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Government to sign CBD office contracts

Government to sign CBD office contracts

Tuesday, 15 April 2014 5:00 p.m. by MediaThePress

Public servants could be back in central Christchurch by next spring, with the Government on the verge of signing deals for four new buildings.

Migrant rebuild workers face housing crisis

Migrant rebuild workers face housing crisis

Monday, 14 April 2014 11:15 a.m. by MediaThePress

Christchurch businesses which are reliant on migrant workers are sounding the alarm about a shortage of accommodation for new recruits.

Countdown Ferrymead reopens

Countdown Ferrymead reopens

Thursday, 10 April 2014 1:41 p.m. by PRNews Featured Popular

Release: Countdown Supermarket

Key EQC role gone, two more created

Key EQC role gone, two more created

Thursday, 3 April 2014 8:57 a.m. by MediaStuff

One of the Earthquake Commission's (EQC) top officials is leaving the organisation after his position was "disestablished".

Christchurch IT salaries surge with recruitment specialists

Christchurch IT salaries surge with recruitment specialists

Wednesday, 2 April 2014 1:09 p.m. by PRNews

Christchurch IT salaries surge with recruitment specialists

Christchurch Rebuild: Second wave of staff shortages

Christchurch Rebuild: Second wave of staff shortages

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

"It's not rocket science to know that we are short of tradespeople and construction professionals in Christchurch", says Randstad general manager Penni Hlaca.

Rebuild ripoffs nail migrants

Rebuild ripoffs nail migrants

Saturday, 22 March 2014 10:11 a.m. by MediaThePress

Christchurch's labour inspectors are facing complaints regarding migrant exploitation and are gearing up to take a stronger role monitoring firms involved in the rebuild. But is the inspectorate up to the task? CECILE MEIER reports.

Alarm as builder folds

Alarm as builder folds

Saturday, 22 March 2014 1:08 a.m. by MediaThePress

Police have been asked to investigate a company run by a smooth-talking young Aucklander that has gone bust leaving customers and contractors in the Christchurch rebuild in the lurch.

Southland District Council CEO appointed to key rebuild and recovery role at Christchurch City Council

Southland District Council CEO appointed to key rebuild and recovery role at Christchurch City Council

Tuesday, 18 March 2014 6:23 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

Southland District Council Chief Executive David Adamson has been appointed as the Christchurch City Council's Director of Facilities and Infrastructure Rebuild.

Thank you.

Thank you.

Friday, 14 March 2014 4:20 p.m. by Swiggs Popular

Thank you.

Fulton Hogan appoints executive manager for Chch rebuild

Fulton Hogan appoints executive manager for Chch rebuild

Tuesday, 21 January 2014 7:44 p.m. by PRNews Popular

Leading civil and resources contractor Fulton Hogan has established a new strategic leadership role of Executive Manager - Christchurch Rebuild.

Workers rights key for rebuild

Workers' rights key for rebuild

Monday, 6 January 2014 2:26 p.m. by MediaThePress

Christchurch needs to be vigilant against the exploitation of migrant workers as the region's rebuild ramps up, a workers' union says. 

Migrant rebuild workers being exploited, says union

Migrant rebuild workers being exploited, says union

Monday, 6 January 2014 8:08 a.m. by Media3News

 

Chief resilience officer sought

Chief resilience officer sought

Friday, 20 December 2013 9:59 a.m. by MediaStuff

Christchurch was selected this month as one of the 33 cities worldwide to join the 100 Rockefeller Foundation's 100 Resilient Cities Network.

Council appoints Chief Financial Officer

Council appoints Chief Financial Officer

Monday, 16 December 2013 2:08 p.m. by GovtCCC

Christchurch City Council has appointed Peter Gudsell to the new position of Chief Financial Officer (CFO).

Council structure changes finalised after feedback

Council structure changes finalised after feedback

Friday, 13 December 2013 1:45 p.m. by GovtCCC

Proposed changes to Christchurch City Council’s organisation structure have been finalised with the aim of sharpening the focus on the city’s rebuild, developing relationships with key city partners and the community, and addressing financial challenges.

Cera jobs boost fits workload

Cera jobs boost 'fits workload'

Tuesday, 10 December 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

The Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority (Cera) has defended a big spike in its staff numbers, saying the jobs reflect the state of the recovery.

