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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 Popular

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.

Historic police station farewelled

Historic police station farewelled

Thursday, 9 January 2014 5:27 p.m. by Media3News

The oldest police station in New Zealand is set to be demolished.

Demolition to start on NZs oldest police station

Demolition to start on NZ's oldest police station

Thursday, 9 January 2014 5:03 p.m. by MediaHerald

Demolition on the earthquake-damaged Lyttelton police station, New Zealand's oldest, will start on Monday.The Italianate-style building was built between 1880-1882 using Lyttelton prison labour, and was the oldest and longest continually...

Three weeks until final settlement day for properties in Red Zones flat land

Three weeks until final settlement day for properties in Red Zone's flat land

Thursday, 9 January 2014 3:41 p.m. by GovtCera Popular

With the final settlement date for properties in the Residential Red Zone flat land area now just three weeks away, the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority is continuing to assist homeowners with their move out of the earthquake damaged areas.

Buildings consents granted tops 5000

Buildings consents granted tops 5000

Thursday, 9 January 2014 12:38 p.m. by MediaThePress

More than $1.3 billion worth of building consents have been granted in Canterbury since September 2010.

EVENT – Elite Road National Championships this weekend – Road user restrictions

EVENT – Elite Road National Championships this weekend – Road user restrictions

Thursday, 9 January 2014 12:24 p.m. by Transport4chch

Temporary traffic management will be in place around a number of roads in the Hoon Hay area and around Pioneer Stadium for the Elite Road National Championships this weekend, 11 – 12 January 2014. Lyttelton Street – closed 8am – …

Waimakariri Bridge southbound only from 5am – 4pm Thursday 9 Jan – UPDATED

Waimakariri Bridge southbound only from 5am – 4pm Thursday 9 Jan – UPDATED

Thursday, 9 January 2014 11:30 a.m. by Transport4chch

Updated: 9/1/14 – Due to weather conditions affecting work this morning the restrictions in place will continue tomorrow morning.  The road will be fully reopened by 4pm this afternoon, Thursday 9 January and reinstated on Friday 10 January. Work to …

Pallet Pavilion Evening Volunteers required: Mondays & Tuesdays

Pallet Pavilion Evening Volunteers required: Mondays & Tuesdays

Thursday, 9 January 2014 9:35 a.m. by GapFiller

Can you help us out on Monday and Tuesday evenings? Check this link for more info and for any questions please contact richard@gapfiller.org.nz

Tonkin & Taylor Report - Effects of Sea Level Rise for  Christchurch City

Tonkin & Taylor Report - Effects of Sea Level Rise for Christchurch City

Wednesday, 8 January 2014 3:15 p.m. by PRNews Featured Popular

Waimakariri Bridge southbound only from 5am – 4pm Thursday 9 Jan

Waimakariri Bridge southbound only from 5am – 4pm Thursday 9 Jan

Wednesday, 8 January 2014 12:20 p.m. by Transport4chch

Work to repair the guardrail on the Waimakariri Bridge will restrict traffic to southbound travel only from 5am – 4pm on Thursday 9 January.

Rising seas threaten eastern homes

Rising seas threaten eastern homes

Wednesday, 8 January 2014 11:12 a.m. by MediaStuff Featured

Large chunks of Christchurch's eastern suburbs could be submerged by rising sea levels within the next 100 years, a report commissioned by the Christchurch City Council warns.

Christchurch needs radical new solutions

Christchurch needs 'radical new solutions'

Wednesday, 8 January 2014 8:16 a.m. by MediaThePress

OPINION: Look around Christchurch. So much still needs to be done. So many decisions still need to be made more than three years after the first major earthquake.

Cranmer Square West closed between Kilmore and Armagh Streets – DELAYED – now starting weeek of 13 January

Cranmer Square West closed between Kilmore and Armagh Streets – DELAYED – now starting weeek of 13 January

Wednesday, 8 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.

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

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

Wednesday, 8 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 …

Rebuild to be part of fast growth

Rebuild to be part of fast growth

Wednesday, 8 January 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Economists expect New Zealand's economy to grow at a faster rate in 2014 than it did before the global financial crisis.

Aldwins/Buckley/Linwood intersection – CAUTION required – diesel spill

Aldwins/Buckley/Linwood intersection – CAUTION required – diesel spill

Tuesday, 7 January 2014 2:58 p.m. by Transport4chch

A diesel spill has occurred in the Aldwins/Buckleys Road/Linwood Ave intersection area. Contractors have laid grit on the road but the road surface is still slippery, particularly for vehicles turning at the intersection. Road users are asked to exercise caution …

Welcome to 2014

Welcome to 2014

Tuesday, 7 January 2014 12:27 p.m. by RebuildChristchurch Popular

Welcome to 2014. 

Engineers now playing vital role in the Christchurch rebuild

Engineers now playing vital role in the Christchurch rebuild

Tuesday, 7 January 2014 11:47 a.m. by CanterburyUniversity Popular

Engineers are playing a vital role in the Christchurch rebuild from assisting safe building design to assistance in aerial mapping, providing ICT solutions and working with insurance companies, a University of Canterbury (UC) engineering expert says.

Workers rights key for rebuild

Workers' rights key for rebuild

Monday, 6 January 2014 2:26 p.m. by MediaThePress

Christchurch needs to be vigilant against the exploitation of migrant workers as the region's rebuild ramps up, a workers' union says. 

CPITs Community Open Day

CPIT's Community Open Day

Monday, 6 January 2014 12:15 p.m. by CPIT Featured Popular

Come along with friends and family to CPIT's Community Open Day on 25 January from 11am - 2pm.

Anzac Drive between Pages Road and Breezes Road  – off peak closures to resume

Anzac Drive between Pages Road and Breezes Road – off peak closures to resume

Monday, 6 January 2014 12:00 p.m. by Transport4chch

Road users are advised that off-peak road closures will recommence on Anzac Drive (SH74) between Pages Road and Breezes Road from tomorrow, Tuesday 7 January 2014.

happy new year + panel confirmed for next forum

happy new year + panel confirmed for next forum

Monday, 6 January 2014 11:23 a.m. by OneVoiceTeReoKotahi Popular




Loophole allows for small builds

Loophole allows for small builds

Monday, 6 January 2014 8:36 a.m. by MediaThePress

 If it's less than 10 square metres, you can build it.

Fixed bells fate unclear

Fixed bells' fate unclear

Monday, 6 January 2014 8:28 a.m. by MediaStuff

Christ Church Cathedral's damaged bells will soon make their way home after being repaired in Britain.

Migrant rebuild workers being exploited, says union

Migrant rebuild workers being exploited, says union

Monday, 6 January 2014 8:08 a.m. by Media3News Popular

 

Innovation inspired by quakes

Innovation inspired by quakes

Monday, 6 January 2014 7:59 a.m. by MediaThePress

Canterbury cranes busy in North Island

Canterbury cranes busy in North Island

Sunday, 5 January 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Is the citys blueprint dream evaporating?

Is the city's blueprint dream evaporating?

Saturday, 4 January 2014 12:27 p.m. by MediaThePress Popular

2014 a year of reconstruction

2014 a year of reconstruction

Friday, 3 January 2014 11:19 p.m. by MediaThePress Popular

An extra 40,000 international visitors could visit Christchurch in 2014 but they may find the central city "dragging its tail" while the rest of the city rebuilds at pace, a leading business figure warns.

Cranmer Square West closed between Kilmore and Armagh Streets – week commencing 6 January

Cranmer Square West closed between Kilmore and Armagh Streets – week commencing 6 January

Friday, 3 January 2014 2:19 p.m. by Transport4chch

Cranmer Square West between Kilmore and Armagh Streets will be closed in the week commencing 6 January for repairs to damaged wastewater pipes for approximately 3-4 weeks. There will be no access through Chester Street West to Cranmer Square West. …

Salisbury Street between Park Tce & Montreal St closed in week commencing 6 January

Salisbury Street between Park Tce & Montreal St closed in week commencing 6 January

Friday, 3 January 2014 12:32 p.m. by Transport4chch

Salisbury Street between Park Tce and Montreal St will be closed in the week commencing 6 January while work at the Salisbury/Victoria/Montreal Street intersection is underway. Road users will be unable to exit Salisbury at Montreal/Victoria Street in the first …

Durham Street north closure at Bealey Avenue (north of Bealey)in the week commencing 6 January

Durham Street north closure at Bealey Avenue (north of Bealey)in the week commencing 6 January

Friday, 3 January 2014 12:00 p.m. by Transport4chch

Durham Street north of Bealey Avenue will be closed in the week commencing Monday 6th January for wastewater renewal works for approximately a month. Road users on Durham Street north will be unable to exit onto or across Bealey Avenue; …

Durham Street north closure at Bealey Avenue (north of Bealey) – DELAYED until week of 13 January

Durham Street north closure at Bealey Avenue (north of Bealey) – DELAYED until week of 13 January

Friday, 3 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 …

Barbadoes Street lane reductions off peak hours – commencing in the week 6 January

Barbadoes Street lane reductions off peak hours – commencing in the week 6 January

Friday, 3 January 2014 11:34 a.m. by Transport4chch

Barbadoes Street will have reduced lanes during off -peak hours in the week commencing 6 January for wastewater renewal and manhole installation. Bealey Avenue approaching Barbadoes Street westbound will also be reduced to two lanes as part of these works. …

Durham Street north closure at Bealey Avenue starting week of 6 January

Durham Street north closure at Bealey Avenue starting week of 6 January

Friday, 3 January 2014 11:23 a.m. by Transport4chch

Durham Street north of Bealey Avenue will be closed in the week commencing Monday 6th January for wastewater renewal works for approximately a month. Road users on Durham Street north will be unable to exit onto or across Bealey Avenue; …

Durham Street north closure at Bealey Avenue in the week commencing 6 January

Durham Street north closure at Bealey Avenue in the week commencing 6 January

Friday, 3 January 2014 11:23 a.m. by Transport4chch

Durham Street north of Bealey Avenue will be closed in the week commencing Monday 6th January for wastewater renewal works for approximately a month. Road users on Durham Street north will be unable to exit onto or across Bealey Avenue; …

Bus detours commencing 6 January

Bus detours commencing 6 January

Friday, 3 January 2014 10:42 a.m. by Transport4chch

Mystery flashes linked to quakes

Mystery flashes linked to quakes

Friday, 3 January 2014 6:30 a.m. by MediaHerald Popular

 

Research sheds light on quake mystery

Research sheds light on quake mystery

Thursday, 2 January 2014 10:30 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

A dark hole of knowledge about strange lights seen during the 2011 Christchurch earthquake has been illuminated by new research out of North America.

High Street A National Disgrace- part 135

High Street A National Disgrace- part 135

Thursday, 2 January 2014 12:05 a.m. by ShakyTownBlues Popular

Locked out of undamaged factory for 1037 days – (since Feb 2011) Do we still own our building????    Now 510 days since designated “South frame, Innovation Precinct” – only 1317 days to go before we get told if we are …

Young, hungry and fearless

Young, hungry and fearless

Wednesday, 1 January 2014 10:29 a.m. by MediaThePress

Roadwork sites displayed on the website map over the holiday period

Roadwork sites displayed on the website map over the holiday period

Wednesday, 1 January 2014 9:37 a.m. by Transport4chch

Restrictions around roadworks combined with well deserved holiday breaks for contractors and workers over the Christmas and New Year period will see a number of road work sites removed during this time. While a number of the sites will be …

Bower Avenue NOW OPEN between Sandy Avenue & Castletown Place – following emergency repair 1.35pm

Bower Avenue NOW OPEN between Sandy Avenue & Castletown Place – following emergency repair 1.35pm

Monday, 30 December 2013 1:32 p.m. by Transport4chch

Bower Ave has now reopened after remedial works were undertaken.  

Bower Avenue closed between Sandy Avenue & Castletown Place – detours in place – emergency repair

Bower Avenue closed between Sandy Avenue & Castletown Place – detours in place – emergency repair

Monday, 30 December 2013 9:29 a.m. by Transport4chch Popular

Bower Avenue has been closed between Sandy Avenue & Castletown Place due to the road surface collapsing this morning (30/12/13) Detours are in place via Palmers Road or Sandy Avenue. It is hoped the road will be reopened by early …

Futuristic Christchurch is emerging

Futuristic Christchurch is emerging

Monday, 30 December 2013 9:07 a.m. by MediaThePress Popular

It has been a year of imagined futures in Christchurch.

New Years Eve Event – Hagley Park

New Years Eve Event – Hagley Park

Monday, 30 December 2013 8:30 a.m. by Transport4chch Popular

The New Years Eve event in Hagley Park will take place from 6.30pm on Tuesday 31 December 2013. Parking for the event will be accessible from Harper Avenue. Street parking in the area will be restricted to assist with traffic …