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What would you fix first in Christchurch?

What would you fix first in Christchurch?

Tuesday, 15 July 2014 8:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Frequent flooding, never-ending road works and constant demolition - post-quake Christchurch can be a frustrating city to live in. 

Church has big vision for site

Church has big vision for site

Tuesday, 15 July 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

The Majestic Church wants to build a chapel, auditorium, art studios, cafe, apartments and a multi-storey parking building on the former Cranmer Court site.

CTV Memorial

CTV Memorial

Monday, 14 July 2014 11:44 p.m. by MediaCTV

House Tanking

House Tanking

Monday, 14 July 2014 11:42 p.m. by MediaCTV

Christchurch Transport - Driving

Christchurch Transport - Driving

Monday, 14 July 2014 11:39 p.m. by MediaCTV

Lynched - Monday 14 July

Lynched - Monday 14 July

Monday, 14 July 2014 10:29 p.m. by ChrisLynch

CTV News   Monday 14 July

CTV News Monday 14 July

Monday, 14 July 2014 8:12 p.m. by MediaCTV

Canterbury LIVE   Monday 14 July

Canterbury LIVE Monday 14 July

Monday, 14 July 2014 7:51 p.m. by MediaCTV

Apprehension remains over flood-proof homes

Apprehension remains over flood-proof homes

Monday, 14 July 2014 4:49 p.m. by Media3News

The spray-on waterproof membrane trailed on a red-zoned house in Christchurch has successfully passed a floodwater test.

CTV building engineer apologises

CTV building engineer apologises

Monday, 14 July 2014 4:29 p.m. by Media3News

The engineer behind the design of the CTV building has apologised to families who lost loved ones in the building's collapse.

CTV engineer admits career over

CTV engineer admits career 'over'

Monday, 14 July 2014 4:04 p.m. by MediaStuff

The designer of the failed Canterbury Television (CTV) building has conceded his more than 40-year engineering career is "all but over".

Who pays for unseen quake damage?

Who pays for unseen quake damage?

Monday, 14 July 2014 12:55 p.m. by MediaStuff

EQC kept mum about asbestos-infected house

EQC kept mum about asbestos-infected house

Monday, 14 July 2014 11:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Angela Dawson and her three children lived in a house infested with asbestos for almost two years after the quakes.

Lawyer calls for CTV inquiry to be dropped

Lawyer calls for CTV inquiry to be dropped

Monday, 14 July 2014 10:50 a.m. by MediaStuff

The lawyer for CTV building designer David Harding has called for a hearing into his client's professional conduct to be abandoned.

Lawyer tries to block CTV collapse hearing

Lawyer tries to block CTV collapse hearing

Monday, 14 July 2014 10:50 a.m. by Media3News Popular

A lawyer for CTV building designer David Harding has tried to block a disciplinary hearing from examining his actions.

CTV engineer failed in his professional and ethical duty, hearing told

CTV engineer failed in his 'professional and ethical duty', hearing told

Monday, 14 July 2014 10:26 a.m. by MediaHerald

Christchurch structural engineer David Harding re-registered with his professional body just five months after the CTV Building collapse, and failed to tell his assessors that he was behind its design 25 years earlier, a hearing has...

My life will never be the same: CTV Building designer

'My life will never be the same': CTV Building designer

Monday, 14 July 2014 10:26 a.m. by MediaHerald

A heartfelt apology has been issued to the families of the CTV Building collapse victims by the structural engineer who designed it.David Harding says his physical and mental health has deteriorated significantly since the six-storey...

CTV designer to face disciplinary hearings

CTV designer to face disciplinary hearings

Monday, 14 July 2014 6:26 a.m. by Media3News

CTV building designer David Harding will front at two disciplinary hearings in Christchurch today.

Christchurch flood-proof house tests successful

Christchurch flood-proof house tests successful

Monday, 14 July 2014 6:00 a.m. by Media3News

Christchurch City Council has completed testing of its newly flood-proofed house, and it has been proven a success.
 

The process involves applying a water-proof membrane to the exterior panels of the house.

Transport and Green-space manager John Mackie says they used a red-zoned home to test the technique.

"We consider this as probably one of the least expensive alternatives to, for example ...

Design for quake memorial open to all

Design for quake memorial open to all

Monday, 14 July 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

The multi-million dollar Canterbury Earthquakes Memorial could be designed by anyone, of any age, from anywhere in the world.

