Four years on from the first earthquakes we ask: what could be for our people, our city? A 13 episode documentary series focusing on the stories of the people and communities at the heart of the post-quake rebuild.
From the back of an aging Mercedes, presenters Rachel Morton and Lindon Puffin criss-cross the streets of Christchurch. They pick up a tour guide along the way, meet dreamers, innovators and engineers who are creating the new city.
Tales of recovery. Stories of vision, of kindness, of courage.
Christchurch from the Streets learns of the futures of the land, the built environment and the people of Christchurch.
Christchurch from the Streets talks with an architect, a developer, a real estate agent, a resident and a small business man about the future of the city centre.
Many of the children of the city today cannot remember a world before the earthquakes.
Despite the huge loss of studios and exhibition spaces, the arts are flourishing and becoming instrumental in the recovery of the city.
Four years after the first earthquake, Christchurch from the Streets asks how the earthquakes have shaped the city.
In the final episode of the season Jim Lundy travels to New Orleans, San Francisco and Portland and finds out what has worked well in each of those iconic cities before presenting some new ideas for Christchurch.
In this episode we visit Lyttelton, talk cycleways in the city and visit Smash Palace.
Roger Sutton takes us down the Avon River and talks about his vision vision for the river, we go on an Otākaro city walk and then explore the Red Zone.
Roger Sutton takes us on a tour through the city and explains C.E.R.A’s Blueprint vision. We visit C1 café, the 185 chairs and talk one-way streets with business owners. Before talking about ReKindle with Juliet Arnott.
In this episode we take a tour of New Brighton, Brooklands and Kaiapoi as each suburb has a unique set of challenges to overcome.
Christchurch from the Streets talk with Shane the baker, St Paul's School, and the Delta Community Trust about dealing with the aftermath of the Canterbury Earthquakes.