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Too early for convention centre certainty, Cera boss says

'Too early' for convention centre certainty, Cera boss says

Wednesday, 10 February 2016 9:48 p.m. by MediaThePress

Canterbury's earthquake boss has cast major doubt on whether Christchurch's long-awaited convention centre will be built.

More million-dollar apartments for central Christchurch

More million-dollar apartments for central Christchurch

Wednesday, 10 February 2016 8:16 p.m. by MediaThePress

Work will start soon on two new apartment towers offering million-dollar homes in Christchurch.

Smaller developers follow big guys lead in Christchurch retail rebuild

Smaller developers follow big guys' lead in Christchurch retail rebuild

Monday, 8 February 2016 2:10 p.m. by MediaThePress

It is not just the big guys planning to build in Christchurch's emerging retail precinct.

Mike Yardley: EQC delays five years after Canterbury quakes outrageous

Mike Yardley: EQC delays five years after Canterbury quakes 'outrageous'

Monday, 8 February 2016 12:31 p.m. by MediaThePress

Chinese New Year has fast become a more joyful and overtly expressive festivity in New Zealand than our own national birthday.

Metro Sport Facility tenders considered

Metro Sport Facility tenders considered

Thursday, 4 February 2016 5:54 p.m. by MediaThePress

Six companies have expressed an interest in project managing the construction of Christchurch's $300 million Metro Sports Facility.

Hotel project to replace luxury apartment scheme

Hotel project to replace luxury apartment scheme

Thursday, 4 February 2016 2:06 p.m. by MediaThePress

A new hotel with 48 serviced apartments will be built in central Christchurch — replacing a collapsed luxury housing scheme.

Lyttelton Port development connecting NZ traders to the world

Lyttelton Port development connecting NZ traders to the world

Thursday, 4 February 2016 2:06 p.m. by GovtBeehive

Bill English | Canterbury Earthquake Recovery

Kairaki stayers upset after red-zoned land deemed not feasible for development

Kairaki stayers upset after red-zoned land deemed 'not feasible' for development

Thursday, 4 February 2016 10:05 a.m. by MediaThePress

The future of two Canterbury red-zone stayer strongholds are uncertain after a technical panel has found the areas too susceptible to sea level rise.

Talking about regeneration

Talking about regeneration

Wednesday, 3 February 2016 4:17 p.m. by MediaThePress

Work starts on $30m Christchurch parking retail link

Work starts on $30m Christchurch parking retail link

Wednesday, 3 February 2016 2:37 p.m. by MediaThePress

Construction has begun on another piece of Christchurch's new central shopping district – an eight-storey public car parking complex with shops below.

Quarter of EQC staff believe the organisation is delivering on promises

Quarter of EQC staff believe the organisation is delivering on promises

Wednesday, 3 February 2016 12:27 p.m. by MediaThePress

Just a quarter of Earthquake Commission (EQC) staff believe their organisation delivers on the promises it makes to customers.

Centre of Contemporary Art Re-opens w/ ‘Precarious Balance

Centre of Contemporary Art Re-opens w/ ‘Precarious Balance'

Wednesday, 3 February 2016 9:57 a.m. by PRNews Popular

Re:Start mall to stay another year

Re:Start mall to stay another year

Tuesday, 2 February 2016 6:12 p.m. by MediaThePress

Christchurch's popular Re:Start mall will be around for at least another year after the Government extended the lease for the temporary shopping development.

Cassels central city venture to close after being bought by Crown

Cassels' central city venture to close after being bought by Crown

Tuesday, 2 February 2016 5:03 p.m. by MediaThePress

A central Christchurch bar will close its doors after being bought by the Government to make way for the city's proposed stadium.

Development feasible in parts of Waimakariri red zone

Development 'feasible' in parts of Waimakariri red zone

Tuesday, 2 February 2016 11:09 a.m. by MediaThePress

One of Canterbury's most earthquake-damaged streets has been deemed "technically feasible" for new residential development.

Homeowners need more help settling quake claims, mayor says

Homeowners need more help settling quake claims, mayor says

Tuesday, 2 February 2016 9:09 a.m. by MediaThePress

The thousands of Christchurch homeowners who have yet to settle their earthquake claims need more help, Mayor Lianne Dalziel says.

4600 stuck homeowners need more help settling quake claims, mayor says

4600 'stuck' homeowners need more help settling quake claims, mayor says

Tuesday, 2 February 2016 9:09 a.m. by MediaThePress

The thousands of Christchurch homeowners who have yet to settle their earthquake claims need more help, Mayor Lianne Dalziel says.

Thousands of residential claims from Christchurch earthquakes still not settled

Thousands of residential claims from Christchurch earthquakes still not settled

Monday, 1 February 2016 7:45 p.m. by MediaThePress

Private insurers have paid out $16.7 billion in Christchurch for commercial and domestic earthquake claims, but more than 4600 homeowners are still awaiting settlement for major property damage.

Insurers settle 20% more claims in 2015

Insurers settle 20% more claims in 2015

Monday, 1 February 2016 12:19 p.m. by InsuranceCouncilNZ Popular

Private insurers are on track to settle the vast majority of Canterbury earthquake claims by the end of this year, the Insurance Council announced today.

Christchurch photo files: Joseph Johnson documents the eastern suburbs

Christchurch photo files: Joseph Johnson documents the eastern suburbs

Saturday, 30 January 2016 10:50 a.m. by MediaThePress

Photojournalist Joseph Johnson, whose CBD photos featured last week, has turned his lens to the Christchurch's eastern suburbs.

An architectural call to arms for the Christchurch rebuild

An architectural call to arms for the Christchurch rebuild

Friday, 29 January 2016 8:36 p.m. by MediaThePress

OPINION: Back in 1920 the journal of the  NZ Institute of Architects focused on the predicted architectural austerity of impending modernism.

Threatened Christchurch mansion for sale as-is-where-is

Threatened Christchurch mansion for sale as-is-where-is

Friday, 29 January 2016 1:46 p.m. by MediaThePress

The fate of Christchurch's historic McLean's Mansion will soon be in the hands of new owners.

New $50m Science Alive! building in Christchurch

New $50m Science Alive! building in Christchurch

Thursday, 28 January 2016 6:48 p.m. by MediaThePress

A new $50 million international science centre will be developed on central Christchurch's Durham Street law courts site.

Defending the glass box: Christchurch developers explain

Defending the glass box: Christchurch developers explain

Thursday, 28 January 2016 6:05 p.m. by MediaThePress

Is it cost, fashion, or lack of imagination which has led to so many similar-looking concrete, glass and steel buildings going up in central Christchurch?

Traditional buildings possible in Christchurch

Traditional buildings possible in Christchurch

Thursday, 28 January 2016 4:36 p.m. by MediaThePress

Southern Response chief executive Peter Rose stepping down

Southern Response chief executive Peter Rose stepping down

Wednesday, 27 January 2016 4:27 p.m. by MediaThePress

Government-owned insurer Southern Response is on the hunt for a new leader.

International architects Woods Bagot to open studio in Auckland

International architects Woods Bagot to open studio in Auckland

Wednesday, 27 January 2016 4:20 p.m. by MediaThePress

An international architecture consultancy firm wants Kiwi talent to help it innovate.

Temporary Lyttelton Library to open

Temporary Lyttelton Library to open

Wednesday, 27 January 2016 2:49 p.m. by GovtCCC

A temporary library will open in Lyttelton next month following the closure of Lyttelton Library in London Street for repair, strengthening and refurbishment work later this week.

Derelict building to make way for central Christchurchs post-quake rebuild

Derelict building to make way for central Christchurch's post-quake rebuild

Tuesday, 26 January 2016 10:07 p.m. by MediaThePress

In a major breakthrough for Christchurch's Cathedral Square, the old BNZ House is coming down to make way for a major new development.

Last of the QEII buildings demolished

Last of the QEII buildings demolished

Tuesday, 26 January 2016 4:05 p.m. by MediaThePress

Sports House, one of the last remaining buildings at Christchurch's Queen Elizabeth II Park, is being demolished.

Child burns fingers on hot slide at Margaret Mahy Playground

Child burns fingers on hot slide at Margaret Mahy Playground

Tuesday, 26 January 2016 4:02 p.m. by MediaThePress

A 6-year-old Christchurch girl burnt her fingers on the metal slide at the Margaret Mahy Family Playground as the Government continues to "investigate options" for more shade cover.

Margaret Mahy Family Playground one month on 22nd January 2016

Margaret Mahy Family Playground one month on 22nd January 2016

Tuesday, 26 January 2016 12:50 p.m. by GovtCCDU

The acting Chief Executive of the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority, John Ombler, talks about the Margaret Mahy Family Playground. one month on from its opening before Christmas.

Certified Builders introduces mandatory building guarantees

Certified Builders introduces mandatory building guarantees

Monday, 25 January 2016 11:07 a.m. by PRNews

MEDIA RELEASE: Certified Builders Association of New Zealand 

Government paid lawyer $43K for Christ Church Cathedral report

Government paid lawyer $43K for Christ Church Cathedral report

Monday, 25 January 2016 10:20 a.m. by MediaThePress

The Government paid a lawyer $43,000 for an independent Christ Church Cathedral report, RNZ News reports.

Christchurch photo files: Joseph Johnson documents the changing CBD

Christchurch photo files: Joseph Johnson documents the changing CBD

Friday, 22 January 2016 1:51 p.m. by MediaThePress

Photojournalist Joseph Johnson has documented the ever-changing central city over summer.

John Minto: Christchurch rebuild is a corporate-led stranglehold

John Minto: Christchurch rebuild is a 'corporate-led stranglehold'

Wednesday, 20 January 2016 4:27 p.m. by MediaThePress

OPINION: I was taken aback by a recent Stuff story expressing hope that .

Arts Centre bouncing back in 2016

Arts Centre bouncing back in 2016

Tuesday, 19 January 2016 9:57 p.m. by MediaThePress

Nearly half of Christchurch's earthquake-damaged Arts Centre will be open by the end of the year.

