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Another subdivision for Kaiapoi

Another subdivision for Kaiapoi

Tuesday, 10 September 2013 5:00 p.m. by MediaThePress

Another housing subdivision has been announced for Kaiapoi - this time with 500 homes.

Govt pumping 1700 pay packets into CBD

Govt pumping 1700 pay packets into CBD

Tuesday, 10 September 2013 5:00 p.m. by MediaThePress

Central Christchurch just got a major kick-start.

Aranui community campus land in doubt

Aranui 'community campus' land in doubt

Tuesday, 10 September 2013 5:00 p.m. by MediaThePress

A super-school planned for east Christchurch may not be built on solid ground.

Revamped subdivision more affordable

Revamped subdivision more affordable

Tuesday, 10 September 2013 5:00 p.m. by MediaThePress

Another housing subdivision has been announced for Kaiapoi - this time with 500 homes.

Chirstchurch cathedral campaigners wont give up fight

Chirstchurch cathedral campaigners won't give up fight

Tuesday, 10 September 2013 4:22 p.m. by MediaHerald

Campaigners fighting to save the Christ Church Cathedral say they will continue to oppose its demolition despite the church's decision to forge ahead with an all-new building.Bishop Victoria Matthews yesterday confirmed the cathedral's...

Fourth Chch temporary housing village opens

Fourth Chch temporary housing village opens

Tuesday, 10 September 2013 3:36 p.m. by NickyWagner Popular

Housing Minister Dr Nick Smith today joined with Prime Minister John Key to officially open the Rangers Park temporary accommodation village in Christchurch’s eastern suburbs.

Reid Stivens interview on Newstalk ZB

Reid Stiven's interview on Newstalk ZB

Tuesday, 10 September 2013 1:59 p.m. by GovtEQC

Process un-Christian claim Cathedral supporters

Process 'un-Christian' claim Cathedral supporters

Tuesday, 10 September 2013 1:12 p.m. by MediaRNZ

Supporters of the restoration of the quake-damaged Christ Church Cathedral say they are disgusted at the Anglican Church's choice of a modern replacement, and are calling the decision making process un-Christian.

Govt depts to move into Chch CBD

Govt depts to move into Chch CBD

Tuesday, 10 September 2013 12:58 p.m. by Media3News

About 20 Government departments and agencies are going to move into Christchurch's central business district.

Minister Parata needs to listen to Aranui - Greens

Minister Parata needs to listen to Aranui - Greens

Tuesday, 10 September 2013 12:43 p.m. by PRNews Popular

The Minister needs to show tomorrow that she has listened to the people in the Aranui school cluster and do what's best for their children, not use the earthquake as an excuse to carry out the Government’s far-right education agenda, the Green Party said today.

Offenders to start work on red zone houses

Offenders to start work on red zone houses

Tuesday, 10 September 2013 12:42 p.m. by PRNews Popular

Corrections Minister Anne Tolley and Housing Minister Dr Nick Smith say there will be great benefits for the Canterbury rebuild, following the official opening of the Rolleston Working Prison Construction Yard by Prime Minister John Key.

Public sector relocating to Chch CBD in 2016

Public sector relocating to Chch CBD in 2016

Tuesday, 10 September 2013 12:30 p.m. by GovtBeehive

Gerry Brownlee | Canterbury Earthquake Recovery

Notice Regarding EQC Truths Blog

Notice Regarding EQC Truths Blog

Tuesday, 10 September 2013 12:26 p.m. by Swiggs Popular

Prisoners to fix quake-damaged houses

Prisoners to fix quake-damaged houses

Tuesday, 10 September 2013 11:54 a.m. by Media3News

Prisoners will soon be repairing quake-damaged state houses in Christchurch.

Earthquake recovery inspires new initiatives

Earthquake recovery inspires new initiatives

Tuesday, 10 September 2013 9:59 a.m. by GovtCera Popular

 

Court action only barrier to stop new cathedral

Court action only barrier to stop new cathedral

Tuesday, 10 September 2013 9:54 a.m. by Media3News

Action from the Supreme Court is now the only thing that could prevent the construction of a modern replacement of the ChristChurch Cathedral.

Moorhouse Avenue lane reductions at Durham Street intersection overnight (10 Sept 2013)

Moorhouse Avenue lane reductions at Durham Street intersection overnight (10 Sept 2013)

Tuesday, 10 September 2013 7:30 a.m. by Transport4chch

Moorhouse Avenue at the Durham Street intersection will be reduced to one lane from 7pm – 6am tonight (10 September) for manhole repairs. Durham Street will also be reduced to two lanes at this intersection.

Moorhouse Avenue lane reductions at Durham Street intersection overnight

Moorhouse Avenue lane reductions at Durham Street intersection overnight

Tuesday, 10 September 2013 7:30 a.m. by Transport4chch

Moorhouse Avenue at the Durham Street intersection will be reduced to one lane from 7pm – 6am  for manhole repairs. Durham Street will also have lane reductions at this intersection.

Moorhouse Avenue lane reductions eastbound at Durham Street intersection from Sunday 15.9.13

Moorhouse Avenue lane reductions eastbound at Durham Street intersection from Sunday 15.9.13

Tuesday, 10 September 2013 7:30 a.m. by Transport4chch

Moorhouse Avenue at the Durham Street intersection will be reduced to one lane east bound on Sunday for manhole repairs. Two lanes will operate from Monday 16.9.13 for further repairs. Durham Street will also be reduced to two lanes at the …

Moorhouse Avenue lane reductions eastbound at Durham Street intersection

Moorhouse Avenue lane reductions eastbound at Durham Street intersection

Tuesday, 10 September 2013 7:30 a.m. by Transport4chch

Moorhouse Avenue at the Durham Street intersection will be reduced to one lane east bound for manhole repairs. Durham Street will also be reduced to one lane at the Moorhouse Avenue intersection. We suggest road users use alternative routes during the evening …

Public sector relocations to boost CBD recovery

Public sector relocations to boost CBD recovery

Tuesday, 10 September 2013 1:06 a.m. by MediaThePress

About 1700 Government employees will move into central Christchurch in 2016 as part of the city's earthquake recovery, Prime Minister John Key has announced.

Redcliffs School site decision delayed

Redcliffs School site decision delayed

Tuesday, 10 September 2013 12:04 a.m. by MediaStuff

Redcliffs School will be staying on its temporary site for another year while it awaits further geotechnical data on the stability of the cliffs behind its original site.

The Canterbury Spring is arriving……….

The Canterbury Spring is arriving……….

Monday, 9 September 2013 11:44 p.m. by GlennLivingstone

Some time ago, I wrote about the Canterbury Spring. Now, in the second to last week before voting papers are mailed out for the local government elections, it is hard to believe that the season of change is finally upon us.

Day 930 - busy Monday

Day 930 - busy Monday

Monday, 9 September 2013 7:57 p.m. by addingtonaction

No rest for the wicked today

Spending jump linked to rebuild

Spending jump linked to rebuild

Monday, 9 September 2013 7:21 p.m. by MediaThePress

The Canterbury region has the fastest spending growth rate for the year-to-date in terms of electronic transactions through the Paymark network.

Day 930 - $1500 for signage

Day 930 - $1500 for signage

Monday, 9 September 2013 6:27 p.m. by addingtonaction

Addington Action has been given $1,500 for signage from the Spreydon Heathcote Small Grants Fund. The funds will be used for
Thanks City Council.

Quakes led people to leave jobs - research

Quakes led people to leave jobs - research

Monday, 9 September 2013 5:00 p.m. by MediaStuff

The stress of the Canterbury earthquakes caused significant numbers of people to choose to leave their jobs, according to University of Canterbury research.

Quakes led people to quit jobs - research

Quakes led people to quit jobs - research

Monday, 9 September 2013 5:00 p.m. by MediaStuff

The stress of the Canterbury earthquakes caused significant numbers of people to choose to leave their jobs, according to University of Canterbury research.

Quakes led workers to re-evaluate - research

Quakes led workers to re-evaluate - research

Monday, 9 September 2013 5:00 p.m. by MediaStuff

The stress of the Canterbury earthquakes caused significant numbers of people to choose to leave their jobs, according to University of Canterbury research.

