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Funds help fight quake kids stress

Funds help fight quake kids' stress

Sunday, 17 February 2013 9:42 p.m. by MediaStuff

A $9.3 million Red Cross grant will help Canterbury children to laugh again, Parkview School principal Les Gray says.

Census campaign gears up

Census campaign gears up

Saturday, 16 February 2013 4:18 p.m. by Media3News

In the next few weeks 6.4 million forms will be delivered to households around New Zealand.

How one screw can level a home

How one screw can level a home

Saturday, 16 February 2013 11:43 a.m. by MediaThePress Popular

House foundations poured on top of the ground that can be re- levelled with the turn of a screw are the newest earthquake fix to appear in Christchurch.

Why a change in tack is well timed

Why a change in tack is well timed

Saturday, 16 February 2013 7:58 a.m. by MediaThePress

We now live in a city of rebuild, not recovery.

Ann Bowers: Whats the price of pain?

Ann Bowers: What's the price of pain?

Saturday, 16 February 2013 6:30 a.m. by MediaHerald

It's not normal to feel your pelvis break. It's not normal to be crushed smaller, smaller, smaller, until you can shrink no smaller. It's not normal to feel kilo after kilo, tonne after tonne land on your left hip and to wonder when...

Strengthen them or knock them down

Strengthen them or knock them down

Friday, 15 February 2013 11:18 p.m. by MediaStuff

Government proposals to force owners of earthquake-prone buildings to strengthen them or knock them down are backed by the Christchurch City Council.

Council backs assessment plans

Council backs assessment plans

Friday, 15 February 2013 11:18 p.m. by MediaStuff

Government proposals to force owners of earthquake-prone buildings to strengthen them or knock them down are backed by the Christchurch City Council.

Quake home claims are 52% settled

Quake home claims are 52% settled

Friday, 15 February 2013 10:39 p.m. by MediaStuff

New Zealand's biggest insurer says about 52 per cent of its Canterbury earthquake residential claims are settled or in progress, with priority now being given to "vulnerable" customers for repairs and rebuilds.

Manufacturers tell of doing hard yards

Manufacturers tell of doing hard yards

Friday, 15 February 2013 10:39 p.m. by MediaStuff

Christchurch clothing company Earth Sea Sky is the last specialised, high-quality Kiwi outdoor clothing brand to use New Zealand factories, co-owner Jane Ellis says.

Inmates to refurbish damaged housing

Inmates to refurbish damaged housing

Friday, 15 February 2013 9:17 p.m. by MediaStuff

Prisoners will soon help to repair Christchurch's earthquake-damaged social houses.

Christchurch on track for great future

Christchurch on track for 'great future'

Friday, 15 February 2013 5:46 p.m. by Media3News

Cordons around central Christchurch are set to shrink dramatically as the rebuild finally gets underway.

Building height restrictions planned

Building height restrictions planned

Friday, 15 February 2013 3:21 p.m. by MediaThePress

Building heights will be restricted to a maximum of four-storeys under a raft of planning rule changes being considered for the residential areas of Christchurch's city centre.

Half IAGs claims settled or underway

Half IAG's claims settled or underway

Friday, 15 February 2013 3:04 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

New Zealand's biggest insurer says about 52 per cent of its Christchurch residential claims have been settled or are in progress, with priority now being given to ''vulnerable'' customers.

Rebuild city replaces red zone

Rebuild city replaces red zone

Friday, 15 February 2013 12:06 p.m. by MediaStuff

Christchurch central city red zone is now "the rebuild zone" with new buildings underway and 16,000 new jobs created over the last year.

NZ First pledges full red zone payout

NZ First pledges full red zone payout

Friday, 15 February 2013 11:44 a.m. by Media3News

Christchurch's uninsured red zone property owners will get the other half of a compensation offer if NZ First is part of the next government.

Red zone to shrink for hotel, students

Red zone to shrink for hotel, students

Friday, 15 February 2013 11:08 a.m. by MediaStuff

Central city cordons will be reduced by May, says MP Gerry Brownlee.

Christchurch: Off the ropes - fighting fit

Christchurch: Off the ropes - fighting fit

Friday, 15 February 2013 10:30 a.m. by MediaHerald Popular

When a TV network decides to make a reality show called My Job From Hell Tim Hunter will probably feature in the first episode.

Media fly in for red zone tour

Media fly in for red zone tour

Friday, 15 February 2013 10:07 a.m. by MediaStuff

About 40 print, radio and broadcast journalists from around New Zealand have gathered in Christchurch ahead of the second anniversary of the devastating February 2011 quake.

Quake City reflects loss and recovery

Quake City reflects loss and recovery

Friday, 15 February 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Tragedy, heroism and humour were all on display at the opening of a new exhibition on Christchurch's earthquakes.

PHOTOS: Quake City exhibition opens in Christchurch

PHOTOS: Quake City exhibition opens in Christchurch

Thursday, 14 February 2013 5:02 p.m. by Media3News Popular

Hundreds of Canterbury's local leaders attended the launch of an earthquake museum in central Christchurch last night.

