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Work begins on $5.3m Cardboard Cathedral

Work begins on $5.3m Cardboard Cathedral

Monday, 11 February 2013 10:57 a.m. by MediaHerald Popular

 

Rocky time exposes the importance of a continuity plan

Rocky time exposes the importance of a continuity plan

Monday, 11 February 2013 6:30 a.m. by MediaHerald

 

Small business: Winds of opportunity drive Zeffer

Small business: Winds of opportunity drive Zeffer

Monday, 11 February 2013 6:30 a.m. by MediaHerald

 

Cardboard cathedral on must see list

Cardboard cathedral on 'must see' list

Monday, 11 February 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Christchurch's Anglican cardboard cathedral may be months from completion, but it has already been crowned a world attraction by one of Australia's biggest newspapers.

Christchurch art project taking off

Christchurch art project taking off

Sunday, 10 February 2013 8:52 p.m. by MediaHerald

 

Long rumble felt in Canterbury

'Long rumble' felt in Canterbury

Sunday, 10 February 2013 10:26 a.m. by MediaStuff

Cantabrians have been shaken by a magnitude 3.8 tremor this morning. 

Canterbury Brewery sign comes down in central Christchurch

Canterbury Brewery sign comes down in central Christchurch

Saturday, 9 February 2013 4:44 p.m. by Media3News Popular

The fabric of Christchurch changed again this morning with the start of one of the city's most recognisable buildings coming down.

Is the Christchurch recovery plan green enough?

Is the Christchurch recovery plan green enough?

Saturday, 9 February 2013 10:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

For two years Christchurch residents have dreamed they will be getting back a new, green, sustainable city. But will they? JOHN McCRONE investigates.

Step-by-step revival of Arts Centres heritage

Step-by-step revival of Arts Centre's heritage

Friday, 8 February 2013 11:16 p.m. by MediaStuff

The Great Hall at the Christchurch Arts Centre teems with activity.

Parata accused of PR trip ahead of closures

Parata accused of PR trip ahead of closures

Friday, 8 February 2013 5:12 p.m. by Media3News

Controversial Minister of Education Hekia Parata visited an empty site in North Canterbury this afternoon.

Desperate time for Christchurch renters

Desperate time for Christchurch renters

Friday, 8 February 2013 5:01 p.m. by Media3News

Campbell Live meets a hardworking Christchurch couple, with a young child, who are currently staying in motor camps.

How much shaking did you feel?

How much shaking did you feel?

Friday, 8 February 2013 11:04 a.m. by MediaStuff

Scientists are knocking on Christchurch doors to find out how much shaking residents experienced in the February 2011 earthquake.

Time-lapse reveals Clarendons fate

Time-lapse reveals Clarendon's fate

Friday, 8 February 2013 10:04 a.m. by MediaStuff

The Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority (Cera) has released a time-lapse video of the Christchurch CBD, taken between February 1, 2012 and January 31, 2013.

Scam uses Christchurch rebuild jobs as bait

Scam uses Christchurch rebuild jobs as bait

Friday, 8 February 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

An Indian fraudster posing as an agent for a New Zealand recruitment company has scammed thousands of dollars from Indian workers hoping to get a job in the Christchurch rebuild.

Rebuild boosts jobs growth

Rebuild boosts jobs growth

Thursday, 7 February 2013 11:52 p.m. by MediaThePress

Canterbury unemployment has hit a new low in the period since the earthquakes began, and is expected to fall further.

Indian scammer offers $1.50 an hour

Indian scammer offers $1.50 an hour

Thursday, 7 February 2013 11:36 p.m. by MediaThePress

An Indian fraudster posing as an agent for a New Zealand recruitment company has scammed thousands of dollars from Indian workers hoping to get a job in the Christchurch rebuild.

Scam uses rebuild jobs as bait

Scam uses rebuild jobs as bait

Thursday, 7 February 2013 11:36 p.m. by MediaThePress

An Indian fraudster posing as an agent for a New Zealand recruitment company has scammed thousands of dollars from Indian workers hoping to get a job in the Christchurch rebuild.

Gingerbread quake model sweet as

Gingerbread quake model 'sweet as'

Thursday, 7 February 2013 11:36 p.m. by MediaStuff

An earthquake-damaged Christchurch landmark may have a fairytale ending.

Scientists to scour quake-hit suburbs for data

Scientists to scour quake-hit suburbs for data

Thursday, 7 February 2013 5:21 p.m. by MediaHerald

Teams of scientists will scour the quake-shattered eastern suburbs of Christchurch over the next fortnight to gather vital information to improve earthquake hazard and risk assessments in New Zealand.

Hornby mall upgrade halted

Hornby mall upgrade halted

Thursday, 7 February 2013 4:26 p.m. by MediaThePress

Mainzeal's key partner in the Christchurch rebuild says home repairs will not be delayed, but cannot give such assurance to commercial customers.

