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Canterbury research aims to develop safer steel structures

Canterbury research aims to develop safer steel structures

Tuesday, 15 April 2014 7:22 p.m. by CanterburyUniversity

University of Canterbury postgraduate civil and natural resources engineering researchers are developing new methods to improve the performance of steel structures in earthquakes.

Phillipstown School

Phillipstown School

Monday, 14 April 2014 7:54 p.m. by MediaCTV

Christchurch’s sizzle-seller to be receive honorary doctorate at Canterbury

Christchurch’s sizzle-seller to be receive honorary doctorate at Canterbury

Friday, 11 April 2014 3:04 p.m. by CanterburyUniversity

One of Christchurch’s most passionate business people leading the city’s rebuild will receive an honorary doctorate at next week University of Canterbury graduation ceremonies.

Phillipstown will get reprieve under Labour

Phillipstown will get reprieve under Labour

Wednesday, 9 April 2014 2:20 p.m. by MeganWoods

 

Minister of Educations announcement for Phillipstown and Woolston Schools April 2014

Minister of Education's announcement for Phillipstown and Woolston Schools April 2014

Wednesday, 9 April 2014 1:41 p.m. by GovtMOE

The Education Minister Hekia Parata has announced her decision on the proposed merger of Phillipstown School and Woolston School.

Study aims for quake-proof building

Study aims for quake-proof building

Wednesday, 26 March 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

A University of Canterbury prototype is being subjected to simulated shaking greater than the February 2011 earthquake to help improve the safety of the city's new buildings.

Building industry in dire need of 5,000 more apprentices

Building industry in dire need of 5,000 more apprentices

Monday, 24 March 2014 12:09 p.m. by PRNews Popular

Release: BCITO

UC simulating more than 100 earthquakes in its lab to design safer buildings

UC simulating more than 100 earthquakes in its lab to design safer buildings

Wednesday, 19 March 2014 12:47 p.m. by CanterburyUniversity Popular

The University of Canterbury (UC) is simulating more than 100 earthquakes on a building prototype to make post-quake buildings safer.

Top businessman to help launch Student Volunteer Army’s 2014 campaign

Top businessman to help launch Student Volunteer Army’s 2014 campaign

Monday, 17 March 2014 12:29 p.m. by CanterburyUniversity

One of New Zealand's most successful businessmen, founder of 42 Below vodka and Moa beer, Geoff Ross, will help to launch the University of Canterbury (UC) Student Volunteer Army’s 2014 campaign on campus next week.

 NZ Supreme Court - Leave to Appeal - UNIVERSITY OF CANTERBURY v THE INSURANCE COUNCIL OF NEW ZEALAND

NZ Supreme Court - Leave to Appeal - UNIVERSITY OF CANTERBURY v THE INSURANCE COUNCIL OF NEW ZEALAND

Thursday, 27 February 2014 10:48 p.m. by PRNews

UNIVERSITY OF CANTERBURY v THE INSURANCE COUNCIL OF NEW ZEALAND INCORPORATED [2014] NZSC 13 [26 February 2014]

Extra support for schoolchildren

Extra support for schoolchildren

Thursday, 20 February 2014 2:51 p.m. by RedCross

The New Zealand Red Cross 2011 Earthquake Commission has allocated $2.3 million to increase youth work and social work services in Canterbury schools until 2016.

Archive digitally preserves post-quake Pledge books

Archive digitally preserves post-quake Pledge books

Monday, 17 February 2014 10:15 a.m. by CanterburyUniversity

UC’s earthquake archive digitally preserves Christchurch’s post-quake Pledge books

Research launched to help homes better withstand earthquakes

Research launched to help homes better withstand earthquakes

Thursday, 13 February 2014 3:07 p.m. by PRNews

A key research project, to help improve the resilience of the types of homes that performed poorly in the Christchurch earthquakes, has been launched.

Vero settles Ministry of Education claim

Vero settles Ministry of Education claim

Thursday, 30 January 2014 4:19 p.m. by GovtMOE Featured

Vero New Zealand, the lead insurer on the Ministry of Education claim in Christchurch, is pleased to announce the $200 million settlement.

$200m payout for quake damaged Christchurch schools

$200m payout for quake damaged Christchurch schools

Thursday, 30 January 2014 11:24 a.m. by MediaHerald

The Ministry of Education is to receive a $200 million payout from insurer Vero for quake damage to Christchurch schools allowing rebuilding to pick up pace, ministers said this morning.

$200 million settlement for Canterbury schools

$200 million settlement for Canterbury schools

Thursday, 30 January 2014 10:17 a.m. by GovtBeehive

Gerry Brownlee | Canterbury Earthquake Recovery

Students show off rebuild designs

Students show off rebuild designs

Monday, 27 January 2014 8:12 a.m. by MediaThePress

Bree Morgan and Jessica Hulme devised a series of triangle buildings inspired by a saw-tooth roof and Maori patterns. Christian Burgos and Therese Samson broke the grid pattern of a standard block with an angled cut incorporating a pond overlooked by multi-storey buildings.

UC students helping construction companies’ health and safety systems

UC students helping construction companies’ health and safety systems

Sunday, 26 January 2014 9:40 p.m. by CanterburyUniversity

An entrepreneurial University of Canterbury (UC) student team has created a health and safety mobile phone system to help construction companies.

CPITs Community Open Day

CPIT's Community Open Day

Monday, 6 January 2014 12:15 p.m. by CPIT Featured

Come along with friends and family to CPIT's Community Open Day on 25 January from 11am - 2pm.

UC business and law academics return to a permanent base for first time since the earthquakes

UC business and law academics return to a permanent base for first time since the earthquakes

Thursday, 19 December 2013 5:20 p.m. by CanterburyUniversity

For the first time since the 2011 earthquake, University of Canterbury (UC) business and law staff have begun returning to a permanent base in the former Law building, on campus. 

Greater Christchurch Education Renewal Programme – 2013 Year End Report to Schools and Early Childhood Services

Greater Christchurch Education Renewal Programme – 2013 Year End Report to Schools and Early Childhood Services

Wednesday, 18 December 2013 3:47 p.m. by GovtMOE Popular

Greater Christchurch Education Renewal Programme – 2013 Year End Report to Schools and Early Childhood Services

Playground design workshop October 2013

Playground design workshop October 2013

Tuesday, 17 December 2013 9:40 a.m. by GovtCCDU

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Japanese flair for new school

Japanese flair for new school

Thursday, 12 December 2013 7:12 a.m. by MediaThePress

An award-winning Japanese architect believes he will make a Christchurch school one of the most quake-safe in the country.

More Maori up-skill for the rebuild

More Maori up-skill for the rebuild

Tuesday, 10 December 2013 2:24 p.m. by PRNews Popular

Christchurch painter and decorator Tessa Gregory says enrolling in the He Toki ki te Rika (Māori trades training) programme at CPIT was one of the best decisions she has ever made.

UC to take pressure off the Christchurch housing market by building new accommodation for students

UC to take pressure off the Christchurch housing market by building new accommodation for students

Monday, 9 December 2013 6:19 p.m. by CanterburyUniversity Popular

The University of Canterbury (UC) announced today it plans to take some pressure off the Christchurch housing market by building accommodation for students in partnership with the private sector.

Education Minister meets with Mayor of Christchurch

Education Minister meets with Mayor of Christchurch

Friday, 6 December 2013 5:44 p.m. by PRNews Popular

Today, Education Minister Hekia Parata met with Christchurch’s mayor Hon Lianne Dalziel to brief her on the 10 year programme of restoring and renewing schools in greater Christchurch following the earthquakes.

Broken pipes close part of school

Broken pipes close part of school

Monday, 2 December 2013 9:13 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

The discovery of broken sewer pipes under St Albans Primary School resulted in the closure of the library cafe block and adjoining areas on December 2. Stachybotyrs and penicillin spores have been found in air tests.

Innovative architectural projects on display at CPIT

Innovative architectural projects on display at CPIT

Wednesday, 27 November 2013 11:11 a.m. by CPIT

A range of innovative architectural projects created by the next generation of Christchurch’s talented designers are now on display at CPIT.

