Hot property

Landmarks of Christchurch old and new have been recognised at the 2020 New Zealand Property Industry Awards recently, with other Canterbury projects receiving praise, too.     The restored Christchurch Town Hall and the new Riverside Markets both won best in category for the Naylor Love Heritage and Adaptive Reuses Property Award and Yardi Retail […]

TEDxChristchurch Turns Ten!

Sparking deep discussion and connection since 2010, TEDxChristchurch is celebrating double digits this year with a milestone event that’s bigger and better than ever before – TEDxChristchurch 2019: Tūrangawaewae.     For the first time, the TEDxYouth@Christchurch has teamed up with TEDxChristchurch to bring an entire weekend (24-25 August) of TEDx celebrations to the city […]

Sir Bob Parker

The journey of an icon: Q&A with Sir Bob Parker

The Christchurch Town Hall rebuild has been a journey of epic proportions and Sir Bob Parker has been there from the beginning. We caught up him about their shared journey together.     The Town Hall has recently reopened after being severely damaged in the February 2011 earthquake. You were the Mayor at the time […]

Central city comeback queen

Central city comeback queen

Almost eight years since the 2011 February earthquake forced its closure and three years since restoration work began, the Christchurch Town Hall is earning its place as the central city’s comeback queen.     The first rebuild of this magnitude to be completed in the city, enhancements include modern and integrated technologies, extensive heating and […]