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Unveiling of cathedral options

Unveiling of cathedral options

Thursday, 4 April 2013 5:10 a.m. by Media3News

Design options for the new ChristChurch Cathedral are set to be unveiled to the public.

Unveiling of new cathedral options

Unveiling of new cathedral options

Thursday, 4 April 2013 5:10 a.m. by Media3News

Design options for the new ChristChurch Cathedral have been unveiled to the public.

New ChristChurch Cathedral options unveiled

New ChristChurch Cathedral options unveiled

Thursday, 4 April 2013 5:10 a.m. by Media3News Popular

Design options for the new ChristChurch Cathedral have been unveiled to the public.

Final Cathedral design options unveiled

Final Cathedral design options unveiled

Thursday, 4 April 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Which one of these would you like to see in Cathedral Square?

Final Cathedral design options unveiled

Final Cathedral design options unveiled

Thursday, 4 April 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Which one of these would you like to see in Cathedral Square?

178 red zoners reject Govt offer

178 red zoners reject Govt offer

Wednesday, 3 April 2013 6:02 p.m. by Media3News

Cera, says it was receiving acceptance letters from red zone property owners right up until last night's deadline.

178 red-zoners reject Crown offer

178 red-zoners reject Crown offer

Wednesday, 3 April 2013 5:16 p.m. by MediaStuff

Nearly 200 red-zoners have rejected a Crown offer to buy their earthquake-damaged land and will stay on in largely abandoned neighbourhoods.

Red-zoners accept deal at last minute

Red-zoners accept deal at last minute

Wednesday, 3 April 2013 4:50 p.m. by Media3News

Around a third of the remaining property owners in Christchurch's red-zones accepted a land buyout offer at the last minute.

Only 30pc of NZ prepared for emergency

Only 30pc of NZ prepared for emergency

Wednesday, 3 April 2013 1:11 p.m. by MediaHerald

After the Canterbury earthquakes only 30 per cent of New Zealanders are prepared at home for an emergency and a Civil Defence report says there is little evidence on how prepared businesses are.Prior to the 2010 and 2011 earthquakes...

Civil defence laws could be changed

Civil defence laws could be changed

Wednesday, 3 April 2013 11:36 a.m. by Media3News

The Canterbury earthquakes revealed problems with managing large-scale recovery efforts and laws could be reviewed, the Government says.

Room for Civil Defence progress - report

Room for Civil Defence progress - report

Wednesday, 3 April 2013 11:29 a.m. by MediaStuff

The Canterbury earthquakes have heightened Civil Defence' focus on preparing for emergencies, a new report says.

Uncertain future for red-zoners staying put

Uncertain future for red-zoners staying put

Wednesday, 3 April 2013 9:09 a.m. by Media3News

The futures of 150 home owners who are refusing to leave their red-zoned properties in Christchurch are still uncertain.

Red-zoners who rejected offers still in limbo

Red-zoners who rejected offers still in limbo

Wednesday, 3 April 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

The Christchurch red-zoners who have shunned a Government offer still face uncertainty over the fate of their land.

Red-zoners who rejected offers still in limbo

Red-zoners who rejected offers still in limbo

Wednesday, 3 April 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

The Christchurch red-zoners who have shunned a Government offer still face uncertainty over the fate of their land.

Council quake study results due

Council quake study results due

Wednesday, 3 April 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Detailed engineering assessments of most of the buildings owned by Christchurch City Council should be completed by the end of this month.

Interim concert venue sought for CSO

Interim concert venue sought for CSO

Wednesday, 3 April 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Christchurch Symphony Orchestra is scouting for a large building to convert into a performance space for the next three to five years.

Red-zoners who rejected offers still in limbo

Red-zoners who rejected offers still in limbo

Wednesday, 3 April 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

The Christchurch red-zoners who have shunned a Government offer still face uncertainty over the fate of their land.

Stunning designs for Peterborough Village

'Stunning' designs for Peterborough Village

Wednesday, 3 April 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Prince Charles and other judges have chosen the winning design for a central Christchurch neighbourhood - but its identity is under wraps for another fortnight.

PM: Privacy breaches are inevitable

PM: Privacy breaches are inevitable

Tuesday, 2 April 2013 8:25 p.m. by MediaHerald

Prime Minister John Key says privacy breaches like the two revealed in one week at the Earthquake Commission are inevitable, and they are a result of human error, not systemic failure.EQC mistakenly sent an email containing claims...

Christchurch people unhappy on deadline day

Christchurch people unhappy on deadline day

Tuesday, 2 April 2013 5:55 p.m. by Media3News

On the last day for Christchurch land owners to settle with CERA, many people are not happy with what they've been offered.

Cantabrians unhappy on deadline day

Cantabrians unhappy on deadline day

Tuesday, 2 April 2013 5:55 p.m. by Media3News

On the last day for Christchurch landowners to settle with CERA, many people are not happy with what they've been offered.

