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Govt cash urged for housing

Govt cash urged for housing

Tuesday, 1 April 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

The Government should be intervening in Christchurch's housing market by making low-interest loans available to developers so the cost of building homes is reduced.

Key defends quake emergency response to CTV

Key defends quake emergency response to CTV

Tuesday, 1 April 2014 12:55 a.m. by MediaStuff

Prime Minister John Key has backed the emergency service response to the CTV building collapse, saying they "did everything they possibly could" to save lives.

CTV News   Monday 31 March

CTV News Monday 31 March

Monday, 31 March 2014 7:50 p.m. by MediaCTV

Families struggling with coroners ruling on CTV rescue

Families struggling with coroner's ruling on CTV rescue

Monday, 31 March 2014 7:09 p.m. by MediaOneNews

Relatives of those who died in the rubble of the collapsed building are unhappy with the vindication of rescuers.

CTV collapse report critical of fire officers

CTV collapse report critical of fire officers

Monday, 31 March 2014 6:09 p.m. by Media3News

A coroner's report released today focused on the deaths of the eight people who initially survived the CTV building collapse.

David Bedford: Ecan Log Burners

David Bedford: Ecan Log Burners

Monday, 31 March 2014 11:50 a.m. by CanterburyMorningsZB

Ecan Commissioner David Bedford talks to Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch about how things are placed for log burners in 2014

Coroner has too much faith in Fire Service - CTV families

Coroner has too much faith in Fire Service - CTV families

Monday, 31 March 2014 8:45 a.m. by MediaOneNews

The coroner has too much faith in the Fire Service's ability to change, a lawyer for some of the CTV building victims' families says.

Fire Service searches its soul on CTV deaths

Fire Service searches its soul on CTV deaths

Monday, 31 March 2014 7:00 a.m. by MediaHerald Popular

No one ever doubted their bravery that day. Firefighters, police officers, Urban Search and Rescue experts, and courageous passersby risked life and limb to drag several stunned survivors from the rubble and chaos of the collapsed 

Rescue effort did not contribute to CTV deaths - coroner

Rescue effort did not contribute to CTV deaths - coroner

Monday, 31 March 2014 6:02 a.m. by MediaOneNews

The rescue effort following the CTV building collapse didn't contribute to the deaths of eight people trapped in the rubble, a coroner has ruled.

Crown told to consult on rebuild

Crown told to consult on rebuild

Monday, 31 March 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

The Government needs to take a leaf out of the Christchurch City Council's book and consult widely on its anchor projects before residents feel they are not part of the city, a local MP has warned.

CTV rescue was never possible – coroner

CTV rescue was never possible – coroner

Sunday, 30 March 2014 8:20 p.m. by Media3News Popular

The coroner has released his findings after an inquest into the collapse of Christchurch's CTV Building.

Christchurch shaken by quake

Christchurch shaken by quake

Sunday, 30 March 2014 11:54 a.m. by MediaHerald Popular

Christchurch has been shaken by a shallow magnitude 4.0 earthquake this morning.

Natural disaster recovery - parallels with Japan

Natural disaster recovery - parallels with Japan

Sunday, 30 March 2014 11:40 a.m. by MediaStuff

Three years after his wife was swept away by the huge tsunami that washed across the Tohoku region of eastern Japan, Hiroyuki Tomono still feels responsible for her death.

Chch shaken by moderate shallow quake

Chch shaken by moderate shallow quake

Sunday, 30 March 2014 11:14 a.m. by Media3News

The Christchurch area has been shaken by a shallow 4.0 magnitude earthquake this morning.

Finally, some action for elderly homeowners

Finally, some action for elderly homeowners

Saturday, 29 March 2014 11:38 a.m. by MediaStuff

Ninety-year-old Peggy Holdthuson may now get to see her childhood home repaired before she dies.

Smith wants curbs on developer tax

Smith wants curbs on developer tax

Friday, 28 March 2014 11:27 p.m. by MediaThePress

Councils are crippling housing growth because of a "fourfold" increase in development contributions, Housing Minister Nick Smith says.

Regions direction the hot question

Region's direction the hot question

Friday, 28 March 2014 11:27 p.m. by MediaThePress

Canterbury's leaders hold differing views on the recovery but appear to asking the same question – where is the region headed?

SFO clears rebuild firms

SFO clears rebuild firms

Friday, 28 March 2014 11:23 p.m. by MediaThePress

A major Serious Fraud Office (SFO) investigation into post-quake fraud in Christchurch relied on an informant whose business dealings are now the subject of a police complaint.

Building fraud informant subject of a police complaint

Building 'fraud' informant subject of a police complaint

Friday, 28 March 2014 11:23 p.m. by MediaThePress

A major Serious Fraud Office (SFO) investigation into post-quake fraud in Christchurch relied on an informant whose business dealings are now the subject of a police complaint.

