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Rebuilding stronger, safer, smarter

Rebuilding stronger, safer, smarter

Wednesday, 20 August 2014 7:56 a.m. by MediaThePress

Christchurch has a first-class opportunity to lead the world in earthquake-resistant design - by building back stronger, safer and smarter.

Law Society furious with Judith Collins

Law Society furious with Judith Collins

Wednesday, 20 August 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Justice Minister Judith Collins has been criticised for naming a lane outside Christchurch's new justice precinct after a friend.

CTV News Tuesday 19 August

CTV News Tuesday 19 August

Tuesday, 19 August 2014 7:11 p.m. by MediaCTV

More to Govt accounts than meets the eye

More to Govt accounts than meets the eye

Tuesday, 19 August 2014 6:25 p.m. by Media3News

 

Videos to cheer up quake-weary Cantabrians

Videos to cheer up quake-weary Cantabrians

Tuesday, 19 August 2014 5:00 p.m. by MediaStuff

Videos aim to cheer up quake-weary Cantabrians

Videos aim to cheer up quake-weary Cantabrians

Tuesday, 19 August 2014 5:00 p.m. by MediaStuff

Cathedral advocates appalled at comparisons

Cathedral advocates 'appalled' at comparisons

Tuesday, 19 August 2014 12:58 p.m. by MediaStuff

A call by the world's most senior Anglican bishop for Christchurch to stop clinging to the past has been criticised by those fighting to save the city's earthquake-damaged cathedral.

Infrastructure report: Recovery on track, says CEO

Infrastructure report: Recovery on track, says CEO

Tuesday, 19 August 2014 7:00 a.m. by MediaHerald

Growing impatience characterised the mood in Christchurch earlier this year, with business leaders and the public growing increasingly frustrated at the lack of progress within the central city.

Infrastructure report: Housing realism after the quakes

Infrastructure report: Housing realism after the quakes

Tuesday, 19 August 2014 7:00 a.m. by MediaHerald

Christchurch City Council is poised to form a company to enter the affordable housing market and shake up the provision of social housing services in the earthquake-damaged city.After Housing NZ, the council is the country's second...

Infrastructure report: Planning processes under the spotlight

Infrastructure report: Planning processes under the spotlight

Tuesday, 19 August 2014 7:00 a.m. by MediaHerald

The rebuild of Christchurch has put public planning and procurement processes under the spotlight. With creative methods of delivery and new approaches to financing becoming more common, marrying infrastructure development with long...

Infrastructure report: Filling in the doughnut

Infrastructure report: Filling in the doughnut

Tuesday, 19 August 2014 7:00 a.m. by MediaHerald

Following the Christchurch earthquakes, substantial numbers of CBD businesses relocated to the peripheral suburbs while the Red Zone cordon remained in effect, sparking concerns that the slow pace would render it a "doughnut city".

Infrastructure report: The opportunities of a lifetime

Infrastructure report: The opportunities of a lifetime

Tuesday, 19 August 2014 7:00 a.m. by MediaHerald

For Craig Price it has been all about dealing with the consequences and effects of the earthquakes while striving to draw positives for the city of Christchurch."We're not looking past the tragedy. 

Infrastructure report: Life returns to the Four Avenues

Infrastructure report: Life returns to the Four Avenues

Tuesday, 19 August 2014 7:00 a.m. by MediaHerald

Much of Christchurch's initial remedial works took place on the outskirts of the city as the Scirt rebuild team prioritised getting residents back in their homes and restoring vital services such as sewerage.

Infrastructure report: Theres no raw prawn here, mate

Infrastructure report: There's no 'raw prawn' here, mate

Tuesday, 19 August 2014 7:00 a.m. by MediaHerald

Australian Treasurer Joe Hockey was blunt in his assessment of the opportunities afforded to Australian construction firms in the Christchurch Rebuild when he visited the city last month."I don't think 'Canterbury first' is going...

Lynched Monday 18 August - Antony Gough

Lynched Monday 18 August - Antony Gough

Monday, 18 August 2014 8:57 p.m. by ChrisLynch

Patience needed to change an insurers view

Patience needed to change an insurer's view

Monday, 18 August 2014 10:47 a.m. by MediaStuff

Rebuild offers a self-reinvention

Rebuild offers a self-reinvention

Monday, 18 August 2014 8:45 a.m. by MediaThePress

Hoteliers look at investment options

Hoteliers look at investment options

Sunday, 17 August 2014 1:20 p.m. by MediaThePress

Hoteliers are circling Christchurch and its planned new convention centre, some making decisions as to the best time to invest tens of millions in new accommodation.

