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Samoan workers could boost rebuild efforts

Samoan workers could boost rebuild efforts

Sunday, 10 June 2012 7:55 a.m. by MediaStuff

Foreign Affairs Minister Murray McCully says talks are underway to expand a seasonal work scheme so that Samoan workers can help in the rebuild of Christchurch. 

Red-zone residents threaten UN action

Red-zone residents threaten UN action

Sunday, 10 June 2012 7:32 a.m. by MediaStuff

Aggrieved red-zone residents in Christchurch are taking their plight to the United Nations.

Quakes health effects being studied

Quakes' health effects being studied

Sunday, 10 June 2012 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

The effect of the Canterbury earthquakes on residents' health is being studied as part of a project aimed at improving how health services respond to natural disasters.

Christchurch homeless battle bitter cold

Christchurch homeless battle bitter cold

Saturday, 9 June 2012 5:35 p.m. by Media3News

Canterbury is finally thawing after a snowstorm which boasted the coldest day on record. But the homeless are struggling to cope.

Job seekers turn out for Chch rebuild

Job seekers turn out for Chch rebuild

Saturday, 9 June 2012 4:18 p.m. by Media3News Popular

About 1000 job seekers have turned out to a careers fair in Christchurch today as Fletcher Building seeks to recruit staff for the rebuild of the city.

Broken water systems hold up

Broken water systems hold up

Saturday, 9 June 2012 9:37 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

Technology to save Trinity Church

Technology to save Trinity Church

Saturday, 9 June 2012 8:42 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

Technology to save oldest stone building

Technology to save oldest stone building

Saturday, 9 June 2012 8:42 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

Queen needs more data on cathedral

Queen 'needs more data' on cathedral

Saturday, 9 June 2012 8:29 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

MP seeks eastern renaissance

MP seeks eastern renaissance

Saturday, 9 June 2012 8:26 a.m. by MediaStuff

 

Research into red zone health to provide more data

Research into red zone health to provide more data

Friday, 8 June 2012 11:28 p.m. by MediaStuff

 

Early indicators of pickup in building

Early indicators of pickup in building

Friday, 8 June 2012 9:52 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

U-turn on log burners likely

U-turn on log burners likely

Friday, 8 June 2012 1:43 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

Alarm at Nelson earthquake risk

Alarm at Nelson earthquake risk

Friday, 8 June 2012 1:00 p.m. by MediaStuff

Nelson youth centre The New Hub, the Refinery gallery and Mediterranean Foods are among a cluster of Nelson City Council buildings with poor earthquake-strength ratings that have alarmed city councillors.

Apartments demolished at speed

Apartments demolished at speed

Friday, 8 June 2012 12:25 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

Second review of Fire Services quake response

Second review of Fire Service's quake response

Friday, 8 June 2012 12:11 p.m. by MediaStuff

A fire chief from England will examine the Christchurch Fire Service's operational response to the February earthquake.

Contractor waits a year for pay

Contractor waits a year for pay

Friday, 8 June 2012 11:26 a.m. by MediaStuff

A Christchurch contractor has waited more than a year for a $4000 payment from EQC for emergency work he carried out after the February 2011 earthquake.

Centennial Pool should get no frills repair

Centennial Pool should get 'no frills' repair

Friday, 8 June 2012 11:14 a.m. by MediaStuff

 

Social housing plan win-win for Christchurch

Social housing plan 'win-win for Christchurch'

Friday, 8 June 2012 12:03 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

Cera to lead rebuild with anchor projects

Cera to lead rebuild with 'anchor' projects

Thursday, 7 June 2012 11:56 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

Rates relief decision must wait

Rates relief decision must wait

Thursday, 7 June 2012 11:56 p.m. by MediaStuff

 

Rattled firm opens new door at Hornby

Rattled firm opens new door at Hornby

Thursday, 7 June 2012 11:31 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

Rates relief plan voted down

Rates relief plan voted down

Thursday, 7 June 2012 4:12 p.m. by MediaStuff

 

Key discusses church with Queen

Key discusses church with Queen

Thursday, 7 June 2012 11:40 a.m. by MediaStuff

The Queen has been told a new Anglican Cathedral for Christchurch would include "bits and important parts'' of the one being slowly demolished, Prime Minister John Key says.

$5m raised by recovery group

$5m raised by recovery group

Thursday, 7 June 2012 9:58 a.m. by MediaStuff

 

Quake recovery boss recognised for efforts

Quake recovery boss recognised for efforts

Thursday, 7 June 2012 9:45 a.m. by MediaStuff

 

Kiwis letters keep the Queen informed

Kiwis' letters keep the Queen informed

Thursday, 7 June 2012 6:23 a.m. by Media3News Popular

 

ChCh residents still out in the cold

ChCh residents still out in the cold

Wednesday, 6 June 2012 4:25 p.m. by Media3News

Even though it's been more than a year since the February quake, some residents are now facing a second winter, in the cold.

