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Faster ways found to build cheap homes

Faster ways found to build cheap homes

Thursday, 6 March 2014 11:52 a.m. by Media3News

New and easier ways to build homes could have a big impact on meeting the housing shortage nationwide.

Christchurch mayor predicts disaster fatigue

Christchurch mayor predicts disaster fatigue

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

Hundreds of Cantabrians remain without power this morning as the Christchurch mayor defends the council's response to widespread flooding.

Christchurch residents criticise council storm response

Christchurch residents criticise council storm response

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

Hundreds of Cantabrians remain without power this morning as the Christchurch mayor defends the council's response to widespread flooding.Metre-high floods cut off some homes and forced the evacuation of others in what the council...

Christchurch residents criticise councils storm response

Christchurch residents criticise council's storm response

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

Hundreds of Cantabrians remain without power this morning as the Christchurch mayor defends the council's response to widespread flooding.Metre-high floods cut off some homes and forced the evacuation of others in what the council...

Christchurch clean-up begins

Christchurch clean-up begins

Thursday, 6 March 2014 5:38 a.m. by Media3News

Christchurch will today be in clean-up mode after floods turned roads into rivers and deluged homes.

Brownlee apologises to Labour MPs

Brownlee apologises to Labour MPs

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

A humiliated Gerry Brownlee has apologised to Labour MPs he sledged over their workrate on behalf of earthquake victims and says he feels let down by EQC.

Brownlee let down by EQC

Brownlee 'let down' by EQC

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

A humiliated Gerry Brownlee has apologised to Labour MPs he sledged over their workrate on behalf of earthquake victims and says he feels let down by EQC.

Health risk warning for once-in-a-century storm

Health risk warning for 'once-in-a-century' storm

Wednesday, 5 March 2014 10:18 p.m. by Media3News

Residents are being warned of health risks from contaminated floodwaters.

Lianne Dalziel: Christchurch floods

Lianne Dalziel: Christchurch floods

Wednesday, 5 March 2014 8:09 p.m. by CanterburyMorningsZB Popular

Christchurch mayor Lianne Dalziel talks to Larry Williams about the Christchurch floods.

Quake buildings bill passes first reading

Quake buildings bill passes first reading

Wednesday, 5 March 2014 7:43 p.m. by Media3News

A bill that sets out the rules around earthquake-prone buildings has passed its first reading in Parliament.

EQC faces potential budget blowout

EQC faces potential budget blowout

Wednesday, 5 March 2014 7:25 p.m. by Media3News

Inflationary pressures in the construction industry will accelerate as the Christchurch rebuild ramps up, making it harder for EQC to control costs.

CTV News   Wednesday 05 March

CTV News Wednesday 05 March

Wednesday, 5 March 2014 7:04 p.m. by MediaCTV

Double disaster for quake stricken Heathcoate

Double disaster for quake stricken Heathcoate

Wednesday, 5 March 2014 5:37 p.m. by Media3News

Homes damaged in the earthquakes from below are now ravaged by rain from above.

Double disaster for quake stricken Heathcote

Double disaster for quake stricken Heathcote

Wednesday, 5 March 2014 5:37 p.m. by Media3News

Homes damaged in the earthquakes from below are now ravaged by rain from above.

EQC asks for understanding

EQC asks for understanding

Wednesday, 5 March 2014 4:50 p.m. by MediaStuff

The Earthquake Commission has promised better services, but has asked for understanding, saying the Christchurch earthquakes were a disaster far in excess of conceivable magnitude.

EQC confident of meeting OIA deadline

EQC confident of meeting OIA deadline

Wednesday, 5 March 2014 1:23 p.m. by Media3News

The Earthquake Commission is confident it's on track to respond to more than 600 overdue official information requests by its May 1 deadline.

Agreement elusive on Town Hall insurance

Agreement elusive on Town Hall insurance

Wednesday, 5 March 2014 12:53 a.m. by MediaThePress

The Christchurch City Council has still to reach agreement with its insurer over the extent of the damage to the Town Hall.

Anglicans left out of cathedral briefing

Anglicans left out of cathedral briefing

Wednesday, 5 March 2014 12:53 a.m. by MediaThePress

The Anglican church says a British multimillionaire's suggestion that it hand over Christ Church Cathedral for restoration is "completely bizarre".

