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Government tops up Southern Response funding to $1.5b

Government tops up Southern Response funding to $1.5b

Friday, 26 May 2017 8:15 p.m. by MediaThePress

The Government has pledged a further $250 million to Southern Response, bringing the total funding for the Crown company to $1.5 billion.

Mona Vale Gatehouse restoration revealed

Mona Vale Gatehouse restoration revealed

Friday, 26 May 2017 8:06 p.m. by MediaThePress

The scaffolding is being pulled away from Mona Vale Gatehouse, revealing the restored building underneath.

Trust to consider new multi-use sports and entertainment stadium for Christchurch

Trust to consider new multi-use sports and entertainment stadium for Christchurch

Friday, 26 May 2017 7:27 p.m. by MediaThePress

Christchurch has its first glimpse of what its new stadium could look like.

Cathedral Working Group report released

Cathedral Working Group report released

Friday, 26 May 2017 5:12 p.m. by GovtBeehive Featured Popular

Council releases list of central city barrier sites

Council releases list of central city barrier sites

Friday, 26 May 2017 4:59 p.m. by GovtCCC Featured Popular

" is a living list and will be regularly updated,'' said  Council Strategy and Transformation General Manager Brendan Anstiss.

Christchurchs derelict residential homes: the dirty 30s suburban counterparts

Christchurch's derelict residential homes: the dirty 30's suburban counterparts

Friday, 26 May 2017 3:54 p.m. by MediaThePress

Growing public frustration saw Christchurch City Council launch a clean-up of derelict buildings in the central city this week.

Time to take to the Christ Church Cathedral with a blunt edge

Time to take to the Christ Church Cathedral with a blunt edge

Friday, 26 May 2017 11:48 a.m. by MediaThePress

OPINION: Bluntness is not much valued in New Zealand.

Insurance wrangles delay progress on Christchurchs dirty 30 list of derelict properties

Insurance wrangles delay progress on Christchurch's 'dirty 30' list of derelict properties

Thursday, 25 May 2017 7:00 p.m. by MediaThePress

Insurance wrangles are delaying progress on a quarter of Christchurch City Council's "dirty 30" list of derelict properties.

Johnny Moore: Earthquakes made for a boom in Canterbury architecture

Johnny Moore: Earthquakes made for a boom in Canterbury architecture

Thursday, 25 May 2017 4:00 p.m. by MediaThePress

OPINION: My wife says I've got too many hobbies: motorbikes, vintage cars, the 1992 Cricket World Cup, architecture… and that's an abridged list.

Canterbury earthquake recovery services budget cut by more than half

Canterbury earthquake recovery services' budget cut by more than half

Thursday, 25 May 2017 3:32 p.m. by MediaThePress

Canterbury residents waiting for their earthquake-damaged homes to be rebuilt or repaired may find government services decreasing over the next year.

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Dirty 30’s Heritage saga continues

Dirty 30’s Heritage saga continues

Thursday, 25 May 2017 8:32 a.m. by ShakyTownBlues

Oh dear, such emotive wording…  Link Here: http://www.stuff.co.nz/the-press/news/92863275/council-goes-after-central-christchurchs-dirty-30-building-owners-who-are-kicking-the-city-in-the-face The irony is, as my readers know so well, is that we have been trying for years to get the CCC et al to address these issues.  Sadly, when the CCC finally …

Christchurch Adventure Park wins architecture gong after fire

Christchurch Adventure Park wins architecture gong after fire

Wednesday, 24 May 2017 9:00 p.m. by MediaThePress

Fire tore though Christchurch Adventure Park's forest, ruining trails and structures, but the surviving buildings are considered some of Canterbury's best-designed.

Council goes after central Christchurchs dirty 30 building owners who are kicking the city in the face

Council goes after central Christchurch's 'dirty 30' building owners who are 'kicking the city in the face'

Wednesday, 24 May 2017 5:53 p.m. by MediaThePress

Christchurch City Council is going after the owners of the "dirty 30" derelict properties holding up the central city rebuild, says a councillor behind a new clean-up campaign.

