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Work to entice firms back to CBD

Work to entice firms back to CBD

Wednesday, 25 September 2013 7:29 a.m. by MediaRNZ

The Government unit charged with rebuilding Christchurch's central business district says it is working with the Government on various leasing options to entice commercial tenants back into the central city.

Retailers await rebuild activity

Retailers await rebuild activity

Wednesday, 25 September 2013 1:56 a.m. by MediaThePress

Retailers watching the rebuild of central Christchurch are in a chicken-and-egg situation, real estate researchers say.

Former site uses could put spanner in rebuild

Former site uses could put spanner in rebuild

Wednesday, 25 September 2013 1:22 a.m. by MediaThePress



CERA being stingy with information

CERA being stingy with information

Tuesday, 24 September 2013 7:44 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

Mayoral candidate Hugo Kristinsson is lodging an official information request to get CERA to release community forum notices and minutes and to allow the public to access vital land information. He says that CERA won’t give financial information to current landowners because they might profit from it but claims the Crown is happy to sell […]

Post-quake property revaluation in Christchurch

Post-quake property revaluation in Christchurch

Tuesday, 24 September 2013 5:45 p.m. by MediaRNZ

Christchurch City Council is undertaking its first post-quake revaluation of more than 160,000 city properties.

Chch mayor should fix our dog problem

Chch mayor should fix our dog problem

Tuesday, 24 September 2013 5:00 p.m. by MediaStuff



Christchurch quake-prone buildings close at short notice

Christchurch quake-prone buildings close at short notice

Tuesday, 24 September 2013 4:00 p.m. by MediaRNZ

More than 200 buildings in Christchurch have been closed at short notice because they fail to meet the new earthquake building code.

H is for Housing

H is for Housing

Tuesday, 24 September 2013 3:15 p.m. by andreac414

The Housing Crisis is one of the very first issues I began working on when I became involved in issues facing the East. I was involved from day 1 of the 100 Day Housing Group and produced work that was eventually sent to Wellington and resulted in the Chief Human Rights Commissioner coming down to Christchurch to discuss with us the issues we were facing and undertook to provide further research and support for these complex issues.

224 quake-prone buildings closed at short notice

224 quake-prone buildings closed at short notice

Tuesday, 24 September 2013 1:58 p.m. by MediaRNZ

Canterbury Museum announces street art exhibition - Oi You

Canterbury Museum announces street art exhibition - Oi You

Tuesday, 24 September 2013 12:06 p.m. by CantyMuseum Popular

Canterbury Museum has announced its summer blockbuster exhibition, which will be the largest, and possibly most controversial, ever held at the facility. Presented in collaboration with Oi YOU! RISE, a celebration of street art, will open on Friday 20 December just in time for the summer tourist season.

Inner-city plan to deter crime

Inner-city plan to deter crime

Tuesday, 24 September 2013 11:55 a.m. by MediaThePress

Christchurch's eastern frame will be built to strict guidelines, including maximum shrubbery heights and no dark corners, in a bid to deter crime.

Frame residents will help deter crime

Frame residents will help deter crime

Tuesday, 24 September 2013 11:55 a.m. by MediaThePress

Christchurch's eastern frame will be built to strict guidelines, including maximum shrubbery heights and no dark corners, in a bid to deter crime.

First post-quake property revaluation for Christchurch City Council

First post-quake property revaluation for Christchurch City Council

Tuesday, 24 September 2013 11:35 a.m. by GovtCCC Recommended Popular

The Christchurch City Council is undertaking its first post-quake revaluation of more than 160,000 city properties.

Architect firms enjoying rebuild boom

Architect firms enjoying rebuild boom

Tuesday, 24 September 2013 10:16 a.m. by MediaStuff

As the rebuild is shaping Christchurch, local architect firms are gearing up for the commercial boom in a competitive environment.

Detailed Engineering Evaluations….. DEE’s

Detailed Engineering Evaluations….. DEE’s

Tuesday, 24 September 2013 8:52 a.m. by ShakyTownBlues Popular

G is for Green

G is for Green

Monday, 23 September 2013 8:12 p.m. by andreac414

SARA raises issues with candidates

SARA raises issues with candidates

Monday, 23 September 2013 5:39 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

Residents Association chair Emma Twaddell has identified a number of issues facing residents and the association that she intends to raise with candidates for election at the forum. Candidates were emailed a version of this letter late last week. Read the questions on the next page and then comment, elucidate or disagree in the comments […]

Neighbours important in a Civil Defence emergency

Neighbours important in a Civil Defence emergency

Monday, 23 September 2013 5:34 p.m. by PRNews

Having a cuppa with your neighbour might not seem like a big deal, but it could ultimately lead to you and your neighbour helping each other get through a Civil Defence emergency.

