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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.

Christchurch rebuild workers test positive for drugs

Christchurch rebuild workers test positive for drugs

Friday, 17 May 2013 8:05 a.m. by MediaHerald Popular

 

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.

New service for quake residents

New service for quake residents

Saturday, 11 May 2013 10:02 a.m. by MediaRNZ

A new advocacy group for quake affected residents is to begin work in about a month.

Players at the helm of a boom

Players at the helm of a boom

Saturday, 11 May 2013 9:36 a.m. by MediaThePress Popular

 

Adaptation the key to survival

Adaptation the key to survival

Saturday, 11 May 2013 8:15 a.m. by MediaThePress

Tait Communications' news this week that it is reviewing 70 jobs reminds locals that highly successful exporters have to constantly adapt their game when the currency is overvalued and as their worldwide customers and technologies change.

EQC delays leave preschool in the cold

EQC delays leave preschool in the cold

Saturday, 11 May 2013 8:09 a.m. by MediaThePress

 

Trainees taught rebuild skills

Trainees taught rebuild skills

Saturday, 11 May 2013 7:43 a.m. by MediaThePress

 

Post-quake flood-risk causes stress

Post-quake flood-risk causes stress

Saturday, 11 May 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

The earthquakes were just the start of our trouble.

EQC puts off tricky land settlements

EQC puts off tricky land settlements

Saturday, 11 May 2013 12:50 a.m. by MediaStuff

The Earthquake Commission is delaying payment on 14,000 problem cases in its land settlement process and has no timeframe for when it will pay out on the damage.

EQC puts off tricky land settlements

EQC puts off tricky land settlements

Friday, 10 May 2013 11:20 p.m. by MediaThePress

 

East is least, west is best, survey shows

East is least, west is best, survey shows

Friday, 10 May 2013 11:20 p.m. by MediaThePress

 

Stolen digger mystery baffles police

Stolen digger mystery baffles police

Friday, 10 May 2013 5:10 p.m. by Media3News

 

Cathedral statements by trust challenged

Cathedral statements by trust challenged

Friday, 10 May 2013 2:11 p.m. by MediaRNZ

The Anglican Church is challenging statements made by the Great Christchurch Buildings Trust, over cost estimates for restoration work to the cathedral in Christchurch.

Advocacy service a month away

Advocacy service a month away

Friday, 10 May 2013 12:51 p.m. by MediaStuff

An insurance advocacy service for earthquake-hit Cantabrians is expected to be up and running in a month.

Christchurch rebuild a major boost for jobs

Christchurch rebuild a major boost for jobs

Friday, 10 May 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Canterbury unemployment has hit a new low in the period since the earthquakes, to be 4.3 per cent.

Govt faces $1 billion red-zone shortfall

Govt faces $1 billion red-zone shortfall

Thursday, 9 May 2013 11:00 p.m. by MediaStuff

The Government is staring at a more than $1 billion shortfall from buying up residential red zone land in Christchurch and potentially faces a "big bucket of mess" in trying to recover the loss.

Govt faces $1b red-zone shortfall

Govt faces $1b red-zone shortfall

Thursday, 9 May 2013 11:00 p.m. by MediaStuff

Paying out for stress

Paying out for stress

Thursday, 9 May 2013 7:12 p.m. by Media3News

Many policy holders are not aware that their insurance policy may pay out for stress.

Permitted log burner not available until 2014

Permitted log burner not available until 2014

Wednesday, 8 May 2013 10:31 p.m. by MediaRNZ

Christchurch residents wanting to install a log burner in their new homes will have to wait at least a year because the model which is permitted isn't on the market.

Three winters and still waiting

Three winters and still waiting

Wednesday, 8 May 2013 6:35 p.m. by Media3News

This is the third winter since the Christchurch quakes hit and you're about to meet people still waiting to be assessed.

15,000 new jobs in Christchurch

15,000 new jobs in Christchurch

Wednesday, 8 May 2013 1:21 p.m. by Media3News Popular

As many as 15,000 jobs have been filled in Christchurch over the last year.

Brownlee shares fame with Obama

Brownlee shares fame with Obama

Wednesday, 8 May 2013 9:57 a.m. by MediaHerald

 

Taxi crisis plagues quake-damaged Christchurch

Taxi crisis plagues quake-damaged Christchurch

Wednesday, 8 May 2013 8:32 a.m. by MediaHerald

 

Builders and DIYers spending soars

Builders and DIYers spending soars

Wednesday, 8 May 2013 7:33 a.m. by MediaThePress

Local hardware stores are reaping the benefits of Cantabrians' greater confidence to spend.

Recovery brings 15,000 new jobs to Canterbury

Recovery brings 15,000 new jobs to Canterbury

Wednesday, 8 May 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Fifteen thousand jobs have been created and filled in Canterbury in the past year, new figures reveal.

Council battles insurer to get replacement value

Council battles insurer to get replacement value

Wednesday, 8 May 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

The Christchurch City Council is battling with its insurers over whether it should get full replacement value for the 113 social housing units it has in the residential red zone.

Recovery brings 15,000 new jobs to Canterbury

Recovery brings 15,000 new jobs to Canterbury

Wednesday, 8 May 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Fifteen thousand jobs have been created and filled in Canterbury in the past year, new figures reveal.

Rebuild drives spending rise

Rebuild drives spending rise

Tuesday, 7 May 2013 11:08 a.m. by MediaThePress

Kiwis have been spending confidently over the first four months of the year, with spending up 3.9 per cent on the same period a year ago, driven partly by the Canterbury recovery.