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Central City Update from December 5th

Central City Update from December 5th

Thursday, 4 December 2014 2:14 p.m. by Transport4chch

Central City overview from Friday December 5th Road users are advised that road works and rebuild activity may cause delays within the central city. We advise road users to expect delays in peak hours, particularly on southbound routes. We recommend using …

ROAD WORKS: Central City Update from December 5th

ROAD WORKS: Central City Update from December 5th

Thursday, 4 December 2014 2:14 p.m. by Transport4chch

Central City overview from Friday December 5th Road users are advised that road works and rebuild activity may cause delays within the central city. We advise road users to expect delays in peak hours, particularly on southbound routes. We recommend using …

University of Canterbury signs substantial contract to redevelop engineering precinct

University of Canterbury signs substantial contract to redevelop engineering precinct

Wednesday, 3 December 2014 4:12 p.m. by CanterburyUniversity Popular

The University of Canterbury today signed a substantial contract with Hawkins Construction for the first major redevelopment of the campus’s engineering precinct in more than 40 years.

ROADING CHANGE: Tuam Street

ROADING CHANGE: Tuam Street

Wednesday, 3 December 2014 3:21 p.m. by Transport4chch

Changes to Tuam Street are underway as part of the city transport changes. Tuam Street will be closed in stages starting from Colombo Street and when Tuam Street reopens from Durham Street to Hagley Ave it will be accessible to eastbound traffic only. …

Forsyth Barr building to become Crowne Plaza Hotel

Forsyth Barr building to become Crowne Plaza Hotel

Wednesday, 3 December 2014 2:13 p.m. by MediaThePress

Christchurch's old Forsyth Barr building is to become the new Crowne Plaza Hotel.

Construction in Christchurch at record levels

Construction in Christchurch at record levels

Wednesday, 3 December 2014 2:04 p.m. by MediaThePress

The rebuild may be slow but it should come as no surprise that construction in Christchurch is at record levels.

Home building dips in September quarter

Home building dips in September quarter

Wednesday, 3 December 2014 11:03 a.m. by MediaThePress

House building has continued its slow patch, with the volume of homes down 0.7 per cent in the September quarter, in the run up to the general election.

Petes Landing

Petes Landing

Tuesday, 2 December 2014 11:24 p.m. by peterboroughvillage

Risen from the Rubble – Pete’s Landing At Pete’s Landing at 10 am on Thursday 4 September, Peterborough villagers will welcome new community initiatives and commemorate the 4th anniversary of the first quake. A new flag has been painted by muralist Pops and will be flown, magazine supply refreshed, local school children will read their …

Sensitive meeting off limits to public

Sensitive meeting off limits to public

Tuesday, 2 December 2014 11:20 p.m. by MediaThePress

The public and media will be locked out of a crucial Christchurch City Council meeting that will consider how a potential $900-million funding shortfall will be plugged.

Village submission (August 2014) re City Planning

Village submission (August 2014) re City Planning

Tuesday, 2 December 2014 10:57 p.m. by peterboroughvillage

Peterborough Village submission (August 2014) re City Planning

Artwork transforms city wall

Artwork transforms city wall

Tuesday, 2 December 2014 9:46 p.m. by MediaThePress

Another drab Christchurch building facade has been transformed into a colourful artwork.

Lyttelton Port reclamation reaches over 7.5 hectares

Lyttelton Port reclamation reaches over 7.5 hectares

Tuesday, 2 December 2014 1:29 p.m. by LytteltonPort Popular

Lyttelton Port of Christchurch (LPC) has now reclaimed over 7.5 hectares of harbour at Te Awaparahi Bay, east of its container operations. In May 2011, LPC was granted consent to reclaim ten hectares of the harbour bed to utilise and dispose of ‘clean’ rubble from Christchurch city’s earthquake damaged buildings.

Vero builds on solid progress in Earthquake Recovery Programme

Vero builds on solid progress in Earthquake Recovery Programme

Tuesday, 2 December 2014 1:06 p.m. by VeroInsurance Popular

Vero Insurance has paid out almost $3.9 billion or 80 per cent of its total costs toward the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery programme with plans to pay out more than 90 per cent by December 2015.

