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Chris Lynch speaks to Deon Swiggs from Rebuild Christchurch

Chris Lynch speaks to Deon Swiggs from Rebuild Christchurch

Thursday, 24 July 2014 3:09 p.m. by CanterburyMorningsZB

Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch speaks to Deon Swiggs for an update on the Christchurch rebuild

Crusaders V Sharks – AMI Stadium Sat 26 July – travel advisory

Crusaders V Sharks – AMI Stadium Sat 26 July – travel advisory

Thursday, 24 July 2014 2:00 p.m. by Transport4chch

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 …

Mission on for rebuild companies

Mission on for rebuild companies

Thursday, 24 July 2014 12:58 p.m. by MediaThePress

A new initiative has been launched to grow involvement by Nelson businesses on the post-earthquake Canterbury rebuild.

Stormwater management and earthquake recovery key focus for water management meeting

Stormwater management and earthquake recovery key focus for water management meeting

Thursday, 24 July 2014 9:03 a.m. by GovtECAN

The Christchurch-West Melton Zone Committee will hold its monthly water management public meeting on Thursday 24 July (starting at 5pm). 

Peters claims quake workers werent paid

Peters claims quake workers weren't paid

Thursday, 24 July 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Earthquake Services owner Bryan Staples told his staff not to file GST returns or pay PAYE tax, says New Zealand First MP Winston Peters

AWF: No growth in Wellington, regions

AWF: 'No growth' in Wellington, regions

Wednesday, 23 July 2014 2:16 p.m. by MediaThePress

A lack of growth in the regions has hurt the performance of listed employment agency Allied Work Force, its chief executive says.

Port Hills & Banks Peninsula roads updated 11.30am

Port Hills & Banks Peninsula roads updated 11.30am

Wednesday, 23 July 2014 11:30 a.m. by Transport4chch

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 …

Taits targets techie tenants for Chch HQ

Taits targets techie tenants for Chch HQ

Wednesday, 23 July 2014 11:02 a.m. by MediaThePress

Building in the digital age

Building in the digital age

Wednesday, 23 July 2014 6:00 a.m. by ArchitectureNow

More roof gardens wanted - ecologist

More roof gardens wanted - ecologist

Wednesday, 23 July 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

The Christchurch rebuild provides a unique opportunity for a rooftop sea of greenery and exotic plant life, ecologist Colin Muerk says.

Rebuild proving to be a noisy business

Rebuild proving to be a noisy business

Wednesday, 23 July 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

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.

Council struggling to supply trained inspectors for rebuild

Council struggling to supply trained inspectors for rebuild

Wednesday, 23 July 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

It employs 37 building inspectors but with about 250 requests a day coming in for site inspections, it is not enough to meet demand.

Still waiting for decision after 15 weeks

Still waiting for decision after 15 weeks

Wednesday, 23 July 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Elizabeth Moore is starting to give up hope her building consent will ever get approved.

Aussies find cold start in rebuild tough

Aussies find 'cold' start in rebuild tough

Wednesday, 23 July 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Hitting the rebuild ‘‘cold’’ is the biggest barrier to Australian firms setting up in post-earthquake Christchurch, the Canterbury Employers’ Chamber of Commerce says.

Aussies lobby Govt over rebuild

Aussies lobby Govt over rebuild

Tuesday, 22 July 2014 11:18 p.m. by MediaThePress

Australian businesses are lobbying their government over concerns they are being shut out of Christchurch rebuild opportunities by "Canterbury parochialism’’.

Port Hills & Banks Peninsula road updated 4.20pm

Port Hills & Banks Peninsula road updated 4.20pm

Tuesday, 22 July 2014 4:15 p.m. by Transport4chch

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 …

New Brighton’s first Major Building Project underway

New Brighton’s first Major Building Project underway

Tuesday, 22 July 2014 3:13 p.m. by PRNews Featured Popular

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Port Hills & Banks Peninsula road updates

Port Hills & Banks Peninsula road updates

Tuesday, 22 July 2014 10:38 a.m. by Transport4chch

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 …

Aussies offer rebuild help

Aussies offer rebuild help

Tuesday, 22 July 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Christchurch's sports stadium is giving off a "temporary" vibe about the city to international audiences, a visiting Australian politician says.

Building consents still a worry

Building consents still a worry

Tuesday, 22 July 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

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.

Aussies offer rebuild help

Aussies offer rebuild help

Tuesday, 22 July 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

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.

City pedantic on building consents

City 'pedantic' on building consents

Tuesday, 22 July 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

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.

Winter blast prompts call for motorists to take extra care

Winter blast prompts call for motorists to take extra care

Monday, 21 July 2014 1:50 p.m. by Transport4chch

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 …

Council on track for accreditation

Council on track for accreditation

Monday, 21 July 2014 10:37 a.m. by GovtCCC

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.

Manchester Street/St Asaph Street restrictions from today

Manchester Street/St Asaph Street restrictions from today

Monday, 21 July 2014 7:01 a.m. by Transport4chch

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 …

The bells are ringing for recovery

The bells are ringing for recovery

Monday, 21 July 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Christ Church Cathedral bell ringers have welcomed home 13 bells that were damaged in the February 2011 earthquake and then repaired in England.