Victims father to state concerns about Harding

Victim's father to state concerns about Harding

Monday, 14 July 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

It will be a bittersweet moment for Tim Elms when he takes the stand this morning at an inquiry to outline his complaint against the Canterbury Television building's engineer.

Teen feels left out of rebuild process

Teen feels left out of rebuild process

Monday, 14 July 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

He may be young, but he is informed.

Design for memorial open to all

Design for memorial open to all

Monday, 14 July 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

The multi-million dollar Canterbury Earthquakes Memorial could be designed by anyone, of any age, from anywhere in the world.

Council Hurry Up

Council Hurry Up

Sunday, 13 July 2014 10:32 p.m. by MediaCTV

Housing Announcement

Housing Announcement

Sunday, 13 July 2014 10:30 p.m. by MediaCTV

Hampshire Street

Hampshire Street

Sunday, 13 July 2014 10:30 p.m. by MediaCTV

Selwyn Sewage Scheme

Selwyn Sewage Scheme

Sunday, 13 July 2014 10:29 p.m. by MediaCTV

Retirement Village Demolition

Retirement Village Demolition

Sunday, 13 July 2014 10:28 p.m. by MediaCTV

Editorial: Quake levy as part of rates a no-brainer

Editorial: Quake levy as part of rates a no-brainer

Saturday, 12 July 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaHerald

It is easy to sympathise with Local Government NZ's misgivings about the Labour Party's plan to take Earthquake Commission levies off insurance premiums and add them to rates bills. Local councils are always under pressure to justify...

CTV News - Friday 11 July

CTV News - Friday 11 July

Friday, 11 July 2014 8:00 p.m. by MediaCTV

Flood-proofed houses put to test

Flood-proofed houses put to test

Friday, 11 July 2014 4:12 p.m. by Media3News

The Christchurch City Council has begun testing what it hopes will be a solution to the city's post-quake flooding problems.

Our new normal is a reality show

Our 'new normal' is a reality show

Friday, 11 July 2014 12:26 p.m. by MediaStuff


Did the Earth move for you last night?

Chris speaks to this weeks Power Panel

Chris speaks to this weeks Power Panel

Friday, 11 July 2014 12:19 p.m. by CanterburyMorningsZB

Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch discusses the weeks issues with NZ First MP Richard Prosser, NBR reporter Chris Hutching, and Press political reporter Lois Cairns

Human right abuse claims spike after quakes

Human right abuse claims spike after quakes

Friday, 11 July 2014 7:16 a.m. by MediaStuff

Human rights abuse claims have spiked in New Zealand as Canterbury residents file claims against insurance and construction companies.

River site tipped for quake memorial

River site tipped for quake memorial

Friday, 11 July 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

The Government is set to release plans for Christchurch's earthquake memorial tomorrow.

CTV News - Thursday 10 July

CTV News - Thursday 10 July

Thursday, 10 July 2014 8:44 p.m. by MediaCTV

Dramatic role just part of the job for Cera

Dramatic role just part of the job for Cera

Thursday, 10 July 2014 5:56 p.m. by MediaStuff

Labour: Quake rebuild costs could shift on to taxpayer

Labour: Quake rebuild costs could shift on to taxpayer

Thursday, 10 July 2014 3:26 p.m. by MediaHerald

In the latest of series of policy announcements for the quake-hit region which is shaping up as a key election battleground, Labour Leader David Cunliffe said a Government he led would be "committed to working alongside Christchurch's mayor and councillors to come up with a fair and sustainable solution to the city's ballooning debt, largely a consequence of a government imposed cost-sharing arrangement".

Labour: Quake rebuild costs could shift on to taxpayer

Labour: Quake rebuild costs could shift on to taxpayer

Thursday, 10 July 2014 3:26 p.m. by MediaHerald

Labour has raised the possibility of the taxpayer shouldering an even greater proportion of Christchurch rebuild costs, saying it would sit down with Christchurch Council to review the existing cost sharing agreement if it won the...

New building laws to corral cowboys

New building laws to corral cowboys

Thursday, 10 July 2014 3:01 p.m. by MediaThePress

New measures aimed at clamping down on shoddy builders will be imposed from next year.

