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Christchurch warehouse converted

Foodstuffs Christchurch Foodstuffs' former South Island distribution hub is being turned into a major Christchurch warehouse complex.

Christchurch Airport profit drops

Christchurch Airport posts a near-15 per cent fall in annual profit, despite rising passenger numbers.

Firms warned over migrant fees

peter townsend strap Many employers are not aware migrant staff are paying off fees up to $13,000 to come to NZ.

Aviva wins champion charity award

nicola woodward A charity well known for its work with victims and offenders of family violence has won a Champion Canterbury Award.

Restaurant to replace Clocktower

hornby clocktower The landmark Clocktower building in Hornby is being replaced by a national restaurant chain.

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Election slows house sales

Looming election slows house sales nationally, but Christchurch prices are still climbing.

Call to increase help for housing

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Mt Pleasant rallies for pool

Sophie Cusiel Community is on a mission to raise $115,000 to replace earthquake-damaged school pool facilities.

Restaurant to replace Clocktower

The landmark Clocktower building in Hornby is being replaced by a national restaurant chain.

Knox rises from the rubble

The Aussie angle

Firms warned over migrant fees

Many employers are not aware migrant staff are paying off fees up to $13,000 to come to NZ.

New-tech heat plan for centre

Andre Lovatt Cool new technology will heat some of Christchurch's oldest buildings if tests under way now prove the concept is feasible.

Coffee and Jam sessions mark first birthday

A novel effort to bolster entrepreneurship in Canterbury celebrates its first birthday tomorrow.

Matchmaker to the arts

Charity seeks talent to fund

Cupboard never bare with hi-tech kit

A new workplace medical kit could end the days of depleted first aid cupboards.