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2015 Gap Filler SPRING Internship : now open for applications

2015 Gap Filler SPRING Internship : now open for applications

Wednesday, 13 May 2015 3:34 p.m. by GapFiller

Adaptive Urbanism in Christchurch, New Zealand 

Want to work with us? Operations Director needed

Want to work with us? Operations Director needed

Sunday, 3 May 2015 1:29 p.m. by GapFiller

Gap Filler is in need of an Operations Director. Are you a talented, passionate person looking for a challenge? Want to be part of creative urban regeneration projects and leading social change? If so, read on! 

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.

How can women change the construction sector?

How can women change the construction sector?

Wednesday, 15 April 2015 11:37 a.m. by PRNews Popular

South Africans helping to rebuild Christchurch

South Africans helping to rebuild Christchurch

Thursday, 9 April 2015 12:22 p.m. by PRNews Popular

 

Pop up container village puts spotlight on worker accommodation shortage

Pop up container village puts spotlight on worker accommodation shortage

Monday, 23 March 2015 3:45 p.m. by RoyalWolf Popular

Shipping container specialists Royal Wolf are constructing a pop up container village in the heart of Christchurch to highlight the urgent need for worker accommodation during the rebuild. 

JOBS builders We are on the lookout for workers

JOBS builders We are on the lookout for workers

Tuesday, 10 March 2015 8:43 p.m. by jasonjackSON

Builders - Tradesmen

Skill shortage hampers rebuild

Skill shortage hampers rebuild

Tuesday, 10 February 2015 12:53 p.m. by PRNews Popular

Skill shortage hampers rebuild

Collaborate Canterbury February Update

Collaborate Canterbury February Update

Monday, 9 February 2015 10:36 a.m. by collaboratecanty

Christchurch construction company penalised for labour law breaches

Christchurch construction company penalised for labour law breaches

Wednesday, 28 January 2015 3:55 p.m. by GovtDBH

The Employment Relations Authority (ERA) has ordered wage arrears be paid to workers and imposed a penalty on a Christchurch construction company for failing to provide the minimum wage and keep accurate employment records.

Be a history maker with Arrow International

Be a history maker with Arrow International

Sunday, 14 December 2014 12:20 p.m. by ArrowInternational Popular

The scale of this project is unlike anything else. This is one of the largest construction projects in New Zealand's history. Arrow International is proud to be the delivery partner for Southern Response, a significant contributor in the rebuild of Canterbury, New Zealand 

Another kick in the guts for Christchurch

Another kick in the guts for Christchurch

Tuesday, 9 December 2014 2:31 p.m. by RuthDyson Popular

Release: New Zealand Labour Party

Cleverley to stand down from CERA

Cleverley to stand down from CERA

Tuesday, 9 December 2014 11:44 a.m. by MediaStuff

Timaru man Murray Cleverley says he will step down from his role with the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority (CERA) at the end of February.

Labour costs fuel rising construction bills

Labour costs fuel rising construction bills

Wednesday, 26 November 2014 11:09 a.m. by MediaThePress

Christchurch has the fastest rising construction costs in New Zealand.

Collaborate Canterbury ramping up for the rebuild

Collaborate Canterbury ramping up for the rebuild

Tuesday, 25 November 2014 3:52 p.m. by collaboratecanty

Collaborate Canterbury has ramped up their support for local businesses with the The Canterbury Employers' Chamber of Commerce (CECC), through the support of New Zealand Trade and Enterprise (NZTE), recruiting a dedicated Case Manager to drive the Collaborate Canterbury initiative to assist to build scale and meet increasingly tight market constraints.

Women in trades: it’s a good fit

Women in trades: it’s a good fit

Friday, 21 November 2014 3:58 p.m. by GovtBeehive Popular

Louise Upston - Women in trades: it’s a good fit

Minister welcomes appointment of John Ombler

Minister welcomes appointment of John Ombler

Wednesday, 19 November 2014 5:12 p.m. by GovtBeehive Featured Popular

Release: New Zealand Government

Resignation of CERA Chief Executive collective statements

Resignation of CERA Chief Executive collective statements

Monday, 17 November 2014 6:05 p.m. by PRNews Popular

Collection of Statements regarding the resignation of CERA CEO Roger Sutton

Many rebuild firms breach law

Many rebuild firms breach law

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

Christchurch rebuild companies are breaching employment rules by short-changing migrants and failing to keep full records, an investigation has found.

More than 600 take up 3K to Christchurch jobs

More than 600 take up 3K to Christchurch jobs

Tuesday, 28 October 2014 4:57 p.m. by GovtBeehive Popular

Social Development Minister Anne Tolley says the Government’s 3K to Christchurch scheme is a winner with 633 unemployed people taking up the offer.