Canterbury leads growth in residential building activity

Canterbury leads growth in residential building activity

Wednesday, 4 December 2013 2:50 p.m. by PRNews

Media Release: Statistics New Zealand

Appointment of General Manager Building Control and Rebuild

Appointment of General Manager Building Control and Rebuild

Tuesday, 3 December 2013 3:11 p.m. by GovtCCC Recommended Popular

Christchurch City Council has appointed Peter Sparrow to the new position of General Manager Building Control and Rebuild.

Warning skills crisis looms

Warning skills crisis looms

Tuesday, 3 December 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Christchurch is on the brink of a "massive skills crisis", with demand for trade roles in Canterbury expected to skyrocket over the next year, say recruiters and employers.

Job Opportunity: – Programme Facilitator and Coach, NGO Mental Health, 20 hours per week

Job Opportunity: – Programme Facilitator and Coach, NGO Mental Health, 20 hours per week

Tuesday, 26 November 2013 1:47 p.m. by AnxietySupport

Recovery is a life skills programme that assists the recovery and well-being of people who experience anxiety and depression.

Changes signal focus on city rebuild

Changes signal focus on city rebuild

Sunday, 24 November 2013 11:41 p.m. by GovtCCC Featured Popular

A proposal to reorganise Christchurch City Council’s executive management structure aims to focus the organisation on the city rebuild, strengthen relationships with key partners and the community and ensure we have senior financial capability in place.

Over 1700 foreign workers given jobs on quake rebuild

Over 1700 foreign workers given jobs on quake rebuild

Friday, 15 November 2013 8:47 a.m. by MediaRNZ Popular

Independent Fisheries confirms closure of processing plant

Independent Fisheries confirms closure of processing plant

Friday, 8 November 2013 5:50 p.m. by PRNews Popular

Christchurch-based fishing company Independent Fisheries Ltd has confirmed today that it will be closing its processing facility at Woolston, in line with a proposal presented to staff in mid-October.

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 ...

Architects needed for Chch rebuild

Architects needed for Chch rebuild

Tuesday, 22 October 2013 4:14 p.m. by PRNews Popular

Skilled and experienced Architects are needed in New Zealand as the commercial rebuild in Christchurch is expected to be in full swing in 6 to 12 months, says recruiting experts Hays Architecture in New Zealand.

Open visa call from migrant advocate

Open visa call from migrant advocate

Sunday, 6 October 2013 6:35 p.m. by MediaThePress

Migrant workers are not protected enough to be able to expose abuse from their employers, a migrant workers' advocate says.

Joint statement from Christchurch City Council and Tony Marryatt

Joint statement from Christchurch City Council and Tony Marryatt

Friday, 13 September 2013 11:12 a.m. by GovtCCC Recommended Popular

 

Offenders to start work on red zone houses

Offenders to start work on red zone houses

Tuesday, 10 September 2013 12:42 p.m. by PRNews

Corrections Minister Anne Tolley and Housing Minister Dr Nick Smith say there will be great benefits for the Canterbury rebuild, following the official opening of the Rolleston Working Prison Construction Yard by Prime Minister John Key.

Editorial: Christchurch rebuild needs more action

Editorial: Christchurch rebuild needs more action

Monday, 26 August 2013 5:30 a.m. by MediaHerald

What exactly is the holdup in Christchurch? A year has passed since the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority drew up a plan for the rebuild of the city centre but nothing seems to be happening. One potential investor, the New Zealand Super Fund, has expressed its frustration. The fund's chief executive, Adrian Orr, told the last week it is keen to put money into Christchurch once they can assess what is proposed. But it was still not clear to him who has responsibility for the major ...

RebuildChristchurch.co.nz Partnering to Promote Job Vacancies

RebuildChristchurch.co.nz Partnering to Promote Job Vacancies

Tuesday, 6 August 2013 12:08 p.m. by RebuildChristchurch Featured Popular

 

Fletcher says no shortage of work in Christchurch

Fletcher says no shortage of work in Christchurch

Thursday, 18 July 2013 9:37 p.m. by MediaRNZ Popular

Chch Council to get Marryatt briefing

Chch Council to get Marryatt briefing

Thursday, 18 July 2013 5:16 a.m. by Media3News

 

rebuild to benefit from international partnership

rebuild to benefit from international partnership

Wednesday, 17 July 2013 11:02 p.m. by PRNews Popular

Release: Arrow International

New hospitality operator sought for heritage Chch location

New hospitality operator sought for heritage Chch location

Wednesday, 17 July 2013 10:20 p.m. by PRNews Featured Popular

A unique opportunity to become part of one of Christchurch’s best-known historic precincts is now available - with a call for a dining and hospitality operator for one of the first buildings to be fully restored within the Arts Centre of Christchurch.

