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Bid to save IRD building

Bid to save IRD building

Sunday, 25 May 2014 5:00 p.m. by MediaThePress

Two central city buildings might be spared from the wrecker's ball and converted into apartments or retail space.

CTV News   Friday 23 May

CTV News Friday 23 May

Friday, 23 May 2014 8:28 p.m. by MediaCTV

1500 new homes for north Canterbury

1500 new homes for north Canterbury

Friday, 23 May 2014 1:54 a.m. by MediaThePress Popular

Fast-growing North Canterbury is to get another major population boost with the launch of the 1500-section Ravenswood Village near Woodend.

Cash flows as rebuild moves into construction

Cash flows as rebuild moves into construction

Thursday, 22 May 2014 8:52 p.m. by MediaThePress

Steve Wakefield, of the accountancy and financial services firm Deloitte, surveys the progress of the Christchurch rebuild.

Cash flows as rebuild moves into construction phase

Cash flows as rebuild moves into construction phase

Thursday, 22 May 2014 8:52 p.m. by MediaThePress

It's against this backdrop that last week's Budget was announced, providing an additional $50 million of operating funding over the next two years for the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority and bringing the Government's spending and commitments to rebuilding greater Christchurch to $15.4 billion.

Call for action on Lichfield car park

Call for action on Lichfield car park

Thursday, 22 May 2014 8:41 p.m. by MediaThePress

The Christchurch City Council has set a precedent with car parking in the CBD but there's another major stalemate that needs solving, a retail precinct landowner says.

CTV News   Thursday 22 May

CTV News Thursday 22 May

Thursday, 22 May 2014 7:54 p.m. by MediaCTV

Landowners urge more parking deals

Landowners urge more parking deals

Thursday, 22 May 2014 5:00 p.m. by MediaThePress

The Christchurch City Council has set a precedent with car parking in the CBD but there's another major stalemate that needs solving, a retail precinct landowner says.

Lack of funding for $10m riverside art disappointing

Lack of funding for $10m riverside art 'disappointing'

Thursday, 22 May 2014 5:00 p.m. by MediaThePress

The Government wants $10 million of new public art on the banks of the Avon River to help regenerate the city centre, but doesn't want to pay for it.

Flood cuts welcome, but victims want housing

Flood cuts welcome, but victims want housing

Thursday, 22 May 2014 4:59 p.m. by Media3News

Christchurch's flood victims are thanking the local council for a 100 percent rates cut.

Full rates relief for Christchurch flood victims

Full rates relief for Christchurch flood victims

Thursday, 22 May 2014 12:49 p.m. by Media3News

Christchurch City Council has unanimously approved a 100 percent rates relief for flood-affected residents.

Engineers defend building standards

Engineers defend building standards

Thursday, 22 May 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

New Zealand's professional engineering industry body is defending itself from claims that it knows building thresholds for earthquake prone structures are ''unacceptably low''.

Mayor hails car park sale as circuit breaker

Mayor hails car park sale as 'circuit breaker'

Thursday, 22 May 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

A $100 million retail development in Christchurch's central city can go ahead after the sale of a damaged council-owned car parking building.

Scape Art

Scape Art

Thursday, 22 May 2014 12:51 a.m. by MediaCTV

Roading Kordamentha

Roading Kordamentha

Thursday, 22 May 2014 12:50 a.m. by MediaCTV

Korda Mentha Facilities

Korda Mentha Facilities

Thursday, 22 May 2014 12:49 a.m. by MediaCTV

Korda Mentha Report

Korda Mentha Report

Thursday, 22 May 2014 12:49 a.m. by MediaCTV

Beyond the Cordon

Beyond the Cordon

Thursday, 22 May 2014 12:47 a.m. by MediaCTV

CTV Building Collapse Update

CTV Building Collapse Update

Thursday, 22 May 2014 12:45 a.m. by MediaCTV

Prisoner Red Zone

Prisoner Red Zone

Thursday, 22 May 2014 12:42 a.m. by MediaCTV

Christchurch Short Term Rentals

Christchurch Short Term Rentals

Thursday, 22 May 2014 12:41 a.m. by MediaCTV

Mayor hails sale as city circuit breaker

Mayor hails sale as city 'circuit breaker'

Thursday, 22 May 2014 12:10 a.m. by MediaThePress

CTV News   Wednesday 21 May

CTV News Wednesday 21 May

Wednesday, 21 May 2014 8:11 p.m. by MediaCTV

Christchurch convention centre assurance

Christchurch convention centre assurance

Wednesday, 21 May 2014 11:33 a.m. by MediaThePress

The Government remains committed to a new convention centre for the quake-torn Christchurch centre and hotels are likely to be part of the project, Prime Minister John Key said today.

