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Meeting gives developers confidence

Meeting gives developers confidence

Friday, 25 April 2014 10:14 a.m. by MediaThePress

The council had not adopted Philip Carter's pre-Christmas proposal to manage the rebuild of The Crossing parking building next to his land between Colombo, Lichfield and Cashel streets. Other developers also want to build car parking space nearby.

Priority family living in tent

'Priority' family living in tent

Friday, 25 April 2014 10:10 a.m. by MediaStuff

Blankets and body heat. Huddled together in a freezing tent as rain batters their makeshift home is how one Christchurch family has spent two months trying to keep warm.

Mayor says arrangements must improve

Mayor says arrangements must improve

Friday, 25 April 2014 10:10 a.m. by MediaThePress

Brownlee said the council was not following a cost-sharing agreement with Government over its $45 million plans for performing arts facilities, but Dalziel disagreed.

Bridge of Remembrance on track to reopen

Bridge of Remembrance on track to reopen

Friday, 25 April 2014 7:27 a.m. by Media3News

The Christchurch Bridge of Remembrance is on track to reopen next year, despite controversy over its repairs.

Keeping Christchurch Moving 24th April 2014

Keeping Christchurch Moving 24th April 2014

Thursday, 24 April 2014 7:37 p.m. by MediaCTV

CTV News   Thursday 24 April

CTV News Thursday 24 April

Thursday, 24 April 2014 7:35 p.m. by MediaCTV

Steven Selwood: Christchurch rebuild struggles

Steven Selwood: Christchurch rebuild struggles

Thursday, 24 April 2014 6:44 p.m. by CanterburyMorningsZB

Rachel Smalley - standing in for Larry Williams â “Talks to Steven Selwood from the NZ Council Of Infrastructure Development, about what Christchurch could be doing better in the rebuild.

Rail investigation will go ahead in Canterbury

Rail investigation will go ahead in Canterbury

Thursday, 24 April 2014 4:00 p.m. by Media3News

Environment Canterbury has given the green light for further investigation into a short-term passenger rail service.

Made In New Zealand Shape NZ 1404 24

Made In New Zealand Shape NZ 1404 24

Thursday, 24 April 2014 3:49 p.m. by MediaCTV

Made In New Zealand Patience & Nicholson

Made In New Zealand Patience & Nicholson

Thursday, 24 April 2014 3:36 p.m. by MediaCTV

Made in New Zealand Enatel

Made in New Zealand Enatel

Thursday, 24 April 2014 3:23 p.m. by MediaCTV

Rebuild lacks co-ordination – report

Rebuild lacks co-ordination – report

Thursday, 24 April 2014 1:50 p.m. by Media3News

A report on the Christchurch rebuild praises the Government's commitment, but says co-ordination needs to be improved.

Council thinks big on Brougham St

Council thinks big on Brougham St

Thursday, 24 April 2014 12:27 p.m. by MediaThePress

The Brougham Village "eyesore" could be demolished to make way for a new housing development with up to 136 units.

Rebuild friction rises to surface

Rebuild friction rises to surface

Thursday, 24 April 2014 12:27 p.m. by MediaThePress

The research, carried out by the New Zealand Council for Infrastructure Development (NZCID), shows major banks, construction companies and engineering firms believe the Christchurch Central Development Unit (CCDU) and Christchurch City Council are holding back the rebuild.

Brownlee takes hard-hitting Chch rebuild report on the chin

Brownlee takes hard-hitting Chch rebuild report on the chin

Thursday, 24 April 2014 12:18 p.m. by MediaHerald

An in-depth survey of senior leaders in the Christchurch rebuild indicates growing impatience and serious weaknesses in the way major projects are being procured and managed.

Brownlee takes hard-hitting Chch rebuild report on the chin

Brownlee takes hard-hitting Chch rebuild report on the chin

Thursday, 24 April 2014 12:18 p.m. by MediaHerald

An in-depth survey of senior leaders in the Christchurch rebuild indicates growing impatience and serious weaknesses in the way major projects are being procured and managed.The minister in charge of the post-earthquakes rebuild,...

Johnny Luu: Google

Johnny Luu: Google

Thursday, 24 April 2014 11:49 a.m. by CanterburyMorningsZB

Johnny Luu, Communications and Public Affairs for Google Australia and NZ talks to newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch about the new Google Maps for Christchurch

The Hounds of the Baskervilles

The Hounds of the Baskervilles

Thursday, 24 April 2014 11:11 a.m. by CanterburyMorningsZB

Court Theatre actors Phillip Aldridge, Stephen Papps and Greggory Cooper talk to Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch about their show - The Hound of the Baskervilles

Google gives a pre-quake view of Christchurch

Google gives a pre-quake view of Christchurch

Thursday, 24 April 2014 9:07 a.m. by Media3News

Google is now allowing Kiwis to compare the old with the new through its Maps application, including pre-quake Christchurch.

Google images reveal quake impact on Chch

Google images reveal quake impact on Chch

Thursday, 24 April 2014 12:06 a.m. by MediaStuff

Google Maps users will now be able to turn back time to see what landmarks used to look like.

Keeping Christchurch Moving 23rd April 2014

Keeping Christchurch Moving 23rd April 2014

Wednesday, 23 April 2014 9:50 p.m. by MediaCTV

CTV News   Wednesday 23 April YouTubeSD

CTV News Wednesday 23 April YouTubeSD

Wednesday, 23 April 2014 9:31 p.m. by MediaCTV

CTV News Wednesday 23 April

CTV News Wednesday 23 April

Wednesday, 23 April 2014 9:31 p.m. by MediaCTV

Christchurch rebuild hampered by government

Christchurch rebuild 'hampered by government'

Wednesday, 23 April 2014 9:26 p.m. by MediaThePress

Christchurch's recovery is "painstakingly slow" say key rebuild firms who blame local and central government for hampering progress.

Flockton flood damage - one month on

Flockton flood damage - one month on

Wednesday, 23 April 2014 4:52 p.m. by Media3News

The Easter weekend brought a heavy downpour, flooding houses in Flockton, Christchurch again.

Could rail solve Canterburys traffic woes?

Could rail solve Canterbury's traffic woes?

Wednesday, 23 April 2014 4:26 p.m. by Media3News

Environment Canterbury will vote today on whether to fund an investigation the feasibility of a passenger rail service.

Rosie Belton: Wild Blackberries

Rosie Belton: Wild Blackberries

Wednesday, 23 April 2014 12:08 p.m. by CanterburyMorningsZB

Author and Cook Rosie Belton talks to Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch about her new book Wild Blackberries..

Devil in detail for arts precinct

Devil in detail for arts precinct

Wednesday, 23 April 2014 10:51 a.m. by MediaThePress

The council's commitment to spend $127.5 million restoring the Town Hall leaves just $30.5m to build a 300-seat concert hall for the Music Centre of Christchurch, a new Court Theatre and an administration, rehearsal and storage facility for the Christchurch Symphony Orchestra (CSO).

Call for warning stickers on buildings

Call for warning stickers on buildings

Wednesday, 23 April 2014 10:47 a.m. by MediaStuff

The bill, which has passed its first reading, amends the 2004 Building Act and incorporates some of the recommendations of the Canterbury Earthquakes Royal Commission.

Warning stickers for quake-prone buildings

Warning stickers for quake-prone buildings

Wednesday, 23 April 2014 10:47 a.m. by MediaStuff

Visible warning stickers should be placed on all earthquake-prone buildings, the Canterbury District Health Board (CDHB) says.

Demolition on Victoria Apartments nears finish

Demolition on Victoria Apartments nears finish

Wednesday, 23 April 2014 12:13 a.m. by MediaStuff

The 13-storey Victoria Apartments building in central Christchurch will soon be reduced to rubble.

New Moorhouse Ave complex nears finish

New Moorhouse Ave complex nears finish

Tuesday, 22 April 2014 11:36 p.m. by MediaThePress

After the September 2010 earthquake, Kelly set about rebuilding lost buildings on the block between Selwyn and Antigua streets, where he owns more than 2 hectares of land.

What do you want from new central library?

What do you want from new central library?

Tuesday, 22 April 2014 9:38 p.m. by MediaThePress

How refreshing to be writing about an exciting new architectural design for the heart of the city. There have been precious few of them, apart from the transitional "cardboard" cathedral.

CTV News   Tuesday 22 April

CTV News Tuesday 22 April

Tuesday, 22 April 2014 8:21 p.m. by MediaCTV

Keeping Christchurch Moving 21st April 2014

Keeping Christchurch Moving 21st April 2014

Tuesday, 22 April 2014 5:41 p.m. by MediaCTV

Brits in push for rebuild role

Brits in push for rebuild role

Tuesday, 22 April 2014 5:00 p.m. by MediaThePress

"The UK is very keen to share knowledge and one of the things we are looking at developing is a study tour with relevant officials who will look at a range of UK projects and engage with a range of experts in terms of project management and delivery."

State housing quake repairs below target

State housing quake repairs below target

Tuesday, 22 April 2014 2:42 p.m. by MediaStuff

Repairs on Christchurch's crippled state housing stock are failing to keep pace as deadlines loom for the work.

State housing quake repairs below target

State housing quake repairs below target

Tuesday, 22 April 2014 2:42 p.m. by MediaThePress Recommended Popular

In February last year HNZ set itself a 2015 deadline to have up to 5000 tenanted properties repaired - with 2000 to be completed in the first year.

Big investment needed for affordable housing

Big investment needed for affordable housing

Tuesday, 22 April 2014 2:42 p.m. by MediaThePress

Adding 3000 affordable new homes into Christchurch's housing market will require an investment of more than $1 billion.

$1b needed for affordable homes

$1b needed for affordable homes

Tuesday, 22 April 2014 2:42 p.m. by MediaThePress

The addition of 3000 affordable new homes is one of the targets set in the Housing Accord that was agreed to last week by the council and the Government.

