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Pool campaigners annoyed by omission

Pool campaigners annoyed by omission

Tuesday, 17 April 2012 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

 

Response to Christchurch quake praised

Response to Christchurch quake praised

Monday, 16 April 2012 7:59 p.m. by Media3News

Emergency department staff at Christchurch Hospital and health workers across the Canterbury region coped well.

Police find Aladdins cave of red zone loot

Police find Aladdin's cave of red zone loot

Monday, 16 April 2012 5:55 p.m. by Media3News

Christchurch police have discovered an Aladdin’s cave of loot taken from abandoned quake damaged homes.

Cardboard Christchurch cathedral costs $5m

Cardboard Christchurch cathedral costs $5m

Monday, 16 April 2012 5:10 p.m. by Media3News

The design made out of cardboard tubes will cost $5.3 million and will hold more than 700 people.

Places to stay in short supply in Christchurch

Places to stay in short supply in Christchurch

Monday, 16 April 2012 4:23 p.m. by Media3News

The lack of affordable accommodation in Christchurch has hit crisis point for many.

Stand-in cathedral to be made of cardboard

Stand-in cathedral to be made of cardboard

Monday, 16 April 2012 2:11 p.m. by Media3News

 

Residents brace for more explosions at stadium

Residents brace for more explosions at stadium

Monday, 16 April 2012 1:17 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

Work to start on cardboard cathedral

Work to start on cardboard cathedral

Monday, 16 April 2012 1:00 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

Alleged red-sticker thief in court this afternoon

Alleged red-sticker thief in court this afternoon

Monday, 16 April 2012 12:35 p.m. by Media3News

A man who allegedly stole dozens of items from red-stickered Christchurch homes will appear in court on Monday afternoon.

Transitional Cathedral site confirmed

Transitional Cathedral site confirmed

Monday, 16 April 2012 12:06 p.m. by Media3News

The site of the Transitional Cathedral, a temporary structure that will take the place of the demolished Christchurch Cathedral until a new permanent building is built, has been confirmed.

Fire service to probe response

Fire service to probe response

Monday, 16 April 2012 10:11 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

The Fire Service will hold an independent review into its response to the February 2011 earthquake.

NZ First wants Brownlees resignation

NZ First wants Brownlee's resignation

Monday, 16 April 2012 9:08 a.m. by Media3News

New rebuild chief coming

New rebuild chief coming

Monday, 16 April 2012 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

A Government announcement is expected this week on a new executive to lead the repair of Christchurch's quake-damaged infrastructure.

Families turn to renting garages

Families turn to renting garages

Monday, 16 April 2012 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Garages are now being rented to homeless Christchurch families for as much as $150 a week.

Call for vision to design unique city

Call for vision to design unique city

Monday, 16 April 2012 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Christchurch needs a clear vision and a strong champion to push it, a Sydney architect specialising in urban regeneration says.

New inquiry into Chch quake response

New inquiry into Chch quake response

Sunday, 15 April 2012 12:00 p.m. by Media3News

An independent inquiry into the response of emergency services to the Christchurch earthquake has been commissioned.

Probe into rescue response

Probe into rescue response

Sunday, 15 April 2012 10:26 a.m. by MediaStuff

An independent inquiry will scrutinise the emergency services' response during the aftermath of the February 22, 2011 quake. 

Expert says demolition is a horrendous mistake

Expert says demolition is 'a horrendous mistake'

Sunday, 15 April 2012 7:26 a.m. by MediaStuff

A top international scientist has waded into the row over Christchurch's quake-damaged cathedral, saying pulling it down is a horrendous mistake.

Rebuild boom goes beyond construction

Rebuild boom goes beyond construction

Sunday, 15 April 2012 7:19 a.m. by MediaStuff

As the rebuild of Christchurch gathers pace, the job market in Canterbury is booming, and it's not only builders, brickies, plumbers, electricians, painters and decorators who are in high demand, reports Lois Cairns.

Chalice stands tall in brand vacuum

Chalice stands tall in brand vacuum

Sunday, 15 April 2012 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

The cranes have moved in to take apart the building Cantabrians know as the `heart of Christchurch'. But what, if anything, can take the cathedral's place as the city's symbol?

