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Movie Museum a step closer

Sir Peter Jackson with Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, an item for his movie collection which looks set to be housed in the new ...

Combined museum and convention centre looks set for go-ahead in June.

Tiwai smelter drops $2m in earnings

NZAS made an underlying profit after tax of $54 million in the year to December 31, which was a $2 million drop from 2014.

NZAS remains exposed to external economic factors and will struggle in 2016.

St Albans hub design released

An artist's impression of the new St Albans Community Centre to be built next year on the site of the former ...

St Albans Community Centre will feature sweeping curve design, courtyard - and cabbage tree will stay.

Tim Porter takes over helm of Boating New Zealand magazine

Tim Porter is the publisher of Boating New Zealand.

Former Fairfax executive returns to first love of boating.

2700 homes at 'high risk' of flood

Sneyd Street, near the Silverstream subdivision, is one of the areas in Kaiapoi newly classified as being of a high-risk ...

Natural hazard mappings could have "a lot of ramifications" for North Canterbury property market.

New shops for retail precinct

The new ANZ Centre, now under construction on the old Triangle Centre site in central Christchurch.

Three new tenants, including fashion store Superette, will open in the ANZ Centre in central Christchurch.

Job losses at Stonewood

Clint Webber, left, and John and Michael Chow, of Inno Capital, bought building firm Stonewood Homes in March.

Fifteen Christchurch staff laid off by new Stonewood Homes owners.

Richie McCaw finds his quarry video

Richie McCaw has joined Sol Quarries at Yaldhurst by becoming a 10 percent shareholder, and was on hand for the official ...

Retired All Blacks legend digs for business experience, investing in a Canterbury shingle firm.

Call for bolder architecture in rebuild

Scarborough house (Athfield Architects).

New bus depot, Sumner's surf lifesaving pavilion and a bachelor pad among Christchurch buildings to win architecture awards.

The new map of a city's shopping

Woolston's The Tannery: A Victorian arcade invigorating an industrial suburb.

The earthquakes have shaken up the geography of Christchurch's shopping areas along with everything else. So what will the new pattern be? And does the CBD feature?

February new date for The Terrace

The first building in Christchurch's stop-start riverfront development The Terrace should be finished by next February.

$16m spent on convention centre

A 2014 artist's impression of the Christchurch convention centre.

Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee says ''huge strides'' made in Christchurch's recovery.

The 'Viagra' of carpet video

Dying for something different? NZ Yarn can oblige with "out there" colours like this bright orange.

NZ company targets high fliers with a carpet that doesn't lose its oomph.

Tourism industry hot over DOC funding cuts

The Tourism Export Council said stricter enforcement of concession fees for visiting scenic spots such as the pancake ...

Tourism industry leaders are worried that lack of funding will continue to severely handicap the Department of Conservation.

Class action returns to court

Maria de Vries is among the 46 Southern Response homeowners who want to sue their insurer as a group.

A group of Canterbury homeowners hope to return to the High Court to state their case again insurer Southern Response.

Wanaka developer can't wait to prepare Scurr Heights for subdivision

The Scurr Heights landbank in Wanaka has been sold for housing development.

Wanaka developer secures tender to buy a ratepayer-owned land bank.

Architectural awards for south

The New Remarkables Base Amenities Building by Michael Wyatt Architect  was a winner in the commercial architecture ...

Winning projects respond to brief and landscape considerations with consideration, composure and rigour – while allowing poetry to unfold.

First look at QEII centre

The Christchurch City Council has released the concept design for the new QEII sport and recreation centre.

Construction of Christchurch's new $36.5m QEII recreation and sport centre will start in October.

Stuck in a shaky house

Helen Dawson, 86, and her niece Carol Crosland have been disputing EQC's repair strategy for about three years.

When a truck drives past, 86-year-old Helen Dawson's home shudders.

Queenstown property growth to continue

Property market analysts anticipate a "stronger for longer" peak in Queenstown.

Prices continue to skyrocket and demand exceeds supply across the board; with some areas, such as rental accommodation and visitor beds, reaching crisis point.

These emojis are ka pai

Emotiki, the first Maori emoji keyboard, will be available free in mid July.

150 icons from piupiu, to hangi, poi to taiaha are represented in a distinctly Kiwi keyboard.

Investment back at pre-GFC levels

CBRE New Zealand senior director of research Zoltan Moricz says private investors were the most active investors during ...

Commercial property investment has surpassed pre-GFC levels, new research shows.

A tale of two cities

Parts of the Christchurch Cathedral have come away during Sunday's earthquake.

OPINION: All cities have positives and negatives - strengths to be proud of and weaknesses to overcome.

No sizzle in Budget 2016

Christchurch commentator Mike Yardley says Budget 2016 lacks sizzle.

OPINION: A failure to replicate the "Google Tax" crackdown seen in Britain and Australia is a big miss, says Mike Yardley.

Canterbury business budget reaction

Great Coffee Fast owner Chris Gourley said the Government could have been more creative on tax rates for small, start-up ...

Canterbury business leaders described the budget as a safe but unadventurous one that would keep the economy on an even keel.

Plans for new hotel and housing at Frankton

The Ramada Hotel and Suites in Remarkables Park is due to open in Queenstown in June 2016.

We'll never cope with these numbers if we don't provide another two centre that can cater for tourists, developer says.

Job losses for Westport Harbour

The Holcim cement works at Cape Foulwind, near Westport.

Seven people will lose their jobs at Westport Harbour when Holcim closes its cement plant.

Unlucky bowling hall to reopen

The Canterbury Indoor Bowls building on Kearneys Rd in Linwood was severely damaged by fire in 2014, three years after ...

​After an "unfortunate series of events", a Christchurch bowling hall will finally reopen its doors.

Ski town's Aspen fate?

A lot of Queenstown's problems are the same as those in Aspen.

Queenstown could become a town of unoccupied billionaire holiday homes, where workers face a two-hour commute, councillor says.

Art for Arts (Centre's) sake

Andre Lovatt and Dame Ann Hercus show off the award-winning paintings which will be auctioned to raise funds for ...

Artistic donation boosts quest to rebuild a long-lost piece of Christchurch's Arts Centre.

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