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Reopening on cards for closed buildings

Reopening on cards for closed buildings

Wednesday, 12 February 2014 11:32 p.m. by MediaStuff

Some closed council buildings could be reopened if Christchurch City councillors follow through on plans to relax the rules on occupancy.

CTV News   Wednesday 12 February

CTV News Wednesday 12 February

Wednesday, 12 February 2014 7:40 p.m. by MediaCTV

Modern, open plan houses do worse in quakes

Modern, open plan houses 'do worse in quakes'

Wednesday, 12 February 2014 3:00 p.m. by MediaOneNews

"Traditional" homes often did much better in the Canterbury quakes than modern "open plan" houses, new research shows.

Maree Lucas: Housing Issues

Maree Lucas: Housing Issues

Wednesday, 12 February 2014 1:25 p.m. by CanterburyMorningsZB

Maree Lucas talks to Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch about the lack of support from the Government since loosing her husband in the CTV building.

Bleak outlook for Christchurch CBD

Bleak outlook for Christchurch CBD

Wednesday, 12 February 2014 12:42 p.m. by MediaThePress

Stop worrying about Christchurch's CBD. Instead, embrace what the whole of Christchurch already has - space - and improve how we use it. Then export that knowledge to Asia.

Vulnerable homes need help before winter

'Vulnerable' homes need help before winter

Wednesday, 12 February 2014 10:19 a.m. by MediaStuff

A concerted effort needs to be made before the winter to identify every vulnerable household in Christchurch, says the Human Rights Commission.

Lawyers snub new justice precinct

Lawyers snub new justice precinct

Wednesday, 12 February 2014 8:27 a.m. by MediaThePress

Many of the top law firms relocating within Christchurch have chosen sites outside the planned justice and emergency services precinct.

The Terrace precinct growing

The Terrace precinct growing

Wednesday, 12 February 2014 7:36 a.m. by MediaThePress

Christchurch developer Antony Gough's $140m Oxford Tce project is underway, adding new elements to the CBD's much-reduced city skyline.

Bitter twists for rezoned couple

Bitter twists for rezoned couple

Wednesday, 12 February 2014 5:31 a.m. by MediaOneNews

A late-night phone call rocked Heather Larson's world more than Christchurch's earthquakes.

Insurers blame others over delays

Insurers blame others over delays

Wednesday, 12 February 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Christchurch homeowners say they have no confidence in insurers settling their earthquake claims before a promised deadline of 2016.

Bitter twists for re-zoned couple

Bitter twists for re-zoned couple

Wednesday, 12 February 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

A late-night phone call rocked Heather Larson's world more than Christchurch's earthquakes.

Quake claimants thrash out strategy

Quake claimants thrash out strategy

Wednesday, 12 February 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

More than 300 Christchurch homeowners met to air their grievances over the way insurer Southern Response has handled their earthquake claims.

Insurers blame others as anger over claims rises

Insurers blame others as anger over claims rises

Wednesday, 12 February 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Christchurch homeowners say they have no confidence in insurers settling their earthquake claims before a promised deadline of 2016.

Blame, anger over claims rises

Blame, anger over claims rises

Wednesday, 12 February 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Christchurch homeowners say they have no confidence in insurers settling their earthquake claims before a promised deadline of 2016.

CTV News   Tuesday 11 February

CTV News Tuesday 11 February

Tuesday, 11 February 2014 7:36 p.m. by MediaCTV

Unhappy claimants meet over Southern Response

Unhappy claimants meet over Southern Response

Tuesday, 11 February 2014 3:49 p.m. by MediaStuff

More than 300 Christchurch homeowners will meet tonight to air their grievances over the way insurer Southern Response has handled their earthquake claims. 

Lianne Dalziel: Weekly Mayoral Chat

Lianne Dalziel: Weekly Mayoral Chat

Tuesday, 11 February 2014 12:14 p.m. by CanterburyMorningsZB

Christchurch City Mayor Lianne Dalziel talks to Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch about the latest happenings with the city.

Peter Glasson: Southern No Response

Peter Glasson: Southern No Response

Tuesday, 11 February 2014 12:04 p.m. by CanterburyMorningsZB

Peter Glasson from Southern No Response talks to Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch about the meeting to be held tonight.

Asthmatic choked by dust

Asthmatic choked by dust

Tuesday, 11 February 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Rebecca Hamilton Barclay speaks through clouds.

CTV News   Monday 10 February

CTV News Monday 10 February

Monday, 10 February 2014 8:35 p.m. by MediaCTV

Opus profit slips on rising interest, tax

Opus profit slips on rising interest, tax

Monday, 10 February 2014 3:28 p.m. by Media3News

 

Canteen Patients 1401 31

Canteen Patients 1401 31

Monday, 10 February 2014 1:58 p.m. by MediaCTV

Flatman: Needs your help!!

