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Theatre tests its colours

Theatre tests its colours

Thursday, 16 October 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

The facade of the historic Isaac Theatre Royal was lit up for the first time this week as restoration work continues.

Rebuild puts end to brain drain

Rebuild puts end to 'brain drain'

Thursday, 16 October 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Smart Cantabrians staying home for work and expats returning from overseas are snapping up rebuild jobs and plugging the "brain drain".

Theatre Royal tests its colours

Theatre Royal tests its colours

Thursday, 16 October 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

The facade of the historic Isaac Theatre Royal was lit up for the first time this week as restoration work continues.

Bus Interchange concrete pour - 23 September 2014

Bus Interchange concrete pour - 23 September 2014

Wednesday, 15 October 2014 2:52 p.m. by GovtCCDU Popular

Footage of the Bus Interchange concrete pour from 22 September 2014. The pour started at 3am and took approximately 9 hours to complete. About 1,460m3 of concrete was used to create the foundation slab.

Christchurch pips Auckland as NZ crane capital

Christchurch pips Auckland as NZ crane capital

Wednesday, 15 October 2014 6:00 a.m. by MediaHerald Popular

Major centres are sprouting a growing crane population, with 76 cranes now on big sites.

Stranges building wins supreme award

Stranges building wins supreme award

Wednesday, 15 October 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

A new office building capturing elements of its historic predecessor has won the supreme award in this year's Christchurch Civic Trust Awards.

Slowdown urged on Halswell

Slowdown urged on Halswell

Wednesday, 15 October 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Halswell is at risk of "major infrastructure failures" if developed too quickly, a local community board member says.

Corner building blending past and present wins top Civic Trust award

Corner building blending past and present wins top Civic Trust award

Wednesday, 15 October 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

A new office building capturing elements of its historic predecessor has won the supreme award in this year's Christchurch Civic Trust Awards.

Mt Pleasant/St Andrews Hill intersection closures with Main Road starting this week

Mt Pleasant/St Andrews Hill intersection closures with Main Road starting this week

Tuesday, 14 October 2014 4:51 p.m. by Transport4chch

Road reconstruction starts on Main Road later this week. SCIRT advise the reconstruction work will be carried out in stages to keep Main Road open to two-way traffic. Residents of Te Awakura Tce, The Brae, Rangatira Tce, Quarry Road, Seamount …

Mt Pleasant/St Andrews Hill intersection closures with Main Road starting soon

Mt Pleasant/St Andrews Hill intersection closures with Main Road starting soon

Tuesday, 14 October 2014 4:51 p.m. by Transport4chch

Road reconstruction starts on Main Road later this week. SCIRT advise the reconstruction work will be carried out in stages to keep Main Road open to two-way traffic. Residents of Te Awakura Tce, The Brae, Rangatira Tce, Quarry Road, Seamount …

Work gets underway at The Terraces

Work gets underway at The Terraces

Tuesday, 14 October 2014 11:29 a.m. by CoffeyProjectsChCh

Construction has begun this week on The Terraces, a key attraction of Te Papa Ōtākaro/Avon River Precinct being project managed by Coffey. As part of the first phase of The Terraces, Fletcher Construction has been awarded the contract for construction of a new section of promenade pavement and a terrace structure on the eastern side […]

Housing repairs almost finished

Housing repairs almost finished

Tuesday, 14 October 2014 6:00 a.m. by MediaHerald

New Zealand's biggest residential repair job is nearly finished, with Fletcher Earthquake Recovery completing most of the Christchurch housing repair backlog.

Victoria Street at Bealey Ave – REOPENED Updated 2000hrs

Victoria Street at Bealey Ave – REOPENED Updated 2000hrs

Monday, 13 October 2014 8:00 p.m. by Transport4chch

Victoria Street has REOPENED following the closure this morning due to an incident with a crane at a building site.  

What earthquake support services are available?

What earthquake support services are available?

Monday, 13 October 2014 4:43 p.m. by Swiggs Popular

Four years on there is still a strong need for earthquake related support. However, the need constantly changes as the recovery and rebuild takes shape. Currently we are seeing a need for insurance and rebuild related support through the processes to getting back into your home.

Christchurch Hospital’s Riverside entrance closes

Christchurch Hospital’s Riverside entrance closes

Monday, 13 October 2014 2:28 p.m. by GovtDHB Popular

Access to the Riverside entrance at rear of Christchurch Hospital will close next week.

Public gets a say on sports hub

Public gets a say on sports hub

Monday, 13 October 2014 11:10 a.m. by GovtCCC Featured Popular

Residents and sporting groups from around the city are being asked to have a say on the proposal to develop a sports hub at Nga Puna Wai in southwest Christchurch.

Victoria Street at Bealey Ave – CLOSED 0750hrs

Victoria Street at Bealey Ave – CLOSED 0750hrs

Monday, 13 October 2014 7:50 a.m. by Transport4chch

Victoria Street is closed from Bealey Ave to Salisbury Street due to a crane on its site at a building site.

Broken city doing more than catching up

Broken city doing more than catching up

Saturday, 11 October 2014 9:07 a.m. by MediaThePress Popular

Rebuild company repays EQC

Rebuild company repays EQC

Saturday, 11 October 2014 12:42 a.m. by MediaThePress

A rebuild firm has paid back money to the Earthquake Commission (EQC) after a disputes tribunal heard allegations it charged for earthquake repairs it never completed.

Investors slash prices of proposed central city village

Investors slash prices of proposed central city village

Saturday, 11 October 2014 12:06 a.m. by MediaThePress

Developers of a new urban village have drastically cut the cost of its most expensive homes after admitting people are unlikely to spend close to $1 million to live there.

River promenade work hopes to rejuvenate Avon

River promenade work hopes to rejuvenate Avon

Saturday, 11 October 2014 12:06 a.m. by MediaThePress

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

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 Popular

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 …