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Canterbury quake fraud cases mounting

Canterbury quake fraud cases mounting

Saturday, 18 January 2014 7:22 a.m. by Media3News

EQC has referred 130 allegedly fraudulent claims to police for prosecution over the past three years since Canterbury earthquakes began.

Coming down

Coming down

Friday, 17 January 2014 5:01 p.m. by MediaStuff

Demolition work has begun on Christchurch's earthquake-damaged Victoria Apartment.

Councils hands tied over Centennial Pool

Council's 'hands tied' over Centennial Pool

Friday, 17 January 2014 3:49 p.m. by MediaStuff

The Christchurch City Council says it is powerless to save Centennial Pool from demolition and will sell it to the Crown.

Chris Lynch: The Power Panel

Chris Lynch: The Power Panel

Friday, 17 January 2014 12:47 p.m. by CanterburyMorningsZB

Councillors Yani Johanson and Paul Lonsdale, along with Former Mayor Garry Moore talk to Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch about the week's news topics.
 



From the rooftops

From the rooftops

Friday, 17 January 2014 8:00 a.m. by ArchitectureNow

Canterbury - let’s make our experience count

Canterbury - let’s make our experience count

Thursday, 16 January 2014 3:20 p.m. by GovtEQC Popular

Building Consents Christchurch- snafu

Building Consents Christchurch- snafu

Thursday, 16 January 2014 2:14 p.m. by ShakyTownBlues Popular

I am afraid I need to start a new running total.

Chris Lynch with Jamie Gough

Chris Lynch with Jamie Gough

Thursday, 16 January 2014 12:11 p.m. by CanterburyMorningsZB

Councillor Jamie Gough talks to Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch about developments around the City Centre.

Marshlands Rd/Prestons Rd intersection – works beginning 20 January – expect some delays

Marshlands Rd/Prestons Rd intersection – works beginning 20 January – expect some delays

Thursday, 16 January 2014 11:46 a.m. by Transport4chch Popular

Work to  signalise the intersection of Marshlands and Prestons Roads gets underway from Monday 20th January.

What stops you sharing your Canterbury Quake Story?

What stops you sharing your Canterbury Quake Story?

Thursday, 16 January 2014 10:56 a.m. by DebDonnell

Writing your Canterbury Quake story is perhaps one of the most important things to do, if you haven’t already done so. Yet so many people will never take the time to write it. The reason they won’t is simple. They don’t write it because they don’t know how to make it clear, interesting and readable. […]

People must come first in rebuild

People must come first in rebuild

Thursday, 16 January 2014 8:50 a.m. by MediaThePress

Having left Christchurch after surviving 10,000 earthquakes in a council flat that was badly damaged and in the red zone, I am disturbed by the fact that some want to spend mega money restoring old, badly maintained buildings when there is now an opportunity to begin again.

People must come first in rebuild

People must come first in rebuild

Thursday, 16 January 2014 8:50 a.m. by MediaStuff

Having left Christchurch after surviving 10,000 earthquakes in a council flat that was badly damaged and in the red zone, I am disturbed by the fact that some want to spend mega money restoring old, badly maintained buildings when there is now an opportunity to begin again.

Couple still waiting for revised offer

Couple still waiting for revised offer

Thursday, 16 January 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

A decade of saving and more than $100,000 hangs in the balance for Micki Bell and Craig Anderson.

Newsletter deadline January 28

Newsletter deadline January 28

Thursday, 16 January 2014 12:04 a.m. by stalbanscommunity

The next edition of St Albans News will be coming out sometime in February. If you have any editorial or advertisements please make sure they meet the deadline on January 28. Articles and Letters to the Editor can be sent to news@stalbans.gen.nz . Advertising and any other enquiries to SARA@stalbans.gen.nz

Rebuild fairytale musical

Rebuild fairytale musical

Wednesday, 15 January 2014 11:26 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

Avebury Park in Richmond is the venue this week for a hilarious fairytale musical that also has some fun with the rebuild. The musical is being put on by the Harlequin Players, directed by Loretta Dean, and is aimed at families @ a cost of $8 per person. Writer Jo Bean has come up with […]

Electorate changes opposed

Electorate changes opposed

Wednesday, 15 January 2014 10:42 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

,p>Former Christchurch deputy mayor Ngaire Button is one of a number of objectors who have made submissions to the Electoral Commission opposing changes to electorate boundaries of Christchurch Central. Ngaire objects to Mairehau being joined to East Christchurch as the proposed change will split the St Albans-Mairehau community. Central Christchurch MP Nicky Wagner, also objects […]

