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Linwood College Update

Linwood College Update

Monday, 19 September 2016 3:33 p.m. by MtPleasantCC

LINWOOD COLLEGE   PRESS RELEASE 14 SEPTEMBER, 2016 Community engagement shows desire for Linwood College to become “local school of choice.” 

Christchurch merger school off to flying start

Christchurch merger school off to flying start

Wednesday, 31 August 2016 4:44 p.m. by GovtMOE

UC quake research in world-first ‘Ferrari’ overbridge

UC quake research in world-first ‘Ferrari’ overbridge

Monday, 25 July 2016 2:58 p.m. by CanterburyUniversity Popular

In a significant advance in engineering, Christchurch’s newest overpass features a world-first in quake-resilient technology described as the “Ferrari” of bridges, developed in Christchurch by University of Canterbury engineers.

Bolder building solutions research

Bolder building solutions research

Thursday, 7 July 2016 3:56 p.m. by CanterburyUniversity

Building solutions that challenge conventional construction wisdom are being researched, modelled and tested by University of Canterbury academic Dr Geoffrey Rodgers as he re-examines what defines a ‘strong’ building.

Mayor’s statement regarding Redcliffs School announcement

Mayor’s statement regarding Redcliffs School announcement

Thursday, 7 July 2016 3:31 p.m. by LianneDalziel

Mayor Lianne Dalziel welcomes this morning’s announcement by Education Minister Hekia Parata that they’re looking at options for relocating Redcliffs School.

Alternative site sought for Redcliffs School

Alternative site sought for Redcliffs School

Thursday, 7 July 2016 3:29 p.m. by GovtMOE

Release: New Zealand Government

$14.9m Lyttelton Primary School officially open

$14.9m Lyttelton Primary School officially open

Friday, 24 June 2016 1:49 p.m. by GovtMOE Featured Popular

What makes the tourism industry more resilient?

What makes the tourism industry more resilient?

Wednesday, 8 June 2016 11:26 a.m. by CanterburyUniversity

Organisational resilience in the tourism industry, particularly in a post-disaster environment, is at the heart of innovative marketing research at the University of Canterbury.

Community feedback sought on QEII Park proposal

Community feedback sought on QEII Park proposal

Friday, 26 February 2016 11:52 a.m. by GovtCCC Popular

UC professor uses supercomputer to simulate earthquake shaking

UC professor uses supercomputer to simulate earthquake shaking

Thursday, 25 February 2016 10:38 a.m. by CanterburyUniversity Popular

Wondering what it looked like when the earth moved during the Valentine’s Day quake? University of Canterbury Professor in Earthquake Engineering Brendon Bradley has, using UC’s Blue Gene supercomputer, simulated the ground shaking from the 14 February earthquake.

Serendipitous quake unearths explanation

Serendipitous quake unearths explanation

Thursday, 25 February 2016 10:26 a.m. by PRNews Popular

Release: Lincoln University

Accentuating the positive out of earthquake adversity

Accentuating the positive out of earthquake adversity

Monday, 22 February 2016 2:37 p.m. by PRNews Popular

 

Progress in rebuild of Christchurch schools

Progress in rebuild of Christchurch schools

Monday, 22 February 2016 11:18 a.m. by GovtMOE Popular

As Christchurch’s new education network rises from the rubble, Education Minister Hekia Parata has praised all those involved in shepherding Christchurch’s kids through extremely difficult times.

Universities team up to tackle disasters

Universities team up to tackle disasters

Wednesday, 10 February 2016 4:54 p.m. by CanterburyUniversity Featured

Release: Joint Press Release

Public invited to farewell UCSA building

Public invited to farewell UCSA building

Wednesday, 2 December 2015 4:43 p.m. by CanterburyUniversity Popular

For more than 40 years the University of Canterbury Students’ Association building has been a hub of student life, housing a radio station,magazinebars, a restaurant, and even a cat called Bentley.