Mary-Ann Jackson: CTV

Mary-Ann Jackson: CTV

Wednesday, 21 May 2014 11:21 a.m. by CanterburyMorningsZB

CTV survivor Mary-Ann Jackson talks to Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch about the investigation into Alan Reay being dropped

Mary-Anne Jackson: CTV

Mary-Anne Jackson: CTV

Wednesday, 21 May 2014 11:21 a.m. by CanterburyMorningsZB

CTV survivor Mary-Anne Jackson talks to Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch about the investigation into Alan Reay being dropped

No timeframe for Madras St demo

No timeframe for Madras St demo

Wednesday, 21 May 2014 11:13 a.m. by MediaThePress

Project a first for health precinct

Project a first for health precinct

Wednesday, 21 May 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Christchurch's health precinct has secured its first private sector development, but details about the overall project remain scant.

Forum to focus on development policy

Forum to focus on development policy

Wednesday, 21 May 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

The Christchurch City Council is moving to improve its relationship with developers by setting up a new forum.

Inquiry into Alan Reay dropped

Inquiry into Alan Reay dropped

Wednesday, 21 May 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

The engineer whose firm designed the CTV building says "not a day goes by" when he does not think about the people killed in the February 2011 earthquake - prompting an angry response from victims' families.

CTV News   Tuesday 20 May

CTV News Tuesday 20 May

Tuesday, 20 May 2014 7:24 p.m. by MediaCTV

Investigation into CTV building engineer dropped

Investigation into CTV building engineer dropped

Tuesday, 20 May 2014 7:20 p.m. by MediaOneNews

The investigation into one engineer's part in designing Christchurch's CTV building has been dropped.

Christchurch couple turning red zone into green zone

Christchurch couple turning red zone into green zone

Tuesday, 20 May 2014 3:24 p.m. by Media3News

A Christchurch couple have become so fed up with the state of the residential red zone they've taken matters into their own hands.

Investigation over CTV engineer dropped

Investigation over CTV engineer dropped

Tuesday, 20 May 2014 12:53 p.m. by MediaStuff

An investigation into the engineer whose company designed the CTV building has been dropped.

Engineering body drops CTV investigation

Engineering body drops CTV investigation

Tuesday, 20 May 2014 9:48 a.m. by Media3News

A professional engineering body has dropped its investigation into Dr Alan Reay.

Coming up with great gap fillers

Coming up with great gap fillers

Tuesday, 20 May 2014 8:34 a.m. by MediaThePress

Life in Vacant Spaces (LIVS) projects manager Brie Sherow makes things happen.

Christchurch City Council overhauls building consent process

Christchurch City Council overhauls building consent process

Tuesday, 20 May 2014 5:25 a.m. by Media3News

The Christchurch City Council may soon be issuing building consents again, after being stripped of its accreditation last year.

Lynched - Monday, 19 May Paul Zaanen

Lynched - Monday, 19 May Paul Zaanen

Monday, 19 May 2014 9:44 p.m. by ChrisLynch

CTV News   Monday 19 May

CTV News Monday 19 May

Monday, 19 May 2014 7:07 p.m. by MediaCTV

Majestic Theatre demolition well under way

Majestic Theatre demolition well under way

Monday, 19 May 2014 1:27 p.m. by MediaThePress

Demolition of the Majestic Theatre is well under way.

Plans to rebuild precinct ruined

Plans to rebuild precinct ruined

Monday, 19 May 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

The men who brought the laneways lifestyle to Christchurch are being forced to abandon their rebuild dream.

Law students take on EQC

Law students take on EQC

Monday, 19 May 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

University of Canterbury law students are volunteering their time to help Christchurch residents take court action against the Earthquake Commission (EQC).

