Our Progress

Announcements and updates on the progress implementing the Recovery Plan.
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  • Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee has joined Prime Minister John Key in announcing the selection of the preferred developers and operators for Christchurch's new Convention Centre Precinct.

  • The public is being invited to have its say on the vision for inner city living in Christchurch.

  • The formal memorial for the February 2011 Earthquake will be built on the edge of the Ōtākaro/Avon River.

    Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee made the announcement today, alongside Christchurch Mayor Lianne Dalziel and Kaiwhakahaere for Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu Tā Mark Solomon.

  • Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee says the notion of a donut effect in the Christchurch CBD – with new developments on the fringes but few buildings in the centre – is being rapidly dispelled.

  • Pursuant to section 27(1)(a) of the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Act 2011, the Minister for Canterbury Earthquake Recovery gives the following notice:

  • Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee says the successful contractors for Christchurch’s new Bus Interchange will take control of the site today.

  • The public is being invited to give its views on proposed changes to noise standards in central Christchurch, and proposed planning rules relating to the city's new South Frame.

  • Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee has today launched an exciting new phase for Christchurch's Re:START Mall by opening a new site for the iconic container shops.

    "The mall has been a fantastic drawcard for bringing people back into the central city after the closures brought on by the earthquakes," Mr Brownlee says.

  • Confirmation that the Music Centre of Christchurch will soon begin construction of a new $12.5 million facility in the Performing Arts Precinct is a significant step forward, Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee says.

  • Contractors are setting up on site at the Centennial Pool complex in central Christchurch today in preparation for the demolition of the facility beginning next week.

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