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Too early for convention centre certainty, Cera boss says

'Too early' for convention centre certainty, Cera boss says

Wednesday, 10 February 2016 9:48 p.m. by MediaThePress

Canterbury's earthquake boss has cast major doubt on whether Christchurch's long-awaited convention centre will be built.

More million-dollar apartments for central Christchurch

More million-dollar apartments for central Christchurch

Wednesday, 10 February 2016 8:16 p.m. by MediaThePress

Work will start soon on two new apartment towers offering million-dollar homes in Christchurch.

Smaller developers follow big guys lead in Christchurch retail rebuild

Smaller developers follow big guys' lead in Christchurch retail rebuild

Monday, 8 February 2016 2:10 p.m. by MediaThePress

It is not just the big guys planning to build in Christchurch's emerging retail precinct.

Mike Yardley: EQC delays five years after Canterbury quakes outrageous

Mike Yardley: EQC delays five years after Canterbury quakes 'outrageous'

Monday, 8 February 2016 12:31 p.m. by MediaThePress

Chinese New Year has fast become a more joyful and overtly expressive festivity in New Zealand than our own national birthday.

Metro Sport Facility tenders considered

Metro Sport Facility tenders considered

Thursday, 4 February 2016 5:54 p.m. by MediaThePress

Six companies have expressed an interest in project managing the construction of Christchurch's $300 million Metro Sports Facility.

Hotel project to replace luxury apartment scheme

Hotel project to replace luxury apartment scheme

Thursday, 4 February 2016 2:06 p.m. by MediaThePress

A new hotel with 48 serviced apartments will be built in central Christchurch — replacing a collapsed luxury housing scheme.

Kairaki stayers upset after red-zoned land deemed not feasible for development

Kairaki stayers upset after red-zoned land deemed 'not feasible' for development

Thursday, 4 February 2016 10:05 a.m. by MediaThePress

The future of two Canterbury red-zone stayer strongholds are uncertain after a technical panel has found the areas too susceptible to sea level rise.

Talking about regeneration

Talking about regeneration

Wednesday, 3 February 2016 4:17 p.m. by MediaThePress

Work starts on $30m Christchurch parking retail link

Work starts on $30m Christchurch parking retail link

Wednesday, 3 February 2016 2:37 p.m. by MediaThePress

Construction has begun on another piece of Christchurch's new central shopping district – an eight-storey public car parking complex with shops below.

Quarter of EQC staff believe the organisation is delivering on promises

Quarter of EQC staff believe the organisation is delivering on promises

Wednesday, 3 February 2016 12:27 p.m. by MediaThePress

Just a quarter of Earthquake Commission (EQC) staff believe their organisation delivers on the promises it makes to customers.

Re:Start mall to stay another year

Re:Start mall to stay another year

Tuesday, 2 February 2016 6:12 p.m. by MediaThePress

Christchurch's popular Re:Start mall will be around for at least another year after the Government extended the lease for the temporary shopping development.

Cassels central city venture to close after being bought by Crown

Cassels' central city venture to close after being bought by Crown

Tuesday, 2 February 2016 5:03 p.m. by MediaThePress

A central Christchurch bar will close its doors after being bought by the Government to make way for the city's proposed stadium.

Development feasible in parts of Waimakariri red zone

Development 'feasible' in parts of Waimakariri red zone

Tuesday, 2 February 2016 11:09 a.m. by MediaThePress

One of Canterbury's most earthquake-damaged streets has been deemed "technically feasible" for new residential development.

4600 stuck homeowners need more help settling quake claims, mayor says

4600 'stuck' homeowners need more help settling quake claims, mayor says

Tuesday, 2 February 2016 9:09 a.m. by MediaThePress

The thousands of Christchurch homeowners who have yet to settle their earthquake claims need more help, Mayor Lianne Dalziel says.