Chch leaders at loggerheads over citys state

Chch leaders at loggerheads over city's state

Saturday, 14 April 2012 5:05 p.m. by Media3News

Two of the leaders set with rebuilding Christchurch are at loggerheads over just how bad the state of the city really is.

African quake hero awards

African quake hero awards

Friday, 13 April 2012 11:17 p.m. by MediaStuff

Fourteen heroes from Christchurch's African community will be honoured for their help after the earthquakes.

Quake recovery boss urges engineers to lead building safety debate

Quake recovery boss urges engineers to lead building safety debate

Friday, 13 April 2012 11:17 p.m. by MediaStuff

Engineers need to be less conservative as they help Christchurch's earthquake recovery, Cera chief executive Roger Sutton says.

Buildings at 67% of code are pretty jolly good

Buildings at 67% of code are 'pretty jolly good'

Friday, 13 April 2012 11:17 p.m. by MediaStuff

Engineers need to be less conservative as they help Christchurch's earthquake recovery, Cera chief executive Roger Sutton says.

EQC staff lose some benefits

EQC staff lose some benefits

Friday, 13 April 2012 11:08 p.m. by MediaStuff

Earthquake Commission (EQC) field staff working in Christchurch have lost some of their perks.

Pontius Brownlee sees no rental housing crisis

'Pontius' Brownlee sees no rental housing crisis

Friday, 13 April 2012 11:08 p.m. by MediaStuff

People may be sleeping in cars, sheds and garages, but there is no rental housing crisis in Christchurch, Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee says.

Christchurch waves goodbye to formerly grand hotels

Christchurch waves goodbye to formerly grand hotels

Friday, 13 April 2012 7:03 p.m. by Media3News

Two of Christchurch's biggest hotels have reached the final stages of demolition.

Resident pleas for rates relief

Resident pleas for rates relief

Friday, 13 April 2012 3:18 p.m. by MediaStuff

A Christchurch resident has launched a petition pleading for full rates relief for those with uninhabitable homes.

Residents plea for rates relief

Resident's plea for rates relief

Friday, 13 April 2012 3:18 p.m. by MediaStuff

A Christchurch resident has launched a petition pleading for full rates relief for those with uninhabitable homes.

Grand Chancellor now a skeleton

Grand Chancellor now a skeleton

Friday, 13 April 2012 2:24 p.m. by MediaStuff

New Zealand's most complex demolition job is almost finished, with the Grand Chancellor Hotel reduced to a concrete skeleton.

Over-optimistic to a fault

Over-optimistic to a fault

Friday, 13 April 2012 11:53 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

Avon petition heads to Parliament

Avon petition heads to Parliament

Friday, 13 April 2012 10:24 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

Engineers looking at Christchurch quakes lessons

Engineers looking at Christchurch quake's lessons

Friday, 13 April 2012 8:31 a.m. by Media3News Popular

 

Fictional repairs cut insurance payout

'Fictional' repairs cut insurance payout

Thursday, 12 April 2012 11:02 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

State must step in to stop Rental and Housing crisis says economist

State must step in to stop Rental and Housing crisis says economist

Thursday, 12 April 2012 10:36 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

Alpine quake optimism faulted by geologists

Alpine quake optimism faulted by geologists

Thursday, 12 April 2012 10:36 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

Christchurchs frack-free status hailed

Christchurch's frack-free status hailed

Thursday, 12 April 2012 10:36 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

Time capsule recovered from Press site

Time capsule recovered from Press site

Thursday, 12 April 2012 10:36 p.m. by MediaStuff

A time capsule filled with newspapers and coins has been recovered from the demolished foundations of a Christchurch heritage building.

Earthquakes shake Westport, Christchurch

Earthquakes shake Westport, Christchurch

Thursday, 12 April 2012 8:04 p.m. by MediaStuff

A magnitude 4.0 quake has struck Westport, after a 4.6 quake rocked Christchurch earlier today.

Chch residents to lose more than 100k in insurance "u-turn"

Chch residents to lose more than 100k in insurance "u-turn"

Thursday, 12 April 2012 4:51 p.m. by Media3News

Brooklands residents are fighting their insurance companies after their homes have been switched from "write-offs" to "repair jobs".

