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Hopes remain on Cathedral

Hopes remain on Cathedral

Tuesday, 3 December 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Bishop Victoria Matthews is relieved the Supreme Court has rejected an appeal to preserve the Christchurch Cathedral.

St Albans losing fire station

St Albans losing fire station

Monday, 2 December 2013 10:20 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

Broken pipes close part of school

Broken pipes close part of school

Monday, 2 December 2013 9:13 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

The discovery of broken sewer pipes under St Albans Primary School resulted in the closure of the library cafe block and adjoining areas on December 2. Stachybotyrs and penicillin spores have been found in air tests.

Emma Twaddell named local hero

Emma Twaddell named local hero

Monday, 2 December 2013 8:45 p.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular




Christchurch cathedral demolition given green light

Christchurch cathedral demolition given green light

Monday, 2 December 2013 8:33 p.m. by MediaHerald

Demolition of the Christ Church Cathedral has been given the green light, following a judgement from the Supreme Court dismissing an appeal against an earlier decision legally enabling its destruction.

Chch residents fed up with Southern Response

Chch residents fed up with Southern Response

Monday, 2 December 2013 7:38 p.m. by Media3News

 

Whos On Our Side?

Who's On Our Side?

Monday, 2 December 2013 6:38 p.m. by Swiggs Popular

Today I am meh, not because of a lack in enthusiasm but for a confusion and frustration. The confusion comes from the perceived lack of compassion showed still by some of our civic leaders and the frustration is born from this and the absolute hard slog it is to get positive information out of people.

Court loss gives green light for Chch Cathedral demo

Court loss gives green light for Chch Cathedral demo

Monday, 2 December 2013 6:33 p.m. by Media3News

Campaigners wanting to stop the demolition of Christchurch Cathedral have lost the final stage of their court battle.

Angry insurance holders face Southern Response

Angry insurance holders face Southern Response

Monday, 2 December 2013 4:55 p.m. by Media3News

A number of angry Cantabrians set up camp outside the offices of Southern Response in Christchurch today.

Route 23 Hyde Park/Woolston Bus detours from 3 December – 15 December

Route 23 Hyde Park/Woolston Bus detours from 3 December – 15 December

Monday, 2 December 2013 4:33 p.m. by Transport4chch

Road – Radley St Route – 23 Hyde Park / Woolston 3 December until approx. 15 December Due to road works along Radley St all buses will be detouring from Tuesday 3 December. Buses travelling towards Hyde Park will detour …

Christchurch Christmas Parade 8 December – Road closures in place

Christchurch Christmas Parade 8 December – Road closures in place

Monday, 2 December 2013 1:01 p.m. by Transport4chch Popular

Road users are advised that some roads in the Riccarton area will either be closed or restricted for the Christchurch Christmas Parade on Sunday 8 December.

Hundreds join insurance protest

Hundreds join insurance protest

Monday, 2 December 2013 8:47 a.m. by MediaStuff

 

Quake claimants protest outside Southern Response

Quake claimants protest outside Southern Response

Monday, 2 December 2013 8:18 a.m. by Media3News

More than 100 people have gathered outside the offices of Southern Response in Christchurch this morning, protesting against its slow handling of earthquake-related insurance claims.

MP Gerry Brownlee makes sporting declaration

MP Gerry Brownlee makes sporting declaration

Sunday, 1 December 2013 11:36 p.m. by MediaThePress

Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee wants to use the vacant residential red zone to make Christchurch the "sporting capital of New Zealand".

Incentives needed to lure back retailers

Incentives needed to lure back retailers

Sunday, 1 December 2013 9:46 p.m. by MediaThePress

Central Christchurch needs financial incentives to entice back shops, and more action to attract residents, international consultants say.

ComCom determines Orions customised price-quality path

ComCom determines Orion's customised price-quality path

Sunday, 1 December 2013 7:21 p.m. by PRNews

The Commerce Commission has determined Orion’s customised price-quality path for 2014-2019, which takes into account Orion’s circumstances following the Canterbury earthquakes in 2010 and 2011.

Chch Fire Station redevelopment plans announcement

Chch Fire Station redevelopment plans announcement

Sunday, 1 December 2013 7:20 p.m. by PRNews Popular

The New Zealand Fire Service is to build seven new fire stations in Christchurch to meet the known and emerging needs of the city and its communities.

6 months in 6 pix (Pt 2)

6 months in 6 pix (Pt 2)

Sunday, 1 December 2013 7:18 p.m. by KrisV







 Selwyn, Waimakariri earthquake fault reports released

Selwyn, Waimakariri earthquake fault reports released

Sunday, 1 December 2013 7:17 p.m. by GovtECAN Popular

Environment Canterbury today released the fourth and fifth in a series of earthquake fault reports on different districts of the Canterbury region.

Building consent processing times

Building consent processing times

Sunday, 1 December 2013 7:12 p.m. by GovtCCC

Council figures show that the average time for granting a building consent for a house in October was 26 working days. This was for complete applications which could be accepted for processing because no further information was required.

