Ali Jones.

Quake memories raw three years on

Quake memories raw three years on

Monday, 24 February 2014 7:54 a.m. by MediaStuff

The third anniversary of the February 2011 earthquake was marked by thousands of people in different ways across the globe.

Quake demolition costs examined

Quake demolition costs examined

Monday, 24 February 2014 7:37 a.m. by Media3News

 

Halswell Junction Road one way north only from McTeigue’s Rd from this week

Halswell Junction Road one way north only from McTeigue’s Rd from this week

Monday, 24 February 2014 7:00 a.m. by Transport4chch

Halswell Junction Road will be one way north only from McTeigue Road to the Southern Motorway from today until approximately end of March.