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Central City Traffic impacts – from Monday 28th April preview

Central City Traffic impacts – from Monday 28th April preview

Thursday, 24 April 2014 8:10 p.m. by Transport4chch

Road users are advised that changes on the central city roads from Monday 28th April will cause delays particularly in peak times. New sites from Monday 28th April: (Weather dependent) Tuam Street - closed between Manchester and Colombo Street for six weeks …

Brownlee takes hard-hitting Chch rebuild report on the chin

Brownlee takes hard-hitting Chch rebuild report on the chin

Thursday, 24 April 2014 12:18 p.m. by MediaHerald

An in-depth survey of senior leaders in the Christchurch rebuild indicates growing impatience and serious weaknesses in the way major projects are being procured and managed.The minister in charge of the post-earthquakes rebuild,...

ANZAC DAY COMMEMORATION CLOSURES – Friday 25th April

ANZAC DAY COMMEMORATION CLOSURES – Friday 25th April

Thursday, 24 April 2014 8:02 a.m. by Transport4chch

The following roads will be closed for Anzac Day commemorations: Christchurch Central Montreal Street – From Gloucester Street to Kilmore Street Cranmer Square – From Armagh Street to Kilmore Street Chester Street West – From Park Terrace to Cranmer Square …

Christchurch rebuild hampered by government

Christchurch rebuild 'hampered by government'

Wednesday, 23 April 2014 9:26 p.m. by MediaThePress

Christchurch's recovery is "painstakingly slow" say key rebuild firms who blame local and central government for hampering progress.

Bealey Avenue lane reduction – now on Saturday 26 April

Bealey Avenue lane reduction – now on Saturday 26 April

Wednesday, 23 April 2014 1:10 p.m. by Transport4chch

Work on Bealey Avenue between Sherborne and Madras Street has been delayed from Thursday 24th April due to weather conditions and will now go ahead on Saturday 24 April 2014 from 7.30am. Bealey Avenue between Sherborne and Madras Streets will …

Devil in detail for arts precinct

Devil in detail for arts precinct

Wednesday, 23 April 2014 10:51 a.m. by MediaThePress

Land purchases for the performing arts precinct are on hold until the city council provides more financial detail on how the central-city anchor project will work, the Government says.

Bealey Avenue – reduced to one lane between Sherborne & Madras Thursday 24th

Bealey Avenue – reduced to one lane between Sherborne & Madras Thursday 24th

Wednesday, 23 April 2014 8:52 a.m. by Transport4chch

Work on Bealey Avenue between Sherborne and Madras Street will see lane reductions in place on Thursday 24 April 2014. Both east and west bound will be reduced to two lanes. Following the morning peak, Bealey Avenue between Sherborne and …

New Moorhouse Ave complex nears finish

New Moorhouse Ave complex nears finish

Tuesday, 22 April 2014 11:36 p.m. by MediaThePress



What do you want from new central library?

What do you want from new central library?

Tuesday, 22 April 2014 9:38 p.m. by MediaThePress

How refreshing to be writing about an exciting new architectural design for the heart of the city. There have been precious few of them, apart from the transitional "cardboard" cathedral.

Brits in push for rebuild role

Brits in push for rebuild role

Tuesday, 22 April 2014 5:00 p.m. by MediaThePress

The British High Commission is offering to take officials from Christchurch on a "study tour" of infrastructure projects in Britain.

State housing quake repairs below target

State housing quake repairs below target

Tuesday, 22 April 2014 2:42 p.m. by MediaThePress

Repairs on Christchurch's crippled state housing stock are failing to keep pace as deadlines loom for the work.

Big investment needed for affordable housing

Big investment needed for affordable housing

Tuesday, 22 April 2014 2:42 p.m. by MediaThePress

Adding 3000 affordable new homes into Christchurch's housing market will require an investment of more than $1 billion.

$1b needed for affordable homes

$1b needed for affordable homes

Tuesday, 22 April 2014 2:42 p.m. by MediaThePress

Adding 3000 affordable new homes into Christchurch's housing market will require an investment of more than $1 billion.

Arts precinct plans may need a rethink and shrink

Arts precinct plans may need a rethink and shrink

Tuesday, 22 April 2014 2:27 p.m. by MediaThePress

The performing arts precinct might have to be rethought after the Government revealed it has stopped buying land for the central-city anchor project.

