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Rebuild ripoffs nail migrants

Rebuild ripoffs nail migrants

Saturday, 22 March 2014 10:11 a.m. by MediaThePress Popular

Christchurch's labour inspectors are facing complaints regarding migrant exploitation and are gearing up to take a stronger role monitoring firms involved in the rebuild. But is the inspectorate up to the task? CECILE MEIER reports.

Quake repairs: Can we trust insurers?

Quake repairs: Can we trust insurers?

Saturday, 22 March 2014 10:00 a.m. by MediaThePress Featured Popular

What is going on when the insurers start talking about jacking and packing your foundations? Are Cantabrians getting a fair deal? JOHN McCRONE investigates.

Cook Strait earthquake sequence discussed

Cook Strait earthquake sequence discussed

Saturday, 22 March 2014 6:44 a.m. by Media3News Popular

The sequence started on July 19, 2013 and included a magnitude 6.5 quake on July 21.

Expensive apartments selling fast

Expensive apartments selling fast

Saturday, 22 March 2014 1:08 a.m. by MediaThePress

New apartments costing more than $1 million are being snapped up on the western side of Christchurch's central city but more affordable developments are yet to hit the market.

Alarm as builder folds

Alarm as builder folds

Saturday, 22 March 2014 1:08 a.m. by MediaThePress Popular

Police have been asked to investigate a company run by a smooth-talking young Aucklander that has gone bust leaving customers and contractors in the Christchurch rebuild in the lurch.

CTV News   Friday 21 March YouTubeSD

CTV News Friday 21 March YouTubeSD

Friday, 21 March 2014 7:51 p.m. by MediaCTV Popular

CTV News Friday 21 March

CTV News Friday 21 March

Friday, 21 March 2014 7:51 p.m. by MediaCTV

Gerry Brownlee: Canterbury Recovery

Gerry Brownlee: Canterbury Recovery

Friday, 21 March 2014 12:15 p.m. by CanterburyMorningsZB Popular

Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee talks to Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch about the latest on Christchurch

New $85 million library inches closer

New $85 million library inches closer

Friday, 21 March 2014 11:01 a.m. by MediaThePress

The city council is seeking ideas and input from the public for the new $85 million central library.

Canterbury Provincial Buildings gets $2.5m

Canterbury Provincial Buildings gets $2.5m

Friday, 21 March 2014 10:37 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

One of Christchurch's most prominent buildings has received a $2.5 million funding boost to help repair and reopen it to the public.

How safe can we afford to be?

How safe can we afford to be?

Friday, 21 March 2014 9:43 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

OPINION: What is acceptable risk and what are tolerable impacts of future natural hazard events like earthquakes and flooding? DR KELVIN BERRYMAN of GNS Science examines these questions.

Gothic building thrown $2.5M quake lifeline

Gothic building thrown $2.5M quake lifeline

Friday, 21 March 2014 9:21 a.m. by Media3News Popular

One of the last few gothic buildings still standing in Christchurch has been thrown a $2.5 million lifeline.

Post-quake roadworks take heavy toll on buses

Post-quake roadworks take heavy toll on buses

Friday, 21 March 2014 8:30 a.m. by MediaStuff

Buses detouring around post-earthquake roadworks will cost ratepayers $300,000.

Bus Interchange

Bus Interchange

Thursday, 20 March 2014 7:26 p.m. by MediaCTV

Council Cosents

Council Cosents

Thursday, 20 March 2014 7:26 p.m. by MediaCTV

CERA Well Being Survey

CERA Well Being Survey

Thursday, 20 March 2014 7:25 p.m. by MediaCTV Popular

Curtain Bank

Curtain Bank

Thursday, 20 March 2014 7:25 p.m. by MediaCTV Popular

CTV News   Thursday 20 March

CTV News Thursday 20 March

Thursday, 20 March 2014 6:53 p.m. by MediaCTV

Babbage Consultants: Christchurch Progress

Babbage Consultants: Christchurch Progress

Thursday, 20 March 2014 12:15 p.m. by CanterburyMorningsZB Popular

Babbage Consultants John O'Loughlin and Rhys Smith talks to Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch about how Christchurch is evolving.

Christchurch heritage protesters march to save theatre

Christchurch heritage protesters march to save theatre

Thursday, 20 March 2014 7:50 a.m. by Media3News Popular

Christchurch heritage advocates will be out in force again today in an effort to save the Majestic Theatre.

