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USAR team to give CTV evidence

USAR team to give CTV evidence

Tuesday, 4 December 2012 8:49 a.m. by MediaHerald

The actions of an Urban Search and Rescue team which tried to get to survivors trapped in the rubble of the CTV building will come under more scrutiny today.

Report into quakes due before Christmas

Report into quakes due before Christmas

Tuesday, 4 December 2012 12:01 a.m. by MediaStuff

The final part of the royal commission report on the Canterbury earthquakes will be released before Christmas, Prime Minister John Key says.

Multimillion-dollar complex for Christchurch site

Multimillion-dollar complex for Christchurch site

Monday, 3 December 2012 11:44 p.m. by MediaThePress

A five-storey glass-fronted complex of offices, shops and cafes will replace the demolished Amuri Courts and URS-Landsborough House buildings in central Christchurch.

Rockfall work stance upsets hill residents

Rockfall work stance upsets hill residents

Monday, 3 December 2012 11:44 p.m. by MediaStuff

Red-zoned Port Hills residents battling to stay in their homes are bitterly disappointed by a city council report that rejects putting public funding into private rockfall protection work.

CTV collapse: Widower asks for answers

CTV collapse: Widower asks for answers

Monday, 3 December 2012 8:06 p.m. by MediaStuff

The widower of a woman who died in the Canterbury Television (CTV) building says he just wants answers, not fingers pointed.

Cathedral decision planned for Feb

Cathedral decision planned for Feb

Monday, 3 December 2012 6:49 p.m. by MediaStuff

Anglican leaders hope to make a decision on the future of the Christ Church Cathedral by the end of February.

CTV victim believed she would be rescued

CTV victim believed she would be rescued

Monday, 3 December 2012 4:45 p.m. by Media3News

A woman trapped and injured in the CTV building told her husband that she wasn't scared because she had faith that rescuers would reach her.

USAR went above and beyond

USAR went 'above and beyond'

Monday, 3 December 2012 3:35 p.m. by MediaStuff

A rescue team buoyed by signs of life from within the collapsed Canterbury Television building rubble tried unsuccessfully to locate the void, an inquest has heard.

Widower of CTV victim gives evidence at inquest

Widower of CTV victim gives evidence at inquest

Monday, 3 December 2012 12:18 p.m. by Media3News

More than eight hours after the CTV building collapsed, Alex Cvetanova managed to contact his trapped wife via cellphone.

CTV victim called husband six times

CTV victim called husband six times

Monday, 3 December 2012 12:13 p.m. by MediaStuff

A woman trapped in the rubble of the collapsed Canterbury Television (CTV) building told her husband in one of their final calls she was scared but had faith in rescuers.

Quake-risk buildings could reopen

Quake-risk buildings could reopen

Monday, 3 December 2012 11:41 a.m. by MediaStuff

A raft of community facilities closed because they are considered earthquake-prone could be reopened if Christchurch City councillors agree to plans to re-think the danger threshold.

CTV inquest: Quake tragedy detailed

CTV inquest: Quake tragedy detailed

Monday, 3 December 2012 10:33 a.m. by MediaHerald

A woman trapped in the debris of the collapsed CTV building could hear her distraught husband shouting her name as he searched for her, an inquest was told today.English language student Dr Tamara Cvetanova survived when the six-storey...

CTV widower gives evidence

CTV widower gives evidence

Monday, 3 December 2012 10:14 a.m. by MediaStuff

A man who spoke to his wife trapped inside the Canterbury Television building collapse but never saw her alive again will speak at an inquest into her death.

Rockfall-threatened homes covered

Rockfall-threatened homes covered

Monday, 3 December 2012 7:20 a.m. by MediaStuff

Mayor not offended by cheeky protest

Mayor not offended by 'cheeky' protest

Monday, 3 December 2012 6:24 a.m. by Media3News

Christchurch's mayor is assuring New Brighton residents they're not being neglected following a cheeky protest.

Inquest into CTV earthquake deaths resumes

Inquest into CTV earthquake deaths resumes

Monday, 3 December 2012 5:19 a.m. by Media3News Popular

A coroner's inquest into deaths at the CTV building is resuming on Monday with footage available online.

Rain a missed resource

Rain 'a missed resource'

Monday, 3 December 2012 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Waimakariri repair jobs behind schedule

Waimakariri repair jobs behind schedule

Monday, 3 December 2012 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

 

Sumner, South Brighton to lose community facilities

Sumner, South Brighton to lose community facilities

Monday, 3 December 2012 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

Option to save homes dismissed

Option to save homes dismissed

Monday, 3 December 2012 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Dance in mall raises awareness on access

Dance in mall raises awareness on access

Sunday, 2 December 2012 9:45 p.m. by MediaThePress

A flash mob of able-bodied and disabled Cantabrians has launched a campaign for a truly accessible Christchurch.

