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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.

Unveiling symbolises citys rebirth

Unveiling symbolises city's rebirth

Monday, 9 June 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

New Zealand's most famous suffragette has been "liberated" again after the Canterbury earthquakes.

Another winter of discontent

Another winter of discontent

Monday, 9 June 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Out of hospital with a clean bill of health, Peggy Holdthuson should be relaxing in her New Brighton home.

EQC cheque buoys council home repairs

EQC cheque buoys council home repairs

Monday, 9 June 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

The Christchurch City Council's social housing repair and rebuild programme has received a $15 million cash injection from the Earthquake Commission (EQC).

EQC cheque buoys council home repairs

EQC cheque buoys council home repairs

Monday, 9 June 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

The Christchurch City Council's social housing repair and rebuild programme has received a $15 million cash injection from the Earthquake Commission (EQC).

Housing NZ too slow to build in Christchurch

Housing NZ 'too slow' to build in Christchurch

Sunday, 8 June 2014 8:10 p.m. by MediaOneNews Popular

Housing New Zealand is being criticised for building and repairing quake damaged houses too slowly.

$15m allocated to fix Christchurchs social housing stock

$15m allocated to fix Christchurch's social housing stock

Sunday, 8 June 2014 7:19 p.m. by MediaHerald

The Christchurch City Council has received another $15 million to fix its social housing stock from the Earthquake Commission.

CTV News   Friday 06 June

CTV News Friday 06 June

Friday, 6 June 2014 8:29 p.m. by MediaCTV

Anchor tenant confirmed for Cashel St

Anchor tenant confirmed for Cashel St

Friday, 6 June 2014 2:10 p.m. by MediaThePress

A major office tenant is returning to the city centre with a new six-storey building.

PwC to occupy new Christchurch building

PwC to occupy new Christchurch building

Friday, 6 June 2014 10:25 a.m. by Media3News

PwC is moving back to the heart of the earthquake-ravaged Christchurch to a new "lightweight but strong" building.

Asbestos checks urged

Asbestos checks urged

Friday, 6 June 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

A Fletcher EQR contractor is calling for retrospective asbestos testing of earthquake-damaged homes repaired before mandatory checks were brought in.

Retrospective asbestos checks urged

Retrospective asbestos checks urged

Friday, 6 June 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

A Fletcher EQR contractor is calling for retrospective asbestos testing of earthquake-damaged homes repaired before mandatory checks were brought in.

Canty economy booming but costs up

Canty economy booming but costs up

Friday, 6 June 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Cantabrians face some of the biggest increases in living costs in the country.

CTV News   Thursday 05 June

CTV News Thursday 05 June

Thursday, 5 June 2014 7:52 p.m. by MediaCTV

Council seeks clarification over claims

Council seeks clarification over claims

Thursday, 5 June 2014 2:48 p.m. by MediaStuff

Christchurch City Council has joined High Court action seeking clarification over land damage claims.

Relief at last for the Flockton Basin

Relief at last for the Flockton Basin

Thursday, 5 June 2014 1:12 p.m. by Media3News Popular

The Christchurch City Council has approved a $4.3M pump station as temporary relief for Flockton Basin.

Neil Cox: Issac Theatre Royal

Neil Cox: Issac Theatre Royal

Thursday, 5 June 2014 11:56 a.m. by CanterburyMorningsZB

CEO Neil Cox talks to Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch about the date being set for the Issac Theatre Royal to reopen.

Big resurgence in NZ house-building

Big resurgence in NZ house-building

Thursday, 5 June 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaHerald

Auckland and Christchurch's rapid house-building resurgence has surprised and delighted economists as it hit the highest level since 2002.NZIER principal economist Shamubeel Eaqub said a strong recovery was coming through in the...

CTV News - Wednesday 04 June

CTV News - Wednesday 04 June

Wednesday, 4 June 2014 7:19 p.m. by MediaCTV

Outcasts fate in Supreme Court hands

Outcasts' fate in Supreme Court hands

Wednesday, 4 June 2014 3:55 p.m. by MediaStuff

The Supreme Court will decide the fate of the Quake Outcasts after the Government ruled out making revised red zone offers before the hearing.

