Christchurch Rebuild

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Chch pips Aklnd as NZ crane capital
Chch pips Aklnd as NZ crane capital

Major centres are sprouting a growing crane population, with 76 cranes now on big sites.

Housing repairs almost finished

New Zealand's biggest residential repair job is nearly finished, with Fletcher Earthquake Recovery completing most of the…

Entire wall stolen from eco-home site

Burglars forced entry to an eco house being built in Christchurch - stealing a fully-constructed wall from the lounge. Is…

Editorial: Quake rebuild needs drive from the top

The Government did well in Christchurch at the last election, nine months after its worst earthquake. National is said to…

Proposed Cera changes an admission of defeat - Labour
Proposed Cera changes an admission of defeat - Labour

National has today reaffirmed its commitment to the rebuild of Christchurch, but its proposed changes have been dismissed…

Infrastructure report: Recovery on track, says CEO
Infrastructure report: Recovery on track, says CEO

Growing impatience characterised the mood in Christchurch earlier this year, with business leaders and the public growing…

Infrastructure report: Housing realism after the quakes
Infrastructure report: Housing realism after the quakes

Christchurch City Council is poised to form a company to enter the affordable housing market and shake up the provision…

Infrastructure report: Planning processes under the spotlight
Infrastructure report: Planning processes under the spotlight

The rebuild of Christchurch has put public planning and procurement processes under the spotlight.

Christchurch Rebuild

Infrastructure report: Filling in the doughnut
Infrastructure report: Filling in the doughnut

Following the Christchurch earthquakes, substantial numbers of CBD businesses relocated to the peripheral…

Infrastructure report: The opportunities of a lifetime

For Craig Price it has been all about dealing with the consequences and effects of the earthquakes while striving to draw…

Infrastructure report: Life returns to the Four Avenues

Much of Christchurch's initial remedial works took place on the outskirts of the city as the Scirt rebuild team prioritised…

Infrastructure report: There's no 'raw prawn' here, mate

Australian Treasurer Joe Hockey was blunt in his assessment of the opportunities afforded to Australian construction firms…

Canterbury's building crisis as widespread as leaky home issue
Canterbury's building crisis as widespread as leaky home issue

A building crisis in Canterbury could be as widespread as the leaky home issue, lawyers say.

UK input seen as vital for city's rebuild

The $30 billion rebuild of post-earthquake Christchurch will race ahead if local firms team up with British firms experienced…

Labour: Quake rebuild costs could shift on to taxpayer

Labour has raised the possibility of the taxpayer shouldering an even greater proportion of Christchurch rebuild costs…

Brownlee denies 'doughnut' effect in Christchurch

Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee says suggestions of a "doughnut" effect in inner city Christchurch with new…

Youngsters still feeling stressed in post-quake Canterbury

The shaking may have stopped but the impact of the Canterbury earthquakes rolls on, with one in four youngsters feeling…

Resurgence in NZ house-building
Resurgence in NZ house-building

Auckland and Christchurch's rapid house-building resurgence has surprised and delighted economists as…

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Avon site for memorial
Avon site for memorial

A $10 million memorial for the victims of Christchurch’s February 22 earthquake will be built on the banks of the Avon River…

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