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Re:Start tenants get longer leases

Re:Start tenants get longer leases

Thursday, 28 February 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress Popular

Christchurch's Re:Start mall has been given a new lease of life.

Rebuild, Mainzeal demise, open doors for City Care

Rebuild, Mainzeal demise, open doors for City Care

Wednesday, 27 February 2013 11:54 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Christchurch City Council-owned City Care is widening its business and moving into traditional residential and commercial construction, seizing opportunities offered by the Canterbury recovery.

Hunter Furniture set to reopen

Hunter Furniture set to reopen

Wednesday, 27 February 2013 11:41 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Christchurch-based furniture retailer Hunter Furniture is set to reopen tomorrow, joining the likes of Harvey Norman and Smiths City's Powerstore in the bulk retail zone on Moorhouse Ave.

Hunter Furniture set to reopen

Hunter Furniture set to reopen

Wednesday, 27 February 2013 11:41 p.m. by MediaThePress Popular

Christchurch-based furniture retailer Hunter Furniture is set to reopen tomorrow, joining the likes of Harvey Norman and Smiths City's Powerstore in the bulk retail zone on Moorhouse Ave.

Confusion surrounds cathedral insurance funds

Confusion surrounds cathedral insurance funds

Wednesday, 27 February 2013 5:33 p.m. by Media3News Popular

Anglican Church leaders are seeking clarification over how they can use insurance money received for the Christchurch Cathedral.

Scott expedition hut finds new home

Scott expedition hut finds new home

Wednesday, 27 February 2013 12:40 p.m. by Media3News Popular

A cabin once built for explorer Captain Scott has been salvaged from one of Christchurch’s earthquake damaged properties.

Christchurch City Council refuses to sell assets

Christchurch City Council refuses to sell assets

Wednesday, 27 February 2013 11:37 a.m. by Media3News Popular

The Christchurch City Council has confirmed it will not sell its assets to fund the city's earthquake repairs.

Centennial Pool fight not over

Centennial Pool fight 'not over'

Wednesday, 27 February 2013 9:24 a.m. by MediaThePress Popular

Centennial Pool supporters say the fight to save the earthquake-hit facility is not over, despite city council staff advising against its repair.

Good transport underpins a city

Good transport underpins a city

Wednesday, 27 February 2013 7:57 a.m. by MediaThePress Popular

 

Council rules out asset sales

Council rules out asset sales

Wednesday, 27 February 2013 7:37 a.m. by MediaThePress Popular

The Christchurch City Council will not sell assets to fund the city's quake repairs and rebuild.

Spotlight on construction safety

Spotlight on construction safety

Wednesday, 27 February 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress Popular

EQC and Fletcher EQR say they are taking urgent action that the Government advised is necessary to avoid deaths in Christchurch's rebuild.

L-shaped pavilion first out of the Art Box

L-shaped pavilion first out of the Art Box

Wednesday, 27 February 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress Popular

The first in a series of Art Boxes designed to provide Christchurch's arts community with central city studio, retail and exhibition space will open today.

$14m plan for rebuild in suburbs

$14m plan for rebuild in suburbs

Wednesday, 27 February 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress Popular

The Christchurch City Council is proposing to spend nearly $14 million on helping the city's quake-hit suburban centres rebuild.

Harvey Norman back in business

Harvey Norman back in business

Tuesday, 26 February 2013 12:29 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Retailer Harvey Norman has today reopened at its retail complex on Moorhouse Ave in Christchurch.

UK police feted for NZ quake role

UK police feted for NZ quake role

Tuesday, 26 February 2013 8:23 a.m. by Media3News Popular

Ten UK police officers received a citation for helping in the aftermath of the February 2011 Christchurch quake.

Colin Hogg: Unsettling look at our shaky isles

Colin Hogg: Unsettling look at our shaky isles

Tuesday, 26 February 2013 6:30 a.m. by MediaHerald Popular

 

Heart of the city

Heart of the city

Tuesday, 26 February 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

It takes a brave man to liken his business to a weed, but that’s how Sam Crofskey describes C1 Espresso after the earthquakes that wiped out the cafe’s premises in Christchurch’s historic High St precinct.

Government urges rebuild safety action

Government urges rebuild safety action

Tuesday, 26 February 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Construction workers could die and taxpayers will be faced with a $80 million bill if urgent action is not taken to make the Christchurch rebuild safer, the Government fears.

Supervisor accused of repair sign-off forgery

Supervisor accused of repair sign-off forgery

Tuesday, 26 February 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

A Christchurch building company has launched an internal investigation after one of its supervisors allegedly forged an owner's signature on an earthquake repair sign-off form.

Government urges rebuild safety action

Government urges rebuild safety action

Tuesday, 26 February 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Construction workers could die and taxpayers will be faced with a $80 million bill if urgent action is not taken to make the Christchurch rebuild safer, the Government fears.

