Monthly Archive for: ‘March, 2013’

Clues For Rebuild

Clues come from rubber isolators

Data gleaned from the earthquake performance of Christchurch’s only base-isolated building will play a crucial role in the city’s rebuild, …

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Wood Vineer

Wood is the way!

Using Canterbury University innovations, Christchurch design and New Zealand timber, a unique building is going up in Victoria St – …

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City Mall

Impressive look for new City Mall

Construction could begin as soon as June on a $100 million glass wrapped complex replacing the Triangle Centre in Christchurch’s …

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Council inaction causes frustration

Christchurch City Councillors are furious council staff appear to have ignored a unanimous resolution that called on them to urgently investigate options …

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Financial boost for Christchurch hospitals

A cash injection of more than half a billion dollars will transform Christchurch’s health sector, the Government says. The $600 …

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Government targets council inactivity

Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee has fired a fresh salvo at the Christchurch City Council over its slowness to …

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Gothic vision for Christchurch Cathedral?

Sir Miles Warren’s vision for Christchurch Cathedral is to rebuild it as it was supposed to be, but never was. …

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TRex arrives in town to shake things up

The world’s largest seismic vibration truck has touched down in Christchurch to test the city’s soil. The 29-tonne truck, known …

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Labelled Plan

Urgency called for in city centre

Urgent action has been called for to stem the loss of businesses from central Christchurch, with construction of enough buildings …

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