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Earthquakes

Earthquakes

Wednesday, 24 October 2012 9:11 p.m. by MuralMadness

In February 2011, many buildings in and around Brighton were devastated by the earthquakes. The army took up residence in the Pier car park to help support locals. Hot meals were helicoptered in from Rangiora. Everyone was in survival mode..... and the ground kept on shaking.







Movember 2012

Movember 2012

Wednesday, 24 October 2012 8:25 p.m. by CoffeyProjectsChCh

The team at Coffey in Christchurch are getting behind Movember this year, growing and grooming facial hair for a good cause…

FESTA Presentations

FESTA Presentations

Wednesday, 24 October 2012 8:03 p.m. by FutureChChDesign

[THESIS 2012] Is a transitional approach to planning Christchurch possible? Six thesis students from The University of Auckland’s School of Architecture and Planning have pooled their individual theses and are engaging in a collective design project for the future rebuild of Christchurch. Each student researched a unique economy in Christchurch with the aim to tease …

Government to relocate beehive?

Government to relocate beehive?

Wednesday, 24 October 2012 7:23 p.m. by CoffeyProjectsChCh

Great to hear the government is supporting the rebuild by moving back to Christchurch it gives confidence that Christchurch will continue to recover. It will create a good tenant mix in the retail precinct

Sardine-can approach to public services disappointing

Sardine-can approach to public services disappointing

Wednesday, 24 October 2012 5:44 p.m. by PRNews Popular

The Public Service Associations says the government should not exploit the Christchurch earthquake to drive a cost-cutting, sardine-can approach to public services.

Exciting Times Ahead

Exciting Times Ahead

Wednesday, 24 October 2012 4:04 p.m. by CoffeyProjectsChCh

As a growing business at the heart of the construction capital of the world (or at least New Zealand) we have created a blog… a place to share news about

Edgeware First Suburb to Receive Revitalisation Funding

Edgeware First Suburb to Receive Revitalisation Funding

Wednesday, 24 October 2012 12:50 p.m. by RecoverCanterbury Popular

 

Applications to UC halls up almost 30 percent

Applications to UC halls up almost 30 percent

Wednesday, 24 October 2012 12:48 p.m. by CanterburyUniversity Popular

The University of Canterbury (UC) is seeing a significant increase in applications to halls of residence accommodation for 2013.

Christchurch Aftershocks October 2012

Christchurch Aftershocks October 2012

Wednesday, 24 October 2012 7:53 a.m. by ChChEarthquakeNews Popular

 

Our Changing City - various speakers

Our Changing City - various speakers

Tuesday, 23 October 2012 10:39 p.m. by Swiggs Popular

Our Changing City is a 5 week speaking series that will help understand some of the changes our city is going through. 

Insurer Pace of Progress Under Scrutiny

Insurer Pace of Progress Under Scrutiny

Tuesday, 23 October 2012 9:14 p.m. by InsuranceWatch Popular

Consumers waiting on insurance company responses to the Christchurch earthquake rebuild now have a baseline set of measurements to see how they are progressing, courtesy of InsuranceWatch.org.nz. Insurance companies can also see how they are measuring up – some are clearly doing significantly better than others already.

Parata failing her own consultation guidelines says Dalziel

Parata failing her own consultation guidelines says Dalziel

Tuesday, 23 October 2012 5:24 p.m. by PRNews Popular

Labour's Earthquake Recovery spokesperson, Lianne Dalziel, is challenging the Minister of Education to respect her own guidelines when consulting with communities over school closures and mergers.

Jobs waiting for UCOL Construction graduates

Jobs waiting for UCOL Construction graduates

Tuesday, 23 October 2012 5:24 p.m. by PRNews Popular

Employment opportunities in the Manawatu are already opening up for graduates of UCOL’s new Diploma in Construction.

Council purchases Wainoni properties for neighbourhood park

Council purchases Wainoni properties for neighbourhood park

Tuesday, 23 October 2012 11:40 a.m. by GovtCCC Popular

The Christchurch City Council has agreed to purchase two Wainoni properties as green space reserve, which will be developed in consultation with the local community.

‘DORA’ the Digital Mobile Learning Centre

‘DORA’ the Digital Mobile Learning Centre

Tuesday, 23 October 2012 9:30 a.m. by NickyWagner

The Current Earthquake Repair Process and EQC Opt Out

The Current Earthquake Repair Process and EQC Opt Out

Tuesday, 23 October 2012 6:54 a.m. by DanielHogan Popular

Ever since the earthquakes destroyed Christchurch city and surrounding regions the people who live there have met the inevitable endeavor associated with repairing their lives in addition to their area. 

