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Developers told to leave out the ego

Developers told to leave out the 'ego'

Monday, 10 February 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Cashed-up developers should scale back their projects to make them financially viable and attractive to tenants, experts say.

Volunteers repaint quake memorial chairs

Volunteers repaint quake memorial chairs

Sunday, 9 February 2014 3:14 p.m. by MediaStuff

A popular memorial to the 185 people who died in the February 2011 earthquake has been given a spruce up ahead of the disaster's third anniversary. 

Project back on track after mishap with bulldozer

Project back on track after mishap with bulldozer

Sunday, 9 February 2014 6:30 a.m. by MediaHerald

A group of retired tradesmen whose large workshop was accidentally bulldozed is celebrating a boost towards a replacement.

Funding plan to help quake stress victims

Funding plan to help quake stress victims

Saturday, 8 February 2014 6:36 a.m. by MediaStuff

Cabinet will soon consider backing a new plan to help Cantabrians deal with post- earthquake mental health and relationship issues, which experts say emerge three years on from a disaster.

Hope for honest compromise over cathedral

Hope for honest compromise over cathedral

Friday, 7 February 2014 11:41 p.m. by MediaThePress

Trust southern general manager Rob Hall said groups in favour of the cathedral's restoration had signalled they were prepared to talk about a "compromise solution".

Players differ on Christchurch CBD growth

Players differ on Christchurch CBD growth

Friday, 7 February 2014 11:41 p.m. by MediaThePress

Christchurch's top property players are painting a mixed picture of the central city - from one saying a vibrant CBD is unlikely in his lifetime to others feeling confident about the future.

CTV News   Friday 07 February

CTV News Friday 07 February

Friday, 7 February 2014 8:29 p.m. by MediaCTV

Park to replace demolished city high-rise

Park to replace demolished city high-rise

Friday, 7 February 2014 2:39 p.m. by MediaThePress

Another central Christchurch high-rise is on the way down.

Park to replace demolished city high-rise

Park to replace demolished city high-rise

Friday, 7 February 2014 2:39 p.m. by MediaStuff

Another central Christchurch high-rise is on the way down.

Power Panel: Weekly Debate

Power Panel: Weekly Debate

Friday, 7 February 2014 2:09 p.m. by CanterburyMorningsZB

Sheryl Sutherland, Eugenie Sage and Clayton Cosgrove join Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch and discuss the week's issues.

$10k fine for burying quake waste

$10k fine for burying quake waste

Friday, 7 February 2014 1:24 p.m. by MediaStuff

A Christchurch company has been fined $10,000 after burying earthquake demolition waste instead of dumping.

Neill OReilly: Waitakiri School

Neill O'Reilly: Waitakiri School

Friday, 7 February 2014 11:47 a.m. by CanterburyMorningsZB Popular

Waitakiri School Principle Neill O'Reilly talks to Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch about how the school is going following the merger of two schools.

Plan to relieve quake stress

Plan to relieve quake stress

Friday, 7 February 2014 10:36 a.m. by MediaStuff

Cabinet will soon consider backing a new plan to help Cantabrians deal with post-earthquake mental health and relationship issues, which experts say emerge three years on from a disaster.

Banks commit to CBD

Banks commit to CBD

Friday, 7 February 2014 8:56 a.m. by MediaThePress

Major banks are returning to the central city with one recent opening and two committed to rebuilding on new sites.

Major banks commit to CBD

Major banks commit to CBD

Friday, 7 February 2014 8:56 a.m. by MediaThePress

Major banks are returning to the central city with one recent opening and two committed to rebuilding on new sites.

Public Trust building repairable

Public Trust building 'repairable'

Friday, 7 February 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Engineers who assessed Christchurch's heritage-listed art deco Public Trust Office building found it was repairable.

Quake anniversary shifts to Botanic Gardens

Quake anniversary shifts to Botanic Gardens

Thursday, 6 February 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Christchurch's main service to mark the third anniversary of the February 2011 earthquake will be held in the city's Botanic Gardens.

Botanic Gardens beauty to salve quake memories

Botanic Gardens' beauty to salve quake memories

Wednesday, 5 February 2014 11:08 p.m. by MediaStuff

Christchurch's main service to mark the third anniversary of the February 2011 earthquake will be held in the city's Botanic Gardens.

CTV News   Wednesday 05 February

CTV News Wednesday 05 February

Wednesday, 5 February 2014 8:17 p.m. by MediaCTV

Antony Gough Cars

Antony Gough Cars

Wednesday, 5 February 2014 5:39 p.m. by MediaCTV

 

Tower chairman takes swing at IAG

Tower chairman takes swing at IAG

Wednesday, 5 February 2014 2:17 p.m. by Media3News

Tower's chairman says there's a significant risk in allowing IAG to control two-third of New Zealand's personal lines insurance.

