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$100m plans for City Mall unveiled

$100m plans for City Mall unveiled

Wednesday, 9 April 2014 8:50 a.m. by MediaThePress Popular

The developer behind the $100 million Cashel Square office and retail precinct under way in Christchurch's City Mall has released new images of how it will look.

Uncertainty on infrastructure rebuilds cost delays audit

Uncertainty on infrastructure rebuild's cost delays audit

Wednesday, 9 April 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress Popular

Difficulties in putting a price on how much it will cost to rebuild Christchurch's quake-damaged roads and pipes are holding up an independent audit into the city council's finances.

Ferrymead Countdown opens Thursday

Ferrymead Countdown opens Thursday

Wednesday, 9 April 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress Popular

Ferrymead residents face a shorter grocery run with a shiny new supermarket opening its doors.

Traffic Jams

Traffic Jams

Tuesday, 8 April 2014 8:35 p.m. by MediaCTV

Farewell Pallet Pavillion

Farewell Pallet Pavillion

Tuesday, 8 April 2014 8:34 p.m. by MediaCTV

Lynched- Monday 07 April - Russel Norman

Lynched- Monday 07 April - Russel Norman

Tuesday, 8 April 2014 12:21 p.m. by ChrisLynch Popular

Penny Ashton: New Show in town

Penny Ashton: New Show in town

Tuesday, 8 April 2014 11:37 a.m. by CanterburyMorningsZB

Penny Ashto talks to Newstalk ZB's Richard Green about her new show that will hit the stage Promise and Promiscuity.  For more details go to www.hotpink.co.nz

Angus Bargh: Christchurch Roads

Angus Bargh: Christchurch Roads

Tuesday, 8 April 2014 10:51 a.m. by CanterburyMorningsZB Popular

Transportation Planning Manager for SCIRT Angus Bargh talks to Newstalk ZB's Richard Green about the traffic clogging up the cities roads.

Insurance not always common sense

Insurance not always common sense

Tuesday, 8 April 2014 10:21 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Choppers used in Christchurch ground testing

Choppers used in Christchurch ground testing

Monday, 7 April 2014 4:00 p.m. by Media3News

Engineers are using a helicopter to lift in ground-testing equipment to properties on Christchurch's Port Hills.

Abandoned police station to be demolished

Abandoned police station to be demolished

Monday, 7 April 2014 11:43 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

The former Christchurch police station building will be demolished. 

Leanne Curtis: CanCERN

Leanne Curtis: CanCERN

Monday, 7 April 2014 10:56 a.m. by CanterburyMorningsZB Popular

Leanne Curtis from CanCERN talks to Newstalk ZB's Richard Green about their Find It and Fix it campaign

Future Chch likely a letdown

Future Chch likely 'a letdown'

Monday, 7 April 2014 9:18 a.m. by MediaThePress Popular

Strict city rules halt development process

Strict city rules halt development process

Monday, 7 April 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress Popular

A Christchurch investor struggling to get his City Mall plans under way is calling for the strict development process for the retail precinct to be dropped.

Christchurchs Pallet Pavilion comes down

Christchurch's Pallet Pavilion comes down

Sunday, 6 April 2014 4:06 p.m. by Media3News Popular

A temporary performance space built from pallets by volunteers after the Christchurch earthquakes is being taken apart.

How does a city bounce back?

How does a city bounce back?

Saturday, 5 April 2014 12:00 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Christchurch is learning the hard way that disaster recovery is as much about politics as rebuilding. So what does it take for a city to "bounce forward"? JOHN McCRONE reports from a resilient city workshop.

Prefab is not a dirty word

Prefab is not a dirty word

Saturday, 5 April 2014 7:28 a.m. by MediaThePress Popular

Prefabricated buildings have been largely shunned by Kiwi homeowners, but innovators in the construction industry believe their time has come. ALAN WOOD reports.

Southern Response turns 2

Southern Response turns 2

Saturday, 5 April 2014 6:41 a.m. by MediaThePress Popular

Birthday celebrations are expected to be low key as Crown-owned Southern Response Earthquake Services turns 2 years old. CHARLES ANDERSON reports.

Insolvency no bar to holiday

Insolvency no bar to holiday

Saturday, 5 April 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

His company is in liquidation with debts of $2 million. And he says he is struggling to feed his children.

