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New opening date for Bus Interchange

New opening date for Bus Interchange

Thursday, 21 May 2015 12:48 p.m. by GovtCera

Christchurch's new Bus Interchange will open to the public, and services will begin operating from it, on Monday 25 May.

Govt support for Canterbury rebuild now $16.5b

Govt support for Canterbury rebuild now $16.5b

Thursday, 21 May 2015 11:35 a.m. by GovtBeehive

Gerry Brownlee | Budget 2015

Prime Minister says Christchurch convention centre costs "prohibitive"

Prime Minister says Christchurch convention centre costs "prohibitive"

Wednesday, 20 May 2015 12:32 p.m. by MediaThePress

Costs for a Christchurch Convention Centre have blown out meaning budget pruning work is needed, Prime Minister John Key says.

CERA- compulsory acquisition

CERA- compulsory acquisition

Saturday, 16 May 2015 11:53 a.m. by GrantShandLawyers

Public Notice: Land Use Recovery Plan amendment to date of review and minor amendments

Public Notice: Land Use Recovery Plan amendment to date of review and minor amendments

Friday, 15 May 2015 2:32 p.m. by GovtCera

The Minister for Canterbury Earthquake Recovery, Hon Gerry Brownlee, has given approval for amendments to be made to the Land Use Recovery Plan extending the date of the Review from April 2015 to 30 September 2015 and to assist with interpretation of the Recovery Plan.

Supporting Cantabrians health and wellbeing

Supporting Cantabrians' health and wellbeing

Friday, 15 May 2015 1:45 p.m. by GovtCera

Associate Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Minister Nicky Wagner says the Community in Mind Shared Programme of Action, being launched today, will ensure the remarkable resilience of Canterbury communities continues.

Council begins talks over sale of part of QEII Park to Ministry of Education

Council begins talks over sale of part of QEII Park to Ministry of Education

Thursday, 14 May 2015 4:52 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

Christchurch City Council is to begin discussions with the Ministry of Education (MoE) over relocating Avonside Girls' and Shirley Boys' High Schools to part of QEII Park, alongside the new Eastern Recreation and Sport Centre.

Bus Interchange opening postponed

Bus Interchange opening postponed

Thursday, 14 May 2015 2:49 p.m. by GovtCera Popular

Technical issues with the automated system at Christchurch’s new Bus Interchange has meant the operational opening of the facility will be postponed.

Wall design chosen for Earthquake Memorial

Wall design chosen for Earthquake Memorial

Wednesday, 13 May 2015 2:10 p.m. by GovtBeehive

Gerry Brownlee | Canterbury Earthquake Recovery

Time To Ask The Hard Questions About The Central City Rebuild

Time To Ask The Hard Questions About The Central City Rebuild

Tuesday, 12 May 2015 3:54 p.m. by Swiggs Featured Popular

There is a saying that when ministers or the government release information late on a Friday it is usually because they want it swept under the rug without too many questions. This happens a lot with this government to do with this recovery and last Friday it happened again. This time we must take notice as it is a very serious situation. We must start asking some hard questions of CERA and the government.

Launch of the Urban Living Wall

Launch of the Urban Living Wall

Tuesday, 12 May 2015 2:22 p.m. by NickyWagner

On Friday last week I had the privilege of launching the Urban Living Wall on the corner of High Street and Cashel Street in the Christchurch Central Business District. The Urban Living Wall project is a partnership between the Department of Conservation (DOC), Christchurch City Council, Fabriko (founders of the Fab Lab), and Auckland University of Technology.

191 inner-city homes from Christchurch Housing Accord

191 inner-city homes from Christchurch Housing Accord

Monday, 11 May 2015 4:38 p.m. by GovtBeehive Popular

The Government has signed agreements with Fletcher Living for the construction of 191 new homes at two inner-city sites as part of the Housing Accord with the Christchurch City Council, Building and Housing Minister Dr Nick Smith announced today.

Family playground due to open for Christmas holidays

Family playground due to open for Christmas holidays

Friday, 8 May 2015 5:59 p.m. by GovtCCDU Popular

Work is underway to have one of the world’s largest outdoor play areas – the Margaret Mahy Family Playground – open in Christchurch in time for the Christmas holidays.