Microsoft helps non-profit organisations in Chch

Microsoft helps non-profit organisations in Chch

Thursday, 14 February 2013 12:46 p.m. by PRNews Popular

The Ministry of Social Development (MSD) and Microsoft New Zealand today announced a joint project in Christchurch to strengthen the technology capability of 50 not-for-profit organisations - some badly affected by the Canterbury earthquakes.

Billions still to be spent on Christchurch roads

Billions still to be spent on Christchurch roads

Thursday, 14 February 2013 11:59 a.m. by Media3News

Road workers are less than a third of the way through repairs to Christchurch roads and transport infrastructure.

Chch roadworks to ramp up

Chch roadworks to ramp up

Thursday, 14 February 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress Popular

Christchurch motorists should not expect any respite soon from seemingly endless roadworks, detours and road closures across the city.

Plea for traffic lights at supermarket

Plea for traffic lights at supermarket

Thursday, 14 February 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

A supermarket giant is refusing to replace one of its earthquake-hit Christchurch stores until traffic lights are installed at the site.

Plea for traffic light at supermarket

Plea for traffic light at supermarket

Thursday, 14 February 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress Popular

A supermarket giant is refusing to replace one of its earthquake-hit Christchurch stores until traffic lights are installed on the site.

Reinsurance fee rises likely past peak

Reinsurance fee rises 'likely past peak'

Thursday, 14 February 2013 12:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

The Earthquake Commission expects to pay up to $160 million this year for reinsurance, four times as much as before the earthquakes.

“Quake City” exhibition to open in Christchurch

“Quake City” exhibition to open in Christchurch

Wednesday, 13 February 2013 3:19 p.m. by Media3News Popular

A new interactive exhibition commemorating the Canterbury earthquakes will open in Christchurch’s former red zone on Friday.

No conflict of interest - Shipley

No conflict of interest - Shipley

Wednesday, 13 February 2013 11:32 a.m. by MediaStuff

Former Prime Minister Jenny Shipley says she "absolutely rejects" suggestions there is a conflict of interest in her role as a former director with Mainzeal while also sitting on the Christchurch Earthquake Recovery Authority Review panel.

Grants offered to quake-affected children

Grants offered to quake-affected children

Wednesday, 13 February 2013 10:30 a.m. by MediaStuff

Canterbury children struggling with earthquake-related issues can now access $9.3 million worth of grants.

Backpackers recruited for rebuild

Backpackers recruited for rebuild

Wednesday, 13 February 2013 8:11 a.m. by MediaThePress Popular

A national recruitment firm says it could be filling an extra 20 positions a week for the Christchurch rebuild if enough suitable people were available.

Brutal reality check for AMI customers

'Brutal reality check' for AMI customers

Wednesday, 13 February 2013 8:03 a.m. by MediaStuff

Up to $400 million of taxpayer funds will be needed to settle AMI's Canterbury earthquake claims.

Canterbury drives $46b building boom

Canterbury drives $46b building boom

Wednesday, 13 February 2013 7:53 a.m. by MediaThePress

New Zealand's building industry will boom in the next five years with work worth about $46 billion and driven by the Christchurch recovery, BIS Shrapnel says.

Some locals unhappy at removal of quake-damaged Christchurch bridge

Some locals unhappy at removal of quake-damaged Christchurch bridge

Tuesday, 12 February 2013 5:10 p.m. by Media3News

Some residents think Christchurch's damaged Medway Street Bridge should have been left as an earthquake memorial.

First cardboard tubes of cathedral in place

First cardboard tubes of cathedral in place

Tuesday, 12 February 2013 1:20 p.m. by Media3News Popular

The first cardboard tubes are going up on what will be Christchurch's new cardboard cathedral.

Christchurch rental woes to be surveyed

Christchurch rental woes to be surveyed

Tuesday, 12 February 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Thousands of Canterbury renters will be asked to share their stories as the Tenants Protection Association (TPA) determines whether there is a "housing crisis" in Christchurch.

Tiler loses all his gear to thoughtless thief

Tiler loses all his gear to thoughtless thief

Tuesday, 12 February 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Three days after arriving in Christchurch to help with the rebuild, Luke Smith lost almost everything he owned.

Symbolic bridge to be put in storage

Symbolic bridge to be put in storage

Monday, 11 February 2013 8:54 p.m. by MediaStuff

Work to remove the Medway St footbridge in Christchurch is set to begin today.

SFO: intervention averted fraud in Christchurch rebuild

SFO: intervention averted fraud in Christchurch rebuild

Monday, 11 February 2013 6:37 p.m. by Media3News

The Serious Fraud Office believes early intervention has averted potentially massive fraud in the Christchurch rebuild.

Roger Sutton to field readers questions

Roger Sutton to field readers' questions

Monday, 11 February 2013 3:21 p.m. by MediaThePress

A key figure in the rebuilding of Christchurch will answer readers' questions live on press.co.nz tomorrow, 10 days before the second anniversary of the February earthquake.

