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Natural disaster recovery - parallels with Japan

Natural disaster recovery - parallels with Japan

Sunday, 30 March 2014 11:40 a.m. by MediaStuff

Three years after his wife was swept away by the huge tsunami that washed across the Tohoku region of eastern Japan, Hiroyuki Tomono still feels responsible for her death.

Chch shaken by moderate shallow quake

Chch shaken by moderate shallow quake

Sunday, 30 March 2014 11:14 a.m. by Media3News

The Christchurch area has been shaken by a shallow 4.0 magnitude earthquake this morning.

Finally, some action for elderly homeowners

Finally, some action for elderly homeowners

Saturday, 29 March 2014 11:38 a.m. by MediaStuff

Ninety-year-old Peggy Holdthuson may now get to see her childhood home repaired before she dies.

Smith wants curbs on developer tax

Smith wants curbs on developer tax

Friday, 28 March 2014 11:27 p.m. by MediaThePress

Councils are crippling housing growth because of a "fourfold" increase in development contributions, Housing Minister Nick Smith says.

Regions direction the hot question

Region's direction the hot question

Friday, 28 March 2014 11:27 p.m. by MediaThePress

Canterbury's leaders hold differing views on the recovery but appear to asking the same question – where is the region headed?

SFO clears rebuild firms

SFO clears rebuild firms

Friday, 28 March 2014 11:23 p.m. by MediaThePress

A major Serious Fraud Office (SFO) investigation into post-quake fraud in Christchurch relied on an informant whose business dealings are now the subject of a police complaint.

Building fraud informant subject of a police complaint

Building 'fraud' informant subject of a police complaint

Friday, 28 March 2014 11:23 p.m. by MediaThePress

A major Serious Fraud Office (SFO) investigation into post-quake fraud in Christchurch relied on an informant whose business dealings are now the subject of a police complaint.

Insurance disputes put sites in limbo

Insurance disputes put sites in limbo

Friday, 28 March 2014 11:22 p.m. by MediaThePress

Insurance stalemates are to blame for some of Christchurch's central city buildings remaining untouched more than three years on from the February 2011 earthquake, owners say.

CTV News   Friday 28 March

CTV News Friday 28 March

Friday, 28 March 2014 8:29 p.m. by MediaCTV

Anderton slams UK clerics call for cathedral demo

Anderton slams UK cleric's call for cathedral demo

Friday, 28 March 2014 12:53 p.m. by MediaStuff

Christ Church Cathedral restoration campaigner Jim Anderton has dismissed the Archbishop of York's calls for a demolition and rebuild as unqualified and disappointing. 

Anderton slams clerics call for demo

Anderton slams cleric's call for demo

Friday, 28 March 2014 12:53 p.m. by MediaStuff

Christ Church Cathedral restoration campaigner Jim Anderton has dismissed the Archbishop of York's calls for a demolition and rebuild as unqualified and disappointing. 

Homeowner living rough

Homeowner living rough

Friday, 28 March 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Paul Tobin's home is a shrine to his beloved Crusaders rugby team.

Homeowner living rough for three years

Homeowner living rough for three years

Friday, 28 March 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Paul Tobin's home is a shrine to his beloved Crusaders rugby team.

CTV News   Thursday 27 March

CTV News Thursday 27 March

Thursday, 27 March 2014 7:48 p.m. by MediaCTV

Two-year wait not good enough for flooded Chch suburbs

Two-year wait not good enough for flooded Chch suburbs

Thursday, 27 March 2014 5:26 p.m. by Media3News

A solution is welcome for the heavy flooding in St Albans earlier this month, but the two-year time frame isn't.

Archbishop of York backs demolishing Christchurch Cathedral

Archbishop of York backs demolishing Christchurch Cathedral

Thursday, 27 March 2014 4:51 p.m. by Media3News

The second most powerful Anglican in the world has swung in behind the local church's bid to demolish the Christchurch Cathedral.

