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Cantabrians spending up on repairs, renovations

Cantabrians spending up on repairs, renovations

Tuesday, 8 January 2013 11:00 p.m. by MediaStuff

Cantabrians are "getting on with life" and renovating and repairing their homes, the chief executive of national hardware retail chain Placemakers says.

Five vie for iconic city project

Five vie for 'iconic' city project

Tuesday, 8 January 2013 10:49 p.m. by MediaStuff

South Island tribe Ngai Tahu and the Australian firm that developed the Melbourne Convention Centre are among five who have made the shortlist for the iconic Christchurch Convention Centre project.

Five vie for iconic city project

Five vie for 'iconic' city project

Tuesday, 8 January 2013 10:49 p.m. by MediaThePress

 

Asbestos in homes a health landmine

Asbestos in homes a 'health landmine'

Tuesday, 8 January 2013 10:34 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

Quake cases may overload courts

Quake cases may overload courts

Tuesday, 8 January 2013 10:26 p.m. by MediaStuff

 

Kaiapoi homes replaced by wide open green space

Kaiapoi homes replaced by wide open green space

Tuesday, 8 January 2013 8:46 p.m. by MediaStuff

One of Canterbury's first residential red-zone areas has been turned into one of the region's first earthquake-related green spaces.

Grass all that remains of neighbourhood

Grass all that remains of neighbourhood

Tuesday, 8 January 2013 5:22 p.m. by MediaStuff

One of Canterbury's first residential red-zoned areas has been turned into one of the region's first green space.

Sporting couple enrolled for rebuild

Sporting couple enrolled for rebuild

Tuesday, 8 January 2013 8:20 a.m. by MediaThePress

 

Key to unlocking quake secrets

Key to unlocking quake secrets

Tuesday, 8 January 2013 6:30 a.m. by MediaHerald Popular

 

Peninsula communities lose heart

Peninsula communities lose heart

Tuesday, 8 January 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

LOIS CAIRNS reports.

Trying to find staff a nightmare

Trying to find staff 'a nightmare'

Tuesday, 8 January 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress Popular

 

Unskilled migrants not answer

Unskilled migrants 'not answer'

Tuesday, 8 January 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

"Opening the floodgates" to unskilled immigrants is not the way to fill the growing numbers of job vacancies for Christchurch's rebuild, employment experts say.

Scot proud to create a legacy for new home

Scot proud to create a legacy for new home

Tuesday, 8 January 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Square within Christchurch Square gets go-ahead

Square within Christchurch Square gets go-ahead

Tuesday, 8 January 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Christchurch City Council plans to bring Cathedral Square back to life have been given the go-ahead.

Mercer Group readies for rebuild

Mercer Group readies for rebuild

Monday, 7 January 2013 11:42 p.m. by MediaStuff

Stainless steel manufacturer Mercer Group is readying itself for the Christchurch residential rebuild, hiring staff, upgrading its manufacturing base and adding sporting celebrities to its front line.

Big fight ahead for red-zoners

Big fight ahead for red-zoners

Monday, 7 January 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Christchurch red-zoners pursuing legal action against their insurers will likely have to go it alone.

Big fight ahead for red-zoners

Big fight ahead for red-zoners

Monday, 7 January 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

Have disaster? Willing helper

Have disaster? Willing helper

Saturday, 5 January 2013 10:28 a.m. by MediaStuff

Jason Pemberton first became seriously involved with the Student Volunteer Army when he was handed $50 and told to "go get these kids some food".

Troops become red-zone guides

Troops become red-zone guides

Friday, 4 January 2013 10:01 p.m. by MediaStuff

Soldiers manning central Christchurch cordons have become unofficial tour guides, dispensing advice on hotels and restaurants to tourists surveying the devastation in the heart of the city.

Young multi-millionaire looking forward to Christchurch rebuild

Young multi-millionaire looking forward to Christchurch rebuild

Friday, 4 January 2013 4:24 p.m. by Media3News Popular

Steve Brooks, a Christchurch entrepreneur who made a million dollars at 19, is looking forward to a rebuild business boom in 2013.

Cardboard cathedral work resumes in Chch

Cardboard cathedral work resumes in Chch

Friday, 4 January 2013 3:29 p.m. by Media3News Popular

Construction of Christchurch's cardboard cathedral will resume early next week, a church official says.