Kidds Cakes adds cafe

Kidds Cakes adds cafe

Wednesday, 15 January 2014 10:35 p.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

If you want a coffee with your cake, Kidds Cakes and Bakery have a cafe in their new building which opened on January 15. The new two-storey building, adjacent to the old building, is built back from the road to take into account the proposed four-laning of Cranford Street. It is also very eco-friendly in […]

The Triangle – Noxious Exhalations, a Precocious Wastrel and a Special Earthquake

The Triangle – Noxious Exhalations, a Precocious Wastrel and a Special Earthquake

Wednesday, 15 January 2014 5:49 p.m. by LostChristchurch

“William Wilson was formerly a cabbage dealer in Canterbury; but fourteen years ago he was poor, whereas now he is rich, a circumstance attributable to a lucky speculation in a piece of land called the Triangles, at Christchurch, which was offered to more than one, previously to being bought for £200 by Wilson, who, unlike the others, had sufficient foresight not to refuse it which now, in rental, brings him in £900 per annum.” Hawke’s Bay Herald, Volume 11, Issue 871, 31 Augus ...

Work begins on SH74 at Lyttelton Tunnel

Work begins on SH74 at Lyttelton Tunnel

Wednesday, 15 January 2014 1:40 p.m. by Transport4chch

Motorists are being advised of possible delays on State Highway 74 at the site of the former Lyttelton Tunnel Control Building from next Monday (20 January) as work gets underway rebuilding the retaining wall and repairing the road. Badly damaged …

Chris Lynch on the ReStart Mall

Chris Lynch on the ReStart Mall

Wednesday, 15 January 2014 12:16 p.m. by CanterburyMorningsZB

ReStart Chairman John Suckling and Councillor Glenn Livingstone talks to Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch about the future of the ReStart Mall

CBD – Available Routes Map 18th January – 25th January

CBD – Available Routes Map 18th January – 25th January

Wednesday, 15 January 2014 11:00 a.m. by Transport4chch

For available routes around the Central City please find below the CBD network map. This is updated weekly. Please click here to download the network map – Available Routes Map    

Christchurch CBD grassing underway

Christchurch CBD grassing underway

Wednesday, 15 January 2014 9:51 a.m. by Media3News

Work to clean up Christchurch's central city is underway, making way for a new car park off New Regent St.

Is 2014 the year you’ll publish your Canterbury Quake story?

Is 2014 the year you’ll publish your Canterbury Quake story?

Wednesday, 15 January 2014 9:43 a.m. by DebDonnell

We’re now into Year Four since the life-changing event of the September 2010 Canterbury Earthquake. Over that time everyone impacted by the events have been creating rough writing diamonds. Like natural diamonds, these writing diamonds have formed under the intense heat and pressure of our earthquake related experiences. Now they are waiting to be discovered, […]

SCIRT World Buskers Festival 16th-26th January

SCIRT World Buskers Festival 16th-26th January

Wednesday, 15 January 2014 9:01 a.m. by Transport4chch

Traffic management will be in place on Harper Avenue and Armagh Street to cater for the SCIRT World Buskers Festival which gets underway on  Thursday 16th January. Parking access is available in North Hagley Park from both Armagh Street and …

Now its time to get cracking on rebuild

Now it's time to get cracking on rebuild

Wednesday, 15 January 2014 8:21 a.m. by MediaThePress

Still suspended in a state of summer torpor last week, Christchurch's "rebuild" appeared to have stalled.

City greening work begins

City 'greening' work begins

Wednesday, 15 January 2014 7:21 a.m. by MediaThePress

The seeds are being sown for the transformation of several empty central-city sites.

Greening the CBD

Greening the CBD

Wednesday, 15 January 2014 7:21 a.m. by MediaThePress

The seeds are being sown for the transformation of several empty central-city sites.

Red-zoners still stuck in limbo

Red-zoners still stuck in limbo

Tuesday, 14 January 2014 11:41 p.m. by MediaStuff

Cashed-up red zone "stayers" keen to rebuild their earthquake-damaged homes are urging authorities to fast-track decisions on the future use of written-off land.

Cantabrians add real value to Conservation.

Cantabrians add real value to Conservation.

