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Inquiry into Alan Reay dropped

Inquiry into Alan Reay dropped

Wednesday, 21 May 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

The engineer whose firm designed the CTV building says "not a day goes by" when he does not think about the people killed in the February 2011 earthquake - prompting an angry response from victims' families.

CTV News   Tuesday 20 May

CTV News Tuesday 20 May

Tuesday, 20 May 2014 7:24 p.m. by MediaCTV

Investigation into CTV building engineer dropped

Investigation into CTV building engineer dropped

Tuesday, 20 May 2014 7:20 p.m. by MediaOneNews

The investigation into one engineer's part in designing Christchurch's CTV building has been dropped.

Christchurch couple turning red zone into green zone

Christchurch couple turning red zone into green zone

Tuesday, 20 May 2014 3:24 p.m. by Media3News

A Christchurch couple have become so fed up with the state of the residential red zone they've taken matters into their own hands.

Investigation over CTV engineer dropped

Investigation over CTV engineer dropped

Tuesday, 20 May 2014 12:53 p.m. by MediaStuff

An investigation into the engineer whose company designed the CTV building has been dropped.

Engineering body drops CTV investigation

Engineering body drops CTV investigation

Tuesday, 20 May 2014 9:48 a.m. by Media3News

A professional engineering body has dropped its investigation into Dr Alan Reay.

Coming up with great gap fillers

Coming up with great gap fillers

Tuesday, 20 May 2014 8:34 a.m. by MediaThePress

Life in Vacant Spaces (LIVS) projects manager Brie Sherow makes things happen.

Christchurch City Council overhauls building consent process

Christchurch City Council overhauls building consent process

Tuesday, 20 May 2014 5:25 a.m. by Media3News

The Christchurch City Council may soon be issuing building consents again, after being stripped of its accreditation last year.

Lynched - Monday, 19 May Paul Zaanen

Lynched - Monday, 19 May Paul Zaanen

Monday, 19 May 2014 9:44 p.m. by ChrisLynch

CTV News   Monday 19 May

CTV News Monday 19 May

Monday, 19 May 2014 7:07 p.m. by MediaCTV

Majestic Theatre demolition well under way

Majestic Theatre demolition well under way

Monday, 19 May 2014 1:27 p.m. by MediaThePress

Demolition of the Majestic Theatre is well under way.

Plans to rebuild precinct ruined

Plans to rebuild precinct ruined

Monday, 19 May 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

The men who brought the laneways lifestyle to Christchurch are being forced to abandon their rebuild dream.

Law students take on EQC

Law students take on EQC

Monday, 19 May 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

University of Canterbury law students are volunteering their time to help Christchurch residents take court action against the Earthquake Commission (EQC).

Pets quake victims, too

Pets quake victims, too

Sunday, 18 May 2014 1:00 p.m. by MediaStuff

In times of disaster, savings pets equals saving people, a University of Canterbury expert says.

Citys insurance aftershocks

City's insurance aftershocks

Sunday, 18 May 2014 9:30 a.m. by MediaThePress

Christchurch City Council's insurance shortfall at first blush looks like it matches that of some of the earthquake-ravaged city's residents.

Quake broke down prejudices

Quake broke down prejudices

Sunday, 18 May 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

We moved into our home in Christchurch, complete with our skeletons in the closet, nearly 10 years ago.

Christchurch student army mucks in again

Christchurch 'student army' mucks in again

Saturday, 17 May 2014 6:46 p.m. by MediaOneNews

The group made headlines for helping clean up Canterbury after the earthquake and has come together again.

Curing quake-weary Cantab kids

Curing quake-weary Cantab kids

Saturday, 17 May 2014 6:00 p.m. by MediaStuff

Around him, children are excitedly settling into their temporary home; rushing to check out their new bedrooms, swinging on monkey bars in the playground, and forging crucial friendships.

Stalled Terrace project poised for liftoff

Stalled Terrace project poised for liftoff

Saturday, 17 May 2014 2:00 p.m. by MediaThePress Popular

What is happening with Antony Gough's Terrace project, the supposed flagship of the central city rebuild? In an exclusive interview he tells JOHN McCRONE the stalled project - and the painfully slow inner city rebuild - is poised for liftoff.

USA volleyball coach Hugh McCutcheon talks with Lesley Murdoch.

USA volleyball coach Hugh McCutcheon talks with Lesley Murdoch.

Saturday, 17 May 2014 8:45 a.m. by CanterburyMorningsZB

Cantabrian Hugh McCutcheon the USA head volleyball coach chats with Lesley Murdoch ahead of his coaching presentation to the volleyball coaches from around the country at a seminar in Christchurch.

