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Christchurch firms warned over migrant fees

Christchurch firms warned over migrant fees

Thursday, 18 September 2014 4:06 p.m. by MediaThePress

Christchurch businesses are raising concerns about the enormous fees paid by their Filipino migrant employees.

CTV building engineer loses bid to stop disciplinary process

CTV building engineer loses bid to stop disciplinary process

Thursday, 18 September 2014 2:19 p.m. by MediaHerald

A structural engineer who worked on Christchurch's CTV building has lost a legal bid to stop a disciplinary process into his work.

New Christchurch Botanic Gardens Visitor Centre Video

New Christchurch Botanic Gardens Visitor Centre Video

Thursday, 18 September 2014 1:12 p.m. by Swiggs Popular

In the four months the new Christchurch Botanic Gardens Visitor Centre has been open, around 100,000 people or nearly one third the population of Christchurch have visited the new facility.

Kate Frykberg: Todd Foundation

Kate Frykberg: Todd Foundation

Thursday, 18 September 2014 11:52 a.m. by CanterburyMorningsZB

Executive Director Kate Frykberg talks to Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch about the Todd Foundation's $1 Million fund for Children and Youth.

$1.3m Rebuild Rectifies Quake Damage on Historic Site

$1.3m Rebuild Rectifies Quake Damage on Historic Site

Thursday, 18 September 2014 9:42 a.m. by PRNews Popular

Press Release: Harcourts

Dynamic Community Learning Award for RAD!

Dynamic Community Learning Award for RAD!

Thursday, 18 September 2014 9:37 a.m. by GapFiller

RAD Bikes has won the Dynamic Community Learning Award from Adult Continuing Education. 

Restaurant to replace Clocktower building

Restaurant to replace Clocktower building

Thursday, 18 September 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

The landmark Clocktower building in Hornby is being replaced by a national restaurant chain.

CTV engineer fails to stop release of disciplinary findings

CTV engineer fails to stop release of disciplinary findings

Thursday, 18 September 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

The High Court has rejected an attempt to stop disciplinary hearing findings against the lead engineer of the Canterbury Television (CTV) building from being released.

Locals rally for school pool

Locals rally for school pool

Thursday, 18 September 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

A Christchurch community is on a mission to raise $115,000 to replace earthquake-damaged school pool facilities not covered by insurance.

CTV News - Selwyn Consents

CTV News - Selwyn Consents

Thursday, 18 September 2014 1:18 a.m. by MediaCTV

CTV News   Wednesday 17 September

CTV News Wednesday 17 September

Wednesday, 17 September 2014 6:21 p.m. by MediaCTV

Consultation opens for three Central City transport projects

Consultation opens for three Central City transport projects

Wednesday, 17 September 2014 5:43 p.m. by Transport4chch

Consultation opens for three Central City transport projects Christchurch City Council is inviting feedback on three transport projects needed to support key Anchor Projects in the Central City. The three transport projects are: Colombo Street – from Hereford Street to …

CanCERN breakthrough

CanCERN breakthrough

Wednesday, 17 September 2014 3:15 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

It does not include advocacy for specific claims outcomes nor does it give policy, legal, or technical advice. Those things are covered by Canterbury Insurance Assistance Service, Residential Advisory Service and the Earthquake Support Coordinator Service.

Insurance & EQC newsletter

Insurance & EQC newsletter

Wednesday, 17 September 2014 12:35 p.m. by GrantShandLawyers

Here is the link to our first of many newsletters.  

Nominations open for civic heroes

Nominations open for civic heroes

Wednesday, 17 September 2014 9:58 a.m. by GovtCCC

Christchurch City Council is urging residents to get online or put pen to paper and nominate their local unsung heroes for the 2014 Christchurch Civic Awards.

Cera set to hand over safety reins

Cera set to hand over safety reins

Wednesday, 17 September 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

The Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority (Cera) is preparing to end its involvement in a post-quake programme to assess the structural safety of Christchurch's building stock.

CTV News - John Key Sod

CTV News - John Key Sod

Tuesday, 16 September 2014 11:23 p.m. by MediaCTV

CTV News - Hagely Oval

CTV News - Hagely Oval

Tuesday, 16 September 2014 11:22 p.m. by MediaCTV

CTV News   September 16 Tuesday

CTV News September 16 Tuesday

Tuesday, 16 September 2014 6:42 p.m. by MediaCTV

TV series shows Christchurch as it is

TV series shows Christchurch as it is

Tuesday, 16 September 2014 4:57 p.m. by MediaStuff

Christchurch: From the Streets is exactly that: a street level view of us, four years on.

