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Residents still suffering from quake-brain

Residents still suffering from 'quake-brain'

Friday, 13 September 2013 10:10 p.m. by MediaStuff

Quake-brain, that feeling of mental fatigue and overload, has got worse for many as the earthquake recovery reaches its third year. So what do the experts say? JOHN McCRONE reports.

Engineer - city in rebuild phase

Engineer - city in rebuild phase

Friday, 13 September 2013 8:06 p.m. by MediaThePress

The rebuild is about to kick off, says Carl Devereux, the Christchurch manager of global engineering firm Aurecon.

Wall on track to replace containers

Wall on track to replace containers

Friday, 13 September 2013 5:00 p.m. by MediaStuff

A retaining wall is being installed outside the Christ Church Cathedral to provide protection in case of a major earthquake.

Three years on: Chch a place of opportunity

Three years on: Chch a place of opportunity

Friday, 13 September 2013 5:00 p.m. by MediaStuff



Wall on track to replace containers

Wall on track to replace containers

Friday, 13 September 2013 5:00 p.m. by MediaThePress

A retaining wall is being installed outside the Christ Church Cathedral to provide protection in case of a major earthquake.

Three years on: Chch a place of opportunity

Three years on: Chch a place of opportunity

Friday, 13 September 2013 5:00 p.m. by MediaThePress



End of the road for Marryatt

End of the road for Marryatt

Friday, 13 September 2013 9:29 a.m. by Media3News

Christchurch City Council chief executive Tony Marryatt will not return from special leave to finish his contract, reports  newspaper.

His exit will cost ratepayers just over $400,000, which is short of the $700,000 payout Mr Marryatt could have received, had his entire contract been honoured.

Lawyers for the council and Mr Marryatt have been negotiating his exit since he was placed on special leave amid the ...

$5.5m rebuild of Knox church confirmed

$5.5m rebuild of Knox church confirmed

Thursday, 12 September 2013 8:54 p.m. by MediaThePress

A $5.5 million rebuild of the historic Knox Presbyterian Church in central Christchurch has been confirmed.

Three years on: Scrap the EQC

Three years on: Scrap the EQC

Thursday, 12 September 2013 5:00 p.m. by MediaStuff



Christchurch school mergers a tragedy

Christchurch school mergers 'a tragedy'

Thursday, 12 September 2013 5:52 a.m. by Media3News

Opposition parties say the latest Christchurch school mergers are a tragedy for children, parents and teachers.

Sculpture to go on state highway

Sculpture to go on state highway

Thursday, 12 September 2013 1:03 a.m. by MediaThePress

A $2 million sculpture representing Christchurch's rebuild will be placed on the northern approaches to the city.

Four Christchurch schools to be replaced

Four Christchurch schools to be replaced

Wednesday, 11 September 2013 4:03 p.m. by MediaHerald

Four schools in some of the worst quake-damaged areas of Christchurch will be closed down and replaced by one super-school, Education Minister Hekia Parata announced today.Aranui Community Campus will open in 2017, spelling the...

Chch schools about to learn their fate

Chch schools about to learn their fate

Wednesday, 11 September 2013 6:22 a.m. by Media3News

Seven Christchurch schools are about to learn whether they will be merged and the Greens are making a last-minute appeal for a reprieve.

Another subdivision for Kaiapoi

Another subdivision for Kaiapoi

Tuesday, 10 September 2013 5:00 p.m. by MediaThePress

Another housing subdivision has been announced for Kaiapoi - this time with 500 homes.

Govt pumping 1700 pay packets into CBD

Govt pumping 1700 pay packets into CBD

Tuesday, 10 September 2013 5:00 p.m. by MediaThePress

Central Christchurch just got a major kick-start.

Aranui community campus land in doubt

Aranui 'community campus' land in doubt

Tuesday, 10 September 2013 5:00 p.m. by MediaThePress

A super-school planned for east Christchurch may not be built on solid ground.

Revamped subdivision more affordable

Revamped subdivision more affordable

Tuesday, 10 September 2013 5:00 p.m. by MediaThePress

Another housing subdivision has been announced for Kaiapoi - this time with 500 homes.

Chirstchurch cathedral campaigners wont give up fight

Chirstchurch cathedral campaigners won't give up fight

Tuesday, 10 September 2013 4:22 p.m. by MediaHerald

Campaigners fighting to save the Christ Church Cathedral say they will continue to oppose its demolition despite the church's decision to forge ahead with an all-new building.Bishop Victoria Matthews yesterday confirmed the cathedral's...

