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Duncan’s Buildings Demolitions…

Duncan’s Buildings Demolitions…

Friday, 19 May 2017 9:32 p.m. by ShakyTownBlues

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 …

Dying man Ricky Bligh to get day in court for earthquake case

Dying man Ricky Bligh to get day in court for earthquake case

Friday, 19 May 2017 9:17 p.m. by MediaThePress

The morning his earthquake insurance trial was to begin, dying man Derek Ricky Bligh's lawyers pulled out.

Fire on day family moved into Christchurch home ignites year-long insurance nightmare

Fire on day family moved into Christchurch home ignites year-long insurance nightmare

Friday, 19 May 2017 9:03 p.m. by MediaThePress

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.

80 per cent of Christchurch residential red zone could become native forest for $2.5m, Greening the Red Zone says

80 per cent of Christchurch residential red zone could become native forest for $2.5m, Greening the Red Zone says

Friday, 19 May 2017 7:29 p.m. by MediaThePress

Christchurch's residential red zone could be turned into native forest for $2.5 million, a group in favour of the idea says.

Repair nightmares: Brownlee says remedial repairs not a systemic issue

Repair nightmares: Brownlee says remedial repairs 'not a systemic issue'

Friday, 19 May 2017 4:23 p.m. by MediaThePress

The Government maintains that there is no systemic issue with Canterbury earthquake repairs, but the Opposition and local experts believe there is.

Repair nightmares: Brownlee says it would have been chaos without home repair programme

Repair nightmares: Brownlee says it would have been chaos without home repair programme

Friday, 19 May 2017 4:23 p.m. by MediaThePress

The Government maintains that there is no systemic issue with Canterbury earthquake repairs, but the Opposition and local experts disagree.

How an imperfect suburban plan drew me back to Christchurch

How an imperfect suburban plan drew me back to Christchurch

Friday, 19 May 2017 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

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.

Seventy road and infrastructure jobs to be redone, hundreds of substandard jobs remedied

Seventy road and infrastructure jobs to be redone, hundreds of substandard jobs remedied

Thursday, 18 May 2017 8:12 p.m. by MediaThePress

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 will not pay to help build a stadium in Christchurch

Canterbury rugby will not pay to help build a stadium in Christchurch

Thursday, 18 May 2017 6:24 p.m. by MediaThePress

Canterbury rugby has ruled out helping to pay for a multi-use arena in Christchurch.

Christchurch couples earthquake repairs seemed fast, then started going wrong

Christchurch couple's earthquake repairs seemed fast, then started going wrong

Thursday, 18 May 2017 1:50 p.m. by EQCFix

The Press, May 18 2017

What would help your group or organisation?

What would help your group or organisation?

Wednesday, 17 May 2017 9:55 p.m. by OneVoiceTeReoKotahi Popular

Keeping a non-profit or third sector organisation ticking over and carrying out its mahi can be a challenge. We've all got ideas of what might help. Perhaps you'd like to see funders and/or central and local government: Think about sector capacity and find ways to communicate this. Give full consideration to concerns regarding under-resourcing of the sector relative to the demands made of it

Christchurchs container mall gets more food tenants and an extra summer

Christchurch's container mall gets more food tenants and an extra summer

Wednesday, 17 May 2017 4:27 p.m. by MediaThePress

It's the mall no-one wants to close.

Three ex-Cera staff cleared by DPMC inquiry

Three ex-Cera staff cleared by DPMC inquiry

Wednesday, 17 May 2017 2:37 p.m. by MediaThePress

Three former Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority (Cera) employees have been cleared of accusations they had conflicts of interest.

Repair nightmares: Can property buyers trust earthquake repair sign-offs?

Repair nightmares: Can property buyers trust earthquake repair sign-offs?

Wednesday, 17 May 2017 1:56 p.m. by EQCFix

The Press, May 17 2017

Student life returns to Christchurch’s Arts Centre

Student life returns to Christchurch’s Arts Centre

Wednesday, 17 May 2017 12:21 p.m. by CanterburyUniversity Featured Popular

Student life has returned to the Arts Centre in Christchurch’s central city.

New Greater Christchurch Regeneration Minister says its time for a new style of rebuild management

New Greater Christchurch Regeneration Minister says it's time for a new style of rebuild management

Tuesday, 16 May 2017 5:44 p.m. by MediaThePress

Christchurch's new rebuild boss says she believes the city centre is already better than it was before Canterbury's earthquakes.

