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PGC never knew about buildings seismic risk

PGC never knew about building's seismic risk

Tuesday, 29 November 2011 12:45 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

The Pyne Gould Corporation says it was never told engineers were concerned their building posed a severe seismic risk.

Accusations rejected

Accusations rejected

Tuesday, 29 November 2011 12:45 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

The Pyne Gould Corporation building's property manager rejects suggestions occupants of the building were placed at risk of death after the September 2010 earthquake.

PGC buildings safe to occupy tag queried

PGC building's 'safe to occupy' tag queried

Tuesday, 29 November 2011 11:12 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Christchurch City Council was uncomfortable with the words "safe to occupy" on the green placards fixed to buildings after the September earthquake, a royal commission has heard.

Safe to occupy placards made council uncomfy

'Safe to occupy' placards made council uncomfy

Tuesday, 29 November 2011 11:12 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

Pyne Gould survivor talks of her experience

Pyne Gould survivor talks of her experience

Tuesday, 29 November 2011 9:29 a.m. by Media3News Popular

A woman who survived being trapped in Christchurch's collapsed Pyne Gould Corporation building says the experience has changed the way she looks at life.

Survivor: No concerns over PGC building

Survivor: No concerns over PGC building

Tuesday, 29 November 2011 8:51 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

Dunedin promotes Christchurch rebuild role

Dunedin promotes Christchurch rebuild role

Tuesday, 29 November 2011 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress Popular

 

Sanitarium factory under scrutiny

Sanitarium factory under scrutiny

Tuesday, 29 November 2011 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress Popular

 

Post-quake family set to be parted again

Post-quake 'family' set to be parted again

Tuesday, 29 November 2011 12:20 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

EQC missed serious damage

EQC missed serious damage

Tuesday, 29 November 2011 12:20 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

Quake recovery heroes to fore

Quake recovery heroes to fore

Tuesday, 29 November 2011 12:20 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

Workers trusted green-stickered PGC building

Workers trusted green-stickered PGC building

Monday, 28 November 2011 6:55 p.m. by Media3News Popular

Survivors who worked in the Pyne Gould Corporation building have told of the terrifying moment when the February earthquake struck trapping them inside.

Man plunged 40 feet

Man 'plunged 40 feet'

Monday, 28 November 2011 5:32 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

When the February Earthquake struck, David Sandeman was plunged three storeys into a dark hole amidst the rubble of the PGC building.

Cracks didnt cause PGC building to collapse, commission told

Cracks didn't cause PGC building to collapse, commission told

Monday, 28 November 2011 1:32 p.m. by Media3News Popular

Existing cracks in the Pyne Gould Corporation building did not cause it to collapse.

Man trapped in PGC plunged 40 feet

Man trapped in PGC 'plunged 40 feet'

Monday, 28 November 2011 1:32 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

When the February Earthquake struck, David Sandeman was plunged three storeys into a dark hole amidst the rubble of the PGC building.

Cracks didnt case PGC building to collapse, commission told

Cracks didn't case PGC building to collapse, commission told

Monday, 28 November 2011 1:32 p.m. by Media3News Popular

 

Demolition begins at Rugby League Park

Demolition begins at Rugby League Park

Monday, 28 November 2011 1:26 p.m. by Media3News Popular

Demolition has begun at Christchurch's Rugby League Park to prepare it for the upcoming Super rugby season.

Safety fears send Sanitarium staff home

Safety fears send Sanitarium staff home

Monday, 28 November 2011 1:14 p.m. by MediaThePress Popular

Food group Sanitarium New Zealand has suspended work at the group's Christchurch manufacturing centre and sent staff home because of earthquake-related concerns.

Woman trapped in PGC never felt safe

Woman trapped in PGC 'never felt safe'

Monday, 28 November 2011 12:52 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

PGC building crack concerns repeatedly raised

PGC building crack concerns repeatedly raised

Monday, 28 November 2011 11:46 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

PGC building cracks scared tenants

PGC building cracks scared tenants

Monday, 28 November 2011 11:46 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Pyne Gould Corporation building tenants repeatedly raised concerns about cracks in building parts that eventually collapsed, the Canterbury earthquakes royal commission has heard.

Special event for Christchurch kids

Special event for Christchurch kids

Monday, 28 November 2011 11:24 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

Special duathlon for Christchurch children

Special duathlon for Christchurch children

Monday, 28 November 2011 11:24 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Almost 1000 Christchurch children ran and biked their way around South Hagley Park yesterday as part of Weet-Bix's special duathlon event.

PGC building hearing opens

PGC building hearing opens

Monday, 28 November 2011 11:04 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

The hearing into the collapsed Pyne Gould Corporation building has started, with the commission chair acknowledging the 18 people who died in the building.

