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Japanese kindy inspires new school design

Japanese kindy inspires new school design

Monday, 14 April 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Cathedral Grammar School has unveiled a master plan for a new school that draws on an award-winning kindergarten in Japan.

Campaign finds 50 houses to fix

Campaign finds 50 houses to fix

Monday, 14 April 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

A community-led Christchurch door-knocking campaign to find cold, unsafe and unsanitary homes before winter has identified more than 50 in need of repair.

Christchurch housing proves challenging for Minister

Christchurch housing proves challenging for Minister

Monday, 14 April 2014 4:56 a.m. by Media3News

Housing Minister Nick Smith says the biggest increase in the waiting list for state-owned houses has been in earthquake-hit Christchurch.

Prince William to make return to Christchurch

Prince William to make return to Christchurch

Monday, 14 April 2014 4:12 a.m. by Media3News

When Prince William last visited Christchurch, the streets were covered in liquefaction.

Prince William returns to Christchurch

Prince William returns to Christchurch

Monday, 14 April 2014 4:12 a.m. by Media3News

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are meeting families of earthquake victims at the CTV memorial.

Saving a sense of history

Saving a sense of history

Saturday, 12 April 2014 1:45 a.m. by MediaStuff

A white plastic burial shroud encases the demolition-ready Majestic theatre.

Quakes lessons not in new law

Quake's lessons 'not in new law'

Saturday, 12 April 2014 1:44 a.m. by MediaStuff

Lessons learnt from Christchurch's deadly 2011 earthquake are not reflected in new legislation aimed at reducing the number of quake-prone buildings, the city council says.

Quakes lessons not in new law

Quake's lessons 'not in new law'

Saturday, 12 April 2014 1:44 a.m. by MediaThePress

Lessons learnt from Christchurch's deadly 2011 earthquake are not reflected in new legislation aimed at reducing the number of quake-prone buildings, the city council says.

Quake legislation not enough, says Council

Quake legislation not enough, says Council

Saturday, 12 April 2014 1:44 a.m. by MediaThePress

Lessons learnt from Christchurch's deadly 2011 earthquake are not reflected in new legislation aimed at reducing the number of quake-prone buildings, the city council says.

Quake legislation not enough, says Council

Quake legislation not enough, says Council

Saturday, 12 April 2014 1:44 a.m. by MediaStuff

Lessons learnt from Christchurch's deadly 2011 earthquake are not reflected in new legislation aimed at reducing the number of quake-prone buildings, the city council says.

CTV News Friday 11 April

CTV News Friday 11 April

Friday, 11 April 2014 8:43 p.m. by MediaCTV

A thousand state homes repaired, 4000 to go

A thousand state homes repaired, 4000 to go

Friday, 11 April 2014 1:11 p.m. by Media3News

One thousand state houses have been repaired in Christchurch since the earthquake, and there are 4000 to go.

No timeframe for Ngai Tahu cultural centre

No timeframe for Ngai Tahu cultural centre

Friday, 11 April 2014 12:25 p.m. by MediaThePress

The South Island's largest iwi will not rush a proposed cultural precinct in central Christchurch, a Maori culture expert says. 

Cera requests Cathedral rebuild cost

Cera requests Cathedral rebuild cost

Friday, 11 April 2014 5:30 a.m. by MediaStuff

Government officials are seeking information on Christ Church Cathedral's restoration costs.

Cera requests Cathedral costings

Cera requests Cathedral costings

Thursday, 10 April 2014 11:13 p.m. by MediaStuff

Government officials are seeking information on Christ Church Cathedral's restoration costs.

CTV News   Thursday 10 April

CTV News Thursday 10 April

Thursday, 10 April 2014 7:34 p.m. by MediaCTV

Phillipstown works on hold – Ministry

Phillipstown works on hold – Ministry

Thursday, 10 April 2014 4:14 p.m. by Media3News

The Ministry of Education says it'll avoid anything irreversible, pending a possible lawsuit.

Majestic Theatre decision not made lightly

Majestic Theatre decision 'not made lightly'

Thursday, 10 April 2014 1:15 p.m. by MediaStuff

The man who ordered the demolition of the historic Majestic Theatre has defended his decision, saying restoration could have cost in excess of $18 million.

Decision to demolish Majestic Theatre not made lightly

Decision to demolish Majestic Theatre 'not made lightly'

Thursday, 10 April 2014 1:15 p.m. by MediaStuff

The man who ordered the demolition of the historic Majestic Theatre has defended his decision, saying restoration could have cost in excess of $18 million.

