Issue 38 of the Greater Christchurch Recovery Update was published 7 November 2014.
Motorists are being warned of delays on State Highway 1 to the west of Christchurch this weekend as work begins to fell 300 to 400 mature eucalyptus trees. The NZ Transport Agency’s State Highway Manager Colin Knaggs says trees will …
Humphries Drive, Ferrymead from Ferry Road traffic lights will be one way city bound Monday 10 November from 6am – 3pm. . Ferry Road city bound towards Humphries Drive is reduced to one lane approaching the intersection. There will be delays …
Works on Linwood Ave on the approaches to the Buckleys/Aldwins intersection will cause delays particularly during peak travel times. Linwood Ave city bound approaching Buckleys/Aldwins intersection will be reduced to one lane on Monday 10 November. Linwood Ave towards Dyers …
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Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority (CERA) contractors will use remote-controlled excavators in a series of demolitions taking place on Crown-owned properties in Sumner from next week.
Dear Minister Gerry Brownlee , Roger Sutton, Mayor Lianne Dalziel, Ian Simpson CEO EQC, Tim Grafton CEO of the Insurance Council, Insurers and all those who call the shots in our city:
Banks Peninsula Councillor Andrew Turner will cut a ribbon, officially opening the new civic square at 44 London Street this Saturday following a $2.8 million development programme.
Majestic Church leaders say they are deeply disappointed by yesterday’s Christchurch City Council decision to decline resource consent for their proposed community complex, on the corner of Kilmore and Montreal streets.
The structural engineer who designed Christchurch's ill-fated CTV Building has been suspended from the industry's professional body and ordered to pay $10,000.David Harding was subjected to two inquiries into his work on the six-storey...
Who doesn’t get stressed every now and then? Between work worries (“My deadline is when?!”) and personal pressures (“Whose turn is it to pick up the kids?”), it may feel like you’re always on the brink of being totally overwhelmed. The key is knowing when it’s happening — and being proactive about putting an end...
The St Albans Residents Association (SARA) has been kindly gifted a beautifully converted garage by START Healing. It will be used to house a community co-ordinator and NeighbourNet as well as providing a drop in centre for local residents. “The …
The engineer who designed the Canterbury Television (CTV) building has been suspended from the industry's professional body and ordered to pay $10,000.
Canterbury is leading national employment growth, with 34,400 jobs created in the past 12 months.
A University of Canterbury international student, who took the CHCH101: Rebuilding Christchurch course modelled after the Student Volunteer Army's post-earthquake response, used her Christchurch experiences to help support her home town of Washington, Illinois, which was flattened by a tornado.
Rough roads, red-zone land reverting back to nature, a fractured community: It seems incredible to imagine that the earthquake-devastated east side of Christchurch could become an ecological treasure, a local food source and even an international tourist attraction.
This Sunday will see another round of native planting within the red zone at Anzac Drive Reserve on the last day of Conservation Week 2014.
Humphries Drive city bound from Ferry Road is one way city bound. Ferry Road city bound towards Humphries Drive is reduced to one lane – and there will be delays through this area.
Christchurch rebuild companies are breaching employment rules by short-changing migrants and failing to keep full records, an investigation has found.
The newly-restored Isaac Theatre Royal will be at the heart of one of the new city's more interesting neighbourhoods when it opens on November 17.
Earthquake Commission (EQC) plans to bill homeowners for $30 million of unpaid excesses on home repairs "might as well be put on a Tui billboard", a contractor says.
The insurance industry has released a 15-point plan aimed at reducing the social and economic impact of natural hazards in New Zealand - heeding the call will help keep insurance available and affordable for all.
CanCERN is worried the earthquake insurance payouts for some multi-unit buildings (MUBs) are well shy of what they should be and some resident owners don’t realise it.
Christchurch Transport Operations Centre (CTOC) Manager Ryan Cooney encourages those attending the Treetech Fireworks Extravaganza in New Brighton on the evening of Wednesday 5th November to plan ahead to minimise delays.
The longer I work as a Project Manager in the construction industry, the more I realise that it’s all about people.
The site of the South Island's largest outdoor market could be carved up for housing.
Nearly 70,000 Canterbury home-owners will be billed hundreds of dollars for an unpaid excess on their earthquake repairs.
They are two sites divided by a common architectural language.
The site of the South Island's largest outdoor market could be carved-up for housing.
FESTA: a political statement of hope in 3D. Attending Christchurch's Festival of Transitional Architecture held over the Labour Day weekend is a very much a real world thing I've been doi
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Getting your home repaired as soon as possible so that you can move forward is our priority. We’re here to assist you and to ensure that, from here to home, your repair progress moves smoothly.
For almost 4 years Lancaster Park has been dormant. But the thousands upon thousands of fleeting, ecstatic, breath-catching moments that have taken place on this site are still a vital part of Christchurch’s identity.
A flurry of new over-cap earthquake insurance cases is expected to cost taxpayers close to $100 million.
A legal hearing will determine the fate of thousands of property owners.
The 2011 Christchurch earthquakes forced one couple to rethink how they were living, writes Sarah Catherall.
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