Wood producers urged to ‘plug into’ quake rebuild

Wood producers urged to ‘plug into’ quake rebuild

Monday, 22 October 2012 5:53 p.m. by MACRO

A large commercial wooden building being built at the corner of Manchester and St Asaph Street in Christchurch. A change of direction from concrete to wood post earthquake.   Marlborough wood producers and timber processors are “beautifully placed” to help rebuild Christchurch after the earthquakes, former Labour MP Brendon Burns says.Mr Burns told a Marlborough [...]

Stress, anxiety and depression common in worst affected areas 10 months after the quakes

Stress, anxiety and depression common in worst affected areas 10 months after the quakes

Monday, 22 October 2012 3:36 p.m. by CanterburyUniversity Popular

A University of Canterbury research survey has found acute stress, anxiety and depression especially  in the worst affected areas, after last February’s earthquake in Christchurch.

Open top double-decker resumes Christchurch tours

Open top double-decker resumes Christchurch tours

Monday, 22 October 2012 3:31 p.m. by TourismChCh Popular

New Zealand’s only open top double-decker bus resumes its tours around Christchurch this week as its owners celebrate an awarding winning first year of operation.

Lonely Planet acclaim for Christchurch priceless

Lonely Planet acclaim for Christchurch priceless

Monday, 22 October 2012 3:29 p.m. by TourismChCh Featured Popular

Lonely Planet’s placement of Christchurch at number six on its list of ‘Top 10 Cities for 2013’ is being hailed as game-changing news for the city’s tourism industry.

NO TIME? PRE-PLEDGE NOW, VOLUNTEER LATER!

NO TIME? PRE-PLEDGE NOW, VOLUNTEER LATER!

Sunday, 21 October 2012 1:11 p.m. by TheConcert Popular

Landlords urged to invest heavily in seismic strengthening

Landlords urged to invest heavily in seismic strengthening

Sunday, 21 October 2012 11:51 a.m. by PRNews Popular

A top property consultant is warning landlords nationwide not to skimp on seismic strengthening of buildings or it could end up costing them more in the long-term.

Pegasus Town increases marketing thrust

Pegasus Town increases marketing thrust

Saturday, 20 October 2012 5:29 p.m. by PRNews Popular

Following the announcement that the Ministry of Education was building a school that would be opened in 2014, Pegasus Town will accelerate its investment and marketing to keep apace with the strong demand for the area.

In transition

In transition

Friday, 19 October 2012 2:28 p.m. by KrisV Popular

The house-building process is kinda like any human relationship except that the equivalent journey of  meeting/dating/planning a wedding is squashed into a much shorter timeframe, with a few different people involved.

THE GREAT CHRISTCHURCH SPRING CLEAN TAKE 2!

THE GREAT CHRISTCHURCH SPRING CLEAN TAKE 2!

Friday, 19 October 2012 10:25 a.m. by TheConcert Popular

CALLING ALL CITIZENS, WE’RE BACK SATURDAY 27th OF OCTOBER!

FESTA

FESTA

Thursday, 18 October 2012 6:57 p.m. by FutureChChDesign Popular

[THESIS 2012]

The Concert Loves Kiwi Music

The Concert Loves Kiwi Music

Thursday, 18 October 2012 5:52 p.m. by TheConcert Popular

Eastern Visions” To Be Launched At This Weekend’s Spring River Festival

Eastern Visions” To Be Launched At This Weekend’s Spring River Festival

Thursday, 18 October 2012 4:49 p.m. by RebuildChristchurch Featured Popular

Giving the East a voice.

High performance sports centre being built in Christchurch

High performance sports centre being built in Christchurch

Thursday, 18 October 2012 4:28 p.m. by PRNews Popular

Positive attitudes from the earthquakes

Positive attitudes from the earthquakes

Thursday, 18 October 2012 11:48 a.m. by CanterburyUniversity Popular

A University of Canterbury (UC) researcher has found positive and changed attitudes from survivors of the 2010 and 2011 Christchurch earthquakes.

Canterbury Earthquake Heritage Fund Exhibition launch

Canterbury Earthquake Heritage Fund Exhibition launch

Thursday, 18 October 2012 11:23 a.m. by NickyWagner

Prestons releases first tranche of 200 sections

Prestons releases first tranche of 200 sections

Wednesday, 17 October 2012 1:00 p.m. by PRNews Popular

Christchurch buildings ignoring earthquake technology

Christchurch buildings ignoring earthquake technology

Wednesday, 17 October 2012 12:58 p.m. by PRNews Popular

World-leading earthquake engineering technology emanating out of Christchurch is being ignored by some owners in their haste to erect new buildings in the city.

D6 FINAL REVIEWS

D6 FINAL REVIEWS

Tuesday, 16 October 2012 6:41 p.m. by FutureChChDesign

[D6 2012] Please join us for the Design 6 final reviews: 17 October 2012

Constitution Alert NZ - Agenda 21

Constitution Alert NZ - Agenda 21

Monday, 15 October 2012 12:54 p.m. by maple

you might be interested to see this video about the NZ Constitution and Agenda 21




Inaugural Spring River Festival: Festival-goers invited to share an idea for the east

Inaugural Spring River Festival: Festival-goers invited to share an idea for the east

Sunday, 14 October 2012 9:04 p.m. by AvonOtakaro Featured Popular

‘Eastern visions’ stalls will be set up at all the major event hubs of the Spring River Festival taking place over Labour Weekend.

