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Response team deals with 1300 post-quake claims

Response team deals with 1300 post-quake claims

Tuesday, 18 February 2014 9:28 a.m. by MediaStuff

Blogger fined for EQC contempt

Blogger fined for EQC contempt

Tuesday, 18 February 2014 9:01 a.m. by Media3News

A blogger for website EQC Truths has been fined $5000 for deliberately disobeying a court order.

Walkers pound the road to raise money

Walkers pound the road to raise money

Tuesday, 18 February 2014 7:59 a.m. by MediaStuff

A Christchurch drug and alcohol counsellor walking 288 kilometres from Seddon to Christchurch to help raise money for earthquake victims is more than half-way through her journey.

NZ churches used in earthquake study

NZ churches used in earthquake study

Tuesday, 18 February 2014 6:37 a.m. by Media3News

Some of New Zealand's churches will be the focus of an international study intended to help earthquake-proof buildings.

CBD parking matter urgent

CBD parking matter 'urgent'

Tuesday, 18 February 2014 12:57 a.m. by MediaThePress

Christchurch Mayor Lianne Dalziel is pushing for urgent action to address the parking problems in the central city.

CTV News   Monday 17 February

CTV News Monday 17 February

Monday, 17 February 2014 7:36 p.m. by MediaCTV

Virginia Wright: Aftermath Series

Virginia Wright: Aftermath Series

Monday, 17 February 2014 12:36 p.m. by CanterburyMorningsZB Popular

Producer for Aftermath: The Triumph of the City, Virginia Wright talks to Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch about how the city has progressed.

Share your quake memories

Share your quake memories

Monday, 17 February 2014 12:31 p.m. by MediaStuff

On the third anniversary of the February 22 earthquake, Cantabrians will once again have the opportunity to share their experiences and hopes for the future as part of the River of Flowers commemoration.

Laneways - the good, the bad, the ugly

Laneways - the good, the bad, the ugly

Monday, 17 February 2014 11:25 a.m. by MediaThePress

Companies advised to embrace innovation districts

Companies advised to embrace innovation districts

Monday, 17 February 2014 10:17 a.m. by MediaThePress

Quake pledges go online

Quake pledges go online

Monday, 17 February 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Signatures pledged by more than 25,000 Cantabrians after the February 2011 earthquake have been preserved in a digital archive as a reminder of the city's early reactions to the devastation.

Creative living in a transitional city

Creative living in a transitional city

Sunday, 16 February 2014 10:49 a.m. by MediaStuff

There is a crack in everything, it's how the light gets in. Did the Christchurch earthquakes crack open the city's conservative shell and unleash a great wealth of creativity?

Millennium staying shut in Christchurch

Millennium staying shut in Christchurch

Saturday, 15 February 2014 5:00 p.m. by MediaStuff

Listed hotels company Millennium & Copthorne Hotels New Zealand says its Millennium Hotel Christchurch in Cathedral Square remains closed for the "foreseeable future".

Womans prize garden red-zoned

Woman's prize garden red-zoned

Saturday, 15 February 2014 1:17 p.m. by MediaStuff

Students radically rethink arts precinct

Students radically rethink arts precinct

Saturday, 15 February 2014 11:32 a.m. by MediaThePress

Three years on, a new feeling

Three years on, a new feeling

Saturday, 15 February 2014 10:52 a.m. by MediaStuff

The month of February will never be the same again. It was always this gangly, short month at the start of a year when life gets back to normal after the rush and excess of Christmas and New Year.

When a rebuild interests the IRD

When a rebuild interests the IRD

Saturday, 15 February 2014 10:02 a.m. by MediaThePress

Payouts may come up short

Payouts may come up short

Saturday, 15 February 2014 8:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

More than 26,000 Canterbury homeowners can now claim cash in lieu of quake repairs after changes to the Earthquake Commission's (EQC) opt-out scheme.

Filipinos say boss welshed on pay

Filipinos say boss welshed on pay

Friday, 14 February 2014 11:23 p.m. by MediaThePress

Migrant workers claim they have been left out of pocket after being underpaid for their work in the Christchurch rebuild.