Chief Executives update - 7 May 2015

Chief Executive's update - 7 May 2015

Thursday, 7 May 2015 4:40 p.m. by GovtCera

Acting Chief Executive of the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority, John Ombler, gives a monthly update on CERA's work to lead the recovery. Read the latest edition of the Future Christchurch Update.

Future Christchurch Update - May 2015

Future Christchurch Update - May 2015

Thursday, 7 May 2015 10:51 a.m. by GovtCera

Public to have say on red zone offers

Public to have say on red zone offers

Tuesday, 5 May 2015 10:25 a.m. by GovtCera Popular

The public is being invited to have a say on a Recovery Plan addressing Crown offers to buy vacant, uninsured and commercial/industrial properties in the Residential Red Zone.

Consultation open on the preliminary draft Lyttelton Port Recovery Plan

Consultation open on the preliminary draft Lyttelton Port Recovery Plan

Friday, 1 May 2015 4:18 p.m. by GovtCera

Environment Canterbury has developed the preliminary draft Lyttelton Port Recovery Plan and is inviting public feedback until 5pm, 11 May 2015. This feedback will then inform the draft plan which will be delivered to the Minister for Canterbury Earthquake Recovery by 14 August 2015.

Summer of Fun Events Attract Thousands

Summer of Fun Events Attract Thousands

Friday, 1 May 2015 2:46 p.m. by GovtCera

Almost 20,000 people took part in this year's Summer of Fun season of free family events in Christchurch, the highest attendance in the series' four year history.

Minister welcomes Victoria Square feedback

Minister welcomes Victoria Square feedback

Friday, 1 May 2015 10:43 a.m. by GovtBeehive

Nicky Wagner | Canterbury Earthquake Recovery

Good progress on Christchurch housing welcomed

Good progress on Christchurch housing welcomed

Tuesday, 28 April 2015 1:15 p.m. by GovtBeehive

Press Release: New Zealand Government

Minister vows to hold slumlords to account

Minister vows to hold slumlords to account

Thursday, 23 April 2015 1:49 p.m. by GovtBeehive

Thursday, 23 April 2015

Public Notice: Amendment to the Christchurch District Plan

Public Notice: Amendment to the Christchurch District Plan

Wednesday, 22 April 2015 2:18 p.m. by GovtCera

The Minister for Canterbury Earthquake Recovery, Hon Gerry Brownlee, has decided to amend the Christchurch City Plan to facilitate the continued development of the Kintyre Estates subdivision.

Free, impartial advice for Cantabrians extended

Free, impartial advice for Cantabrians extended

Tuesday, 21 April 2015 3:04 p.m. by GovtCera

Associate Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Minister Nicky Wagner says the continued funding of the Residential Advisory Service (RAS) means more Cantabrians will be able to access free, impartial advice on getting their home repaired or rebuilt.

CERA Acting Chief Executive arrangements extended

CERA Acting Chief Executive arrangements extended

Tuesday, 21 April 2015 11:18 a.m. by GovtCera

State Services Commissioner Iain Rennie has today confirmed that Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority (CERA) Acting Chief Executive John Ombler will continue in the role until the end of 2015.Mr Ombler has been Acting Chief Executive since December 2014. Mr Ombler continuing in the role will provide CERA with consistent and stable leadership as it moves through a period of transition.

New process for red zone Crown offers

New process for red zone Crown offers

Tuesday, 21 April 2015 11:16 a.m. by GovtBeehive

Gerry Brownlee | Canterbury Earthquake Recovery

In the Know Hub now open

In the Know Hub now open

Monday, 20 April 2015 9:38 a.m. by GovtCera

A new community-led initiative will give greater Christchurch residents the clear and consistent information they need says Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority acting Chief Executive John Ombler.

Ministers praise $120m methamphetamine busts

Ministers praise $120m methamphetamine busts

Friday, 17 April 2015 11:55 a.m. by NickyWagner

Government continues to back central city

Government continues to back central city

Thursday, 16 April 2015 3:23 p.m. by GovtBeehive

Gerry Brownlee | Canterbury Earthquake Recovery

Officer exchange strengthens relationship

Officer exchange strengthens relationship

Tuesday, 14 April 2015 9:18 a.m. by NickyWagner

Chief Executives update - 9 April 2015

Chief Executive's update - 9 April 2015

Friday, 10 April 2015 10:54 a.m. by GovtCera

Acting Chief Executive of the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority, John Ombler, gives a monthly update on CERA's work to lead the recovery.