Chamber leaders quake role earns award

Chamber leader's quake role earns award

Monday, 9 September 2013 5:00 p.m. by MediaStuff

Canterbury business leader Peter Townsend has been singled out for his strong role in the community during and after the 2010 and 2011 earthquakes.

Quakes led workers to re-evaluate - research

Quakes led workers to re-evaluate - research

Monday, 9 September 2013 5:00 p.m. by MediaStuff

The stress of the Canterbury earthquakes caused significant numbers of people to choose to leave their jobs, according to University of Canterbury research.

R.A.D. Bikes – Working bee this Saturday

R.A.D. Bikes – Working bee this Saturday

Monday, 9 September 2013 4:52 p.m. by GapFiller Popular

We are establishing a community bike shed called R.A.D. Bikes (Recycle A Dunger) on 165 Gloucester St for the summer. The shed will be a workshop space where anyone can build or repair bicycles and/or help restore bikes for ICECycles to give away. Over the next month, we are going to be building the rad [...]

R.A.D. Bikes

R.A.D. Bikes

Monday, 9 September 2013 4:52 p.m. by GapFiller

We are establishing a community bike shed called R.A.D. Bikes (Recycle A Dunger) on 165 Gloucester St for the summer. The shed will be a workshop space where anyone can build or repair bicycles and/or help restore bikes for ICECycles to give away.

RAD Bikes

RAD Bikes

Monday, 9 September 2013 4:52 p.m. by GapFiller Popular

RAD Bikes – a project in collaboration with ICEcycles RAD Bikes (Recycle A Dunger) is a community bike shed located at 165 Gloucester Street for the Summer. The shed will be a workshop space where anyone can build or repair bicycles and/or help restore bikes for ICECycles (Inner City East Cycles) to give away. There will […]

Moorhouse Avenue lane reductions at Durham Street intersection overnight (9 Sept 2013)

Moorhouse Avenue lane reductions at Durham Street intersection overnight (9 Sept 2013)

Monday, 9 September 2013 4:05 p.m. by Transport4chch

Moorhouse Avenue at the Durham Street intersection will be reduced to one lane from 7pm – 6am tonight (9 September) and tomorrow night for manhole repairs. Durham Street will also be reduced to two lanes at this intersection.

Owners riled by frame plan

Owners riled by frame plan

Monday, 9 September 2013 12:04 p.m. by MediaThePress

The eastern frame may have been promoted as Christchurch's Central Park, but instead looks set to boast "very dense" residential development.

Owners riled by eastern frame plan

Owners riled by eastern frame plan

Monday, 9 September 2013 12:04 p.m. by MediaThePress

The eastern frame may have been promoted as Christchurch's Central Park, but instead looks set to boast "very dense" residential development.

Temple earthquake memorial open to public

Temple earthquake memorial open to public

Monday, 9 September 2013 10:27 a.m. by PRNews

After many months of hard work the Temple for Christchurch crew have taken down the fences around the former convention centre site and officially opened the Temple to the public.

Cantabrians still need support - Rural Women NZ

Cantabrians still need support - Rural Women NZ

Monday, 9 September 2013 10:27 a.m. by PRNews Popular

As we pass the third anniversary of the Canterbury earthquake on 4 September 2010, Rural Women New Zealand says government support services and community groups must continue to focus on those who are still suffering disruption, stress and heartache as a result.

Replacement for Central Library Tuam

Replacement for Central Library Tuam

Monday, 9 September 2013 10:26 a.m. by GovtCCC

Central Library Tuam will close on 1 November 2013 and reopen in new premises in Manchester Street early next year.

Moorhouse Avenue down to one lane eastbound between Durham and Montreal Streets

Moorhouse Avenue down to one lane eastbound between Durham and Montreal Streets

Monday, 9 September 2013 10:13 a.m. by Transport4chch

Moorhouse Avenue is down to one lane eastbound between Durham and Montreal due to emergency works. Please drive with caution through this area.