Archbishop backs cathedral demolition

Archbishop backs cathedral demolition

Thursday, 27 March 2014 2:12 p.m. by MediaStuff

The Archbishop of York has backed the Christ Church Cathedral leadership's bid for demolition.

Christchurchs opens a space for youth

Christchurch's opens a space for youth

Thursday, 27 March 2014 1:25 p.m. by MediaCTV

Flatman makes dreams come true

Flatman makes dreams come true

Thursday, 27 March 2014 1:19 p.m. by MediaCTV

Greens: Russel and Metiria

Greens: Russel and Metiria

Thursday, 27 March 2014 12:32 p.m. by CanterburyMorningsZB

Green's Co-Leaders Metiria Turei and Russel Norman talks to newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch about local and national issues

Thousands wait for quake repairs

Thousands wait for quake repairs

Thursday, 27 March 2014 8:12 a.m. by MediaStuff

More than 800 vulnerable Canterbury earthquake claimants are still to be fully settled by insurers.

Peggy, 90, wants home fixed before dying

Peggy, 90, wants home fixed before dying

Thursday, 27 March 2014 6:47 a.m. by MediaStuff

Ninety-year-old Peggy Holdthuson has waited in limbo for three years for her cherished family home to be repaired - only to be told her insurance company had no idea her claim even existed.

Charlotte Grimshaw: Eerie city reveals its broken heart

Charlotte Grimshaw: Eerie city reveals its broken heart

Thursday, 27 March 2014 6:30 a.m. by MediaHerald

Derelict buildings are scary. I know this from experience. Years ago when I was working for a law firm in Central Auckland, I found myself between flats and accepted, without much thought, an invitation to move into an apartment on...

Top honour for designer of cardboard cathedral

Top honour for designer of cardboard cathedral

Thursday, 27 March 2014 5:15 a.m. by MediaHerald

The transitional cathedral in Christchurch - designed by Shigeru Ban - incorporated cardboard tubes in the construction.The Japanese architect Shigeru Ban, who designed the cardboard cathedral in Christchurch, has won the 2014 Pritzker...

Arts precinct size expected to change

Arts precinct size expected to change

Thursday, 27 March 2014 1:21 a.m. by MediaThePress

Changes to the size or designation of the Performing Arts Precinct are expected to be announced soon by the Christchurch Central Development Unit (CCDU).

New Brighton going it alone

New Brighton going it alone

Thursday, 27 March 2014 1:20 a.m. by MediaThePress

A new company plans to kickstart the rebuild of New Brighton using public donations because the Christchurch City Council has "no plan" for revitalising the seaside suburb.

Thousands wait for repairs

Thousands wait for repairs

Thursday, 27 March 2014 1:20 a.m. by MediaStuff

More than 800 vulnerable Canterbury earthquake claimants are still to be fully settled by insurers.

Donations cover cathedrals daily running costs

Donations cover cathedral's daily running costs

Thursday, 27 March 2014 1:11 a.m. by MediaThePress

Entry to Christchurch's Cardboard Cathedral will remain free as long as Dean Lynda Patterson is in charge, despite it costing about $600 a day to keep the building open.

CTV News   Wednesday 26 March

CTV News Wednesday 26 March

Wednesday, 26 March 2014 8:05 p.m. by MediaCTV

Shirley Intermediate School

Shirley Intermediate School

Wednesday, 26 March 2014 4:09 p.m. by MediaCTV

Hugh Pavletich: Lack of City Movement

Hugh Pavletich: Lack of City Movement

Wednesday, 26 March 2014 12:42 p.m. by CanterburyMorningsZB

Urban developer Hugh Pavletich talks to Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch about the recovery progress of the city

Bryna Lipper: Resilient Cities

Bryna Lipper: Resilient Cities

Wednesday, 26 March 2014 11:55 a.m. by CanterburyMorningsZB

Bryna Lipper the Vice President for Relationships at 100 Resilient Cities talks to Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch about why she is here visiting the city

Shigeru Ban should rebuild Christ Church Cathedral

Shigeru Ban should rebuild Christ Church Cathedral

Wednesday, 26 March 2014 11:16 a.m. by MediaThePress

Anglicans should hire Cardboard Cathedral architect Shigeru Ban to fix or replace their damaged cathedral in the square.

