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Rebuild behind schedule - Labour MPs

Rebuild behind schedule - Labour MPs

Tuesday, 29 July 2014 8:59 a.m. by MediaThePress

The residential rebuild has been "painfully slow" in the hands of Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee, two Labour MPs say.

Quake Outcasts head to the Supreme Court

'Quake Outcasts' head to the Supreme Court

Tuesday, 29 July 2014 5:26 a.m. by MediaOneNews

A group of Christchurch landowners known as the "Quake Outcasts" is heading to the Supreme Court today.

Rebuild falling behind schedule - Labour MPs

Rebuild falling behind schedule - Labour MPs

Tuesday, 29 July 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

The residential rebuild has been "painfully slow" in the hands of Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee, two Labour MPs say.

Tour De Montreal

Tour De Montreal

Monday, 28 July 2014 11:58 p.m. by MediaCTV

Christchurch Boy Racers

Christchurch Boy Racers

Monday, 28 July 2014 11:57 p.m. by MediaCTV

CPIT Culinary Cooking

CPIT Culinary Cooking

Monday, 28 July 2014 11:55 p.m. by MediaCTV

Lynched - Dr Alistair Humphrey - 28th July

Lynched - Dr Alistair Humphrey - 28th July

Monday, 28 July 2014 8:17 p.m. by ChrisLynch

CTV News   Monday 28 July

CTV News Monday 28 July

Monday, 28 July 2014 7:31 p.m. by MediaCTV

Hottest Tradie voting closes Thursday

Hottest Tradie voting closes Thursday

Monday, 28 July 2014 1:49 p.m. by MediaThePress

Hearts are fluttering and the votes are flowing in as competition heats up for Canterbury's hottest tradie.

When you disagree with quake repair assessment

When you disagree with quake repair assessment

Monday, 28 July 2014 1:22 p.m. by MediaStuff

A: Many homeowners are concerned, like you, about the standard or extent of the proposed repairs. What is a proper repair depends on two things - first, what is good building practice, and second, whether the repair proposal complies with your rights under the policy.

Insurance battle grinds couple down

Insurance battle grinds couple down

Monday, 28 July 2014 11:42 a.m. by MediaStuff

The owners of hair salon Ginger Meggs are exhausted and heartbroken after a three-year battle over their insurance.

Canterburys building crisis as widespread as leaky home issue

Canterbury's building crisis as widespread as leaky home issue

Monday, 28 July 2014 11:37 a.m. by MediaHerald

A building crisis in Canterbury could be as widespread as the leaky home issue, lawyers say.More evidence of shoddy repair jobs is making its way into court, with home owners suing insurers and building companies over earthquake.

CERA flights a waste of money - Labour

CERA flights a 'waste of money' - Labour

Monday, 28 July 2014 8:55 a.m. by Media3News

Earthquake recovery officials spent almost $2 million on flights over the last three years.

Christchurch needs dog-friendly trails

Christchurch needs dog-friendly trails

Monday, 28 July 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Blair Anderson, dog lover and trainer, selects Under the New Red Verandah cafe in Linwood because it is "tolerant of dogs".

Tree-garden plan in flood fight

Tree-garden plan in flood fight

Monday, 28 July 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Christchurch residents can expect to see more rain gardens as the rebuild progresses.

A rebuild that makes sense

A rebuild that makes sense

Monday, 28 July 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Blair Anderson, dog lover and trainer, selects Under the New Red Verandah cafe in Linwood because it is "tolerant of dogs".

Broken windows mystery solved

Broken windows mystery solved

Monday, 28 July 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

The mystery of the shattering glass at Christchurch's Civic Offices has been solved.

Flight bill soars for Canty quake bureaucrats

Flight bill soars for Canty quake bureaucrats

Monday, 28 July 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority (Cera) staff have flown between Christchurch and Wellington more than 7200 times since 2011, spending more than $1.8 million on flights.

Gym back on its feet at Arts Centre

Gym back on its feet at Arts Centre

Monday, 28 July 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

The second building in the Christchurch Arts Centre to be fully restored has celebrated its reopening.

Council urged to require better provision for residential parking

Council urged to require better provision for residential parking

Monday, 28 July 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

A lack of car parking requirements for residential developments in the CBD makes no sense when two-thirds of Christchurch's workforce do not work in the city, a city councillor says.

