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Rubble still on site in Sydenham

Rubble still on site in Sydenham

Friday, 4 May 2012 11:05 p.m. by MediaStuff

Piles of rubble are still on site at a controversial rubble dump in Sydenham, a businessman says.

Engineers deem quarter of inspected sites unsafe to occupy

Engineers deem quarter of inspected sites unsafe to occupy

Friday, 4 May 2012 11:05 p.m. by MediaStuff

More than a quarter of Canterbury buildings subjected to detailed engineering evaluations (DEEs) have been judged too dangerous to occupy.

Sir Ian McKellen one man show opens

Sir Ian McKellen one man show opens

Friday, 4 May 2012 5:13 p.m. by Media3News

Sir Ian McKellen is touring a one man show to raise money for the restoration of the earthquake damaged Theatre Royal in Christchurch.

First step for temporary police station

First step for temporary police station

Friday, 4 May 2012 12:08 p.m. by MediaStuff

The first sod has been turned at the site of Christchurch's new $20 million temporary police station.

White lights of hope to end this month

White lights of hope to end this month

Friday, 4 May 2012 11:22 a.m. by MediaStuff

Christchurch's White Lights of Hope will soon fade into the darkness.

Repairs start on Novotel Hotel

Repairs start on Novotel Hotel

Friday, 4 May 2012 11:13 a.m. by MediaStuff

Earthquake repairs costing $3.6 million have begun on the 14-storey Novotel Hotel in Christchurch.

Quake risk closes parts of Oxford centre

Quake risk closes parts of Oxford centre

Friday, 4 May 2012 11:07 a.m. by MediaStuff

Part of the Oxford service centre will close today because of earthquake risk.

New Chch police station site to be blessed

New Chch police station site to be blessed

Friday, 4 May 2012 9:13 a.m. by Media3News

A blessing and sod-turning ceremony will take place today at the site of the new Christchurch central police station.

Kaiapoi renting wave set to break

Kaiapoi renting wave 'set to break'

Thursday, 3 May 2012 11:00 p.m. by MediaStuff

Renters in Kaiapoi's red zone are a "wave waiting to break", with nowhere to go as the deadline to leave nears, agencies say.

Ceras demolition budget reaches $115m

Cera's demolition budget reaches $115m

Thursday, 3 May 2012 11:00 p.m. by MediaStuff

The Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority's (Cera) demolition budget has more than doubled since last October, but the authority cannot put a figure on Christchurch's total demolition bill.

Ceras demolition may cost $115m

Cera's demolition may cost $115m

Thursday, 3 May 2012 11:00 p.m. by MediaStuff

The Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority's (Cera) demolition budget has more than doubled since last October, but the authority cannot put a figure on Christchurch's total demolition bill.

Signs advertise vacant houses

Signs 'advertise vacant houses'

Thursday, 3 May 2012 7:37 a.m. by MediaStuff

Northeast Kaiapoi red-zone residents fear new signs designed to curb crime could advertise empty homes to criminals.

Trust to rescue building

Trust to rescue building

Thursday, 3 May 2012 7:31 a.m. by MediaStuff

The Christchurch Heritage Trust has bought the earthquake-damaged England Brothers House in central Christchurch and will spend more than $4 million rescuing its historic facade.

Health bosses seek certainty for Canty

Health bosses seek certainty for Canty

Thursday, 3 May 2012 7:28 a.m. by MediaStuff

Canterbury's health bosses have asked the Government to guarantee its funding because the health system is "running on a knife edge".

Housing reports blacked out

Housing reports blacked out

Thursday, 3 May 2012 7:04 a.m. by MediaStuff

Housing Minister Phil Heatley used public interest as justification for "blacking out 95 per cent"of reports released under the Official Information Act on housing issues in Christchurch.

