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Proposed Cera changes an admission of defeat - Labour

Proposed Cera changes an admission of defeat - Labour

Tuesday, 2 September 2014 3:47 p.m. by MediaHerald

National has today reaffirmed its commitment to the rebuild of Christchurch, but its proposed changes have been dismissed by Labour as an admission of defeat.Prime Minister John Key announced this afternoon that the Canterbury Earthquake...

SOL Square returns

SOL Square returns

Tuesday, 2 September 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

SOL Square will finally be redeveloped, bringing more office and hospitality space to the eastern edge of Christchurch's city centre.

SOL Square set to return

SOL Square set to return

Tuesday, 2 September 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

SOL Square will finally be redeveloped, bringing more office and hospitality space to the eastern edge of Christchurch's city centre.

Greers Rd – One way southwest – expect delays – updated 5.15pm

Greers Rd – One way southwest – expect delays – updated 5.15pm

Monday, 1 September 2014 5:15 p.m. by Transport4chch

Update: 1715hrs – Resurfacing work should be finished later this evening and the road restored to two way with Langdons Road reopened.  Greers Road is closed to north east traffic from Harewood Road. For those travelling north-east on Greers Road …

Spades and Buckets Get To Work for Scarborough Pool Rebuild

Spades and Buckets Get To Work for Scarborough Pool Rebuild

Monday, 1 September 2014 3:54 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

The start of work to rebuild the quake-damaged Scarborough Paddling Pool is being marked with a community sod-turning event on Tuesday 2 September.

Greers Rd – One way southwest – expect delays

Greers Rd – One way southwest – expect delays

Monday, 1 September 2014 3:15 p.m. by Transport4chch

Greers Road is closed to north east traffic from Harewood Road. For those travelling north-east on Greers Road a detour is in place via Harewood-Highsted-Sawyers Arm Rd. If heading north from west or south, we suggest using Johns Road. Road users …

Jack and Pack information

'Jack and Pack' information

Monday, 1 September 2014 2:39 p.m. by SouthernResponse

MBIE has put together a great video about how jack and pack should be done.

Employment Charter will strengthen migrants rights

Employment Charter 'will strengthen migrants' rights

Monday, 1 September 2014 1:53 p.m. by PRNews

The charter has the support of the Union Network of Migrants (UNEMIG, a division of FIRST Union), the Engineers, Printers and Manufacturers Union (EPMU), and the Council of Trade Unions (CTU), as well as industry representatives.

Community meeting sees way forward  on New Brighton legacy project

Community meeting sees way forward on New Brighton legacy project

Monday, 1 September 2014 9:04 a.m. by GovtCCC

The proposed New Brighton legacy project of hot salt water pools is back on track after a meeting on Saturday between Christchurch Mayor Lianne Dalziel, local councilors, community board members, community representatives, council staff and business groups.

Burst watermain – Greers Road CLOSED 0847am

Burst watermain – Greers Road CLOSED 0847am

Monday, 1 September 2014 6:49 a.m. by Transport4chch

Road users are advised we have a burst watermain on Greers Road between Harewood Road and Northcote Road. Greers Road is closed north of Langdons Road. Detour is in place via Harewood – Highsted – Sawyers Arms Road. Expect delays …

Business tourism on the up

Business tourism on the up

Sunday, 31 August 2014 8:21 p.m. by MediaThePress

Christchurch convention organisers are upbeat that business tourism for the city will remain on the front foot in the leadup to the planned opening of a $500 million convention centre and precinct in 2017.

Essays reflect on rebuild

Essays reflect on rebuild

Sunday, 31 August 2014 2:33 p.m. by MediaThePress

Those who spend a lot of time in central Christchurch will know about its strangeness but it can be hard to identify just what makes it strange.

Cheap fixes devaluing thousands of homes

Cheap fixes devaluing thousands of homes

Sunday, 31 August 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Is the consent process for the fixing of homes following the Canterbury earthquakes all back to front? Or no, is that in fact how in New Zealand things are meant to work?

Bars shift from SOL to Terrace

Bars shift from SOL to Terrace

Saturday, 30 August 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Two businessmen will build new bars next to The Terrace hospitality strip in central Christchurch after abandoning plans to revive Sol Square.