Builders hung out to dry

Builders hung out to dry

Tuesday, 16 July 2013 6:57 p.m. by EmpoweredChCh

Supporting workers in the rebuild.

Supporting workers in the rebuild.

Tuesday, 9 July 2013 8:25 p.m. by avonsidechch

Paul Watson has an opinion piece in today’s Press raising the importance  of rebuild workers getting “… decent jobs with good wages, a safe work environment and a voice in how the city and the rebuild progress.”

Insurance Companies Delay While Builders Businesses Crash and Burn

Insurance Companies Delay While Builders Businesses Crash and Burn

Thursday, 4 July 2013 4:54 p.m. by PRNews Popular

Builders are struggling to find work despite repeated reports that the rebuild is ramping up.

Thousands of residents still being treated for post-quake stress

Thousands of residents still being treated for post-quake stress

Wednesday, 26 June 2013 2:18 p.m. by MediaHerald

Young people are easily getting jobs on the Canterbury rebuild, but thousands of residents are still being treated for post-earthquake stress, the latest Canterbury Wellbeing Index data reveals.

Chch gains 2600 more people

Chch gains 2600 more people

Monday, 24 June 2013 2:43 p.m. by MediaThePress

The number of migrants making Canterbury their home has continued to outstrip those leaving and the gap is growing larger, Statistics New Zealand figures show.

Construction jobs on the decline in city

Construction jobs on the decline in city

Thursday, 20 June 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

An online jobs report is revealing a puzzling dip in the number of construction jobs in Canterbury from a year ago.

Wendys to reopen in Hornby

Wendy's to reopen in Hornby

Tuesday, 11 June 2013 7:25 p.m. by PRNews Popular

Wendy’s will reopen in Christchurch at long last, with a new Hornby restaurant expected to open by the end of the year.

Leap in rebuild optimism

Leap in rebuild optimism

Tuesday, 11 June 2013 8:05 a.m. by MediaThePress

Optimism is riding high in the building industry though there is still doubt about when the Christchurch earthquake rebuild projects will peak.

Is work causing people stress or are people just stressed at work?

Is work causing people stress or are people just stressed at work?

Tuesday, 4 June 2013 7:13 p.m. by CanterburyUniversity Popular

International research on post-traumatic stress suggests that the real impact of any major event can take up to two years to materialise.

Quake city providing the gold that Australia doesnt have

Quake city providing the gold that Australia doesn't have

Thursday, 30 May 2013 5:30 a.m. by MediaHerald

Canterbury handyman Eng Chuan Tang thought of making Australia his permanent home after hearing stories about its endless opportunities and a job market that was "paved with gold".

15,000 new jobs in Christchurch

15,000 new jobs in Christchurch

Wednesday, 8 May 2013 1:21 p.m. by Media3News Popular

As many as 15,000 jobs have been filled in Christchurch over the last year.

Recovery brings 15,000 new jobs to Canterbury

Recovery brings 15,000 new jobs to Canterbury

Wednesday, 8 May 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Fifteen thousand jobs have been created and filled in Canterbury in the past year, new figures reveal.

Lack of demand cancels workcamp on Orion site

Lack of demand cancels workcamp on Orion site

Saturday, 4 May 2013 8:00 p.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

 

Workers now part of the furniture

Workers now part of the furniture

Saturday, 27 April 2013 1:31 p.m. by MediaThePress

 

Housing units sit idle for 18 months

Housing units sit idle for 18 months

Saturday, 27 April 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

 

Meet Charma, the Industry New Entrant

Meet Charma, the Industry New Entrant

Thursday, 18 April 2013 11:58 a.m. by chchforreal

Yes, she’s a woman, yes she’s young and yes, she’s proving she’s got what it takes to make it in the civil construction industry. Working on the rebuild as part of the SCIRT Fulton Hogan Delivery Team, Charmaine (Chama) is …

NZers may be missing Chch opportunities - Hays

NZers may be missing Chch opportunities - Hays

Tuesday, 16 April 2013 4:36 p.m. by PRNews Popular

 

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