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Developers fight over land

Developers fight over land

Friday, 10 October 2014 11:23 p.m. by MediaThePress

Rival developers are fighting over a hotly-contested block of Halswell land that could become a large commercial centre for the growing Christchurch community.

Get repairs sorted for summer

Get repairs sorted for summer

Friday, 10 October 2014 2:16 p.m. by FletcherEQR

Work set to kick off on The Terraces

Work set to kick off on The Terraces

Friday, 10 October 2014 1:03 p.m. by MediaThePress

Work on a key part of Christchurch's new Avon River Precinct will begin next week.

CRASH – SH74 Main North Rd/Radcliffe Rd NOW CLEAR 1218hrs

CRASH – SH74 Main North Rd/Radcliffe Rd NOW CLEAR 1218hrs

Friday, 10 October 2014 12:17 p.m. by Transport4chch

Road users are advised that this crash site is now completely cleared.   Thanks for your patience.

CRASH – SH74 Main North Rd/Radcliffe Rd 1147hrs

CRASH – SH74 Main North Rd/Radcliffe Rd 1147hrs

Friday, 10 October 2014 11:48 a.m. by Transport4chch

Road users are advised that there is a crash at Main North Rd/Radcliffe Rd intersection. Southbound is now cleared and traffic is flowing freely. Northbound remains one-lane past the crash site. Minor delays are expected while the scene is cleared. …

CRASH – SH74 Main North Rd/Richell Street

CRASH – SH74 Main North Rd/Richell Street

Friday, 10 October 2014 9:32 a.m. by Transport4chch

Road users are advised that there is a crash at Main North Rd/Richell Street intersection. Northbound lanes are currently blocked. Avoid area if possible or expect delays.

CRASH – SH74 Main North Rd/Radcliffe Rd

CRASH – SH74 Main North Rd/Radcliffe Rd

Friday, 10 October 2014 9:32 a.m. by Transport4chch

Road users are advised that there is a crash at Main North Rd/Radcliffe Rd intersection. Northbound lanes are currently blocked and one lane southbound is also blocked. Avoid area if possible or expect delays.

Central City – from Monday 13th October

Central City – from Monday 13th October

Thursday, 9 October 2014 1:30 p.m. by Transport4chch

New:  Hereford Street one-way eastbound between Montreal Street and Cambridge Tce. Ongoing: Bealey Ave – down to two lanes between Fitzgerald Ave and Manchester Street. Gloucester Street - one-way westbound between Colombo Street and Oxford Tce. Durham Street overbridge  - CLOSED between …

Incident – Main South Rd east of Halswell Jcn – now CLEARED

Incident – Main South Rd east of Halswell Jcn – now CLEARED

Thursday, 9 October 2014 1:24 p.m. by Transport4chch

Main South Road just east of the Halswell Junction intersection has now been cleared and traffic is back to two lanes. Thanks for your patience.

CBD – Available Routes Map 10th October to 17th October

CBD – Available Routes Map 10th October to 17th October

Thursday, 9 October 2014 12:59 p.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

Incident – Main South Rd east of Halswell Jcn – reduced lanes – expect delays

Incident – Main South Rd east of Halswell Jcn – reduced lanes – expect delays

Thursday, 9 October 2014 12:15 p.m. by Transport4chch

Main South Road just east of the Halswell Junction intersection is down to one lane eastbound. A concrete beam has fallen off a truck and the left hand lane is closed. One lane remains open for eastbound traffic on Main …

Cardboard foundations used in repairs

Cardboard foundations used in repairs

Thursday, 9 October 2014 8:59 a.m. by MediaThePress

A new cardboard foundation system resembling an egg carton is being hailed as a world first.

Forced land sales breach fundamental rights

Forced land sales 'breach fundamental rights'

Thursday, 9 October 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Forced Government land-takes in central Christchurch have resulted in major breaches to "fundamental property ownership rights", a Wellington lawyer says.

Spike in injuries to migrant workers

Spike in injuries to migrant workers

Wednesday, 8 October 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

WorkSafe New Zealand is investigating an accident involving a migrant rebuild worker who spent four weeks in hospital after a four-metre fall on a Christchurch construction site.

