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ROADWORKS: St Andrews Hill Road – CLOSED from 7pm Sun 22 March

ROADWORKS: St Andrews Hill Road – CLOSED from 7pm Sun 22 March

Friday, 20 March 2015 11:43 a.m. by Transport4chch

St Andrews Hill Road will be CLOSED from Main Road through to Te Awakura Terrace from 7pm on Sunday 22 March 2015 for approximately 2 months.

ROADWORKS: St Andrews Hill Road – CLOSED until late May

ROADWORKS: St Andrews Hill Road – CLOSED until late May

Friday, 20 March 2015 11:43 a.m. by Transport4chch

St Andrews Hill Road will be CLOSED from Main Road through to Te Awakura Terrace from 7pm on Sunday 22 March 2015 for approximately 2 months. The closure relates to the construction of a retaining wall and drainage and pavement …

CBD – Available Routes Map 27 March – 3 April

CBD – Available Routes Map 27 March – 3 April

Friday, 20 March 2015 10:15 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

ROADWORKS: Waltham Overbridge Monday 23 March

ROADWORKS: Waltham Overbridge Monday 23 March

Friday, 20 March 2015 8:23 a.m. by Transport4chch

Road users are advised that from Monday SCIRT  repair work will progress on the Waltham Overbridge. 

Building inspection failures delay consents

Building inspection failures delay consents

Thursday, 19 March 2015 11:48 p.m. by MediaThePress

Consenting delays in Christchurch are being made worse by a nearly 50 per cent fail rate on building inspections, the city council says.

Chinese quake city could inspire Christchurch rebuild

Chinese quake city could inspire Christchurch rebuild

Thursday, 19 March 2015 10:57 p.m. by MediaThePress

An earthquake-hit Chinese region wants to host Christchurch rebuild leaders and show them how it recovered from the disaster.

Yingxius cube of love heals quake wounds

Yingxiu's 'cube of love' heals quake wounds

Thursday, 19 March 2015 10:52 p.m. by MediaThePress

The town of Yingxiu in southwest China has a 10-metre high "cube of love". Inside is a sculpture of a tree with giant breasts protruding from its trunk and babies crawling up to suckle on them.

Enabling legislation for new housing development on Riccarton Racecourse

Enabling legislation for new housing development on Riccarton Racecourse

Thursday, 19 March 2015 11:05 a.m. by GovtBeehive

Special legislation is being proposed to amend the Christchurch Racecourse Reserve Act 1878 to enable a new housing development on Yaldhurst and Steadmans Roads in Riccarton, Building and Housing Minister Dr Nick Smith announced today.

Student theatre may not be rebuilt

Student theatre may not be rebuilt

Wednesday, 18 March 2015 10:00 p.m. by MediaThePress

Students are being asked what they want to replace the earthquake-damaged University of Canterbury Students' Association (UCSA) building.

Welcome to Te Hāpua: Halswell Centre

Welcome to Te Hāpua: Halswell Centre

Wednesday, 18 March 2015 5:31 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

Rebuilding Christ Church Cathedral is not a compromise says Jim Anderton

Rebuilding Christ Church Cathedral is 'not a compromise' says Jim Anderton

Wednesday, 18 March 2015 1:49 p.m. by MediaThePress

A plan to rebuild the Christ Church Cathedral in wood means demolishing it first, says Jim Anderton.

EVENT: Christchurch City 2 Surf – Sunday March 22

EVENT: Christchurch City 2 Surf – Sunday March 22

Wednesday, 18 March 2015 12:20 p.m. by Transport4chch

The annual Christchurch City 2 Surf fun run will take place Sunday March 20 6am-1pm. Please plan ahead and expect multiple closures. 

Is Cera past its used-by date?

Is Cera past its used-by date?

Wednesday, 18 March 2015 10:04 a.m. by MediaThePress

Dust swirls in the nor'wester. Weeds flourish. They are all that does.

Is Cera past its use-by date?

Is Cera past its use-by date?

Wednesday, 18 March 2015 10:04 a.m. by MediaThePress

Dust swirls in the nor'wester. Weeds flourish. They are all that does.

Building costs expected to climb further

Building costs expected to climb further

Tuesday, 17 March 2015 9:48 p.m. by MediaThePress

Christchurch's construction costs, already the highest in the country, are expected to climb 6 per cent annually until at least the end of 2016.

Sir Miles Warren design may break four-year Christ Church Cathedral deadlock

Sir Miles Warren design may break four-year Christ Church Cathedral deadlock

Tuesday, 17 March 2015 7:43 p.m. by MediaThePress

Anglican leaders are considering restoration options for the earthquake-damaged Christ Church Cathedral to break the legal deadlock over the historic building.