Process un-Christian claim Cathedral supporters

Process 'un-Christian' claim Cathedral supporters

Tuesday, 10 September 2013 1:12 p.m. by MediaRNZ

Supporters of the restoration of the quake-damaged Christ Church Cathedral say they are disgusted at the Anglican Church's choice of a modern replacement, and are calling the decision making process un-Christian.

Govt depts to move into Chch CBD

Govt depts to move into Chch CBD

Tuesday, 10 September 2013 12:58 p.m. by Media3News

About 20 Government departments and agencies are going to move into Christchurch's central business district.

Prisoners to fix quake-damaged houses

Prisoners to fix quake-damaged houses

Tuesday, 10 September 2013 11:54 a.m. by Media3News

Prisoners will soon be repairing quake-damaged state houses in Christchurch.

Court action only barrier to stop new cathedral

Court action only barrier to stop new cathedral

Tuesday, 10 September 2013 9:54 a.m. by Media3News Popular

Action from the Supreme Court is now the only thing that could prevent the construction of a modern replacement of the ChristChurch Cathedral.

Public sector relocations to boost CBD recovery

Public sector relocations to boost CBD recovery

Tuesday, 10 September 2013 1:06 a.m. by MediaThePress

About 1700 Government employees will move into central Christchurch in 2016 as part of the city's earthquake recovery, Prime Minister John Key has announced.

Redcliffs School site decision delayed

Redcliffs School site decision delayed

Tuesday, 10 September 2013 12:04 a.m. by MediaStuff

Redcliffs School will be staying on its temporary site for another year while it awaits further geotechnical data on the stability of the cliffs behind its original site.

Spending jump linked to rebuild

Spending jump linked to rebuild

Monday, 9 September 2013 7:21 p.m. by MediaThePress

The Canterbury region has the fastest spending growth rate for the year-to-date in terms of electronic transactions through the Paymark network.

Quakes led people to leave jobs - research

Quakes led people to leave jobs - research

Monday, 9 September 2013 5:00 p.m. by MediaStuff

The stress of the Canterbury earthquakes caused significant numbers of people to choose to leave their jobs, according to University of Canterbury research.

Quakes led people to quit jobs - research

Quakes led people to quit jobs - research

Monday, 9 September 2013 5:00 p.m. by MediaStuff

The stress of the Canterbury earthquakes caused significant numbers of people to choose to leave their jobs, according to University of Canterbury research.

Quakes led workers to re-evaluate - research

Quakes led workers to re-evaluate - research

Monday, 9 September 2013 5:00 p.m. by MediaStuff

The stress of the Canterbury earthquakes caused significant numbers of people to choose to leave their jobs, according to University of Canterbury research.

Chamber leaders quake role earns award

Chamber leader's quake role earns award

Monday, 9 September 2013 5:00 p.m. by MediaStuff

Canterbury business leader Peter Townsend has been singled out for his strong role in the community during and after the 2010 and 2011 earthquakes.

Quakes led workers to re-evaluate - research

Quakes led workers to re-evaluate - research

Monday, 9 September 2013 5:00 p.m. by MediaStuff

The stress of the Canterbury earthquakes caused significant numbers of people to choose to leave their jobs, according to University of Canterbury research.

Owners riled by frame plan

Owners riled by frame plan

Monday, 9 September 2013 12:04 p.m. by MediaThePress

The eastern frame may have been promoted as Christchurch's Central Park, but instead looks set to boast "very dense" residential development.

Owners riled by eastern frame plan

Owners riled by eastern frame plan

Monday, 9 September 2013 12:04 p.m. by MediaThePress

The eastern frame may have been promoted as Christchurch's Central Park, but instead looks set to boast "very dense" residential development.

River bacteria levels steady after quake

River bacteria levels steady after quake

Monday, 9 September 2013 9:21 a.m. by MediaRNZ Popular

Three years on: Insurance firms unscrupulous

Three years on: Insurance firms 'unscrupulous'

Monday, 9 September 2013 2:00 a.m. by MediaStuff



Three years on: The unbelievable EQC

Three years on: The unbelievable EQC

Monday, 9 September 2013 12:00 a.m. by MediaStuff



Passenger numbers down at Chch Airport

Passenger numbers down at Chch Airport

Sunday, 8 September 2013 11:51 a.m. by Media3News

Christchurch airport is handling fewer passengers and faces higher costs since the earthquakes but it is still a big contributor to the region's economy.

Demolitions draw to end

Demolitions draw to end

Sunday, 8 September 2013 11:24 a.m. by MediaStuff

Christchurch is 108 buildings away from the end of the demolition phase in the city.

Chch demolitions nearing end

Chch demolitions nearing end

Sunday, 8 September 2013 11:24 a.m. by MediaThePress Popular

Christchurch is 108 buildings away from the end of the demolition phase in the city.

