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Strip club may be demolished but gym to stay

Strip club may be demolished but gym to stay

Wednesday, 4 September 2013 10:29 p.m. by MediaThePress

Les Mills gym and the Christchurch Club will not be bought by the Crown but Calendar Girls and the former IRD building look set to be demolished.

Christchurch CBD shows signs of recovery

Christchurch CBD shows signs of recovery

Wednesday, 4 September 2013 5:40 p.m. by Media3News

Inside Christchurch's CBD signs of the rebuild are springing up everywhere.

Key Planning Committee decisions from today

Key Planning Committee decisions from today

Wednesday, 4 September 2013 5:27 p.m. by GovtCCC

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

Three years on: EQC process wasting money

Three years on: EQC process 'wasting money'

Wednesday, 4 September 2013 5:00 p.m. by MediaStuff



ASB donates portable ambulance station to St John

ASB donates portable ambulance station to St John

Wednesday, 4 September 2013 3:05 p.m. by PRNews Popular

On last night’s final of Mitre 10 Dream Home, ASB donated a portable ambulance station to St John to help support the fantastic work St John people do in the Canterbury community.

World class Justice and Emergency Services Precinct for Canterbury

World class Justice and Emergency Services Precinct for Canterbury

Wednesday, 4 September 2013 3:02 p.m. by GovtCCDU Popular

Justice Minister Judith Collins today announced the release of the expressions of interest tender for the main contractor for the Christchurch Justice and Emergency Services Precinct.

7.1 Earthquake - Christchurch 4th Sept 2010

7.1 Earthquake - Christchurch 4th Sept 2010

Wednesday, 4 September 2013 2:13 p.m. by GovtEQC Popular

Opening of the new Novotel Christchurch in Cathedral Square today

Opening of the new Novotel Christchurch in Cathedral Square today

Wednesday, 4 September 2013 1:31 p.m. by NickyWagner Popular

Infrastructure is our first priority for Christchurch, and hotels are so important in proving beds for our visitors..without the beds the visitors can’t come.

Brooklands cleanup three years on

Brooklands cleanup three years on

Wednesday, 4 September 2013 12:53 p.m. by MediaRNZ

Making money out of thin air

Making money out of thin air

Wednesday, 4 September 2013 11:51 a.m. by MediaThePress

Christchurch ratepayers could soon be making money out of thin air.

Three Years On. Reflection - Deon Swiggs

Three Years On. Reflection - Deon Swiggs

Wednesday, 4 September 2013 11:13 a.m. by Swiggs Popular

Today as we know is the 3 year anniversary of what was to become a series of catastrophic events that would continue for over a year that have changed Christchurch and the lives of many forever. The day represents so much for so many people and it is hard to put that into words.

Insurers make significant progress in Canterbury rebuild

Insurers make significant progress' in Canterbury rebuild

Wednesday, 4 September 2013 10:51 a.m. by PRNews

Private insurance companies have made significant progress in resolving Canterbury residential property earthquake claims, with 80 percent having been completed, resolved or scheduled for completion.

Sad day as Cantabrians remember first quake

Sad day as Cantabrians remember first quake

Wednesday, 4 September 2013 10:45 a.m. by RuthDyson

Canterbury students, businesses to benefit from grants

Canterbury students, businesses to benefit from grants

Wednesday, 4 September 2013 10:04 a.m. by NickyWagner

Sixty-one future innovators will get the opportunity to work in some of Canterbury’s top commercial R&D facilities, thanks to new grants allocated today by Science and Innovation Minister Steven Joyce.

Christchurchs changing face post-quake

Christchurch's changing face post-quake

Wednesday, 4 September 2013 9:15 a.m. by Media3News

 

Victor Cattermole Proposes TC3 Buyout

Victor Cattermole Proposes TC3 Buyout

Wednesday, 4 September 2013 8:40 a.m. by EQCTruths Popular

This is an interesting proposal from Victor Cattermole.  I am keen to hear more details on the proposal.  In the meantime, feel free to watch Victor’s video.   

Quake anniversary: Claims remain incomplete

Quake anniversary: Claims remain incomplete

Wednesday, 4 September 2013 8:06 a.m. by MediaHerald

About 5000 Canterbury earthquake claims remain incomplete, unresolved or not scheduled for completion, according to figures from the Insurance Council of New Zealand.Today marks the third anniversary of the 7.1-magnitude Canterbury...

