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Centre precincts $500m price tag queried

Centre precinct's $500m price tag queried

Saturday, 9 August 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

The Government will fund and own Christchurch's new convention centre, with private partners taking care of the surrounding precinct.

Defeated Cantabrian take a stand

Defeated Cantabrian take a stand

Friday, 8 August 2014 6:26 p.m. by Media3News

After bumping into the Prime Minister, Paulette Barr decided she needed to tell him her endless wait for her quake damaged home.

CTV NEWS WEEK IN REVIEW - Saturday 9th August

CTV NEWS WEEK IN REVIEW - Saturday 9th August

Friday, 8 August 2014 6:09 p.m. by MediaCTV

Stranges Lane opens in central city

Stranges Lane opens in central city

Friday, 8 August 2014 3:16 p.m. by MediaThePress

Stranges Lane and its three new restaurants opened early this morning without a hitch - despite hail on the tables.�

Convention centre will cost $500 million

Convention centre will cost $500 million

Friday, 8 August 2014 10:26 a.m. by MediaThePress

Taxpayers will contribute $284 million to the Christchurch Convention Centre due to open in 2017.

Tired of waiting - Paulettes plea to the PM

'Tired of waiting' - Paulette's plea to the PM

Friday, 8 August 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Paulette Barr could see no end to wearing coats and beanies inside her cold, quake-damaged home, so she took her case to Prime Minister John Key.

Council Consents

Council Consents

Friday, 8 August 2014 12:06 a.m. by MediaCTV

Canvas public engagement

Canvas public engagement

Thursday, 7 August 2014 11:55 p.m. by MediaCTV

Republic New Brighton

Republic New Brighton

Thursday, 7 August 2014 11:52 p.m. by MediaCTV

Christchurch Convention Centre

Christchurch Convention Centre

Thursday, 7 August 2014 11:44 p.m. by MediaCTV

Convention centre plans unveiled

Convention centre plans unveiled

Thursday, 7 August 2014 2:56 p.m. by MediaThePress

Plenary Conventions, Ngai Tahu Property and Christchurch's Carter Group will design and build the convention centre, the Government has announced today.�

Chris Lynch speaks to Sir Bob Jones

Chris Lynch speaks to Sir Bob Jones

Thursday, 7 August 2014 12:49 p.m. by CanterburyMorningsZB

Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch speaks to Sir Bob Jones about his new book, "No Punches Pulled"

Tearful woman confronts John Key

Tearful woman confronts John Key

Thursday, 7 August 2014 12:18 p.m. by MediaStuff

A tearful Paulette Barr approached the Prime Minister John Key at Westfield Mall in Riccarton this morning, pleading for help in a cold, liquefaction-hammered home, with no skirting boards.

Forsyth Barr to become a hotel

Forsyth Barr to become a hotel

Thursday, 7 August 2014 10:52 a.m. by MediaThePress

Christchurch's tallest office tower has been sold and will become a major hotel.

Family forced to move nine times

Family forced to move nine times

Thursday, 7 August 2014 10:06 a.m. by MediaStuff

Christchurch homeowners could now be waiting until 2017 before their earthquake-damaged homes are rebuilt.

Quake damage upsets architect

Quake damage upsets architect

Thursday, 7 August 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Architect Patrick Sloan says to see Christchurch as a broken city after returning from China to join architecture practice Warren and Mahoney has been distressing.

An even longer wait: Rebuilds until 2017?

An even longer wait: Rebuilds until 2017?

Thursday, 7 August 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Christchurch homeowners could now be waiting until 2017 before their earthquake-damaged homes are rebuilt.

The real price to pay in the rebuild

The real price to pay in the rebuild

Thursday, 7 August 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

At first glance, the news that the Christchurch City Council has found another $400 million hole in its finances as it confronts the post-quake rebuild might not seem such a blow.

Quake damage upsets architect

Quake damage upsets architect

Thursday, 7 August 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Architect Patrick Sloan says to see Christchurch as a broken city after returning from China to join architecture practice Warren and Mahoney has been distressing.

CTV News - Wednesday 06 August

CTV News - Wednesday 06 August

Wednesday, 6 August 2014 7:32 p.m. by MediaCTV

Labour says 8000 quake victims in limbo

Labour says 8000 quake victims in limbo

Wednesday, 6 August 2014 6:54 p.m. by Media3News

Eighty percent of the businesses impacted by earthquakes have received payouts, but Labour says many remain in limbo.