Workers return hundreds to elderly Christchurch couple

Workers return hundreds to elderly Christchurch couple

Thursday, 7 February 2013 4:04 p.m. by Media3News

An elderly couple can't believe their luck after a demolition worker returned hundreds of euros lost in the quake.

Brownlee calls for calm after Mainzeal collapse

Brownlee calls for calm after Mainzeal collapse

Thursday, 7 February 2013 10:31 a.m. by Media3News Recommended Popular

Gerry Brownlee says the collpase of Mainzeal will not affect the Christchurch rebuild as badly as many fear.

Apprentices take on rebuild roles

Apprentices take on rebuild roles

Thursday, 7 February 2013 7:57 a.m. by MediaThePress

Apprentices are taking on a larger role in the Christchurch rebuild through the building trades and through individual companies, such as the Gough Group.

Rebuild scramble as Mainzeal topples

Rebuild scramble as Mainzeal topples

Thursday, 7 February 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Rival construction firms are set to scramble for Christchurch rebuild contracts and staff after the collapse of one of New Zealand's largest building groups.

Rebuild scramble as firm topples

Rebuild scramble as firm topples

Thursday, 7 February 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Rival construction firms are set to scramble for Christchurch rebuild contracts and staff after the collapse of one of New Zealand's largest building groups.

Rebuild scramble as firm topples

Rebuild scramble as firm topples

Thursday, 7 February 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Rival construction firms are set to scramble for Christchurch rebuild contracts and staff after the collapse of one of New Zealand's largest building groups.

Christchurch red zone now like a ghetto – resident

Christchurch red zone now 'like a ghetto' – resident

Wednesday, 6 February 2013 5:43 p.m. by Media3News

Thieves are stooping to a new low by stealing plants from abandoned quake-damaged properties in Christchurch.

Farmers want wool under Cantabrian feet

Farmers want wool under Cantabrian feet

Wednesday, 6 February 2013 7:54 a.m. by Media3News

The Christchurch rebuild is going to need two million square metres of floor covering and farmers are asking for wool to be given a fair go.

Christchurch earthquake-proofing standard lowered

Christchurch earthquake-proofing standard lowered

Wednesday, 6 February 2013 6:03 a.m. by Media3News Popular

Owners of earthquake-damaged buildings won't have to strengthen their buildings beyond the legal requirement.

Rebuild needs certainty, clarity - Parker

Rebuild needs 'certainty, clarity' - Parker

Wednesday, 6 February 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Government concerns over the financial challenges facing the Christchurch City Council could see the planned release of the council's 10-year work programme and financial strategy dropped.

Make more noise for city heritage

'Make more noise' for city heritage

Wednesday, 6 February 2013 12:14 a.m. by MediaStuff

The Christchurch City Council is being urged to "make more noise" about the loss of heritage buildings amid concerns that more could be lost as the city rebuild progresses.

Time should march on, council told

Time should march on, council told

Wednesday, 6 February 2013 12:10 a.m. by MediaStuff

The hands on the historic Victoria Clock Tower have been fixed at 12.51pm for nearly two years, but Christchurch City Council staff say time should now move on.

Filled job numbers back to pre-quake levels

Filled job numbers back to pre-quake levels

Tuesday, 5 February 2013 3:00 p.m. by MediaStuff

Canterbury's filled job numbers have returned to pre-earthquake levels.

Jackup cheaper than a rebuild

Jackup cheaper than a rebuild

Monday, 4 February 2013 11:20 p.m. by MediaStuff

Jacking earthquake-damaged Canterbury homes up to 3 metres off the ground could save hundreds from the scrapheap.

Christchurch rebuild taking workers off dole

Christchurch rebuild taking workers off dole

Monday, 4 February 2013 10:45 p.m. by MediaStuff

Christchurch is boasting the lowest beneficiary unemployment rate in the country as the city's rebuild continues to soak up the unemployed.

Rebuild taking workers off dole

Rebuild taking workers off dole

Monday, 4 February 2013 10:45 p.m. by MediaStuff

Christchurch is boasting the lowest beneficiary unemployment rate in the country as the city's rebuild continues to soak up the unemployed.

Rebuild taking workers off dole

Rebuild taking workers off dole

Monday, 4 February 2013 10:45 p.m. by MediaThePress

Christchurch is boasting the lowest beneficiary unemployment rate in the country as the city's rebuild continues to soak up the unemployed.

Weeks wages thrill after benefit

Week's wages thrill after benefit

Monday, 4 February 2013 10:43 p.m. by MediaThePress

A new world opened up before Lesina Figota when she was offered a job in the Christchurch rebuild.

Bar to open in former cinema

Bar to open in former cinema

Monday, 4 February 2013 10:30 p.m. by MediaStuff

People will be able to enjoy a drink and a meal in the Christchurch Arts Centre by Christmas.

Let rover do the real risky stuff

Let rover do the real risky stuff

Monday, 4 February 2013 10:11 p.m. by MediaStuff

The days of crawling under your house to check quake-damaged foundations could be over.

