Matuku Takotako Sumner Centre

The community of Sumner in Christchurch has a new heart at its centre again, with the opening of Matuku Takotako: Sumner Centre which is home to Sumner’s library, community centre and museum. Christchurch City has a proud history of investing in libraries, with a network of 21 facilities. The completion of the Sumner Centre raises […]

Oi Manawa – Canterbury Earthquake Memorial

Oi Manawa – the Canterbury Earthquake Memorial Project was delivered by Ōtākaro in partnership with the Christchurch City Council, Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu and the Ministry for Culture and Heritage.

Health Research Education Facility

Ground was broken on Thursday 6 October by Prime Minister John Key and project partners to mark the beginning of construction on the Health Research Education Facility (HREF) in Christchurch.

Rangiora High School

Following a consistent roll growth expected to continue over the next 10 years, the Ministry of Education engaged The Building Intelligence Group to manage the master planning, design and construction of the new Rakahuri building at Rangiora High School.

Lyttelton Timeball

Work is underway in Lyttelton to painstakingly rebuild a rare piece of maritime history, to bring the iconic Timeball tower and the working Timeball itself back to life.

The Christchurch Club

The 2011 Canterbury earthquake devastated 70% of the Christchurch Club’s buildings and set the stage for a daring and ambitious challenge to restore, redesign and rebuild the Club to take it into the next 160 years.

CIGA projects Christchurch

The Canterbury earthquakes resulted in private and public sector accommodation shifting outside the Christchurch Central Business District (CBD).

Deans Farm buildings

The historic Deans Farm Buildings at Christchurch Boys’ High School are undergoing seismic strengthening and heritage restoration to be repurposed for the future.

Ibis Hotel Christchurch

As the first hotel to reopen in Christchurch’s Red Zone, the return of the Ibis hotel was a hugely positive step for Christchurch.