At (new) home for the holidays

At (new) home for the holidays

Thursday, 3 January 2013 11:20 p.m. by MediaStuff

It is a summer of settling into new neighbourhoods and unfamiliar homes for some Christchurch families.

Asbestos hazard in Christchurch CBD

Asbestos hazard in Christchurch CBD

Thursday, 3 January 2013 11:20 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

Red-zoners settle into new homes

Red-zoners settle into new homes

Thursday, 3 January 2013 11:20 p.m. by MediaStuff

It is a summer of settling into new neighbourhoods and unfamiliar homes for some Christchurch families.

F grade unfair - insurers council

'F' grade unfair - insurers' council

Thursday, 3 January 2013 9:03 p.m. by MediaStuff

Insurance Council chief executive Tim Grafton has hit back at a reader's letter to The Press which graded large insurers' response to the Canterbury earthquakes as an "F".

Post-quake women want dresses

Post-quake women want dresses

Wednesday, 2 January 2013 10:29 a.m. by MediaThePress Popular

Cancelled census cost $65 million

Cancelled census cost $65 million

Wednesday, 2 January 2013 8:41 a.m. by Media3News

The 2011 census cost $65 million – though not a single piece of data was collected.

Lack of fresh data still costing us

Lack of fresh data still costing us

Wednesday, 2 January 2013 7:18 a.m. by MediaStuff

The 2011 census was the most expensive survey New Zealand never had, costing $65 million.

Citys walking tracks reopen

City's walking tracks reopen

Tuesday, 1 January 2013 10:20 p.m. by MediaStuff

Walkers have welcomed the reopening of several popular Christchurch tracks, with more expected to be cleared of earthquake hazards this year.

Quake-hit Port Hills tracks reopen

Quake-hit Port Hills tracks reopen

Tuesday, 1 January 2013 10:20 p.m. by MediaStuff

Walkers have welcomed the reopening of several popular Christchurch tracks, with more expected to be cleared of earthquake hazards this year.

Self-made millionaire by 19

Self-made millionaire by 19

Tuesday, 1 January 2013 1:36 p.m. by MediaThePress Popular

2012 a year of protest, upheaval

2012 a year of protest, upheaval

Tuesday, 1 January 2013 12:41 p.m. by MediaStuff

 

A unique view of our changing city

A unique view of our changing city

Tuesday, 1 January 2013 12:07 a.m. by MediaStuff

A new year brings a new perspective on Christchurch as demolition leaves the central city bereft of landmarks.

Owner plans to fix, open IRD building

Owner plans to 'fix, open' IRD building

Monday, 31 December 2012 11:42 p.m. by MediaStuff

The owner of the Inland Revenue Department building in Cashel St has drawn up plans to rescue the formerly condemned building.

Owner plans to fix, open IRD building

Owner plans to 'fix, open' IRD building

Monday, 31 December 2012 11:42 p.m. by MediaThePress Popular

 

Honours for quake work

Honours for quake work

Monday, 31 December 2012 8:14 a.m. by Media3News

 

All sectors should have their say on citys future

All sectors should 'have their say' on city's future

Sunday, 30 December 2012 11:04 p.m. by MediaStuff

Retail boss says change coming for Christchurch

Retail boss says change coming for Christchurch

Sunday, 30 December 2012 11:04 p.m. by MediaStuff

The woman who has led prominent Christchurch department store Ballantynes through the city's earthquakes says the "momentum of change" is starting to sweep across the quake-hit city.

Major overhaul planned for New Brighton

Major overhaul planned for New Brighton

Saturday, 29 December 2012 1:57 p.m. by Media3News Popular

The quake-damaged, graffiti-ridden Christchurch seaside suburb of New Brighton may soon get a big boost, after decades of neglect.

Christchurch school crime drops by 30 percent

Christchurch school crime drops by 30 percent

Friday, 28 December 2012 11:13 a.m. by Media3News Popular

A massive 30 per cent drop in school crime could be to do with the comradeship inspired by earthquakes, a principal has said.

Chch retailers relieved after sales

Chch retailers relieved after sales

Friday, 28 December 2012 9:32 a.m. by Media3News

Many Christchurch retailers are relieved with a bumper boxing day week, after customers turned out for massive sales.