Christchurch From the Streets Spring 2014

Christchurch From the Streets Spring 2014

Tuesday, 16 September 2014 2:26 p.m. by Swiggs Recommended Popular

Gerard Smyth (award-winning Director of When a City Falls) has assembled a team who are uncovering Christchurch’s innovations through the lives of every day people living in extraordinary times.

IANZ assessors to Return to CCC in November

IANZ assessors to Return to CCC in November

Tuesday, 16 September 2014 11:21 a.m. by GovtCCC

 

Guided walks to showcase Te Papa Ōtākaro/Avon River Precinct

Guided walks to showcase Te Papa Ōtākaro/Avon River Precinct

Tuesday, 16 September 2014 10:48 a.m. by GovtCCDU Popular

Christchurch’s evolving Te Papa Ōtākaro/Avon River Precinct will be showcased in free guided walks to celebrate World Rivers Day.

Gerry’s “Old Dungas”…. and Still snagged at Building consents….

Gerry’s “Old Dungas”…. and Still snagged at Building consents….

Tuesday, 16 September 2014 9:40 a.m. by ShakyTownBlues

I have spent the last few days, (between trying to deal with Insurance issues) reading the first critique of the Disaster in Christchurch.  And I refer to the man-made disaster, not the 14000+ earthquakes. “Once in a Lifetime: City-building after …

Kahu Road Bridge – Closure in place

Kahu Road Bridge – Closure in place

Tuesday, 16 September 2014 8:20 a.m. by Transport4chch

Kahu Road bridge near Christchurch Boys High School will be closed for eight weeks from the 22nd September for repair. The bridge will remain open to pedestrians and cyclists for the duration of the works. Please follow on-site signage. Closure …

Lynched Monday 15 September - Deon Swiggs and Leanne Curtis

Lynched Monday 15 September - Deon Swiggs and Leanne Curtis

Monday, 15 September 2014 8:46 p.m. by ChrisLynch Popular

CTV News   Monday 15 September

CTV News Monday 15 September

Monday, 15 September 2014 7:10 p.m. by MediaCTV

Most important earthquake book so far?

Most important earthquake book so far?

Monday, 15 September 2014 2:57 p.m. by MediaStuff

Probably the most important earthquake book so far was launched on August 31 but it's safe to predict that it won't be the best-selling.

CERA hands building safety programme over to local councils

CERA hands building safety programme over to local councils

Monday, 15 September 2014 12:28 p.m. by GovtCera Popular

A post-earthquake building assessment process, which identified and managed over 3500 high risk buildings in Greater Christchurch, has given the region’s residents a huge amount of confidence, says Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority (CERA) chief executive Roger Sutton.

Christchurch and second-class citizenship

Christchurch and second-class citizenship

Monday, 15 September 2014 12:26 p.m. by AnthonyRavlich Popular

I demand the right to inform Chch post-quake victims of the human rights truth and ethical plan

Church set to reopen for Christmas

Church set to reopen for Christmas

Monday, 15 September 2014 12:04 p.m. by MediaThePress

The rebuilt Knox Church will be open in time for Christmas services this year.

Community & Voluntary Sector policies of parties standing  in the 2014 General Election

Community & Voluntary Sector policies of parties standing in the 2014 General Election

Monday, 15 September 2014 11:37 a.m. by AnxietySupport Popular

The following was passed onto us by the Council of Social Services (COSS). These policies were found on the parties’ websites. COSS Christchurch could find no policies about the sector on the websites of ACT, Conservative, Maori, or NZFirst parties. We did not contact any party directly and it may be that the parties with...

Park mother sees brighter future

Park mother sees brighter future

Monday, 15 September 2014 10:47 a.m. by MediaStuff

Bars bring vibrancy back to city

Bars bring vibrancy back to city

Monday, 15 September 2014 10:47 a.m. by MediaStuff

Competition is heating up among Canterbury tradies

Competition is heating up among Canterbury tradies

Monday, 15 September 2014 9:42 a.m. by PRNews

Press Release: Builderscrack

Once in a Lifetime travels north!

Once in a Lifetime travels north!

Monday, 15 September 2014 9:41 a.m. by PRNews


Supreme Court decision a win for quake claimants

Supreme Court decision a win for quake claimants

Monday, 15 September 2014 8:54 a.m. by MediaStuff

Kahu Road Bridge – Closure next week – 22nd September

Kahu Road Bridge – Closure next week – 22nd September

Monday, 15 September 2014 8:22 a.m. by Transport4chch

Kahu Road bridge near Christchurch Boys High School will be closed for eight weeks from the 22nd September for repair. 

In the Know Land Hub

In the Know Land Hub

Saturday, 13 September 2014 9:50 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

Staff from EQC, CCC consents staff, Tonkin and Taylor and community representatives are offering information sessions related to earthquake recovery and residential rebuild in October.