Supervisor accused of repair sign-off forgery

Supervisor accused of repair sign-off forgery

Tuesday, 26 February 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

A Christchurch building company has launched an internal investigation after one of its supervisors allegedly forged an owner's signature on an earthquake repair sign-off form.

Scholars to live out quake victims vision

Scholars to 'live out' quake victim's vision

Monday, 25 February 2013 1:01 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

The legacy of earthquake victim Rika Hyuga lives on through a scholarship fund worth more than $100,000.

Schools closures handled badly - Parker

Schools closures handled badly - Parker

Monday, 25 February 2013 9:45 a.m. by Media3News Popular

Bob Parker says the Govt's handling of school closures and mergers in his city were handled poorly, but had to be done.

Land for backpackers scarce and costly

Land for backpackers scarce and costly

Monday, 25 February 2013 9:18 a.m. by MediaThePress Popular

The backpacker industry is looking to re-establish accommodation in Christchurch after being pushed out by the 2011 earthquakes but those wanting new developments say finding land is tough going.

Call for action on Christchurch mall impasse

Call for action on Christchurch mall impasse

Monday, 25 February 2013 8:30 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Pressure is mounting for Government intervention to resolve a dispute that is delaying the redevelopment of Christchurch's City Mall.

Brighter choices uplift spirits

Brighter choices uplift spirits

Sunday, 24 February 2013 8:43 p.m. by MediaThePress Popular

Sea fog and rice cake are Canterbury's choice when it comes to colour.

Call for action on mall impasse

Call for action on mall impasse

Sunday, 24 February 2013 8:36 p.m. by MediaThePress Popular

Pressure is mounting for Government intervention to resolve a dispute that is delaying the redevelopment of Christchurch's City Mall.

How do you talk to the people of Christchurch - ditch the cliches

How do you talk to the people of Christchurch - ditch the cliches

Sunday, 24 February 2013 11:25 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

It's a touchy combination, Christchurch and the quake. As residents, we don't want to be defined by a single event but at the same time, it is the undefeated heavyweight champion of topics.

Cricket: Hagley battle takes shape

Cricket: Hagley battle takes shape

Sunday, 24 February 2013 6:30 a.m. by MediaHerald Popular

 

Legal spat fears over EQC move

Legal spat fears over EQC move

Sunday, 24 February 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Earthquake Commission (EQC) chief executive Ian Simpson says there is a real prospect of a court fight between the government earthquake claims body and general insurers over land-damage claims.

Baby born as fathers body lay in PGC rubble

Baby born as father's body lay in PGC rubble

Sunday, 24 February 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Almost two years old, Ashton Fisher symbolises what was lost on February 22 and how far we have come since. The toddler was born 10 days after the earthquake - while his father's body lay in the rubble of the PGC building. His mother shares their story with Olivia Carville.

TC3 quake rebuild house on show

TC3 quake rebuild house on show

Saturday, 23 February 2013 6:00 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

A house being rebuilt in inner Christchurch is part of a national tour, writes Mary Lovell-Smith

Christchurch rebuild: How much will ratepayers pay?

Christchurch rebuild: How much will ratepayers pay?

Saturday, 23 February 2013 1:00 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

During the past couple of years, Christchurch Mayor Bob Parker and Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee have had more than a few, what they both would term, "robust" encounters.

Christchurch rebuild: How much will we pay?

Christchurch rebuild: How much will we pay?

Saturday, 23 February 2013 1:00 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

During the past couple of years, Christchurch Mayor Bob Parker and Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee have had more than a few, what they both would term, "robust" encounters.

The rebuild: How much will ratepayers pay?

The rebuild: How much will ratepayers pay?

Saturday, 23 February 2013 10:07 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

The rebuild has a long way to go and so do talks on how the final bill will be split between the Government and Christchurch. JOHN McCRONE investigates.

Anniversary night aftershock

Anniversary night aftershock

Saturday, 23 February 2013 9:18 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

A magnitude 3.9 aftershock rattled Christchurch last night on the second anniversary of the February 22, 2011, earthquake.

Rebuild uncovers trash time capsule

Rebuild uncovers trash 'time capsule'

Saturday, 23 February 2013 7:43 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

The story of how Christchurch's earthquakes led to significant architectural finds is being told on

Amanda Cropp: Port-a-loos, arson and watering cans

Amanda Cropp: Port-a-loos, arson and watering cans

Saturday, 23 February 2013 6:30 a.m. by MediaHerald Popular

 

Tower owner wins case

Tower owner wins case

Friday, 22 February 2013 11:19 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

The High Court has ordered the insurer of Christchurch's Clarendon Tower to pay the building owner the $30 million it was worth before rebuild work begins.

Church spat on sad day for Christchurch

Church spat on sad day for Christchurch

Friday, 22 February 2013 10:58 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

It was shattered two years ago and now Christchurch's iconic Anglican Cathedral is being left to die "without the dignity it deserves", Bishop Victoria Matthews says, in a claim slammed by opponents as "tasteless" and out of touch with the "culture of Christchurch".

