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September 07 2017 0Comment
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East Frame public space has been named

The East Frame public space has now been given a name – Rauora Park. The Christchurch City Council voted to name the park Rauora, which signifies ‘well-being’ in a wider, holistic sense. Rau can mean ‘leaves’, ‘greenery’, ‘many’ and ‘gathering’, while Ora indicates health and wellbeing. The vehicle laneway that runs down the western side […]

August 21 2017 0Comment
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Winter wheels keep on turning.

It has been a bit quiet lately on the blog, but that hasn’t meant that our work has slowed down at all. In fact, it’s been the complete opposite. We have had an extremely busy winter on all work fronts in the JV. The team have produced outstanding work through some pretty atrocious winter conditions and […]

April 23 2017 0Comment
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Connecting the community

Late last year the JV was awarded the CCC Cycleways contract for the University and area around Riccarton Bush. Known as the Uni-Cycle Puariki ki Pu-taringa-motu the section of cycle way that the JV are constructing is part of a bigger cycle path that will connect several highschools and intermediate schools along with the university […]

April 02 2017 0Comment
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Growing an edible legacy for Christchurch

Christchurch’s Central City has received another promising boost as the Otakaro Orchard project reached its crowd-funding target goal. The JV have played a part in the project team providing design and project management advice. The JV will also have a major role in the construction of the edible park undertaking site works and the installation […]

March 22 2017 0Comment
In good form. South Frame team members at the Mollett Street site.

The perfect score not once, but twice

The JV team based at South Frame (Otakaro Anchor Project) have a cause for celebration. They have received a 100% mark in the Otakaro Weekly HSE audit 2 weeks in a row. Overall, Health and Safety has always been good on the site, with the team often setting the benchmark for the rest of the […]

January 12 2017 0Comment
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Creating and restoring places of significance

Late last year the JV completed a section of work that is known as the North Frame which is part of the Avon River Precinct. The JV undertook landscaping works on the former PGC site on behalf of Otakaro LTD (with consultation to the bereaved families). This site is where 18 people lost their lives during the […]

September 06 2016 0Comment
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Authentic Sri Lankan cuisine gets a boost amid diggers and site works – good food can’t be held back!

The vision of a better Christchurch is slowly becoming a reality with several anchor projects beginning to take shape around the Central City. Currently, we are delivering the laneways project in the South Frame.   The laneways project consists of a series of gardens, pavements and public gathering spaces. It will eventually link the Innovation […]