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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.

Couple overpaid by EQC felt ashamed

Couple overpaid by EQC felt ashamed

Friday, 26 April 2013 7:46 a.m. by MediaStuff

A former Christchurch couple "felt like frauds" when they were paid nearly $100,000 by the Earthquake Commission for building damage they didn't have.

Struggling Sumner businesses join forces

Struggling Sumner businesses join forces

Friday, 26 April 2013 7:39 a.m. by MediaStuff

Photographs and footage of rockfalls and houses teetering on clifftops did little to help business in the seaside town of Sumner after the February earthquake.

Govt quake advice lacks teeth of rival

Govt quake advice lacks 'teeth' of rival

Friday, 26 April 2013 7:37 a.m. by MediaStuff

A Government service to help Cantabrians with their earthquake insurance battles has been slammed as a "total letdown" and not enough for weary residents in deadlocks with their insurers.

Recovery forecast is aimed at certainty

Recovery forecast is aimed at 'certainty'

Friday, 26 April 2013 7:36 a.m. by MediaStuff

A detailed timeline on the recovery of Christchurch will provide the certainty needed for "big investment" in the city, a Christchurch business leader says.

Reaping the rewards of Recover Canterbury

Reaping the rewards of Recover Canterbury

Friday, 26 April 2013 7:35 a.m. by MediaThePress

 

Filming wraps on city quake series

Filming wraps on city quake series

Friday, 26 April 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Filming for a mini-series on Christchurch's quakes has finally come to an end.

Free quakeovers to cheer up dejected

Free 'quakeovers' to cheer up dejected

Friday, 26 April 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Do you need a 'Quakeover'?

Petition calls for EQC claims shake-up

Petition calls for EQC claims shake-up

Friday, 26 April 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Nearly 1000 people have signed an online petition calling for an overhaul of the Earthquake Commission's claims management system.

Recovery forecast is aimed at certainty

Recovery forecast is aimed at 'certainty'

Friday, 26 April 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

A detailed timeline on the recovery of Christchurch will provide the certainty needed for "big investment" in the city, a Christchurch business leader says.

Pedantic insurance roadblock riles

'Pedantic' insurance roadblock riles

Friday, 26 April 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Kendra Street was the face of Christchurch's insurance deadlock this week.

Badly cleared site sparks debris row

Badly cleared site sparks debris row

Friday, 26 April 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

A contractor being investigated for allegedly burying building material instead of dumping it has surfaced again, this time triggering an insurance dispute after a demolition job.

Govt quake advice lacks teeth of rival

Govt quake advice lacks 'teeth' of rival

Friday, 26 April 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

A Government service to help Cantabrians with their earthquake insurance battles has been slammed as a "total letdown" and not enough for weary residents in deadlocks with their insurers.

Struggling Sumner businesses join forces

Struggling Sumner businesses join forces

Friday, 26 April 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

 

Petition calls for EQC claims shake-up

Petition calls for EQC claims shake-up

Friday, 26 April 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

 

Recovery forecast is aimed at certainty

Recovery forecast is aimed at 'certainty'

Friday, 26 April 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

 

Pedantic insurance roadblock riles

'Pedantic' insurance roadblock riles

Friday, 26 April 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

 

Badly cleared site sparks debris row

Badly cleared site sparks debris row

Friday, 26 April 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

 

Govt quake advice lacks teeth of rival

Govt quake advice lacks 'teeth' of rival

Friday, 26 April 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

 

Unbelievable mess left behind

'Unbelievable' mess left behind

Friday, 26 April 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

A contractor being investigated for allegedly burying building material instead of dumping it has surfaced again, this time triggering an insurance dispute after a demolition job.

Cathedral cost data to be released

Cathedral cost data to be released

Thursday, 25 April 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

The Anglican diocese will tomorrow release detailed information on how it arrived at cost estimates for three design options for the Christ Church Cathedral.

Insurance advocacy service approved

Insurance advocacy service approved

Thursday, 25 April 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee has warned the Christchurch City Council it will be on its own if its new insurance advocacy service incurs major legal costs.

Cathedral costings data to be released

Cathedral costings data to be released

Thursday, 25 April 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

The Anglican diocese will tomorrow release detailed information on how it arrived at cost estimates for three design options for the Christ Church Cathedral.

Mice run rampant in Christchurch

Mice run rampant in Christchurch

Wednesday, 24 April 2013 5:11 p.m. by Media3News

Exterminators are seeing a huge increase in rodent activityin Canterbury - as high as 50 percent.

Talks ongoing over Chch centre cash

Talks ongoing over Chch centre cash

Wednesday, 24 April 2013 2:44 p.m. by MediaStuff

The amount of Government funding for a new Christchurch convention centre remains the subject of negotiation with Christchurch City Council and other parties, Prime Minister John Key said today.

Bottle Lake Forest plans dumped

Bottle Lake Forest plans dumped

Wednesday, 24 April 2013 1:48 p.m. by MediaThePress

Plans to transform part of Christchurch's Bottle Lake Forest into a temporary work site have been dumped.

Nervous start for cafes young owner

Nervous start for cafe's young owner

Wednesday, 24 April 2013 8:20 a.m. by MediaThePress

When Liz Phelan needed cash to start up her New Regent St cafe, she didn't go to a bank.

300 new businesses open each month

300 new businesses open each month

Wednesday, 24 April 2013 8:14 a.m. by MediaThePress

Canterbury businesses are bucking a nationwide drop in business numbers, with an average of 300 more opening their doors than shutting up each month.