CTV News Story - Lyttelton Housing

CTV News Story - Lyttelton Housing

Tuesday, 17 March 2015 6:38 p.m. by MediaCTV

ROADWORKS: Halswell Junction & Sparks Rd night-time closures – DELAYED

ROADWORKS: Halswell Junction & Sparks Rd night-time closures – DELAYED

Tuesday, 17 March 2015 2:30 p.m. by Transport4chch

Due to unsuitable weather conditions, this work, which was to start Monday 16 March, has been delayed.  Updates will be provided here.  Halswell Junction Road and Sparks Road will be closed during night time hours (8pm – 7am) from tonight …

Council seeks feedback on Long Term Plan

Council seeks feedback on Long Term Plan

Tuesday, 17 March 2015 12:55 p.m. by GovtCCC Featured

Christchurch City Council today launched a six week campaign to get public feedback on its Long Term Plan.

Another $138 million for Christchurch schools

Another $138 million for Christchurch schools

Tuesday, 17 March 2015 11:46 a.m. by GovtBeehive

Education Minister Hekia Parata and Associate Education Minister Nikki Kaye say almost $140m is to be spent on the next wave of schools to be repaired and rebuilt in Christchurch.

Christchurch schools to get $138m for earthquake repairs

Christchurch schools to get $138m for earthquake repairs

Tuesday, 17 March 2015 11:38 a.m. by MediaThePress

The Government has approved $138 million funding for the next round of repairs of Christchurch schools.

Christchurch short-term housing response underway

Christchurch short-term housing response underway

Monday, 16 March 2015 1:09 p.m. by GovtBeehive Recommended

Vulnerable families and single people in need of housing in Christchurch will be better supported by a new short-term housing service, says Social Housing Minister Paula Bennett.

Helping bring the Ōtākaro back to life

Helping bring the Ōtākaro back to life

Monday, 16 March 2015 10:34 a.m. by CoffeyProjectsChCh

River restoration work as part of Te Papa Ōtākaro/Avon River Precinct project is nearing completion – ahead of programme. Project managed by Coffey, contractor City Care has removed more than 5,000 tonnes of liquefaction sediment between the bridges of Colombo and Barbadoes streets, with gravel cleaning and preparation of areas to accommodate planting. Aquatic scientists […]

ROADWORKS: DELAYED Halswell Junction & Sparks Rd night-time closures

ROADWORKS: DELAYED Halswell Junction & Sparks Rd night-time closures

Monday, 16 March 2015 9:30 a.m. by Transport4chch

Due to unsuitable weather conditions, this work has been delayed.  It is anticipated if the weather improves it may go ahead tomorrow night, however, updates will be provided here. Halswell Junction Road and Sparks Road will be closed during night …

ROADWORKS: Halswell Junction & Sparks Rd night-time closures

ROADWORKS: Halswell Junction & Sparks Rd night-time closures

Monday, 16 March 2015 9:30 a.m. by Transport4chch

Halswell Junction Road and Sparks Road will be closed during night time hours (8pm – 7am) from tonight (Monday 16 March) for approximately four nights for road resurfacing work. NOTE: The closures will be not be implemented at the same …

Slum landlord turns to legal accommodation

Slum landlord turns to legal accommodation

Friday, 13 March 2015 10:18 p.m. by MediaThePress

Christchurch slum landlord Craig Skilling intends to go straight with a new accommodation business catering for mental health patients.

ROADWORKS: Colombo/Somerfield/Strickland Sts wastewater repair

ROADWORKS: Colombo/Somerfield/Strickland Sts wastewater repair

Friday, 13 March 2015 3:20 p.m. by Transport4chch

Sewer repairs effecting Colombo, Strickland and Somerfield streets are due to begin on Monday, March 16. Two way traffic will be maintained on Somerfield and Colombo streets, however turning restrictions will be in place. There will be no entry to …

CBD – Available Routes Map 13 March – 20 March

CBD – Available Routes Map 13 March – 20 March

Friday, 13 March 2015 10:15 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

CBD – Available Routes Map 20 March – 27 March

CBD – Available Routes Map 20 March – 27 March

Friday, 13 March 2015 10:15 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

Design begins on Eastern Recreation and Sport Centre

Design begins on Eastern Recreation and Sport Centre

Thursday, 12 March 2015 5:16 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

A milestone project for Christchurch's eastern suburbs is about to take shape, with Councillors today agreeing to proceed with the design of the Eastern Recreation and Sport Centre.

