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Government commits to greater earthquake claims support for Southern Response if its $1b pledge is not enough.

Government commits to greater earthquake claims support for Southern Response if its $1b pledge is not enough.

Friday, 22 May 2015 2:20 p.m. by MediaThePress

The Government has promised to back all of Southern Response's earthquake claims even if the company needs more than the $1 billion of Government support already pledged.

Earthquake disaster movie San Andreas coming to Christchurch

Earthquake disaster movie San Andreas coming to Christchurch

Friday, 22 May 2015 11:14 a.m. by MediaStuff

It might be more than four years since the horrific events of February 22, 2011, but are Christchurch cinemagoers ready to see a Hollywood blockbuster about a devastating earthquake?

Police station implosion wont clash with Christchurch Marathon

Police station implosion won't clash with Christchurch Marathon

Thursday, 21 May 2015 11:12 p.m. by MediaStuff

The implosion of Christchurch's old central police station will not clash with the Christchurch Marathon.

Police station implosion plan changed to avoid clash with marathon

Police station implosion plan changed to avoid clash with marathon

Thursday, 21 May 2015 11:12 p.m. by MediaStuff

Plans to implode Christchurch's old police station have been changed to avoid a potential clash with the city's marathon.

Extra money for Christchurch rebuild

Extra money for Christchurch rebuild

Thursday, 21 May 2015 9:05 p.m. by MediaThePress

An additional $108 million of Government money is being poured into Christchurch's rebuild to ensure anchor projects stay on track.

Budget 2015: $27m boost for Christchurch recovery

Budget 2015: $27m boost for Christchurch recovery

Thursday, 21 May 2015 3:24 p.m. by MediaHerald

The Government has boosted funding for Christchurch's post-quake recovery by another $27 million in today's Budget.A total of $107.8 million has been put aside over the next four years, taking the Government's contribution to the...

Time to ditch Christchurchs central city rebuild plan

Time to ditch Christchurch's central city rebuild plan

Wednesday, 20 May 2015 2:09 p.m. by MediaThePress

Last weekend,  published a timeline of progress on Christchurch's rebuild. Of the 19 projects listed, 14 will not be completed on time and some, let's face it, may not be completed at all.

Prime Minister says Christchurch convention centre costs "prohibitive"

Prime Minister says Christchurch convention centre costs "prohibitive"

Wednesday, 20 May 2015 12:32 p.m. by MediaThePress

Costs for a Christchurch Convention Centre have blown out meaning budget pruning work is needed, Prime Minister John Key says.

Cash payment warranted quake workers dismissal - ERA

Cash payment warranted quake worker's dismissal - ERA

Tuesday, 19 May 2015 2:36 p.m. by MediaStuff

A Christchurch earthquake recovery worker has lost an unjustifiable dismissal case after claiming cash he received for helping a contractor was "just a mate helping a mate".

Retail precinct sites on track for Christmas 2016 opening

Retail precinct sites on track for Christmas 2016 opening

Friday, 15 May 2015 10:48 p.m. by MediaThePress

Christchurch's central retail precinct is on track to welcome customers in 18 months' time.

Christchurch rebuild dream falling behind

Christchurch rebuild dream falling behind

Friday, 15 May 2015 10:39 p.m. by MediaThePress

Court grants Crowns central Christchurch land grab

Court grants Crown's central Christchurch land grab

Friday, 15 May 2015 10:14 p.m. by MediaStuff

The High Court has allowed the Crown to take over a block of central Christchurch land before compensation has been paid to the landowner.

Court grants Crowns central Christchurch land takeover

Court grants Crown's central Christchurch land takeover

Friday, 15 May 2015 6:57 p.m. by MediaStuff

The High Court has allowed the Crown to take over a block of central Christchurch land before compensation has been paid to the landowner.

Strengthening begins on Christchurchs McKenzie and Willis facade

Strengthening begins on Christchurch's McKenzie and Willis facade

Friday, 15 May 2015 4:00 p.m. by MediaThePress

Scaffolding went up this week on the McKenzie and Willis facade on Tuam St ahead of demolition of the remnants of the building behind.

Should quake memorial chairs go on CTV site?

Should quake memorial chairs go on CTV site?

Friday, 15 May 2015 2:13 p.m. by MediaStuff

The 185 white chairs commemorating those that died in the Canterbury earthquakes could become permanent and the artist behind the sculpture wants to put them on the former CTV site.

Christchurch retail precinct good as done

Christchurch retail precinct 'good as done'

Friday, 15 May 2015 1:57 p.m. by MediaThePress

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Will 185 earthquake memorial chairs be a permanent feature on former CTV site?

Will 185 earthquake memorial chairs be a permanent feature on former CTV site?

Friday, 15 May 2015 1:48 p.m. by MediaStuff

The 185 white chairs commemorating those that died in the Canterbury earthquakes could become permanent and the artist behind the sculpture wants to put them on the former CTV site.

