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NZ insurance industrys $2b deficit

NZ insurance industry's $2b deficit

Friday, 31 August 2012 1:16 p.m. by MediaStuff

New Zealand's insurance industry slumped into a deficit of $2.17 billion in the 2011 financial year after the Christchurch earthquakes saw expenses rocket by 83 per cent to $2.57b.

TC3 meeting a shambles

TC3 meeting a 'shambles'

Friday, 31 August 2012 12:27 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Christchurch rebuild wont be half-arsed - Brownlee

Christchurch rebuild won't be 'half-arsed' - Brownlee

Friday, 31 August 2012 9:10 a.m. by Media3News Popular

 

Red zone to go by mid-2013

Red zone to go by mid-2013

Friday, 31 August 2012 8:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

 

More social housing blocks may be shut

More social housing blocks may be shut

Friday, 31 August 2012 12:04 a.m. by MediaStuff

 

More complexes may be shut

More complexes may be shut

Friday, 31 August 2012 12:04 a.m. by MediaStuff

Earthquake damage has already forced the closure of two Christchurch City Council-owned social housing complexes and more than 600 blocks are still waiting on engineering evaluations.

Coastal walkway would regenerate suburbs

Coastal walkway would 'regenerate suburbs'

Friday, 31 August 2012 12:04 a.m. by MediaStuff

A coastal walkway from Mt Pleasant to Sumner would regenerate the earthquake-hit suburbs, the community group behind the project says.

Extra air services cleared to land

Extra air services cleared to land

Thursday, 30 August 2012 10:47 p.m. by MediaStuff

Christchurch International Airport has welcomed a new "open skies" policy from the Government, allowing foreign airlines easy access.

Priority list for popular community facilities

Priority list for popular community facilities

Thursday, 30 August 2012 2:31 p.m. by MediaStuff

Popular community facilities closed because of quake damage will be targeted first for repairs under a Christchurch City Council action plan aimed at restoring community life to normal.

Asbestos halts BNZ House demolition

Asbestos halts BNZ House demolition

Thursday, 30 August 2012 1:33 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Asbestos has halted the demolition of an earthquake-damaged office building in central Christchurch.

Family’s deep roots in Old Government Building repair

Family’s deep roots in Old Government Building repair

Thursday, 30 August 2012 1:31 p.m. by Media3News Popular

 

Pedal power to join the dots

Pedal power to 'join the dots'

Thursday, 30 August 2012 12:02 a.m. by MediaStuff

A plan to combine Christchurch people's desire for green transport with the sporadic rebirth of the city is being pushed by a young Canterbury entrepreneur.

Vero considers more Christchurch risk

Vero considers more Christchurch risk

Wednesday, 29 August 2012 4:11 p.m. by MediaStuff

New Zealand's second-largest insurer, Vero, says it may soon be willing to insure more buildings in Christchurch.

Big plan for Christchurch Strips rebuild

Big plan for Christchurch Strip's rebuild

Wednesday, 29 August 2012 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Construction of a $40 million restaurant and bar precinct to replace the Oxford Tce Strip could begin next year.

Unwilling landowners to get last offer ultimatum

Unwilling landowners to get last offer ultimatum

Wednesday, 29 August 2012 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Landowners unwilling to negotiate with the Government on central Christchurch blueprint buyouts will be told, "This is the offer, have a nice day", the earthquake recovery boss says.

Red zone cordon to be lifted in more of CBD

Red zone cordon to be lifted in more of CBD

Wednesday, 29 August 2012 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

In a "big step forward" for business owners, cordons around the central city red zone are set to further reduce.

Staff set to handle jump in consents

Staff set to handle jump in consents

Wednesday, 29 August 2012 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Steps are being taken to ensure red tape does not hold up Christchurch's rebuild as the number of building consents being lodged with the city council steadily rises.

Christchurch owners push for good value from Government buy out

Christchurch owners push for good value from Government buy out

Tuesday, 28 August 2012 6:37 p.m. by Media3News Popular

 

Shopping channels $180,000 gift

Shopping channel's $180,000 gift

Tuesday, 28 August 2012 4:15 p.m. by MediaStuff

A new women's shopping channel is giving $180,000 worth of free airtime to 30 quake-hit Canterbury businesses to help boost their profile after a difficult two years.

Farmers building urgently demolished

Farmers building urgently demolished

Tuesday, 28 August 2012 12:46 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Christchurch - No quakes for eight days

Christchurch - No quakes for eight days

Tuesday, 28 August 2012 11:30 a.m. by MediaStuff Recommended Popular

City law firm happy to be exposed

City law firm happy to be exposed

Tuesday, 28 August 2012 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Quake freedom idea worth spreading

Quake freedom idea worth spreading

Tuesday, 28 August 2012 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Volunteers to gain live music bonanza

Volunteers to gain live music bonanza

Tuesday, 28 August 2012 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Southland project to assist Chch rebuild

Southland project to assist Chch rebuild

Tuesday, 28 August 2012 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Advocates to help speed recovery for hardest-hit

Advocates to help speed recovery for hardest-hit

Tuesday, 28 August 2012 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Blueprint ends real estate pairs rebuild plan

Blueprint ends real estate pair's rebuild plan

Tuesday, 28 August 2012 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

After battling a strike, arson, aftershocks and insurance hassles, two property owners have accepted that the central Christchurch blueprint has ended their 18-month fight to rebuild.

