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Cardboard Cathedral: Nearly Complete

The $5.3 million temporary Anglican cathedral is due to be completed by the end of June. Construction on the transitional …

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1000 days since the Christchurch earthquake; What’s been done and what’s to come?

A turbulent period in Christchurch history started 1000 days ago with the September 2010 earthquake;  Charlie Gates looks ahead at …

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Apartment development for Christchurch suburb

A precinct of up to 110 apartments is planned for the Christchurch suburb of Waltham, in what could be the …

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Council encouraged to chip in!

A world-class covered sports stadium in Christchurch would be funded by a partial sale of the city’s assets if Prime …

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First building spared

The Government has passed on buying a central Christchurch building for the first time in what has been called a …

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What to do with $1.2 billion worth of red zone land?

The Government is staring at a more than $1 billion shortfall from buying up residential red zone land in Christchurch …

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Burst of colour for cathedral

The cardboard cathedral has taken a step closer to completion with the installation of colourful glass panels. The transitional Anglican …

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Highfield subdivision given green light

A giant subdivision of more than 2000 houses in an area bigger than Hagley Park has been given the go …

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Stadium will be great for the city

A Christchurch stadium featuring office blocks with views of the pitch would ensure the ground is ‘‘a money maker, not …

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Land purchase ongoing in Christchurch

The Government has already bought $12.5 million worth of land for a proposed performing arts precinct in Christchurch’s city centre. …

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