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Regions direction the hot question

Region's direction the hot question

Friday, 28 March 2014 11:27 p.m. by MediaThePress

Canterbury's leaders hold differing views on the recovery but appear to asking the same question – where is the region headed?

SFO clears rebuild firms

SFO clears rebuild firms

Friday, 28 March 2014 11:23 p.m. by MediaThePress

A major Serious Fraud Office (SFO) investigation into post-quake fraud in Christchurch relied on an informant whose business dealings are now the subject of a police complaint.

Building fraud informant subject of a police complaint

Building 'fraud' informant subject of a police complaint

Friday, 28 March 2014 11:23 p.m. by MediaThePress

A major Serious Fraud Office (SFO) investigation into post-quake fraud in Christchurch relied on an informant whose business dealings are now the subject of a police complaint.

Insurance disputes put sites in limbo

Insurance disputes put sites in limbo

Friday, 28 March 2014 11:22 p.m. by MediaThePress

Insurance stalemates are to blame for some of Christchurch's central city buildings remaining untouched more than three years on from the February 2011 earthquake, owners say.

CTV News   Friday 28 March

CTV News Friday 28 March

Friday, 28 March 2014 8:29 p.m. by MediaCTV

McCormacks Bay Road Works

McCormacks Bay Road Works

Friday, 28 March 2014 5:09 p.m. by MtPleasantCC

For information relating to road works on McCormacks Bay starting 7 April please see link below: McCormacks Bay Road Works 7 April

Anzac Drive/Bexley Road SH74 closure – now 1st April

Anzac Drive/Bexley Road SH74 closure – now 1st April

Friday, 28 March 2014 3:06 p.m. by Transport4chch

  Works on Anzac Drive/Bexley Road (SH 74) will move further north from the 1st April following the completion of Stage One of road reconstruction and stromwater repairs. Anzac Drive/Bexley Road (SH74) will now be closed between Pages road and …

Last Night of the Pavilion

Last Night of the Pavilion

Friday, 28 March 2014 1:16 p.m. by GapFiller

April 5, 8pm Going out with a BANG, CRASH, WHIRR, ZZZZZZzzzz As part of Last Night of the Pavilion, the specially-created, one-off Deconstruction Orchestra will perform a number of percussive pieces fem 8pm. The main event is a new composition called constructDEconstruct that will be played with tools and machinery. Composed by the CSO’s Michael Bell […]

Anderton slams UK clerics call for cathedral demo

Anderton slams UK cleric's call for cathedral demo

Friday, 28 March 2014 12:53 p.m. by MediaStuff

Christ Church Cathedral restoration campaigner Jim Anderton has dismissed the Archbishop of York's calls for a demolition and rebuild as unqualified and disappointing. 

Anderton slams clerics call for demo

Anderton slams cleric's call for demo

Friday, 28 March 2014 12:53 p.m. by MediaStuff

Christ Church Cathedral restoration campaigner Jim Anderton has dismissed the Archbishop of York's calls for a demolition and rebuild as unqualified and disappointing. 

Wellingtons chance to see Christchurchs Amazing Place

Wellington's chance to see Christchurch's Amazing Place

Friday, 28 March 2014 12:36 p.m. by GovtCera Popular

The imaginative and innovative playground designs created by Canterbury’s school children will be on show on Wellington’s waterfront for the next four weeks.

Council to build new social housing units

Council to build new social housing units

Friday, 28 March 2014 12:16 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

Christchurch City Council will proceed to tender on the design and build of an estimated 16 new social housing units in Mairehau and Waltham.

Moorhouse Ave/Lincoln Rd/Hagley Ave night works – Milling and Paving

Moorhouse Ave/Lincoln Rd/Hagley Ave night works – Milling and Paving

Friday, 28 March 2014 12:08 p.m. by Transport4chch

Road users are advised major night works will be start on Moorhouse Ave Hagley Ave, and Lincoln Rd from Sunday 30th March 7pm – 7am for approximately two weeks. 

