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How rebuilt cathedral could look

How rebuilt cathedral could look

Friday, 12 September 2014 11:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Beautiful, light, open and original

Beautiful, light, open and original

Friday, 12 September 2014 11:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

CBD – Available Routes Map 12th September – 17th September

CBD – Available Routes Map 12th September – 17th September

Friday, 12 September 2014 9:25 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    

Council seeks expressions of interest for Town Hall conservation

Council seeks expressions of interest for Town Hall conservation

Friday, 12 September 2014 9:18 a.m. by GovtCCC

Christchurch City Council has begun an expression of interest (EOI) process for contractors interested in tendering for the Town Hall conservation project.

Three Central City transport projects given the go-ahead for consultation

Three Central City transport projects given the go-ahead for consultation

Friday, 12 September 2014 8:11 a.m. by Transport4chch Popular

Christchurch City Council today gave the go-ahead to start public consultation on three concept designs for transport projects needed to support key Anchor Projects in the Central City. 

Major intersection works this weekend – Aldwins/Linwood/Buckleys Road

Major intersection works this weekend – Aldwins/Linwood/Buckleys Road

Friday, 12 September 2014 8:00 a.m. by Transport4chch

Road users are advised that after 9am Friday 12th September major intersection work will commence until Sunday 14th September at the Aldwins/Linwood/Buckleys Road intersection.

Durham Street Closed – Saturday Sept 12th 1am – 11am

Durham Street Closed – Saturday Sept 12th 1am – 11am

Friday, 12 September 2014 7:12 a.m. by Transport4chch

Road users are advised that Durham Street between Lichfield and Tuam Streets will be closed from 1am – 11am on Saturday 12th September. The closure is in place to allow for a major concrete pour for work commencing on the …

$3k scheme lures 350-plus workers to city

'$3k' scheme lures 350-plus workers to city

Friday, 12 September 2014 6:16 a.m. by MediaThePress

A scheme dangling a $3000 carrot for jobless to relocate to Canterbury for work has had a five-fold surge in takers in the past two months.

Concrete has proud history in Canterbury

Concrete has proud history in Canterbury

Thursday, 11 September 2014 3:04 p.m. by MediaThePress

Why cant parties work together?

Why can't parties work together?

Thursday, 11 September 2014 9:58 a.m. by MediaThePress

 How is Christchurch faring? Four years after the first major earthquake shook us awake in the early hours and with another general election looming, it's time to look at the big picture again.

New Christchurch lodge to include 300 beds

New Christchurch lodge to include 300 beds

Wednesday, 10 September 2014 10:00 p.m. by MediaThePress

A new multimillion-dollar 300-bed backpackers in Bealey Avenue will help replace accommodation lost in the earthquakes, a developer says.

Developers insurance appeal dismissed

Developers' insurance appeal dismissed

Wednesday, 10 September 2014 2:37 p.m. by MediaThePress

The Court of Appeal has dismissed an appeal by developers Islington Park against a High Court judgment on its insurance claims for damaged buildings at the old Islington freezing works site in Christchurch.

New life for stricken bach

New life for stricken bach

Wednesday, 10 September 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

A former family bach in the red-zoned Port Hills will find a new life as sheep shearers' living quarters on far-flung Pitt Island.

Developers asked to include art

Developers asked to include art

Tuesday, 9 September 2014 9:54 p.m. by MediaThePress

Developers could be offered incentives to include art works in new developments as part of a scheme to generate work for Christchurch artists.

Gough keen to join advisory group

Gough keen to join advisory group

Tuesday, 9 September 2014 9:42 p.m. by MediaThePress

A Christchurch developer hopes the advisory group overseeing the Government's transition out of Christchurch's recovery will include "more than just politicians".

Subcontractors get greater security

Subcontractors get greater security

Tuesday, 9 September 2014 12:31 p.m. by MediaThePress

Law changes will give subcontractors greater security that they will get paid for work done, Building and Construction Minister Nick Smith says.

Student power harnesses rebuild data

Student power harnesses rebuild data

Tuesday, 9 September 2014 11:56 a.m. by PRNews

Release: Land Information NZ

Ferrymead Bridge progressing well

Ferrymead Bridge progressing well

Tuesday, 9 September 2014 9:19 a.m. by GovtCCC Popular

Work on the replacement Ferrymead Bridge continues to plough ahead with commuters set to be able to use the new bridge from April next year.

Stories to tell young women

Stories to tell young women

Tuesday, 9 September 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Chrissy Irivine is telling it like it is.

Kahu Road Bridge – Closure from 22nd September

Kahu Road Bridge – Closure from 22nd September

Monday, 8 September 2014 5:18 p.m. by Transport4chch

Road users are advised that Kahu Road bridge near Christchurch Boys High School will be closed for eight weeks from the 22nd September.

