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Christchurch: What would you fix first?

Christchurch: What would you fix first?

Tuesday, 29 April 2014 11:00 p.m. by MediaThePress

The rebuild has been plodding along for three years, but most agree it is moving slowly with no end yet in sight. And in some areas it looks as if things are getting worse, not better, for frequently tested Cantabrians.

Rebuilding Sumner Rd may start this year

Rebuilding Sumner Rd may start this year

Tuesday, 29 April 2014 9:19 p.m. by MediaThePress

Rock blasting and major earthworks will be required to reduce the risk of rock falls and land slips onto Sumner Rd before contractors can begin to rebuild the critical route.

CTV News   Tuesday 29 April

CTV News Tuesday 29 April

Tuesday, 29 April 2014 7:52 p.m. by MediaCTV

Prime Minister Christchurch Rebuild Update

Prime Minister Christchurch Rebuild Update

Tuesday, 29 April 2014 7:25 p.m. by MediaCTV

Judge reserves cathedral decision

Judge reserves cathedral decision

Tuesday, 29 April 2014 5:00 p.m. by MediaThePress

A judge has reserved his decision in the latest legal wrangling over the Christ Church Cathedral.

Christchurch Earthquake Appeal Trust grants announced

Christchurch Earthquake Appeal Trust grants announced

Tuesday, 29 April 2014 4:58 p.m. by Media3News

At today's announcement 20 local community projects and organisations learned they'll share the final $8 million.

Flockton Basin residents get answers from PM

Flockton Basin residents get answers from PM

Tuesday, 29 April 2014 4:44 p.m. by Media3News

Flockton Basin residents are pleading for the Government to help, and today put forward their case to the Prime Minister.

Final round of Christchurch quake grants announced

Final round of Christchurch quake grants announced

Tuesday, 29 April 2014 3:05 p.m. by MediaHerald

The final round of grants from the Christchurch Earthquake Appeal Trust, set up in the dark days following the deadly February 2011 quake, have been announced today.

Church made a mistake funding cardboard cathedral with payout

Church 'made a mistake' funding cardboard cathedral with payout

Tuesday, 29 April 2014 2:48 p.m. by MediaHerald

The Anglican Diocese has admitted it was wrong to use a multimillion-dollar insurance payout from the quake-damaged Christ Church Cathedral to fund its transitional "cardboard'' cathedral. 

Chch cathedral: Campaigners demand answers

Chch cathedral: Campaigners demand answers

Tuesday, 29 April 2014 2:48 p.m. by MediaHerald

Heritage campaigners are demanding to know why the owners of quake-crippled Christ Church Cathedral want it demolished, when they have no plans and no funds to start building a new one.The ongoing legal saga surrounding the future...

Lynched- Monday 28 April Peter Townsend

Lynched- Monday 28 April Peter Townsend

Tuesday, 29 April 2014 1:13 p.m. by ChrisLynch

Lianne Dalziel: Weekly catch up

Lianne Dalziel: Weekly catch up

Tuesday, 29 April 2014 11:17 a.m. by CanterburyMorningsZB

Christchurch City Mayor Lianne Dalziel talks to Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch about the latest issues facing the city.

John Key: Christchurch Update

John Key: Christchurch Update

Tuesday, 29 April 2014 10:41 a.m. by CanterburyMorningsZB

Prime Minister John Key talks to Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch about the latest in regards to our city.

Quake appeal allocates all funds raised

Quake appeal allocates all funds raised

Tuesday, 29 April 2014 6:12 a.m. by MediaStuff

Libraries, orchestras and sports groups have been among the causes to benefit from $99 million in donations to the Christchurch Earthquake Appeal Trust.

Another cathedral court battle begins

Another cathedral court battle begins

Tuesday, 29 April 2014 12:06 a.m. by MediaThePress

A "formal commitment" to rebuild the Christ Church Cathedral has been been made and approval to demolish the earthquake-damaged remains should be granted, a court has heard.

EQC appoints two to replace one

EQC appoints two to replace one

Monday, 28 April 2014 11:45 p.m. by MediaStuff

Two high-profile Earthquake Commission (EQC) officials will fill the void left by the outgoing customer services general manager.

Quakes bring security for moteliers

Quakes bring security for moteliers

Sunday, 27 April 2014 8:51 p.m. by MediaStuff



Council building to be levelled

Council building to be levelled

Sunday, 27 April 2014 2:38 p.m. by MediaThePress

The main demolition work of the former Christchurch City Council building gets under way today, to make way for a new central city bus interchange.

Student army leader hangs up his shovel

Student army leader hangs up his shovel

Sunday, 27 April 2014 2:38 p.m. by MediaStuff

After more than 1800 volunteer projects in three-and-a-half years, Jason Pemberton is looking forward to a holiday.

Consents still a struggle for city

Consents still a struggle for city

Friday, 25 April 2014 10:14 a.m. by MediaThePress

Overall, 69 per cent were processed within statutory time frames.

Meeting gives developers confidence

Meeting gives developers confidence

Friday, 25 April 2014 10:14 a.m. by MediaThePress

The council had not adopted Philip Carter's pre-Christmas proposal to manage the rebuild of The Crossing parking building next to his land between Colombo, Lichfield and Cashel streets. Other developers also want to build car parking space nearby.

