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HAIL sites

HAIL sites

Tuesday, 13 May 2014 3:25 p.m. by GovtEQC Popular

EQC asks court to clarify flood coverage

EQC asks court to clarify flood coverage

Tuesday, 13 May 2014 1:00 p.m. by GovtEQC Popular

Lynched - Monday 12th May - Raf Manji

Lynched - Monday 12th May - Raf Manji

Tuesday, 13 May 2014 11:02 a.m. by ChrisLynch

ICNZ TO PARTICIPATE IN DECLARATORY JUDGMENT

ICNZ TO PARTICIPATE IN DECLARATORY JUDGMENT

Tuesday, 13 May 2014 10:58 a.m. by InsuranceCouncilNZ Popular

Potentially contaminated land mail out starts today

Potentially contaminated land mail out starts today

Tuesday, 13 May 2014 10:56 a.m. by GovtECAN Popular

Only a small percentage of those landowners whose Christchurch properties have recently been identified as potentially contaminated will need to do anything about it, says Environment Canterbury Investigations and Monitoring Director Ken Taylor. From today, Environment Canterbury begins a four-week mail-out to the owners of about 11,000 Christchurch properties that may have soil contaminated by chemicals or hazardous substances remaining in the ground from a previous use of the land, such as an ...

Money Isn’t The Problem

Money Isn’t The Problem

Tuesday, 13 May 2014 10:29 a.m. by Swiggs Popular

As we know the council is in a tight place financially about its cost share requirements for rebuilding the city infrastructure, anchor projects and community facilities. The exact number is in because Mr Brownlee thinks the council’s independent review has the numbers wrong, but it shouldn’t matter.

First post-quake social housing opens

First post-quake social housing opens

Tuesday, 13 May 2014 12:24 a.m. by MediaThePress Popular

The first new social housing units to be rebuilt by the Christchurch City Council since the earthquakes have been officially opened today.

PM to Labour: How would you run surplus?

PM to Labour: 'How would you run surplus?'

Monday, 12 May 2014 8:55 p.m. by MediaStuff

Primie Minister John Key challenges Labour to explain how it would pay for its election promises and run a surplus.

CTV News Monday 12 May

CTV News Monday 12 May

Monday, 12 May 2014 6:37 p.m. by MediaCTV

Flooding Taskforce outlines short term measures to help those most vulnerable to flooding

Flooding Taskforce outlines short term measures to help those most vulnerable to flooding

Monday, 12 May 2014 5:52 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

The Council has given the green light to a range of short term flood prevention measures in the hardest hit areas of Christchurch and Little River, following the delivery of the Mayoral Taskforce on Flooding report today.

Social housing proposals adopted for consultation

Social housing proposals adopted for consultation

Monday, 12 May 2014 5:39 p.m. by GovtCCC

Christchurch City Council’s proposals about its future involvement in social housing have been adopted for public consultation at today’s Council meeting.

Flooded Christchurch residents want answers

Flooded Christchurch residents want answers

Monday, 12 May 2014 4:19 p.m. by Media3News

Hopes that the Christchurch City Council would offer to buy out flood-affected properties have been dashed.

Canterbury: Temporary accommodation benefits still an issue

Canterbury: Temporary accommodation benefits still an issue

Monday, 12 May 2014 2:22 p.m. by PRNews Popular

Release: Insurance And Savings Ombudsman

Mayoral Taskforce On Flooding – Report To Council Meeting Of 12 May 2014

Mayoral Taskforce On Flooding – Report To Council Meeting Of 12 May 2014

Monday, 12 May 2014 2:17 p.m. by GovtCCC Recommended Popular

Chief Executives update - 12 May 2014

Chief Executive's update - 12 May 2014

Monday, 12 May 2014 1:54 p.m. by GovtCera Popular

Lyttelton Tunnel Maintenance Night Works – Wed 14th May

Lyttelton Tunnel Maintenance Night Works – Wed 14th May

Monday, 12 May 2014 1:00 p.m. by Transport4chch

The New Zealand Transport Agency will be undertaking essential maintenance works this week in the Lyttelton Tunnel between the hours of 8pm and 6am for one day on: 

CBD this week – further delays expected

CBD this week – further delays expected

Monday, 12 May 2014 6:15 a.m. by Transport4chch

Further delays are expected on central city roads from Monday 12th May. 

Flooding report for Christchurch due

Flooding report for Christchurch due

Monday, 12 May 2014 4:10 a.m. by Media3News Popular

In the midst of the rebuild, Christchurch City Council is rushing to fix flooding issues in part linked to the earthquakes.

Avon lakes could help with flooding

Avon lakes could help with flooding

Monday, 12 May 2014 12:06 a.m. by MediaThePress

The idea would be to have a lake, or maybe a series of interconnected lakes due to the higgledy-piggledy availability of land, very close to the Avon River. We could use the red-zoned land around the Avon Loop/Fitzgerald Ave/River Road area.