Homeowners need more help settling quake claims, mayor says

Homeowners need more help settling quake claims, mayor says

Tuesday, 2 February 2016 9:09 a.m. by MediaThePress

The thousands of Christchurch homeowners who have yet to settle their earthquake claims need more help, Mayor Lianne Dalziel says.

Thousands of residential claims from Christchurch earthquakes still not settled

Thousands of residential claims from Christchurch earthquakes still not settled

Monday, 1 February 2016 7:45 p.m. by MediaThePress

Private insurers have paid out $16.7 billion in Christchurch for commercial and domestic earthquake claims, but more than 4600 homeowners are still awaiting settlement for major property damage.

Christchurch photo files: Joseph Johnson documents the eastern suburbs

Christchurch photo files: Joseph Johnson documents the eastern suburbs

Saturday, 30 January 2016 10:50 a.m. by MediaThePress

Photojournalist Joseph Johnson, whose CBD photos featured last week, has turned his lens to the Christchurch's eastern suburbs.

An architectural call to arms for the Christchurch rebuild

An architectural call to arms for the Christchurch rebuild

Friday, 29 January 2016 8:36 p.m. by MediaThePress

OPINION: Back in 1920 the journal of the  NZ Institute of Architects focused on the predicted architectural austerity of impending modernism.

Threatened Christchurch mansion for sale as-is-where-is

Threatened Christchurch mansion for sale as-is-where-is

Friday, 29 January 2016 1:46 p.m. by MediaThePress

The fate of Christchurch's historic McLean's Mansion will soon be in the hands of new owners.

New $50m Science Alive! building in Christchurch

New $50m Science Alive! building in Christchurch

Thursday, 28 January 2016 6:48 p.m. by MediaThePress

A new $50 million international science centre will be developed on central Christchurch's Durham Street law courts site.

Defending the glass box: Christchurch developers explain

Defending the glass box: Christchurch developers explain

Thursday, 28 January 2016 6:05 p.m. by MediaThePress

Is it cost, fashion, or lack of imagination which has led to so many similar-looking concrete, glass and steel buildings going up in central Christchurch?

Traditional buildings possible in Christchurch

Traditional buildings possible in Christchurch

Thursday, 28 January 2016 4:36 p.m. by MediaThePress

Southern Response chief executive Peter Rose stepping down

Southern Response chief executive Peter Rose stepping down

Wednesday, 27 January 2016 4:27 p.m. by MediaThePress

Government-owned insurer Southern Response is on the hunt for a new leader.

International architects Woods Bagot to open studio in Auckland

International architects Woods Bagot to open studio in Auckland

Wednesday, 27 January 2016 4:20 p.m. by MediaThePress

An international architecture consultancy firm wants Kiwi talent to help it innovate.

Derelict building to make way for central Christchurchs post-quake rebuild

Derelict building to make way for central Christchurch's post-quake rebuild

Tuesday, 26 January 2016 10:07 p.m. by MediaThePress

In a major breakthrough for Christchurch's Cathedral Square, the old BNZ House is coming down to make way for a major new development.

Last of the QEII buildings demolished

Last of the QEII buildings demolished

Tuesday, 26 January 2016 4:05 p.m. by MediaThePress

Sports House, one of the last remaining buildings at Christchurch's Queen Elizabeth II Park, is being demolished.

Child burns fingers on hot slide at Margaret Mahy Playground

Child burns fingers on hot slide at Margaret Mahy Playground

Tuesday, 26 January 2016 4:02 p.m. by MediaThePress

A 6-year-old Christchurch girl burnt her fingers on the metal slide at the Margaret Mahy Family Playground as the Government continues to "investigate options" for more shade cover.

Government paid lawyer $43K for Christ Church Cathedral report

Government paid lawyer $43K for Christ Church Cathedral report

Monday, 25 January 2016 10:20 a.m. by MediaThePress

The Government paid a lawyer $43,000 for an independent Christ Church Cathedral report, RNZ News reports.