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Re:Start mall to stay another year

Re:Start mall to stay another year

Tuesday, 2 February 2016 6:12 p.m. by MediaThePress Popular

Christchurch's popular Re:Start mall will be around for at least another year after the Government extended the lease for the temporary shopping development.

Cassels central city venture to close after being bought by Crown

Cassels' central city venture to close after being bought by Crown

Tuesday, 2 February 2016 5:03 p.m. by MediaThePress Popular

A central Christchurch bar will close its doors after being bought by the Government to make way for the city's proposed stadium.

Development feasible in parts of Waimakariri red zone

Development 'feasible' in parts of Waimakariri red zone

Tuesday, 2 February 2016 11:09 a.m. by MediaThePress Popular

One of Canterbury's most earthquake-damaged streets has been deemed "technically feasible" for new residential development.

Homeowners need more help settling quake claims, mayor says

Homeowners need more help settling quake claims, mayor says

Tuesday, 2 February 2016 9:09 a.m. by MediaThePress

The thousands of Christchurch homeowners who have yet to settle their earthquake claims need more help, Mayor Lianne Dalziel says.

4600 stuck homeowners need more help settling quake claims, mayor says

4600 'stuck' homeowners need more help settling quake claims, mayor says

Tuesday, 2 February 2016 9:09 a.m. by MediaThePress Popular

The thousands of Christchurch homeowners who have yet to settle their earthquake claims need more help, Mayor Lianne Dalziel says.

Living in Christchurchs central city pricey, but popular

Living in Christchurch's central city pricey, but popular

Monday, 1 February 2016 8:03 p.m. by MediaThePress Popular

Thousands of residential claims from Christchurch earthquakes still not settled

Thousands of residential claims from Christchurch earthquakes still not settled

Monday, 1 February 2016 7:45 p.m. by MediaThePress Popular

Private insurers have paid out $16.7 billion in Christchurch for commercial and domestic earthquake claims, but more than 4600 homeowners are still awaiting settlement for major property damage.

Christchurch photo files: Joseph Johnson documents the eastern suburbs

Christchurch photo files: Joseph Johnson documents the eastern suburbs

Saturday, 30 January 2016 10:50 a.m. by MediaThePress Popular

Photojournalist Joseph Johnson, whose CBD photos featured last week, has turned his lens to the Christchurch's eastern suburbs.

An architectural call to arms for the Christchurch rebuild

An architectural call to arms for the Christchurch rebuild

Friday, 29 January 2016 8:36 p.m. by MediaThePress Popular

OPINION: Back in 1920 the journal of the  NZ Institute of Architects focused on the predicted architectural austerity of impending modernism.

Quake-hit bar reopens: My brother would have wanted me to keep on going

Quake-hit bar reopens: 'My brother would have wanted me to keep on going'

Friday, 29 January 2016 4:33 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Nearly five years after her brother died shielding her from falling rubble in Iconic bar during the big earthquake, Amy Cooney is back in her old job.

Threatened Christchurch mansion for sale as-is-where-is

Threatened Christchurch mansion for sale as-is-where-is

Friday, 29 January 2016 1:46 p.m. by MediaThePress Popular

The fate of Christchurch's historic McLean's Mansion will soon be in the hands of new owners.

Tree protection change rankles Christchurch residents

Tree protection change rankles Christchurch residents

Friday, 29 January 2016 12:23 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

New $50m Science Alive! building in Christchurch

New $50m Science Alive! building in Christchurch

Thursday, 28 January 2016 6:48 p.m. by MediaThePress Popular

A new $50 million international science centre will be developed on central Christchurch's Durham Street law courts site.

Defending the glass box: Christchurch developers explain

Defending the glass box: Christchurch developers explain

Thursday, 28 January 2016 6:05 p.m. by MediaThePress Popular

Is it cost, fashion, or lack of imagination which has led to so many similar-looking concrete, glass and steel buildings going up in central Christchurch?

