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Day 938 - good crew

Day 938 - good crew

Tuesday, 17 September 2013 2:50 p.m. by addingtonaction

6 + 1/2 turned up today to finish off lots of small jobs at the Garlands Rd site.
Jobs done today were

No exit from Hereford Street at Rolleston Avenue end

No exit from Hereford Street at Rolleston Avenue end

Tuesday, 17 September 2013 2:49 p.m. by Transport4chch

Road users are unable to exit Hereford Street at the Rolleston Avenue end while Rolleston Avenue is restricted to one way traffic in an easterly direction. To access Rolleston Avenue from Montreal Street road users will need to go via …

Day 938 - co-op buy for tomorrow

Day 938 - co-op buy for tomorrow

Tuesday, 17 September 2013 2:41 p.m. by addingtonaction

The buy this morning at the Market. Arriving tomorrow in crates and cartons for packing

Banana - 44 (Bobbys in packs)
Apple - 36 (approx 1kg ea)
Celery - 41 (one ea)
Broccoli - 26 (one ea)
Carrot - 30 (approx 1kg ea)
Nectarine - 47 (there is some spoilage here so might be best to get someone good sorting out first. You should end up with at least 600g ea)
Buttercup Pumpkin - 44 (one ea)
Grapes - 82 (one bag ea)

Te Puke Lions Club have also donated 14 banana box ...

Another privacy breach revealed at EQC

Another privacy breach revealed at EQC

Tuesday, 17 September 2013 1:17 p.m. by Media3News

The Earthquake Commission has another shaky privacy blunder to deal with after some customers were sent a letter with details of another person's claim.

You can review NZ’s human rights record

You can review NZ’s human rights record

Tuesday, 17 September 2013 12:11 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

New Zealand’s human rights record is being reviewed in January next year and New Zealanders are being asked to give feedback. Every 4.5 years New Zealand’s human rights performance is reviewed by the United Nations Human Rights Council. New Zealand’s next Universal Periodic Review (UPR) will take place in January 2014 at the UN Human […]

EQC responds to privacy breach

EQC responds to privacy breach

Tuesday, 17 September 2013 12:02 p.m. by GovtEQC

Maori art and cultural activities showcased

Maori art and cultural activities showcased

Tuesday, 17 September 2013 11:46 a.m. by stalbanscommunity

The repaired Linwood Community Arts Centre at the corner of Worcester Street and Stanmore Road is hosting an exhibition and classes showcasing contemporary and traditional Maori art and cultural activities during September. The exhibition, which runs till Friday, 27 September, features work by Martin Hinkley (painting and stone carving, Vanissa Kararaina (painting), Ellyn Taawera (flax weaving), George […]

Port Hills S124 Hazard Notices Can Continue

Port Hills S124 Hazard Notices Can Continue

Tuesday, 17 September 2013 11:02 a.m. by MtPleasantCC

Press Release by New Zealand Government at 5:27PM, 16 Sep 2013 The Government has today agreed to a new Order in Council, under the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Act 2011, to [...]

Insurers settling nearly $5 million of Canterbury claims each day

Insurers settling nearly $5 million of Canterbury claims each day

Tuesday, 17 September 2013 9:38 a.m. by MediaRNZ

The Insurance Council says insurers have been paying out $4.7 million a day in Canterbury residential claims over the past month.

Port Hills hazard regulation extended

Port Hills hazard regulation extended

Tuesday, 17 September 2013 9:22 a.m. by MediaRNZ

The Government has renewed a regulation that prevents people from occupying buildings at risk from natural hazards on Christchurch's Port Hills.

Strip club kicks back with video

Strip club kicks back with video

Tuesday, 17 September 2013 7:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

A Christchurch strip club set to be bulldozed to make way for a park in the eastern frame is hitting back at earthquake authorities with satire.

Candidates for the Health Board

Candidates for the Health Board

Monday, 16 September 2013 11:18 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

You will be asked to vote for representatives on the Health Board very shortly. We asked candidates to provide a few words and a picture.  You can read more about them by clicking on the read more link below. Dr George Abraham Independent I’m a fully integrated/involved/contributing Cantabrian New Zealander chosen Christchurch as home in 1996. […]

Port Hills s124 hazard notices can continue

Port Hills s124 hazard notices can continue

Monday, 16 September 2013 5:13 p.m. by GovtBeehive

Gerry Brownlee | Building and Construction

Alan Reay calls for end to Ipenz probe

Alan Reay calls for end to Ipenz probe

Monday, 16 September 2013 5:00 p.m. by MediaStuff

Only one complaint of three will go ahead if Christchurch engineer Alan Reay succeeds in a legal bid to stop several investigations into his part in the Canterbury Television building collapse.

