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Warning against land grab in city

Warning against land grab in city

Friday, 19 July 2013 11:53 a.m. by MediaStuff

The Government is being warned against "confiscating" land as it tries to break a development deadlock in Christchurch's City Mall.

Cardboard cathedral damaged by rain

Cardboard cathedral damaged by rain

Friday, 19 July 2013 11:35 a.m. by MediaRNZ Popular

How did quake repairs go on your home?

How did quake repairs go on your home?

Friday, 19 July 2013 10:49 a.m. by MediaStuff

Fletchers EQR is overseeing the repairs of about 80,000 homes damaged by Canterbury's earthquakes.

Have you had your quake repairs done?

Have you had your quake repairs done?

Friday, 19 July 2013 10:49 a.m. by MediaStuff

Fletchers EQR is overseeing the repairs of about 80,000 homes damaged by Canterbury's earthquakes.

Earthquake Recovery Minister Brownlee heads to San Francisco

Earthquake Recovery Minister Brownlee heads to San Francisco

Friday, 19 July 2013 10:39 a.m. by MediaHerald

Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee is off to San Francisco on Sunday for a series of meetings relating to both his earthquake and transport portfolios.Mr Brownlee will call on the mayors of San Francisco and Los Angeles...

Hazard notices for quake-damaged houses

Hazard notices for quake-damaged houses

Friday, 19 July 2013 10:10 a.m. by MediaHerald

Earthquake-damaged houses in Christchurch at risk of severe flooding are having hazard notices placed on their land. The Star has learned five properties have hazard notices placed on their titles which alert potential buyers that...

Soggy Cardboard Cathedral nothing to be worried about

Soggy Cardboard Cathedral 'nothing to be worried about'

Friday, 19 July 2013 9:57 a.m. by MediaHerald Popular

Heavy rain shouldn't be a concern to Christchurch's Cardboard Cathedral now the roof has been completed.Chunks of the cardboard pipes have had to be cut away and replaced after becoming sodden with recent bad weather.Anglican...

Earthquakes unveil window into past

Earthquakes unveil window into past

Friday, 19 July 2013 9:52 a.m. by MediaRNZ

Govt plan urged for post-rebuild Christchurch

Govt plan urged for post-rebuild Christchurch

Friday, 19 July 2013 8:26 a.m. by MediaRNZ

Fletchers repairs ease back

Fletchers repairs ease back

Friday, 19 July 2013 12:20 a.m. by MediaThePress

The pace of home repairs being completed by Fletcher EQR has slowed as the firm begins to tackle the most complex cases.

Containers provide all home comforts

Containers provide all home comforts

Friday, 19 July 2013 12:20 a.m. by MediaThePress Popular

The first shipping container village for rebuild workers - complete with PlayStation 3s and cleaners - will open in Addington later this year.

Hope for McLeans Mansion salvage

Hope for McLean's Mansion salvage

Friday, 19 July 2013 12:19 a.m. by MediaStuff

The head of the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority (Cera) says there is still time to save McLean's Mansion, a historic Christchurch homestead slated for demolition.

Fletchers repairs ease back

Fletchers repairs ease back

Thursday, 18 July 2013 10:57 p.m. by MediaStuff

The pace of home repairs being completed by Fletcher EQR has slowed as the firm begins to tackle the most complex cases.

Fletcher says no shortage of work in Christchurch

Fletcher says no shortage of work in Christchurch

Thursday, 18 July 2013 9:37 p.m. by MediaRNZ Popular

Leaky home gets temporary repairs

Leaky home gets temporary repairs

Thursday, 18 July 2013 5:52 p.m. by MediaThePress

The Christchurch woman who had 400 litres of water flood through her earthquake damaged house is still waiting for answers, but is now waiting in a water-tight home.

Disabled brothers finally get consents

Disabled brothers finally get consents

Thursday, 18 July 2013 5:24 p.m. by MediaThePress

After months of struggling to provide a home for her two disabled sons, Alison Adams says she can now move on with her life.

CERA to announce anchor project timelines soon

CERA to announce anchor project timelines soon

Thursday, 18 July 2013 4:57 p.m. by MediaRNZ Popular

Rebuild speeding up but still slow

Rebuild 'speeding up' but still slow

Thursday, 18 July 2013 4:36 p.m. by MediaThePress

Earthquake recovery boss Roger Sutton says the rebuild is "getting up to speed" with more than $150 million now being spent every month on putting Christchurch back together.

Containers provide all home comforts

Containers provide all home comforts

Thursday, 18 July 2013 12:15 p.m. by MediaStuff

The first shipping container village for rebuild workers - complete with PlayStation 3s and cleaners - will open in Addington later this year.

