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Debate over city library, sports hub

Debate over city library, sports hub

Tuesday, 13 August 2013 1:28 a.m. by MediaThePress

Council staff are pushing for a new athletics track and sports hub in southwest Christchurch.

Four options for Chch Town Hall

Four options for Chch Town Hall

Tuesday, 13 August 2013 12:25 a.m. by MediaThePress

A report given to city councillors has recommended "maximum retention and restoration" of the Christchurch Town Hall.

Town Hall restoration takes 4 years

Town Hall restoration takes 4 years

Tuesday, 13 August 2013 12:25 a.m. by MediaThePress

Restoring the Town Hall to its former glory will take four years and cost an estimated $127.5 million.

Debate over Town Hall, city library, sports hub

Debate over Town Hall, city library, sports hub

Tuesday, 13 August 2013 12:25 a.m. by MediaThePress

Council staff are pushing for a new athletics track and sports hub in southwest Christchurch.

Four options for Town Hall

Four options for Town Hall

Monday, 12 August 2013 11:14 p.m. by MediaThePress

A world-class "library of the future" could be built in central Christchurch by the end of 2016.

Councillors consider Town Hall repair options

Councillors consider Town Hall repair options

Monday, 12 August 2013 10:39 p.m. by MediaThePress

Options for repairing and restoring the Christchurch Town Hall are being presented to city councillors today.

CTV Building site vandalised

CTV Building site vandalised

Monday, 12 August 2013 5:53 a.m. by Media3News

Vandalism of signs at the site of the CTV Building collapse has upset friends and loved ones of those who died there.

Inspiration for Christchurch

Inspiration for Christchurch

Sunday, 11 August 2013 9:52 p.m. by MediaThePress

Developer Antony Gough stirred up debate when he accused Christchurch's urban design panel of favouring bland designs.

Plans for $89m central library

Plans for $89m central library

Sunday, 11 August 2013 9:43 p.m. by MediaThePress

The project brief for Christchurch's planned new $89 million central city library will be discussed tomorrow as the city council pushes forward with the government's rebuild plans.

Owner takes hands-on role in repair challenge

Owner takes hands-on role in repair challenge

Sunday, 11 August 2013 7:54 p.m. by MediaThePress

Damage from the Canterbury earthquakes has had serviced apartment franchise owner Bess Thomson don a pair of overalls, a vest and a hard hat to take up the repair challenge.

Red zone dairy owners new beginning

Red zone dairy owners' new beginning

Sunday, 11 August 2013 5:51 p.m. by Media3News

Four months ago 3 News brought you the story of the Christchurch dairy owners forced to shut their doors because they were operating in the red zone.

Lawyers cry foul over EQC costs stance

Lawyers cry foul over EQC costs stance

Sunday, 11 August 2013 5:00 p.m. by MediaThePress

Legal experts have called the Earthquake Commission's refusal to pay for household rewiring ridiculous and unlawful.

Lives on hold in review wait

Lives on hold in review wait

Sunday, 11 August 2013 5:00 p.m. by MediaThePress

Port Hills homeowners still waiting for the results of a land-zoning review after Canterbury's earthquakes are questioning why the Government is analysing an updated report when it said earlier no new data would be considered.

Cathedral acoustics praise hits high note

Cathedral acoustics praise hits high note

Sunday, 11 August 2013 5:00 p.m. by MediaThePress

The acoustics of the new Anglican cardboard cathedral have so far pleased experts and audiences.

Lawyers cry foul over EQC costs stance

Lawyers cry foul over EQC costs stance

Sunday, 11 August 2013 5:00 p.m. by MediaStuff

Legal experts have called the Earthquake Commission's refusal to pay for household rewiring ridiculous and unlawful.

Lives on hold in review wait

Lives on hold in review wait

Sunday, 11 August 2013 5:00 p.m. by MediaStuff

Port Hills homeowners still waiting for the results of a land-zoning review after Canterbury's earthquakes are questioning why the Government is analysing an updated report when it said earlier no new data would be considered.

