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Quake stress a valid reason for late legal filing - Employment Court

Quake stress a valid reason for late legal filing - Employment Court

Monday, 15 April 2013 7:53 p.m. by MediaHerald

The psychological impact of the Canterbury earthquake has been accepted by the Employment Court as a valid reason for a lawyer filing legal documents several weeks late.

Christchurch rebuild grows job market

Christchurch rebuild grows job market

Monday, 15 April 2013 12:11 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

The Christchurch rebuild is helping the national employment market grow year-on year, according to a first quarter of 2013 survey on online job advertisements.

Govt works on quake-prone buildings policy

Govt works on quake-prone buildings policy

Monday, 15 April 2013 11:43 a.m. by Media3News

The Government is developing a new policy for quake-prone buildings and will announce it this year.

Church leaders favour new cathedral design

Church leaders favour new cathedral design

Monday, 15 April 2013 7:39 a.m. by Media3News Popular

Anglican church leaders and Christchurch residents appear to favour a modern design for a new cathedral.

Sammys Jazz Bar building under threat

Sammy's Jazz Bar building under threat

Monday, 15 April 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

A Christchurch property developer wants to retain a historic inner-city building and is urging rebuild officials to "drop the bureaucracy and be flexible".

Who is really rebuilding Christchurch?

Who is really rebuilding Christchurch?

Monday, 15 April 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

There is just one problem in deciding to call your organisation the Ministry of Awesome, apart from people scoffing at the name. The challenge for the founders of the Christchurch-based trust was defining exactly what awesome is.

Manchester St fully reopens

Manchester St fully reopens

Sunday, 14 April 2013 10:37 a.m. by MediaStuff

Manchester St has fully reopened for the first time in more than two years.

Manchester St fully reopens in Christchurch

Manchester St fully reopens in Christchurch

Sunday, 14 April 2013 8:07 a.m. by Media3News

A change to the cordon in Christchurch's central city means Manchester Street is fully open for the first time in more than two years.

War Memorial may be moved

War Memorial may be moved

Sunday, 14 April 2013 7:26 a.m. by MediaStuff

 

EQC staff failed to declare $25m contract conflict

EQC staff failed to declare $25m contract conflict

Sunday, 14 April 2013 7:07 a.m. by MediaThePress Popular

 

Bloggers site gets hammering

Blogger's site gets hammering

Saturday, 13 April 2013 7:34 a.m. by MediaStuff

Christchurch residents have hammered an offshore website holding a leaked Earthquake Commission (EQC) email as lawyers debate the legal issues the saga raises.

Indoor sports centre reopens after quake

Indoor sports centre reopens after quake

Saturday, 13 April 2013 4:34 a.m. by MediaThePress

Another step in the recovery of sport in Canterbury occurred yesterday with the reopening of Wilding Park's indoor tennis centre.

Christchurch Airport keeps costs grounded

Christchurch Airport keeps costs grounded

Friday, 12 April 2013 11:32 p.m. by MediaStuff

The soon to be completed Christchurch International Airport's domestic terminal has been a "very complex" project but came in on budget despite unexpected delays and construction challenges.

Singapore firm major player in real estate

Singapore firm major player in real estate

Friday, 12 April 2013 11:32 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

The Singaporean company which has partnered with local firm Artmatic Holdings to build a worker village at Church Corner in Riccarton is a major player in engineering and integrated real estate in Southeast Asia.

Global investors eye rebuild options

Global investors eye rebuild options

Friday, 12 April 2013 11:32 p.m. by MediaStuff

 

Global investors eye Christchurch rebuild

Global investors eye Christchurch rebuild

Friday, 12 April 2013 11:32 p.m. by MediaThePress

The Christchurch rebuild is attracting "huge" overseas investment interest, says rebuild boss Warwick Isaacs but he is not aware of any deal being nailed down.

Homestays offer home comforts to workers

Homestays offer home comforts to workers

Friday, 12 April 2013 8:30 p.m. by MediaThePress

Packing your bags and flying to the other side of the world is made a little easier when you have "another mother" waiting for you.

EQC whistleblogger no hero

EQC whistleblogger 'no hero'

Friday, 12 April 2013 5:52 p.m. by Media3News Popular

The Earthquake Commission has gone back to a judge over an injunction which has been ignored by a blogger.

Government defends Housing NZ payout

Government defends Housing NZ payout

Friday, 12 April 2013 5:21 p.m. by MediaThePress

Housing New Zealand (HNZ) has settled the largest single insurance payout in New Zealand history, but the Government is defending the fact it did not get more.

