Letter from Christchurch
CTV building catastrophe: a catalogue of tragic failure
Issue Listener Plus 10th Dec 2012
The lethal building should never have been consented, finds Royal Commission.
Earthquake-prone buildings: how to reduce the risk
Issue Listener Plus 7th Dec 2012
A short summary of the EQ Commission's key points.
Cranmer Courts: Christchurch heritage reduced to mulch2 Comments
Issue Listener Plus 4th Oct 2012
The mechanical claws started tearing at one of Christchurch’s most eminent buildings this morning in the face of sad, futile protest.
Christchurch rebuild plan: a lot to like in the lolly scramble, but much to resolve
Issue Listener Plus 31st Jul 2012
The government’s blueprint for a rebuilt Christchurch CBD has won approval, but there’s a mass of detail to work through before it can become a reality.
How the Christchurch Pops Choir lit up our neighbourhood
Issue Listener Plus 11th Jun 2012
In the week our second post-earthquake winter hit hard, 50 or so choristers brightened the mood.
Despite Gerry Brownlee's big cathedral document dump, the crucial question remains
Issue Listener Plus 27th Apr 2012
It is hard to find anything in the cache of documents published by CERA that justifies such a hasty demolition of ChristChurch.