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Owners not obliged to save cathedral

Owners 'not obliged' to save cathedral

Thursday, 4 October 2012 11:26 a.m. by MediaStuff

Help for businesses returning to CBD

Help for businesses returning to CBD

Thursday, 4 October 2012 7:50 a.m. by MediaStuff

A ratepayer-funded one-stop shop has been set up to help property owners and businesses plot their return to Christchurch's central city.

Cranmer Court demolition to resume

Cranmer Court demolition to resume

Thursday, 4 October 2012 6:32 a.m. by Media3News Popular

By 3 News online staff

Cathedral demolition unlawful - Anderton

'Cathedral demolition unlawful' - Anderton

Wednesday, 3 October 2012 6:17 p.m. by Media3News

The battle to save Christchurch's quake-damaged Anglican Cathedral from demolition has entered the High Court.

Thirty, not 13 schools to close

Thirty, not 13 schools to close

Wednesday, 3 October 2012 6:00 p.m. by Media3News Popular

Not 13, but 30 schools are due to close.

Cranmer Courts demolition to resume

Cranmer Courts demolition to resume

Wednesday, 3 October 2012 3:12 p.m. by MediaStuff

Demolition of the historic Cranmer Courts is set to resume tomorrow.

Rangiora courts fate uncertain

Rangiora court's fate uncertain

Wednesday, 3 October 2012 12:26 p.m. by MediaStuff

The fate of the Rangiora courthouse is still uncertain following major changes to the District Court network announced today.

Cathedrals fate battled in court

Cathedral's fate battled in court

Wednesday, 3 October 2012 11:49 a.m. by MediaStuff

Christ Church Cathedral trustees have a moral and legal obligation to maintain and repair the building, a court has heard.

Last-ditch legal bid to save Cathedral from demolition

Last-ditch legal bid to save Cathedral from demolition

Wednesday, 3 October 2012 11:44 a.m. by MediaHerald

The Anglican Church cannot legally demolish the earthquake-damaged Christ Church Cathedral, lawyers told the High Court today.A last-ditch legal bid to save the crippled landmark building from demolition has been launched by the...

Mistakes admitted in Chch schools data

Mistakes admitted in Chch schools data

Wednesday, 3 October 2012 10:33 a.m. by MediaHerald

 

Quake kids take to the skies

Quake kids take to the skies

Wednesday, 3 October 2012 9:19 a.m. by MediaHerald

 

Construction injury rates mean 50 deaths by 2018

Construction injury rates mean 50 deaths by 2018

Wednesday, 3 October 2012 8:41 a.m. by MediaStuff

If the Kiwi construction industry's woeful current injury rates play out during the Canterbury rebuild, by 2018 about 50 people will die on Canterbury work sites, Labour Minister Kate Wilkinson says.

Christchurch cathedral fate discussed in High Court

Christchurch cathedral fate discussed in High Court

Wednesday, 3 October 2012 6:40 a.m. by Media3News

In an attempt to save Christchurch’s cathedral, its fate will be argued in the High Court today.

Cemeteries face long wait for repairs

Cemeteries face long wait for repairs

Tuesday, 2 October 2012 11:28 p.m. by MediaStuff

Repairing thousands of earthquake-damaged gravestones in Christchurch cemeteries could take a decade, the team managing the repairs says.

Vermin, mosquito woes soar in city

Vermin, mosquito woes soar in city

Tuesday, 2 October 2012 11:22 p.m. by MediaStuff

Mosquitoes, vermin and insanitary housing are growing problems in post-earthquake Christchurch.

Christchurch uses rebuild to get money from cruise liners

Christchurch uses rebuild to get money from cruise liners

Tuesday, 2 October 2012 8:28 p.m. by Media3News Popular

With another record-breaking cruise ship season about to get underway, tourism heavyweights are urging lift their game

Quake victims chart insurance progress

Quake victims chart insurance progress

Tuesday, 2 October 2012 7:32 p.m. by MediaHerald

Consumers waiting on insurance company responses to the Christchurch earthquake rebuild can now see how different companies measure up.

