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SH 73 (Yaldhurst Road) REPOENED between Pound & Masham/Russley Roads

SH 73 (Yaldhurst Road) REPOENED between Pound & Masham/Russley Roads

Monday, 24 November 2014 9:32 p.m. by Transport4chch

State Highway 73 Yaldhurst Road has been REOPENED following the earlier crash. We thank road users for their patience.  

SH 73 (Yaldhurst Road) CLOSED between Pound & Masham/Russley Roads

SH 73 (Yaldhurst Road) CLOSED between Pound & Masham/Russley Roads

Monday, 24 November 2014 5:32 p.m. by Transport4chch

Police have closed State Highway 73 (Yaldhurst Road) between Pound Road and Masham/Russley Road intersection due to a crash. We will update as we get further.

SH 1 REOPENED at Templeton – Fatal Crash

SH 1 REOPENED at Templeton – Fatal Crash

Monday, 24 November 2014 3:45 p.m. by Transport4chch

State Highway One at Templeton has now REOPENED.  

Rebuild Activity Around the Central City Avon River

Rebuild Activity Around the Central City Avon River

Monday, 24 November 2014 1:57 p.m. by Swiggs Popular

There is so much talk around Christchurch about the pace of the rebuild. The main commentators in the media say that it is to slow. There could be some truth to this and there probably needs to be a full and frank discussion about it. From the discussion I have had with many over the previous months there is a slide in optimism especially for smalle players feelling the inflation pinch.  

Travelling home from the city tonight?

Travelling home from the city tonight?

Monday, 24 November 2014 10:43 a.m. by Transport4chch

Planning your journey home from work in the city? 

Tuam Street changes from Monday 24th November

Tuam Street changes from Monday 24th November

Monday, 24 November 2014 7:30 a.m. by Transport4chch

Changes to Tuam Street are underway as part of the city transport changes. 

Key Traffic Changes  – Moorhouse/Hagley Ave intersection & Hospital Corner

Key Traffic Changes – Moorhouse/Hagley Ave intersection & Hospital Corner

Monday, 24 November 2014 7:13 a.m. by Transport4chch

From Monday November 24th changes in road layouts and reduced lanes will be in place at the intersection of Riccarton Ave and Hagley Ave.

Poor repairs to haunt buyers

Poor repairs to haunt buyers

Sunday, 23 November 2014 10:38 p.m. by MediaThePress

The reselling of Christchurch homes with shoddy earthquake repairs has been likened to the leaky homes scandal.

Opportunity knocks for rapid rebuilder

Opportunity knocks for rapid rebuilder

Saturday, 22 November 2014 11:32 a.m. by MediaThePress

The inside story is never exactly what you expect. By rights, with the massive risks he is racking up, developer Richard Diver should be a bag of nerves. But there he sits with a constant grin on his face.

Long wait for repairs to house pushes couple to limit

Long wait for repairs to house pushes couple to limit

Friday, 21 November 2014 11:18 p.m. by MediaThePress

Susan Walton is fed up with waiting.

Rebuild spend $250m short  of target

Rebuild spend $250m short of target

Friday, 21 November 2014 10:30 p.m. by MediaThePress

The Christchurch City Council is already expecting to under-deliver on its earthquake rebuild programme by more than $250 million this financial year.

Women in trades: it’s a good fit

Women in trades: it’s a good fit

Friday, 21 November 2014 3:58 p.m. by GovtBeehive

Louise Upston - Women in trades: it’s a good fit

CBD – Available Routes Map 21st November – 28th November

CBD – Available Routes Map 21st November – 28th November

Friday, 21 November 2014 1:01 p.m. by Transport4chch

For available routes around the Central City please find below the CBD network map. This is updated weekly. Please click here to download the network map  -  Available Routes

Arts crucial for the rebuild

Arts crucial for the rebuild

Friday, 21 November 2014 10:51 a.m. by MediaThePress

Key Traffic Changes  – Moorhouse/Hagley Ave intersection from Saturday

Key Traffic Changes – Moorhouse/Hagley Ave intersection from Saturday

Friday, 21 November 2014 8:45 a.m. by Transport4chch

From early Saturday 22nd November major traffic changes will take place at the intersection of Hagley Ave/Moorhouse Ave corner. These changes are permanent and part of the Central City transport projects under the umbrella of An Accessible City – the …

IAGs Canterbury Recovery team Contribute To New Show, Covered

IAG's Canterbury Recovery team Contribute To New Show, Covered

Thursday, 20 November 2014 2:56 p.m. by IAGinsurance

IAG’s Canterbury Recovery team has been taking part in Canterbury TV’s (CTV) new weekly show, Covered, which looks to provide a behind the scenes update on how residential rebuilds are progressing post-quake in Canterbury.