CRASH – Southern Motorway 1743pm

CRASH – Southern Motorway 1743pm

Tuesday, 7 October 2014 5:45 p.m. by Transport4chch

Road users are advised that there is a crash on the Southern Motorway on the Lincoln Road over bridge. One lane eastbound is closed (citybound) and we advise delays back to the Curletts Road on-ramp as traffic is moving extremely …

CRASH – Southern Motorway CLEARED 1826

CRASH – Southern Motorway CLEARED 1826

Tuesday, 7 October 2014 5:45 p.m. by Transport4chch

Road users are advised that the crash on the Lincoln Road overbridge is now clear. Thank you for your patience.

Mayor congratulates Minister Brownlee on his reappointment

Mayor congratulates Minister Brownlee on his reappointment

Tuesday, 7 October 2014 9:38 a.m. by GovtCCC Featured Popular

Mayor Lianne Dalziel welcomes the reappointment of Minister Brownlee as the Minister for Canterbury Earthquake Recovery.

Rebuild delays irk nearby residents

Rebuild delays irk nearby residents

Tuesday, 7 October 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

South Brighton residents are running out of patience as the rebuild of the busy Bridge St bridge drags on and the cost of the project balloons to nearly $17 million.

Construction underway on Residential Rebuilds

Construction underway on Residential Rebuilds

Monday, 6 October 2014 3:16 p.m. by PRNews

Release: Corbel Construction

EQC warns insurance threatens recovery

EQC warns insurance threatens recovery

Sunday, 5 October 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Changes to the way homes are insured since the Christchurch earthquakes are threatening the ability of communities to recover after future natural disasters.

Bridle Path off-ramp closure from Sunday night

Bridle Path off-ramp closure from Sunday night

Friday, 3 October 2014 3:48 p.m. by Transport4chch

Road users are advised that from Sunday 5th October for four nights, the Bridle Path off ramp from tunnel road will be closed to do night work repairs under tunnel road.

CBD – Available Routes Map 3rd October – 11th October

CBD – Available Routes Map 3rd October – 11th October

Friday, 3 October 2014 11:56 a.m. by Transport4chch Popular

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

Tuam Street – CLOSED Saturday 4th October

Tuam Street – CLOSED Saturday 4th October

Friday, 3 October 2014 11:44 a.m. by Transport4chch

Road users are advised that Tuam Street will be closed between Durham Street South and the Colombo Street on Saturday 4th October from 1am – 5pm for a large concrete pour. Detours that will be in place while the closure are …

Waterloo/Halswell Junction Rd intersection DELAYED now Saturday 11th October

Waterloo/Halswell Junction Rd intersection DELAYED now Saturday 11th October

Friday, 3 October 2014 10:07 a.m. by Transport4chch

Road users are advised that due to weather conditions this closure will now take place on Saturday 11th October.

Central City – from Monday 6th October

Central City – from Monday 6th October

Thursday, 2 October 2014 5:40 p.m. by Transport4chch

New:  Bealey Ave – down to two lanes between Fitzgerald Ave and Manchester Street. Open: Colombo Street - back to two-way from Kilmore Street to Gloucester Street (early next week). Gloucester Street - back to two-way between Colombo and Manchester …

Waterloo/Halswell Junction Rd intersection CLOSED Saturday 4th October

Waterloo/Halswell Junction Rd intersection CLOSED Saturday 4th October

Thursday, 2 October 2014 5:00 p.m. by Transport4chch

Road users are advised that on Saturday 4th October, the intersection at Waterloo/Halswell Junction Road will be closed while road sealing work takes place. The closure will be in place from 12am – 7pm on Saturday 4th October. All traffic …

Developer aims to add life to river

Developer aims to add life to river

Thursday, 2 October 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Christchurch developer Alasdair Cassels will invest $400,000 to revitalise part of the Heathcote River.

Alisdair Cassels to beautify Heathcote River

Alisdair Cassels to beautify Heathcote River

Thursday, 2 October 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Christchurch developer Alasdair Cassels will invest $400,000 to revitalise part of the Heathcote River.

Alasdair Cassels to beautify Heathcote River

Alasdair Cassels to beautify Heathcote River

Thursday, 2 October 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Christchurch developer Alasdair Cassels will invest $400,000 to revitalise part of the Heathcote River.