Council projects address Crown Manager recommendations

Council projects address Crown Manager recommendations

Thursday, 9 April 2015 5:19 p.m. by GovtCCC

Projects already under way are addressing recommendations made in a report on building control functions at Christchurch City Council.

Change.org Petition And OIA On Chch EQC Repair Quality

Change.org Petition And OIA On Chch EQC Repair Quality

Thursday, 9 April 2015 11:25 a.m. by CanterburyClaimants

Peition and OIA By Canterbury Claimants

Future Christchurch Update - April 2015

Future Christchurch Update - April 2015

Thursday, 9 April 2015 10:26 a.m. by GovtCera

Fish, eels, punts return to cleaner Avon River

Fish, eels, punts return to cleaner Avon River

Saturday, 28 March 2015 2:29 p.m. by GovtBeehive Popular

Nicky Wagner | Canterbury Earthquake Recovery

Partial retention of Odeon Theatre being explored

Partial retention of Odeon Theatre being explored

Friday, 27 March 2015 10:44 a.m. by GovtCera

The Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority is investigating whether key parts of the Odeon Theatre can be retained as it embarks on the demolition of badly damaged parts of the structure.

Inquiry into Parliament’s legislative response to future national emergencies – have your say!

Inquiry into Parliament’s legislative response to future national emergencies – have your say!

Thursday, 26 March 2015 1:17 a.m. by ChristchurchFiasco

“Public submissions are now being invited on the Inquiry into Parliament’s legislative response to future national emergencies.

Public invited to Victoria Square events

Public invited to Victoria Square events

Wednesday, 25 March 2015 1:23 p.m. by GovtBeehive

Nicky Wagner | Canterbury Earthquake Recovery

A Walk Through the new Terrace with Antony Gough

A Walk Through the new Terrace with Antony Gough

Tuesday, 24 March 2015 3:44 p.m. by NickyWagner

Recently I took the opportunity for a walk through the new development The Terrace -  It’s going to be a wonderful (and a little quirky – which I like!) asset to the city.   Can’t wait for it to open!

Afternoon sun shines down on the location for a future outdoor restaurant at The Terrace – who will be the lucky tenant?

The Terrace ...

Consultation initiated over Redcliffs School

Consultation initiated over Redcliffs School

Monday, 23 March 2015 4:38 p.m. by GovtBeehive Popular

Education Minister Hekia Parata has begun consultation with the Board of Trustees of Redcliffs School in Christchurch about the possible closure of the school because of concerns about the long-term safety of the Redcliffs site.

Enabling legislation for new housing development on Riccarton Racecourse

Enabling legislation for new housing development on Riccarton Racecourse

Thursday, 19 March 2015 11:05 a.m. by GovtBeehive Popular

Special legislation is being proposed to amend the Christchurch Racecourse Reserve Act 1878 to enable a new housing development on Yaldhurst and Steadmans Roads in Riccarton, Building and Housing Minister Dr Nick Smith announced today.

Is Cera past its used-by date?

Is Cera past its used-by date?

Wednesday, 18 March 2015 10:04 a.m. by MediaThePress

Dust swirls in the nor'wester. Weeds flourish. They are all that does.

Another $138 million for Christchurch schools

Another $138 million for Christchurch schools

Tuesday, 17 March 2015 11:46 a.m. by GovtBeehive Popular

Education Minister Hekia Parata and Associate Education Minister Nikki Kaye say almost $140m is to be spent on the next wave of schools to be repaired and rebuilt in Christchurch.

Christchurch short-term housing response underway

Christchurch short-term housing response underway

Monday, 16 March 2015 1:09 p.m. by GovtBeehive Recommended Popular

Vulnerable families and single people in need of housing in Christchurch will be better supported by a new short-term housing service, says Social Housing Minister Paula Bennett.