Jeff Clark with Christchurchs Gig Guide

Jeff Clark with Christchurch's Gig Guide

Thursday, 10 July 2014 1:31 p.m. by CanterburyMorningsZB

Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch talks to Jeff Clark on this weekend's Christchurch gig guide

Labour would axe earthquake authority

Labour would axe earthquake authority

Thursday, 10 July 2014 1:06 p.m. by MediaThePress

The Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority would be axed in 2016 if Labour is elected, party leader David Cunliffe says.

Labour will appoint locals to CERA

Labour will appoint locals to CERA

Thursday, 10 July 2014 12:21 p.m. by Media3News

Labour will appoint a board of qualified locals to run the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority, if it leads the next Government.

Govt says Labour playing catch up in EQC policy

Govt says Labour 'playing catch up' in EQC policy

Thursday, 10 July 2014 5:49 a.m. by Media3News

Labour is "playing catch up" with its proposals to change EQC legislation, the Government says.

Christchurch $3000 job incentive nets 50

Christchurch $3000 job incentive nets 50

Thursday, 10 July 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Jobless in Wellington and with a $3000 carrot dangling, the lure of the south proved too tempting for Sam O'Carroll.

Online consultation scheme gains interest

Online consultation scheme gains interest

Thursday, 10 July 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Nearly 200 people have given feedback a day after the launch of a $35,000 community consultation scheme for east Christchurch.

Reality check on Christchurch town hall cost

Reality check on Christchurch town hall cost

Thursday, 10 July 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Decision-makers need to be "smart not sentimental" over the fate of the Christchurch Town Hall, a member of the city's arts community says.

Welcome to Christchurch: We need you here

Welcome to Christchurch: We need you here

Thursday, 10 July 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Jobless in Wellington and with a $3000 carrot dangling, the lure of the south proved too tempting for Sam O'Carroll.

Ernst & Young makes way

Ernst & Young makes way

Thursday, 10 July 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

The demolition of the former Ernst & Young building on Cambridge Tce should be complete within about six weeks.

Christchurch $3000 job incentive nets 50

Christchurch $3000 job incentive nets 50

Thursday, 10 July 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Jobless in Wellington and with a $3000 carrot dangling, the lure of the south proved too tempting for Sam O'Carroll.

CTV News   Wednesday 09 July

CTV News Wednesday 09 July

Wednesday, 9 July 2014 7:48 p.m. by MediaCTV

Car-park building to go before Christmas

Car-park building to go before Christmas

Wednesday, 9 July 2014 5:21 p.m. by MediaStuff

The Lichfield St car-park building will be demolished before the pre-Christmas retail rush, the Christchurch City Council says.

Labour insurance policy mixed bag

Labour insurance policy 'mixed bag'

Wednesday, 9 July 2014 4:49 p.m. by MediaStuff

The insurance industry has slammed a Labour Party policy to appoint an independent insurance commissioner to oversee the industry.

Labour proposes big shake up for EQC

Labour proposes big shake up for EQC

Wednesday, 9 July 2014 3:37 p.m. by MediaHerald

Labour is proposing a sweeping overhaul of New Zealand's disaster insurance regime including shifting EQC levies from insurance premiums to rates bills, lifting the $100,000 cap on EQC payouts and putting in a new independent insurance...

Post-disaster building inspection system improved

Post-disaster building inspection system improved

Wednesday, 9 July 2014 1:01 p.m. by MediaHerald

The way New Zealand's buildings will be assessed for damage after earthquakes or floods has been improved after major issues were raised by the system used during the Canterbury quakes.The handling of post-quake building inspections...

Jim Anderton: Does this look like a ruin to you?

Jim Anderton: Does this look like a ruin to you?

Wednesday, 9 July 2014 9:30 a.m. by MediaHerald

 columnist Paul Little writes in his column , quite properly, about the catastrophic effect on the people of Christchurch of the two or three major earthquakes, not to mention the fourteen thousand aftershocks, that have shattered so many lives here over the last three years.

Protest unlikely to save memorial hall

Protest unlikely to save memorial hall

Wednesday, 9 July 2014 8:45 a.m. by MediaStuff

Town hall restoration on hold

Town hall restoration on hold

Tuesday, 8 July 2014 11:49 p.m. by MediaThePress

The city council's uncertain financial position has led it to put the brakes on its multimillion-dollar project to restore the Christchurch's Town Hall.

Town hall restoration on hold

Town hall restoration on hold

Tuesday, 8 July 2014 11:49 p.m. by MediaStuff

The city council's uncertain financial position has led it to put the brakes on its multimillion-dollar project to restore the Christchurch's Town Hall.