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City pedantic on building consents

City 'pedantic' on building consents

Tuesday, 22 July 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress Popular

The building industry is questioning the Christchurch City Council's claims it has lifted its game and is on track to regain building consent accreditation.

Cathedral Bells

Cathedral Bells

Monday, 21 July 2014 11:47 p.m. by MediaCTV Popular

Lynched - Hon. Winston Peters - 21st July

Lynched - Hon. Winston Peters - 21st July

Monday, 21 July 2014 8:38 p.m. by ChrisLynch Popular

CTV News   Monday 21 July

CTV News Monday 21 July

Monday, 21 July 2014 7:24 p.m. by MediaCTV Popular

The bells are ringing for recovery

The bells are ringing for recovery

Monday, 21 July 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress Popular

Christ Church Cathedral bell ringers have welcomed home 13 bells that were damaged in the February 2011 earthquake and then repaired in England.

Womens refuge

Womens refuge

Sunday, 20 July 2014 11:37 p.m. by MediaCTV Popular

Lincoln University

Lincoln University

Sunday, 20 July 2014 11:37 p.m. by MediaCTV Popular

Central City Vision

Central City Vision

Sunday, 20 July 2014 11:37 p.m. by MediaCTV Popular

Beautifoal

Beautifoal

Sunday, 20 July 2014 11:33 p.m. by MediaCTV Popular

Housing standards worry advocates

Housing standards worry advocates

Friday, 18 July 2014 10:18 p.m. by MediaThePress Popular

Several Filipino workers opened their doors to The Press this week.

CTV News Friday 18 July

CTV News Friday 18 July

Friday, 18 July 2014 8:21 p.m. by MediaCTV Popular

CTV NEWS WEEK IN REVIEW - Saturday 19th July

CTV NEWS WEEK IN REVIEW - Saturday 19th July

Friday, 18 July 2014 2:37 p.m. by MediaCTV Popular

Power Panel 18 July

Power Panel 18 July

Friday, 18 July 2014 12:22 p.m. by CanterburyMorningsZB

Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch talks to this weeks Power Panel - Labour Port Hills MP Ruth Dyson, CDHB's Hector Matthews , and Roger Bridge, National Party President for Canterbury Westland.

The Christchurch Town Hall must be saved

The Christchurch Town Hall must be saved

Friday, 18 July 2014 12:07 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

It's an ancient political ritual involving frenzied exhalations of hot air, consultations with the public oracles (usually found on Facebook and in the website's opinion section) and the potent politics of populism. The climax of all this is a tribal dance called the wibble-wobble.

EQC staffer denies misusing cars

EQC staffer denies misusing cars

Friday, 18 July 2014 11:15 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

A former EQC employee is pleading not guilty to charges alleging she misused the commission's vehicles and a fuel card.

Building standards declining - experts

Building standards declining - experts

Friday, 18 July 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

A skilled labour shortage, under-resourced building firms and rebuild deadline pressures are contributing to a decline in Christchurch building standards, industry experts warn.

Building standards declining - experts

Building standards declining - experts

Friday, 18 July 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

A skilled labour shortage, under-resourced building firms and rebuild deadline pressures are contributing to a decline in Christchurch building standards, industry experts warn.

CTV News   Thursday 17 July

CTV News Thursday 17 July

Thursday, 17 July 2014 6:59 p.m. by MediaCTV Popular

Study shows impact of quake stress

Study shows impact of quake stress

Thursday, 17 July 2014 1:33 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

People who experienced serious quake-related adversity are twice as likely to be addicted to smoking and 40 per cent more likely to develop mental health conditions such as major depression and post-traumatic stress disorder than those who did not experience the disaster, the new research shows.

Brighton saltwater pool may cost $20m

Brighton saltwater pool may cost $20m

Thursday, 17 July 2014 11:34 a.m. by MediaThePress Popular

The city council is going to seek out private sector companies who may be willing to work with it on developing a hot saltwater pool complex in New Brighton.

