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Recovery to be main mission of new council

Recovery to be main mission of new council

Tuesday, 30 April 2013 11:55 p.m. by MediaStuff

Post-quake recovery issues will dominate the agenda for Christchurch's next intake of city councillors.

Discount deal to help pay tax

Discount deal to help pay tax

Tuesday, 30 April 2013 10:35 p.m. by MediaStuff

A $50 million pool of cheaper finance for cash-limited Canterbury firms to pay provisional tax obligations is being offered by Tax Management New Zealand.

New $67M cathedral restoration plan

New $67M cathedral restoration plan

Tuesday, 30 April 2013 5:49 p.m. by Media3News

 

Cathedral repair costs challenged

Cathedral repair costs challenged

Tuesday, 30 April 2013 3:17 p.m. by Media3News

The Great Christchurch Building Trust says the ChristChurch Cathedral could be restored for only $67 million.

$67m to restore cathedral - group

$67m to restore cathedral - group

Tuesday, 30 April 2013 12:39 p.m. by MediaThePress

The Christ Church Cathedral could be fully restored for much less than Anglican estimates, restoration campaigners say.

Investing in Christchurch doesnt stack up

Investing in Christchurch 'doesn't stack up'

Tuesday, 30 April 2013 9:59 a.m. by Media3News

 

Temple marks Chchs transition

Temple marks Chch's transition

Monday, 29 April 2013 8:19 p.m. by Media3News

To mark the transition from what Christchurch was to what it will be a temple is being built for a fortnight.

Causeway closed, detour starts

Causeway closed, detour starts

Monday, 29 April 2013 1:32 p.m. by MediaThePress

A 500-metre detour in Christchurch's seaside suburbs has started today.

Brash: Cut interest-free loans to pay for rebuild

Brash: Cut interest-free loans to pay for rebuild

Monday, 29 April 2013 10:50 a.m. by Media3News

 

Rebuild cost jump no surprise - Parker

Rebuild cost jump 'no surprise' - Parker

Monday, 29 April 2013 8:31 a.m. by Media3News

 

Parker keen to explain service to Brownlee

Parker keen to explain service to Brownlee

Monday, 29 April 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

 

Idea to have sensors track everything in city

Idea to have sensors track everything in city

Monday, 29 April 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

 

Simpson praised for fronting up at expo

Simpson praised for fronting up at expo

Monday, 29 April 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

 

Children get serious about park designs

Children get serious about park designs

Monday, 29 April 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

 

Hundreds watch as bank building bowled

Hundreds watch as bank building bowled

Sunday, 28 April 2013 1:37 p.m. by MediaThePress Popular

 

Christchurch rebuilt to cost $10b more

Christchurch rebuilt to cost $10b more

Sunday, 28 April 2013 1:08 p.m. by Media3News

 

Canterbury rebuild cost upped to $40b

Canterbury rebuild cost upped to $40b

Sunday, 28 April 2013 12:31 p.m. by MediaStuff

The cost of the Canterbury rebuild has been upped to $40 billion, says Prime Minister John Key.

Hundreds flock to quake expo

Hundreds flock to quake expo

Sunday, 28 April 2013 9:37 a.m. by MediaThePress

 

Christchurch rebuild forecast takes a $2b hit

Christchurch rebuild forecast takes a $2b hit

Sunday, 28 April 2013 9:12 a.m. by MediaStuff

Higher Christchurch rebuild costs are a sign of private sector backing for the city, Prime Minister John Key says.

Parallels between Chch and US cathedrals

Parallels between Chch and US cathedrals

Sunday, 28 April 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Setting rules for schools rebuild

Setting rules for schools rebuild

Saturday, 27 April 2013 10:56 p.m. by MediaStuff

The building industry has been given an early heads-up before tenders are called for a $1 billion rebuild of Christchurch's school system.

Wellington expo showcases quake-strengthening industry

Wellington expo showcases quake-strengthening industry

Saturday, 27 April 2013 6:08 p.m. by Media3News

Growing concerns over how earthquake-proof our homes and buildings are have led to the first national expo for the quake-proofing industry.

Cleared property looked like battlefield

Cleared property looked like 'battlefield'

Saturday, 27 April 2013 2:01 p.m. by MediaThePress

 

Workers now part of the furniture

Workers now part of the furniture

Saturday, 27 April 2013 1:31 p.m. by MediaThePress

 

Consultant urges bold design in rebuilding

Consultant urges bold design in rebuilding

Saturday, 27 April 2013 12:25 p.m. by MediaThePress

 

Two prime Hagley Park sites for sale

Two prime Hagley Park sites for sale

Saturday, 27 April 2013 10:53 a.m. by MediaThePress

 

Pleas to retain Pallet Pavilion longer

Pleas to retain Pallet Pavilion longer

Saturday, 27 April 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

 

Housing units sit idle for 18 months

Housing units sit idle for 18 months

Saturday, 27 April 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

 

Last act was seeing others safe

Last act was seeing others safe

Saturday, 27 April 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

"I'm Owen," he said, turning around in his seat and offering an impromptu introduction.

Housing units still sitting idle

Housing units still sitting idle

Saturday, 27 April 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

The weeds grow tall between 37 government-owned transportable housing units in Christchurch  as a second winter of sitting idle at a city site approaches.

Health risks lurk in post-quake homes

Health risks lurk in post-quake homes

Saturday, 27 April 2013 12:18 a.m. by MediaStuff

TC3 residents are battling on in the cold despite rising health problems from colds to rashes to panic attacks.

Controversial EQC blogger calls it quits

Controversial EQC blogger calls it quits

Friday, 26 April 2013 10:44 a.m. by Media3News

The blogger who released details of thousands of EQC claimants has announced he will stop posting on his site.

Couple overpaid by EQC felt ashamed

Couple overpaid by EQC felt ashamed

Friday, 26 April 2013 7:46 a.m. by MediaStuff

A former Christchurch couple "felt like frauds" when they were paid nearly $100,000 by the Earthquake Commission for building damage they didn't have.

Struggling Sumner businesses join forces

Struggling Sumner businesses join forces

Friday, 26 April 2013 7:39 a.m. by MediaStuff

Photographs and footage of rockfalls and houses teetering on clifftops did little to help business in the seaside town of Sumner after the February earthquake.

Govt quake advice lacks teeth of rival

Govt quake advice lacks 'teeth' of rival

Friday, 26 April 2013 7:37 a.m. by MediaStuff

A Government service to help Cantabrians with their earthquake insurance battles has been slammed as a "total letdown" and not enough for weary residents in deadlocks with their insurers.

Recovery forecast is aimed at certainty

Recovery forecast is aimed at 'certainty'

Friday, 26 April 2013 7:36 a.m. by MediaStuff

A detailed timeline on the recovery of Christchurch will provide the certainty needed for "big investment" in the city, a Christchurch business leader says.

Reaping the rewards of Recover Canterbury

Reaping the rewards of Recover Canterbury

Friday, 26 April 2013 7:35 a.m. by MediaThePress

 

Filming wraps on city quake series

Filming wraps on city quake series

Friday, 26 April 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Filming for a mini-series on Christchurch's quakes has finally come to an end.

Free quakeovers to cheer up dejected

Free 'quakeovers' to cheer up dejected

Friday, 26 April 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Do you need a 'Quakeover'?

Petition calls for EQC claims shake-up

Petition calls for EQC claims shake-up

Friday, 26 April 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Nearly 1000 people have signed an online petition calling for an overhaul of the Earthquake Commission's claims management system.

Recovery forecast is aimed at certainty

Recovery forecast is aimed at 'certainty'

Friday, 26 April 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

A detailed timeline on the recovery of Christchurch will provide the certainty needed for "big investment" in the city, a Christchurch business leader says.

Pedantic insurance roadblock riles

'Pedantic' insurance roadblock riles

Friday, 26 April 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Kendra Street was the face of Christchurch's insurance deadlock this week.

Badly cleared site sparks debris row

Badly cleared site sparks debris row

Friday, 26 April 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

A contractor being investigated for allegedly burying building material instead of dumping it has surfaced again, this time triggering an insurance dispute after a demolition job.

Govt quake advice lacks teeth of rival

Govt quake advice lacks 'teeth' of rival

Friday, 26 April 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

A Government service to help Cantabrians with their earthquake insurance battles has been slammed as a "total letdown" and not enough for weary residents in deadlocks with their insurers.

Struggling Sumner businesses join forces

Struggling Sumner businesses join forces

Friday, 26 April 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

 

Petition calls for EQC claims shake-up

Petition calls for EQC claims shake-up

Friday, 26 April 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

 

Recovery forecast is aimed at certainty

Recovery forecast is aimed at 'certainty'

Friday, 26 April 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

 

Pedantic insurance roadblock riles

'Pedantic' insurance roadblock riles

Friday, 26 April 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

 

Badly cleared site sparks debris row

Badly cleared site sparks debris row

Friday, 26 April 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

 

Govt quake advice lacks teeth of rival

Govt quake advice lacks 'teeth' of rival

Friday, 26 April 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

 

Unbelievable mess left behind

'Unbelievable' mess left behind

Friday, 26 April 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

A contractor being investigated for allegedly burying building material instead of dumping it has surfaced again, this time triggering an insurance dispute after a demolition job.

Cathedral cost data to be released

Cathedral cost data to be released

Thursday, 25 April 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

The Anglican diocese will tomorrow release detailed information on how it arrived at cost estimates for three design options for the Christ Church Cathedral.

Insurance advocacy service approved

Insurance advocacy service approved

Thursday, 25 April 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee has warned the Christchurch City Council it will be on its own if its new insurance advocacy service incurs major legal costs.

Cathedral costings data to be released

Cathedral costings data to be released

Thursday, 25 April 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

The Anglican diocese will tomorrow release detailed information on how it arrived at cost estimates for three design options for the Christ Church Cathedral.

Mice run rampant in Christchurch

Mice run rampant in Christchurch

Wednesday, 24 April 2013 5:11 p.m. by Media3News

Exterminators are seeing a huge increase in rodent activityin Canterbury - as high as 50 percent.

Talks ongoing over Chch centre cash

Talks ongoing over Chch centre cash

Wednesday, 24 April 2013 2:44 p.m. by MediaStuff

The amount of Government funding for a new Christchurch convention centre remains the subject of negotiation with Christchurch City Council and other parties, Prime Minister John Key said today.

Bottle Lake Forest plans dumped

Bottle Lake Forest plans dumped

Wednesday, 24 April 2013 1:48 p.m. by MediaThePress

Plans to transform part of Christchurch's Bottle Lake Forest into a temporary work site have been dumped.

Nervous start for cafes young owner

Nervous start for cafe's young owner

Wednesday, 24 April 2013 8:20 a.m. by MediaThePress

When Liz Phelan needed cash to start up her New Regent St cafe, she didn't go to a bank.

300 new businesses open each month

300 new businesses open each month

Wednesday, 24 April 2013 8:14 a.m. by MediaThePress

Canterbury businesses are bucking a nationwide drop in business numbers, with an average of 300 more opening their doors than shutting up each month.

Council hires staff to handle deluge of consents

Council hires staff to handle deluge of consents

Wednesday, 24 April 2013 7:33 a.m. by MediaThePress

A large jump in building consent applications lodged with the Christchurch City Council is being taken as a sure sign the rebuild is ramping up.