April floods

April floods

Tuesday, 16 May 2017 3:07 p.m. by GovtEQC

$300m Riccarton Racecourse housing development gets Government green light

$300m Riccarton Racecourse housing development gets Government green light

Tuesday, 16 May 2017 12:28 p.m. by MediaThePress

The Government has approved a $300 million, 600-home development at a Christchurch racecourse.

It takes a disaster for property purchasers to take notice of land hazard risk, study finds

It takes a disaster for property purchasers to take notice of land hazard risk, study finds

Tuesday, 16 May 2017 8:59 a.m. by ArchitectureNow

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.

Repair nightmares: The six-week earthquake repair, five years later

Repair nightmares: The 'six-week' earthquake repair, five years later

Monday, 15 May 2017 1:53 p.m. by EQCFix

The Press, May 15 2017

$18 million overspend as city council tries to limit Christchurch cycleways disruption

$18 million 'overspend' as city council tries to limit Christchurch cycleways disruption

Sunday, 14 May 2017 6:46 p.m. by MediaThePress

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.

Who makes a city?

Who makes a city?

Sunday, 14 May 2017 8:19 a.m. by MakingChristchurch

Family support memorial for nurses lost in Christchurch earthquake

Family support memorial for nurses lost in Christchurch earthquake

Saturday, 13 May 2017 1:35 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

The husband of a nurse killed in the Christchurch earthquake said an annual memorial for the nurses would ensure they were not forgotten.

Regenerate Christchurch releases red zone vision statement

Regenerate Christchurch releases red zone vision statement

Friday, 12 May 2017 6:33 p.m. by MediaThePress

"Our vision is for the river to connect us together with each other, with nature and with new possibilities."

Vision for former red zone

Vision for former red zone

Friday, 12 May 2017 2:50 p.m. by Regenerate Featured Popular

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.

Anglicans lobbied council for streamlined Christ Church Cathedral demolition planning rules

Anglicans lobbied council for streamlined Christ Church Cathedral demolition planning rules

Friday, 12 May 2017 7:33 a.m. by MediaThePress

Anglican leaders lobbied council to change city planning rules so the Christ Church Cathedral could be demolished more easily.

Christchurch City Council wont start Victoria St revamp until people on board

Christchurch City Council won't start Victoria St revamp until people 'on board'

Thursday, 11 May 2017 8:10 p.m. by MediaThePress

The Christchurch City Council will not start any more central city transport projects until businesses and residents are happy with the plans.

Open City

Open City

Thursday, 11 May 2017 10:04 a.m. by GapFiller

Realigned section of State Highway 1 south of Kaikoura opens May 22

Realigned section of State Highway 1 south of Kaikoura opens May 22

Wednesday, 10 May 2017 7:11 p.m. by MediaThePress

A section of State Highway 1 south of Kaikoura will soon reopen to traffic.

Christchurchs historic Sign of the Takahe ready for occupation

Christchurch's historic Sign of the Takahe ready for occupation

Wednesday, 10 May 2017 6:50 p.m. by MediaThePress

After more than two years, almost $3 million and a series of delays, work on the historic Sign of the Takahe is now complete.

Convicted thief Katrina Leigh Leoni must declare assets before sentencing

Convicted thief Katrina Leigh Leoni must declare assets before sentencing

Wednesday, 10 May 2017 1:13 p.m. by MediaThePress

A woman has five days to declare all her assets – including any she may have disposed of – before she is sentenced for stealing $133,000 from a Christchurch rebuild firm.

Christchurch Hospital faces 2000-strong car park shortage, parking building could cost $23m

Christchurch Hospital faces 2000-strong car park shortage, parking building could cost $23m

Tuesday, 9 May 2017 6:12 a.m. by MediaThePress

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.

Will small businesses ever return to Christchurchs rebuilt city centre?

Will small businesses ever return to Christchurch's rebuilt city centre?

Tuesday, 9 May 2017 6:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Between them, Pedro Carazo, Debbie Lawson and Deric Blacker, lost three businesses, two homes, a son, and a close friend, on February 22, 2011.