CTV families keen to preserve sites aura

CTV families keen to preserve site's 'aura'

Thursday, 18 July 2013 11:04 a.m. by Media3News

Families of those killed in the CTV building collapse are optimistic another building won't be erected on the site.

Chch Council to get Marryatt briefing

Chch Council to get Marryatt briefing

Thursday, 18 July 2013 5:16 a.m. by Media3News

 

Red-zone tours become rebuild tours

Red-zone tours become rebuild tours

Wednesday, 17 July 2013 11:53 p.m. by MediaThePress

The cordons may be lifted, the CBD red zone history, but Christchurch tour bus operators are still hoping to cash in on the quake buck.

Government acquires CTV building site

Government acquires CTV building site

Wednesday, 17 July 2013 10:34 p.m. by MediaRNZ

Council consents technically sound

Council consents technically sound

Wednesday, 17 July 2013 10:49 a.m. by MediaThePress Featured Popular

No safety problems have been found with a sample of building consents issued by the Christchurch City Council this year.

Govt buys CTV building disaster site

Govt buys CTV building disaster site

Wednesday, 17 July 2013 10:37 a.m. by Media3News

The government has bought the site of the former Canterbury Television building in Christchurch and is promising victims families they will still be able to visit it in the near future.

Fortune 500 company joins Christchurch rebuild

Fortune 500 company joins Christchurch rebuild

Wednesday, 17 July 2013 10:23 a.m. by Media3News

Christchurch’s lucrative post-quake construction industry has attracted a huge international player.

Cera must focus on safety not heritage

Cera must focus on safety not heritage

Wednesday, 17 July 2013 10:08 a.m. by MediaStuff

The current debate about the historic McLeans Mansion is not the first, nor will it be the last, when it comes to the challenge of preserving our city's history. But the question of who pays to save historic buildings is not one for Cera.

Arrow joins with Chinese construction giant

Arrow joins with Chinese construction giant

Wednesday, 17 July 2013 9:38 a.m. by MediaThePress

South Island construction firm Arrow International has landed a prestigious partner, China's largest construction company to bid for Christchurch anchor projects.

Fate of historic quake-damaged building hangs

Fate of historic quake-damaged building hangs

Wednesday, 17 July 2013 8:37 a.m. by MediaHerald

The fate of Christchurch's historic earthquake-damaged Mona Vale homestead will not be decided until next year, upsetting residents and a business owner.Mona Vale was badly damaged in the February 22, 2011, earthquake and no repair...

Quake builders work at standstill

Quake builders' work at standstill

Wednesday, 17 July 2013 5:30 a.m. by MediaHerald

Builders are laying off staff and say they face economic ruin in Christchurch because insurance companies and Fletcher EQR are taking too long to approve earthquake work.Small building companies that have hired staff and bought...

Government buys CTV site

Government buys CTV site

Wednesday, 17 July 2013 12:08 a.m. by MediaStuff

The Government has bought the empty site where 115 people died when the Canterbury Television building collapsed in the February 2011 earthquake.

Escalating thefts delaying rebuild

Escalating thefts 'delaying rebuild'

Tuesday, 16 July 2013 11:53 p.m. by MediaThePress

Thieves have caused thousands of dollars damage to an entire block of under-construction Mike Greer Homes at Pegasus Town for the sake of about $50 of scrap.

Escalating thefts delay rebuild at Pegasus

Escalating thefts delay rebuild at Pegasus

Tuesday, 16 July 2013 11:53 p.m. by MediaThePress

Thieves have caused thousands of dollars damage to an entire block of under-construction Mike Greer Homes at Pegasus Town for the sake of about $50 of scrap.

Arrow joins Chinese construction giant

Arrow joins Chinese construction giant

Tuesday, 16 July 2013 11:02 p.m. by MediaStuff

South Island construction firm Arrow International has landed a prestigious partner, China's largest construction company, to bid for Christchurch anchor projects.

Christchurch buildings given all clear

Christchurch buildings given all clear

Tuesday, 16 July 2013 9:22 p.m. by Media3News

No safety problems have been found in buildings constructed under consents issued by Christchurch City Council.

Christchurchs McLeans Mansion to be demolished

Christchurch's McLean's Mansion to be demolished

Tuesday, 16 July 2013 5:35 p.m. by Media3News Popular

Campaigners are horrified at plans to demolish another one of the city's few remaining Category 1 historic buildings.

Scholar slates church over Chch Cathedral demolition

Scholar slates church over Chch Cathedral demolition

Tuesday, 16 July 2013 3:21 p.m. by MediaHerald

A UK scholar and expert on Gothic Imperial architecture has slated the Anglican Church decision to demolish quake-crippled ChristChurch Cathedral.Academic Alex Bremner wrote extensively about the cathedral, built by famed English...