Ferry Road intersection at AMI Stadium from 9am today

Ferry Road intersection at AMI Stadium from 9am today

Thursday, 20 November 2014 2:10 p.m. by Transport4chch

Ferry Road major intersection near Jade/ AMI Stadium 3-day closure 9 am Friday 21 November – early Monday 24 November We expect delays particularly for Sumner bound traffic tonight and advise to avoid the area or adjust your time of …

Fendalton Road Bridge work starts Monday 24th November

Fendalton Road Bridge work starts Monday 24th November

Thursday, 20 November 2014 2:02 p.m. by Transport4chch

From Monday 24th November work begins at the Fendalton Road Bridge at the intersection of Deans Ave and Harper Ave will be reduce the westbound lanes on the bridge to one lane. 

Dyers Pass Road Closure from Monday 24th November

Dyers Pass Road Closure from Monday 24th November

Thursday, 20 November 2014 1:39 p.m. by Transport4chch

From 

KEY TRAFFIC CHANGES – Moorhouse/Hagley Ave intersection from Friday 21st November

KEY TRAFFIC CHANGES – Moorhouse/Hagley Ave intersection from Friday 21st November

Thursday, 20 November 2014 1:18 p.m. by Transport4chch

Click  for all information you need to know how to get around these changes.

Home owners offered free healthy home assessments

Home owners offered free healthy home assessments

Thursday, 20 November 2014 11:27 a.m. by GovtCCC Recommended Popular

Christchurch people rebuilding or repairing their earthquake damaged homes can now get free advice to ensure they are warm, dry and energy efficient.

Isaac Theatre Royal Opening Week – Travel Advisory

Isaac Theatre Royal Opening Week – Travel Advisory

Thursday, 20 November 2014 7:00 a.m. by Transport4chch

Patrons attending performances at the Isaac Theatre Royal from Monday 17 November are encouraged to plan their journey into the central city to minimise delays. 

Replica of The Press building planned

Replica of The Press building planned

Wednesday, 19 November 2014 11:25 p.m. by MediaThePress

Christchurch's historic The Press building could be rebuilt on its Cathedral Square site - as a hotel.

CTV News - Isaac Theatre Royal

CTV News - Isaac Theatre Royal

Wednesday, 19 November 2014 8:02 p.m. by MediaCTV

 

Kahu Road Bridge – Now Open

Kahu Road Bridge – Now Open

Tuesday, 18 November 2014 9:49 p.m. by Transport4chch Popular

The Kahu Road bridge is now open to all traffic from this evening. 

Cera rarely sought input on projects

Cera rarely sought input on projects

Tuesday, 18 November 2014 9:43 p.m. by MediaThePress

The Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority (Cera) has consulted the wider public on just two of Christchurch's 12 central city anchor projects.

Stranges and Glendenning Hill Building

Stranges and Glendenning Hill Building

Tuesday, 18 November 2014 6:00 a.m. by ArchitectureNow

Isaac Theatre Royal prepares for opening night

Isaac Theatre Royal prepares for opening night

Monday, 17 November 2014 4:50 p.m. by MediaThePress

DIY madness has taken over the foyer of the Isaac Theatre Royal as contractors, cleaners and bar staff complete last-minute work in the run-up to tonight's grand opening.

Anniversary ceremony celebrates rebuilt Ballantynes fire memorial

Anniversary ceremony celebrates rebuilt Ballantynes fire memorial

Monday, 17 November 2014 10:20 a.m. by GovtCCC Popular

A special ceremony will be held tomorrow to celebrate the completed rebuild of the Ballantynes fire memorial.