Save our cathedral, Cantabrians plead

Save our cathedral, Cantabrians plead

Wednesday, 2 May 2012 10:57 p.m. by MediaStuff

Prominent Cantabrians have made an impassioned plea to stop demolition of the Christ Church Cathedral on the day its tower was reduced to rubble.

Canterbury couples suffer quake strain

Canterbury couples suffer quake strain

Wednesday, 2 May 2012 10:51 p.m. by MediaStuff

Canterbury newlyweds and couples in long-term relationships are buckling under "earthquake-related pressure", support services say.

Stats conceal crisis, say welfare agencies

Stats conceal crisis, say welfare agencies

Wednesday, 2 May 2012 10:51 p.m. by MediaStuff

More than 500 people are waiting for state and social housing in Christchurch, yet welfare agencies say the figure does not reflect the true crisis of homelessness in the city.

Christ Church Cathedral tower nearly gone

Christ Church Cathedral tower nearly gone

Wednesday, 2 May 2012 4:03 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

Crowne Plaza demolition captured

Crowne Plaza demolition captured

Wednesday, 2 May 2012 7:37 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

Insurers set to back EQC bid to speed up drilling

Insurers set to back EQC bid to speed up drilling

Wednesday, 2 May 2012 7:08 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

Museum works towards reopening

Museum works towards reopening

Tuesday, 1 May 2012 10:08 p.m. by MediaStuff

 

Soldiering on in the dark holds no appeal

Soldiering on 'in the dark' holds no appeal

Tuesday, 1 May 2012 9:59 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

Dogs hone skills in red zone

Dogs hone skills in red zone

Tuesday, 1 May 2012 9:59 p.m. by MediaStuff

Abandoned red-zoned neighbourhoods are serving as empty playgrounds for police dogs in training.

Elderly say they have been neglected post-quake

Elderly say they have been neglected post-quake

Tuesday, 1 May 2012 9:59 p.m. by MediaStuff

Disgruntled elderly residents vented their frustrations at Cera's boss yesterday.

Dalziel playing politics in Chch - Key

Dalziel 'playing politics' in Chch - Key

Tuesday, 1 May 2012 10:53 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

Petition heads to Parliament

Petition heads to Parliament

Tuesday, 1 May 2012 10:01 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

Delay for Southshore residents

Delay for Southshore residents

Tuesday, 1 May 2012 8:19 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

Further delays for orange-zoners

Further delays for orange-zoners

Tuesday, 1 May 2012 8:19 a.m. by MediaStuff

Orange-zoned Southshore residents are angry and frustrated they will have to wait longer for their land zoning fate, despite being told a decision would be made by the end of April.

Cranmer Courts appear doomed

Cranmer Courts appear doomed

Tuesday, 1 May 2012 7:03 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

Another historic building to come down

Another historic building to come down

Tuesday, 1 May 2012 6:23 a.m. by Media3News

Another historic building has been ear-marked for demolition in Christchurch.

Cafe owner angry about delays

Cafe owner angry about delays

Tuesday, 1 May 2012 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

City council bureaucracy has become a "barnacle on the ship of progress", says a Christchurch cafe owner unable to reopen his earthquake-affected business.

20 classrooms to be repaired

20 classrooms to be repaired

Monday, 30 April 2012 9:36 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

Cranmer Courts condemned

Cranmer Courts condemned

Monday, 30 April 2012 2:53 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

Sutton joins call to release cathedral files

Sutton joins call to release cathedral files

Monday, 30 April 2012 8:42 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

Council wants feedback on city rebuild

Council wants feedback on city rebuild

Monday, 30 April 2012 8:42 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

Dalziel calls on Key to intervene in red-zone deals

Dalziel calls on Key to intervene in red-zone deals

Monday, 30 April 2012 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

 

Opened street brings relief for commuters

Opened street brings relief for commuters

Monday, 30 April 2012 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Christchurch commuters battling bottlenecks and backups have something to look forward to this morning – Madras St is fully open.

