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CCDU Land Confiscations continued…

CCDU Land Confiscations continued…

Friday, 3 August 2012 10:21 a.m. by ShakyTownBlues

Is it not interesting?  it is now 4 days since the CCDU announced its intentions.  And we do not know if we own a building or not.  How weird is that! What sort of democracy do we live it? Sorry correction – did we live in.  Democracy is dead in Christchurch.

7th Birthday Bash for Lyttelton Farmers Market

7th Birthday Bash for Lyttelton Farmers Market

Thursday, 2 August 2012 3:01 p.m. by HappyZine Popular

 

Productivity of the building Industry…

Productivity of the building Industry…

Thursday, 2 August 2012 9:41 a.m. by ShakyTownBlues

 

Competition Winner!

Competition Winner!

Wednesday, 1 August 2012 4:23 p.m. by LuxCity

Well done team Tonic of Unitec, awarded overall winner from over 50 projects presented by Auckland School of Architecture, AUT Spatial Design, CPIT and Unitec.

Congratulations!

Congratulations!

Wednesday, 1 August 2012 4:18 p.m. by LuxCity

Well done to all the teams presenting in the competition to be the chosen projects to take down to Christchurch.  

Rebuild Christchurch Excited over Planned Central City Rebuild Plan

Rebuild Christchurch Excited over Planned Central City Rebuild Plan

Wednesday, 1 August 2012 3:44 p.m. by Swiggs Popular

 

CERA/CCDU Confiscations continued…

CERA/CCDU Confiscations continued…

Wednesday, 1 August 2012 12:42 p.m. by ShakyTownBlues

Another building owner, Bruce Williamson, has been fighting tooth and nail to keep his building safe from these idiots and his fate looks even worse than ours, at this stage.  You may remember the saga of the dangerous bricks….  trapped between a container and the wall,  these were “very dangerous”. That saga kept us amused for days and is symptomatic of the problems we have all had with CERA when we tried to repair our buildings.  It was obvious than that ...

CERA/CCDU land confiscations…

CERA/CCDU land confiscations…

Wednesday, 1 August 2012 8:42 a.m. by ShakyTownBlues

Locked out of undamaged factory for 518 days….

Material Research

Material Research

Monday, 30 July 2012 9:33 a.m. by FutureChChDesign Popular

HYDROCITY-WATER (PDF RESEARCH) Team: Sophia (Whoi-Seung) Kim, Natalie Tan, Daniel Yang VEGETATION (PDF RESEARCH) Team: Angela Yoo, WooMin Lee, Hannah Steenson STONE (PDF RESEARCH) Team: Qianzi Chen, Vivian (Weian) Chen, Tessa (Yichen) Song SOLAR (PDF RESEARCH) Jeffrey Jiang, Young Hun Kim, Lily Pan SOIL (RESEARCH PDF) Team: Dalia Al-Timimi, Amanda Nakarmi, Jeremy Wymer, Chun Qin …

Compulsory Acquisition in the Christchurch CBD

Compulsory Acquisition in the Christchurch CBD

Sunday, 29 July 2012 8:40 p.m. by Swiggs Popular

The very real possibility of compulsory land acquisitions in the CBD, as a result of the much-anticipated Central City Development Unit’s blueprint, will shortly be under scrutiny.

Oops

Oops

Friday, 27 July 2012 4:02 p.m. by KrisV Popular

...where did that month go? Oh, I know.
Teaching starts in July, and before the teaching comes the prep and the organising and stuff.
Thesis proposal is due on August 1st, and before the submission comes the reading and the writing and the meetings and the thinking and stuff.



While the didn't injure anybody, the fact that this newly constructed, building could not cope with the weight and/or impact of dancing students could yet hurt a few reputations. And none of those inv ...

TC3 Residents on Campbell Live

TC3 Residents on Campbell Live

Friday, 27 July 2012 12:47 p.m. by FixOurHomes

A good report by Campbell Live. Regarding Roger Sutton’s denial that people are being told 8 years for a rebuild. In this item a number of the people interviewed were told 8 years… It is a shame Campbell aired no …

Christchurch: Liberating The Free Word

Christchurch: Liberating The Free Word

Friday, 27 July 2012 12:32 p.m. by HappyZine Popular

 

Christchurch: Liberating The Free Word

Christchurch: Liberating The Free Word

Friday, 27 July 2012 12:32 p.m. by HappyZine

Local Good News/Christchurch by Steve Carter There’s been ‘Shaking’ and there’s been “Quaking’ … kind of lends itself to poetry, right? Actually, there has been something of a gentle ban on earthquake doggerel at the Catalyst open-mic poetry ...

EQC Releases Summary Land Damage Reports

EQC Releases Summary Land Damage Reports

Thursday, 26 July 2012 8:21 p.m. by FixOurHomes Popular

 

Time-out for stressed people

'Time-out' for stressed people

Thursday, 26 July 2012 7:37 p.m. by jan-user Popular

We are offering several days away from your stressful environment, to gather yourself, recover some energy for the next stage,or simply catch up on sleep! We're located at peaceful Waikuku Beach, close to both the countryside, the Beach, and about 15 minutes drive from Amberley, Kaiapoi and Rangiora.