More businesses for $150m riverside precinct in Christchurch

More businesses for $150m riverside precinct in Christchurch

Tuesday, 19 January 2016 6:16 p.m. by MediaThePress

Stage one of a $150 million Christchurch riverfront office development is nearly three-quarters leased, with consulting engineers Aurecon and insurers Vero securing space.

Supporting careers in property with New Zealand’s Keystone Trust

Supporting careers in property with New Zealand’s Keystone Trust

Tuesday, 19 January 2016 2:51 p.m. by CoffeyProjectsChCh

Coffey is proud to announce Tim Breen as a recipient of the 2016 Keystone Trust scholarship – a New Zealand based initiative providing opportunities for students focused on careers in the property industry. Coffey will mentor Tim, in its 10th year sponsoring the Keystone Trust, as he works towards completion of his Bachelor of Engineering […]

Whats the word for 2016?: Another year in the Christchurch recovery

What's the word for 2016?: Another year in the Christchurch recovery

Saturday, 16 January 2016 11:02 a.m. by MediaThePress

Could this be emblematic – finally, the new normal?

Government remains happy with EQC home repair programme

Government remains happy with EQC home repair programme

Friday, 15 January 2016 4:49 p.m. by MediaThePress

Canterbury's home repair programme has been a "huge success" despite thousands of properties needing a second round of repairs, the Government says.

What happens at Christchurchs Margaret Mahy playground after dark?

What happens at Christchurch's Margaret Mahy playground after dark?

Friday, 15 January 2016 2:37 p.m. by MediaThePress

The newly opened Margaret Mahy Family Playground got rave reviews from children, but what happens after dark?

Drone footage shows repairs to retaining wall on Christchurchs Sumner Rd

Drone footage shows repairs to retaining wall on Christchurch's Sumner Rd

Thursday, 14 January 2016 7:52 p.m. by MediaThePress

Drone footage has captured work to repair retaining walls on the quake-damaged road between Lyttelton and Sumner.

Social media helps isolated Cantabs deal with quake recovery

Social media helps isolated Cantabs deal with quake recovery

Thursday, 14 January 2016 5:47 p.m. by MediaThePress

Dissatisfaction with the Government-led earthquake recovery is behind the social media uprising among many unhappy Cantabrians, new research has found.

EQC has about 5500 shoddily repaired homes to fix

EQC has about 5500 shoddily repaired homes to fix

Wednesday, 13 January 2016 9:52 p.m. by MediaThePress

The Earthquake Commission (EQC) has about 5500 second-time repairs to carry out on Canterbury homes because of poor workmanship, failed or incorrect repair strategies, scope omissions and new damage

Great Place to be: Christchurch eco house is passive

Great Place to be: Christchurch eco house is passive

Wednesday, 13 January 2016 4:24 p.m. by MediaThePress

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Christchurch eco house is passive

Christchurch eco house is passive

Wednesday, 13 January 2016 4:24 p.m. by MediaThePress

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Design and location of the Canterbury Earthquake Memorial

Design and location of the Canterbury Earthquake Memorial

Wednesday, 13 January 2016 10:11 a.m. by GovtCCDU

CERA Development Director, Rob Kerr, introduces the Canterbury Earthquake Memorial and its designer, Grega Vezjak, who shares his vision for the Memorial. We hope you enjoy this poignant insight into the location for the Memorial, the design and design selection process.

Mahy playground misses the mark for children with special needs - advocate

Mahy playground 'misses the mark' for children with special needs - advocate

Wednesday, 13 January 2016 7:29 a.m. by MediaThePress

Christchurch's multi-million dollar Margaret Mahy Playground has come under fire for its lack of disability-friendly equipment.

Wellingtons St Mary of the Angels Church refit could show Christchurch the way

Wellington's St Mary of the Angels Church refit could show Christchurch the way

Thursday, 7 January 2016 6:18 p.m. by MediaThePress

Take note, Christchurch - Wellington's St Mary of the Angels church could provide a blueprint for rebuilding your stricken cathedral.

Reopened Christchurch Art Gallery tops 40,000 visitors

Reopened Christchurch Art Gallery tops 40,000 visitors

Monday, 4 January 2016 7:29 p.m. by MediaThePress

Jenny Harper did not know what sort of response to expect when the Christchurch Art Gallery reopened just before Christmas. Now she knows.

How much did Christchurchs Margaret Mahy playground cost?

How much did Christchurch's Margaret Mahy playground cost?

Sunday, 27 December 2015 4:24 p.m. by MediaThePress Popular

It's time to clarify the costs of the Margaret Mahy Family Playground.

Future still uncertain for Christchurchs historic Odeon Theatre

Future still uncertain for Christchurch's historic Odeon Theatre

Sunday, 27 December 2015 1:35 p.m. by MediaThePress

Community groups and investors may have the opportunity to give Christchurch's historical Odeon Theatre a second chance after engineering advice found the building's remains are safe.