The families Filipino workers leave behind

The families Filipino workers leave behind

Sunday, 17 August 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Manuelito Lavador drags a chair next to mine in the Christchurch construction company office.

Disneyfield river precinct underwhelms

'Disneyfield' river precinct underwhelms

Saturday, 16 August 2014 1:42 p.m. by MediaThePress

It must be galling to be giving away $100 million of public money and finding folk so apparently underwhelmed.

Hotel, lodge targets budget market

Hotel, lodge targets budget market

Saturday, 16 August 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

A multimillion-dollar 52-room hotel and 96-bed backpacker lodge is planned for central Christchurch.

Chinese investors poised to help rebuild our city

Chinese investors poised to help rebuild our city

Saturday, 16 August 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress Popular

A large wave of Chinese investment is headed for Christchurch, as billion-dollar entities do deals with locals to be part of the rebuild.

City needs visitor strategy

City needs 'visitor strategy'

Saturday, 16 August 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Christchurch lacks a visitor strategy and things for tourists to do, the city's port and airport chiefs say.

CTV News Friday 15 August

CTV News Friday 15 August

Friday, 15 August 2014 7:49 p.m. by MediaCTV

Christchurch art takes to the streets

Christchurch art takes to the streets

Friday, 15 August 2014 5:16 p.m. by Media3News

Christchurch Art Gallery has sprawled into the city Where there was once buildings, there are now murals, sculptures and paintings.

Antony Gough reveals sneaky quake tactics

Antony Gough reveals sneaky quake tactics

Friday, 15 August 2014 12:12 p.m. by MediaThePress

Antony Gough caused a fair amount of trouble for authorities after the February 2011 earthquake.

Where to next for our sinking city?

Where to next for our sinking city?

Friday, 15 August 2014 9:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

CTV News - Earthquake Bravery Awards

CTV News - Earthquake Bravery Awards

Thursday, 14 August 2014 11:59 p.m. by MediaCTV Popular

CTV News - Housing Committee Update

CTV News - Housing Committee Update

Thursday, 14 August 2014 11:57 p.m. by MediaCTV

Rebuilding Christchurch with Deon Swiggs Newstalk ZB Interview

Rebuilding Christchurch with Deon Swiggs Newstalk ZB Interview

Thursday, 14 August 2014 8:59 p.m. by ChrisLynch Popular

Rebuilding Christchurch with Deon Swiggs and Chris Lynch 100.1FM

Bravery of quake rescuers recognised

Bravery of quake rescuers recognised

Thursday, 14 August 2014 3:47 p.m. by MediaStuff

A New Zealand Bravery Decoration medal pinned to Bryce Curran's chest represented two moving moments for the heroic Christchurch anaesthetist today.

Quake hero: I was staying, come hell or high water

Quake hero: 'I was staying, come hell or high water'

Thursday, 14 August 2014 1:08 p.m. by MediaHerald

After tunnelling into the twisted steel and concrete of the pancaked Canterbury Television Building to rescue three trapped survivors, senior firefighter Terry Gyde had done more than his fair share of heroics.But when he was asked...

Red zone demolitions almost complete

Red zone demolitions almost complete

Thursday, 14 August 2014 12:04 p.m. by Media3News

Around 5000 homes have been demolished as quake authorities continue to clear Christchurch's red-zones.

Does Christchurch have a rat problem?

Does Christchurch have a rat problem?

Thursday, 14 August 2014 8:10 a.m. by MediaStuff

Reports of rats marauding the fringes of Christchurch's residential red zone and beyond have some residents crying plague.

Homeowner - at 3degC - is over EQC

Homeowner - at 3degC - is over EQC

Thursday, 14 August 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Ken Keir was happy when he was paid out $113,000 by the Earthquake Commission after the February 2011 quake.

Approach to Key advances EQC claim

Approach to Key advances EQC claim

Thursday, 14 August 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Any doubts Paulette Barr had about confronting Prime Minister John Key over her insurance woes have diminished after some welcome news.

