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Re:Start mall may close in April

Re:Start mall may close in April

Friday, 20 December 2013 9:33 a.m. by MediaThePress

Re:Start's bright containers may close on April 22 after store owners were given a one-month extension.

Chch council faces quake cost crisis

Chch council faces quake cost crisis

Friday, 20 December 2013 8:31 a.m. by Media3News

Christchurch City Council's share of earthquake rebuild costs was under-estimated and some of the work might have to be delayed.

Christchurch Central: Anchor Projects and Private Sector Progress

Christchurch Central: Anchor Projects and Private Sector Progress

Friday, 20 December 2013 8:14 a.m. by Transport4chch

The Christchurch Central: Anchor Projects and Private Sector Progress map highlights the Anchor Project cost sharing split between Crown and Local Government, known private sector development – both completed and under-construction within the four avenues. To see the map click …

Hereford Street between Cambridge Tce & Montreal west bound only for today 20 December

Hereford Street between Cambridge Tce & Montreal west bound only for today 20 December

Friday, 20 December 2013 7:59 a.m. by Transport4chch

Hereford Street between Cambridge Tce & Montreal west bound only for today 20 December while a concrete pour is completed on a building site.

Call for EQC management to go

Call for EQC management to go

Friday, 20 December 2013 12:20 a.m. by MediaStuff

The man who ran for the Christchurch mayoralty, standing for residents badly treated by organisations such as the Earthquake Commission, wants its Christchurch management to go after a damning report.

Insurance- material damage- multiple events-merger applies

Insurance- material damage- multiple events-merger applies

Thursday, 19 December 2013 8:32 p.m. by GrantShandLawyers

In the decision of Crystal Imports Ltd v Lloyds Underwriters & anor [2013] NZHC 3513 on 19 December 2013 the High Court (Cooper J) considered the ability of an insured to recover under a material damage insurance policy for separate damage to an insured property during a single insurance policy period where the property was rendered 

Frosts Road now OPEN

Frosts Road now OPEN

Thursday, 19 December 2013 8:04 p.m. by Transport4chch

Frosts Road is now OPEN to traffic. Frosts Road was opened today as both Downer who are working at the southern end and Fulton Hogan who are working on the northern end had completed their work. The first cars started …

A Christchurch carol

A Christchurch carol

Thursday, 19 December 2013 6:57 p.m. by Media3News

Sharon and Roland from the Ng Gallery spent months restoring their quake damaged building only to have it zoned for demolition.

Dec 20: The return of the Dance-O-Mat to the city!

Dec 20: The return of the Dance-O-Mat to the city!

Thursday, 19 December 2013 5:33 p.m. by GapFiller Popular

Gap Filler’s very popular Dance-O-Mat project is up and running back in the central city as of this week. 

The return of the Dance-O-Mat to the city!

The return of the Dance-O-Mat to the city!

Thursday, 19 December 2013 5:33 p.m. by GapFiller

Gap Filler’s very popular Dance-O-Mat project is up and running back in the central city as of this week. The Dance-O-Mat shares the vacant site on the corner of Gloucester and Colombo Streets with Julia Morrison’s artwork commissioned by CCC and realised as part of SCAPE 2013, Tree Houses for Swamp Dwellers. “The team and a […]

The Dance-O-Mat.

The Dance-O-Mat.

Thursday, 19 December 2013 5:33 p.m. by GapFiller

The Dance-O-Mat is a coin operated dance floor that anyone can use. A coin-operated ex-laundromat washing machine powers 4 speakers which surround a custom-made dancefloor. To use the Dance-O-Mat, bring any device with a headphone jack such as an Ipod, phone or Mp3 player and plug it into the converted washing machine, insert $2 to […]

The Dance-O-Mat

The Dance-O-Mat

Thursday, 19 December 2013 5:33 p.m. by GapFiller

The Dance-O-Mat is a coin operated dance floor that anyone can use. A coin-operated ex-laundromat washing machine powers 4 speakers which surround a custom-made dancefloor. To use the Dance-O-Mat, bring any device with a headphone jack such as an Ipod, phone or Mp3 player and plug it into the converted washing machine, insert $2 to […]

Dec 20, 2014 The Dance-O-Mat (Location No.4)

Dec 20, 2014 The Dance-O-Mat (Location No.4)

Thursday, 19 December 2013 5:33 p.m. by GapFiller

The Dance-O-Mat is a coin operated dance floor that anyone can use. A coin-operated ex-laundromat washing machine powers 4 speakers which surround a custom-made dancefloor. To use the Dance-O-Mat, bring any device with a headphone jack such as an Ipod, phone or Mp3 player and plug it into the converted washing machine, insert $2 to […]

UC business and law academics return to a permanent base for first time since the earthquakes

UC business and law academics return to a permanent base for first time since the earthquakes

Thursday, 19 December 2013 5:20 p.m. by CanterburyUniversity Popular

For the first time since the 2011 earthquake, University of Canterbury (UC) business and law staff have begun returning to a permanent base in the former Law building, on campus. 