Chief Executives update - 13 March 2015

Chief Executive's update - 13 March 2015

Friday, 13 March 2015 2:20 p.m. by GovtCera

Acting Chief Executive of the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority, John Ombler, gives a monthly update on CERA's work to lead the recovery.

Human Rights Commission delighted with Supreme Court result

Human Rights Commission delighted with Supreme Court result

Friday, 13 March 2015 12:37 p.m. by HumanRightsComm

The government should act swiftly and take an individualised approach to each of the families remaining in Christchurch’s Red Zone, says Chief Human Rights Commissioner David Rutherford in response to the Supreme Court’s ruling on the ‘Quake Outcasts’ today.

NZ Supreme Court Judgment: Quake Outcasts v CERA

NZ Supreme Court Judgment: Quake Outcasts v CERA

Friday, 13 March 2015 11:49 a.m. by NZSupremeCourt Popular

Judgment: Quake Outcasts v CERA

Crown reviewing Supreme Court ruling

Crown reviewing Supreme Court ruling

Friday, 13 March 2015 11:36 a.m. by GovtCera

 

Sharing NZ expertise to reduce disaster risk

Sharing NZ expertise to reduce disaster risk

Friday, 13 March 2015 9:44 a.m. by GovtBeehive

Gerry Brownlee | Canterbury Earthquake Recovery

Future Christchurch Update - March 2015

Future Christchurch Update - March 2015

Thursday, 12 March 2015 1:58 p.m. by GovtCera

Memorial feedback open until Sunday

Memorial feedback open until Sunday

Wednesday, 11 March 2015 1:46 p.m. by GovtCera

Associate Minister for Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Nicky Wagner says hundreds of people have given their opinion on the six short-listed Canterbury Earthquake Memorial designs and the public have until Sunday 15 March to provide further feedback.

Public Notice of Objection to the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority’s intention to dispose of records and documentation.

Public Notice of Objection to the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority’s intention to dispose of records and documentation.

Wednesday, 11 March 2015 12:22 p.m. by WeCAN

On behalf of the people and communities of Christchurch, the Wider Earthquake Communities Action Network (WeCan) are asking for an to the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority's (CERA) plan to dispose of any records, information or documentation pertaining to:

Memorial feedback open until Sunday

Memorial feedback open until Sunday

Wednesday, 11 March 2015 9:18 a.m. by GovtBeehive

Nicky Wagner | Canterbury Earthquake Recovery

Public feedback on Victoria Square design

Public feedback on Victoria Square design

Friday, 6 March 2015 9:07 a.m. by GovtBeehive Popular

Nicky Wagner | Canterbury Earthquake Recovery

Appointment made in key rebuild role

Appointment made in key rebuild role

Thursday, 5 March 2015 1:30 p.m. by GovtCera

An interim appointment has today been made to replace outgoing Christchurch Central Development Unit director Warwick Isaacs.

Final total for Port Hills Crown offer acceptances

Final total for Port Hills Crown offer acceptances

Wednesday, 4 March 2015 11:36 a.m. by GovtCera

The final total for the acceptance of the Port Hills red zone Crown offer is now available.

Sir John Hansen is a man with a plan

Sir John Hansen is a man with a plan

Saturday, 28 February 2015 4:07 p.m. by MediaThePress

How not to begin an interview. Suggest to a distinguished ex-High Court judge - and current chair of the Press Council - that he might be Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee's political puppet.

Canterbury Earthquake Memorial Consultation

Canterbury Earthquake Memorial Consultation

Tuesday, 24 February 2015 9:53 p.m. by FutureChristchurch Popular

The design for the Memorial is being decided by the 'Ideas to Remember' design process.

50,000th visitor to Future Christchurch Showcase expected

50,000th visitor to Future Christchurch Showcase expected

Monday, 23 February 2015 8:22 a.m. by GovtCera

Thousands of people have taken the opportunity to explore everything that is happening in greater Christchurch at the Future Christchurch Showcase with the 50,000th visitor expected this week.

Port Hills clearances reaches important milestone

Port Hills clearances reaches important milestone

Friday, 20 February 2015 11:51 a.m. by GovtCera Popular

The clearance of Crown-owned properties in the Port Hills has reached an important milestone with 100 houses now cleared from the red zone.