Lives on hold in zoning review wait

Lives on hold in zoning review wait

Sunday, 11 August 2013 5:00 p.m. by MediaThePress

Port Hills homeowners still waiting for the results of a land-zoning review after Canterbury's earthquakes are questioning why the Government is analysing an updated report when it said earlier no new data would be considered.

Lawyers cry foul over EQC rewiring stance

Lawyers cry foul over EQC rewiring stance

Sunday, 11 August 2013 5:00 p.m. by MediaStuff

Legal experts have called the Earthquake Commission's refusal to pay for household rewiring ridiculous and unlawful.

Lives on hold in zoning review wait

Lives on hold in zoning review wait

Sunday, 11 August 2013 5:00 p.m. by MediaStuff

Port Hills homeowners still waiting for the results of a land-zoning review after Canterbury's earthquakes are questioning why the Government is analysing an updated report when it said earlier no new data would be considered.

Lawyers cry foul over EQC rewiring stance

Lawyers cry foul over EQC rewiring stance

Sunday, 11 August 2013 5:00 p.m. by MediaThePress

Legal experts have called the Earthquake Commission's refusal to pay for household rewiring ridiculous and unlawful.

Charity moving houses out of the red zone

Charity moving houses out of the red zone

Sunday, 11 August 2013 4:08 p.m. by Media3News

Houses in Christchurch’s residential red zone are being bought for a bargain and then relocated to better land.

Rumblings of rebellion in Christchurch

Rumblings of rebellion in Christchurch

Saturday, 10 August 2013 5:00 p.m. by MediaThePress



A district where best of city and town merge

A district where 'best of city and town merge'

Saturday, 10 August 2013 5:00 p.m. by MediaThePress



Final offers sent to anchor project properties

Final offers sent to 'anchor project' properties

Saturday, 10 August 2013 12:00 p.m. by MediaRNZ

The agency responsible for building most of Christchurch's key central city projects is sending out final offers of purchase to landowners.

Animals in motion: pets after the quakes

Animals in motion: pets after the quakes

Saturday, 10 August 2013 5:30 a.m. by MediaHerald

Three worlds collided when the 7.1 earthquake shook Christchurch in September 2010.Massive forces bent faults below the Canterbury Plains, jolting a sleeping city awake at 4.35am. The other world - that occupied by animals - got...

Final purchase offers sent to owners of rebuild land

Final purchase offers sent to owners of rebuild land

Friday, 9 August 2013 4:28 p.m. by MediaRNZ

Property owners who own land destined to be used for Christchurch's rebuild projects have been sent final purchase offers by the Government.

Chch property owners facing compulsory acquisition

Chch property owners facing compulsory acquisition

Friday, 9 August 2013 4:12 p.m. by Media3News

The Government has mailed its final payout offer to the few property owners left inside Christchurch's inner-city redevelopment zones.

Street-wise names a challenge

Street-wise names a challenge

Friday, 9 August 2013 12:07 p.m. by MediaStuff

Football players, horse trainers, bomber planes and nuns have all inspired new street names in Christchurch since the earthquakes.

Homeowners battle leaky claims

Homeowners battle 'leaky' claims

Friday, 9 August 2013 11:54 a.m. by MediaStuff

The Earthquake Commission (EQC) is unfairly labelling homes as "leaky" even though the properties had no leaks or problems before the quakes, Cantabrians say.

Legal action delays $44m payout

Legal action delays $44m payout

Friday, 9 August 2013 11:52 a.m. by MediaThePress

The legal tussle between Civic Assurance and its reinsurers has left the Christchurch City Council $44 million out of pocket.

Rebuild pay likely to lure factory staff

Rebuild pay likely to lure factory staff

Thursday, 8 August 2013 7:26 p.m. by MediaThePress

Manufacturers are worried that workers employed in their plants and factories will take the easy option and pick up paintbrushes or labouring tools for the Christchurch rebuild.

