It's your last chance to have your say about how you'd like Christchurch's wastewater system to look in 10, 30 or 100 years time.
Rushed post-earthquake inspections are "coming back to bite" the Earthquake Commission (EQC), with missed damage creating bottlenecks in repair work approvals, contractors say.
In the philosophy of "when life gives you lemons, make lemonade", we might as well show visitors what we've got and how Christchurch is progressing (or not) since September 2010.
Houses rebuilt in TC3 areas will not only have more resilient foundations they will also need to use lightweight materials such as timber.
There are so many mistakes in the Christchurch schools announcements.
Christchurch City Council today adopted its Annual Report 2012, outlining the Council's activities and finances over the past year.
Our Changing City is a 5 week speaking series that will help understand some of the changes our city is going through.
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’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.
Southern Response have added a brief outline to their website on how they will be responding to claims from those on TC3 land.
It’s a busy weekend, this Labour Weekend.
Local Councillors feature prominently in key events of the inaugural Spring River Festival this weekend.
Giving the East a voice.
‘Eastern visions’ stalls will be set up at all the major event hubs of the Spring River Festival taking place over Labour Weekend.
ROB GORDON - CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGIST AND EXERT ON MASS TRAUMA:
Good news this week regarding progress on TC3 land in Christchurch.
Kiwibank is extending its Christchurch earthquake home loan package through to the end of next year.
Present: Ian Simpson Maria O’Neill (EA to B Emson) Kiri Hider Maria Thackwell Tim Carter Bob ?? (Salvation Army representative - for prioritisation) Carmel Jaggar
Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee says he is confident progress was made today to overcome and minimise barriers to rebuilding on Technical Category 3 (TC3) land in greater Christchurch.
The Christchurch City Council has today (October 10) released updated floor levels for properties in the Avon, Heathcote and Styx river catchments, as well as Sumner.
Christchurch landlords are cashing in on the earthquakes by putting up rents by as much as $250 a week - even for rundown bungalows.
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.
Christchurch residents can have a say about how they'd like the city's wastewater system to look in 10, 30 and 100 years time.
Street artists are bringing life back to Christchurch's quake-hit streets. SAM SACHDEVA looks at the rise of the colourful movement and how it could help the city's recovery.
At these meetings, you will be able to:
Christchurch may have experienced a much larger earthquake in September 2010 if it were not for The Gap, new research suggests.
Proposed changes to the Christchurch Metro Public Transport Network will provide a service that better reflects the city’s public transport need and is financially viable.
As part of our latest redevelopment we increased more of our focus more to solutions and progress within the rebuild of christchurch. Part of this involves talking to people who are getting through the process with an outcome whether great or small and analyzing the progress from a wide range of different angles.
The boards of schools in greater Christchurch proposed for merger or closure will have until 7 December to carry out consultation with their local communities and report back on the proposals.
Today has seen some large amount of activity and some of the information put out by both the Christchurch City Council and the Government is important so here is a run down of all the comminications for today. Click the links to be taken to the story you are interested in and come back to view more.
Christchurch City Council has today agreed that 30 facilities across the city and Banks Peninsula should be prioritised for funding, further investigation and, where possible, repairs.
With the completion of the zoning on flat land and the outcome of the review process now known, the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority (CERA) is releasing the geotechnical data relating to the decisions.
Christchurch City councillors have voted to make an extra $5.2 million available for one-off community projects over the next two years.
Gerry Brownlee | Canterbury Earthquake Recovery
An awesome line up of bands has been announced for the two concerts planned for the inaugural Spring River Festival over Labour Weekend.
Christchurch is bulging out to the west and a wave of new settlers is heading towards the picturesque rural communities. But are they ready for it? PHILIP MATTHEWS reports.
The Department of Labour has produced a fact sheet “to improve awareness of the hazards involved in lifting buildings in Christchurch. It also provides industry recommendations for controlling these hazards.”
An innovative new programme will address two of Christchurch’s pressing needs post-earthquakes: its damaged environment and its out-of-work young people.
The Royal Humane Society of New Zealand's Gold Medal, which was presented to the people of Christchurch City at the Christchurch Earthquake Awards in February, will today go on display for the public to see.
There is a real and deep sense of dismay in Christchurch that the government’s proposed school closures, mergers and relocations will have a huge negative impact of some communities.
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