Key decisions from today’s Council meeting - 19 December 2013

Key decisions from today’s Council meeting - 19 December 2013

Thursday, 19 December 2013 5:10 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

Council seeks members for New Brighton group

Council seeks members for New Brighton group

Thursday, 19 December 2013 5:09 p.m. by GovtCCC

Christchurch City Council is calling for expressions of interest in a new community-led group to assist with the completion of a master plan for the recovery of New Brighton.

Interim findings from financial review released

Interim findings from financial review released

Thursday, 19 December 2013 4:16 p.m. by GovtCCC Recommended Popular

Christchurch City Council is determined to find solutions to the considerable financial challenges it faces, Christchurch Mayor Lianne Dalziel says.

Seventeen social housing complexes earmarked for redevelopment

Seventeen social housing complexes earmarked for redevelopment

Thursday, 19 December 2013 2:41 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

Christchurch City Council is pressing ahead with plans to prioritise 17 social housing complexes for redevelopment.

Environment Canterbury disappointed at decision not to approve Riccarton bus lounge

Environment Canterbury disappointed at decision not to approve Riccarton bus lounge

Thursday, 19 December 2013 2:25 p.m. by GovtECAN Popular

Commissioner Rex Williams says Environment Canterbury is disappointed at the decision of the Christchurch City Council this morning not to approve the Riccarton bus lounge proposal this morning.

Contract awarded for Chch state housing repairs programme

Contract awarded for Chch state housing repairs programme

Thursday, 19 December 2013 2:22 p.m. by PRNews Popular

Housing Minister Dr Nick Smith today announced that Project Management Company MWH (New Zealand) had been awarded the contract to manage the minor repairs programme for 3600 earthquake damaged Christchurch state houses with less than $40,000 worth of damage.

Lyttelton Port settles with insurers

Lyttelton Port settles with insurers

Thursday, 19 December 2013 2:06 p.m. by Media3News

Lyttelton Port Co will be paid out $438.3 million plus GST by its insurers for the damage caused by the 2010/11 earthquakes.

Council adopts Ferry Road Master Plan

Council adopts Ferry Road Master Plan

Thursday, 19 December 2013 1:30 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

Christchurch City Council has adopted a plan to support the recovery of the Ferry Road corridor from Fitzgerald Street to Ferrymead Bridge.

Temporary quake memorials approved

Temporary quake memorials approved

Thursday, 19 December 2013 12:42 p.m. by MediaStuff

City councillors have agreed to allow temporary remembrance markers to be placed on public sites where lives were lost in Christchurch's February 2011 earthquake.

EQC breached law with information delays

EQC breached law with information delays

Thursday, 19 December 2013 12:25 p.m. by Media3News

A report has found EQC hasn't met requirements under both the Official Information Act (OIA) and the Privacy Act.

EQC not meeting obligations, report finds

EQC not meeting obligations, report finds

Thursday, 19 December 2013 12:22 p.m. by MediaOneNews

The Earthquake Commission has not met its obligations to provide Canterbury residents with information in a timely manner, a report from the Ombudsman has found.

EQC over-complicated, risk-averse

EQC 'over-complicated, risk-averse'

Thursday, 19 December 2013 12:00 p.m. by MediaStuff

The Earthquake Commission (EQC) should have predicted the massive spike in official information requests it fielded after the Canterbury earthquakes, a damning official report reveals.

Ombudsman releases damning EQC report

Ombudsman releases 'damning' EQC report

Thursday, 19 December 2013 12:00 p.m. by MediaStuff

The Earthquake Commission (EQC) should have predicted the massive spike in official information requests it fielded after the Canterbury earthquakes, a damning official report reveals.

Council defers quake advice decision

Council defers quake advice decision

Thursday, 19 December 2013 11:42 a.m. by MediaStuff

The Christchurch City Council has again deferred making a decision on whether it will fund an advisory service to help people locked in disputes with their insurers.

