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Humphries Drive, Ferrymead – one way back in place Monday 10 November

Humphries Drive, Ferrymead – one way back in place Monday 10 November

Friday, 7 November 2014 4:00 p.m. by Transport4chch

Humphries Drive, Ferrymead  from Ferry Road traffic lights will be one way city bound Monday 10 November from 6am – 3pm. . Ferry Road city bound towards Humphries Drive is reduced to one lane approaching the intersection. There will be delays …

Linwood Ave – expect delays at Buckleys/Aldwins intersection Monday morning

Linwood Ave – expect delays at Buckleys/Aldwins intersection Monday morning

Friday, 7 November 2014 3:30 p.m. by Transport4chch

Works on Linwood Ave on the approaches to the Buckleys/Aldwins intersection will cause delays particularly during peak travel times. Linwood Ave city bound approaching Buckleys/Aldwins intersection will be reduced to one lane on Monday 10 November.  Linwood Ave towards Dyers …

CBD – Available Routes Map 7 November – 14 November

CBD – Available Routes Map 7 November – 14 November

Friday, 7 November 2014 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

Older Generations Open Letter

Older Generations Open Letter

Thursday, 6 November 2014 4:05 p.m. by JohnPatterson Popular

Dear Minister Gerry Brownlee , Roger Sutton,  Mayor Lianne Dalziel, Ian Simpson CEO EQC, Tim Grafton CEO of the Insurance Council, Insurers and all those who call the shots in our city:

Majestic Church disappointed by council decision

Majestic Church disappointed by council decision

Thursday, 6 November 2014 3:50 p.m. by PRNews Popular

Majestic Church leaders say they are deeply disappointed by yesterday’s Christchurch City Council decision to decline resource consent for their proposed community complex, on the corner of Kilmore and Montreal streets.

Canty creates half NZs new jobs

Canty creates half NZ's new jobs

Wednesday, 5 November 2014 11:39 p.m. by MediaThePress

Canterbury is leading national employment growth, with 34,400 jobs created in the past 12 months.

Could the east side be a new Eden?

Could the east side be a new Eden?

Wednesday, 5 November 2014 10:11 a.m. by MediaThePress

Rough roads, red-zone land reverting back to nature, a fractured community: It seems incredible to imagine that the earthquake-devastated east side of Christchurch could become an ecological treasure, a local food source and even an international tourist attraction.

Ferry Road to Humphries city bound – expect delays

Ferry Road to Humphries city bound – expect delays

Wednesday, 5 November 2014 7:00 a.m. by Transport4chch

Humphries Drive city bound from Ferry Road is one way city bound. Ferry Road city bound towards Humphries Drive is reduced to one lane – and there will be delays through this area.

Many rebuild firms breach law

Many rebuild firms breach law

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

Christchurch rebuild companies are breaching employment rules by short-changing migrants and failing to keep full records, an investigation has found.

Theatre reigns over cultural centre

Theatre reigns over cultural centre

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

The newly-restored Isaac Theatre Royal will be at the heart of one of the new city's more interesting neighbourhoods when it opens on November 17.

Are insurers underpaying for MUBs?

Are insurers underpaying for MUBs?

Tuesday, 4 November 2014 4:41 p.m. by CanCERN Popular

CanCERN is worried the earthquake insurance payouts for some multi-unit buildings (MUBs) are well shy of what they should be and some resident owners don’t realise it.

New Brighton Fireworks – Travel Advisory

New Brighton Fireworks – Travel Advisory

Tuesday, 4 November 2014 3:22 p.m. by Transport4chch Popular

Christchurch Transport Operations Centre (CTOC) Manager Ryan Cooney encourages those attending the Treetech Fireworks Extravaganza in New Brighton on the evening of Wednesday 5th November to plan ahead to minimise delays.

It’s all about people

It’s all about people

Tuesday, 4 November 2014 9:49 a.m. by CoffeyProjectsChCh

The longer I work as a Project Manager in the construction industry, the more I realise that it’s all about people. 

Riccarton market site in line for housing

Riccarton market site in line for housing

Tuesday, 4 November 2014 6:43 a.m. by MediaThePress

The site of the South Island's largest outdoor market could be carved up for housing.

