Lawyers in Christchurch say a building crisis – that could be as widespread as the leaky homes issue – is looming in the city as more and more evidence of shoddy repair jobs makes its way into court. http://www.radionz.co.nz/national/programmes/morningreport/audio/20143310/shoddy-repairs-in-chch-will-create-problems
Christchurch City Council today released a milestone report on options for managing the financial challenges and maximising the opportunities arising from the earthquakes.
Gerry Brownlee has commended the Christchurch City Council for having the courage to put unpalatable but prudent options on the table.
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The mayor of Christchurch has confirmed that $400 million of the city's assets will need to be sold to make ends meet.
Christchurch City Council has revealed today that it faces a funding black hole of up to $900 million to help rebuild the earthquake-wrecked city, and is set to start public consultation on "at least a partial" sale of its assets.
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Christchurch City Council is considering a $400 million sell-off of its capital assets as it deals with crushing financial losses.
CCC has announced a plan to takeover Lyttelton Port just hours after revealing a massive funding shortfall.
The cash-strapped Christchurch City Council will reveal a report today that details how it can make ends meet.
A few thousand building claims will not be settled until next year, but complex land claims remain the biggest test for the Earthquake Commission (EQC), chief executive Ian Simpson says.
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The Council has given the go-ahead for final design and construction to begin on sections of the Major Cycleways routes.
The Christchurch City Council has given the go-ahead for final design and construction to begin on sections of the Major Cycleways routes. Elected members today approved three projects that will improve safety and go on to form part of the …
Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority Chief Executive Roger Sutton has announced an extension of almost six months for the owners of eligible Residential Red Zone properties in the Port Hills to consider a Crown offer to purchase their properties.
Residents will soon have a say on plans for a sports hub at the Ngā Puna Wai Reserve in southwest Christchurch.
The city council is considering giving flood-prone property owners up to $20,000 towards the cost of raising their homes as an interim measure to protect them from flooding.
Canterbury Medical Officer of Health Dr Alistair Humphrey speaks to Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch about issues affecting Cantabrians.
House builders have been warned against risking shoddy workmanship as Canterbury becomes the construction capital of New Zealand.
Christchurch's red-zone offers were designed to "allow people to take control of their own lives", not force them off their land, a court has heard.
The Canterbury rebuild will be the focus of attention at today's DesignEX event in Christchurch.
Lyttelton Tunnel will next month celebrate its 50th birthday, the opening of the new tunnel control building and national recognition for its engineering heritage with a community event that will include the rare opportunity to walk through the tunnel. The …
Eighty-five percent of Canterbury claims have been settled by the Earthquake Commission, which has paid out $6.8 billion in settlements.Claims on 143,900 properties had been resolved, EQC chief executive Ian Simpson said."Of the...
A 105-year-old homestead has found a new home after being moved from Christchurch's red zone.
Lonnie Hutchinson’s temporary artwork I Like Your Form was unveiled at The Commons on 29 July 2014, with a wonderful early morning opening. Ngai Tahu elders offered a karanga and karakia to launch the project and we were spoilt with delicious kai made by Jess Halliday’s Mum and Auntie at Shop Eight in New Regent […]
The first structure of the multi-million dollar Burwood Health Campus redevelopment has appeared on site.
Five kilograms of hypodermic needles, 39kg of medical waste, 4527 spray cans and 257,970kg of paint are among the hazardous household materials cleared from Christchurch's residential red zone.
Campbell Live has received over 400 pages of statements, emails, even affidavits, all suggesting Bryan Staples is no Robin Hood.
The creation of zones classifying earthquake-damaged land in Christchurch was not a government policy decision, a court had heard.
Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch catches up with Deon Swiggs for the latest progress in Christchurch's rebuild.
Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch speaks to Dr Nick Smith about Christchurch's housing issues.
Home building consents perked up in June, rising 3.5 per cent from May, on a seasonally adjusted basis.
The three-day show, Canterbury buildnz designex, is being hosted in the Horncastle Arena, formerly CBS Arena, in Addington, Christchurch.
Christchurch is not the only city rebuilding. Economic and social change, and environmental pressure, are forcing architects and planners around the world to re-imagine cities in bold and exciting ways.
Support from partners, husbands, wives and spouses softened the impacts of depression following the 2010 and 2011 earthquakes, University of Canterbury research has found.
On July 30, 2012, city leaders, politicians and entrepreneurs gathered at the city's civic offices as brochures of the new-look Christchurch were handed out and colourful images were displayed on a large screen.
A Napier engineer who was the Earthquake Commission's ultimate engineering authority after the Christchurch earthquakes will face a disciplinary hearing.
Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee says house building in Christchurch is exceeding the projected demand.
Redcliffs School is likely to remain in Sumner for another year as it waits to hear if its Main Road site is safe.
A judge has denounced a post-quake trend of illegal waste dumping in the demolition industry and fined a contractor $33,000.
The Government has never explained why it did not use earthquake recovery legislation to develop Christchurch's residential red-zone policy, the Supreme Court has heard.
A new $12.5 million hotel in central Christchurch will add 44 apartments to the city's post-earthquake accommodation mix.
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