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Community Committee supports a co-ordinated approach to High Street

Community Committee supports a co-ordinated approach to High Street

Thursday, 17 April 2014 10:30 a.m. by GovtCCC

Christchurch City Council’s Community Committee met yesterday Tuesday 15 April 2014.

$100m plans for City Mall unveiled

$100m plans for City Mall unveiled

Wednesday, 9 April 2014 8:50 a.m. by MediaThePress

The developer behind the $100 million Cashel Square office and retail precinct under way in Christchurch's City Mall has released new images of how it will look.

Strict city rules halt development process

Strict city rules halt development process

Monday, 7 April 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

A Christchurch investor struggling to get his City Mall plans under way is calling for the strict development process for the retail precinct to be dropped.

Victoria Street Building Momentum

Victoria Street Building Momentum

Monday, 31 March 2014 2:10 p.m. by Swiggs Featured Popular

Victoria Street is one part of the city really coming along in the early stages of the rebuild.In recent times each time I’ve driven down the street it has been different. There recently have been a number of new builds open which is fabulous for the city. 

NZ Fire Service and CTV Coronial Findings

NZ Fire Service and CTV Coronial Findings

Monday, 31 March 2014 10:31 a.m. by PRNews

Release: New Zealand Fire Service

Rescue effort did not contribute to CTV deaths - coroner

Rescue effort did not contribute to CTV deaths - coroner

Monday, 31 March 2014 6:02 a.m. by MediaOneNews

The rescue effort following the CTV building collapse didn't contribute to the deaths of eight people trapped in the rubble, a coroner has ruled.

Christchurch Rebuild: Dunking the doughnut theory

Christchurch Rebuild: Dunking the doughnut theory

Tuesday, 25 March 2014 5:15 a.m. by MediaHerald

Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee is up for the challenge to keep the momentum on the Christchurch rebuild going by constantly showing "flags of progress" because that "helps everybody keep buoyant".

Suburban development killing CBD

Suburban development killing CBD

Monday, 24 March 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

The Christchurch City Council wants to stem the haemorrhage of business from the central city by clamping down on commercial growth in the suburbs.

Help design your dream library

Help design your dream library

Friday, 21 March 2014 12:55 p.m. by GovtCCC

The Christchurch City Council is urging residents to make the most of a once in a lifetime chance to help design their New Central Library.

Canterbury Provincial Buildings gets $2.5m

Canterbury Provincial Buildings gets $2.5m

Friday, 21 March 2014 10:37 a.m. by MediaStuff

One of Christchurch's most prominent buildings has received a $2.5 million funding boost to help repair and reopen it to the public.

Smaller Commercial Rebuilds Are Happening

Smaller Commercial Rebuilds Are Happening

Wednesday, 19 March 2014 3:12 p.m. by Swiggs Popular

There is plenty happening in the Rebuild of Christchurch.

The BNZ Amazing Place playground competition

The BNZ Amazing Place playground competition

Monday, 17 March 2014 10:52 a.m. by GovtCCDU

How not to repair a Heritage building in the Christchurch CBD part 141

How not to repair a Heritage building in the Christchurch CBD part 141

Sunday, 16 March 2014 10:23 a.m. by ShakyTownBlues Popular

Locked out of undamaged factory for 1118 days

Convention centre bidding war runs out

Convention centre bidding war runs out

Friday, 14 March 2014 11:13 p.m. by MediaThePress

The race to design and build Christchurch's new convention centre is down to one after another bidder pulled out this week, according to documents obtained by The Press.

First post-tensioned timber building opens in Christchurch

First post-tensioned timber building opens in Christchurch

Monday, 10 March 2014 12:06 p.m. by CanterburyUniversity Popular

The first multi-storey post-earthquake timber building using low-damage post-tensioned timber technology has opened in Christchurch. 

Retail update and Bus Interchange concept design release

Retail update and Bus Interchange concept design release

Thursday, 6 March 2014 5:11 p.m. by GovtCCDU

New plans revealed for Anchor Project and funding announced for Re:Start.

Popular Container Mall on the move

Popular Container Mall on the move

Thursday, 6 March 2014 3:21 p.m. by GovtCera

A partnership between the Crown and the private sector will ensure Christchurch's iconic Re:START Mall continues operating with the use of another central city location, Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee says.

Preliminary design for new Bus Interchange

Preliminary design for new Bus Interchange

Thursday, 6 March 2014 3:05 p.m. by GovtBeehive

Gerry Brownlee | Canterbury Earthquake Recovery

Popular Container Mall on the move

Popular Container Mall on the move

Thursday, 6 March 2014 2:48 p.m. by GovtBeehive Popular

Gerry Brownlee | Canterbury Earthquake Recovery

Aurecon Modelling Video Bus Interchange

Aurecon Modelling Video Bus Interchange

Wednesday, 5 March 2014 2:47 p.m. by GovtCCDU

Video by Aurecon showing how the new Bus Interchange parking system would operate and the design being tested with real buses.

