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Councils cant force seismic strengthening, court says

Councils can't force seismic strengthening, court says

Monday, 22 December 2014 3:22 p.m. by MediaStuff

Local councils cannot force strengthening of earthquake-prone buildings beyond the minimum set by law, the Supreme Court says.

Christchurch needs 8000 more construction workers

Christchurch needs 8000 more construction workers

Monday, 22 December 2014 2:28 p.m. by MediaThePress

Canterbury will need to find 8000 more construction workers for the peak of the rebuild in December 2016, a government report says.

Canterbury University loses bid to strengthen buildings

Canterbury University loses bid to strengthen buildings

Monday, 22 December 2014 12:38 p.m. by MediaStuff

The University of Canterbury has lost its final bid to increase the strength of its earthquake-prone buildings.

$10m development fund almost spent

$10m development fund almost spent

Saturday, 20 December 2014 9:07 a.m. by MediaThePress

A $10 million incentive fund encouraging developers to build residential units within Christchurch's four avenues is almost all gone.

Christchurch quake memorial plans revealed

Christchurch quake memorial plans revealed

Friday, 19 December 2014 11:34 p.m. by MediaStuff

The six designs being considered to commemorate Christchurch's devastating February 2011 earthquake can be revealed.

Limited space for Christmas cheer in caravan

Limited space for Christmas cheer in caravan

Friday, 19 December 2014 9:31 p.m. by MediaStuff

Christmas morning in a caravan is nothing new for Phil Thompson and Debra Savage.

Organ music heard again at Knox Church

Organ music heard again at Knox Church

Friday, 19 December 2014 9:11 p.m. by MediaThePress

The sound of organ music has rung out from the Knox Presbyterian Church for the first time in more than four years.

Dyers Pass Rd reopens

Dyers Pass Rd reopens

Friday, 19 December 2014 8:27 a.m. by MediaStuff

Christchurch's busy Dyers Pass Rd has reopened after nearly four weeks of infrastructure repair work.

CTV News Thursday December 18th

CTV News Thursday December 18th

Thursday, 18 December 2014 9:35 p.m. by MediaCTV

CTV News - Red Zone Demolition Cera

CTV News - Red Zone Demolition Cera

Wednesday, 17 December 2014 8:04 p.m. by MediaCTV Popular

1800 houses still need to be demolished. Houses on flat land due now to complete by mid 2015. Houses on the port hills due to complete no earlier than end 2015.

CTV News - Burwood Hospital Build

CTV News - Burwood Hospital Build

Wednesday, 17 December 2014 8:01 p.m. by MediaCTV

Burwood Hospital Build

Desperate woman in EQC limbo

Desperate woman in EQC limbo

Tuesday, 16 December 2014 9:36 p.m. by MediaThePress

Pamela Wilkinson will pen a letter to Prime Minister John Key before admitting "there's no hope left".

Desperate woman in EQC limbo

Desperate woman in EQC limbo

Tuesday, 16 December 2014 9:36 p.m. by MediaStuff

Pamela Wilkinson will pen a letter to Prime Minister John Key before admitting "there's no hope left".

CTV News - Tuesday December 16th

CTV News - Tuesday December 16th

Tuesday, 16 December 2014 7:14 p.m. by MediaCTV

CTV News - Christchurch Urban Exploring

CTV News - Christchurch Urban Exploring

Tuesday, 16 December 2014 1:56 p.m. by MediaCTV Popular

Urban Exploring Christchurch.

Lynched - Monday 15th December 2014

Lynched - Monday 15th December 2014

Monday, 15 December 2014 9:49 p.m. by ChrisLynch

Resilience plan may risk too much talking

Resilience plan may risk too much talking

Monday, 15 December 2014 8:13 a.m. by MediaStuff

Resilience is one of those overused buzz words, but what exactly does it mean and why does the Christchurch City Council need a chief resilience officer?

Teens quake piece to have abbey debut

Teen's quake piece to have abbey debut

Sunday, 14 December 2014 11:15 p.m. by MediaStuff

Sitting in Westminster Abbey listening to his own composition being performed by a fellow Cantabrian will be the "most amazing experience" of 19-year-old Matthew Everingham's life.

