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Collapsed building had been on a lean

Collapsed building had been on a lean

Thursday, 16 February 2012 10:50 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

A Colombo St building that partially collapsed onto a neighbouring building during last February's earthquake had been on a lean due to previous quake damage, a royal commission has heard.

Tasty Tucker collapse under scrutiny

Tasty Tucker collapse under scrutiny

Thursday, 16 February 2012 9:01 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

GeoNet to get rapid updates

GeoNet to get 'rapid' updates

Thursday, 16 February 2012 12:31 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Risk shuts down businesses

Risk shuts down businesses

Thursday, 16 February 2012 12:06 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

Cathedral engineering reports due in March

Cathedral engineering reports due in March

Thursday, 16 February 2012 12:05 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

Trades academy roll boosted

Trades academy roll boosted

Wednesday, 15 February 2012 10:55 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

Terrible irony masonry killed bricklayer

'Terrible irony' masonry killed bricklayer

Wednesday, 15 February 2012 10:55 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

Tears still flow, but life moves on

Tears still flow, but life moves on

Wednesday, 15 February 2012 10:55 p.m. by MediaStuff

Geoff Brien is neither angry nor bitter. He is just a 57-year-old man who wants to live his life.

Low-cost sections hit market

Low-cost sections hit market

Wednesday, 15 February 2012 10:55 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

Lightweight timber in citys future

Lightweight timber in city's future

Wednesday, 15 February 2012 10:55 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

Memorial garden to honour quake dead

Memorial garden to honour quake dead

Wednesday, 15 February 2012 10:55 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

The Festival of Flowers will showcase a special commemorative garden for the anniversary of the February 2011 earthquake .

Quake debris, silt transformed into art work

Quake debris, silt transformed into art work

Wednesday, 15 February 2012 10:55 p.m. by MediaStuff

Liquefaction has been turned into art in an exhibition by Christchurch artist Julia Morison.

Cricketers first appeal - no big buildings

Cricketers' first appeal - no 'big buildings'

Wednesday, 15 February 2012 10:48 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

Golden track a sorry sight

Golden track a sorry sight

Wednesday, 15 February 2012 10:48 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

Advice led to removal of safety cordon

Advice led to removal of safety cordon

Wednesday, 15 February 2012 10:48 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

Cordon lifted days before big quake

Cordon lifted days before big quake

Wednesday, 15 February 2012 9:23 p.m. by Media3News Popular

 

Charges against Chch red zone pensioner defending home

Charges against Chch red zone pensioner defending home

Wednesday, 15 February 2012 6:15 p.m. by Media3News Popular

 

Father and son build guitars from quake rubble

Father and son build guitars from quake rubble

Wednesday, 15 February 2012 3:34 p.m. by Media3News Popular

 

Cordon clouds hotel opening date

Cordon clouds hotel opening date

Wednesday, 15 February 2012 2:10 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

Hospital repairs force relocations

Hospital repairs force relocations

Wednesday, 15 February 2012 12:29 p.m. by MediaStuff

 

Council rules limited building repair

Council rules 'limited' building repair

Wednesday, 15 February 2012 12:08 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

Christchurch council under fire at quake inquiry

Christchurch council under fire at quake inquiry

Wednesday, 15 February 2012 12:08 p.m. by Media3News Popular

 

Probe into Winne Bagoes collapse to start

Probe into Winne Bagoes collapse to start

Wednesday, 15 February 2012 9:21 a.m. by MediaStuff

An Israeli backpacker who saved three friends was unable to escape when their van was crushed by rubble in last February's earthquake.

Probe into Winnie Bagoes collapse to start

Probe into Winnie Bagoes collapse to start

Wednesday, 15 February 2012 9:21 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

An Israeli backpacker who saved three friends was unable to escape when their van was crushed by rubble in last February's earthquake.

Foodstuffs move staff away from at-risk space

Foodstuffs move staff away from at-risk space

Tuesday, 14 February 2012 10:52 p.m. by MediaStuff

Foodstuffs has been forced to close parts of one of its Christchurch buildings deemed earthquake-prone.