Traditional buildings possible in Christchurch

Traditional buildings possible in Christchurch

Thursday, 28 January 2016 4:36 p.m. by MediaThePress Popular

Traditional buildings possible in Christchurch

Traditional buildings possible in Christchurch

Thursday, 28 January 2016 4:36 p.m. by MediaStuff

Southern Response chief executive Peter Rose stepping down

Southern Response chief executive Peter Rose stepping down

Wednesday, 27 January 2016 4:27 p.m. by MediaThePress Popular

Government-owned insurer Southern Response is on the hunt for a new leader.

International architects Woods Bagot to open studio in Auckland

International architects Woods Bagot to open studio in Auckland

Wednesday, 27 January 2016 4:20 p.m. by MediaThePress Popular

An international architecture consultancy firm wants Kiwi talent to help it innovate.

Derelict building to make way for central Christchurchs post-quake rebuild

Derelict building to make way for central Christchurch's post-quake rebuild

Tuesday, 26 January 2016 10:07 p.m. by MediaThePress Popular

In a major breakthrough for Christchurch's Cathedral Square, the old BNZ House is coming down to make way for a major new development.

Last of the QEII buildings demolished

Last of the QEII buildings demolished

Tuesday, 26 January 2016 4:05 p.m. by MediaThePress Popular

Sports House, one of the last remaining buildings at Christchurch's Queen Elizabeth II Park, is being demolished.

Child burns fingers on hot slide at Margaret Mahy Playground

Child burns fingers on hot slide at Margaret Mahy Playground

Tuesday, 26 January 2016 4:02 p.m. by MediaThePress Popular

A 6-year-old Christchurch girl burnt her fingers on the metal slide at the Margaret Mahy Family Playground as the Government continues to "investigate options" for more shade cover.

Government paid lawyer $43K for Christ Church Cathedral report

Government paid lawyer $43K for Christ Church Cathedral report

Monday, 25 January 2016 10:20 a.m. by MediaThePress Popular

The Government paid a lawyer $43,000 for an independent Christ Church Cathedral report, RNZ News reports.

Christchurch photo files: Joseph Johnson documents the changing CBD

Christchurch photo files: Joseph Johnson documents the changing CBD

Friday, 22 January 2016 1:51 p.m. by MediaThePress Popular

Photojournalist Joseph Johnson has documented the ever-changing central city over summer.

John Minto: Christchurch rebuild is a corporate-led stranglehold

John Minto: Christchurch rebuild is a 'corporate-led stranglehold'

Wednesday, 20 January 2016 4:27 p.m. by MediaThePress Popular

OPINION: I was taken aback by a recent Stuff story expressing hope that .

Arts Centre bouncing back in 2016

Arts Centre bouncing back in 2016

Tuesday, 19 January 2016 9:57 p.m. by MediaThePress Popular

Nearly half of Christchurch's earthquake-damaged Arts Centre will be open by the end of the year.

More businesses for $150m riverside precinct in Christchurch

More businesses for $150m riverside precinct in Christchurch

Tuesday, 19 January 2016 6:16 p.m. by MediaThePress Popular

Stage one of a $150 million Christchurch riverfront office development is nearly three-quarters leased, with consulting engineers Aurecon and insurers Vero securing space.

Christchurch earthquake study gives insight into impacts on children

Christchurch earthquake study gives insight into impacts on children

Monday, 18 January 2016 8:54 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

The impacts of an earthquake remain long after a city has been rebuilt.

Whats the word for 2016?: Another year in the Christchurch recovery

What's the word for 2016?: Another year in the Christchurch recovery

Saturday, 16 January 2016 11:02 a.m. by MediaThePress Popular

Could this be emblematic – finally, the new normal?

Government remains happy with EQC home repair programme

Government remains happy with EQC home repair programme

Friday, 15 January 2016 4:49 p.m. by MediaThePress Popular

Canterbury's home repair programme has been a "huge success" despite thousands of properties needing a second round of repairs, the Government says.