Christchurch quake indicates need for workplace flexibility

Christchurch quake indicates need for workplace flexibility

Wednesday, 24 September 2014 10:19 a.m. by PRNews Popular

Release: Victoria University of Wellington

Competition is heating up among Canterbury tradies

Competition is heating up among Canterbury tradies

Monday, 15 September 2014 9:42 a.m. by PRNews

Press Release: Builderscrack

Employment Charter will strengthen migrants rights

Employment Charter 'will strengthen migrants' rights

Monday, 1 September 2014 1:53 p.m. by PRNews Popular

The charter has the support of the Union Network of Migrants (UNEMIG, a division of FIRST Union), the Engineers, Printers and Manufacturers Union (EPMU), and the Council of Trade Unions (CTU), as well as industry representatives.

Diversity Forum focuses on migrant and refugee employment

Diversity Forum focuses on migrant and refugee employment

Monday, 25 August 2014 10:13 a.m. by HumanRightsComm Popular

 

Safety is front and centre for Christchurch rebuild

Safety is front and centre for Christchurch rebuild

Tuesday, 29 July 2014 2:01 p.m. by PRNews Popular

Peters claims quake workers werent paid

Peters claims quake workers weren't paid

Thursday, 24 July 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Earthquake Services owner Bryan Staples told his staff not to file GST returns or pay PAYE tax, says New Zealand First MP Winston Peters

Migrant Workers - In response to Press article

Migrant Workers - In response to Press article

Wednesday, 23 July 2014 1:10 p.m. by PRNews Popular

Release:

Exploitation And Slavery: Reality in Christchurch Rebuild?

Exploitation And Slavery: Reality in Christchurch Rebuild?

Friday, 18 July 2014 8:54 a.m. by PRNews Popular

Strong interest in 3K to Christchurch

Strong interest in 3K to Christchurch

Thursday, 10 July 2014 9:40 a.m. by GovtBeehive Popular

 Release: New Zealand Government

A Dispatch from the front line

A Dispatch from the front line

Friday, 4 July 2014 8:57 a.m. by SamFisher Featured Popular

This week I leave Southern Response after six months as Communication Manager. Since letting people know I've had questions from friends, acquaintances, media and a range of others on why, and what was wrong?  Southern Response weren’t overjoyed with me writing my thoughts here but stressed as an open organisation it was up to me.

Builders warn of looming skills shortage

Builders warn of looming skills shortage

Friday, 27 June 2014 9:42 a.m. by Media3News

Hundreds of builders are in Hamilton for the Certified Builders Conference and Expo.

Ceras level of comms staff under the spotlight

Cera's level of comms staff under the spotlight

Friday, 13 June 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

The Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority (Cera) has the highest proportion of communications staff of any other Government department.

Broken CBD could turn off rebuild workers

'Broken CBD' could turn off rebuild workers

Tuesday, 27 May 2014 12:08 p.m. by MediaThePress

A big risk to Canterbury's economic growth is any crisis of confidence in the central Christchurch rebuild, Canterbury Development Corporation chief executive Tom Hooper says.

Budget 2014: Tackling migrant exploitation in Canterbury

Budget 2014: Tackling migrant exploitation in Canterbury

Wednesday, 21 May 2014 11:40 a.m. by GovtBeehive Popular

Christchurch City Council New Chief Executive Appointed

Christchurch City Council New Chief Executive Appointed

Friday, 9 May 2014 1:19 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

 

Beneficiaries Reaction

Beneficiaries Reaction

Thursday, 8 May 2014 7:52 p.m. by MediaCTV

Key announces $20M for apprentices, $3k jobless grant

Key announces $20M for apprentices, $3k jobless grant

Wednesday, 7 May 2014 2:10 p.m. by PRNews Popular

Article: BusinessDesk

Skilled professionals sought for construction careers

Skilled professionals sought for construction careers

Wednesday, 7 May 2014 1:02 p.m. by PRNews Featured Popular

Release: Leighs Construction Ltd

Ruth Dyson: Beneficiary policy

Ruth Dyson: Beneficiary policy

Wednesday, 7 May 2014 11:30 a.m. by CanterburyMorningsZB

Labour's Ruth Dywon tqalks to Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch in response to beneficiary policy from National's Paula Bennett

Paula Bennett: $3000 to Christchurch

Paula Bennett: $3000 to Christchurch

Wednesday, 7 May 2014 11:13 a.m. by CanterburyMorningsZB

Social Development Minister Paula Bennett talks to Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch about getting beneficiaries to Christchurch.

People will adapt to Christchurch - Bennett

People will 'adapt' to Christchurch - Bennett

Wednesday, 7 May 2014 9:56 a.m. by Media3News

Paula Bennett is defending the $3k to Christchurch scheme, claiming there are plenty of affordable places to live in the city.

Government to sign CBD office contracts

Government to sign CBD office contracts

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

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 Popular

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 Popular

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 Popular

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 Popular

"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 Popular

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 Popular

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 Popular

 

Chief resilience officer sought

Chief resilience officer sought

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

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 Popular

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.