CTV News   Friday 04 April

CTV News Friday 04 April

Friday, 4 April 2014 6:36 p.m. by MediaCTV Popular

Climate Change

Climate Change

Friday, 4 April 2014 12:31 p.m. by MediaCTV Popular

Pera te Amo: Countdown Carpark

Pera te Amo: Countdown Carpark

Friday, 4 April 2014 11:44 a.m. by CanterburyMorningsZB Popular

Contractor Pera te Amo talks to Newstalk ZB's Richard Green about why he ripped up the Ferrymead Countdown carpark.

$75m apartment complex planned

$75m apartment complex planned

Friday, 4 April 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress Featured Popular

A $75 million development near Cranmer Square could become central Christchurch's biggest apartment complex since the earthquakes.

Lets Find and Fix helping Chch for winter

Let's Find and Fix helping Chch for winter

Thursday, 3 April 2014 7:31 p.m. by Media3News Popular

A new community-led campaign will make repairs to what could be hundreds of damaged homes.

CTV News   Thursday 03 April

CTV News Thursday 03 April

Thursday, 3 April 2014 6:57 p.m. by MediaCTV

Reviving New Brighton

Reviving New Brighton

Thursday, 3 April 2014 1:17 p.m. by MediaCTV

New Brighton

New Brighton

Thursday, 3 April 2014 12:20 p.m. by MediaCTV Popular

Mike Coleman: Where the city is at

Mike Coleman: Where the city is at

Thursday, 3 April 2014 12:12 p.m. by CanterburyMorningsZB Popular

Rev Mike Coleman talks to Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch about how he is seeing the community still wanting answers after the quakes.

Key EQC role gone, two more created

Key EQC role gone, two more created

Thursday, 3 April 2014 8:57 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

One of the Earthquake Commission's (EQC) top officials is leaving the organisation after his position was "disestablished".

Engineers remain well regarded

Engineers remain well regarded

Thursday, 3 April 2014 8:00 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Earthquake-induced building collapses and a mining disaster have had a "minimal" impact on the public perception of engineers, according to survey results.

Helicopter used for Port Hills home repair

Helicopter used for Port Hills home repair

Thursday, 3 April 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

It appears the sky is the limit for settling Port Hills insurance claims.

Ecan Clean the Air

Ecan Clean the Air

Wednesday, 2 April 2014 5:08 p.m. by MediaCTV

Suburban life - peaceful or boring?

Suburban life - peaceful or boring?

Wednesday, 2 April 2014 10:45 a.m. by MediaThePress Popular

So what is wrong with suburbia? Is it faceless, sterile, bland and boring; vibrant and appealing; or relaxing and peaceful? How can we make it better?

Quake insurance payouts top $11 billion

Quake insurance payouts top $11 billion

Wednesday, 2 April 2014 6:16 a.m. by Media3News Popular

Canterbury earthquake victims have now collected more than $11 billion in insurance claims.

30 homes in anti-liquefaction pilot

30 homes in anti-liquefaction pilot

Wednesday, 2 April 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

The number of Canterbury properties with increased liquefaction risk will not be known before May, the Earthquake Commission (EQC) says.

Coroners report

Coroners report

Tuesday, 1 April 2014 1:35 p.m. by MediaCTV Popular

Lynched- Monday 31 March - Phil Twyford

Lynched- Monday 31 March - Phil Twyford

Tuesday, 1 April 2014 12:51 p.m. by ChrisLynch Featured Popular

 

PM John Key: Monthly catchup

PM John Key: Monthly catchup

Tuesday, 1 April 2014 10:20 a.m. by CanterburyMorningsZB Popular

Prime Minister John Key talks to Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch about the issues at the moment

Govt cash urged for housing

Govt cash urged for housing

Tuesday, 1 April 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress Popular

The Government should be intervening in Christchurch's housing market by making low-interest loans available to developers so the cost of building homes is reduced.

Key defends quake emergency response to CTV

Key defends quake emergency response to CTV

Tuesday, 1 April 2014 12:55 a.m. by MediaStuff

Prime Minister John Key has backed the emergency service response to the CTV building collapse, saying they "did everything they possibly could" to save lives.

CTV News   Monday 31 March

CTV News Monday 31 March

Monday, 31 March 2014 7:50 p.m. by MediaCTV

Families struggling with coroners ruling on CTV rescue

Families struggling with coroner's ruling on CTV rescue

Monday, 31 March 2014 7:09 p.m. by MediaOneNews Popular

Relatives of those who died in the rubble of the collapsed building are unhappy with the vindication of rescuers.

CTV collapse report critical of fire officers

CTV collapse report critical of fire officers

Monday, 31 March 2014 6:09 p.m. by Media3News

A coroner's report released today focused on the deaths of the eight people who initially survived the CTV building collapse.