Group behind flat water course proposal for Christchurch red zone says it could bring city millions

Group behind flat water course proposal for Christchurch red zone says it could bring city 'millions'

Monday, 8 May 2017 9:37 p.m. by MediaThePress

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.

Government applies to buy Redcliffs Park for new Redcliffs School

Government applies to buy Redcliffs Park for new Redcliffs School

Friday, 5 May 2017 4:20 p.m. by MediaThePress

A new Redcliffs School site is a step closer – the Government has applied to buy Redcliffs Park.

Government makes formal offer to buy part of Redcliffs Park for new Redcliffs School

Government makes formal offer to buy part of Redcliffs Park for new Redcliffs School

Friday, 5 May 2017 9:34 a.m. by MediaThePress

A new Redcliffs School site is a step closer – the Government has applied to buy part of Redcliffs Park.

Inaccessible city- St Asaph Street- another grumpy meeting…

Inaccessible city- St Asaph Street- another grumpy meeting…

Friday, 5 May 2017 8:39 a.m. by ShakyTownBlues Popular

Well that was interesting. 

Officials left apologising after Gerry Brownlee cans Christchurch earthquake symposium

Officials left apologising after Gerry Brownlee cans Christchurch earthquake symposium

Thursday, 4 May 2017 9:12 p.m. by MediaThePress

The Government spent hundreds of thousands of dollars on a major earthquake conference that was eventually abandoned by former Canterbury rebuild minister Gerry Brownlee.

University building a timber-technology first for NZ

University building a timber-technology first for NZ

Thursday, 4 May 2017 8:00 p.m. by CanterburyUniversity Popular

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.

Announcement on pre-feasibility study hailed

Announcement on pre-feasibility study hailed

Thursday, 4 May 2017 7:49 p.m. by PRNews Popular

MEDIA RELEASE: Multi-Purpose Arena Trust

Christchurch City Council and RSA meet to discuss process to move citys cenotaph

Christchurch City Council and RSA meet to discuss process to move city's cenotaph

Thursday, 4 May 2017 6:29 p.m. by MediaThePress

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.

Regenerate Christchurch reveals planning targets for Cathedral Square, red zone

Regenerate Christchurch reveals planning targets for Cathedral Square, red zone

Thursday, 4 May 2017 4:21 p.m. by MediaThePress

Plans to revitalise Cathedral Square and the residential red zone should be a step closer to reality by the end of June.

Shortland Street quake show should have carried a warning, say traumatised viewers

Shortland Street quake show should have carried a warning, say traumatised viewers

Thursday, 4 May 2017 1:27 p.m. by MediaStuff

Viewers are saying TVNZ should have screened a warning before Wednesday night's Shortland Street which showed a large scale earthquake.

Christchurch Mayor says Garden City needs to clean up if it wants to keep reputation

Christchurch Mayor says Garden City needs to clean up if it wants to keep reputation

Wednesday, 3 May 2017 7:31 p.m. by MediaThePress

Christchurch must "look a lot better" than it does currently if it wants to keep its Garden City label, Mayor Lianne Dalziel says.

Christchurchs $1.5 million heritage Edmonds Band Rotunda rebuild delayed until 2018

Christchurch's $1.5 million heritage Edmonds Band Rotunda rebuild delayed until 2018

Wednesday, 3 May 2017 6:00 p.m. by MediaThePress

Christchurch's Edmonds Band Rotunda on the Avon riverbank will now not be rebuilt until at least the second half of next year.

Auckland has its very own Dance-O-Mat!

Auckland has its very own Dance-O-Mat!

Wednesday, 3 May 2017 3:51 p.m. by GapFiller

Extension for developers interested in old Inland Revenue building

Extension for developers interested in old Inland Revenue building

Wednesday, 3 May 2017 6:46 a.m. by MediaThePress

The Crown has given would-be buyers until Friday to consider options for Christchurch's former Inland Revenue building.

Editorial: Pre-feasibility report on Christchurch stadium could speed citys revivial

Editorial: 'Pre-feasibility' report on Christchurch stadium could speed city's revivial

Wednesday, 3 May 2017 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

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".

New Christchurch stadium could be built sooner than expected

New Christchurch stadium could be built sooner than expected

Tuesday, 2 May 2017 6:17 p.m. by MediaThePress

The Christchurch City Council is considering building a new events stadium earlier than planned.