Rebuild boosts Canterbury jobs growth

Rebuild boosts Canterbury jobs growth

Wednesday, 5 February 2014 1:00 p.m. by MediaThePress

The unemployment rate for Canterbury has plunged to its lowest level in six years, Statistics New Zealand figures out today show.

Grant Stephens: Ellerslie Flower Show

Grant Stephens: Ellerslie Flower Show

Wednesday, 5 February 2014 12:37 p.m. by CanterburyMorningsZB

Garden Designer Grant Stephens talks to Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch about the design he will be doing at this year's Ellerslie Flower Show

Orions $350m bid to stay ahead of wave

Orion's $350m bid to 'stay ahead of wave'

Wednesday, 5 February 2014 9:54 a.m. by MediaThePress

If you are a developer or investor planning to rebuild in the central city, get in early to talk to Orion.

Quake claimants take the cash

Quake claimants take the cash

Wednesday, 5 February 2014 8:58 a.m. by MediaStuff

Data gathered by the Insurance Council shows about half of the 24,660 over-$100,000 earthquake residential claims in Canterbury are likely to be settled with cash.

Should city rebuild recreate English past?

Should city rebuild recreate English past?

Wednesday, 5 February 2014 8:36 a.m. by MediaThePress

 Christchurch used to be called the most English city outside England. Should the rebuild recapture the style of the past or seek fresh design inspiration? How about Maori or international influences?

Clean-up to entice wildlife to Avon

Clean-up to entice wildlife to Avon

Wednesday, 5 February 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Work to clear hundreds of years of built-up sediment from the Avon River may help entice trout, eels and native birds back to the city.

Can Cera handle $40b rebuild?

Can Cera handle $40b rebuild?

Wednesday, 5 February 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

The finance and expenditure committee is worried that Cera may struggle to recruit and retain key staff as its workload grows before it winds up in April 2016.

Cera spends $17m on consultants

Cera spends $17m on consultants

Wednesday, 5 February 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Outside consultants working for the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority (Cera) were paid more than its own staff in the last financial year.

Akld median income falls below Canterbury

Akld median income falls below Canterbury

Tuesday, 4 February 2014 7:42 p.m. by Media3News

Canterbury's median income has risen above Auckland's between the 2006 and 2013 censuses, with Wellington's median still the highest.

New project aims to save Christchurchs Avon River

New project aims to save Christchurch's Avon River

Tuesday, 4 February 2014 5:24 p.m. by Media3News

Christchurch's Avon River is getting a makeover, saving it from an almost certain death.

Labour warns of segregation in Chch

Labour warns of segregation in Chch

Tuesday, 4 February 2014 2:15 p.m. by Media3News

 

Ruth Dyson: CERA spending to much

Ruth Dyson: CERA spending to much

Tuesday, 4 February 2014 12:29 p.m. by CanterburyMorningsZB

Port Hills Labour MP Ruth Dyson talks to Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch about the large cost spent on consultants and why its too much.

Lianne Dalziel: Weekly catchup

Lianne Dalziel: Weekly catchup

Tuesday, 4 February 2014 12:20 p.m. by CanterburyMorningsZB

Chrischurch Mayor Lianne Dalziel talks to Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch about the week's news events.

Roger Sutton: Cost of running CERA

Roger Sutton: Cost of running CERA

Tuesday, 4 February 2014 11:49 a.m. by CanterburyMorningsZB

CERA CEO Roger Sutton talks to Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch about the cost to hire consultants and if he thinks it is to much.

Govt to build 275 Chch homes on own land

Govt to build 275 Chch homes on own land

Tuesday, 4 February 2014 11:46 a.m. by Media3News

The government is going to use its own land to develop 275 affordable homes in Christchurch.

CTV News Monday 03 January 2014

CTV News Monday 03 January 2014

Tuesday, 4 February 2014 9:07 a.m. by MediaCTV

CTV site gets makeover

CTV site gets makeover

Tuesday, 4 February 2014 7:35 a.m. by MediaStuff

Landscaper David Giddens lays grass at the Canterbury Television site as it is prepared for the anniversary of the February 22 earthquake.

Warning on cost of quake repairs

Warning on cost of quake repairs

Tuesday, 4 February 2014 12:59 a.m. by MediaThePress

More money may have to be found to pay for repairs to Christchurch's quake-damaged roads and underground water and waste pipes - or less repair work done.