Key Traffic Changes in the East – from Monday 17th November

Key Traffic Changes in the East – from Monday 17th November

Monday, 17 November 2014 8:30 a.m. by Transport4chch

From Monday, 17 November, key roads into and out of New Brighton will be affected by temporary, one-way traffic management. (See map)  Three SCIRT teams are working in three nearby areas, plus SCIRT’s Fletcher team is installing vacuum chambers in …

Key Traffic Changes in the East

Key Traffic Changes in the East

Monday, 17 November 2014 8:30 a.m. by Transport4chch

From Monday, 17 November, key roads into and out of New Brighton will be affected by temporary, one-way traffic management. (See map)  Three SCIRT teams are working in three nearby areas, plus SCIRT’s Fletcher team is installing vacuum chambers in …

Planned Northern Arterial/Cranford Street upgrade – Have Your Say

Planned Northern Arterial/Cranford Street upgrade – Have Your Say

Sunday, 16 November 2014 1:26 p.m. by Transport4chch

Christchurch City Council and the NZ Transport Agency are inviting submissions on four connected projects aiming to ease travel to and from areas north of the city. The City Council is applying to designate land for a new road called …

Green MP: Locals need voice in rebuild

Green MP: Locals need voice in rebuild

Sunday, 16 November 2014 11:48 a.m. by MediaThePress

The Government should be giving more voice to locals, not "rebuild bureaucrats" in Wellington, a Green Party MP says.

Riccarton NZ Cup Day – Traffic Advisory Saturday 15th November

Riccarton NZ Cup Day – Traffic Advisory Saturday 15th November

Friday, 14 November 2014 7:44 a.m. by Transport4chch

Saturday 15th November is the NZ Cup at Riccarton racecourse. We advise that motorists need to be prepared for increased traffic and delays in the area on these roads in particular surrounding the racecourse when gates open at 9.00am and …

Go-ahead for first Central City transport projects – from Nov 21st

Go-ahead for first Central City transport projects – from Nov 21st

Friday, 14 November 2014 7:15 a.m. by Transport4chch

Go-ahead for first Central City transport projects Christchurch has taken the first steps towards a modern central city transport network that works for all kinds of travel. Christchurch City Council today gave its approval for designs for the first two …

Issac Theatre Royal Opening Monday 17th November – Travel Advisory

Issac Theatre Royal Opening Monday 17th November – Travel Advisory

Thursday, 13 November 2014 3:45 p.m. by Transport4chch

Patrons attending the opening night and subsequent performances at the Isaac Theatre Royal on Monday 17 November are encouraged to plan their journey into the central city to minimise delays. Gloucester Street is currently is westbound only between Manchester and …

Isaac Theatre Royal Opening Monday 17th November – Travel Advisory

Isaac Theatre Royal Opening Monday 17th November – Travel Advisory

Thursday, 13 November 2014 3:45 p.m. by Transport4chch

Patrons attending the opening night and subsequent performances at the Isaac Theatre Royal on Monday 17 November are encouraged to plan their journey into the central city to minimise delays. Gloucester Street is currently is westbound only between Manchester and …

CBD – Available Routes Map 14th November – 21st November

CBD – Available Routes Map 14th November – 21st November

Thursday, 13 November 2014 3:00 p.m. by Transport4chch

For available routes around the Central City please find below the CBD network map. This is updated weekly. Please click here to download the network map  -  Available Routes Map

Cera study urging swift transition

Cera study urging swift transition

Wednesday, 12 November 2014 10:38 p.m. by MediaThePress

The Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority (Cera) is urging further collaboration between central and local government despite recent improvements in the once-frosty relationship.

Elderly homeowners dying before houses are repaired

Elderly homeowners dying before houses are repaired

Wednesday, 12 November 2014 2:32 p.m. by MediaThePress

Elderly people are dying before their houses are rebuilt or repaired, an older persons advocate says.

Canterbury A & P Show – Travel Advisory

Canterbury A & P Show – Travel Advisory

Tuesday, 11 November 2014 12:59 p.m. by Transport4chch

Visitors to the Canterbury A & P Show are advised to plan their journey to minimise delays. 

NZ Cup Day – Traffic Advisory

NZ Cup Day – Traffic Advisory

Tuesday, 11 November 2014 6:55 a.m. by Transport4chch

Today is NZ Cup Day at Addington Raceway. 

Traffic Advisory: NZ Cup Day

Traffic Advisory: NZ Cup Day

Tuesday, 11 November 2014 6:55 a.m. by Transport4chch

Today is NZ Cup Day at Addington Raceway. We advise that motorists need to be prepared for increased traffic and delays in the area. We expect delays on these intersections throughout the day from increased traffic, particularly this morning when …

Tram/Traffic changes from Tuesday 11th November

Tram/Traffic changes from Tuesday 11th November

Monday, 10 November 2014 1:10 p.m. by Transport4chch

From Tuesday 11th November the Christchurch tram is extending it’s service and will travel in a clockwise loop. 