Repairing cathedral a tough prospect

Repairing cathedral a tough prospect

Monday, 3 November 2014 10:22 p.m. by MediaThePress

They are two sites divided by a common architectural language.

Market site in line for housing

Market site in line for housing

Monday, 3 November 2014 10:20 p.m. by MediaThePress

The site of the South Island's largest outdoor market could be carved-up for housing.

Christchurch Cathedral – Research says restoration

Christchurch Cathedral – Research says restoration

Monday, 3 November 2014 1:03 p.m. by PRNews Popular

Release: Colmar Brunton

New Code of Practice to Reduce Quake Risk

New Code of Practice to Reduce Quake Risk

Monday, 3 November 2014 12:59 p.m. by PRNews Popular

Release: Morrison McDougall

The monuments men

The monuments men

Monday, 3 November 2014 6:00 a.m. by ArchitectureNow

Repairing your home with Southern Response

Repairing your home with Southern Response

Monday, 3 November 2014 2:08 a.m. by SouthernResponse

Getting your home repaired as soon as possible so that you can move forward is our priority. We’re here to assist you and to ensure that, from here to home, your repair progress moves smoothly.

Central City – from Monday 3 November

Central City – from Monday 3 November

Friday, 31 October 2014 4:30 p.m. by Transport4chch

New:  Cathedral Square (southeast quadrant) Closed between Worcester and Hereford for tram works – follow signed detours Fitzgerald Ave - southbound – lane drop between Tuam and St Asaph Streets  and no right turn from Fitzgerald into St Asaph Victoria Street  - …

Settlement of Canterbury Earthquake Insurance Claims Continues Apace, Topping $13 Billion

Settlement of Canterbury Earthquake Insurance Claims Continues Apace, Topping $13 Billion

Friday, 31 October 2014 4:13 p.m. by InsuranceCouncilNZ Popular

The settling of Canterbury earthquake private insurance claims continues apace as pay outs hit the $13 billion mark, advancing at $10 million a day in 2014.

Television Series To Support Insurance Information

Television Series To Support Insurance Information

Friday, 31 October 2014 3:30 p.m. by RebuildChristchurch Featured Popular

Rebuild Christchurch is partnering with CTV to run a 2-part series that takes us behind the scenes on the residential rebuild in Canterbury. “Covered - restoring our community” looks at how things are progressing post-quake and seeks to get the answers people are wanting on rebuild and insurance matters.

Geotechnical testing underway for new Eastern Recreation and Sport Centre

Geotechnical testing underway for new Eastern Recreation and Sport Centre

Friday, 31 October 2014 12:19 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

Christchurch City Council has this week been carrying out geotechnical testing on the QEII Park site that will help it to determine whether the land is suitable for a new Eastern Recreation and Sport Centre to be built there.

Compensation no fix for flooding woes

Compensation no fix for flooding woes

Friday, 31 October 2014 10:34 a.m. by MediaThePress

Compensating flood-risk homeowners for the loss of value to their properties does not fix Christchurch's post-quake flooding woes, the Christchurch High Court has heard.

Clean green natural amenities top community wish-list for the east

Clean green natural amenities top community wish-list for the east

Friday, 31 October 2014 10:16 a.m. by EasternVision Recommended Popular

Initial analysis of the feedback from EVO::SPACE shows a very strong preference for east Christchurch to become the clean green environmental playground of the city.

Ferry Road closed eastbound from Dyers Rd – Sat 1 Nov

Ferry Road closed eastbound from Dyers Rd – Sat 1 Nov

Friday, 31 October 2014 7:55 a.m. by Transport4chch

Ferry Road will be closed to eastbound traffic from Dyers Road roundabout on Saturday 1 November for one day. It will remain open for westbound (city bound) Detours will be signposted for eastbound traffic at Dyers roundabout. Where possible eastbound …

Court ruling could delay rebuild

Court ruling could delay rebuild

Friday, 31 October 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

An insurance company warns that any court ruling passing liability for increased flood risk to insurers would cause major delays in the Christchurch rebuild.