Cathedral rebuild ignores opportunity - ICOMOS

Cathedral rebuild ignores opportunity - ICOMOS

Monday, 23 September 2013 5:33 p.m. by PRNews Popular

New Zealand’s principal organisation for heritage professionals says the decision of the Christchurch Anglican Church Property Trustees to replace Christ Church Cathedral with a contemporary rebuild is a backward step for heritage conservation in New Zealand and ignores the building’s significant heritage value and ongoing offers of support and engagement from the heritage profession.

Burger King reinvests in Christchurch

Burger King reinvests in Christchurch

Monday, 23 September 2013 5:31 p.m. by PRNews

Burger King is thrilled to announce the re-opening of its popular Carlton Corner Christchurch restaurant this week.

Council social housing milestone celebrated

Council social housing milestone celebrated

Monday, 23 September 2013 5:29 p.m. by GovtCCC

 

220 city buildings urgently closed by Cera

220 city buildings urgently closed by Cera

Monday, 23 September 2013 5:00 p.m. by MediaThePress

More than 220 Christchurch buildings have been closed at short notice after failing to meet New Zealand's new post-earthquake building code.

220 buildings urgently closed by Cera

220 buildings urgently closed by Cera

Monday, 23 September 2013 5:00 p.m. by MediaThePress

More than 220 Christchurch buildings have been closed at short notice after failing to meet New Zealand's new post-earthquake building code.

220 Chch buildings urgently closed by Cera

220 Chch buildings urgently closed by Cera

Monday, 23 September 2013 5:00 p.m. by MediaThePress

More than 220 Christchurch buildings have been closed at short notice after failing to meet New Zealand's new post-earthquake building code.

220 buildings urgently closed since quakes

220 buildings urgently closed since quakes

Monday, 23 September 2013 5:00 p.m. by MediaThePress

More than 220 Christchurch buildings have been closed at short notice after failing to meet New Zealand's new post-earthquake building code.

Forum Meeting: “All About Generalised Anxiety”.

Forum Meeting: “All About Generalised Anxiety”.

Monday, 23 September 2013 2:10 p.m. by AnxietySupport

Wednesday 25th September. For more info please contact our office on (03) 377 9665 or email info@anxietysupport.org.nz.

Day 944 - egg cartons galore

Day 944 - egg cartons galore

Monday, 23 September 2013 2:00 p.m. by addingtonaction Popular

Members of many of the CSFVC distribution centres are collecting egg cartons to make future egg distribution possible.

have organised storage for the cartons in the meantime until they are needed.


Fendalton Road intersection with Holmwood Road – CLOSED from today

Fendalton Road intersection with Holmwood Road – CLOSED from today

Monday, 23 September 2013 9:30 a.m. by Transport4chch

Motorists are advised Holmwood Road will close at the intersection of Fendalton Road and Queens Avenue from 23 September for up to seven weeks. There will be no access from Holmwood Road into Fendalton Road or from Queens Avenue into Holmwood …

Fendalton Road intersection with Holmwood Road – CLOSED

Fendalton Road intersection with Holmwood Road – CLOSED

Monday, 23 September 2013 9:30 a.m. by Transport4chch

Motorists are advised Holmwood Road will close at the intersection of Fendalton Road and Queens Avenue from 23 September for up to seven weeks. There will be no access from Holmwood Road into Fendalton Road or from Queens Avenue into Holmwood …

SCIRT – Traffic Update from the 23 September

SCIRT – Traffic Update from the 23 September

Monday, 23 September 2013 9:15 a.m. by Transport4chch

Manchester – closed bewteen Kilmore & Salisbury Street

Manchester – closed bewteen Kilmore & Salisbury Street

Monday, 23 September 2013 7:00 a.m. by Transport4chch

Manchester Street is closed to both northbound and southbound road users between Kilmore and Salisbury Streets. Detours are in place – please follow signage.  

Manchester – closed between Kilmore & Salisbury Street

Manchester – closed between Kilmore & Salisbury Street

Monday, 23 September 2013 7:00 a.m. by Transport4chch

Manchester Street is closed to both northbound and southbound road users between Kilmore and Salisbury Streets. Detours are in place – please follow signage.  

12-storey building gets go-ahead

12-storey building gets go-ahead

Monday, 23 September 2013 1:38 a.m. by MediaThePress

A 50-metre 12-storey building planned for Christchurch's Grand Chancellor Hotel site has been given the go-ahead.

Pair admit $426,000 damage spree in red zone

Pair admit $426,000 'damage spree' in red zone

Sunday, 22 September 2013 11:59 p.m. by MediaStuff

Two young men have admitted breaking into residential red zone properties and causing damage worth more than $426,000.

Volunteering in St Albans

Volunteering in St Albans

Sunday, 22 September 2013 10:43 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

Pictures taken during Volunteer Canterbury’s outreach into the community held at the St Albans Baptist Church on September 17. The facebook album can be found here.

