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Reality check on Christchurch town hall cost

Reality check on Christchurch town hall cost

Thursday, 10 July 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Decision-makers need to be "smart not sentimental" over the fate of the Christchurch Town Hall, a member of the city's arts community says.

Welcome to Christchurch: We need you here

Welcome to Christchurch: We need you here

Thursday, 10 July 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Jobless in Wellington and with a $3000 carrot dangling, the lure of the south proved too tempting for Sam O'Carroll.

Ernst & Young makes way

Ernst & Young makes way

Thursday, 10 July 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

The demolition of the former Ernst & Young building on Cambridge Tce should be complete within about six weeks.

Christchurch $3000 job incentive nets 50

Christchurch $3000 job incentive nets 50

Thursday, 10 July 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Jobless in Wellington and with a $3000 carrot dangling, the lure of the south proved too tempting for Sam O'Carroll.

CTV News   Wednesday 09 July

CTV News Wednesday 09 July

Wednesday, 9 July 2014 7:48 p.m. by MediaCTV

Car-park building to go before Christmas

Car-park building to go before Christmas

Wednesday, 9 July 2014 5:21 p.m. by MediaStuff

The Lichfield St car-park building will be demolished before the pre-Christmas retail rush, the Christchurch City Council says.

Labour insurance policy mixed bag

Labour insurance policy 'mixed bag'

Wednesday, 9 July 2014 4:49 p.m. by MediaStuff

The insurance industry has slammed a Labour Party policy to appoint an independent insurance commissioner to oversee the industry.

Labour proposes big shake up for EQC

Labour proposes big shake up for EQC

Wednesday, 9 July 2014 3:37 p.m. by MediaHerald

Labour is proposing a sweeping overhaul of New Zealand's disaster insurance regime including shifting EQC levies from insurance premiums to rates bills, lifting the $100,000 cap on EQC payouts and putting in a new independent insurance...

Post-disaster building inspection system improved

Post-disaster building inspection system improved

Wednesday, 9 July 2014 1:01 p.m. by MediaHerald

The way New Zealand's buildings will be assessed for damage after earthquakes or floods has been improved after major issues were raised by the system used during the Canterbury quakes.The handling of post-quake building inspections...

Jim Anderton: Does this look like a ruin to you?

Jim Anderton: Does this look like a ruin to you?

Wednesday, 9 July 2014 9:30 a.m. by MediaHerald

 columnist Paul Little writes in his column , quite properly, about the catastrophic effect on the people of Christchurch of the two or three major earthquakes, not to mention the fourteen thousand aftershocks, that have shattered so many lives here over the last three years.

Protest unlikely to save memorial hall

Protest unlikely to save memorial hall

Wednesday, 9 July 2014 8:45 a.m. by MediaStuff

Town hall restoration on hold

Town hall restoration on hold

Tuesday, 8 July 2014 11:49 p.m. by MediaThePress

The city council's uncertain financial position has led it to put the brakes on its multimillion-dollar project to restore the Christchurch's Town Hall.

Town hall restoration on hold

Town hall restoration on hold

Tuesday, 8 July 2014 11:49 p.m. by MediaStuff

The city council's uncertain financial position has led it to put the brakes on its multimillion-dollar project to restore the Christchurch's Town Hall.

Lost opportunities obvious

Lost opportunities obvious

Tuesday, 8 July 2014 10:41 p.m. by MediaThePress

Speaking to a business audience yesterday, Christy, Waller, the managing director of Ebos, a large supplier of pharmaceutical and medical supplies, was talking about the lessons learned from 20 years running Ebos where he led 19 purchases of other businesses.

Blunder blocks CTV covering own memorial

Blunder blocks CTV covering own memorial

Tuesday, 8 July 2014 7:08 p.m. by Media3News

Canterbury Television has been blocked from covering the Japanese prime minister's visit to its own quake memorial after being left off the invite list.

CTV News   Tuesday 08 July

CTV News Tuesday 08 July

Tuesday, 8 July 2014 7:02 p.m. by MediaCTV

Gerry Brownlee

Gerry Brownlee

Tuesday, 8 July 2014 1:28 p.m. by CanterburyMorningsZB

Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch talks with Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee on 1100 Governent workers returning to Christchurch's CBD by 2016

Bidding opens for new Christchurch homes

Bidding opens for new Christchurch homes

Tuesday, 8 July 2014 12:40 p.m. by Media3News

Housing Minister Nick Smith has announced two developments that will deliver 450 affordable new homes in Christchurch.