Time running out for historic Christchurch building

Time running out for historic Christchurch building

Tuesday, 2 October 2012 6:18 p.m. by Media3News Popular

 

Schools claim merger data incorrect

Schools claim merger data incorrect

Tuesday, 2 October 2012 5:19 p.m. by Media3News

After some schools voiced concern about the data, Campbell Live decided to check it. It contacted every affected school and 27 responded.

Christchurch schools claim merger data incorrect

Christchurch schools claim merger data incorrect

Tuesday, 2 October 2012 5:19 p.m. by Media3News

 

Canterbury crust the reason for continued quakes

Canterbury crust the reason for continued quakes

Tuesday, 2 October 2012 11:19 a.m. by Media3News Popular

 

Cantabs find solace online

Cantabs find solace online

Tuesday, 2 October 2012 9:22 a.m. by MediaStuff

New Sumner will be good but not cheap

New Sumner 'will be good but not cheap'

Tuesday, 2 October 2012 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

Dog aggression rises after shakes

Dog aggression rises after shakes

Tuesday, 2 October 2012 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Christchurch dogs have been acting more aggressively since the earthquakes, with a 10 per cent rise in canine attacks, new figures show.

Quakes power halved - study

Quake's power halved - study

Tuesday, 2 October 2012 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Christchurch may have experienced a much larger earthquake in September 2010 if it were not for The Gap, new research suggests.

New Sumner will be good but not cheap

New Sumner 'will be good but not cheap'

Tuesday, 2 October 2012 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Better links between Sumner's village centre and the beach feature in a multimillion-dollar plan aimed at resurrecting the earthquake-damaged suburb as Christchurch's favourite seaside haunt.

Services return in temporary centre

Services return in temporary centre

Monday, 1 October 2012 8:33 p.m. by MediaStuff

Beckenham residents can now access a temporary service centre while the suburb's earthquake-hit library is repaired.

Tower hikes house and contents premiums

Tower hikes house and contents premiums

Monday, 1 October 2012 3:30 p.m. by MediaHerald Popular

Tower has raised its premiums for house and contents insurance by between 25 per cent and 30 per cent to reflect an increase in charges from reinsurers after locking in $525 million of cover for the 2012/2013 year.

Last ditch deal fails

Last ditch deal fails

Monday, 1 October 2012 12:59 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Labour tackles Chch school closures head on

Labour tackles Chch school closures head on

Monday, 1 October 2012 12:50 p.m. by MediaHerald

The Labour Party is ramping up its opposition to the Government's education plans by dedicating a new role to tackle closures and mergers of schools in Christchurch.

Councillor slams blueprint detail delay

Councillor slams blueprint detail delay

Monday, 1 October 2012 11:30 a.m. by MediaStuff

Repeated delays in releasing information behind the blueprint for the rebuild of central Christchurch are "ridiculous", a city councillor says.

Hard time for focused small firm

Hard time for focused small firm

Monday, 1 October 2012 10:04 a.m. by MediaStuff

 

Red-zoners fuel building boom

Red-zoners fuel building boom

Monday, 1 October 2012 10:01 a.m. by MediaStuff

Housing developments in areas around Christchurch are booming as red-zoners move out of the earthquake-hit city.

Red-zoners fuel boom in building

Red-zoners fuel boom in building

Monday, 1 October 2012 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Housing developments in areas around Christchurch are booming as red-zoners move out of the earthquake-hit city.

Heritage buildings fate to be discussed

Heritage buildings' fate to be discussed

Sunday, 30 September 2012 9:31 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

More than a quarter of the heritage buildings still standing in central Christchurch could be affected by the central city blueprint, heritage advocates say.

Emotional therapy may help stressed couples

Emotional therapy may help stressed couples

Sunday, 30 September 2012 8:44 p.m. by MediaStuff

Couples stressed by Canterbury's earthquakes should try to "get back to moments of closeness" to support one another, a relationship expert says.

The building destroyers

The building destroyers

Sunday, 30 September 2012 2:04 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

Record number of skilled tradesmen leaving NZ

Record number of skilled tradesmen leaving NZ

Saturday, 29 September 2012 5:46 p.m. by Media3News Popular

3 News has obtained figures showing thousands of tradesmen are leaving the country just as the Christchurch rebuild picks up pace.

