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Williams & Co liquidation sought

Williams & Co liquidation sought

Wednesday, 26 November 2014 3:28 p.m. by MediaThePress

An application to liquidate troubled Christchurch building company Williams & Co has been filed in the High Court by a disgruntled former customer.

Orion rebuild on track for completion by 2019

Orion rebuild on track for completion by 2019

Wednesday, 26 November 2014 3:20 p.m. by OrionNZ

Orion has met another milestone in restoring resilience and reliability to Christchurch's electricity network with construction recently starting on a high voltage underground cable loop around the north of Christchurch. This is another big step in Orion's overall plan to restore pre-earthquake levels of reliability to the network by 2019.

Tower Insurance protest

Tower Insurance protest

Wednesday, 26 November 2014 1:57 p.m. by MediaStuff

An 83-year-old pensioner has taken her fight with Tower Insurance from phone line to front line with a protest outside the company's Riccarton branch.

Enjoy an evening at The Tannery - celebrating 57 shops

Enjoy an evening at The Tannery - celebrating 57 shops

Wednesday, 26 November 2014 1:44 p.m. by TheTannery Popular

Release: The Tannery

Carlton Butchery building for sale

Carlton Butchery building for sale

Wednesday, 26 November 2014 11:36 a.m. by MediaThePress

One of central Christchurch's first earthquake rebuilds is for sale.

Labour costs fuel rising construction bills

Labour costs fuel rising construction bills

Wednesday, 26 November 2014 11:09 a.m. by MediaThePress

Christchurch has the fastest rising construction costs in New Zealand.

Tower Insurance protest to be staged

Tower Insurance protest to be staged

Wednesday, 26 November 2014 10:33 a.m. by MediaThePress

Yellow-clad supporters of an 83-year-old pensioner who is battling Tower Insurance will stage a silent protest outside the company's offices this morning.

Tower Insurance protest to be staged

Tower Insurance protest to be staged

Wednesday, 26 November 2014 10:33 a.m. by MediaStuff

Yellow-clad supporters of an 83-year-old pensioner who is battling Tower Insurance will stage a silent protest outside the company's offices this morning.

Innovation Partnership to discuss Chchs digital future

Innovation Partnership to discuss Chch's digital future

Wednesday, 26 November 2014 10:24 a.m. by PRNews

The Innovation Partnership is meeting in Christchurch tomorrow to discuss how Ultra-Fast Broadband (UFB) will help the rebuilt city succeed in the future.

Prime retail opportunity in Bus Interchange

Prime retail opportunity in Bus Interchange

Wednesday, 26 November 2014 10:07 a.m. by GovtCCDU

Retail spaces are being offered for lease in Christchurch’s new $53 million Bus Interchange as construction of the facility pushes ahead.

Christchurch council struggling with rebuild

Christchurch council struggling with rebuild

Wednesday, 26 November 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

The Christchurch City Council admits it is struggling to cope with its rebuild work and wants to hand over responsibility for major development projects to a new commercial entity.

CTV News - Labour (publics opinion)

CTV News - Labour (public's opinion)

Tuesday, 25 November 2014 7:29 p.m. by MediaCTV

Council finalist in International Urban Innovation Award

Council finalist in International Urban Innovation Award

Tuesday, 25 November 2014 3:56 p.m. by GovtCCC

Christchurch City Council's 'Christchurch: Our Ever Evolving City' initiative has been shortlisted for a prestigious urban innovation award.

Collaborate Canterbury ramping up for the rebuild

Collaborate Canterbury ramping up for the rebuild

Tuesday, 25 November 2014 3:52 p.m. by collaboratecanty

Collaborate Canterbury has ramped up their support for local businesses with the The Canterbury Employers' Chamber of Commerce (CECC), through the support of New Zealand Trade and Enterprise (NZTE), recruiting a dedicated Case Manager to drive the Collaborate Canterbury initiative to assist to build scale and meet increasingly tight market constraints.

Tower Peaceful Protest by WeCAN

Tower Peaceful Protest by WeCAN

Tuesday, 25 November 2014 9:49 a.m. by WeCAN

The Wider Earthquake Canterbury Action Network : WECAN ask

White Ribbon March – today at 9.45am

White Ribbon March – today at 9.45am

Tuesday, 25 November 2014 8:15 a.m. by Transport4chch

This morning the White Ribbon March will take place starting at the police station on St Asaph Street and marching down towards Christchurch Hospital (Hagley Ave.)

ROVER in our repair programme

ROVER in our repair programme

Tuesday, 25 November 2014 4:29 a.m. by SouthernResponse

Check out the latest episode of , where Eric & Greg talk about how ROVER is contributing as a key innovation to our Southern Response repair programme.

Lynched Monday 24th November 2014

Lynched Monday 24th November 2014

Monday, 24 November 2014 9:41 p.m. by ChrisLynch

CTV News Monday November 24th

CTV News Monday November 24th

Monday, 24 November 2014 8:18 p.m. by MediaCTV

Council on track for consents accreditation

Council on track for consents accreditation

Monday, 24 November 2014 2:11 p.m. by GovtCCC

Christchurch City Council is in the final stages of proving it is at a standard to achieve accreditation as a Building Consent Authority.

