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Vodafone tipped as innovation anchor tenant

Vodafone tipped as innovation anchor tenant

Thursday, 29 May 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Telecommunications giant Vodafone is likely to become the anchor tenant of Christchurch's innovation precinct.

Labour criticises asbestos records

Labour criticises asbestos records

Thursday, 29 May 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

The Labour Party has accused the Earthquake Commission of keeping poor records about asbestos found in quake-damaged homes.

Evidence vital in drainage cases

Evidence vital in drainage cases

Thursday, 29 May 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Christchurch homeowners who fell foul of Alligator Drainage Ltd may have some relief in sight.

Asbestos risk `was known a year ago

Asbestos risk `was known a year ago'

Thursday, 29 May 2014 4:37 a.m. by Media3News

The Government knew a year ago that there were problems with asbestos exposure in Christchurch's quake-damaged houses, Labour says.

CTV News   Wednesday 28 May

CTV News Wednesday 28 May

Wednesday, 28 May 2014 6:37 p.m. by MediaCTV

New development opens in Christchurch

New development opens in Christchurch

Wednesday, 28 May 2014 4:28 p.m. by Media3News

A major new subdivision has officially opened in Kaiapoi, one of several developments planned for the growing district.

Christchurch housing at pre-quake numbers by 2016

Christchurch housing at pre-quake numbers by 2016

Wednesday, 28 May 2014 2:51 p.m. by Media3News

The Government expects housing stock in Christchurch to reach pre-quake levels by 2016.

Pre-quake housing levels by 2016

Pre-quake housing levels by 2016

Wednesday, 28 May 2014 2:16 p.m. by MediaThePress

Housing stock in Christchurch will return to pre-earthquake levels by 2016, the Government says.

Firm fined $30k for dumping quake waste

Firm fined $30k for dumping quake waste

Wednesday, 28 May 2014 1:25 p.m. by MediaStuff

A Canterbury company has been fined nearly $30,000 for illegally dumping earthquake waste.

Alistair Humphrey: Asbestos

Alistair Humphrey: Asbestos

Wednesday, 28 May 2014 11:09 a.m. by CanterburyMorningsZB

Canterbury Medical Officer of Health Alistair Humphrey talks to Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch about workers possibly being exposed to asbestos.

Does Christchurch need an anti-ugly day

Does Christchurch need an 'anti-ugly day'

Wednesday, 28 May 2014 9:20 a.m. by MediaThePress

Flashing past the train in Germany the advertising sign caught my eye. "Mach was gegen Hsslich!" "Do something about ugliness." It showed brightly painted steps surrounded by grey concrete.

Concrete dust big threat to rebuild workers

Concrete dust big threat to rebuild workers

Wednesday, 28 May 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Workers in the Christchurch rebuild are breathing in quantities of toxic concrete dust which could be a "bigger issue than asbestos," experts say.

CTV News Tuesday 27 May

CTV News Tuesday 27 May

Tuesday, 27 May 2014 9:30 p.m. by MediaCTV

Broken CBD could turn off rebuild workers

'Broken CBD' could turn off rebuild workers

Tuesday, 27 May 2014 12:08 p.m. by MediaThePress

A big risk to Canterbury's economic growth is any crisis of confidence in the central Christchurch rebuild, Canterbury Development Corporation chief executive Tom Hooper says.

Mayor Lianne Dalziel: City Issues

Mayor Lianne Dalziel: City Issues

Tuesday, 27 May 2014 11:37 a.m. by CanterburyMorningsZB

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

Funding sought for Christchurch art projects

Funding sought for Christchurch art projects

Tuesday, 27 May 2014 9:21 a.m. by Media3News

Quake-damaged Christchurch is still a city of spaces, and its inhabitants are trying to find new ways to fill the gaps.

PM John Key: Christchurch

PM John Key: Christchurch

Tuesday, 27 May 2014 9:16 a.m. by CanterburyMorningsZB

Prime Minister John Key talks to Newstalks ZB's Chris Lynch about issues affecting Cantabrians

Fletcher investigated over asbestos

Fletcher investigated over asbestos

Tuesday, 27 May 2014 8:44 a.m. by MediaThePress

Fletcher Construction is being investigated for its handling of asbestos during Christchurch's earthquake rebuild.