Insurance service tackles 80 cases

Insurance service tackles 80 cases

Wednesday, 26 March 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff Featured

Mike Coleman is promising to tone it down.

City council fees kill plan for apartments

City council fees kill plan for apartments

Wednesday, 26 March 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

A Sumner property owner has abandoned plans to build two apartments after being hit by a $72,000 fee from the Christchurch City Council.

Study aims for quake-proof building

Study aims for quake-proof building

Wednesday, 26 March 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

A University of Canterbury prototype is being subjected to simulated shaking greater than the February 2011 earthquake to help improve the safety of the city's new buildings.

Insurance help service ramps up

Insurance help service ramps up

Wednesday, 26 March 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Mike Coleman is promising to tone it down.

CTV News Tuesday 25 March

CTV News Tuesday 25 March

Tuesday, 25 March 2014 9:02 p.m. by MediaCTV

Cathedral in danger of collapse

Cathedral in danger of collapse

Tuesday, 25 March 2014 4:33 p.m. by Media3News

A new report shows the ChristChurch Cathedral could collapse completely if another major earthquake struck the region.

Shigeru Ban wins Nobel for architecture

Shigeru Ban wins 'Nobel' for architecture

Tuesday, 25 March 2014 1:49 p.m. by MediaThePress

One of architecture's most prestigious international awards has been given to the man behind Christchurch's cardboard cathedral.

Lianne Dalziel: Weekly Talk

Lianne Dalziel: Weekly Talk

Tuesday, 25 March 2014 12:32 p.m. by CanterburyMorningsZB

Christchurch City Mayor Lianne Dalziel talks to Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch about the latest happenings around town

Reid Stiven: EQC

Reid Stiven: EQC

Tuesday, 25 March 2014 12:19 p.m. by CanterburyMorningsZB

Reid Stiven from the EQC talks to Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch and takes listeners calls.

Rebuild needs to get moving

Rebuild needs to get moving

Tuesday, 25 March 2014 10:44 a.m. by MediaThePress

 

Lynched- Monday 24 March - Nicky Wagner

Lynched- Monday 24 March - Nicky Wagner

Tuesday, 25 March 2014 9:41 a.m. by ChrisLynch

Christchurch Rebuild: Dunking the doughnut theory

Christchurch Rebuild: Dunking the doughnut theory

Tuesday, 25 March 2014 5:15 a.m. by MediaHerald

Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee is up for the challenge to keep the momentum on the Christchurch rebuild going by constantly showing "flags of progress" because that "helps everybody keep buoyant".

Christchurch Rebuild: Peter Townsend: Into the swing of the rebuild

Christchurch Rebuild: Peter Townsend: Into the swing of the rebuild

Tuesday, 25 March 2014 5:15 a.m. by MediaHerald

We are starting to see the ramp up of the rebuild in Christchurch really beginning to take effect. 

Christchurch Rebuild: Dominick Stephens: Lets not go blindly into the danger phase

Christchurch Rebuild: Dominick Stephens: Let's not go blindly into the 'danger' phase

Tuesday, 25 March 2014 5:15 a.m. by MediaHerald

This rebuild is a huge task to be undertaken in a tiny economy.

Christchurch Rebuild: A city shows its resilience

Christchurch Rebuild: A city shows its resilience

Tuesday, 25 March 2014 5:15 a.m. by MediaHerald

There's talk in Christchurch about the long-term legacy of the earthquake. What would be the city's equivalent of, say, Napier's Art Deco buildings?

Christchurch Rebuild: Christchurch joins a group of the chosen

Christchurch Rebuild: Christchurch joins a group of the chosen

Tuesday, 25 March 2014 5:15 a.m. by MediaHerald

Christchurch is poised to benefit from the opportunities afforded by the "100 Resilient Cities" initiative after being chosen as one of 33 cities from 400 applicants to pilot the introduction of the network."Post-disaster, the focus...