Tradies ending Christchurch man drought

Tradies ending Christchurch man drought

Friday, 28 December 2012 9:19 a.m. by Media3News Popular

Single ladies of Canterbury have something to celebrate as Christchurch comes back from the dust.

Education shakeup PR job from hell

Education shakeup PR job from hell

Thursday, 27 December 2012 11:01 p.m. by MediaStuff

The merger of Christchurch schools and the launch of an earthquake recovery plan were among the toughest public relations jobs in 2012.

Schools shake-up PR job from hell

Schools shake-up PR job from hell

Thursday, 27 December 2012 11:01 p.m. by MediaStuff

The merger of Christchurch schools and the launch of an earthquake recovery plan were among the toughest public relations jobs in 2012.

Gondola due to reopen in March

Gondola due to reopen in March

Thursday, 27 December 2012 10:43 p.m. by MediaThePress Popular

 

Young designer committed to ChCh

Young designer committed to ChCh

Thursday, 27 December 2012 12:15 p.m. by MediaThePress Popular

Constructive role a source of fulfilment

Constructive role a source of fulfilment

Thursday, 27 December 2012 10:06 a.m. by MediaStuff

After studying architectural design, Will King decided he wanted to be part of the rebuild.

Foreigners flood in for Chch rebuild

Foreigners flood in for Chch rebuild

Thursday, 27 December 2012 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Christchurch's international work force is ramping up.

Foreigners flood in for city rebuild

Foreigners flood in for city rebuild

Wednesday, 26 December 2012 10:45 p.m. by MediaThePress Popular

Christchurch's international work force is ramping up.

Christchurch demolition crews get into festive spirit

Christchurch demolition crews get into festive spirit

Tuesday, 25 December 2012 4:43 p.m. by Media3News Popular

Demolition crews around Christchurch have been busy - not knocking down buildings - but raising funds for the city mission's lunch.

Kiwi churches celebrate Christmas

Kiwi churches celebrate Christmas

Tuesday, 25 December 2012 4:00 p.m. by Media3News

New Zealand churches have celebrated Christmas today with services around the country.

Christchurch 2012: Rebuilding a shattered city

Christchurch 2012: Rebuilding a shattered city

Tuesday, 25 December 2012 2:30 p.m. by MediaHerald Popular

The aftershocks have all but stopped, but few in Christchurch dare mention the easing of the earth's fury."We're all desperately trying not to invoke the potential for another disaster," says Mayor Bob Parker.Instead, after two...

Forsyth Barr building may be repaired

Forsyth Barr building may be repaired

Monday, 24 December 2012 7:31 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

The Forsyth Barr building's owners have not yet made a decision to demolish or repair the high rise across from Victoria Square.

Quake weary staff get Xmas wings

Quake weary staff get Xmas wings

Monday, 24 December 2012 6:30 a.m. by MediaHerald

A travel company has given 100 of its staff affected by the Christchurch earth-quakes a special Christmas bonus. House of Travel has paid more than $100,000 for the Canterbury staff to fly to the Gold Coast with a partner and stay...

Rivals compete for central site

Rivals compete for central site

Monday, 24 December 2012 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

The race to develop City Mall is all on with one would-be developer confirming its first land purchase and a new contender emerging for the site.

Quakes reduce mental health stigma

Quakes reduce mental health stigma

Sunday, 23 December 2012 9:12 p.m. by MediaStuff

Canterbury's earthquakes have helped break down some of the stigma around mental illness, says a new Christchurch mental health leader.

Two-year deadline to start AIG rebuilds

Two-year deadline to start AIG rebuilds

Sunday, 23 December 2012 8:48 p.m. by MediaStuff

New Zealand's biggest insurer plans to finish all its earthquake rebuild and repair work by 2015.

Two-year deadline to start IAG rebuilds

Two-year deadline to start IAG rebuilds

Sunday, 23 December 2012 8:48 p.m. by MediaStuff

New Zealand's biggest insurer plans to finish all its earthquake rebuild and repair work by 2015.

Quake-affected couple suffer second devastating loss

Quake-affected couple suffer second devastating loss

Sunday, 23 December 2012 5:16 p.m. by Media3News

A couple who left Christchurch after losing everything in the February quake have now had their business destroyed again in a devastating fire.

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