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Pop-ups could save the CBD

Pop-ups could save the CBD

Monday, 16 June 2014 11:07 a.m. by MediaThePress

Pop-up restaurants should be part of a more vibrant visitor experience within and around the still empty Cathedral Square, Christchurch and Canterbury Tourism boss Tim Hunter says.

Crusader positive about city rebuild

Crusader positive about city rebuild

Monday, 16 June 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

I've never met anyone so positive about Christchurch and the rebuild.

Spending 30 minutes with Andy Ellis

Spending 30 minutes with Andy Ellis

Monday, 16 June 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

I've never met anyone so positive about Christchurch and the rebuild.

Life in a container house

Life in a container house

Saturday, 14 June 2014 6:00 p.m. by MediaThePress

It may have taken the quakes to make us look anew at the versatility of the shipping container, but some have long recognised the big boxes' potential for more than moving goods. Ady Shannon looks at life inside a container home.

Christchurch donates to bike library

Christchurch donates to 'bike library'

Saturday, 14 June 2014 4:51 p.m. by Media3News

Residents are being urged to donate their old cycles, to be fixed and restored for a bike library.

Lesley Murdoch - Andy Ellis

Lesley Murdoch - Andy Ellis

Saturday, 14 June 2014 8:34 a.m. by CanterburyMorningsZB

Lesley Murdoch talks to Crusader half back Andy Ellis about the All Blacks against England and the Crusaders England match on Tuesday night.

SCIRT bosses juggling act

SCIRT bosses juggling act

Saturday, 14 June 2014 8:33 a.m. by MediaThePress

It's one of the least sexy words in the rebuild lexicon. Infrastructure. BECK ELEVEN talks to Duncan Gibb of SCIRT, the man in charge of managing the city's pipes, roads and drainage, and learns it's all about people.

SCIRT boss juggling act

SCIRT boss' juggling act

Saturday, 14 June 2014 8:33 a.m. by MediaThePress

It's one of the least sexy words in the rebuild lexicon. Infrastructure. BECK ELEVEN talks to Duncan Gibb of SCIRT, the man in charge of managing the city's pipes, roads and drainage, and learns it's all about people.

Video captures Re:Start Malls move

Video captures Re:Start Mall's move

Friday, 13 June 2014 5:30 p.m. by MediaThePress

It took 75 crane lifts to move more than 100 Re:Start Mall containers, but sleep-deprived contractors made it happen within 10 days.

Video: Timelapse shows container malls journey

Video: Timelapse shows container mall's journey

Friday, 13 June 2014 12:44 p.m. by Media3News

Christchurch's iconic container mall has reopened its doors after an expensive relocation.

Landlord denies fake quake-repair claims

Landlord denies fake quake-repair claims

Friday, 13 June 2014 12:40 p.m. by MediaStuff

A Christchurch landlord has denied filing false invoices for earthquake repairs, claiming she paid for work in cash.

Gerry Brownlee: In studio

Gerry Brownlee: In studio

Friday, 13 June 2014 12:17 p.m. by CanterburyMorningsZB

Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee joins Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch in studio to talk about the latest happening around town as well as taking calls

Music centre kick-starts arts precinct

Music centre kick-starts arts precinct

Friday, 13 June 2014 6:44 a.m. by MediaThePress

Christchurch's performing arts precinct has been kick-started with the Government committing to buying more land for the project and promising a vibrant arts community in the heart of the city.

Cera has enormous public relations team

Cera has enormous public relations team

Friday, 13 June 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

The Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority (Cera) has the highest proportion of communications staff of any other Government department.

Roger Sutton looks back on three Cera years

Roger Sutton looks back on three Cera years

Friday, 13 June 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Roger Sutton does not see himself as Canterbury's earthquake boss after 2016.

Chapel on the road again

Chapel on the road again

Friday, 13 June 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

The Christchurch City Mission's historic chapel negotiated its way through city traffic to a new home yesterday. 

Ceras level of comms staff under the spotlight

Cera's level of comms staff under the spotlight

Friday, 13 June 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

The Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority (Cera) has the highest proportion of communications staff of any other Government department.

Sutton looks back on achievements at Cera

Sutton looks back on achievements at Cera

Friday, 13 June 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Roger Sutton does not see himself as Canterbury's earthquake boss after 2016.