Limited EQC service resumes

Limited EQC service resumes

Tuesday, 2 April 2013 5:46 p.m. by MediaStuff

Customers waiting for payments from the Earthquake Commission will have to wait longer despite a limited resumption of IT services at the beleaguered Government agency today.

EQC resumes limited IT functions

EQC resumes limited IT functions

Tuesday, 2 April 2013 5:23 p.m. by Media3News

The Earthquake Commission (EQC) has resumed limited IT functions this afternoon.

Red-zoned garage owners to stay

Red-zoned garage owners to stay

Tuesday, 2 April 2013 3:33 p.m. by MediaStuff

The owners of the red-zoned garage in two minds about whether to abandon their quake-damaged land have made a decision - they're staying.

Coastal train suspended after big losses

Coastal train suspended after big losses

Tuesday, 2 April 2013 10:41 a.m. by Media3News

A dramatic post-quake drop in Christchurch tourism has forced KiwiRail to suspend its Coastal Pacific train service for the winter.

D-day for Christchurch red-zone owners

D-day for Christchurch red-zone owners

Tuesday, 2 April 2013 7:28 a.m. by MediaHerald

Christchurch's red-zone land owners have just hours before the deadline for the Government's buy-out offer passes.The Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority (CERA) has offered those with undeveloped, commercial or uninsured properties...

Buyout offer deadline today for red-zoners

Buyout offer deadline today for red-zoners

Tuesday, 2 April 2013 5:21 a.m. by Media3News

It's D-Day in Canterbury today for red-zoners to accept the Government's offer to buy their homes.

Life paradise worth the risks

Life 'paradise' worth the risks

Tuesday, 2 April 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

A red-zoned Brooklands couple have told the Government: "We're staying - bring on the bulldozers."

Gym may not be spared after all

Gym may not be spared after all

Tuesday, 2 April 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Les Mills, Calendar Girls and the former Inland Revenue building are among buildings set to be bought by the Crown as part of the Government's plans for Christchurch's new eastern frame.

Tenants dismayed by plan to level new building

Tenants dismayed by plan to level new building

Tuesday, 2 April 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Tammy and Mike Bell waited for the release of the central-city blueprint before signing a lease on a new building.

Bring on the bulldozers, say red-zoners

'Bring on the bulldozers', say red-zoners

Tuesday, 2 April 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

A red-zoned Brooklands couple have told the Government: "We're staying - bring on the bulldozers."

Disabled Kiwis left behind by quake plans

Disabled Kiwis left behind by quake plans

Monday, 1 April 2013 6:30 a.m. by MediaHerald Popular

Large parts of the country's building stock will be off-limits for disabled people under a proposal to trim the cost of upgrading thousands of earthquake-prone buildings, advocacy groups have warned.One of the lesser-known changes...

Commissioners red-zone plea ignored

Commissioner's red-zone plea ignored

Monday, 1 April 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

A decision not to extend the deadline for accepting Government red-zone offers is an "opportunity lost", the Human Rights Commissioner says.

Red-zone uproar over late advice

Red-zone uproar over late advice

Sunday, 31 March 2013 10:27 p.m. by MediaStuff

Christchurch landowners who accept a 50 per cent offer for their vacant, uninsured or commercial red-zone properties can still take legal action against the Government.

Red zone dairy closes after 100 years

Red zone dairy closes after 100 years

Sunday, 31 March 2013 5:41 p.m. by Media3News

After 100 years, the dairy in Horseshoe Lake is closing thanks to the Christchurch earthquake.

Tearing up the town

Tearing up the town

Sunday, 31 March 2013 6:41 a.m. by MediaStuff

The man who revealed embarrassing EQC leaks says he's not a fighter by nature, but, as he tells Martin van Beynen, he's sick of how Christchurch's quake victims have been treated.

Christchurch CBD frozen in time

Christchurch CBD frozen in time

Saturday, 30 March 2013 11:54 a.m. by MediaStuff

A videogame arcade with its roof fractured to the sky, a pub with glasses still hanging neatly above the bar and a sign promoting the Rugby World Cup 2011.

Repair option gives way to grass

Repair option gives way to grass

Saturday, 30 March 2013 8:41 a.m. by MediaThePress

A $32-million hotel in the heart of the Christchurch CBD will be bought by the Government and demolished to make way for grassland in what operators and owners say is a waste of money and opportunity.

Payout may be Australasias biggest

Payout may be Australasia's biggest

Saturday, 30 March 2013 8:38 a.m. by MediaThePress

Lyttelton Port of Christchurch's stalled insurance claim "is potentially the largest ever in Australasian history", new information reveals.

Green dreams for river red zone

Green dreams for river red zone

Saturday, 30 March 2013 7:55 a.m. by MediaStuff

A network of citizen groups have a thousand dreams for the residential red zone along the Avon River. WILL HARVIE walks the zone to see what it might look like if Cera and the Government permit the dreamers to act.

