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No-show quake volunteers to be named

No-show quake volunteers to be named

Sunday, 5 May 2013 4:33 p.m. by Media3News

The Volunteer Army Foundation says people who got a free concert ticket, but didn't fulfil a pledge to do volunteer work, could be named online.

Call to fix quake shaken state homes

Call to fix quake shaken state homes

Sunday, 5 May 2013 8:47 a.m. by MediaThePress

Housing NEW Zealand (HNZ) is calling for proposals from companies able to manage the repair of 4500 of its earthquake- damaged homes in Canterbury.

A city built to help fight crime

A city built to help fight crime

Saturday, 4 May 2013 12:34 p.m. by MediaThePress

 

Cameras installed in increasingly deserted red zone

Cameras installed in increasingly deserted red zone

Saturday, 4 May 2013 8:05 a.m. by MediaRNZ

The Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority has placed cameras in the Christchurch's residential red zone with the aim of keeping remaining residents safe.

Consultation on cathedral design ends

Consultation on cathedral design ends

Saturday, 4 May 2013 8:05 a.m. by MediaRNZ

The opportunity for people to vote on which design they prefer for the Anglican cathedral in Christchurch has ended on Friday.

Thieves and vandals mar bid to reuse zone homes

Thieves and vandals mar bid to reuse zone homes

Saturday, 4 May 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Vandals and thieves are jeopardising plans to recycle red-zoned homes in Christchurch.

Older people not getting enough quake info

Older people 'not getting enough' quake info

Friday, 3 May 2013 6:16 p.m. by MediaRNZ

Some older residents in parts of Christchurch say they feel they are having to deal with false information and broken promises when it comes to their earthquake repairs and payouts.

Red-zone thieves caught on camera

Red-zone thieves caught on camera

Friday, 3 May 2013 3:09 p.m. by Media3News

Officials are praising the work of camera operators monitoring red zones across Christchurch, after three thieves were caught in the act.

Red zone property deadline extended

Red zone property deadline extended

Friday, 3 May 2013 12:57 p.m. by MediaRNZ

Some red zone residents in Christchurch have been granted an extension of two months to settle their property with the Crown.

Cost of materials bites rebuild hard

Cost of materials bites rebuild hard

Thursday, 2 May 2013 11:50 p.m. by MediaThePress

 

Cantabrians asked to consider cost of power network

Cantabrians asked to consider cost of power network

Thursday, 2 May 2013 8:33 p.m. by MediaRNZ

The Commerce Commission is encouraging Cantabrians to think about how much they are willing to pay to get the region's electricity network back to pre-earthquake standards.

Heritage tower demolition applied for

Heritage tower demolition applied for

Thursday, 2 May 2013 2:49 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

The body corporate representing the owners of the Heritage tower in central Christchurch has applied to the High Court to have the building demolished.

Family wants action on sodden home

Family wants action on 'sodden' home

Thursday, 2 May 2013 12:00 p.m. by MediaStuff

Torrential rain has exacerbated a Christchurch family's two-year battle to weather-proof their earthquake-damaged home.

Family want action on sodden home

Family want action on 'sodden' home

Thursday, 2 May 2013 12:00 p.m. by MediaStuff

Heavy rain has exacerbated a Christchurch family's two-year battle to weatherproof their earthquake-damaged home.

Costs threaten Chch redevelopment

Costs threaten Chch redevelopment

Thursday, 2 May 2013 12:35 a.m. by MediaStuff

Spiralling construction costs are threatening redevelopment in central Christchurch, prompting calls for action to get prices down.

SFO still warns of earthquake repair fraud

SFO still warns of earthquake repair fraud

Wednesday, 1 May 2013 10:41 p.m. by MediaStuff

The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) has closed an investigation relating to the Christchurch rebuild.

Low interest rates and rebuild to fuel growth

Low interest rates and rebuild to fuel growth

Wednesday, 1 May 2013 10:03 p.m. by MediaStuff

The economy will lift growth to 3.6 per cent next year on the back of the Canterbury rebuild, rising house prices and a recovery from this year's drought, Westpac Bank forecasts.