CanCERN Newsletter #109

CanCERN Newsletter #109

Sunday, 1 December 2013 7:10 p.m. by CanCERN Popular

Initiatives to provide fresh impetus for Retail Precinct

Initiatives to provide fresh impetus for Retail Precinct

Sunday, 1 December 2013 7:08 p.m. by GovtCCDU Featured Popular

The Christchurch Central Development Unit (CCDU) has outlined a series of key initiatives to support the private sector’s development of the city’s Retail Precinct.

Support Growing For Southern Response Action

Support Growing For Southern Response Action

Sunday, 1 December 2013 7:01 p.m. by PRNews

A growing number of frustrated and tired Southern Response policy holders and supporters will gather outside the SR offices in Show Place (Christchurch) on Monday morning.

Army resumes Christchurch Charter Parade

Army resumes Christchurch Charter Parade

Saturday, 30 November 2013 11:09 p.m. by MediaRNZ

Quake memorial takes too long - CTV

Quake memorial takes too long - CTV

Saturday, 30 November 2013 9:36 p.m. by MediaRNZ

A spokesperson for some of the families of people who died in the CTV building collapse says he's frustrated with how long it's taking to erect an official earthquake memorial.

Labours Poto Williams wins Christchurch East by-election

Labour's Poto Williams wins Christchurch East by-election

Saturday, 30 November 2013 7:38 p.m. by Media3News Popular

 

Quakes change dynamics of Christchurch by-election

Quakes change dynamics of Christchurch by-election

Saturday, 30 November 2013 5:10 p.m. by Media3News

 

Colombo Street one way system south extended to St Asaph Street

Colombo Street one way system south extended to St Asaph Street

Saturday, 30 November 2013 11:52 a.m. by Transport4chch

Colombo Street’s one way system which has been in place between Lichfield Street and Tuam Street, is now extended to St Asaph Street. Traffic will now be restricted to southbound only on Colombo Street between Lichfield and St Asaph Street. …

Haunting sculpture emerges from rubble

Haunting sculpture emerges from rubble

Saturday, 30 November 2013 9:22 a.m. by MediaThePress Popular

Shilton and Brown Demolition did not aim for a haunting sculpture when demolishing the former Telecom building between Hereford and Worcester streets.

Women wounded more than men

Women wounded more than men

Friday, 29 November 2013 11:36 p.m. by MediaStuff

Twice as many females than males were injured during and after the Canterbury earthquake, figures show.

Local hair salon top in NZ

Local hair salon top in NZ

Friday, 29 November 2013 7:32 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

Hair Art and Beauty in Cranford Street can claim to be the top New Zealand salon after winning the New Zealand Salon of the Year award, as part of the Kitomba NZARH Business Awards 2013 held recently in Auckland. This is the first year a Christchurch salon has won this award. Entering entails a lot […]

Protest outside Southern Response

Protest outside Southern Response

Friday, 29 November 2013 7:00 p.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

Frustrated and tired Southern Response policy holders and supporters will protest slow progress outside the company offices in Show Place from 7am on December 2. The civil protest is being organised by Steve Gurney and city councillor Ali Jones. The pair are hoping that the gathering will result in real engagement with Peter Rose and […]

Will Windows win?

Will Windows win?

Friday, 29 November 2013 6:32 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

Ellen Jones Poole from St Albans is one of 20 winners in the Outlook for Someday national film making competition with her film Windows. If you visit the Outlook for Someday website and vote for her movie in sufficient numbers she could win the People’s Choice award. Ellen’s father Stephen says she has put so […]

6 months in 6 pix (Pt 1)

6 months in 6 pix (Pt 1)

Friday, 29 November 2013 6:00 p.m. by KrisV Popular

Life: it got busy.

Too much to write up so I'm going to let the pictures do the talking :)







Labour attacks Nationals coalition sweet-talking

Labour attacks National's coalition sweet-talking

Friday, 29 November 2013 5:39 p.m. by Media3News

 

Pete’s Landing

Pete’s Landing

Friday, 29 November 2013 4:40 p.m. by peterboroughvillage Popular

Orions cash grab reeled in by commission

Orion's cash grab reeled in by commission

Friday, 29 November 2013 12:56 p.m. by Media3News

The Commerce Commission has trimmed plans by Christchurch lines company Orion to hike prices so it can pay for fixing earthquake damage.

Ali Jones leads Southern Response protest

Ali Jones leads Southern Response protest

Friday, 29 November 2013 11:31 a.m. by MediaStuff

Frustrated Southern Response policy holders will protest outside the company's Addington offices on Monday morning.

Worcester Boulevard closed outside CCC Chambers Sat 30 November

Worcester Boulevard closed outside CCC Chambers Sat 30 November

Friday, 29 November 2013 11:00 a.m. by Transport4chch

Worcester Boulevard will be closed on Saturday 30 November between Cambridge Terrace and Montreal Street for the Freedom of the City Charter Parade.

