The politics of the glass box rebuild

"To rebuild a broken city in glass might seem like giving the rolling ground a middle finger, but glass is a practical ...

OPINION: To rebuild a broken city in glass might seem like giving the rolling ground a middle finger, but glass is hard, durable and lets in light.

Road blocks hamper trade video

Laneway Espresso on Durham St is one of the affected businesses.

Road cones, fences and closed exits greet those brave enough to drive central Christchurch.

Anger at Christchurch chaos

This is the scene outside Stuart Winter's Laneway Espresso. He says he has lost all of his morning commuter business.

The almost non-stop road works, and persistent alterations are driving away customers and hurting businesses. This is Christchurch's CBD almost six years after the February quake.

Goughs sell building to Dotcom lawyer

Kim Dotcom's lawyer has bought a heritage building in central Christchurch from the Gough family at a discounted price.

Calls for faster action on quake-prone buildings

The Historic Hurunui Hotel between Waikari and Culverden has been red stickered because of serious structural damage.

Action needed to make safe up to 900 quake-prone buildings in Christchurch, says leading engineer.

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