Hazardous material including lead have been found on the site of a planned multi-million-dollar family playground.
The Government has signed agreements with Fletcher Living for the construction of 191 new homes at two inner-city sites as part of the Housing Accord with the Christchurch City Council, Building and Housing Minister Dr Nick Smith announced today.
Statement by Ngai Tahu:
Winners of the inaugural Hays NAWIC Excellence Awards have been hailed as “courageous leaders who are passionate about changing the construction sector” during last night’s awards ceremony at the Rydges Latimer in Christchurch.
The Insurance Council of New Zealand announced today that private insurers have paid out almost $15 billion to settle commercial and residential claims since the Canterbury earthquakes in 2010 and 2011, of which over $6 billion was for domestic claims.
Hawkins Infrastructure is making inroads into increasing the size of new projects on its books.
Changes to the way earthquake-prone structures are assessed do not go far enough to protect people from the most dangerous parts of buildings, earthquake survivor Ann Brower says.
Increased red tape and demand for labour means house construction in Christchurch will get dearer still, industry sources say.
Development of the $39 million pool facility for Christchurch's eastern suburbs is being delayed because the community cannot agree on the size of the pool.
Location: Scottish Society Hall, Caledonian Rd Time: 10.30 am on May 5 Description: The Scottish Society is holding a service to commemorate those who served in WWI. Speakers and children from St Albans School are involved in a performance. But …
Canterbury sports enthusiasts and businesses are "hugely disappointed" and frustrated two of Christchurch's major anchor projects will be delayed.
The large northern relief wastewater trunk, which runs along Edgeware Rd to Hills Rd is being repaired. The repairs involve traffic detours – city bound traffic along Hills Rd will take a detour along Edgeware Rd for a week. Later …
Insurers have lost confidence in Earthquake Commission (EQC) data and predictions, an industry source says.
Work is underway to have one of the world’s largest outdoor play areas – the Margaret Mahy Family Playground – open in Christchurch in time for the Christmas holidays.
Nearly 200 new homes will be built by Fletchers in central Christchurch.
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Recently I have been having moments of absolute clarity. Even more than usual. I suppose many public intellectuals have these before they make a huge mistake but bear with me on this.
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Packe St Park is one of the community groups benefitting from the Good in the Hood programme. Buy your petrol this month, or anything, from Z Shirley opposite the Palms in Marshlands Road and they will give you an orange …
Acting Chief Executive of the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority, John Ombler, gives a monthly update on CERA's work to lead the recovery. Read the latest edition of the Future Christchurch Update.
"We are grateful for Levi’s ® offer to fund a skate area in Sumner," says Sara Templeton, Chair of the Hagley ̶ Ferrymead Community Board.
Youth of Canterbury are struggling with the “new normal” post earthquake
New Zealand Red Cross has launched Leading in Disaster Recovery: Companion through the Chaos, a book for leaders working in disaster recovery.
The Crown is still waiting on an estimated $330 million of insurance recoveries forred zone properties it acquired after the Christchurch earthquakes.
A landlord is charging Filipino workers up to $145 a week for a single bed in a seven-bedroom house.
The Insurance Business New Zealand website reprorts that dispute resolution service Financial Services Complaints Ltd (FSCL) supports the Insurance and Savings Ombudsman’s view legislation is needed to deal with non-disclosure and insurance claims. The article is here. The following are extracts from the article: “We are a step behind overseas jurisdictions like Australia and the UK. “I think
The Canterbury rebuild's imminent conclusion and business sales will push New Zealand's biggest listed business to make operating earnings of between $650 million to $690 million - the lower end of guidance.
CERA is seeking feedback on their Preliminary Draft Residential Red Zone Offer Recovery Plan.
Ok, the boss has told me I need to blog about my experiences in Denmark for the next couple months.
Aaron Duncan and Sarah Chisnall's dream to build a house on Christchurch's Port Hills was destroyed when their land was red zoned in 2012 and they remain in limbo nearly three years on.
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