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Restoration of grand old lady labour of love

Restoration of 'grand old lady' labour of love

Friday, 16 August 2013 5:00 p.m. by MediaStuff

The historic dome that hung above the Isaac Theatre Royal auditorium is being painstakingly restored by a team of Italian conservation specialists.

New floor level limits under fire for being used too rigidly

New floor level limits under fire for being used too rigidly

Friday, 16 August 2013 5:00 p.m. by MediaStuff

Floor level tolerances set by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment are flawed and used too rigidly, a Christchurch registered surveyor says.

Uneven floor limit of 50mm arbitrary

Uneven floor limit of 50mm 'arbitrary'

Friday, 16 August 2013 5:00 p.m. by MediaStuff

Floor level tolerances set by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment are flawed and used too rigidly, a Christchurch registered surveyor says.

List of buildings still wont be released

List of buildings still won't be released

Friday, 16 August 2013 12:03 p.m. by MediaStuff

The Government will still not release a list of buildings subject to the same potentially dangerous design flaw as the Canterbury Television building that collapsed, killing 115 people, in the February 2011 earthquake.

Hundreds attend dedication for cardboard cathedral

Hundreds attend dedication for cardboard cathedral

Friday, 16 August 2013 6:16 a.m. by MediaRNZ

Rebuild speed will surprise

Rebuild speed 'will surprise'

Thursday, 15 August 2013 8:52 p.m. by MediaThePress

Christchurch residents worried about potential delays in the rebuild of the central city and anchor projects should take heart that technology can aid quick big-build results.

Surveyors not needed for floor tilt checks - EQC

Surveyors not needed for floor tilt checks - EQC

Thursday, 15 August 2013 10:58 a.m. by MediaRNZ Popular

Construction industry 12 per cent female

Construction industry 12 per cent female

Thursday, 15 August 2013 1:51 a.m. by MediaThePress



Transport plan hits speed bump

Transport plan hits speed bump

Wednesday, 14 August 2013 9:14 p.m. by MediaThePress

It seems Christchurch's central-city transport plan has hit a speed bump.

Chch restaurateurs special opening

Chch restaurateur's special opening

Wednesday, 14 August 2013 7:52 p.m. by Media3News

Campbell Live reporter Jendy Harper is in Christchurch at an extra special Jonny Schwass opening.

Christchurch quake used as case study for global military

Christchurch quake used as case study for global military

Wednesday, 14 August 2013 4:50 p.m. by MediaHerald

The deadly 2011 Christchurch earthquake is being used as a case study for China, the United States and Australia, who are all taking part in a unique military training exercise outside Christchurch this week.

Institute calls for surveyors to assess quake-damaged homes

Institute calls for surveyors to assess quake-damaged homes

Wednesday, 14 August 2013 12:31 p.m. by MediaRNZ

The Institute of Surveyors is calling on the Earthquake Commission to use registered professional surveyors when assessing some earthquake damaged houses in Christchurch.

Building cheaply a false economy

Building cheaply a false economy

Tuesday, 13 August 2013 8:38 p.m. by MediaThePress Popular

Companies, especially multinationals, tend to be fixated with the bottom line: Profit, cutting costs and maximising returns for the shareholder. While those things are important, more enlightened companies are focusing on the need for a bottom line that also measures social and environmental responsibility.

Pneumonia risk from liquefaction

Pneumonia risk from liquefaction

Tuesday, 13 August 2013 8:17 p.m. by MediaStuff

The liquefaction that caused added hardship to parts of earthquake-hit Christchurch may also have increased the risk of residents getting pneumonia.

Council debates saving Chch Town Hall

Council debates saving Chch Town Hall

Tuesday, 13 August 2013 5:06 p.m. by Media3News

From red zone to all-go zone

From red zone to all-go zone

Tuesday, 13 August 2013 12:02 p.m. by MediaStuff

There was a "hell of a lot of red tape" to cut through but finally red-zoned homes are being put to good use.

History of Avonside subject of exhibition

History of Avonside subject of exhibition

Tuesday, 13 August 2013 12:02 p.m. by MediaStuff

An exhibition documenting the history of a red-zoned Christchurch suburb will open next week.

Housing NZ uses red zone homes

Housing NZ uses red zone homes

Tuesday, 13 August 2013 12:02 p.m. by MediaStuff

There was a "hell of a lot of red tape" to cut through but finally red-zoned homes are being put to good use.