Insurance disputes put sites in limbo

Insurance disputes put sites in limbo

Friday, 28 March 2014 11:22 p.m. by MediaThePress

Insurance stalemates are to blame for some of Christchurch's central city buildings remaining untouched more than three years on from the February 2011 earthquake, owners say.

CTV News   Friday 28 March

CTV News Friday 28 March

Friday, 28 March 2014 8:29 p.m. by MediaCTV

Anderton slams UK clerics call for cathedral demo

Anderton slams UK cleric's call for cathedral demo

Friday, 28 March 2014 12:53 p.m. by MediaStuff

Christ Church Cathedral restoration campaigner Jim Anderton has dismissed the Archbishop of York's calls for a demolition and rebuild as unqualified and disappointing. 

Anderton slams clerics call for demo

Anderton slams cleric's call for demo

Friday, 28 March 2014 12:53 p.m. by MediaStuff

Christ Church Cathedral restoration campaigner Jim Anderton has dismissed the Archbishop of York's calls for a demolition and rebuild as unqualified and disappointing. 

Homeowner living rough

Homeowner living rough

Friday, 28 March 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Paul Tobin's home is a shrine to his beloved Crusaders rugby team.

Homeowner living rough for three years

Homeowner living rough for three years

Friday, 28 March 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Paul Tobin's home is a shrine to his beloved Crusaders rugby team.

CTV News   Thursday 27 March

CTV News Thursday 27 March

Thursday, 27 March 2014 7:48 p.m. by MediaCTV

Two-year wait not good enough for flooded Chch suburbs

Two-year wait not good enough for flooded Chch suburbs

Thursday, 27 March 2014 5:26 p.m. by Media3News

A solution is welcome for the heavy flooding in St Albans earlier this month, but the two-year time frame isn't.

Archbishop of York backs demolishing Christchurch Cathedral

Archbishop of York backs demolishing Christchurch Cathedral

Thursday, 27 March 2014 4:51 p.m. by Media3News

The second most powerful Anglican in the world has swung in behind the local church's bid to demolish the Christchurch Cathedral.

Archbishop backs cathedral demolition

Archbishop backs cathedral demolition

Thursday, 27 March 2014 2:12 p.m. by MediaStuff

The Archbishop of York has backed the Christ Church Cathedral leadership's bid for demolition.

Christchurchs opens a space for youth

Christchurch's opens a space for youth

Thursday, 27 March 2014 1:25 p.m. by MediaCTV

Flatman makes dreams come true

Flatman makes dreams come true

Thursday, 27 March 2014 1:19 p.m. by MediaCTV

Greens: Russel and Metiria

Greens: Russel and Metiria

Thursday, 27 March 2014 12:32 p.m. by CanterburyMorningsZB

Green's Co-Leaders Metiria Turei and Russel Norman talks to newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch about local and national issues

Thousands wait for quake repairs

Thousands wait for quake repairs

Thursday, 27 March 2014 8:12 a.m. by MediaStuff

More than 800 vulnerable Canterbury earthquake claimants are still to be fully settled by insurers.

Peggy, 90, wants home fixed before dying

Peggy, 90, wants home fixed before dying

Thursday, 27 March 2014 6:47 a.m. by MediaStuff

Ninety-year-old Peggy Holdthuson has waited in limbo for three years for her cherished family home to be repaired - only to be told her insurance company had no idea her claim even existed.

Charlotte Grimshaw: Eerie city reveals its broken heart

Charlotte Grimshaw: Eerie city reveals its broken heart

Thursday, 27 March 2014 6:30 a.m. by MediaHerald

Derelict buildings are scary. I know this from experience. Years ago when I was working for a law firm in Central Auckland, I found myself between flats and accepted, without much thought, an invitation to move into an apartment on...

Top honour for designer of cardboard cathedral

Top honour for designer of cardboard cathedral

Thursday, 27 March 2014 5:15 a.m. by MediaHerald

The transitional cathedral in Christchurch - designed by Shigeru Ban - incorporated cardboard tubes in the construction.The Japanese architect Shigeru Ban, who designed the cardboard cathedral in Christchurch, has won the 2014 Pritzker...

Arts precinct size expected to change

Arts precinct size expected to change

Thursday, 27 March 2014 1:21 a.m. by MediaThePress

Changes to the size or designation of the Performing Arts Precinct are expected to be announced soon by the Christchurch Central Development Unit (CCDU).

New Brighton going it alone

New Brighton going it alone

Thursday, 27 March 2014 1:20 a.m. by MediaThePress

A new company plans to kickstart the rebuild of New Brighton using public donations because the Christchurch City Council has "no plan" for revitalising the seaside suburb.

Thousands wait for repairs

Thousands wait for repairs

Thursday, 27 March 2014 1:20 a.m. by MediaStuff

More than 800 vulnerable Canterbury earthquake claimants are still to be fully settled by insurers.

