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Labour pledges to fix Chch housing crisis

Labour pledges to fix Chch housing crisis

Friday, 27 June 2014 12:56 p.m. by MediaThePress

A Labour government would build 100 ''high-quality, modular'' houses in Christchurch in its first four months, and have a further 300 Kiwibuild homes ready within six months.

Labour plans emergency housing in Christchurch

Labour plans emergency housing in Christchurch

Friday, 27 June 2014 12:27 p.m. by Media3News

A Labour-led Government would build 400 homes in Christchurch within its first six months of office.

Phil Twyford: Housing announcement

Phil Twyford: Housing announcement

Friday, 27 June 2014 11:10 a.m. by CanterburyMorningsZB

Labour's Housing Spokesperson Phil Twyford talks to Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch about the housing announcement today

Builders warn of looming skills shortage

Builders warn of looming skills shortage

Friday, 27 June 2014 9:42 a.m. by Media3News

Hundreds of builders are in Hamilton for the Certified Builders Conference and Expo.

Central Christchurch building owner fights insurer

Central Christchurch building owner fights insurer

Thursday, 26 June 2014 11:24 p.m. by MediaThePress

Nigel Ross wants his building back.

Mayor pleads for safer buildings sooner

Mayor pleads for safer buildings sooner

Thursday, 26 June 2014 11:24 p.m. by MediaStuff

Christchurch earthquake victims will have died in vain if building safety improvement laws are not fast-tracked, Mayor Lianne Dalziel says.

Christchurch Triangle Development

Christchurch Triangle Development

Thursday, 26 June 2014 8:39 p.m. by MediaCTV

$1 Auction

$1 Auction

Thursday, 26 June 2014 8:38 p.m. by MediaCTV

Christchurch $1 reserve house goes to auction

Christchurch $1 reserve house goes to auction

Thursday, 26 June 2014 6:43 p.m. by Media3News

They let their insurance policy lapse just prior to the earthquakes, so they walked away from their $500,000 property with just $80,000.

Tradie wages not matching living costs

Tradie wages not matching living costs

Thursday, 26 June 2014 4:19 p.m. by MediaThePress

The Christchurch rebuild has attracted many tradies, but wages are not keeping up with high living costs.

Landlord convicted of fake EQC claims

Landlord convicted of fake EQC claims

Thursday, 26 June 2014 3:40 p.m. by MediaStuff

A Christchurch landlord has been convicted on 34 charges involving false claims to the Earthquake Commission for emergency quake repairs.

Red-zoned house up for $1 auction tonight

Red-zoned house up for $1 auction tonight

Thursday, 26 June 2014 1:30 p.m. by Media3News

A quake-damaged house will go under the hammer with a $1 dollar reserve today as part of a charity auction.

Rockfall mitigation a vain hope

Rockfall mitigation a 'vain hope'

Thursday, 26 June 2014 12:09 p.m. by MediaStuff

A new report on mitigating rockfall risk on the Port Hills confirms it is feasible in five areas but not financially viable.

Stressed pilot made unsafe foggy landing

'Stressed' pilot made unsafe foggy landing

Thursday, 26 June 2014 11:20 a.m. by MediaStuff

A Christchurch pilot stressed by aftershocks completed an unsafe landing in fog where he first saw the runway when he was just 30 metres above it.

Quake stress affected flying - captain

Quake stress affected flying - captain

Thursday, 26 June 2014 10:19 a.m. by Media3News

An Air NZ captain says stress from the Christchurch quakes is partly to blame for failing to follow procedure.

Bars, restaurants and a bank coming to CBD

Bars, restaurants and a bank coming to CBD

Thursday, 26 June 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Plans for a gleaming glass building returning hundreds of workers to central Christchurch have been hailed as a major boost for the city.

CTV News   Wednesday 25 June

CTV News Wednesday 25 June

Wednesday, 25 June 2014 6:42 p.m. by MediaCTV

Energy company billing demolished house

Energy company billing demolished house

Wednesday, 25 June 2014 6:26 p.m. by MediaStuff

Contact Energy has been billing a Christchurch couple for a house that does not exist.

New complex confirmed for Triangle site

New complex confirmed for Triangle site

Wednesday, 25 June 2014 1:07 p.m. by MediaThePress

New Christchurch has come a big step closer.

Christchurch CBD gets new quake-resistant building

Christchurch CBD gets new quake-resistant building

Wednesday, 25 June 2014 12:57 p.m. by MediaOneNews

Construction is starting on the new retail building in August.

Chris Hutching: Rate Rise

Chris Hutching: Rate Rise

Wednesday, 25 June 2014 11:31 a.m. by CanterburyMorningsZB

NBR Journalist Chris Hutching talks to Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch about what he thinks about the expected rate rise for the city 

Are we fixated with a quarter-acre dream?

Are we fixated with a quarter-acre dream?

Wednesday, 25 June 2014 9:50 a.m. by MediaThePress

 It's great to meet positive people; their energy and enthusiasm rubs off. That is especially the case in Christchurch, a city where it is far too easy to get weighed down by seemingly intractable problems, of which there are many.

Architect warns of doughnut city risk

Architect warns of 'doughnut city' risk

Tuesday, 24 June 2014 11:07 p.m. by MediaThePress

Christchurch risks becoming a "doughnut city" with an empty hole in the middle if more is not done to encourage businesses and residents back into the city centre, a visiting housing consultant says.

CERA Stress

CERA Stress

Tuesday, 24 June 2014 8:00 p.m. by MediaCTV

Labour Buy Out Announcement

Labour Buy Out Announcement

Tuesday, 24 June 2014 7:45 p.m. by MediaCTV

Christchurch Earthquake Bravery Awards

Christchurch Earthquake Bravery Awards

Tuesday, 24 June 2014 7:44 p.m. by MediaCTV

Blueprint Update

Blueprint Update

Tuesday, 24 June 2014 7:41 p.m. by MediaCTV

Centennial Togs

Centennial Togs

Tuesday, 24 June 2014 7:41 p.m. by MediaCTV

Southern Response claimants still in limbo

Southern Response claimants still in limbo

Tuesday, 24 June 2014 4:58 p.m. by Media3News

Claimant Ali Jones and her family had hoped their next move would be to their rebuilt home, but instead it is to another rental in another suburb.

Bus interchange on verge of construction

Bus interchange on verge of construction

Tuesday, 24 June 2014 2:33 p.m. by MediaThePress

Construction on Christchurch's new $53 million bus interchange is a step closer after contractors took control of the site today. 

Council confident it will regain accreditation

Council confident it will regain accreditation

Monday, 23 June 2014 11:35 p.m. by MediaThePress

Officials gearing up for International Accreditation New Zealand's (Ianz) audit of the Christchurch City Council's building control unit are confident they are on track to regain accreditation.

Red-zone promise reckless - Brownlee

Red-zone promise 'reckless' - Brownlee

Monday, 23 June 2014 11:35 p.m. by MediaStuff

Labour will commit nearly $25 million for full buyout offers across the red zone if it gains power at the election.

CTV News   Monday 23 June

CTV News Monday 23 June

Monday, 23 June 2014 8:19 p.m. by MediaCTV

Labour Govt will ensure 100 per cent buy-out of quake-hit homes

Labour Govt will ensure 100 per cent buy-out of quake-hit homes

Monday, 23 June 2014 11:47 a.m. by MediaHerald

A Labour government will ensure that all owners of red-zoned properties in Canterbury receive a buy-out offer of 100 per cent of the 2007 rateable value of their land, says Labour's Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Spokesperson Ruth...

Labour pledges red zone buy-out in Canterbury

Labour pledges red zone buy-out in Canterbury

Monday, 23 June 2014 10:29 a.m. by Media3News

Labour is promising the owners of all red-zoned properties in Canterbury a buy-out offer of 100 percent.

Bus overhaul urgently needed

Bus overhaul urgently needed

Monday, 23 June 2014 9:54 a.m. by MediaThePress

Labour promises to buy quake-damaged land

Labour promises to buy quake-damaged land

Monday, 23 June 2014 9:00 a.m. by Media3News

A Labour-led Government will buy Christchurch's uninsured red-zoned land at 100 percent of its value.

Bravery awards for doctors who amputated mans legs in PGC building

Bravery awards for doctors who amputated man's legs in PGC building

Monday, 23 June 2014 7:24 a.m. by MediaOneNews

Two doctors will today receive the New Zealand Bravery Decoration.

Policemen: we were just doing our jobs

Policemen: we were just doing our jobs

Monday, 23 June 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

A group of police officers first on the scene of the collapsed Canterbury Television building are "humbled and embarrassed" to receive bravery awards for their actions on the day of the February 2011 earthquake.