Restrictions around Kilmore/Victoria Streets starts Monday

Restrictions around Kilmore/Victoria Streets starts Monday

Friday, 28 March 2014 12:07 p.m. by Transport4chch

Several stage of final wastewater works by SCIRT delivery team Fletcher’s will impact on road user’s routes around Victoria Street and Kilmore Street in the next few weeks.

Restrictions around Kilmore/Victoria Street this week

Restrictions around Kilmore/Victoria Street this week

Friday, 28 March 2014 12:07 p.m. by Transport4chch

Several stage of final wastewater works by SCIRT delivery team Fletcher’s will impact on road user’s routes around Victoria Street and Kilmore Street in the next few weeks. Works commence in the week of 31 March 2014 and will be …

ANXIOUS TIMES Newsletter Is Out!

ANXIOUS TIMES Newsletter Is Out!

Friday, 28 March 2014 11:53 a.m. by AnxietySupport

Our ‘Awesome’ Autumn ANXIOUS TIMES Newsletter is here! This expanded edition features articles on Meditation for Anxiety, The Sincere Apology, Happiness, Earthquake Stress, Coping with Stigma, Boost Your Mind, Anxiety and The Pain Syndrome and much more!

CBD – Available Routes Map 29th March – 5th April 2014

CBD – Available Routes Map 29th March – 5th April 2014

Friday, 28 March 2014 7:10 a.m. by Transport4chch

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

Homeowner living rough

Homeowner living rough

Friday, 28 March 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Paul Tobin's home is a shrine to his beloved Crusaders rugby team.

Homeowner living rough for three years

Homeowner living rough for three years

Friday, 28 March 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Paul Tobin's home is a shrine to his beloved Crusaders rugby team.

Keeping Christchurch Moving 27th March 2014

Keeping Christchurch Moving 27th March 2014

Thursday, 27 March 2014 10:13 p.m. by MediaCTV

CTV News   Thursday 27 March

CTV News Thursday 27 March

Thursday, 27 March 2014 7:48 p.m. by MediaCTV

Two-year wait not good enough for flooded Chch suburbs

Two-year wait not good enough for flooded Chch suburbs

Thursday, 27 March 2014 5:26 p.m. by Media3News

A solution is welcome for the heavy flooding in St Albans earlier this month, but the two-year time frame isn't.

Archbishop of York backs demolishing Christchurch Cathedral

Archbishop of York backs demolishing Christchurch Cathedral

Thursday, 27 March 2014 4:51 p.m. by Media3News

The second most powerful Anglican in the world has swung in behind the local church's bid to demolish the Christchurch Cathedral.

Council adopts cycleway route names

Council adopts cycleway route names

Thursday, 27 March 2014 3:37 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

Riders pedalling along the city’s new Major Cycleway routes will be able to navigate their way along the Papanui Parallel, Wheels to Wings, Quarryman’s Trail or Nor’West Arc.

Le Race Cycling Event on this weekend

Le Race Cycling Event on this weekend

Thursday, 27 March 2014 3:26 p.m. by Transport4chch

Le Race is on this Saturday, 29th March 2014. Elgin Street, Sydenham will be closed from 6am to 8.30am for the start of the race at 8am. Cyclists will make their way from Elgin Street onto Colombo Street and head …

Archbishop backs cathedral demolition

Archbishop backs cathedral demolition

Thursday, 27 March 2014 2:12 p.m. by MediaStuff

The Archbishop of York has backed the Christ Church Cathedral leadership's bid for demolition.