Arts precinct plans may need a rethink and shrink

Arts precinct plans may need a rethink and shrink

Tuesday, 22 April 2014 2:27 p.m. by MediaThePress

Plans for the Court Theatre, the Music Centre and facilities for the Christchurch Symphony Orchestra (CSO) on the block bounded by Gloucester, Armagh, New Regent and Colombo streets were being developed by the Christchurch City Council.

Christchchurch Govt gives back Arts Precinct land

Christchchurch Govt gives back Arts Precinct land

Tuesday, 22 April 2014 1:30 p.m. by Media3News

The Government is giving back some of the land it earmarked for the Performing Arts Precinct in Christchurch.

Denyse Saunders: Fashion Event

Denyse Saunders: Fashion Event

Tuesday, 22 April 2014 11:48 a.m. by CanterburyMorningsZB

Fashion Expert Denyse Saunders talks to Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch about a wonderful charity event she is putting on.

Lynched- Monday 21 April

Lynched- Monday 21 April

Tuesday, 22 April 2014 11:29 a.m. by ChrisLynch

Vicki Buck: Deputy Mayor

Vicki Buck: Deputy Mayor

Tuesday, 22 April 2014 11:15 a.m. by CanterburyMorningsZB

Christchurch City Deputy Mayor Vicki Buck talks to Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch about the issues facing the city this week.

Crown to no longer buy arts precinct land

Crown to no longer buy arts precinct land

Tuesday, 22 April 2014 12:38 a.m. by MediaThePress

Land originally earmarked for the performing arts precinct in Christchurch city centre will no longer be purchased by the Government, says Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee.

Greens call for blue zone

Greens call for blue zone

Monday, 21 April 2014 5:00 p.m. by MediaStuff

Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee dismissed a push for the Crown to buy flood-prone Christchurch houses without any official advice, a Green MP says.

Housing deal to boost city revenue

Housing deal to boost city revenue

Monday, 21 April 2014 5:00 p.m. by MediaThePress

A new entity driving the provision of affordable housing in Christchurch could lead to a financial boon for the city council and cheaper rent for social housing tenants.

Plans put arts precinct in doubt

Plans put arts precinct in doubt

Monday, 21 April 2014 5:00 p.m. by MediaThePress

The Christchurch Symphony Orchestra has developed plans for a suburban concert hall, in a move that could cast doubt on the central city performing arts precinct.

Blueprint options reviewed

Blueprint options 'reviewed'

Monday, 21 April 2014 5:00 p.m. by MediaThePress

The Christchurch Central Development Unit appears to be reviewing its strict approach to the recovery blueprint as it realises more flexibility is needed to rebuild the central city, a local developer says. 

Editorial: Roadblocks to city rebuild must be cleared

Editorial: Roadblocks to city rebuild must be cleared

Monday, 21 April 2014 5:00 p.m. by MediaThePress

The news that more flexibility is creeping into relations between the Christchurch Central Development Unit and property owners over plans for some important features of the central city is a heartening development.

Long wait for glass as demand grows

Long wait for glass as demand grows

Sunday, 20 April 2014 5:00 p.m. by MediaThePress

Glass facades have become a $100 million-a-year industry in the Christchurch rebuild, but most of those dollars are now going offshore.

Churches fate still bound by red tape

Churches' fate still bound by red tape

Sunday, 20 April 2014 5:00 p.m. by MediaStuff

Christchurch and century-old stone churches were once synonymous.

James Dann: Backstage of rock star economy

James Dann: Backstage of rock star economy

Sunday, 20 April 2014 4:15 a.m. by MediaHerald

You've all read the stories: the New Zealand economy is predicted to be a "rock star" this year, largely on the back of the Canterbury rebuild.Numbers that one can't really fathom - or verify - like $40 billion are thrown about...

Government under pressure to red-zone land

Government under pressure to red-zone land

Saturday, 19 April 2014 3:17 p.m. by Media3News

The Government is under increasing pressure to declare an area of Christchurch a red zone because it floods frequently.

Chch no boom town for workers

Chch 'no boom town' for workers

Saturday, 19 April 2014 2:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Marta Steeman asks how high demand for rebuild workers really is?

Slow rebuild impacts SI growth

Slow rebuild impacts SI growth

Friday, 18 April 2014 10:37 p.m. by MediaThePress

South Island growth may not soar quite as high in the future, because of a slower than expected Canterbury rebuild.

Are assessors scratching the surface?

Are assessors scratching the surface?

Friday, 18 April 2014 10:00 p.m. by MediaThePress

It is the question many are asking: whether EQC is living up to its responsibilities with its Canterbury home repairs programme? Those with foundation damage are not so sure, as JOHN McCRONE reports.

Big project on pause

Big project on 'pause'

Friday, 18 April 2014 1:31 p.m. by MediaThePress

The stalling of the multi-million dollar Terrace project reflects the reality of creating commercial developments in post-earthquake Christchurch, developers say.