Pets quake victims, too

Pets quake victims, too

Sunday, 18 May 2014 1:00 p.m. by MediaStuff

In times of disaster, savings pets equals saving people, a University of Canterbury expert says.

Citys insurance aftershocks

City's insurance aftershocks

Sunday, 18 May 2014 9:30 a.m. by MediaThePress

Christchurch City Council's insurance shortfall at first blush looks like it matches that of some of the earthquake-ravaged city's residents.

Quake broke down prejudices

Quake broke down prejudices

Sunday, 18 May 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

We moved into our home in Christchurch, complete with our skeletons in the closet, nearly 10 years ago.

Christchurch student army mucks in again

Christchurch 'student army' mucks in again

Saturday, 17 May 2014 6:46 p.m. by MediaOneNews

The group made headlines for helping clean up Canterbury after the earthquake and has come together again.

Curing quake-weary Cantab kids

Curing quake-weary Cantab kids

Saturday, 17 May 2014 6:00 p.m. by MediaStuff

Around him, children are excitedly settling into their temporary home; rushing to check out their new bedrooms, swinging on monkey bars in the playground, and forging crucial friendships.

Stalled Terrace project poised for liftoff

Stalled Terrace project poised for liftoff

Saturday, 17 May 2014 2:00 p.m. by MediaThePress Popular

What is happening with Antony Gough's Terrace project, the supposed flagship of the central city rebuild? In an exclusive interview he tells JOHN McCRONE the stalled project - and the painfully slow inner city rebuild - is poised for liftoff.

USA volleyball coach Hugh McCutcheon talks with Lesley Murdoch.

USA volleyball coach Hugh McCutcheon talks with Lesley Murdoch.

Saturday, 17 May 2014 8:45 a.m. by CanterburyMorningsZB

Cantabrian Hugh McCutcheon the USA head volleyball coach chats with Lesley Murdoch ahead of his coaching presentation to the volleyball coaches from around the country at a seminar in Christchurch.

Rebuild projects produce award winners

Rebuild projects produce award winners

Saturday, 17 May 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Christchurch construction projects have been described as world-class after winning national building awards.

CTV News   Friday 16

CTV News Friday 16

Friday, 16 May 2014 8:17 p.m. by MediaCTV

Munted car parks killing CBD

Munted car parks 'killing CBD'

Friday, 16 May 2014 5:45 p.m. by MediaThePress

The city's car park buildings need to be urgently fixed to avoid killing the central city, says the Central City Business Association.

Budget no relief for Christchurch homeowners

Budget no relief for Christchurch homeowners

Friday, 16 May 2014 3:37 p.m. by Media3News

Christchurch homeowners still fighting the EQC three years after the earthquakes got little relief in the way of the Budget.

Hundreds more ChCh homes deemed flood-prone

Hundreds more ChCh homes deemed flood-prone

Friday, 16 May 2014 6:51 a.m. by Media3News

The number of flood-prone homes in Christchurch has doubled since Monday.

Cuts to EQC enable $372m surplus

Cuts to EQC enable $372m surplus

Friday, 16 May 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

A surprise $300 million boost to the Government's trumpeted Budget surplus relies mainly on a cut to the Earthquake Commission's insurance bill, Treasury forecasts show.

Cuts to EQC enable $372m surplus

Cuts to EQC enable $372m surplus

Friday, 16 May 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

A surprise $300 million boost to the Government's trumpeted Budget surplus relies mainly on a cut to the Earthquake Commission's insurance bill, Treasury forecasts show.

Tax change may stem price rises - builder

Tax change may stem price rises - builder

Friday, 16 May 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Removing taxes on imported building materials may help stem the rising cost of building a home in Christchurch, home builder David Reid says.

Insurance finalises another 756 claims

Insurance finalises another 756 claims

Friday, 16 May 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Insurance companies have finalised 756 Canterbury earthquake claims in the past three months - 75 per cent of which were cash settlements.

Christchurch council urged to back sports hub

Christchurch council urged to back sports hub

Friday, 16 May 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Athletics Canterbury says "demoralising delays" in getting a replacement all-weather athletics track in Christchurch are leading to an exodus of senior athletes.

CTV News   Thursday 15 May

CTV News Thursday 15 May

Thursday, 15 May 2014 8:08 p.m. by MediaCTV