Canterbury insurers are failing to meet their own post-earthquake rebuild targets, blaming "unforeseen" problems for the delays.
Politicians may be talking up the benefits of selling Christchurch's family silver for the rebuild but city councillors have already determined it's not going to happen.
From the 3rd June Bealey Avenue will be reduced to a single lane eastbound between Geraldine and Fitzgerald. Whitmore through to Fitzgerald will also be reduced to a single lane.
Gerry Brownlee | Canterbury Earthquake Recovery
The prime minister says big-ticket Christchurch recovery projects could be scaled back to help bridge the funding gap between local and central government.
Insurer Ansvar says it has settled nearly all of its 25 largest claims in Canterbury.
All the video from the Rebuild and Recovery Seminars. Over the weekend of 27th and 28th April 2013
There is currently a signals fault at the intersection of Barbadoes Street and Bealey Avenue.
A Christchurch city councillor says the city could offload non-core assets, including its own offices, to help pay its share of big-ticket rebuild projects.
Insurer of churches, schools and historic buildings Ansvar paid out $511 million of claims last year, settling more than three-quarters of the earthquake claims lodged with the company.
Belgian Beer Cafe Torenhof owner Mark McGuinness says businesses will fail in the rebuild of Christchurch because of the red tape surrounding council consent requirements.
Insurer of churches, schools and historic buildings Ansvar has paid out $511 million of claims in 2012 and is more than three-quarters of the way through settling claims.
Partial asset sales could be a way for Christchurch to get its 'nice-to-haves' in the rebuild, says Prime Minister John Key.
Partial asset sales could be a way for Christchurch to get its 'nice-to-haves' in the rebuild, Prime Minister John Key says.
City planners are being urged to commit to a Christchurch convention centre now or risk losing vital tourist dollars.
A Canterbury business leader is hoping the experience of several United States congressman of the February 2011 earthquake might help bring investment for the $40 billion city rebuild.
SCIRT are installing a new wastewater main and laterals along Manchester Street. Work will start today and will continue for approximately one month. A detour route will be in place. The detour will take you along Bealey Avenue, Colombo Street, Salisbury …
Thursday, 16 May 2013, 2:51 pm
Gerry Brownlee | Budget 2013
Locked out of undamaged factory for 815 days and still counting…..
The Government says it is "speeding up" its demolition process in order to clear 3000 residential red zone properties by the end of September.
The Government says it is "speeding up" its demolition process to clear 3000 residential red-zone properties by the end of September.
Business leaders are urging the Christchurch City Council to get the city's trams running as soon as possible, saying it will help boost New Regent St visitors.