Tuesday, 14 January 2014 2:05 p.m. by NickyWagner

Durham Street lane closures at Armagh Street intersection from Thursday 16 January

Durham Street lane closures at Armagh Street intersection from Thursday 16 January

Tuesday, 14 January 2014 1:51 p.m. by Transport4chch

Durham Street at the intersection with Armagh Street will be reduced to two lanes from Thursday 16 January while work is carried out in the intersection. From Monday 20 January the lanes will reduce to one through this same area. …

Chris Lynch with Deputy Mayor Vicki Buck

Chris Lynch with Deputy Mayor Vicki Buck

Tuesday, 14 January 2014 12:33 p.m. by CanterburyMorningsZB

Christchurch Deputy Mayor Vicki Buck talks to Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch about the issues Council will face in 2014

Update On Cook Strait Work

Update On Cook Strait Work

Tuesday, 14 January 2014 10:26 a.m. by GovtEQC

Colombo Street from Salisbury St to Bealey Ave – northbound only from today

Colombo Street from Salisbury St to Bealey Ave – northbound only from today

Tuesday, 14 January 2014 10:00 a.m. by Transport4chch

Colombo Street from Salisbury Street to Bealey Avenue is restricted to northbound traffic only from today. Southbound road users will be able to access Colombo Street from Bealey Avenue, however, there is no exit southbound.    

Colombo Street from Salisbury St to Bealey Ave – northbound only

Colombo Street from Salisbury St to Bealey Ave – northbound only

Tuesday, 14 January 2014 10:00 a.m. by Transport4chch

Colombo Street from Salisbury Street to Bealey Avenue is restricted to northbound traffic only from today. Southbound road users will be able to access Colombo Street from Bealey Avenue, however, there is no exit southbound.    

Excavations for complex may start soon

Excavations for complex may start soon

Tuesday, 14 January 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Work is about to start on central Christchurch's newest office and retail precinct, but the Re:Start container mall tenants on the land may get a short reprieve.

Bealey Ave reduced to one lane eastbound at Durham St intersection – emergency repair

Bealey Ave reduced to one lane eastbound at Durham St intersection – emergency repair

Monday, 13 January 2014 7:55 p.m. by Transport4chch

Bealey Ave is reduced to one lane eastbound in the vicinity of the Durham Street intersection due to a burst watermain. The lane reduction will be in place until repairs are carried out. This could take until approximately midday Tuesday …

Putting time to good use

Putting time to good use

Monday, 13 January 2014 1:49 p.m. by MediaThePress

Rolleston prisoners have finished refurbishing an earthquake-damaged red zone house, which will now be returned to Housing New Zealand.

Putting time in prison to good use

Putting time in prison to good use

Monday, 13 January 2014 1:49 p.m. by MediaThePress

Rolleston prisoners have finished refurbishing an earthquake-damaged red zone house, which will now be returned to Housing New Zealand.

Why Im so very proud of Christchurch

Why I'm 'so very proud' of Christchurch

Monday, 13 January 2014 9:30 a.m. by MediaThePress

Christchurch was my home town, I now live in Australia.

Knives wielded at quake repair workers

Knives wielded at quake repair workers

Monday, 13 January 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Irate Canterbury homeowners are resorting to holding earthquake repair contractors hostage and threatening them with knives to vent their frustration.

Bus detours commencing Monday 13 January

Bus detours commencing Monday 13 January

Saturday, 11 January 2014 5:45 p.m. by Transport4chch

Bus route : 17 Bryndwr / Huntsbury Roads: Gloucester St and Park Tce Info : Due to road works along Montreal St all buses travelling towards Bryndwr will be detouring away from Gloucester St and Park Tce from 7am Monday …

Durham Street north closure at Bealey Avenue (north of Bealey) -starting week of 13 January

Durham Street north closure at Bealey Avenue (north of Bealey) -starting week of 13 January

Saturday, 11 January 2014 12:00 p.m. by Transport4chch

Durham Street north of Bealey Avenue which was to be closed in the week commencing Monday 6th January for wastewater renewal works has been delayed until the week of 13 January. The works will be in place for approximately a …

Christchurch the place to go in 2014 – NYT

Christchurch the place to go in 2014 – NYT

Saturday, 11 January 2014 11:53 a.m. by Media3News Popular

 

Cranmer Square West closed between Kilmore and Armagh Streets – starting week of 13 January

Cranmer Square West closed between Kilmore and Armagh Streets – starting week of 13 January

Saturday, 11 January 2014 7:30 a.m. by Transport4chch

Cranmer Square West between Kilmore and Armagh Streets will be closed in the week commencing 13  January for repairs to damaged wastewater pipes for approximately 3-4 weeks. There will be no access through Chester Street West to Cranmer Square. This …