CTV News - Flood Task Force

CTV News - Flood Task Force

Wednesday, 13 August 2014 10:51 p.m. by MediaCTV

CTV News - Greens Transport

CTV News - Greens Transport

Wednesday, 13 August 2014 10:35 p.m. by MediaCTV

CTV News - Rangiora Town Hall

CTV News - Rangiora Town Hall

Wednesday, 13 August 2014 10:05 p.m. by MediaCTV

Principals past get on with their lives

Principals past get on with their lives

Wednesday, 13 August 2014 9:23 a.m. by MediaStuff

Building places to soothe the spirit

Building places to soothe the spirit

Wednesday, 13 August 2014 9:10 a.m. by MediaThePress

More than three years after the big quakes, people are still not keen to go back into town. Some have never returned.

Serious Fraud Office probing rebuild fraud

Serious Fraud Office probing rebuild fraud

Wednesday, 13 August 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) has confirmed it is investigating three separate cases of alleged rebuild-related fraud in Christchurch.

Council holds out on church repair bid

Council holds out on church repair bid

Wednesday, 13 August 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

City councillors are holding off giving the Anglican Church a grant to fix an old school building until they get more information about what its plans are for the other historic buildings it owns, including the Cathedral.

Rangiora Farmers Demolition

Rangiora Farmers Demolition

Tuesday, 12 August 2014 5:33 p.m. by MediaCTV Popular

Red-zone fires treated as suspicious

Red-zone fires treated as suspicious

Tuesday, 12 August 2014 9:56 a.m. by MediaHerald

The Fire Service is treating two fires at red-zoned properties in Christchurch as suspicious.

Greens propose Christchurch transport overhaul

Greens propose Christchurch transport overhaul

Tuesday, 12 August 2014 9:38 a.m. by Media3News

The Green Party has proposed a massive $462M overhaul of Christchurch's transport infrastructure.

88 house checks and still waiting

88 house checks and still waiting

Tuesday, 12 August 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Four years and 88 house assessments since the September 2010 earthquake, Gavin Johnstone is still fighting to have his Mairehau home repaired.

Phillipstown School Update

Phillipstown School Update

Monday, 11 August 2014 9:40 p.m. by MediaCTV

Lynched - Garry Moore - Monday 11 August

Lynched - Garry Moore - Monday 11 August

Monday, 11 August 2014 8:56 p.m. by ChrisLynch

CTV News   Monday 11 August

CTV News Monday 11 August

Monday, 11 August 2014 6:56 p.m. by MediaCTV

Graffiti Art Home - CTV News 08/08/14

Graffiti Art Home - CTV News 08/08/14

Monday, 11 August 2014 12:46 p.m. by MediaCTV Popular

Govt creatively accounting for rebuild

Govt 'creatively accounting' for rebuild

Monday, 11 August 2014 8:30 a.m. by MediaThePress

NZ First leader Winston Peters has accused the Government of deceit on the cost of the Christchurch rebuild and on foreign land ownership.

Fake engineer worked on Queensland projects

Fake engineer worked on Queensland projects

Sunday, 10 August 2014 8:23 a.m. by MediaStuff

Engineering projects across Queensland have had to be reassessed after a fake engineer, who worked on the CTV building that collapsed in the 2011 Christchurch earthquake, worked on them using a fake name and qualifications.

Experts want to save the cathedral

Experts want to save the cathedral

Saturday, 9 August 2014 2:14 p.m. by MediaStuff

The Christ Church Cathedral is the emblem of the city it stands in but its future looks bleak. A restoration expert, an architect and an architectural historian tell that it is too valuable to be demolished.

Magnitude 3.8 quake near Christchurch

Magnitude 3.8 quake near Christchurch

Saturday, 9 August 2014 11:09 a.m. by Media3News Popular

A magnitude 3.8 quake has been recorded near Christchurch.

Amputees dream walk

Amputee's dream walk

Saturday, 9 August 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Double amputee Stacey Herbert still dreams of walking down the aisle.

Double amputee dreams of walking down the aisle

Double amputee dreams of walking down the aisle

Saturday, 9 August 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Double amputee Stacey Herbert still dreams of walking down the aisle.

Builders face a litany of complaints

Builders face a litany of complaints

Saturday, 9 August 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Poor workmanship, broken promises, constantly changing staff, unpaid bills and lack of progress on new builds.