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Deaf Society heartbroken by club buildings demolition

Deaf Society heartbroken by club building's demolition

Thursday, 8 August 2013 4:36 a.m. by MediaThePress

Carol King remembers sewing the curtains for the Deaf Society of Canterbury's building on Armagh St decades ago.

Deaf Society heartbroken by club buildings demolition

Deaf Society heartbroken by club building's demolition

Thursday, 8 August 2013 4:36 a.m. by MediaStuff

Carol King remembers sewing the curtains for the Deaf Society of Canterbury's building on Armagh St decades ago.

Questionable methods used by EQC, says surveyor

'Questionable methods' used by EQC, says surveyor

Thursday, 8 August 2013 12:36 a.m. by MediaThePress

Thousands of Canterbury homes could have been incorrectly assessed by Earthquake Commission staff, says an independent Prebbleton surveyor.

Questionable methods used by EQC, says surveyor

'Questionable methods' used by EQC, says surveyor

Thursday, 8 August 2013 12:36 a.m. by MediaStuff

Thousands of Canterbury homes could have been incorrectly assessed by Earthquake Commission staff, says an independent Prebbleton surveyor.

Rebuild health and safety gets $11m

Rebuild health and safety gets $11m

Wednesday, 7 August 2013 11:42 p.m. by MediaStuff

A further $11 million is being poured into the Canterbury rebuild for a health and safety programme to prevent workplace injury and death.

Rebuild health and safety gets $11m

Rebuild health and safety gets $11m

Wednesday, 7 August 2013 11:42 p.m. by MediaThePress

A further $11 million is being poured into the Canterbury rebuild for a health and safety programme to prevent workplace injury and death.

Rebuild health and safety gets $11 million

Rebuild health and safety gets $11 million

Wednesday, 7 August 2013 11:42 p.m. by MediaThePress

A further $11 million is being poured into the Canterbury rebuild for a health and safety programme to prevent workplace injury and death.

Rebuild health and safety gets $11 million

Rebuild health and safety gets $11 million

Wednesday, 7 August 2013 11:42 p.m. by MediaStuff

A further $11 million is being poured into the Canterbury rebuild for a health and safety programme to prevent workplace injury and death.

Malicious software found in CERA website

Malicious software found in CERA website

Wednesday, 7 August 2013 9:12 p.m. by MediaRNZ

The Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority has increased its online security after malicious software was discovered embedded in its website in July.

Nearly 20,000 jobs created in Canterbury

Nearly 20,000 jobs created in Canterbury

Wednesday, 7 August 2013 8:05 p.m. by MediaThePress

Canterbury has 18,100 more jobs than a year ago, taking employment in the region to well above total numbers prior to the earthquakes.

Earthquake memorial target for vandals

Earthquake memorial target for vandals

Wednesday, 7 August 2013 2:29 p.m. by MediaRNZ

The artist who created the earthquake memorial in Christchurch says he has had to replace about 20 that have been vandalised or stolen in the past 18 months.

Vandalism disgusts quake victims families

Vandalism 'disgusts' quake victims' families

Wednesday, 7 August 2013 12:45 p.m. by Media3News

Family members of those killed in Christchurch's February 22nd earthquake say they're disgusted at the vandalism of a quake memorial.

Earthquake memorial vandalised

Earthquake memorial vandalised

Wednesday, 7 August 2013 11:28 a.m. by MediaRNZ

The artist who created the "185 Chairs" earthquake memorial in Christchurch says he has had to replace about 20 chairs that have been vandalised or stolen in the past 18 months.

Cardboard cathedral opens with concert series

Cardboard cathedral opens with concert series

Wednesday, 7 August 2013 9:31 a.m. by MediaRNZ

Christchurch's temporary Anglican cathedral, dubbed the Cardboard Cathedral, has opened, with a 10-day music series called

Contractors need to be wary of payment terms

Contractors 'need to be wary of payment terms'

Wednesday, 7 August 2013 1:10 a.m. by MediaStuff

Construction companies taking part in the $40 billion rebuild of Christchurch need to be careful about accepting new payment terms and conditions, a University of Canterbury business lecturer warns.

Sickening attack on 185 Chairs Memorial

'Sickening' attack on 185 Chairs Memorial

Tuesday, 6 August 2013 10:45 p.m. by MediaStuff

A Christchurch widower has offered to donate her late husband's wheelchair to the damaged quake memorial.

Contractors need to be wary of payment terms

Contractors 'need to be wary of payment terms'

Tuesday, 6 August 2013 9:00 p.m. by MediaThePress

Construction companies taking part in the $40 billion rebuild of Christchurch need to be careful about accepting new payment terms and conditions, a University of Canterbury business lecturer warns.

Stadium, city pool not built til 2017

Stadium, city pool not built til 2017

Tuesday, 6 August 2013 5:00 p.m. by MediaThePress

The latest detailed schedule for Christchurch's anchor projects suggests the city's new stadium may not be ready in time to host the 2017 British and Irish Lions tour.