Governors Bay Rd – New restrictions in place for OD vehicles in coming weeks

Governors Bay Rd – New restrictions in place for OD vehicles in coming weeks

Friday, 29 August 2014 4:30 p.m. by Transport4chch

The following restrictions will be in place on Governors Bay Road in the coming weeks while road reconstruction and resurfacing work is carried out at Radcliffes Corner. Sat 6th and Sun 7th September  - 7am – 6pm both days Road CLOSED …

Central City – from Monday 1st September

Central City – from Monday 1st September

Friday, 29 August 2014 3:20 p.m. by Transport4chch

New: Durham Street - one lane from Salisbury Street to Armagh Street – delays expected in peak periods. Manchester Street – Northbound closure now extends from Gloucester Street to Salisbury Street. Antigua Street one way northbound only between Moorhouse Ave and St …

Gasson Street – at Brougham Street delays possible

Gasson Street – at Brougham Street delays possible

Friday, 29 August 2014 9:00 a.m. by Transport4chch

Road users are advised for the next three days work is being undertaken on Gasson Street which means the left northbound lane of Gasson Street at Brougham Street will be closed. This work will be undertaken during the hours of …

Burst Watermain – Hansons Lane – UPDATE 1544pm

Burst Watermain – Hansons Lane – UPDATE 1544pm

Friday, 29 August 2014 6:41 a.m. by Transport4chch

Update 1544pm – this is still in place as contractors work to fix the watermain. This is expected to be completed in the next short while but road users can expect some delay through the area as evening peak hour …

Burst Watermain – Hansons Lane – expect delays

Burst Watermain – Hansons Lane – expect delays

Friday, 29 August 2014 6:41 a.m. by Transport4chch

Road users are advised of a burst water main down Hanson’s Lane, Riccarton. Temporary Traffic Management is in place and has maintained two-way traffic around the site. We advise for those using Hanson’s Lane to access Riccarton Road to expect delays this morning …

Town Hall rebuild bids sought

Town Hall rebuild bids sought

Thursday, 28 August 2014 11:37 a.m. by MediaThePress

The city council is pushing ahead with plans to seek expressions of interest from companies keen to be involved in the rebuild of the Town Hall.

Whitewash Head Road, Scarborough – partial closure from Mon 1 Sept.

Whitewash Head Road, Scarborough – partial closure from Mon 1 Sept.

Wednesday, 27 August 2014 10:51 a.m. by Transport4chch

From Monday 1 September 2014, (weather dependant) the upper part of Whitewash Head Road will be closed to all vehicular traffic while repairs to the retaining wall and road are carried out. 

Land key to housing crisis

Land key to housing crisis

Wednesday, 27 August 2014 7:24 a.m. by MediaThePress

Lack of affordable housing, congested roads, and uncertainty over where and what to build are challenges that dominate the Christchurch rebuild and will continue to do so for some time.

Lyttelton Tunnel Maintenance Works Restrictions – 28 & 30 Aug

Lyttelton Tunnel Maintenance Works Restrictions – 28 & 30 Aug

Wednesday, 27 August 2014 7:00 a.m. by Transport4chch

The New Zealand Transport Agency will be undertaking essential maintenance works this week in the Lyttelton Tunnel between the hours of 8pm and 6am for one day on:

Food hub for central city site

'Food hub' for central city site

Wednesday, 27 August 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

A bare site in Victoria St in central Christchurch is to become a container food hub - perhaps with a weekend farmers market alongside.

Council making money out of thin air

Council making money out of thin air

Wednesday, 27 August 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Christchurch City Council is turning thin air into cash. It is is leasing air space over roads and footpaths to developers keen to maximise the size of their buildings.

Lyttelton Tunnel closed Sunday 31 August for 50th Celebrations

Lyttelton Tunnel closed Sunday 31 August for 50th Celebrations

Tuesday, 26 August 2014 9:52 a.m. by Transport4chch

Lyttelton Tunnel will  celebrate its 50th birthday this Sunday, 31st August with the opening of the new tunnel control building and national recognition for its engineering heritage with a community event that will include the rare opportunity to walk through …

Council trying to lighten load for city ratepayers

Council trying to lighten load for city ratepayers

Tuesday, 26 August 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

The city council does not want ratepayers bearing the ownership costs of all the central city's major new facilities and is talking to the Government about alternative options.

Tourism seeks support to regrow Chch visitors

Tourism seeks support to regrow Chch visitors

Monday, 25 August 2014 10:15 p.m. by MediaThePress

Tourism supports a higher proportion of jobs in the Waimakariri District than anywhere else in New Zealand, new figures show.

Anzac Drive/Travis Road/Frosts Road – TRUCK Cleared

Anzac Drive/Travis Road/Frosts Road – TRUCK Cleared

Monday, 25 August 2014 12:56 p.m. by Transport4chch

Road users are advised that this intersection is now cleared from this afternoon’s truck overturn.

