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EQC cheque buoys council home repairs

EQC cheque buoys council home repairs

Monday, 9 June 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

The Christchurch City Council's social housing repair and rebuild programme has received a $15 million cash injection from the Earthquake Commission (EQC).

EQC cheque buoys council home repairs

EQC cheque buoys council home repairs

Monday, 9 June 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

The Christchurch City Council's social housing repair and rebuild programme has received a $15 million cash injection from the Earthquake Commission (EQC).

Housing NZ too slow to build in Christchurch

Housing NZ 'too slow' to build in Christchurch

Sunday, 8 June 2014 8:10 p.m. by MediaOneNews

Housing New Zealand is being criticised for building and repairing quake damaged houses too slowly.

$15m allocated to fix Christchurchs social housing stock

$15m allocated to fix Christchurch's social housing stock

Sunday, 8 June 2014 7:19 p.m. by MediaHerald

The Christchurch City Council has received another $15 million to fix its social housing stock from the Earthquake Commission.

CTV News   Friday 06 June

CTV News Friday 06 June

Friday, 6 June 2014 8:29 p.m. by MediaCTV

Anchor tenant confirmed for Cashel St

Anchor tenant confirmed for Cashel St

Friday, 6 June 2014 2:10 p.m. by MediaThePress

A major office tenant is returning to the city centre with a new six-storey building.

PwC to occupy new Christchurch building

PwC to occupy new Christchurch building

Friday, 6 June 2014 10:25 a.m. by Media3News

PwC is moving back to the heart of the earthquake-ravaged Christchurch to a new "lightweight but strong" building.

Asbestos checks urged

Asbestos checks urged

Friday, 6 June 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

A Fletcher EQR contractor is calling for retrospective asbestos testing of earthquake-damaged homes repaired before mandatory checks were brought in.

Retrospective asbestos checks urged

Retrospective asbestos checks urged

Friday, 6 June 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

A Fletcher EQR contractor is calling for retrospective asbestos testing of earthquake-damaged homes repaired before mandatory checks were brought in.

Canty economy booming but costs up

Canty economy booming but costs up

Friday, 6 June 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Cantabrians face some of the biggest increases in living costs in the country.

CTV News   Thursday 05 June

CTV News Thursday 05 June

Thursday, 5 June 2014 7:52 p.m. by MediaCTV

Council seeks clarification over claims

Council seeks clarification over claims

Thursday, 5 June 2014 2:48 p.m. by MediaStuff

Christchurch City Council has joined High Court action seeking clarification over land damage claims.

Relief at last for the Flockton Basin

Relief at last for the Flockton Basin

Thursday, 5 June 2014 1:12 p.m. by Media3News

The Christchurch City Council has approved a $4.3M pump station as temporary relief for Flockton Basin.

Neil Cox: Issac Theatre Royal

Neil Cox: Issac Theatre Royal

Thursday, 5 June 2014 11:56 a.m. by CanterburyMorningsZB

CEO Neil Cox talks to Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch about the date being set for the Issac Theatre Royal to reopen.

Big resurgence in NZ house-building

Big resurgence in NZ house-building

Thursday, 5 June 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaHerald

Auckland and Christchurch's rapid house-building resurgence has surprised and delighted economists as it hit the highest level since 2002.NZIER principal economist Shamubeel Eaqub said a strong recovery was coming through in the...

CTV News - Wednesday 04 June

CTV News - Wednesday 04 June

Wednesday, 4 June 2014 7:19 p.m. by MediaCTV

Outcasts fate in Supreme Court hands

Outcasts' fate in Supreme Court hands

Wednesday, 4 June 2014 3:55 p.m. by MediaStuff

The Supreme Court will decide the fate of the Quake Outcasts after the Government ruled out making revised red zone offers before the hearing.

Christchurchs Isaac Theatre Royal gets re-gilded

Christchurch's Isaac Theatre Royal gets re-gilded

Wednesday, 4 June 2014 3:47 p.m. by Media3News

Christchurch's Isaac Theatre Royal was all but demolished after the quakes and now is just five months away from reopening.

Corbel concentrating on bigger builds

Corbel concentrating on bigger builds

Wednesday, 4 June 2014 12:18 p.m. by MediaThePress

Christchurch building firm Corbel Construction is placing more emphasis on larger commercial building projects, although it is still busy with earthquake repairs and residential projects.

Building work races ahead

Building work races ahead

Wednesday, 4 June 2014 12:12 p.m. by MediaThePress

Building work boomed in the March quarter, led by home building in Canterbury.

Raf Manji and Yani Johanson

Raf Manji and Yani Johanson

Wednesday, 4 June 2014 11:10 a.m. by CanterburyMorningsZB

Councillors Raf Manji and Yani Johanson talk to Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch about the state of the council books

Is city living a tempting lifestyle?