Work begins on $5.3m Cardboard Cathedral

Work begins on $5.3m Cardboard Cathedral

Monday, 11 February 2013 10:57 a.m. by MediaHerald Popular

 

Rocky time exposes the importance of a continuity plan

Rocky time exposes the importance of a continuity plan

Monday, 11 February 2013 6:30 a.m. by MediaHerald

 

Small business: Winds of opportunity drive Zeffer

Small business: Winds of opportunity drive Zeffer

Monday, 11 February 2013 6:30 a.m. by MediaHerald

 

Cardboard cathedral on must see list

Cardboard cathedral on 'must see' list

Monday, 11 February 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Christchurch's Anglican cardboard cathedral may be months from completion, but it has already been crowned a world attraction by one of Australia's biggest newspapers.

Christchurch art project taking off

Christchurch art project taking off

Sunday, 10 February 2013 8:52 p.m. by MediaHerald

 

Long rumble felt in Canterbury

'Long rumble' felt in Canterbury

Sunday, 10 February 2013 10:26 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Cantabrians have been shaken by a magnitude 3.8 tremor this morning. 

Canterbury Brewery sign comes down in central Christchurch

Canterbury Brewery sign comes down in central Christchurch

Saturday, 9 February 2013 4:44 p.m. by Media3News Popular

The fabric of Christchurch changed again this morning with the start of one of the city's most recognisable buildings coming down.

Is the Christchurch recovery plan green enough?

Is the Christchurch recovery plan green enough?

Saturday, 9 February 2013 10:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

For two years Christchurch residents have dreamed they will be getting back a new, green, sustainable city. But will they? JOHN McCRONE investigates.

Step-by-step revival of Arts Centres heritage

Step-by-step revival of Arts Centre's heritage

Friday, 8 February 2013 11:16 p.m. by MediaStuff

The Great Hall at the Christchurch Arts Centre teems with activity.

Parata accused of PR trip ahead of closures

Parata accused of PR trip ahead of closures

Friday, 8 February 2013 5:12 p.m. by Media3News

Controversial Minister of Education Hekia Parata visited an empty site in North Canterbury this afternoon.

Desperate time for Christchurch renters

Desperate time for Christchurch renters

Friday, 8 February 2013 5:01 p.m. by Media3News Popular

Campbell Live meets a hardworking Christchurch couple, with a young child, who are currently staying in motor camps.

How much shaking did you feel?

How much shaking did you feel?

Friday, 8 February 2013 11:04 a.m. by MediaStuff

Scientists are knocking on Christchurch doors to find out how much shaking residents experienced in the February 2011 earthquake.

Time-lapse reveals Clarendons fate

Time-lapse reveals Clarendon's fate

Friday, 8 February 2013 10:04 a.m. by MediaStuff

The Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority (Cera) has released a time-lapse video of the Christchurch CBD, taken between February 1, 2012 and January 31, 2013.

Scam uses Christchurch rebuild jobs as bait

Scam uses Christchurch rebuild jobs as bait

Friday, 8 February 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

An Indian fraudster posing as an agent for a New Zealand recruitment company has scammed thousands of dollars from Indian workers hoping to get a job in the Christchurch rebuild.

Rebuild boosts jobs growth

Rebuild boosts jobs growth

Thursday, 7 February 2013 11:52 p.m. by MediaThePress

Canterbury unemployment has hit a new low in the period since the earthquakes began, and is expected to fall further.

Indian scammer offers $1.50 an hour

Indian scammer offers $1.50 an hour

Thursday, 7 February 2013 11:36 p.m. by MediaThePress

An Indian fraudster posing as an agent for a New Zealand recruitment company has scammed thousands of dollars from Indian workers hoping to get a job in the Christchurch rebuild.

Scam uses rebuild jobs as bait

Scam uses rebuild jobs as bait

Thursday, 7 February 2013 11:36 p.m. by MediaThePress

An Indian fraudster posing as an agent for a New Zealand recruitment company has scammed thousands of dollars from Indian workers hoping to get a job in the Christchurch rebuild.

Gingerbread quake model sweet as

Gingerbread quake model 'sweet as'

Thursday, 7 February 2013 11:36 p.m. by MediaStuff

An earthquake-damaged Christchurch landmark may have a fairytale ending.

Scientists to scour quake-hit suburbs for data

Scientists to scour quake-hit suburbs for data

Thursday, 7 February 2013 5:21 p.m. by MediaHerald Popular

Teams of scientists will scour the quake-shattered eastern suburbs of Christchurch over the next fortnight to gather vital information to improve earthquake hazard and risk assessments in New Zealand.

Hornby mall upgrade halted

Hornby mall upgrade halted

Thursday, 7 February 2013 4:26 p.m. by MediaThePress

Mainzeal's key partner in the Christchurch rebuild says home repairs will not be delayed, but cannot give such assurance to commercial customers.

Workers return hundreds to elderly Christchurch couple

Workers return hundreds to elderly Christchurch couple

Thursday, 7 February 2013 4:04 p.m. by Media3News

An elderly couple can't believe their luck after a demolition worker returned hundreds of euros lost in the quake.