Anzac week- road works

Anzac week- road works

Tuesday, 22 April 2014 9:02 a.m. by Transport4chch

Road users are advised that most SCIRT work sites will close over the Easter weekend, but traffic management will remain in place around sites and equipment. New work sites in the central city that will start this week are listed …

Lyttelton Tunnel Maintenance Night Works – Wed 23rd April

Lyttelton Tunnel Maintenance Night Works – Wed 23rd April

Tuesday, 22 April 2014 9:00 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: 23rd April The night-time works will place restrictions on traffic flows through …

CBD – Available Routes Map 23rd April – 30th April

CBD – Available Routes Map 23rd April – 30th April

Tuesday, 22 April 2014 8:51 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    

Crown to no longer buy arts precinct land

Crown to no longer buy arts precinct land

Tuesday, 22 April 2014 12:38 a.m. by MediaThePress

Land originally earmarked for the performing arts precinct in Christchurch city centre will no longer be purchased by the Government, says Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee.

Housing deal to boost city revenue

Housing deal to boost city revenue

Monday, 21 April 2014 5:00 p.m. by MediaThePress

A new entity driving the provision of affordable housing in Christchurch could lead to a financial boon for the city council and cheaper rent for social housing tenants.

Plans put arts precinct in doubt

Plans put arts precinct in doubt

Monday, 21 April 2014 5:00 p.m. by MediaThePress

The Christchurch Symphony Orchestra has developed plans for a suburban concert hall, in a move that could cast doubt on the central city performing arts precinct.

Blueprint options reviewed

Blueprint options 'reviewed'

Monday, 21 April 2014 5:00 p.m. by MediaThePress

The Christchurch Central Development Unit appears to be reviewing its strict approach to the recovery blueprint as it realises more flexibility is needed to rebuild the central city, a local developer says. 

Editorial: Roadblocks to city rebuild must be cleared

Editorial: Roadblocks to city rebuild must be cleared

Monday, 21 April 2014 5:00 p.m. by MediaThePress

The news that more flexibility is creeping into relations between the Christchurch Central Development Unit and property owners over plans for some important features of the central city is a heartening development.

Long wait for glass as demand grows

Long wait for glass as demand grows

Sunday, 20 April 2014 5:00 p.m. by MediaThePress

Glass facades have become a $100 million-a-year industry in the Christchurch rebuild, but most of those dollars are now going offshore.

State Highway 75 Akaroa – Road update

State Highway 75 Akaroa – Road update

Sunday, 20 April 2014 1:30 p.m. by Transport4chch

  Road users are advised that State Highway 75 is now open to Akaroa. Delays of up to an hour can be expected due to many parts of the road being down to one lane.    

State Highway 75 Akaroa – Road update 1.30pm

State Highway 75 Akaroa – Road update 1.30pm

Sunday, 20 April 2014 1:30 p.m. by Transport4chch

  Road users are advised that State Highway 75 is now open to Akaroa. Delays of up to an hour can be expected due to many parts of the road being down to one lane.    

FLOODING – Road Closures 0950am

FLOODING – Road Closures 0950am

Saturday, 19 April 2014 9:50 a.m. by Transport4chch

Update 0950am - Flood waters have receded in most areas and roads are being reopened. Road closures are still in place in some areas, where trees have fallen and flooding is slowly subsiding, particularly around local river side roads. Slips and …

FLOODING – Road update 0950am

FLOODING – Road update 0950am

Saturday, 19 April 2014 9:50 a.m. by Transport4chch

Update 0950am - Flood waters have receded in most areas and roads are being reopened. Road closures are still in place in some areas, where trees have fallen and flooding is slowly subsiding, particularly around local river side roads. Slips and …

Chch no boom town for workers

Chch 'no boom town' for workers

Saturday, 19 April 2014 2:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Marta Steeman asks how high demand for rebuild workers really is?

Slow rebuild impacts SI growth

Slow rebuild impacts SI growth

Friday, 18 April 2014 10:37 p.m. by MediaThePress

South Island growth may not soar quite as high in the future, because of a slower than expected Canterbury rebuild.

Are assessors scratching the surface?

Are assessors scratching the surface?

Friday, 18 April 2014 10:00 p.m. by MediaThePress

It is the question many are asking: whether EQC is living up to its responsibilities with its Canterbury home repairs programme? Those with foundation damage are not so sure, as JOHN McCRONE reports.

FLOODING – Road Closures 1936pm

FLOODING – Road Closures 1936pm

Friday, 18 April 2014 7:36 p.m. by Transport4chch

Flood waters are receding in areas and roads are being reopened. Road closures will be in place overnight in some areas, particularly low lying riverside areas.

FLOODING – Road Closures 1630pm

FLOODING – Road Closures 1630pm

Friday, 18 April 2014 4:30 p.m. by Transport4chch

Due to flooding these roads have been closed in Christchurch. Archer Street (Flockton Street to Aylesford Street) Aylesford – NOW OPEN Bridle Path Road Canterbury Street Carrick Street (Flockton Street to Aylesford Street) Clarendon Tce (Opawa Road to Marshall Road.) …

FLOODING – Road Closures 1702pm

FLOODING – Road Closures 1702pm

Friday, 18 April 2014 4:30 p.m. by Transport4chch

Archer Street (Flockton Street to Aylesford Street)

FLOODING – Road Closures 1736pm

FLOODING – Road Closures 1736pm

Friday, 18 April 2014 4:30 p.m. by Transport4chch

Due to flooding these roads have been closed in Christchurch. Archer Street (Flockton Street to Aylesford Street) Aylesford – NOW OPEN Bridle Path Road Canterbury Street Carrick Street (Flockton Street to Aylesford Street) Clarendon Tce (Opawa Road to Marshall Road.) …

FLOODING – Road Closures 15.17pm

FLOODING – Road Closures 15.17pm

Friday, 18 April 2014 3:18 p.m. by Transport4chch Popular

Archer Street (Flockton Street to Aylesford Street)

Big project on pause

Big project on 'pause'

Friday, 18 April 2014 1:31 p.m. by MediaThePress

The stalling of the multi-million dollar Terrace project reflects the reality of creating commercial developments in post-earthquake Christchurch, developers say.

Public to have a say on red zones future

Public to have a say on red zones' future

Friday, 18 April 2014 1:24 p.m. by MediaThePress

The public will play a part in deciding what the residential red zones will look like in the future, Prime Minister John Key says.

FLOODING – Signals out 11.27am

FLOODING – Signals out 11.27am

Friday, 18 April 2014 11:27 a.m. by Transport4chch

Road users are advised due to the weather that the traffic lights at these intersections are flashing yellow due to the weather.

FLOODING – Road Closures 11.04am

FLOODING – Road Closures 11.04am

Friday, 18 April 2014 10:35 a.m. by Transport4chch

FLOODING – Road Closures 10.31am

FLOODING – Road Closures 10.31am

Friday, 18 April 2014 10:35 a.m. by Transport4chch

Due to flooding these roads have been closed in Christchurch. Flockton Street (Warrington Street to Archer Street) Aylesford Street (Westminister St to Hills Rd) Carrick Street (Flockton Street to Aylesford Street) Thornton Streeet (Flockton Street to Aylesford Street) Harrison Street …

The Terrace development had paused before

The Terrace development had 'paused' before

Thursday, 17 April 2014 10:47 p.m. by MediaThePress

The multi-million dollar Terrace project has been ''paused'' several times during its development and the latest is no different, says its backer Antony Gough.

FLOODING – Road Closures 8.11am

FLOODING – Road Closures 8.11am

Thursday, 17 April 2014 8:43 p.m. by Transport4chch

FLOODING – Road Closures 8.39pm

FLOODING – Road Closures 8.39pm

Thursday, 17 April 2014 8:43 p.m. by Transport4chch

Due to  flooding these roads have been closed in Christchurch. Aylesford Street Carrick Street Flockton Street Harrison Street Thornton Street

FLOODING – Road Closures 10.15pm

FLOODING – Road Closures 10.15pm

Thursday, 17 April 2014 8:43 p.m. by Transport4chch Featured Popular

Due to flooding these roads have been closed in Christchurch.

Governers Bay/Lyttleton Advisory – 7.30pm

Governers Bay/Lyttleton Advisory – 7.30pm

Thursday, 17 April 2014 7:31 p.m. by Transport4chch

Road users are advised that roads in the Governors Bay and Lyttleton area have been affected by the heavy rain this evening. 

