You too can be a builder in post-earthquake Canterbury.
The majority of work at Christchurch's Deans Head will be completed by Christmas, with more shipping containers protecting the road in the area to be removed in early 2017.
Southern Response (SR) would need an extra $104 million if the "worst case" scenario while settling claims in Canterbury became a reality.
An urgent cash injection is needed to save one of the world's largest wooden houses and turn it into a major Christchurch tourist attraction.
Charges of illegally recruiting Filipino tradespeople have been filed against Buildtech founder Phil Cooper in the Philippines.
Sol's Square's main block will go under the hammer at a mortgagee auction next month.
A solitary digger sits idle in the rain, flagged by fencing and murky puddles.
South Christchurch residents will be licking their lips at the prospect of new food options on Colombo St, including the popular Pedro's House of Lamb.
OPINION: I run a business on High Street in the central city.
Property investor and developer Philip Carter has snapped up a key site in central Christchurch's new retail precinct.
Government agency Southern Response deliberately set out to short-change Christchurch householders, a group wanting to take a class action has claimed.
A Christchurch business leader says the Christchurch City Council will delay more essential projects after it disbands the Stronger Christchurch Infrastructure Rebuild Team (Scirt).
Resilience is the buzzword of our times. And it is especially beloved by local governments, with towns around New Zealand all pledging to become more resilient.
After a long wait, work will start this week preparing the site of Christchurch's new metro sports facility.
A group action against Government agency Southern Response returns to court this week with a new claim.
An industry leader says there are plenty of contractors available to work on the Christchurch City Council's delayed projects.
A new tourism, events and economic development entity will help Christchurch regain its pre-earthquake slice of the tourism market.
The Christchurch City Council has delayed more than $300 million of projects, including the Nga Puna Wai sports hub and the new central library.
Websites offering free property valuations have admitted they can't cope with the Christchurch rebuild.
A central Christchurch intersection will soon be controlled by 19 traffic light poles, with one local business owner reminded of the busy streets of Tokyo.
OPINION: This week's news that another large for an undefined period is no good.
Shauneâ Wylie is clinging to his vision for Englefield Lodge.
A central Christchurch intersection will soon be controlled by 18 traffic light poles, with one local business owner reminded of the busy streets of Tokyo.
Construction of homes in Christchurch's east frame has been delayed just days after the mayor declared it her priority to increase the central city's population to 20,000.
Work is about to begin building the public spaces in central Christchurch's east frame.
About 30 Sumner unit owners are stuck paying thousands of dollars in rates for land they cannot live on, as they remain in a standoff with IAG over an insurance payout.
Calls for the Earthquake Commission (EQC) to investigate supposed defective repairs surpassed 10,000 by the end of the financial year.
Most central city residents have not experienced raucous behaviour stemming from Victoria St businesses, according to just-released research commissioned by bars and restaurants trading in the area.
Southern Response will not manage repairs and rebuilds for customers who enter its construction programme after June next year, and will offer cash settlements instead.
Hospitality outlets in Christchurch are close to or have already surpassed pre-quake levels, and old industry hands predict some will have to fight for survival as competition hots up.
A 2.6-tonne donut has been gently lowered from its home high above the Christchurch Town Hall auditorium in a landmark moment for the restoration of the historic performance venue.
Sir Bob Parker and Chinese investors are behind a new health research facility in Christchurch.
The Crown is concerned it will have to buy Christchurch's convention centre back off Otakaro if the company fails to find a buyer.
Christchurch Airport hopes New Zealand's first pod-style hotel will help solve the problem of passengers bunking down in its terminal.
An ailing, elderly woman has been financially stripped by mounting council rates and penalties for land she cannot live on.
The Christchurch City Council has awarded the job of repairing the New Brighton Pier to Fulton Hogan.
New Brighton's planned $20 million waterfront apartment development is struggling for cash, throwing the future of the project into doubt.
The group lobbying for an international water course in Christchurch's east wants to have a proposal in front of Regenerate Christchurch in the first half of 2017.
Two new hotels which will open a combined total of nearly 400 rooms in central Christchurch have passed milestones.
Official documents have revealed for the first time what contributed to the soured convention centre deal between the Government and Plenary Conventions New Zealand.Treasury documents released under the Official Information Act...
Christchurch City Council is selling the Riccarton site which was the subject of a failed land swap plan by mall giant Westfield.
People in the North Island, quite sincerely, often ask me how we are getting on now that the earthquakes have stopped.
New details about the future use of Christchurch's red zone are being hailed as progress, despite no completion date or funds for the project.
Exits plans were under way months before the Government split from its Christchurch convention centre partner.
In the news that Earthquake Commission (EQC) chief executive Ian Simpson would be leaving his job at the end of the year, one word shone like a beacon.
Earthquake Commission boss Ian Simpson has quit the organisation.
A new retailer called Shopologyâ has moved into Christchurch's Re:Start mall in Cashel St until the end of December.
The Gough family have slashed the asking rent of the central Christchurch heritage building they bought a year ago in a bid to attract tenants.
Christchurch's new stadium is "on hold" until the city council clearly commits to funding it, Greater Christchurch Regeneration Minister Gerry Brownlee says.
The battle to find a car park near Christchurch Hospital is about to worsen as the hospital rebuild intensifies and surrounding parking dwindles.
An exodus of workers is becoming a problem for major infrastructure projects, with less than three months until SCIRT alliance work wraps up.
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