Fletcher Building to hold job fair

Fletcher Building to hold job fair

Wednesday, 6 June 2012 12:16 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

Townsend urges councillors to consider sales

Townsend urges councillors to consider sales

Tuesday, 5 June 2012 11:41 p.m. by MediaStuff

 

Cantabrians ready to invest again

Cantabrians 'ready to invest again'

Tuesday, 5 June 2012 11:09 p.m. by MediaStuff

 

Working the way up at McDonalds

Working the way up at McDonald's

Tuesday, 5 June 2012 11:09 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

Lost ChCh belongings end up on Trade Me

Lost ChCh belongings end up on Trade Me

Tuesday, 5 June 2012 4:43 p.m. by Media3News

When Christchurch's CBD became a red zone, small pockets of it remained relatively intact.

Lost ChCh belongings end up on Trademe

Lost ChCh belongings end up on Trademe

Tuesday, 5 June 2012 4:43 p.m. by Media3News Popular

 

Councillors must be brave

Councillors must be 'brave'

Tuesday, 5 June 2012 11:31 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

Push for full rates relief

Push for full rates relief

Tuesday, 5 June 2012 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

 

Kaiapoi centre rebuild slow - mayor

Kaiapoi centre rebuild 'slow' - mayor

Tuesday, 5 June 2012 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

 

Quake recovery cost plans slated

Quake recovery cost plans slated

Tuesday, 5 June 2012 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

 

Land condemned, owner stays

Land condemned, owner stays

Tuesday, 5 June 2012 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

Social housing plan for Hornby

Social housing plan for Hornby

Tuesday, 5 June 2012 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

A $6.5 million social housing development could be built in Hornby as the city council scrambles to address Christchurch's accommodation crisis.

Supermarket rebuild a long process

Supermarket rebuild 'a long process'

Monday, 4 June 2012 9:18 p.m. by MediaStuff

 

Warning a fat payday unlikely

Warning a fat payday unlikely

Monday, 4 June 2012 9:18 p.m. by MediaStuff

 

Petition to MPs last resort

Petition to MPs 'last resort'

Monday, 4 June 2012 9:12 p.m. by MediaStuff

Grey Power is putting pressure on the Government to make provisions for former residents of four red-zoned rest homes.

Insurers working on division of costs

Insurers working on division of costs

Sunday, 3 June 2012 9:45 p.m. by MediaStuff

 

Christchurch Marathon back in action

Christchurch Marathon back in action

Sunday, 3 June 2012 7:16 p.m. by Media3News

 

Short tremor rattles Christchurch

Short tremor rattles Christchurch

Sunday, 3 June 2012 6:51 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

Quake measuring 4.3 in Christchurch

Quake measuring 4.3 in Christchurch

Saturday, 2 June 2012 12:14 p.m. by Media3News Popular

 

Lessons from the Canterbury quakes

Lessons from the Canterbury quakes

Saturday, 2 June 2012 11:30 a.m. by MediaStuff

 

High tides could bring flooding

High tides could bring flooding

Saturday, 2 June 2012 10:14 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

Quake risk closes university aquarium

Quake risk closes university aquarium

Saturday, 2 June 2012 9:36 a.m. by MediaStuff

The University of Otago's aquarium has been closed after an engineering report discovered the building meets less than 15% of the  new building standard for earthquake strength.

Aftershock shakes Christchurch

Aftershock shakes Christchurch

Saturday, 2 June 2012 9:04 a.m. by MediaStuff

Christchurch has been shaken by a magnitude 4.3 aftershock this morning. 

Plan for less bendy Avon

Plan for less bendy Avon

Saturday, 2 June 2012 12:19 a.m. by MediaStuff

Parts of the quake-damaged Avon River should be straightened to reinvigorate the river for rowing and other sporting events, Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee says.

Quake exodus finding rejected

Quake exodus finding rejected

Saturday, 2 June 2012 12:19 a.m. by MediaStuff

Predictions of a Christchurch earthquake exodus have not convinced city powerbrokers.

Concern at red zone deadline

Concern at red zone deadline

Saturday, 2 June 2012 12:19 a.m. by MediaStuff

Earthquake-hit residents in Christchurch's residential red zones should not be forced out of their homes until the city's housing crisis is resolved, participants in a housing summit say.

Ads in time capsule tell most

Ads in time capsule tell most

Saturday, 2 June 2012 12:19 a.m. by MediaStuff

A Ballantynes umbrella cost almost as much as a camera in early-1900s Christchurch, a time capsule has revealed.

Migration to downtown expected

Migration to downtown expected

Saturday, 2 June 2012 12:19 a.m. by MediaStuff

Residential zoning will be encouraged within Christchurch's earthquake-hit four avenues to boost redevelopment, central city rebuild chief Warwick Isaacs says.

CERA visits Australia for Christchurch rebuild ideas

CERA visits Australia for Christchurch rebuild ideas

Friday, 1 June 2012 7:22 p.m. by Media3News

The Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority (CERA) has just completed a trip to Australia to get ideas for the Christchurch rebuild.

631 days on a portaloo

631 days on a portaloo

Friday, 1 June 2012 5:48 p.m. by Media3News

The night time temperature in Christchurch this weekend is going to be around three degrees, so imagine having to go outside at night to visit the toilet.

Police officers fitness levels drop

Police officers' fitness levels drop

Friday, 1 June 2012 11:54 a.m. by MediaStuff