Three more months to wait for Cathedral decision not excessive, says Bishop

Three more months to wait for Cathedral decision not excessive, says Bishop

Wednesday, 24 May 2017 4:22 p.m. by MediaThePress

OPINION: On Sunday it was announced to the Diocese of Christchurch and beyond that I, the Bishop of Christchurch, had decided to send the decision about the future of the Christ Church Cathedral to the diocesan Synod, which next meets in September 2017.

Bishop Victoria Matthews: Three more months to wait for Cathedral decision not excessive

Bishop Victoria Matthews: Three more months to wait for Cathedral decision not excessive

Wednesday, 24 May 2017 4:22 p.m. by MediaThePress

OPINION: On Sunday it was announced to the Diocese of Christchurch and beyond that I, the Bishop of Christchurch, had decided to send the decision about the future of the Christ Church Cathedral to the diocesan Synod, which next meets in September 2017.

Labour, Greens and National unite to solve cathedral deadlock

Labour, Greens and National unite to solve cathedral deadlock

Wednesday, 24 May 2017 3:00 p.m. by MediaThePress

Labour, Greens and National have united to break the deadlock over the Christ Church Cathedral.

Christchurch City Council could reinstate car parks after controversial changes to St Asaph St

Christchurch City Council could reinstate car parks after controversial changes to St Asaph St

Tuesday, 23 May 2017 8:34 p.m. by MediaThePress

Car parks could be reinstated on St Asaph St after Christchurch business leaders threatened legal action if the Accessible City project was not stopped.

Cathedral Square site sale first in almost a century after rebuild plans founder

Cathedral Square site sale first in almost a century after rebuild plans founder

Tuesday, 23 May 2017 6:46 p.m. by MediaThePress

A Christchurch family will sell their prominent Cathedral Square property for the first time in nearly a century after abandoning attempts to rebuild on it.

Budget Announcement: EQC levy to increase

Budget Announcement: EQC levy to increase

Tuesday, 23 May 2017 12:43 p.m. by GovtEQC

Christchurch earthquake kids more resilient than other children, study finds

Christchurch earthquake kids more resilient than other children, study finds

Tuesday, 23 May 2017 12:43 p.m. by MediaHerald

Exposure to earthquakes has made children in Christchurch more resistant to other pressures in life compared to children with the usual challenges of growing up, new research has found. Massey University clinical psychologist Maureen...

Steve Hansen pays tribute to the late Sir Ron Scott

Steve Hansen pays tribute to the late Sir Ron Scott

Tuesday, 23 May 2017 12:25 p.m. by MediaStuff

The late Sir Ron Scott was honoured by All Black coach Steve Hansen with a moving tribute at the Hutt Valley Sports Awards.

Christchurch dilemmas: Is the tide about to turn for New Brighton?

Christchurch dilemmas: Is the tide about to turn for New Brighton?

Tuesday, 23 May 2017 6:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Is the tide about to turn for New Brighton?

Editorial: Time for decisive action on Cathedral to end Christchurchs pain

Editorial: Time for decisive action on Cathedral to end Christchurch's pain

Tuesday, 23 May 2017 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

There is surely no greater symbol of despair than the crestfallen ruin of a cathedral seated in what was once the heart of our city.

Christ Church Cathedral pro-restoration trust launches ad campaign as PR battle warms up

Christ Church Cathedral pro-restoration trust launches ad campaign as PR battle warms up

Monday, 22 May 2017 9:23 p.m. by MediaThePress

A trust lobbying for the restoration of the Christ Church Cathedral is bankrolling a pricey advertising campaign depicting central city workers, business owners and developers echoing its stance.

Christ Church Cathedral holding up citys regeneration as government intervention calls grow

Christ Church Cathedral 'holding up city's regeneration' as government intervention calls grow

Monday, 22 May 2017 8:42 p.m. by MediaThePress

The neglected Christ Church Cathedral is one of about 30 sites being targeted by council for holding up the city's regeneration.

