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US cash sought for Christchurch rebuild

US cash sought for Christchurch rebuild

Monday, 20 May 2013 1:42 p.m. by MediaStuff

A Canterbury business leader is hoping the experience of several United States congressman of the February 2011 earthquake might help bring investment for the $40 billion city rebuild.

BNZ destruction resumes

BNZ destruction resumes

Monday, 20 May 2013 11:28 a.m. by MediaStuff

Green parkland is now visible through the skeleton of the earthquake-damaged BNZ building in Armagh St.

BNZ destruction resumes

BNZ destruction resumes

Monday, 20 May 2013 11:28 a.m. by MediaThePress

 

No charges for CTV engineer

No charges for CTV engineer

Monday, 20 May 2013 10:06 a.m. by MediaStuff

A fake engineer who supervised the building of the CTV building will not face criminal charges in Australia.

No Australian charges for Shirtcliff

No Australian charges for Shirtcliff

Monday, 20 May 2013 10:06 a.m. by MediaStuff

A fake engineer who supervised the building of the CTV building will not face criminal charges in Australia.

Christchurch seeks to avoid asset sales

Christchurch seeks to avoid asset sales

Monday, 20 May 2013 8:02 a.m. by Media3News

Bob Parker says there's a $600 million gap between what his city is prepared to spend on new projects and what the Govt wants.

Furniture-maker carves out niche with used wood

Furniture-maker carves out niche with used wood

Monday, 20 May 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

It's surprisingly hard for furniture-maker Rekindle to get wood from buildings that are being demolished, founder Juliet Arnott says.

Furniture-maker reuses quake wood

Furniture-maker reuses quake wood

Monday, 20 May 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

It's surprisingly hard for furniture-maker Rekindle to get wood from buildings that are being demolished, founder Juliet Arnott says.

Disputed antiques returned to owner

Disputed antiques returned to owner

Monday, 20 May 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

More than two years after Deric Blackler's Christchurch antiques shop was devastated in the February 2011 quake, he has received some of his knick-knacks back.

The $100 million question

The $100 million question

Saturday, 18 May 2013 4:32 p.m. by MediaThePress

 

Govt legislates to speed up council housing consents

Govt legislates to speed up council housing consents

Saturday, 18 May 2013 3:25 p.m. by MediaThePress Popular

 

Quakes take toll on young

Quakes take toll on young

Saturday, 18 May 2013 11:41 a.m. by MediaStuff

The number of young people referred to specialist mental health services in Canterbury has soared as parents and teachers struggle to cope with the effects of the region's earthquakes, the Canterbury District Health Board says.

Auditor-General to investigate Crown purchase offers

Auditor-General to investigate Crown purchase offers

Saturday, 18 May 2013 6:55 a.m. by MediaRNZ

The Audit Office is to investigate a complaint by Labour MP Lianne Dalziel, about how much money the Government gets back from insurance companies for properties in Christchurch's red zone.

Amid pleas, public urge big project restraint

Amid pleas, public urge big project restraint

Saturday, 18 May 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

 

Business owner waits for building consent

Business owner waits for building consent

Saturday, 18 May 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

 

Council committed to anchor CBD projects

Council committed to anchor CBD projects

Saturday, 18 May 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

 

Cantabs get their city back next month

Cantabs get their city back next month

Friday, 17 May 2013 6:03 p.m. by MediaThePress

Mark the date: Friday, June 28, at 3pm.

4.2 quake jolts Christchurch

4.2 quake jolts Christchurch

Friday, 17 May 2013 5:47 p.m. by MediaRNZ

Christchurch was jolted by a magnitute 4.2 earthquake on Friday afternoon.

Christchurchs ever-changing cityscape

Christchurch's ever-changing cityscape

Friday, 17 May 2013 5:03 p.m. by Media3News

 

Christchurch rattled by 4.2 aftershock

Christchurch rattled by 4.2 aftershock

Friday, 17 May 2013 4:16 p.m. by Media3News

Christchurch has been rattled by a minor aftershock this afternoon.

The Tannery to open in June

The Tannery to open in June

Friday, 17 May 2013 3:15 p.m. by MediaThePress Popular

 

Blenheim earthquake grant angers

Blenheim earthquake grant angers

Friday, 17 May 2013 2:51 p.m. by MediaStuff

Questions are being asked after a $500,000 Canterbury earthquake grant went to Blenheim.

