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Christchurch City Council

With seas rising and storms surging, who will pay for New Zealand’s most vulnerable coastal properties?
3rd May 22, 8:48am
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With seas rising and storms surging, who will pay for New Zealand’s most vulnerable coastal properties?
S&P's Martin Foo says NZ councils have largely fared well in the Covid-era but infrastructure deficits may prove challenging
3rd Feb 22, 11:29am
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S&P's Martin Foo says NZ councils have largely fared well in the Covid-era but infrastructure deficits may prove challenging
Multi unit developments in Christchurch City are rising strongly with individual unit sizes now averaging less than 80 m2
30th Jun 21, 2:14pm
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Multi unit developments in Christchurch City are rising strongly with individual unit sizes now averaging less than 80 m2
New houses cost less in Christchurch, but those costs are rising faster than in Auckland. On a per sq m basis, multi unit housing costs even more. Moving to the outskirts saves 10%
4th Jun 21, 8:42am
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New houses cost less in Christchurch, but those costs are rising faster than in Auckland. On a per sq m basis, multi unit housing costs even more. Moving to the outskirts saves 10%
Early data out of the Christchurch urban area shows strong residential building consent approvals in April, indicating rising activity in the year ahead - just as some key demographics start to change
25th May 21, 3:51pm
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Early data out of the Christchurch urban area shows strong residential building consent approvals in April, indicating rising activity in the year ahead - just as some key demographics start to change
Raf Manji on the lessons from Christchurch for a COVID-19 world, and a lesson from Japan pointing the way to fixing local government funding and building infrastructure
3rd May 20, 6:31am
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Raf Manji on the lessons from Christchurch for a COVID-19 world, and a lesson from Japan pointing the way to fixing local government funding and building infrastructure
Mayoral candidates are now in campaign mode as they all fight for the top job in cities and towns around the country
22nd Aug 19, 4:35pm
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Mayoral candidates are now in campaign mode as they all fight for the top job in cities and towns around the country
China’s ban on the importing of recyclable materials is being felt here as New Zealand's waste problem grows
2nd Aug 19, 3:12pm
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China’s ban on the importing of recyclable materials is being felt here as New Zealand's waste problem grows
Wellington City Council declares a climate emergency and signs off blueprint to become carbon neutral by 2050
20th Jun 19, 4:17pm
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Wellington City Council declares a climate emergency and signs off blueprint to become carbon neutral by 2050
Auckland Council joins other local authorities around the country in declaring a climate emergency. Steve Forbes looks at why they are doing this and what it might mean for insurance
11th Jun 19, 3:46pm
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Auckland Council joins other local authorities around the country in declaring a climate emergency. Steve Forbes looks at why they are doing this and what it might mean for insurance
When an insurance company tries to force you to sue the builders who botched up your repair...
24th Feb 18, 9:18am
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When an insurance company tries to force you to sue the builders who botched up your repair...
Minister Nick Smith proposes buildings with unreinforced masonry must be assessed and strengthened twice as quickly as other buildings
2nd Sep 15, 4:13pm
by Jenée Tibshraeny
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Minister Nick Smith proposes buildings with unreinforced masonry must be assessed and strengthened twice as quickly as other buildings
A whopping funding shortfall could see Christchurch City Council sell down its stakes in Lyttelton Port, Christchurch Airport and electricity company Orion
2nd Aug 14, 1:01pm
A whopping funding shortfall could see Christchurch City Council sell down its stakes in Lyttelton Port, Christchurch Airport and electricity company Orion
Christchurch Mayor Lianne Dalziel says city 'in good position' to deal with potential $534m budget shortfall
7th May 14, 5:08pm
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Christchurch Mayor Lianne Dalziel says city 'in good position' to deal with potential $534m budget shortfall
Opinion: The new Christchurch Housing Accord appears ineffectual and possibly sets a bad example for future such agreements
23rd Apr 14, 3:54pm
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Opinion: The new Christchurch Housing Accord appears ineffectual and possibly sets a bad example for future such agreements
Housing Minister Nick Smith says in talks about Housing Accords with Christchurch and Wellington Councils
24th Oct 13, 5:39pm
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Housing Minister Nick Smith says in talks about Housing Accords with Christchurch and Wellington Councils
Christchurch City can't 'impose' a higher standard for remediation than 34% of the NBS, court rules
8th Oct 13, 5:11pm
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Christchurch City can't 'impose' a higher standard for remediation than 34% of the NBS, court rules
Christchurch International Airport 8-year bond issue to pay 6.25% interest per year
30th Sep 13, 3:51pm
Christchurch International Airport 8-year bond issue to pay 6.25% interest per year
Christchurch Council votes unanimously for an independent investigation into the actions of Chief executive Tony Marryatt
10th Jul 13, 4:49pm
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Christchurch Council votes unanimously for an independent investigation into the actions of Chief executive Tony Marryatt
Standard & Poor's says it has downgraded the Christchurch council's ratings due to 'significant issues' around the building consents process
8th Jul 13, 4:58pm
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Standard & Poor's says it has downgraded the Christchurch council's ratings due to 'significant issues' around the building consents process
Christchurch CEO put on leave; acting CEO appointed; Parker agrees to appoint Crown Manager for building consents; Manager can direct Council staff
3rd Jul 13, 1:36pm
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Christchurch CEO put on leave; acting CEO appointed; Parker agrees to appoint Crown Manager for building consents; Manager can direct Council staff
PM Key says IANZ decision to strip Christchurch Council of consenting power is 'unprecedented'
1st Jul 13, 5:02pm
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PM Key says IANZ decision to strip Christchurch Council of consenting power is 'unprecedented'
Opinion: Eric Crampton is outraged that Christchurch City Council is making it illegal to help getting more housing available quickly. What is your experience?
13th Jun 12, 4:30pm
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Opinion: Eric Crampton is outraged that Christchurch City Council is making it illegal to help getting more housing available quickly. What is your experience?
BusinessDesk: Key urges 'grown-up conversation' on Christchurch asset sales - 'Mums and Dads do it every day'
21st May 12, 5:34pm
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BusinessDesk: Key urges 'grown-up conversation' on Christchurch asset sales - 'Mums and Dads do it every day'
Govt OK for councils to consider asset sales as replacement for rates rises, PM Key and Local Government Minister Carter say
21st May 12, 7:59am
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Govt OK for councils to consider asset sales as replacement for rates rises, PM Key and Local Government Minister Carter say