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Groups to fight Victoria Square revamp

Groups to fight Victoria Square revamp

Wednesday, 11 February 2015 7:11 a.m. by MediaThePress

Heritage campaigners opposed to a plan to redesign Victoria Square in Christchurch are launching a No Need for Change campaign aimed at getting the multimillion-dollar redevelopment scrapped.

New Brighton to get $20m complex

New Brighton to get $20m complex

Wednesday, 11 February 2015 7:02 a.m. by MediaThePress

Auckland developers have announced plans to build a $20 million apartment and retail complex on New Brighton's waterfront.

$20m plan boost for suburb

$20m plan boost for suburb

Tuesday, 10 February 2015 11:08 p.m. by MediaThePress

Auckland developers have announced plans to build a $20 million apartment and retail complex on New Brighton's waterfront.

Groups to fight square revamp

Groups to fight square revamp

Tuesday, 10 February 2015 8:07 p.m. by MediaThePress

Heritage campaigners opposed to a plan to redesign Victoria Square in Christchurch are launching a No Need for Change campaign aimed at getting the multimillion-dollar redevelopment scrapped.

Rebuild chief Warwick Isaacs quits

Rebuild chief Warwick Isaacs quits

Tuesday, 10 February 2015 4:45 p.m. by MediaThePress

The man in charge of Christchurch's city centre rebuild is quitting.

Skill shortage hampers rebuild

Skill shortage hampers rebuild

Tuesday, 10 February 2015 12:53 p.m. by PRNews

Skill shortage hampers rebuild

ADVISORY: BIKE TO WORK DAY – Wednesday 11 Feb

ADVISORY: BIKE TO WORK DAY – Wednesday 11 Feb

Tuesday, 10 February 2015 11:56 a.m. by Transport4chch

 

Important message – Rebuilding Mt Pleasant Community Centre

Important message – Rebuilding Mt Pleasant Community Centre

Tuesday, 10 February 2015 10:24 a.m. by MtPleasantCC

  “Help our community build back it’s much loved community centre and let’s create a vibrant heart where people are what matter most.” 

Future of quake-hit Inland Revenue Building uncertain

Future of quake-hit Inland Revenue Building uncertain

Monday, 9 February 2015 12:24 p.m. by MediaThePress

A former Inland Revenue Department building in the central city would best be converted into commercial or office space, the developer Simon Henry says.

Collaborate Canterbury February Update

Collaborate Canterbury February Update

Monday, 9 February 2015 10:36 a.m. by collaboratecanty

ICC CRICKET WORLD CUP 2015: GAME DAYS – Don’t Get Caught Out!

ICC CRICKET WORLD CUP 2015: GAME DAYS – Don’t Get Caught Out!

Monday, 9 February 2015 7:20 a.m. by Transport4chch Popular

Increased traffic flows will occur around the central city during the ICC Cricket World Cup games.

New Christchurch development rules will lead to slums

New Christchurch development rules 'will lead to slums'

Sunday, 8 February 2015 10:17 p.m. by MediaThePress

Major changes to development rules in central Christchurch favour investors and could create slums, critics say.

ICC CRICKET WORLD CUP 2015 – OPENING CEREMONY PARKING

ICC CRICKET WORLD CUP 2015 – OPENING CEREMONY PARKING

Sunday, 8 February 2015 2:31 p.m. by Transport4chch

Opening Event – Parking Limited parking available at: Deans Ave Polo fields. Deans field off Riccarton Ave. Eastern Frame – access from Latimer Sq West for a $2 charge. If you’re planning to park on-street we recommend using these parking areas. Travelling from: …

Knox Church Open Afternoon

Knox Church Open Afternoon

Friday, 6 February 2015 8:51 p.m. by PRNews Featured Popular

CBD – Available Routes Map 6 Feb – 13th Feb

CBD – Available Routes Map 6 Feb – 13th Feb

Thursday, 5 February 2015 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

Canterbury Residential Guidance online tool released

Canterbury Residential Guidance online tool released

Thursday, 5 February 2015 11:21 a.m. by GovtDBH Popular

An online tool that supports the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) technical guidance document on repairing and rebuilding houses affected by the Canterbury earthquakes is now available.

INCIDENT: Burst water main Greers/Grahams Road

INCIDENT: Burst water main Greers/Grahams Road

Wednesday, 4 February 2015 5:50 p.m. by Transport4chch

Road users are advised that there is a water blow out at the intersection of Greers Rd and Grahams Rd. There are reduced lanes on Greers Road, this will cause delays are we move into pm peak period. Road users should …

EQC changes expected to be minor: Brownlee

EQC changes expected to be 'minor': Brownlee

Wednesday, 4 February 2015 1:52 p.m. by MediaThePress

The EQC looks set to survive a review triggered by the devastating Christchurch earthquakes, which drained its natural disaster fund (NDF).