Council considering Town Hall restoration options

Council considering Town Hall restoration options

Tuesday, 13 August 2013 11:08 a.m. by MediaRNZ

Council considers Town Hall restoration options

Council considers Town Hall restoration options

Tuesday, 13 August 2013 11:08 a.m. by MediaRNZ

Christchurch Town Hall restoration options

Christchurch Town Hall restoration options

Tuesday, 13 August 2013 11:08 a.m. by MediaRNZ

Christchurch City Council has been presented with four options for restoring the damaged Town Hall.

Novotel set to re-open

Novotel set to re-open

Tuesday, 13 August 2013 10:06 a.m. by Media3News

Visitors to Christchurch will soon be able to get a full view of Cathedral Square as the Novotel Hotel opens its doors.

Debate over city library, sports hub

Debate over city library, sports hub

Tuesday, 13 August 2013 1:28 a.m. by MediaThePress

Council staff are pushing for a new athletics track and sports hub in southwest Christchurch.

Four options for Chch Town Hall

Four options for Chch Town Hall

Tuesday, 13 August 2013 12:25 a.m. by MediaThePress

A report given to city councillors has recommended "maximum retention and restoration" of the Christchurch Town Hall.

Town Hall restoration takes 4 years

Town Hall restoration takes 4 years

Tuesday, 13 August 2013 12:25 a.m. by MediaThePress

Restoring the Town Hall to its former glory will take four years and cost an estimated $127.5 million.

Debate over Town Hall, city library, sports hub

Debate over Town Hall, city library, sports hub

Tuesday, 13 August 2013 12:25 a.m. by MediaThePress

Council staff are pushing for a new athletics track and sports hub in southwest Christchurch.

Four options for Town Hall

Four options for Town Hall

Monday, 12 August 2013 11:14 p.m. by MediaThePress

A world-class "library of the future" could be built in central Christchurch by the end of 2016.

Councillors consider Town Hall repair options

Councillors consider Town Hall repair options

Monday, 12 August 2013 10:39 p.m. by MediaThePress

Options for repairing and restoring the Christchurch Town Hall are being presented to city councillors today.

CTV Building site vandalised

CTV Building site vandalised

Monday, 12 August 2013 5:53 a.m. by Media3News

Vandalism of signs at the site of the CTV Building collapse has upset friends and loved ones of those who died there.

Inspiration for Christchurch

Inspiration for Christchurch

Sunday, 11 August 2013 9:52 p.m. by MediaThePress

Developer Antony Gough stirred up debate when he accused Christchurch's urban design panel of favouring bland designs.

Plans for $89m central library

Plans for $89m central library

Sunday, 11 August 2013 9:43 p.m. by MediaThePress

The project brief for Christchurch's planned new $89 million central city library will be discussed tomorrow as the city council pushes forward with the government's rebuild plans.

Owner takes hands-on role in repair challenge

Owner takes hands-on role in repair challenge

Sunday, 11 August 2013 7:54 p.m. by MediaThePress

Damage from the Canterbury earthquakes has had serviced apartment franchise owner Bess Thomson don a pair of overalls, a vest and a hard hat to take up the repair challenge.

Red zone dairy owners new beginning

Red zone dairy owners' new beginning

Sunday, 11 August 2013 5:51 p.m. by Media3News

Four months ago 3 News brought you the story of the Christchurch dairy owners forced to shut their doors because they were operating in the red zone.

Lawyers cry foul over EQC costs stance

Lawyers cry foul over EQC costs stance

Sunday, 11 August 2013 5:00 p.m. by MediaThePress

Legal experts have called the Earthquake Commission's refusal to pay for household rewiring ridiculous and unlawful.

Lives on hold in review wait

Lives on hold in review wait

Sunday, 11 August 2013 5:00 p.m. by MediaThePress

Port Hills homeowners still waiting for the results of a land-zoning review after Canterbury's earthquakes are questioning why the Government is analysing an updated report when it said earlier no new data would be considered.

Cathedral acoustics praise hits high note

Cathedral acoustics praise hits high note

Sunday, 11 August 2013 5:00 p.m. by MediaThePress

The acoustics of the new Anglican cardboard cathedral have so far pleased experts and audiences.

Lawyers cry foul over EQC costs stance

Lawyers cry foul over EQC costs stance

Sunday, 11 August 2013 5:00 p.m. by MediaStuff

Legal experts have called the Earthquake Commission's refusal to pay for household rewiring ridiculous and unlawful.

