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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.

CTV engineer quits industry body

CTV engineer quits industry body

Thursday, 3 July 2014 4:17 p.m. by MediaStuff

Building and Construction Minister Nick Smith says CTV engineer David Harding's resignation from industry body is "disappointing and concerning".

Teenager missing in Christchurch

Teenager missing in Christchurch

Thursday, 3 July 2014 3:19 p.m. by Media3News

Tarlya Hawkins, 15, has been missing for more than a week.

Labour stirs Christchurch heritage debate

Labour stirs Christchurch heritage debate

Thursday, 3 July 2014 12:20 p.m. by MediaThePress

It's time to remove the "extreme wartime powers" that allow the demolition of Christchurch Cathedral and other heritage buildings without public consultation, Labour says.

CTV engineer quits before disciplinary hearing

CTV engineer quits before disciplinary hearing

Thursday, 3 July 2014 12:13 p.m. by Media3News

The engineer who designed Christchurch's CTV building has quit the industry's professional body.

Chchs heritage needs local input – Labour

Chch's heritage needs local input – Labour

Thursday, 3 July 2014 12:03 p.m. by Media3News

A Labour-led Government would ensure the community has a say on Christchurch's heritage buildings.

Jacinda Adern: Heritage Announcement

Jacinda Adern: Heritage Announcement

Thursday, 3 July 2014 11:49 a.m. by CanterburyMorningsZB

Labour's Heritage Spokesperson Jacinda Adern talks to Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch about the announcement to save buildings

Avon River plans altered to avoid flooding

Avon River plans altered to avoid flooding

Thursday, 3 July 2014 10:26 a.m. by MediaThePress

Some elements of the design plans for the new Avon River precinct have been altered amid concerns they could exacerbate flooding problems in the city.

Tallest tower earmarked for hotel

Tallest tower earmarked for hotel

Thursday, 3 July 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Forsyth Barr House, Christchurch's tallest office tower, is under offer to a developer who wants to convert it to a hotel.

Victoria St up, High St struggling

Victoria St up, High St struggling

Thursday, 3 July 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

I've been in the process of setting up a new restaurant, which has moved my attention from Victoria to High St.

Migrant layoffs examined

Migrant layoffs examined

Thursday, 3 July 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) has confirmed it is investigating Buildtech's redundancies of migrant staff.

Tallest tower earmarked for hotel

Tallest tower earmarked for hotel

Thursday, 3 July 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Forsyth Barr House, Christchurch's tallest office tower, is under offer to a developer who wants to convert it to a hotel.

New hospital building due in four years

New hospital building due in four years

Thursday, 3 July 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Christchurch Hospital will have a new 400-bed building by 2018 to meet an expected spike in demand, thanks to special legislation.

ECAN Petition Update

ECAN Petition Update

Thursday, 3 July 2014 12:28 a.m. by MediaCTV

Hottest Tradie

Hottest Tradie

Thursday, 3 July 2014 12:03 a.m. by MediaCTV

Keeping Chch Moving 2nd July 2014

Keeping Chch Moving 2nd July 2014

Wednesday, 2 July 2014 11:47 p.m. by MediaCTV

Quake powers to fast-track hospital revamp

Quake powers to fast-track hospital revamp

Wednesday, 2 July 2014 4:07 p.m. by Media3News

Special quake powers will hurry the construction of a new medical wing at Christchurch hospital.

Cant take the city out of UniMed

Can't take the city out of UniMed

Wednesday, 2 July 2014 1:55 p.m. by MediaThePress

Before the earthquakes, health insurer UniMed had its head office in a two-storey building on Gloucester St in central Christchurch.

Sean MacPherson: Dry July

Sean MacPherson: Dry July

Wednesday, 2 July 2014 11:52 a.m. by CanterburyMorningsZB

Dr Sean MacPherson talks to Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch about Dry July and why it takes place. To buy the song just go here http://seanmacpherson.bandcamp.com/releases  

Kiwi designers need to think differently

Kiwi designers need to think differently

Wednesday, 2 July 2014 11:14 a.m. by MediaThePress

To create a sustainable future, Christchurch needs to create sustainable businesses. Like the wider New Zealand economy, it needs to depend on more than a temporary construction boom, the dairy industry, tourism and retail.

Govt to move staff back into Christchurch

Govt to move staff back into Christchurch

Wednesday, 2 July 2014 9:33 a.m. by MediaThePress

The Government will on Friday unveil plans to move 18 government departments and agencies into four new buildings in Cashel and Hereford Sts in Christchurch.

Migrant staff upset about redundancies

Migrant staff upset about redundancies

Wednesday, 2 July 2014 8:51 a.m. by MediaThePress

Seven migrant workers are upset after large building company Buildtech made them redundant less than half-way through their three-year contract to work in the rebuild.

