Tag Archives: Reconstruction

Engineers on the Canterbury earthquakes and building earthquake-resilient cities

The Science Media Centre blog has a Q&A session with earthquake engineering specialists. The topics covered are: What is an earthquake-prone building? How do they vary in terms of factors causing their “prone-ness”? In the wake of the quakes and … Continue reading

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Christchurch Stadium

The Ministry of Economic Development have set up a web page to provide information about the new stadium being constructed in Addington. Key dates will be added as they become known and there is an on-line contact form for questions. … Continue reading

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Land stability in the inner city – Tonkin & Taylor report

The city council has released Tonkin & Taylor’s interpretative report on the central city (land within the Four Avenues – Fitzgerald, Moorhouse, Deans & Harper, Bealey – but excluding Hagley Park). A copy of the report can be downloaded from … Continue reading

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Major road works on Woodham Road

Major infrastructure work (sewer renewal) along Woodham Road will begin on Monday morning (14th) and is expected to finish within 4 months. The map below shows the extent of the work that will be done. The first phase starts at Tancred … Continue reading

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TV documentary – Battle at the Basilica

A documentary, called Battle at the Basilica, has been filmed around the post-earthquake work on the Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament in Barbadoes Street.  The documentary will be shown on TV One on Sunday the 16th of October at 11.30am.  It … Continue reading

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