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Red zone ideas submitted

Red zone ideas submitted

Saturday, 27 December 2014 1:29 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

A BMX track, dog park and earthquake memorial are among ideas people have put forward for the reinvention of the Waimakariri red zones.

Red tape stymies CBD farm and celebrity eatery

Red tape stymies CBD farm and celebrity eatery

Friday, 26 December 2014 9:19 p.m. by MediaThePress Popular

Government bureaucracy scuppered plans for a celebrity restaurant and a farm in the city centre, a regeneration group says.

Jenny Shipley: Canterbury must keep momentum

Jenny Shipley: Canterbury must 'keep momentum'

Friday, 26 December 2014 8:40 p.m. by MediaThePress Popular

Dame Jenny Shipley wants a power handover plan for Canterbury drawn up within five months.

IAG wears rising costs of rebuild

IAG wears rising costs of rebuild

Tuesday, 23 December 2014 8:25 p.m. by MediaThePress Popular

New Zealand's largest insurer, IAG, has raised its Canterbury earthquakes bill by up to $1 billion, as it receives more over $100,000 cap claims passed from the Earthquake Commission.

$1 billion added to Canterbury quakes bill

$1 billion added to Canterbury quakes bill

Tuesday, 23 December 2014 2:58 p.m. by MediaThePress Popular

New Zealand's largest insurer has raised its Canterbury earthquakes bill by up to $1 billion, as it receives more $100,000-plus cap claims passed from the Earthquake Commission.

Christchurch ready for return of tests

Christchurch 'ready' for return of tests

Tuesday, 23 December 2014 6:00 a.m. by MediaHerald Popular

Canterbury officials are confident the country's newest test venue will scrub up impressively when New Zealand meet Sri Lanka at Hagley Oval beginning on Friday.

Christchurch homeowner feels justified by courts decision

Christchurch homeowner feels justified by court's decision

Monday, 22 December 2014 11:32 p.m. by MediaThePress Popular

A Supreme Court ruling has vindicated a Christchurch man's decision to hold out for a better deal from his insurer.

Surge of rebuild workers predicted

Surge of rebuild workers predicted

Monday, 22 December 2014 10:19 p.m. by MediaThePress Popular

An additional 8000 construction workers will be needed for the Canterbury rebuild in the next three years, a report says.

Councils cant force seismic strengthening, court says

Councils can't force seismic strengthening, court says

Monday, 22 December 2014 3:22 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Local councils cannot force strengthening of earthquake-prone buildings beyond the minimum set by law, the Supreme Court says.

Christchurch needs 8000 more construction workers

Christchurch needs 8000 more construction workers

Monday, 22 December 2014 2:28 p.m. by MediaThePress Popular

Canterbury will need to find 8000 more construction workers for the peak of the rebuild in December 2016, a government report says.

Canterbury University loses bid to strengthen buildings

Canterbury University loses bid to strengthen buildings

Monday, 22 December 2014 12:38 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

The University of Canterbury has lost its final bid to increase the strength of its earthquake-prone buildings.

$10m development fund almost spent

$10m development fund almost spent

Saturday, 20 December 2014 9:07 a.m. by MediaThePress Popular

A $10 million incentive fund encouraging developers to build residential units within Christchurch's four avenues is almost all gone.

Christchurch quake memorial plans revealed

Christchurch quake memorial plans revealed

Friday, 19 December 2014 11:34 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

The six designs being considered to commemorate Christchurch's devastating February 2011 earthquake can be revealed.

Limited space for Christmas cheer in caravan

Limited space for Christmas cheer in caravan

Friday, 19 December 2014 9:31 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Christmas morning in a caravan is nothing new for Phil Thompson and Debra Savage.

Organ music heard again at Knox Church

Organ music heard again at Knox Church

Friday, 19 December 2014 9:11 p.m. by MediaThePress Popular

The sound of organ music has rung out from the Knox Presbyterian Church for the first time in more than four years.

New Zealands year of earthquakes, animated

New Zealand's year of earthquakes, animated

Friday, 19 December 2014 1:17 p.m. by MediaStuff

Thankfully, there was nothing as serious as the Canterbury earthquakes of 2010 and 2011, nor anything to quite match last year's Seddon earthquake.

Dyers Pass Rd reopens

Dyers Pass Rd reopens

Friday, 19 December 2014 8:27 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Christchurch's busy Dyers Pass Rd has reopened after nearly four weeks of infrastructure repair work.

