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Christchurch Hospitals emergency department ailing from extra visitors

Christchurch Hospital's emergency department ailing from extra visitors

Monday, 16 February 2015 10:44 p.m. by MediaThePress

A surge in rebuild workers visiting Christchurch Hospital's emergency department (ED) may be straining a health system already stretched to its limits.

EQC backs Vero on quake claim model review

EQC backs Vero on quake claim model review

Monday, 16 February 2015 1:26 p.m. by MediaThePress

EQC says it has been talking to insurers about sharing the load in dealing with claims, after one of insurer Vero's top executives has pointed to delays resulting from New Zealand's dual-managed system.

Insurers settle 57 per cent of Christchurch quake claims

Insurers settle 57 per cent of Christchurch quake claims

Monday, 16 February 2015 10:54 a.m. by MediaHerald

Four years after Christchurch's devastating earthquake on February 22, 2011, private insurers say they have settled 57 per cent of residential insurance claims over the Earthquake Commission's $100,000 "cap".By the end of last year,...

YMCA gets $1m for urban culture space

YMCA gets $1m for urban culture space

Monday, 16 February 2015 8:58 a.m. by MediaThePress

A $1 million redevelopment of the YMCA base in Christchurch will provide a new central city hang-out and creative space for the city's young people.

Many quake claimants remain in EQC limbo

Many quake claimants remain in EQC limbo

Sunday, 15 February 2015 11:23 p.m. by MediaStuff

Almost four years may have passed but many Canterbury homeowners still need answers on their earthquake claims.

Disaster rebuild, the Japanese way

Disaster rebuild, the Japanese way

Saturday, 14 February 2015 2:53 p.m. by MediaThePress

You can tell the tears are not far away. Mine are close too, the first pinpricks of salt water stinging my eyes.

Disaster rebuild, the Japanese way

Disaster rebuild, the Japanese way

Saturday, 14 February 2015 2:53 p.m. by MediaStuff

You can tell the tears are not far away. Mine are close too, the first pinpricks of salt water stinging my eyes.

End of home-repair programme shock to staff

End of home-repair programme shock to staff

Friday, 13 February 2015 9:23 p.m. by MediaThePress

Concerns have been raised about a sudden end to a Fletcher earthquake home-repair programme for contracted staff at the end of April.

Expats funnel $6 million into Christchurch rebuild

Expats funnel $6 million into Christchurch rebuild

Friday, 13 February 2015 4:43 p.m. by MediaStuff

An offshore trust set up by expats is set to close after funelling over $6 million into the Christchurch rebuild.

Expats funnel $6 million into Christchurch rebuild

Expats funnel $6 million into Christchurch rebuild

Friday, 13 February 2015 4:43 p.m. by MediaThePress

An offshore trust set up by expats is set to close after funelling over $6 million into the Christchurch rebuild.

Quake bus musical script to be changed

Quake bus musical script to be changed

Friday, 13 February 2015 1:13 p.m. by MediaStuff

The creator of a musical about the Christchurch earthquake has tried to appease real-life victims by removing references to the fatal No 3 bus ride.

Revitalised New Brighton envisaged

Revitalised New Brighton envisaged

Thursday, 12 February 2015 7:19 p.m. by MediaThePress

New restaurants, bars, a cinema and even a new road could be part of a revitalised New Brighton.

Christchurch Convention Centre costs may escalate, says John Key

Christchurch Convention Centre costs may escalate, says John Key

Thursday, 12 February 2015 2:29 p.m. by MediaThePress

The cost of the planned Christchurch convention centre could escalate, says Prime Minister John Key.

EQC suboptimal and substandard - report

EQC 'suboptimal' and 'substandard' - report

Thursday, 12 February 2015 11:52 a.m. by MediaThePress

An independent report has found major failings in the way the Earthquake Commission handles its customers.

EQC suboptimal and substandard - report

EQC 'suboptimal' and 'substandard' - report

Thursday, 12 February 2015 11:52 a.m. by MediaStuff

An independent report has found major failings in the way the Earthquake Commission handles its customers.

Controversial quake musical to evolve

Controversial quake musical to 'evolve'

Thursday, 12 February 2015 9:56 a.m. by MediaStuff

A musical based on the fatal No 3 bus ride in the February 2011 quake is likely to proceed but in an "evolved" form.

CTV News - 11th Feb 2015

CTV News - 11th Feb 2015

Wednesday, 11 February 2015 6:51 p.m. by MediaCTV

Christchurch risks becoming a provincial backwater

Christchurch risks becoming a provincial backwater

Wednesday, 11 February 2015 4:59 p.m. by MediaThePress

Christchurch needs to offer an exciting vision to retain young people and to attract the best and brightest. If the city sticks with the same old boring "business as usual" approach, it risks becoming a provincial backwater. It will lose its finest young people, and they won't be back.

Quake victims families offered free tickets to crass musical

Quake victims' families offered free tickets to 'crass' musical

Wednesday, 11 February 2015 3:56 p.m. by MediaStuff

Families of those killed on the No 3 bus in the February 2011 quake have been offered free tickets to a musical based on the tragedy as the creator tries to address the upset caused.