Cranmer Square West closed between Kilmore and Chester Streets – starting week of 13 January

Cranmer Square West closed between Kilmore and Chester Streets – starting week of 13 January

Saturday, 11 January 2014 7:30 a.m. by Transport4chch

Cranmer Square West between Kilmore and Chester Streets will be closed in the week commencing 13  January for repairs to damaged wastewater pipes for approximately 3-4 weeks. There will be no access through Chester Street West to Cranmer Square. This …

4.1 earthquake rattles Christchurch

4.1 earthquake rattles Christchurch

Friday, 10 January 2014 4:01 p.m. by MediaHerald Popular

A shallow 4.1 magnitude earthquake has rattled Christchurch this afternoon.

3.1 earthquake rattles Christchurch

3.1 earthquake rattles Christchurch

Friday, 10 January 2014 4:01 p.m. by MediaHerald

Christchurch residents suffered a wee shudder in the early hours of this morning as a magnitude 3.1 earthquake rattled the region.The quake was centred 20km west of Christchurch, 9km deep and occurred just after 12am.There were...

Hundreds log quake felt reports

Hundreds log quake felt reports

Friday, 10 January 2014 3:45 p.m. by MediaStuff

A moderate quake measuring magnitude-4.2 has shaken Christchurch.

Waimakariri Bridge restrictions to be lifted approx. 4pm today – 10 Jan

Waimakariri Bridge restrictions to be lifted approx. 4pm today – 10 Jan

Friday, 10 January 2014 2:30 p.m. by Transport4chch

Updated: 10/1/14 – The traffic restrictions which saw the Old Waimakariri Bridge and Main North Rd restricted to south bound only in this area will be lifted today at approximately 4pm.  The road will have loose chip and a 50km/h …

Mayor supports Cathedral peace talks

Mayor supports Cathedral peace talks

Friday, 10 January 2014 2:20 p.m. by MediaThePress

Mayor Lianne Dalziel says she supports the idea of peace talks over the Christ Church Cathedral rebuild wrangle, saying even a compromise is better than a ruling from a judge.  

Park Terrace between Armagh and Kilmore closed northbound from Monday 13 Jan

Park Terrace between Armagh and Kilmore closed northbound from Monday 13 Jan

Friday, 10 January 2014 1:17 p.m. by Transport4chch

Park Terrace road users will be closed northbound between Armagh Street and Kilmore Street from Monday 13 January. Northbound road users will be detoured at Armagh Street from Park Terrace onto Montreal, Kilmore Ave and back to Park Terrace. This …

Celebrate World Wetlands Day Sunday 2 February

Celebrate World Wetlands Day Sunday 2 February

Friday, 10 January 2014 10:03 a.m. by AvonOtakaro

Who foots the bill for lifting Chch land?

Who foots the bill for lifting Chch land?

Friday, 10 January 2014 7:49 a.m. by MediaThePress

Authorities are unclear who will foot the bill to raise large chunks of Christchurch land predicted to be submerged by rising sea levels within the next century.

Recruiters face worker shortage

Recruiters face worker shortage

Friday, 10 January 2014 7:42 a.m. by MediaThePress

Christchurch's job market is booming but the challenge is finding enough workers to meet the demand, recruitment agencies say.

Three weeks left for Chch red-zoners

Three weeks left for Chch red-zoners

Friday, 10 January 2014 7:32 a.m. by Media3News

It's just three weeks until the last remaining Christchurch households living in flat land red-zoned areas have to be out.

Consents soar after quakes

Consents soar after quakes

Thursday, 9 January 2014 11:24 p.m. by MediaThePress

Canterbury's biggest building booms in the last 40 years have now been outstripped by post-earthquake consent numbers.

Trust offers cathedral options

Trust offers cathedral options

Thursday, 9 January 2014 11:22 p.m. by MediaThePress

The country's heritage watchdog wants to host peace talks to save the Christ Church Cathedral from full demolition.

Cathedral peace talks on the cards

Cathedral peace talks on the cards

Thursday, 9 January 2014 11:22 p.m. by MediaThePress

The country's heritage watchdog wants to host peace talks to save the Christ Church Cathedral from full demolition.

Victims families upset with CTV company name change

Victims' families upset with CTV company name change

Thursday, 9 January 2014 6:03 p.m. by Media3News

Alan Reay Consultants has changed its name, in a move victims' relatives believe is an attempt to distance itself from the CTV tragedy.