It is the first of two buildings planned for the centre.
University of Canterbury fuinances have been boosted by insurance and government payouts.
University of Canterbury employs Crusaders, Tactix to woo students.
The university will receive an additional $247m to claims already paid or agreed to be paid.
New Zealand may leap to the forefront of wearable computer technology after researchers received more than $800,000 in funding
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