What is New in Lower High Street? On Monday 22nd May 2017, two of the Duncan’s units will be completely demolished. These are the last 2 units at the north end. The demolition has been authorised by LINZ (Land Information …
The morning his earthquake insurance trial was to begin, dying man Derek Ricky Bligh's lawyers pulled out.
When their newly-bought house Christchurch caught fire just hours after they moved in, Georgia Scott and Mike Rodgers snatched their children from their beds and ran.
Christchurch's residential red zone could be turned into native forest for $2.5 million, a group in favour of the idea says.
The Government maintains that there is no systemic issue with Canterbury earthquake repairs, but the Opposition and local experts believe there is.
The Government maintains that there is no systemic issue with Canterbury earthquake repairs, but the Opposition and local experts disagree.
The Press, May 19 2017
OPINION: Colleagues said to us "OMG you're not going back to Christchurch are you?" Their faces reflected astonishment and disbelief. The city is stuffed, they said.
The rebuild agency tasked with the $2.2 billion project of fixing Christchurch's earthquake-battered infrastructure has just over a month to re-do 70 substandard jobs.
Canterbury rugby has ruled out helping to pay for a multi-use arena in Christchurch.
The Press, May 18 2017
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Three former Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority (Cera) employees have been cleared of accusations they had conflicts of interest.
The Press, May 17 2017
Student life has returned to the Arts Centre in Christchurch’s central city.
Christchurch's new rebuild boss says she believes the city centre is already better than it was before Canterbury's earthquakes.
The Government has approved a $300 million, 600-home development at a Christchurch racecourse.
Property purchasers may be under-informed about the exposure of a property to damage by a natural disaster, according to researchers from RMIT University.
A new study that looked at house prices in Christchurch before and after the 2011 earthquake suggested that it takes a highly destructive event for disaster risk to be accounted for in house prices.
The Press, May 15 2017
An extra $18 million will be spent on Christchurch's new cycleways this year as the city council tries to limit their impact on businesses and motorists.
The husband of a nurse killed in the Christchurch earthquake said an annual memorial for the nurses would ensure they were not forgotten.
"Our vision is for the river to connect us together with each other, with nature and with new possibilities."
A vision for the Ōtākaro Avon River Regeneration Area being released today has been shaped by thousands of ideas from Christchurch people about how the area can be transformed into an attractive and exciting legacy for our community.
Anglican leaders lobbied council to change city planning rules so the Christ Church Cathedral could be demolished more easily.
The Christchurch City Council will not start any more central city transport projects until businesses and residents are happy with the plans.
A section of State Highway 1 south of Kaikoura will soon reopen to traffic.
After more than two years, almost $3 million and a series of delays, work on the historic Sign of the Takahe is now complete.
A woman has five days to declare all her assets â including any she may have disposed of â before she is sentenced for stealing $133,000 from a Christchurch rebuild firm.
Christchurch's health precinct could be up to 2000 car parks short in the long term. A parking building to alleviate the problem could cost more than $20 million.
Between them, Pedro Carazo, Debbie Lawson and Deric Blacker, lost three businesses, two homes, a son, and a close friend, on February 22, 2011.
A group behind plans for an international open water course in Christchurch's residential red zone claims it could make the city $30-$50 million a year.
A new Redcliffs School site is a step closer â the Government has applied to buy Redcliffs Park.
A new Redcliffs School site is a step closer â the Government has applied to buy part of Redcliffs Park.
Well that was interesting.
The Government spent hundreds of thousands of dollars on a major earthquake conference that was eventually abandoned by former Canterbury rebuild minister Gerry Brownlee.
The University of Canterbury has signed a contract with Dominion Constructors for a state-of-the-art building in the University’s new Science precinct that will push the boundaries of multi-storey timber-framed construction in New Zealand.
MEDIA RELEASE: Multi-Purpose Arena Trust
The Christchurch City Council and local RSA have met to discuss what can be done to move the city's cenotaph from the overgrown grounds of the derelict Christ Church Cathedral.
Plans to revitalise Cathedral Square and the residential red zone should be a step closer to reality by the end of June.
Viewers are saying TVNZ should have screened a warning before Wednesday night's Shortland Street which showed a large scale earthquake.
Christchurch must "look a lot better" than it does currently if it wants to keep its Garden City label, Mayor Lianne Dalziel says.
Christchurch's Edmonds Band Rotunda on the Avon riverbank will now not be rebuilt until at least the second half of next year.
The Crown has given would-be buyers until Friday to consider options for Christchurch's former Inland Revenue building.
OPINION: Gerry Brownlee may be set to jet around the world as the new Minister of Foreign Affairs but in his last act as Greater Christchurch Regeneration Minister, he pulled a final surprise from his rebuild goodie bag when he commissioned a "pre-feasibility" study on a new "multi-use arena".
The Christchurch City Council is considering building a new events stadium earlier than planned.
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