Final sign-off for New Brighton Centre Master Plan

Final sign-off for New Brighton Centre Master Plan

Thursday, 12 March 2015 2:57 p.m. by GovtCCC

Christchurch City Council today gave the final sign-off on the Master Plan for the recovery and redevelopment of New Brighton’s commercial centre.

ROADWORKS: Dyers Pass Road – Resealing work finished early – now open – 30km/h speed limit in place

ROADWORKS: Dyers Pass Road – Resealing work finished early – now open – 30km/h speed limit in place

Thursday, 12 March 2015 2:00 p.m. by Transport4chch

Resealing work on Dyers Pass Road between Summit Road and Governors Bay Road has finished early and the road is now fully open. 

ROADWORKS: Aldwins/Ferry/Ensors intersection CLOSURE Sunday night

ROADWORKS: Aldwins/Ferry/Ensors intersection CLOSURE Sunday night

Thursday, 12 March 2015 9:39 a.m. by Transport4chch

The centre of the Aldwins/Ferry/Ensors Road intersection will be closed on Sunday night 15 March from 5pm until 7am Monday 16 March for stormwater pipe replacement. The following movements only will be allowed at the intersection during these works: From …

Vision for the Crossing Unveiled

Vision for the Crossing Unveiled

Wednesday, 11 March 2015 7:47 p.m. by PRNews Popular

Release: Carter Group

Margaret Mahy Family Playground main works soon to start

Margaret Mahy Family Playground main works soon to start

Wednesday, 11 March 2015 12:25 p.m. by GovtCCDU Popular

Work on the Margaret Mahy Family Playground is about to step up a notch as the next stage of construction goes out to tender today.

ROADWORKS: Park Tce Southbound Closure Monday 16th March

ROADWORKS: Park Tce Southbound Closure Monday 16th March

Wednesday, 11 March 2015 10:30 a.m. by Transport4chch

Road users are advised that from Monday 16th March Park Tce will be closed to southbound traffic from Bealey Ave to Kimore Street while stormwater repairs take place. 

ROADWORKS: Park Tce Southbound Closure March 16th – 28th

ROADWORKS: Park Tce Southbound Closure March 16th – 28th

Wednesday, 11 March 2015 10:30 a.m. by Transport4chch

Road users are advised that from Monday 16th March Park Tce will be closed to southbound traffic from Bealey Ave to Kimore Street while stormwater repairs take place. This is expected to be in place until the 28th March. Southbound …

Gough family saved The Terrace

Gough family 'saved' The Terrace

Wednesday, 11 March 2015 7:04 a.m. by MediaThePress

Family support has saved Antony Gough's The Terrace development in central Christchurch.

JOBS builders We are on the lookout for workers

JOBS builders We are on the lookout for workers

Tuesday, 10 March 2015 8:43 p.m. by jasonjackSON

Builders - Tradesmen

The Crossing: New $140m development in Christchurch

The Crossing: New $140m development in Christchurch

Tuesday, 10 March 2015 4:50 p.m. by MediaThePress

Described as new heart for central Christchurch, a glossy $140 million precinct called The Crossing is the latest big development announced for the city.

Video: The Crossing $140m development in Christchurch

Video: The Crossing $140m development in Christchurch

Tuesday, 10 March 2015 4:50 p.m. by MediaThePress

Described as new heart for central Christchurch, a glossy $140 million precinct called The Crossing is the latest big development announced for the city.

Work progresses on Margaret Mahy Family Playground

Work progresses on Margaret Mahy Family Playground

Tuesday, 10 March 2015 2:55 p.m. by MediaThePress

Christchurch is one step closer to getting an all-ages playground in the city centre.

ROADWORKS: Madras Street lane reductions – expect delays

ROADWORKS: Madras Street lane reductions – expect delays

Monday, 9 March 2015 4:53 p.m. by Transport4chch

Roadworks on Madras Street will cause some additional delays particularly during peak hours. Madras Street is reduced to one lane prior to the St Asaph Street intersection – right hand turn lane into St Asaph Street is maintained. Madras Street …

Rangiora Regent cinema back in business

Rangiora Regent cinema back in business

Saturday, 7 March 2015 2:00 p.m. by MediaThePress

After more than three years without a cinema, North Canterbury residents will finally be able to take a trip to the pictures again.

Dux Central weeks from opening

Dux Central weeks from opening

Saturday, 7 March 2015 10:33 a.m. by MediaThePress

Dux Central is weeks away from opening as Christchurch's innovation precinct takes shape.

