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Firm has workers from all around globe

Firm has workers from all around globe

Friday, 18 January 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress Popular

 

Job in New Zealand like winning Lotto

Job in New Zealand 'like winning Lotto'

Friday, 18 January 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress Popular

 

Developer on a $100m Victoria St mission

Developer on a $100m Victoria St mission

Friday, 18 January 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress Popular

 

Canterbury architects want historic Lyttelton building saved

Canterbury architects want historic Lyttelton building saved

Thursday, 17 January 2013 5:28 p.m. by Media3News Popular

 

Christchurch feels 11,000th earthquake

Christchurch feels 11,000th earthquake

Thursday, 17 January 2013 3:45 p.m. by Media3News Popular

A minor aftershock that rolled through Christchurch today may be the 11,000th earthquake endured by Cantabrians.

11,000 quakes since Sept, 2010

11,000 quakes since Sept, 2010

Thursday, 17 January 2013 2:23 p.m. by MediaStuff

A magnitude-3.3 earthquake which struck Christchurch this afternoon marks the 11,000th tremor since September 4, 2010.

Hub puts Kiwis at front of jobs line

Hub puts Kiwis at front of jobs line

Thursday, 17 January 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Changes to work visa rules are set to give Kiwis even more preference for jobs working on Christchurch's rebuild.

Investors last part of worker housing

Investors last part of worker housing

Wednesday, 16 January 2013 11:18 p.m. by MediaStuff

Property development and management firm Domain Consulting aims to build 100 houses for rebuild workers in Christchurch before the year is out.

Hague plugs UK role in rebuild

Hague plugs UK role in rebuild

Wednesday, 16 January 2013 11:18 p.m. by MediaStuff

British Foreign Secretary William Hague has raised the possibility of substantial British involvement in Christchurch's rebuild.

Hague tours Christchurch red zone today

Hague tours Christchurch red zone today

Wednesday, 16 January 2013 11:35 a.m. by MediaHerald

British Foreign Secretary William Hague lands in Christchurch today and has made touring the quake-battered inner city red zone a priority.On day two of his whistle-stop New Zealand visit, he will lay a wreath at the naval base...

$2b in payouts to be shared for land claims

$2b in payouts to be shared for land claims

Wednesday, 16 January 2013 8:14 a.m. by MediaHerald Popular

Canterbury property owners with earthquake-damaged land are likely to share some $2 billion in payouts as the Earthquake Commission gears up to settle land claims.

Hague to visit Christchurch

Hague to visit Christchurch

Wednesday, 16 January 2013 5:25 a.m. by Media3News

Visiting British Foreign Secretary William Hague will head to Christchurch today.

Project managers sought

Project managers sought

Tuesday, 15 January 2013 10:20 p.m. by MediaStuff

The Ministry of Health is hunting for project managers to drive the $650 million upgrade of the Christchurch and Burwood hospitals to give the medical redevelopment a running start.

Hague prioritises touring Christchurch red zone

Hague prioritises touring Christchurch red zone

Tuesday, 15 January 2013 9:37 a.m. by MediaHerald Popular

 

Securing insurance not as hard any more

Securing insurance not 'as hard' any more

Tuesday, 15 January 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Getting house and contents insurance in Canterbury has become easier, insurers say, but some earthquake-hit residents haven't got the message.

House buyers told to make them liveable

House buyers told to make them liveable

Tuesday, 15 January 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Christchurch landlords are being warned not to exploit tenants by renting out earthquake-damaged and potentially unhealthy houses.

Skills demands will be a problem

Skills demands will be a problem

Monday, 14 January 2013 8:19 a.m. by MediaThePress Popular

 

Warning for rebuild employers

Warning for rebuild employers

Monday, 14 January 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress Popular

 

Wrecked houses used as rentals

Wrecked houses used as rentals

Monday, 14 January 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Christchurch houses judged by insurance companies as too damaged to repair are being snapped up at bargain prices by savvy investors who are then renting them out for a high return.

Warning for rebuild employers

Warning for rebuild employers

Monday, 14 January 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Employers are responsible for those working on their sites, even if they have unknowingly employed someone working in the country illegally, Immigration New Zealand says.