Christchurchs opens a space for youth

Christchurch's opens a space for youth

Thursday, 27 March 2014 1:25 p.m. by MediaCTV

Flatman makes dreams come true

Flatman makes dreams come true

Thursday, 27 March 2014 1:19 p.m. by MediaCTV

Super 15  Rugby Friday night 28th March – AMI – Jack Hinton Drive closed

Super 15 Rugby Friday night 28th March – AMI – Jack Hinton Drive closed

Thursday, 27 March 2014 12:55 p.m. by Transport4chch

Jack Hinton Drive will closed from 5.30pm on Friday 28th March for Super 15 Rugby Game – Crusaders v Hurricanes. The closure will be between Whiteleigh Ave and Twigger St. Entry to Whiteleigh Avenue will be unavailable from Lincoln Road …

Flood mitigation options to be shared with community

Flood mitigation options to be shared with community

Thursday, 27 March 2014 12:43 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

Some communities affected by flooding since the earthquakes will learn more about two fast-tracked options to address issues in Flockton Street and surrounding areas.

Greens: Russel and Metiria

Greens: Russel and Metiria

Thursday, 27 March 2014 12:32 p.m. by CanterburyMorningsZB

Green's Co-Leaders Metiria Turei and Russel Norman talks to newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch about local and national issues

EQC to hold Pahiatua drop-in session

EQC to hold Pahiatua drop-in session

Thursday, 27 March 2014 12:32 p.m. by GovtEQC

Anzac Drive/Bexley Road SH74 closure – now 31st March

Anzac Drive/Bexley Road SH74 closure – now 31st March

Thursday, 27 March 2014 11:11 a.m. by Transport4chch

  Works on Anzac Drive/Bexley Road (SH 74) will move further north from the 31st March following the completion of Stage One of road reconstruction and stromwater repairs. Anzac Drive/Bexley Road (SH74) will now be closed between Pages road and …

Thousands wait for quake repairs

Thousands wait for quake repairs

Thursday, 27 March 2014 8:12 a.m. by MediaStuff

More than 800 vulnerable Canterbury earthquake claimants are still to be fully settled by insurers.

Peggy, 90, wants home fixed before dying

Peggy, 90, wants home fixed before dying

Thursday, 27 March 2014 6:47 a.m. by MediaStuff

Ninety-year-old Peggy Holdthuson has waited in limbo for three years for her cherished family home to be repaired - only to be told her insurance company had no idea her claim even existed.

Charlotte Grimshaw: Eerie city reveals its broken heart

Charlotte Grimshaw: Eerie city reveals its broken heart

Thursday, 27 March 2014 6:30 a.m. by MediaHerald

Derelict buildings are scary. I know this from experience. Years ago when I was working for a law firm in Central Auckland, I found myself between flats and accepted, without much thought, an invitation to move into an apartment on...

Top honour for designer of cardboard cathedral

Top honour for designer of cardboard cathedral

Thursday, 27 March 2014 5:15 a.m. by MediaHerald

The transitional cathedral in Christchurch - designed by Shigeru Ban - incorporated cardboard tubes in the construction.The Japanese architect Shigeru Ban, who designed the cardboard cathedral in Christchurch, has won the 2014 Pritzker...

Arts precinct size expected to change

Arts precinct size expected to change

Thursday, 27 March 2014 1:21 a.m. by MediaThePress

Changes to the size or designation of the Performing Arts Precinct are expected to be announced soon by the Christchurch Central Development Unit (CCDU).

New Brighton going it alone

New Brighton going it alone

Thursday, 27 March 2014 1:20 a.m. by MediaThePress

A new company plans to kickstart the rebuild of New Brighton using public donations because the Christchurch City Council has "no plan" for revitalising the seaside suburb.

Thousands wait for repairs

Thousands wait for repairs

Thursday, 27 March 2014 1:20 a.m. by MediaStuff

More than 800 vulnerable Canterbury earthquake claimants are still to be fully settled by insurers.

Donations cover cathedrals daily running costs

Donations cover cathedral's daily running costs

Thursday, 27 March 2014 1:11 a.m. by MediaThePress

Entry to Christchurch's Cardboard Cathedral will remain free as long as Dean Lynda Patterson is in charge, despite it costing about $600 a day to keep the building open.

