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Risky phase looms for rebuild

'Risky phase looms for rebuild'

Sunday, 29 March 2015 10:44 p.m. by MediaThePress

Serious Fraud Office (SFO) boss Julie Read has signalled that the Christchurch rebuild is entering a dangerous phase where white collar criminals may siphon money from major building projects.

Rebuild a big opportunity, conference told

Rebuild a big opportunity, conference told

Sunday, 29 March 2015 10:04 p.m. by MediaThePress

Building smarter, stronger and cleaner is essential if Christchurch wants to take advantage of the opportunities of the rebuild, industry leaders said at the Seismics in the City conference last week.

New Brighton neglect is moral injustice - Paul Zaanen

New Brighton 'neglect' is 'moral injustice' - Paul Zaanen

Saturday, 28 March 2015 9:33 a.m. by MediaThePress

An east Christchurch business leader has criticised local and central government, saying neglect of New Brighton is a "moral and social injustice".

Gloomy outlook for solar housing in Christchurch

Gloomy outlook for solar housing in Christchurch

Friday, 27 March 2015 11:51 p.m. by MediaThePress

Is the vision of Highfield Park over?

Odeon Theatre relics may get new life

Odeon Theatre relics may get new life

Friday, 27 March 2015 11:13 p.m. by MediaThePress

Parts of the historical Odeon Theatre may be saved when the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority demolishes it.

Cera spent $1.8m on extra land

Cera spent $1.8m on extra land

Friday, 27 March 2015 11:00 p.m. by MediaThePress

The Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority spent $1.82 million buying heritage properties on High St it no longer needs.

CTV News Story - RSA Opens

CTV News Story - RSA Opens

Friday, 27 March 2015 6:29 p.m. by MediaCTV

CTV News Story - Bridge

CTV News Story - Bridge

Friday, 27 March 2015 6:26 p.m. by MediaCTV

CTV News Story - Cardboard City

CTV News Story - Cardboard City

Friday, 27 March 2015 6:21 p.m. by MediaCTV

Christchurch recovers its property mojo

Christchurch recovers its property mojo

Friday, 27 March 2015 4:11 p.m. by MediaThePress

Christchurch continues to grow at an amazing rate, with a string of commercial property projects suddenly jumping off the drawing board.

Dangerous phase looms for rebuild

'Dangerous phase looms for rebuild'

Friday, 27 March 2015 3:04 p.m. by MediaThePress

Serious Fraud Office (SFO) boss Julie Read has signalled that the Christchurch rebuild is entering a dangerous phase where white collar criminals may siphon money from major building projects that are coming on stream.

How we identified the rebuild "black hole"

How we identified the rebuild "black hole"

Friday, 27 March 2015 2:22 p.m. by MediaThePress

Curletts Rd overbridge to open in September 2016

Curletts Rd overbridge to open in September 2016

Friday, 27 March 2015 11:45 a.m. by MediaThePress

Work has begun on a new bridge over Curletts Rd linking Wigram Rd to Brimingham Dr via Magdala Pl.

2015 will be year of momentum for Christchurch

2015 will be 'year of momentum' for Christchurch

Friday, 27 March 2015 11:08 a.m. by MediaThePress

This year will be a year of momentum for Christchurch's recovery, says Canterbury's earthquake recovery leader.

2015 will be year of momentum for Christchurch

2015 will be 'year of momentum' for Christchurch

Friday, 27 March 2015 11:08 a.m. by MediaStuff

This year will be a year of momentum for Christchurch's recovery, says Canterbury's earthquake recovery leader.

EQC billing for excess payments

EQC billing for excess payments

Thursday, 26 March 2015 11:57 p.m. by MediaThePress

Quake-hit Canterbury homeowners will soon start receiving a bill for excess payments on their Earthquake Commission (EQC) repairs.

CTV News - 26th March 2015

CTV News - 26th March 2015

Thursday, 26 March 2015 7:17 p.m. by MediaCTV

Riccarton Racecourse 600-home development a step closer

Riccarton Racecourse 600-home development a step closer

Thursday, 26 March 2015 11:42 a.m. by MediaThePress

The city council will support plans to release land around Christchurch's Riccarton Racecourse for a major housing development.

CTV News 25 March 2015

CTV News 25 March 2015

Thursday, 26 March 2015 10:43 a.m. by MediaCTV

CTV victims father welcomes litigation

CTV victim's father welcomes litigation

Thursday, 26 March 2015 8:58 a.m. by MediaStuff

One of the men who brought a complaint against Alan Reay over his role in the Canterbury Television (CTV) building design is overjoyed the languishing action may finally be heard.