Hands off our square says Christchurch

'Hands off our square' says Christchurch

Tuesday, 3 February 2015 10:42 p.m. by MediaThePress

In a city littered with empty, forlorn sites and missing landmarks, Victoria Square stands out.

Breathe Urban Village to get the green light

Breathe Urban Village 'to get the green light'

Tuesday, 3 February 2015 9:21 p.m. by MediaThePress

After months of silence, the developer behind an ambitious residential development in central Christchurch is confident the project will go ahead.

Box™ Designs Their First Commercial Building

Box™ Designs Their First Commercial Building

Tuesday, 3 February 2015 4:51 p.m. by PRNews Featured Popular

Get a grand view of citys rebuild

Get a grand view of city's rebuild

Tuesday, 3 February 2015 11:44 a.m. by MediaThePress

Christchurch's construction workers took centre-stage as part of a project allowing an insight into the city's rebuild.

ICC CRICKET WORLD CUP 2015: Don’t Get Caught Out in Traffic

ICC CRICKET WORLD CUP 2015: Don’t Get Caught Out in Traffic

Tuesday, 3 February 2015 6:00 a.m. by Transport4chch

Don’t get caught out in traffic on 12 February 2015 with the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 New Zealand opening event. Event time: 6.30-11pm We’re expecting a high volume of traffic on our roads in the Central City and around North …

ICC CRICKET WORLD CUP 2015: OPENING CEREMONY – What you need to  know

ICC CRICKET WORLD CUP 2015: OPENING CEREMONY – What you need to know

Tuesday, 3 February 2015 6:00 a.m. by Transport4chch

Don’t get caught out in traffic on 12 February 2015 with the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 New Zealand opening event. Event time: 6.30-11pm We’re expecting a high volume of traffic on our roads in the Central City and around North …

SH1 reopened South of Hinds

SH1 reopened South of Hinds

Tuesday, 3 February 2015 5:33 a.m. by Transport4chch

SH1 is now reopened Sth of Hinds after this afternoons crash. Please take care as contractors are still working around the site.

City urged to push on with new sports hub

City urged to push on with new sports hub

Monday, 2 February 2015 10:06 p.m. by MediaThePress

A hearings panel is recommending the Christchurch City Council push ahead with an ambitious plan to build a multimillion-dollar sports hub.

INCIDENT: SH1 North of Rolleston OPEN

INCIDENT: SH1 North of Rolleston OPEN

Monday, 2 February 2015 3:53 p.m. by Transport4chch

Road users are now advised State Highway 1 is now re-open. Thanks for your patience.  

ICC CRICKET WORLD CUP 2015 – PARKING

ICC CRICKET WORLD CUP 2015 – PARKING

Monday, 2 February 2015 2:31 p.m. by Transport4chch

Opening Event  PARKING Limited parking available at Deans Ave Polo fields. Deans field off Riccarton Ave. Eastern Frame access from Latimer Sq West for a $2 charge. If you’re planning to park on-street we recommend using these parking areas. Travelling from: • North …

INCIDENT: SH1 North of Rolleston CLOSED

INCIDENT: SH1 North of Rolleston CLOSED

Monday, 2 February 2015 1:57 p.m. by Transport4chch

Police have advised the closure of SH1 6km north of Rolleston between Robertsons and Waterholes Road due to a large grass fire. Detours are in place, at this time we don’t have the details of what the detour is. We …

Cera starts to scale back

Cera starts to scale back

Monday, 2 February 2015 11:46 a.m. by MediaThePress

The scaling back of the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority (Cera) is officially underway.

New chapter for city library

New chapter for city library

Sunday, 1 February 2015 10:13 p.m. by MediaThePress

A new chapter in the ongoing story of Christchurch's rebuild will get under way this month when the council is formally presented with concept plans for the city's new library.

Turners Auctions gains from rebuild

Turners Auctions gains from rebuild

Saturday, 31 January 2015 2:32 p.m. by MediaThePress

The boom and bust of the Christchurch rebuild is boosting trade for Turners Auctions, which is selling off millions of dollars of equipment from liquidating companies.

Fletchers front-runner for Christchurchs east frame

Fletchers front-runner for Christchurch's east frame

Saturday, 31 January 2015 1:30 p.m. by MediaThePress

The building firm managing Canterbury's home earthquake repairs looks set to land itself a major residential development contract in central Christchurch.

