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Quake inquiry ends with mountains of evidence

Quake inquiry ends with mountains of evidence

Wednesday, 12 September 2012 6:43 p.m. by MediaHerald

The royal commission of inquiry hearings into the Canterbury earthquakes disaster closed today with the chairman giving a final acknowledgment to bereaved families.Hundreds of witnesses, from survivors lucky to flee falling buildings,...

Gerry Brownlee apologises for moaning comments

Gerry Brownlee apologises for 'moaning' comments

Wednesday, 12 September 2012 5:50 p.m. by MediaStuff

Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee has apologised for offending Christchurch's TC3 residents after saying he was "sick and tired" of their moaning.

Brownlee apologises for moaning comments

Brownlee apologises for 'moaning' comments

Wednesday, 12 September 2012 5:50 p.m. by MediaStuff

Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee has apologised for offending Christchurch's technical category 3 residents by saying he was "sick and tired" of their moaning.

Quake socks in running for global fundraising award

Quake socks in running for global fundraising award

Wednesday, 12 September 2012 4:25 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

TC3 residents call for Brownlee apology

TC3 residents call for Brownlee apology

Wednesday, 12 September 2012 3:36 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

Natural disaster fraud expert to visit

Natural disaster fraud expert to visit

Wednesday, 12 September 2012 1:30 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

More research into Hurunui faults needed

More research into Hurunui faults needed

Wednesday, 12 September 2012 12:23 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

More research on Hurunui faults needed

'More research' on Hurunui faults needed

Wednesday, 12 September 2012 12:23 p.m. by MediaStuff

More detailed investigations into faults in the Hurunui District are needed, a new report says.

Brownlee backs down from insulting comments

Brownlee backs down from 'insulting' comments

Wednesday, 12 September 2012 10:27 a.m. by MediaHerald

Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee has backed down from comments he made about frustrated residents in damaged Christchurch homes and apologised."I'm sorry people are having to wait, and having to live in uncomfortable...

Brownlee sick of Christchurch residents moaning

Brownlee sick of Christchurch residents 'moaning'

Wednesday, 12 September 2012 9:35 a.m. by Media3News Popular

 

Infrastructure company to possibly cut 30 jobs

Infrastructure company to possibly cut 30 jobs

Wednesday, 12 September 2012 7:11 a.m. by Media3News

 

Infection, frustration, stress

Infection, frustration, stress

Wednesday, 12 September 2012 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Silt under the floorboards, holes in the roof, dust permeating the walls and chest colds all round.

Christchurch rebuild design boosts hiring plans

Christchurch rebuild design boosts hiring plans

Tuesday, 11 September 2012 11:43 p.m. by MediaStuff

The Christchurch Central Development Unit blueprint has boosted building firms' hiring confidence to record levels, but nationwide that confidence is lower than a year ago, a ManpowerGroup survey shows.

Brownlee fed up with moaning residents

Brownlee fed up with 'moaning residents'

Tuesday, 11 September 2012 11:02 p.m. by MediaStuff

Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee says he is "sick and tired" of technical category 3 (green-blue) residents "carping and moaning" about their situation.

Money, health and progress worries for TC3 residents

Money, health and progress worries for TC3 residents

Tuesday, 11 September 2012 10:56 p.m. by MediaStuff

Nearly 400 residents in the worst quake-hit areas of the city are living in a house with major damage, with a further 33 doing so despite feeling unsafe.

Giant rugby ball teed up as Chch bar

Giant rugby ball teed up as Chch bar

Tuesday, 11 September 2012 9:03 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

New Zealand's giant inflatable rugby ball is coming to Christchurch and will be transformed into a restaurant and bar.

