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Progress with 30 priority projects outlined

Progress with 30 priority projects outlined

Tuesday, 30 October 2012 4:40 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

Christchurch City Council's Community, Recreation and Culture Committee has today received an update on progress with 30 facilities prioritised last month for funding, further investigation and, where possible, repairs.

Evaluations done on only 390 buildings

Evaluations done on only 390 buildings

Tuesday, 30 October 2012 7:30 a.m. by MediaStuff

The Christchurch City Council is in the dark over how 95 per cent of the city's commercial buildings stack up against the new building code.

UK may give housing lead

UK may give housing lead

Monday, 29 October 2012 8:35 p.m. by MediaThePress Popular

Hundreds of wheelie bins, "eco-bling" and hectares of car parks.

How to know if it’s us

How to know if it’s us

Monday, 29 October 2012 3:41 p.m. by FletcherEQR Recommended Popular

Last chance to shape our future wastewater system

Last chance to shape our future wastewater system

Monday, 29 October 2012 3:41 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

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 inspections coming back to bite EQC

Rushed inspections 'coming back to bite' EQC

Monday, 29 October 2012 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Rushed post-earthquake inspections are "coming back to bite" the Earthquake Commission (EQC), with missed damage creating bottlenecks in repair work approvals, contractors say.

Mural Madness Sponsors

Mural Madness Sponsors

Saturday, 27 October 2012 7:43 a.m. by MuralMadness Popular

 

Beck Elevens guide to quake tourists sites

Beck Eleven's guide to quake tourists sites

Saturday, 27 October 2012 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

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.

Mural Madness Movie

Mural Madness Movie

Friday, 26 October 2012 8:08 a.m. by MuralMadness Popular

The Evolution of Mural Madness in Brighton, Christchurch, New Zealand on PhotoPeach

The launch of Mural Madness looms!

The launch of Mural Madness looms!

Friday, 26 October 2012 8:05 a.m. by MuralMadness Popular

 

TC3 home rebuilds will be lighter weight

TC3 home rebuilds will be lighter weight

Thursday, 25 October 2012 11:05 p.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

Houses rebuilt in TC3 areas will not only have more resilient foundations they will also need to use lightweight materials such as timber. 

Too many mistakes with Christchurch schools

Too many mistakes with Christchurch schools

Thursday, 25 October 2012 4:40 p.m. by Media3News Popular

There are so many mistakes in the Christchurch schools announcements.

Annual Report shows ongoing earthquake impact

Annual Report shows ongoing earthquake impact

Thursday, 25 October 2012 2:36 p.m. by GovtCCC Featured Popular

Christchurch City Council today adopted its Annual Report 2012, outlining the Council's activities and finances over the past year.

Jon Drypnz visits Brighton

Jon Drypnz visits Brighton

Wednesday, 24 October 2012 11:10 p.m. by MuralMadness Popular

, a well know Wellington artists offered to help beautify a few walls in Brighton while staying in Christchurch for a few days.

Talking about TC3

Talking about TC3

Wednesday, 24 October 2012 1:01 p.m. by GovtCera Recommended Popular

Three videos from EQC, CCC and Insurance companies about what TC3 means and whats going on in this area. 

CERA, its values, and the 30 April deadline

CERA, its values, and the 30 April deadline

Wednesday, 24 October 2012 6:15 a.m. by avonsidechch 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. 

South New Brighton Reserves Management Plan

South New Brighton Reserves Management Plan

Tuesday, 23 October 2012 11:58 a.m. by GovtCCC Popular

Community views are being sought on the recovery and future management of three reserves in South New Brighton – Blighs Garden, Bridge Reserve, and South New Brighton Park.

Fewer people opting out of EQR scheme

Fewer people opting out of EQR scheme

Monday, 22 October 2012 10:28 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

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.

TC3 – Southern Response’s approach

TC3 – Southern Response’s approach

Saturday, 20 October 2012 8:44 p.m. by avonsidechch Popular

Southern Response have added a brief outline to their website on how they will be responding to claims from those on TC3 land.

Festival City

Festival City

Friday, 19 October 2012 4:45 p.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

It’s a busy weekend, this Labour Weekend.

Inaugural Spring River Festival: Local Councillors feature in Key Events

Inaugural Spring River Festival: Local Councillors feature in Key Events

Thursday, 18 October 2012 8:09 p.m. by AvonOtakaro Popular

Local Councillors feature prominently in key events of the inaugural Spring River Festival this weekend.

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.

Results of first two groups of public meetings

Results of first two groups of public meetings

Wednesday, 17 October 2012 9:33 p.m. by CoastalPathway Popular

What do the Technical Categories mean for you?

