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Liability fear upsets landowner

Liability fear upsets landowner

Friday, 21 October 2011 10:42 p.m. by MediaStuff

A Christchurch property owner says he will not invest in the city again after a land purchase from the council soured over damage liability.

Young street artists bring colour

Young street artists bring colour

Friday, 21 October 2011 10:42 p.m. by MediaStuff

Young street artists have worked together to inject some colour into inner-city Christchurch.

Floating design allows building on faultlines

Floating design allows building on faultlines

Friday, 21 October 2011 10:42 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Building above a fault is a brave move, as anyone in Christchurch knows, let alone building on New Zealand's biggest.

Creativity sought in Chch rebuild

Creativity sought in Chch rebuild

Friday, 21 October 2011 10:42 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

Cigarettes, diamonds missing from red zone

Cigarettes, diamonds missing from red zone

Friday, 21 October 2011 10:36 p.m. by MediaStuff

Cigarettes worth $30,000 and diamonds valued at $25,000 are among reports of valuables missing from Christchurch's central city no-go red zone.

Shopping centres sign of new start

Shopping centres sign of new start

Friday, 21 October 2011 10:36 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Plans for a drinking and dining hub in City Mall are being dusted off by organisers after they were shelved because of a lack of funds.

Makeshift shipping container mall for Christchurch

Makeshift shipping container mall for Christchurch

Friday, 21 October 2011 7:15 p.m. by Media3News Popular

Shipping containers have replaced damaged buildings in what is being called the world’s first pop-up container mall.

British Prime Minister to visit Christchurch

British Prime Minister to visit Christchurch

Friday, 21 October 2011 2:45 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

British Prime Minister David Cameron will visit Christchurch next week, it has been confirmed.

Worlds first pop-up mall set to open

World's first pop-up mall set to open

Friday, 21 October 2011 12:15 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

City Mall is on track to reopen on Saturday next week as the world's first pop-up container mall, organisers say.

Central city venue chosen for jury trials

Central city venue chosen for jury trials

Friday, 21 October 2011 12:01 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Jury trials will resume in a temporary building complex in central Christchurch next year.

Quake hero given cancer all-clear

Quake hero given cancer all-clear

Friday, 21 October 2011 12:24 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

The Christchurch bus driver who saved nearly 100 children on February 22 and was diagnosed with cancer just weeks later has fittingly won the fight for her life.

Maternity service back in action

Maternity service back in action

Friday, 21 October 2011 12:24 a.m. by MediaStuff

Maternity services at St George's Hospital are being reintroduced, eight months after the February quake.

Mental health records go missing

Mental health records go missing

Friday, 21 October 2011 12:16 a.m. by MediaStuff

A Christchurch mental health organisation has asked police to investigate its concerns about equipment and records missing from its demolished office.

Red-zone challenge proposal scrapped

Red-zone challenge proposal scrapped

Friday, 21 October 2011 12:16 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Plans to allow red-zone homeowners to ask for a better deal on their land have been dropped by the Government at the eleventh hour.

Pounamu, equipment and documents go missing

Pounamu, equipment and documents go missing

Friday, 21 October 2011 12:16 a.m. by MediaStuff

A Christchurch mental health organisation has asked police to investigate its concerns about equipment and records missing from its demolished office.

Surprise discovery for police

Surprise discovery for police

Friday, 21 October 2011 12:16 a.m. by MediaStuff

Catholic Cathedral staff are delighted to get back 11 stolen chalices they did not even know were missing.

Pounamu and documents go missing

Pounamu and documents go missing

Friday, 21 October 2011 12:16 a.m. by MediaStuff

A Christchurch mental health organisation has asked police to investigate its concerns about equipment and records missing from its demolished office.

Billionaire Branson to help green Christchurch

Billionaire Branson to help 'green' Christchurch

Thursday, 20 October 2011 7:45 p.m. by Media3News Popular

British billionaire Sir Richard Branson has flown directly to Christchurch ahead of the weekend's Rugby World Cup final.

Latest red-zone footage

Latest red-zone footage

Thursday, 20 October 2011 5:27 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

The Press was allowed into the central Christchurch's red zone yesterday.

Latest CBD red-zone footage

Latest CBD red-zone footage

Thursday, 20 October 2011 5:27 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

was allowed into the central Christchurch's red zone yesterday.

Christchurch kids grill Virgin boss

Christchurch kids grill Virgin boss

Thursday, 20 October 2011 1:42 p.m. by MediaStuff

Airline mogul and celebrity A-lister Richard Branson visited the earthquake-hit centre of Christchurch this morning, before partying with Pacific Blue staff on a whistle-stop visit to the city.

Virgin boss Branson visits quake city

Virgin boss Branson visits quake city

Thursday, 20 October 2011 11:25 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

Fault research funding bid failed

Fault research funding bid failed

Thursday, 20 October 2011 10:58 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

Medics move to new site

Medics move to new site

Wednesday, 19 October 2011 11:25 p.m. by MediaStuff

Parts of the High St Medical Centre collapsed in the February earthquake, forcing staff and patients to flee.

Plunkets funding uncertain

Plunket's funding uncertain

Wednesday, 19 October 2011 11:25 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Funding of Plunket's Christchurch services could be affected by the February earthquake, which saw staffing levels drop to half in the weeks after the quake as many people temporarily left the city.

Civic Offices given all-clear

Civic Offices given all-clear

Wednesday, 19 October 2011 11:25 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

First quake warranted fault search

First quake 'warranted fault search'

Wednesday, 19 October 2011 11:17 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

EQC completes 100,000th home assessment

EQC completes 100,000th home assessment

Wednesday, 19 October 2011 11:17 p.m. by MediaStuff

The Earthquake Commission (EQC) has completed its 100,000th home assessment since the February 22 earthquake.