F is for Future-Proof

F is for Future-Proof

Sunday, 22 September 2013 9:26 p.m. by andreac414

Shaves & Shampoos on the North West Corner of Cathedral Square

Shaves & Shampoos on the North West Corner of Cathedral Square

Sunday, 22 September 2013 8:59 p.m. by LostChristchurch Popular

It’s just before 3pm on a late summer day in 1914. Prolific Christchurch photographer, Steffano Webb is setting up his camera equipment inside the gents’ hairdressing saloon of well known Cathedral Square tobacconist, Frederick Woodward, the proprietor of Woodward & Co. The shop has been cleaned top to bottom; the floor swept clean so that not one loose hair can be seen. The mirrors have been polished and a myriad of bottled potions and lotions can be clearly seen on display.

Shortage of architects in Chch

Shortage of architects in Chch

Sunday, 22 September 2013 8:27 p.m. by MediaThePress



E is for Everyone

E is for Everyone

Saturday, 21 September 2013 10:10 p.m. by andreac414

Congratulations Poto Williams - Christchurch East Labour Candidate

Congratulations Poto Williams - Christchurch East Labour Candidate

Saturday, 21 September 2013 6:31 p.m. by Swiggs Popular

 

Carlton Hotel open again

Carlton Hotel open again

Saturday, 21 September 2013 5:00 p.m. by MediaRNZ Popular

Day 942 - Elderly red zoners left out in the cold

Day 942 - Elderly red zoners left out in the cold

Saturday, 21 September 2013 1:55 p.m. by addingtonaction Popular


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D is for Democracy

D is for Democracy

Friday, 20 September 2013 9:39 p.m. by andreac414

Democracy is something that has been eroded from our community even before the quakes, I will do everything in my power to fight for the return of proper engagement and consultation with our community… from the grassroots up

TC3 land prices holding - valuer

TC3 land prices holding - valuer

Friday, 20 September 2013 8:47 p.m. by MediaRNZ Popular

Elderly red zoners left out in the cold

Elderly red zoners left out in the cold

Friday, 20 September 2013 8:46 p.m. by MediaStuff



Day 941 - help from Harman Motors

Day 941 - help from Harman Motors

Friday, 20 September 2013 4:50 p.m. by addingtonaction

David Harman of Harman Motors recently made contact and kindly offered a free maintenance booking on an Addington Action vehicle as a way to help with earthquake recovery efforts in South Christchurch. Staff donated their labour and David offering to cover cost of parts.

This morning DUG the truck was dropped into Harman Motors on Colombo St.
The truck will go back later next week for

Construction of The Terrace begins

Construction of The Terrace begins

Friday, 20 September 2013 3:52 p.m. by MediaRNZ

Day 941 - First Aid training for volunteers

Day 941 - First Aid training for volunteers

Friday, 20 September 2013 2:37 p.m. by addingtonaction

Free First Aid training will be provided for the following volunteers at the or
A grant from FACS Canterbury Quake Fund is paying for the cost.

Other regular volunteers who have earned a place will be offered free training in future.

Pubs of past highlighted at Chch opening

Pubs of past highlighted at Chch opening

Friday, 20 September 2013 2:14 p.m. by Media3News

The grungy brick Carlton Hotel on the landmark corner site of Bealey Ave and Papanui Road in Christchurch is back in business.

$140m project kicks off in Chch CBD

$140m project kicks off in Chch CBD

Friday, 20 September 2013 12:54 p.m. by Media3News

Work has begun on Christchurch's first major rebuild development, a $140 million project that will cover 45,000 square metres in the central city.

Minister attends trifecta of CBD progress

Minister attends trifecta of CBD progress

Friday, 20 September 2013 12:33 p.m. by GovtBeehive

Gerry Brownlee | Canterbury Earthquake Recovery

Reminder – Heathcote Bridge closure this weekend 21/22 September

Reminder – Heathcote Bridge closure this weekend 21/22 September

Friday, 20 September 2013 12:00 p.m. by Transport4chch

Motorists are reminded that the Heathcote River Bridge on State Highway 76 will be closed to traffic again this weekend as part of the scheduled works until mid October. The closure will be from 6pm on the Friday night to …

Reminder – Heathcote Bridge closure this weekend from 6pm Friday 20th September

Reminder – Heathcote Bridge closure this weekend from 6pm Friday 20th September

Friday, 20 September 2013 12:00 p.m. by Transport4chch

Motorists are reminded that the Heathcote River Bridge on State Highway 76 will be closed to traffic again this weekend as part of the scheduled works until mid October. The closure will be from 6pm on the Friday night to …

Two Significant new commercial developments for Christchurch.

Two Significant new commercial developments for Christchurch.

Friday, 20 September 2013 11:52 a.m. by NickyWagner

Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee has today celebrated the start of two significant new commercial developments in Christchurch’s CBD, and unveiled imagery of the next stage of the Avon River Precinct, The Terraces.

Rebuild workers not paid

Rebuild workers not paid

Friday, 20 September 2013 11:50 a.m. by MediaThePress

Former workers of a labour supply company which has allegedly failed to pay its employees tens of thousands of dollars have laid complaints with the Government.