Sunday, April 30, 2017


Watch: Signage after Canterbury memorial confusion

Tourists were struggling to not only find the Canterbury earthquake memorial but what the pounamu meant.

ECan ‘rubbished’ rail plan

The organiser of a commuter train crowdfunding campaign says Environment Canterbury staff "rubbished" his plan. But they say he was treated with 'respect'.

Free insurance service for North Canterbury residents

A free and independent advisory service to assist North Canterbury residents with earthquake insurance claims will be setup with Government funding.

Fines for Hagley Oval consent breaches

Canterbury Cricket has had to pay $1800 in fines for breaching its resource consent since it was turned into an international cricket venue.

Ratepayers fork out $19m for heritage projects

More than $19million has been granted to heritage building owners for restoration since the February 2011 earthquake.

Smart city: Bluetooth sensors on disabled car parks

The post-earthquake city is the perfect place to trial innovative smart items, including a way to stop people parking in disabled carparks.

Opinion: Erin Brockovich’s genuine concern for city

Wigram MP Megan Woods has a fan girl moment over Erin Brockovich.

$600k from CERA to change Crossing

The defunct Canterbury Earthquake recovery Authority made a $600,000 payment to the company behind The Crossing development - but specific details of a cost breakdown remain a mystery.

Work to start on Merivale church

Construction will soon begin on a new building for another of the city’s historic churches lost in the earthquakes.

Work set to resume after man’s protest

A man protesting construction on the Grassmere St and Main North Rd intersection has packed in his placard as work has resumed.