Lincoln University

Lincoln University

Sunday, 20 July 2014 11:37 p.m. by MediaCTV

Central City Vision

Central City Vision

Sunday, 20 July 2014 11:37 p.m. by MediaCTV

Housing standards worry advocates

Housing standards worry advocates

Friday, 18 July 2014 10:18 p.m. by MediaThePress

Several Filipino workers opened their doors to The Press this week.

CBD – Available Routes Map 18th July – 25th July

CBD – Available Routes Map 18th July – 25th July

Friday, 18 July 2014 7:00 a.m. by Transport4chch

For available routes around the Central City please find below the CBD network map.

Building standards declining - experts

Building standards declining - experts

Friday, 18 July 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

A skilled labour shortage, under-resourced building firms and rebuild deadline pressures are contributing to a decline in Christchurch building standards, industry experts warn.

Building standards declining - experts

Building standards declining - experts

Friday, 18 July 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

A skilled labour shortage, under-resourced building firms and rebuild deadline pressures are contributing to a decline in Christchurch building standards, industry experts warn.

McCormacks Bay/Main Road Sumner new intersection opens eastbound

McCormacks Bay/Main Road Sumner new intersection opens eastbound

Thursday, 17 July 2014 5:12 p.m. by Transport4chch

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 …

Third stage of Western Corridor completed

Third stage of Western Corridor completed

Thursday, 17 July 2014 4:10 p.m. by Transport4chch

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.  

$107.5m to Lincoln University science rebuild

$107.5m to Lincoln University science rebuild

Thursday, 17 July 2014 2:17 p.m. by GovtBeehive


Central City – from Monday 21st July

Central City – from Monday 21st July

Thursday, 17 July 2014 12:50 p.m. by Transport4chch

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 …

Brighton saltwater pool may cost $20m

Brighton saltwater pool may cost $20m

Thursday, 17 July 2014 11:34 a.m. by MediaThePress

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.

Breakfast seminar: design management

Breakfast seminar: design management

Thursday, 17 July 2014 9:59 a.m. by CoffeyProjectsChCh

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 to streamline projects

Fewer rules to streamline projects

Wednesday, 16 July 2014 11:11 p.m. by MediaThePress

Fewer rules and a streamlined approach to residential development will make building and living in Christchurch's central city more appealing, the Government says.

Cera forks out $672k for info campaigns

Cera forks out $672k for 'info' campaigns

Wednesday, 16 July 2014 11:10 p.m. by MediaThePress

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.

Signals out: Marshland/QEII intersection

Signals out: Marshland/QEII intersection

Wednesday, 16 July 2014 4:35 p.m. by Transport4chch

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.

Signals RESTORED: Marshland/QEII intersection

Signals RESTORED: Marshland/QEII intersection

Wednesday, 16 July 2014 4:35 p.m. by Transport4chch

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.

Is Christchurch a doughnut or a fruitcake?

Is Christchurch a doughnut or a fruitcake?

Wednesday, 16 July 2014 10:55 a.m. by MediaThePress

Concern that Christchurch is becoming a doughnut city - growth ringing an empty centre - misses the point.

Vision for central city living released

Vision for central city living released

Wednesday, 16 July 2014 10:01 a.m. by GovtCCDU Popular

The public is being invited to have its say on the vision for central city living in Christchurch.

Avoid the kneejerk rebuild

'Avoid the kneejerk rebuild'

Wednesday, 16 July 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

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.

Town hall not top priority - Dalziel

Town hall not top priority - Dalziel

Wednesday, 16 July 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

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.

UK input seen as vital for citys rebuild

UK input seen as vital for city's rebuild

Wednesday, 16 July 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaHerald

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.

CRASH CLEARED – Marshland/Prestons Road 2051hrs

CRASH CLEARED – Marshland/Prestons Road 2051hrs

Tuesday, 15 July 2014 8:50 p.m. by Transport4chch

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.

Lyttelton Tunnel Maintenance Works Restrictions – 16 July

Lyttelton Tunnel Maintenance Works Restrictions – 16 July

Tuesday, 15 July 2014 2:00 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: 16 July The night-time works will place restrictions on traffic flows through the tunnel, …

Making a spectacle of Christchurch demos

Making a spectacle of Christchurch demos

Tuesday, 15 July 2014 11:34 a.m. by MediaThePress

More than 2,400 ideas for new Central Library designers

More than 2,400 ideas for new Central Library designers

Tuesday, 15 July 2014 9:47 a.m. by GovtCCC

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.

What would you fix first in Christchurch?

What would you fix first in Christchurch?

Tuesday, 15 July 2014 8:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Frequent flooding, never-ending road works and constant demolition - post-quake Christchurch can be a frustrating city to live in. 

Church has big vision for site

Church has big vision for site

Tuesday, 15 July 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

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.

New Brighton Road one way only between Bassett & Stour Drive – DELAYED now Thurs 17th July

New Brighton Road one way only between Bassett & Stour Drive – DELAYED now Thurs 17th July

Tuesday, 15 July 2014 1:17 a.m. by Transport4chch

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 …

Canterbury earthquake memorial

Canterbury earthquake memorial

Monday, 14 July 2014 12:00 p.m. by ArchitectureNow

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.

Building upgrade underway for Christchurch Art Gallery

Building upgrade underway for Christchurch Art Gallery

Monday, 14 July 2014 10:22 a.m. by GovtCCC Popular

A technology that allows a building to effectively “float” on its foundations during an earthquake is about to be applied to Christchurch Art Gallery.