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Migrant staff upset about redundancies

Migrant staff upset about redundancies

Wednesday, 2 July 2014 8:51 a.m. by MediaThePress

Seven migrant workers are upset after large building company Buildtech made them redundant less than half-way through their three-year contract to work in the rebuild.

Red-zone couple rush to move

Red-zone couple rush to move

Wednesday, 2 July 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Relief at leaving their abandoned street has ended with more stress for a red-zone elderly couple.

Paint problem delays bars opening

Paint problem delays bars' opening

Tuesday, 1 July 2014 10:45 p.m. by MediaThePress

Cantabrians will have to wait four to six more weeks to get three new restaurant bars following delays in the completion of the Strange's building.

Summit Road

Summit Road

Tuesday, 1 July 2014 6:41 p.m. by MediaCTV

Family live in fear of asbestos exposure

Family live in fear of asbestos exposure

Tuesday, 1 July 2014 11:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

A Christchurch family are distressed and fear for their health after their earthquake repairs may have exposed them to asbestos.

Family live in fear of asbestos exposure

Family live in fear of asbestos exposure

Tuesday, 1 July 2014 11:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

A Christchurch family are distressed and fear for their health after their earthquake repairs may have exposed them to asbestos.

Gaylene Preston: Ill walk beside you

Gaylene Preston: I'll walk beside you

Tuesday, 1 July 2014 10:06 a.m. by MediaStuff

Whos Canterburys greatest tradie?

Who's Canterbury's greatest tradie?

Tuesday, 1 July 2014 7:01 a.m. by MediaThePress Popular

The Press is on the hunt to find Canterbury's Hottest Tradie from the thousands of men and women now working in the region's construction, demolition and associated industries.

Insurance Road Block

Insurance Road Block

Monday, 30 June 2014 10:11 p.m. by MediaCTV

Lynched - Monday 30 June

Lynched - Monday 30 June

Monday, 30 June 2014 6:46 p.m. by ChrisLynch

Canterbury mental health services need ramp-up - Labour

Canterbury mental health services need ramp-up - Labour

Monday, 30 June 2014 3:52 p.m. by MediaHerald

Labour wants to ramp up mental health services in Canterbury to help people deal with the ongoing health impacts of the earthquakes and their aftermath.Labour's health spokeswoman Annette King today pledged to double the number...

Steve Hicks sorry for stress and disappointment

Steve Hicks sorry for 'stress and disappointment'

Monday, 30 June 2014 12:57 p.m. by MediaStuff

Police are investigating after a Christchurch firm went bust leaving homeowners and creditors left out of pocket.

Steve Hicks sorry for stress and disappointment

Steve Hicks sorry for 'stress and disappointment'

Monday, 30 June 2014 11:23 a.m. by MediaThePress

The man behind a Christchurch building firm which went bust, owing hundreds of thousands of dollars, has apologised to homeowners and other creditors left out of pocket.

Chch YMCAs $6m rebuild plan

Chch YMCA's $6m rebuild plan

Monday, 30 June 2014 7:42 a.m. by MediaThePress

Christchurch's YMCA is planning to build a $6 million swimming pool and squash facility, a theatre and an art venue on its Hereford St site.

Steve Hicks linked to other business

Steve Hicks linked to other business

Monday, 30 June 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

The man behind a company that left a Canterbury homeowner hundreds of thousands of dollars out of pocket started another firm.

Rebuild on a roll - survey

Rebuild on a roll - survey

Sunday, 29 June 2014 9:53 p.m. by MediaThePress

Canterbury economic activity is at its highest level, with construction starting to roll, a bank survey says.

Psychological effects of Christchurch quakes to be revealed

Psychological effects of Christchurch quakes to be revealed

Sunday, 29 June 2014 7:18 p.m. by MediaHerald

The findings of an investigation into the psychological effects of survivors of the 2010 and 2011 Christchurch earthquakes will be presented in Paris by Christchurch University researchers next month.

Quake series causes controversy

Quake series causes controversy

Sunday, 29 June 2014 4:18 p.m. by MediaStuff

They said it of Robert Sarkies' film, Out of the Blue, which dramatised the story of the Aramoana Massacre. They said it of Peter Sharp's mini-series Erebus: The Aftermath.

Forsyth Barr building eyed for new hotel

Forsyth Barr building eyed for new hotel

Sunday, 29 June 2014 10:08 a.m. by MediaThePress Popular

International and local interests are considering turning Christchurch's badly damaged former Forsyth Barr building into a hotel, as the city gears up for next year's Cricket World Cup.

Quake drama carries health warnings

Quake drama carries health warnings

Sunday, 29 June 2014 9:48 a.m. by MediaStuff

A new drama series set during the 2011 Christchurch earthquake comes with a health warning while broadcaster TV3 is fielding complaints before it even goes to air.

Paris psychology conference to hear Christchurch quakes impact

Paris psychology conference to hear Christchurch quakes' impact

Sunday, 29 June 2014 9:11 a.m. by MediaOneNews

Canterbury University researchers say the quakes are having long-term effects on health and well-being.

Paul Little: Failures of seismic proportions

Paul Little: Failures of seismic proportions

Sunday, 29 June 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaHerald

For many people in Canterbury, the earthquakes of September 2010, February 2011 and later had little or no effect. Their homes were not damaged, their incomes not affected and their families emerged unscathed.

Red zone greening project takes root in Chch

Red zone greening project takes root in Chch

Saturday, 28 June 2014 4:56 p.m. by Media3News

A project aimed at greening the Christchurch residential red zone has been launched.

Lesley Murdoch - Lee Germon

Lesley Murdoch - Lee Germon

Saturday, 28 June 2014 8:39 a.m. by CanterburyMorningsZB

Lee Germon CEO of Canterbury Cricket talks to Lesley Murdoch on the All Sport Breakfast Canterbury about the change of name and playing colours to the Canterbury T20 cricket team.

CTV News Friday 27th June

CTV News Friday 27th June

Friday, 27 June 2014 9:04 p.m. by MediaCTV

CTV News Friday 27 June

CTV News Friday 27 June

Friday, 27 June 2014 9:04 p.m. by MediaCTV

Lianne Dalziel to lecture on resilience

Lianne Dalziel to lecture on resilience

Friday, 27 June 2014 2:14 p.m. by MediaStuff

Christchurch mayor Lianne Dalziel will speak at a World Bank project in London about learning from crisis. 

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