Accountant claims surplus result of clever accounting

Accountant claims surplus result of 'clever accounting'

Sunday, 27 July 2014 3:02 p.m. by MediaThePress

The Government has promised the country a wafer-thin $372 million surplus this year, but quake-affected Christchurch accountant Cameron Preston doubts there would be one without clever accounting for the costs of the Canterbury rebuild.

Chch businesses hitting their straps

Chch businesses hitting their straps

Sunday, 27 July 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

The rebuild of Christchurch has hit its straps and is now unsentimentally sorting the construction industry wheat from the chaff. Press business editor talks with companies establishing strong positions.

Second chances on chain gang

Second chances on chain gang

Sunday, 27 July 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Wanted: Enthusiastic, hard worker. On-the job training provided. Criminal record essential.

Future of former red-zoned land up for discussion

Future of former red-zoned land up for discussion

Saturday, 26 July 2014 8:12 p.m. by MediaOneNews

As the demolition of red zoned houses in Christchurch continues, talk is now turning to future use of the bare land.

Construction site injuries spike

Construction site injuries spike

Saturday, 26 July 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Crushed feet, thumbs amputated by saws and limbs caught in machinery are contributing to a spike in serious workplace injuries in Canterbury's post-earthquake rebuild.

CTV News Friday 25 July

CTV News Friday 25 July

Friday, 25 July 2014 9:09 p.m. by MediaCTV

CTV NEWS WEEK IN REVIEW - Saturday 26th July

CTV NEWS WEEK IN REVIEW - Saturday 26th July

Friday, 25 July 2014 6:02 p.m. by MediaCTV

Good news for Redcliffs commuters

Good news for Redcliffs commuters

Friday, 25 July 2014 2:43 p.m. by MediaStuff

Redcliffs commuters rushing home to kick off the weekend will be met with a welcome surprise this afternoon when the three-week closure of Main Rd is lifted.

Interest strong in sports lake plan

Interest strong in sports lake plan

Friday, 25 July 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Proposals for a flat-water sports lake in Christchurch's residential red zone are proving popular.

Quake-inspired work earns art student top prize

Quake-inspired work earns art student top prize

Thursday, 24 July 2014 8:55 p.m. by MediaOneNews

The 2011 Christchurch earthquake has inspired a South Island art student to produce a painting which will be on display in Wellington this weekend.

Kids need reassurance over news reports

Kids need reassurance over news reports

Thursday, 24 July 2014 4:34 p.m. by MediaStuff

Television images of the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 crash and slain Palestinian children should come with a parental advisory.

Chris Lynch speaks to Deon Swiggs from Rebuild Christchurch

Chris Lynch speaks to Deon Swiggs from Rebuild Christchurch

Thursday, 24 July 2014 3:09 p.m. by CanterburyMorningsZB

Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch speaks to Deon Swiggs for an update on the Christchurch rebuild

Mission on for rebuild companies

Mission on for rebuild companies

Thursday, 24 July 2014 12:58 p.m. by MediaThePress

A new initiative has been launched to grow involvement by Nelson businesses on the post-earthquake Canterbury rebuild.

Quake-prone centre unsafe to occupy

Quake-prone centre 'unsafe to occupy'

Thursday, 24 July 2014 12:26 p.m. by MediaStuff

Staff and users of the Allan Bean Centre at Burwood Hospital were forced to leave the building on Tuesday after it was declared unsafe to occupy.

Peters claims quake workers werent paid

Peters claims quake workers weren't paid

Thursday, 24 July 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Earthquake Services owner Bryan Staples told his staff not to file GST returns or pay PAYE tax, says New Zealand First MP Winston Peters

Peters claims quake workers werent paid

Peters claims quake workers weren't paid

Thursday, 24 July 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Earthquake Services owner Bryan Staples told his staff not to file GST returns or pay PAYE tax, says New Zealand First MP Winston Peters.

Nazareth House

Nazareth House

Wednesday, 23 July 2014 10:44 p.m. by MediaCTV

Flood Families Ineligible

Flood Families Ineligible

Wednesday, 23 July 2014 10:37 p.m. by MediaCTV

Noisy Rebuild

Noisy Rebuild

Wednesday, 23 July 2014 10:32 p.m. by MediaCTV

Progress Report

Progress Report

Wednesday, 23 July 2014 10:30 p.m. by MediaCTV

Peters accuses EQC whistleblower of fraud

Peters accuses EQC whistleblower of fraud

Wednesday, 23 July 2014 4:28 p.m. by Media3News

The NZ First leader has previously made allegations of widespread fraud in post-quake Christchurch, but naming someone is a serious step.

