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Most favour building anew over repairing the old

Most favour building anew over repairing the old

Friday, 27 September 2013 12:08 p.m. by MediaThePress

Christchurch people favour new buildings over restored heritage structures, a new poll has revealed.

Most favour building anew over repairs

Most favour building anew over repairs

Friday, 27 September 2013 12:08 p.m. by MediaThePress

Christchurch people favour new buildings over restored heritage structures, a new poll has revealed.

Christchurch sales growth outpaces nation

Christchurch sales growth outpaces nation

Thursday, 26 September 2013 7:57 p.m. by MediaRNZ

No room for exploitation in rebuild

No room for exploitation in rebuild

Thursday, 26 September 2013 7:40 p.m. by MediaThePress



Valuation firms poor work haunts city facilities

Valuation firm's 'poor work' haunts city facilities

Thursday, 26 September 2013 5:00 p.m. by MediaThePress

A firm whose insurance valuations of Christchurch City Council buildings will affect communities for decades was kept on by the council despite a damning review of its work.

Engineers clear half of buildings with flaws similar to CTV building

Engineers clear half of buildings with flaws similar to CTV building

Thursday, 26 September 2013 4:53 p.m. by MediaHerald

Half of the New Zealand buildings suspected to have design flaws similar to the Canterbury Television Building, which collapsed in the February 2011 earthquake and killed 115 people, have been cleared by engineers.Building and Construction...

Half of buildings given OK

Half of buildings given OK

Thursday, 26 September 2013 1:38 a.m. by MediaStuff

Half of the buildings thought to potentially contain the same dangerous design flaw as the Canterbury Television (CTV) building have been cleared or excluded by a Government review.

Half of potentially flawed buildings given OK

Half of potentially flawed buildings given OK

Thursday, 26 September 2013 1:38 a.m. by MediaThePress

Half of the buildings thought to potentially contain the same dangerous design flaw as the Canterbury Television (CTV) building have been cleared or excluded by a Government review.

Half of potentially flawed buildings given OK

Half of potentially flawed buildings given OK

Thursday, 26 September 2013 1:38 a.m. by MediaStuff

Half of the buildings thought to potentially contain the same dangerous design flaw as the Canterbury Television (CTV) building have been cleared or excluded by a Government review.

Pupils designs for Chch on show

Pupils' designs for Chch on show

Thursday, 26 September 2013 12:42 a.m. by MediaThePress

The creative nous of Christchurch's finest young urban designers is on show in a fitted-out container in Gloucester St.

How the quakes affected Canterburys dogs

How the quakes affected Canterbury's dogs

Wednesday, 25 September 2013 9:01 p.m. by MediaStuff



Canterburys quake dogs

Canterbury's quake dogs

Wednesday, 25 September 2013 9:01 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular



Council orders independent review of insurance gaff

Council orders independent review of insurance gaff

Wednesday, 25 September 2013 4:01 p.m. by MediaRNZ Popular

Tool thieves busy as Chch rebuild begins

Tool thieves busy as Chch rebuild begins

Wednesday, 25 September 2013 1:19 p.m. by Media3News

Christchurch's post-quake building boom is turning into a boom for tool thieves.

Crown to consider incentives for frame

Crown to consider incentives for frame

Wednesday, 25 September 2013 11:56 a.m. by MediaThePress

The Government expects to take a financial hit as it on-sells eastern frame land at slashed prices to make residential developments less risky for investors.

Crown to on-sell frame land at lower prices

Crown to on-sell frame land at lower prices

Wednesday, 25 September 2013 11:56 a.m. by MediaThePress

The Government expects to take a financial hit as it on-sells eastern frame land at slashed prices to make residential developments less risky for investors.

Thief caught during quake damage assessment

Thief caught during quake damage assessment

Wednesday, 25 September 2013 8:45 a.m. by MediaHerald

A property owner and a builder who were meeting to assess earthquake damage found someone already at work on the house - stealing a hot water cylinder.The Oram Ave, New Brighton, house owner, Gary, who asked that his surname not...

Work to entice firms back to CBD

Work to entice firms back to CBD

Wednesday, 25 September 2013 7:29 a.m. by MediaRNZ

The Government unit charged with rebuilding Christchurch's central business district says it is working with the Government on various leasing options to entice commercial tenants back into the central city.

Retailers await rebuild activity

Retailers await rebuild activity

Wednesday, 25 September 2013 1:56 a.m. by MediaThePress

Retailers watching the rebuild of central Christchurch are in a chicken-and-egg situation, real estate researchers say.