Alpine Fault not so well behaved

Alpine Fault not so 'well behaved'

Wednesday, 19 March 2014 11:49 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

The Alpine Fault may have generated more large earthquakes than previously thought, making it increasingly dangerous in future, new research says.

CTV News   Wednesday 19 March

CTV News Wednesday 19 March

Wednesday, 19 March 2014 7:45 p.m. by MediaCTV

Chris Cantabs: Lorraine

Chris' Cantabs: Lorraine

Wednesday, 19 March 2014 1:52 p.m. by CanterburyMorningsZB

Chris' Cantab for this week is Lorraine who works at the Public Hospital and is loved by so many.  Chris finds out more about this wonderful lady.

Lots of plans, not enough progress

Lots of plans, not enough progress

Wednesday, 19 March 2014 9:06 a.m. by MediaThePress Popular

Fail to plan, said the ever-quotable Ben Franklin, and you plan to fail.

Quake stress creates the new vulnerable

Quake stress creates the 'new vulnerable'

Wednesday, 19 March 2014 7:05 a.m. by MediaStuff

Middle-aged Cantabrians living previously comfortable lives have been identified as a new at-risk group for post-earthquake stress.

Only half of red-zone homes demolished

Only half of red-zone homes demolished

Wednesday, 19 March 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Demolition of the residential red zone needs to accelerate so all homes on the flat land can be cleared by the end-of-year target.

Demolition rate to ramp up next month

Demolition rate to ramp up next month

Wednesday, 19 March 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress Popular

Demolition of the residential red zone needs to accelerate so all homes on the flat land can be cleared by the end-of-year target.

Demolition rate to ramp up next month

Demolition rate to ramp up next month

Wednesday, 19 March 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Demolition of the residential red zone needs to accelerate so all homes on the flat land can be cleared by the end-of-year target.

Celebrating the Irish, Christchurch and the rebuild

Celebrating the Irish, Christchurch and the rebuild

Tuesday, 18 March 2014 8:25 p.m. by Media3News Popular

St Patricks Day at the Bog Irish Bar spent the day celebrating the Irish that have come to the city to help with the rebuild.

CTV News   Tuesday 18 March

CTV News Tuesday 18 March

Tuesday, 18 March 2014 7:59 p.m. by MediaCTV Popular

Riccarton House Repairs

Riccarton House Repairs

Tuesday, 18 March 2014 1:30 p.m. by MediaCTV

Christchurch Convention Centre Precinct Bidders

Christchurch Convention Centre Precinct Bidders

Tuesday, 18 March 2014 1:30 p.m. by MediaCTV Popular

Video: Tourists illegally squatting in quake houses

Video: Tourists illegally squatting in quake houses

Tuesday, 18 March 2014 12:25 p.m. by Media3News Popular

CERA has caught a group of tourists camping out in one of Christchurch's quake-damaged homes.

Lianne Dalziel - Weekly Update

Lianne Dalziel - Weekly Update

Tuesday, 18 March 2014 12:12 p.m. by CanterburyMorningsZB

Christchurch City Mayor Lianne Dalziel talks to Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch in the Mayor's weekly catch up.

Lynched- Monday 17 March - Lianne Dalziel

Lynched- Monday 17 March - Lianne Dalziel

Tuesday, 18 March 2014 10:02 a.m. by ChrisLynch

Call to spend land-damage payouts fixing sections

Call to spend land-damage payouts fixing sections

Monday, 17 March 2014 11:48 p.m. by MediaThePress Popular

Insurers want a law change so in future people are forced to use EQC land-damage payouts on fixing their sections rather than pocketing the money or spending it elsewhere.

CTV News   Monday 17 March

CTV News Monday 17 March

Monday, 17 March 2014 6:54 p.m. by MediaCTV

Christchurch Irish flock to the Bog for St Patricks Day

Christchurch Irish flock to the Bog for St Patrick's Day

Monday, 17 March 2014 4:35 p.m. by Media3News Popular

Re-opening just a week before St Patrick's Day has made for a busy day at the Bog Irish Bar.