Update: Carpark Cnr St Asaph & Antigua Streets will open this morning, Monday 25th

Update: Carpark Cnr St Asaph & Antigua Streets will open this morning, Monday 25th

Monday, 25 August 2014 6:15 a.m. by Transport4chch

Update: Carpark at the corner of St Asaph & Antigua Streets will reopen this morning, Monday 25th August, following the weekend closure. See related media release below. Media release from CERA: The temporary car park on the former Canterbury Brewery …

Update: Carpark Cnr St Asaph & Antigua Streets will re-open this morning, Monday 25th

Update: Carpark Cnr St Asaph & Antigua Streets will re-open this morning, Monday 25th

Monday, 25 August 2014 6:15 a.m. by Transport4chch

Update: Carpark at the corner of St Asaph & Antigua Streets will reopen this morning, Monday 25th August, following the weekend closure. See related media release below. Media release from CERA: The temporary car park on the former Canterbury Brewery …

Antigua/Brougham – traffic signals restored

Antigua/Brougham – traffic signals restored

Monday, 25 August 2014 6:15 a.m. by Transport4chch

Updated 6am Tuesday 26 August – signals have now been restored at this intersection.   

Transitional projects colour vacant spaces

Transitional projects colour vacant spaces

Monday, 25 August 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Cheap and cheerful "transitional projects" are helping transform Christchurch's vacant spaces.

Antigua/Brougham – signals out – restricted access – expect delays

Antigua/Brougham – signals out – restricted access – expect delays

Sunday, 24 August 2014 12:01 p.m. by Transport4chch

Traffic signals are out at the intersection of Antigua and Brougham Streets following a crash earlier this morning (Sunday 24 Aug). Traffic management in place will restrict movement to : • Left in/left out only on Antigua Street at Brougham …

Antigua/Brougham – signals not working – restricted access – expect delays

Antigua/Brougham – signals not working – restricted access – expect delays

Sunday, 24 August 2014 12:01 p.m. by Transport4chch

Traffic signals are out at the intersection of Antigua and Brougham Streets following a crash earlier this morning (Sunday 24 Aug). Traffic management in place will restrict movement to : • Left in/left out only on Antigua Street at Brougham …

Antigua/Brougham – signals not working – turn restrictions – expect delays

Antigua/Brougham – signals not working – turn restrictions – expect delays

Sunday, 24 August 2014 12:01 p.m. by Transport4chch

Traffic signals are out at the intersection of Antigua and Brougham Streets following a crash earlier this morning (Sunday 24 Aug). Traffic management in place will restrict movement to : • Left in/left out only on Antigua Street at Brougham …

Temporary car park closure -Cnr St Asaph & Antigua Streets

Temporary car park closure -Cnr St Asaph & Antigua Streets

Friday, 22 August 2014 2:50 p.m. by Transport4chch

Media release from CERA: The temporary car park on the former Canterbury Brewery site (at the corner of St Asaph and Antigua Streets) will be closed from midnight tonight to allow a special coating to be applied to its surface. …

Central City – from Monday 25th August

Central City – from Monday 25th August

Friday, 22 August 2014 12:00 p.m. by Transport4chch

  Antigua Street one way northbound only between Moorhouse Ave and St Asaph Street. Armagh Street westbound only between Barbadoes Street and Madras Street. Armagh Street closed between Durham Street and Colombo Street. Colombo Street northbound only through at the Armagh Street …

CBD – Available Routes Map 22nd August – 29th August

CBD – Available Routes Map 22nd August – 29th August

Friday, 22 August 2014 10:55 a.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    

CBD – Available Routes Map 29th August – 1st September

CBD – Available Routes Map 29th August – 1st September

Friday, 22 August 2014 10:55 a.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    

New Christchurch Head Office for Kathmandu in CBD Innovation Precinct

New Christchurch Head Office for Kathmandu in CBD Innovation Precinct

Friday, 22 August 2014 9:02 a.m. by PRNews Popular

Release: Kathmandu

Kathmandu joins innovation precinct

Kathmandu joins innovation precinct

Thursday, 21 August 2014 4:41 p.m. by MediaThePress

Kiwi retail giant Kathmandu has announced a $20 million new headquarters in the inner-city innovation precinct.

A city treasury of visual culture

A city treasury of visual culture

Thursday, 21 August 2014 12:05 p.m. by MediaThePress

Main Road, Mt Pleasant – closure from Mon 25 August

Main Road, Mt Pleasant – closure from Mon 25 August

Thursday, 21 August 2014 8:06 a.m. by Transport4chch

Main Road, Mt Pleasant (near the moa cave) will be closed again from Monday 25 August for the new wastewater pressure main to be tested and commissioned. 