Humble heroes honoured

Humble heroes honoured

Monday, 23 June 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

It may have been luck that brought two doctors, a police officer and a firefighter to Brian Coker as he lay trapped in a collapsed building, but it was their team effort that saved his life, his rescuers say.  

Excitement at CBD return

Excitement at CBD return

Monday, 23 June 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Dean Palmer remembers the building shaking. The noise of breaking glass was deafening.

Awards recognition for quake rescuers who risked their lives

Awards recognition for quake rescuers who risked their lives

Monday, 23 June 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

The actions of those people who risked their own lives to help the injured and trapped after the February 22, 2011, earthquake have been recognised with New Zealand bravery awards. Today, The Press joins in honouring their heroism. 

Heroes of Christchurch quake recognised

Heroes of Christchurch quake recognised

Monday, 23 June 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaHerald

In the aftermath of the devastating February 2011 Canterbury earthquakes, remarkable feats of bravery emerged.

CTV NEWS WEEK IN REVIEW - Saturday 21 June

CTV NEWS WEEK IN REVIEW - Saturday 21 June

Friday, 20 June 2014 5:32 p.m. by MediaCTV

Quake heroes honoured in special awards

Quake heroes honoured in special awards

Friday, 20 June 2014 5:23 p.m. by Media3News

The heroes of Christchurch's most devastating quake have finally been recognised for their outstanding bravery.

Campaign to attract anchor project investment

Campaign to attract anchor project investment

Friday, 20 June 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

More than $50 million in private-sector investment is being sought for major anchor projects in Christchurch’s city centre.

ChCh rebuild helping to drive national growth

ChCh rebuild helping to drive national growth

Friday, 20 June 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

The Christchurch rebuild is clearly playing a large part in driving the country's economic growth, the latest economic data shows.

Campaign to attract anchor project investment

Campaign to attract anchor project investment

Friday, 20 June 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

More than $50 million in private-sector investment is being sought for major anchor projects in Christchurch’s city centre.

Pool protesters make a fashion statement

Pool protesters make a fashion statement

Friday, 20 June 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Swimsuits have been hung on the fence around the Centennial Pool by campaigners against the complex's demolition.

ChCh rebuild helping to drive national growth

ChCh rebuild helping to drive national growth

Friday, 20 June 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

The Christchurch rebuild is clearly playing a large part in driving the country's economic growth, the latest economic data shows.

Chch rebuild helping drive national growth

Chch rebuild helping drive national growth

Friday, 20 June 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

The Christchurch rebuild is clearly playing a large part in driving the country's economic growth, the latest economic data shows.

Chch rebuild helping drive national growth

Chch rebuild helping drive national growth

Friday, 20 June 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

The Christchurch rebuild is clearly playing a large part in driving the country's economic growth, the latest economic data shows.

Housing New Zealand

Housing New Zealand

Thursday, 19 June 2014 9:07 p.m. by MediaCTV

CTV News   Thursday 19 June

CTV News Thursday 19 June

Thursday, 19 June 2014 8:30 p.m. by MediaCTV

Brownlee uses quake powers to fast-track Lyttelton Port rebuild

Brownlee uses quake powers to fast-track Lyttelton Port rebuild

Thursday, 19 June 2014 2:22 p.m. by MediaHerald

Repairs at Lyttelton Port Co, Christchurch's ocean trade hub which was damaged in the 2010 and 2011 Canterbury earthquakes, are to be fast-tracked by Canterbury earthquake recovery minister Gerry Brownlee.Using powers under...

Lyttelton Port recovery to be fast-tracked

Lyttelton Port recovery to be fast-tracked

Thursday, 19 June 2014 1:41 p.m. by MediaThePress

Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee will use his extraordinary earthquake powers to fast-track the redevelopment of the badly damaged Lyttelton Port.

Felix Marwaick Chief Political Reporter

Felix Marwaick Chief Political Reporter

Thursday, 19 June 2014 1:05 p.m. by CanterburyMorningsZB

Chief Political Report Felix Marwick talks to Newstalk ZB's Russell Cryer about David Cunliffe's letter endorsing Chinese businessman Donghua Liu

Messy Gap Filler site should go

'Messy' Gap Filler site should go

Thursday, 19 June 2014 11:36 a.m. by MediaThePress

Gap Filler is a "backward" organisation that should be forced off the former Crowne Plaza Hotel site, Christchurch City Council has been told.

Battered CBD still offers family fun

Battered CBD still offers family fun

Thursday, 19 June 2014 11:25 a.m. by MediaStuff