Council hires staff to handle deluge of consents

Council hires staff to handle deluge of consents

Wednesday, 24 April 2013 7:33 a.m. by MediaThePress

A large jump in building consent applications lodged with the Christchurch City Council is being taken as a sure sign the rebuild is ramping up.

Rebuild cost balloons to $30b and is still on rise

Rebuild cost balloons to $30b and is still on rise

Wednesday, 24 April 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

The Canterbury recovery will cost almost $1 billion more than the value of Cyprus' gross domestic product, almost twice Iceland's and more than double New Zealand's annual health spend.

Business deaths outnumber births

Business deaths outnumber births

Wednesday, 24 April 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Canterbury businesses are bucking a nationwide drop in business numbers, with an average of 300 more opening their doors than shutting up each month.

Rebuild cost balloons to $30b and is still on rise

Rebuild cost balloons to $30b and is still on rise

Wednesday, 24 April 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

The Canterbury recovery will cost almost $1 billion more than the value of Cyprus' gross domestic product, almost twice Iceland's and more than double New Zealand's annual health spend.

Ngai Tahu calls for meeting with CBD property owners

Ngai Tahu calls for meeting with CBD property owners

Wednesday, 24 April 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

 

Amputee from Chch quake off to US

Amputee from Chch quake off to US

Tuesday, 23 April 2013 7:28 p.m. by Media3News

Anyone who remembers Christchurch's quake will remember the man who had to have both legs chopped off – Brian Coker.

Mental health concerns for Christchurch

Mental health concerns for Christchurch

Tuesday, 23 April 2013 10:08 a.m. by MediaHerald Popular

 

Part of Moorhouse Ave down to one lane

Part of Moorhouse Ave down to one lane

Tuesday, 23 April 2013 9:24 a.m. by MediaThePress

Motorists can expect mayhem during rush hour in Moorhouse Ave.

Surge in migrant workers to Christchurch

Surge in migrant workers to Christchurch

Tuesday, 23 April 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

About 1600 more people have come to Canterbury than departed in the past 12 months as the rebuild shifts up a gear.

Marked surge in migrant workers

Marked surge in migrant workers

Tuesday, 23 April 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

About 1600 more people have come to Canterbury than departed in the past 12 months as the rebuild shifts up a gear.

Firms assets too small to pay creditors

Firm's assets too small to pay creditors

Monday, 22 April 2013 10:01 a.m. by MediaStuff

Even secured creditors look set to lose out after a Christchurch scaffolding company, set up by former bankrupt Richard Lascelles, collapsed into receivership.

Plan to boost citys economy

Plan to boost city's economy

Monday, 22 April 2013 8:14 a.m. by MediaStuff

A plan to save Christchurch from a "boom and bust" post-rebuild economy has been unveiled by the city council's economic development arm.

Traffic chaos to continue

Traffic chaos to continue

Sunday, 21 April 2013 11:54 p.m. by MediaThePress

 

Christchurch residents get advice service

Christchurch residents get advice service

Sunday, 21 April 2013 3:46 p.m. by Media3News

 

Chch CBD cordon reduced

Chch CBD cordon reduced

Saturday, 20 April 2013 8:59 a.m. by Media3News

Christchurch’s CBD cordon is being reduced once again.

Expert: Suburban sprawl a short-term solution

Expert: Suburban sprawl a short-term solution

Saturday, 20 April 2013 8:07 a.m. by MediaThePress

Is a booming Christchurch swelling in the right places? Or is a property bust in the offing? JOHN McCRONE reports.

Rewriting the insurers rule book

Rewriting the insurer's rule book

Saturday, 20 April 2013 7:02 a.m. by MediaThePress

 

Fears cost of rebuild set too low

Fears cost of rebuild set too low

Saturday, 20 April 2013 7:01 a.m. by MediaThePress

 

Overpaid claims of $100m by EQC revealed

Overpaid claims of $100m by EQC revealed

Friday, 19 April 2013 11:57 p.m. by MediaStuff

The Earthquake Commission (EQC) has overpaid earthquake claims by up to $100 million, a leaked email with details of about 3300 Canterbury properties indicates.

City rebuild costs underestimated

City rebuild costs 'underestimated'

Friday, 19 April 2013 1:28 p.m. by MediaThePress Popular

 

Insurers settle with red-zoned couple

Insurers settle with red-zoned couple

Friday, 19 April 2013 1:11 p.m. by Media3News

Red-zoned homeowners Matt and Valerie O'Loughlin have settled with Tower Insurance, after a High Court legal tussle and two years of negotiations.

Final touches for New Regent St

Final touches for New Regent St

Friday, 19 April 2013 9:59 a.m. by MediaThePress

 

Shops open on Christchurchs New Regent St

Shops open on Christchurch's New Regent St

Friday, 19 April 2013 9:58 a.m. by Media3News Popular

 

Supreme Court rejects quake ruling appeal

Supreme Court rejects quake ruling appeal

Thursday, 18 April 2013 5:35 p.m. by Media3News Popular

 

Australian police cited for Christchurch quake role

Australian police cited for Christchurch quake role

Thursday, 18 April 2013 12:37 p.m. by Media3News

Victoria Police officers who helped after Christchurch's February 2011 earthquake are being recognised for their role.

Written-off homes may become problem

Written-off homes may become problem

Thursday, 18 April 2013 12:30 p.m. by MediaStuff

Earthquake recovery officials are looking at how homes that have been written off by their insurers but are still being lived in can be identified in the future.