Waiting game for at-risk claimants

Waiting game for at-risk claimants

Thursday, 21 August 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Nearly 6000 vulnerable Earthquake Commission and insurance customers are still waiting for a resolution to their claims.

Final piece of historic clock tower restored

Final piece of historic clock tower restored

Wednesday, 20 August 2014 5:45 p.m. by MediaThePress

The final piece of Christchurch's historic Victoria Clock Tower has been restored three-and-a-half years after it was damaged in the February 2011 earthquake.

Community to recommend location for Eastern Recreation and Sport Centre

Community to recommend location for Eastern Recreation and Sport Centre

Wednesday, 20 August 2014 3:32 p.m. by GovtCCC

A community advisory group formed to consider a site for a new Eastern Recreation and Sport Centre in north east Christchurch has finalised its recommendations for a preferred site for the facility.

Breakdown of SCIRT Projects in Burwood Pegasus Ward up to August 2014

Breakdown of SCIRT Projects in Burwood Pegasus Ward up to August 2014

Wednesday, 20 August 2014 3:08 p.m. by Swiggs Featured Popular

Here is a list of all the projects by SCIRT in the Burwood Pegasus Ward up to August 2014. To date a total of $512,256,735.00 has been spent in the area on the infrastructure work complete. 

Belfast business park groundwork under way

Belfast business park groundwork under way

Wednesday, 20 August 2014 9:06 a.m. by MediaThePress

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Lawyer critical of Judith Collins

Lawyer critical of Judith Collins

Wednesday, 20 August 2014 8:13 a.m. by MediaThePress

Justice Minister Judith Collins has been criticised for naming a lane outside Christchurch's new justice precinct after a friend.

Rebuilding stronger, safer, smarter

Rebuilding stronger, safer, smarter

Wednesday, 20 August 2014 7:56 a.m. by MediaThePress

Christchurch has a first-class opportunity to lead the world in earthquake-resistant design - by building back stronger, safer and smarter.

Law Society furious with Judith Collins

Law Society furious with Judith Collins

Wednesday, 20 August 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Justice Minister Judith Collins has been criticised for naming a lane outside Christchurch's new justice precinct after a friend.

More to Govt accounts than meets the eye

More to Govt accounts than meets the eye

Tuesday, 19 August 2014 6:25 p.m. by Media3News

 

Keyes Road Roundabout – New Brighton – Closed for road reconstruction

Keyes Road Roundabout – New Brighton – Closed for road reconstruction

Tuesday, 19 August 2014 1:32 p.m. by Transport4chch

The Keyes Road roundabout at New Brighton will be closed from tomorrow, Wednesday 20 August for approximately three weeks for road reconstruction work. The road closure will be in place from 7am. Access to the roundabout will be closed from …

Keyes Road Roundabout – New Brighton – Closed for road reconstruction from Wed 20 Aug

Keyes Road Roundabout – New Brighton – Closed for road reconstruction from Wed 20 Aug

Tuesday, 19 August 2014 1:32 p.m. by Transport4chch

The Keyes Road roundabout at New Brighton will be closed from tomorrow, Wednesday 20 August for approximately three weeks for road reconstruction work. The closures will be in place from 7am. Access to the roundabout will be closed from the …

Lyttelton Tunnel Maintenance Works Restrictions – 20 Aug

Lyttelton Tunnel Maintenance Works Restrictions – 20 Aug

Tuesday, 19 August 2014 12:00 p.m. by Transport4chch

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: 20 August The night-time works will place restrictions on traffic flows through the tunnel, and …

Infrastructure report: Filling in the doughnut

Infrastructure report: Filling in the doughnut

Tuesday, 19 August 2014 7:00 a.m. by MediaHerald

Following the Christchurch earthquakes, substantial numbers of CBD businesses relocated to the peripheral suburbs while the Red Zone cordon remained in effect, sparking concerns that the slow pace would render it a "doughnut city".

Lynched Monday 18 August - Antony Gough

Lynched Monday 18 August - Antony Gough

Monday, 18 August 2014 8:57 p.m. by ChrisLynch

Grant from the Christchurch Earthquake Appeal UK

Grant from the Christchurch Earthquake Appeal UK

Monday, 18 August 2014 3:39 p.m. by PRNews

Bus detours Rookwood Ave – from Wed 20 August

Bus detours Rookwood Ave – from Wed 20 August

Monday, 18 August 2014 11:21 a.m. by Transport4chch

Rookwood Ave - Route: Metrostar From Wednesday 20 August until further notice all buses will detour​ away from Rookwood Ave while road works are carried out. Buses travelling towards The Palms will detour off Keyes Rd onto Dennitt St, Baker St, …