Government holding back on quake costs

Government 'holding back' on quake costs

Sunday, 11 May 2014 7:27 p.m. by MediaStuff

Labour has questioned whether the Government is keeping money from Canterbury's earthquake recovery to improve this week's budget. 

Demolitions damage more than quakes

Demolitions damage more than quakes

Sunday, 11 May 2014 6:13 p.m. by MediaStuff

Most of the semi-rural suburb on Christchurch's northern outskirts was red-zoned after the quakes, but pockets of green-zoned properties remain and about 20 to 25 families have turned down the Government's buyout offer.

Silt and the City

Silt and the City

Saturday, 10 May 2014 2:00 p.m. by ChristchurchFiasco Popular

The 

Homeowner wins three year over-cap fight

Homeowner wins three year over-cap fight

Friday, 9 May 2014 8:57 p.m. by MediaThePress Popular

Pip Coory has shed more tears than she'd care to admit in the pursuit of vindication.

Heartless destruction of garden

Heartless destruction of garden

Friday, 9 May 2014 8:47 p.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

Helen Ross from Edgeware Village Green got a very nasty surprise when she passed nearby the village green on May 8 – the heart-shaped garden had been destroyed without warning. “Wanton destruction without a moment’s hesitation,” she said, adding: “My heart is crushed.” No one from the Green committee had been given any notice about […]

Keeping Christchurch Moving 9th May 2014

Keeping Christchurch Moving 9th May 2014

Friday, 9 May 2014 8:17 p.m. by MediaCTV Popular

CTV News   Friday 09 May

CTV News Friday 09 May

Friday, 9 May 2014 8:02 p.m. by MediaCTV

Greater Christchurch Recovery Update - Issue 32 (May 2014)

Greater Christchurch Recovery Update - Issue 32 (May 2014)

Friday, 9 May 2014 5:25 p.m. by GovtCera Popular

 

Christchurch City Council New Chief Executive Appointed

Christchurch City Council New Chief Executive Appointed

Friday, 9 May 2014 1:19 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

 

SURF New Brighton - Change our world in 28 days

SURF New Brighton - Change our world in 28 days

Friday, 9 May 2014 11:50 a.m. by SURFcommunity Featured Popular

Beefed-up team keeping eye on rebuild firms

Beefed-up team keeping eye on rebuild firms

Friday, 9 May 2014 11:34 a.m. by MediaThePress

Christchurch rebuild companies will come under increasing scrutiny after a surge in complaints about migrant exploitation.

Homestead moved out of the red zone

Homestead moved out of the red zone

Friday, 9 May 2014 8:57 a.m. by Media3News Popular

 

Manchester Street north of Bealey Ave – now open

Manchester Street north of Bealey Ave – now open

Friday, 9 May 2014 6:53 a.m. by Transport4chch Popular

Road users are advised that the SCIRT work at the Manchester Street/Bealey Ave intersection is now completed and Manchester Street north of Bealey Ave is reopen to two-way traffic. All turning restrictions at this intersection have also been removed.

Govt accused of swapping Chch rebuild for surplus

Govt accused of swapping Chch rebuild for surplus

Friday, 9 May 2014 4:35 a.m. by Media3News Popular

The Government has been accused of trading off the Christchurch rebuild for the surplus it will announce in next week's budget.

CBD – Available Routes Map 10th May – 17th May

CBD – Available Routes Map 10th May – 17th May

Friday, 9 May 2014 2:30 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 City Councillor Raf Manji talks Finacials

Christchurch City Councillor Raf Manji talks Finacials

Thursday, 8 May 2014 7:57 p.m. by MediaCTV Popular

Beneficiaries Reaction

Beneficiaries Reaction

Thursday, 8 May 2014 7:52 p.m. by MediaCTV

Surf New Brighton

Surf New Brighton

Thursday, 8 May 2014 7:50 p.m. by MediaCTV Popular

Gayhurst Bridge

Gayhurst Bridge

Thursday, 8 May 2014 7:46 p.m. by MediaCTV Popular

Key decisions from todays Council meeting 8 May 2014

Key decisions from today's Council meeting 8 May 2014

Thursday, 8 May 2014 5:29 p.m. by GovtCCC

The Christchurch City Council met today, and made the following key decisions:

Craigs downgrades Fletcher on slow Canterbury rebuild

Craigs downgrades Fletcher on slow Canterbury rebuild

Thursday, 8 May 2014 5:27 p.m. by PRNews Popular

By Suze Metherell

Fight looms over council budget

Fight looms over council budget

Thursday, 8 May 2014 5:00 p.m. by MediaThePress Popular

Divisions are emerging between senior Christchurch city councillors on what do about its financial predicament.

Fight looms over budget

Fight looms over budget

Thursday, 8 May 2014 5:00 p.m. by MediaThePress

Divisions are emerging between senior Christchurch city councillors on what do about its financial predicament.

Historic house lands new site

Historic house lands new site

Thursday, 8 May 2014 5:00 p.m. by MediaStuff

A red-zoned Christchurch mansion will be put on show when it is moved to a prime new spot halfway across the city.

Voices of Christchurch: What should the future look like?

Voices of Christchurch: What should the future look like?

Thursday, 8 May 2014 4:38 p.m. by Media3News

Christchurch residents what they thought about the $500 million budget blowout, and what the future should look like for Christchurch.

The private developers of Christchurchs abandoned CBD

The private developers of Christchurch's abandoned CBD

Thursday, 8 May 2014 4:37 p.m. by Media3News Popular

It's taken a lot of money, time, and courage to commit to the CBD post-quake, so how are other central city developers faring?

The best of Gerry Brownlee in 39 months

The best of Gerry Brownlee in 39 months

Thursday, 8 May 2014 4:36 p.m. by Media3News

What has the Earthquake Recovery Minister achieved as both a Christchurch resident and the man in charge of its recovery?

Christchurch rebuild - has anything progressed?

Christchurch rebuild - has anything progressed?

Thursday, 8 May 2014 4:35 p.m. by Media3News

John is in Christchurch to find out what is going on with the rebuild in the CBD, and to look into the council's staggering budget mistake.

Chris Hutching: Korda Mentha

Chris Hutching: Korda Mentha

Thursday, 8 May 2014 12:17 p.m. by CanterburyMorningsZB Popular

Newstalk ZB's Richard Green talks to NBR finance journalist Chris Hutchings about the Korda Mentha report

Raf Manji: Korda Mentha

Raf Manji: Korda Mentha

Thursday, 8 May 2014 12:12 p.m. by CanterburyMorningsZB Popular

Newstalk ZB's Richard Green talks to Christchurch City Council Finance Committee Chair Raf Manji about the shortfall the Council faces for the rebuild

Victoria Square carving to be restored

Victoria Square carving to be restored

Thursday, 8 May 2014 10:31 a.m. by GovtCCC Popular

The Christchurch City Council will be temporarily removing Riki Manuel’s the six metre high carved wooden post in Victoria Square, to undertake conservation work to return it to its original glory.

Manchester Street closure at Bealey Avenue this weekend

Manchester Street closure at Bealey Avenue this weekend

Thursday, 8 May 2014 9:44 a.m. by Transport4chch

Manchester Street on the southern side of  Bealey Avenue will be  closed from 7am – 6pm on Sunday 11 May (weather dependent) for the felling of trees. 

Labour tells Govt to check its rebuild figures

Labour tells Govt to check its rebuild figures

Thursday, 8 May 2014 3:46 a.m. by Media3News

Labour says the Government needs to its own figures on the Christchurch rebuild, after a report released by the council yesterday.

Chch homes decay as residents wait

Chch homes decay as residents wait

Thursday, 8 May 2014 12:50 a.m. by MediaStuff

Repairing people's homes in Christchurch has to be a priority. While the city centre is important and the road works are frustrating, most of us can cope with a multitude of issues if 'home' is okay.  

Red-zone homes key to rockfall work

Red-zone homes key to rockfall work

Wednesday, 7 May 2014 11:40 p.m. by MediaStuff

City councillors want more information before they decide whether to dismiss spending money on area-wide rockfall protection in the Port Hills.

Forsyth Barr blemish destroys arts plan

Forsyth Barr 'blemish' destroys arts plan

Wednesday, 7 May 2014 10:59 p.m. by MediaThePress

The Court Theatre is firmly committed to an arts precinct in the inner city. We think it inconceivable that we will build a new city without a cultural heart. As Share an Idea revealed, the people think so too. A consistent theme from that consultation was that access to art and culture is critical in the central city.

Garry Moore Affordable

Garry Moore Affordable

Wednesday, 7 May 2014 7:25 p.m. by MediaCTV Popular

Keeping Christchurch Moving 7th May 2014

Keeping Christchurch Moving 7th May 2014

Wednesday, 7 May 2014 7:16 p.m. by MediaCTV

Liquefaction stockpile put to work

Liquefaction stockpile put to work

Wednesday, 7 May 2014 5:00 p.m. by MediaStuff

Silt and mud shovelled from earthquake-affected Christchurch properties are being used for repairs and construction.

Town Hall decision threatens arts zone

Town Hall decision threatens arts zone

Wednesday, 7 May 2014 5:00 p.m. by MediaThePress

A central tenant of the embattled performing arts precinct has spoken out against the city council's decision to repair the Town Hall, saying it leaves a ''paltry sum'' for the buildings needed to house Christchurch's arts organisations.