Roger Sutton’s acknowledgement

Roger Sutton’s acknowledgement

Thursday, 26 July 2012 1:13 p.m. by FixOurHomes

A gratefully received acknowledgement of the letter from Roger Sutton by phone today. We talked generally about the letter, and Mr Sutton was clear that our discussions were in no way a formal part of any response. He was adamant …

The V Motion Project

The V Motion Project

Thursday, 26 July 2012 10:16 a.m. by LuxCity

Here’s the official music video for “Can’t Help Myself” shot on the streets of Auckland, New Zealand when The V Motion Project team created music through movement.

Missed a call from Roger Sutton

Missed a call from Roger Sutton

Wednesday, 25 July 2012 10:51 p.m. by FixOurHomes

Roger Sutton called and left a message acknowledging receipt of the letter.

Form Follows Physics

Form Follows Physics

Wednesday, 25 July 2012 9:34 p.m. by FutureChChDesign Popular

 

Christchurch City Council Consenting Rebuild Report June 2012

Christchurch City Council Consenting Rebuild Report June 2012

Wednesday, 25 July 2012 6:32 p.m. by Swiggs Popular

 

EQR review cuts rebuild and repair rates for tradespeople

EQR review cuts rebuild and repair rates for tradespeople

Wednesday, 25 July 2012 3:23 p.m. by Swiggs Popular

 

$100,000 Grant to help post quake water contamination research

$100,000 Grant to help post quake water contamination research

Wednesday, 25 July 2012 3:12 p.m. by Swiggs Popular

TC3 – 100 WEEKS AND STILL IN LIMBO - Major rally Monday 30 July

TC3 – 100 WEEKS AND STILL IN LIMBO - Major rally Monday 30 July

Wednesday, 25 July 2012 10:20 a.m. by Swiggs Popular

 

4 Year Government Earthquake Rebuild Bonds Launched

4 Year Government Earthquake Rebuild Bonds Launched

Tuesday, 24 July 2012 8:42 p.m. by Swiggs Popular

 

Competition

Competition

Tuesday, 24 July 2012 5:25 p.m. by LuxCity

The Jury Competition will be hosted at University of Auckland on Tuesday 31 July, presentations commencing at 1pm. The presentations will consist of a pdf slideshow and physical models, lasting…

TC3 Letter delivered!

TC3 Letter delivered!

Monday, 23 July 2012 9:19 p.m. by FixOurHomes Popular

 

Red Cross widens eligibility for several grants

Red Cross widens eligibility for several grants

Monday, 23 July 2012 6:59 p.m. by RedCross Popular

The New Zealand Red Cross 2011 Earthquake Commission has relaxed criteria for some of its grants, opening them up to thousands more Cantabrians.

some research of light

some research of light

Monday, 23 July 2012 12:15 p.m. by LuxCity

Reblogged from l2space: Some great examples of projected light here. Particularly the Anthony McCall work. Well done l2space!

Student Blogs

Student Blogs

Monday, 23 July 2012 11:30 a.m. by LuxCity

A collection of Design Studio Student blogs from the Unitec Department of Architecture.  Follow the links. http://luxcity2012.wordpress.com/about/

Christchurch CBD

Christchurch CBD

Monday, 23 July 2012 10:54 a.m. by LuxCity

Images of Christchurch – potential site locations around the Red Zone

LuxCity – Christchurch 2012

LuxCity – Christchurch 2012

Sunday, 22 July 2012 8:19 a.m. by LuxCity Popular

Luxcity is a large scale fabrication studio with the purpose to produce a city of light for a one night event at the Festival of Transitional Architecture (FESTA) in Christchurch…

First Day of Class!

First Day of Class!

Saturday, 21 July 2012 4:48 p.m. by FutureChChDesign Popular

 

Item on 3 News, Christchurch’s Forgotten Residents

Item on 3 News, Christchurch’s Forgotten Residents

Friday, 20 July 2012 7:06 p.m. by FixOurHomes

http://www.3news.co.nz/Christchurchs-forgotten-residents/tabid/423/articleID/262058/Default.aspx

Minister welcomes Statistics staff back to Christchurch CBD

Minister welcomes Statistics staff back to Christchurch CBD

Friday, 20 July 2012 3:40 p.m. by Swiggs Popular

 

Christchurch:  Garden City 2.0 – taking ownership from the flaxroots up

Christchurch: Garden City 2.0 – taking ownership from the flaxroots up

Friday, 20 July 2012 10:02 a.m. by HappyZine Popular

by Steve Carter Local Good News/Christchurch How about we do the Garden City differently this time around? Alongside many of the changes wrought by the Christchurch earthquakes, there has been a seizing of opportunities to rethink the ways ...