Recovery Stalls in Christchurch?

Recovery Stalls in Christchurch?

Sunday, 14 October 2012 10:09 a.m. by ShakyTownBlues Popular

Why were the small CBD Businesses abandoned to their fate?

Why were the small CBD Businesses abandoned to their fate?

Sunday, 14 October 2012 9:03 a.m. by ShakyTownBlues Popular

I had an interesting phone call  from the company that services Fire Extinguishers.  You are right it sounds boring   …. but… as is usual in Christchurch the conversation turned from work to the earthquakes.  

NEW Spider Booms

NEW Spider Booms

Saturday, 13 October 2012 9:39 a.m. by Access Solutions

Understanding the stresses of recovery in 2nd and 3rd years

Understanding the stresses of recovery in 2nd and 3rd years

Friday, 12 October 2012 5:38 p.m. by PRNews Recommended Popular

ROB GORDON - CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGIST AND EXERT ON MASS TRAUMA:

Red Cross makes disaster planning investment

Red Cross makes disaster planning investment

Friday, 12 October 2012 2:04 p.m. by RedCross Popular

The first of five brand new, specially designed New Zealand Red Cross disaster welfare support trucks will be unveiled in Auckland today.

Football in the Gap

Football in the Gap

Thursday, 11 October 2012 8:21 p.m. by Swiggs Featured Popular

On Monday 15 October, Nike and the All Whites will launch ‘Nike Football in the Gap’  a pop-­up football project right in  the heart of Christchurch CBD. 

Retirement village residents finally paid out fairly

Retirement village residents finally paid out fairly

Thursday, 11 October 2012 6:24 p.m. by PRNews Popular

 

NZ First calls for rent freeze in Christchurch

NZ First calls for rent freeze in Christchurch

Thursday, 11 October 2012 6:21 p.m. by PRNews Popular

New Zealand First is calling on the Government to impose a short term rent freeze in Christchurch to combat an out of control rental market.

EQC Meeting with Ian Simpson and TC3 residents group 9th October 2012

EQC Meeting with Ian Simpson and TC3 residents group 9th October 2012

Thursday, 11 October 2012 2:38 p.m. by TC3limbo Recommended Popular

Present: Ian Simpson Maria O’Neill (EA to B Emson) Kiri Hider Maria Thackwell Tim Carter Bob ?? (Salvation Army representative - for prioritisation) Carmel Jaggar

DOWN BY THE SEASHORE: SUMNER

DOWN BY THE SEASHORE: SUMNER

Thursday, 11 October 2012 10:56 a.m. by GetLocal Popular

 

A danger Christchurch’s past will be forgotten, UC lecturer says

A danger Christchurch’s past will be forgotten, UC lecturer says

Thursday, 11 October 2012 8:51 a.m. by CanterburyUniversity Popular

There is a danger that most ongoing memories about Christchurch will just be about the city’s earthquakes and not the great things that once stood in the 162 years beforehand, a University of Canterbury (UC) researcher said today.

UC future very strong: Adversity brings improvement says ex-New York trader

UC future very strong: Adversity brings improvement says ex-New York trader

Thursday, 11 October 2012 8:49 a.m. by CanterburyUniversity Popular

Former New York equities trader Doug Hastie said today the University of Canterbury (UC) had a strong future and he wanted to be part of the Christchurch rebuild.

Men’s Sheds come to Christchurch

Men’s Sheds come to Christchurch

Wednesday, 10 October 2012 3:40 p.m. by NickyWagner

For Want of a Nail

For Want of a Nail

Monday, 8 October 2012 10:53 p.m. by KrisV Popular

Spring has sprung, the grass is riz, I wonder where this blogger is?

Christchurch Airport reports $19.6M profit

Christchurch Airport reports $19.6M profit

Monday, 8 October 2012 9:28 p.m. by PRNews Popular

 

Red Cross to give second round of Winter Assistance

Red Cross to give second round of Winter Assistance

Monday, 8 October 2012 3:19 p.m. by RedCross Popular

The New Zealand Red Cross 2011 Earthquake Commission today approved more help with electricity bills for all households that received its 2012 Winter Assistance Grant.

Grassroots football boosted by grants

Grassroots football boosted by grants

Monday, 8 October 2012 2:22 p.m. by PRNews Popular

Grassroots football has been given yet another financial boost two years on from the All Whites 2010 FIFA World Cup campaign, which saw the establishment of the New Zealand Football Foundation.

How much life insurance is enough?

How much life insurance is enough?

Monday, 8 October 2012 1:04 p.m. by JanineStarks Popular