Bold new building for Engineering and Architectural Studies

Bold new building for Engineering and Architectural Studies

Wednesday, 1 October 2014 1:56 p.m. by CPIT Featured Popular

Release: CPIT

Christchurch District Plan Still a Deep Concern

Christchurch District Plan Still a Deep Concern

Tuesday, 30 September 2014 3:43 p.m. by PRNews Popular

Property Council Of New Zealand

SH 1 Waikuku, North Canterbury – REOPENED

SH 1 Waikuku, North Canterbury – REOPENED

Tuesday, 30 September 2014 7:30 a.m. by Transport4chch

SH 1 at Waikuku, North Canterbury – has been REOPENED following an earlier serious crash.        

Lawyer: Insurers trying to weasel out

Lawyer: Insurers trying to weasel out

Tuesday, 30 September 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

A Christchurch couple claim the Earthquake Commission (EQC) and Southern Response have tried to "weasel out" of a full rebuild of their 100-year-old Burwood house.

Reconstructed Knox Church to host Awards Ceremony

Reconstructed Knox Church to host Awards Ceremony

Monday, 29 September 2014 4:37 p.m. by PRNews

Release: TDM Events

Waterloo Road REOPENED – Updated 3.35pm

Waterloo Road REOPENED – Updated 3.35pm

Monday, 29 September 2014 3:30 p.m. by Transport4chch

Update as at 3.35pm: Waterloo Road has now reopened following the earlier fatal crash.  All movements have been restored at the intersection of Carmen Rd (SH1) and Waterloo Rd.  

CRASH – Waterloo Road CLOSED – Expect delays – Updated 3.15 pm

CRASH – Waterloo Road CLOSED – Expect delays – Updated 3.15 pm

Monday, 29 September 2014 3:15 p.m. by Transport4chch

Update as at 2.50pm - Road closure still in place as below Emergency services are still attending the site of a fatal crash involving a motor vehicle and cyclist at the junction of Waterloo and Carmen Roads in Christchurch. Waterloo Road …

CRASH – Waterloo Road CLOSED – Expect delays – Updated 2.50pm

CRASH – Waterloo Road CLOSED – Expect delays – Updated 2.50pm

Monday, 29 September 2014 2:50 p.m. by Transport4chch

Update as at 2.50pm - Road closure still in place as below Emergency services are still attending the site of a fatal crash involving a motor vehicle and cyclist at the junction of Waterloo and Carmen Roads in Christchurch. Waterloo Road …

CRASH – Waterloo Road CLOSED – Expect delays – Updated

CRASH – Waterloo Road CLOSED – Expect delays – Updated

Monday, 29 September 2014 2:19 p.m. by Transport4chch

Update as at 2.15pm – Road closure still in place as below Police advise Emergency services are currently attending a fatal accident involving a motor vehicle and cyclist at the junction of Waterloo and Carmen Roads in Christchurch. Waterloo Road …

CRASH – Waterloo Road CLOSED – Expect delays

CRASH – Waterloo Road CLOSED – Expect delays

Monday, 29 September 2014 1:19 p.m. by Transport4chch

Police advise Emergency services are currently attending a fatal accident involving a motor vehicle and cyclist at the junction of Waterloo and Carmen Roads in Christchurch. Waterloo Road is closed eastbound from Carman Road.  Traffic is moving very slowly and …

Orion continues to progress earthquake rebuild work

Orion continues to progress earthquake rebuild work

Monday, 29 September 2014 1:06 p.m. by OrionNZ Featured Popular

Release: Orion New Zealand Limited

Breezes Road closure north of Pages Road from Monday 29 September

Breezes Road closure north of Pages Road from Monday 29 September

Friday, 26 September 2014 3:44 p.m. by Transport4chch Popular

Breezes Road will be closed north of Pages Road intersection to approximately 291 Breezes Road from Monday 29 September until approximately mid-late October for installation of the new wastewater system.

Philpotts Road closed in the week starting Mon 29 Sept

Philpotts Road closed in the week starting Mon 29 Sept

Friday, 26 September 2014 3:10 p.m. by Transport4chch

Philpotts Road between Innes Road and Knowles Street will be closed early in the week starting 29 September for approximately two weeks.