AWF: No growth in Wellington, regions

AWF: 'No growth' in Wellington, regions

Wednesday, 23 July 2014 2:16 p.m. by MediaThePress

A lack of growth in the regions has hurt the performance of listed employment agency Allied Work Force, its chief executive says.

Chris Lynch speaks to Raf Manji about Orion CEO pay increase

Chris Lynch speaks to Raf Manji about Orion CEO pay increase

Wednesday, 23 July 2014 1:04 p.m. by CanterburyMorningsZB

Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch speaks to Raf Manji - Chair of Finance Committee/Councillor for Fendalton-Waimairi, about the Orion CEO's pay increase.

Taits targets techie tenants for Chch HQ

Taits targets techie tenants for Chch HQ

Wednesday, 23 July 2014 11:02 a.m. by MediaThePress

Quake refugees career takes off

Quake refugee's career takes off

Wednesday, 23 July 2014 8:27 a.m. by MediaStuff

The dream is slowly coming true for a former Christchurch singer who was among the earthquake refugees seeking a haven in Nelson in 2011.

Aussies find cold start in rebuild tough

Aussies find 'cold' start in rebuild tough

Wednesday, 23 July 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Hitting the rebuild ‘‘cold’’ is the biggest barrier to Australian firms setting up in post-earthquake Christchurch, the Canterbury Employers’ Chamber of Commerce says.

Rebuild proving to be a noisy business

Rebuild proving to be a noisy business

Wednesday, 23 July 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Party noise complaints nearly tripled from 2010 to 2011, but have since dropped off and been replaced by complaints about noise from new bars and rebuild construction.

Council struggling to supply trained inspectors for rebuild

Council struggling to supply trained inspectors for rebuild

Wednesday, 23 July 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

It employs 37 building inspectors but with about 250 requests a day coming in for site inspections, it is not enough to meet demand.

Still waiting for decision after 15 weeks

Still waiting for decision after 15 weeks

Wednesday, 23 July 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Elizabeth Moore is starting to give up hope her building consent will ever get approved.

EQC letter cold comfort to flooded resident

EQC letter cold comfort to flooded resident

Wednesday, 23 July 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

A letter confirming the "potential" for quake-related flood risk on her Christchurch property is barely worth the paper it is written on for Carla Martin.

More roof gardens wanted - ecologist

More roof gardens wanted - ecologist

Wednesday, 23 July 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

The Christchurch rebuild provides a unique opportunity for a rooftop sea of greenery and exotic plant life, ecologist Colin Muerk says.

Aussies lobby Govt over rebuild

Aussies lobby Govt over rebuild

Tuesday, 22 July 2014 11:18 p.m. by MediaThePress

Australian businesses are lobbying their government over concerns they are being shut out of Christchurch rebuild opportunities by "Canterbury parochialism’’.

CTV News Tuesday July 22

CTV News Tuesday July 22

Tuesday, 22 July 2014 6:38 p.m. by MediaCTV

Chris speaks to Christchurch mayor Lianne Dalziel

Chris speaks to Christchurch mayor Lianne Dalziel

Tuesday, 22 July 2014 2:25 p.m. by CanterburyMorningsZB

Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch speaks to Christchurch mayor Lianne Dalziel

Aussies offer rebuild help

Aussies offer rebuild help

Tuesday, 22 July 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Christchurch's sports stadium is giving off a "temporary" vibe about the city to international audiences, a visiting Australian politician says.

Building consents still a worry

Building consents still a worry

Tuesday, 22 July 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

The building industry is questioning the Christchurch City Council's claims it has lifted its game and is on track to regain building consent accreditation.

Aussies offer rebuild help

Aussies offer rebuild help

Tuesday, 22 July 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Australian Treasurer Joe Hockey, a rugby fan and friend of former Crusaders coach Robbie Deans, hoped media coverage of his visit yesterday would help more Australians see the region was open for business.

Flood-hit families ineligible for claims

Flood-hit families ineligible for claims

Tuesday, 22 July 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

For homeowners like Jo Byrne that means continuing to pay a mortgage on a home her family cannot live in and are unlikely to be able to sell.

CBD scene compared with 100 years ago

CBD scene compared with 100 years ago

Tuesday, 22 July 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Inner-city Christchurch has truly been knocked back in time by the earthquakes.