What do the Technical Categories mean for you?

Wednesday, 17 October 2012 11:44 a.m. by GovtDBH Popular

Wellbeing survey goes online

Wellbeing survey goes online

Monday, 15 October 2012 2:04 p.m. by GovtCera Recommended Popular

Were in a fix, say repairers

We're in a fix, say repairers

Monday, 15 October 2012 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

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.

Southern Response - temporary repairs to houses

Southern Response - temporary repairs to houses

Friday, 12 October 2012 10:59 p.m. by avonsidechch Popular

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:

TC3 Technical Category Three update

TC3 Technical Category Three update

Friday, 12 October 2012 4:15 p.m. by NickyWagner Popular

Good news this week regarding progress on TC3 land in Christchurch.

Kiwibank extends Christchurch mortgage help

Kiwibank extends Christchurch mortgage help

Friday, 12 October 2012 8:33 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Kiwibank is extending its Christchurch earthquake home loan package through to the end of next year.

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

TC3 workshop a positive step

TC3 workshop a positive step

Wednesday, 10 October 2012 4:36 p.m. by GovtCera Popular

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.

Updated floor levels released for Christchurch properties

Updated floor levels released for Christchurch properties

Wednesday, 10 October 2012 3:08 p.m. by GovtCCC Featured Popular

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.

New Brighton Project Update October 2012

New Brighton Project Update October 2012

Wednesday, 10 October 2012 12:07 p.m. by newbrightonproject Popular

 

Landlords cash in on Chch quakes

Landlords cash in on Chch quakes

Wednesday, 10 October 2012 8:02 a.m. by MediaHerald Popular

Christchurch landlords are cashing in on the earthquakes by putting up rents by as much as $250 a week - even for rundown bungalows.

Minimum floor levels tipped to rise

Minimum floor levels tipped to rise

Wednesday, 10 October 2012 12:13 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Post-earthquake plasterboard repairs

Post-earthquake plasterboard repairs

Tuesday, 9 October 2012 8:05 p.m. by avonsidechch Popular

Important settlement milestone reached

Important settlement milestone reached

Tuesday, 9 October 2012 3:54 p.m. by GovtCera Popular

Port Hills review process announced

Port Hills review process announced

Tuesday, 9 October 2012 10:41 a.m. by GovtCera 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.

Christchurch, it’s time for a cup of tea?

Christchurch, it’s time for a cup of tea?

Monday, 8 October 2012 11:43 a.m. by ChChTony Popular

Shaping the future of our wastewater system

Shaping the future of our wastewater system

Monday, 8 October 2012 9:22 a.m. by GovtCCC Featured Popular

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 art brings post-quake city to life

Street art brings post-quake city to life

Saturday, 6 October 2012 8:24 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

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.

Carpers and moaners set to party

'Carpers and moaners' set to party

Saturday, 6 October 2012 8:09 a.m. by MediaStuff

Christchurch's so-called earthquake whingers are set to ditch their troubles for a night of fun.

Reminder – next public meetings to be held 9 & 10 October

Reminder – next public meetings to be held 9 & 10 October

Thursday, 4 October 2012 11:17 p.m. by CoastalPathway Popular

At these meetings, you will be able to:

Earthquakes no excuse to experiment on our kids - Hipkins

Earthquakes no excuse to experiment on our kids - Hipkins

Tuesday, 2 October 2012 7:40 p.m. by PRNews Popular

 

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.

Improving the efficiency of Christchurch’s bus network

Improving the efficiency of Christchurch’s bus network

Monday, 1 October 2012 7:02 p.m. by GovtECAN Popular

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.

Progress stories to help provide way forward

Progress stories to help provide way forward

Monday, 1 October 2012 3:33 p.m. by Swiggs Featured Popular

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.

Calling all Volunteers!

Calling all Volunteers!

Sunday, 30 September 2012 8:03 p.m. by CreativeQuarter

Consultation – Greater Christchurch Education Renewal

Consultation – Greater Christchurch Education Renewal

Friday, 28 September 2012 4:53 p.m. by GovtMOE Featured Popular

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.

Play the wellbeing game – be happy

Play the wellbeing game – be happy

Thursday, 27 September 2012 9:35 p.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

Day 755 in Review - 27 September 2012

Day 755 in Review - 27 September 2012

Thursday, 27 September 2012 6:43 p.m. by Swiggs Featured Popular

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. 

Council approves list of 30 priority facilities

Council approves list of 30 priority facilities

Thursday, 27 September 2012 6:16 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

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.

CERA releases flat land geotechnical data

CERA releases flat land geotechnical data

Thursday, 27 September 2012 3:44 p.m. by GovtCera Popular

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.

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.