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Hundreds expected to protest over Christchurch earthquake insurance delays

Hundreds expected to protest over Christchurch earthquake insurance delays

Wednesday, 17 February 2016 12:02 p.m. by MediaThePress

Hundreds of people are expected to express their frustration over earthquake insurance delays at a protest rally in Christchurch on Sunday .

Parties make progress on stalled Terrace project

Parties make progress on stalled Terrace project

Tuesday, 16 February 2016 10:38 a.m. by MediaThePress

It could be a couple of months until work restarts on The Terrace project in central Christchurch.

Valentines Day quake – It aint over yet

Valentines Day quake – 'It ain't over yet'

Monday, 15 February 2016 3:46 p.m. by MediaStuff

The Valentines Day earthquake wore at Christchurch's nerves but not its spirit.

Five things only people in Christchurch will understand

Five things only people in Christchurch will understand

Monday, 15 February 2016 2:58 p.m. by MediaStuff

Despite dealing with thousands of earthquakes in the last five years Cantabrians have never lost their sense of humour. We look back over five years of quirky quake moments.

Quake fails to shake Christchurch business

Quake fails to shake Christchurch business

Monday, 15 February 2016 12:38 p.m. by MediaHerald

It seems to be business as usual in Christchurch following yesterday's 5.7 magnitude earthquake.The telecommunications system was mostly unaffected with Chorus and Vodafone reporting no network outages. Spark reported that 34 of...

Canterbury earthquakes moving east like a zip

Canterbury earthquakes moving east 'like a zip'

Monday, 15 February 2016 12:08 p.m. by MediaStuff

The pattern of Canterbury quakes is tending east with future quakes likely to be offshore, says an earthquake engineer.

Construction halts for checks but no damage seen

Construction halts for checks but no damage seen

Monday, 15 February 2016 11:55 a.m. by MediaThePress

Developers on some of central Christchurch's big building projects have hit the pause button as they check their sites after the Valentines Day earthquake.

Christchurch couple who left after February quake experience aftershock on jetskis

Christchurch couple who left after February quake experience aftershock on jetskis

Monday, 15 February 2016 11:21 a.m. by MediaStuff

It had been almost five years since Geoff Horn and his partner left Christchurch in the aftermath of the February earthquake.

Chris Lynch: Christchurch has to be strong, because the city has no choice

Chris Lynch: Christchurch has to be strong, because the city has no choice

Monday, 15 February 2016 10:14 a.m. by MediaHerald

Chris Lynch is a journalist and host of Newstalk ZB's Christchurch morning programme, which you can hear 8.30am weekday mornings. The all too familiar exhausted feeling of frazzled nerves and ad

Christchurch aftershocks roll into the night

Christchurch aftershocks roll into the night

Monday, 15 February 2016 9:05 a.m. by MediaThePress

Christchurch continued to rattle overnight with Geonet recording 25 aftershocks above magnitude 2.0 in 12 hours.

Quake a setback for recovery

Quake a setback for recovery

Monday, 15 February 2016 9:02 a.m. by MediaRNZ

Chch quake - what you need to know

Chch quake - what you need to know

Monday, 15 February 2016 9:00 a.m. by MediaRNZ

Cartoon: No Valentine for Christchurch

Cartoon: No Valentine for Christchurch

Monday, 15 February 2016 6:00 a.m. by MediaHerald

Editorial: Valentines Day quake a severe blow to morale

Editorial: Valentine's Day quake a severe blow to morale

Sunday, 14 February 2016 6:10 p.m. by MediaStuff

It began with a rumble and a shudder, then hit with the disorienting, distressing, and disabling force that only a magnitude 5.7 earthquake can.

Stonewood Homes in final stages of reinvestment

Stonewood Homes in 'final stages' of reinvestment

Friday, 12 February 2016 6:10 p.m. by MediaThePress Popular

One of Canterbury's biggest home builders is seeking fresh investment and has warned customers of potential building delays.

Convention centre will definitely go ahead - Mayor Lianne Dalziel

Convention centre will definitely go ahead - Mayor Lianne Dalziel

Friday, 12 February 2016 6:00 p.m. by MediaThePress

Christchurch will be getting a convention centre, the city's mayor says.

Editorial: Rebuilding in the red zone a reality

Editorial: Rebuilding in the red zone a reality

Thursday, 11 February 2016 3:33 p.m. by MediaStuff

Kaiapoi residents got a taste of the future last week when the Waimakariri District Council for how the more than 850 red-zoned properties in the town will be put to use.

Too early for convention centre certainty, Cera boss says

'Too early' for convention centre certainty, Cera boss says

Wednesday, 10 February 2016 9:48 p.m. by MediaThePress

Canterbury's earthquake boss has cast major doubt on whether Christchurch's long-awaited convention centre will be built.

More million-dollar apartments for central Christchurch

More million-dollar apartments for central Christchurch

Wednesday, 10 February 2016 8:16 p.m. by MediaThePress

Work will start soon on two new apartment towers offering million-dollar homes in Christchurch.