Former site uses could put spanner in rebuild

Former site uses could put spanner in rebuild

Wednesday, 25 September 2013 1:22 a.m. by MediaThePress



Post-quake property revaluation in Christchurch

Post-quake property revaluation in Christchurch

Tuesday, 24 September 2013 5:45 p.m. by MediaRNZ

Christchurch City Council is undertaking its first post-quake revaluation of more than 160,000 city properties.

Chch mayor should fix our dog problem

Chch mayor should fix our dog problem

Tuesday, 24 September 2013 5:00 p.m. by MediaStuff



Christchurch quake-prone buildings close at short notice

Christchurch quake-prone buildings close at short notice

Tuesday, 24 September 2013 4:00 p.m. by MediaRNZ

More than 200 buildings in Christchurch have been closed at short notice because they fail to meet the new earthquake building code.

224 quake-prone buildings closed at short notice

224 quake-prone buildings closed at short notice

Tuesday, 24 September 2013 1:58 p.m. by MediaRNZ

Inner-city plan to deter crime

Inner-city plan to deter crime

Tuesday, 24 September 2013 11:55 a.m. by MediaThePress

Christchurch's eastern frame will be built to strict guidelines, including maximum shrubbery heights and no dark corners, in a bid to deter crime.

Frame residents will help deter crime

Frame residents will help deter crime

Tuesday, 24 September 2013 11:55 a.m. by MediaThePress

Christchurch's eastern frame will be built to strict guidelines, including maximum shrubbery heights and no dark corners, in a bid to deter crime.

Architect firms enjoying rebuild boom

Architect firms enjoying rebuild boom

Tuesday, 24 September 2013 10:16 a.m. by MediaStuff

As the rebuild is shaping Christchurch, local architect firms are gearing up for the commercial boom in a competitive environment.

220 city buildings urgently closed by Cera

220 city buildings urgently closed by Cera

Monday, 23 September 2013 5:00 p.m. by MediaThePress

More than 220 Christchurch buildings have been closed at short notice after failing to meet New Zealand's new post-earthquake building code.

220 buildings urgently closed by Cera

220 buildings urgently closed by Cera

Monday, 23 September 2013 5:00 p.m. by MediaThePress

More than 220 Christchurch buildings have been closed at short notice after failing to meet New Zealand's new post-earthquake building code.

220 Chch buildings urgently closed by Cera

220 Chch buildings urgently closed by Cera

Monday, 23 September 2013 5:00 p.m. by MediaThePress

More than 220 Christchurch buildings have been closed at short notice after failing to meet New Zealand's new post-earthquake building code.

220 buildings urgently closed since quakes

220 buildings urgently closed since quakes

Monday, 23 September 2013 5:00 p.m. by MediaThePress

More than 220 Christchurch buildings have been closed at short notice after failing to meet New Zealand's new post-earthquake building code.

12-storey building gets go-ahead

12-storey building gets go-ahead

Monday, 23 September 2013 1:38 a.m. by MediaThePress

A 50-metre 12-storey building planned for Christchurch's Grand Chancellor Hotel site has been given the go-ahead.

Pair admit $426,000 damage spree in red zone

Pair admit $426,000 'damage spree' in red zone

Sunday, 22 September 2013 11:59 p.m. by MediaStuff

Two young men have admitted breaking into residential red zone properties and causing damage worth more than $426,000.

Shortage of architects in Chch

Shortage of architects in Chch

Sunday, 22 September 2013 8:27 p.m. by MediaThePress



Carlton Hotel open again

Carlton Hotel open again

Saturday, 21 September 2013 5:00 p.m. by MediaRNZ Popular

TC3 land prices holding - valuer

TC3 land prices holding - valuer

Friday, 20 September 2013 8:47 p.m. by MediaRNZ Popular

Elderly red zoners left out in the cold

Elderly red zoners left out in the cold

Friday, 20 September 2013 8:46 p.m. by MediaStuff



Construction of The Terrace begins

Construction of The Terrace begins

Friday, 20 September 2013 3:52 p.m. by MediaRNZ

Pubs of past highlighted at Chch opening

Pubs of past highlighted at Chch opening

Friday, 20 September 2013 2:14 p.m. by Media3News

The grungy brick Carlton Hotel on the landmark corner site of Bealey Ave and Papanui Road in Christchurch is back in business.

$140m project kicks off in Chch CBD

$140m project kicks off in Chch CBD

Friday, 20 September 2013 12:54 p.m. by Media3News

Work has begun on Christchurch's first major rebuild development, a $140 million project that will cover 45,000 square metres in the central city.

Rebuild workers not paid

Rebuild workers not paid

Friday, 20 September 2013 11:50 a.m. by MediaThePress

Former workers of a labour supply company which has allegedly failed to pay its employees tens of thousands of dollars have laid complaints with the Government.