Construction site look reflects rebirth - Vicki Buck

'Construction site' look reflects rebirth - Vicki Buck

Thursday, 26 March 2015 7:43 a.m. by MediaThePress

Deputy mayor Vicki Buck has rejected claims Christchurch looks like a "war zone", saying more recovery work is being done than people realise.

Construction site look reflects rebirth, says Buck

'Construction site' look reflects rebirth, says Buck

Wednesday, 25 March 2015 11:06 p.m. by MediaThePress

Deputy Mayor Vicki Buck has rejected claims Christchurch looks like a "war zone", saying more recovery work is being done than people realise.

CTV News - 25th March 2015

CTV News - 25th March 2015

Wednesday, 25 March 2015 7:12 p.m. by MediaCTV

CTV News Story - Mayor In the Chair

CTV News Story - Mayor In the Chair

Wednesday, 25 March 2015 6:57 p.m. by MediaCTV

CTV News Story - Sarah Ulmer

CTV News Story - Sarah Ulmer

Wednesday, 25 March 2015 6:55 p.m. by MediaCTV

CTV building: Families welcome judicial review

CTV building: Families welcome judicial review

Wednesday, 25 March 2015 4:34 p.m. by MediaHerald

Families who lost loved ones in the Canterbury Television building collapse have welcomed moves by the Government to seek a judicial review into the failure of New Zealand's professional engineering body to complete an investigation...

CTV building: Review sought after investigation into engineer dropped

CTV building: Review sought after investigation into engineer dropped

Tuesday, 24 March 2015 8:51 p.m. by MediaHerald

The Government are seeking a judicial review into the failure of New Zealand's professional engineering body to complete an investigation into the civil engineer responsible for the the doomed CTV building.Building and Housing Minister...

CTV News - 24th March 2015

CTV News - 24th March 2015

Tuesday, 24 March 2015 7:14 p.m. by MediaCTV

CTV News Story - Carpenter Award

CTV News Story - Carpenter Award

Tuesday, 24 March 2015 6:54 p.m. by MediaCTV

CTV News Story -  Redcliffs

CTV News Story - Redcliffs

Tuesday, 24 March 2015 6:53 p.m. by MediaCTV

Canterbury Live 24th March 2015

Canterbury Live 24th March 2015

Tuesday, 24 March 2015 4:23 p.m. by MediaCTV

Fletchers to build Canterbury Universitys new science block

Fletchers to build Canterbury University's new science block

Tuesday, 24 March 2015 11:29 a.m. by MediaThePress

Fletcher Construction has won a multimillion-dollar project at the University of Canterbury, adding to its rebuild construction wins.

Lynched - 23rd March 2015 - Nicky Wagner

Lynched - 23rd March 2015 - Nicky Wagner

Monday, 23 March 2015 7:36 p.m. by MediaCTV

A stunning post-quake rebuild

A stunning post-quake rebuild

Monday, 23 March 2015 11:45 a.m. by MediaThePress

Daryl and Tara Hewitt's ultimate house is perched high on the hillside in Christchurch's seaside suburb of Redcliffs. The location, like the house, is spectacular. "They say you have to build four houses before you get it right," says Daryl, surveying House Number 4 with a satisfied gaze.

Alan Reay faces disciplinary hearing over CTV building declaration

Alan Reay faces disciplinary hearing over CTV building declaration

Monday, 23 March 2015 8:58 a.m. by MediaStuff

The man whose company engineered the Canterbury Television (CTV) building will this week be subject to a disciplinary hearing over his membership in the industry's professional body.

Drone footage shows quake-ravaged Christchurch suburb

Drone footage shows quake-ravaged Christchurch suburb

Sunday, 22 March 2015 11:04 a.m. by MediaStuff

New aerial drone video has emerged, showing the remains of one of Christchurch's quake-stricken riverside suburbs.

Reid Stiven to depart Earthquake Commission

Reid Stiven to depart Earthquake Commission

Sunday, 22 March 2015 7:15 a.m. by MediaStuff

Earthquake Commission (EQC) manager Reid Stiven will leave the organisation at the end of April.

Roadworks big problem for small business

Roadworks big problem for small business

Saturday, 21 March 2015 9:57 a.m. by MediaThePress

Christchurch sole trader Neil Hodgson says he has spent far too much of the last four years fighting the powers that be, trying to improve access to his retail frontages.