Families offered free tickets to crass quake show

Families offered free tickets to 'crass' quake show

Wednesday, 11 February 2015 3:56 p.m. by MediaStuff

Families of those killed on the No 3 bus in the February 2011 quake have been offered free tickets to a musical based on the tragedy as the creator tries to address the upset caused.

Canterbury Live - Wednesday 11th February

Canterbury Live - Wednesday 11th February

Wednesday, 11 February 2015 12:37 p.m. by MediaCTV

CTV News: First at Five - Monday 9th February

CTV News: First at Five - Monday 9th February

Wednesday, 11 February 2015 11:43 a.m. by MediaCTV

Community of the Sacred Name convent may be saved

Community of the Sacred Name convent may be saved

Wednesday, 11 February 2015 9:19 a.m. by MediaThePress

City councillors favour giving the owners of a heritage-listed former convent in central Christchurch a $950,000 grant to help save it.

Groups to fight Victoria Square revamp

Groups to fight Victoria Square revamp

Wednesday, 11 February 2015 7:11 a.m. by MediaThePress

Heritage campaigners opposed to a plan to redesign Victoria Square in Christchurch are launching a No Need for Change campaign aimed at getting the multimillion-dollar redevelopment scrapped.

New Brighton to get $20m complex

New Brighton to get $20m complex

Wednesday, 11 February 2015 7:02 a.m. by MediaThePress

Auckland developers have announced plans to build a $20 million apartment and retail complex on New Brighton's waterfront.

$20m plan boost for suburb

$20m plan boost for suburb

Tuesday, 10 February 2015 11:08 p.m. by MediaThePress

Auckland developers have announced plans to build a $20 million apartment and retail complex on New Brighton's waterfront.

Earthquake bus musical labelled very crass

Earthquake bus musical labelled 'very crass'

Tuesday, 10 February 2015 11:04 p.m. by MediaStuff

The parents of a man killed in a bus with seven others in the February 2011 earthquake say a musical about the tragedy is a "crass insult".

Groups to fight square revamp

Groups to fight square revamp

Tuesday, 10 February 2015 8:07 p.m. by MediaThePress

Heritage campaigners opposed to a plan to redesign Victoria Square in Christchurch are launching a No Need for Change campaign aimed at getting the multimillion-dollar redevelopment scrapped.

Christchurchs Mr Rebuild steps down from role

Christchurch's 'Mr Rebuild' steps down from role

Tuesday, 10 February 2015 7:24 p.m. by MediaHerald

One of the Canterbury rebuild's most influential figures has today stepped down to take a top job with a private housebuilder.Warwick Isaacs, former chief executive of Timaru District Council, came to Christchurch in the aftermath...

Canterbury Live - Tuesday 10th February

Canterbury Live - Tuesday 10th February

Tuesday, 10 February 2015 4:45 p.m. by MediaCTV

Rebuild chief Warwick Isaacs quits

Rebuild chief Warwick Isaacs quits

Tuesday, 10 February 2015 4:45 p.m. by MediaThePress

The man in charge of Christchurch's city centre rebuild is quitting.

Lets Go Shopping - Tuesday 10th February

Let's Go Shopping - Tuesday 10th February

Tuesday, 10 February 2015 3:49 p.m. by MediaCTV

Lets Go Shopping - 4th February

Let's Go Shopping - 4th February

Tuesday, 10 February 2015 2:27 p.m. by MediaCTV

Lynched - Monday 9th February

Lynched - Monday 9th February

Tuesday, 10 February 2015 12:51 p.m. by MediaCTV

Future of quake-hit Inland Revenue Building uncertain

Future of quake-hit Inland Revenue Building uncertain

Monday, 9 February 2015 12:24 p.m. by MediaThePress

A former Inland Revenue Department building in the central city would best be converted into commercial or office space, the developer Simon Henry says.

CTV News - Victoria Square

CTV News - Victoria Square

Monday, 9 February 2015 11:35 a.m. by MediaCTV

EQC pays staff top rates for no work

EQC pays staff top rates for no work

Monday, 9 February 2015 6:35 a.m. by MediaStuff

The Earthquake Commission (EQC) will pay 24 of its staff $65,000 a year to fill new positions requiring just over one week's work per month.

New Christchurch development rules will lead to slums

New Christchurch development rules 'will lead to slums'

Sunday, 8 February 2015 10:17 p.m. by MediaThePress

Major changes to development rules in central Christchurch favour investors and could create slums, critics say.

Musical theatre to recreate Feb quake

Musical theatre to recreate Feb quake

Sunday, 8 February 2015 7:15 p.m. by MediaStuff

A young theatre troupe will recreate Christchurch's February 2011 earthquake in a "messy new musical theatre event" to be staged at the Wellington Fringe Festival.