Durham Street – one lane from tomorrow

Durham Street – one lane from tomorrow

Monday, 8 September 2014 3:09 p.m. by Transport4chch

Road users are advised that new work starting on Durham Street on Tuesday 8th September will reduce it to one lane from South City to Moorhouse Ave. We expect delays in peak periods for approximately one week while this is …

Durham Street – one lane from Tues 8th Sept

Durham Street – one lane from Tues 8th Sept

Monday, 8 September 2014 3:09 p.m. by Transport4chch

Road users are advised that new work starting on Durham Street on Tuesday 8th September will reduce it to one lane from South City to Moorhouse Ave. We expect delays in peak periods for approximately one week while this is …

Ferrymeads $35m bridge on track

Ferrymead's $35m bridge on track

Monday, 8 September 2014 12:16 p.m. by MediaThePress

Ferrymead's new $35 million bridge is on schedule to be opened to traffic in April next year.

Consultation closes today for two Central City Transport Projects

Consultation closes today for two Central City Transport Projects

Monday, 8 September 2014 9:00 a.m. by Transport4chch

Christchurch City Council is inviting feedback on two key transport projects, Hospital Corner early works and Hagley / Moorhouse Corner. Consultation opens on Friday 15 August 2014, and will close at 5pm on Monday 8 September 2014. Both projects are …

SCIRT Traffic update week starting 8th September

SCIRT Traffic update week starting 8th September

Friday, 5 September 2014 4:54 p.m. by Transport4chch

Click here for all the latest on SCIRT work around and in the city – SCIRT Traffic

Central City – from Monday 8th September

Central City – from Monday 8th September

Friday, 5 September 2014 3:20 p.m. by Transport4chch

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CBD – Available Routes Map 5th September – 12th September

CBD – Available Routes Map 5th September – 12th September

Friday, 5 September 2014 3:00 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    

Transitional Cathedral wins NZ Project of the Year

Transitional Cathedral wins NZ Project of the Year

Friday, 5 September 2014 1:31 p.m. by PRNews Popular

Release: Project Management Institute of NZ

Cera using bully tactics to get land

Cera 'using bully tactics' to get land

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

A central-city property owner says he is being bullied out of his commercial building by a heavy-handed Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority (Cera).

4 years on. The Christchurch Rebuild.

4 years on. The Christchurch Rebuild.

Thursday, 4 September 2014 5:51 p.m. by Swiggs Popular

A lot has happened in the 4 years since that first 7.1 earthquake shook us awake at 4:35am. The resulting earthquake sequence that lasted with severe aftershocks right through to January 2012 has changed the landscape in our city for ever. The worst of these shocks being February 22 where we must pay respect to the 185 lives that were lost on that day and the many tens of thousands of families who lost their homes, livelihoods and communities. 

Contractor payment milestone

Contractor payment milestone

Thursday, 4 September 2014 3:42 p.m. by FletcherEQR

QEII preferred site for new Eastern Recreation and Sport Centre

QEII preferred site for new Eastern Recreation and Sport Centre

Thursday, 4 September 2014 3:20 p.m. by GovtCCC

Christchurch City Council has approved QEII Park as its preferred site for a new Eastern Recreation and Sport Centre in north east Christchurch.

Rebuild and repair of Council facilities to accelerate

Rebuild and repair of Council facilities to accelerate

Thursday, 4 September 2014 3:17 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

Mayor Lianne Dalziel has today announced Christchurch City Council is committing more than $40 million to fast-track the repair and rebuild of 'priority' community and heritage facilities across the city and Banks Peninsula.

Council approves $45m for communities

Council approves $45m for communities

Thursday, 4 September 2014 1:04 p.m. by MediaThePress

Community libraries and pools will be repaired or rebuilt first as part of a $40 million spending programme announced by the city council.

CTV News - Knox Church

CTV News - Knox Church

Thursday, 4 September 2014 12:28 a.m. by MediaCTV

Equipment supply confirmed for world-class family playground

Equipment supply confirmed for world-class family playground

Wednesday, 3 September 2014 1:19 p.m. by GovtCCDU Popular

A 10m-high climbing tower, double flying fox and a 4m-wide slide will be features of a new inner city family playground in Christchurch unlike anything seen in New Zealand before.

Hornby site for Bunnings trade centre

Hornby site for Bunnings trade centre

Wednesday, 3 September 2014 11:51 a.m. by MediaThePress

Hardware and building supplies retailer Bunnings has started work on its new Christchurch trade centre.

Ditch the concrete, embrace the view

Ditch the concrete, embrace the view

Wednesday, 3 September 2014 10:26 a.m. by MediaThePress

From the sixth floor of Press House in Gloucester St, there is a brilliant view of our evolving city.

Knox Churchs rise offers vision of hope

Knox Church's rise offers 'vision of hope'

Wednesday, 3 September 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

The repair of Christchurch's Knox Presbyterian Church is a "vision of hope for the city", parishioners say.

Proposed Cera changes an admission of defeat - Labour

Proposed Cera changes an admission of defeat - Labour

Tuesday, 2 September 2014 3:47 p.m. by MediaHerald

National has today reaffirmed its commitment to the rebuild of Christchurch, but its proposed changes have been dismissed by Labour as an admission of defeat.Prime Minister John Key announced this afternoon that the Canterbury Earthquake...