$1 reserve for red-zone house auction

$1 reserve for red-zone house auction

Friday, 13 June 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

A Christchurch couple will auction their uninsured red-zoned home with a $1 reserve to help recoup costs after being left financially devastated by the city's earthquakes.

Three years since earthquake reminder

Three years since earthquake reminder

Thursday, 12 June 2014 11:10 p.m. by MediaStuff

Three years ago today, earthquake-rattled Christchurch residents were given a terrifying reminder of what happens when the ground beneath the city rumbles.

CTV News   Friday 12 June

CTV News Friday 12 June

Thursday, 12 June 2014 7:41 p.m. by MediaCTV

Quake-proofing New Zealand – should everyone pay the bill?

Quake-proofing New Zealand – should everyone pay the bill?

Thursday, 12 June 2014 5:55 p.m. by Media3News

At what stage does earthquake strengthening become so costly, it's too much to ask?

Music centre to kick off arts precinct

Music centre to kick off arts precinct

Thursday, 12 June 2014 2:20 p.m. by MediaThePress

Construction of Christchurch's music centre will start before the end of the year, the Government has announced.

Govt may raise rebuild contribution to $20b

Govt may raise rebuild contribution to $20b

Thursday, 12 June 2014 12:57 p.m. by MediaThePress

The Government's contribution to the rebuild of Christchurch was likely to end up as high as $20 billion, Prime Minister John Key says.

Music centre another piece of Christchurch arts puzzle

Music centre another piece of Christchurch arts puzzle

Thursday, 12 June 2014 12:52 p.m. by Media3News

A $12.5 million music centre will be built alongside Christchurch's Isaac Theatre Royal.

Kiwi hairdresser on charity world tour

Kiwi hairdresser on charity world tour

Thursday, 12 June 2014 11:38 a.m. by Media3News

A Kiwi hairdresser is in Brazil cutting hair at the FIFA World Cup.

Megan Woods: Transport Plans

Megan Woods: Transport Plans

Thursday, 12 June 2014 11:23 a.m. by CanterburyMorningsZB

Labour's  Megan Woods talks to newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch about the delay in the Transport plan.

John Cowan: Raising kids

John Cowan: Raising kids

Thursday, 12 June 2014 11:17 a.m. by CanterburyMorningsZB

John Cowan from The Parenting Place talks to Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch about the latest news of younger people getting in trouble. 

Christchurch residents urged not to burn waste

Christchurch residents urged not to burn waste

Thursday, 12 June 2014 8:20 a.m. by Media3News

If you burn demolition waste from the Christchurch rebuild, people will get sick.

Labour blaming Government over Christchurch delays

Labour blaming Government over Christchurch delays

Thursday, 12 June 2014 4:54 a.m. by Media3News

Labour is blaming the Government for delays in the implementation of Christchurch's post-quake transport plan.

Flooding Update

Flooding Update

Wednesday, 11 June 2014 11:20 p.m. by MediaCTV

Ferrymead Bridge

Ferrymead Bridge

Wednesday, 11 June 2014 11:15 p.m. by MediaCTV

Save Centennial

Save Centennial

Wednesday, 11 June 2014 11:14 p.m. by MediaCTV

Key tipped to deliver on arts precinct

Key tipped to deliver on arts precinct

Wednesday, 11 June 2014 10:44 p.m. by MediaThePress

Prime Minister John Key is expected to announce positive news about the future of Christchurch's performing arts precinct during a visit to the city today.

CTV News   Wednesday 11 June

CTV News Wednesday 11 June

Wednesday, 11 June 2014 8:55 p.m. by MediaCTV

Expert shows court fake invoice theory

Expert shows court fake invoice theory

Wednesday, 11 June 2014 3:49 p.m. by MediaStuff

A police computer expert has shown a court how he believes false invoices for earthquake repair work were created by a Christchurch landlord.

Red-zone houses can be re-used

Red-zone houses can be re-used

Wednesday, 11 June 2014 2:19 p.m. by MediaThePress

Abandoned, forlorn and almost, but not quite, forgotten: The fate of hundreds of Christchurch's red-zone homes hangs in the balance.