EQC implementing Ombudsman OIA recommendations

EQC implementing Ombudsman OIA recommendations

Thursday, 19 December 2013 11:24 a.m. by GovtEQC

Northern Motorway (SH1) Truck/trailer BLOCKING LANE – 8.40am

Northern Motorway (SH1) Truck/trailer BLOCKING LANE – 8.40am

Thursday, 19 December 2013 8:55 a.m. by Transport4chch

A truck and trailer has broken down on the southbound lane of the northern motorway (SH1) north of the Ohoka Bridge. It is reduced to one lane through this area so road users may experience delays. A tow vehicles in …

Crashes on Main North Road and Marshlands Road – Expect Delays

Crashes on Main North Road and Marshlands Road – Expect Delays

Thursday, 19 December 2013 7:39 a.m. by Transport4chch

  Road users heading into the city from the Northern Motorway are advised that there have been two seperate accidents this morning affecting both Southbound routes into the city. Crash on Main North Road which has restricted the Southbound lanes. …

Moving on after a lengthy battle

Moving on after a lengthy battle

Thursday, 19 December 2013 7:30 a.m. by MediaStuff

Olly Ohlson has decided to move on.

Ombudsman report on EQC out today

Ombudsman report on EQC out today

Thursday, 19 December 2013 2:08 a.m. by MediaStuff

The ombudsman will today release a report on EQC's slow handling of Cantabrians' requests for information about their earthquake-damaged homes as MPs question stonewalling by government departments.

Owners see red over deadline

Owners see red over deadline

Thursday, 19 December 2013 2:08 a.m. by MediaStuff

Almost 200 landowners must leave the red zone by the end of next month, but some have nowhere to go after being left stranded by insurance, legal and construction delays.

Action on consents processes

Action on consents processes

Wednesday, 18 December 2013 3:59 p.m. by MediaRNZ

Improvements in Christchurch City Council's consents' processes should be noticeable by March next year.

Greater Christchurch Education Renewal Programme – 2013 Year End Report to Schools and Early Childhood Services

Greater Christchurch Education Renewal Programme – 2013 Year End Report to Schools and Early Childhood Services

Wednesday, 18 December 2013 3:47 p.m. by GovtMOE Popular

Greater Christchurch Education Renewal Programme – 2013 Year End Report to Schools and Early Childhood Services

CRASH Russley Road – northbound past Yaldhurst intersection

CRASH Russley Road – northbound past Yaldhurst intersection

Wednesday, 18 December 2013 1:22 p.m. by Transport4chch

A crash north of Yaldhurst intersection on Russley Road may cause minor delays while the scene is cleared.  

Two wins yet back to court

Two wins yet back to court

Wednesday, 18 December 2013 11:11 a.m. by MediaStuff

The Quake Outcasts group is planning a Supreme Court appeal after the Government ruled out making revised red-zone offers before Christmas.

GROUP ACTION AGAINST EQC – Halfway there and more joining every day

GROUP ACTION AGAINST EQC – Halfway there and more joining every day

Wednesday, 18 December 2013 8:58 a.m. by EQCGroupAction Featured Popular

Three weeks after meeting at the Cardboard Cathedral more than 60 home owners have signed up with law firm Anthony Harper to join the EQC group action, with more people joining up every day.

Burwood Hospital rebuild starts next year

Burwood Hospital rebuild starts next year

Wednesday, 18 December 2013 8:31 a.m. by Media3News

Work on rebuilding Christchurch's badly damaged Burwood Hospital will start early next year.

Hospital rebuild contract signed

Hospital rebuild contract signed

Wednesday, 18 December 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

A brief signing ceremony yesterday signalled the start of the biggest hospital rebuild in New Zealand.

Re:Start retailers in dark on leases

Re:Start retailers 'in dark' on leases

Wednesday, 18 December 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Store owners in Christchurch's central city Re:Start shopping hub are in limbo with one shop closing and others unsure whether they can stay on next year.

Haste urged on citys performing arts precinct

Haste urged on city's performing arts precinct

Wednesday, 18 December 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

The "complex jigsaw puzzle" of the performing arts precinct needs to be completed faster to accelerate the city centre rebuild, says a top government adviser.

Committee updated on Building and Resource Consents

Committee updated on Building and Resource Consents

Tuesday, 17 December 2013 6:21 p.m. by GovtCCC

Building consent customers should notice an improvement in the delivery of building consents and services by the end of March 2014.

