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Editorial: Remember Christchurch, new Govt

Editorial: Remember Christchurch, new Govt

Friday, 19 September 2014 7:24 a.m. by MediaThePress

 Developing a business or living a life that is sustainable, ethical, socially responsible and profitable is a challenging undertaking at any time. For the last four years or so, in Canterbury, it has been more challenging than anywhere else in the country.

Arthouse cinema at performing arts precinct?

Arthouse cinema at performing arts precinct?

Friday, 19 September 2014 6:14 a.m. by MediaThePress

An arthouse cinema could be part of a proposed performing arts precinct in central Christchurch.

Christchurch firms warned over migrant fees

Christchurch firms warned over migrant fees

Thursday, 18 September 2014 4:06 p.m. by MediaThePress

Christchurch businesses are raising concerns about the enormous fees paid by their Filipino migrant employees.

Locals rally for school pool

Locals rally for school pool

Thursday, 18 September 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

A Christchurch community is on a mission to raise $115,000 to replace earthquake-damaged school pool facilities not covered by insurance.

Restaurant to replace Clocktower building

Restaurant to replace Clocktower building

Thursday, 18 September 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

The landmark Clocktower building in Hornby is being replaced by a national restaurant chain.

Church set to reopen for Christmas

Church set to reopen for Christmas

Monday, 15 September 2014 12:04 p.m. by MediaThePress

The rebuilt Knox Church will be open in time for Christmas services this year.

The rebuilds Aussie angle

The rebuild's Aussie angle

Saturday, 13 September 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Australians, our closest neighbours, are arriving in larger numbers wanting to "avago" in the Christchurch rebuild.

Interest sought for Town Hall rebuild

Interest sought for Town Hall rebuild

Friday, 12 September 2014 11:52 a.m. by MediaThePress

The Christchurch City Council hopes to have a better idea of the cost of conserving the quake-damaged Town Hall by early next year.

Beautiful, light, open and original

Beautiful, light, open and original

Friday, 12 September 2014 11:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

How rebuilt cathedral could look

How rebuilt cathedral could look

Friday, 12 September 2014 11:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

$3k scheme lures 350-plus workers to city

'$3k' scheme lures 350-plus workers to city

Friday, 12 September 2014 6:16 a.m. by MediaThePress

A scheme dangling a $3000 carrot for jobless to relocate to Canterbury for work has had a five-fold surge in takers in the past two months.

Concrete has proud history in Canterbury

Concrete has proud history in Canterbury

Thursday, 11 September 2014 3:04 p.m. by MediaThePress

Why cant parties work together?

Why can't parties work together?

Thursday, 11 September 2014 9:58 a.m. by MediaThePress

 How is Christchurch faring? Four years after the first major earthquake shook us awake in the early hours and with another general election looming, it's time to look at the big picture again.

New Christchurch lodge to include 300 beds

New Christchurch lodge to include 300 beds

Wednesday, 10 September 2014 10:00 p.m. by MediaThePress

A new multimillion-dollar 300-bed backpackers in Bealey Avenue will help replace accommodation lost in the earthquakes, a developer says.

Developers insurance appeal dismissed

Developers' insurance appeal dismissed

Wednesday, 10 September 2014 2:37 p.m. by MediaThePress

The Court of Appeal has dismissed an appeal by developers Islington Park against a High Court judgment on its insurance claims for damaged buildings at the old Islington freezing works site in Christchurch.

New life for stricken bach

New life for stricken bach

Wednesday, 10 September 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

A former family bach in the red-zoned Port Hills will find a new life as sheep shearers' living quarters on far-flung Pitt Island.

Developers asked to include art

Developers asked to include art

Tuesday, 9 September 2014 9:54 p.m. by MediaThePress

Developers could be offered incentives to include art works in new developments as part of a scheme to generate work for Christchurch artists.

Gough keen to join advisory group

Gough keen to join advisory group

Tuesday, 9 September 2014 9:42 p.m. by MediaThePress

A Christchurch developer hopes the advisory group overseeing the Government's transition out of Christchurch's recovery will include "more than just politicians".

Subcontractors get greater security

Subcontractors get greater security

Tuesday, 9 September 2014 12:31 p.m. by MediaThePress

Law changes will give subcontractors greater security that they will get paid for work done, Building and Construction Minister Nick Smith says.

Stories to tell young women

Stories to tell young women

Tuesday, 9 September 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Chrissy Irivine is telling it like it is.

Ferrymeads $35m bridge on track

Ferrymead's $35m bridge on track

Monday, 8 September 2014 12:16 p.m. by MediaThePress

Ferrymead's new $35 million bridge is on schedule to be opened to traffic in April next year.

Cera using bully tactics to get land

Cera 'using bully tactics' to get land

Friday, 5 September 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

A central-city property owner says he is being bullied out of his commercial building by a heavy-handed Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority (Cera).

Council approves $45m for communities

Council approves $45m for communities

Thursday, 4 September 2014 1:04 p.m. by MediaThePress

Community libraries and pools will be repaired or rebuilt first as part of a $40 million spending programme announced by the city council.

Hornby site for Bunnings trade centre

Hornby site for Bunnings trade centre

Wednesday, 3 September 2014 11:51 a.m. by MediaThePress

Hardware and building supplies retailer Bunnings has started work on its new Christchurch trade centre.

Ditch the concrete, embrace the view

Ditch the concrete, embrace the view

Wednesday, 3 September 2014 10:26 a.m. by MediaThePress

From the sixth floor of Press House in Gloucester St, there is a brilliant view of our evolving city.

Knox Churchs rise offers vision of hope

Knox Church's rise offers 'vision of hope'

Wednesday, 3 September 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

The repair of Christchurch's Knox Presbyterian Church is a "vision of hope for the city", parishioners say.

SOL Square returns

SOL Square returns

Tuesday, 2 September 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

SOL Square will finally be redeveloped, bringing more office and hospitality space to the eastern edge of Christchurch's city centre.

SOL Square set to return

SOL Square set to return

Tuesday, 2 September 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

SOL Square will finally be redeveloped, bringing more office and hospitality space to the eastern edge of Christchurch's city centre.

Business tourism on the up

Business tourism on the up

Sunday, 31 August 2014 8:21 p.m. by MediaThePress

Christchurch convention organisers are upbeat that business tourism for the city will remain on the front foot in the leadup to the planned opening of a $500 million convention centre and precinct in 2017.

Essays reflect on rebuild

Essays reflect on rebuild

Sunday, 31 August 2014 2:33 p.m. by MediaThePress

Those who spend a lot of time in central Christchurch will know about its strangeness but it can be hard to identify just what makes it strange.