The dangers from dust

The dangers from dust

Monday, 10 November 2014 11:12 a.m. by MediaThePress

Flood plan will increase cost of rebuild

Flood plan 'will increase cost of rebuild'

Monday, 10 November 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Proposed changes to Christchurch's planning rules will create significant delays and add costs to earthquake rebuild programmes, insurers say.

Central City – from Monday 10th November

Central City – from Monday 10th November

Friday, 7 November 2014 5:45 p.m. by Transport4chch

Ongoing:   Cathedral Square (southeast quadrant) Closed between Worcester and Hereford for tram works – follow signed detours Fitzgerald Ave - southbound – lane drop between Tuam and St Asaph Streets  and no right turn from Fitzgerald into St Asaph; no entry …

Progressing summer repairs

Progressing summer repairs

Friday, 7 November 2014 4:28 p.m. by FletcherEQR

Tree felling will cause delays on Western Corridor

Tree felling will cause delays on Western Corridor

Friday, 7 November 2014 4:26 p.m. by Transport4chch Popular

Motorists are being warned of delays on State Highway 1 to the west of Christchurch this weekend as work begins to fell 300 to 400 mature eucalyptus trees. The NZ Transport Agency’s State Highway Manager Colin Knaggs says trees will …

Johns Road (SH1)- delays expected this weekend

Johns Road (SH1)- delays expected this weekend

Friday, 7 November 2014 4:26 p.m. by Transport4chch

Motorists are being warned of delays on State Highway 1 to the west of Christchurch this weekend as work begins to fell 300 to 400 mature eucalyptus trees. The NZ Transport Agency’s State Highway Manager Colin Knaggs says trees will …

Humphries Drive, Ferrymead – one way back in place Monday 10 November

Humphries Drive, Ferrymead – one way back in place Monday 10 November

Friday, 7 November 2014 4:00 p.m. by Transport4chch

Humphries Drive, Ferrymead  from Ferry Road traffic lights will be one way city bound Monday 10 November from 6am – 3pm. . Ferry Road city bound towards Humphries Drive is reduced to one lane approaching the intersection. There will be delays …

Linwood Ave – expect delays at Buckleys/Aldwins intersection Monday morning

Linwood Ave – expect delays at Buckleys/Aldwins intersection Monday morning

Friday, 7 November 2014 3:30 p.m. by Transport4chch

Works on Linwood Ave on the approaches to the Buckleys/Aldwins intersection will cause delays particularly during peak travel times. Linwood Ave city bound approaching Buckleys/Aldwins intersection will be reduced to one lane on Monday 10 November.  Linwood Ave towards Dyers …

CBD – Available Routes Map 7 November – 14 November

CBD – Available Routes Map 7 November – 14 November

Friday, 7 November 2014 3:00 p.m. by Transport4chch

For available routes around the Central City please find below the CBD network map. This is updated weekly. Please click here to download the network map  -  Available Routes Map

Older Generations Open Letter

Older Generations Open Letter

Thursday, 6 November 2014 4:05 p.m. by JohnPatterson Popular

Dear Minister Gerry Brownlee , Roger Sutton,  Mayor Lianne Dalziel, Ian Simpson CEO EQC, Tim Grafton CEO of the Insurance Council, Insurers and all those who call the shots in our city:

Majestic Church disappointed by council decision

Majestic Church disappointed by council decision

Thursday, 6 November 2014 3:50 p.m. by PRNews Popular

Majestic Church leaders say they are deeply disappointed by yesterday’s Christchurch City Council decision to decline resource consent for their proposed community complex, on the corner of Kilmore and Montreal streets.

Canty creates half NZs new jobs

Canty creates half NZ's new jobs

Wednesday, 5 November 2014 11:39 p.m. by MediaThePress

Canterbury is leading national employment growth, with 34,400 jobs created in the past 12 months.

Could the east side be a new Eden?

Could the east side be a new Eden?

Wednesday, 5 November 2014 10:11 a.m. by MediaThePress

Rough roads, red-zone land reverting back to nature, a fractured community: It seems incredible to imagine that the earthquake-devastated east side of Christchurch could become an ecological treasure, a local food source and even an international tourist attraction.

Ferry Road to Humphries city bound – expect delays

Ferry Road to Humphries city bound – expect delays

Wednesday, 5 November 2014 7:00 a.m. by Transport4chch

Humphries Drive city bound from Ferry Road is one way city bound. Ferry Road city bound towards Humphries Drive is reduced to one lane – and there will be delays through this area.