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Nicky Wagner loses Christchurch rebuild role in National portfolio reshuffle

Nicky Wagner loses Christchurch rebuild role in National portfolio reshuffle

Thursday, 2 November 2017 4:22 p.m. by MediaThePress

Nicky Wagner has lost the Christchurch rebuild portfolio as National organises its first shadow cabinet.

Red zone lake could improve Avon River quality

Red zone lake could improve Avon River quality

Thursday, 2 November 2017 3:32 p.m. by MediaThePress

Building the East Lake flat water facility in Christchurch's red zone could improve the water quality of the Avon River, proponents say.

Popular green spine vision for Christchurchs red zone missing from options

Popular 'green spine' vision for Christchurch's red zone 'missing' from options

Wednesday, 1 November 2017 6:23 p.m. by MediaThePress

A popular vision of significantly restoring the ecology of the Christchurch red-zone alongside visitor attractions and recreation is "inexplicably missing" from the options put to the public, a community group says.

Empty spot in Christchurchs New Regent St to become new building

Empty spot in Christchurch's New Regent St to become new building

Tuesday, 31 October 2017 5:38 p.m. by MediaThePress

A new building about to go up in New Regent St will fill the last vacant space in Christchurch's most beautiful street.

New footage of Sumner Rd repair shows extent of remaining work

New footage of Sumner Rd repair shows extent of remaining work

Tuesday, 31 October 2017 3:13 p.m. by MediaThePress

New footage has shown the extent of the earthquake repair work under way on a key link between Sumner and Lyttelton in Christchurch.

Can we have our cake in the red zone and eat it too?

Can we have our cake in the red zone and eat it too?

Monday, 30 October 2017 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

OPINION: Regenerate Christchurch recently issued 10 possible configurations for the Otakaro-Avon River Corridor for consultation, in theory containing the feedback of over 5000 ideas, but what do these options offer the people of Christchurch?

Christchurch City councillor David East: Well die in a ditch over Rawhiti Domain land swap

Christchurch City councillor David East: 'We'll die in a ditch' over Rawhiti Domain land swap

Sunday, 29 October 2017 7:21 p.m. by MediaThePress

A Christchurch City councillors says residents will "die in a ditch" fighting to keep Rawhiti Domain.

Youth fashion stores follow major brands into Christchurchs retail precinct

Youth fashion stores follow major brands into Christchurch's retail precinct

Sunday, 29 October 2017 5:46 p.m. by MediaThePress

Boutique-type stores aimed at younger shoppers are following the big fashion brands into Christchurch's new retail precinct.

The Christchurch rebuild king is dead. Long live the king

The Christchurch rebuild king is dead. Long live the king

Friday, 27 October 2017 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

OPINION: You may not have noticed but I've been somewhat critical of the Christchurch rebuild – or lack thereof.

Frustration over delays to Opawa Library repair

Frustration over delays to Opawa Library repair

Thursday, 26 October 2017 9:53 p.m. by MediaThePress

For six-and-a-half years the Opawa Public Library committee has waited patiently for their building to be repaired.

Christchurch heritage facade for sale – without the building

Christchurch heritage facade for sale – without the building

Thursday, 26 October 2017 9:21 p.m. by MediaThePress

It's long on history, but thin on volume.

Revised total rebuild cost for Christchurch Town Hall and orchestra building not yet known

Revised total rebuild cost for Christchurch Town Hall and orchestra building not yet known

Thursday, 26 October 2017 8:34 p.m. by MediaThePress

The delayed Christchurch Town Hall project will cost more than the publicised figure of $133.1 million, but the city council cannot say how much.

New Christchurch Rebuild Minister wants EQC royal commission

New Christchurch Rebuild Minister wants EQC royal commission

Thursday, 26 October 2017 1:10 p.m. by EQCFix

The new Christchurch rebuild minister is determined to see a royal commission of inquiry into defective Earthquake Commission (EQC) repairs.

New Christchurch rebuild minister Megan Woods absolutely wants EQC royal commission

New Christchurch rebuild minister Megan Woods 'absolutely' wants EQC royal commission

Wednesday, 25 October 2017 1:05 p.m. by MediaThePress

The new Christchurch rebuild minister is determined to see a royal commission of inquiry into defective Earthquake Commission repairs.