Maori and young lead Christchurch quake flight

Maori and young lead Christchurch quake flight

Monday, 30 April 2012 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Maori, Pacific Islanders and young families have led Christchurch's earthquake exodus, research reveals.

New Christchurch rugby stadium pulls a crowd

New Christchurch rugby stadium pulls a crowd

Monday, 30 April 2012 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

Pensioner sleeps rough to make stand

Pensioner sleeps rough to make stand

Monday, 30 April 2012 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

A community board pensioner who has had a "gutsful" of inaction over Christchurch's rental housing crisis, has decided to sleep in her car for a week and is challenging a National MP to join her.

Madras Street to reopen in Christchurch

Madras Street to reopen in Christchurch

Sunday, 29 April 2012 8:13 a.m. by Media3News

The section of Christchurch's Madras Street between Tuam Street and Latimer Square will reopen fully today.

Coasters aid restaurateur

Coasters aid restaurateur

Sunday, 29 April 2012 7:47 a.m. by MediaStuff

West Coasters are rallying behind a Chinese restaurateur again struck by tragedy after having already lost two businesses because of the Christchurch quakes.

Race to re-open Madras St

Race to re-open Madras St

Sunday, 29 April 2012 7:33 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Slow rebuild discourages CBD return

Slow rebuild discourages CBD return

Sunday, 29 April 2012 7:15 a.m. by MediaStuff

Businesses forced out of Christchurch's quake-hit central city are becoming less inclined to return as time passes without any significant progress on the rebuild.

Demand creates trades drain

Demand creates trades drain

Sunday, 29 April 2012 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

South Island towns and cities face losing residents to Christchurch as the city's rebuild gathers pace.

Students success despite quakes

Students' success despite quakes

Saturday, 28 April 2012 12:32 p.m. by MediaStuff

Despite a year of earthquake-disruptions, eight Christchurch pupils have been named in the prime minister's academic excellence awards.

Cabin link with Scotts Antarctic quest

Cabin link with Scott's Antarctic quest

Saturday, 28 April 2012 8:48 a.m. by MediaStuff

A small, nondescript building near the edge of the cliff at Sumner is an historic building that deserves saving, writes KATHERINE NICHOLSON.

Cabin link with Scotts Antactic quest

Cabin link with Scott's Antactic quest

Saturday, 28 April 2012 8:48 a.m. by MediaStuff

 

Hard day ahead as Bexley group winds up

'Hard day' ahead as Bexley group winds up

Saturday, 28 April 2012 7:46 a.m. by MediaStuff

 

Sign trial targets abandoned homes crime

Sign trial targets abandoned homes crime

Saturday, 28 April 2012 7:23 a.m. by MediaStuff

 

TC3 guidelines no cure-all - insurers

TC3 guidelines no cure-all - insurers

Saturday, 28 April 2012 12:22 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

PM: lives will be saved by $2.8m grant

PM: lives will be saved by $2.8m grant

Saturday, 28 April 2012 12:22 a.m. by MediaStuff

A $2.8 million earthquake grant to St John has ensured Christchurch is ready for a future disaster, the organisation says.

Signs of rebuild, but pace is slow

Signs of rebuild, but pace is slow

Saturday, 28 April 2012 12:22 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

Moving house, literally

Moving house, literally

Friday, 27 April 2012 4:55 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

Glimmer of hope for Christchurch cathedral restoration

Glimmer of hope for Christchurch cathedral restoration

Friday, 27 April 2012 4:14 p.m. by Media3News Popular

 

Blue-green foundation guide released

Blue-green foundation guide released

Friday, 27 April 2012 3:55 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

Hospital car park stresses mother

Hospital car park stresses mother

Friday, 27 April 2012 3:53 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

St John rebuilds with Chch quake grant

St John rebuilds with Chch quake grant

Friday, 27 April 2012 2:16 p.m. by Media3News

 

A new building on the cutting edge

A new building on the cutting edge

Friday, 27 April 2012 12:46 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular