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Developer aims to add life to river

Developer aims to add life to river

Thursday, 2 October 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Christchurch developer Alasdair Cassels will invest $400,000 to revitalise part of the Heathcote River.

Lawyer: Insurers trying to weasel out

Lawyer: Insurers trying to weasel out

Tuesday, 30 September 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

A Christchurch couple claim the Earthquake Commission (EQC) and Southern Response have tried to "weasel out" of a full rebuild of their 100-year-old Burwood house.

$650m revamp starts for hospitals

$650m revamp starts for hospitals

Friday, 26 September 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

The first stage of Christchurch Hospital's multimillion-dollar redevelopment will begin on Monday.

$2m stadium loan will buy the council time

$2m stadium loan will 'buy the council time'

Thursday, 25 September 2014 12:53 p.m. by MediaThePress

How long the temporary rugby stadium at Addington remains in play rests on the outcome of negotiations between the Government and the city council, says Christchurch Stadium Trust chairman Jim Anderton.

Owner disputes quality of repairs

Owner disputes quality of repairs

Thursday, 25 September 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

A rebuild firm is locked in a dispute with a property owner who is refusing to pay for earthquake repairs.\

Modular apartments waiting for site

Modular apartments waiting for site

Thursday, 25 September 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Hundreds of prefabricated apartments destined for Christchurch are without a home.

Rebuild creating a treasure in CBD

Rebuild creating a treasure in CBD

Wednesday, 24 September 2014 4:22 p.m. by MediaThePress

Christchurch is on track to have the most valuable city centre in New Zealand.

A vote of confidence in the rebuild

A vote of confidence in the rebuild

Wednesday, 24 September 2014 10:54 a.m. by MediaThePress

It has taken a long time and there is still a very long way to go, but at last there are signs of real progress. I could not have written that a year ago or even early this year, at least not with the same degree of certainty.

Music Centre lines up first for arts precinct

Music Centre lines up first for arts precinct

Wednesday, 24 September 2014 9:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

The first new development in the performing arts precinct could soon be under way.

Councillors back artistic hoarding idea

Councillors back artistic hoarding idea

Wednesday, 24 September 2014 7:50 a.m. by MediaThePress

City councillors are backing and flair to their site fencing.

Foundations laid for bus interchange

Foundations laid for bus interchange

Tuesday, 23 September 2014 9:06 a.m. by MediaThePress

It is expected to take 12 hours and 234 truckloads before Christchurch's biggest continuous concrete pour since the quakes is completed.

Clever hoardings may pay off

Clever hoardings may pay off

Tuesday, 23 September 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Central city developers who add a creative touch to their construction site hoardings could get rewarded financially.

Solar subdivision still on track, but delayed

Solar subdivision 'still on track, but delayed'

Monday, 22 September 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Progress on north Christchurch's 2200-home Highfield Park solar subdivision has stalled as its developers seek funds offshore.

Rebuild network welcomes result

Rebuild network welcomes result

Monday, 22 September 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

National's resounding win is a big tick for the Government's handling of post-earthquake Canterbury, rebuild leaders say.

Southern employers say welcome back to Nats

Southern employers say welcome back to Nats

Sunday, 21 September 2014 10:41 a.m. by MediaThePress

The hidden story of citys rebuild

The hidden story of city's rebuild

Sunday, 21 September 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Even six months ago, the rebuild of central Christchurch was on the cusp.

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.