Smaller developers follow big guys lead in Christchurch retail rebuild

Smaller developers follow big guys' lead in Christchurch retail rebuild

Monday, 8 February 2016 2:10 p.m. by MediaThePress

It is not just the big guys planning to build in Christchurch's emerging retail precinct.

Mike Yardley: EQC delays five years after Canterbury quakes outrageous

Mike Yardley: EQC delays five years after Canterbury quakes 'outrageous'

Monday, 8 February 2016 12:31 p.m. by MediaThePress

Chinese New Year has fast become a more joyful and overtly expressive festivity in New Zealand than our own national birthday.

Community use and greenery at heart of Waimak red zone vision

Community use and greenery at heart of Waimak red zone vision

Friday, 5 February 2016 10:28 a.m. by MediaStuff

Some former red-zoned Canterbury homeowners may have the chance to buy back or lease their old sections but will not be able to rebuild on them.

Metro Sport Facility tenders considered

Metro Sport Facility tenders considered

Thursday, 4 February 2016 5:54 p.m. by MediaThePress

Six companies have expressed an interest in project managing the construction of Christchurch's $300 million Metro Sports Facility.

Hotel project to replace luxury apartment scheme

Hotel project to replace luxury apartment scheme

Thursday, 4 February 2016 2:06 p.m. by MediaThePress

A new hotel with 48 serviced apartments will be built in central Christchurch — replacing a collapsed luxury housing scheme.

Kairaki stayers upset after red-zoned land deemed not feasible for development

Kairaki stayers upset after red-zoned land deemed 'not feasible' for development

Thursday, 4 February 2016 10:05 a.m. by MediaThePress

The future of two Canterbury red-zone stayer strongholds are uncertain after a technical panel has found the areas too susceptible to sea level rise.

Talking about regeneration

Talking about regeneration

Wednesday, 3 February 2016 4:17 p.m. by MediaThePress

Work starts on $30m Christchurch parking retail link

Work starts on $30m Christchurch parking retail link

Wednesday, 3 February 2016 2:37 p.m. by MediaThePress

Construction has begun on another piece of Christchurch's new central shopping district – an eight-storey public car parking complex with shops below.

Quarter of EQC staff believe the organisation is delivering on promises

Quarter of EQC staff believe the organisation is delivering on promises

Wednesday, 3 February 2016 12:27 p.m. by MediaThePress

Just a quarter of Earthquake Commission (EQC) staff believe their organisation delivers on the promises it makes to customers.

Re:Start mall to stay another year

Re:Start mall to stay another year

Tuesday, 2 February 2016 6:12 p.m. by MediaThePress

Christchurch's popular Re:Start mall will be around for at least another year after the Government extended the lease for the temporary shopping development.

Cassels central city venture to close after being bought by Crown

Cassels' central city venture to close after being bought by Crown

Tuesday, 2 February 2016 5:03 p.m. by MediaThePress

A central Christchurch bar will close its doors after being bought by the Government to make way for the city's proposed stadium.

Development feasible in parts of Waimakariri red zone

Development 'feasible' in parts of Waimakariri red zone

Tuesday, 2 February 2016 11:09 a.m. by MediaThePress

One of Canterbury's most earthquake-damaged streets has been deemed "technically feasible" for new residential development.

Homeowners need more help settling quake claims, mayor says

Homeowners need more help settling quake claims, mayor says

Tuesday, 2 February 2016 9:09 a.m. by MediaThePress

The thousands of Christchurch homeowners who have yet to settle their earthquake claims need more help, Mayor Lianne Dalziel says.

4600 stuck homeowners need more help settling quake claims, mayor says

4600 'stuck' homeowners need more help settling quake claims, mayor says

Tuesday, 2 February 2016 9:09 a.m. by MediaThePress

The thousands of Christchurch homeowners who have yet to settle their earthquake claims need more help, Mayor Lianne Dalziel says.

Living in Christchurchs central city pricey, but popular

Living in Christchurch's central city pricey, but popular

Monday, 1 February 2016 8:03 p.m. by MediaThePress Popular

Thousands of residential claims from Christchurch earthquakes still not settled

Thousands of residential claims from Christchurch earthquakes still not settled

Monday, 1 February 2016 7:45 p.m. by MediaThePress

Private insurers have paid out $16.7 billion in Christchurch for commercial and domestic earthquake claims, but more than 4600 homeowners are still awaiting settlement for major property damage.

Christchurch photo files: Joseph Johnson documents the eastern suburbs

Christchurch photo files: Joseph Johnson documents the eastern suburbs

Saturday, 30 January 2016 10:50 a.m. by MediaThePress

Photojournalist Joseph Johnson, whose CBD photos featured last week, has turned his lens to the Christchurch's eastern suburbs.

