The Rebuild

Sheds rescued for art project

Billy Wilson is racing to save tool and garden sheds in the residential red zone from demolition.

Urgency to draft new city plan

No nonsense panel appointed to sort out Christchurch's draft plan - currently a clutter of contradictory and ambiguous rules.

New houses failing surveys

Canterbury home builders failed over a third of final building code inspections in the last half of 2014.

Christchurch's 30 years of bad roads

Christchurch residents told "it ain’t going to be like it was" and to put up with damaged roads for another three decades.

Dyers Pass Rd repairs under way

Dyers Pass Rd will be reduced to one-lane for up to six months on the Governor's Bay side of Cashmere Hill.

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