Central City – from Monday 29th September

Central City – from Monday 29th September

Friday, 26 September 2014 3:00 p.m. by Transport4chch

 -  between 7pm – 6am

CBD – Available Routes Map 26th September – 3rd October

CBD – Available Routes Map 26th September – 3rd October

Friday, 26 September 2014 2:53 p.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

Start of Christchurch Hospital Redevelopment

Start of Christchurch Hospital Redevelopment

Friday, 26 September 2014 11:29 a.m. by GovtDHB Popular

Awarding of major contract marks start of Christchurch Hospital Redevelopment

UC project uses earthquake data to improve earthquake response models for buildings

UC project uses earthquake data to improve earthquake response models for buildings

Friday, 26 September 2014 11:21 a.m. by CanterburyUniversity

A University of Canterbury engineering research project is evaluating the methods and models used to predict the expected damage to multi-storey reinforced concrete buildings during earthquakes, using data gathered during the Canterbury earthquakes.

Carmen Road – TRAIN now cleared

Carmen Road – TRAIN now cleared

Friday, 26 September 2014 7:59 a.m. by Transport4chch

Road users are now advised that the train on Carmen Road is now cleared. Minor delays are expected in the area as traffic clears out,  

Carmen Road – AVOID- train blocking road at rail crossing

Carmen Road – AVOID- train blocking road at rail crossing

Friday, 26 September 2014 7:33 a.m. by Transport4chch

A train has broken down on the Carmen Road rail crossing. There is potentially a 30 minute plus delay until the road is cleared. Please avoid Carmen Road at this time. Updates will be provided as more information comes to …

$650m revamp starts for hospitals

$650m revamp starts for hospitals

Friday, 26 September 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

The first stage of Christchurch Hospital's multimillion-dollar redevelopment will begin on Monday.

$2m stadium loan will buy the council time

$2m stadium loan will 'buy the council time'

Thursday, 25 September 2014 12:53 p.m. by MediaThePress

How long the temporary rugby stadium at Addington remains in play rests on the outcome of negotiations between the Government and the city council, says Christchurch Stadium Trust chairman Jim Anderton.

Couple awards top grades

Couple awards top grades

Thursday, 25 September 2014 11:12 a.m. by FletcherEQR

Owner disputes quality of repairs

Owner disputes quality of repairs

Thursday, 25 September 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

A rebuild firm is locked in a dispute with a property owner who is refusing to pay for earthquake repairs.\

Modular apartments waiting for site

Modular apartments waiting for site

Thursday, 25 September 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Hundreds of prefabricated apartments destined for Christchurch are without a home.

Rebuild creating a treasure in CBD

Rebuild creating a treasure in CBD

Wednesday, 24 September 2014 4:22 p.m. by MediaThePress

Christchurch is on track to have the most valuable city centre in New Zealand.

A Solid Approach

A Solid Approach

Wednesday, 24 September 2014 11:43 a.m. by FletcherEQR

A vote of confidence in the rebuild

A vote of confidence in the rebuild

Wednesday, 24 September 2014 10:54 a.m. by MediaThePress

It has taken a long time and there is still a very long way to go, but at last there are signs of real progress. I could not have written that a year ago or even early this year, at least not with the same degree of certainty.

Bus Interchange Raft Foundation Pour

Bus Interchange Raft Foundation Pour

Wednesday, 24 September 2014 10:09 a.m. by CoffeyProjectsChCh

Widely reported as the largest concrete pour of the rebuild to date, from the early hours of Tuesday Morning, through to around 11.30am approximately 1460m3 of concrete was placed to form the raft foundation for the Lichfield street building.

Music Centre lines up first for arts precinct

Music Centre lines up first for arts precinct

Wednesday, 24 September 2014 9:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

The first new development in the performing arts precinct could soon be under way.

Claim espionage behind odd wall theft from Christchurch eco-house

Claim espionage behind odd wall theft from Christchurch eco-house

Wednesday, 24 September 2014 8:08 a.m. by MediaHerald

An eco-house builder had an entire wall stolen from a partly-built new home in a suspected case of industrial espionage. Burglars forced entry into the True Green Homes property outside Christchurch overnight Monday and sliced precise...

Councillors back artistic hoarding idea

Councillors back artistic hoarding idea

Wednesday, 24 September 2014 7:50 a.m. by MediaThePress

City councillors are backing and flair to their site fencing.