Michael Epic

Michael Epic

Wednesday, 6 August 2014 4:31 p.m. by MediaCTV

Dot Boyd

Dot Boyd

Wednesday, 6 August 2014 4:31 p.m. by MediaCTV

Mystery over Brownlees CCC audit review

Mystery over Brownlee's CCC audit review

Wednesday, 6 August 2014 2:26 p.m. by MediaThePress

The Government is dodging questions about a report it commissioned to review an audit of the Christchurch City Council's financial position.

Rebuild drives national jobs growth

Rebuild drives national jobs growth

Wednesday, 6 August 2014 1:33 p.m. by MediaThePress

The Christchurch rebuild keeps fuelling the labour market, with the Canterbury unemployment rate plummeting to 2.8 per cent in the June quarter.

Chris Lynch speaks to Paul McNoe from Red Bus

Chris Lynch speaks to Paul McNoe from Red Bus

Wednesday, 6 August 2014 12:37 p.m. by CanterburyMorningsZB

Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch speaks to Paul McNoe, Chief Executive of Red Bus, about the new commuter bus service being considered from Oxford to Christchurch

Base isolation technology rare in Christchurch

Base isolation technology rare in Christchurch

Wednesday, 6 August 2014 10:34 a.m. by MediaThePress

Christchurch developers are shying away from using base isolation technology, which protects buildings against earthquake damage, as they seek to reduce costs.

CTV News Tuesday 05 August

CTV News Tuesday 05 August

Tuesday, 5 August 2014 9:44 p.m. by MediaCTV

Cantabrian finally settled after stuck in the red-zone

Cantabrian finally settled after stuck in the red-zone

Tuesday, 5 August 2014 4:33 p.m. by Media3News

After the Christchurch earthquake, Cliff Mitton's home was red-zoned, but finally things are looking up for the Cantabrian, three-years on.

Up and away: Waste wings its way off cliffs

Up and away: Waste wings its way off cliffs

Tuesday, 5 August 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

More than 100 tonnes of building waste are being airlifted off the Port Hills as part of Christchurch's first helicopter-assisted demolition.

Hotspots spark fails to reignite

Hotspot's spark fails to reignite

Tuesday, 5 August 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Sol Square is becoming a black hole in Christchurch's recovering central city.

Filipino carpenters rely on charity to get by

Filipino carpenters rely on charity to get by

Tuesday, 5 August 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

A group of Filipino carpenters recruited to work in Christchurch's rebuild had no work when they arrived and had to rely on charity to get by.

Lynched - Monday August 4

Lynched - Monday August 4

Monday, 4 August 2014 9:05 p.m. by ChrisLynch

CTV News   Monday 04 August

CTV News Monday 04 August

Monday, 4 August 2014 7:07 p.m. by MediaCTV

Chopper aids difficult demolition

Chopper aids difficult demolition

Monday, 4 August 2014 3:58 p.m. by Media3News

 

CTV News Friday 1 August

CTV News Friday 1 August

Monday, 4 August 2014 12:19 p.m. by MediaCTV

Council to give asbestos DIY advice

Council to give asbestos DIY advice

Monday, 4 August 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Do-it-yourself homeowners will be targeted by a new campaign aimed at encouraging the safe removal of building materials containing asbestos.

Learning to play game of claims

Learning to play game of claims

Saturday, 2 August 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

You can't fight them if you don't understand them, says long-time insurance professional Peter MacLeod.

Christchurch facing huge financial black hole

Christchurch facing huge financial black hole

Friday, 1 August 2014 7:06 p.m. by MediaOneNews

Christchurch ratepayers are facing a potential billion dollar black hole according to a new report.

Not about looks for Hottest Tradie

'Not about looks' for Hottest Tradie

Friday, 1 August 2014 1:34 p.m. by MediaThePress

Stacy Rush was unsure about being entered in an online competition but the 25-year-old ''really got into it'' after a while.

Gerry Brownlee commends council on frugality needed to save Christchurch

Gerry Brownlee commends council on frugality needed to save Christchurch

Friday, 1 August 2014 11:05 a.m. by MediaOneNews

Gerry Brownlee has commended the Christchurch City Council for having the courage to put unpalatable but prudent options on the table.