Is city living a tempting lifestyle?

Wednesday, 4 June 2014 10:38 a.m. by MediaThePress

Would you want to live in the central city? In Christchurch, with its broken buildings, empty rubble-strewn sites, lack of parking, and rough slalom-course roads lined with orange cones? You must be joking - or so many people might suppose.

Theatre Royal sets opening date

Theatre Royal sets opening date

Wednesday, 4 June 2014 7:55 a.m. by MediaThePress

The restored Isaac Theatre Royal will reopen in central Christchurch on November 17.

No innovation precinct without quakes - Joyce

No innovation precinct without quakes - Joyce

Wednesday, 4 June 2014 7:16 a.m. by Media3News

Christchurch has one of New Zealand's deadliest disasters to thank for its new innovation precinct, says Steven Joyce.

Building giants squeeze small firms

Building giants 'squeeze' small firms

Wednesday, 4 June 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaHerald

Claims about anti-competitive practices in New Zealand's plasterboard market have been added to by a former Christchurch building sector worker who says he has first-hand experience of it.

Re: Start Mall is on the move

Re: Start Mall is on the move

Wednesday, 4 June 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Workmen were last night preparing to move shipping containers in Christchurch's Re:Start mall.

CTV News   Tuesday 03 June

CTV News Tuesday 03 June

Tuesday, 3 June 2014 9:17 p.m. by MediaCTV

Red-zone demos reveal green space

Red-zone demos reveal green space

Tuesday, 3 June 2014 2:10 p.m. by MediaThePress

The Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority (Cera) has cleared 4433 properties in the red zone so far.

Vodafone commits to Chch CBD

Vodafone commits to Chch CBD

Tuesday, 3 June 2014 1:51 p.m. by MediaThePress

Christchurch is to become home to one of six high-tech ''playpens'' for start-ups worldwide in Vodafone's new South Island headquarters.

Woman charged over EQC car misuse

Woman charged over EQC car misuse

Tuesday, 3 June 2014 9:10 a.m. by MediaStuff

A 24-year-old Christchurch woman has been arrested over the alleged misuse of EQC vehicles.

Rebuild workers hired as contractors miss out

Rebuild workers hired as 'contractors' miss out

Tuesday, 3 June 2014 8:52 a.m. by MediaThePress

Hundreds of rebuild workers might be missing out on ACC cover, holiday pay, sick leave and KiwiSaver because they are hired as contractors when they should be employees.

Rebuild at a turning point

Rebuild 'at a turning point'

Tuesday, 3 June 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

The rebuild of Christchurch's CBD is finally starting to happen, city leaders and investors say.

Christchurch container mall makes way for permanent rebuild

Christchurch container mall makes way for permanent rebuild

Monday, 2 June 2014 3:43 p.m. by Media3News

Retailers at Christchurch's Re:START container mall have spent the day packing up their shops so that relocating the containers can begin tomorrow.

Theatre company moving into CBD

Theatre company moving into CBD

Sunday, 1 June 2014 11:11 p.m. by MediaThePress

An experimental theatre company is moving into the former Academy Cinema building in the Christchurch Arts Centre.

Debate over costs gap

Debate over costs gap

Sunday, 1 June 2014 11:09 p.m. by MediaThePress

In 2013 the Government put aside $2.3 billion in its budget for rebuilding Christchurch's quake-damaged horizontal infrastructure.

Battle to save cathedral far from over

Battle to save cathedral far from over

Sunday, 1 June 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

A group of Anglicans in a small Canterbury community are vowing to take the battle for Christ Church Cathedral to the court of public opinion after a judge lifted a stay on a planned demolition of the 110-year-old building.

What will our new city look like?

What will our new city look like?

Saturday, 31 May 2014 2:00 p.m. by MediaThePress

Will the new Christchurch be a mini-Melbourne or a maxi-Ashburton? Architect Peter Marshall of Warren and Mahoney tells PHILIP MATTHEWS about his vision for the city.

Future Chch: Mini-Melbourne or maxi-Ashburton?

Future Chch: Mini-Melbourne or maxi-Ashburton?

Saturday, 31 May 2014 2:00 p.m. by MediaThePress

Will the new Christchurch be a mini-Melbourne or a maxi-Ashburton? Architect Peter Marshall of Warren and Mahoney tells PHILIP MATTHEWS about his vision for the city.

EQC hassles inspire charitable song

EQC hassles inspire charitable song

Saturday, 31 May 2014 12:14 p.m. by MediaStuff

A song inspired by Cantabrians' frustrations with the Earthquake Commission has turned into a fundraising venture for charity for people in need. 