Weather ahead – what you need to know

Weather ahead – what you need to know

Thursday, 17 April 2014 1:53 p.m. by Transport4chch

The Christchurch Transport Operations Centre (CTOC) advises that the weather forecast shows a period of extended rainfall throughout Christchurch and Banks Peninsula, from 2pm this afternoon through to 8am tomorrow morning, when it is expected to ease.

Easter and road works – what you need to know

Easter and road works – what you need to know

Thursday, 17 April 2014 1:28 p.m. by Transport4chch

Road users are advised that most SCIRT work sites will close over the Easter weekend, but traffic management will remain in place around sites and equipment. 

Council’s plan for the provision of swimming pools

Council’s plan for the provision of swimming pools

Thursday, 17 April 2014 10:31 a.m. by GovtCCC

Christchurch City Council’s Community Committee yesterday, Tuesday 15 April 2014, received a draft review of the Aquatic Facilities Plan.

Avon-Otakaro Network welcomes Government announcement on residential red zone lands

Avon-Otakaro Network welcomes Government announcement on residential red zone lands

Thursday, 17 April 2014 10:10 a.m. by AvonOtakaro Featured Popular

“It is great that at last there is some forward traction on future use of the Avon River residential red zone lands, it is time we started to heal the wound that runs right through the east,” says Evan Smith Co-Chair of Avon-Otakaro Network (AvON).

New plans for Hotel Grand Chancellor site

New plans for Hotel Grand Chancellor site

Thursday, 17 April 2014 8:52 a.m. by MediaThePress

Hotel Grand Chancellor will not be rebuilt in its old spot.

Colombo Street Bridge to reopen today – SCIRT

Colombo Street Bridge to reopen today – SCIRT

Thursday, 17 April 2014 8:06 a.m. by Transport4chch

People exploring the central city over Easter have a new area to wander over soon to be free of safety fencing. The Colombo St bridge, near the Christchurch Town Hall, reopens to traffic on Thursday, 17 April. The bridge has been fully repaired …

Colombo Street Bridge reopened – SCIRT

Colombo Street Bridge reopened – SCIRT

Thursday, 17 April 2014 8:06 a.m. by Transport4chch

People exploring the central city over Easter have a new area to wander over soon to be free of safety fencing. The Colombo St bridge, near the Christchurch Town Hall, reopens to traffic on Thursday, 17 April. The bridge has been fully repaired …

The Terrace city development stalls

The Terrace city development stalls

Thursday, 17 April 2014 2:54 a.m. by MediaThePress

The celebrated $150 million Terrace project in the central city has stalled.

Council tags $50m to stimulate housing

Council tags $50m to stimulate housing

Wednesday, 16 April 2014 10:51 p.m. by MediaThePress

The $50 million the city council has tagged for tackling Christchurch's housing problems could be the catalyst for thousands of affordable new homes, says deputy mayor Vicki Buck.

MBIE guidance for multi-unit residential buildings released

MBIE guidance for multi-unit residential buildings released

Wednesday, 16 April 2014 4:14 p.m. by GovtDBH

Additional MBIE guidance for multi-unit residential buildings released

Christchurch Housing Accord announced

Christchurch Housing Accord announced

Wednesday, 16 April 2014 12:05 p.m. by GovtCCC Featured

The acute shortage of affordable housing in Christchurch will only be solved by the Christchurch City Council and the Government working together, Christchurch Mayor Lianne Dalziel says.

Entry to Montreal Street at Brougham Street – NOW OPEN

Entry to Montreal Street at Brougham Street – NOW OPEN

Wednesday, 16 April 2014 8:20 a.m. by Transport4chch

  Road users are advised that entry into Montreal Street off Brougham Street has been restored as work is now completed.

Original designs sorely needed in Christchurch

Original designs sorely needed in Christchurch

Wednesday, 16 April 2014 1:57 a.m. by MediaThePress

I haven't seen Friedensreich Hundertwasser's celebrated public toilets in Kawakawa, but I have seen the Hundertwasser house in Vienna.

Original designs sorely needed in Chch

Original designs sorely needed in Chch

Wednesday, 16 April 2014 1:57 a.m. by MediaThePress

I haven't seen Friedensreich Hundertwasser's celebrated public toilets in Kawakawa, but I have seen the Hundertwasser house in Vienna.

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