Christchurch gymnastics school wants $1.1m from council to help rebuild at QEII

Christchurch gymnastics school wants $1.1m from council to help rebuild at QEII

Monday, 22 May 2017 7:33 p.m. by MediaThePress

Christchurch School of Gymnastics wants $1.1 million of ratepayer funds to help it build a new $8.1m base at Queen Elizabeth II Park.

EQC cocked up with Christchurch familys burnt and quake-hit home, lawyer says

EQC 'cocked up' with Christchurch family's burnt and quake-hit home, lawyer says

Monday, 22 May 2017 6:44 p.m. by MediaThePress

Both the Earthquake Commission (EQC) and insurer IAG are in the wrong over a Christchurch home wrecked by fire and earthquakes, an insurance lawyer says.

EQC repair nightmare for Christchurch familys burnt and quake-hit home

EQC repair nightmare for Christchurch family's burnt and quake-hit home

Monday, 22 May 2017 1:44 p.m. by EQCFix

The Press, May 22 2017

Rebuild minister deeply disappointed by Christ Church Cathedral decision delay until September

Rebuild minister 'deeply disappointed' by Christ Church Cathedral decision delay until September

Sunday, 21 May 2017 7:45 p.m. by MediaThePress

A four-month delay in deciding the fate of the derelict Christ Church Cathedral, the "symbol of the city", has "deeply disappointed" the city's new recovery minister.

ChristChurch Cathedral decision not due till at least September when Anglican Synod meets

ChristChurch Cathedral decision not due till at least September when Anglican Synod meets

Sunday, 21 May 2017 3:31 p.m. by MediaHerald

It will be at least September before the Anglican Church in Christchurch makes its decision on the future of ChristChurch Cathedral.Bishop Victoria Mathews made the announcement at Sunday services today, saying the decision will...

Christchurch City Council could acquire Redcliffs School site for free

Christchurch City Council could acquire Redcliffs School site for free

Sunday, 21 May 2017 2:52 p.m. by MediaThePress

A deal with the Ministry of Education could see the city council receive market value for land it owns at Redcliffs Park while receiving free land in return.

Christ Church Cathedral decision wont be made until September, as decision-making power transferred

Christ Church Cathedral decision won't be made until September, as decision-making power transferred

Sunday, 21 May 2017 1:14 p.m. by MediaThePress

A decision on the future of the earthquake-damaged Christ Church Cathedral will not be made until at least September and will be made by a committee of diocese parishioners and priests.

CCC Regeneration letter…

CCC Regeneration letter…

Friday, 19 May 2017 10:12 p.m. by ShakyTownBlues

News Flash – Hot off the Press: I have just opened my mail. When I finished choking on my very nice Sauvignon blanc,  I see that the CCC has sent out a letter telling me, and 30 other building owners, …

Duncan’s Buildings Demolitions…

Duncan’s Buildings Demolitions…

Friday, 19 May 2017 9:32 p.m. by ShakyTownBlues

What is New in Lower High Street? On Monday 22nd May 2017,  two of the Duncan’s units will be completely demolished. These are the last 2 units at the north end.  The demolition has been authorised by LINZ (Land Information …

Dying man Ricky Bligh to get day in court for earthquake case

Dying man Ricky Bligh to get day in court for earthquake case

Friday, 19 May 2017 9:17 p.m. by MediaThePress

The morning his earthquake insurance trial was to begin, dying man Derek Ricky Bligh's lawyers pulled out.

Fire on day family moved into Christchurch home ignites year-long insurance nightmare

Fire on day family moved into Christchurch home ignites year-long insurance nightmare

Friday, 19 May 2017 9:03 p.m. by MediaThePress

When their newly-bought house Christchurch caught fire just hours after they moved in, Georgia Scott and Mike Rodgers snatched their children from their beds and ran.