Chairs vandalism sickening

Chairs vandalism 'sickening'

Tuesday, 6 August 2013 5:00 p.m. by MediaStuff

The vandalism of Christchurch's 185 empty chairs memorial and the recent theft of its sole white wheelchair has left one quake paraplegic mother "sickened".

Stadium, city pool not built till 2017

Stadium, city pool not built till 2017

Tuesday, 6 August 2013 5:00 p.m. by MediaThePress

The latest detailed schedule for Christchurch's anchor projects suggests the city's new stadium may not be ready in time to host the 2017 British and Irish Lions tour.

Stadium date upsets rugby boss

Stadium date upsets rugby boss

Tuesday, 6 August 2013 5:00 p.m. by MediaThePress

The latest detailed schedule for Christchurch's anchor projects suggests the city's new stadium may not be ready in time to host the 2017 British and Irish Lions tour.

More than 40 new jobs created by quake recovery unit

More than 40 new jobs created by quake recovery unit

Tuesday, 6 August 2013 3:37 p.m. by MediaRNZ

More than 40 new positions are being created by the organisation responsible for building most of Christchurch's anchor projects.

New jobs created by quake recovery unit

New jobs created by quake recovery unit

Tuesday, 6 August 2013 3:37 p.m. by MediaRNZ

More than 40 new positions are being created by the organisation responsible for building most of Christchurch's anchor projects.

Apologies to Radio New Zealand

Apologies to Radio New Zealand

Tuesday, 6 August 2013 12:50 p.m. by EQCTruths

 

Repair sign-off delayed over cost

Repair sign-off delayed over cost

Tuesday, 6 August 2013 12:38 a.m. by MediaThePress

City councillors say they do not yet have enough information to sign off on plans to repair the historic Sign of the Takahe in Cashmere.

Repair sign-off delayed over cost

Repair sign-off delayed over cost

Tuesday, 6 August 2013 12:38 a.m. by MediaStuff

City councillors say they do not yet have enough information to sign off on plans to repair the historic Sign of the Takahe in Cashmere.

Takahe repairs delayed over cost

Takahe repairs delayed over cost

Tuesday, 6 August 2013 12:38 a.m. by MediaStuff

City councillors say they do not yet have enough information to sign off on plans to repair the historic Sign of the Takahe in Cashmere.

Takahe $3.4m repairs delayed over cost

Takahe $3.4m repairs delayed over cost

Tuesday, 6 August 2013 12:38 a.m. by MediaThePress

City councillors say they do not yet have enough information to sign off on plans to repair the historic Sign of the Takahe in Cashmere.

Takahe $3.4m repairs delayed over cost

Takahe $3.4m repairs delayed over cost

Tuesday, 6 August 2013 12:38 a.m. by MediaStuff

City councillors say they do not yet have enough information to sign off on plans to repair the historic Sign of the Takahe in Cashmere.

Sumner facility could cost ratepayers

Sumner facility could cost ratepayers

Tuesday, 6 August 2013 12:07 a.m. by MediaStuff

Sunmer's demolished library, community centre and museum look set to be replaced with a new combined facility in Wakefield Ave - but it is likely to come at a $10 million cost to ratepayers.

Sumner facility could cost ratepayers

Sumner facility could cost ratepayers

Tuesday, 6 August 2013 12:07 a.m. by MediaThePress

Sunmer's demolished library, community centre and museum look set to be replaced with a new combined facility in Wakefield Ave - but it is likely to come at a $10 million cost to ratepayers.

Call for tour of Town Hall site

Call for tour of Town Hall site

Monday, 5 August 2013 5:00 p.m. by MediaThePress

City councillors are pushing to get a tour of the quake-damaged Christchurch Town Hall next week so they can get a better understanding of the scale of the repair job ahead.

Council wants Town Hall tour

Council wants Town Hall tour

Monday, 5 August 2013 5:00 p.m. by MediaThePress

City councillors are pushing to get a tour of the quake-damaged Christchurch Town Hall next week so they can get a better understanding of the scale of the repair job ahead.

Chch developers plan jigsaw puzzle house

Chch developers plan 'jigsaw puzzle' house

Monday, 5 August 2013 4:40 p.m. by Media3News

A group of Christchurch developers are redefining what it means to build a home.

Christchurch nightlife back up and running after quake

Christchurch nightlife back up and running after quake

Sunday, 4 August 2013 4:51 p.m. by Media3News Popular

According to new research, Christchurch's nightlife is heating back up.

A first for Christchurchs Arts Centre

A first for Christchurch's Arts Centre

Sunday, 4 August 2013 10:35 a.m. by MediaThePress



Insurance changes creates winners - and losers

Insurance changes creates winners - and losers

Saturday, 3 August 2013 5:00 p.m. by MediaThePress

You don't have to put up with the shift to sum insured home insurance - well, not if you are a doctor or farmer.

Statistician tracks rebuild progress

Statistician tracks rebuild progress

Friday, 2 August 2013 6:46 p.m. by MediaThePress

A statistician collecting data on rebuild progress in one Christchurch neighbourhood is getting under the skin of the Insurance Council. WILL HARVIE reports.