Residents: We want to go home

Residents: We want to go home

Monday, 1 December 2014 10:05 p.m. by MediaThePress

Anna Christophorou and her two children just want to go home.

Call for contractor interest in Convention Centre

Call for contractor interest in Convention Centre

Friday, 28 November 2014 4:08 p.m. by GovtCCDU Popular

Another step has been taken towards the build of Christchurch’s new Convention Centre Precinct with an early call for interest from contractors.

Who will build $284m convention centre?

Who will build $284m convention centre?

Friday, 28 November 2014 3:37 p.m. by MediaThePress

A call has been made for contractors keen to help build Christchurch's new convention centre.

CTV News - Skellerup Rebuild

CTV News - Skellerup Rebuild

Thursday, 27 November 2014 7:01 p.m. by MediaCTV

CTV News - Justice Precinct

CTV News - Justice Precinct

Thursday, 27 November 2014 6:58 p.m. by MediaCTV

Central City Update from Friday 28th November

Central City Update from Friday 28th November

Thursday, 27 November 2014 3:28 p.m. by Transport4chch

Central City overview from Friday November 28th Road users are advised that road works and rebuild activity may cause delays within the central city. We advise road users to expect delays in peak hours, particularly on southbound routes. We recommend …

Summer Starter – Sunday 30th November

Summer Starter – Sunday 30th November

Thursday, 27 November 2014 1:42 p.m. by Transport4chch

On Sunday the 30th November the Summer Starter fun run is taking place. The fun run will start in New Brighton at 10am and end in Redcliffs approximately late afternoon. For all road closures, transport, and event information around the event click …

Christmas in the Park Travel Advisory – Saturday 29th November

Christmas in the Park Travel Advisory – Saturday 29th November

Thursday, 27 November 2014 1:05 p.m. by Transport4chch

On Saturday 29th November at 7.30pm, Christmas in the park will take place in North Hagley Park. For all information on how to get to the event click here.

State-of-the-art Justice precinct reaches key milestone

State-of-the-art Justice precinct reaches key milestone

Thursday, 27 November 2014 12:15 p.m. by GovtCCDU Popular

 

Green frame plans still in Cera hands

Green frame plans still in Cera hands

Wednesday, 26 November 2014 10:25 p.m. by MediaThePress

Authorities will not choose an apartment developer for Christchurch's green frame until at least March - more than a year after calling for expressions of interest.

Williams & Co liquidation sought

Williams & Co liquidation sought

Wednesday, 26 November 2014 3:28 p.m. by MediaThePress

An application to liquidate troubled Christchurch building company Williams & Co has been filed in the High Court by a disgruntled former customer.

Orion rebuild on track for completion by 2019

Orion rebuild on track for completion by 2019

Wednesday, 26 November 2014 3:20 p.m. by OrionNZ

Orion has met another milestone in restoring resilience and reliability to Christchurch's electricity network with construction recently starting on a high voltage underground cable loop around the north of Christchurch. This is another big step in Orion's overall plan to restore pre-earthquake levels of reliability to the network by 2019.

Carlton Butchery building for sale

Carlton Butchery building for sale

Wednesday, 26 November 2014 11:36 a.m. by MediaThePress

One of central Christchurch's first earthquake rebuilds is for sale.

Labour costs fuel rising construction bills

Labour costs fuel rising construction bills

Wednesday, 26 November 2014 11:09 a.m. by MediaThePress

Christchurch has the fastest rising construction costs in New Zealand.

Tower Insurance protest to be staged

Tower Insurance protest to be staged

Wednesday, 26 November 2014 10:33 a.m. by MediaThePress

Yellow-clad supporters of an 83-year-old pensioner who is battling Tower Insurance will stage a silent protest outside the company's offices this morning.

Innovation Partnership to discuss Chchs digital future

Innovation Partnership to discuss Chch's digital future

Wednesday, 26 November 2014 10:24 a.m. by PRNews Popular

The Innovation Partnership is meeting in Christchurch tomorrow to discuss how Ultra-Fast Broadband (UFB) will help the rebuilt city succeed in the future.

Prime retail opportunity in Bus Interchange

Prime retail opportunity in Bus Interchange

Wednesday, 26 November 2014 10:07 a.m. by GovtCCDU

Retail spaces are being offered for lease in Christchurch’s new $53 million Bus Interchange as construction of the facility pushes ahead.