An architectural call to arms for the Christchurch rebuild

An architectural call to arms for the Christchurch rebuild

Friday, 29 January 2016 8:36 p.m. by MediaThePress

OPINION: Back in 1920 the journal of the  NZ Institute of Architects focused on the predicted architectural austerity of impending modernism.

Quake-hit bar reopens: My brother would have wanted me to keep on going

Quake-hit bar reopens: 'My brother would have wanted me to keep on going'

Friday, 29 January 2016 4:33 p.m. by MediaStuff

Nearly five years after her brother died shielding her from falling rubble in Iconic bar during the big earthquake, Amy Cooney is back in her old job.

Threatened Christchurch mansion for sale as-is-where-is

Threatened Christchurch mansion for sale as-is-where-is

Friday, 29 January 2016 1:46 p.m. by MediaThePress

The fate of Christchurch's historic McLean's Mansion will soon be in the hands of new owners.

New $50m Science Alive! building in Christchurch

New $50m Science Alive! building in Christchurch

Thursday, 28 January 2016 6:48 p.m. by MediaThePress

A new $50 million international science centre will be developed on central Christchurch's Durham Street law courts site.

Defending the glass box: Christchurch developers explain

Defending the glass box: Christchurch developers explain

Thursday, 28 January 2016 6:05 p.m. by MediaThePress

Is it cost, fashion, or lack of imagination which has led to so many similar-looking concrete, glass and steel buildings going up in central Christchurch?

Traditional buildings possible in Christchurch

Traditional buildings possible in Christchurch

Thursday, 28 January 2016 4:36 p.m. by MediaThePress

Traditional buildings possible in Christchurch

Traditional buildings possible in Christchurch

Thursday, 28 January 2016 4:36 p.m. by MediaStuff

Southern Response chief executive Peter Rose stepping down

Southern Response chief executive Peter Rose stepping down

Wednesday, 27 January 2016 4:27 p.m. by MediaThePress

Government-owned insurer Southern Response is on the hunt for a new leader.

International architects Woods Bagot to open studio in Auckland

International architects Woods Bagot to open studio in Auckland

Wednesday, 27 January 2016 4:20 p.m. by MediaThePress

An international architecture consultancy firm wants Kiwi talent to help it innovate.

Derelict building to make way for central Christchurchs post-quake rebuild

Derelict building to make way for central Christchurch's post-quake rebuild

Tuesday, 26 January 2016 10:07 p.m. by MediaThePress

In a major breakthrough for Christchurch's Cathedral Square, the old BNZ House is coming down to make way for a major new development.

Last of the QEII buildings demolished

Last of the QEII buildings demolished

Tuesday, 26 January 2016 4:05 p.m. by MediaThePress

Sports House, one of the last remaining buildings at Christchurch's Queen Elizabeth II Park, is being demolished.

Child burns fingers on hot slide at Margaret Mahy Playground

Child burns fingers on hot slide at Margaret Mahy Playground

Tuesday, 26 January 2016 4:02 p.m. by MediaThePress

A 6-year-old Christchurch girl burnt her fingers on the metal slide at the Margaret Mahy Family Playground as the Government continues to "investigate options" for more shade cover.

Government paid lawyer $43K for Christ Church Cathedral report

Government paid lawyer $43K for Christ Church Cathedral report

Monday, 25 January 2016 10:20 a.m. by MediaThePress

The Government paid a lawyer $43,000 for an independent Christ Church Cathedral report, RNZ News reports.

Christchurch photo files: Joseph Johnson documents the changing CBD

Christchurch photo files: Joseph Johnson documents the changing CBD

Friday, 22 January 2016 1:51 p.m. by MediaThePress

Photojournalist Joseph Johnson has documented the ever-changing central city over summer.

John Minto: Christchurch rebuild is a corporate-led stranglehold

John Minto: Christchurch rebuild is a 'corporate-led stranglehold'

Wednesday, 20 January 2016 4:27 p.m. by MediaThePress Popular

OPINION: I was taken aback by a recent Stuff story expressing hope that .

Arts Centre bouncing back in 2016

Arts Centre bouncing back in 2016

Tuesday, 19 January 2016 9:57 p.m. by MediaThePress

Nearly half of Christchurch's earthquake-damaged Arts Centre will be open by the end of the year.

More businesses for $150m riverside precinct in Christchurch

More businesses for $150m riverside precinct in Christchurch

Tuesday, 19 January 2016 6:16 p.m. by MediaThePress

Stage one of a $150 million Christchurch riverfront office development is nearly three-quarters leased, with consulting engineers Aurecon and insurers Vero securing space.

Christchurch earthquake study gives insight into impacts on children

Christchurch earthquake study gives insight into impacts on children

Monday, 18 January 2016 8:54 a.m. by MediaStuff

The impacts of an earthquake remain long after a city has been rebuilt.

Whats the word for 2016?: Another year in the Christchurch recovery

What's the word for 2016?: Another year in the Christchurch recovery

Saturday, 16 January 2016 11:02 a.m. by MediaThePress Popular

Could this be emblematic – finally, the new normal?