Canterbury housing repair timeframe reduced

Canterbury housing repair timeframe reduced

Friday, 12 April 2013 4:40 p.m. by MediaHerald

Housing New Zealand has reduced the timeframe for dealing with more than 5500 state homes damaged in the Canterbury earthquake after the approval of a $320 million insurance payout.Housing Minister Nick Smith said the repair and...

Housing NZ settles quake claims

Housing NZ settles quake claims

Friday, 12 April 2013 2:37 p.m. by Media3News

Housing New Zealand has settled its insurance claim over 5559 earthquake damaged houses in Canterbury.

Chinese very interested in key Christchurch project

Chinese 'very interested' in key Christchurch project

Friday, 12 April 2013 9:22 a.m. by MediaThePress Popular

 

Raising a spiritual home for Christchurch

Raising a spiritual home for Christchurch

Friday, 12 April 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

A 14.5-tonne framed window will be fitted into Christchurch's transitional cathedral next week.

Nation races to help autistic brothers

Nation races to help autistic brothers

Friday, 12 April 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

When the elderly mother of autistic middle-aged sons called out for help, Christchurch and New Zealand answered.

Council critics lash out while mayors away

Council critics lash out while mayor's away

Friday, 12 April 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

A fiery attack on out-of-town mayor Bob Parker's leadership style has shattered the uneasy truce among Christchurch City councillors and exposed the deep rifts that still exist between some of the elected members.

Raising a spiritual home for Christchurch

Raising a spiritual home for Christchurch

Friday, 12 April 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

 

House sales take off as median rises 8.4pc

House sales take off as median rises 8.4pc

Friday, 12 April 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

House prices in Christchurch and Canterbury-Westland have again set records, and homes are selling faster than at any time in the last six years.

Councils struggle with building consents

Councils struggle with building consents

Friday, 12 April 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

 

New workers village for Church Corner

New workers village for Church Corner

Thursday, 11 April 2013 4:01 p.m. by MediaThePress Popular

A Christchurch camping ground is to be converted into a $10 million housing complex for 300 workers and displaced locals, just as a similar scheme is shelved over lack of demand.

Chch risks becoming a soulless city

Chch risks becoming a 'soulless city'

Thursday, 11 April 2013 10:10 a.m. by MediaThePress

A leading Christchurch landscape architect believes Christchurch is at risk of becoming a ''soulless city''.

Chch risks becoming a soulless city

Chch risks becoming a 'soulless city'

Thursday, 11 April 2013 10:10 a.m. by MediaStuff

A leading Christchurch landscape architect believes Christchurch is at risk of becoming a ''soulless city''.

Live Chat: Warwick Isaacs

Live Chat: Warwick Isaacs

Thursday, 11 April 2013 9:33 a.m. by MediaThePress

 

Homeowners can use OIA to get EQC info

Homeowners can use OIA to get EQC info

Thursday, 11 April 2013 8:48 a.m. by MediaStuff

Site decision deadline call for City Mall

Site decision deadline call for City Mall

Thursday, 11 April 2013 8:11 a.m. by MediaThePress

Christchurch project management firm Apollo Projects wants the Government to set a deadline on property owner decisions for development of the retail precinct in City Mall.

Residents discuss Christ Church Cathedral options

Residents discuss Christ Church Cathedral options

Thursday, 11 April 2013 7:13 a.m. by MediaHerald

More than 200 people attended last night's public forum on options to replace the damaged Christ Church Cathedral.

Owners slam rebuild delays, costs

Owners slam rebuild delays, costs

Thursday, 11 April 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

A number of central Christchurch property owners have slammed the city's rebuild authority, saying "excessive control" has driven out investment.

Judge halts release of EQC email

Judge halts release of EQC email

Tuesday, 9 April 2013 5:01 p.m. by MediaStuff

EQC information, in the hands of an anonymous blogger has to stay under wraps, a High Court judge has ordered.

Hearing for leaked EQC details

Hearing for leaked EQC details

Tuesday, 9 April 2013 10:29 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

The Earthquake Commission (EQC) will this afternoon pursue a court bid to shut down further leaks of an email containing details of 83,000 Christchurch homeowners.

Moves under way for return to CBD

Moves under way for return to CBD

Tuesday, 9 April 2013 7:56 a.m. by MediaStuff

Work on new offices for public servants in central Christchurch will start in 2014 at the earliest, with the Government looking for short-term rental space to tide it over.