Public has input on revamp of Victoria Sq

Public has input on revamp of Victoria Sq

Saturday, 7 March 2015 10:16 a.m. by MediaThePress

Public submissions on the future of Victoria Square are open.

Sydenham Methodist church rubble clearance held up

Sydenham Methodist church rubble clearance held up

Saturday, 7 March 2015 7:50 a.m. by MediaThePress

A historical church in Sydenham was controversially demolished more than four years ago. PHILIP MATTHEWS asks, when will someone tidy it up?

Richard Sinkes Dux empire expands into Innovation Precinct

Richard Sinke's Dux empire expands into Innovation Precinct

Friday, 6 March 2015 12:44 p.m. by MediaThePress

Dux Central is weeks away from opening as Christchurch's innovation precinct takes shape.

ROADWORKS: Moorhouse/Fitzgerald Ave intersection works Monday March 9

ROADWORKS: Moorhouse/Fitzgerald Ave intersection works Monday March 9

Friday, 6 March 2015 11:23 a.m. by Transport4chch

Road users are advised that major intersection work starts on Monday March 9 at the Moorhouse and Fitzgerald Ave intersection for storm water replacement. Delays are expected in peak times so we advise to allow some extra time through this …

Businessman Who Ripped Off Christchurch Rebuild Sentenced

Businessman Who Ripped Off Christchurch Rebuild Sentenced

Friday, 6 March 2015 10:58 a.m. by PRNews Popular

Release: Inland Revenue Department

ROADWORKS: Aldwins/Ensors/Ferry Rd intersection restrictions Sunday night

ROADWORKS: Aldwins/Ensors/Ferry Rd intersection restrictions Sunday night

Friday, 6 March 2015 7:17 a.m. by Transport4chch

Roadworks on Sunday evening, 8 March, will impact on turn movements through the Aldwins/Ensors/Ferry Road intersection. There will be no right hand turn movements at this intersection from 8pm on Sunday 8 March through to 7am Monday 9 March. There will …

ROADWORKS: Dyers Pass Road – Daytime closures 9 Mar – 13 Mar

ROADWORKS: Dyers Pass Road – Daytime closures 9 Mar – 13 Mar

Thursday, 5 March 2015 3:48 p.m. by Transport4chch

Dyers Pass Road between Summit Road and Governors Bay Road will be CLOSED from 9 March to 13 March between 9am-3.30pm for resealing work. The road will be opened at the following times to allow road users through: 11am 1.15pm …

Restoring the Townsend Telescope and Observatory

Restoring the Townsend Telescope and Observatory

Thursday, 5 March 2015 2:04 p.m. by CanterburyUniversity Featured

A restoration project is underway to rebuild the Townsend Telescope and restore it to the Arts Centre.

ROADWORKS: Brougham St between Colombo St and Ensors Rd

ROADWORKS: Brougham St between Colombo St and Ensors Rd

Thursday, 5 March 2015 1:21 p.m. by Transport4chch

Road users are advised that from Sunday March 8 overnight resurfacing work will begin on Brougham St between Colombo St and Ensors Rd. These staged works are expected to last 6 weeks with completion due on Saturday April 25. Two …

$17m pool in plan for the east

$17m pool in plan for the east

Wednesday, 4 March 2015 10:41 p.m. by MediaThePress

A third new pool complex is being proposed for Christchurch's eastern suburbs.

Canterbury building reached a record in 2014

Canterbury building reached a record in 2014

Wednesday, 4 March 2015 10:17 p.m. by MediaThePress

Construction in Canterbury is at record levels with the peak yet to come.

Christchurchs rebuild begins with massive $4 billion construction spend

Christchurch's rebuild begins with massive $4 billion construction spend

Wednesday, 4 March 2015 3:23 p.m. by MediaThePress

Construction in Canterbury is at record levels, with almost $4 billion worth of construction work done last year.

ROADWORKS: Waltham Road Overbridge one lane in both directions from Monday

ROADWORKS: Waltham Road Overbridge one lane in both directions from Monday

Wednesday, 4 March 2015 12:16 p.m. by Transport4chch

Road users are advised that from Monday March 9th the Waltham Street Overbridge will be reduced to one lane on each side for approximately ten days while repair work is carried out on the bridge. For those travelling southbound, Barbadoes …

Rebuild tools stolen, repainted, resold

Rebuild tools stolen, repainted, resold

Wednesday, 4 March 2015 11:31 a.m. by MediaThePress

Thieves are stealing thousands of dollars worth of tools from building sites, disguising them with a fresh coat of paint and then selling them back into the rebuild.