Bishopdale library repairs reviewed as costs double

Bishopdale library repairs reviewed as costs double

Saturday, 31 May 2014 12:08 a.m. by MediaStuff

Rocketing costs have forced the Christchurch City Council to rethink its plans for fixing the quake-damaged Bishopdale Community Centre and Library.

Bishopdale library repair costs double

Bishopdale library repair costs double

Saturday, 31 May 2014 12:08 a.m. by MediaStuff

Rocketing costs have forced the Christchurch City Council to rethink its plans for fixing the quake-damaged Bishopdale Community Centre and Library.

Rebuild paying own way - leaders

Rebuild paying own way - leaders

Saturday, 31 May 2014 12:05 a.m. by MediaThePress

Christchurch leaders say it is a nonsense that Canterbury is guzzling funds from the Government and taxpayer for the rebuild.

ChristChurch Cathedral to be deconstructed

ChristChurch Cathedral to be deconstructed

Friday, 30 May 2014 3:40 p.m. by MediaHerald

An order preventing deconstruction of ChristChurch Cathedral has just been lifted by the High Court.

Green light for cathedral deconstruction

Green light for cathedral deconstruction

Friday, 30 May 2014 2:58 p.m. by Media3News

A High Court ruling has cleared the way for demolition of the Christchurch Cathedral.

Record number of home consents

Record number of home consents

Friday, 30 May 2014 1:35 p.m. by MediaThePress

More new homes are being approved for Christchurch than at any time on record, as the rebuild gathers pace.

Gerry Brownlee: Asbestos management the best

Gerry Brownlee: Asbestos management 'the best'

Friday, 30 May 2014 10:58 a.m. by MediaThePress

Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee says the Canterbury Home Repair Programme (CHRP) is "one of the best examples of asbestos investigation and management in New Zealand".

Asbestos risk unresolved

Asbestos risk unresolved

Friday, 30 May 2014 8:22 a.m. by MediaThePress

Authorities dealing with Christchurch's rebuild were still discussing the best way to handle asbestos in quake-damaged homes in late 2012, documents show. 

Provincial chambers repair bill $70m

Provincial chambers repair bill $70m

Friday, 30 May 2014 6:39 a.m. by MediaStuff

Restoring one of Christchurch's most prominent historic landmarks will cost at least $50 million.

Uncertain future for hundreds of quake-hit facilities

Uncertain future for hundreds of quake-hit facilities

Friday, 30 May 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Christchurch communities may need to chip in with funding or hold working bees if they want their quake-damaged community facilities repaired.

Uncertain future for quake-hit facilities

Uncertain future for quake-hit facilities

Friday, 30 May 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Christchurch communities may need to chip in with funding or hold working bees if they want their quake-damaged community facilities repaired.

Website to dob in building rorts

Website to dob in building rorts

Friday, 30 May 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaHerald

The Commerce Commission is so concerned about construction industry cartels, price-fixing and bid-rigging that it has launched a website calling for whistleblowers.

Case of DIY for quake repairs

Case of DIY for quake repairs

Thursday, 29 May 2014 10:24 p.m. by MediaStuff

Christchurch communities may need to chip in with funding or hold working bees if they want their quake-damaged community facilities repaired.

Landmark repair bill $50m

Landmark repair bill $50m

Thursday, 29 May 2014 10:24 p.m. by MediaStuff

Restoring one of Christchurch's most prominent historic landmarks will cost at least $50 million.

CTV News   Thursday 29 May

CTV News Thursday 29 May

Thursday, 29 May 2014 9:06 p.m. by MediaCTV

Cantabs share quake survival tips

Cantabs share quake survival tips

Thursday, 29 May 2014 2:24 p.m. by MediaStuff

Civil defence officials hope advice from people who lived through the Canterbury earthquakes will help prepare others to cope with an emergency.

Re:Start Mall on the move

Re:Start Mall on the move

Thursday, 29 May 2014 12:47 p.m. by MediaThePress

Re:Start Mall businesses are preparing to shift to another site to make way for a $100 million retail precinct development. 

Shane Murdoch: Cholmondeley

Shane Murdoch: Cholmondeley

Thursday, 29 May 2014 11:38 a.m. by CanterburyMorningsZB

General Manager of Cholmondeley talks to Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch about needing to raise money to have a fututre for the children of Canterbury. Text 8595 to donate and you will get a response on how to donate

Fault at risk of rupture

Fault at risk of rupture

Thursday, 29 May 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

A civil defence report says there is a 65 per cent chance of the Alpine Fault rupturing in the next 50 years.

Housing target optimistic - builders

Housing target optimistic - builders

Thursday, 29 May 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Frustrating delays mean a Government target of replenishing Christchurch city's housing stock by 2016 is optimistic, builders say.