Floor level assessments inadequate

Floor level assessments 'inadequate'

Tuesday, 8 July 2014 9:28 a.m. by MediaStuff

Shonky floor level measurements made by people hired by the Earthquake Commission (EQC) to check Christchurch's post-quake housing stock led to "at least some poor or incorrect assessments", says New Zealand's surveying institute.

EQC floor level assessments inadequate

EQC floor level assessments 'inadequate'

Tuesday, 8 July 2014 9:28 a.m. by MediaStuff

Shonky floor level measurements made by people hired by the Earthquake Commission (EQC) to check Christchurch's post-quake housing stock led to "at least some poor or incorrect assessments", says New Zealand's surveying institute.

Government office cluster for city

Government office cluster for city

Tuesday, 8 July 2014 7:38 a.m. by MediaThePress

Property developers are eyeing more deals to turn Christchurch's inner city "donut" into a golden triangle backed by Crown leases for office space, the Government says.

Monday Grandstand

Monday Grandstand

Tuesday, 8 July 2014 7:36 a.m. by CanterburyMorningsZB

Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch discusses the weeks sporting highlights with Brian Ashby and Elliot Smith

Over $6m to fix South library

Over $6m to fix South library

Tuesday, 8 July 2014 6:20 a.m. by MediaThePress

Repairing the quake-damaged South Christchurch library and service centre will cost more than the original build, figures obtained by The Press show.

Orana Park - New Enclosure

Orana Park - New Enclosure

Monday, 7 July 2014 11:22 p.m. by MediaCTV

Gerry Brownlee

Gerry Brownlee

Monday, 7 July 2014 11:22 p.m. by MediaCTV

The Arts Centre

The Arts Centre

Monday, 7 July 2014 11:15 p.m. by MediaCTV

Costly fix for modern library

Costly fix for modern library

Monday, 7 July 2014 11:09 p.m. by MediaThePress

Repairing the quake-damaged South Christchurch library and service centre will cost more than the original build, figures obtained by The Press show.

Japan PM: Visit stirs sad memories

Japan PM: Visit stirs sad memories

Monday, 7 July 2014 11:09 p.m. by MediaStuff

Michio Humphreys stood at the Madras St railing as the motorcade rolled by.

Keeping Chch Moving 8th July 2014

Keeping Chch Moving 8th July 2014

Monday, 7 July 2014 9:55 p.m. by MediaCTV

Keeping Chch Moving 7th July 2014

Keeping Chch Moving 7th July 2014

Monday, 7 July 2014 9:51 p.m. by MediaCTV

Lynched Monday 7th July

Lynched Monday 7th July

Monday, 7 July 2014 8:08 p.m. by ChrisLynch

CTV News   Monday 07 July

CTV News Monday 07 July

Monday, 7 July 2014 7:41 p.m. by MediaCTV

Japanese PM Shinzo Abe visits CTV site

Japanese PM Shinzo Abe visits CTV site

Monday, 7 July 2014 5:53 p.m. by MediaStuff

The prime minister of Japan, who knows something about earthquake tragedy, has paid tribute to those who died at the CTV building during the Christchurch earthquake.

Made in Canterbury - SALCOM

Made in Canterbury - SALCOM

Monday, 7 July 2014 5:39 p.m. by MediaCTV

Christchurch CBD to remain an empty centre, experts say

Christchurch CBD to remain an empty centre, experts say

Monday, 7 July 2014 4:31 p.m. by Media3News

An urban planning expert says much of Christchurch's downtown area will remain empty for years.

Japanese PM pays tribute to quake victims

Japanese PM pays tribute to quake victims

Monday, 7 July 2014 3:49 p.m. by Media3News

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe laid a wreath of white flowers at Christchurch's CTV Building site this afternoon.

1100 civil servants to move into CBD

1100 civil servants to move into CBD

Monday, 7 July 2014 12:38 p.m. by MediaStuff

More than 1000 government staff will work in central Christchurch by 2016, dispelling the notion of a ''doughnut effect'' in the city, Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee announced today.

Politics Monday 7 July 14

Politics Monday 7 July 14

Monday, 7 July 2014 12:34 p.m. by CanterburyMorningsZB

Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch talks to Labour MP Clayton Cosgrove and National MP Nicky Wagner about local issues.