Fix Our Homes TC3 Letter

Fix Our Homes TC3 Letter

Wednesday, 18 July 2012 8:33 p.m. by TC3limbo Popular

Christchurch tradespeople form new lobby amid unease over rebuild

Christchurch tradespeople form new lobby amid unease over rebuild

Wednesday, 18 July 2012 3:42 p.m. by Swiggs Popular

 

New earthquake resistant houses have been designed

New earthquake resistant houses have been designed

Wednesday, 18 July 2012 1:41 p.m. by Swiggs Popular

 

NEW SIGN A TURNING POINT FOR SUMNER BUSINESSES

NEW SIGN A TURNING POINT FOR SUMNER BUSINESSES

Wednesday, 18 July 2012 12:09 p.m. by RecoverCanterbury Popular

Integrated and Innovative: The Future of Regions - Day 673

Integrated and Innovative: The Future of Regions - Day 673

Friday, 13 July 2012 3:05 p.m. by Swiggs Popular

Today I was doing some research on the future activities the are going to do over the next few years. We live in exciting times where there are a lot of changes aloft. Some of these changes are challenging and these will affect different members of our community in different ways. However there are amazing opportunities that will present themselves in the rebuild. These opportunities will be in all sorts of different sectors. Reading this article below thats written by John Eger which is f ...

Keeping old places alive in Christchurch

Keeping old places alive in Christchurch

Friday, 13 July 2012 2:00 p.m. by HappyZine Popular

 

Red Cross Extends Winter Assistance Grant – Thousands More Eligible

Red Cross Extends Winter Assistance Grant – Thousands More Eligible

Thursday, 12 July 2012 7:08 p.m. by RedCross Popular

The New Zealand Red Cross 2011 Earthquake Commission has extended its Winter Assistance grant to thousands more households in Christchurch.

D6 Brief

D6 Brief

Thursday, 12 July 2012 9:20 a.m. by FutureChChDesign Recommended Popular

Century of Earthquakes

Century of Earthquakes

Thursday, 12 July 2012 8:24 a.m. by FutureChChDesign Popular

The Herald Sun (AU) – Amazing map shows a century of earthquakes mapped at a glance - Charts century’s worth of big earthquakes: 203,186 in total - Includes last year’s 9.0 magnitude Japan earthquake - If historical epicenters were inflatable lilos, you could walk from Santiago to Christchurch

Christchurch rebuild to transform citys ethnic make-up

Christchurch rebuild to transform city's ethnic make-up

Wednesday, 11 July 2012 3:42 p.m. by TourismChCh Popular

Video CERA Panel Discussion - Winter Resilience

Video CERA Panel Discussion - Winter Resilience

Tuesday, 10 July 2012 3:33 p.m. by Swiggs Popular

Curiosities

Curiosities

Monday, 9 July 2012 10:03 p.m. by KrisV Popular

But wait, there's MONOPOLY!

Sir Ian McKellen raises $354,000 for Christchurch Isaac Theatre Royal

Sir Ian McKellen raises $354,000 for Christchurch Isaac Theatre Royal

Saturday, 7 July 2012 4:50 p.m. by Swiggs Popular

Sir  just ended his run of  throughout  in an effort to raise funds to restore the earthquake-damaged theater in . It's now been reported that, on completion of these shows, McKellen is responsible for bringing in $354,000 to be contributed to the Isaac Theatre Royal.

Recapturing Our Sense Of Neat

Recapturing Our Sense Of Neat

Friday, 6 July 2012 11:38 a.m. by HappyZine Popular

 

International Disaster Communication Symposium for February 2013

International Disaster Communication Symposium for February 2013

Thursday, 5 July 2012 10:21 p.m. by Swiggs Popular

 

Recover Canterbury News - July 2012

Recover Canterbury News - July 2012

Thursday, 5 July 2012 12:08 p.m. by RecoverCanterbury Popular

Rawhiti Temporary Accommodation Village Open Day

Rawhiti Temporary Accommodation Village Open Day

Wednesday, 4 July 2012 2:06 p.m. by Swiggs Popular

 

Port Hills land zoning community meetings: July 2012

Port Hills land zoning community meetings: July 2012

Monday, 2 July 2012 4:06 p.m. by Swiggs Popular

 

Video - Port Hills red zone - effects of the earthquakes

Video - Port Hills red zone - effects of the earthquakes

Friday, 29 June 2012 4:29 p.m. by Swiggs Popular

Port Hills Land rezoning decision brief

Port Hills Land rezoning decision brief

Friday, 29 June 2012 12:45 p.m. by Swiggs Popular

Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee has today announced the re-zoning of 1107 residential properties on the Port Hills from white to green, meaning the houses are safe for residential occupation and their owners can begin discussions with their private insurers and the Earthquake Commission (EQC) about repairs.

Port Hills White Zone Live Stream 29 June 2012

Port Hills White Zone Live Stream 29 June 2012

Friday, 29 June 2012 11:17 a.m. by benyoung Popular

This will cover decisions which have been made relating to Port Hills land, which is currently zoned white.

Brighton Up!

Brighton Up!

Friday, 29 June 2012 10:50 a.m. by HappyZine Popular