Around him, children are excitedly settling into their temporary home; rushing to check out their new bedrooms, swinging on monkey bars in the playground, and forging crucial friendships.
What is happening with Antony Gough's Terrace project, the supposed flagship of the central city rebuild? In an exclusive interview he tells JOHN McCRONE the stalled project - and the painfully slow inner city rebuild - is poised for liftoff.
Cantabrian Hugh McCutcheon the USA head volleyball coach chats with Lesley Murdoch ahead of his coaching presentation to the volleyball coaches from around the country at a seminar in Christchurch.
Christchurch construction projects have been described as world-class after winning national building awards.
The city's car park buildings need to be urgently fixed to avoid killing the central city, says the Central City Business Association.
What is Increased Flooding Vulnerability?
Christchurch homeowners still fighting the EQC three years after the earthquakes got little relief in the way of the Budget.
University of Canterbury’s UC Student Volunteer Army will team up with law firm Duncan Cotterill this weekend to help the Ilam-Riccarton community in Christchurch.
Road users are advised from Monday that the Hereford Street Bridge will be restricted to eastbound traffic.
Road users are advised that from next week Avonside Drive will be closed between Stanmore Road and Linwood Ave for approximately two months while SCIRT undertakes replacement of waste water pipes.
Road users are advised that from Tuesday 20th May Avonside Drive will be closed between Stanmore Road and Linwood Ave for approximately two months while SCIRT undertakes replacement of waste water pipes. Road users will be detoured via Stamore Road …
By a judgment 5 May 2014 in Quake Outcasts v The Minister for Canterbury Earthquake Recovery the Supreme Court has granted leave to the Quake Outcasts and Fowler Developments Ltd to appeal the decision(s) of the Court of Appeal.
I am now seeing second generation cases where building work done by/for insurance companies in purported performance of their insurance policy obligations has failed to properly remediate the property to the appropriate standard.
For available routes around the Central City please find below the CBD network map
Manchester Street between Cashel Street and Lichfield Street will be closed from 7am Saturday 17 May until 6pm Sunday 18 May.
As work continues more delays are expected on central city roads from Monday 19th May.
The number of flood-prone homes in Christchurch has doubled since Monday.
A surprise $300 million boost to the Government's trumpeted Budget surplus relies mainly on a cut to the Earthquake Commission's insurance bill, Treasury forecasts show.
Removing taxes on imported building materials may help stem the rising cost of building a home in Christchurch, home builder David Reid says.
Insurance companies have finalised 756 Canterbury earthquake claims in the past three months - 75 per cent of which were cash settlements.
Athletics Canterbury says "demoralising delays" in getting a replacement all-weather athletics track in Christchurch are leading to an exodus of senior athletes.
Insurers have paid out $1.3 billion over the Christchurch quakes already this year.
The Christchurch City Council plans to ask the Government for financial help as it deals with flooding.
Gerry Brownlee | Budget 2014
The earthquake recovery effort in Christchurch will receive a $50 million funding boost.
When the stadium in Addington was built in 2012 the trust opted to lease the seating because it was only supposed to be in place for three years, but with it now looking likely the stadium will in use for at least three or four more years, it wants to buy the seats.
Arts Central is the first gallery of fine art and craft to open in central Christchurch.
EQC chief executive Ian Simpson discusses the situation with Christchurch homes, and the settlements that are very much wanted.
The Arts Centre has put a private bill to Parliament that would change the way board members are appointed and remove the right of public bodies to directly appoint members.
The completion dates of major Christchurch recovery projects, including the central library, new stadium and metro sports facility, have been delayed.
Prior, representatives from Athletics Canterbury and Canterbury Hockey and Sport Canterbury and Sport New Zealand officials will make submissions to city councillors at an annual plan meeting this morning.
Post-quake Christchurch has a shortage of good public art, says the team behind a planned sculpture in the city.
The New Zealand Association of Counsellors says stress is actually increasing for many people living in parts of Christchurch, but the government is not doing nearly enough to help.
The Ministry is currently undertaking engagement around special school provision in the greater Christchurch area.
Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee says the Public Sector Rebuild Programme of Work launched today by the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority (CERA) will keep people updated on the progress of the many public sector projects in Christchurch.
Christchurch City Council’s opening of 12 new social housing units in Spreydon — the first since the Canterbury earthquakes — marks a significant milestone in the city’s rebuild, says Mayor Lianne Dalziel.
AMI/IAG will continue to provide insurance to houses with repaired foundations where the repairs are insurer managed.
Any repair work completed outside of an insurer managed repair programme must comply with MBIE guidelines, including the issued building consent and a Code Compliance Certificate for any work requiring it.
The Detailed Repair/Rebuild Analysis (DRA) is our official document listing the full extent of the damage to your home. The DRA is the basis of determining if your house is economic to repair and any specifications of what a repair or rebuild may include.
The NZ Transport Agency advise tonight’s planned tunnel closure has been cancelled due to unforseen circumstances.
Christchurch needs buildings that are tough, flexible, resilient, practical, ergonomic, efficient and affordable.
An international departure tax should be introduced at Christchurch Airport to generate more money for the cash-strapped city council, the Riccarton-Wigram Community Board says.
Groundworks have begun on Christchurch's Nazareth House site, where a new retirement village is to be built.
A blowout in the budget for fixing Waltham Lido Pool has prompted a warning the Christchurch City Council cannot afford to keep throwing money at repair projects.
Recently completed research carried out on behalf of the Christchurch Transport Operations Centre (CTOC) revealed many Christchurch drivers believe poor driving behaviour contributes to delays on the road network.
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