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Site blessing and ground breaking for Christchurch Outpatients Building

Site blessing and ground breaking for Christchurch Outpatients Building

Wednesday, 20 July 2016 12:43 p.m. by GovtDHB Popular

Canterbury District Health Board Chair, Murray Cleverley, and the Christchurch Hospital chaplains led a site blessing and ground breaking ceremony this morning, (Monday, 18 July) on the site of the new Christchurch Outpatients building.

Keep health care services at PMH

Keep health care services at PMH

Wednesday, 20 July 2016 12:37 p.m. by PRNews Popular

Construction contract awarded for $72 million facility

Construction contract awarded for $72 million facility

Tuesday, 5 July 2016 10:34 a.m. by GovtBeehive Popular

Press Release: New Zealand Government

Name the Cranes Competition

Name the Cranes Competition

Friday, 1 July 2016 3:59 p.m. by GovtDHB Popular

The Canterbury District Health Board and CPB Contractors are excited to announce a NAME THE CRANES competition.

Kindness to the fore in Canterbury

Kindness to the fore in Canterbury

Tuesday, 28 June 2016 2:02 p.m. by Allright Popular

All Right? media release

Nga Puna Wai design team appointed

Nga Puna Wai design team appointed

Friday, 10 June 2016 2:05 p.m. by GovtCCC Featured Popular

The Nga Puna Wai sports hub development in southwest Christchurch has taken a step towards construction, with Christchurch City Council appointing a multidisciplinary design team.

First look at the new QEII

First look at the new QEII

Monday, 30 May 2016 9:26 a.m. by GovtCCC Featured Popular

 

Hearings panel recommends partial sale of QEII Park land

Hearings panel recommends partial sale of QEII Park land

Monday, 30 May 2016 9:19 a.m. by GovtCCC

Hearings panel recommends partial sale of QEII Park land to Ministry of Education

The Story of a small street

The Story of a small street

Thursday, 12 May 2016 5:44 p.m. by Swiggs Recommended Popular

The Story of a small street
John Patterson

$20m mental health package for Canterbury

$20m mental health package for Canterbury

Wednesday, 23 March 2016 10:34 a.m. by GovtBeehive Featured Popular

Release: New Zealand Government

Concern about decision to cut Canterbury hospital beds

Concern about decision to cut Canterbury hospital beds

Tuesday, 1 March 2016 11:05 a.m. by PRNews Popular

Release: Association of Salaried Medical Specialists

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

Counselling and accommodation support for Cantabrians

Counselling and accommodation support for Cantabrians

Monday, 22 February 2016 6:25 a.m. by GovtBeehive Popular

Anne Tolley | Canterbury Earthquake Recovery

David Rutherford: Prevention is better than cure

David Rutherford: Prevention is better than cure

Sunday, 21 February 2016 3:32 p.m. by MediaStuff

OPINION: Leading up to the fifth anniversary of the Canterbury February 2011 earthquakes, more earthquakes and media coverage have jolted Canterbury and its recovery back into the headlines.

Research Shows Effect of Quakes And Recovery on Cantabrians

Research Shows Effect of Quakes And Recovery on Cantabrians

Friday, 19 February 2016 3:24 p.m. by GovtDHB Featured Popular

New Research Shows Effect of Earthquakes And Recovery on Cantabrians’ Mental Health

Mental health and earthquakes:  Why can’t we learn from the Italians?  – Guest blog by Steve Patterson

Mental health and earthquakes:  Why can’t we learn from the Italians?  – Guest blog by Steve Patterson

Friday, 19 February 2016 8:55 a.m. by ChristchurchFiasco

As I write this, parts of the city are coping from yet another aftershock.  Reading about it on Sunday my blood pressure rose, and I found myself anxious and sweating.  Yet I live 20,000 km’s away in Europe.  Perhaps it was the worry for my son, alone, finishing his schooling in Christchurch.  Or maybe it was from the memories of liquefaction and my unrepaired home, or the worries of being a Christchurch business owner.

Quake counselling available to those who need it

Quake counselling available to those who need it

Monday, 15 February 2016 5:41 p.m. by GovtDHB Featured Popular

Release: Ministry of Social Development

Post earthquake situation update from Canterbury DHB

Post earthquake situation update from Canterbury DHB

Monday, 15 February 2016 5:36 p.m. by GovtDHB

Release: Canterbury District Health Board

Quake a setback for recovery

Quake a setback for recovery

Monday, 15 February 2016 9:02 a.m. by MediaRNZ

Backing nature in the red zone will pay financial dividends

Backing nature in the red zone will pay financial dividends

Tuesday, 9 February 2016 12:14 p.m. by greeningtheredzone Popular

By Ashley Campbell

Christchurch: An accessible city?

Christchurch: An accessible city?

Friday, 29 January 2016 7:54 p.m. by Speak Up Korerotia

Is Christchurch an accessible city? How should we be building for accessibility - and thus inclusion?

Recovery fatigue – guest blog by Herman Meijburg

Recovery fatigue – guest blog by Herman Meijburg

Sunday, 24 January 2016 9:53 p.m. by ChristchurchFiasco Popular

I have noticed that those struggling with the aftermath of the Christchurch earthquakes are having an increasingly hard time staying focused on the resolution of their claims.  

