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Action plan for Christchurch building consents

Action plan for Christchurch building consents

Saturday, 17 August 2013 7:51 a.m. by Media3News

The Government has tackled the Christchurch building consent debacle with the release of an action plan.

EQC bullying over cash settlements

EQC 'bullying' over cash settlements

Saturday, 17 August 2013 12:05 a.m. by MediaStuff

Residents accusing the Earthquake Commission (EQC) of bullying their way out of repairs are considering a collective lawsuit to get their homes fixed.

Action plan to exempt low-risk consents

Action plan to exempt low-risk consents

Friday, 16 August 2013 11:32 p.m. by MediaThePress

The urgent action plan from the man tasked with sorting out the Christchurch City Council's troubled consents department has been released.

Old soldiers get new digs

Old soldiers get new digs

Friday, 16 August 2013 11:04 p.m. by MediaThePress

Christchurch's RSA has released images of what its new home in Christchurch will look like.

Surveyor calls for EQC audit

Surveyor calls for EQC audit

Friday, 16 August 2013 10:08 p.m. by MediaStuff



Govt welcomes Crown Manager’s Action Plan

Govt welcomes Crown Manager’s Action Plan

Friday, 16 August 2013 8:30 p.m. by GovtBeehive Popular

 

Citys recovery under microscope

City's recovery under microscope

Friday, 16 August 2013 8:06 p.m. by MediaStuff



Central quake similar to Chch

Central quake similar to Chch

Friday, 16 August 2013 7:10 p.m. by Media3News

Reports suggest today's quake was more upsetting for many of the people who felt it than the 6.5 quake last month.

Update on Container removal in Sumner and Redcliffs

Update on Container removal in Sumner and Redcliffs

Friday, 16 August 2013 6:00 p.m. by GovtCCC

 

CanCERN Newsletter #96 -  16th August 2013

CanCERN Newsletter #96 - 16th August 2013

Friday, 16 August 2013 5:27 p.m. by CanCERN Popular

Dear Members

Consents strategy seeks new culture

Consents strategy seeks new culture

Friday, 16 August 2013 5:00 p.m. by MediaStuff

The urgent action plan from the man tasked with sorting out the Christchurch City Council's troubled consents department has been released.

Restoration of grand old lady labour of love

Restoration of 'grand old lady' labour of love

Friday, 16 August 2013 5:00 p.m. by MediaStuff

The historic dome that hung above the Isaac Theatre Royal auditorium is being painstakingly restored by a team of Italian conservation specialists.

New floor level limits under fire for being used too rigidly

New floor level limits under fire for being used too rigidly

Friday, 16 August 2013 5:00 p.m. by MediaStuff

Floor level tolerances set by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment are flawed and used too rigidly, a Christchurch registered surveyor says.

Uneven floor limit of 50mm arbitrary

Uneven floor limit of 50mm 'arbitrary'

Friday, 16 August 2013 5:00 p.m. by MediaStuff

Floor level tolerances set by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment are flawed and used too rigidly, a Christchurch registered surveyor says.

Earthquake | Seddon

Earthquake | Seddon

Friday, 16 August 2013 4:38 p.m. by GovtEQC Popular

New road closures New Brighton – from next week

New road closures New Brighton – from next week

Friday, 16 August 2013 3:02 p.m. by Transport4chch

New road closures will be in place in New Brighton while SCIRT delivery team Fulton Hogan work on the wastewater pipe project in this area.

Seddon quake - 16 August

Seddon quake - 16 August

Friday, 16 August 2013 2:55 p.m. by GovtEQC Popular

Day 907 - severe earthquake shakes Seddon

Day 907 - severe earthquake shakes Seddon

Friday, 16 August 2013 2:55 p.m. by addingtonaction Popular

 

Day 907 - The Citys Significant Assets

Day 907 - The City's Significant Assets

Friday, 16 August 2013 2:31 p.m. by addingtonaction

 

SCIRT – Traffic Update from the 19 August

SCIRT – Traffic Update from the 19 August

Friday, 16 August 2013 2:20 p.m. by Transport4chch

 

Frosts Road – northbound only from 19 August

Frosts Road – northbound only from 19 August

Friday, 16 August 2013 1:12 p.m. by Transport4chch

Frosts Road will be northbound only from Monday 19 August.

List of buildings still wont be released

List of buildings still won't be released

Friday, 16 August 2013 12:03 p.m. by MediaStuff

The Government will still not release a list of buildings subject to the same potentially dangerous design flaw as the Canterbury Television building that collapsed, killing 115 people, in the February 2011 earthquake.

Day 907 - Dugs back

Day 907 - Dug's back

Friday, 16 August 2013 10:59 a.m. by addingtonaction

DUG the truck (DUG620) had it's 6 monthly checkup yesterday at the Diesel Dr and back on the road now.
FACS $$ are keeping DUG going for 12 months. Thanks FACS

Forum Meeting: “When Panic Attacks”

Forum Meeting: “When Panic Attacks”

Friday, 16 August 2013 10:27 a.m. by AnxietySupport

Panic attacks can be terrifying events, for example those experiencing one for the first time may believe they are having a heart attack or will stop breathing and die. A panic attack may lead a person to fear that it will happen again if they revisit the place where they experienced the attack.  Sarah-Eve will cover:-

CBD – Available Routes Map – 17th – 24th August

CBD – Available Routes Map – 17th – 24th August

Friday, 16 August 2013 8:30 a.m. by Transport4chch

For available routes around the Central City please find below the CBD network map.