University of Canterburys science centre to open nine months later than planned

University of Canterbury's science centre to open nine months later than planned

Wednesday, 25 October 2017 12:55 p.m. by MediaThePress

A $216 million science centre at the University of Canterbury (UC) will open next month â€“ nine months behind schedule.

Hot drinks among security concerns at Christchurchs new justice precinct

Hot drinks among security concerns at Christchurch's new justice precinct

Wednesday, 25 October 2017 6:38 a.m. by MediaThePress

The Public Service Association has raised concerns about security issues at Christchurch's new $300 million justice and emergency services precinct.

Canterbury University researchers: Red zone potentially dangerous for food production

Canterbury University researchers: Red zone potentially dangerous for food production

Tuesday, 24 October 2017 5:18 p.m. by MediaThePress

Canterbury University researchers are warning against using the residential red zone for food production.

Council needs to find $2.1 million to complete Ngā Puna Wai project stage

Council needs to find $2.1 million to complete Ngā Puna Wai project stage

Tuesday, 24 October 2017 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

More than $2 million is needed to finish stage one of Christchurch's multimillion-dollar Ngā Puna Wai sports hub.

Cow fodder highest and best use of cleared suburban Christchurch land

Cow fodder 'highest and best' use of cleared suburban Christchurch land

Monday, 23 October 2017 7:41 p.m. by MediaThePress

Parts of Christchurch's red zone could be used to graze dairy cows.

Research into controversial street layout divisive

Research into controversial street layout divisive

Monday, 23 October 2017 6:34 p.m. by MediaThePress

Conflict over a controversial Christchurch road layout continues after separate pieces of research into what the public want came back with polar opposite results.

Apartments downsized on Crown-Fletcher Christchurch housing project

Apartments downsized on Crown-Fletcher Christchurch housing project

Sunday, 22 October 2017 10:28 p.m. by MediaThePress

Apartment sizes have been cut back and more homes fitted into a Crown-led private housing development in Christchurch.

What does a new Government mean for the Canterbury rebuild?

What does a new Government mean for the Canterbury rebuild?

Friday, 20 October 2017 6:34 p.m. by MediaThePress

Change is coming to Christchurch. The rub will be in how much.

Dont forget Christchurch, business groups and investors say

Don't forget Christchurch, business groups and investors say

Friday, 20 October 2017 5:58 p.m. by MediaThePress

The new Government has been urged not to forget the Christchurch rebuild as it juggles its parties' election promises.

New technology and education hub for east frame ex-Inland Revenue building

New technology and education hub for east frame ex-Inland Revenue building

Friday, 20 October 2017 2:47 p.m. by MediaThePress

An education, research and technology transfer hub is to be established in an old office building in Christchurch's east frame.

Developer for 224 Cashel Street confirmed

Developer for 224 Cashel Street confirmed

Friday, 20 October 2017 11:47 a.m. by GOVTOtakaroltd Popular

Ōtākaro Limited has selected Studio D4, led by Patrick Fontein, as the preferred developer for the building at 224 Cashel St (former IRD building) and the Cashel Chambers and carpark.

To build or not to build, that is the red zone question

To build or not to build, that is the red zone question

Friday, 20 October 2017 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

OPINION: Should we be building new homes in the Ōtākaro Avon River Corridor – the residential red zone?

Sumner-Lyttelton road rebuild delayed due to complexity of work

Sumner-Lyttelton road rebuild delayed due to 'complexity' of work

Thursday, 19 October 2017 5:15 p.m. by MediaThePress

The reopening of a key Christchurch road has been pushed back by at least a year due to the complexity of the work.

Central Christchurch loos to stay for four years after Hire King lot gets resource consent

Central Christchurch loos to stay for four years after Hire King lot gets resource consent

Thursday, 19 October 2017 4:26 p.m. by MediaThePress

The central Christchurch portaloo lot that drew the ire of neighbours has been granted resource consent, but all parties are satisfied with the outcome.

Workshops challenge Cathedral Square revamp plans

Workshops challenge Cathedral Square revamp plans

Thursday, 19 October 2017 1:39 p.m. by MediaThePress

Regenerate Christchurch has been challenged on some of its Cathedral Square ideas in a series of workshops held with interested groups.

