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Thursday, October 3rd, 2013

Visualizing Christchurch in 3D Key to Reconstruction

The devastating earthquakes in Christchurch in the Canterbury region of New Zealand in Sept. 2010 and Feb. 2011 are still being broadly felt. The devastation in the country's second largest city were profound with the city center...

Sunday, March 24th, 2013

Christchurch Land Use Recovery Plan Will Provide Certainty

Environment Canterbury has announced the start of community consultation on the draft Land Use Recovery Plan for greater Christchurch.

Friday, February 8th, 2013

University of Otago Surveying Enrollments Down, But Demand Up

Enrolments to study surveying at the University of Otago are lower than usual, but the rebuilding of Christchurch rebuild is keeping students' job prospects high. University of Otago School of Surveying senior technical officer Alastair Neaves said 49...

Thursday, November 1st, 2012

New Zealand Unveils Infrastructure Vision

The New Zealand government Thursday laid out its infrastructure building programme, involving plans to rebuild the earthquake-battered city of Christchurch and initiatives to support business growth. The "Building Infrastructure" report, covering one of the six areas of the...

Tuesday, August 7th, 2012

Rebuilding Christchurch – First Plans Revealed

February 2011’s Christchurch Earthquake was one of the country’s deadliest peace time disasters. The natural disaster caused the deaths of 185 people and extensive and devastating built environmental damage. The quake caused major damage to New Zealand’s...

Saturday, August 4th, 2012

Plan Will Change the Face of Christchurch

In just a few months a handpicked team of urban design experts created a bold plan that slashes Christchurch's CBD area from 160 hectares to 42 hectares. Crazy mad boldness. Be honest. No one was expecting the...

Thursday, October 27th, 2011

Christchurch No Longer New Zealand’s Second Biggest City

Christchurch can no longer officially be called New Zealand's second biggest city. Latest figures show more than 10,000 people left the city in the year to June. Statistician Kim Dunstan says that means urban Wellington now has...

Monday, August 1st, 2011

Column: GIS Delivers in Christchurch – SSSI

I am writing this on a 'normal' day in Christchurch. This entails being shaken out of bed this morning by a 4.1 double and ensuing blackout. I went to work in my long-term ‘temporary’ office in the...

Sunday, March 13th, 2011

Earthquake Prediction: Is GPS Our Best Bet?

The devastation following the 8.9m earthquake in Japan and, closer to home, last month's lethal quake in Christchurch has many asking what science is actually doing to find a way of forewarning of major earthquakes. Read More

Monday, March 7th, 2011

Christchurch Quake Mapped from Space

The Magnitude 6.3 tremor killed more than 160 people and shattered a city already reeling from a previous seismic event in September. Data from the Japanese Alos spacecraft has been used to map the way the ground...

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