Three years on: Insurers need to man-up

Three years on: Insurers need to man-up

Monday, 16 September 2013 5:00 p.m. by MediaStuff



GROUP ACTION AGAINST EQC - Expressions of Interest Sought

GROUP ACTION AGAINST EQC - Expressions of Interest Sought

Monday, 16 September 2013 4:15 p.m. by PRNews Featured Popular

The Christchurch office of national law firm Anthony Harper is gauging the level of public support for  a possible group action against EQC.

Turning restrictions on Cranford Street for work starting this week (16.9.13)

Turning restrictions on Cranford Street for work starting this week (16.9.13)

Monday, 16 September 2013 9:38 a.m. by Transport4chch

Relining of the wastewater network begins this week, 16.9.13 and will affect several intersections as the works progress southward for approximately two weeks. Two way traffic will be maintained while the works are occuring, however, on-street carparking will be restricted …

Guest post: Coffey Projects manage Collingwood Football Club redevelopment in Australia

Guest post: Coffey Projects manage Collingwood Football Club redevelopment in Australia

Monday, 16 September 2013 8:47 a.m. by CoffeyProjectsChCh Popular

Project Director Rob McFee of Coffey’s Melbourne office shares his insights on the recent Westpac Centre refurbishment project for the Australian Football League’s (AFL) Collingwood Football Club. Rob, along with Project Manager Corey Mackay, led the $AU9.5 million internal redevelopment project of the original Westpac Centre. The successful delivery of this project hinged on us […]

Group action against EQC proposed

Group action against EQC proposed

Monday, 16 September 2013 4:27 a.m. by MediaStuff

Group legal action may be taken against the Earthquake Commission (EQC) after concerns were raised about how the agency was handling some claims.

Rebuild a a womans world too

Rebuild a a woman's world too

Sunday, 15 September 2013 8:59 a.m. by MediaStuff

You don't have to be a "big tough Irishman" to help rebuild Christchurch.

Rebuild a womans world too

Rebuild a woman's world too

Sunday, 15 September 2013 8:59 a.m. by MediaThePress

You don't have to be a "big tough Irishman" to help rebuild Christchurch.

Red-zone exhibition may tour NZ

Red-zone exhibition may tour NZ

Sunday, 15 September 2013 8:59 a.m. by MediaStuff

A Christchurch exhibition highlighting the plight of people caught in the residential red zone could tour New Zealand.

Icecream Charlie likely to return

'Icecream Charlie' likely to return

Sunday, 15 September 2013 8:56 a.m. by MediaStuff

Christchurch's iconic Vanilla Ice truck will return to Victoria Square, but it will likely take another year.

Quake frustrations voiced through song

Quake frustrations voiced through song

Saturday, 14 September 2013 9:57 p.m. by MediaStuff

A group of Christchurch residents, including musicians, mediaeval enthusiasts and the local Wizard, has banded together to make a music video to express their frustrations with the Christchurch Earthquake Recovery Authority (Cera), EQC and "politicians" post-quake.

Christchurchs Knox Church to be rebuilt

Christchurch's Knox Church to be rebuilt

Saturday, 14 September 2013 8:14 p.m. by MediaRNZ

The earthquake-damaged Knox Presbyterian Church in Christchurch is being rebuilt for $5.5 million.

Election issue of St Albans News

Election issue of St Albans News

Saturday, 14 September 2013 3:16 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

Download the latest edition of St Albans News, the community newspaper that has been keeping you informed about local matters since 1993. Features election coverage and why you should get involved in your community.

Knox Church rebuild plan signed

Knox Church rebuild plan signed

Saturday, 14 September 2013 3:08 p.m. by Media3News

Plans to rebuild Knox Church in Christchurch have been signed off and a modern interpretation of the 1902 church is promised.

Blocked house sewer lines

Blocked house sewer lines

Saturday, 14 September 2013 1:03 p.m. by Pdavey1

Does anyone know why we are experiencing lots of blockages to our homes.contractors are digging holes in the garden the pusHing some blue fabric into the drains after which we have blocked drains and trucks coming daily. What are they trying to do, it isn't working.

Rebuild holds opportunity for architect

Rebuild holds opportunity for architect

Saturday, 14 September 2013 1:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

A superbly trained American architect could live anywhere in the world. She chose Christchurch. WILL HARVIE explains why.