UC funding agreement varied

UC funding agreement varied

Thursday, 26 November 2015 4:59 p.m. by CantyMuseum Popular

The University of Canterbury and the Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment, Hon Steven Joyce have agreed to vary the funding agreement for the University of Canterbury signed 15 September 2014.

Interim Redcliffs decision announced

Interim Redcliffs decision announced

Wednesday, 25 November 2015 6:00 p.m. by GovtMOE Popular

Education Minister Hekia Parata has made an interim decision to close Redcliffs School in Christchurch because of ongoing concern about the unstable cliff behind the school.

UC academic to be awarded for earthquake research at international conference

UC academic to be awarded for earthquake research at international conference

Thursday, 29 October 2015 4:13 p.m. by CanterburyUniversity Popular

University of Canterbury Associate Professor in Earthquake Engineering Brendon Bradley will receive the TC203 Young Researcher Award at the premier conference in his discipline, which is being held in New Zealand for the first time next month.

Comedian Ben Hurley Performing in Christchurch

Comedian Ben Hurley Performing in Christchurch

Tuesday, 13 October 2015 3:24 p.m. by PRNews Popular

Release: Rawhiti PTA

UC Alumnus helps save historic telescope

UC Alumnus helps save historic telescope

Monday, 5 October 2015 1:27 p.m. by CanterburyUniversity Featured Popular

 

The University of Canterbury names College of Engineering building after inventor John Britten

The University of Canterbury names College of Engineering building after inventor John Britten

Wednesday, 16 September 2015 1:55 p.m. by CanterburyUniversity Popular

The University of Canterbury is to name a College of Engineering building in honour of trailblazing Christchurch innovator and engineer John Britten.

Education Minister praises huge progress since 2010

Education Minister praises huge progress since 2010

Monday, 7 September 2015 1:32 p.m. by GovtBeehive Popular

4 September 2015

University of Canterbury launches Earthquake Scholarships

University of Canterbury launches Earthquake Scholarships

Thursday, 3 September 2015 3:23 p.m. by CanterburyUniversity Featured Popular

The University of Canterbury is to offer scholarships for postgraduate research into the effects of the 2010-2011 Canterbury earthquakes, focusing on the lessons learned from the response.

Talks begin over QEII Park

Talks begin over QEII Park

Tuesday, 1 September 2015 2:32 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

Christchurch City Council is committed to working with the Ministry of Education, Avonside Girls' and Shirley Boys' High Schools to ensure that the co-location of the new Eastern Recreation and Sport Centre and the two schools on QEII Park benefits the entire community.

Positive earthquake recovery thoughts potentially dangerous

Positive earthquake recovery thoughts potentially dangerous

Tuesday, 14 July 2015 12:18 p.m. by CanterburyUniversity Popular

Positive images of the Christchurch recovery are a “time travel dream machine”, but more distracting than negative ones, according to University of Canterbury (UC) research findings.

Booze left on the shelf after 2011 earthquake

Booze left on the shelf after 2011 earthquake

Saturday, 4 July 2015 2:03 p.m. by PRNews Popular

Release: Lincoln University

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.

Bring back the Lions!

Bring back the Lions!

Thursday, 16 April 2015 12:15 p.m. by marketing_saintmichaels Popular

Māori graduate had research approved 20 minutes before the 2011 earthquake

Māori graduate had research approved 20 minutes before the 2011 earthquake

Wednesday, 15 April 2015 3:26 p.m. by CanterburyUniversity Popular

A University of Canterbury Māori doctoral student who graduates today had her research approved by the university 20 minutes before the February 2011 earthquake hit.

Lynched - 13th April 2015 - Hekia Parata

Lynched - 13th April 2015 - Hekia Parata

Monday, 13 April 2015 6:53 p.m. by ChrisLynch

Learning through the Christchurch rebuild

Learning through the Christchurch rebuild

Thursday, 2 April 2015 1:28 p.m. by PRNews Popular

A special summer school project saw Architecture students helping to get the Garden City back on its feet.