Contractor passes major test

Contractor passes major test

Tuesday, 2 September 2014 2:03 p.m. by FletcherEQR

Nothings a problem for Sumner Builder

Nothing's a problem for Sumner Builder

Tuesday, 2 September 2014 1:58 p.m. by FletcherEQR

Speaking their language

Speaking their language

Tuesday, 2 September 2014 1:54 p.m. by FletcherEQR

Repair an all-round winner

Repair an all-round winner

Tuesday, 2 September 2014 1:47 p.m. by FletcherEQR

Government focuses on long term quake recovery

Government focuses on long term quake recovery

Tuesday, 2 September 2014 12:30 p.m. by GovtBeehive Featured

Gerry Brownlee | Canterbury Earthquake Recovery

SOL Square returns

SOL Square returns

Tuesday, 2 September 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

SOL Square will finally be redeveloped, bringing more office and hospitality space to the eastern edge of Christchurch's city centre.

SOL Square set to return

SOL Square set to return

Tuesday, 2 September 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

SOL Square will finally be redeveloped, bringing more office and hospitality space to the eastern edge of Christchurch's city centre.

Greers Rd – One way southwest – expect delays – updated 5.15pm

Greers Rd – One way southwest – expect delays – updated 5.15pm

Monday, 1 September 2014 5:15 p.m. by Transport4chch

Update: 1715hrs – Resurfacing work should be finished later this evening and the road restored to two way with Langdons Road reopened.  Greers Road is closed to north east traffic from Harewood Road. For those travelling north-east on Greers Road …

Spades and Buckets Get To Work for Scarborough Pool Rebuild

Spades and Buckets Get To Work for Scarborough Pool Rebuild

Monday, 1 September 2014 3:54 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

The start of work to rebuild the quake-damaged Scarborough Paddling Pool is being marked with a community sod-turning event on Tuesday 2 September.

Greers Rd – One way southwest – expect delays

Greers Rd – One way southwest – expect delays

Monday, 1 September 2014 3:15 p.m. by Transport4chch

Greers Road is closed to north east traffic from Harewood Road. For those travelling north-east on Greers Road a detour is in place via Harewood-Highsted-Sawyers Arm Rd. If heading north from west or south, we suggest using Johns Road. Road users …

Jack and Pack information

'Jack and Pack' information

Monday, 1 September 2014 2:39 p.m. by SouthernResponse

MBIE has put together a great video about how jack and pack should be done.

Employment Charter will strengthen migrants rights

Employment Charter 'will strengthen migrants' rights

Monday, 1 September 2014 1:53 p.m. by PRNews

The charter has the support of the Union Network of Migrants (UNEMIG, a division of FIRST Union), the Engineers, Printers and Manufacturers Union (EPMU), and the Council of Trade Unions (CTU), as well as industry representatives.

Community meeting sees way forward  on New Brighton legacy project

Community meeting sees way forward on New Brighton legacy project

Monday, 1 September 2014 9:04 a.m. by GovtCCC Popular

The proposed New Brighton legacy project of hot salt water pools is back on track after a meeting on Saturday between Christchurch Mayor Lianne Dalziel, local councilors, community board members, community representatives, council staff and business groups.

Burst watermain – Greers Road CLOSED 0847am

Burst watermain – Greers Road CLOSED 0847am

Monday, 1 September 2014 6:49 a.m. by Transport4chch

Road users are advised we have a burst watermain on Greers Road between Harewood Road and Northcote Road. Greers Road is closed north of Langdons Road. Detour is in place via Harewood – Highsted – Sawyers Arms Road. Expect delays …

Business tourism on the up

Business tourism on the up

Sunday, 31 August 2014 8:21 p.m. by MediaThePress

Christchurch convention organisers are upbeat that business tourism for the city will remain on the front foot in the leadup to the planned opening of a $500 million convention centre and precinct in 2017.

Essays reflect on rebuild

Essays reflect on rebuild

Sunday, 31 August 2014 2:33 p.m. by MediaThePress

Those who spend a lot of time in central Christchurch will know about its strangeness but it can be hard to identify just what makes it strange.

Cheap fixes devaluing thousands of homes

Cheap fixes devaluing thousands of homes

Sunday, 31 August 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Is the consent process for the fixing of homes following the Canterbury earthquakes all back to front? Or no, is that in fact how in New Zealand things are meant to work?

Bars shift from SOL to Terrace

Bars shift from SOL to Terrace

Saturday, 30 August 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Two businessmen will build new bars next to The Terrace hospitality strip in central Christchurch after abandoning plans to revive Sol Square.

Governors Bay Rd – New restrictions in place for OD vehicles in coming weeks

Governors Bay Rd – New restrictions in place for OD vehicles in coming weeks

Friday, 29 August 2014 4:30 p.m. by Transport4chch

The following restrictions will be in place on Governors Bay Road in the coming weeks while road reconstruction and resurfacing work is carried out at Radcliffes Corner. Sat 6th and Sun 7th September  - 7am – 6pm both days Road CLOSED …