Residents still suffering from quake-brain

Residents still suffering from 'quake-brain'

Friday, 13 September 2013 10:10 p.m. by MediaStuff

Quake-brain, that feeling of mental fatigue and overload, has got worse for many as the earthquake recovery reaches its third year. So what do the experts say? JOHN McCRONE reports.

Engineer - city in rebuild phase

Engineer - city in rebuild phase

Friday, 13 September 2013 8:06 p.m. by MediaThePress

The rebuild is about to kick off, says Carl Devereux, the Christchurch manager of global engineering firm Aurecon.

Wall on track to replace containers

Wall on track to replace containers

Friday, 13 September 2013 5:00 p.m. by MediaStuff

A retaining wall is being installed outside the Christ Church Cathedral to provide protection in case of a major earthquake.

Three years on: Chch a place of opportunity

Three years on: Chch a place of opportunity

Friday, 13 September 2013 5:00 p.m. by MediaStuff



Wall on track to replace containers

Wall on track to replace containers

Friday, 13 September 2013 5:00 p.m. by MediaThePress

A retaining wall is being installed outside the Christ Church Cathedral to provide protection in case of a major earthquake.

Three years on: Chch a place of opportunity

Three years on: Chch a place of opportunity

Friday, 13 September 2013 5:00 p.m. by MediaThePress



Reminder – Heathcote Bridge closure on weekends

Reminder – Heathcote Bridge closure on weekends

Friday, 13 September 2013 4:00 p.m. by Transport4chch

Motorists are reminded that the Heathcote River Bridge on State Highway 76 will be closed to traffic for the next four weekends until mid-October. Each closure will be from 6pm on the Friday night to 6am on the following Monday. …

Manchester Street – detour southbound at Salisbury Street

Manchester Street – detour southbound at Salisbury Street

Friday, 13 September 2013 3:59 p.m. by Transport4chch

Manchester Street southbound is detoured at Salisbury to Barbadoes to Armagh Street until further notice

Burn event

Burn event

Friday, 13 September 2013 3:53 p.m. by TempleforChCh

On the 21st of September the Temple will meet its firey fate at Motukarara Race-way. Join us for a fun-filled community day celebrating the future of Christchurch as we release the past through the burning of the Temple. Gates open at 2.30pm, arrive by 7pm if you don’t want to miss the Temple burn! This will be the biggest bonfire New Zealand has ever seen, containing 24 tonne of wood fuel.  Tickets are available from www.templeforchch.eventbrite.co.nz, and we are asking people to ‘p ...

Burn down the Temple!

Burn down the Temple!

Friday, 13 September 2013 3:53 p.m. by TempleforChCh

Tomorrow, on the 21st of September the Temple will meet its firey fate at Motukarara Race-way. Join us for a fun-filled community day celebrating the future of Christchurch as we release the past and celebrate the future through the burning of the Temple. Gates open at 2.30pm, arrive by 7pm if you don’t want to miss the Temple burn! This will be the biggest bonfire New Zealand has ever seen, containing 24 tonne of wood fuel, and will be accompanied by an incredible fire show featuring some ...

Relocation of Fletcher EQR’s North New Brighton

Relocation of Fletcher EQR’s North New Brighton

Friday, 13 September 2013 1:54 p.m. by FletcherEQR Popular

The relocation of Fletcher EQR’s North New Brighton hub takes effect from the start of next week, with staff moving from the current location in Bower Avenue to a larger site nearby.

Godwits return to Christchurch 2013

Godwits return to Christchurch 2013

Friday, 13 September 2013 11:34 a.m. by GovtCCC Popular

Godwits return to Christchurch

CanCERN Newsletter #100 -  13th September  2013

CanCERN Newsletter #100 - 13th September 2013

Friday, 13 September 2013 11:24 a.m. by CanCERN Featured Popular

Dear Members

Joint statement from Christchurch City Council and Tony Marryatt

Joint statement from Christchurch City Council and Tony Marryatt

Friday, 13 September 2013 11:12 a.m. by GovtCCC Recommended Popular

 

Draft Main Road Master Plan adopted for public comment

Draft Main Road Master Plan adopted for public comment

Friday, 13 September 2013 11:10 a.m. by GovtCCC

 

Reminder – Heathcote Bridge closure this weekend

Reminder – Heathcote Bridge closure this weekend

Friday, 13 September 2013 9:54 a.m. by Transport4chch

Motorists are reminded that the Heathcote River Bridge on State Highway 76 will be closed to traffic for the next four weekends until mid-October.

