The Ministry of Social Development (MSD) and Microsoft New Zealand today announced a joint project in Christchurch to strengthen the technology capability of 50 not-for-profit organisations - some badly affected by the Canterbury earthquakes.
Christchurch motorists should not expect any respite soon from seemingly endless roadworks, detours and road closures across the city.
New Zealand Red Cross has launched a new grant to support Christchurch schoolchildren experiencing earthquake-related challenges that impact on their health and wellbeing.
A national recruitment firm says it could be filling an extra 20 positions a week for the Christchurch rebuild if enough suitable people were available.
The Community Support Unit Expo, running from Monday 18 – Tuesday 19 February, showcases the resources, services and achievements of the Christchurch City Council’s busy Community Support Unit.
More than 80 residents’ and neighbourhood associations from Christchurch will get the opportunity this week to join the Christchurch Federation of Residents’ Groups.
Gerry Brownlee | Canterbury Earthquake Recovery
I for one am very pleased that my husband and I insisted we would not sign a Project Management Agreement with our insurer.
The River of Flowers will return on February 22, 2013 to provide communities with the opportunity to reflect on the last two years and look forward to the future.
Controversial Minister of Education Hekia Parata visited an empty site in North Canterbury this afternoon.
Campbell Live meets a hardworking Christchurch couple, with a young child, who are currently staying in motor camps.
CERA and the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment have put together a website for those on TC3 land awaiting a repair or a rebuild.
Teams of scientists will scour the quake-shattered eastern suburbs of Christchurch over the next fortnight to gather vital information to improve earthquake hazard and risk assessments in New Zealand.
Levels of interest in the For Real opportunity remain high and our team is committed to acknowledging those who have registered an interest as quickly as possible.
Release Date: 07 February 2013
While winter is still some months away, Environment Canterbury is reminding the Christchurch community that wood burners 15 years and older cannot be used in winter and so should be replaced before the colder weather arrives.
Gerry Brownlee says the collpase of Mainzeal will not affect the Christchurch rebuild as badly as many fear.
Owners of earthquake-damaged buildings won't have to strengthen their buildings beyond the legal requirement.
The Insurance Council of New Zealand welcomes the High Court decision that the Christchurch City Council cannot require a building owner to increase the seismic strength of an existing building above 34% of the new building standard.
A new world opened up before Lesina Figota when she was offered a job in the Christchurch rebuild.
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A shallow aftershock hit Christchurch this afternoon and was felt strongly around the city.
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Christchurch city councillors have been warned in a secret meeting that the cost of fixing quake damaged underground infrastructure could be much more than originally thought.
Environment Canterbury today released a review of liquefaction information for Christchurch and neighbouring districts outside the green and red zones.
New home construction plans dropped in Canterbury in December, with 281 consents issued, down from the highs of previous months.
The construction team charged with fixing Christchurch's roads and water pipes is looking to beef up its 1700-plus work force by another 400 people by May/June as it ramps up work on the $2 billion repair of Christchurch's horizontal infrastructure.
Environment Canterbury has released a report and recommendations on managing the possible risk to Christchurch drinking water from treated timber piles used in building foundations.
January 29, 2013
Anxiety still exists among Christchurch children, two years on since the earthquakes, a University of Canterbury (UC) researcher said today.
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