Church caught in quake limbo

Church caught in quake limbo

Tuesday, 14 February 2012 10:52 p.m. by MediaStuff

A welfare worker is "heartbroken" after a Christchurch community centre and church was placed in the city's residential red zone.

Quake plaque plan in doubt

Quake plaque plan in doubt

Tuesday, 14 February 2012 10:52 p.m. by MediaStuff

High maintenance costs and safety concerns could scupper plans for an earthquake memorial at Shag Rock.

Foodstuffs move away from at-risk space

Foodstuffs move away from at-risk space

Tuesday, 14 February 2012 10:52 p.m. by MediaStuff

Foodstuffs has been forced to close parts of one of its Christchurch buildings deemed earthquake-prone.

Community group caught in quake limbo

Community group caught in quake limbo

Tuesday, 14 February 2012 10:52 p.m. by MediaStuff

A welfare worker is "heartbroken" after a Christchurch community centre and church was placed in the city's residential red zone.

Playcentre homeless again

Playcentre homeless again

Tuesday, 14 February 2012 10:52 p.m. by MediaStuff

Another Christchurch playcentre is homeless after last week's rezoning announcement.

Red-zoners push up city house sales

Red-zoners push up city house sales

Tuesday, 14 February 2012 10:45 p.m. by MediaStuff

Demand from red-zoners is still boosting the number of house sales in Christchurch, with cheaper homes proving especially popular.

Same red-zone deadline causes stress

Same red-zone deadline causes stress

Tuesday, 14 February 2012 10:45 p.m. by MediaStuff

Newly red-zoned Christchurch homeowners are upset they have the same deadline to quit their earthquake-damaged land as those zoned red eight months ago.

Safety a priority as cathedral prospects take a rocky turn

Safety a priority as cathedral prospects take a rocky turn

Tuesday, 14 February 2012 10:45 p.m. by MediaStuff

The Christ Church Cathedral is slowing "rocking herself to pieces", according to its project manager.

Not angry or bitter over loss of wife

Not angry or bitter over loss of wife

Tuesday, 14 February 2012 10:45 p.m. by MediaStuff

Melanie and Steve Brown thought it would be a novelty to get married in a leap year.

Cera urged to keep nibbling at cordon

Cera urged to 'keep nibbling' at cordon

Tuesday, 14 February 2012 10:45 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Officials should "pull out all the stops" to open the central-city cordon as soon as possible, a business leader says.

Wall of silence on Merivale Mall

Wall of silence on Merivale Mall

Tuesday, 14 February 2012 10:45 p.m. by MediaStuff

Merivale Mall's owners have maintained a wall of silence about the fate of the quake-hit shopping centre, with one business owner criticising the mall's lack of communication.

Cathedral slowly rocking to pieces

Cathedral slowly 'rocking to pieces'

Tuesday, 14 February 2012 10:45 p.m. by MediaStuff

The Christ Church Cathedral is slowing "rocking herself to pieces", according to its project manager.

Merivale Mall retailers to play waiting game

Merivale Mall retailers to play waiting game

Tuesday, 14 February 2012 6:28 p.m. by Media3News Popular

Shopkeepers are having to find alternative ways to stay in business after being forced out of Christchurch’s Merivale Mall because of the earthquake risk.

Deciding the fate of the Christchurch Cathedral

Deciding the fate of the Christchurch Cathedral

Tuesday, 14 February 2012 5:01 p.m. by Media3News Popular

What remains of New Zealand’s most recognisable church, the Christchurch Cathedral?

Barriers didnt protect from falling facades

Barriers didn't protect from falling facades

Tuesday, 14 February 2012 2:36 p.m. by MediaStuff

None of the barriers erected around unreinforced masonry buildings in Christchurch after the September 2010 quakes protected against falling facades, an engineer says.

Family copes with loss in small steps

Family copes with loss in small steps

Tuesday, 14 February 2012 1:27 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Brett Chambers had the perfect life. Overachieving children, dream home, successful career and his childhood sweetheart and "unbelievably awesome" wife, Helen.

CTV hearing set for June

CTV hearing set for June

Tuesday, 14 February 2012 1:08 p.m. by Media3News

The Canterbury Earthquakes Royal Commission has set a June date for looking at the collapse of the CTV building.