Chch demolitions nearing end

Chch demolitions nearing end

Sunday, 8 September 2013 11:24 a.m. by MediaStuff

Christchurch is 108 buildings away from the end of the demolition phase in the city.

Working up a thirst for trouble

Working up a thirst for trouble

Saturday, 7 September 2013 11:20 a.m. by MediaStuff

The tills are ringing at Christchurch pubs thanks to unattached, cashed-up tradies blowing big bucks on booze.

Shoemaker stepping up in quake aftermath

Shoemaker stepping up in quake aftermath

Saturday, 7 September 2013 3:29 a.m. by MediaStuff



Temple for Christchurch opens to the public

Temple for Christchurch opens to the public

Saturday, 7 September 2013 2:32 a.m. by MediaStuff

The Temple for Christchurch is now open to the public.

Quake survivor rebuilds life

Quake survivor rebuilds life

Saturday, 7 September 2013 2:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

A small piece of roof tile tucked away in a drawer at Simon Robinson's home is a souvenir of his horror earthquake experience.

Land grabs can crush dreams

Land grabs can crush dreams

Saturday, 7 September 2013 1:50 a.m. by MediaThePress



CBD gains strongest nationwide

CBD gains strongest nationwide

Friday, 6 September 2013 5:00 p.m. by MediaThePress

Commercial property returns are rising strongly on the back of capital gains to a level unseen in five years, after a gradual improvement in the past two years.

The tribes that bind Christchurch

The tribes that bind Christchurch

Friday, 6 September 2013 5:00 p.m. by MediaStuff

Three years on from the September 2010 earthquake, we are a city divided.

Sumner containers shipping out

Sumner containers shipping out

Friday, 6 September 2013 5:00 p.m. by MediaStuff

Large, metal boxes have blighted two of Christchurch's most picturesque suburbs.

Sunken suburban Christchurch dreams

Sunken suburban Christchurch dreams

Friday, 6 September 2013 5:00 p.m. by MediaStuff



Three years on: A man-made disaster

Three years on: A man-made disaster

Friday, 6 September 2013 5:00 p.m. by MediaStuff



Strip club owner delivers warning to CCC

Strip club owner delivers warning to CCC

Friday, 6 September 2013 5:00 p.m. by MediaThePress

A proposed "green frame" around central Christchurch will become a haven for prostitution and drug use, says the owner of a strip club being bowled to make way for the project.

Three years on: I am angry

Three years on: I am angry

Friday, 6 September 2013 5:11 a.m. by MediaStuff



Three years on: Learning to get on with it

Three years on: Learning to get on with it

Friday, 6 September 2013 2:58 a.m. by MediaStuff



Sumners Hollywood Cinema closing

Sumner's Hollywood Cinema closing

Friday, 6 September 2013 12:32 a.m. by MediaStuff

Christchurch's last suburban cinema has been deemed unsafe and will close for strenthening work, forcing the postponement of the 2013 Italian Film Festival.

Sumners Hollywood cinema to close

Sumner's Hollywood cinema to close

Thursday, 5 September 2013 11:43 p.m. by MediaStuff

Sumner's Hollywood Cinema has been ordered to close, forcing the postponement of the 2013 Italian Film Festival.

Worst-hit people still without help

Worst-hit people still without help

Thursday, 5 September 2013 10:02 p.m. by MediaStuff



Three years on: I had to turn to antidepressants

Three years on: I had to turn to antidepressants

Thursday, 5 September 2013 5:00 p.m. by MediaStuff



CERA announces buildings to be acquired

CERA announces buildings to be acquired

Thursday, 5 September 2013 12:05 p.m. by MediaRNZ

A unit of the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority has released final details of properties it will have to acquire to complete the north and east frames for the new central city.

Gym in the frame, strip club out

Gym in the frame, strip club out

Thursday, 5 September 2013 10:52 a.m. by MediaThePress

A Christchurch strip club will be bowled to make way for central city parks and walkways but a neighbouring gym is allowed to stay.

Road repairs ramping up to unprecedented level

Road repairs ramping up to 'unprecedented' level

Thursday, 5 September 2013 10:52 a.m. by MediaThePress

Work to repair Christchurch's earthquake-damaged streets will ramp up to an "unprecedented" level by the year's end.

Decision to bowl strip club nothing to do with morals

Decision to bowl strip club 'nothing to do with morals'

Thursday, 5 September 2013 10:52 a.m. by MediaThePress

A Christchurch strip club will be bowled to make way for central city parks and walkways but a neighbouring gym is allowed to stay.