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Apartments downsized on Crown-Fletcher Christchurch housing project

Apartments downsized on Crown-Fletcher Christchurch housing project

Sunday, 22 October 2017 10:28 p.m. by MediaThePress

Apartment sizes have been cut back and more homes fitted into a Crown-led private housing development in Christchurch.

What does a new Government mean for the Canterbury rebuild?

What does a new Government mean for the Canterbury rebuild?

Friday, 20 October 2017 6:34 p.m. by MediaThePress

Change is coming to Christchurch. The rub will be in how much.

Dont forget Christchurch, business groups and investors say

Don't forget Christchurch, business groups and investors say

Friday, 20 October 2017 5:58 p.m. by MediaThePress

The new Government has been urged not to forget the Christchurch rebuild as it juggles its parties' election promises.

New technology and education hub for east frame ex-Inland Revenue building

New technology and education hub for east frame ex-Inland Revenue building

Friday, 20 October 2017 2:47 p.m. by MediaThePress

An education, research and technology transfer hub is to be established in an old office building in Christchurch's east frame.

To build or not to build, that is the red zone question

To build or not to build, that is the red zone question

Friday, 20 October 2017 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

OPINION: Should we be building new homes in the Ōtākaro Avon River Corridor – the residential red zone?

Sumner-Lyttelton road rebuild delayed due to complexity of work

Sumner-Lyttelton road rebuild delayed due to 'complexity' of work

Thursday, 19 October 2017 5:15 p.m. by MediaThePress

The reopening of a key Christchurch road has been pushed back by at least a year due to the complexity of the work.

Central Christchurch loos to stay for four years after Hire King lot gets resource consent

Central Christchurch loos to stay for four years after Hire King lot gets resource consent

Thursday, 19 October 2017 4:26 p.m. by MediaThePress

The central Christchurch portaloo lot that drew the ire of neighbours has been granted resource consent, but all parties are satisfied with the outcome.

Workshops challenge Cathedral Square revamp plans

Workshops challenge Cathedral Square revamp plans

Thursday, 19 October 2017 1:39 p.m. by MediaThePress

Regenerate Christchurch has been challenged on some of its Cathedral Square ideas in a series of workshops held with interested groups.

Christchurch familys rebuild botched, cant sell land tied up in cross lease

Christchurch family's rebuild botched, can't sell land tied up in cross lease

Thursday, 19 October 2017 8:25 a.m. by MediaThePress

Michelle and David McLean say an earthquake-damaged cross lease has ruined their life in Christchurch.

Work to memorialise Christchurchs CTV site begins next week

Work to memorialise Christchurch's CTV site begins next week

Wednesday, 18 October 2017 6:56 p.m. by MediaThePress

The site where 115 people were killed in the February 2011 earthquake will be turned into a "peaceful place to sit and reflect".

Christchurchs familys rebuild botched, cant sell land tied up in cross lease

Christchurch's family's rebuild botched, can't sell land tied up in cross lease

Wednesday, 18 October 2017 4:56 p.m. by MediaThePress

Michelle and David McLean say an earthquake-damaged cross lease has ruined their life in Christchurch.

Work to turn Christchurchs CTV site into peaceful place to sit and reflect begins next week

Work to turn Christchurch's CTV site into 'peaceful place to sit and reflect' begins next week

Wednesday, 18 October 2017 2:41 p.m. by MediaThePress

Landscaping work on Christchurch's CTV building site is due to start next week and should be finished early next year.

Saving heritage buildings can be a win for owners and the public alike

Saving heritage buildings can be a win for owners and the public alike

Wednesday, 18 October 2017 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

OPINION: The imperative for the rescue of a historic building is reliant on one significant aspect – a willing owner.

Christchurch central city shuttle decision pushed back to wider public transport review

Christchurch central city shuttle decision pushed back to wider public transport review

Tuesday, 17 October 2017 6:42 p.m. by MediaThePress

A decision on bringing back a free Christchurch central city shuttle has been delayed over funding issues, despite authorities backing the idea in principle.