Engineer: failed building techniques still used in Chch

Engineer: failed building techniques still used in Chch

Tuesday, 11 September 2012 6:14 p.m. by Media3News Popular

Christchurch quake drama gets NZ On Air funding

Christchurch quake drama gets NZ On Air funding

Tuesday, 11 September 2012 4:42 p.m. by Media3News Popular

 

Designers should take more responsibility

Designers should 'take more responsibility'

Tuesday, 11 September 2012 1:11 p.m. by MediaStuff

Building designers need to take more responsibility for their work instead of "sitting back" and letting local councils fix their mistakes, an inquiry has heard.

Engineer blasts substandard practices

Engineer blasts 'substandard practices'

Tuesday, 11 September 2012 11:47 a.m. by MediaStuff

A structural engineer has launched a broadside at his industry, declaring it to be in "absolute crisis" and guilty of allowing illegal building practices in Christchurch.

Cera spent $3.6m on communications

Cera spent $3.6m on communications

Tuesday, 11 September 2012 10:36 a.m. by MediaStuff

 

Chch insurers score low in satisfaction survey

Chch insurers score low in satisfaction survey

Tuesday, 11 September 2012 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

More than one-third of Christchurch residents have filed an insurance claim for earthquake damage and many are unhappy with their provider's performance.

Threat to Christchurch shopping precinct

Threat to Christchurch shopping precinct

Tuesday, 11 September 2012 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

Key visits tsunami zone, shares Japans frustration

Key visits tsunami zone, shares Japan's frustration

Monday, 10 September 2012 4:42 p.m. by Media3News

Britain heads list of rebuild workers

Britain heads list of rebuild workers

Monday, 10 September 2012 10:44 a.m. by MediaStuff

Britain, the Philippines and Ireland head the list of countries providing labour for Christchurch's rebuild.

Insurance hike adds to debt woes

Insurance hike adds to debt woes

Monday, 10 September 2012 10:42 a.m. by MediaStuff

Canterbury University's insurance premiums have shot up 600 per cent to an estimated $7 million next year as the institution battles increasing debt.

Cera neglects peoples plight - psychologist

Cera neglects people's plight - psychologist

Monday, 10 September 2012 7:56 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Super-church impractical - expert

Super-church impractical - expert

Monday, 10 September 2012 6:39 a.m. by Media3News

 

Study casts light on quake impact

Study casts light on quake impact

Monday, 10 September 2012 5:30 a.m. by MediaHerald

It killed 185 people and devastated a city, but the catastrophic Christchurch earthquake did not cause any significant changes in the tectonic stresses on the region as a whole, scientists have discovered.The finding is a key outcome...

Life becomes harder for citys disabled

Life becomes harder for city's disabled

Sunday, 9 September 2012 9:50 p.m. by MediaStuff

 

Two deliberate fires in red zone – police

Two 'deliberate' fires in red zone – police

Sunday, 9 September 2012 4:16 p.m. by Media3News Popular

 

Anglicans talk of super-cathedral

Anglicans talk of super-cathedral

Sunday, 9 September 2012 10:33 a.m. by Media3News Popular

Historic super-cathedral plan

Historic super-cathedral plan

Sunday, 9 September 2012 6:16 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Anglicans in Christchurch are talking about sharing a cathedral with the Catholics, a move that would have worldwide ramifications. OLIVIA CARVILLE reports.

The business of NZ Inc

The business of NZ Inc

Saturday, 8 September 2012 11:30 a.m. by MediaStuff

 

Original beauty at the heart of Knox Church

Original beauty at the heart of Knox Church

Saturday, 8 September 2012 10:02 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

It is Christchurch's most famous interior. Once hidden within an armour of brick, the vaulted ceiling and timber columns of Knox Church in Bealey Ave became the regular backdrop to television news broadcasts in the aftermath of the February earthquake.

Sumner apartments coming down

Sumner apartments coming down

Saturday, 8 September 2012 7:38 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

Northbound Fitzgerald Ave to reopen

Northbound Fitzgerald Ave to reopen

Saturday, 8 September 2012 7:28 a.m. by MediaStuff

 

Press.co.nz applauded for quake coverage

Press.co.nz applauded for quake coverage

Saturday, 8 September 2012 7:15 a.m. by MediaStuff

 

Huge disruption is progress

Huge disruption is 'progress'

Friday, 7 September 2012 10:37 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

Bigger the claim, the worse people feel

Bigger the claim, the worse people feel

Friday, 7 September 2012 10:21 p.m. by MediaStuff

The bigger your property claim with the Earthquake Commission (EQC), the less happy you are and the less likely your repairs have been done.