Work to start on UC’s major new science facility next year

Work to start on UC’s major new science facility next year

Tuesday, 26 November 2013 3:46 p.m. by CanterburyUniversity Featured Popular

Tower Junction

Tower Junction

Friday, 22 November 2013 7:53 a.m. by FutureChChDesign

Halswell

Halswell

Thursday, 21 November 2013 7:19 a.m. by FutureChChDesign

SYDENHAM

SYDENHAM

Wednesday, 20 November 2013 4:32 p.m. by FutureChChDesign

Ferrymead

Ferrymead

Wednesday, 20 November 2013 4:10 p.m. by FutureChChDesign Popular

Airport

Airport

Wednesday, 20 November 2013 2:41 p.m. by FutureChChDesign

Christchurch could become `the city of bridges’

Christchurch could become `the city of bridges’

Tuesday, 19 November 2013 9:04 p.m. by CanterburyUniversity Popular

Linwood Ave

Linwood Ave

Tuesday, 19 November 2013 1:57 p.m. by FutureChChDesign

[AD2 2013] Linwood suffers from low economic conditions as well as high crime rates. This proposals aims to address these issues by creating an ‘attraction’ that would bring prosperity and activity to the area. With the Avon River to the north and the estuary to the south, there is the opportunity to create a ‘Green …

Home

Home

Sunday, 17 November 2013 7:06 a.m. by FutureChChDesign

Since 2011 the School of Architecture and Planning at the University of Auckland has been running design studios under the title of Future Christchurch. To date over 100 students have participated in seven design courses and two master thesis units. The work produced has become an essential part of the Studio Christchurch project in that …

AD2 BRIEF

AD2 BRIEF

Sunday, 17 November 2013 6:58 a.m. by FutureChChDesign

Thesis Team 2013

Thesis Team 2013

Sunday, 17 November 2013 6:48 a.m. by FutureChChDesign

AD2 Students

AD2 Students

Sunday, 17 November 2013 6:46 a.m. by FutureChChDesign

Fantastic investment in Christchurch Schools..

Fantastic investment in Christchurch Schools..

Thursday, 14 November 2013 4:38 p.m. by NickyWagner Popular

 

Chch schools $1b spend revealed

Chch schools $1b spend revealed

Thursday, 14 November 2013 2:21 p.m. by Media3News

 

More than 80 per cent of classrooms in greater Christchurch will be modernised by 2022

More than 80 per cent of classrooms in greater Christchurch will be modernised by 2022

Thursday, 14 November 2013 2:05 p.m. by GovtBeehive Popular

Gerry Brownlee | Canterbury Earthquake Recovery

Amazing Place Finalists - Years 12 &13 - Thirteen

Amazing Place Finalists - Years 12 &13 - Thirteen

Tuesday, 12 November 2013 10:41 a.m. by GovtCCDU

 

CPIT students ripe with talent

CPIT students 'ripe' with talent

Monday, 11 November 2013 10:27 p.m. by CPIT

A strait-jacket showing the frustration of insomnia and artworks made from quake-damaged homes are among works from CPIT’s Bachelor of Design students opening November 12 in the atrium. RIPE, an exhibition of the best works from students specialising in applied visual art, multi-media design and visual communication, will be on display until November 21 at CPIT as part of the Creative Festival.

Women in trades - new initiatives at CPIT

Women in trades - new initiatives at CPIT

Thursday, 7 November 2013 9:49 a.m. by CPIT Popular

CPIT is encouraging more women to consider a career in trades, announcing new scholarships and adding a new Top Female Trades student award at the annual Trades Innovation Institute (TII) celebration of achievement in trades training night on 5 November. "I am pleased to announce our new package of Women in Trades scholarships that will help women to retrain for a career in trades," CPIT CE Kay Giles said. "Working closely with the Ministry of Women’s Affairs, we are develop ...

CERA Rebuild and Recovery Forum LIVE Stream

CERA Rebuild and Recovery Forum LIVE Stream

Monday, 4 November 2013 6:20 p.m. by rebuild Featured Popular

Rebuild and Recovery Forum Stream will be live at 630pm, Monday 4th November

Education Minister should call it quits over Phillipstown debacle

Education Minister should call it quits over Phillipstown debacle

Monday, 4 November 2013 10:34 a.m. by PRNews

Education spokesperson Tracey Martin says that today’s announcement that Hekia Parata won’t appeal the High Court’s ruling that the merger with Woolston School was unlawful; it is a victory for the school community which fought so hard for what it believed in.

Why doesnt Town link to Gown?

Why doesn't Town link to Gown?

Sunday, 3 November 2013 8:42 p.m. by MediaThePress

 

Govt to provide $260m to University of Canterbury rebuild

Govt to provide $260m to University of Canterbury rebuild

Thursday, 31 October 2013 2:52 p.m. by GovtBeehive Popular

Steven Joyce | Canterbury Earthquake Recovery