Flatman: Need's your help!!

Monday, 10 February 2014 11:53 a.m. by CanterburyMorningsZB

Flatman talks to Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch about needing the help of Cantabrians to secure votes, so he takes away money to use in our community.  For more information visit www.hubbards.co.nz  

Retaining walls involve complex legal issues

Retaining walls involve complex legal issues

Monday, 10 February 2014 9:39 a.m. by MediaStuff

We live on the hill. Our house has a fairly long drive, some of which is on council land and some on our section. It is supported by a long retaining wall. The wall partially collapsed in the February 2011 earthquake and was further damaged in June 2011. Our insurer is refusing to pay.

Firms pack up as $90m boom ends

Firms pack up as $90m boom ends

Monday, 10 February 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

At its peak, an estimated 150 demolition companies vied for business in the city but as demolition is slowly replaced by construction, many are leaving or diversifying to pursue other projects.

Developers told to leave out the ego

Developers told to leave out the 'ego'

Monday, 10 February 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Cashed-up developers should scale back their projects to make them financially viable and attractive to tenants, experts say.

Volunteers repaint quake memorial chairs

Volunteers repaint quake memorial chairs

Sunday, 9 February 2014 3:14 p.m. by MediaStuff

A popular memorial to the 185 people who died in the February 2011 earthquake has been given a spruce up ahead of the disaster's third anniversary. 

Project back on track after mishap with bulldozer

Project back on track after mishap with bulldozer

Sunday, 9 February 2014 6:30 a.m. by MediaHerald

A group of retired tradesmen whose large workshop was accidentally bulldozed is celebrating a boost towards a replacement.

Funding plan to help quake stress victims

Funding plan to help quake stress victims

Saturday, 8 February 2014 6:36 a.m. by MediaStuff

Cabinet will soon consider backing a new plan to help Cantabrians deal with post- earthquake mental health and relationship issues, which experts say emerge three years on from a disaster.

Hope for honest compromise over cathedral

Hope for honest compromise over cathedral

Friday, 7 February 2014 11:41 p.m. by MediaThePress

Trust southern general manager Rob Hall said groups in favour of the cathedral's restoration had signalled they were prepared to talk about a "compromise solution".

Players differ on Christchurch CBD growth

Players differ on Christchurch CBD growth

Friday, 7 February 2014 11:41 p.m. by MediaThePress

Christchurch's top property players are painting a mixed picture of the central city - from one saying a vibrant CBD is unlikely in his lifetime to others feeling confident about the future.

CTV News   Friday 07 February

CTV News Friday 07 February

Friday, 7 February 2014 8:29 p.m. by MediaCTV

Park to replace demolished city high-rise

Park to replace demolished city high-rise

Friday, 7 February 2014 2:39 p.m. by MediaThePress

Another central Christchurch high-rise is on the way down.

Park to replace demolished city high-rise

Park to replace demolished city high-rise

Friday, 7 February 2014 2:39 p.m. by MediaStuff

Another central Christchurch high-rise is on the way down.

Power Panel: Weekly Debate

Power Panel: Weekly Debate

Friday, 7 February 2014 2:09 p.m. by CanterburyMorningsZB

Sheryl Sutherland, Eugenie Sage and Clayton Cosgrove join Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch and discuss the week's issues.

$10k fine for burying quake waste

$10k fine for burying quake waste

Friday, 7 February 2014 1:24 p.m. by MediaStuff

A Christchurch company has been fined $10,000 after burying earthquake demolition waste instead of dumping.

Neill OReilly: Waitakiri School

Neill O'Reilly: Waitakiri School

Friday, 7 February 2014 11:47 a.m. by CanterburyMorningsZB

Waitakiri School Principle Neill O'Reilly talks to Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch about how the school is going following the merger of two schools.

Plan to relieve quake stress

Plan to relieve quake stress

Friday, 7 February 2014 10:36 a.m. by MediaStuff

Cabinet will soon consider backing a new plan to help Cantabrians deal with post-earthquake mental health and relationship issues, which experts say emerge three years on from a disaster.

Banks commit to CBD

Banks commit to CBD

Friday, 7 February 2014 8:56 a.m. by MediaThePress

Major banks are returning to the central city with one recent opening and two committed to rebuilding on new sites.

Major banks commit to CBD

Major banks commit to CBD

Friday, 7 February 2014 8:56 a.m. by MediaThePress

Major banks are returning to the central city with one recent opening and two committed to rebuilding on new sites.