The art of urban exploration

The art of urban exploration

Saturday, 13 December 2014 9:53 a.m. by MediaStuff

We can thank a small band of daredevil activists who speak as artists for showing us a sight we have not seen in years, a sight many never expected to see again - Christ Church Cathedral from the inside.

Jerky quake rattles Canterbury

'Jerky' quake rattles Canterbury

Saturday, 13 December 2014 7:38 a.m. by MediaStuff

Cantabrians were shaken by a "strong" quake in the early hours of this morning.

Jerky quake wakes Cantabrians

'Jerky' quake wakes Cantabrians

Saturday, 13 December 2014 7:21 a.m. by MediaStuff

Cantabrians were shaken by a "strong" quake in the early hours of this morning.�

Flashes expose quake-building intruders

Flashes expose quake-building intruders

Friday, 12 December 2014 11:28 p.m. by MediaStuff

Three men caught snapping photographs from the top floor of a central-city building subject to asbestos removal have been let off with a police warning.

CTV News - Duncan Gibbs

CTV News - Duncan Gibbs

Friday, 12 December 2014 7:22 p.m. by MediaCTV

CTV News - Gillette Cup Cricket

CTV News - Gillette Cup Cricket

Thursday, 11 December 2014 11:55 p.m. by MediaCTV

CTV News - Innovation Precinct

CTV News - Innovation Precinct

Thursday, 11 December 2014 8:33 p.m. by MediaCTV

CTV News - My Milk

CTV News - My Milk

Thursday, 11 December 2014 8:32 p.m. by MediaCTV

CTV News - Thursday 11th December 2014

CTV News - Thursday 11th December 2014

Thursday, 11 December 2014 8:15 p.m. by MediaCTV

$50m complex at McKenzie and Willis site

$50m complex at McKenzie and Willis site

Thursday, 11 December 2014 12:12 p.m. by MediaThePress

A $50m complex of five buildings around courtyards and Melbourne-style laneways will be erected behind the historic McKenzie and Willis facade.

CTV News - Wednesday 10th December 2014

CTV News - Wednesday 10th December 2014

Wednesday, 10 December 2014 9:12 p.m. by MediaCTV

CTV News - Best Gym

CTV News - Best Gym

Wednesday, 10 December 2014 8:58 p.m. by MediaCTV

State Services boss apologises over Roger Sutton press conference

State Services boss apologises over Roger Sutton press conference

Wednesday, 10 December 2014 3:46 p.m. by MediaHerald Popular

State Services boss Iain Rennie has apologised to public servants for holding a joint press conference with Roger Sutton to announce the disgraced former Canterbury Earthquake Recovery chief executive's resignation.Mr Rennie's presence...

Commissioner Rennie apologises for Sutton press conference

Commissioner Rennie apologises for Sutton press conference

Wednesday, 10 December 2014 3:15 p.m. by MediaThePress

Iain Rennie, the embattled State Services Commissioner has finally apologised for his handling of the Roger Sutton resignation press conference, but insists he has no plans to resign.

EQC to pay for loss of land value

EQC to pay for loss of land value

Wednesday, 10 December 2014 11:17 a.m. by MediaStuff

The Earthquake Commission (EQC) has been given the green light to settle thousands of land claims by paying out the loss of value to the land.

EQC flood compensation decision due today

EQC flood compensation decision due today

Wednesday, 10 December 2014 8:08 a.m. by MediaStuff

Thousands of Christchurch residents affected by liquefaction and flooding following Canterbury's earthquakes will find out how they will be compensated today.�

EQC flood compensation decision today

EQC flood compensation decision today

Wednesday, 10 December 2014 8:08 a.m. by MediaStuff

Thousands of Christchurch residents affected by liquefaction and flooding following Canterbury's earthquakes will find out today how they will be compensated.

CTV News - Tuesday 9th December 2014

CTV News - Tuesday 9th December 2014

Tuesday, 9 December 2014 8:15 p.m. by MediaCTV

Cera, IRD led $214m of unauthorised public spending

Cera, IRD led $214m of unauthorised public spending

Tuesday, 9 December 2014 4:35 p.m. by MediaHerald

 

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.

Cleverley to step down from CERA

Cleverley to step 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.