Public consultations on quake-prone buildings begin

Public consultations on quake-prone buildings begin

Monday, 4 February 2013 8:41 p.m. by MediaHerald Popular

Public consultation meetings will be held across New Zealand this month as the Government looks to make changes to its system for dealing with earthquake-prone buildings.

Shallow quake felt widely in Christchurch

Shallow quake felt widely in Christchurch

Monday, 4 February 2013 5:19 p.m. by Media3News

A shallow aftershock hit Christchurch this afternoon and was felt strongly around the city.

Shallow quake shakes Canterbury

Shallow quake shakes Canterbury

Monday, 4 February 2013 4:53 p.m. by MediaStuff

A magnitude-3.8 earthquake has rocked Canterbury this afternoon.

Restoration underway at Arts Centre

Restoration underway at Arts Centre

Monday, 4 February 2013 1:45 p.m. by MediaStuff

The $36 million restoration of the Great Hall and Clock Tower in the Christchurch Arts Centre has taken a step forward with the arrival of steel braces.

Arts Centre restoration under way

Arts Centre restoration under way

Monday, 4 February 2013 1:45 p.m. by MediaStuff

The $36 million restoration of the Great Hall and the Clock Tower at the Christchurch Arts Centre has taken a step forward with the arrival of steel braces.

House-lifting technology could save homes

House-lifting technology could save homes

Monday, 4 February 2013 1:20 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Hundreds of condemned earthquake-damaged houses could be saved if new house-lifting technology proves a success.

Roving robot goes where humans cant

Roving robot goes where humans can't

Monday, 4 February 2013 11:28 a.m. by MediaHerald

 

Canterbury quakes highlight need for risk management

Canterbury quakes highlight need for risk management

Monday, 4 February 2013 6:30 a.m. by MediaHerald Popular

 

Couple abandon ghost-town dream

Couple abandon ghost-town dream

Sunday, 3 February 2013 10:20 p.m. by MediaStuff

Rubbish day for Brian Taylor is a stark reminder of the disintegration of his red-zoned community.

Chch to mark second quake anniversary

Chch to mark second quake anniversary

Sunday, 3 February 2013 12:07 p.m. by Media3News

Christchurch residents will gather in silence at 12:51pm on February 22 - the second anniversary of the deadly quake that rocked their city.

Rebuild is chance for disabled tourism

Rebuild is chance for disabled tourism

Sunday, 3 February 2013 1:01 a.m. by MediaStuff

Officials deciding on proposed earthquake-proofing building codes have been told ensuring New Zealand leads the way in access for the disabled will be a financial boom - including the chance to tap into a tourism sector that pumps almost $5 billion into the Australian economy.

Stoush over Christchurch bridge, twisted from the quake

Stoush over Christchurch bridge, twisted from the quake

Saturday, 2 February 2013 5:35 p.m. by Media3News Popular

Christchurch's famous twisted bridge, one of the symbols of the big February earthquake, will be moved because it's said to be a safety risk.

Insurers back record of written-off homes

Insurers back record of written-off homes

Saturday, 2 February 2013 1:20 p.m. by MediaStuff

The insurance industry is backing calls for a public record to be kept of earthquake-damaged homes that have been written off by insurers.

Uncertainty over who will pay bill

Uncertainty over who will pay bill

Saturday, 2 February 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Uncertainty over the cost of the proposed central Christchurch transport network could stall progress on the rebuild, Wigram Labour MP Megan Woods says.

New Regent St gearing up to reopen

New Regent St gearing up to reopen

Saturday, 2 February 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Two New Regent St shops have been refurbished and handed back to their owners, and the precinct's opening date is pencilled in for March 22.

Theatre restoration spinoff for traffic flow

Theatre restoration spinoff for traffic flow

Saturday, 2 February 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Restoration of the Isaac Theatre Royal in central Christchurch could mean Gloucester St will soon be reopened to two-way traffic.

Theatre restoration spinoff for traffic flow

Theatre restoration spinoff for traffic flow

Saturday, 2 February 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress Popular

Restoration of the Isaac Theatre Royal in central Christchurch could mean Gloucester St will soon be reopened to two-way traffic.

Uncertainty over who will pay bill

Uncertainty over who will pay bill

Saturday, 2 February 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Uncertainty over the cost of the proposed central Christchurch transport network could stall progress on the rebuild, Wigram Labour MP Megan Woods says.

Planned coastal pathway would cost $26m

Planned coastal pathway would cost $26m

Saturday, 2 February 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

A proposed 6.5-kilometre coastal pathway between Ferrymead and Scarborough that could attract more than a million users is likely to cost about $26 million.

New Regent St gearing up to reopen

New Regent St gearing up to reopen

Saturday, 2 February 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress Popular

Two New Regent St shops have been refurbished and handed back to their owners, and the precinct's opening date is pencilled in for March 22.