Keeping Christchurch Moving 26 March 2014

Keeping Christchurch Moving 26 March 2014

Wednesday, 26 March 2014 10:56 p.m. by MediaCTV

CTV News   Wednesday 26 March

CTV News Wednesday 26 March

Wednesday, 26 March 2014 8:05 p.m. by MediaCTV

THEMES: – Negative and Intrusive Thoughts

THEMES: – Negative and Intrusive Thoughts

Wednesday, 26 March 2014 4:29 p.m. by AnxietySupport

Wednesday April 9th: – Helen Colhoun, Clinical Psychologist, Anxiety Disorders Unit, CDHB. 

THEMES: Let’s talk….with the Team from Anxiety Support

THEMES: Let’s talk….with the Team from Anxiety Support

Wednesday, 26 March 2014 4:23 p.m. by AnxietySupport

Wednesday April 23rd – (Facilitated by the Anxiety Support Team.) 

Shirley Intermediate School

Shirley Intermediate School

Wednesday, 26 March 2014 4:09 p.m. by MediaCTV

Pre-notification feedback sought on District Plan review options

Pre-notification feedback sought on District Plan review options

Wednesday, 26 March 2014 3:37 p.m. by GovtCCC

Christchurch residents and property owners are urged to let the Council know their views on options on draft chapters and maps being considered as part of the District Plan review.

Hugh Pavletich: Lack of City Movement

Hugh Pavletich: Lack of City Movement

Wednesday, 26 March 2014 12:42 p.m. by CanterburyMorningsZB

Urban developer Hugh Pavletich talks to Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch about the recovery progress of the city

Bryna Lipper: Resilient Cities

Bryna Lipper: Resilient Cities

Wednesday, 26 March 2014 11:55 a.m. by CanterburyMorningsZB

Bryna Lipper the Vice President for Relationships at 100 Resilient Cities talks to Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch about why she is here visiting the city

Shigeru Ban should rebuild Christ Church Cathedral

Shigeru Ban should rebuild Christ Church Cathedral

Wednesday, 26 March 2014 11:16 a.m. by MediaThePress

Anglicans should hire Cardboard Cathedral architect Shigeru Ban to fix or replace their damaged cathedral in the square.

City council fees kill plan for apartments

City council fees kill plan for apartments

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

A Sumner property owner has abandoned plans to build two apartments after being hit by a $72,000 fee from the Christchurch City Council.

Study aims for quake-proof building

Study aims for quake-proof building

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

A University of Canterbury prototype is being subjected to simulated shaking greater than the February 2011 earthquake to help improve the safety of the city's new buildings.

Insurance help service ramps up

Insurance help service ramps up

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

Mike Coleman is promising to tone it down.

Insurance service tackles 80 cases

Insurance service tackles 80 cases

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

Mike Coleman is promising to tone it down.

CTV News Tuesday 25 March

CTV News Tuesday 25 March

Tuesday, 25 March 2014 9:02 p.m. by MediaCTV

Keeping Christchurch Moving 25 March 2014

Keeping Christchurch Moving 25 March 2014

Tuesday, 25 March 2014 8:57 p.m. by MediaCTV

Final Civil Defence payment for council earthquake response

Final Civil Defence payment for council earthquake response

Tuesday, 25 March 2014 8:25 p.m. by GovtBeehive Popular

Release: New Zealand Government

Resilience, Building Momentum, Leaders Forums and the rest

Resilience, Building Momentum, Leaders Forums and the rest

Tuesday, 25 March 2014 7:01 p.m. by Swiggs Popular

Words words words. There are so many buzz words out around the circles of those charged with leading this city. Unfortunately there is still disconnect with those ‘in the know’ and those who aren’t with those who do not fit or conform slowly being side-lined and distracted. My fear is this causes questions of who to trust.