More heart attacks in Christchurch

More heart attacks in Christchurch

Saturday, 29 September 2012 4:11 p.m. by Media3News Popular

 

Homes proposed instead of camps

Homes proposed instead of camps

Saturday, 29 September 2012 1:51 p.m. by MediaStuff

Large, furnished homes may be built for Christchurch's influx of rebuild workers as an alternative to camps and villages.

Shake awake for Canterbury

Shake awake for Canterbury

Saturday, 29 September 2012 9:39 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Christchurch had its largest earthquake in a week early today.

Scientist explains strong Christchurch aftershocks

Scientist explains strong Christchurch aftershocks

Saturday, 29 September 2012 9:19 a.m. by Media3News Popular

 

Our disappearing city centre

Our disappearing city centre

Saturday, 29 September 2012 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Christchurch jobs offered to West Coast miners

Christchurch jobs offered to West Coast miners

Friday, 28 September 2012 5:30 p.m. by Media3News Popular

 

Convention centre designers sought

Convention centre designers sought

Friday, 28 September 2012 4:29 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

Port Hills rockfall reports released

Port Hills rockfall reports released

Friday, 28 September 2012 1:20 p.m. by MediaStuff

Seven technical reports on Christchurch's rockfall-threatened Port Hills have been released.

Big quakes shake the world

Big quakes 'shake the world'

Friday, 28 September 2012 11:48 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

Strong lift in Chch retailing

Strong lift in Chch retailing

Friday, 28 September 2012 10:55 a.m. by MediaHerald

Christchurch retail activity rose strongly in the June 2012 quarter, Statistics New Zealand said today. For the city, after seasonal fluctuations were

Tide turned for citys economy

'Tide turned' for city's economy

Friday, 28 September 2012 10:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

The Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority's head of the economic recovery team, Steve Wakefield, is returning to the private sector.

Quake ratings urged for buildings

Quake ratings urged for buildings

Friday, 28 September 2012 8:51 a.m. by MediaStuff

People entering buildings in Christchurch could soon know at a glance its seismic strength.

Trapped staff calm, supportive - study

Trapped staff calm, supportive - study

Friday, 28 September 2012 8:16 a.m. by MediaStuff

Workers trapped in three of Christchurch's tallest buildings after the February 2011 earthquake banded together, comforted each other and maintained their office leadership roles, a Canterbury University researcher has found.

CTV supervisor to be investigated

CTV supervisor to be investigated

Friday, 28 September 2012 6:21 a.m. by MediaHerald Popular

 

EQC woes swamp Ombudsmen

EQC woes swamp Ombudsmen

Friday, 28 September 2012 12:04 a.m. by MediaStuff

 

Monster Christchurch rebuild fraud feared

Monster Christchurch rebuild fraud feared

Thursday, 27 September 2012 11:06 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Serious Fraud Office officials are investigating a potential Christchurch insurance fraud worth tens of millions and will 

Land-zoning information released

Land-zoning information released

Thursday, 27 September 2012 4:31 p.m. by MediaStuff

The Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority (Cera) has released the geotechnical data behind its land-zoning decisions on the flat land.

Chch rebuild team to meet Spring Creek miners

Chch rebuild team to meet Spring Creek miners

Thursday, 27 September 2012 3:07 p.m. by MediaHerald

 

Council gives $5.2m for community projects

Council gives $5.2m for community projects

Thursday, 27 September 2012 2:16 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Christchurch City councillors have voted to make an extra $5.2 million available for one-off community projects over the next two years.

Memorial tree for Kings language school

Memorial tree for Kings language school

Thursday, 27 September 2012 12:12 p.m. by MediaStuff

The Christchurch language school that lost nine staff and 72 students in the collapse of the CTV building have been given approval by the city council to put memorial tree and remembrance plaque in Latimer Square.

Muted response to quake drill in Canterbury

Muted response to quake drill in Canterbury

Wednesday, 26 September 2012 5:24 p.m. by Media3News

Civil Defence is calling its first nationwide earthquake drill a success despite an unenthusiastic response from Christchurch.

Dome saved from destruction

Dome saved from destruction

Wednesday, 26 September 2012 5:15 p.m. by MediaStuff

A Christchurch band rotunda's dome has been successfully removed after a "tricky" demolition.