CTV News Thursday December 18th

CTV News Thursday December 18th

Thursday, 18 December 2014 9:35 p.m. by MediaCTV Popular

CTV News - Red Zone Demolition Cera

CTV News - Red Zone Demolition Cera

Wednesday, 17 December 2014 8:04 p.m. by MediaCTV Popular

1800 houses still need to be demolished. Houses on flat land due now to complete by mid 2015. Houses on the port hills due to complete no earlier than end 2015.

CTV News - Burwood Hospital Build

CTV News - Burwood Hospital Build

Wednesday, 17 December 2014 8:01 p.m. by MediaCTV Popular

Burwood Hospital Build

Desperate woman in EQC limbo

Desperate woman in EQC limbo

Tuesday, 16 December 2014 9:36 p.m. by MediaThePress Popular

Pamela Wilkinson will pen a letter to Prime Minister John Key before admitting "there's no hope left".

Desperate woman in EQC limbo

Desperate woman in EQC limbo

Tuesday, 16 December 2014 9:36 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Pamela Wilkinson will pen a letter to Prime Minister John Key before admitting "there's no hope left".

CTV News - Tuesday December 16th

CTV News - Tuesday December 16th

Tuesday, 16 December 2014 7:14 p.m. by MediaCTV Popular

CTV News - Christchurch Urban Exploring

CTV News - Christchurch Urban Exploring

Tuesday, 16 December 2014 1:56 p.m. by MediaCTV Popular

Urban Exploring Christchurch.

Lynched - Monday 15th December 2014

Lynched - Monday 15th December 2014

Monday, 15 December 2014 9:49 p.m. by ChrisLynch Popular

Resilience plan may risk too much talking

Resilience plan may risk too much talking

Monday, 15 December 2014 8:13 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Resilience is one of those overused buzz words, but what exactly does it mean and why does the Christchurch City Council need a chief resilience officer?

Teens quake piece to have abbey debut

Teen's quake piece to have abbey debut

Sunday, 14 December 2014 11:15 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Sitting in Westminster Abbey listening to his own composition being performed by a fellow Cantabrian will be the "most amazing experience" of 19-year-old Matthew Everingham's life.

The art of urban exploration

The art of urban exploration

Saturday, 13 December 2014 9:53 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

We can thank a small band of daredevil activists who speak as artists for showing us a sight we have not seen in years, a sight many never expected to see again - Christ Church Cathedral from the inside.

Jerky quake rattles Canterbury

'Jerky' quake rattles Canterbury

Saturday, 13 December 2014 7:38 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Cantabrians were shaken by a "strong" quake in the early hours of this morning.

Jerky quake wakes Cantabrians

'Jerky' quake wakes Cantabrians

Saturday, 13 December 2014 7:21 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Cantabrians were shaken by a "strong" quake in the early hours of this morning.�

Flashes expose quake-building intruders

Flashes expose quake-building intruders

Friday, 12 December 2014 11:28 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Three men caught snapping photographs from the top floor of a central-city building subject to asbestos removal have been let off with a police warning.

CTV News - Duncan Gibbs

CTV News - Duncan Gibbs

Friday, 12 December 2014 7:22 p.m. by MediaCTV Popular

CTV News - Gillette Cup Cricket

CTV News - Gillette Cup Cricket

Thursday, 11 December 2014 11:55 p.m. by MediaCTV Popular

CTV News - Innovation Precinct

CTV News - Innovation Precinct

Thursday, 11 December 2014 8:33 p.m. by MediaCTV Popular

CTV News - My Milk

CTV News - My Milk

Thursday, 11 December 2014 8:32 p.m. by MediaCTV Popular

CTV News - Thursday 11th December 2014

CTV News - Thursday 11th December 2014

Thursday, 11 December 2014 8:15 p.m. by MediaCTV Popular

$50m complex at McKenzie and Willis site

$50m complex at McKenzie and Willis site

Thursday, 11 December 2014 12:12 p.m. by MediaThePress Popular

A $50m complex of five buildings around courtyards and Melbourne-style laneways will be erected behind the historic McKenzie and Willis facade.

CTV News - Wednesday 10th December 2014

CTV News - Wednesday 10th December 2014

Wednesday, 10 December 2014 9:12 p.m. by MediaCTV Popular

CTV News - Best Gym

CTV News - Best Gym

Wednesday, 10 December 2014 8:58 p.m. by MediaCTV Popular

State Services boss apologises over Roger Sutton press conference

State Services boss apologises over Roger Sutton press conference

Wednesday, 10 December 2014 3:46 p.m. by MediaHerald Popular

State Services boss Iain Rennie has apologised to public servants for holding a joint press conference with Roger Sutton to announce the disgraced former Canterbury Earthquake Recovery chief executive's resignation.Mr Rennie's presence...

