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      Building a resilient new Christchurch

      11 July 2019 - To most people, a 100m stretch of road in Christchurch, New Zealand, is known as the ‘Wigram-Magdala Link overbridge’. To Dr Alessandro Palermo, it is the ‘Ferrari of bridges’. Palermo - an award-winning earthquake engineering expert - knows that what it lacks in looks, it makes up for in high performance and safety.

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      Construction for Christchurch's convention centre reaches half way

      01 June 2019 - Asia Pacific’s newest convention centre is now 50% complete and on track for opening in October 2020.

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      Christchurch Town Hall makes public comeback

      23 February 2019 - The building has been off-limits to the public for eight years but today the doors were thrown open and people invited to look around its beautifully restored spaces.

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      Christchurch City Promenade open

      26 November 2018 - Central Christchurch’s new waterfront is now complete with the opening of the City Promenade.

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      Victoria Square restoration work complete

      09 March 2018 - Australasia’s first illuminated electric fountain, the Bowker Fountain, is back to its colourful best with the restoration of Victoria Square now complete.

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