What happens at Christchurchs Margaret Mahy playground after dark?

What happens at Christchurch's Margaret Mahy playground after dark?

Friday, 15 January 2016 2:37 p.m. by MediaThePress Popular

The newly opened Margaret Mahy Family Playground got rave reviews from children, but what happens after dark?

Developers get help to cut through Christchurchs red tape

Developers get help to cut through Christchurch's red tape

Thursday, 14 January 2016 8:02 p.m. by MediaThePress Popular

Drone footage shows repairs to retaining wall on Christchurchs Sumner Rd

Drone footage shows repairs to retaining wall on Christchurch's Sumner Rd

Thursday, 14 January 2016 7:52 p.m. by MediaThePress Popular

Drone footage has captured work to repair retaining walls on the quake-damaged road between Lyttelton and Sumner.

Social media helps isolated Cantabs deal with quake recovery

Social media helps isolated Cantabs deal with quake recovery

Thursday, 14 January 2016 5:47 p.m. by MediaThePress Popular

Dissatisfaction with the Government-led earthquake recovery is behind the social media uprising among many unhappy Cantabrians, new research has found.

EQC has about 5500 shoddily repaired homes to fix

EQC has about 5500 shoddily repaired homes to fix

Wednesday, 13 January 2016 9:52 p.m. by MediaThePress Popular

The Earthquake Commission (EQC) has about 5500 second-time repairs to carry out on Canterbury homes because of poor workmanship, failed or incorrect repair strategies, scope omissions and new damage

Great Place to be: Christchurch eco house is passive

Great Place to be: Christchurch eco house is passive

Wednesday, 13 January 2016 4:24 p.m. by MediaThePress Popular

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Christchurch eco house is passive

Christchurch eco house is passive

Wednesday, 13 January 2016 4:24 p.m. by MediaThePress Popular

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Mahy playground misses the mark for children with special needs - advocate

Mahy playground 'misses the mark' for children with special needs - advocate

Wednesday, 13 January 2016 7:29 a.m. by MediaThePress Popular

Christchurch's multi-million dollar Margaret Mahy Playground has come under fire for its lack of disability-friendly equipment.

Margaret Mahy "misses the mark" for children with special needs - advocate

Margaret Mahy "misses the mark" for children with special needs - advocate

Tuesday, 12 January 2016 6:47 p.m. by MediaThePress Popular

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Wellingtons St Mary of the Angels Church refit could show Christchurch the way

Wellington's St Mary of the Angels Church refit could show Christchurch the way

Thursday, 7 January 2016 6:18 p.m. by MediaThePress Popular

Take note, Christchurch - Wellington's St Mary of the Angels church could provide a blueprint for rebuilding your stricken cathedral.

Reopened Christchurch Art Gallery tops 40,000 visitors

Reopened Christchurch Art Gallery tops 40,000 visitors

Monday, 4 January 2016 7:29 p.m. by MediaThePress Popular

Jenny Harper did not know what sort of response to expect when the Christchurch Art Gallery reopened just before Christmas. Now she knows.

How much did Christchurchs Margaret Mahy playground cost?

How much did Christchurch's Margaret Mahy playground cost?

Sunday, 27 December 2015 4:24 p.m. by MediaThePress Popular

It's time to clarify the costs of the Margaret Mahy Family Playground.

Future still uncertain for Christchurchs historic Odeon Theatre

Future still uncertain for Christchurch's historic Odeon Theatre

Sunday, 27 December 2015 1:35 p.m. by MediaThePress Popular

Community groups and investors may have the opportunity to give Christchurch's historical Odeon Theatre a second chance after engineering advice found the building's remains are safe.

Post-quake wellbeing improves despite confidence dip in Govt decision-making

Post-quake wellbeing improves despite confidence dip in Govt decision-making

Friday, 25 December 2015 4:58 p.m. by MediaThePress Popular

The region's earthquake boss says Cantabrians are feeling more positive about their lives and the future of the city, despite confidence in the Government dropping.

