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Our disappearing city centre

Our disappearing city centre

Saturday, 29 September 2012 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Christchurch jobs offered to West Coast miners

Christchurch jobs offered to West Coast miners

Friday, 28 September 2012 5:30 p.m. by Media3News Popular

 

Convention centre designers sought

Convention centre designers sought

Friday, 28 September 2012 4:29 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

Port Hills rockfall reports released

Port Hills rockfall reports released

Friday, 28 September 2012 1:20 p.m. by MediaStuff

Seven technical reports on Christchurch's rockfall-threatened Port Hills have been released.

Big quakes shake the world

Big quakes 'shake the world'

Friday, 28 September 2012 11:48 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

Strong lift in Chch retailing

Strong lift in Chch retailing

Friday, 28 September 2012 10:55 a.m. by MediaHerald

Christchurch retail activity rose strongly in the June 2012 quarter, Statistics New Zealand said today. For the city, after seasonal fluctuations were

Tide turned for citys economy

'Tide turned' for city's economy

Friday, 28 September 2012 10:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

The Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority's head of the economic recovery team, Steve Wakefield, is returning to the private sector.

Quake ratings urged for buildings

Quake ratings urged for buildings

Friday, 28 September 2012 8:51 a.m. by MediaStuff

People entering buildings in Christchurch could soon know at a glance its seismic strength.

Trapped staff calm, supportive - study

Trapped staff calm, supportive - study

Friday, 28 September 2012 8:16 a.m. by MediaStuff

Workers trapped in three of Christchurch's tallest buildings after the February 2011 earthquake banded together, comforted each other and maintained their office leadership roles, a Canterbury University researcher has found.

CTV supervisor to be investigated

CTV supervisor to be investigated

Friday, 28 September 2012 6:21 a.m. by MediaHerald

 

EQC woes swamp Ombudsmen

EQC woes swamp Ombudsmen

Friday, 28 September 2012 12:04 a.m. by MediaStuff

 

Monster Christchurch rebuild fraud feared

Monster Christchurch rebuild fraud feared

Thursday, 27 September 2012 11:06 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Serious Fraud Office officials are investigating a potential Christchurch insurance fraud worth tens of millions and will 

Land-zoning information released

Land-zoning information released

Thursday, 27 September 2012 4:31 p.m. by MediaStuff

The Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority (Cera) has released the geotechnical data behind its land-zoning decisions on the flat land.

Chch rebuild team to meet Spring Creek miners

Chch rebuild team to meet Spring Creek miners

Thursday, 27 September 2012 3:07 p.m. by MediaHerald

 

Council gives $5.2m for community projects

Council gives $5.2m for community projects

Thursday, 27 September 2012 2:16 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Christchurch City councillors have voted to make an extra $5.2 million available for one-off community projects over the next two years.

Memorial tree for Kings language school

Memorial tree for Kings language school

Thursday, 27 September 2012 12:12 p.m. by MediaStuff

The Christchurch language school that lost nine staff and 72 students in the collapse of the CTV building have been given approval by the city council to put memorial tree and remembrance plaque in Latimer Square.

Muted response to quake drill in Canterbury

Muted response to quake drill in Canterbury

Wednesday, 26 September 2012 5:24 p.m. by Media3News

Civil Defence is calling its first nationwide earthquake drill a success despite an unenthusiastic response from Christchurch.

Dome saved from destruction

Dome saved from destruction

Wednesday, 26 September 2012 5:15 p.m. by MediaStuff

A Christchurch band rotunda's dome has been successfully removed after a "tricky" demolition.

MYOB expands Christchurch office

MYOB expands Christchurch office

Wednesday, 26 September 2012 2:37 p.m. by MediaStuff

Accounting and management software firm MYOB has hired 20 additional staff for its Christchurch office as the firm starts to provide round the clock support to its small business customers in New Zealand and Australia.

Sumner Rd could close until 2015

Sumner Rd could close until 2015

Wednesday, 26 September 2012 1:01 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

It may be three years before a road connecting Sumner to Lyttelton can reopen, a city council manager says.

Using humour to attract Aussies to Chch

Using humour to attract Aussies to Chch

Wednesday, 26 September 2012 11:41 a.m. by MediaStuff

Australians are being challenged with trans-Tasman humour to visit earthquake-damaged Christchurch after a dramatic fall in leisure numbers.