Christchurchs Isaac Theatre Royal gets re-gilded

Christchurch's Isaac Theatre Royal gets re-gilded

Wednesday, 4 June 2014 3:47 p.m. by Media3News

Christchurch's Isaac Theatre Royal was all but demolished after the quakes and now is just five months away from reopening.

Corbel concentrating on bigger builds

Corbel concentrating on bigger builds

Wednesday, 4 June 2014 12:18 p.m. by MediaThePress

Christchurch building firm Corbel Construction is placing more emphasis on larger commercial building projects, although it is still busy with earthquake repairs and residential projects.

Building work races ahead

Building work races ahead

Wednesday, 4 June 2014 12:12 p.m. by MediaThePress

Building work boomed in the March quarter, led by home building in Canterbury.

Raf Manji and Yani Johanson

Raf Manji and Yani Johanson

Wednesday, 4 June 2014 11:10 a.m. by CanterburyMorningsZB

Councillors Raf Manji and Yani Johanson talk to Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch about the state of the council books

Is city living a tempting lifestyle?

Is city living a tempting lifestyle?

Wednesday, 4 June 2014 10:38 a.m. by MediaThePress

Would you want to live in the central city? In Christchurch, with its broken buildings, empty rubble-strewn sites, lack of parking, and rough slalom-course roads lined with orange cones? You must be joking - or so many people might suppose.

Theatre Royal sets opening date

Theatre Royal sets opening date

Wednesday, 4 June 2014 7:55 a.m. by MediaThePress

The restored Isaac Theatre Royal will reopen in central Christchurch on November 17.

No innovation precinct without quakes - Joyce

No innovation precinct without quakes - Joyce

Wednesday, 4 June 2014 7:16 a.m. by Media3News

Christchurch has one of New Zealand's deadliest disasters to thank for its new innovation precinct, says Steven Joyce.

Building giants squeeze small firms

Building giants 'squeeze' small firms

Wednesday, 4 June 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaHerald Popular

Claims about anti-competitive practices in New Zealand's plasterboard market have been added to by a former Christchurch building sector worker who says he has first-hand experience of it.

Re: Start Mall is on the move

Re: Start Mall is on the move

Wednesday, 4 June 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Workmen were last night preparing to move shipping containers in Christchurch's Re:Start mall.

CTV News   Tuesday 03 June

CTV News Tuesday 03 June

Tuesday, 3 June 2014 9:17 p.m. by MediaCTV

Red-zone demos reveal green space

Red-zone demos reveal green space

Tuesday, 3 June 2014 2:10 p.m. by MediaThePress

The Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority (Cera) has cleared 4433 properties in the red zone so far.

Vodafone commits to Chch CBD

Vodafone commits to Chch CBD

Tuesday, 3 June 2014 1:51 p.m. by MediaThePress

Christchurch is to become home to one of six high-tech ''playpens'' for start-ups worldwide in Vodafone's new South Island headquarters.

Woman charged over EQC car misuse

Woman charged over EQC car misuse

Tuesday, 3 June 2014 9:10 a.m. by MediaStuff

A 24-year-old Christchurch woman has been arrested over the alleged misuse of EQC vehicles.

Rebuild workers hired as contractors miss out

Rebuild workers hired as 'contractors' miss out

Tuesday, 3 June 2014 8:52 a.m. by MediaThePress

Hundreds of rebuild workers might be missing out on ACC cover, holiday pay, sick leave and KiwiSaver because they are hired as contractors when they should be employees.

Rebuild at a turning point

Rebuild 'at a turning point'

Tuesday, 3 June 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

The rebuild of Christchurch's CBD is finally starting to happen, city leaders and investors say.