Christchurch council struggling with rebuild

Christchurch council struggling with rebuild

Wednesday, 26 November 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

The Christchurch City Council admits it is struggling to cope with its rebuild work and wants to hand over responsibility for major development projects to a new commercial entity.

Collaborate Canterbury ramping up for the rebuild

Collaborate Canterbury ramping up for the rebuild

Tuesday, 25 November 2014 3:52 p.m. by collaboratecanty

Collaborate Canterbury has ramped up their support for local businesses with the The Canterbury Employers' Chamber of Commerce (CECC), through the support of New Zealand Trade and Enterprise (NZTE), recruiting a dedicated Case Manager to drive the Collaborate Canterbury initiative to assist to build scale and meet increasingly tight market constraints.

White Ribbon March – today at 9.45am

White Ribbon March – today at 9.45am

Tuesday, 25 November 2014 8:15 a.m. by Transport4chch

This morning the White Ribbon March will take place starting at the police station on St Asaph Street and marching down towards Christchurch Hospital (Hagley Ave.)

Rebuild Activity Around the Central City Avon River

Rebuild Activity Around the Central City Avon River

Monday, 24 November 2014 1:57 p.m. by Swiggs Popular

There is a lot of talk around Christchurch about the pace of the rebuild. The popular commentators in the media say that it is to slow. There could be some truth to this and there does needs to be a full and frank discussion about it. From the discussions I have had with investors over the previous months there is a definate slide in optimism especially for the smaller players who feelling the inflation pinch.  

Travelling home from the city tonight?

Travelling home from the city tonight?

Monday, 24 November 2014 10:43 a.m. by Transport4chch

Planning your journey home from work in the city? 

Tuam Street changes from today

Tuam Street changes from today

Monday, 24 November 2014 7:30 a.m. by Transport4chch

Changes to Tuam Street are underway as part of the city transport changes. Tuam Street will be closed in stages starting from Colombo Street and when Tuam Street reopens from Durham Street to Hagley Ave it will be accessible to eastbound traffic only. …

Tuam Street changes from Monday 24th November

Tuam Street changes from Monday 24th November

Monday, 24 November 2014 7:30 a.m. by Transport4chch

Changes to Tuam Street are underway as part of the city transport changes. 

Tuam Street changes

Tuam Street changes

Monday, 24 November 2014 7:30 a.m. by Transport4chch

Changes to Tuam Street are underway as part of the city transport changes. Tuam Street will be closed in stages starting from Colombo Street and when Tuam Street reopens from Durham Street to Hagley Ave it will be accessible to eastbound traffic only. …

Key Traffic Changes  – Moorhouse/Hagley Ave intersection & Hospital Corner

Key Traffic Changes – Moorhouse/Hagley Ave intersection & Hospital Corner

Monday, 24 November 2014 7:13 a.m. by Transport4chch

From Monday November 24th changes in road layouts and reduced lanes will be in place at the intersection of Riccarton Ave and Hagley Ave.

Poor repairs to haunt buyers

Poor repairs to haunt buyers

Sunday, 23 November 2014 10:38 p.m. by MediaThePress

The reselling of Christchurch homes with shoddy earthquake repairs has been likened to the leaky homes scandal.

Opportunity knocks for rapid rebuilder

Opportunity knocks for rapid rebuilder

Saturday, 22 November 2014 11:32 a.m. by MediaThePress

The inside story is never exactly what you expect. By rights, with the massive risks he is racking up, developer Richard Diver should be a bag of nerves. But there he sits with a constant grin on his face.

Long wait for repairs to house pushes couple to limit

Long wait for repairs to house pushes couple to limit

Friday, 21 November 2014 11:18 p.m. by MediaThePress Popular

Susan Walton is fed up with waiting.

Rebuild spend $250m short  of target

Rebuild spend $250m short of target

Friday, 21 November 2014 10:30 p.m. by MediaThePress

The Christchurch City Council is already expecting to under-deliver on its earthquake rebuild programme by more than $250 million this financial year.