Written off homes selling for rentals

Written off homes selling for rentals

Sunday, 13 January 2013 9:12 p.m. by MediaStuff

Houses judged by insurance companies as too damaged to repair are being snapped up at bargain prices by savvy investors who are then renting them out for a high return.

Lyttelton tunnel control building to be demolished

Lyttelton tunnel control building to be demolished

Sunday, 13 January 2013 9:46 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Work starts tomorrow on the demolition of the badly earthquake-damaged Lyttelton Tunnel control building.

Challenge points to hundreds of claims

Challenge points to hundreds of claims

Friday, 11 January 2013 10:27 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

A successful legal challenge against insurers could open the door for hundreds of settled earthquake claims to be revisited, a Christchurch lawyer says.

Jobless find work is not easy to locate

Jobless find work is not easy to locate

Friday, 11 January 2013 9:11 p.m. by MediaStuff

Sixteen-year-old Jolita Gray has been looking for a part-time job for almost a year.

Working with poo has its upsides

'Working with poo' has its upsides

Friday, 11 January 2013 7:52 a.m. by MediaThePress Popular

City leading house-price boom

City leading house-price boom

Friday, 11 January 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress Popular

 

Earthquake Commission refuses to reveal abestos info

Earthquake Commission refuses to reveal abestos info

Thursday, 10 January 2013 6:00 p.m. by Media3News Popular

The EQC is refusing to reveal which homes that it has repaired following the Christchurch quakes contain asbestos.

Calls for register of homes with asbestos

Calls for register of homes with asbestos

Thursday, 10 January 2013 8:45 a.m. by Media3News Popular

There are calls for a public register to be made of Christchurch homes containing potentially deadly asbestos.
Rather than removing the asbestos, it's been decided plasterboard will be used to encase it in more than 4000 earthquake-damaged homes due for repair.


Canterbury District Health Board medical officer of health Alistair Humphrey says future home owners unaware of the presence of asbestos could be put a risk if they disturb it, for example, while undertak ...

Brian Fallow: Rebuild vital catalyst for growth

Brian Fallow: Rebuild vital catalyst for growth

Thursday, 10 January 2013 6:30 a.m. by MediaHerald Popular

It needs to.

No need to tell of asbestos

No need to tell of asbestos

Thursday, 10 January 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Christchurch homes with asbestos concealed by earthquake repairs could be sold without the buyer being aware the hazardous subtance is present.

New library top Sumner priority

New library top Sumner priority

Thursday, 10 January 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

A new library is "the highest priority for Sumner", residents say.

Extra work lures builders south

Extra work lures builders south

Wednesday, 9 January 2013 11:02 p.m. by MediaStuff

Post-earthquake construction in Canterbury is the hotbed for residential construction nationwide although the number of new houses being built in Wellington is improving.

SOL Square may reopen by mid-year

SOL Square may reopen by mid-year

Wednesday, 9 January 2013 10:06 p.m. by MediaThePress Popular

 

Asbestos in 4000 Chch homes a landmine

Asbestos in 4000 Chch homes a 'landmine'

Wednesday, 9 January 2013 8:10 p.m. by Media3News

Plasterboard will be used to encase potentially deadly asbestos in more than 4000 earthquake-damaged Christchurch homes due for repair.

Quake cases may overload courts

Quake cases may overload courts

Wednesday, 9 January 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

A surge in earthquake-related legal challenges is the tip of the iceberg and could overload the court system, lawyers say.

Cantabrians spending up on repairs, renovations

Cantabrians spending up on repairs, renovations

Tuesday, 8 January 2013 11:15 p.m. by MediaThePress

 

Cantabrians spending up on repairs, renovations

Cantabrians spending up on repairs, renovations

Tuesday, 8 January 2013 11:00 p.m. by MediaStuff

Cantabrians are "getting on with life" and renovating and repairing their homes, the chief executive of national hardware retail chain Placemakers says.

Five vie for iconic city project

Five vie for 'iconic' city project

Tuesday, 8 January 2013 10:49 p.m. by MediaStuff

South Island tribe Ngai Tahu and the Australian firm that developed the Melbourne Convention Centre are among five who have made the shortlist for the iconic Christchurch Convention Centre project.