The year in review: The rebuild, city council and property in Canterbury

The year in review: The rebuild, city council and property in Canterbury

Friday, 25 December 2015 3:55 p.m. by MediaThePress Popular

Another year and Christchurch is still earthquake Christchurch but very different looking from a year ago, at least in the central city.

Fundraising for Christ Church Cathedral restoration begins

Fundraising for Christ Church Cathedral restoration begins

Thursday, 24 December 2015 6:41 p.m. by MediaThePress Popular

The race is on to raise funds for what is thought to be a $75 million shortfall for the potential restoration of the Christ Church Cathedral.

Relief as Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority pays out full RV

Relief as Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority pays out full RV

Thursday, 24 December 2015 3:21 p.m. by MediaThePress Popular

Nearly all eligible property owners have now accepted a Crown offer for their red-zoned land following Canterbury's earthquakes.

What is Lancaster Park good for?

What is Lancaster Park good for?

Thursday, 24 December 2015 12:10 p.m. by MediaThePress Popular

Lancaster Park Village. Lancaster Park industrial estate. Lancaster Park retirement complex.

Cost key to salvaging Christ Church Cathedral

Cost key to salvaging Christ Church Cathedral

Wednesday, 23 December 2015 9:08 p.m. by MediaThePress Popular

on Christ Church Cathedral gives two clear options for the quake-damaged building: reinstate or replace.

Developers urge speed on Christ Church Cathedral decision

Developers urge speed on Christ Church Cathedral decision

Wednesday, 23 December 2015 9:08 p.m. by MediaThePress Popular

The message from community leaders to those charged with revitalising Christ Church Cathedral is clear: good start, now get on with it.

Christ Church Cathedral can be rebuilt

Christ Church Cathedral can be rebuilt

Wednesday, 23 December 2015 5:48 p.m. by MediaHerald Popular

The future of Christ Church Cathedral is still up in the air, after the release of a government sponsored report this afternoon.There was huge crowd in Cathedral Square today waiting for the release of Miriam Dean's report.The...

ChristChurch Cathedral can be rebuilt

ChristChurch Cathedral can be rebuilt

Wednesday, 23 December 2015 5:48 p.m. by MediaHerald Popular

The future of ChristChurch Cathedral is still up in the air, after the release of a government sponsored report this afternoon.There was huge crowd in Cathedral Square today waiting for the release of Miriam Dean's report.The...

As it happened: Christ Church Cathedral can be rebuilt

As it happened: Christ Church Cathedral can be rebuilt

Wednesday, 23 December 2015 5:28 p.m. by MediaThePress Popular

The Anglican Church has agreed to consider "reinstating" the Christ Church Cathedral.

Live: Christ Church Cathedral can be rebuilt

Live: Christ Church Cathedral can be rebuilt

Wednesday, 23 December 2015 4:41 p.m. by MediaThePress Popular

The Anglican Church has agreed to consider "reinstating" the Christ Church Cathedral.

Anglican Church to consider reinstating Christ Church Cathedral

Anglican Church to consider reinstating Christ Church Cathedral

Wednesday, 23 December 2015 4:27 p.m. by MediaThePress Popular

The Anglican Church has agreed to investigate reinstating the earthquake-damaged Christ Church Cathedral.

Live: Christ Church Cathedral announcement

Live: Christ Church Cathedral announcement

Wednesday, 23 December 2015 3:58 p.m. by MediaThePress

Five years of uncertainty in Cathedral Square will come to an end on Wednesday afternoon.

Christ Church Cathedral: why all the fuss?

Christ Church Cathedral: why all the fuss?

Wednesday, 23 December 2015 3:53 p.m. by MediaThePress

A major announcement on the future of the Christ Church Cathedral will be made at 4.30pm on Wednesday. What is all the fuss about?