Development authority needs private sector expertise

Development authority needs private sector expertise

Friday, 30 January 2015 4:19 p.m. by PRNews

ROADWORKS – Moorhouse Ave one lane Sunday 1 February

ROADWORKS – Moorhouse Ave one lane Sunday 1 February

Friday, 30 January 2015 2:16 p.m. by Transport4chch

Road users are advised due to road surfacing work taking place (weather permitted) this weekend eastbound on Moorhouse Ave

2014 Canterburys busiest year for house construction

2014 Canterbury's busiest year for house construction

Friday, 30 January 2015 12:49 p.m. by MediaThePress

New homes were approved at the rate of 20 a day in Canterbury last year, making 2014 the region's busiest year on record for house construction.

EVENT: Monster Slide – SUMNER Sunday 1 February

EVENT: Monster Slide – SUMNER Sunday 1 February

Friday, 30 January 2015 9:01 a.m. by Transport4chch Popular

Road users are advised that the Monster Slide event takes place on Sunday 1 February in Sumner from 9am.  With hot temperatures forecast, crowds of approximately 4,500 are expected to attend. We advise road users should allow extra time to get …

INCIDENT: Burst Water main – Harewood Road city bound DETOUR until 6-7pm

INCIDENT: Burst Water main – Harewood Road city bound DETOUR until 6-7pm

Friday, 30 January 2015 8:00 a.m. by Transport4chch

Road users are advised that a burst water main has closed Harewood Road city bound at the Breens/Gardiners/Breens Road intersection. A number of restrictions will remain in place until 6-7pm tonight while the road sealing tales place. Once the road …

INCIDENT: Burst Water main – Harewood Road city bound DETOUR

INCIDENT: Burst Water main – Harewood Road city bound DETOUR

Friday, 30 January 2015 8:00 a.m. by Transport4chch

Road users are advised that a burst water main has closed Harewood Road city bound at the Breens/Gardiners/Breens Road intersection. A number of restrictions are now in place. Please allow extra time when travelling through this area this morning. Here’s …

Microhouse hopes to offer home to start-ups

Microhouse hopes to offer home to start-ups

Thursday, 29 January 2015 3:14 p.m. by MediaThePress

A regeneration group hopes to retain Christchurch entrepreneurs and artists with its central-city microhouse.

CBD – Available Routes Map 30 Jan – 6 Feb

CBD – Available Routes Map 30 Jan – 6 Feb

Thursday, 29 January 2015 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

Residential city development rules for Christchurch finalised

Residential city development rules for Christchurch finalised

Thursday, 29 January 2015 12:38 p.m. by MediaThePress

The Christchurch Central Development Unit has released the finalised rules for residential development within the city's four avenues.

EVENT: Sparks in the Park – North Hagley Park Saturday 31st Jan

EVENT: Sparks in the Park – North Hagley Park Saturday 31st Jan

Thursday, 29 January 2015 11:48 a.m. by Transport4chch

Concert-goers attending the Sparks in the Park that this Saturday 31st January 7.30pm are advised to plan their journey to minimise delays travelling to the concert. Road Closure: Park Tce between Bealey Ave and Salisbury Street will be closed on Saturday 31 …

ROADWORKS: Dyers Road @ Linwood Ave intersection

ROADWORKS: Dyers Road @ Linwood Ave intersection

Thursday, 29 January 2015 9:50 a.m. by Transport4chch

Road users are advised that a new work site is now in place on Dyers Road at the Linwood Ave intersection. 

ADVISORY: Don’t Get Caught Out in Traffic during the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015

ADVISORY: Don’t Get Caught Out in Traffic during the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015

Thursday, 29 January 2015 8:47 a.m. by Transport4chch

Don’t get caught out in traffic on 12 February 2015 with the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 New Zealand opening event. We’re expecting a high volume of traffic on our roads in the Central City and around North Hagley Park …

Christchurch construction company penalised for labour law breaches

Christchurch construction company penalised for labour law breaches

Wednesday, 28 January 2015 3:55 p.m. by GovtDBH

The Employment Relations Authority (ERA) has ordered wage arrears be paid to workers and imposed a penalty on a Christchurch construction company for failing to provide the minimum wage and keep accurate employment records.

Christchurch rebuild workers on less than minimum wage

Christchurch rebuild workers on less than minimum wage

Wednesday, 28 January 2015 11:08 a.m. by MediaThePress

A Christchurch construction company has been punished for paying its workers less than the minimum wage and not providing basic standards of employment.