CTV News   Friday 14 February

CTV News Friday 14 February

Friday, 14 February 2014 7:38 p.m. by MediaCTV

Desperate property owners offloading quake-damaged homes

Desperate property owners offloading quake-damaged homes

Friday, 14 February 2014 5:08 p.m. by MediaHerald

Owners of damaged and unrepairable Canterbury homes are increasingly selling them on an "as is, where is" basis, a new property report says.

Power Panel: Weekly Panel

Power Panel: Weekly Panel

Friday, 14 February 2014 12:50 p.m. by CanterburyMorningsZB

Chris Lynch hosts this weeks Power Panel and guests include Kathryn Dalziel, Megan Woods and Pier Smulders

Chch asbestos rumours put to rest

Chch asbestos rumours put to rest

Friday, 14 February 2014 5:35 a.m. by Media3News

Asbestos waste from the Christchurch rebuild will be sent to properly accredited sites, Gerry Brownlee says.

Toxic waste may soon head south

Toxic waste may soon head south

Friday, 14 February 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Toxic waste containing asbestos from Christchurch demolition sites could soon be transported to Southland.

CTV News   Thursday 13 February

CTV News Thursday 13 February

Thursday, 13 February 2014 11:52 p.m. by MediaCTV

Antony Gough: City Progress

Antony Gough: City Progress

Thursday, 13 February 2014 12:08 p.m. by CanterburyMorningsZB

Developer Antony Gough talks to Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch about how the Central City has had negativity towards the pace of the rebuild.

Silence on heritage buildings fate

Silence on heritage building's fate

Thursday, 13 February 2014 11:57 a.m. by MediaThePress

A Christchurch heritage advocate has condemned the owners of the Public Trust Building for their silence saying it feels like ''deals are being done behind closed doors''.

Up to 500 prefab homes for Chch

Up to 500 prefab homes for Chch

Thursday, 13 February 2014 5:20 a.m. by MediaThePress

Christchurch will be used as a testing ground for the construction of hundreds of "affordable" prefabricated homes.

Council may reopen closed buildings

Council may reopen closed buildings

Thursday, 13 February 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Some closed council buildings could be reopened if Christchurch City councillors follow through on plans to relax the rules on occupancy.

Delays spark anonymous $10m offer

Delays spark anonymous $10m offer

Thursday, 13 February 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

An anonymous investor is willing to cough up $10 million to fast-track the reopening of a central Christchurch parking building.

St Albans hails workers village

St Albans hails workers' village

Wednesday, 12 February 2014 11:34 p.m. by MediaThePress

A temporary workers' village is set to be operating in St Albans by the end of this year.

Citys poor housing is human rights concern

City's poor housing is human rights concern

Wednesday, 12 February 2014 11:34 p.m. by MediaStuff

A concerted effort needs to be made before the winter to identify every vulnerable household in Christchurch, the Human Rights Commission says.

Reopening on cards for closed buildings

Reopening on cards for closed buildings

Wednesday, 12 February 2014 11:32 p.m. by MediaStuff

Some closed council buildings could be reopened if Christchurch City councillors follow through on plans to relax the rules on occupancy.

CTV News   Wednesday 12 February

CTV News Wednesday 12 February

Wednesday, 12 February 2014 7:40 p.m. by MediaCTV

Modern, open plan houses do worse in quakes

Modern, open plan houses 'do worse in quakes'

Wednesday, 12 February 2014 3:00 p.m. by MediaOneNews

"Traditional" homes often did much better in the Canterbury quakes than modern "open plan" houses, new research shows.

Maree Lucas: Housing Issues

Maree Lucas: Housing Issues

Wednesday, 12 February 2014 1:25 p.m. by CanterburyMorningsZB

Maree Lucas talks to Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch about the lack of support from the Government since loosing her husband in the CTV building.

Bleak outlook for Christchurch CBD

Bleak outlook for Christchurch CBD

Wednesday, 12 February 2014 12:42 p.m. by MediaThePress

Stop worrying about Christchurch's CBD. Instead, embrace what the whole of Christchurch already has - space - and improve how we use it. Then export that knowledge to Asia.

Vulnerable homes need help before winter

'Vulnerable' homes need help before winter

Wednesday, 12 February 2014 10:19 a.m. by MediaStuff

A concerted effort needs to be made before the winter to identify every vulnerable household in Christchurch, says the Human Rights Commission.