Cecile Meier: Memorial design cant please everyone

Cecile Meier: Memorial design can't please everyone

Friday, 15 May 2015 7:57 a.m. by MediaThePress

The quake memorial design announcement this week had me thinking about monuments, grief, and loss.

Earthquake insurers unlikely to meet own settlement deadlines

Earthquake insurers unlikely to meet own settlement deadlines

Friday, 15 May 2015 7:44 a.m. by MediaThePress

Insurers scrambling to complete Canterbury earthquake rebuilds and settlements are unlikely to meet self imposed completion targets, the Reserve Bank says.

Earthquake memorial says nothing about Christchurch

Earthquake memorial 'says nothing about Christchurch'

Friday, 15 May 2015 7:30 a.m. by MediaStuff

The winning design for the national Christchurch earthquake memorial looks like it could be situated "anywhere in the world", a Christchurch landscape architect says.

185 earthquake memorial chairs face uncertain future

185 earthquake memorial chairs face uncertain future

Thursday, 14 May 2015 4:39 p.m. by MediaStuff

The future of the 185 white chairs commemorating those killed in the Christchurch earthquake is being discussed.

Memorial design cant please everyone

Memorial design can't please everyone

Thursday, 14 May 2015 3:15 p.m. by MediaThePress

The quake memorial design announcement this week had me thinking about monuments, grief, and loss.

Marble earthquake memorial an ironic choice, says surivor

Marble earthquake memorial an ironic choice, says surivor

Thursday, 14 May 2015 8:37 a.m. by MediaThePress

A marble wall etched with the names of earthquake victim will be a feature of the official Christchurch earthquake memorial.

Insurers face higher earthquake costs

Insurers face higher earthquake costs

Thursday, 14 May 2015 5:00 a.m. by MediaHerald

Insurers may face higher costs over the Canterbury earthquake after several firms recently increased estimates for the final bill, according to the Reserve Bank.

Business park underway on old tyre factory site

Business park underway on old tyre factory site

Wednesday, 13 May 2015 3:57 p.m. by MediaThePress

Several decades after Christchurch-based construction company Luneys built a tyre factory in the city, they are back working on the same site. But this time it is as property developers.

Winning design for Christchurch earthquake memorial revealed

Winning design for Christchurch earthquake memorial revealed

Wednesday, 13 May 2015 2:57 p.m. by MediaThePress

A memorial wall with a bridge over the Avon River and a contemplative space for victims' families has been chosen as Christchurch's earthquake memorial.

Canterbury earthquake memorial wall design revealed

Canterbury earthquake memorial wall design revealed

Wednesday, 13 May 2015 2:53 p.m. by MediaHerald

The design of a memorial wall dedicated to victims of the 2011 Christchurch earthquake has been unveiled.The design, by Slovenian architect Grega Vezjak, has been chosen from the short-list of six designs to be built on the stretch...

Winning design for quake memorial delayed to 2017

Winning design for quake memorial delayed to 2017

Wednesday, 13 May 2015 2:03 p.m. by MediaThePress

A memorial wall with a bridge over the Avon River and a contemplative space for victims' families has been chosen as Christchurch's earthquake memorial.

Migrants still needed for Canterbury rebuild peak

Migrants still needed for Canterbury rebuild peak

Tuesday, 12 May 2015 10:52 p.m. by MediaThePress

New rules should make life easier for extra migrants needed for the peak period of the Canterbury rebuild.

Government relaxes immigration rules to help Christchurch rebuilders

Government relaxes immigration rules to help Christchurch rebuilders

Tuesday, 12 May 2015 4:25 p.m. by MediaThePress

The Government has relaxed some immigration rules to allow workers assisting with the Christchurch rebuild to stay longer and move between employers easier.

Lead found on Margaret Mahy playground site

Lead found on Margaret Mahy playground site

Monday, 11 May 2015 8:03 p.m. by MediaThePress

Hazardous material including lead have been found on the site of a planned multi-million-dollar family playground.

Hawkins Infrastructure ramps up SI business

Hawkins Infrastructure ramps up SI business

Monday, 11 May 2015 10:59 a.m. by MediaThePress

Hawkins Infrastructure is making inroads into increasing the size of new projects on its books.

Earthquake-prone building assessments fall short, survivor says

Earthquake-prone building assessments fall short, survivor says

Sunday, 10 May 2015 11:58 p.m. by MediaThePress

Changes to the way earthquake-prone structures are assessed do not go far enough to protect people from the most dangerous parts of buildings, earthquake survivor Ann Brower says.

Red tape still boosting home build costs

Red tape still boosting home build costs

Sunday, 10 May 2015 10:54 p.m. by MediaThePress

Increased red tape and demand for labour means house construction in Christchurch will get dearer still, industry sources say.