Pandey Hotel Corporation abandoned another hotel

Pandey Hotel Corporation 'abandoned another hotel'

Saturday, 21 March 2015 7:38 a.m. by MediaThePress

The Auckland company behind a derelict Christchurch hotel frequented by transients and prostitutes is known in Rotorua for abandoning another hotel property.

Christchurch housing struggle gets worse

Christchurch housing struggle gets worse

Friday, 20 March 2015 10:56 p.m. by MediaThePress

Christchurch has almost as many homes as before the earthquakes but many residents are still struggling to afford housing.

Database snapshot of Christchurch tree coverage

Database snapshot of Christchurch tree coverage

Friday, 20 March 2015 10:28 p.m. by MediaThePress

Ten of thousands of red-zone trees have been tagged and logged in a Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority (Cera) database as it nears the end of its land-clearance project.

CTV News story - Harman Courts

CTV News story - Harman Courts

Friday, 20 March 2015 7:02 p.m. by MediaCTV

Building inspection failures delay consents

Building inspection failures delay consents

Thursday, 19 March 2015 11:48 p.m. by MediaThePress

Consenting delays in Christchurch are being made worse by a nearly 50 per cent fail rate on building inspections, the city council says.

Chinese quake city could inspire Christchurch rebuild

Chinese quake city could inspire Christchurch rebuild

Thursday, 19 March 2015 10:57 p.m. by MediaThePress

An earthquake-hit Chinese region wants to host Christchurch rebuild leaders and show them how it recovered from the disaster.

Yingxius cube of love heals quake wounds

Yingxiu's 'cube of love' heals quake wounds

Thursday, 19 March 2015 10:52 p.m. by MediaThePress

The town of Yingxiu in southwest China has a 10-metre high "cube of love". Inside is a sculpture of a tree with giant breasts protruding from its trunk and babies crawling up to suckle on them.

CTV News Story - Playground

CTV News Story - Playground

Thursday, 19 March 2015 6:42 p.m. by MediaCTV

Student theatre may not be rebuilt

Student theatre may not be rebuilt

Wednesday, 18 March 2015 10:00 p.m. by MediaThePress

Students are being asked what they want to replace the earthquake-damaged University of Canterbury Students' Association (UCSA) building.

CTV News - 18th March 2015

CTV News - 18th March 2015

Wednesday, 18 March 2015 7:04 p.m. by MediaCTV

CTV News Story - Vacant Spaces

CTV News Story - Vacant Spaces

Wednesday, 18 March 2015 7:01 p.m. by MediaCTV

Rebuilding Christ Church Cathedral is not a compromise says Jim Anderton

Rebuilding Christ Church Cathedral is 'not a compromise' says Jim Anderton

Wednesday, 18 March 2015 1:49 p.m. by MediaThePress

A plan to rebuild the Christ Church Cathedral in wood means demolishing it first, says Jim Anderton.

Rebuilding Christ Church Cathedral is not a compromise says Jim Anderton

Rebuilding Christ Church Cathedral is 'not a compromise' says Jim Anderton

Wednesday, 18 March 2015 1:49 p.m. by MediaStuff

A plan to rebuild the Christ Church Cathedral in wood means demolishing it first, says Jim Anderton.

Is Cera past its use-by date?

Is Cera past its use-by date?

Wednesday, 18 March 2015 10:04 a.m. by MediaThePress

Dust swirls in the nor'wester. Weeds flourish. They are all that does.

Is Cera past its used-by date?

Is Cera past its used-by date?

Wednesday, 18 March 2015 10:04 a.m. by MediaThePress

Dust swirls in the nor'wester. Weeds flourish. They are all that does.

Building costs expected to climb further

Building costs expected to climb further

Tuesday, 17 March 2015 9:48 p.m. by MediaThePress

Christchurch's construction costs, already the highest in the country, are expected to climb 6 per cent annually until at least the end of 2016.

Sir Miles Warren design may break four-year Christ Church Cathedral deadlock

Sir Miles Warren design may break four-year Christ Church Cathedral deadlock

Tuesday, 17 March 2015 7:43 p.m. by MediaThePress

Anglican leaders are considering restoration options for the earthquake-damaged Christ Church Cathedral to break the legal deadlock over the historic building.

Sir Miles Warren design may break four-year Christ Church Cathedral deadlock

Sir Miles Warren design may break four-year Christ Church Cathedral deadlock

Tuesday, 17 March 2015 7:43 p.m. by MediaStuff

Anglican leaders are considering restoration options for the earthquake-damaged Christ Church Cathedral to break the legal deadlock over the historic building.