Keeping Chch Moving 4th July 2014

Keeping Chch Moving 4th July 2014

Sunday, 6 July 2014 7:32 p.m. by MediaCTV

Family funds aid Gough project

Family funds aid Gough project

Friday, 4 July 2014 11:22 p.m. by MediaThePress

Property developer Antony Gough has raided his big brother's piggy bank to help fund The Terrace development in central Christchurch.

Implosion likely for police station

Implosion likely for police station

Friday, 4 July 2014 11:21 p.m. by MediaThePress Popular

Christchurch's former police station may be brought down with explosives.

Mixed use tipped for old Press site

Mixed use tipped for old Press site

Friday, 4 July 2014 11:21 p.m. by MediaThePress

A mix of apartments, offices, shops and hospitality looks the most likely use for the old Press building site in Christchurch's Cathedral Square.

Raewyns courage inspires TV show

Raewyn's courage inspires TV show

Friday, 4 July 2014 11:21 p.m. by MediaStuff

Raewyn Iketau is a survivor.

CTV News Friday 04 July

CTV News Friday 04 July

Friday, 4 July 2014 7:27 p.m. by MediaCTV

CNEWS Week in review - Saturday 05 July

CNEWS Week in review - Saturday 05 July

Friday, 4 July 2014 3:43 p.m. by MediaCTV

A dispatch from the front line

A dispatch from the front line

Friday, 4 July 2014 3:40 p.m. by MediaStuff

This week, I leave Southern Response after six months as communications manager. Since letting people know of my impending departure, I've had questions from friends, acquaintances, media and a range of others on why and what was wrong.

Insurers must stay the course on house repairs

Insurers must stay the course on house repairs

Friday, 4 July 2014 12:37 p.m. by MediaThePress

 

Hope and Wire divides viewers

Hope and Wire divides viewers

Friday, 4 July 2014 11:28 a.m. by MediaStuff

Grating. Shameful. Emotional. Moving.

Hope and Wire like punch to stomach

Hope and Wire like punch to stomach

Friday, 4 July 2014 8:39 a.m. by MediaStuff

I watched with an open mind, but the first time I saw Hope and Wire I felt as if I'd been punched in the stomach.

Doco style saps Hope and Wire of potency

Doco style saps Hope and Wire of potency

Friday, 4 July 2014 7:13 a.m. by MediaStuff

Veracity, veracity and more veracity. Everybody in Canterbury has their earthquake stories and Gaylene Preston has gone to considerable lengths to absorb them into her drama, Hope and Wire (TV3, 8.30pm, Thursday).

Hopes dashed as Harding resigns

Hopes dashed as Harding resigns

Friday, 4 July 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Hopes that there might be accountability for the CTV building collapse are fading after its designer quit the industry's professional body days before a disciplinary hearing, a victim's father says.

Housing shortage may worsen

Housing shortage 'may worsen'

Friday, 4 July 2014 12:39 a.m. by MediaThePress

Christchurch's housing crisis may get worse before it gets better, Treasury officials have told the Government.

Orana Wildlife Park Autopsy

Orana Wildlife Park Autopsy

Friday, 4 July 2014 12:12 a.m. by MediaCTV

Christchurch Homeless Update

Christchurch Homeless Update

Friday, 4 July 2014 12:12 a.m. by MediaCTV

Labour Heritage Announcement

Labour Heritage Announcement

Friday, 4 July 2014 12:10 a.m. by MediaCTV

Hope and Wire delivers solid drama

Hope and Wire delivers solid drama

Thursday, 3 July 2014 10:30 p.m. by MediaStuff

When a character in Shortland Street went to Christchurch to meet his father, the film-makers created a Christchurch park by getting several skinheads to stand around in an Auckland park.

Concern over CTV engineers resignation

Concern over CTV engineer's resignation

Thursday, 3 July 2014 6:33 p.m. by MediaHerald

Building and Construction Minister Nick Smith is "disappointed and concerned" by the structural engineer behind the ill-fated CTV Building's decision to resign from the industry professional body just a week before facing a disciplinary hearing.

CTV Building Designers

CTV Building Designers

Thursday, 3 July 2014 5:55 p.m. by MediaCTV

CTV resignations plain unacceptable – Smith

CTV resignations 'plain unacceptable' – Smith

Thursday, 3 July 2014 4:49 p.m. by Media3News

One hundred and fifteen lives were lost in the collapse and the men responsible have simply walked away.