Burns confident hell win tied seat

Burns confident he'll win tied seat

Monday, 28 November 2011 9:54 a.m. by Media3News Popular

 

Earthquake inquiry moves to PGC building

Earthquake inquiry moves to PGC building

Monday, 28 November 2011 6:48 a.m. by Media3News Popular

 

Open, but its still a battle

Open, but it's still a battle

Monday, 28 November 2011 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

Save cultural precinct, heritage advocate says

Save cultural precinct, heritage advocate says

Monday, 28 November 2011 1:05 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

Thousands venture into Cathedral Square

Thousands venture into Cathedral Square

Monday, 28 November 2011 1:03 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

Failure of key buildings in spotlight

Failure of key buildings in spotlight

Sunday, 27 November 2011 11:07 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

The Pyne Gould Corporation building killed 18 people in the February 22 earthquake; today their families will hear how it collapsed.

Christchurch voted strongly for National representation

Christchurch voted strongly for National representation

Sunday, 27 November 2011 12:45 p.m. by Media3News Popular

 

Counting ahead in Christchurch

Counting ahead in Christchurch

Saturday, 26 November 2011 9:28 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

Death of a village

Death of a village

Saturday, 26 November 2011 7:30 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

Christchurchs Cathedral Square reopens

Christchurch's Cathedral Square reopens

Saturday, 26 November 2011 6:54 p.m. by Media3News Popular

 

Christchurchs first outdoor pool reopens

Christchurch's first outdoor pool reopens

Saturday, 26 November 2011 6:24 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

Hotels roof is off - now just 28 floors of concrete to go

Hotel's roof is off - now just 28 floors of concrete to go

Saturday, 26 November 2011 5:25 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

Pedestrians return to Cathedral Square

Pedestrians return to Cathedral Square

Saturday, 26 November 2011 11:27 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

The sight of Christchurch's iconic cathedral in ruins brought many to tears this morning as for the first time since February's devastating quake people were allowed to walk into Cathedral Square.

Familiar sounds return to citys heart

Familiar sounds return to city's heart

Saturday, 26 November 2011 1:32 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

Diesel use soars from quake toil

Diesel use soars from quake toil

Saturday, 26 November 2011 1:29 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

Its time to say goodbye to Bexley home

It's time to say goodbye to Bexley home

Saturday, 26 November 2011 1:29 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

Christmas in the Park could be biggest

Christmas in the Park could be biggest

Saturday, 26 November 2011 1:29 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

Christchurch residents consider rates boycott

Christchurch residents consider rates boycott

Saturday, 26 November 2011 1:29 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

6000 red-zone homes to be bowled

6000 red-zone homes to be bowled

Saturday, 26 November 2011 1:29 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Demolition of more than 6000 Christchurch red-zone homes will start in February, flattening entire suburbs.

Cathedral Square to re-open today

Cathedral Square to re-open today

Friday, 25 November 2011 8:33 p.m. by Media3News Popular

Christchurch residents can return to Cathedral Square today for the first time since the February 22 earthquake.

Thieves targetting the already vulnerable

Thieves targetting the already vulnerable

Friday, 25 November 2011 4:52 p.m. by Media3News Popular

Keith Lush is one of the many resilient and courageous Cantabrians we have met this year.

Capturing the cathedral crumbling

Capturing the cathedral crumbling

Friday, 25 November 2011 12:57 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

A Christchurch man caught the moment when the Christ Church Cathedral  crumbled on February 22.

Moment immortalised

Moment immortalised

Friday, 25 November 2011 12:57 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

Inspiring suburban shop rebuilds approved

'Inspiring' suburban shop rebuilds approved

Thursday, 24 November 2011 10:04 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

Kudos for Christchurch hairdressers

Kudos for Christchurch hairdressers

Thursday, 24 November 2011 9:50 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

Third move in a year for jeweller

Third move in a year for jeweller

Thursday, 24 November 2011 9:49 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

A Christchurch jewellery store that became one of the images of the September earthquake is set to reopen for the third time in just over a year.

Third move in a year for jeweller after earthquake

Third move in a year for jeweller after earthquake

Thursday, 24 November 2011 9:49 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

Cathedral Square to reopen

Cathedral Square to reopen

Thursday, 24 November 2011 3:56 p.m. by Media3News Popular

 

Quake-prone school block closed

Quake-prone school block closed

Thursday, 24 November 2011 12:36 p.m. by Media3News Popular

Square set to re-open to public

Square set to re-open to public

Thursday, 24 November 2011 12:06 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

Nod given for 1180 Kaiapoi sections

Nod given for 1180 Kaiapoi sections

Thursday, 24 November 2011 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress Popular

 

Quake-hit bike shop reopens in new home

Quake-hit bike shop reopens in new home

Thursday, 24 November 2011 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress Popular

 

Man ignores rockfall warning

Man ignores rockfall warning

Wednesday, 23 November 2011 11:11 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

Park to be a permanent dump

Park to be a permanent dump

Wednesday, 23 November 2011 11:11 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

The Government will use special powers to turn part of Bottle Lake Forest Park into a permanent dump.

Temporary Chch villages filling fast

Temporary Chch villages filling fast

Wednesday, 23 November 2011 8:23 p.m. by Media3News Popular

 

Christchurch couple win Australian lottery

Christchurch couple win Australian lottery

Wednesday, 23 November 2011 6:15 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular