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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 Popular

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 Popular

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 Popular

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 Popular

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.

Christchurch flood-proof house tests successful

Christchurch flood-proof house tests successful

Monday, 14 July 2014 6:00 a.m. by Media3News Popular

Christchurch City Council has completed testing of its newly flood-proofed house, and it has been proven a success.
 

The process involves applying a water-proof membrane to the exterior panels of the house.

Transport and Green-space manager John Mackie says they used a red-zoned home to test the technique.

"We consider this as probably one of the least expensive alternatives to, for example ...

Design for quake memorial open to all

Design for quake memorial open to all

Monday, 14 July 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

The multi-million dollar Canterbury Earthquakes Memorial could be designed by anyone, of any age, from anywhere in the world.

Victims father to state concerns about Harding

Victim's father to state concerns about Harding

Monday, 14 July 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

It will be a bittersweet moment for Tim Elms when he takes the stand this morning at an inquiry to outline his complaint against the Canterbury Television building's engineer.

Teen feels left out of rebuild process

Teen feels left out of rebuild process

Monday, 14 July 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

He may be young, but he is informed.

Design for memorial open to all

Design for memorial open to all

Monday, 14 July 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

The multi-million dollar Canterbury Earthquakes Memorial could be designed by anyone, of any age, from anywhere in the world.

Council Hurry Up

Council Hurry Up

Sunday, 13 July 2014 10:32 p.m. by MediaCTV Popular

Housing Announcement

Housing Announcement

Sunday, 13 July 2014 10:30 p.m. by MediaCTV Popular

New Housing New Zealand Apartments for Christchurch

New Housing New Zealand Apartments for Christchurch

Sunday, 13 July 2014 10:30 p.m. by MediaCTV Popular

Hampshire Street

Hampshire Street

Sunday, 13 July 2014 10:30 p.m. by MediaCTV Popular

Selwyn Sewage Scheme

Selwyn Sewage Scheme

Sunday, 13 July 2014 10:29 p.m. by MediaCTV Popular

Retirement Village Demolition

Retirement Village Demolition

Sunday, 13 July 2014 10:28 p.m. by MediaCTV

Editorial: Quake levy as part of rates a no-brainer

Editorial: Quake levy as part of rates a no-brainer

Saturday, 12 July 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaHerald Popular

It is easy to sympathise with Local Government NZ's misgivings about the Labour Party's plan to take Earthquake Commission levies off insurance premiums and add them to rates bills. Local councils are always under pressure to justify...

CTV News - Friday 11 July

CTV News - Friday 11 July

Friday, 11 July 2014 8:00 p.m. by MediaCTV Popular

Flood-proofed houses put to test

Flood-proofed houses put to test

Friday, 11 July 2014 4:12 p.m. by Media3News Popular

The Christchurch City Council has begun testing what it hopes will be a solution to the city's post-quake flooding problems.

Our new normal is a reality show

Our 'new normal' is a reality show

Friday, 11 July 2014 12:26 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular


Did the Earth move for you last night?

Chris speaks to this weeks Power Panel

Chris speaks to this weeks Power Panel

Friday, 11 July 2014 12:19 p.m. by CanterburyMorningsZB Popular

Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch discusses the weeks issues with NZ First MP Richard Prosser, NBR reporter Chris Hutching, and Press political reporter Lois Cairns

Human right abuse claims spike after quakes

Human right abuse claims spike after quakes

Friday, 11 July 2014 7:16 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Human rights abuse claims have spiked in New Zealand as Canterbury residents file claims against insurance and construction companies.

River site tipped for quake memorial

River site tipped for quake memorial

Friday, 11 July 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

The Government is set to release plans for Christchurch's earthquake memorial tomorrow.

CTV News - Thursday 10 July

CTV News - Thursday 10 July

Thursday, 10 July 2014 8:44 p.m. by MediaCTV Popular