Lynched- Monday 3rd March -  David Cunliffe

Lynched- Monday 3rd March - David Cunliffe

Tuesday, 4 March 2014 11:54 a.m. by ChrisLynch

Billionaires ChristChurch Cathedral pledge

Billionaire's ChristChurch Cathedral pledge

Tuesday, 4 March 2014 11:11 a.m. by Media3News Popular

A British philanthropist has pledged $4 million to help restore the ChristChurch Cathedral.

Royal visit worth £10 million a day - Key

Royal visit worth '£10 million' a day - Key

Tuesday, 4 March 2014 9:33 a.m. by Media3News

John Key says the upcoming royal tour is "tremendous value for money", comparing the benefits to TV shows that feature NZ.

Council proposes fewer car parks

Council proposes fewer car parks

Tuesday, 4 March 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

New homes and businesses in Christchurch could be required to provide fewer car parks under a planning rule change being considered by the city council.

Major surgery for art gallery

Major surgery for art gallery

Tuesday, 4 March 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Christchurch Art Gallery is getting "keyhole surgery" to raise the 30,000-tonne building millimetre by millimetre.

CTV News   Monday 03 March

CTV News Monday 03 March

Monday, 3 March 2014 7:49 p.m. by MediaCTV

Work underway levelling Christchurch Art Gallery

Work underway levelling Christchurch Art Gallery

Monday, 3 March 2014 4:28 p.m. by Media3News Popular

Work on raising the 30,000-tonne Christchurch Art Gallery is underway.

Jenny Harper: Art Gallery Repairs

Jenny Harper: Art Gallery Repairs

Monday, 3 March 2014 1:08 p.m. by CanterburyMorningsZB Popular

Director of the Christchurch Art Gallery, Jenny Harper talks to Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch about the levelling getting underway today.

New bars, cafes in ultra-strong building

New bars, cafes in ultra-strong building

Monday, 3 March 2014 11:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

The site determines the shape of the new triangular building nearing completion at the intersection of Lichfield, Manchester and High streets, the former location of the 1899-1900 Strange's Building.

Hefty price tag to lift sinking gallery

Hefty price tag to lift sinking gallery

Monday, 3 March 2014 9:05 a.m. by Media3News

While the Christchurch Art Gallery is rock solid, the ground beneath isn't.

Reinforced core solves building issues

Reinforced core solves building issues

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

The site determines the shape of the new triangular building nearing completion at the intersection of Lichfield, Manchester and High streets, the former location of the 1899-1900 Strange's Building.

Vision accomplished for architect

Vision accomplished for architect

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

It is true to his vision, but it is not yet complete.

Aranui pupil wins Rika scholarship

Aranui pupil wins Rika scholarship

Monday, 3 March 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Quake victim Rika Hyuga's father welcomed Aranui High School student Joni Palmer, 17, into his home and heart while presenting her with a new scholarship to visit Japan.

Brownlee fires salvo

Brownlee fires salvo

Saturday, 1 March 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress Featured

Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee has fired a fresh salvo at the Christchurch City Council, suggesting it is in no state to lead the region's rebuild. 

Brownlee: Debunking myths and nonsense

Brownlee: 'Debunking myths and nonsense'

Saturday, 1 March 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress Recommended Popular

OPINION: Gerry Brownlee

Answers at last for feisty widow

Answers at last for feisty widow

Saturday, 1 March 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Dot Boyd is 85, stoic and staunch.

CTV News   Friday 28 February

CTV News Friday 28 February

Friday, 28 February 2014 9:45 p.m. by MediaCTV

Firefighter drawn back to PGC site

Firefighter drawn back to PGC site

Friday, 28 February 2014 10:55 a.m. by MediaStuff

Convention centre plans could be downsized

Convention centre plans could be downsized

Friday, 28 February 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress Popular

The Government's key anchor project - a Christchurch convention centre - could be downsized after "market sounding" suggested a 2000-seat venue was too ambitious, official papers released to the Green Party reveal.

$30m aquatic centre on hold

$30m aquatic centre on hold

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

City councillors have been shocked by revelations insurance money they thought was available for a new aquatic facility for the east has already been spent.

Engineers work investigated

Engineers' work investigated

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

Five engineers are being investigated for "potential issues" with their work on four Christchurch properties approved after the September 2010 earthquake.