Police tower will be imploded

Police tower will be imploded

Monday, 24 November 2014 2:06 p.m. by MediaStuff

The former Christchurch police station will be demolished by implosion.

Rebuild Activity Around the Central City Avon River

Rebuild Activity Around the Central City Avon River

Monday, 24 November 2014 1:57 p.m. by Swiggs Popular

There is so much talk around Christchurch about the pace of the rebuild. The main commentators in the media say that it is to slow. There could be some truth to this and there probably needs to be a full and frank discussion about it. From the discussion I have had with many over the previous months there is a slide in optimism especially for smalle players feelling the inflation pinch.  

Travelling home from the city tonight?

Travelling home from the city tonight?

Monday, 24 November 2014 10:43 a.m. by Transport4chch

Planning your journey home from work in the city? 

Tourism surviving natural disasters: Preparedness and planning

Tourism surviving natural disasters: Preparedness and planning

Monday, 24 November 2014 9:59 a.m. by CanterburyUniversity

A University of Canterbury doctoral student is investigating the preparedness and planning of post-disaster tourism service providers.

Tuam Street changes from Monday 24th November

Tuam Street changes from Monday 24th November

Monday, 24 November 2014 7:30 a.m. by Transport4chch

Changes to Tuam Street are underway as part of the city transport changes. 

Tuam Street changes from today

Tuam Street changes from today

Monday, 24 November 2014 7:30 a.m. by Transport4chch

Changes to Tuam Street are underway as part of the city transport changes. Tuam Street will be closed in stages starting from Colombo Street and when Tuam Street reopens from Durham Street to Hagley Ave it will be accessible to eastbound traffic only. …

Key Traffic Changes  – Moorhouse/Hagley Ave intersection & Hospital Corner

Key Traffic Changes – Moorhouse/Hagley Ave intersection & Hospital Corner

Monday, 24 November 2014 7:13 a.m. by Transport4chch

From Monday November 24th changes in road layouts and reduced lanes will be in place at the intersection of Riccarton Ave and Hagley Ave.

Poor repairs to haunt buyers

Poor repairs to haunt buyers

Sunday, 23 November 2014 10:38 p.m. by MediaThePress

The reselling of Christchurch homes with shoddy earthquake repairs has been likened to the leaky homes scandal.

Opportunity knocks for rapid rebuilder

Opportunity knocks for rapid rebuilder

Saturday, 22 November 2014 11:32 a.m. by MediaThePress

The inside story is never exactly what you expect. By rights, with the massive risks he is racking up, developer Richard Diver should be a bag of nerves. But there he sits with a constant grin on his face.

Long wait for repairs to house pushes couple to limit

Long wait for repairs to house pushes couple to limit

Friday, 21 November 2014 11:18 p.m. by MediaThePress

Susan Walton is fed up with waiting.

Rebuild spend $250m short  of target

Rebuild spend $250m short of target

Friday, 21 November 2014 10:30 p.m. by MediaThePress

The Christchurch City Council is already expecting to under-deliver on its earthquake rebuild programme by more than $250 million this financial year.

CTV News - Friday 21st November 2014

CTV News - Friday 21st November 2014

Friday, 21 November 2014 8:10 p.m. by MediaCTV

Four Chinese Mayoral delegations to visit Christchurch

Four Chinese Mayoral delegations to visit Christchurch

Friday, 21 November 2014 3:59 p.m. by GovtCCC

Four delegations from China, led by the Mayors of Christchurch’s Sister Cities or cities of interest, will visit Christchurch this weekend.

Women in trades: it’s a good fit

Women in trades: it’s a good fit

Friday, 21 November 2014 3:58 p.m. by GovtBeehive

Louise Upston - Women in trades: it’s a good fit

Accountability following quake response inquiry not achieved, legal expert says

Accountability following quake response inquiry not achieved, legal expert says

Friday, 21 November 2014 3:49 p.m. by CanterburyUniversity

Lessons still need to be learned from the search and rescue efforts following the February 2011 earthquake in Christchurch, a leading New Zealand lawyer, Nigel Hampton QC, says.

Opportunity For Christchurch To Have World Class Bike Share System

Opportunity For Christchurch To Have World Class Bike Share System

Friday, 21 November 2014 3:30 p.m. by BikeShare Popular

A crowdfunding campaign to support the introduction of a public Bike Share system in central 

Welcome to The Commons, Plant Gang!

Welcome to The Commons, Plant Gang!

Friday, 21 November 2014 2:34 p.m. by GapFiller

We’re pleased to welcome the Plant Gang to The Commons. 

CBD – Available Routes Map 21st November – 28th November

CBD – Available Routes Map 21st November – 28th November

Friday, 21 November 2014 1:01 p.m. by Transport4chch

For available routes around the Central City please find below the CBD network map. This is updated weekly. Please click here to download the network map  -  Available Routes

South Island Farmer of the Year

South Island Farmer of the Year

Friday, 21 November 2014 12:01 p.m. by MediaCTV

Arts crucial for the rebuild

Arts crucial for the rebuild

Friday, 21 November 2014 10:51 a.m. by MediaThePress

Men’s Health Forum

Men’s Health Forum

Friday, 21 November 2014 10:07 a.m. by AnxietySupport

AWARENESS Canterbury Action on Mental Health and Addictions   To celebrate ‘Movember’ we’re holding a Men’s Health forum to create a space for Canterbury men to hear from other guys about looking after our physical and mental health.  All welcome so come along with any questions or just to listen.  Please note: this is a...