Council proposes fewer car parks

Council proposes fewer car parks

Tuesday, 4 March 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

New homes and businesses in Christchurch could be required to provide fewer car parks under a planning rule change being considered by the city council.

Convention centre plans could be downsized

Convention centre plans could be downsized

Friday, 28 February 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

The Government's key anchor project - a Christchurch convention centre - could be downsized after "market sounding" suggested a 2000-seat venue was too ambitious, official papers released to the Green Party reveal.

Heritage will not be demolished

Heritage will not be demolished

Thursday, 27 February 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

The heritage-listed Public Trust Office in central Christchurch will not be demolished under the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Act.

First sod turned on new Regional Council building

First sod turned on new Regional Council building

Wednesday, 26 February 2014 3:31 p.m. by GovtECAN Popular

Dame Margaret Bazley and Commissioners today hosted a ceremony where the Minister for the Environment Hon. Amy Adams turned the first ground at Environment Canterbury’s new central city office site.

How Not to repair a Heritage Building in the Christchurch CBD…. part 139

How Not to repair a Heritage Building in the Christchurch CBD…. part 139

Wednesday, 26 February 2014 7:49 a.m. by ShakyTownBlues

Locked out of undamaged factory for 1100 days 

Billion-dollar questions for Christchurch

Billion-dollar questions for Christchurch

Monday, 24 February 2014 4:57 p.m. by Media3News

On the third anniversary of the February quake, the Government's been delivered a shock by the new mayor and councillors.

First call for residential proposals in frame

First call for residential proposals in frame

Friday, 21 February 2014 4:28 p.m. by GovtBeehive

Gerry Brownlee | Canterbury Earthquake Recovery

Westward move may give Re:Start mall another year

Westward move may give Re:Start mall another year

Friday, 21 February 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Re:Start looks safe for another year, with plans afoot to shift the colourful container mall just down the road.

Chch needs an extraordinary recovery

Chch needs an 'extraordinary recovery'

Thursday, 20 February 2014 12:16 p.m. by MediaThePress

Just three days to negotiate Christchurch rebuild

Just three days to negotiate Christchurch rebuild

Thursday, 20 February 2014 11:57 a.m. by RuthDyson

The government gave the Christchurch City Council just three days to negotiate the cost sharing agreement to rebuild the city worth almost $3 billion, says Canterbury Earthquake Recovery spokesperson Ruth Dyson.

Doughnut represents Ceras failings

'Doughnut' represents Cera's failings

Tuesday, 18 February 2014 9:48 a.m. by MediaStuff

Millennium staying shut in Christchurch

Millennium staying shut in Christchurch

Saturday, 15 February 2014 5:00 p.m. by MediaStuff

Listed hotels company Millennium & Copthorne Hotels New Zealand says its Millennium Hotel Christchurch in Cathedral Square remains closed for the "foreseeable future".

How not to repair a Heritage Building in the Christchurch CBD…

How not to repair a Heritage Building in the Christchurch CBD…

Friday, 14 February 2014 10:09 a.m. by ShakyTownBlues

Well, what an interesting few weeks we have had. 

CBD – Available Routes Map 15th February – 22nd February

CBD – Available Routes Map 15th February – 22nd February

Friday, 14 February 2014 8:30 a.m. by Transport4chch

For available routes around the Central City please find below the CBD network map.

Antony Gough: City Progress

Antony Gough: City Progress

Thursday, 13 February 2014 12:08 p.m. by CanterburyMorningsZB

Developer Antony Gough talks to Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch about how the Central City has had negativity towards the pace of the rebuild.

Delays spark anonymous $10m offer

Delays spark anonymous $10m offer

Thursday, 13 February 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

An anonymous investor is willing to cough up $10 million to fast-track the reopening of a central Christchurch parking building.

What can $110 million dollars buy

What can $110 million dollars buy

Monday, 10 February 2014 6:52 p.m. by Swiggs Popular

I was struggling to sleep the other night and was thinking about the Avon River Pricenct after speaking to Chris Lynch about it after the government started work on phase two. I then started to dream what I could do with the $110+ million it is going to eat away. So for a bit of something to do I have listed a couple of things that sort of dosh can buy. What would you buy? let us know below.

Durham Street South reduced to one lane from tomorrow (Tuesday)- Expect delays

Durham Street South reduced to one lane from tomorrow (Tuesday)- Expect delays

Monday, 10 February 2014 8:00 a.m. by Transport4chch

Commencing Tuesday morning, 11th February, Durham Street will be reduced to one lane between Tuam Street and St Asaph Street for wastewater work. 