Priority family living in tent

'Priority' family living in tent

Friday, 25 April 2014 10:10 a.m. by MediaStuff

Blankets and body heat. Huddled together in a freezing tent as rain batters their makeshift home is how one Christchurch family has spent two months trying to keep warm.

Mayor says arrangements must improve

Mayor says arrangements must improve

Friday, 25 April 2014 10:10 a.m. by MediaThePress

Brownlee said the council was not following a cost-sharing agreement with Government over its $45 million plans for performing arts facilities, but Dalziel disagreed.

Bridge of Remembrance on track to reopen

Bridge of Remembrance on track to reopen

Friday, 25 April 2014 7:27 a.m. by Media3News

The Christchurch Bridge of Remembrance is on track to reopen next year, despite controversy over its repairs.

CTV News   Thursday 24 April

CTV News Thursday 24 April

Thursday, 24 April 2014 7:35 p.m. by MediaCTV

Steven Selwood: Christchurch rebuild struggles

Steven Selwood: Christchurch rebuild struggles

Thursday, 24 April 2014 6:44 p.m. by CanterburyMorningsZB

Rachel Smalley - standing in for Larry Williams â “Talks to Steven Selwood from the NZ Council Of Infrastructure Development, about what Christchurch could be doing better in the rebuild.

Rail investigation will go ahead in Canterbury

Rail investigation will go ahead in Canterbury

Thursday, 24 April 2014 4:00 p.m. by Media3News

Environment Canterbury has given the green light for further investigation into a short-term passenger rail service.

Made In New Zealand Shape NZ 1404 24

Made In New Zealand Shape NZ 1404 24

Thursday, 24 April 2014 3:49 p.m. by MediaCTV

Made In New Zealand Patience & Nicholson

Made In New Zealand Patience & Nicholson

Thursday, 24 April 2014 3:36 p.m. by MediaCTV

Made in New Zealand Enatel

Made in New Zealand Enatel

Thursday, 24 April 2014 3:23 p.m. by MediaCTV

Rebuild lacks co-ordination – report

Rebuild lacks co-ordination – report

Thursday, 24 April 2014 1:50 p.m. by Media3News

A report on the Christchurch rebuild praises the Government's commitment, but says co-ordination needs to be improved.

Council thinks big on Brougham St

Council thinks big on Brougham St

Thursday, 24 April 2014 12:27 p.m. by MediaThePress

The Brougham Village "eyesore" could be demolished to make way for a new housing development with up to 136 units.

Rebuild friction rises to surface

Rebuild friction rises to surface

Thursday, 24 April 2014 12:27 p.m. by MediaThePress

The research, carried out by the New Zealand Council for Infrastructure Development (NZCID), shows major banks, construction companies and engineering firms believe the Christchurch Central Development Unit (CCDU) and Christchurch City Council are holding back the rebuild.

Brownlee takes hard-hitting Chch rebuild report on the chin

Brownlee takes hard-hitting Chch rebuild report on the chin

Thursday, 24 April 2014 12:18 p.m. by MediaHerald

An in-depth survey of senior leaders in the Christchurch rebuild indicates growing impatience and serious weaknesses in the way major projects are being procured and managed.

Brownlee takes hard-hitting Chch rebuild report on the chin

Brownlee takes hard-hitting Chch rebuild report on the chin

Thursday, 24 April 2014 12:18 p.m. by MediaHerald

An in-depth survey of senior leaders in the Christchurch rebuild indicates growing impatience and serious weaknesses in the way major projects are being procured and managed.The minister in charge of the post-earthquakes rebuild,...

Johnny Luu: Google

Johnny Luu: Google

Thursday, 24 April 2014 11:49 a.m. by CanterburyMorningsZB

Johnny Luu, Communications and Public Affairs for Google Australia and NZ talks to newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch about the new Google Maps for Christchurch

The Hounds of the Baskervilles

The Hounds of the Baskervilles

Thursday, 24 April 2014 11:11 a.m. by CanterburyMorningsZB

Court Theatre actors Phillip Aldridge, Stephen Papps and Greggory Cooper talk to Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch about their show - The Hound of the Baskervilles

Google gives a pre-quake view of Christchurch

Google gives a pre-quake view of Christchurch

Thursday, 24 April 2014 9:07 a.m. by Media3News

Google is now allowing Kiwis to compare the old with the new through its Maps application, including pre-quake Christchurch.

Google images reveal quake impact on Chch

Google images reveal quake impact on Chch

Thursday, 24 April 2014 12:06 a.m. by MediaStuff

Google Maps users will now be able to turn back time to see what landmarks used to look like.

CTV News   Wednesday 23 April YouTubeSD

CTV News Wednesday 23 April YouTubeSD

Wednesday, 23 April 2014 9:31 p.m. by MediaCTV

CTV News Wednesday 23 April

CTV News Wednesday 23 April

Wednesday, 23 April 2014 9:31 p.m. by MediaCTV

Christchurch rebuild hampered by government

Christchurch rebuild 'hampered by government'

Wednesday, 23 April 2014 9:26 p.m. by MediaThePress

Christchurch's recovery is "painstakingly slow" say key rebuild firms who blame local and central government for hampering progress.