Lives on hold in review wait

Lives on hold in review wait

Sunday, 11 August 2013 5:00 p.m. by MediaStuff

Port Hills homeowners still waiting for the results of a land-zoning review after Canterbury's earthquakes are questioning why the Government is analysing an updated report when it said earlier no new data would be considered.

Lives on hold in zoning review wait

Lives on hold in zoning review wait

Sunday, 11 August 2013 5:00 p.m. by MediaThePress

Port Hills homeowners still waiting for the results of a land-zoning review after Canterbury's earthquakes are questioning why the Government is analysing an updated report when it said earlier no new data would be considered.

Lawyers cry foul over EQC rewiring stance

Lawyers cry foul over EQC rewiring stance

Sunday, 11 August 2013 5:00 p.m. by MediaStuff

Legal experts have called the Earthquake Commission's refusal to pay for household rewiring ridiculous and unlawful.

Lives on hold in zoning review wait

Lives on hold in zoning review wait

Sunday, 11 August 2013 5:00 p.m. by MediaStuff

Port Hills homeowners still waiting for the results of a land-zoning review after Canterbury's earthquakes are questioning why the Government is analysing an updated report when it said earlier no new data would be considered.

Lawyers cry foul over EQC rewiring stance

Lawyers cry foul over EQC rewiring stance

Sunday, 11 August 2013 5:00 p.m. by MediaThePress

Legal experts have called the Earthquake Commission's refusal to pay for household rewiring ridiculous and unlawful.

Charity moving houses out of the red zone

Charity moving houses out of the red zone

Sunday, 11 August 2013 4:08 p.m. by Media3News

Houses in Christchurch’s residential red zone are being bought for a bargain and then relocated to better land.

Rumblings of rebellion in Christchurch

Rumblings of rebellion in Christchurch

Saturday, 10 August 2013 5:00 p.m. by MediaThePress



A district where best of city and town merge

A district where 'best of city and town merge'

Saturday, 10 August 2013 5:00 p.m. by MediaThePress



Final offers sent to anchor project properties

Final offers sent to 'anchor project' properties

Saturday, 10 August 2013 12:00 p.m. by MediaRNZ

The agency responsible for building most of Christchurch's key central city projects is sending out final offers of purchase to landowners.

Animals in motion: pets after the quakes

Animals in motion: pets after the quakes

Saturday, 10 August 2013 5:30 a.m. by MediaHerald

Three worlds collided when the 7.1 earthquake shook Christchurch in September 2010.Massive forces bent faults below the Canterbury Plains, jolting a sleeping city awake at 4.35am. The other world - that occupied by animals - got...

Final purchase offers sent to owners of rebuild land

Final purchase offers sent to owners of rebuild land

Friday, 9 August 2013 4:28 p.m. by MediaRNZ

Property owners who own land destined to be used for Christchurch's rebuild projects have been sent final purchase offers by the Government.

Chch property owners facing compulsory acquisition

Chch property owners facing compulsory acquisition

Friday, 9 August 2013 4:12 p.m. by Media3News

The Government has mailed its final payout offer to the few property owners left inside Christchurch's inner-city redevelopment zones.

Street-wise names a challenge

Street-wise names a challenge

Friday, 9 August 2013 12:07 p.m. by MediaStuff

Football players, horse trainers, bomber planes and nuns have all inspired new street names in Christchurch since the earthquakes.

Homeowners battle leaky claims

Homeowners battle 'leaky' claims

Friday, 9 August 2013 11:54 a.m. by MediaStuff

The Earthquake Commission (EQC) is unfairly labelling homes as "leaky" even though the properties had no leaks or problems before the quakes, Cantabrians say.

Legal action delays $44m payout

Legal action delays $44m payout

Friday, 9 August 2013 11:52 a.m. by MediaThePress

The legal tussle between Civic Assurance and its reinsurers has left the Christchurch City Council $44 million out of pocket.

Rebuild pay likely to lure factory staff

Rebuild pay likely to lure factory staff

Thursday, 8 August 2013 7:26 p.m. by MediaThePress

Manufacturers are worried that workers employed in their plants and factories will take the easy option and pick up paintbrushes or labouring tools for the Christchurch rebuild.

$11m for Chch rebuild safety programme

$11m for Chch rebuild safety programme

Thursday, 8 August 2013 11:22 a.m. by Media3News

The Government is putting $11 million into a health and safety programme for the Christchurch rebuild.

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.