Housing squeeze hits rebuild

Housing squeeze hits rebuild

Monday, 27 August 2012 11:37 p.m. by MediaStuff

 

Researchers to study key services response to quakes

Researchers to study key services' response to quakes

Monday, 27 August 2012 10:50 p.m. by MediaStuff

 

Civil Defence back in central Christchurch

Civil Defence back in central Christchurch

Monday, 27 August 2012 3:22 p.m. by MediaStuff

 

Costs could bar small firms from CBD

Costs could bar small firms from CBD

Monday, 27 August 2012 12:20 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Phantom EQC claims hold up house repairs

Phantom EQC claims hold up house repairs

Monday, 27 August 2012 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

Altered landscape captured in project

Altered landscape captured in project

Monday, 27 August 2012 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

International students returning to Chch

International students returning to Chch

Monday, 27 August 2012 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

Green-zoned landowner glad he fought

Green-zoned landowner glad he fought

Sunday, 26 August 2012 11:12 p.m. by MediaStuff

The owners of the only Christchurch land to be rezoned from red to green say they were determined to "fight it out" to rebuild on the site.

Search dogs train in Christchurch rubble

Search dogs train in Christchurch rubble

Sunday, 26 August 2012 6:48 p.m. by Media3News Popular

 

Chapel holds special place for nurses

Chapel holds special place for nurses

Sunday, 26 August 2012 9:33 a.m. by MediaStuff

 

Quake city hell on high heels

Quake city hell on high heels

Sunday, 26 August 2012 7:02 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

School lifejackets in case of tsunami

School lifejackets in case of tsunami

Saturday, 25 August 2012 10:24 a.m. by MediaStuff

 

New facilities key to match rowings growth

New facilities key to match rowing's growth

Saturday, 25 August 2012 9:34 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Asbestos fears unlikely to be realised

Asbestos fears unlikely to be realised

Saturday, 25 August 2012 7:39 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

Eleventh-hour offer may save Cranmer Courts

Eleventh-hour offer may save Cranmer Courts

Saturday, 25 August 2012 7:33 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Wishful thinking becomes reality for couple

'Wishful thinking' becomes reality for couple

Friday, 24 August 2012 11:59 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

Cera and valuers to meet over central sites

Cera and valuers to meet over central sites

Friday, 24 August 2012 11:59 p.m. by MediaStuff

 

Why the long wait, Veros customers ask

Why the long wait, Vero's customers ask

Friday, 24 August 2012 11:59 p.m. by MediaStuff

 

Relief and rage after review rezones homes

Relief and rage after review rezones homes

Friday, 24 August 2012 11:59 p.m. by MediaStuff

 

Kick-starting tourisms limbo land

Kick-starting tourism's limbo land

Friday, 24 August 2012 10:48 p.m. by MediaStuff

 

Post-quake ChCh gets into recycling

Post-quake ChCh gets into recycling

Friday, 24 August 2012 5:31 p.m. by Media3News

Where is all the rubble going? Well initially a lot of it went straight to the tip. In the last year however, other, greener avenues have opened up.

Zoning overturned for dozens of Chch homes

Zoning overturned for dozens of Chch homes

Friday, 24 August 2012 1:13 p.m. by Media3News Popular

Zoning decisions for 104 Christchurch properties have been overturned after their owners sought reviews.

Dallington family can move on

Dallington family 'can move on'

Friday, 24 August 2012 12:50 p.m. by MediaStuff

More than 100 flat land properties will have their zoning changed.

Plasterboard for 6600 homes sought

Plasterboard for 6600 homes sought

Friday, 24 August 2012 12:22 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

The Government has put out its second supply tender for earthquake repair materials - this time it's for 6.1 million square metres of plasterboard.

Dallington resident can move on

Dallington resident 'can move on'

Friday, 24 August 2012 12:17 p.m. by MediaStuff

 

Chaos fears in buy-up of CBD land

Chaos fears in buy-up of CBD land

Thursday, 23 August 2012 11:45 p.m. by MediaStuff Featured

The wheels are starting to fall off the Government's buy-up of central city land and it could get worse if problems with the process are not urgently addressed, property valuers warn.

Chaos fears in buy-up of Chch land

Chaos fears in buy-up of Chch land

Thursday, 23 August 2012 11:45 p.m. by MediaStuff

The wheels are starting to fall off the Government's buy-up of Christchurch central city land and it could get worse if problems with the process are not urgently addressed, property valuers warn.

Letting clients in on post-5pm fun

Letting clients in on post-5pm fun

Thursday, 23 August 2012 10:57 p.m. by MediaStuff

 

Final death knell sounds for QEII

Final death knell sounds for QEII

Thursday, 23 August 2012 5:02 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

Death knell sounds for QEII

Death knell sounds for QEII

Thursday, 23 August 2012 5:02 p.m. by MediaStuff

The death knell has been sounded for the Queen Elizabeth II Park complex.

Death knell sounds for QE II

Death knell sounds for QE II

Thursday, 23 August 2012 5:02 p.m. by MediaStuff

The death knell has been sounded for the Queen Elizabeth II Park complex.

Quakes commission seeks 70 changes

Quakes commission seeks 70 changes

Thursday, 23 August 2012 3:19 p.m. by Media3News Popular

The Government has accepted all 70 recommendations of the Canterbury Earthquakes Royal Commission on technical engineering issues.

IAG profit bounces back

IAG profit bounces back

Thursday, 23 August 2012 1:56 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular