Changes to the size or designation of the Performing Arts Precinct are expected to be announced soon by the Christchurch Central Development Unit (CCDU).
A new company plans to kickstart the rebuild of New Brighton using public donations because the Christchurch City Council has "no plan" for revitalising the seaside suburb.
More than 800 vulnerable Canterbury earthquake claimants are still to be fully settled by insurers.
Entry to Christchurch's Cardboard Cathedral will remain free as long as Dean Lynda Patterson is in charge, despite it costing about $600 a day to keep the building open.
Wednesday April 9th: – Helen Colhoun, Clinical Psychologist, Anxiety Disorders Unit, CDHB.
Wednesday April 23rd – (Facilitated by the Anxiety Support Team.)
Christchurch residents and property owners are urged to let the Council know their views on options on draft chapters and maps being considered as part of the District Plan review.
Urban developer Hugh Pavletich talks to Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch about the recovery progress of the city
Bryna Lipper the Vice President for Relationships at 100 Resilient Cities talks to Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch about why she is here visiting the city
Anglicans should hire Cardboard Cathedral architect Shigeru Ban to fix or replace their damaged cathedral in the square.
Mike Coleman is promising to tone it down.
A Sumner property owner has abandoned plans to build two apartments after being hit by a $72,000 fee from the Christchurch City Council.
A University of Canterbury prototype is being subjected to simulated shaking greater than the February 2011 earthquake to help improve the safety of the city's new buildings.
Release: New Zealand Government
Words words words. There are so many buzz words out around the circles of those charged with leading this city. Unfortunately there is still disconnect with those ‘in the know’ and those who aren’t with those who do not fit or conform slowly being side-lined and distracted. My fear is this causes questions of who to trust.
In terms of the most costly earthquakes on the planet since the 1950s, the Christchurch earthquakes were the 13th (Sept 4th 2010), 17th (Feb 22nd 2011) and 18th (June 13th 2011) most costly.
A new report shows the ChristChurch Cathedral could collapse completely if another major earthquake struck the region.
This document outlines the Risk Based Building Consents.
One of architecture's most prestigious international awards has been given to the man behind Christchurch's cardboard cathedral.
Christchurch City Mayor Lianne Dalziel talks to Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch about the latest happenings around town
Reid Stiven from the EQC talks to Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch and takes listeners calls.
Road users are advised that the Hereford Street Bridge is now open to two-way traffic.
Works on Anzac Drive/Bexley Road (SH 74) will move further north this week following the completion of Stage One of road reconstruction and stromwater repairs.
Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee is up for the challenge to keep the momentum on the Christchurch rebuild going by constantly showing "flags of progress" because that "helps everybody keep buoyant".
We are starting to see the ramp up of the rebuild in Christchurch really beginning to take effect.
This rebuild is a huge task to be undertaken in a tiny economy.
There's talk in Christchurch about the long-term legacy of the earthquake. What would be the city's equivalent of, say, Napier's Art Deco buildings?
Christchurch is poised to benefit from the opportunities afforded by the "100 Resilient Cities" initiative after being chosen as one of 33 cities from 400 applicants to pilot the introduction of the network."Post-disaster, the focus...
Antony Gough says as a first-mover developer he will get first pick of tenants as businesses move back into Christchurch city centre.The bones of Gough's $150 million project, The Terrace, are already poking out the ground. It's...
The Canterbury earthquakes have provided an unprecedented opportunity to remake an international city.Christchurch is a world-first combination of blue skies development in an established, redeveloped region; the chance to combine...
Rebuilding Christchurch is New Zealand's biggest-ever construction job. The Government has estimated the cost at $40 billion - two thirds of which will be borne by private insurers and investors.
"It's not rocket science to know that we are short of tradespeople and construction professionals in Christchurch", says Randstad general manager Penni Hlaca.
As Christchurch gets back on its feet, BNZ Canterbury and West Coast managing partner Sinead Horgan, says business owners need to prepare now for inevitable constraints.
Students are back in force at the University of Canterbury. Earlier this month the university announced an increase in first year enrolments. Almost 10,900 equivalent full-time students have signed up to study in 2014. The number...
ASB Bank's rural general manager Mark Heer says while investment activity in Christchurch is ramping up after a post-quake pause, things never really slowed down in the hinterland.He says although it took a long time to get under...
"This is unlike any other project we've ever done," says Michelle Creagh, Managing Director of Fletcher Earthquake Recovery.
Two years ago few could have predicted that confidence among Canterbury's business community would now be at historic highs, well above the national average.At that time many business owners were on their knees.
When it comes to information communication technology, the cultural sector is leading the way with a new Christchurch initiative exemplifying how Kiwi innovation can create inspiring new ways to digitally connect a city.
Don Miskell is relishing the challenges posed by delivering on the high-profile anchor projects that will underpin the Christchurch CBD's future.Miskell - general manager (planning & design) at the Christchurch Central Development...
SLI sells site search software-as-a-service to the world's major online retailers. CEO Shaun Ryan says his business exists because while most e-commerce sites have search facilities, the experience is often awful for customers who
Peter Cunningham is leading an inter-government agency effort to try to avoid some of the inevitable supply pinch points for labour and resources in the Christchurch rebuild.Cunningham - Director of the Productivity Partnership...
When the Christchurch earthquake hit for some it spelled opportunity - not disaster.Former Hawkins Construction regional manager Quin Henderson felt it was the right time to enter the market with a new firm and a new business model.
MBIE partnership and procurement director Peter Cunningham says there is a real opportunity to test the international supply chain market as the Christchurch rebuilds ramps up."When we do find ourselves in a situation where demand...
Sitting in his sloping and half-packed St Martins home, 92-year-old Alf Johnson has only one question for his insurance company.
To have a look at what’s happening at the Pallet Pavilion during it’s Final Week please click to download our Greatest Hits calendar .
This coming Monday evening you are invited as a member of the Mt Pleasant community to view the rebuild plans for the Mt Pleasant Memorial Community Centre.
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