Christchurch bars bounce back after quake

Christchurch bars bounce back after quake

Tuesday, 27 May 2014 7:18 a.m. by Media3News

The heart of Christchurch is alive with bars, clubs and cafes, according to new research.

Job subsidy could be problematic

Job subsidy could be problematic

Monday, 26 May 2014 9:44 p.m. by MediaThePress

In his 2013 Budget speech, Finance Minister Bill English said the Government's contribution to the Christchurch rebuild would be $15.2 billion.

Lynched   Monday 26 May Roger Sutton

Lynched Monday 26 May Roger Sutton

Monday, 26 May 2014 8:53 p.m. by ChrisLynch Popular

CTV News   Monday 26

CTV News Monday 26

Monday, 26 May 2014 8:11 p.m. by MediaCTV

Christchurch needs smarter rebuild

Christchurch needs 'smarter' rebuild

Monday, 26 May 2014 1:00 p.m. by MediaThePress

Christchurch's homes need to be rebuilt ''smarter'' with insulation and clean-heating devices, the Green Party says.

Greens housing policy targets quake homes

Greens' housing policy targets quake homes

Monday, 26 May 2014 9:15 a.m. by Media3News

The Greens will invest more than $300 million in warming up New Zealand homes, with a focus on Christchurch.

Repair work at peak

Repair work at peak

Sunday, 25 May 2014 5:00 p.m. by MediaThePress

Infrastructure repair work has hit its peak in central Christchurch.

Staples in $45m deal to build city homes

Staples in $45m deal to build city homes

Sunday, 25 May 2014 5:00 p.m. by MediaThePress

Earthquake Commission critic Bryan Staples is entering the residential construction game after securing a $45 million joint venture with a Chinese firm.

Asbestos complaints rocketing

Asbestos complaints rocketing

Sunday, 25 May 2014 5:00 p.m. by MediaThePress

Workers complaining of asbestos exposure in Canterbury have increased by 350 per cent following the Christchurch earthquakes.

Owners of rockfall property fight back

Owners of rockfall property fight back

Sunday, 25 May 2014 5:00 p.m. by MediaStuff

A Christchurch couple who failed to convince a judge their rockfall-threatened home was an insurance writeoff are heading back to court in a bid to help save others from the same fate.

Infrastructure repair work hits its peak

Infrastructure repair work hits its peak

Sunday, 25 May 2014 5:00 p.m. by MediaThePress

Christchurch Transport Operations Centre (CTOC) Ryan Cooney said a push for infrastructure repairs in the CBD was nearing its end.

Bid to save IRD building

Bid to save IRD building

Sunday, 25 May 2014 5:00 p.m. by MediaThePress

Two central city buildings might be spared from the wrecker's ball and converted into apartments or retail space.

CTV News   Friday 23 May

CTV News Friday 23 May

Friday, 23 May 2014 8:28 p.m. by MediaCTV

1500 new homes for north Canterbury

1500 new homes for north Canterbury

Friday, 23 May 2014 1:54 a.m. by MediaThePress Popular

Fast-growing North Canterbury is to get another major population boost with the launch of the 1500-section Ravenswood Village near Woodend.

Cash flows as rebuild moves into construction

Cash flows as rebuild moves into construction

Thursday, 22 May 2014 8:52 p.m. by MediaThePress

Steve Wakefield, of the accountancy and financial services firm Deloitte, surveys the progress of the Christchurch rebuild.

Cash flows as rebuild moves into construction phase

Cash flows as rebuild moves into construction phase

Thursday, 22 May 2014 8:52 p.m. by MediaThePress

It's against this backdrop that last week's Budget was announced, providing an additional $50 million of operating funding over the next two years for the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority and bringing the Government's spending and commitments to rebuilding greater Christchurch to $15.4 billion.

Call for action on Lichfield car park

Call for action on Lichfield car park

Thursday, 22 May 2014 8:41 p.m. by MediaThePress

The Christchurch City Council has set a precedent with car parking in the CBD but there's another major stalemate that needs solving, a retail precinct landowner says.

CTV News   Thursday 22 May

CTV News Thursday 22 May

Thursday, 22 May 2014 7:54 p.m. by MediaCTV

Landowners urge more parking deals

Landowners urge more parking deals

Thursday, 22 May 2014 5:00 p.m. by MediaThePress

The Christchurch City Council has set a precedent with car parking in the CBD but there's another major stalemate that needs solving, a retail precinct landowner says.