Recovery not just an insurance issue

Recovery not just an 'insurance issue'

Monday, 17 March 2014 9:20 a.m. by MediaThePress Popular

Anglicans tell Peters to butt out

Anglicans tell Peters to butt out

Sunday, 16 March 2014 2:46 p.m. by Media3News Popular

The Anglican Church is reminding Winston Peters that ChristChurch Cathedral is its property and should not be part of talks to form a government.

How Dots case was missed

How Dot's case was missed

Friday, 14 March 2014 11:15 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Dot Boyd, 85, finally got some answers from the Earthquake Commission this week as she faced another cold winter in her draughty, damaged house.

EQC waiting for us to die

EQC 'waiting for us to die'

Friday, 14 March 2014 11:13 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

The boxes are still stacked up in Marlene Naish's home.

Convention centre bidding war runs out

Convention centre bidding war runs out

Friday, 14 March 2014 11:13 p.m. by MediaThePress Popular

The race to design and build Christchurch's new convention centre is down to one after another bidder pulled out this week, according to documents obtained by The Press.

Mayor on Library Consultation

Mayor on Library Consultation

Friday, 14 March 2014 7:41 p.m. by MediaCTV

Metservice

Metservice

Friday, 14 March 2014 7:41 p.m. by MediaCTV

CTV News   Friday 14 March

CTV News Friday 14 March

Friday, 14 March 2014 6:30 p.m. by MediaCTV

Economic benefit to retaining heritage buildings

Economic benefit to retaining heritage buildings

Friday, 14 March 2014 11:03 a.m. by MediaThePress Popular

Canterbury Wizard a city icon

Canterbury Wizard a city icon

Thursday, 13 March 2014 3:57 p.m. by MediaCTV Popular

Brownlee: No evidence VIP get priority

Brownlee: No evidence VIP get priority

Thursday, 13 March 2014 2:50 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

Reid Stiven: How is EQC doing?

Reid Stiven: How is EQC doing?

Thursday, 13 March 2014 11:51 a.m. by CanterburyMorningsZB Popular

Reid Stiven from the EQC talks to Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch about how things are going with EQC and how he feels they are dealing with people's claims

EQC flagged prominent claimants as sensitive

EQC flagged prominent claimants as 'sensitive'

Wednesday, 12 March 2014 11:55 p.m. by MediaStuff

The Earthquake Commission told staff to flag claimants who were television personalities and sports stars, documents show.

CTV News   Wednesday 12 March

CTV News Wednesday 12 March

Wednesday, 12 March 2014 9:08 p.m. by MediaCTV Popular

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Skellerup settles Canterbury quake claim

Skellerup settles Canterbury quake claim

Wednesday, 12 March 2014 3:33 p.m. by Media3News

Industrial rubber goods maker Skellerup has settled a $32.3M claim with its insurers over the Canterbury earthquakes.

Deal with EQC on housing gets closer

Deal with EQC on housing gets closer

Wednesday, 12 March 2014 1:14 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

The Christchurch City Council says it is making progress in its bid to reach a global settlement with the Earthquake Commission (EQC) for damage to its social housing stock.

Thousands call for insurance advice

Thousands call for insurance advice

Wednesday, 12 March 2014 1:14 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Cantabrians frustrated by earthquake insurance claims have contacted a Government-run advisory service more than 3500 times in 10 months.

Winners hard times are over

Winner's hard times are over

Wednesday, 12 March 2014 1:08 a.m. by MediaStuff

The hard times are over for a Christchurch man who has pocketed $5 million in Lotto winnings.

Lotto winner couldnt buy bus ticket

Lotto winner couldn't buy bus ticket

Wednesday, 12 March 2014 1:08 a.m. by MediaStuff

The hard times are over for a Christchurch man who has pocketed $5 million in Lotto winnings.

CTV News   Monday 11 March

CTV News Monday 11 March

Tuesday, 11 March 2014 8:55 p.m. by MediaCTV Popular

Fraudulent quake claim payouts sent offshore

Fraudulent quake claim payouts sent offshore

Tuesday, 11 March 2014 3:43 p.m. by MediaStuff

Money from a Christchurch woman's four false EQC claims, totalling $37,487, has passed out of reach to her family in India.

CTV engineer resigns from IPENZ

CTV engineer resigns from IPENZ

Tuesday, 11 March 2014 3:22 p.m. by Media3News

The professional engineering body may not be able to continue with its probe into Dr Alan Reay's conduct.