Christ Church Cathedral restoration call sparks donation surge

Christ Church Cathedral restoration call sparks donation surge

Tuesday, 17 October 2017 5:07 p.m. by MediaThePress

The decision to restore Christ Church Cathedral has sparked a rise in donations, with one gift of more than $10,000 coming from the United States.

Cone of silence over rents for swanky new justice precinct digs

Cone of silence over rents for swanky new justice precinct digs

Tuesday, 17 October 2017 3:37 p.m. by MediaThePress

Government agencies moving into Christchurch's swanky new justice and emergency services precinct are tight lipped about rents in the new $300 million building.

Christchurch landlord loses EQC compensation case in High Court

Christchurch landlord loses EQC compensation case in High Court

Sunday, 15 October 2017 4:19 p.m. by MediaThePress

A landlord has lost his claim for an increased payout from the Earthquake Commission (EQC).

New container shops approved for central Christchurch

New container shops approved for central Christchurch

Friday, 13 October 2017 8:10 p.m. by MediaThePress

A container mini-mall is planned for a central Christchurch block where a falling building killed 12 people in the earthquakes.

Regenerate Christchurch spends $4.5m on consultants, meets most targets

Regenerate Christchurch spends $4.5m on consultants, meets most targets

Friday, 13 October 2017 7:28 p.m. by MediaThePress

A year and a half after being established, Regenerate Christchurch has spent around $12 million of public money, but has yet to make people understand what it does.

Shake-up of Christchurch transport plan proposed

Shake-up of Christchurch transport plan proposed

Tuesday, 10 October 2017 6:40 p.m. by MediaThePress

A proposed shake-up of Christchurch's transport plan would delay several road projects to extend the tram route.

Restored central Christchurch heritage building open for quick public peek

Restored central Christchurch heritage building open for quick public peek

Tuesday, 10 October 2017 5:23 p.m. by MediaThePress

The public are being allowed a quick peek at a rescued and restored heritage building on the Christchurch convention centre block.

Council plans to fund $10m Christ Church cathedral restoration grant with targeted rate

Council plans to fund $10m Christ Church cathedral restoration grant with targeted rate

Tuesday, 10 October 2017 4:15 p.m. by MediaThePress

A $10 million pledge to help restore the Christ Church Cathedral will be raised through a targeted rate if approved.

Failed repairs on post-quake home purchases a growing problem - lawyer

'Failed repairs' on post-quake home purchases a 'growing problem' - lawyer

Monday, 9 October 2017 8:11 p.m. by MediaThePress

An earthquake claims lawyer says failed Earthquake Commission (EQC) repairs are blindsiding post-earthquake home buyers.

Rebuild leaves Christchurch with a glut of office space, while Wellingtons vacancy falls close to zero

Rebuild leaves Christchurch with a glut of office space, while Wellington's vacancy falls close to zero

Monday, 9 October 2017 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Office space markets in two of New Zealand's largest cities are facing opposite pressures, a new report shows.

Government saves $308 million in EQC expenses earmarked for Canterbury

Government saves $308 million in EQC expenses earmarked for Canterbury

Sunday, 8 October 2017 8:31 p.m. by MediaThePress

Millions of dollars earmarked for Canterbury pockets will remain in Government coffers.

805 new car parks give Christchurch businesses confidence to return to city centre

805 new car parks 'give Christchurch businesses confidence to return to city centre'

Sunday, 8 October 2017 8:16 p.m. by MediaThePress

More car parking is expected to promote the return of businesses to central Christchurch.

Housing on the cards for Christchurch red zone land

Housing on the cards for Christchurch red zone land

Saturday, 7 October 2017 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

New housing has been confirmed as a possibility for Christchurch's red zoned river corridor, after close to 7000 households were cleared off it following the earthquakes.