Rebuild

Work to begin on historic Timeball Station

After nearly five years the Lyttelton Timeball tower rebuild is expected to begin in July.

Questions remain over quake donations

The city council's response as to where earthquake donations and insurance proceeds for the eastern suburbs went has failed to appease critics.

Anchor project blamed as Fletcher tumbles

An anchor project has been partly blamed for a profit downgrade of up to $150 million, unveiled today by Fletcher Building.

Money fast tracked to save historic cottage

Ferrymead’s Cob Cottage has been given a $30,000 lifeline to stop it deteriorating.

Extra 80k of cars clogging roads by 2041

Unless public transport patronage can be improved, there will be an extra 80,000 cars on the city’s roads in 2041 and 40 per cent more congestion.

Public transport woes: Cars quicker

It's no secret why cars are more popular than buses - figures on travel times and reliability tell the story.

Kids wish for Red Zone

What do kids want? Treehouses, skate parks, animal shelters. Oh, and a theme park please.

Migrants drive down pay rates

Latest statistics show that 1564 foreign workers came to Christchurch last year, more than a quarter of them unskilled under the Government rebuild worker scheme.

Hydroslide colour chosen for QEII replacement

The colour of the hydroslide to be built at the $38 million Eastern Recreation and Sport Centre has been selected by popular vote.

$1.9million upgrade for Hereford St likely

Part of Hereford St could have cycle lanes, two new bus tops and a planted median strip along the middle of the street. But it will come at a cost - car parks.

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