Cycle-Powered Cinema CANCELLED

Cycle-Powered Cinema CANCELLED

Saturday, 13 September 2014 4:06 p.m. by GapFiller

Food plan for St Albans outlined

Food plan for St Albans outlined

Saturday, 13 September 2014 2:39 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

St Albans has a unique opportunity to implement a food resilience programme following the quakes but this is being undermined by a lack of willing volunteers, lack of funding and a poor relationship between CCC and the St Albans Residents’ Association (SARA).

The rebuilds Aussie angle

The rebuild's Aussie angle

Saturday, 13 September 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Australians, our closest neighbours, are arriving in larger numbers wanting to "avago" in the Christchurch rebuild.

CTV News - Social Housing

CTV News - Social Housing

Friday, 12 September 2014 10:32 p.m. by MediaCTV

CTV News - Red Cross

CTV News - Red Cross

Friday, 12 September 2014 10:32 p.m. by MediaCTV

CTV News - September 12 Friday

CTV News - September 12 Friday

Friday, 12 September 2014 10:30 p.m. by MediaCTV

Council to consult residents

Council to consult residents

Friday, 12 September 2014 6:29 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

The Council is running a series of afternoon drop-in sessions for St Albans residents for two weeks, starting next Tuesday 16 September, to consult on the Long Term Plan the District Plan Review and information about flooding and building consents. 

Wastewater repairs to Springfield Rd

Wastewater repairs to Springfield Rd

Friday, 12 September 2014 6:18 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

Major wastewater network repairs start on September 22 and continue for two months on Springfield Road and adjoining Radnor, Kinloch and Albany Streets. The work is likely to involve some temporary street closures.

Central City – from Monday 15th September

Central City – from Monday 15th September

Friday, 12 September 2014 2:20 p.m. by Transport4chch

Antigua Street closed between St Asaph Street and Halkett Street. Armagh Street closed between Durham Street and Colombo Street. Acesss to New Regent St or Cathedral Junction (which runs from Gloucester St through to Worcester St, along the  tram tracks), use Manchester …

Interest sought for Town Hall rebuild

Interest sought for Town Hall rebuild

Friday, 12 September 2014 11:52 a.m. by MediaStuff

The Christchurch City Council hopes to have a better idea of the cost of conserving the quake-damaged Town Hall by early next year.

Interest sought for Town Hall rebuild

Interest sought for Town Hall rebuild

Friday, 12 September 2014 11:52 a.m. by MediaThePress

The Christchurch City Council hopes to have a better idea of the cost of conserving the quake-damaged Town Hall by early next year.

How rebuilt cathedral could look

How rebuilt cathedral could look

Friday, 12 September 2014 11:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Beautiful, light, open and original

Beautiful, light, open and original

Friday, 12 September 2014 11:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Mould Issues? This is a must see.

Mould Issues? This is a must see.

Friday, 12 September 2014 10:08 a.m. by ChristchurchFiasco

Many Cantabrians have been living in mouldy environments for the last four years. 

Council to increase social housing under new structure

Council to increase social housing under new structure

Friday, 12 September 2014 9:28 a.m. by GovtCCC

Christchurch City Council’s decision to lease its social housing to a separate entity will secure the service for tenants and grow it into the future, says Deputy Mayor Vicki Buck.

CBD – Available Routes Map 12th September – 17th September

CBD – Available Routes Map 12th September – 17th September

Friday, 12 September 2014 9:25 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    

Council seeks expressions of interest for Town Hall conservation

Council seeks expressions of interest for Town Hall conservation

Friday, 12 September 2014 9:18 a.m. by GovtCCC

Christchurch City Council has begun an expression of interest (EOI) process for contractors interested in tendering for the Town Hall conservation project.

Three Central City transport projects given the go-ahead for consultation

Three Central City transport projects given the go-ahead for consultation

Friday, 12 September 2014 8:11 a.m. by Transport4chch Popular

Christchurch City Council today gave the go-ahead to start public consultation on three concept designs for transport projects needed to support key Anchor Projects in the Central City. 

Major intersection works this weekend – Aldwins/Linwood/Buckleys Road

Major intersection works this weekend – Aldwins/Linwood/Buckleys Road

Friday, 12 September 2014 8:00 a.m. by Transport4chch

Road users are advised that after 9am Friday 12th September major intersection work will commence until Sunday 14th September at the Aldwins/Linwood/Buckleys Road intersection.

Durham Street Closed – Saturday Sept 12th 1am – 11am

Durham Street Closed – Saturday Sept 12th 1am – 11am

Friday, 12 September 2014 7:12 a.m. by Transport4chch

Road users are advised that Durham Street between Lichfield and Tuam Streets will be closed from 1am – 11am on Saturday 12th September. The closure is in place to allow for a major concrete pour for work commencing on the …