Rebuild projects produce award winners

Rebuild projects produce award winners

Saturday, 17 May 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Christchurch construction projects have been described as world-class after winning national building awards.

CTV News   Friday 16

CTV News Friday 16

Friday, 16 May 2014 8:17 p.m. by MediaCTV

Munted car parks killing CBD

Munted car parks 'killing CBD'

Friday, 16 May 2014 5:45 p.m. by MediaThePress

The city's car park buildings need to be urgently fixed to avoid killing the central city, says the Central City Business Association.

Budget no relief for Christchurch homeowners

Budget no relief for Christchurch homeowners

Friday, 16 May 2014 3:37 p.m. by Media3News

Christchurch homeowners still fighting the EQC three years after the earthquakes got little relief in the way of the Budget.

Hundreds more ChCh homes deemed flood-prone

Hundreds more ChCh homes deemed flood-prone

Friday, 16 May 2014 6:51 a.m. by Media3News

The number of flood-prone homes in Christchurch has doubled since Monday.

Cuts to EQC enable $372m surplus

Cuts to EQC enable $372m surplus

Friday, 16 May 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

A surprise $300 million boost to the Government's trumpeted Budget surplus relies mainly on a cut to the Earthquake Commission's insurance bill, Treasury forecasts show.

Cuts to EQC enable $372m surplus

Cuts to EQC enable $372m surplus

Friday, 16 May 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

A surprise $300 million boost to the Government's trumpeted Budget surplus relies mainly on a cut to the Earthquake Commission's insurance bill, Treasury forecasts show.

Tax change may stem price rises - builder

Tax change may stem price rises - builder

Friday, 16 May 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Removing taxes on imported building materials may help stem the rising cost of building a home in Christchurch, home builder David Reid says.

Insurance finalises another 756 claims

Insurance finalises another 756 claims

Friday, 16 May 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Insurance companies have finalised 756 Canterbury earthquake claims in the past three months - 75 per cent of which were cash settlements.

Christchurch council urged to back sports hub

Christchurch council urged to back sports hub

Friday, 16 May 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Athletics Canterbury says "demoralising delays" in getting a replacement all-weather athletics track in Christchurch are leading to an exodus of senior athletes.

CTV News   Thursday 15 May

CTV News Thursday 15 May

Thursday, 15 May 2014 8:08 p.m. by MediaCTV

Insurers paying out $10m daily for rebuild

Insurers paying out $10m daily for rebuild

Thursday, 15 May 2014 1:04 p.m. by Media3News

Insurers have paid out $1.3 billion over the Christchurch quakes already this year.

Brownlee: Council response to flooding frustrating

Brownlee: Council response to flooding 'frustrating'

Thursday, 15 May 2014 9:37 a.m. by Media3News

The Christchurch City Council plans to ask the Government for financial help as it deals with flooding.

Christchurch gets $50M towards recovery bill

Christchurch gets $50M towards recovery bill

Thursday, 15 May 2014 12:34 a.m. by Media3News

The earthquake recovery effort in Christchurch will receive a $50 million funding boost.

AMI Stadium trust seeks $2m for seats

AMI Stadium trust seeks $2m for seats

Wednesday, 14 May 2014 11:39 p.m. by MediaThePress

When the stadium in Addington was built in 2012 the trust opted to lease the seating because it was only supposed to be in place for three years, but with it now looking likely the stadium will in use for at least three or four more years, it wants to buy the seats.

CTV News   Wednesday 14 May

CTV News Wednesday 14 May

Wednesday, 14 May 2014 7:55 p.m. by MediaCTV

EQC fronts on inadequate cash settlements

EQC fronts on inadequate cash settlements

Wednesday, 14 May 2014 5:25 p.m. by Media3News

EQC chief executive Ian Simpson discusses the situation with Christchurch homes, and the settlements that are very much wanted.

New Arts Centre structure

New Arts Centre structure

Wednesday, 14 May 2014 5:00 p.m. by MediaThePress

The Arts Centre has put a private bill to Parliament that would change the way board members are appointed and remove the right of public bodies to directly appoint members.

Big-project delays revealed

Big-project delays revealed

Wednesday, 14 May 2014 5:00 p.m. by MediaThePress

The completion dates of major Christchurch recovery projects, including the central library, new stadium and metro sports facility, have been delayed.

Codes to lobby council for new sports hub

Codes to lobby council for new sports hub

Wednesday, 14 May 2014 5:00 p.m. by MediaThePress

Prior, representatives from Athletics Canterbury and Canterbury Hockey and Sport Canterbury and Sport New Zealand officials will make submissions to city councillors at an annual plan meeting this morning.