Pascoe joins pupils for quake drill

Pascoe joins pupils for quake drill

Wednesday, 26 September 2012 11:05 a.m. by MediaStuff

Sophie Pascoe has proven she can do the turtle as well as she does the butterfly.

National quake drill involves 1.3m

National quake drill involves 1.3m

Wednesday, 26 September 2012 8:19 a.m. by MediaHerald

The number of people registered to take part in the country's largest earthquake drill this morning jumped by 44,000 yesterday, taking the total number of expected participants to more than 1.3 million.There was an actual earthquake...

Christchurch underwhelmed by drill

Christchurch 'underwhelmed' by drill

Wednesday, 26 September 2012 8:19 a.m. by MediaHerald

 

Chch hosts care-free whinging party

Chch hosts care-free whinging party

Wednesday, 26 September 2012 8:06 a.m. by MediaHerald

 

Christmas deadline unlikely to be met

Christmas deadline unlikely to be met

Wednesday, 26 September 2012 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

Quake refugee will join nation drill

Quake refugee will join nation drill

Wednesday, 26 September 2012 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

A quake refugee will be amongst more than 1 million people who will "drop, cover and hold" this morning in New Zealand's biggest emergency drill.

Moorhouse congestion continues

Moorhouse congestion continues

Tuesday, 25 September 2012 3:29 p.m. by MediaStuff

Traffic frustrations at a Moorhouse Ave intersection could last a few more days, authorities warn.

Theatre Royal opening delayed

Theatre Royal opening delayed

Tuesday, 25 September 2012 2:15 p.m. by MediaStuff

A repair bill approaching $30 million has forced the Isaac Theatre Royal to delay its opening until mid-2014.

Packing begins at Airedale Courts

Packing begins at Airedale Courts

Tuesday, 25 September 2012 11:54 a.m. by MediaStuff

The packing boxes are out at Airedale Courts, where 24 units are being closed by the Christchurch City Council because they are earthquake-prone.

Thousands of city workers will not return

Thousands of city workers will not return

Tuesday, 25 September 2012 11:13 a.m. by MediaStuff

 

Spring Creek miners: It was decided before we walked in

Spring Creek miners: 'It was decided before we walked in'

Tuesday, 25 September 2012 10:06 a.m. by MediaHerald

Miners were emotional after a meeting with Minister of State Owned Enterprises Tony Ryall today saying the minister had made up his mind over their proposal before the meeting began.Mr Ryall said the Government would not offer a...

Hell no, say Spring Creek wives

'Hell no', say Spring Creek wives

Tuesday, 25 September 2012 10:06 a.m. by MediaHerald

Greymouth woman Linda Neilson, partner, daughter and sister of miners, is going to fight hell for leather in an attempt to get Solid Energy's decision to mothball Spring Creek overturned.The suggestion she is fighting a losing battle...

New Orleans provides charter school warning

New Orleans provides charter school warning

Tuesday, 25 September 2012 9:21 a.m. by Media3News Popular

 

Nation prepares for big quake test

Nation prepares for big quake test

Tuesday, 25 September 2012 5:30 a.m. by MediaHerald

More than 1.2 million people have signed up to take part in New Zealand's first earthquake "shakeout" to test disaster readiness.

ECan advises masks to avoid demolition dust

ECan advises masks to avoid demolition dust

Tuesday, 25 September 2012 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

People should consider wearing masks because of the increased amount of dust from demolition in Christchurch, Environment Canterbury (ECan) says.

Region wont go all out in drill

Region won't go all out in drill

Monday, 24 September 2012 11:19 p.m. by MediaStuff

 

Fears farm workers may quit to join rebuild

Fears farm workers may quit to join rebuild

Monday, 24 September 2012 10:59 p.m. by MediaStuff

 

Hopes festival will help heal fractured communities

Hopes festival will help heal fractured communities

Monday, 24 September 2012 9:23 p.m. by MediaStuff

 

Airedale Courts to close in seven days

Airedale Courts to close in seven days

Monday, 24 September 2012 6:18 p.m. by MediaStuff

The Airedale Courts housing complex has been closed, after engineers found the units were earthquake-prone.