Firms pack up as $90m boom ends

Firms pack up as $90m boom ends

Monday, 10 February 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

At its peak, an estimated 150 demolition companies vied for business in the city but as demolition is slowly replaced by construction, many are leaving or diversifying to pursue other projects.

Players differ on Christchurch CBD growth

Players differ on Christchurch CBD growth

Friday, 7 February 2014 11:41 p.m. by MediaThePress

Christchurch's top property players are painting a mixed picture of the central city - from one saying a vibrant CBD is unlikely in his lifetime to others feeling confident about the future.

Antony Gough Cars

Antony Gough Cars

Wednesday, 5 February 2014 5:39 p.m. by MediaCTV

 

Clean-up to entice wildlife to Avon

Clean-up to entice wildlife to Avon

Wednesday, 5 February 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Work to clear hundreds of years of built-up sediment from the Avon River may help entice trout, eels and native birds back to the city.

Further work underway to improve Avon River

Further work underway to improve Avon River

Tuesday, 4 February 2014 2:08 p.m. by GovtBeehive

Gerry Brownlee | Canterbury Earthquake Recovery

How not to repair a heritage building in the Christchurch CBD part 137

How not to repair a heritage building in the Christchurch CBD part 137

Thursday, 30 January 2014 8:59 a.m. by ShakyTownBlues Popular

Locked out of undamaged factory for 1075 days – (since Feb 2011) Do we still own our building????    

No tenants left for the CBD

'No tenants left for the CBD'

Thursday, 30 January 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Property developers warn buildings with "A-grade" rentals in the central business district cannot compete for tenants against cheaper, already-completed developments elsewhere. The warning comes as some developers and investors take their plans and money elsewhere in the face of high construction costs, reluctant tenants and uncertainty over car parking.

Pod Oasis – our Ellerslie Show garden 2014

Pod Oasis – our Ellerslie Show garden 2014

Tuesday, 28 January 2014 3:13 p.m. by greeningtherubble

We have been encouraged to make a garden that will feature at Ellerslie International Flower Show in Hagley Park this February, and after de-construction there, move it to  a city site to be enjoyed bu the public. 

High-tech Government building begins construction

High-tech Government building begins construction

Wednesday, 22 January 2014 5:16 p.m. by Media3News

The Justice and Emergency Services Precinct will house 1,100 workers and the design was based on lessons learnt from the earthquakes.

Work kicks off on justice precinct

Work kicks off on justice precinct

Wednesday, 22 January 2014 2:54 p.m. by MediaThePress

Two high-powered digs into central Christchurch land marked the start of the biggest multi-agency government project in New Zealand's history.

Anchor Projects kicking on in 2014

Anchor Projects kicking on in 2014

Wednesday, 22 January 2014 1:14 p.m. by GovtBeehive Popular

Gerry Brownlee | Canterbury Earthquake Recovery

Plan for Triangle Centre shelved

Plan for Triangle Centre shelved

Wednesday, 22 January 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Long-time Triangle Centre landlord Michael Ogilvie-Lee has dropped his concept for a $100 million sculptural glass-wrapped office and shopping centre between Colombo, High and Cashel streets.

Council hands tied over Centennial Pool site

Council hands tied over Centennial Pool site

Saturday, 18 January 2014 12:18 p.m. by GovtCCC

Christchurch City Council considered a report on the sale of the Centennial Pool site to the Crown at its final meeting last year.

Central Library Manchester Opens Monday January 20th 2014

Central Library Manchester Opens Monday January 20th 2014

Saturday, 18 January 2014 12:13 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

Inner city library services will get a boost when Central Library Manchester opens on Monday 20 January.

The new temporary library at 36 Manchester Street (on the corner of Allen Street) replaces Central Library Tuam which closed in November to make way for the Justice and Emergency Services Precinct.

Libraries and Information Manager Carolyn Robertson says of all the city libraries Central Library Tuam was the ...

Building Consents Christchurch- snafu

Building Consents Christchurch- snafu

Thursday, 16 January 2014 2:14 p.m. by ShakyTownBlues

I am afraid I need to start a new running total.

Is the citys blueprint dream evaporating?

Is the city's blueprint dream evaporating?

Saturday, 4 January 2014 12:27 p.m. by MediaThePress Popular

High Street A National Disgrace- part 135

High Street A National Disgrace- part 135

Thursday, 2 January 2014 12:05 a.m. by ShakyTownBlues

Locked out of undamaged factory for 1037 days – (since Feb 2011) Do we still own our building????    Now 510 days since designated “South frame, Innovation Precinct” – only 1317 days to go before we get told if we are …

Interim work plans for the CTV site, 23 December 2013

Interim work plans for the CTV site, 23 December 2013

Monday, 23 December 2013 2:23 p.m. by GovtCCDU