CTV News - CCC Analysis

CTV News - CCC Analysis

Monday, 8 December 2014 9:57 p.m. by MediaCTV

Lynched - Monday 8th December 2014 - Raf Manji

Lynched - Monday 8th December 2014 - Raf Manji

Monday, 8 December 2014 9:42 p.m. by ChrisLynch

 

Church taking time to reflect

Church 'taking time to reflect'

Monday, 8 December 2014 8:22 p.m. by MediaThePress

The Majestic Church is going back to the drawing board with its plans for the CranmerCourts site.

EQC slated after asbestos inquiry

EQC slated after asbestos inquiry

Monday, 8 December 2014 8:08 p.m. by MediaThePress

The Earthquake Commission (EQC) failed to manage asbestos risks in earthquake home repairs, a report says.

CTV News - Chester

CTV News - Chester

Monday, 8 December 2014 2:13 p.m. by MediaCTV

Top brass tight-lipped over Sutton concerns

Top brass tight-lipped over Sutton concerns

Saturday, 6 December 2014 6:00 a.m. by MediaHerald

The State Services Commission is refusing to say what action if any was taken in response to concerns raised by senior Cera staff about former chief executive Roger Sutton's behaviour more than a week before an official complaint...

Christchurch stadium build pushed back to 2025

Christchurch stadium build pushed back to 2025

Saturday, 6 December 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress Popular

Christchurch City councillors want construction of the city's new rugby stadium pushed out to 2025.

CTV News - Friday 5th December

CTV News - Friday 5th December

Saturday, 6 December 2014 1:00 a.m. by MediaCTV

High-end apartments ready to take shape

High-end apartments ready to take shape

Friday, 5 December 2014 11:37 p.m. by MediaThePress

A planned apartment complex overlooking Hagley Park will be one of Christchurch's most exclusive residential projects, its developer says.

A look inside the Mona Vale Homestead

A look inside the Mona Vale Homestead

Friday, 5 December 2014 1:20 p.m. by MediaStuff

CTV News - CBD Art

CTV News - CBD Art

Thursday, 4 December 2014 7:17 p.m. by MediaCTV

No formal punishment for CTV engineer

No formal punishment for CTV engineer

Thursday, 4 December 2014 1:32 p.m. by MediaStuff

The engineer who designed the failed Canterbury Television (CTV) building has been found to have "misrepresented his competence" in his work, but has escaped formal punishment.

People treat red zone as dump

People treat red zone as dump

Wednesday, 3 December 2014 11:46 p.m. by MediaStuff

Bags of excrement, a demolished house and 20 mummified hedgehogs are among the more unusual objects found dumped in Christchurch's residential red zone.

Help for quake-traumatised kids

Help for quake-traumatised kids

Wednesday, 3 December 2014 10:32 p.m. by MediaStuff

Two mothers want to reach 8000 families to tackle anxiety in children who started school at the time of the Canterbury quakes.

Many residents say theyre strongly opposed to asset sales

Many residents say they're strongly opposed to asset sales

Wednesday, 3 December 2014 10:26 p.m. by MediaStuff

Many Christchurch residents want the city council to keep its assets, the council's own consultation suggests.

Many opposed to asset sales

Many opposed to asset sales

Wednesday, 3 December 2014 10:26 p.m. by MediaStuff

Many Christchurch residents want the city council to keep its assets, the council's own consultation suggests.

CTV News - Graffiti Art

CTV News - Graffiti Art

Wednesday, 3 December 2014 7:38 p.m. by MediaCTV

CTV News - CCC Asset Sales

CTV News - CCC Asset Sales

Wednesday, 3 December 2014 7:36 p.m. by MediaCTV

Forsyth Barr building to become Crowne Plaza Hotel

Forsyth Barr building to become Crowne Plaza Hotel

Wednesday, 3 December 2014 2:13 p.m. by MediaThePress

Christchurch's old Forsyth Barr building is to become the new Crowne Plaza Hotel.

Construction in Christchurch at record levels

Construction in Christchurch at record levels

Wednesday, 3 December 2014 2:04 p.m. by MediaThePress

The rebuild may be slow but it should come as no surprise that construction in Christchurch is at record levels.

Home building dips in September quarter

Home building dips in September quarter

Wednesday, 3 December 2014 11:03 a.m. by MediaThePress

House building has continued its slow patch, with the volume of homes down 0.7 per cent in the September quarter, in the run up to the general election.