Bus interchange work to start next year

Bus interchange work to start next year

Tuesday, 16 July 2013 2:17 p.m. by MediaThePress

Work on building Christchurch's new bus interchange is expected to start in the middle of next year.

Cost of dumping quake rubble high - contractor

Cost of dumping quake rubble high - contractor

Tuesday, 16 July 2013 7:04 a.m. by MediaRNZ

Retreat helping Cantabrians since quake under threat

Retreat helping Cantabrians since quake under threat

Tuesday, 16 July 2013 5:30 a.m. by MediaHerald

A Waikato wellness retreat that has nurtured hundreds of earthquake-frazzled Christchurch residents back to health for free may have to close its doors to others from the city because of a funding shortfall.

Estimates for rebuild work too low

Estimates for rebuild work 'too low'

Monday, 15 July 2013 10:39 p.m. by MediaRNZ

Standing up to State

Standing up to State

Monday, 15 July 2013 7:29 p.m. by Media3News

One man in Christchurch, desperate to push his insurance company into action, has taken drastic action.

Cosgrove lodges EQC info request

Cosgrove lodges EQC info request

Monday, 15 July 2013 6:40 p.m. by MediaRNZ

Chch quake waste used for farm track, court told

Chch quake waste used for farm track, court told

Monday, 15 July 2013 10:49 a.m. by MediaHerald

Unscreened demolition waste from demolished quake-hit Christchurch buildings, which included asbestos, plastics, and computer bits, were used to build a farm track outside the city, a court has heard.

Are insurance companies deliberately delaying?

Are insurance companies deliberately delaying?

Monday, 15 July 2013 8:47 a.m. by MediaThePress

 

Record fine for dumping demo waste

Record fine for dumping demo waste

Monday, 15 July 2013 2:01 a.m. by MediaStuff

A record-breaking fine has been imposed on companies for dumping contaminated earthquake demolition waste in Christchurch.

Cardboard project frontman loses job

Cardboard project frontman loses job

Sunday, 14 July 2013 11:15 p.m. by MediaStuff

The frontman for Christchurch's ambitious cardboard cathedral has lost his job because of budget cuts, but is so passionate about the project he will carry on as a volunteer labourer.

Akaroa museum partly open again

Akaroa museum partly open again

Saturday, 13 July 2013 1:58 p.m. by MediaRNZ

Part of the Akaroa museum opened again on Saturday morning. more than a year after it closed for earthquake repairs.

Residents give Cera poor rate for effort

Residents give Cera poor rate for effort

Saturday, 13 July 2013 7:11 a.m. by MediaThePress

If you think the Government is doing poorly in its earthquake recovery efforts, a new poll shows you're not alone.

EQC on track to contact customers

EQC on track to contact customers

Saturday, 13 July 2013 6:57 a.m. by MediaThePress

An Earthquake Commission (EQC) promise to contact 178,000 customers will be fulfilled within a week.

Wintringham calls for raft of EQC changes

Wintringham calls for raft of EQC changes

Saturday, 13 July 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Insurance companies should take the lead on future earthquake claims, the EQC's outgoing chairman says.

Wintringham calls for raft of EQC changes

Wintringham calls for raft of EQC changes

Friday, 12 July 2013 5:00 p.m. by MediaStuff

Insurance companies should take the lead on future earthquake claims, the EQC's outgoing chairman says.

Historic mansion to be bulldozed

Historic mansion to be bulldozed

Friday, 12 July 2013 2:30 p.m. by MediaStuff

A century-old Christchurch mansion has been earmarked for demolition.

Community groups EQC bill ridiculous

Community group's EQC bill 'ridiculous'

Friday, 12 July 2013 2:04 p.m. by MediaStuff

Labour's new Earthquake Commission (EQC) spokesman plans to take on a Canterbury community group's $24,000 request for information.

Selwyn Building consents through the roof

Selwyn Building consents through the roof

Thursday, 11 July 2013 11:54 p.m. by MediaThePress

A record number of building consents has been issued in the Selwyn District as the post-quake building boom moves into full swing.

Building consent insurance to cease

Building consent insurance to cease

Thursday, 11 July 2013 11:54 p.m. by MediaThePress

The Christchurch City Council's insurance cover for building consents will be cancelled from next month.

Council building consent insurance cancelled

Council building consent insurance cancelled

Thursday, 11 July 2013 11:54 p.m. by MediaThePress

The Christchurch City Council's insurance cover for building consents will be cancelled from next month.

Suspect consent buildings are sound

Suspect consent buildings are sound

Thursday, 11 July 2013 5:41 p.m. by Media3News

All the buildings constructed under suspect consents issued by Christchurch City Council have been checked and are safe.