Brownlee rejects rebuild criticism

Brownlee rejects rebuild criticism

Friday, 2 August 2013 5:00 p.m. by MediaStuff

Three prominent Christchurch business leaders have written privately to Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee complaining about the governance of the central city rebuild.

Brownlee rejects rebuild criticism

Brownlee rejects rebuild criticism

Friday, 2 August 2013 5:00 p.m. by MediaStuff

Three prominent Christchurch business leaders have written privately to Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee complaining about the governance of the central city rebuild.

Firms not threatened by foreign companies

Firms not threatened by foreign companies

Friday, 2 August 2013 9:33 a.m. by MediaStuff

The New Zealand Contractors Federation has played down reports of concerns at its annual conference that local contractors may miss out if overseas firms flock to join Christchurch's rebuild.

New staff hired to speed key Christchurch building

New staff hired to speed key Christchurch building

Friday, 2 August 2013 8:40 a.m. by MediaRNZ

The organisation responsible for building most of Christchurch's anchor projects is hiring more than a dozen new managers to speed up progress.

NZ firms have expertise for rebuild

NZ firms 'have expertise' for rebuild

Friday, 2 August 2013 7:54 a.m. by MediaRNZ

There is concern within the construction industry that local companies may miss out if Christchurch is swamped by overseas firms keen to join the rebuild.

Bishop keyed up at cardboard cathedral handover ceremony

Bishop keyed up at cardboard cathedral handover ceremony

Friday, 2 August 2013 6:53 a.m. by MediaThePress

Christchurch has been given its first look at the new Cardboard Cathedral during an emotional ceremony to mark the structure changing hands from contractors to the Anglican diocese.

Cardboard cathedral finally unveiled

Cardboard cathedral finally unveiled

Friday, 2 August 2013 6:53 a.m. by MediaStuff

Christchurch has been given its first look at the new Cardboard Cathedral during an emotional ceremony to mark the structure changing hands from contractors to the Anglican diocese.

Cardboard cathedral finally unveiled

Cardboard cathedral finally unveiled

Friday, 2 August 2013 6:53 a.m. by MediaThePress

Christchurch has been given its first look at the new Cardboard Cathedral during an emotional ceremony to mark the structure changing hands from contractors to the Anglican diocese.

Hospital plots $122 million return

Hospital plots $122 million return

Friday, 2 August 2013 4:40 a.m. by MediaThePress

St George's Hospital has unveiled plans for a $122 million redevelopment of their facilities.

Hospital plots $122 million return

Hospital plots $122 million return

Friday, 2 August 2013 4:40 a.m. by MediaStuff

St George's Hospital has unveiled plans for a $122 million redevelopment of their facilities.

Council to approve Sign of the Takahe repairs

Council to approve Sign of the Takahe repairs

Thursday, 1 August 2013 11:20 p.m. by MediaThePress

Repair plans for the historic Sign of the Takahe are expected to be approved by the Christchurch City Council.

Levelling begins on wonky art gallery

Levelling begins on wonky art gallery

Thursday, 1 August 2013 5:00 p.m. by MediaThePress

Work to re-level Christchurch's wonky art gallery is under way.

Outcasts go to UN over loss of mail

'Outcasts' go to UN over loss of mail

Thursday, 1 August 2013 5:00 p.m. by MediaStuff

Christchurch red zoners angry at losing postal services have lodged a formal complaint with the United Nations in a bid to get them back.

Frustrated red zoners to fix own roads

Frustrated red zoners to fix own roads

Thursday, 1 August 2013 4:57 p.m. by Media3News

A group of long-term red zoners are vowing to fix their quake-damaged roads by themselves.

Repairs start on Christchurch Art Gallery

Repairs start on Christchurch Art Gallery

Thursday, 1 August 2013 11:27 a.m. by MediaRNZ

Earthquake repair work has started on the Christchurch Art Gallery, the first of Christchurch City Council's existing major facilities to have work begin on it.

Merivale 1894 church demolished

Merivale 1894 church demolished

Thursday, 1 August 2013 2:55 a.m. by MediaStuff

Christchurch has lost another heritage building - the Chinese Methodist Church.

Tour takes in residential red zone

Tour takes in residential red zone

Wednesday, 31 July 2013 11:45 p.m. by MediaStuff

Red Bus is not the only company to cash in on Christchurch's burgeoning earthquake sight-seeing market.

Tour takes in residential red zone

Tour takes in residential red zone

Wednesday, 31 July 2013 11:45 p.m. by MediaThePress

Red Bus is not the only company to cash in on Christchurch's burgeoning earthquake sight-seeing market.

Most amazing earthquake sights ever

'Most amazing earthquake sights ever'

Wednesday, 31 July 2013 11:45 p.m. by MediaThePress

Red Bus is not the only company to cash in on Christchurch's burgeoning earthquake sightseeing market.

Most amazing earthquake sights ever

'Most amazing earthquake sights ever'

Wednesday, 31 July 2013 11:45 p.m. by MediaStuff

Red Bus is not the only company to cash in on Christchurch's burgeoning earthquake sightseeing market.