Budget spend leaves Cantabrians in limbo

Budget spend leaves Cantabrians in limbo

Friday, 17 May 2013 11:54 a.m. by Media3News

 

Cantabs hard luck stories dismissed

Cantabs 'hard luck stories' dismissed

Friday, 17 May 2013 10:46 a.m. by MediaStuff

John Key's dismissal of Cantabrians' "micro level hard luck stories" has drawn fury from locals.

NZ to go without to fund rebuild

NZ 'to go without' to fund rebuild

Friday, 17 May 2013 10:46 a.m. by MediaStuff

John Key's dismissal of Cantabrians' "micro-level hard-luck stories" has drawn fury from locals.

Young Cantabs more stressed

Young Cantabs more stressed

Friday, 17 May 2013 10:30 a.m. by MediaStuff

The number of children and young people being referred to specialist mental health services in Canterbury has skyrocketed as their parents and teachers struggle to cope with the ongoing effects of the region's earthquakes, the Canterbury District Health Board (CDHB) says.

More Canterbury children in crisis

More Canterbury children in crisis

Friday, 17 May 2013 10:30 a.m. by MediaStuff

The number of children and young people being referred to specialist mental health services in Canterbury has skyrocketed as their parents and teachers struggle to cope with the ongoing effects of the region's earthquakes, the Canterbury District Health Board (CDHB) says.

More kids in emergency psych care

More kids in emergency psych care

Friday, 17 May 2013 10:30 a.m. by MediaStuff

The number of children and young people being referred to specialist mental health services in Canterbury has skyrocketed as their parents and teachers struggle to cope with the effects of the region's earthquakes, the Canterbury District Health Board (CDHB) says.

Asbestos piping found at QEII stadium site

Asbestos piping found at QEII stadium site

Friday, 17 May 2013 7:58 a.m. by MediaRNZ

The Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority has closed areas in and around the site of the QEII Stadium in Christchurch after small amounts of asbestos piping were found buried there.

Quake claims advisory service set to open

Quake claims advisory service set to open

Friday, 17 May 2013 7:58 a.m. by MediaRNZ

A service to provide Canterbury insurance policyholders with advice about their earthquake claims is to finally open on Thursday, but a government funded advocacy service appears out of the question for now.

The Christchurch families still waiting

The Christchurch families still waiting

Thursday, 16 May 2013 6:16 p.m. by Media3News

The Government has increased spending in Christchurch – it's now up to $15 billion dollars. But is that money working?

Chch campground residents get reprieve

Chch campground residents get reprieve

Thursday, 16 May 2013 5:28 p.m. by Media3News

A popular Christchurch campground has been given a reprieve, much to the relief of its 25 permanent residents who were told they must move out.

Budget: quake spending up $2.1 billion

Budget: quake spending up $2.1 billion

Thursday, 16 May 2013 2:38 p.m. by Media3News

The Government has increased its contribution to the Christchurch earthquake recovery by $2.1 billion.

EQC payment wait lamented as unfair

EQC payment wait lamented as unfair

Thursday, 16 May 2013 5:53 a.m. by MediaRNZ

A homeowner in Christchurch, whose property is on damaged land, says it's unfair some will have to wait as long as 19 months for a payment from the Earthquake Commission.

Clarity on rebuild projects wanted

Clarity on rebuild projects wanted

Thursday, 16 May 2013 5:53 a.m. by MediaRNZ

Canterbury Employers Chamber of Commerce wants the Government to produce a detailed forecast of how the rebuilt Christchurch will look, to give more certainty about reinvesting in the city centre.

Quake advice service opens

Quake advice service opens

Wednesday, 15 May 2013 11:56 p.m. by MediaStuff

A Government-run advisory service for Cantabrians mired in insurance woes has opened.

Over 2000 properties cleared in red zone

Over 2000 properties cleared in red zone

Wednesday, 15 May 2013 5:42 p.m. by MediaRNZ

The Government says more than 2000 properties have now been cleared in Christchurch's residential red zone following damaging earthquakes in 2010 and 2011.