Stage-one vision for Nga Puna Wai released

Stage-one vision for Nga Puna Wai released

Thursday, 10 December 2015 9:44 p.m. by GovtCCC Featured Popular

Christchurch City Council has released a shared vision for stage one of the major new sports hub planned for Nga Puna Wai reserve near Wigram.

The Wisdom of WITH

The Wisdom of 'WITH'

Thursday, 29 October 2015 4:41 p.m. by EyesEast Featured Popular

Focus on Community Connections from City to Sea)

SCIRT under investigation for worker injury but maintains safe record

SCIRT under investigation for worker injury but maintains safe record

Sunday, 4 October 2015 4:52 p.m. by MediaThePress Popular

The organisation leading the rebuild of Christchurch's roads and underground infrastructure is being investigated by WorkSafe New Zealand after a worker was injured.

Has the stigma of asbestos got in the way of dealing with it safely?

Has the stigma of asbestos got in the way of dealing with it safely?

Monday, 21 September 2015 4:24 p.m. by CoffeyProjectsChCh Popular

Since the 1990s, our understanding of asbestos and the potential health risks it can cause has greatly improved. We now know that if left buried and undisturbed, asbestos doesn’t pose a health risk. But what if your project requires asbestos to be disturbed, exposed or removed?

Red Cross provides a further $1.05m for cold homes in Canterbury

Red Cross provides a further $1.05m for cold homes in Canterbury

Wednesday, 16 September 2015 1:43 p.m. by RedCross Popular

New Zealand Red Cross is providing an additional $1.05 million to Canterbury families with health conditions living in cold and poorly insulated houses over the next 15 months.

New Matai Street cycleway opens to public

New Matai Street cycleway opens to public

Tuesday, 1 September 2015 2:40 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

People wanting to connect between the University of Canterbury and the Central City have a new option with the opening today of a cycleway along Matai Street East.

Burwood Resource Recovery Park fire update

Burwood Resource Recovery Park fire update

Monday, 10 August 2015 1:35 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

Burwood Resource Recovery Park Ltd, in conjunction with Rural Fire Canterbury and Christchurch City Council are currently managing a fire in the Burwood Resource Recovery Park (BRRP). 

 Christchurch up and riding from today with Spark Bikes

Christchurch up and riding from today with Spark Bikes

Monday, 10 August 2015 12:19 p.m. by PRNews Popular

After months of fundraising, meticulous planning and old fashioned hard work, the Christchurch Community Bike Share Scheme, AKA Spark Bikes, finally hit the road today.

Views Sought on Growing Food in the Red Zone

Views Sought on Growing Food in the Red Zone

Thursday, 30 July 2015 10:24 a.m. by PRNews Popular

The Food Resilience Network is hosting a public consultation session on options for growing food in the Christchurch Residential Red Zone. The session will be held this Sunday, 2 August, 11am-3pm in the Christchurch Botanic Gardens Visitors’ Centre.

***CDHB NOTICE***

***CDHB NOTICE***

Thursday, 16 July 2015 12:08 p.m. by MtPleasantCC Popular

If you’re not enrolled with a general practice team, you’re missing out. 

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

Funding boost for Council cycleways network

Funding boost for Council cycleways network

Friday, 26 June 2015 2:45 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

 

Cantabrians need quality public health, not implied threats

Cantabrians need quality public health, not implied threats

Friday, 26 June 2015 2:44 p.m. by PRNews Popular

 

Community to be included in development of QEII Park site

Community to be included in development of QEII Park site

Thursday, 11 June 2015 9:37 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

Christchurch City Council is committed to engaging with residents over the development of the Eastern Recreation and Sport Centre on QEII Park, Mayor Lianne Dalziel says.

Update on Burwood Hospital Rebuild

Update on Burwood Hospital Rebuild

Tuesday, 26 May 2015 3:41 p.m. by Swiggs Featured Popular

The construction of purpose-designed facilities for older people requiring hospital level rehabilitation and care at Burwood Hospital has passed the half-way mark.

Supporting Cantabrians health and wellbeing

Supporting Cantabrians' health and wellbeing

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

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.

Youth of Canterbury are struggling with the “new normal”

Youth of Canterbury are struggling with the “new normal”

Wednesday, 6 May 2015 3:07 p.m. by Commtrust Featured Popular

Youth of Canterbury are struggling with the “new normal” post earthquake

Themes: – About Anxiety

Themes: – About Anxiety

Tuesday, 5 May 2015 11:34 a.m. by AnxietySupport Popular

Wednesday May 20th: – Meredith Blampied, Anxiety Disorders Service, CDHB Anxiety is the most common form of mental health distress, more common than even depression. It affects about 15% of the population at any one time. Anxiety is frequently a precursor to depression in the sense that some people lose hope that there anxiety will...

Minister vows to hold slumlords to account

Minister vows to hold slumlords to account

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

Thursday, 23 April 2015

When is it Stress,When is it Trauma,When is it…?

When is it Stress,When is it Trauma,When is it…?