Donations cover cathedrals daily running costs

Donations cover cathedral's daily running costs

Thursday, 27 March 2014 1:11 a.m. by MediaThePress

Entry to Christchurch's Cardboard Cathedral will remain free as long as Dean Lynda Patterson is in charge, despite it costing about $600 a day to keep the building open.

CTV News   Wednesday 26 March

CTV News Wednesday 26 March

Wednesday, 26 March 2014 8:05 p.m. by MediaCTV

Shirley Intermediate School

Shirley Intermediate School

Wednesday, 26 March 2014 4:09 p.m. by MediaCTV

Hugh Pavletich: Lack of City Movement

Hugh Pavletich: Lack of City Movement

Wednesday, 26 March 2014 12:42 p.m. by CanterburyMorningsZB

Urban developer Hugh Pavletich talks to Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch about the recovery progress of the city

Bryna Lipper: Resilient Cities

Bryna Lipper: Resilient Cities

Wednesday, 26 March 2014 11:55 a.m. by CanterburyMorningsZB

Bryna Lipper the Vice President for Relationships at 100 Resilient Cities talks to Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch about why she is here visiting the city

Shigeru Ban should rebuild Christ Church Cathedral

Shigeru Ban should rebuild Christ Church Cathedral

Wednesday, 26 March 2014 11:16 a.m. by MediaThePress

Anglicans should hire Cardboard Cathedral architect Shigeru Ban to fix or replace their damaged cathedral in the square.

Insurance service tackles 80 cases

Insurance service tackles 80 cases

Wednesday, 26 March 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff Featured

Mike Coleman is promising to tone it down.

City council fees kill plan for apartments

City council fees kill plan for apartments

Wednesday, 26 March 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

A Sumner property owner has abandoned plans to build two apartments after being hit by a $72,000 fee from the Christchurch City Council.

Study aims for quake-proof building

Study aims for quake-proof building

Wednesday, 26 March 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

A University of Canterbury prototype is being subjected to simulated shaking greater than the February 2011 earthquake to help improve the safety of the city's new buildings.

Insurance help service ramps up

Insurance help service ramps up

Wednesday, 26 March 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Mike Coleman is promising to tone it down.

CTV News Tuesday 25 March

CTV News Tuesday 25 March

Tuesday, 25 March 2014 9:02 p.m. by MediaCTV

Cathedral in danger of collapse

Cathedral in danger of collapse

Tuesday, 25 March 2014 4:33 p.m. by Media3News

A new report shows the ChristChurch Cathedral could collapse completely if another major earthquake struck the region.

Shigeru Ban wins Nobel for architecture

Shigeru Ban wins 'Nobel' for architecture

Tuesday, 25 March 2014 1:49 p.m. by MediaThePress

One of architecture's most prestigious international awards has been given to the man behind Christchurch's cardboard cathedral.

Lianne Dalziel: Weekly Talk

Lianne Dalziel: Weekly Talk

Tuesday, 25 March 2014 12:32 p.m. by CanterburyMorningsZB

Christchurch City Mayor Lianne Dalziel talks to Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch about the latest happenings around town

Reid Stiven: EQC

Reid Stiven: EQC

Tuesday, 25 March 2014 12:19 p.m. by CanterburyMorningsZB

Reid Stiven from the EQC talks to Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch and takes listeners calls.

Rebuild needs to get moving

Rebuild needs to get moving

Tuesday, 25 March 2014 10:44 a.m. by MediaThePress

 

Lynched- Monday 24 March - Nicky Wagner

Lynched- Monday 24 March - Nicky Wagner

Tuesday, 25 March 2014 9:41 a.m. by ChrisLynch

Christchurch Rebuild: Dunking the doughnut theory

Christchurch Rebuild: Dunking the doughnut theory

Tuesday, 25 March 2014 5:15 a.m. by MediaHerald

Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee is up for the challenge to keep the momentum on the Christchurch rebuild going by constantly showing "flags of progress" because that "helps everybody keep buoyant".

Christchurch Rebuild: Peter Townsend: Into the swing of the rebuild

Christchurch Rebuild: Peter Townsend: Into the swing of the rebuild

Tuesday, 25 March 2014 5:15 a.m. by MediaHerald

We are starting to see the ramp up of the rebuild in Christchurch really beginning to take effect. 

Christchurch Rebuild: Dominick Stephens: Lets not go blindly into the danger phase

Christchurch Rebuild: Dominick Stephens: Let's not go blindly into the 'danger' phase

Tuesday, 25 March 2014 5:15 a.m. by MediaHerald

This rebuild is a huge task to be undertaken in a tiny economy.

Christchurch Rebuild: A city shows its resilience

Christchurch Rebuild: A city shows its resilience

Tuesday, 25 March 2014 5:15 a.m. by MediaHerald

There's talk in Christchurch about the long-term legacy of the earthquake. What would be the city's equivalent of, say, Napier's Art Deco buildings?