Christchurch container mall makes way for permanent rebuild

Christchurch container mall makes way for permanent rebuild

Monday, 2 June 2014 3:43 p.m. by Media3News

Retailers at Christchurch's Re:START container mall have spent the day packing up their shops so that relocating the containers can begin tomorrow.

Theatre company moving into CBD

Theatre company moving into CBD

Sunday, 1 June 2014 11:11 p.m. by MediaThePress

An experimental theatre company is moving into the former Academy Cinema building in the Christchurch Arts Centre.

Debate over costs gap

Debate over costs gap

Sunday, 1 June 2014 11:09 p.m. by MediaThePress

In 2013 the Government put aside $2.3 billion in its budget for rebuilding Christchurch's quake-damaged horizontal infrastructure.

Battle to save cathedral far from over

Battle to save cathedral far from over

Sunday, 1 June 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress Popular

A group of Anglicans in a small Canterbury community are vowing to take the battle for Christ Church Cathedral to the court of public opinion after a judge lifted a stay on a planned demolition of the 110-year-old building.

What will our new city look like?

What will our new city look like?

Saturday, 31 May 2014 2:00 p.m. by MediaThePress

Will the new Christchurch be a mini-Melbourne or a maxi-Ashburton? Architect Peter Marshall of Warren and Mahoney tells PHILIP MATTHEWS about his vision for the city.

Future Chch: Mini-Melbourne or maxi-Ashburton?

Future Chch: Mini-Melbourne or maxi-Ashburton?

Saturday, 31 May 2014 2:00 p.m. by MediaThePress

Will the new Christchurch be a mini-Melbourne or a maxi-Ashburton? Architect Peter Marshall of Warren and Mahoney tells PHILIP MATTHEWS about his vision for the city.

EQC hassles inspire charitable song

EQC hassles inspire charitable song

Saturday, 31 May 2014 12:14 p.m. by MediaStuff

A song inspired by Cantabrians' frustrations with the Earthquake Commission has turned into a fundraising venture for charity for people in need. 

Bishopdale library repairs reviewed as costs double

Bishopdale library repairs reviewed as costs double

Saturday, 31 May 2014 12:08 a.m. by MediaStuff

Rocketing costs have forced the Christchurch City Council to rethink its plans for fixing the quake-damaged Bishopdale Community Centre and Library.

Bishopdale library repair costs double

Bishopdale library repair costs double

Saturday, 31 May 2014 12:08 a.m. by MediaStuff

Rocketing costs have forced the Christchurch City Council to rethink its plans for fixing the quake-damaged Bishopdale Community Centre and Library.

Rebuild paying own way - leaders

Rebuild paying own way - leaders

Saturday, 31 May 2014 12:05 a.m. by MediaThePress

Christchurch leaders say it is a nonsense that Canterbury is guzzling funds from the Government and taxpayer for the rebuild.

ChristChurch Cathedral to be deconstructed

ChristChurch Cathedral to be deconstructed

Friday, 30 May 2014 3:40 p.m. by MediaHerald Popular

An order preventing deconstruction of ChristChurch Cathedral has just been lifted by the High Court.

Green light for cathedral deconstruction

Green light for cathedral deconstruction

Friday, 30 May 2014 2:58 p.m. by Media3News

A High Court ruling has cleared the way for demolition of the Christchurch Cathedral.

Record number of home consents

Record number of home consents

Friday, 30 May 2014 1:35 p.m. by MediaThePress

More new homes are being approved for Christchurch than at any time on record, as the rebuild gathers pace.

Gerry Brownlee: Asbestos management the best

Gerry Brownlee: Asbestos management 'the best'

Friday, 30 May 2014 10:58 a.m. by MediaThePress

Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee says the Canterbury Home Repair Programme (CHRP) is "one of the best examples of asbestos investigation and management in New Zealand".

Asbestos risk unresolved

Asbestos risk unresolved

Friday, 30 May 2014 8:22 a.m. by MediaThePress

Authorities dealing with Christchurch's rebuild were still discussing the best way to handle asbestos in quake-damaged homes in late 2012, documents show.