ROADWORKS: Bridge Street Bridge CLOSURE this weekend 31 Jan/2 Feb

ROADWORKS: Bridge Street Bridge CLOSURE this weekend 31 Jan/2 Feb

Wednesday, 28 January 2015 10:54 a.m. by Transport4chch

Road users are advised that this weekend the Bridge Street Bridge will be closed to all traffic while work is undertaken to lower the bridge onto the rebuilt abutments. The bridge will be closed from Friday 30 January 6pm until …

ROADWORKS: Bridge Street Bridge CLOSURE this weekend

ROADWORKS: Bridge Street Bridge CLOSURE this weekend

Wednesday, 28 January 2015 10:54 a.m. by Transport4chch

Road users are advised that this weekend the Bridge Street Bridge will be closed to all traffic while work is undertaken to lower the bridge onto the rebuilt abutments. The bridge will be closed from Friday 30 January 6pm until …

ROADWORKS: SH1 Johns Road this weekend 31 Jan/1 Feb

ROADWORKS: SH1 Johns Road this weekend 31 Jan/1 Feb

Wednesday, 28 January 2015 9:30 a.m. by Transport4chch

Road users are advised that this weekend road works will be in place on State Highway 1 Johns Road while tree-trimming takes place. SH1 Johns Road from Swift Street to Sawyers Arms Road will have the following restrictions in place: …

ROADWORKS: Fitzgerald/Falsgrave/Moorhouse Ave intersection

ROADWORKS: Fitzgerald/Falsgrave/Moorhouse Ave intersection

Wednesday, 28 January 2015 6:56 a.m. by Transport4chch

Road users are advised that works are taking place at the Fitzgerald/Falsgrave/Moorhouse intersection. Moorhouse Ave eastbound prior to Fitzgerald Ave has a lane reduced. Moorhouse Ave east and westbound from Fitzgerald Ave is reduced to one lane. No right turn from …

Hallenstein Glasson signs for flagship store in central Christchurch

Hallenstein Glasson signs for flagship store in central Christchurch

Tuesday, 27 January 2015 3:14 p.m. by PRNews

Release: Glassons

Work to start on new overpass – Curletts Road

Work to start on new overpass – Curletts Road

Tuesday, 27 January 2015 7:46 a.m. by Transport4chch

Work on a new bridge over Curletts Road linking Wigram Road into Birmingham Drive via Magdala Place, will start on 12 February. 

ADVISORY: Work to start on new overpass – Curletts Road

ADVISORY: Work to start on new overpass – Curletts Road

Tuesday, 27 January 2015 7:46 a.m. by Transport4chch

Work on a new bridge over Curletts Road linking Wigram Road into Birmingham Drive via Magdala Place, will start on 12 February. Christchurch City Council Transport and City Streets Unit Manager Richard Topham says the new overpass will accommodate additional …

ROADWORKS: Ferry Rd one way city bound Moorhouse to Phillips

ROADWORKS: Ferry Rd one way city bound Moorhouse to Phillips

Tuesday, 27 January 2015 7:35 a.m. by Transport4chch

Ferry Road from Moorhouse Ave to Phillips Street will be one way city bound from Wednesday 28th January till the end of the week. 

Land for anchor projects reduced

Land for anchor projects reduced

Monday, 26 January 2015 11:22 p.m. by MediaThePress

The bold plan for Christchurch's rebuild has been slowly altered since its release, with more than a fifth of the land earmarked for Crown acquisition back in private landowners' hands.

Historic buildings threatened by demolition

Historic buildings threatened by demolition

Monday, 26 January 2015 9:30 p.m. by MediaThePress

Christchurch is on the verge of losing two of the last remaining buildings designed by renowned early 20th century architect Cecil Wood, heritage advocates fear.

INCIDENT: Burst watermain – Bealey Ave eastbound- one lane – expect delays

INCIDENT: Burst watermain – Bealey Ave eastbound- one lane – expect delays

Monday, 26 January 2015 3:30 p.m. by Transport4chch

Bealey Ave eastbound from Papanui Road to just past the intersection with Montreal Street has been reduced to one lane due to a burst watermain. Montreal Street has also been reduced to one right turning lane to assist with the …

CRASH: State Highway 1 Templeton REOPENED

CRASH: State Highway 1 Templeton REOPENED

Monday, 26 January 2015 2:00 p.m. by Transport4chch

SH 1 Templeton has been REOPENED following an earlier crash.

CRASH: State Highway 1 Templeton CLOSED

CRASH: State Highway 1 Templeton CLOSED

Monday, 26 January 2015 12:04 p.m. by Transport4chch

Emergency services are attending a serious crash on State Highway One south of Dawsons Road, Templeton. SH 1 has been CLOSED. Detours are in place: Southbound via Dawsons Road – Jones Rd – Curraghs Rd Northbound – Curraghs Rd – …