SCIRT – Traffic Update from the 9 September

SCIRT – Traffic Update from the 9 September

Monday, 9 September 2013 10:00 a.m. by Transport4chch

Major bridge closure NEXT WEEKEND, 13-15 September: Opawa’s Heathcote bridge on Brougham Street will be closed to all traffic 6pm Friday to 6 am Monday. Read SCIRT’s web story for details. Within the Four Avenues Colombo Street south of Bealey Avenue has …

River bacteria levels steady after quake

River bacteria levels steady after quake

Monday, 9 September 2013 9:21 a.m. by MediaRNZ Popular

“If you’re one of them bugger you…”  3 years on in Christchurch…

“If you’re one of them bugger you…” 3 years on in Christchurch…

Monday, 9 September 2013 8:41 a.m. by ShakyTownBlues Popular

Locked out of undamaged factory for  days – (since Feb 2011)

Three years on: Insurance firms unscrupulous

Three years on: Insurance firms 'unscrupulous'

Monday, 9 September 2013 2:00 a.m. by MediaStuff



Three years on: The unbelievable EQC

Three years on: The unbelievable EQC

Monday, 9 September 2013 12:00 a.m. by MediaStuff



Day 929 - trial of on-line shop for co-op

Day 929 - trial of on-line shop for co-op

Sunday, 8 September 2013 7:50 p.m. by addingtonaction

Today, a couple of free trials were taken up for an online shop for the Christchurch Fruit & Veggie Co-op.

This is just an experiment at the moment to see if it will work.

Looking for
Will need to contact different outfits and read up support information to pick the right one.

Six local people in the race for Labour’s Christchurch East nomination

Six local people in the race for Labour’s Christchurch East nomination

Sunday, 8 September 2013 2:54 p.m. by PRNews Featured Popular

 

Passenger numbers down at Chch Airport

Passenger numbers down at Chch Airport

Sunday, 8 September 2013 11:51 a.m. by Media3News

Christchurch airport is handling fewer passengers and faces higher costs since the earthquakes but it is still a big contributor to the region's economy.

Demolitions draw to end

Demolitions draw to end

Sunday, 8 September 2013 11:24 a.m. by MediaStuff

Christchurch is 108 buildings away from the end of the demolition phase in the city.

Chch demolitions nearing end

Chch demolitions nearing end

Sunday, 8 September 2013 11:24 a.m. by MediaThePress Popular

Christchurch is 108 buildings away from the end of the demolition phase in the city.

Chch demolitions nearing end

Chch demolitions nearing end

Sunday, 8 September 2013 11:24 a.m. by MediaStuff

Christchurch is 108 buildings away from the end of the demolition phase in the city.

Three years on: A man-made disaster

Three years on: A man-made disaster

Saturday, 7 September 2013 4:49 p.m. by EQCTruths Popular

Here is another piece from a claimant that summarises the situation better than I can.     EQC Truths  http://www.stuff.co.nz/the-press/news/christchurch-earthquake-2011/9135466/Three-years-on-A-man-made-disaster Currently we are self-managing the building of a new house out west. We are still living in our condemned (but comfortable) home in South Brighton and had to take out another mortgage to purchase our section […]

Working up a thirst for trouble

Working up a thirst for trouble

Saturday, 7 September 2013 11:20 a.m. by MediaStuff

The tills are ringing at Christchurch pubs thanks to unattached, cashed-up tradies blowing big bucks on booze.

Shoemaker stepping up in quake aftermath

Shoemaker stepping up in quake aftermath

Saturday, 7 September 2013 3:29 a.m. by MediaStuff



Temple for Christchurch opens to the public

Temple for Christchurch opens to the public

Saturday, 7 September 2013 2:32 a.m. by MediaStuff

The Temple for Christchurch is now open to the public.

Quake survivor rebuilds life

Quake survivor rebuilds life

Saturday, 7 September 2013 2:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

A small piece of roof tile tucked away in a drawer at Simon Robinson's home is a souvenir of his horror earthquake experience.

Land grabs can crush dreams

Land grabs can crush dreams

Saturday, 7 September 2013 1:50 a.m. by MediaThePress