Majestic Theatre demo decision not made lightly

Majestic Theatre demo decision 'not made lightly'

Thursday, 10 April 2014 1:15 p.m. by MediaStuff

The man who ordered the demolition of the historic Majestic Theatre has defended his decision, saying restoration could have cost in excess of $18 million.

Hekia Parata: The final Decision

Hekia Parata: The final Decision

Thursday, 10 April 2014 12:06 p.m. by CanterburyMorningsZB

Education Minister Hekia Parata talks to Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch about her final decision on Phillipstown School

Ferrymead Countdown opens despite carpark row

Ferrymead Countdown opens despite carpark row

Thursday, 10 April 2014 11:31 a.m. by MediaThePress

Ferrymead Countdown has opened amidst a row over its carpark, ripped up by a contractor in protest for not being paid.

Tony Simpson: Phillipstown School

Tony Simpson: Phillipstown School

Thursday, 10 April 2014 11:25 a.m. by CanterburyMorningsZB

Principle of Phillipstown School Tony Simpson talks to Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch about his feelings on the closure of his school.

Billboards could attract business back to CBD

Billboards could attract business back to CBD

Thursday, 10 April 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Central Christchurch could soon be lit up like New York City's Times Square.

Urgent waiting list for state housing grows

Urgent waiting list for state housing grows

Thursday, 10 April 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Hundreds of Cantabrians in urgent need of state housing are still no closer to securing a home before winter hits as Housing New Zealand's (HNZ) waiting list continues to climb.

Street repairs ignoring upgrade plans

Street repairs ignoring upgrade plans

Thursday, 10 April 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Contractors repairing some Christchurch streets have been asked why they are not doing promised upgrades at the same time.

Urgent wait list for housing rises by 100

Urgent wait list for housing rises by 100

Thursday, 10 April 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Hundreds of Cantabrians in urgent need of state housing are still no closer to securing a home before winter hits as Housing New Zealand's (HNZ) waiting list continues to climb.

Billboards to attract business to CBD

Billboards to attract business to CBD

Thursday, 10 April 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Central Christchurch could soon be lit up like New York City's Times Square.

CTV News   Wednesday 09 April

CTV News Wednesday 09 April

Wednesday, 9 April 2014 8:20 p.m. by MediaCTV

Is convention centre really needed?

Is convention centre really needed?

Wednesday, 9 April 2014 10:25 a.m. by MediaThePress

Do you like conferences? If they are done right, they can be stimulating, productive and rewarding. Otherwise they can be just talk. Mostly they are a lot of hard work.

$100m plans for City Mall unveiled

$100m plans for City Mall unveiled

Wednesday, 9 April 2014 8:50 a.m. by MediaThePress Popular

The developer behind the $100 million Cashel Square office and retail precinct under way in Christchurch's City Mall has released new images of how it will look.

Uncertainty on infrastructure rebuilds cost delays audit

Uncertainty on infrastructure rebuild's cost delays audit

Wednesday, 9 April 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Difficulties in putting a price on how much it will cost to rebuild Christchurch's quake-damaged roads and pipes are holding up an independent audit into the city council's finances.

Ferrymead Countdown opens Thursday

Ferrymead Countdown opens Thursday

Wednesday, 9 April 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Ferrymead residents face a shorter grocery run with a shiny new supermarket opening its doors.

Traffic Jams

Traffic Jams

Tuesday, 8 April 2014 8:35 p.m. by MediaCTV

Farewell Pallet Pavillion

Farewell Pallet Pavillion

Tuesday, 8 April 2014 8:34 p.m. by MediaCTV

Lynched- Monday 07 April - Russel Norman

Lynched- Monday 07 April - Russel Norman

Tuesday, 8 April 2014 12:21 p.m. by ChrisLynch

Penny Ashton: New Show in town

Penny Ashton: New Show in town

Tuesday, 8 April 2014 11:37 a.m. by CanterburyMorningsZB

Penny Ashto talks to Newstalk ZB's Richard Green about her new show that will hit the stage Promise and Promiscuity.  For more details go to www.hotpink.co.nz

Angus Bargh: Christchurch Roads

Angus Bargh: Christchurch Roads

Tuesday, 8 April 2014 10:51 a.m. by CanterburyMorningsZB

Transportation Planning Manager for SCIRT Angus Bargh talks to Newstalk ZB's Richard Green about the traffic clogging up the cities roads.