New accommodation targeting homeless

New accommodation targeting homeless

Friday, 20 September 2013 10:14 a.m. by MediaRNZ

The Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority says new, temporary accommodation in Christchurch should help reduce the number of homeless people going to the City Mission for help.

Photos document changing suburb

Photos document changing suburb

Friday, 20 September 2013 9:37 a.m. by MediaRNZ

The creator of a photo exhibition on one of Christchurch's red-zoned suburbs hopes the show will go on tour as a reminder to the country of what the residents have been through.

Heritage Hotel reopens on birthday

Heritage Hotel reopens on birthday

Friday, 20 September 2013 6:03 a.m. by MediaThePress

Christchurch's Heritage Hotel put on a glitzy ceremony to mark its official reopening and the 100th birthday of the grandiose building.

Work kicks off on Terrace development

Work kicks off on Terrace development

Friday, 20 September 2013 12:09 a.m. by MediaThePress

It's not everyday you see a man in a blue suit with crocodile skin dress shoes and a Cabinet minister on diggers.

CERA has left council a toothless tiger - councillor

CERA has left council a 'toothless tiger' - councillor

Thursday, 19 September 2013 9:34 p.m. by MediaRNZ

Councillors query when CERA will return powers

Councillors query when CERA will return powers

Thursday, 19 September 2013 8:32 p.m. by MediaRNZ

Redcliffs TC3 land sells for $1 million

Redcliffs TC3 land sells for $1 million

Thursday, 19 September 2013 5:00 p.m. by MediaStuff

Owners of TC3 land can take heart - a bare section on some of Christchurch's most earthquake-prone land has sold for close to $1 million.

Pyne Gould site bought by Government

Pyne Gould site bought by Government

Thursday, 19 September 2013 12:48 p.m. by MediaRNZ

Crown buys site of Pyne Gould quake building

Crown buys site of Pyne Gould quake building

Thursday, 19 September 2013 9:49 a.m. by MediaHerald

The Crown has bought the Christchurch property where the Pyne Gould Corporation building stood until it collapsed in the February 2011 earthquake.The purchase has been made to incorporate the property at 233 Cambridge Terrace into...

Government buys sensitive Christchurch site

Government buys sensitive Christchurch site

Thursday, 19 September 2013 9:22 a.m. by Media3News

The Government has purchased the land where Christchurch's Pyne Gould Corporation (PGC) building used to stand.

Key meets with Cameron, praises Britain for quake support

Key meets with Cameron, praises Britain for quake support

Thursday, 19 September 2013 7:16 a.m. by MediaHerald

Prime Minister John Key has praised Britain for the friendship and support it showed his country after a deadly earthquake.Mr Key met Prime Minister David Cameron in Downing Street overnight, with the rebuilding of Christchurch...

Key presses visa restrictions with Cameron - to no avail

Key presses visa restrictions with Cameron - to no avail

Thursday, 19 September 2013 7:16 a.m. by MediaHerald

Prime Minister John Key came away empty handed after making his plea to British Prime Minister David Cameron to lift visa restrictions on New Zealanders wanting to work in the UK.Mr Key and Mr Cameron met at 10 Downing Street in...

John Key hails UK-NZ relationship

John Key hails UK-NZ relationship

Thursday, 19 September 2013 5:18 a.m. by Media3News

New Zealand Prime Minister John Key has praised Britain for the friendship and support it showed his country after a deadly earthquake.

Crown buys PGC site for north frame

Crown buys PGC site for north frame

Wednesday, 18 September 2013 9:20 p.m. by MediaThePress

The Government has bought the Pyne Gould Corporation site, where 18 people lost their lives in the February 2011 earthquake.

Sites for public servants revealed

Sites for public servants revealed

Wednesday, 18 September 2013 12:28 p.m. by MediaThePress

The shape of central Christchurch's new business district has started to emerge after Government decisions on housing public servants.

Migrant rebuild workers exploited

Migrant rebuild workers exploited

Wednesday, 18 September 2013 12:28 p.m. by MediaThePress

Some Christchurch rebuild workers continue to be exploited, a trend unions say needs to stop.

Sites for 1700 public servants revealed

Sites for 1700 public servants revealed

Wednesday, 18 September 2013 12:28 p.m. by MediaThePress

The shape of central Christchurch's new business district has started to emerge after Government decisions on housing public servants.

More women, kids, homeless in Christchurch

More women, kids, homeless in Christchurch

Wednesday, 18 September 2013 7:51 a.m. by MediaHerald

Emergency housing and shelters are struggling to cope with the growing number of homeless women and children in Christchurch city.The Christchurch City Mission and YWCA say they are inundated with women and children desperately...