Key Traffic Changes  – Moorhouse/Hagley Ave intersection from Saturday

Key Traffic Changes – Moorhouse/Hagley Ave intersection from Saturday

Friday, 21 November 2014 8:45 a.m. by Transport4chch

From early Saturday 22nd November major traffic changes will take place at the intersection of Hagley Ave/Moorhouse Ave corner. These changes are permanent and part of the Central City transport projects under the umbrella of An Accessible City – the …

CTV News - Thursday 20th November 2014

CTV News - Thursday 20th November 2014

Thursday, 20 November 2014 7:54 p.m. by MediaCTV

CTV News - Scirt Women

CTV News - Scirt Women

Thursday, 20 November 2014 7:32 p.m. by MediaCTV

CTV News - Lincoln Tech Fest

CTV News - Lincoln Tech Fest

Thursday, 20 November 2014 7:25 p.m. by MediaCTV

CTV News - Earthquake Students

CTV News - Earthquake Students

Thursday, 20 November 2014 7:22 p.m. by MediaCTV

IAGs Canterbury Recovery team Contribute To New Show, Covered

IAG's Canterbury Recovery team Contribute To New Show, Covered

Thursday, 20 November 2014 2:56 p.m. by IAGinsurance

IAG’s Canterbury Recovery team has been taking part in Canterbury TV’s (CTV) new weekly show, Covered, which looks to provide a behind the scenes update on how residential rebuilds are progressing post-quake in Canterbury.

Mt Pleasant News 20 November 2014

Mt Pleasant News 20 November 2014

Thursday, 20 November 2014 2:39 p.m. by MtPleasantCC

Feeling Alright? 

Ferry Road intersection at AMI Stadium from 9am today

Ferry Road intersection at AMI Stadium from 9am today

Thursday, 20 November 2014 2:10 p.m. by Transport4chch

Ferry Road major intersection near Jade/ AMI Stadium 3-day closure 9 am Friday 21 November – early Monday 24 November We expect delays particularly for Sumner bound traffic tonight and advise to avoid the area or adjust your time of …

Fendalton Road Bridge work starts Monday 24th November

Fendalton Road Bridge work starts Monday 24th November

Thursday, 20 November 2014 2:02 p.m. by Transport4chch

From Monday 24th November work begins at the Fendalton Road Bridge at the intersection of Deans Ave and Harper Ave will be reduce the westbound lanes on the bridge to one lane. 

Dyers Pass Road Closure from Monday 24th November

Dyers Pass Road Closure from Monday 24th November

Thursday, 20 November 2014 1:39 p.m. by Transport4chch

From 

KEY TRAFFIC CHANGES – Moorhouse/Hagley Ave intersection from Friday 21st November

KEY TRAFFIC CHANGES – Moorhouse/Hagley Ave intersection from Friday 21st November

Thursday, 20 November 2014 1:18 p.m. by Transport4chch

Click  for all information you need to know how to get around these changes.

No accountability for CTV rescue failures

'No accountability' for CTV rescue failures

Thursday, 20 November 2014 12:31 p.m. by MediaStuff

A coroner failed to acknowledge the systemic causes of search and rescue failures at the CTV building following the February 2011 earthquake, a leading lawyer says.

Home owners offered free healthy home assessments

Home owners offered free healthy home assessments

Thursday, 20 November 2014 11:27 a.m. by GovtCCC Recommended Popular

Christchurch people rebuilding or repairing their earthquake damaged homes can now get free advice to ensure they are warm, dry and energy efficient.

Isaac Theatre Royal Opening Week – Travel Advisory

Isaac Theatre Royal Opening Week – Travel Advisory

Thursday, 20 November 2014 7:00 a.m. by Transport4chch

Patrons attending performances at the Isaac Theatre Royal from Monday 17 November are encouraged to plan their journey into the central city to minimise delays. 

Editorial: Other side of Sutton affair needs airing

Editorial: Other side of Sutton affair needs airing

Thursday, 20 November 2014 6:00 a.m. by MediaHerald

Roger Sutton attracted a large amount of public sympathy when he resigned this week. That might have been expected, given that the stage-managed manner of his departure allowed him to insinuate that he had done nothing badly wrong.Consequently,...

Cartoon: Property too damaged

Cartoon: Property too damaged

Thursday, 20 November 2014 6:00 a.m. by MediaHerald

Replica of The Press building planned

Replica of The Press building planned

Wednesday, 19 November 2014 11:25 p.m. by MediaThePress

Christchurch's historic The Press building could be rebuilt on its Cathedral Square site - as a hotel.

CTV News - Housing New Zealand

CTV News - Housing New Zealand

Wednesday, 19 November 2014 8:04 p.m. by MediaCTV