Red-zone couple rush to move

Red-zone couple rush to move

Wednesday, 2 July 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Relief at leaving their abandoned street has ended with more stress for a red-zone elderly couple.

Paint problem delays bars opening

Paint problem delays bars' opening

Tuesday, 1 July 2014 10:45 p.m. by MediaThePress

Cantabrians will have to wait four to six more weeks to get three new restaurant bars following delays in the completion of the Strange's building.

Summit Road

Summit Road

Tuesday, 1 July 2014 6:41 p.m. by MediaCTV

Family live in fear of asbestos exposure

Family live in fear of asbestos exposure

Tuesday, 1 July 2014 11:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

A Christchurch family are distressed and fear for their health after their earthquake repairs may have exposed them to asbestos.

Family live in fear of asbestos exposure

Family live in fear of asbestos exposure

Tuesday, 1 July 2014 11:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

A Christchurch family are distressed and fear for their health after their earthquake repairs may have exposed them to asbestos.

Gaylene Preston: Ill walk beside you

Gaylene Preston: I'll walk beside you

Tuesday, 1 July 2014 10:06 a.m. by MediaStuff

Whos Canterburys greatest tradie?

Who's Canterbury's greatest tradie?

Tuesday, 1 July 2014 7:01 a.m. by MediaThePress Popular

The Press is on the hunt to find Canterbury's Hottest Tradie from the thousands of men and women now working in the region's construction, demolition and associated industries.

Keeping Chch Moving 1st July 2014

Keeping Chch Moving 1st July 2014

Monday, 30 June 2014 10:30 p.m. by MediaCTV

Keeping CHCH Moving 30th June 2014

Keeping CHCH Moving 30th June 2014

Monday, 30 June 2014 10:16 p.m. by MediaCTV

Insurance Road Block

Insurance Road Block

Monday, 30 June 2014 10:11 p.m. by MediaCTV

Lynched - Monday 30 June

Lynched - Monday 30 June

Monday, 30 June 2014 6:46 p.m. by ChrisLynch

Canterbury mental health services need ramp-up - Labour

Canterbury mental health services need ramp-up - Labour

Monday, 30 June 2014 3:52 p.m. by MediaHerald

Labour wants to ramp up mental health services in Canterbury to help people deal with the ongoing health impacts of the earthquakes and their aftermath.Labour's health spokeswoman Annette King today pledged to double the number...

Steve Hicks sorry for stress and disappointment

Steve Hicks sorry for 'stress and disappointment'

Monday, 30 June 2014 12:57 p.m. by MediaStuff

Police are investigating after a Christchurch firm went bust leaving homeowners and creditors left out of pocket.

Steve Hicks sorry for stress and disappointment

Steve Hicks sorry for 'stress and disappointment'

Monday, 30 June 2014 11:23 a.m. by MediaThePress

The man behind a Christchurch building firm which went bust, owing hundreds of thousands of dollars, has apologised to homeowners and other creditors left out of pocket.

Chch YMCAs $6m rebuild plan

Chch YMCA's $6m rebuild plan

Monday, 30 June 2014 7:42 a.m. by MediaThePress

Christchurch's YMCA is planning to build a $6 million swimming pool and squash facility, a theatre and an art venue on its Hereford St site.

Steve Hicks linked to other business

Steve Hicks linked to other business

Monday, 30 June 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

The man behind a company that left a Canterbury homeowner hundreds of thousands of dollars out of pocket started another firm.

Rebuild on a roll - survey

Rebuild on a roll - survey

Sunday, 29 June 2014 9:53 p.m. by MediaThePress

Canterbury economic activity is at its highest level, with construction starting to roll, a bank survey says.

Psychological effects of Christchurch quakes to be revealed

Psychological effects of Christchurch quakes to be revealed

Sunday, 29 June 2014 7:18 p.m. by MediaHerald

The findings of an investigation into the psychological effects of survivors of the 2010 and 2011 Christchurch earthquakes will be presented in Paris by Christchurch University researchers next month.

Quake series causes controversy

Quake series causes controversy

Sunday, 29 June 2014 4:18 p.m. by MediaStuff

They said it of Robert Sarkies' film, Out of the Blue, which dramatised the story of the Aramoana Massacre. They said it of Peter Sharp's mini-series Erebus: The Aftermath.

Forsyth Barr building eyed for new hotel

Forsyth Barr building eyed for new hotel

Sunday, 29 June 2014 10:08 a.m. by MediaThePress

International and local interests are considering turning Christchurch's badly damaged former Forsyth Barr building into a hotel, as the city gears up for next year's Cricket World Cup.

Quake drama carries health warnings

Quake drama carries health warnings

Sunday, 29 June 2014 9:48 a.m. by MediaStuff

A new drama series set during the 2011 Christchurch earthquake comes with a health warning while broadcaster TV3 is fielding complaints before it even goes to air.