Nov 29: Neat Places

Nov 29: Neat Places

Friday, 29 November 2013 10:14 a.m. by GapFiller

Neat Places

Neat Places

Friday, 29 November 2013 10:14 a.m. by GapFiller

Neat Places pocket guide of awesome places to go in ChCh is now available. Swing by and pick one up from the Pallet Pavilion, many cafes, or you can download one here.

CBD – Available Routes Map 30th November – 7th December

CBD – Available Routes Map 30th November – 7th December

Friday, 29 November 2013 9:52 a.m. by Transport4chch

For available routes around the Central City please find below the CBD network map.

Blogger refuses to pay EQC legal costs

Blogger refuses to pay EQC legal costs

Friday, 29 November 2013 8:40 a.m. by MediaStuff

The blogger who leaked thousands of insurance claims online has refused to pay the Earthquake Commission's legal costs, saying his assets are protected in his homeland of Switzerland where he is now living.

Consents hitman making progress

Consents hitman making progress

Friday, 29 November 2013 8:01 a.m. by MediaThePress

The Christchurch City Council is still taking too long to process building consents, but the government fix-it man believes the organisation can turn the situation around.

Christchurch city takes shape: goodbye red zone

Christchurch city takes shape: goodbye red zone

Thursday, 28 November 2013 11:55 p.m. by MediaStuff

Intensive housing developments will be allowed in suburbs near central Christchurch under new rules aimed at squeezing more homes into the city.

New fire stations for quake-hit city

New fire stations for quake-hit city

Thursday, 28 November 2013 6:13 p.m. by MediaHerald

Christchurch is to get seven new fire stations in a $50 million 10-year project aimed at meeting the needs of the post-earthquake city.

In-fighting kicks off among Nationals partners

In-fighting kicks off among National's partners

Thursday, 28 November 2013 5:37 p.m. by Media3News

 

Earthquakes can happen anywhere so fix fasten - don’t forget!

Earthquakes can happen anywhere so fix fasten - don’t forget!

Thursday, 28 November 2013 5:03 p.m. by GovtEQC Popular

CERA promises to step up demolitions

CERA promises to step up demolitions

Thursday, 28 November 2013 4:11 p.m. by Media3News

CERA has announced a new approach to house demolitions.

Go-ahead for high-density housing

Go-ahead for high-density housing

Thursday, 28 November 2013 4:05 p.m. by MediaThePress Popular

The city council has agreed on a new plan to squeeze more homes into Christchurch's existing urban boundaries in a bid to ease the post-quake housing pinch.

Curtain call for the Ministry Night Club in Lichfield Street…..

Curtain call for the Ministry Night Club in Lichfield Street…..

Thursday, 28 November 2013 4:04 p.m. by ShakyTownBlues Popular

 

Christmas In the Park – Saturday 30 November – Plan your journey

Christmas In the Park – Saturday 30 November – Plan your journey

Thursday, 28 November 2013 3:52 p.m. by Transport4chch Popular

Those planning on attending Coca Cola Christmas in the Park on Saturday 30 November are advised to plan their journey and allow plenty of time to minimise delays travelling to the concert.

Crown takes ownership of Ministry nightclub

Crown takes ownership of Ministry nightclub

Thursday, 28 November 2013 1:31 p.m. by MediaThePress

A Christchurch nightclub owner is saddened that the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority is compulsorily acquiring his land as part of the Bus Interchange Precinct.

Heathcote Bridge closure this weekend – from 6pm Friday 29th November

Heathcote Bridge closure this weekend – from 6pm Friday 29th November

Thursday, 28 November 2013 1:00 p.m. by Transport4chch

Motorists are advised the Heathcote River Bridge on State Highway 76 will be closed to traffic again this weekend as part of the scheduled works.

Denser housing plan agreed

Denser housing plan agreed

Thursday, 28 November 2013 12:37 p.m. by MediaThePress

The city council has agreed on a new plan to squeeze more homes into Christchurch's existing urban boundaries in a bid to ease the post-quake housing pinch.

Red-zone demo to deter crime

Red-zone demo to deter crime

Thursday, 28 November 2013 11:50 a.m. by MediaStuff

Residential red-zone properties that have been a "blight on the landscape" will be demolished in a more coordinated approach to ward off vandals and ensure deadlines for house removals are met.

Seven new fire stations for Chch

Seven new fire stations for Chch

Thursday, 28 November 2013 11:09 a.m. by Media3News

The rebuild is expected to take five years at a cost of around $50 million.

Livestreaming: Council housing debate

Livestreaming: Council housing debate

Thursday, 28 November 2013 9:07 a.m. by MediaThePress

A plan for the urgent redevelopment of social housing in Christchurch will considered by the city council this morning.

Joint approach to increase Residential Red Zone clearances

Joint approach to increase Residential Red Zone clearances

Thursday, 28 November 2013 9:05 a.m. by GovtCera Popular

A new co-ordinated approach between private insurers, the Earthquake Commission and the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority will ensure Crown-owned properties in the residential red zoned flat land are cleared by the end of next year.