Clayton Cosgrove: Waimak Floods

Clayton Cosgrove: Waimak Floods

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

Labour list MP Clayton Cosgrove talks to Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch about the state of the Waimakariri region after the floods over the last 24 hours

End Christchurchs insurance ransom

End Christchurch's insurance 'ransom'

Wednesday, 11 June 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Three years on from the Christchurch earthquakes, we asked readers what one thing they would fix about the city now. says insurance companies need to up their game. 

Housing Crisis

Housing Crisis

Wednesday, 11 June 2014 1:12 a.m. by MediaCTV

Flockton Pumps

Flockton Pumps

Wednesday, 11 June 2014 1:09 a.m. by MediaCTV

Rangiora Flooding

Rangiora Flooding

Wednesday, 11 June 2014 1:08 a.m. by MediaCTV

CTV News   Tuesday 10 June

CTV News Tuesday 10 June

Tuesday, 10 June 2014 10:37 p.m. by MediaCTV

Rebuild spend in $10b blowout

Rebuild spend in $10b blowout

Tuesday, 10 June 2014 10:12 p.m. by MediaThePress

The total spend for the earthquake rebuild could grow to $50 billion, another $10b above the official estimate, says Canterbury Employers' Chamber of Commerce boss Peter Townsend.

Centennial Pool complex coming down

Centennial Pool complex coming down

Tuesday, 10 June 2014 2:30 p.m. by MediaThePress

Demolition of the Centennial Pool complex will begin next week in order to make way for a new playground.

Go West, Christchurch CBD

Go West, Christchurch CBD

Tuesday, 10 June 2014 2:00 p.m. by MediaStuff

Labour defends Earthquake Court proposal

Labour defends Earthquake Court proposal

Tuesday, 10 June 2014 12:40 p.m. by Media3News

Labour is defending its election promise to set up an Earthquake Court in Christchurch against criticism.

Mayor Lianne Dalziel: Weekly Chat

Mayor Lianne Dalziel: Weekly Chat

Tuesday, 10 June 2014 11:10 a.m. by CanterburyMorningsZB

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

Body Modification

Body Modification

Monday, 9 June 2014 10:06 p.m. by MediaCTV

Labour Announcement

Labour Announcement

Monday, 9 June 2014 10:03 p.m. by MediaCTV

Rebuild to be slower and flatter, survey finds

Rebuild to be slower and flatter, survey finds

Monday, 9 June 2014 9:27 p.m. by MediaThePress

The Canterbury rebuild will be "longer, slower and flatter", with the peak now a year later in 2016, according to a new confidence survey.

Lynched - Monday 9th June

Lynched - Monday 9th June

Monday, 9 June 2014 8:02 p.m. by ChrisLynch

CTV News   Monday 09 June

CTV News Monday 09 June

Monday, 9 June 2014 7:14 p.m. by MediaCTV

National: Labours quake court poorly considered

National: Labour's quake court poorly considered

Monday, 9 June 2014 3:41 p.m. by Media3News

National says Labour's earthquake plans only show that the party is poorly briefed and confused about how to respond to Canterbury's recovery.

Landlord denies faking quake claims

Landlord denies faking quake claims

Monday, 9 June 2014 11:54 a.m. by MediaStuff

A Christchurch landlord is disputing allegations she created or edited documents to put in false invoices for emergency earthquake repair work on her properties.

David Cunliffe: Christchurch Repairs

David Cunliffe: Christchurch Repairs

Monday, 9 June 2014 11:15 a.m. by CanterburyMorningsZB

Labour Leader David Cunliffe talks to Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch about the announcement from the party to set up a special Earthquake Court.

Nearly 400 new hotel rooms for Christchurch

Nearly 400 new hotel rooms for Christchurch

Monday, 9 June 2014 10:29 a.m. by MediaThePress

Significant new hotel projects are underway which could add about 395 rooms to Christchurch's visitor accommodation in the next 18 months.

Labour promises quake Court and flooding work

Labour promises quake Court and flooding work

Monday, 9 June 2014 9:29 a.m. by MediaStuff

Labour says it will send in army engineers to get flood protection work done in Christchurch if that's what it takes to fix the problem.

Labour proposes earthquake court for Christchurch

Labour proposes 'earthquake court' for Christchurch

Monday, 9 June 2014 6:52 a.m. by Media3News

Gerry Brownlee says Labour's policies to help Canterbury show how little David Cunliffe knows about Christchurch.