Commissioner Rennie apologises for Sutton press conference

Commissioner Rennie apologises for Sutton press conference

Wednesday, 10 December 2014 3:15 p.m. by MediaThePress Popular

Iain Rennie, the embattled State Services Commissioner has finally apologised for his handling of the Roger Sutton resignation press conference, but insists he has no plans to resign.

EQC to pay for loss of land value

EQC to pay for loss of land value

Wednesday, 10 December 2014 11:17 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

The Earthquake Commission (EQC) has been given the green light to settle thousands of land claims by paying out the loss of value to the land.

EQC flood compensation decision due today

EQC flood compensation decision due today

Wednesday, 10 December 2014 8:08 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Thousands of Christchurch residents affected by liquefaction and flooding following Canterbury's earthquakes will find out how they will be compensated today.�

EQC flood compensation decision today

EQC flood compensation decision today

Wednesday, 10 December 2014 8:08 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Thousands of Christchurch residents affected by liquefaction and flooding following Canterbury's earthquakes will find out today how they will be compensated.

CTV News - Tuesday 9th December 2014

CTV News - Tuesday 9th December 2014

Tuesday, 9 December 2014 8:15 p.m. by MediaCTV Popular

Cera, IRD led $214m of unauthorised public spending

Cera, IRD led $214m of unauthorised public spending

Tuesday, 9 December 2014 4:35 p.m. by MediaHerald Popular

 

Cleverley to stand down from CERA

Cleverley to stand down from CERA

Tuesday, 9 December 2014 11:44 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Timaru man Murray Cleverley says he will step down from his role with the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority (CERA) at the end of February.

Cleverley to step down from CERA

Cleverley to step down from CERA

Tuesday, 9 December 2014 11:44 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Timaru man Murray Cleverley says he will step down from his role with the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority (Cera) at the end of February.

CTV News - CCC Analysis

CTV News - CCC Analysis

Monday, 8 December 2014 9:57 p.m. by MediaCTV Popular

Lynched - Monday 8th December 2014 - Raf Manji

Lynched - Monday 8th December 2014 - Raf Manji

Monday, 8 December 2014 9:42 p.m. by ChrisLynch Popular

 

Church taking time to reflect

Church 'taking time to reflect'

Monday, 8 December 2014 8:22 p.m. by MediaThePress Popular

The Majestic Church is going back to the drawing board with its plans for the CranmerCourts site.

EQC slated after asbestos inquiry

EQC slated after asbestos inquiry

Monday, 8 December 2014 8:08 p.m. by MediaThePress Popular

The Earthquake Commission (EQC) failed to manage asbestos risks in earthquake home repairs, a report says.

CTV News - Chester

CTV News - Chester

Monday, 8 December 2014 2:13 p.m. by MediaCTV Popular

Top brass tight-lipped over Sutton concerns

Top brass tight-lipped over Sutton concerns

Saturday, 6 December 2014 6:00 a.m. by MediaHerald Popular

The State Services Commission is refusing to say what action if any was taken in response to concerns raised by senior Cera staff about former chief executive Roger Sutton's behaviour more than a week before an official complaint...

Christchurch stadium build pushed back to 2025

Christchurch stadium build pushed back to 2025

Saturday, 6 December 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress Popular

Christchurch City councillors want construction of the city's new rugby stadium pushed out to 2025.

CTV News - Friday 5th December

CTV News - Friday 5th December

Saturday, 6 December 2014 1:00 a.m. by MediaCTV Popular

High-end apartments ready to take shape

High-end apartments ready to take shape

Friday, 5 December 2014 11:37 p.m. by MediaThePress Popular

A planned apartment complex overlooking Hagley Park will be one of Christchurch's most exclusive residential projects, its developer says.

A look inside the Mona Vale Homestead

A look inside the Mona Vale Homestead

Friday, 5 December 2014 1:20 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

CTV News - CBD Art

CTV News - CBD Art

Thursday, 4 December 2014 7:17 p.m. by MediaCTV Popular

No formal punishment for CTV engineer

No formal punishment for CTV engineer

Thursday, 4 December 2014 1:32 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

The engineer who designed the failed Canterbury Television (CTV) building has been found to have "misrepresented his competence" in his work, but has escaped formal punishment.