Tearful end to CTV inquiry

Tearful end to CTV inquiry

Friday, 7 September 2012 6:33 p.m. by Media3News Popular

 

EQCs baffling communication on drilling

EQC's 'baffling' communication on drilling

Friday, 7 September 2012 7:49 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

CTV hearings expected to wrap up

CTV hearings expected to wrap up

Friday, 7 September 2012 6:38 a.m. by Media3News

 

High Court to hear cathedral case next month

High Court to hear cathedral case next month

Thursday, 6 September 2012 11:25 p.m. by MediaStuff

 

Gondola rock work priorities all wrong - Dyson

Gondola rock work priorities all wrong - Dyson

Thursday, 6 September 2012 11:07 p.m. by MediaStuff

 

Council didnt pay for rock work - gondola

Council didn't pay for rock work - gondola

Thursday, 6 September 2012 11:07 p.m. by MediaStuff

The owner of the Christchurch gondola says the council did not pay for rockfall remediation work near his business.

CTV engineers defended at commission

CTV engineers defended at commission

Thursday, 6 September 2012 4:53 p.m. by Media3News Popular

 

Agenda suggestions in CTV hearing rejected

'Agenda' suggestions in CTV hearing rejected

Thursday, 6 September 2012 2:19 p.m. by MediaStuff

Suggestions of an "agenda" to blame the Canterbury Television building collapse on its designers have been rejected by counsel assisting the royal commission.

Multiple parties aware of CTVs weakness

Multiple parties aware of CTV's weakness

Thursday, 6 September 2012 11:38 a.m. by MediaStuff

 

Christchurch construction upturn welcomed

Christchurch construction upturn welcomed

Wednesday, 5 September 2012 11:23 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

Post-quake checks gave false sense of security

Post-quake checks gave 'false sense of security'

Wednesday, 5 September 2012 11:14 p.m. by MediaStuff

 

Quake gloom worse in east

Quake gloom worse in east

Wednesday, 5 September 2012 11:10 p.m. by MediaStuff

 

Families of CTV collapse victims look for answers

Families of CTV collapse victims look for answers

Wednesday, 5 September 2012 5:12 p.m. by Media3News

Critical flaws in the design of Christchurch’s CTV building have been identified as the major factors in the building's collapse during the February earthquake.

IAG responds to Canterbury criticism

IAG responds to Canterbury criticism

Wednesday, 5 September 2012 4:02 p.m. by Media3News

After hearing from Insurance Watch yesterday, Campbell Live went to speak to IAG.

Homeowners take insurers to court

Homeowners take insurers to court

Wednesday, 5 September 2012 3:43 p.m. by MediaStuff

 

Building workers villages will create 200 jobs

Building workers' villages will create 200 jobs

Wednesday, 5 September 2012 2:34 p.m. by MediaStuff

Building accommodation for rebuild workers will create up to 200 new jobs for Cantabrians.

CTV designers should have declined job

CTV designers 'should have declined job'

Wednesday, 5 September 2012 2:21 p.m. by MediaStuff

Alan Reay Consultants should have declined the Canterbury Television (CTV) building design job because of its lack of experienced engineers, an inquiry has heard.

Designers blamed for CTV building collapse

Designers blamed for CTV building collapse

Wednesday, 5 September 2012 12:07 p.m. by Media3News Popular

 

CTV witnesses lawyers to wrap up hearing

CTV witnesses' lawyers to wrap up hearing

Wednesday, 5 September 2012 9:20 a.m. by MediaStuff

 

Quakes make ex-smokers start again

Quakes make ex-smokers start again

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

 

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