No evidence of fraud in city rebuild - SFO

No evidence of fraud in city rebuild - SFO

Wednesday, 1 May 2013 9:26 p.m. by MediaRNZ

The Serious Fraud Office says an investigation into the potential of fraud during the Christchurch rebuild has uncovered no evidence.

Red-zoners take fight against Brownlee to court

Red-zoners take fight against Brownlee to court

Wednesday, 1 May 2013 8:11 p.m. by MediaRNZ

Some residents of Christchurch's red zone say the situation Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee has placed them in is unlawful and have taken their case to the High Court.

No fraud in quake rebuild contracts - SFO

No fraud in quake rebuild contracts - SFO

Wednesday, 1 May 2013 6:34 p.m. by MediaHerald Popular

 

No fraud found in one quake rebuild case

No fraud found in one quake rebuild case

Wednesday, 1 May 2013 4:46 p.m. by Media3News

 

Red zone property owners have no choice

Red zone property owners have 'no choice'

Wednesday, 1 May 2013 3:41 p.m. by MediaHerald Popular

 

Red-zoners taking Govt to court

Red-zoners taking Govt to court

Wednesday, 1 May 2013 3:15 p.m. by Media3News

roup of self-proclaimed 'Quake Outcasts' are taking two high profile Government officials to court.

Incompetent engineers could be struck off

Incompetent engineers could be 'struck off'

Wednesday, 1 May 2013 1:25 p.m. by MediaStuff

Engineers found to have breached professional standards could be barred from practising the same way doctors or teachers are.

SFO completes rebuild fraud investigation

SFO completes rebuild fraud investigation

Wednesday, 1 May 2013 12:31 p.m. by MediaThePress

The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) says it has closed one investigation relating to the Christchurch rebuild.

Risks of rebuild fraud remain

Risks of rebuild fraud remain

Wednesday, 1 May 2013 12:22 p.m. by MediaStuff

The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) says it has closed one investigation relating to the Christchurch rebuild.

Red-zoners to fight land compensation in court

Red-zoners to fight land compensation in court

Wednesday, 1 May 2013 10:49 a.m. by MediaStuff

A group of Christchurch red-zoners are fighting ''arbitrary and unreasonable'' compensation for their earthquake-damaged land in the High Court today.

City landlord in mood to expand

City landlord in mood to expand

Wednesday, 1 May 2013 8:52 a.m. by MediaStuff

Landlord Nick Hunt announced plans to build a new Briscoes store on his Salisbury St property back in 2011.

Recovery to be main mission of new council

Recovery to be main mission of new council

Tuesday, 30 April 2013 11:55 p.m. by MediaStuff

Post-quake recovery issues will dominate the agenda for Christchurch's next intake of city councillors.

Discount deal to help pay tax

Discount deal to help pay tax

Tuesday, 30 April 2013 10:35 p.m. by MediaStuff

A $50 million pool of cheaper finance for cash-limited Canterbury firms to pay provisional tax obligations is being offered by Tax Management New Zealand.

New $67M cathedral restoration plan

New $67M cathedral restoration plan

Tuesday, 30 April 2013 5:49 p.m. by Media3News

 

Cathedral repair costs challenged

Cathedral repair costs challenged

Tuesday, 30 April 2013 3:17 p.m. by Media3News

The Great Christchurch Building Trust says the ChristChurch Cathedral could be restored for only $67 million.

$67m to restore cathedral - group

$67m to restore cathedral - group

Tuesday, 30 April 2013 12:39 p.m. by MediaThePress

The Christ Church Cathedral could be fully restored for much less than Anglican estimates, restoration campaigners say.

Investing in Christchurch doesnt stack up

Investing in Christchurch 'doesn't stack up'

Tuesday, 30 April 2013 9:59 a.m. by Media3News

 

Temple marks Chchs transition

Temple marks Chch's transition

Monday, 29 April 2013 8:19 p.m. by Media3News

To mark the transition from what Christchurch was to what it will be a temple is being built for a fortnight.

Causeway closed, detour starts

Causeway closed, detour starts

Monday, 29 April 2013 1:32 p.m. by MediaThePress

A 500-metre detour in Christchurch's seaside suburbs has started today.