Five vie for iconic city project

Five vie for 'iconic' city project

Tuesday, 8 January 2013 10:49 p.m. by MediaThePress Popular

 

Asbestos in homes a health landmine

Asbestos in homes a 'health landmine'

Tuesday, 8 January 2013 10:34 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

Quake cases may overload courts

Quake cases may overload courts

Tuesday, 8 January 2013 10:26 p.m. by MediaStuff

 

Kaiapoi homes replaced by wide open green space

Kaiapoi homes replaced by wide open green space

Tuesday, 8 January 2013 8:46 p.m. by MediaStuff

One of Canterbury's first residential red-zone areas has been turned into one of the region's first earthquake-related green spaces.

Grass all that remains of neighbourhood

Grass all that remains of neighbourhood

Tuesday, 8 January 2013 5:22 p.m. by MediaStuff

One of Canterbury's first residential red-zoned areas has been turned into one of the region's first green space.

Sporting couple enrolled for rebuild

Sporting couple enrolled for rebuild

Tuesday, 8 January 2013 8:20 a.m. by MediaThePress

 

Key to unlocking quake secrets

Key to unlocking quake secrets

Tuesday, 8 January 2013 6:30 a.m. by MediaHerald Popular

 

Peninsula communities lose heart

Peninsula communities lose heart

Tuesday, 8 January 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

LOIS CAIRNS reports.

Trying to find staff a nightmare

Trying to find staff 'a nightmare'

Tuesday, 8 January 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress Popular

 

Unskilled migrants not answer

Unskilled migrants 'not answer'

Tuesday, 8 January 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

"Opening the floodgates" to unskilled immigrants is not the way to fill the growing numbers of job vacancies for Christchurch's rebuild, employment experts say.

Scot proud to create a legacy for new home

Scot proud to create a legacy for new home

Tuesday, 8 January 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Square within Christchurch Square gets go-ahead

Square within Christchurch Square gets go-ahead

Tuesday, 8 January 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Christchurch City Council plans to bring Cathedral Square back to life have been given the go-ahead.

Mercer Group readies for rebuild

Mercer Group readies for rebuild

Monday, 7 January 2013 11:42 p.m. by MediaStuff

Stainless steel manufacturer Mercer Group is readying itself for the Christchurch residential rebuild, hiring staff, upgrading its manufacturing base and adding sporting celebrities to its front line.

Big fight ahead for red-zoners

Big fight ahead for red-zoners

Monday, 7 January 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Christchurch red-zoners pursuing legal action against their insurers will likely have to go it alone.

Big fight ahead for red-zoners

Big fight ahead for red-zoners

Monday, 7 January 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

Have disaster? Willing helper

Have disaster? Willing helper

Saturday, 5 January 2013 10:28 a.m. by MediaStuff

Jason Pemberton first became seriously involved with the Student Volunteer Army when he was handed $50 and told to "go get these kids some food".

Troops become red-zone guides

Troops become red-zone guides

Friday, 4 January 2013 10:01 p.m. by MediaStuff

Soldiers manning central Christchurch cordons have become unofficial tour guides, dispensing advice on hotels and restaurants to tourists surveying the devastation in the heart of the city.

Young multi-millionaire looking forward to Christchurch rebuild

Young multi-millionaire looking forward to Christchurch rebuild

Friday, 4 January 2013 4:24 p.m. by Media3News Popular

Steve Brooks, a Christchurch entrepreneur who made a million dollars at 19, is looking forward to a rebuild business boom in 2013.

Cardboard cathedral work resumes in Chch

Cardboard cathedral work resumes in Chch

Friday, 4 January 2013 3:29 p.m. by Media3News Popular

Construction of Christchurch's cardboard cathedral will resume early next week, a church official says.

At (new) home for the holidays

At (new) home for the holidays

Thursday, 3 January 2013 11:20 p.m. by MediaStuff

It is a summer of settling into new neighbourhoods and unfamiliar homes for some Christchurch families.

Asbestos hazard in Christchurch CBD

Asbestos hazard in Christchurch CBD

Thursday, 3 January 2013 11:20 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular