Residents blame council for flooding

Southshore's estuary frontage at the weekend.

8:08 PM  Southshore residents are angry that a lack of flood protection allowed homes in their seaside suburb to flood in last week's storm.

Fletcher woes a warning?

Analysts say the exit of former chief executive Mark Adamson gives Fletcher Buildling a chance to rethink its direction.

Are Fletcher Building's problems its own or a warning for the industry?

Living wage won't include contractors

The Christchurch City Council will on Thursday decide whether to adopt a living wage for all directly-employed workers.

The Christchurch City Council is considering introducing a living wage for its employees, but its contractors and subsidiary companies will be exempt.

On the level foundations

Chris Colenso of ABO Piers. When the stainless steel pile is installed it also includes a top plate to allow for house ...

A lightweight piling and re-levelling system has potential but gaining widespread acceptance from the building sector is proving a hurdle.

Consent for The Heights housing subdivision pending

Sold: many of The Heights sections have been sold ahead of subdivision resource consent.

Universal Developments has applied for a 135 lot subdivision in Wanaka.

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Residents blame council for flooding

Southshore's estuary frontage at the weekend.

Southshore residents are angry that a lack of flood protection allowed homes in their seaside suburb to flood in last week's storm.

Fletcher woes a warning?

Analysts say the exit of former chief executive Mark Adamson gives Fletcher Buildling a chance to rethink its direction.

Are Fletcher Building's problems its own or a warning for the industry?

Theatre group looks for a new home

The Mill Theatre building in Addington is no longer home to Riccarton Players, which has sold the building so it can be ...

The Riccarton Players community theatre group is looking for a new home after selling its former base.

Facelift for historic mill video

Structural engineer Michael King is the new owner of Addington's historic Wood Brothers Mill, which he is redeveloping.

Offices, restaurants, apartments and a multi-purpose theatre planned for forgotten heritage gem.

The Christchurch convention centre's rocky road

Looming bulk: Placing the convention centre off Cathedral Sq meant spending a lot more just to make it look good.

After three years of delay, a deal to build Christchurch a new convention centre should be about to be signed. But why do some still think it misconceived?

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