Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch speaks to Deon Swiggs for an update on the Christchurch rebuild
Temporary traffic management will be in place on Saturday 26 July for the Crusaders v Sharks semi-final game at AMI Stadium. Jack Hinton Drive will be closed from Twigger Street to Whiteleigh Avenue from 5.30pm to 10pm. Entry into Whiteleigh Avenue will be closed to vehicles …
A new initiative has been launched to grow involvement by Nelson businesses on the post-earthquake Canterbury rebuild.
The Christchurch-West Melton Zone Committee will hold its monthly water management public meeting on Thursday 24 July (starting at 5pm).
Earthquake Services owner Bryan Staples told his staff not to file GST returns or pay PAYE tax, says New Zealand First MP Winston Peters
A lack of growth in the regions has hurt the performance of listed employment agency Allied Work Force, its chief executive says.
The below is the latest information supplied by contractors for road conditions for Port Hills and Banks Peninsula roads: Dyers Pass Rd is open to all traffic and is still being monitored Western Valley Road – Little River to Port Levy …
The Christchurch rebuild provides a unique opportunity for a rooftop sea of greenery and exotic plant life, ecologist Colin Muerk says.
Party noise complaints nearly tripled from 2010 to 2011, but have since dropped off and been replaced by complaints about noise from new bars and rebuild construction.
It employs 37 building inspectors but with about 250 requests a day coming in for site inspections, it is not enough to meet demand.
Elizabeth Moore is starting to give up hope her building consent will ever get approved.
Hitting the rebuild ‘‘cold’’ is the biggest barrier to Australian firms setting up in post-earthquake Christchurch, the Canterbury Employers’ Chamber of Commerce says.
Australian businesses are lobbying their government over concerns they are being shut out of Christchurch rebuild opportunities by "Canterbury parochialism’’.
The below information is the latest supplied by contractors for road conditions for Port Hills and Banks Peninsula roads: Summit Rd from Dyers Pass Rd to Worsleys is open to all traffic - Summit Rd, from Worsleys to Gebbies Pass Rd …
Contractors have advised of the following road conditions for Port Hills and Banks Peninsula roads: Summit Rd from Dyers Pass Rd to Worsleys is open to all traffic. Summit Rd, from Worsleys to Gebbies Pass Rd is only suitable for …
Christchurch's sports stadium is giving off a "temporary" vibe about the city to international audiences, a visiting Australian politician says.
The building industry is questioning the Christchurch City Council's claims it has lifted its game and is on track to regain building consent accreditation.
Australian Treasurer Joe Hockey, a rugby fan and friend of former Crusaders coach Robbie Deans, hoped media coverage of his visit yesterday would help more Australians see the region was open for business.
With sleety showers, hail and snow forecast for Banks Peninsula and the Port Hills tonight, the NZ Transport Agency is urging motorists to take extreme care on Canterbury roads during the next few days. The Transport Agency’s Journey Manager Lee …
Christchurch City Council has made substantial progress improving its building control functions and is on track to gain accreditation as a Building Consent Authority before Christmas.
Road users are advised that this week daily from 9am contractors will be working at the intersection of St Asaph and Manchester Streets until approximately 6pm. While this work occurs these restrictions will be in place daily from 9am: Monday/Tuesday …
Christ Church Cathedral bell ringers have welcomed home 13 bells that were damaged in the February 2011 earthquake and then repaired in England.
Several Filipino workers opened their doors to The Press this week.
For available routes around the Central City please find below the CBD network map.
A skilled labour shortage, under-resourced building firms and rebuild deadline pressures are contributing to a decline in Christchurch building standards, industry experts warn.
The new McCormacks Bay Road / Main Road intersection opened to one-way traffic today (Thursday, 17 July). The intersection is only open to eastbound traffic initially, towards Redcliffs, due to wastewater works by SCIRT’s Fulton Hogan crews along McCormacks Bay …
Motorists travelling along State Highway 1 to the west of Christchurch are enjoying better travel times with today’s (Thursday 17 July) completion of the third section of the Western Corridor upgrade.
New and noteworthy: Antigua Street one way northbound only between Moorhouse Ave and Halkett Street. Armagh Street westbound only between Barbadoes Street and Madras Street. Madras Street down to one lane from Tuam Street to Lichfield Street. Gloucester Street now two-way between …
The city council is going to seek out private sector companies who may be willing to work with it on developing a hot saltwater pool complex in New Brighton.
We are delighted to announce our ‘Design management: Breaking down the silos’ breakfast seminar will now be held on Wednesday 6 August from 8.30am at Chateau on the Park, 189 Deans Avenue. The seminar will include a forum to present and discuss how the emerging role of the independent design manager is challenging traditional perspectives. There […]
Fewer rules and a streamlined approach to residential development will make building and living in Christchurch's central city more appealing, the Government says.
The Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority (Cera) has spent more than $317,000 on flashy videos promoting the central city rebuild in the last two years.
Road users are advised that power is out at the Marshland/QEII Drive intersection. We advise to avoid this area if possible or drive safely and to expect delays.
Road users are advised that power is has been restored to the Marshland/QEII Drive intersection and the traffic signals are now back working. Thanks for your patience.
Concern that Christchurch is becoming a doughnut city - growth ringing an empty centre - misses the point.
The public is being invited to have its say on the vision for central city living in Christchurch.
An outspoken architectural critic with first-hand experience of Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans hopes Christchurch will avoid the "rear-view mirror" effect as it gets back on its feet.
The $127.5 million restoration of the Christchurch Town Hall is not a top priority for the city council because of its limited finances, Mayor Lianne Dalziel says.
The $30 billion rebuild of post-earthquake Christchurch will race ahead if local firms team up with British firms experienced in major construction projects such as the London 2012 Olympics and Heathrow Airport redevelopment, says a UK government minister.
The crash site on Marshland Road just north of the Prestons Road intersection has now been cleared. Two-way traffic is now restored on Marshland Road.
The New Zealand Transport Agency will be undertaking essential maintenance works in the Lyttelton Tunnel between the hours of 8pm and 6am for one day on: 16 July The night-time works will place restrictions on traffic flows through the tunnel, …
Architects designing Christchurch’s New Central Library are not short of inspiration thanks to more than 2,400 ideas gathered during the six-week long campaign.
Frequent flooding, never-ending road works and constant demolition - post-quake Christchurch can be a frustrating city to live in.
The Majestic Church wants to build a chapel, auditorium, art studios, cafe, apartments and a multi-storey parking building on the former Cranmer Court site.
Now Starting Thursday 17th July. New Brighton Road will only be open to eastbound road users between Bassett/Avondale roundabout to Stour Drive. Westbound road users will be detoured via Stour Drive – Vivian St – Reginald St. The one way …
Online registration is now open for those wanting to submit ideas for the formal memorial to the February 2011 Canterbury Earthquake – the first step in a three-stage process for choosing the memorial design.
A technology that allows a building to effectively “float” on its foundations during an earthquake is about to be applied to Christchurch Art Gallery.
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