Wednesday, 8 April 2015 9:44 a.m. by AnxietySupport Popular

Wednesday April 22nd: – Helen Colhoun, Psychologist, Anxiety Disorders Service,  Any event that threatens your safety or makes you feel helpless is stressful. An overwhelming life experience can trigger this stress, especially if the event feels unpredictable and uncontrollable. The Canterbury earthquakes are a good example. Post-traumatic stress can affect both those who personally experience...

Major NZ companies named in human rights claims

Major NZ companies named in human rights claims

Thursday, 2 April 2015 9:44 a.m. by WeCAN Popular

Two of New Zealand’s biggest companies have today been named in a claim to the international organisation OECD of ongoing human rights abuses against a Christchurch couple.

Housing Crisis And Stress - a Toxic Combination

Housing Crisis And Stress - a Toxic Combination

Tuesday, 31 March 2015 11:01 a.m. by PRNews Popular

Release by: Canterbury Family Violence Collaboration

Local investment strong in Health Precinct

Local investment strong in Health Precinct

Monday, 30 March 2015 3:45 p.m. by GovtCCDU Popular

A world-class Health Precinct in Christchurch just got a step closer, with local property group Countrywide Property Trust Limited buying a prominent site for a multi-storey development.

Further Free Earthquake Counselling Sessions with Petersgate

Further Free Earthquake Counselling Sessions with Petersgate

Monday, 23 March 2015 4:18 p.m. by PRNews Popular

Petersgate Counselling Centre is thrilled to advise you that we are able to accept new clients for fully subsidised Earthquake Counselling sessions.

All Right Campaign, Lynched - 16th March 2015

All Right Campaign, Lynched - 16th March 2015

Tuesday, 17 March 2015 6:56 p.m. by ChrisLynch

Social Recovery can take 5 - 10 years. How is your emotional wellbeing post earthquake.

Coping with Social Anxiety on Public Transport

Coping with Social Anxiety on Public Transport

Tuesday, 17 March 2015 8:50 a.m. by AnxietySupport Popular

The fear of using the bus or train is one of the most often cited examples of social anxiety – and it’s no surprise.

Mindfulness….to treat OCD………

Mindfulness….to treat OCD………

Monday, 16 March 2015 11:46 a.m. by AnxietySupport Popular

By Steve Volk|Wednesday, December 11, 2013, A ground-breaking therapy, relying on mindfulness meditation to treat obsessive compulsive disorder, suggests even adult brains have neuroplasticity. Dr. Jeffrey Schwartz got a phone call at 3 p.m., a script before 5 p.m. and the next afternoon he was there, sitting with Leonardo DiCaprio, exploring the intricacies of one...

March activities at MHAPS…

March activities at MHAPS…

Friday, 6 March 2015 2:43 p.m. by AnxietySupport Popular

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RecoveryWorks – April programme places available!

RecoveryWorks – April programme places available!

Wednesday, 4 March 2015 11:45 a.m. by AnxietySupport Popular

RecoveryWorks is a change programme for people living in Canterbury, aged 18 or over and who experience moderate levels of anxiety. The programme includes 10 x four-hour workshops plus 4 individual coaching sessions and is highly effective in helping people towards recovery and a renewed sense of wellbeing. RecoveryWorks is free; however there are eligibility...

Themes – ‘Learning to be Happy’.

Themes – ‘Learning to be Happy’.

Friday, 27 February 2015 11:38 a.m. by AnxietySupport Popular

Christchurch earthquakes demonstrates people were caught by surprise

Christchurch earthquakes demonstrates people were caught by surprise

Thursday, 26 February 2015 11:44 a.m. by CanterburyUniversity Popular

Christchurch earthquakes demonstrate that people generally do not take any notice of the likely occurrence of rare events, University of Canterbury natural hazards researcher Professor Tim Davies says.

Still a challenge for health to stay on top post-quake

Still a challenge for health to stay on top post-quake

Wednesday, 25 February 2015 11:28 a.m. by GovtDHB Popular

Release: Canterbury District Health Board

Canterbury Earthquakes – 4 years and counting….

Canterbury Earthquakes – 4 years and counting….

Monday, 23 February 2015 10:49 a.m. by AnxietySupport Popular

Sunday the 22nd was the 4 year anniversary of the devastating 2011 earthquake that killed 185 people in Christchurch and injured over 4,000 more. 

Concern for the Wellbeing of Those with Unsettled Claims

Concern for the Wellbeing of Those with Unsettled Claims

Thursday, 19 February 2015 3:45 p.m. by Allright Featured Popular

Growing Concern for the Wellbeing of Those with Unsettled EQC And Insurance Claims

Themes – ‘Mood Disorders’ – 25th February 2015

Themes – ‘Mood Disorders’ – 25th February 2015

Thursday, 19 February 2015 1:07 p.m. by AnxietySupport Popular

With Vito Nonumalo, Service Manager MHAPS Peer Support team Low mood is a natural part of people’s life experience, it is a part of being human and so we cannot expect to remain positive and motivated all of the time. Quite apart from everyday life however there are traumatic events that affect our mood, especially...

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.