Carmen/Masham Road – possible delays this weekend

Carmen/Masham Road – possible delays this weekend

Thursday, 30 October 2014 8:29 a.m. by Transport4chch

  Sealing on Carmen/Masham Road may cause delays for road users this weekend, 1st and 2nd November. Lane closures will be in place both north and southbound on Carmen/Masham Road. There will be no right turn on all approaches at …

Start-up hub adds to Chch Innovation Precinct

Start-up hub adds to Chch Innovation Precinct

Wednesday, 29 October 2014 3:16 p.m. by GovtBeehive Popular

CLOSURES Central City – Gas Leak – please avoid - RESOLVED

CLOSURES Central City – Gas Leak – please avoid - RESOLVED

Wednesday, 29 October 2014 1:35 p.m. by Transport4chch Popular

All clear given following gas leak in Christchurch

Central City – Gas Leak – Roads have been reopened

Central City – Gas Leak – Roads have been reopened

Wednesday, 29 October 2014 1:20 p.m. by Transport4chch Popular

Roads have been reopened following a gas main leak which occurred on the corner of Barbadoes Street and Moorhouse Ave earlier today. Thanks to road users for their patience while these closures were in place.      

Heritage awards acknowledge superb restoration

Heritage awards acknowledge superb restoration

Wednesday, 29 October 2014 8:53 a.m. by MediaThePress

Demolition has been the fate of so many of Christchurch's heritage buildings, it is understandable that a deep sense of loss continues to hang over the city - but it is not the whole story. Here's why the picture may be brighter than some people think.

CTV News - EQC Declaratory Judgement

CTV News - EQC Declaratory Judgement

Tuesday, 28 October 2014 9:12 p.m. by MediaCTV

Hills Road – top end north of Acheson Ave northbound only for two weeks

Hills Road – top end north of Acheson Ave northbound only for two weeks

Tuesday, 28 October 2014 6:14 p.m. by Transport4chch

Hills Road will be northbound only from Acheson Ave/Whitehall Street to Dawe Street for approximately two weeks from Wednesday 29th October. Detours will be in place for southbound drivers from Dawe St to Acheson Ave.

More than 600 take up 3K to Christchurch jobs

More than 600 take up 3K to Christchurch jobs

Tuesday, 28 October 2014 4:57 p.m. by GovtBeehive Popular

Social Development Minister Anne Tolley says the Government’s 3K to Christchurch scheme is a winner with 633 unemployed people taking up the offer.

Barbadoes Street & Moorhouse Ave – Lane reductions – expect delays

Barbadoes Street & Moorhouse Ave – Lane reductions – expect delays

Tuesday, 28 October 2014 3:00 p.m. by Transport4chch

A lane reduction on Barbadoes Street  onto Moorhouse Ave will cause delays for road users, particularly during peak hours. We advise using Fitzgerald Ave or expect some delays through this area. 

Barbadoes Street- Delays

Barbadoes Street- Delays

Tuesday, 28 October 2014 8:07 a.m. by Transport4chch

A lane reduction on Barbadoes Street right onto Moorhouse Ave is causing delays, travellers are advised to use Fitzgerald Ave

First Place of Tranquility opens

First 'Place of Tranquility' opens

Tuesday, 28 October 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Greening the Rubble has opened its largest garden so far.

Artists gloomy over city plans

Artists gloomy over city plans

Monday, 27 October 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

The Christchurch rebuild will fail without more help for the arts, a survey of artists and art leaders in the city says.

Family feel to new central-city hotel

Family feel to new central-city hotel

Sunday, 26 October 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Couple with new baby still waiting for new home

Couple with new baby still waiting for new home

Sunday, 26 October 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress Popular

Lance Morrison has a new baby but something is missing.

Dream for a builder now a nightmare

Dream for a builder now a nightmare

Saturday, 25 October 2014 10:11 a.m. by MediaThePress

Broken dreams and unpaid bills pave the road to Motunau Beach, where Joseph Van Roij's Fraemohs cabin sits opposite his grand unfinished home overlooking the Pacific Ocean.

Convention centre might be white elephant

Convention centre might be white elephant

Saturday, 25 October 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Doubts over the location and economic viability of Christchurch's convention centre could result in the project being a "huge disaster", a designer says.

Students to bring life back into Arts centre

Students to bring life back into Arts centre

Friday, 24 October 2014 10:43 p.m. by MediaThePress Popular

Hundreds of music students could soon bring new life to the Christchurch Arts Centre, and about half of the historic complex set to reopen by the middle of next year.