Burwood Hospital construction contract signed today

Burwood Hospital construction contract signed today

Tuesday, 17 December 2013 5:49 p.m. by PRNews Popular

Health Minister Tony Ryall was today joined by Prime Minister John Key to announce the main construction contract for Burwood Hospital’s multi-million dollar redevelopment has been signed today and construction will start in the New Year.

Key endorses major Christchurch rebuild rojects

Key endorses major Christchurch rebuild rojects

Tuesday, 17 December 2013 4:18 p.m. by MediaHerald

 

Motorists advised to allow extra time for summer travel

Motorists advised to allow extra time for summer travel

Tuesday, 17 December 2013 3:36 p.m. by Transport4chch

Motorists are being urged to allow extra time for their journeys this summer and to take care on Canterbury roads with a number of maintenance projects underway throughout the region. The NZ Transport Agency’s Canterbury Highway Manager Colin Knaggs says …

Ensors Road at approach to Brougham Street – lane reduction this week

Ensors Road at approach to Brougham Street – lane reduction this week

Tuesday, 17 December 2013 2:14 p.m. by Transport4chch

Repair work on the railway crossing barrier arm on Ensors Road will require a reduction in lanes on Ensors Road southbound this week. The two lanes will be reduced to one lane on the approach to and over the the …

Metro Sports Update - 17 December 2013

Metro Sports Update - 17 December 2013

Tuesday, 17 December 2013 1:10 p.m. by GovtCCDU

 

Casual Walking Groups

Casual Walking Groups

Tuesday, 17 December 2013 1:00 p.m. by AnxietySupport

Lolo Whenua Wetlands ·        Mondays at 9.00am ·         Starts Monday 20 January 2014 ·         Cotter Lane Rangiora (Meet at the carpark) This walk is fairly easy—you can choose how many loops you do around the lake to build up your fitness. Not steep. Great for buggys also.  The Sting!!! ·         Friday at 9.00am ·         Mowatts...

First year of rebuild sets scene for redevelopment

First year of rebuild sets scene for redevelopment

Tuesday, 17 December 2013 11:22 a.m. by GovtBeehive Popular

Gerry Brownlee | Canterbury Earthquake Recovery

Metro Sports Facility fly-through December 2013

Metro Sports Facility fly-through December 2013

Tuesday, 17 December 2013 11:19 a.m. by GovtCCDU

 

Managing Anxiety for Wellbeing

Managing Anxiety for Wellbeing

Tuesday, 17 December 2013 9:53 a.m. by AnxietySupport Popular

Wednesday 12th February:  a Clinician from the CDHB’s Anxiety Disorders Service  Anxiety has a number of possible origins and our levels of anxiety can rise or fall in different circumstances.So, how do we manage our anxiety so that we can meet life’s challenges and yet remain consistently well: - How to recognise as early...

Future Christchurch - City of Sport

Future Christchurch - City of Sport

Tuesday, 17 December 2013 9:51 a.m. by GovtCCDU

 

Playground design workshop October 2013

Playground design workshop October 2013

Tuesday, 17 December 2013 9:40 a.m. by GovtCCDU

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The Question of Anxiety

The Question of Anxiety

Tuesday, 17 December 2013 9:39 a.m. by AnxietySupport

Wednesday 29th January, the Peer Support team, Anxiety Support at MHAPS  Here’s your opportunity to discuss and even debate the subject of anxiety.  A chance to get your questions answered or perhaps your opportunity to be the one with an answer.  The discussion will be facilitated by the team here at Anxiety Support. The discussion...

Quake strikes Southland

Quake strikes Southland

Tuesday, 17 December 2013 8:51 a.m. by GovtEQC Popular

Protesters besiege claims company

Protesters besiege claims company

Tuesday, 17 December 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Thousands of Cantabrians will spend a third Christmas facing insurance limbo.

Protesters besiege claims company

Protesters besiege claims company

Tuesday, 17 December 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Thousands of Cantabrians will spend a third Christmas facing insurance limbo.

Edgeware master plan adopted

Edgeware master plan adopted

Monday, 16 December 2013 11:03 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

Christchurch City Council has adopted the master plan to support the recovery of Edgeware Village. The plan is part of the Council’s Suburban Centres Programme to support the recovery of quake-damaged commercial centres. Funding has been secured for streetscape and movement improvements and these are expected to be implemented in 2015-2016. Shirley/Papanui Community Board Chairman […]