Christchurch familys rebuild botched, cant sell land tied up in cross lease

Christchurch family's rebuild botched, can't sell land tied up in cross lease

Thursday, 19 October 2017 8:25 a.m. by MediaThePress

Michelle and David McLean say an earthquake-damaged cross lease has ruined their life in Christchurch.

Work to memorialise Christchurchs CTV site begins next week

Work to memorialise Christchurch's CTV site begins next week

Wednesday, 18 October 2017 6:56 p.m. by MediaThePress

The site where 115 people were killed in the February 2011 earthquake will be turned into a "peaceful place to sit and reflect".

Christchurchs familys rebuild botched, cant sell land tied up in cross lease

Christchurch's family's rebuild botched, can't sell land tied up in cross lease

Wednesday, 18 October 2017 4:56 p.m. by MediaThePress

Michelle and David McLean say an earthquake-damaged cross lease has ruined their life in Christchurch.

Work to turn Christchurchs CTV site into peaceful place to sit and reflect begins next week

Work to turn Christchurch's CTV site into 'peaceful place to sit and reflect' begins next week

Wednesday, 18 October 2017 2:41 p.m. by MediaThePress

Landscaping work on Christchurch's CTV building site is due to start next week and should be finished early next year.

Saving heritage buildings can be a win for owners and the public alike

Saving heritage buildings can be a win for owners and the public alike

Wednesday, 18 October 2017 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

OPINION: The imperative for the rescue of a historic building is reliant on one significant aspect – a willing owner.

Christchurch central city shuttle decision pushed back to wider public transport review

Christchurch central city shuttle decision pushed back to wider public transport review

Tuesday, 17 October 2017 6:42 p.m. by MediaThePress

A decision on bringing back a free Christchurch central city shuttle has been delayed over funding issues, despite authorities backing the idea in principle.

Christ Church Cathedral restoration call sparks donation surge

Christ Church Cathedral restoration call sparks donation surge

Tuesday, 17 October 2017 5:07 p.m. by MediaThePress

The decision to restore Christ Church Cathedral has sparked a rise in donations, with one gift of more than $10,000 coming from the United States.

Cone of silence over rents for swanky new justice precinct digs

Cone of silence over rents for swanky new justice precinct digs

Tuesday, 17 October 2017 3:37 p.m. by MediaThePress

Government agencies moving into Christchurch's swanky new justice and emergency services precinct are tight lipped about rents in the new $300 million building.

Christchurch landlord loses EQC compensation case in High Court

Christchurch landlord loses EQC compensation case in High Court

Sunday, 15 October 2017 4:19 p.m. by MediaThePress

A landlord has lost his claim for an increased payout from the Earthquake Commission (EQC).

Southern ­Response aftershock

Southern ­Response aftershock

Sunday, 15 October 2017 10:50 a.m. by EQCFix

The NZ Herald is reporting that Southern ­Response, the Government-owned company settling AMI's earthquake claims, has kept information from customers. The article reports that in some cases the withholding of "hidden" DRA's has resulted in lower settlement payouts.

New container shops approved for central Christchurch

New container shops approved for central Christchurch

Friday, 13 October 2017 8:10 p.m. by MediaThePress

A container mini-mall is planned for a central Christchurch block where a falling building killed 12 people in the earthquakes.

Regenerate Christchurch spends $4.5m on consultants, meets most targets

Regenerate Christchurch spends $4.5m on consultants, meets most targets

Friday, 13 October 2017 7:28 p.m. by MediaThePress

A year and a half after being established, Regenerate Christchurch has spent around $12 million of public money, but has yet to make people understand what it does.

Shake-up of Christchurch transport plan proposed

Shake-up of Christchurch transport plan proposed

Tuesday, 10 October 2017 6:40 p.m. by MediaThePress

A proposed shake-up of Christchurch's transport plan would delay several road projects to extend the tram route.

Restored central Christchurch heritage building open for quick public peek

Restored central Christchurch heritage building open for quick public peek

Tuesday, 10 October 2017 5:23 p.m. by MediaThePress

The public are being allowed a quick peek at a rescued and restored heritage building on the Christchurch convention centre block.

Council plans to fund $10m Christ Church cathedral restoration grant with targeted rate

Council plans to fund $10m Christ Church cathedral restoration grant with targeted rate

Tuesday, 10 October 2017 4:15 p.m. by MediaThePress

A $10 million pledge to help restore the Christ Church Cathedral will be raised through a targeted rate if approved.