A picture of happiness

A picture of happiness

Friday, 24 October 2014 3:36 p.m. by FletcherEQR

Parking at Christchurch Hospital changing

Parking at Christchurch Hospital changing

Friday, 24 October 2014 3:29 p.m. by Transport4chch

To keep up to date with parking changes at Christchurch Hospital click here.

Victoria Square revamp to cost $7m

Victoria Square revamp to cost $7m

Friday, 24 October 2014 2:07 p.m. by MediaThePress

A $7 million revamp of Victoria Square will make the well-known landmark more event-friendly and reflect Christchurch's history, the Christchurch Central Development Unit (CCDU) says.

Ambitious 135k Christchurch trail from the air

Ambitious 135k Christchurch trail from the air

Friday, 24 October 2014 11:59 a.m. by MediaThePress

The plan is a 135km trail. It encircles Christchurch and is split up into eight distinct stages. The details are still to be settled and the project is subject to route approval and access permission.

Central City – from Monday 27th October

Central City – from Monday 27th October

Friday, 24 October 2014 11:30 a.m. by Transport4chch

New:  Durham Street – one lane from Conference to Salisbury Street Gloucester Street – now Open from Colombo Street to Oxford Tce Worcester Street - CLOSED east of Manchester Street St Asaph Street – one lane on approach to Madras Street …

CBD – Available Routes Map 24th October to the 31st October

CBD – Available Routes Map 24th October to the 31st October

Friday, 24 October 2014 11:00 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

Lincoln/Wrights Road – Major works this weekend DELAYS

Lincoln/Wrights Road – Major works this weekend DELAYS

Friday, 24 October 2014 8:39 a.m. by Transport4chch

Major intersection works will take place at the intersection of Lincoln and Wrights Road this weekend Saturday 24th October and Sunday 25th October. Reduced lanes city bound on Lincoln Road Reduced lanes southbound on Wrights Road on the approach to …

Innes Road between Mahars & Nancy closed to eastbound traffic – detour in place

Innes Road between Mahars & Nancy closed to eastbound traffic – detour in place

Thursday, 23 October 2014 1:29 p.m. by Transport4chch

Innes Road between Mahars Rd and Nancy Ave has been closed to eastbound traffic today (23 Oct) for urgent surface treatment. 

Summit Rd & Gebbies Pass Rd CLOSED for Targa Rally – Monday 27 Oct

Summit Rd & Gebbies Pass Rd CLOSED for Targa Rally – Monday 27 Oct

Thursday, 23 October 2014 1:07 p.m. by Transport4chch

The following closures will be in place to accommodate the Targa Rally on Monday 27 October from 12.15pm to 4.45pm.

Grandstand built for watching demolitions

Grandstand built for watching demolitions

Thursday, 23 October 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

A mini and relocatable grandstand has been designed so people can observe "crowd-worthy" demolitions in comfort.

Watch a demolition from the grandstand

Watch a demolition from the grandstand

Thursday, 23 October 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

A mini and relocatable grandstand has been designed so people can among other things observe "crowd-worthy" demolitions in comfort.

Stay safe on South Island roads this Labour Weekend

Stay safe on South Island roads this Labour Weekend

Wednesday, 22 October 2014 2:54 p.m. by Transport4chch

Roads in Canterbury and the West Coast will be busy this Labour Day Weekend and the NZ Transport Agency says it will be working with the Police to keep traffic moving and families safe on their travels during the holiday break.

Jubilee Clock Tower restoration celebrated

Jubilee Clock Tower restoration celebrated

Wednesday, 22 October 2014 2:44 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

Mayor Lianne Dalziel today officially unveiled the newly-restored Central City landmark, Jubilee Clock Tower, and placed a time capsule on the site for future generations to discover.

WorkSafe asbestos investigation meaningless

WorkSafe asbestos investigation 'meaningless'

Wednesday, 22 October 2014 12:34 p.m. by MediaThePress

Homeowners and contractors are angry over the results of an investigation into asbestos management in Christchurch's residential rebuild.

Rebuild boom expected to slow after two years

Rebuild boom expected to slow after two years

Wednesday, 22 October 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

It seems an odd thought, but Christchurch's rebuild boom is nearly over.