Historic home halfway to reassembly

Historic home halfway to reassembly

Thursday, 17 July 2014 11:26 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

The six-part relocation of a 105-year-old Christchurch mansion reached its halfway point yesterday.

Steel Frame Housing

Steel Frame Housing

Thursday, 17 July 2014 12:37 a.m. by MediaCTV Popular

Fewer rules to streamline projects

Fewer rules to streamline projects

Wednesday, 16 July 2014 11:11 p.m. by MediaThePress Popular

Fewer rules and a streamlined approach to residential development will make building and living in Christchurch's central city more appealing, the Government says.

Cera forks out $672k for info campaigns

Cera forks out $672k for 'info' campaigns

Wednesday, 16 July 2014 11:10 p.m. by MediaThePress Popular

The Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority (Cera) has spent more than $317,000 on flashy videos promoting the central city rebuild in the last two years.

Christchurch Transport - Cycling

Christchurch Transport - Cycling

Wednesday, 16 July 2014 7:43 p.m. by MediaCTV

UK Rebuild

UK Rebuild

Wednesday, 16 July 2014 7:31 p.m. by MediaCTV Popular

Christchurch Transport - Roller Skating

Christchurch Transport - Roller Skating

Wednesday, 16 July 2014 7:05 p.m. by MediaCTV Popular

Homeless Update

Homeless Update

Wednesday, 16 July 2014 7:04 p.m. by MediaCTV Popular

Kiosk Repair

Kiosk Repair

Wednesday, 16 July 2014 7:02 p.m. by MediaCTV Popular

Arson victims insurance battle – AMI respond

Arson victim's insurance battle – AMI respond

Wednesday, 16 July 2014 6:35 p.m. by Media3News Popular

The Hewer family have the misfortune of not only being victims of the earthquakes, but of an arson attack on their earthquake-damaged home.

Christchurch rebuild migrants face debts, cramped accommodation

Christchurch rebuild migrants face debts, cramped accommodation

Wednesday, 16 July 2014 5:29 p.m. by Media3News Popular

Christchurch is being rebuilt with Third World labour. But are these hard workers getting a fair go once they get here?

Is Christchurch a doughnut or a fruitcake?

Is Christchurch a doughnut or a fruitcake?

Wednesday, 16 July 2014 10:55 a.m. by MediaThePress Popular

Concern that Christchurch is becoming a doughnut city - growth ringing an empty centre - misses the point.

Avoid the kneejerk rebuild

'Avoid the kneejerk rebuild'

Wednesday, 16 July 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress Popular

An outspoken architectural critic with first-hand experience of Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans hopes Christchurch will avoid the "rear-view mirror" effect as it gets back on its feet.

Town hall not top priority - Dalziel

Town hall not top priority - Dalziel

Wednesday, 16 July 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress Popular

The $127.5 million restoration of the Christchurch Town Hall is not a top priority for the city council because of its limited finances, Mayor Lianne Dalziel says.

A childhood interrupted by quakes

A childhood interrupted by quakes

Wednesday, 16 July 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Four years ago, they were in different schools and homes.

UK input seen as vital for citys rebuild

UK input seen as vital for city's rebuild

Wednesday, 16 July 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaHerald

The $30 billion rebuild of post-earthquake Christchurch will race ahead if local firms team up with British firms experienced in major construction projects such as the London 2012 Olympics and Heathrow Airport redevelopment, says a UK government minister.

CTV News - Tusday 15 July

CTV News - Tusday 15 July

Tuesday, 15 July 2014 7:17 p.m. by MediaCTV Popular

Service awards for Chinese quake workers

Service awards for Chinese quake workers

Tuesday, 15 July 2014 2:55 p.m. by Media3News Popular

Police Minister Anne Tolley has presented service awards to five Chinese police staff who helped identify victims after the Christchurch earthquake.

Christchurch Mayor Lianne Dalziel

Christchurch Mayor Lianne Dalziel

Tuesday, 15 July 2014 12:17 p.m. by CanterburyMorningsZB Popular

Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch talks to Christchurch Mayor Lianne Dalziel on the weeks issues

Making a spectacle of Christchurch demos

Making a spectacle of Christchurch demos

Tuesday, 15 July 2014 11:34 a.m. by MediaThePress

Making a spectacle of Christchurch demos

Making a spectacle of Christchurch demos

Tuesday, 15 July 2014 11:34 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

What would you fix first in Christchurch?

What would you fix first in Christchurch?

Tuesday, 15 July 2014 8:00 a.m. by MediaThePress Popular

Frequent flooding, never-ending road works and constant demolition - post-quake Christchurch can be a frustrating city to live in. 

Church has big vision for site

Church has big vision for site

Tuesday, 15 July 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress Popular

The Majestic Church wants to build a chapel, auditorium, art studios, cafe, apartments and a multi-storey parking building on the former Cranmer Court site.

CTV Memorial

CTV Memorial

Monday, 14 July 2014 11:44 p.m. by MediaCTV Popular

House Tanking

House Tanking

Monday, 14 July 2014 11:42 p.m. by MediaCTV Popular

Christchurch Transport - Driving

Christchurch Transport - Driving

Monday, 14 July 2014 11:39 p.m. by MediaCTV Popular

Lynched - Monday 14 July

Lynched - Monday 14 July

Monday, 14 July 2014 10:29 p.m. by ChrisLynch Popular

CTV News   Monday 14 July

CTV News Monday 14 July

Monday, 14 July 2014 8:12 p.m. by MediaCTV Popular

Canterbury LIVE   Monday 14 July

Canterbury LIVE Monday 14 July

Monday, 14 July 2014 7:51 p.m. by MediaCTV

Apprehension remains over flood-proof homes

Apprehension remains over flood-proof homes

Monday, 14 July 2014 4:49 p.m. by Media3News Popular

The spray-on waterproof membrane trailed on a red-zoned house in Christchurch has successfully passed a floodwater test.

CTV building engineer apologises

CTV building engineer apologises

Monday, 14 July 2014 4:29 p.m. by Media3News Popular

The engineer behind the design of the CTV building has apologised to families who lost loved ones in the building's collapse.

CTV engineer admits career over

CTV engineer admits career 'over'

Monday, 14 July 2014 4:04 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

The designer of the failed Canterbury Television (CTV) building has conceded his more than 40-year engineering career is "all but over".

Who pays for unseen quake damage?

Who pays for unseen quake damage?

Monday, 14 July 2014 12:55 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

EQC kept mum about asbestos-infected house

EQC kept mum about asbestos-infected house

Monday, 14 July 2014 11:00 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Angela Dawson and her three children lived in a house infested with asbestos for almost two years after the quakes.

Lawyer calls for CTV inquiry to be dropped

Lawyer calls for CTV inquiry to be dropped

Monday, 14 July 2014 10:50 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

The lawyer for CTV building designer David Harding has called for a hearing into his client's professional conduct to be abandoned.

Lawyer tries to block CTV collapse hearing

Lawyer tries to block CTV collapse hearing

Monday, 14 July 2014 10:50 a.m. by Media3News Popular

A lawyer for CTV building designer David Harding has tried to block a disciplinary hearing from examining his actions.

CTV engineer failed in his professional and ethical duty, hearing told

CTV engineer failed in his 'professional and ethical duty', hearing told

Monday, 14 July 2014 10:26 a.m. by MediaHerald Popular

Christchurch structural engineer David Harding re-registered with his professional body just five months after the CTV Building collapse, and failed to tell his assessors that he was behind its design 25 years earlier, a hearing has...

My life will never be the same: CTV Building designer

'My life will never be the same': CTV Building designer

Monday, 14 July 2014 10:26 a.m. by MediaHerald

A heartfelt apology has been issued to the families of the CTV Building collapse victims by the structural engineer who designed it.David Harding says his physical and mental health has deteriorated significantly since the six-storey...

CTV designer to face disciplinary hearings

CTV designer to face disciplinary hearings

Monday, 14 July 2014 6:26 a.m. by Media3News Popular

CTV building designer David Harding will front at two disciplinary hearings in Christchurch today.