Pair wants more public art in city

Pair wants more public art in city

Wednesday, 14 May 2014 5:00 p.m. by MediaThePress

Post-quake Christchurch has a shortage of good public art, says the team behind a planned sculpture in the city.

Timber has huge potential for rebuild

Timber has huge potential for rebuild

Wednesday, 14 May 2014 1:32 a.m. by MediaThePress

Christchurch needs buildings that are tough, flexible, resilient, practical, ergonomic, efficient and affordable.

Tax travellers to pay for rebuild. board suggests

Tax travellers to pay for rebuild. board suggests

Wednesday, 14 May 2014 12:35 a.m. by MediaThePress

An international departure tax should be introduced at Christchurch Airport to generate more money for the cash-strapped city council, the Riccarton-Wigram Community Board says.

Tax travellers to pay for rebuild, board says

Tax travellers to pay for rebuild, board says

Wednesday, 14 May 2014 12:35 a.m. by MediaThePress

An international departure tax should be introduced at Christchurch Airport to generate more money for the cash-strapped city council, the Riccarton-Wigram Community Board says.

Work starts on $70m rest home rebuild

Work starts on $70m rest home rebuild

Tuesday, 13 May 2014 10:41 p.m. by MediaThePress

Groundworks have begun on Christchurch's Nazareth House site, where a new retirement village is to be built.

Landlords should pay for strengthening

'Landlords should pay for strengthening'

Tuesday, 13 May 2014 8:06 p.m. by MediaStuff



CTV News Tuesday 13 May

CTV News Tuesday 13 May

Tuesday, 13 May 2014 6:18 p.m. by MediaCTV

Jones: We cant keep sinking cash into pool

Jones: We can't keep sinking cash into pool

Tuesday, 13 May 2014 5:00 p.m. by MediaThePress

A blowout in the budget for fixing Waltham Lido Pool has prompted a warning the Christchurch City Council cannot afford to keep throwing money at repair projects.

Jones: We cant keep sinking cash into pool

Jones: We can't keep sinking cash into pool

Tuesday, 13 May 2014 5:00 p.m. by MediaStuff

A blowout in the budget for fixing Waltham Lido Pool has prompted a warning the Christchurch City Council cannot afford to keep throwing money at repair projects.

Lynched - Monday 12th May - Raf Manji

Lynched - Monday 12th May - Raf Manji

Tuesday, 13 May 2014 11:02 a.m. by ChrisLynch

First post-quake social housing opens

First post-quake social housing opens

Tuesday, 13 May 2014 12:24 a.m. by MediaThePress

The first new social housing units to be rebuilt by the Christchurch City Council since the earthquakes have been officially opened today.

PM to Labour: How would you run surplus?

PM to Labour: 'How would you run surplus?'

Monday, 12 May 2014 8:55 p.m. by MediaStuff

Primie Minister John Key challenges Labour to explain how it would pay for its election promises and run a surplus.

CTV News Monday 12 May

CTV News Monday 12 May

Monday, 12 May 2014 6:37 p.m. by MediaCTV

Flooded Christchurch residents want answers

Flooded Christchurch residents want answers

Monday, 12 May 2014 4:19 p.m. by Media3News

Hopes that the Christchurch City Council would offer to buy out flood-affected properties have been dashed.

Flooding report for Christchurch due

Flooding report for Christchurch due

Monday, 12 May 2014 4:10 a.m. by Media3News

In the midst of the rebuild, Christchurch City Council is rushing to fix flooding issues in part linked to the earthquakes.

Avon lakes could help with flooding

Avon lakes could help with flooding

Monday, 12 May 2014 12:06 a.m. by MediaThePress

The idea would be to have a lake, or maybe a series of interconnected lakes due to the higgledy-piggledy availability of land, very close to the Avon River. We could use the red-zoned land around the Avon Loop/Fitzgerald Ave/River Road area.

Government holding back on quake costs

Government 'holding back' on quake costs

Sunday, 11 May 2014 7:27 p.m. by MediaStuff

Labour has questioned whether the Government is keeping money from Canterbury's earthquake recovery to improve this week's budget. 

Demolitions damage more than quakes

Demolitions damage more than quakes

Sunday, 11 May 2014 6:13 p.m. by MediaStuff

Most of the semi-rural suburb on Christchurch's northern outskirts was red-zoned after the quakes, but pockets of green-zoned properties remain and about 20 to 25 families have turned down the Government's buyout offer.

Homeowner wins three year over-cap fight

Homeowner wins three year over-cap fight

Friday, 9 May 2014 8:57 p.m. by MediaThePress

Pip Coory has shed more tears than she'd care to admit in the pursuit of vindication.

CTV News   Friday 09 May

CTV News Friday 09 May

Friday, 9 May 2014 8:02 p.m. by MediaCTV