Public Trust building repairable

Public Trust building 'repairable'

Friday, 7 February 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Engineers who assessed Christchurch's heritage-listed art deco Public Trust Office building found it was repairable.

Quake anniversary shifts to Botanic Gardens

Quake anniversary shifts to Botanic Gardens

Thursday, 6 February 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Christchurch's main service to mark the third anniversary of the February 2011 earthquake will be held in the city's Botanic Gardens.

Botanic Gardens beauty to salve quake memories

Botanic Gardens' beauty to salve quake memories

Wednesday, 5 February 2014 11:08 p.m. by MediaStuff

Christchurch's main service to mark the third anniversary of the February 2011 earthquake will be held in the city's Botanic Gardens.

CTV News   Wednesday 05 February

CTV News Wednesday 05 February

Wednesday, 5 February 2014 8:17 p.m. by MediaCTV

Antony Gough Cars

Antony Gough Cars

Wednesday, 5 February 2014 5:39 p.m. by MediaCTV

 

Tower chairman takes swing at IAG

Tower chairman takes swing at IAG

Wednesday, 5 February 2014 2:17 p.m. by Media3News

Tower's chairman says there's a significant risk in allowing IAG to control two-third of New Zealand's personal lines insurance.

Rebuild boosts Canterbury jobs growth

Rebuild boosts Canterbury jobs growth

Wednesday, 5 February 2014 1:00 p.m. by MediaThePress

The unemployment rate for Canterbury has plunged to its lowest level in six years, Statistics New Zealand figures out today show.

Grant Stephens: Ellerslie Flower Show

Grant Stephens: Ellerslie Flower Show

Wednesday, 5 February 2014 12:37 p.m. by CanterburyMorningsZB

Garden Designer Grant Stephens talks to Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch about the design he will be doing at this year's Ellerslie Flower Show

Orions $350m bid to stay ahead of wave

Orion's $350m bid to 'stay ahead of wave'

Wednesday, 5 February 2014 9:54 a.m. by MediaThePress

If you are a developer or investor planning to rebuild in the central city, get in early to talk to Orion.

Quake claimants take the cash

Quake claimants take the cash

Wednesday, 5 February 2014 8:58 a.m. by MediaStuff

Data gathered by the Insurance Council shows about half of the 24,660 over-$100,000 earthquake residential claims in Canterbury are likely to be settled with cash.

Should city rebuild recreate English past?

Should city rebuild recreate English past?

Wednesday, 5 February 2014 8:36 a.m. by MediaThePress

 Christchurch used to be called the most English city outside England. Should the rebuild recapture the style of the past or seek fresh design inspiration? How about Maori or international influences?

Clean-up to entice wildlife to Avon

Clean-up to entice wildlife to Avon

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

Work to clear hundreds of years of built-up sediment from the Avon River may help entice trout, eels and native birds back to the city.

Can Cera handle $40b rebuild?

Can Cera handle $40b rebuild?

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

The finance and expenditure committee is worried that Cera may struggle to recruit and retain key staff as its workload grows before it winds up in April 2016.

Cera spends $17m on consultants

Cera spends $17m on consultants

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

Outside consultants working for the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority (Cera) were paid more than its own staff in the last financial year.

Akld median income falls below Canterbury

Akld median income falls below Canterbury

Tuesday, 4 February 2014 7:42 p.m. by Media3News

Canterbury's median income has risen above Auckland's between the 2006 and 2013 censuses, with Wellington's median still the highest.

New project aims to save Christchurchs Avon River

New project aims to save Christchurch's Avon River

Tuesday, 4 February 2014 5:24 p.m. by Media3News

Christchurch's Avon River is getting a makeover, saving it from an almost certain death.

Labour warns of segregation in Chch

Labour warns of segregation in Chch

Tuesday, 4 February 2014 2:15 p.m. by Media3News

 

Ruth Dyson: CERA spending to much

Ruth Dyson: CERA spending to much

Tuesday, 4 February 2014 12:29 p.m. by CanterburyMorningsZB

Port Hills Labour MP Ruth Dyson talks to Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch about the large cost spent on consultants and why its too much.

Lianne Dalziel: Weekly catchup

Lianne Dalziel: Weekly catchup

Tuesday, 4 February 2014 12:20 p.m. by CanterburyMorningsZB

Chrischurch Mayor Lianne Dalziel talks to Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch about the week's news events.

Roger Sutton: Cost of running CERA

Roger Sutton: Cost of running CERA

Tuesday, 4 February 2014 11:49 a.m. by CanterburyMorningsZB

CERA CEO Roger Sutton talks to Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch about the cost to hire consultants and if he thinks it is to much.

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