Eastern pool development delayed by indecision

Eastern pool development delayed by indecision

Sunday, 10 May 2015 10:40 p.m. by MediaThePress

Development of the $39 million pool facility for Christchurch's eastern suburbs is being delayed because the community cannot agree on the size of the pool.

Christchurch anchor projects delays causes frustration

Christchurch anchor projects delays causes frustration

Friday, 8 May 2015 11:37 p.m. by MediaThePress

Canterbury sports enthusiasts and businesses are "hugely disappointed" and frustrated two of Christchurch's major anchor projects will be delayed.

Insurers have lost confidence in "poor" EQC data

Insurers have lost confidence in "poor" EQC data

Friday, 8 May 2015 6:59 p.m. by MediaThePress

Insurers have lost confidence in Earthquake Commission (EQC) data and predictions, an industry source says.

Fletchers to build 191 inner-city homes for Christchurch

Fletchers to build 191 inner-city homes for Christchurch

Friday, 8 May 2015 5:00 p.m. by MediaThePress

Nearly 200 new homes will be built by Fletchers in central Christchurch.

Saving Christchurch Cathedral Square

Saving Christchurch Cathedral Square

Friday, 8 May 2015 1:45 p.m. by MediaThePress

Ditch Christchurch convention centre, stadium & golf course

Ditch Christchurch convention centre, stadium & golf course

Friday, 8 May 2015 12:26 p.m. by MediaThePress

Recently I have been having moments of absolute clarity. Even more than usual. I suppose many public intellectuals have these before they make a huge mistake but bear with me on this.

Talent pool shrinking in Christchurch

Talent pool shrinking in Christchurch

Wednesday, 6 May 2015 11:08 p.m. by MediaThePress

Lets Go Shopping Wednesday 6th May

Lets Go Shopping Wednesday 6th May

Wednesday, 6 May 2015 10:14 p.m. by MediaCTV

CTV News Story - Ashburton Pool

CTV News Story - Ashburton Pool

Wednesday, 6 May 2015 7:33 p.m. by MediaCTV

CTV News Story - Sumner Skate Park Interview

CTV News Story - Sumner Skate Park Interview

Wednesday, 6 May 2015 7:30 p.m. by MediaCTV

CTV News - 6th May 2015

CTV News - 6th May 2015

Wednesday, 6 May 2015 7:28 p.m. by MediaCTV

CTV News Story - Sumner Skate Park

CTV News Story - Sumner Skate Park

Wednesday, 6 May 2015 7:23 p.m. by MediaCTV

CTV News Story - Alcohol Time Restriction

CTV News Story - Alcohol Time Restriction

Wednesday, 6 May 2015 7:22 p.m. by MediaCTV

CTV News Story - Space Camp

CTV News Story - Space Camp

Wednesday, 6 May 2015 7:22 p.m. by MediaCTV

CTV News Story - Jesse Ryder

CTV News Story - Jesse Ryder

Wednesday, 6 May 2015 7:19 p.m. by MediaCTV

Canterbury Live - 6th May 2015

Canterbury Live - 6th May 2015

Wednesday, 6 May 2015 6:59 p.m. by MediaCTV

Crown still in negotiation with EQC to recover $330m for residential red zone land

Crown still in negotiation with EQC to recover $330m for residential red zone land

Wednesday, 6 May 2015 2:15 p.m. by MediaThePress

The Crown is still waiting on an estimated $330 million of insurance recoveries forred zone properties it acquired after the Christchurch earthquakes.

Crown negotiates with EQC to recover $330m for red zone

Crown negotiates with EQC to recover $330m for red zone

Wednesday, 6 May 2015 2:15 p.m. by MediaThePress

The Crown is still waiting on an estimated $330 million of insurance recoveries forred zone properties it acquired after the Christchurch earthquakes.

Landlord charges Filipino workers per-bed rent

Landlord charges Filipino workers per-bed rent

Wednesday, 6 May 2015 1:22 p.m. by MediaThePress

A landlord is charging Filipino workers up to $145 a week for a single bed in a seven-bedroom house.

Fletcher Building flags $650m to $690m earnings

Fletcher Building flags $650m to $690m earnings

Wednesday, 6 May 2015 5:00 a.m. by MediaHerald

The Canterbury rebuild's imminent conclusion and business sales will push New Zealand's biggest listed business to make operating earnings of between $650 million to $690 million - the lower end of guidance.

Red zoning destroys Christchurch couples house building dream

Red zoning destroys Christchurch couple's house building dream

Tuesday, 5 May 2015 10:34 p.m. by MediaThePress

Aaron Duncan and Sarah Chisnall's dream to build a house on Christchurch's Port Hills was destroyed when their land was red zoned in 2012 and they remain in limbo nearly three years on.

CTV News Story - Uninsured Redzone

CTV News Story - Uninsured Redzone

Tuesday, 5 May 2015 6:56 p.m. by MediaCTV