$11m for Chch rebuild safety programme

$11m for Chch rebuild safety programme

Thursday, 8 August 2013 11:22 a.m. by Media3News

The Government is putting $11 million into a health and safety programme for the Christchurch rebuild.

Deaf Society heartbroken by club buildings demolition

Deaf Society heartbroken by club building's demolition

Thursday, 8 August 2013 4:36 a.m. by MediaThePress

Carol King remembers sewing the curtains for the Deaf Society of Canterbury's building on Armagh St decades ago.

Deaf Society heartbroken by club buildings demolition

Deaf Society heartbroken by club building's demolition

Thursday, 8 August 2013 4:36 a.m. by MediaStuff

Carol King remembers sewing the curtains for the Deaf Society of Canterbury's building on Armagh St decades ago.

Questionable methods used by EQC, says surveyor

'Questionable methods' used by EQC, says surveyor

Thursday, 8 August 2013 12:36 a.m. by MediaThePress

Thousands of Canterbury homes could have been incorrectly assessed by Earthquake Commission staff, says an independent Prebbleton surveyor.

Questionable methods used by EQC, says surveyor

'Questionable methods' used by EQC, says surveyor

Thursday, 8 August 2013 12:36 a.m. by MediaStuff

Thousands of Canterbury homes could have been incorrectly assessed by Earthquake Commission staff, says an independent Prebbleton surveyor.

Rebuild health and safety gets $11m

Rebuild health and safety gets $11m

Wednesday, 7 August 2013 11:42 p.m. by MediaStuff

A further $11 million is being poured into the Canterbury rebuild for a health and safety programme to prevent workplace injury and death.

Rebuild health and safety gets $11m

Rebuild health and safety gets $11m

Wednesday, 7 August 2013 11:42 p.m. by MediaThePress

A further $11 million is being poured into the Canterbury rebuild for a health and safety programme to prevent workplace injury and death.

Rebuild health and safety gets $11 million

Rebuild health and safety gets $11 million

Wednesday, 7 August 2013 11:42 p.m. by MediaThePress

A further $11 million is being poured into the Canterbury rebuild for a health and safety programme to prevent workplace injury and death.

Rebuild health and safety gets $11 million

Rebuild health and safety gets $11 million

Wednesday, 7 August 2013 11:42 p.m. by MediaStuff

A further $11 million is being poured into the Canterbury rebuild for a health and safety programme to prevent workplace injury and death.

Malicious software found in CERA website

Malicious software found in CERA website

Wednesday, 7 August 2013 9:12 p.m. by MediaRNZ

The Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority has increased its online security after malicious software was discovered embedded in its website in July.

Nearly 20,000 jobs created in Canterbury

Nearly 20,000 jobs created in Canterbury

Wednesday, 7 August 2013 8:05 p.m. by MediaThePress

Canterbury has 18,100 more jobs than a year ago, taking employment in the region to well above total numbers prior to the earthquakes.

Earthquake memorial target for vandals

Earthquake memorial target for vandals

Wednesday, 7 August 2013 2:29 p.m. by MediaRNZ

The artist who created the earthquake memorial in Christchurch says he has had to replace about 20 that have been vandalised or stolen in the past 18 months.

Vandalism disgusts quake victims families

Vandalism 'disgusts' quake victims' families

Wednesday, 7 August 2013 12:45 p.m. by Media3News

Family members of those killed in Christchurch's February 22nd earthquake say they're disgusted at the vandalism of a quake memorial.

Earthquake memorial vandalised

Earthquake memorial vandalised

Wednesday, 7 August 2013 11:28 a.m. by MediaRNZ

The artist who created the "185 Chairs" earthquake memorial in Christchurch says he has had to replace about 20 chairs that have been vandalised or stolen in the past 18 months.