Women in trades: it’s a good fit

Women in trades: it’s a good fit

Friday, 21 November 2014 3:58 p.m. by GovtBeehive

Louise Upston - Women in trades: it’s a good fit

CBD – Available Routes Map 21st November – 28th November

CBD – Available Routes Map 21st November – 28th November

Friday, 21 November 2014 1:01 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

Arts crucial for the rebuild

Arts crucial for the rebuild

Friday, 21 November 2014 10:51 a.m. by MediaThePress

Key Traffic Changes  – Moorhouse/Hagley Ave intersection from Saturday

Key Traffic Changes – Moorhouse/Hagley Ave intersection from Saturday

Friday, 21 November 2014 8:45 a.m. by Transport4chch

From early Saturday 22nd November major traffic changes will take place at the intersection of Hagley Ave/Moorhouse Ave corner. These changes are permanent and part of the Central City transport projects under the umbrella of An Accessible City – the …

IAGs Canterbury Recovery team Contribute To New Show, Covered

IAG's Canterbury Recovery team Contribute To New Show, Covered

Thursday, 20 November 2014 2:56 p.m. by IAGinsurance Popular

IAG’s Canterbury Recovery team has been taking part in Canterbury TV’s (CTV) new weekly show, Covered, which looks to provide a behind the scenes update on how residential rebuilds are progressing post-quake in Canterbury.

Ferry Road intersection at AMI Stadium from 9am today

Ferry Road intersection at AMI Stadium from 9am today

Thursday, 20 November 2014 2:10 p.m. by Transport4chch

Ferry Road major intersection near Jade/ AMI Stadium 3-day closure 9 am Friday 21 November – early Monday 24 November We expect delays particularly for Sumner bound traffic tonight and advise to avoid the area or adjust your time of …

Fendalton Road Bridge work starts Monday 24th November

Fendalton Road Bridge work starts Monday 24th November

Thursday, 20 November 2014 2:02 p.m. by Transport4chch

From Monday 24th November work begins at the Fendalton Road Bridge at the intersection of Deans Ave and Harper Ave will be reduce the westbound lanes on the bridge to one lane. 

Dyers Pass Road Closure from Monday 24th November

Dyers Pass Road Closure from Monday 24th November

Thursday, 20 November 2014 1:39 p.m. by Transport4chch

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KEY TRAFFIC CHANGES – Moorhouse/Hagley Ave intersection from Friday 21st November

KEY TRAFFIC CHANGES – Moorhouse/Hagley Ave intersection from Friday 21st November

Thursday, 20 November 2014 1:18 p.m. by Transport4chch

Click  for all information you need to know how to get around these changes.

Home owners offered free healthy home assessments

Home owners offered free healthy home assessments

Thursday, 20 November 2014 11:27 a.m. by GovtCCC Recommended Popular

Christchurch people rebuilding or repairing their earthquake damaged homes can now get free advice to ensure they are warm, dry and energy efficient.

Isaac Theatre Royal Opening Week – Travel Advisory

Isaac Theatre Royal Opening Week – Travel Advisory

Thursday, 20 November 2014 7:00 a.m. by Transport4chch

Patrons attending performances at the Isaac Theatre Royal from Monday 17 November are encouraged to plan their journey into the central city to minimise delays. 

Replica of The Press building planned

Replica of The Press building planned

Wednesday, 19 November 2014 11:25 p.m. by MediaThePress

Christchurch's historic The Press building could be rebuilt on its Cathedral Square site - as a hotel.

CTV News - Isaac Theatre Royal

CTV News - Isaac Theatre Royal

Wednesday, 19 November 2014 8:02 p.m. by MediaCTV

 

Kahu Road Bridge – Now Open

Kahu Road Bridge – Now Open

Tuesday, 18 November 2014 9:49 p.m. by Transport4chch Popular

The Kahu Road bridge is now open to all traffic from this evening. 

Cera rarely sought input on projects

Cera rarely sought input on projects

Tuesday, 18 November 2014 9:43 p.m. by MediaThePress

The Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority (Cera) has consulted the wider public on just two of Christchurch's 12 central city anchor projects.

Stranges and Glendenning Hill Building

Stranges and Glendenning Hill Building

Tuesday, 18 November 2014 6:00 a.m. by ArchitectureNow