80 per cent of Christchurch residential red zone could become native forest for $2.5m, Greening the Red Zone says

80 per cent of Christchurch residential red zone could become native forest for $2.5m, Greening the Red Zone says

Friday, 19 May 2017 7:29 p.m. by MediaThePress

Christchurch's residential red zone could be turned into native forest for $2.5 million, a group in favour of the idea says.

Repair nightmares: Brownlee says remedial repairs not a systemic issue

Repair nightmares: Brownlee says remedial repairs 'not a systemic issue'

Friday, 19 May 2017 4:23 p.m. by MediaThePress

The Government maintains that there is no systemic issue with Canterbury earthquake repairs, but the Opposition and local experts believe there is.

Repair nightmares: Brownlee says it would have been chaos without home repair programme

Repair nightmares: Brownlee says it would have been chaos without home repair programme

Friday, 19 May 2017 4:23 p.m. by MediaThePress

The Government maintains that there is no systemic issue with Canterbury earthquake repairs, but the Opposition and local experts disagree.

How an imperfect suburban plan drew me back to Christchurch

How an imperfect suburban plan drew me back to Christchurch

Friday, 19 May 2017 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

OPINION: Colleagues said to us "OMG you're not going back to Christchurch are you?" Their faces reflected astonishment and disbelief. The city is stuffed, they said.

Seventy road and infrastructure jobs to be redone, hundreds of substandard jobs remedied

Seventy road and infrastructure jobs to be redone, hundreds of substandard jobs remedied

Thursday, 18 May 2017 8:12 p.m. by MediaThePress

The rebuild agency tasked with the $2.2 billion project of fixing Christchurch's earthquake-battered infrastructure has just over a month to re-do 70 substandard jobs.

Canterbury rugby will not pay to help build a stadium in Christchurch

Canterbury rugby will not pay to help build a stadium in Christchurch

Thursday, 18 May 2017 6:24 p.m. by MediaThePress

Canterbury rugby has ruled out helping to pay for a multi-use arena in Christchurch.

Christchurch couples earthquake repairs seemed fast, then started going wrong

Christchurch couple's earthquake repairs seemed fast, then started going wrong

Thursday, 18 May 2017 1:50 p.m. by EQCFix

The Press, May 18 2017

What would help your group or organisation?

What would help your group or organisation?

Wednesday, 17 May 2017 9:55 p.m. by OneVoiceTeReoKotahi

Keeping a non-profit or third sector organisation ticking over and carrying out its mahi can be a challenge. We've all got ideas of what might help. Perhaps you'd like to see funders and/or central and local government: Think about sector capacity and find ways to communicate this. Give full consideration to concerns regarding under-resourcing of the sector relative to the demands made of it

Christchurchs container mall gets more food tenants and an extra summer

Christchurch's container mall gets more food tenants and an extra summer

Wednesday, 17 May 2017 4:27 p.m. by MediaThePress

It's the mall no-one wants to close.

Three ex-Cera staff cleared by DPMC inquiry

Three ex-Cera staff cleared by DPMC inquiry

Wednesday, 17 May 2017 2:37 p.m. by MediaThePress

Three former Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority (Cera) employees have been cleared of accusations they had conflicts of interest.

Repair nightmares: Can property buyers trust earthquake repair sign-offs?

Repair nightmares: Can property buyers trust earthquake repair sign-offs?

Wednesday, 17 May 2017 1:56 p.m. by EQCFix

The Press, May 17 2017

Student life returns to Christchurch’s Arts Centre

Student life returns to Christchurch’s Arts Centre

Wednesday, 17 May 2017 12:21 p.m. by CanterburyUniversity Featured Popular

Student life has returned to the Arts Centre in Christchurch’s central city.

New Greater Christchurch Regeneration Minister says its time for a new style of rebuild management

New Greater Christchurch Regeneration Minister says it's time for a new style of rebuild management

Tuesday, 16 May 2017 5:44 p.m. by MediaThePress

Christchurch's new rebuild boss says she believes the city centre is already better than it was before Canterbury's earthquakes.

April floods

April floods

Tuesday, 16 May 2017 3:07 p.m. by GovtEQC