Advocacy service for quake claims mooted

Advocacy service for quake claims mooted

Saturday, 30 March 2013 6:46 a.m. by MediaStuff

A voluntary register where people can give details of the status of their post-quake insurance claims may be set up by the Christchurch City Council.

Engineers to face tougher regulations

Engineers to face tougher regulations

Saturday, 30 March 2013 6:39 a.m. by MediaStuff

Engineers are going to be more stringently regulated as a result of the CTV building collapse.

Zoning kills price - valuers

Zoning kills price - valuers

Saturday, 30 March 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Government policy, not the earthquakes, has made land in Christchurch's residential red zone almost worthless, valuers say.

Red-zoner wants to stay put

Red-zoner wants to stay put

Friday, 29 March 2013 11:10 p.m. by MediaStuff

An elderly woman would rather "go to Heaven" than face leaving her home of almost 70 years, which is now in the red-zone.

Red-zoner wants to stay put

Red-zoner wants to stay put

Friday, 29 March 2013 11:10 p.m. by MediaStuff

An elderly woman would rather "go to Heaven" than face leaving her home of almost 70 years, which is now in the red-zone.

Tuesday deadline on offers

Tuesday deadline on offers

Friday, 29 March 2013 11:06 p.m. by MediaStuff

Nearly 300 red-zoners have not accepted a Crown offer of compensation for their land with just three days until the offer expires.

Repair option gives way to grass

Repair option gives way to grass

Friday, 29 March 2013 10:38 p.m. by MediaStuff

A $32-million hotel in the heart of the Christchurch CBD will be bought by the Government and demolished to make way for grassland in what operators and owners say is a waste of money and opportunity.

Payout may be Australasias biggest

Payout may be Australasia's biggest

Friday, 29 March 2013 10:38 p.m. by MediaStuff

Lyttelton Port of Christchurch's stalled insurance claim "is potentially the largest ever in Australasian history", new information reveals.

Red zone shrinks as barriers come down

Red zone shrinks as barriers come down

Friday, 29 March 2013 10:38 p.m. by MediaStuff

Christchurch's central city red zone is a little smaller after the opening of some of the barricades.

Glass sculpture complex given the all clear

Glass 'sculpture' complex given the all clear

Friday, 29 March 2013 10:37 p.m. by MediaStuff

Plans for a $100 million sculptural glass complex for Christchurch's Triangle Centre site have been given the go-ahead.

Glass sculpture complex given the all clear

Glass 'sculpture' complex given the all clear

Friday, 29 March 2013 10:37 p.m. by MediaStuff

Plans for a $100 million sculptural glass complex for Christchurch's Triangle Centre site have been given the go-ahead.

New CBD building to be demolished

New CBD building to be demolished

Friday, 29 March 2013 10:20 p.m. by MediaStuff

The first inner-city building to emerge in post-earthquake Christchurch will be demolished despite the Government suggesting it would remain.

New CBD building to be demolished

New CBD building to be demolished

Friday, 29 March 2013 10:20 p.m. by MediaStuff

The first inner-city building to emerge in post-earthquake Christchurch will be demolished despite the Government suggesting it would remain.

Zoning kills price - valuers

Zoning kills price - valuers

Friday, 29 March 2013 10:17 p.m. by MediaStuff

Government policy, not the earthquakes, has made land in Christchurch's residential red zone almost worthless, valuers say.

Red zone cordon relaxed to let students in

Red zone cordon relaxed to let students in

Friday, 29 March 2013 6:01 p.m. by MediaHerald

The cordon around Christchurch's red zone has been relaxed to allow tertiary students into the city centre next week.The Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority (Cera) last night reduced the cordon on Hereford St and upper High...

Freezing of EQCs email unprecedented

Freezing of EQC's email 'unprecedented'

Friday, 29 March 2013 5:23 p.m. by MediaHerald

The government's freezing of EQC's email system is unprecedented for an entire organisation, an IT expert says.Gerry Brownlee has put the Earthquake Commission's computer system in lock down after a second security breach was uncovered...

Part of Christchurch cordon to be lifted

Part of Christchurch cordon to be lifted

Friday, 29 March 2013 6:44 a.m. by Media3News

The cordon in Christchurch's central city rebuild zone will be reduced today.

Council sells building to preschool for $1

Council sells building to preschool for $1

Friday, 29 March 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

City councillors have voted to sell an earthquake-prone building it owns in Farrington Ave to the Bishopdale Community Preschool for $1.

Historic copper dome mystery unsolved

Historic copper dome mystery unsolved

Friday, 29 March 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Police have had to concede defeat in an investigation into the disappearance of a historic copper dome which toppled off a building in the February 2011 earthquake.

Anchor projects may change - Marryatt

Anchor projects may change - Marryatt

Friday, 29 March 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Some changes to the scope of the anchor projects outlined in the Christchurch Central Recovery Plan could be on the cards.