The repair of Christchurch's Knox Presbyterian Church is a "vision of hope for the city", parishioners say.
National has today reaffirmed its commitment to the rebuild of Christchurch, but its proposed changes have been dismissed by Labour as an admission of defeat.Prime Minister John Key announced this afternoon that the Canterbury Earthquake...
SOL Square will finally be redeveloped, bringing more office and hospitality space to the eastern edge of Christchurch's city centre.
Christchurch convention organisers are upbeat that business tourism for the city will remain on the front foot in the leadup to the planned opening of a $500 million convention centre and precinct in 2017.
Those who spend a lot of time in central Christchurch will know about its strangeness but it can be hard to identify just what makes it strange.
Is the consent process for the fixing of homes following the Canterbury earthquakes all back to front? Or no, is that in fact how in New Zealand things are meant to work?
Two businessmen will build new bars next to The Terrace hospitality strip in central Christchurch after abandoning plans to revive Sol Square.
The city council is pushing ahead with plans to seek expressions of interest from companies keen to be involved in the rebuild of the Town Hall.
Lack of affordable housing, congested roads, and uncertainty over where and what to build are challenges that dominate the Christchurch rebuild and will continue to do so for some time.
A bare site in Victoria St in central Christchurch is to become a container food hub - perhaps with a weekend farmers market alongside.
Christchurch City Council is turning thin air into cash. It is is leasing air space over roads and footpaths to developers keen to maximise the size of their buildings.
The city council does not want ratepayers bearing the ownership costs of all the central city's major new facilities and is talking to the Government about alternative options.
Tourism supports a higher proportion of jobs in the Waimakariri District than anywhere else in New Zealand, new figures show.
Cheap and cheerful "transitional projects" are helping transform Christchurch's vacant spaces.
Christchurch nightlife including restaurants, bars and cafes are nearing pre-earthquake levels as the rebuild and path to recovery continues to gain momentum, University of Canterbury business researcher Associate Professor Sussie Morrish says.
Kiwi retail giant Kathmandu has announced a $20 million new headquarters in the inner-city innovation precinct.
The final piece of Christchurch's historic Victoria Clock Tower has been restored three-and-a-half years after it was damaged in the February 2011 earthquake.
Justice Minister Judith Collins has been criticised for naming a lane outside Christchurch's new justice precinct after a friend.
Christchurch has a first-class opportunity to lead the world in earthquake-resistant design - by building back stronger, safer and smarter.
Hoteliers are circling Christchurch and its planned new convention centre, some making decisions as to the best time to invest tens of millions in new accommodation.
Manuelito Lavador drags a chair next to mine in the Christchurch construction company office.
It must be galling to be giving away $100 million of public money and finding folk so apparently underwhelmed.
A multimillion-dollar 52-room hotel and 96-bed backpacker lodge is planned for central Christchurch.
A large wave of Chinese investment is headed for Christchurch, as billion-dollar entities do deals with locals to be part of the rebuild.
Christchurch lacks a visitor strategy and things for tourists to do, the city's port and airport chiefs say.
Antony Gough caused a fair amount of trouble for authorities after the February 2011 earthquake.
What an unhelpful meeting with Building consents that was.
More than three years after the big quakes, people are still not keen to go back into town. Some have never returned.
The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) has confirmed it is investigating three separate cases of alleged rebuild-related fraud in Christchurch.
NZ First leader Winston Peters has accused the Government of deceit on the cost of the Christchurch rebuild and on foreign land ownership.
Poor workmanship, broken promises, constantly changing staff, unpaid bills and lack of progress on new builds.
The Government will fund and own Christchurch's new convention centre, with private partners taking care of the surrounding precinct.
Stranges Lane and its three new restaurants opened early this morning without a hitch - despite hail on the tables.�
Air Force Museum, together with its partner Vbase, has been recognised as a Tourism/Hospitality Finalist in the 2014 Champion Canterbury Business Awards.
Taxpayers will contribute $284 million to the Christchurch Convention Centre due to open in 2017.
Paulette Barr could see no end to wearing coats and beanies inside her cold, quake-damaged home, so she took her case to Prime Minister John Key.
Plenary Conventions, Ngai Tahu Property and Christchurch's Carter Group will design and build the convention centre, the Government has announced today.�
Christchurch's tallest office tower has been sold and will become a major hotel.
Christchurch homeowners could now be waiting until 2017 before their earthquake-damaged homes are rebuilt.
At first glance, the news that the Christchurch City Council has found another $400 million hole in its finances as it confronts the post-quake rebuild might not seem such a blow.
Architect Patrick Sloan says to see Christchurch as a broken city after returning from China to join architecture practice Warren and Mahoney has been distressing.
The Government is dodging questions about a report it commissioned to review an audit of the Christchurch City Council's financial position.
The Christchurch rebuild keeps fuelling the labour market, with the Canterbury unemployment rate plummeting to 2.8 per cent in the June quarter.
Christchurch developers are shying away from using base isolation technology, which protects buildings against earthquake damage, as they seek to reduce costs.
Sol Square is becoming a black hole in Christchurch's recovering central city.
A group of Filipino carpenters recruited to work in Christchurch's rebuild had no work when they arrived and had to rely on charity to get by.
Do-it-yourself homeowners will be targeted by a new campaign aimed at encouraging the safe removal of building materials containing asbestos.
Stacy Rush was unsure about being entered in an online competition but the 25-year-old ''really got into it'' after a while.
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