Baring bums for Brighton

Baring bums for Brighton

Sunday, 2 December 2012 1:13 p.m. by MediaStuff

About 40 bare bums squared up to Christchurch city councillors Peter Beck and Glenn Livingstone on New Brighton beach this morning.

Cantabrians take to the streets, demanding democracy

Cantabrians take to the streets, demanding democracy

Saturday, 1 December 2012 3:33 p.m. by Media3News Popular

Hundreds of people are marching through Christchurch to protest about a lack of democracy over the rebuild of the quake-crippled city.

Property development fund targets rebuild action

Property development fund targets rebuild action

Saturday, 1 December 2012 11:59 a.m. by MediaThePress Popular

A new $20 million property development fund is being set up, partly to chase "good opportunities that will emerge" in the Christchurch rebuild in the next two years.

Bold ideas to bring life back to area

Bold ideas to bring life back to area

Saturday, 1 December 2012 11:55 a.m. by MediaThePress

Bold proposals for the regeneration of New Brighton have been welcomed by residents and business owners as a way to revitalise the seaside suburb.

Influx of Irish, British workers

Influx of Irish, British workers

Saturday, 1 December 2012 12:10 a.m. by MediaThePress

Up to 600 Irish and British workers are expected to flock to Christchurch over the next six months, an overseas recruitment expert says.

In memory of Yuki

In memory of Yuki

Friday, 30 November 2012 7:18 p.m. by Media3News Popular

Yuki Hamasaki was a student of the King's Education Language School and died in the CTV building last February.

CERA calls 55-second press conference

CERA calls 55-second press conference

Friday, 30 November 2012 5:11 p.m. by Media3News Popular

Christchurch Central Development Unit boss Warrick Issacs must have an itching to get home for the weekend.

October building consents dive

October building consents dive

Friday, 30 November 2012 2:43 p.m. by MediaThePress

New home construction has fallen in Christchurch and Canterbury at a time when a shortage of houses is pushing up prices and rents.

Red zone suburbs becoming huge wasteland

Red zone suburbs becoming huge wasteland

Friday, 30 November 2012 10:57 a.m. by MediaHerald Popular

The eastern suburbs red zone is quickly becoming a huge wasteland as houses disappear and nature takes over. And it looks like it will remain that way for many years.

Villages to house rebuild workers

'Villages' to house rebuild workers

Thursday, 29 November 2012 11:54 p.m. by MediaThePress Popular

A major international company that runs workers' camps around the world will manage two camps planned for Christchurch.

Owners in dark as fight for CBD site heats up

Owners in dark as fight for CBD site heats up

Thursday, 29 November 2012 11:54 p.m. by MediaThePress

The battle for Christchurch's City Mall is hotting up, with one of three competing developers' plans for a key riverfront site clearing a major hurdle.

Families query foreign appointment

Families query foreign appointment

Thursday, 29 November 2012 11:54 p.m. by MediaStuff

Families who lost loved ones in the Christchurch earthquake are asking why a Wellingtonian has been chosen to chair the Government's earthquake memorial committee.

Outsider heads quake memorial committee

Outsider heads quake memorial committee

Thursday, 29 November 2012 11:54 p.m. by MediaStuff

Families who lost loved ones in the Christchurch earthquake are asking why a Wellingtonian has been chosen to chair the Government's earthquake memorial committee.

Anglican Church looks outside Christchurch for financial help

Anglican Church looks outside Christchurch for financial help

Thursday, 29 November 2012 5:44 p.m. by Media3News Popular

A piece of Christchurch's cardboard cathedral is on display outside four major Anglican churches around the country.

Christchurchs missing wheelie bins

Christchurch's missing wheelie bins

Thursday, 29 November 2012 5:07 p.m. by Media3News

 

Powerless to stop heritage demolition

Powerless to stop heritage demolition

Thursday, 29 November 2012 3:36 p.m. by MediaStuff

City councillors frustrated at their powerlessness to stop heritage buildings from being demolished say it is another example of the loss of democracy in Christchurch.

Government receives CTV inquiry report

Government receives CTV inquiry report

Thursday, 29 November 2012 1:08 p.m. by Media3News

The royal commission's report on the collapse of the CTV building has been handed to the Government.

CTV families to see final report first

CTV families to see final report first

Thursday, 29 November 2012 12:08 p.m. by MediaStuff

Families of those killed in the Canterbury Television building collapse will see a report into the disaster before it is released publicly.

Transport plan misses opportunities

Transport plan 'misses opportunities'

Thursday, 29 November 2012 9:53 a.m. by MediaThePress

Christchurch's draft transport plan has "missed opportunities", a University of Canterbury transport expert says.