$400m assets sale needed to save Christchurch

$400m assets sale needed to save Christchurch

Friday, 1 August 2014 10:04 a.m. by MediaOneNews

The mayor of Christchurch has confirmed that $400 million of the city's assets will need to be sold to make ends meet.

Christchurch City Councils $900m black hole

Christchurch City Council's $900m black hole

Friday, 1 August 2014 9:35 a.m. by MediaHerald

Christchurch City Council has revealed today that it faces a funding black hole of up to $900 million to help rebuild the earthquake-wrecked city, and is set to start public consultation on "at least a partial" sale of its assets.

Christchurch may have to sell assets - Mayor

Christchurch may have to sell assets - Mayor

Friday, 1 August 2014 8:38 a.m. by Media3News

Christchurch City Council is considering a $400 million sell-off of its capital assets as it deals with crushing financial losses.

Christchurch council makes Lyttelton Port buyout bid

Christchurch council makes Lyttelton Port buyout bid

Friday, 1 August 2014 8:38 a.m. by Media3News

CCC has announced a plan to takeover Lyttelton Port just hours after revealing a massive funding shortfall.

Report due into funding Christchurch rebuild

Report due into funding Christchurch rebuild

Friday, 1 August 2014 5:24 a.m. by MediaOneNews

The cash-strapped Christchurch City Council will reveal a report today that details how it can make ends meet.

Up to 3000 EQC claims to wait until next year

Up to 3000 EQC claims to wait until next year

Friday, 1 August 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

A few thousand building claims will not be settled until next year, but complex land claims remain the biggest test for the Earthquake Commission (EQC), chief executive Ian Simpson says.

CTV News   Thursday 31 July

CTV News Thursday 31 July

Thursday, 31 July 2014 7:39 p.m. by MediaCTV

Flood-prone may get cash to lift homes

Flood-prone may get cash to lift homes

Thursday, 31 July 2014 12:10 p.m. by MediaStuff

The city council is considering giving flood-prone property owners up to $20,000 towards the cost of raising their homes as an interim measure to protect them from flooding.

Dr Alistair Humphrey speaks to Chris Lynch

Dr Alistair Humphrey speaks to Chris Lynch

Thursday, 31 July 2014 11:49 a.m. by CanterburyMorningsZB

Canterbury Medical Officer of Health Dr Alistair Humphrey speaks to Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch about issues affecting Cantabrians.

House builders warned of shoddy work

House builders warned of shoddy work

Thursday, 31 July 2014 10:55 a.m. by MediaThePress

House builders have been warned against risking shoddy workmanship as Canterbury becomes the construction capital of New Zealand.

Red-zone aim was not land clearance

Red-zone aim 'was not land clearance'

Thursday, 31 July 2014 10:38 a.m. by MediaStuff

Christchurch's red-zone offers were designed to "allow people to take control of their own lives", not force them off their land, a court has heard.

Expo aims to boost Christchurch rebuild

Expo aims to boost Christchurch rebuild

Thursday, 31 July 2014 9:57 a.m. by Media3News

The Canterbury rebuild will be the focus of attention at today's DesignEX event in Christchurch.

$6.8b paid out to Canterbury quake claims

$6.8b paid out to Canterbury quake claims

Thursday, 31 July 2014 9:47 a.m. by MediaHerald

Eighty-five percent of Canterbury claims have been settled by the Earthquake Commission, which has paid out $6.8 billion in settlements.Claims on 143,900 properties had been resolved, EQC chief executive Ian Simpson said."Of the...

Lakes End homestead back on solid ground

Lakes End homestead back on solid ground

Thursday, 31 July 2014 7:31 a.m. by Media3News

A 105-year-old homestead has found a new home after being moved from Christchurch's red zone.

Hazardous waste removed by truckload

Hazardous waste removed by truckload

Thursday, 31 July 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Five kilograms of hypodermic needles, 39kg of medical waste, 4527 spray cans and 257,970kg of paint are among the hazardous household materials cleared from Christchurch's residential red zone.

Wards go up at new campus

Wards go up at new campus

Thursday, 31 July 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

The first structure of the multi-million dollar Burwood Health Campus redevelopment has appeared on site.

Wards go up at new Burwood campus

Wards go up at new Burwood campus

Thursday, 31 July 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

The first structure of the multi-million dollar Burwood Health Campus redevelopment has appeared on site.

Vox Pops

Vox Pops

Thursday, 31 July 2014 12:39 a.m. by MediaCTV