Lawyers snub new justice precinct

Lawyers snub new justice precinct

Wednesday, 12 February 2014 8:27 a.m. by MediaThePress

Many of the top law firms relocating within Christchurch have chosen sites outside the planned justice and emergency services precinct.

The Terrace precinct growing

The Terrace precinct growing

Wednesday, 12 February 2014 7:36 a.m. by MediaThePress

Christchurch developer Antony Gough's $140m Oxford Tce project is underway, adding new elements to the CBD's much-reduced city skyline.

Bitter twists for rezoned couple

Bitter twists for rezoned couple

Wednesday, 12 February 2014 5:31 a.m. by MediaOneNews

A late-night phone call rocked Heather Larson's world more than Christchurch's earthquakes.

Insurers blame others over delays

Insurers blame others over delays

Wednesday, 12 February 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Christchurch homeowners say they have no confidence in insurers settling their earthquake claims before a promised deadline of 2016.

Bitter twists for re-zoned couple

Bitter twists for re-zoned couple

Wednesday, 12 February 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

A late-night phone call rocked Heather Larson's world more than Christchurch's earthquakes.

Quake claimants thrash out strategy

Quake claimants thrash out strategy

Wednesday, 12 February 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

More than 300 Christchurch homeowners met to air their grievances over the way insurer Southern Response has handled their earthquake claims.

Insurers blame others as anger over claims rises

Insurers blame others as anger over claims rises

Wednesday, 12 February 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Christchurch homeowners say they have no confidence in insurers settling their earthquake claims before a promised deadline of 2016.

Blame, anger over claims rises

Blame, anger over claims rises

Wednesday, 12 February 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Christchurch homeowners say they have no confidence in insurers settling their earthquake claims before a promised deadline of 2016.

CTV News   Tuesday 11 February

CTV News Tuesday 11 February

Tuesday, 11 February 2014 7:36 p.m. by MediaCTV

Unhappy claimants meet over Southern Response

Unhappy claimants meet over Southern Response

Tuesday, 11 February 2014 3:49 p.m. by MediaStuff

More than 300 Christchurch homeowners will meet tonight to air their grievances over the way insurer Southern Response has handled their earthquake claims. 

Lianne Dalziel: Weekly Mayoral Chat

Lianne Dalziel: Weekly Mayoral Chat

Tuesday, 11 February 2014 12:14 p.m. by CanterburyMorningsZB

Christchurch City Mayor Lianne Dalziel talks to Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch about the latest happenings with the city.

Peter Glasson: Southern No Response

Peter Glasson: Southern No Response

Tuesday, 11 February 2014 12:04 p.m. by CanterburyMorningsZB Popular

Peter Glasson from Southern No Response talks to Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch about the meeting to be held tonight.

Asthmatic choked by dust

Asthmatic choked by dust

Tuesday, 11 February 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Rebecca Hamilton Barclay speaks through clouds.

CTV News   Monday 10 February

CTV News Monday 10 February

Monday, 10 February 2014 8:35 p.m. by MediaCTV

Opus profit slips on rising interest, tax

Opus profit slips on rising interest, tax

Monday, 10 February 2014 3:28 p.m. by Media3News

 

Canteen Patients 1401 31

Canteen Patients 1401 31

Monday, 10 February 2014 1:58 p.m. by MediaCTV

Flatman: Needs your help!!

Flatman: Need's your help!!

Monday, 10 February 2014 11:53 a.m. by CanterburyMorningsZB

Flatman talks to Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch about needing the help of Cantabrians to secure votes, so he takes away money to use in our community.  For more information visit www.hubbards.co.nz  

Retaining walls involve complex legal issues

Retaining walls involve complex legal issues

Monday, 10 February 2014 9:39 a.m. by MediaStuff

We live on the hill. Our house has a fairly long drive, some of which is on council land and some on our section. It is supported by a long retaining wall. The wall partially collapsed in the February 2011 earthquake and was further damaged in June 2011. Our insurer is refusing to pay.

Firms pack up as $90m boom ends

Firms pack up as $90m boom ends

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

At its peak, an estimated 150 demolition companies vied for business in the city but as demolition is slowly replaced by construction, many are leaving or diversifying to pursue other projects.

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.