Road users may experience some delays in the Tuam St/Antigua St area. A section of Tuam St has been closed while a gas leak is repaired. Please consider alternative routes where possible.
Work on a multi-million-dollar light industrial multi-use business park in Christchurch is underway, with the first diggers breaking ground.
What is resilience. Well resilience is not remaining strong in the face of adversity – that’s Stoicism.
Committee recommends restoration of significant heritage landmark
It's healthy, economical, and good for the environment - so why aren't more of us getting on our bikes?
People dressed as giant bacon butties surprised road workers with the real deal.
Opawa Bridge will function under a manual stop/go operation for the completion of sealing works which did not get completed over the weekend closure due to bad weather. The Stop/Go will be in place from 7pm on Wednesday 11 December …
The biggest building and construction boom in 40 years in New Zealand is kicking off and tipped to peak in 2016 when $32 billion is forecast to be spent in that year, a new report says.
A new exemption to low-deposit mortgage rules is "great news" for builders and people looking to get a new home, says one of Christchurch's big building firms.
Route – Orbiter Road – Frankleigh St Date – 11 Dec & 12 Dec 7pm – 7am daily (at night only) On Wednesday 11 December and Thursday 12 December all buses will be detouring at night between 7pm and 7am …
Christchurch painter and decorator Tessa Gregory says enrolling in the He Toki ki te Rika (MÄori trades training) programme at CPIT was one of the best decisions she has ever made.
Opawa Bridge will function under a manual stop/go operation for the completion of sealing works which did not get completed over the weekend closure due to bad weather.
Opawa Bridge will function under a manual stop/go operation for the completion of sealing works which did not get completed over the weekend closure due to bad weather. The Stop/Go will be in place from 7pm on Tuesday 10 December …
Two of the city's most prized heritage buildings have been under-insured.
The Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority (Cera) has defended a big spike in its staff numbers, saying the jobs reflect the state of the recovery.
An insurance shortfall means the Christchurch City Council will need to find between $3 million and $5m if it wants to stabilise and restore one of the city's most prized heritage buildings.
The University of Canterbury (UC) announced today it plans to take some pressure off the Christchurch housing market by building accommodation for students in partnership with the private sector.
Opawa Bridge will function under a manual stop/go operation for the completion of sealing works which did not get completed over the weekend closure due to bad weather. The Stop/Go will be in place from 8pm on Tuesday 9 December …
South Brighton’s Bridge Street bridge will be closed to all traffic, including pedestrians and cyclists, 13-16 December, from 6.30 pm Friday night to 6 am Monday morning.
Staff numbers at the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority (Cera) have more than doubled in the past 18 months and more recruitment is planned next year.
Theoretical building consents are being issued to Christchurch homeowners disputing proposed earthquake repairs with their insurer.
About 100 buildings are left to be demolished in Christchurch's central city.
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Today, Education Minister Hekia Parata met with Christchurch’s mayor Hon Lianne Dalziel to brief her on the 10 year programme of restoring and renewing schools in greater Christchurch following the earthquakes.
Christchurch has a rare opportunity to develop a better functioning transport network that incorporates a connected network of cycleways say two Dutch transport experts.
Housing Minister Dr Nick Smith today welcomed the release of the Land Use Recovery Plan by Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee.
Christchurch City Council endorses in principle the Land Use Recovery Plan (LURP) which has been approved by the Minister for Canterbury Earthquake Recovery today (Friday 6 December).
Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee says the creation of the Land Use Recovery Plan (LURP) will go a long way towards easing housing pressures, with new options for development across greater Christchurch.
From next month, motorists on State Highways 1 and 76 driving into and around Christchurch will have access to real-time travel information.
Two new Christchurch City Council car parks will open to the public on Monday 9 December.
The following bus routes will be affected by either road works or events which require detours to be implemented. for full details on the detours click on the routes below or go to
Motorists are advised the Heathcote River Bridge on State Highway 76 will be closed to traffic again this weekend as part of the scheduled works.
The following bus routes will be affected by either road works or events which require detours to be implemented. for full details on the detours click on the routes below or go to www.metroinfo.co.nz. Victoria St/ Montreal St – Route …
Hundreds of rebuild workers have been given a grim wake-up call in a bid to avoid a legacy of danger and asbestos-related deaths.
For available routes around the Central City please find below the CBD network map. This is updated weekly and is available via our website and The Press newspaper on Saturdays. Please click here to download the network map – Available Routes Map
About six weeks ago when Rosemary Nolan fell sick and thought she was going to die, she started worrying that her family might have to deal with her earthquake wrangles.
The gardens are established, the houses are grand, but a closer look reveals many of the residential properties at Whaka Terrace are unoccupied.
We advise road users that there has been an incident on the Northern Motorway and any traffic heading out of the city is being diverted onto the grass median around it. We advise that there are significant delays for any …
Residents attending a Town Hall and wider Performing Arts Precinct information session yesterday got a first glimpse of what parts of the Town Hall could look like at the end of the four-year conservation project.
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Christchurch City Council has welcomed the Ministry for the Environment’s final report into resource consenting processes for the city.
A quarter of all New Zealand's construction spending is now in Canterbury, as both home and non-residential building ramps up to record levels.
Route 28 Papanui Lyttelton & Rapaki Due to on-going road works on Opawa Rd all buses travelling to the city and Papanui will detour from until 6am Monday 2 December. Buses will detour off Opawa Rd onto Garlands Rd and …
Charlotte Mayne thought she had been patient. As she watched houses being repaired around her, Mayne did not kick up a fuss.
Drivers using South Brighton’s Bridge Street bridge, should be prepared for a stop/go system and delays between 9 am and 2 pm Wednesday and Thursday, 4 and 5 December.
The Christchurch City Council may have to revisit its multibillion-dollar rebuild cost-share deal with the Crown because of overly-optimistic predictions about its earthquake insurance payouts.
Christchurch City Council has appointed Peter Sparrow to the new position of General Manager Building Control and Rebuild.
Christchurch City Council has begun the detailed design process for eight new units at the newly repaired Knightsbridge Lane City Housing complex in Aranui, with construction due to begin in April next year.
Christchurch Transport Operations Centre (CTOC) staff are hoping the smartest minds come out to play for a day to work together and develop smart tools to help everyday Christchurch road users.
Christchurch is on the brink of a "massive skills crisis", with demand for trade roles in Canterbury expected to skyrocket over the next year, say recruiters and employers.
Bishop Victoria Matthews is relieved the Supreme Court has rejected an appeal to preserve the Christchurch Cathedral.
Road – Radley St Route – 23 Hyde Park / Woolston 3 December until approx. 15 December Due to road works along Radley St all buses will be detouring from Tuesday 3 December. Buses travelling towards Hyde Park will detour …
Road users are advised that some roads in the Riccarton area will either be closed or restricted for the Christchurch Christmas Parade on Sunday 8 December.
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