Thousands still waiting on quake claims

Thousands still waiting on quake claims

Wednesday, 4 September 2013 5:56 a.m. by MediaRNZ

Three years since first Canterbury quake

Three years since first Canterbury quake

Wednesday, 4 September 2013 5:44 a.m. by Media3News

 

Insurance settlement imminent for Forsyth Barr

Insurance settlement imminent for Forsyth Barr

Wednesday, 4 September 2013 4:58 a.m. by MediaThePress

The fate of one of Christchurch's last remaining high-rises is still to be determined, but the owners are close to settling their insurance claim

Christchurch - bruised and battered

Christchurch - bruised and battered

Wednesday, 4 September 2013 4:00 a.m. by MediaStuff



Three years on: Stuck in a shambles

Three years on: Stuck in a shambles

Wednesday, 4 September 2013 3:42 a.m. by MediaStuff



Three years on: Safety not taken seriously

Three years on: Safety not taken seriously

Wednesday, 4 September 2013 3:42 a.m. by MediaStuff



Three years on: Rebuild priorities skewed

Three years on: Rebuild priorities 'skewed'

Wednesday, 4 September 2013 3:30 a.m. by MediaStuff



Canterbury building activity drops

Canterbury building activity drops

Wednesday, 4 September 2013 1:30 a.m. by MediaThePress

A drop in building activity in Canterbury is no cause for concern, Statistics NZ says.

Three years on: I stopped feeling safe

Three years on: I stopped feeling safe

Wednesday, 4 September 2013 1:29 a.m. by MediaStuff



Three years on: Sly politicians let us down

Three years on: 'Sly' politicians let us down

Wednesday, 4 September 2013 1:24 a.m. by MediaStuff



Three years on: Its a rollercoaster ride

Three years on: It's a rollercoaster ride

Wednesday, 4 September 2013 12:45 a.m. by MediaStuff



EQC has paid $6b in claims

EQC has paid $6b in claims

Tuesday, 3 September 2013 10:40 p.m. by MediaStuff

Insurance and the Earthquake Commission (EQC) continue to stress and frustrate Cantabrians on the third anniversary of the September 4 earthquake, but it is surprising how many issues pre-dating the first earthquake still trouble the city.

Three years on: EQC staff struggle too

Three years on: EQC staff struggle too

Tuesday, 3 September 2013 10:30 p.m. by MediaStuff



The Peoples Choice Burwood Pegasus Team Policy Document

The Peoples Choice Burwood Pegasus Team Policy Document

Tuesday, 3 September 2013 9:58 p.m. by Swiggs Recommended Popular

Temple for Christchurch – Colouring in Competition

Temple for Christchurch – Colouring in Competition

Tuesday, 3 September 2013 9:26 p.m. by TempleforChCh

Colour the Temple in to win!

Chch quake victim moving back

Chch quake victim moving back

Tuesday, 3 September 2013 8:09 p.m. by Media3News

Tony believes that not only should he be able to stay, but he and his immediate neighbours could save the taxpayer millions of dollars by doing so.

Anniversary 1

Anniversary 1

Tuesday, 3 September 2013 5:26 p.m. by GovtEQC

September 4: Three year report card

September 4: Three year report card

Tuesday, 3 September 2013 5:00 p.m. by MediaThePress

Three years to the day since the first big earthquake struck Canterbury, how do you rate progress? How confident are you in plans for the future?

September 4: Three year report card

September 4: Three year report card

Tuesday, 3 September 2013 5:00 p.m. by MediaStuff

Three years to the day since the first big earthquake struck Canterbury, how do you rate progress? How confident are you in plans for the future?

The death of resilience by 1000 paper cuts

The death of resilience by 1000 paper cuts

Tuesday, 3 September 2013 5:00 p.m. by MediaStuff

Do I need to even say it?

I dont give a toss about the Town Hall

'I don't give a toss about the Town Hall'

Tuesday, 3 September 2013 5:00 p.m. by MediaStuff

I am cold. I am tired. I am frustrated. My government has forgotten me and my insurance company is slower than snails racing through peanut butter.

Three years on: Aftershocks made me leave

Three years on: Aftershocks made me leave

Tuesday, 3 September 2013 5:00 p.m. by MediaStuff



Port Hills announcement delay frustrating but necessary

Port Hills announcement delay frustrating but necessary

Tuesday, 3 September 2013 4:51 p.m. by GovtCera Popular

The chief executive of the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority Roger Sutton, says the delay in announcing the outcome of the Port Hills zoning review is frustrating but necessary.