Brash: Cut interest-free loans to pay for rebuild

Brash: Cut interest-free loans to pay for rebuild

Monday, 29 April 2013 10:50 a.m. by Media3News Popular

 

Rebuild cost jump no surprise - Parker

Rebuild cost jump 'no surprise' - Parker

Monday, 29 April 2013 8:31 a.m. by Media3News Popular

 

Parker keen to explain service to Brownlee

Parker keen to explain service to Brownlee

Monday, 29 April 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

 

Idea to have sensors track everything in city

Idea to have sensors track everything in city

Monday, 29 April 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

 

Simpson praised for fronting up at expo

Simpson praised for fronting up at expo

Monday, 29 April 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

 

Children get serious about park designs

Children get serious about park designs

Monday, 29 April 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

 

Hundreds watch as bank building bowled

Hundreds watch as bank building bowled

Sunday, 28 April 2013 1:37 p.m. by MediaThePress Popular

 

Christchurch rebuilt to cost $10b more

Christchurch rebuilt to cost $10b more

Sunday, 28 April 2013 1:08 p.m. by Media3News Popular

 

Canterbury rebuild cost upped to $40b

Canterbury rebuild cost upped to $40b

Sunday, 28 April 2013 12:31 p.m. by MediaStuff

The cost of the Canterbury rebuild has been upped to $40 billion, says Prime Minister John Key.

Hundreds flock to quake expo

Hundreds flock to quake expo

Sunday, 28 April 2013 9:37 a.m. by MediaThePress

 

Christchurch rebuild forecast takes a $2b hit

Christchurch rebuild forecast takes a $2b hit

Sunday, 28 April 2013 9:12 a.m. by MediaStuff

Higher Christchurch rebuild costs are a sign of private sector backing for the city, Prime Minister John Key says.

Parallels between Chch and US cathedrals

Parallels between Chch and US cathedrals

Sunday, 28 April 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Setting rules for schools rebuild

Setting rules for schools rebuild

Saturday, 27 April 2013 10:56 p.m. by MediaStuff

The building industry has been given an early heads-up before tenders are called for a $1 billion rebuild of Christchurch's school system.

Wellington expo showcases quake-strengthening industry

Wellington expo showcases quake-strengthening industry

Saturday, 27 April 2013 6:08 p.m. by Media3News

Growing concerns over how earthquake-proof our homes and buildings are have led to the first national expo for the quake-proofing industry.

Cleared property looked like battlefield

Cleared property looked like 'battlefield'

Saturday, 27 April 2013 2:01 p.m. by MediaThePress

 

Workers now part of the furniture

Workers now part of the furniture

Saturday, 27 April 2013 1:31 p.m. by MediaThePress

 

Consultant urges bold design in rebuilding

Consultant urges bold design in rebuilding

Saturday, 27 April 2013 12:25 p.m. by MediaThePress

 

Two prime Hagley Park sites for sale

Two prime Hagley Park sites for sale

Saturday, 27 April 2013 10:53 a.m. by MediaThePress

 

Pleas to retain Pallet Pavilion longer

Pleas to retain Pallet Pavilion longer

Saturday, 27 April 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

 

Housing units sit idle for 18 months

Housing units sit idle for 18 months

Saturday, 27 April 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

 

Last act was seeing others safe

Last act was seeing others safe

Saturday, 27 April 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

"I'm Owen," he said, turning around in his seat and offering an impromptu introduction.

Housing units still sitting idle

Housing units still sitting idle

Saturday, 27 April 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

The weeds grow tall between 37 government-owned transportable housing units in Christchurch  as a second winter of sitting idle at a city site approaches.

Health risks lurk in post-quake homes

Health risks lurk in post-quake homes

Saturday, 27 April 2013 12:18 a.m. by MediaStuff

TC3 residents are battling on in the cold despite rising health problems from colds to rashes to panic attacks.

Controversial EQC blogger calls it quits

Controversial EQC blogger calls it quits

Friday, 26 April 2013 10:44 a.m. by Media3News

The blogger who released details of thousands of EQC claimants has announced he will stop posting on his site.