Musical theatre to recreate February 2011 earthquake

Musical theatre to recreate February 2011 earthquake

Sunday, 8 February 2015 7:15 p.m. by MediaStuff

A young theatre troupe will recreate Christchurch's February 2011 earthquake in a "messy new musical theatre event" to be staged at the Wellington Fringe Festival.

Convent upgrade decision looms

Convent upgrade decision looms

Friday, 6 February 2015 8:42 p.m. by MediaStuff

Ratepayers' money could be used to help fund the repair and upgrade of a heritage-listed former convent in central Christchurch.

Quake experiences told through tweets

Quake experiences told through tweets

Wednesday, 4 February 2015 2:00 p.m. by MediaStuff

A University of Canterbury postgraduate researcher is trawling through nearly a million tweets posted following the Christchurch earthquakes.

CTV News Tuesday 3rd February 2015

CTV News Tuesday 3rd February 2015

Wednesday, 4 February 2015 1:58 p.m. by MediaCTV

EQC changes expected to be minor: Brownlee

EQC changes expected to be 'minor': Brownlee

Wednesday, 4 February 2015 1:52 p.m. by MediaThePress

The EQC looks set to survive a review triggered by the devastating Christchurch earthquakes, which drained its natural disaster fund (NDF).

Lynched - Monday 2nd February - David Ayers

Lynched - Monday 2nd February - David Ayers

Wednesday, 4 February 2015 11:12 a.m. by ChrisLynch

Christchurch earthquake documentary going nationwide

Christchurch earthquake documentary going nationwide

Tuesday, 3 February 2015 11:01 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Confronting and "raw" footage from interviews with six Cantabrians in the aftermath of the February 2011 earthquake will be broadcast on national television.

Hands off our square says Christchurch

'Hands off our square' says Christchurch

Tuesday, 3 February 2015 10:42 p.m. by MediaThePress

In a city littered with empty, forlorn sites and missing landmarks, Victoria Square stands out.

Breathe Urban Village to get the green light

Breathe Urban Village 'to get the green light'

Tuesday, 3 February 2015 9:21 p.m. by MediaThePress

After months of silence, the developer behind an ambitious residential development in central Christchurch is confident the project will go ahead.

Get a grand view of citys rebuild

Get a grand view of city's rebuild

Tuesday, 3 February 2015 11:44 a.m. by MediaThePress

Christchurch's construction workers took centre-stage as part of a project allowing an insight into the city's rebuild.

Lets Go Shopping - Wednesday 28th January

Let's Go Shopping - Wednesday 28th January

Tuesday, 3 February 2015 11:34 a.m. by MediaCTV

City urged to push on with new sports hub

City urged to push on with new sports hub

Monday, 2 February 2015 10:06 p.m. by MediaThePress

A hearings panel is recommending the Christchurch City Council push ahead with an ambitious plan to build a multimillion-dollar sports hub.

Cera starts to scale back

Cera starts to scale back

Monday, 2 February 2015 11:46 a.m. by MediaThePress

The scaling back of the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority (Cera) is officially underway.

Cera starts to scale back

Cera starts to scale back

Monday, 2 February 2015 11:46 a.m. by MediaStuff

The scaling back of the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority (Cera) is officially underway.

New chapter for city library

New chapter for city library

Sunday, 1 February 2015 10:13 p.m. by MediaThePress

A new chapter in the ongoing story of Christchurch's rebuild will get under way this month when the council is formally presented with concept plans for the city's new library.

Turners Auctions gains from rebuild

Turners Auctions gains from rebuild

Saturday, 31 January 2015 2:32 p.m. by MediaThePress

The boom and bust of the Christchurch rebuild is boosting trade for Turners Auctions, which is selling off millions of dollars of equipment from liquidating companies.

Fletchers front-runner for Christchurchs east frame

Fletchers front-runner for Christchurch's east frame

Saturday, 31 January 2015 1:30 p.m. by MediaThePress

The building firm managing Canterbury's home earthquake repairs looks set to land itself a major residential development contract in central Christchurch.

Kairaki - the village that refused to surrender

Kairaki - the village that refused to surrender

Saturday, 31 January 2015 7:50 a.m. by MediaStuff

The town of Kairaki was born out of a disaster. The last stop before the Waimakariri River hits the sea was a handful of huts on the left bank of the mouth until a flash flood in 1936 wiped most of them out. The remaining few were dragged up the sand and plonked among the pine trees. Kairaki was born.

The village that refused to surrender

The village that refused to surrender

Friday, 30 January 2015 8:47 p.m. by MediaStuff

The town of Kairaki was born out of a disaster. The last stop before the Waimakariri River hits the sea was a handful of huts on the left bank of the mouth until a flash flood in 1936 wiped most of them out. The remaining few were dragged up the sand and plonked among the pine trees. Kairaki was born.

Canterbury LIVE - Friday 30th January 2015

Canterbury LIVE - Friday 30th January 2015

Friday, 30 January 2015 5:50 p.m. by MediaCTV

Robs Country - Best of 2014 1

Rob's Country - Best of 2014 1

Friday, 30 January 2015 2:10 p.m. by MediaCTV