Warm welcome for returning firms

Warm welcome for returning firms

Thursday, 12 April 2012 4:07 p.m. by MediaStuff

The edge of the central Christchurch red zone is a difficult place to run a business. In the third of a four-part series, Charlie Gates tours the northwest corner of the red zone to find out what it is like working on the edge.

Chch Council bans fracking

Chch Council bans fracking

Thursday, 12 April 2012 4:03 p.m. by Media3News

The Christchurch City Council has declared their city a ‘fracking-free zone’ in a unanimous vote this afternoon.

Grass will be all that remains

Grass will be all that remains

Thursday, 12 April 2012 1:25 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

Mag-4.6 tremor shakes Christchurch

Mag-4.6 tremor shakes Christchurch

Thursday, 12 April 2012 12:19 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

Tremor shakes Christchurch

Tremor shakes Christchurch

Thursday, 12 April 2012 12:06 p.m. by MediaStuff

Christchurch has been shaken by a earthquake, 10 kilometres north-east of the city.

Christchurch red zone homeowners may not get insurance pay out

Christchurch red zone homeowners may not get insurance pay out

Thursday, 12 April 2012 11:06 a.m. by Media3News Popular

Christchurch's red zone home owners face a battle with insurance companies backing out of rebuilding homes.

Rates rise legacy of insurance shortfall

Rates rise 'legacy' of insurance shortfall

Wednesday, 11 April 2012 10:54 p.m. by MediaStuff

Christchurch's public infrastructure was "grossly underinsured" at the time of the city's devastating earthquakes, a Christchurch City councillor has alleged.

Canterbury health funding takes hit

Canterbury health funding takes hit

Wednesday, 11 April 2012 10:54 p.m. by MediaStuff

Canterbury will miss out on $16 million of health funding because of a post-earthquake population lull.

Citys education blueprint on way

City's education blueprint on way

Wednesday, 11 April 2012 10:54 p.m. by MediaStuff

Plans for Christchurch's education sector will be known in "coming weeks".

No plea to false EQC invoice charges

No plea to false EQC invoice charges

Wednesday, 11 April 2012 10:41 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

Homes evaluated as writeoffs become repair jobs

Homes evaluated as writeoffs become repair jobs

Wednesday, 11 April 2012 10:41 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

Mixed reaction to cathedral idea

Mixed reaction to cathedral idea

Wednesday, 11 April 2012 10:41 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

Four steps good, three steps bad, plasterer told

Four steps good, three steps bad, plasterer told

Wednesday, 11 April 2012 10:41 p.m. by MediaStuff

A Christchurch plasterer says a demand he use ladders in the workplace with one extra rung is "fascism gone crazy" and will make earthquake repair work slower and costlier.

Rental crisis at breaking point

Rental crisis 'at breaking point'

Wednesday, 11 April 2012 10:41 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

Taggers take over Christchurchs eastern suburbs

Taggers take over Christchurch's eastern suburbs

Wednesday, 11 April 2012 5:08 p.m. by Media3News

Tagging in Christchurch's quake-damaged eastern suburbs is on the increase.

City businesses battle on against the odds

City businesses battle on against the odds

Wednesday, 11 April 2012 4:02 p.m. by MediaStuff

 

City residents rebuild levy shot down

City residents' rebuild levy shot down

Wednesday, 11 April 2012 11:52 a.m. by MediaStuff

 

No rates for homeless red-zoners - councillor

No rates for 'homeless' red-zoners - councillor

Wednesday, 11 April 2012 10:27 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

City rental demand soars, supply plummets

City rental demand soars, supply plummets

Wednesday, 11 April 2012 8:44 a.m. by MediaStuff

Christchurch tenants are feeling the squeeze as rental demand has soared and rents have increased, but supply has dropped by 40 per cent.

Council says no to plea for rates relief

Council says 'no' to plea for rates relief

Tuesday, 10 April 2012 10:43 p.m. by MediaStuff

Christchurch residents forced out of their quake-hit homes have pleaded for full rates relief, describing themselves as the city's "new homeless community".