University announces partnership with the Student Volunteer Army

University announces partnership with the Student Volunteer Army

Wednesday, 25 March 2015 12:00 p.m. by VolunteerArmy Popular

The University of Canterbury has today announced a key partnership with the Student Volunteer Army (SVA).

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.

REGIONAL SCIENCE AND INNOVATION CENTRE (RSIC) CONTRACT AWARDED

REGIONAL SCIENCE AND INNOVATION CENTRE (RSIC) CONTRACT AWARDED

Monday, 23 March 2015 1:48 p.m. by CanterburyUniversity Featured Popular

The University of Canterbury has agreed to award a contract to Fletcher Construction to carry out the construction of stage one of its Regional Science and Innovation Centre (RSIC).

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.

Asian disaster management officers to learn from Christchurch’s earthquakes

Asian disaster management officers to learn from Christchurch’s earthquakes

Friday, 6 March 2015 11:05 a.m. by CanterburyUniversity Popular

A group of South East Asian disaster management specialists will be in New Zealand later this month taking part in training hosted by the University of Canterbury’s Centre for Risk Resilience and Renewal (UCR3). 

CPIT opens $15.9m sports and wellbeing centre

CPIT opens $15.9m sports and wellbeing centre

Wednesday, 4 March 2015 8:56 a.m. by CPIT Popular

Prime Minister John Key has officially opened the first new building in CPIT's ambitious plan to invest in the future of vocational training with modern facilities and contemporary learning delivery.

Canterbury establishes Community Engagement Hub

Canterbury establishes Community Engagement Hub

Tuesday, 24 February 2015 12:42 p.m. by CanterburyUniversity Popular

The University of Canterbury has established the first Community Engagement Hub at an Australasian university so it can build on its vision of preparing people to make a difference by engaging more students and staff with the community.

Canterbury’s archive the most detailed collection of the earthquake images

Canterbury’s archive the most detailed collection of the earthquake images

Monday, 23 February 2015 1:33 p.m. by CanterburyUniversity Popular

As February 22 approaches, and Christchurch and the rest of the world are reminded of the terrible events of that day four years ago, University of Canterbury Professor Paul Millar believes it’s never been more important to focus on preserving the record of what Canterbury has been through.

Animal welfare still an issue four years on from quakes

Animal welfare still an issue four years on from quakes

Wednesday, 18 February 2015 10:50 a.m. by CanterburyUniversity Popular

The repercussions of the earthquakes that struck Canterbury four years ago could still be having a detrimental effect on the city’s animals, according to University of Canterbury’s Associate Professor Annie Potts.

Significant milestone for Christchurch schools

Significant milestone for Christchurch schools

Thursday, 12 February 2015 5:54 p.m. by GovtMOE Popular

Education Minister Hekia Parata has announced that Queen Elizabeth II Park (QEII) is the preferred relocation and co-location site of Avonside Girls’ High School and Shirley Boys’ High School.

Canterbury research on earthquake engineering and resilient infrastructure

Canterbury research on earthquake engineering and resilient infrastructure

Thursday, 12 February 2015 4:38 p.m. by CanterburyUniversity Popular

Civil and natural resources engineers at the University of Canterbury are developing new technologies to evaluate the effects of earthquake-induced ground movement on buildings and facilities critical for the safety and well-being of communities throughout New Zealand.

Students reach out to communities for Representation Review

Students reach out to communities for Representation Review

Tuesday, 10 February 2015 1:45 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

About 30 students taking a University of Canterbury summer school course, CHCH101: Rebuilding Christchurch, spent five days recently finding out how local groups defined their communities.

Ministry chooses preferred bidder for major schools building project

Ministry chooses preferred bidder for major schools building project

Monday, 9 February 2015 12:56 p.m. by GovtMOE Popular

Ministry chooses preferred bidder for major schools building project

Sports inspired Christchurch people after the earthquakes

Sports inspired Christchurch people after the earthquakes

Tuesday, 27 January 2015 3:16 p.m. by CanterburyUniversity Popular

A University of Canterbury postgraduate student says sports inspired people in Christchurch after the earthquakes.