Church spat on sad day for city

Church spat on sad day for city

Friday, 22 February 2013 10:58 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

It was shattered two years ago and now Christchurch's iconic Anglican Cathedral is being left to die "without the dignity it deserves", Bishop Victoria Matthews says, in a claim slammed by opponents as "tasteless" and out of touch with the "culture of Christchurch".

Bishop spat on sad day for city

Bishop 'spat on' sad day for city

Friday, 22 February 2013 10:58 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

It was shattered two years ago and now Christchurch's iconic Anglican Cathedral is being left to die "without the dignity it deserves", Bishop Victoria Matthews says, in a claim slammed by opponents as "tasteless" and out of touch with the "culture of Christchurch".

Canterbury earthquake victims remembered on second anniversary

Canterbury earthquake victims remembered on second anniversary

Friday, 22 February 2013 7:05 p.m. by MediaHerald Popular

The city that shook and crumbled at 12.51pm on February 22, 2011 came to a respectful standstill today as the 185 Canterbury earthquake victims were remembered.Two years on, the grief and pain remains as heartbreaking as ever for...

Poll reveals Christchurchs thoughts

Poll reveals Christchurch's thoughts

Friday, 22 February 2013 6:11 p.m. by Media3News Popular

A special 3 News Reid Research poll of Christchurch residents' views on the earthquake response.

Christchurch looking forwards, not back

Christchurch looking forwards, not back

Friday, 22 February 2013 5:43 p.m. by Media3News Popular

Christchurch residents remembered the 185 people lost in the tragedy of February 22, 2011 today, with services held all over the city in memory.

Cantabrians show great heart and resilience

Cantabrians show 'great heart and resilience'

Friday, 22 February 2013 2:01 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

A tear-stained Christchurch is nearly through the ''worst of it'', Prime Minister John Key has told residents while marking the second anniversary of the February 22 quake.

Showing great heart and resilience

Showing 'great heart and resilience'

Friday, 22 February 2013 2:01 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

A tear-stained Christchurch is nearly through the ''worst of it'', Prime Minister John Key has told residents while marking the second anniversary of the February 22 quake.

Quake will live with us forever

Quake will 'live with us forever'

Friday, 22 February 2013 1:21 p.m. by MediaHerald Popular

Grieving relatives of those who died in the February 22 Christchurch earthquake gathered for today's second anniversary memorial.

One News - Live Stream from Latimer Square - 2 Year Aniversary

One News - Live Stream from Latimer Square - 2 Year Aniversary

Friday, 22 February 2013 12:51 p.m. by RebuildChristchurch Recommended Popular

Live: Hundreds gather to remember

Live: Hundreds gather to remember

Friday, 22 February 2013 12:24 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Hundreds of people are starting to gather at Latimer Square ahead of the ceremony to mark the second anniversary of the February 22 earthquake.

Lancaster Park sale report an oversight

Lancaster Park sale report an 'oversight'

Friday, 22 February 2013 11:52 a.m. by MediaHerald Popular

 

Christchurch earthquake: Two years on

Christchurch earthquake: Two years on

Friday, 22 February 2013 11:21 a.m. by MediaHerald Popular

 

PHOTOS: Christchurch memorial in pictures

PHOTOS: Christchurch memorial in pictures

Friday, 22 February 2013 10:53 a.m. by Media3News Popular

As Christchurch marks the second anniversary of the February earthquake, art installations remembering the day have sprung up across the city.

Mayor wants resolution on cathedral

Mayor wants 'resolution' on cathedral

Friday, 22 February 2013 10:47 a.m. by Media3News Popular

Mayor Bob Parker has used the second anniversary of the quake to renew his call to encase the city's cathedral in glass.

Brownlee optimistic about quake recovery

Brownlee optimistic about quake recovery

Friday, 22 February 2013 8:50 a.m. by Media3News

None of the doomsday scenarios predicated immediately after the quakes have come to pass, Gerry Brownlee says.

Another four or five years of rebuilding ahead - CERA

Another four or five years of rebuilding ahead - CERA

Friday, 22 February 2013 8:18 a.m. by Media3News Popular

Roger Sutton says getting everyone's houses fixed and investment back into the central city are Christchurch's biggest challenges.

Live: Christchurch quake second anniversary

Live: Christchurch quake second anniversary

Friday, 22 February 2013 7:54 a.m. by MediaStuff

Two years on from Christchurch's disastrous earthquake join us we remember those lost and look to the future.

Flops and flukes of forecasts

Flops and flukes of forecasts

Friday, 22 February 2013 6:30 a.m. by MediaHerald Popular

 

Quake experts reach towards holy grail

Quake experts reach towards holy grail

Friday, 22 February 2013 6:30 a.m. by MediaHerald Popular

 

Christchurch: The people who made a big difference

Christchurch: The people who made a big difference

Friday, 22 February 2013 6:30 a.m. by MediaHerald Popular