Council scotches Manchester Street cleanup attempt

Council scotches Manchester Street cleanup attempt

Tuesday, 3 September 2013 4:02 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

Council staff took the posters down saying that prostitution is not illegal but declared the posters themselves, illegal.

Council scotches Manchester St cleanup attempt

Council scotches Manchester St cleanup attempt

Tuesday, 3 September 2013 4:02 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

Councillor Aaron Keown’s latest attempt to clean up Manchester Street between Bealey Avenue and Edgeware Road came to an end when city council staff took down his posters. The Papanui Shirley Board community board member had tied a number of posters to lamp-posts saying “no street workers” and then listing a number of laws that […]

Red Cross transports carless residents

Red Cross transports carless residents

Tuesday, 3 September 2013 3:40 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

The Red Cross has started a transport service for those physically unable to use public transport or financially unable to visit a doctor or meet with EQC staff. The service, which requires a referral from a community organisation or similar, can also be used to enable the resident to participate in social or community events. […]

EQConnects - August 2013

EQConnects - August 2013

Tuesday, 3 September 2013 3:29 p.m. by GovtEQC

Cranford Street frontages to shrink

Cranford Street frontages to shrink

Tuesday, 3 September 2013 3:24 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

 

Arrow wins major Chch rebuild project

Arrow wins major Chch rebuild project

Tuesday, 3 September 2013 3:14 p.m. by PRNews Popular

Arrow International (NZ) Ltd has secured the largest commercial project to come to market since the Christchurch rebuild began.

Final days to see popular exhibition

Final days to see popular exhibition

Tuesday, 3 September 2013 2:46 p.m. by GovtCCC

Time is running out for people to see a free exhibition of works by some of the country’s best photographers.

Experts slam Chch transport proposals

Experts slam Chch transport proposals

Tuesday, 3 September 2013 2:42 p.m. by CanterburyUniversity Popular

Transport experts are slamming proposals to improve a high capacity Christchurch arterial road, Curletts Road, saying the move is old-school 1980s-style transport planning and is not consistent with modern cities.

Random Acts Of Kindness Day Christchurch, September 1st 2013

Random Acts Of Kindness Day Christchurch, September 1st 2013

Tuesday, 3 September 2013 2:36 p.m. by Swiggs Featured Popular

Mayoral Candidate Paul Lonsdale launches Website & Facebook

Mayoral Candidate Paul Lonsdale launches Website & Facebook

Tuesday, 3 September 2013 2:26 p.m. by PRNews Popular

 

“I cried - it was so beautiful!”

“I cried - it was so beautiful!”

Tuesday, 3 September 2013 1:16 p.m. by GovtEQC

7.3 Earthquake North Canterbury 1 Sep 1888

7.3 Earthquake North Canterbury 1 Sep 1888

Tuesday, 3 September 2013 12:22 p.m. by GovtEQC Popular

Many still struggle with quake impact

Many still struggle with quake impact

Tuesday, 3 September 2013 12:06 p.m. by MediaStuff

The Press asked its readers this week to tell us about their lives three years on from the September, 4, 2010, earthquake. This is an abridged version of what they told us.

Pre-quake issues still linger

Pre-quake issues still linger

Tuesday, 3 September 2013 12:06 p.m. by MediaStuff

Insurance and the Earthquake Commission (EQC) continue to stress and frustrate Cantabrians on the third anniversary of the September 4 earthquake, but it is surprising how many issues pre-dating the first earthquake still trouble the city.

Banner makes landlords frustration clear

Banner makes landlord's frustration clear

Tuesday, 3 September 2013 12:06 p.m. by MediaStuff

A Christchurch landlord has made his frustrations with the Earthquake Commission (EQC) and insurance company IAG clear.

EQC has paid $6b in claims

EQC has paid $6b in claims

Tuesday, 3 September 2013 12:06 p.m. by MediaStuff

Insurance and the Earthquake Commission (EQC) continue to stress and frustrate Cantabrians on the third anniversary of the September 4 earthquake, but it is surprising how many issues pre-dating the first earthquake still trouble the city.

Residents encouraged to comment on Curletts Road proposals

Residents encouraged to comment on Curletts Road proposals

Tuesday, 3 September 2013 11:59 a.m. by Transport4chch

Christchurch residents have until this Friday (6 September) to comment on the NZ Transport Agency’s options to improve traffic congestion along Curletts Road, between Blenheim Road and Main South Road.