University of Canterbury v The Insurance Council of New Zealand Inc

University of Canterbury v The Insurance Council of New Zealand Inc

Tuesday, 23 December 2014 3:00 p.m. by NZSupremeCourt Popular

UNIVERSITY OF CANTERBURY v THE INSURANCE COUNCIL OF NEW ZEALAND INC & ORS

Major report on how organisations coped with the earthquakes

Major report on how organisations coped with the earthquakes

Monday, 22 December 2014 11:53 a.m. by CanterburyUniversity Popular

A major University of Canterbury report has found a high level of innovation and adaptability shown by hundreds of organisations in Canterbury following the earthquakes.

Canterbury experts to simulate what occurred under the earth’s surface during the earthquakes

Canterbury experts to simulate what occurred under the earth’s surface during the earthquakes

Friday, 19 December 2014 11:03 a.m. by CanterburyUniversity Popular

University of Canterbury experts will next year use its BlueFern computer to simulate what happened under the ground during the Canterbury earthquakes.  

University settles with insurers

University settles with insurers

Monday, 15 December 2014 5:25 p.m. by CanterburyUniversity Popular

The University of Canterbury has agreed to settle its insurance claims under the Universities NZ collective insurance policy arising out of the 2010 and 2011 earthquakes.

University of Canterbury signs substantial contract to redevelop engineering precinct

University of Canterbury signs substantial contract to redevelop engineering precinct

Wednesday, 3 December 2014 4:12 p.m. by CanterburyUniversity Popular

The University of Canterbury today signed a substantial contract with Hawkins Construction for the first major redevelopment of the campus’s engineering precinct in more than 40 years.

Animal welfare lessons from Chch quakes revealed in book

Animal welfare lessons from Chch quakes revealed in book

Monday, 1 December 2014 9:01 p.m. by PRNews Popular

Release: Canterbury University Press

Tourism surviving natural disasters: Preparedness and planning

Tourism surviving natural disasters: Preparedness and planning

Monday, 24 November 2014 9:59 a.m. by CanterburyUniversity Popular

A University of Canterbury doctoral student is investigating the preparedness and planning of post-disaster tourism service providers.

Accountability following quake response inquiry not achieved, legal expert says

Accountability following quake response inquiry not achieved, legal expert says

Friday, 21 November 2014 3:49 p.m. by CanterburyUniversity Popular

Lessons still need to be learned from the search and rescue efforts following the February 2011 earthquake in Christchurch, a leading New Zealand lawyer, Nigel Hampton QC, says.

Businesses need to plan better to recover faster from disasters

Businesses need to plan better to recover faster from disasters

Monday, 17 November 2014 10:10 a.m. by CanterburyUniversity Popular

New Zealand businesses and organisations need to accurately plan better to recover faster from any major disaster, University of Canterbury resilience researcher Dr John Vargo says.

UC academic looks at the role of post-earthquake social services

UC academic looks at the role of post-earthquake social services

Monday, 10 November 2014 10:00 a.m. by CanterburyUniversity Popular

A just released book by University of Canterbury’s Associate Professor Kate van Heugten examines the experiences of workers and managers from a broad array of human service organisations in post-earthquake Christchurch.

UC student used her Christchurch experiences to help her tornado-ravaged home town

UC student used her Christchurch experiences to help her tornado-ravaged home town

Wednesday, 5 November 2014 4:12 p.m. by CanterburyUniversity Popular

A University of Canterbury international student, who took the CHCH101: Rebuilding Christchurch course modelled after the Student Volunteer Army's post-earthquake response, used her Christchurch experiences to help support her home town of Washington, Illinois, which was flattened by a tornado.

Gap filling projects reach crucial juncture

Gap filling projects reach crucial juncture

Thursday, 30 October 2014 2:30 p.m. by PRNews Popular

Release: Lincoln University