Lawyer Today Files Multiple Claims in the High Court Against EQC For Botched Repairs

Lawyer Today Files Multiple Claims in the High Court Against EQC For Botched Repairs

Tuesday, 10 October 2017 10:05 a.m. by EQCFix

That’s how Lawyer Andrew Hooker describes the issue of houses with failed EQC repairs, owned by people who did not own them at the time of the repairs.
 
Shine Lawyers have today filed in the High Court a number of separate claims against the Earthquake Commission on behalf of people who have purchased houses that they subsequently discovered, were not properly repaired by EQC. Mr Hooker says this is different to most of the cases that have been filed to date because those are brought ...

Failed repairs on post-quake home purchases a growing problem - lawyer

'Failed repairs' on post-quake home purchases a 'growing problem' - lawyer

Monday, 9 October 2017 8:11 p.m. by MediaThePress

An earthquake claims lawyer says failed Earthquake Commission (EQC) repairs are blindsiding post-earthquake home buyers.

Rebuild leaves Christchurch with a glut of office space, while Wellingtons vacancy falls close to zero

Rebuild leaves Christchurch with a glut of office space, while Wellington's vacancy falls close to zero

Monday, 9 October 2017 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Office space markets in two of New Zealand's largest cities are facing opposite pressures, a new report shows.

Government saves $308 million in EQC expenses earmarked for Canterbury

Government saves $308 million in EQC expenses earmarked for Canterbury

Sunday, 8 October 2017 8:31 p.m. by MediaThePress

Millions of dollars earmarked for Canterbury pockets will remain in Government coffers.

805 new car parks give Christchurch businesses confidence to return to city centre

805 new car parks 'give Christchurch businesses confidence to return to city centre'

Sunday, 8 October 2017 8:16 p.m. by MediaThePress

More car parking is expected to promote the return of businesses to central Christchurch.

Housing on the cards for Christchurch red zone land

Housing on the cards for Christchurch red zone land

Saturday, 7 October 2017 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

New housing has been confirmed as a possibility for Christchurch's red zoned river corridor, after close to 7000 households were cleared off it following the earthquakes.

Christchurchs Robert Falcon Scott statue gets base isolation

Christchurch's Robert Falcon Scott statue gets base isolation

Friday, 6 October 2017 5:56 p.m. by MediaThePress

The statue of Captain Robert Falcon Scott probably won't topple in the next earthquake.

Ten Christchurch red zone plans released for public feedback

Ten Christchurch red zone plans released for public feedback

Friday, 6 October 2017 12:26 p.m. by MediaThePress

Ten possible plans for the Christchurch red-zone land have been released so the public can have their say.

Johnny Moore: Lets have a tiny house community on an empty central Christchurch lot

Johnny Moore: Let's have a tiny house community on an empty central Christchurch lot

Friday, 6 October 2017 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

OPINION: Something is astir in Christchurch's central city and with all the electioneering we've almost missed it.

Christchurch City Council misses out on $3.2 million in revenue as consenting work cools off

Christchurch City Council misses out on $3.2 million in revenue as consenting work cools off

Thursday, 5 October 2017 6:49 p.m. by MediaThePress

A nosedive in the number of residential building consents has cost the the Christchurch City Council millions of dollars in lost revenue, documents show.

Historic buildings at Christchurchs Halswell Quarry Park repaired

Historic buildings at Christchurch's Halswell Quarry Park repaired

Thursday, 5 October 2017 5:23 p.m. by MediaThePress

The Christchurch City Council has restored three historic buildings at Halswell Quarry Park.

Cancer Society seeks land for new home after losing buildings to the earthquakes

Cancer Society seeks land for new home after losing buildings to the earthquakes

Thursday, 5 October 2017 3:47 p.m. by MediaThePress

After years of operating from temporary premises following the Christchurch earthquakes, the Cancer Society is looking for a new home.

Christchurch to get National Science Centre when Science Alive! returns to the CBD

Christchurch to get National Science Centre when Science Alive! returns to the CBD

Thursday, 5 October 2017 3:32 p.m. by MediaThePress

When Science Alive! moves into central Christchurch, it is going to bring a whole new attraction and ambitious goals.