Flockton flood damage - one month on

Flockton flood damage - one month on

Wednesday, 23 April 2014 4:52 p.m. by Media3News

The Easter weekend brought a heavy downpour, flooding houses in Flockton, Christchurch again.

Could rail solve Canterburys traffic woes?

Could rail solve Canterbury's traffic woes?

Wednesday, 23 April 2014 4:26 p.m. by Media3News

Environment Canterbury will vote today on whether to fund an investigation the feasibility of a passenger rail service.

Rosie Belton: Wild Blackberries

Rosie Belton: Wild Blackberries

Wednesday, 23 April 2014 12:08 p.m. by CanterburyMorningsZB

Author and Cook Rosie Belton talks to Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch about her new book Wild Blackberries..

Devil in detail for arts precinct

Devil in detail for arts precinct

Wednesday, 23 April 2014 10:51 a.m. by MediaThePress

The council's commitment to spend $127.5 million restoring the Town Hall leaves just $30.5m to build a 300-seat concert hall for the Music Centre of Christchurch, a new Court Theatre and an administration, rehearsal and storage facility for the Christchurch Symphony Orchestra (CSO).

Call for warning stickers on buildings

Call for warning stickers on buildings

Wednesday, 23 April 2014 10:47 a.m. by MediaStuff

The bill, which has passed its first reading, amends the 2004 Building Act and incorporates some of the recommendations of the Canterbury Earthquakes Royal Commission.

Warning stickers for quake-prone buildings

Warning stickers for quake-prone buildings

Wednesday, 23 April 2014 10:47 a.m. by MediaStuff

Visible warning stickers should be placed on all earthquake-prone buildings, the Canterbury District Health Board (CDHB) says.

Demolition on Victoria Apartments nears finish

Demolition on Victoria Apartments nears finish

Wednesday, 23 April 2014 12:13 a.m. by MediaStuff

The 13-storey Victoria Apartments building in central Christchurch will soon be reduced to rubble.

New Moorhouse Ave complex nears finish

New Moorhouse Ave complex nears finish

Tuesday, 22 April 2014 11:36 p.m. by MediaThePress

After the September 2010 earthquake, Kelly set about rebuilding lost buildings on the block between Selwyn and Antigua streets, where he owns more than 2 hectares of land.

What do you want from new central library?

What do you want from new central library?

Tuesday, 22 April 2014 9:38 p.m. by MediaThePress

How refreshing to be writing about an exciting new architectural design for the heart of the city. There have been precious few of them, apart from the transitional "cardboard" cathedral.

CTV News   Tuesday 22 April

CTV News Tuesday 22 April

Tuesday, 22 April 2014 8:21 p.m. by MediaCTV

Brits in push for rebuild role

Brits in push for rebuild role

Tuesday, 22 April 2014 5:00 p.m. by MediaThePress

"The UK is very keen to share knowledge and one of the things we are looking at developing is a study tour with relevant officials who will look at a range of UK projects and engage with a range of experts in terms of project management and delivery."

State housing quake repairs below target

State housing quake repairs below target

Tuesday, 22 April 2014 2:42 p.m. by MediaStuff

Repairs on Christchurch's crippled state housing stock are failing to keep pace as deadlines loom for the work.

State housing quake repairs below target

State housing quake repairs below target

Tuesday, 22 April 2014 2:42 p.m. by MediaThePress Recommended Popular

In February last year HNZ set itself a 2015 deadline to have up to 5000 tenanted properties repaired - with 2000 to be completed in the first year.

Big investment needed for affordable housing

Big investment needed for affordable housing

Tuesday, 22 April 2014 2:42 p.m. by MediaThePress

Adding 3000 affordable new homes into Christchurch's housing market will require an investment of more than $1 billion.

$1b needed for affordable homes

$1b needed for affordable homes

Tuesday, 22 April 2014 2:42 p.m. by MediaThePress

The addition of 3000 affordable new homes is one of the targets set in the Housing Accord that was agreed to last week by the council and the Government.

Arts precinct plans may need a rethink and shrink

Arts precinct plans may need a rethink and shrink

Tuesday, 22 April 2014 2:27 p.m. by MediaThePress

Plans for the Court Theatre, the Music Centre and facilities for the Christchurch Symphony Orchestra (CSO) on the block bounded by Gloucester, Armagh, New Regent and Colombo streets were being developed by the Christchurch City Council.

Christchchurch Govt gives back Arts Precinct land

Christchchurch Govt gives back Arts Precinct land

Tuesday, 22 April 2014 1:30 p.m. by Media3News

The Government is giving back some of the land it earmarked for the Performing Arts Precinct in Christchurch.

Denyse Saunders: Fashion Event

Denyse Saunders: Fashion Event

Tuesday, 22 April 2014 11:48 a.m. by CanterburyMorningsZB

Fashion Expert Denyse Saunders talks to Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch about a wonderful charity event she is putting on.