Lack of funding for $10m riverside art disappointing

Lack of funding for $10m riverside art 'disappointing'

Thursday, 22 May 2014 5:00 p.m. by MediaThePress

The Government wants $10 million of new public art on the banks of the Avon River to help regenerate the city centre, but doesn't want to pay for it.

Flood cuts welcome, but victims want housing

Flood cuts welcome, but victims want housing

Thursday, 22 May 2014 4:59 p.m. by Media3News

Christchurch's flood victims are thanking the local council for a 100 percent rates cut.

Full rates relief for Christchurch flood victims

Full rates relief for Christchurch flood victims

Thursday, 22 May 2014 12:49 p.m. by Media3News

Christchurch City Council has unanimously approved a 100 percent rates relief for flood-affected residents.

Engineers defend building standards

Engineers defend building standards

Thursday, 22 May 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

New Zealand's professional engineering industry body is defending itself from claims that it knows building thresholds for earthquake prone structures are ''unacceptably low''.

Mayor hails car park sale as circuit breaker

Mayor hails car park sale as 'circuit breaker'

Thursday, 22 May 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

A $100 million retail development in Christchurch's central city can go ahead after the sale of a damaged council-owned car parking building.

Scape Art

Scape Art

Thursday, 22 May 2014 12:51 a.m. by MediaCTV

Roading Kordamentha

Roading Kordamentha

Thursday, 22 May 2014 12:50 a.m. by MediaCTV

Korda Mentha Facilities

Korda Mentha Facilities

Thursday, 22 May 2014 12:49 a.m. by MediaCTV

Korda Mentha Report

Korda Mentha Report

Thursday, 22 May 2014 12:49 a.m. by MediaCTV

Beyond the Cordon

Beyond the Cordon

Thursday, 22 May 2014 12:47 a.m. by MediaCTV

CTV Building Collapse Update

CTV Building Collapse Update

Thursday, 22 May 2014 12:45 a.m. by MediaCTV

Prisoner Red Zone

Prisoner Red Zone

Thursday, 22 May 2014 12:42 a.m. by MediaCTV

Christchurch Short Term Rentals

Christchurch Short Term Rentals

Thursday, 22 May 2014 12:41 a.m. by MediaCTV

Mayor hails sale as city circuit breaker

Mayor hails sale as city 'circuit breaker'

Thursday, 22 May 2014 12:10 a.m. by MediaThePress

CTV News   Wednesday 21 May

CTV News Wednesday 21 May

Wednesday, 21 May 2014 8:11 p.m. by MediaCTV

Christchurch convention centre assurance

Christchurch convention centre assurance

Wednesday, 21 May 2014 11:33 a.m. by MediaThePress

The Government remains committed to a new convention centre for the quake-torn Christchurch centre and hotels are likely to be part of the project, Prime Minister John Key said today.

Mary-Ann Jackson: CTV

Mary-Ann Jackson: CTV

Wednesday, 21 May 2014 11:21 a.m. by CanterburyMorningsZB

CTV survivor Mary-Ann Jackson talks to Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch about the investigation into Alan Reay being dropped

Mary-Anne Jackson: CTV

Mary-Anne Jackson: CTV

Wednesday, 21 May 2014 11:21 a.m. by CanterburyMorningsZB

CTV survivor Mary-Anne Jackson talks to Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch about the investigation into Alan Reay being dropped

No timeframe for Madras St demo

No timeframe for Madras St demo

Wednesday, 21 May 2014 11:13 a.m. by MediaThePress

Project a first for health precinct

Project a first for health precinct

Wednesday, 21 May 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Christchurch's health precinct has secured its first private sector development, but details about the overall project remain scant.

Forum to focus on development policy

Forum to focus on development policy

Wednesday, 21 May 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

The Christchurch City Council is moving to improve its relationship with developers by setting up a new forum.

Inquiry into Alan Reay dropped

Inquiry into Alan Reay dropped

Wednesday, 21 May 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

The engineer whose firm designed the CTV building says "not a day goes by" when he does not think about the people killed in the February 2011 earthquake - prompting an angry response from victims' families.