EQC completes 120,000 property assessments since February quake

EQC completes 120,000 property assessments since February quake

Wednesday, 19 October 2011 7:02 p.m. by Media3News

A milestone in Christchurch today as the EQC completed its 120,000th property assessment since the February earthquake.

Quake-safety standards unrealistic

Quake-safety standards 'unrealistic'

Wednesday, 19 October 2011 11:38 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

A Californian earthquake scientist has questioned plans to make New Zealand buildings safer in quakes, claiming they go well beyond United States standards.

Visiting council on red-zone tour

Visiting council on red-zone tour

Wednesday, 19 October 2011 10:05 a.m. by MediaStuff

A busload of councillors and staff from the Nelson and Tasman councils are today touring Christchurch's red zone.

Quakes uncertainty stressed

Quakes' uncertainty stressed

Wednesday, 19 October 2011 9:17 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

Bearded Canuck shaves for Christchurch

Bearded Canuck shaves for Christchurch

Wednesday, 19 October 2011 8:02 a.m. by MediaStuff

Canadian rugby player Adam Kleeberger, who became known for his wildman beard at the Rugby World Cup, has shaved it off for Christchurch.

Visitors to tour CBD red zone

Visitors to tour CBD red zone

Tuesday, 18 October 2011 11:48 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

Insurance costs hit schools

Insurance costs hit schools

Tuesday, 18 October 2011 11:48 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

One out of the box for mall

One out of the box for mall

Tuesday, 18 October 2011 11:48 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

Course fees may rise by 8pc

Course fees may rise by 8pc

Tuesday, 18 October 2011 11:39 p.m. by MediaStuff

 

Bach with that sinking feeling

Bach with that sinking feeling

Tuesday, 18 October 2011 11:39 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

Call for fire chief to quit over quake

Call for fire chief to quit over quake

Tuesday, 18 October 2011 11:39 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Canterbury's regional fire commander should resign after the release of a "damning" report into the Fire 

Dumped rubble asbestos-free

Dumped rubble asbestos-free

Tuesday, 18 October 2011 11:39 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

Tomlin family suffers another loss

Tomlin family suffers another loss

Tuesday, 18 October 2011 2:32 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

McKenzie and Willis heritage facade saved

McKenzie and Willis heritage facade saved

Tuesday, 18 October 2011 1:55 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

Future quake risk remains unknown

Future quake risk remains unknown

Tuesday, 18 October 2011 1:45 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Scientists still have an incomplete picture of the future earthquake risk to Christchurch, a royal commission has heard.

Court to stage Roger Hall play

Court to stage Roger Hall play

Tuesday, 18 October 2011 12:36 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Christchurch's new home of the arts will debut with a New Zealand play in December.

Bollard warns against quake over-reaction

Bollard warns against quake over-reaction

Tuesday, 18 October 2011 12:03 p.m. by Media3News Popular

 

Our top communicator

Our top communicator

Tuesday, 18 October 2011 11:16 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

Bob Parker named NZs top communicator

Bob Parker named NZ's top communicator

Tuesday, 18 October 2011 11:16 a.m. by MediaStuff

Christchurch Mayor Bob Parker has been named communicator of the year for his handling of the September 4, 2010, earthquake.

Parker named New Zealands top communicator

Parker named New Zealand's top communicator

Tuesday, 18 October 2011 11:16 a.m. by MediaStuff

Christchurch Mayor Bob Parker has been named communicator of the year for his handling of the September 4, 2010, earthquake.

Asbestos in rubble a one-off

Asbestos in rubble 'a one-off'

Tuesday, 18 October 2011 10:55 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

NZ needs $3m tool to find faults

NZ needs $3m tool to find faults

Tuesday, 18 October 2011 10:47 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

Debate to turn dreams into reality

Debate to turn dreams into reality

Tuesday, 18 October 2011 7:57 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

Deadline looms for claim info

Deadline looms for claim info

Monday, 17 October 2011 11:56 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

Commuter heaven has gone to hell

Commuter heaven has gone to hell

Monday, 17 October 2011 11:56 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

Council lauded for quake recovery

Council lauded for quake recovery

Monday, 17 October 2011 11:56 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

Insurance runaround worse than quake mess

Insurance runaround 'worse than quake mess'

Monday, 17 October 2011 11:56 p.m. by MediaStuff

For Grant Catchpole and his family, there are worse things than a red-zone house and living in a cramped warehouse unit beside a railway line.

Ban on watering possible

Ban on watering possible

Monday, 17 October 2011 11:55 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

World Cup treat for Canty kids

World Cup treat for Canty kids

Monday, 17 October 2011 11:55 p.m. by MediaStuff

Canterbury children have been soaking up the Rugby World Cup atmosphere in Auckland.

Lincoln wants to hike fees

Lincoln wants to hike fees

Monday, 17 October 2011 11:55 p.m. by MediaStuff

Lincoln University wants to increase its student fees by at least 4 per cent next year as it copes with a financial deficit.

Lethal asbestos found in rubble

Lethal asbestos found in rubble

Monday, 17 October 2011 11:55 p.m. by MediaStuff

The dumping of 24 truckloads of asbestos-contaminated earthquake rubble at a Christchurch landfill may not be an isolated case, a Department of Labour investigation has found.

World Cup treat for Canterbury kids

World Cup treat for Canterbury kids

Monday, 17 October 2011 11:55 p.m. by MediaStuff

Canterbury children have been soaking up the Rugby World Cup atmosphere in Auckland.