Small quake for Christchurch

Small quake for Christchurch

Monday, 3 February 2014 10:30 a.m. by MediaStuff

The magnitude 3.5 earthquake was recorded at 10.01am today.

Insurer should ask why so many are dissatisfied

Insurer should ask why so many are dissatisfied

Monday, 3 February 2014 7:56 a.m. by MediaStuff

Why are so claimants many unhappy?

Why are so claimants many unhappy?

Monday, 3 February 2014 7:56 a.m. by MediaStuff

Southern No Response queries unhappiness

Southern No Response queries unhappiness

Monday, 3 February 2014 7:56 a.m. by MediaStuff

Rethinking the demolition of a house

Rethinking the demolition of a house

Monday, 3 February 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Creatives were summoned last week to transform all of the materials from a demolished red-zoned house in Christchurch into ''beautiful objects of use''.

City urged to take harder line

City urged to take harder line

Sunday, 2 February 2014 8:48 p.m. by MediaThePress Recommended

An insurance expert is calling on the Christchurch City Council to refuse building consents for quake repairs that do not address flood risk.

Quake stress hurting our young

Quake stress hurting our young

Saturday, 1 February 2014 9:35 a.m. by MediaStuff

Red-zone land may be bought forcibly

Red-zone land may be bought forcibly

Friday, 31 January 2014 11:04 p.m. by MediaThePress

Compulsory acquisition of red-zone properties not sold to the Crown is a possibility once the future use of the written-off land is decided, Canterbury's earthquake recovery boss says.

Stadium deal critical - Christchurch mayor

Stadium deal critical - Christchurch mayor

Friday, 31 January 2014 11:02 p.m. by MediaThePress

The Christchurch City Council is putting heat on its insurer to settle its claim on the former AMI Stadium because it says it is "core critical" to its financial position.

Trends suggest a city of nooks and crannies

Trends suggest a city of nooks and crannies

Friday, 31 January 2014 11:02 p.m. by MediaThePress

Central Christchurch will become a city of laneways and courtyards if trends evident early in the rebuild continue, architects and developers say.

Chch to be city of lanes and courtyards?

Chch to be city of lanes and courtyards?

Friday, 31 January 2014 11:02 p.m. by MediaThePress

Central Christchurch will become a city of laneways and courtyards if trends evident early in the rebuild continue, architects and developers say.

Time runs out for Christchurch red zoners

Time runs out for Christchurch red zoners

Friday, 31 January 2014 4:54 p.m. by Media3News

Red zone residents who rejected a Government offer to buy their property will be hit with penalty taxes from tomorrow.

Quake land could be used for parks - Key

Quake land could be used for parks - Key

Friday, 31 January 2014 11:46 a.m. by Media3News

The Government will soon start talking to Christchurch City Council about what to do with red zone land that can't be built on.

Public to have say on red-zone future

Public to have say on red-zone future

Friday, 31 January 2014 11:42 a.m. by MediaStuff

Dalziel to Govt: pick up the tab

Dalziel to Govt: pick up the tab

Friday, 31 January 2014 6:49 a.m. by MediaStuff

The Government should pick up the $1 million-a-month tab for maintaining essential services in the red zone, Christchurch Mayor Lianne Dalziel says.

D-day for Christchurch red zone residents

D-day for Christchurch red zone residents

Friday, 31 January 2014 6:20 a.m. by Media3News

 

Christchurch in 2014: How will it look?

Christchurch in 2014: How will it look?

Thursday, 30 January 2014 5:43 p.m. by Media3News Popular

Christchurch is about to enter the fourth year of its Earthquake Recovery Programme.

Canterbury in home-building boom

Canterbury in home-building boom

Thursday, 30 January 2014 4:15 p.m. by MediaThePress

More than 13,000 consents for new homes have been approved in Canterbury since the earthquakes first hit.

Reid Stiven interviewed on Newstalk ZB

Reid Stiven interviewed on Newstalk ZB

Thursday, 30 January 2014 12:01 p.m. by GovtEQC Popular

 

$200m payout for quake damaged Christchurch schools

$200m payout for quake damaged Christchurch schools

Thursday, 30 January 2014 11:24 a.m. by MediaHerald

The Ministry of Education is to receive a $200 million payout from insurer Vero for quake damage to Christchurch schools allowing rebuilding to pick up pace, ministers said this morning.

No tenants left for the CBD

'No tenants left for the CBD'

Thursday, 30 January 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Property developers warn buildings with "A-grade" rentals in the central business district cannot compete for tenants against cheaper, already-completed developments elsewhere. The warning comes as some developers and investors take their plans and money elsewhere in the face of high construction costs, reluctant tenants and uncertainty over car parking.