Red zone burglar gets home detention

Red zone burglar gets home detention

Wednesday, 15 May 2013 3:59 p.m. by Media3News

A former project manager employed to work on the Christchurch rebuild has narrowly avoided jail.

2074 homes demolished - Brownlee

2074 homes demolished - Brownlee

Wednesday, 15 May 2013 2:58 p.m. by MediaThePress

The Government says it is "speeding up" its demolition process in order to clear 3000 residential red zone properties by the end of September.

Demolitions speeding up says Gerry Brownlee

Demolitions 'speeding up' says Gerry Brownlee

Wednesday, 15 May 2013 2:58 p.m. by MediaThePress

The Government says it is "speeding up" its demolition process to clear 3000 residential red-zone properties by the end of September.

Trams will help New Regent St

'Trams will help New Regent St'

Wednesday, 15 May 2013 2:30 p.m. by MediaThePress

Business leaders are urging the Christchurch City Council to get the city's trams running as soon as possible, saying it will help boost New Regent St visitors.

Quake hotline announced for Christchurch residents

Quake hotline announced for Christchurch residents

Wednesday, 15 May 2013 2:23 p.m. by Media3News

Christchurch residents having difficulty with insurance claims, repairs and rebuilding will have a new tool from tomorrow.

Uncertain future for quake-prone buildings

Uncertain future for quake-prone buildings

Wednesday, 15 May 2013 1:54 p.m. by MediaThePress

 

New subdivision gets green light

New subdivision gets green light

Wednesday, 15 May 2013 12:28 p.m. by MediaRNZ

A Christchurch subdivision for 2000 houses has been given council approval but it's not yet known how much of the land will need remedial work.

Why is Chch still squabbling while Japan rebuilds?

Why is Chch still squabbling while Japan rebuilds?

Wednesday, 15 May 2013 8:45 a.m. by MediaThePress Popular

Cathedral Square opens to public

Cathedral Square opens to public

Wednesday, 15 May 2013 6:39 a.m. by Media3News

 

Focus on core services - critics

Focus on core services - critics

Wednesday, 15 May 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

 

Subdivision will deliver 2200 homes

Subdivision will deliver 2200 homes

Wednesday, 15 May 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

A giant subdivision of more than 2000 houses in an area bigger than Hagley Park has been given the go-ahead for north Christchurch.

Roadworks deter customers from citys businesses

Roadworks deter customers from city's businesses

Wednesday, 15 May 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Christchurch's mass of roadworks is taking a toll on the city's businesses, with the limited access for customers hitting trade and staff taking holidays because of the lack of work.

Public allowed access to Cathedral Square

Public allowed access to Cathedral Square

Tuesday, 14 May 2013 8:37 p.m. by MediaRNZ

The public have been given access to Cathedral Square on Tuesday for the first time in two years after the central city rebuild zone cordon was reduced.

Cathedral Square temporarily opened

Cathedral Square temporarily opened

Tuesday, 14 May 2013 11:36 a.m. by MediaStuff

The end to Christchurch's central city cordon draws nearer today, with the reopening of Cathedral Square.

St Asaph St building spared

St Asaph St building spared

Monday, 13 May 2013 11:08 a.m. by MediaThePress

 

Online house designs could slash costs

Online house designs could slash costs

Monday, 13 May 2013 8:39 a.m. by MediaThePress

Site-by-site solutions for Chch residential rebuild

Site-by-site solutions for Chch residential rebuild

Monday, 13 May 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

As insurance companies start to ramp up residential rebuilds, building firms and engineers are pushing forward foundation solutions for the earthquake-prone land of Canterbury.

Christchurch businesses warned of challenging times

Christchurch businesses warned of challenging times

Monday, 13 May 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Christchurch businesses are being warned that doing business will be "much more challenging" in six months' time while another prediction tips the construction industry to hit saturation point about then too.

Quake claims by the trunkload

Quake claims by the trunkload

Sunday, 12 May 2013 5:30 a.m. by MediaHerald

 

Delays in complex quake claims

Delays in complex quake claims

Saturday, 11 May 2013 4:18 p.m. by MediaRNZ

The Earthquake Commission says 14,000 complex flat land claims in Canterbury will take longer than normal to settle.