CTV News   Thursday 27 February

CTV News Thursday 27 February

Thursday, 27 February 2014 8:15 p.m. by MediaCTV

City Nightlife

City Nightlife

Thursday, 27 February 2014 7:52 p.m. by MediaCTV

Wedding for couple brought together by quake

Wedding for couple brought together by quake

Thursday, 27 February 2014 3:51 p.m. by MediaStuff

Anna and Jamie were working in the same building in Christchurch, but didn't meet until the day of the February 22 earthquake.

New Chch buildings to be reviewed for negligence

New Chch buildings to be reviewed for 'negligence'

Thursday, 27 February 2014 1:48 p.m. by MediaHerald

The engineering design work done on four new Christchurch buildings will be reviewed for "negligence or incompetence", Building and Construction Minister Maurice Williamson announced today.It comes after issues were highlighted...

Prime Minister John Key: Part 1

Prime Minister John Key: Part 1

Thursday, 27 February 2014 1:32 p.m. by CanterburyMorningsZB

Prime Minister John Key talks to Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch about wide ranging issues.

Construction company investigated

Construction company investigated

Thursday, 27 February 2014 1:30 p.m. by MediaThePress

An official investigation has been launched into a Christchurch construction company which allegedly underpaid two migrants, and into the licensed immigration adviser who helped them obtain a visa.

Drones film earthquake damage

Drones film earthquake damage

Thursday, 27 February 2014 7:53 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Unmanned aerial drones are being used to film earthquake-damaged properties as demolition work progresses on Christchurch's Port Hills.

Heritage will not be demolished

Heritage will not be demolished

Thursday, 27 February 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

The heritage-listed Public Trust Office in central Christchurch will not be demolished under the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Act.

Owner in never-ending dance with units insurer

Owner in never-ending dance with unit's insurer

Thursday, 27 February 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Anne McDonald is tired of dancing with insurers over the rebuild of  her Christchurch flat.

EQC vows to clear information backlog

EQC vows to clear information backlog

Thursday, 27 February 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

The Earthquake Commission still has an "eye-wateringly huge" backlog of official information requests but insists they will be cleared by April.

Owner in never-ending dance with insurer

Owner in never-ending dance with insurer

Thursday, 27 February 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Anne McDonald is tired of dancing with insurers over the rebuild of her Christchurch flat.

CTV News   Wednesday 26 February

CTV News Wednesday 26 February

Wednesday, 26 February 2014 10:19 p.m. by MediaCTV

Readers ideas for earthquake memorial

Readers' ideas for earthquake memorial

Wednesday, 26 February 2014 2:45 p.m. by MediaStuff

Readers have come up with a series of suggestions for earthquake memorials in Christchurch.

Cantabrian of the Week: Ken Hird

Cantabrian of the Week: Ken Hird

Wednesday, 26 February 2014 1:15 p.m. by MediaCTV Popular

Bulk of Chch rebuilds, repairs unfinished

Bulk of Chch rebuilds, repairs unfinished

Wednesday, 26 February 2014 10:50 a.m. by Media3News

The Insurance Council's defending the time it's taking to complete expensive rebuilds and repairs.

Fatal site unsuitable for build

Fatal site 'unsuitable for build'

Wednesday, 26 February 2014 9:37 a.m. by MediaStuff

A Christchurch property where a bed-ridden elderly woman was killed by rockfall in the February 2011 earthquake was years earlier deemed unsuitable for building on, court documents reveal.

Brian Rudman: CTV victims deserve corporate manslaughter law

Brian Rudman: CTV victims deserve corporate manslaughter law

Wednesday, 26 February 2014 6:30 a.m. by MediaHerald

On the third anniversary of the deadly February 2011 Christchurch earthquake, the police have retained engineering consultants Beca to assess the engineering issues arising from collapse of the modern CTV building.

Canterbury forging trade links

Canterbury forging trade links

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

Growing a strong trade partnership with China is essential for Christchurch to develop a thriving post-rebuild economy, representatives at a Canton Trade Fair meeting in Christchurch said yesterday.

Young couple want house back to the way it was

Young couple want house 'back to the way it was'

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

When Justine Cooke began setting up a room for her new baby it did not feel permanent.

Bishop rejects cathedral compromise

Bishop rejects cathedral compromise

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

Bishop Victoria Matthews has rejected an offer of peace talks over the Christ Church Cathedral rebuild, accusing the nation's heritage watchdog of trying to "publicly pressure" the church into a partial retention.