Canterbury confidence surges ahead

Canterbury confidence surges ahead

Monday, 24 September 2012 12:46 p.m. by MediaStuff

 

Patronage slumps on quake-damage trips

Patronage slumps on quake-damage trips

Monday, 24 September 2012 7:56 a.m. by MediaStuff

 

Man jailed after breaching red zone cordon

Man jailed after breaching red zone cordon

Monday, 24 September 2012 7:38 a.m. by MediaHerald

A man who breached Christchurch's red zone has been sent to prison.Toko Winter, 22, was sentenced in Wanganui District Court last week to 10 months in prison for a burglary and for going into the red zone.The court was told that...

Concrete laid for cardboard cathedral

Concrete laid for cardboard cathedral

Monday, 24 September 2012 5:38 a.m. by Media3News Popular

 

Rhys Darby: Willing & Able on flight of folly

Rhys Darby: Willing & Able on flight of folly

Monday, 24 September 2012 5:30 a.m. by MediaHerald

 

Building owners not claiming fully

Building owners 'not claiming fully'

Monday, 24 September 2012 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

 

Councils lack of action irks homeowners

Council's lack of action irks homeowners

Sunday, 23 September 2012 11:14 p.m. by MediaStuff

 

Families displaced by quakes get new homes

Families displaced by quakes get new homes

Sunday, 23 September 2012 11:14 p.m. by MediaStuff

 

Brownlee investigated homeless

Brownlee 'investigated' homeless

Sunday, 23 September 2012 6:40 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

A week after Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee apologised for saying he was "sick and tired" of complaints from quake-hit Cantabrians, it has emerged he has investigated people who complained about being homeless to make sure they got the help they needed.

Family battles EQC over leaking home

Family battles EQC over leaking home

Saturday, 22 September 2012 8:23 p.m. by MediaStuff

An EQC hired expert's 22-minute inspection of a Phillipstown home has left a Christchurch family with a battle that could go on for years.

New Regent St shops preserve streetscape

New Regent St shops preserve streetscape

Saturday, 22 September 2012 6:00 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

An entire historically important street is looking forward to being part of the new Christchurch. MATT PHILP reports.

Quake victims urged to report fraud

Quake victims urged to report fraud

Saturday, 22 September 2012 1:12 p.m. by Media3News Popular

Adam Feeley is urging people to report fraud in Christchurch.

How the west will win

How the west will win

Saturday, 22 September 2012 8:18 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Christchurch is bulging out to the west and a wave of new settlers is heading towards the picturesque rural communities. But are they ready for it? PHILIP MATTHEWS reports.

Couple plan to fight red-zone land offer

Couple plan to fight red-zone land offer

Saturday, 22 September 2012 7:22 a.m. by MediaStuff

Allan Pritchard and Margie Sharkey could be forgiven for thinking that having two homes red-zoned was as bad as it gets.

Sequel to December quakes

Sequel to December quakes

Saturday, 22 September 2012 7:15 a.m. by MediaStuff

Two shallow quakes that shook Christchurch yesterday were aftershocks of the December 23 quakes.

Dump plan angers

Dump plan angers

Friday, 21 September 2012 11:41 p.m. by MediaStuff

A Waitikiri Dr resident says her home is a "sacrificial lamb" to give reprieve to Tumara Park residents from disturbance from the Burwood Resource Recovery Park.

Burwood dump plan angers

Burwood dump plan angers

Friday, 21 September 2012 11:41 p.m. by MediaStuff

A Waitikiri Dr resident says her home is a "sacrificial lamb" to give reprieve to Tumara Park residents from disturbance from the Burwood Resource Recovery Park.

Reviews by EQC spark complaints

Reviews by EQC spark complaints

Friday, 21 September 2012 10:53 p.m. by MediaStuff

Earthquake Commission-hired experts looking at disputed claims in Christchurch have generated a swath of complaints, including to the Institution of Professional Engineers New Zealand (Ipenz).

City Care pipes in extra $5m of profit

City Care pipes in extra $5m of profit

Friday, 21 September 2012 10:09 p.m. by MediaStuff

City Care is growing revenues and profits consistently as it digs in to replace water and stormwater pipes, sewerage and roads damaged by the Canterbury earthquakes.

Grant to aid small Canterbury businesses

Grant to aid small Canterbury businesses

Friday, 21 September 2012 10:09 p.m. by MediaStuff

A $140,000 grant from the Christchurch Earthquake Appeal Trust will help bolster suburban business precincts in Canterbury.