Delays on Christchurch apartment demolition

Delays on Christchurch apartment demolition

Tuesday, 14 February 2012 12:30 p.m. by Media3News Popular

The demolition of two dangerous six-storey Christchurch apartment blocks may have to be delayed until tomorrow.

CTV inquiry to run for five weeks

CTV inquiry to run for five weeks

Tuesday, 14 February 2012 12:09 p.m. by MediaStuff

The formal inquiry into the collapse of the Canterbury Television (CTV) building in February 2011 will run for about five weeks when it starts in June.

Demolition delays cost pedestrians life

Demolition delays cost pedestrian's life

Tuesday, 14 February 2012 11:52 a.m. by MediaStuff

Bureaucratic delays held up the demolition of a quake-damaged building that killed a man in last February's earthquake, a royal commission has heard.

Mall owners liasing with closed stores

Mall owners 'liasing' with closed stores

Tuesday, 14 February 2012 10:45 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

The owners of quake-hit Merivale Mall are today "liasing" with affected businesses to discuss the fate of the shopping centre.

Mall owners liaising with closed stores

Mall owners 'liaising' with closed stores

Tuesday, 14 February 2012 10:45 a.m. by MediaStuff

The owners of quake-hit Merivale Mall are today "liaising" with affected businesses to discuss the fate of the shopping centre.

Colombo St building collapse under review

Colombo St building collapse under review

Tuesday, 14 February 2012 9:37 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

A Colombo St building that collapsed during last February's earthquake, killing 25-year-old Normand Lee, is the focus of the Canterbury earthquakes royal commission today.

Cera may not meet cordon deadline

Cera may not meet cordon deadline

Monday, 13 February 2012 10:34 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Cera may miss its April deadline to have the central city cordon lifted as more terminally damaged buildings are identified and continuing aftershocks impede engineers.

Quake-damaged hotel goods for sale

Quake-damaged hotel goods for sale

Monday, 13 February 2012 10:34 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Goods worth millions of dollars from two Christchurch hotels damaged in last February's earthquake are now being sold in Invercargill.

Demolition job closes city street

Demolition job closes city street

Monday, 13 February 2012 10:34 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Traffic will be blocked near the quake-hit Terrace on the Park apartment complex while the buildings are demolished, the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority says.

Does your pet have a disaster plan?

Does your pet have a disaster plan?

Monday, 13 February 2012 7:30 p.m. by Media3News

The World Society for the Protection of Animals is asking Kiwis to make sure they have an emergency kit for their pets.

Merivale Mall status still unknown

Merivale Mall status still unknown

Monday, 13 February 2012 6:58 p.m. by Media3News Popular

Retailers in Christchurch’s upmarket Merivale Mall remain in the dark about how badly damaged their shopping centre may be and when, if ever, they will be allowed back in.

Tenants to meet after shock mall closure

Tenants to meet after shock mall closure

Monday, 13 February 2012 2:02 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Merivale Mall tenants will meet mall management tomorrow to discuss the fate of the quake-hit shopping centre.

Woman crushed, friend watched helplessly

Woman crushed, friend watched 'helplessly'

Monday, 13 February 2012 11:39 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

An American tourist watched helplessly as her friend was crushed by falling rubble as they left a central Christchurch tattoo studio, an inquiry has heard.

Colombo St collapses in spotlight

Colombo St collapses in spotlight

Monday, 13 February 2012 10:14 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

Councils decision on quake costs: Key

Council's decision on quake costs: Key

Monday, 13 February 2012 9:27 a.m. by Media3News Popular

 

Jury trials restarting in Christchurch

Jury trials restarting in Christchurch

Monday, 13 February 2012 9:03 a.m. by Media3News Popular

 

Christchurch apartment demolitions to begin

Christchurch apartment demolitions to begin

Monday, 13 February 2012 7:17 a.m. by Media3News Popular

 

Jaydens death left his parents feeling robbed

Jayden's death left his parents feeling robbed

Sunday, 12 February 2012 11:17 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

The parents of Jayden Andrews-Howland have been robbed of so many things: watching their only child grow from a boy into a man, the chance to be grandparents, and growing old as a family together in Christchurch.