Insurance not always common sense

Insurance not always common sense

Tuesday, 8 April 2014 10:21 a.m. by MediaStuff

Choppers used in Christchurch ground testing

Choppers used in Christchurch ground testing

Monday, 7 April 2014 4:00 p.m. by Media3News

Engineers are using a helicopter to lift in ground-testing equipment to properties on Christchurch's Port Hills.

Abandoned police station to be demolished

Abandoned police station to be demolished

Monday, 7 April 2014 11:43 a.m. by MediaStuff

The former Christchurch police station building will be demolished. 

Leanne Curtis: CanCERN

Leanne Curtis: CanCERN

Monday, 7 April 2014 10:56 a.m. by CanterburyMorningsZB

Leanne Curtis from CanCERN talks to Newstalk ZB's Richard Green about their Find It and Fix it campaign

Future Chch likely a letdown

Future Chch likely 'a letdown'

Monday, 7 April 2014 9:18 a.m. by MediaThePress Popular

Strict city rules halt development process

Strict city rules halt development process

Monday, 7 April 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

A Christchurch investor struggling to get his City Mall plans under way is calling for the strict development process for the retail precinct to be dropped.

Christchurchs Pallet Pavilion comes down

Christchurch's Pallet Pavilion comes down

Sunday, 6 April 2014 4:06 p.m. by Media3News

A temporary performance space built from pallets by volunteers after the Christchurch earthquakes is being taken apart.

How does a city bounce back?

How does a city bounce back?

Saturday, 5 April 2014 12:00 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Christchurch is learning the hard way that disaster recovery is as much about politics as rebuilding. So what does it take for a city to "bounce forward"? JOHN McCRONE reports from a resilient city workshop.

Prefab is not a dirty word

Prefab is not a dirty word

Saturday, 5 April 2014 7:28 a.m. by MediaThePress

Prefabricated buildings have been largely shunned by Kiwi homeowners, but innovators in the construction industry believe their time has come. ALAN WOOD reports.

Southern Response turns 2

Southern Response turns 2

Saturday, 5 April 2014 6:41 a.m. by MediaThePress

Birthday celebrations are expected to be low key as Crown-owned Southern Response Earthquake Services turns 2 years old. CHARLES ANDERSON reports.

Insolvency no bar to holiday

Insolvency no bar to holiday

Saturday, 5 April 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

His company is in liquidation with debts of $2 million. And he says he is struggling to feed his children.

CTV News   Friday 04 April

CTV News Friday 04 April

Friday, 4 April 2014 6:36 p.m. by MediaCTV

Climate Change

Climate Change

Friday, 4 April 2014 12:31 p.m. by MediaCTV

Pera te Amo: Countdown Carpark

Pera te Amo: Countdown Carpark

Friday, 4 April 2014 11:44 a.m. by CanterburyMorningsZB Popular

Contractor Pera te Amo talks to Newstalk ZB's Richard Green about why he ripped up the Ferrymead Countdown carpark.

$75m apartment complex planned

$75m apartment complex planned

Friday, 4 April 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress Featured

A $75 million development near Cranmer Square could become central Christchurch's biggest apartment complex since the earthquakes.

Lets Find and Fix helping Chch for winter

Let's Find and Fix helping Chch for winter

Thursday, 3 April 2014 7:31 p.m. by Media3News Popular

A new community-led campaign will make repairs to what could be hundreds of damaged homes.

CTV News   Thursday 03 April

CTV News Thursday 03 April

Thursday, 3 April 2014 6:57 p.m. by MediaCTV

Reviving New Brighton

Reviving New Brighton

Thursday, 3 April 2014 1:17 p.m. by MediaCTV

New Brighton

New Brighton

Thursday, 3 April 2014 12:20 p.m. by MediaCTV

Mike Coleman: Where the city is at

Mike Coleman: Where the city is at

Thursday, 3 April 2014 12:12 p.m. by CanterburyMorningsZB

Rev Mike Coleman talks to Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch about how he is seeing the community still wanting answers after the quakes.

Key EQC role gone, two more created

Key EQC role gone, two more created

Thursday, 3 April 2014 8:57 a.m. by MediaStuff

One of the Earthquake Commission's (EQC) top officials is leaving the organisation after his position was "disestablished".

Engineers remain well regarded

Engineers remain well regarded

Thursday, 3 April 2014 8:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Earthquake-induced building collapses and a mining disaster have had a "minimal" impact on the public perception of engineers, according to survey results.