Worcester Street closed at Linwood intersection from next week (16.9.13)

Worcester Street closed at Linwood intersection from next week (16.9.13)

Friday, 13 September 2013 9:50 a.m. by Transport4chch

Motorists are advised that Worcester Street will be closed between Rochester Street and Linwood Avenue from Monday next week (16.9.13) while trenching is completed to replace a damaged waste water main.  The closure will be in place for approximately four weeks as the works progress.

Edgeware Road turn restrictions in place at Sherborne and Cranford Streets next week

Edgeware Road turn restrictions in place at Sherborne and Cranford Streets next week

Friday, 13 September 2013 9:43 a.m. by Transport4chch

Road users who access Edgeware Road at the Sherborne Street or Cranford Street intersection are advised there will be no entry westbound into Edgeware Road from mid week (week starting 16.9.13) for approximately three weeks. 

End of the road for Marryatt

End of the road for Marryatt

Friday, 13 September 2013 9:29 a.m. by Media3News

Christchurch City Council chief executive Tony Marryatt will not return from special leave to finish his contract, reports  newspaper.

His exit will cost ratepayers just over $400,000, which is short of the $700,000 payout Mr Marryatt could have received, had his entire contract been honoured.

Lawyers for the council and Mr Marryatt have been negotiating his exit since he was placed on special leave amid the ...

Road Closures as a result of trees and debris as at 0900 13.9.13

Road Closures as a result of trees and debris as at 0900 13.9.13

Friday, 13 September 2013 9:00 a.m. by Transport4chch

The following roads still closed as at 7.30am 12.9.13 – unknown duration at this time Hasketts Road from Barters Road to Buchanans Road Pound Road from Roberts Road to Buchanans Road and between Waterloo Road and Templeton – to get to the the …

CBD – Available Routes Map – 14th – 21st September

CBD – Available Routes Map – 14th – 21st September

Friday, 13 September 2013 8:00 a.m. by Transport4chch

For available routes around the Central City please find below the CBD network map. This is updated weekly and is available via our website and The Press newspaper on Saturdays. Please click here to download the network map – Available Routes Map.

On shaky ground

On shaky ground

Friday, 13 September 2013 8:00 a.m. by ArchitectureNow

National Party select Chch East candidate

National Party select Chch East candidate

Thursday, 12 September 2013 9:57 p.m. by PRNews

The National Party has selected Matthew Doocey to be its candidate in the upcoming Christchurch by-election.

Chch kids deserve quality education

Chch kids deserve quality education

Thursday, 12 September 2013 9:33 p.m. by MeganWoods Popular

Education Minister Hekia Parata’s refusal to take a public-private partnership off the table for the newly formed Aranui super school raises the prospect of further privatisation of education in Christchurch, says Labour’s Associate Education spokesperson for Christchurch, Megan Woods.

Council approves location for Fanfare sculpture

Council approves location for Fanfare sculpture

Thursday, 12 September 2013 9:16 p.m. by GovtCCC Featured Popular

$5.5m rebuild of Knox church confirmed

$5.5m rebuild of Knox church confirmed

Thursday, 12 September 2013 8:54 p.m. by MediaThePress

A $5.5 million rebuild of the historic Knox Presbyterian Church in central Christchurch has been confirmed.

Day 933 - Bobs hut

Day 933 - Bob's hut

Thursday, 12 September 2013 6:57 p.m. by addingtonaction

Today, Don , Mike and Phineas finished off the smoko shelter which has been christened "Bob's Hut" in honour of Bob who has an inbuilt "cup of tea time" timer.

Another Garlands Rd home owner dropped in concerned about the rumours about thestorage depot and left very happy with the storage depot proposal once the what was being proposed was clearly explained. She had been part of the deputation that went to a recent Community Board meeting.

She joins a growing number of very local ...

Three years on: Scrap the EQC

Three years on: Scrap the EQC

Thursday, 12 September 2013 5:00 p.m. by MediaStuff



Design approved for Lyttelton’s civic square

Design approved for Lyttelton’s civic square

Thursday, 12 September 2013 4:11 p.m. by GovtCCC

In the plan the town’s cenotaph is placed at the rear of the site and a waharoa (entranceway) at the corner of Canterbury and London streets.

SCIRT – Traffic Update for mid-September

SCIRT – Traffic Update for mid-September

Thursday, 12 September 2013 4:00 p.m. by Transport4chch

Major bridge closure THIS WEEKEND, 13-15 September: Opawa’s Heathcote bridge on Brougham Street will be closed to all traffic 6pm Friday to 6 am Monday. Four more weekend closures will follow. Read SCIRT’s web story for details. Within the Four Avenues From Monday, …