Entire city centre should be 30kmh

'Entire city centre should be 30kmh'

Thursday, 29 November 2012 9:53 a.m. by MediaThePress

Christchurch's city centre should have a 30kmh speed limit, a transport expert says.

Thumbs-up for $200m retail project

Thumbs-up for $200m retail project

Thursday, 29 November 2012 9:46 a.m. by MediaThePress Popular

 

Battle for city mall steps up

Battle for city mall steps up

Thursday, 29 November 2012 9:46 a.m. by MediaThePress

The battle for Christchurch's City Mall is hotting up with one of three competing developers' plans for a key riverfront site clearing a major hurdle.

Red zone workers told to cover up

Red zone workers told to cover up

Thursday, 29 November 2012 7:13 a.m. by Media3News Popular

Workers in Christchurch's central city red zone may not be able to wear shorts or T-shirts to work next year.

Prince Charles to judge building designs

Prince Charles to judge building designs

Wednesday, 28 November 2012 11:47 p.m. by MediaThePress

The Christchurch rebuild has been given the royal seal of approval, with Prince Charles agreeing to judge a design competition for a city centre site.

Crown eyes 104 CBD properties

Crown eyes 104 CBD properties

Wednesday, 28 November 2012 11:43 p.m. by MediaThePress Popular

The Crown is poised to spend tens of millions of dollars by early next year to buy the first tranche of land tagged for central-city anchor projects.

Chch rebuild may boost manufacturing

Chch rebuild may boost manufacturing

Wednesday, 28 November 2012 2:27 p.m. by Media3News

 

Wheelie bins go missing in Christchurch

Wheelie bins go missing in Christchurch

Wednesday, 28 November 2012 8:38 a.m. by MediaHerald Popular

Donor fronts to save Timeball Station

Donor fronts to save Timeball Station

Wednesday, 28 November 2012 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

A mystery donor has stepped in to help resurrect Lyttelton's earthquake-damaged Timeball Station.

Sinking homes in Canterbury

Sinking homes in Canterbury

Tuesday, 27 November 2012 7:25 p.m. by Media3News

Since the earthquakes parts of Christchurch have dropped by up to a metre.

From bad to worse for Shirtcliff

From bad to worse for Shirtcliff

Tuesday, 27 November 2012 5:14 p.m. by Media3News

Things are going from bad to worse for the fake engineer who supervised construction of the CTV building.

Property Matters: Seismic work put at $100b

Property Matters: Seismic work put at $100b

Tuesday, 27 November 2012 6:30 a.m. by MediaHerald Popular

Property sector could face bills dwarfing the leaky building issue.

Alpine Fault could send river through Christchurch

Alpine Fault could send river through Christchurch

Monday, 26 November 2012 2:19 p.m. by Media3News Popular

The 'Garden City' could have a new river to deal with in future years, if a newly published academic paper proves to be accurate.

Carlton Hotel rebuild begins

Carlton Hotel rebuild begins

Monday, 26 November 2012 1:26 p.m. by MediaStuff

The controversial third incarnation of the Carlton Hotel is underway.

Fulton Hogan profit plunges 89pc

Fulton Hogan profit plunges 89pc

Monday, 26 November 2012 1:00 p.m. by MediaHerald Popular

Fulton Hogan, the privately-held construction company, has slowed its growth aspirations across the Tasman after problems with a joint venture in New South Wales eroded earnings, leading to an 89 per cent drop in annual profit.

Cera calls on outside expertise to aid work

Cera calls on outside expertise to aid work

Monday, 26 November 2012 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

The Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority has halved the staff it employs from other organisations in the past year, but still gets nearly a fifth of its workforce elsewhere.

Bring students to town - Parker

Bring students to town - Parker

Monday, 26 November 2012 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress Popular

In a strong stand against the Government's central-city plans, Parker told The Press he felt duty bound to speak out after growing "increasingly concerned" over wasted opportunities in the rebuild - particularly the lack of incentive for young people to stay.

Quickfire demolition begins

Quickfire demolition begins

Sunday, 25 November 2012 8:59 a.m. by MediaStuff

A quick-fire demolition will see an eight-storey Christchurch building levelled this weekend.

Quickfire demolition underway

Quickfire demolition underway

Sunday, 25 November 2012 8:59 a.m. by MediaStuff

A quick-fire demolition will see an eight-storey Christchurch building levelled this weekend.

Criticism of quake response workers unfair, says researcher

Criticism of quake response workers unfair, says researcher

Sunday, 25 November 2012 8:16 a.m. by Media3News

A researcher looking into Christchurch's February earthquake says emergency services staff are being unfairly chastised for their actions.