Arrow on target for construction

Arrow on target for construction

Tuesday, 9 April 2013 7:51 a.m. by MediaThePress

 

New glass building for Skope

New glass building for Skope

Tuesday, 9 April 2013 7:43 a.m. by MediaStuff

Christchurch patricians the Stewart family have unveiled an engineered timber and glass design that will replace the quake-damaged Princess St office of its business Skope Industries.

Church leaders ruled in wrong over payout

Church leaders ruled in wrong over payout

Tuesday, 9 April 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

 

Buckle in for a snail-paced ride to work

Buckle in for a snail-paced ride to work

Tuesday, 9 April 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

 

Church leaders ruled in wrong over payout

Church leaders ruled in wrong over payout

Tuesday, 9 April 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Anglican leaders cannot spend insurance money from the Christ Church Cathedral on the new cardboard cathedral, a judge has confirmed.

Buckle in for a snail-paced ride to work

Buckle in for a snail-paced ride to work

Tuesday, 9 April 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Commuters in Christchurch's city centre could be faced with weeks of congestion because of major roadworks.

Christchurch rebuild about to get visible - Arrow

Christchurch rebuild 'about to get visible' - Arrow

Tuesday, 9 April 2013 12:34 a.m. by MediaStuff

Invisible design work being done in the quake-damaged city centre will soon turn into much more visible construction projects and jobs, says a Christchurch-based director of project manager Arrow International.

EQ insurers upped offer after appeal dropped

EQ insurers upped offer after appeal dropped

Tuesday, 9 April 2013 12:30 a.m. by MediaStuff

A recent legal win, trumpeted by Crown-owned insurer Southern Response as evidence of its "no concessions" policy, was influenced by a "substantially increased" cash payout.

EQC gags pair on leaked quake data

EQC gags pair on leaked quake data

Monday, 8 April 2013 9:04 p.m. by Media3News

EQC says it has an interim injunction stopping two parties releasing any further leaked information

Residents desperate for EQC data

Residents desperate for EQC data

Monday, 8 April 2013 5:44 p.m. by Media3News Popular

The High Court confirmed an order preventing any further release of information from a confidential EQC spread sheet.

New Majestic church to open 2016

New Majestic church to open 2016

Monday, 8 April 2013 5:09 p.m. by MediaThePress

The site of the historic Cranmer Court building has been sold to the Majestic Church for $10 million.

Halt to leaked EQC details

Halt to leaked EQC details

Monday, 8 April 2013 3:36 p.m. by MediaStuff

The Earthquake Commission (EQC) has been granted an interim injunction from the High Court preventing further distribution of information from a leaked email.

Queues for leaked EQC details

Queues for leaked EQC details

Monday, 8 April 2013 1:09 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Christchurch residents have streamed into the office of Earthquake Services seeking information from a leaked Earthquake Commission email.

Claim details available in 2nd EQC leak

Claim details available in 2nd EQC leak

Monday, 8 April 2013 12:34 p.m. by Media3News Popular

EQC is being accused of another privacy breach, and this time the man who received the information plans to release it.

Tenants panic as buy-ups take away workplaces

Tenants panic as buy-ups take away workplaces

Monday, 8 April 2013 8:18 a.m. by MediaThePress

Businesses being evicted to make way for Christchurch's new metro sports precinct fear having to shut their doors and shed staff as they struggle to find new premises.

Post-quake shake-up in participation

Post-quake shake-up in participation

Monday, 8 April 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Children's sports teams have quadrupled in number in Christchurch's eastern suburbs since the earthquakes.

Fences, pools cop big insurance excesses

Fences, pools cop big insurance excesses

Monday, 8 April 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Insurers are imposing tough new $5000 excesses for some structures on residential properties which will save them millions of dollars in the next big natural disaster.

Buyer needed to save restoration bid

Buyer needed to save restoration bid

Monday, 8 April 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Christchurch's oldest stone church may yet face demolition after a restoration bid fell through due to lack of investor interest.

City gyms fate stuck on a treadmill

City gym's fate stuck on a treadmill

Monday, 8 April 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Les Mills was staying, then it was going, and now it looks like it might stay again.

Wave of vandalism strikes contractors

Wave of vandalism strikes contractors

Monday, 8 April 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Arson attacks, stolen machinery, thefts and tagging - welcome to what Canterbury demolition companies face almost every week.

Demo contractor in ECan waste probe

Demo contractor in ECan waste probe

Monday, 8 April 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Environment Canterbury is investigating a Christchurch contractor for allegedly burying demolition waste on 13 cleared residential sections.