Cardboard cathedral opens with concert series

Cardboard cathedral opens with concert series

Wednesday, 7 August 2013 9:31 a.m. by MediaRNZ

Christchurch's temporary Anglican cathedral, dubbed the Cardboard Cathedral, has opened, with a 10-day music series called

Contractors need to be wary of payment terms

Contractors 'need to be wary of payment terms'

Wednesday, 7 August 2013 1:10 a.m. by MediaStuff

Construction companies taking part in the $40 billion rebuild of Christchurch need to be careful about accepting new payment terms and conditions, a University of Canterbury business lecturer warns.

Sickening attack on 185 Chairs Memorial

'Sickening' attack on 185 Chairs Memorial

Tuesday, 6 August 2013 10:45 p.m. by MediaStuff

A Christchurch widower has offered to donate her late husband's wheelchair to the damaged quake memorial.

Contractors need to be wary of payment terms

Contractors 'need to be wary of payment terms'

Tuesday, 6 August 2013 9:00 p.m. by MediaThePress

Construction companies taking part in the $40 billion rebuild of Christchurch need to be careful about accepting new payment terms and conditions, a University of Canterbury business lecturer warns.

Stadium, city pool not built til 2017

Stadium, city pool not built til 2017

Tuesday, 6 August 2013 5:00 p.m. by MediaThePress

The latest detailed schedule for Christchurch's anchor projects suggests the city's new stadium may not be ready in time to host the 2017 British and Irish Lions tour.

Chairs vandalism sickening

Chairs vandalism 'sickening'

Tuesday, 6 August 2013 5:00 p.m. by MediaStuff

The vandalism of Christchurch's 185 empty chairs memorial and the recent theft of its sole white wheelchair has left one quake paraplegic mother "sickened".

Stadium, city pool not built till 2017

Stadium, city pool not built till 2017

Tuesday, 6 August 2013 5:00 p.m. by MediaThePress

The latest detailed schedule for Christchurch's anchor projects suggests the city's new stadium may not be ready in time to host the 2017 British and Irish Lions tour.

Stadium date upsets rugby boss

Stadium date upsets rugby boss

Tuesday, 6 August 2013 5:00 p.m. by MediaThePress

The latest detailed schedule for Christchurch's anchor projects suggests the city's new stadium may not be ready in time to host the 2017 British and Irish Lions tour.

More than 40 new jobs created by quake recovery unit

More than 40 new jobs created by quake recovery unit

Tuesday, 6 August 2013 3:37 p.m. by MediaRNZ

More than 40 new positions are being created by the organisation responsible for building most of Christchurch's anchor projects.

New jobs created by quake recovery unit

New jobs created by quake recovery unit

Tuesday, 6 August 2013 3:37 p.m. by MediaRNZ

More than 40 new positions are being created by the organisation responsible for building most of Christchurch's anchor projects.

Apologies to Radio New Zealand

Apologies to Radio New Zealand

Tuesday, 6 August 2013 12:50 p.m. by EQCTruths

 

Repair sign-off delayed over cost

Repair sign-off delayed over cost

Tuesday, 6 August 2013 12:38 a.m. by MediaThePress

City councillors say they do not yet have enough information to sign off on plans to repair the historic Sign of the Takahe in Cashmere.

Repair sign-off delayed over cost

Repair sign-off delayed over cost

Tuesday, 6 August 2013 12:38 a.m. by MediaStuff

City councillors say they do not yet have enough information to sign off on plans to repair the historic Sign of the Takahe in Cashmere.

Takahe repairs delayed over cost

Takahe repairs delayed over cost

Tuesday, 6 August 2013 12:38 a.m. by MediaStuff

City councillors say they do not yet have enough information to sign off on plans to repair the historic Sign of the Takahe in Cashmere.

Takahe $3.4m repairs delayed over cost

Takahe $3.4m repairs delayed over cost

Tuesday, 6 August 2013 12:38 a.m. by MediaThePress

City councillors say they do not yet have enough information to sign off on plans to repair the historic Sign of the Takahe in Cashmere.