Christchurch Rebuild: Developers working on a Xmas present for the city

Christchurch Rebuild: Developers working on a Xmas present for the city

Tuesday, 25 March 2014 5:15 a.m. by MediaHerald

Antony Gough says as a first-mover developer he will get first pick of tenants as businesses move back into Christchurch city centre.The bones of Gough's $150 million project, The Terrace, are already poking out the ground. It's...

Christchurch Rebuild: Murray Cleverley: Opportunities for investors

Christchurch Rebuild: Murray Cleverley: Opportunities for investors

Tuesday, 25 March 2014 5:15 a.m. by MediaHerald

The Canterbury earthquakes have provided an unprecedented opportunity to remake an international city.Christchurch is a world-first combination of blue skies development in an established, redeveloped region; the chance to combine...

Christchurch Rebuild: Karen Silk: Unity will build confidence

Christchurch Rebuild: Karen Silk: Unity will build confidence

Tuesday, 25 March 2014 5:15 a.m. by MediaHerald

Rebuilding Christchurch is New Zealand's biggest-ever construction job. The Government has estimated the cost at $40 billion - two thirds of which will be borne by private insurers and investors. 

Christchurch Rebuild: Second wave of staff shortages

Christchurch Rebuild: Second wave of staff shortages

Tuesday, 25 March 2014 5:15 a.m. by MediaHerald

"It's not rocket science to know that we are short of tradespeople and construction professionals in Christchurch", says Randstad general manager Penni Hlaca.

Christchurch Rebuild: Plan for coming constraints

Christchurch Rebuild: Plan for coming constraints

Tuesday, 25 March 2014 5:15 a.m. by MediaHerald

As Christchurch gets back on its feet, BNZ Canterbury and West Coast managing partner Sinead Horgan, says business owners need to prepare now for inevitable constraints.

Christchurch Rebuild: University learns from its lessons

Christchurch Rebuild: University learns from its lessons

Tuesday, 25 March 2014 5:15 a.m. by MediaHerald

Students are back in force at the University of Canterbury. Earlier this month the university announced an increase in first year enrolments. Almost 10,900 equivalent full-time students have signed up to study in 2014. The number...

Christchurch Rebuild: Dairy boom helps boost confidence

Christchurch Rebuild: Dairy boom helps boost confidence

Tuesday, 25 March 2014 5:15 a.m. by MediaHerald

ASB Bank's rural general manager Mark Heer says while investment activity in Christchurch is ramping up after a post-quake pause, things never really slowed down in the hinterland.He says although it took a long time to get under...

Christchurch Rebuild: Putting the pieces back together

Christchurch Rebuild: Putting the pieces back together

Tuesday, 25 March 2014 5:15 a.m. by MediaHerald

"This is unlike any other project we've ever done," says Michelle Creagh, Managing Director of Fletcher Earthquake Recovery. 

Christchurch Rebuild: Fred Ohlsson: From survival to opportunity

Christchurch Rebuild: Fred Ohlsson: From survival to opportunity

Tuesday, 25 March 2014 5:15 a.m. by MediaHerald

Two years ago few could have predicted that confidence among Canterbury's business community would now be at historic highs, well above the national average.At that time many business owners were on their knees. 

Christchurch Rebuild: A way of keeping in touch

Christchurch Rebuild: A way of keeping in touch

Tuesday, 25 March 2014 5:15 a.m. by MediaHerald

When it comes to information communication technology, the cultural sector is leading the way with a new Christchurch initiative exemplifying how Kiwi innovation can create inspiring new ways to digitally connect a city.

Christchurch Rebuild: The future looks bright

Christchurch Rebuild: The future looks bright

Tuesday, 25 March 2014 5:15 a.m. by MediaHerald

Don Miskell is relishing the challenges posed by delivering on the high-profile anchor projects that will underpin the Christchurch CBD's future.Miskell - general manager (planning & design) at the Christchurch Central Development...