David Bedford: Ecan Log Burners

David Bedford: Ecan Log Burners

Monday, 31 March 2014 11:50 a.m. by CanterburyMorningsZB Popular

Ecan Commissioner David Bedford talks to Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch about how things are placed for log burners in 2014

Coroner has too much faith in Fire Service - CTV families

Coroner has too much faith in Fire Service - CTV families

Monday, 31 March 2014 8:45 a.m. by MediaOneNews Popular

The coroner has too much faith in the Fire Service's ability to change, a lawyer for some of the CTV building victims' families says.

Fire Service searches its soul on CTV deaths

Fire Service searches its soul on CTV deaths

Monday, 31 March 2014 7:00 a.m. by MediaHerald Popular

No one ever doubted their bravery that day. Firefighters, police officers, Urban Search and Rescue experts, and courageous passersby risked life and limb to drag several stunned survivors from the rubble and chaos of the collapsed 

Rescue effort did not contribute to CTV deaths - coroner

Rescue effort did not contribute to CTV deaths - coroner

Monday, 31 March 2014 6:02 a.m. by MediaOneNews Popular

The rescue effort following the CTV building collapse didn't contribute to the deaths of eight people trapped in the rubble, a coroner has ruled.

Crown told to consult on rebuild

Crown told to consult on rebuild

Monday, 31 March 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress Popular

The Government needs to take a leaf out of the Christchurch City Council's book and consult widely on its anchor projects before residents feel they are not part of the city, a local MP has warned.

CTV rescue was never possible – coroner

CTV rescue was never possible – coroner

Sunday, 30 March 2014 8:20 p.m. by Media3News Popular

The coroner has released his findings after an inquest into the collapse of Christchurch's CTV Building.

Christchurch shaken by quake

Christchurch shaken by quake

Sunday, 30 March 2014 11:54 a.m. by MediaHerald Popular

Christchurch has been shaken by a shallow magnitude 4.0 earthquake this morning.

Natural disaster recovery - parallels with Japan

Natural disaster recovery - parallels with Japan

Sunday, 30 March 2014 11:40 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Three years after his wife was swept away by the huge tsunami that washed across the Tohoku region of eastern Japan, Hiroyuki Tomono still feels responsible for her death.

Chch shaken by moderate shallow quake

Chch shaken by moderate shallow quake

Sunday, 30 March 2014 11:14 a.m. by Media3News Popular

The Christchurch area has been shaken by a shallow 4.0 magnitude earthquake this morning.

Finally, some action for elderly homeowners

Finally, some action for elderly homeowners

Saturday, 29 March 2014 11:38 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Ninety-year-old Peggy Holdthuson may now get to see her childhood home repaired before she dies.

Smith wants curbs on developer tax

Smith wants curbs on developer tax

Friday, 28 March 2014 11:27 p.m. by MediaThePress

Councils are crippling housing growth because of a "fourfold" increase in development contributions, Housing Minister Nick Smith says.

Regions direction the hot question

Region's direction the hot question

Friday, 28 March 2014 11:27 p.m. by MediaThePress

Canterbury's leaders hold differing views on the recovery but appear to asking the same question – where is the region headed?

SFO clears rebuild firms

SFO clears rebuild firms

Friday, 28 March 2014 11:23 p.m. by MediaThePress

A major Serious Fraud Office (SFO) investigation into post-quake fraud in Christchurch relied on an informant whose business dealings are now the subject of a police complaint.

Building fraud informant subject of a police complaint

Building 'fraud' informant subject of a police complaint

Friday, 28 March 2014 11:23 p.m. by MediaThePress

A major Serious Fraud Office (SFO) investigation into post-quake fraud in Christchurch relied on an informant whose business dealings are now the subject of a police complaint.

Insurance disputes put sites in limbo

Insurance disputes put sites in limbo

Friday, 28 March 2014 11:22 p.m. by MediaThePress

Insurance stalemates are to blame for some of Christchurch's central city buildings remaining untouched more than three years on from the February 2011 earthquake, owners say.

CTV News   Friday 28 March

CTV News Friday 28 March

Friday, 28 March 2014 8:29 p.m. by MediaCTV

Anderton slams UK clerics call for cathedral demo

Anderton slams UK cleric's call for cathedral demo

Friday, 28 March 2014 12:53 p.m. by MediaStuff

Christ Church Cathedral restoration campaigner Jim Anderton has dismissed the Archbishop of York's calls for a demolition and rebuild as unqualified and disappointing.