Hundreds attend dedication for cardboard cathedral

Hundreds attend dedication for cardboard cathedral

Friday, 16 August 2013 6:16 a.m. by MediaRNZ

Retreat Road homeowner graffiti

Retreat Road homeowner graffiti

Friday, 16 August 2013 6:12 a.m. by avonsidechch Popular

A lot of Retreat Road is gone now and, as houses have been abandoned, parting gestures have been left. Some are fond farewells and others more specific and pointed. Here are two that have personal messages for insurers.

Rebuild speed will surprise

Rebuild speed 'will surprise'

Thursday, 15 August 2013 8:52 p.m. by MediaThePress

Christchurch residents worried about potential delays in the rebuild of the central city and anchor projects should take heart that technology can aid quick big-build results.

Earthquake prone buildings – Cabinet Paper and Cabinet Minutes

Earthquake prone buildings – Cabinet Paper and Cabinet Minutes

Thursday, 15 August 2013 7:53 p.m. by avonsidechch Popular

The Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment have released the Cabinet Paper and associated Cabinet Minute discussing and agreeing to the provisions for legislation requiring Territorial Authorities to assess buildings and for the buildings to be strengthened or demolished. Links to the documents are on their website  (part way down the page).

Zumba Fridays at Potters House

Zumba Fridays at Potters House

Thursday, 15 August 2013 5:59 p.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

Zumba Classes have begun at the Potters House at 10 Berwick Street but anyone interested in a fun way to get fit can join in anytime. Zumba Gold is a class for beginners -it’s slower and lots of fun. Runs …

Transitional cathedral acts as a unique draw-card for visitors

Transitional cathedral acts as a unique draw-card for visitors

Thursday, 15 August 2013 4:40 p.m. by TourismChCh Popular

Christchurch's new Transitional ‘cardboard’ Cathedral will be a unique draw-card for visitors and an attractive new venue for conference and event organisers, say the region's tourism leaders.

Ali Jones to Stand for Council

Ali Jones to Stand for Council

Thursday, 15 August 2013 4:19 p.m. by PRNews Popular

 

Causeway Update

Causeway Update

Thursday, 15 August 2013 3:51 p.m. by MtPleasantCC Popular

For the latest on the causeway works please see here

Day 906 - CPIT Sullivan Ave meeting

Day 906 - CPIT Sullivan Ave meeting

Thursday, 15 August 2013 3:41 p.m. by addingtonaction Popular

 

Health Minister visits site for new Burwood Hospital

Health Minister visits site for new Burwood Hospital

Thursday, 15 August 2013 3:20 p.m. by NickyWagner Popular

 

Householders Guide to EQCover - Updated

Householders Guide to EQCover - Updated

Thursday, 15 August 2013 2:23 p.m. by GovtEQC Popular

 

EQC Orders Ministry of Propaganda to Stop Posting on EQC Truths

EQC Orders Ministry of Propaganda to Stop Posting on EQC Truths

Thursday, 15 August 2013 2:12 p.m. by EQCTruths Popular

 

Day 906 - Vulnerability Assessment Form

Day 906 - Vulnerability Assessment Form

Thursday, 15 August 2013 2:02 p.m. by addingtonaction

 

Day 906 - On the Road to Recovery screens 26 August

Day 906 - On the Road to Recovery screens 26 August

Thursday, 15 August 2013 1:54 p.m. by addingtonaction

 

Website Update August 2013 - How to Engage

Website Update August 2013 - How to Engage

Thursday, 15 August 2013 1:31 p.m. by Swiggs Featured Popular

Christchurch nightlife continues to rise

Christchurch nightlife continues to rise

Thursday, 15 August 2013 12:13 p.m. by CanterburyUniversity Popular

Christchurch nightlife including restaurants, bars and cafes is already back to almost 80 percent of pre-earthquake levels, a University of Canterbury (UC) marketing expert says.

UC research peoples positive outlook three years on

UC research people's positive outlook three years on

Thursday, 15 August 2013 12:12 p.m. by CanterburyUniversity Popular

CURTAINS SOON TO OPEN ON HOTEL

CURTAINS SOON TO OPEN ON HOTEL

Thursday, 15 August 2013 12:08 p.m. by PRNews Popular

The Rendezvous Hotel Christchurch will be transformed into a stage for a colourful cast of characters when the city’s Arts Festival gets underway later this month.


One of the Rendezvous Hotel Christchurch’s suites will be the staging venue for Hotel, a play which explores what goes on behind the closed doors of a hotel room.

Hotel is theatre at its most intimate. The audience will literally be in the room with the characters and wil ...

New fund focuses on quality of life in Canterbury

New fund focuses on quality of life in Canterbury

Thursday, 15 August 2013 11:58 a.m. by Commtrust Popular

The Canterbury Community Trust (‘the Trust’) is proactively supporting innovation and employment by launching a new $2.5 million Social Enterprise Fund, says a leading US public policy consultant.

Surveyors not needed for floor tilt checks - EQC

Surveyors not needed for floor tilt checks - EQC

Thursday, 15 August 2013 10:58 a.m. by MediaRNZ Popular

Victoria Street, City – southbound only between Kilmore & Peterborough Street from 19 August

Victoria Street, City – southbound only between Kilmore & Peterborough Street from 19 August

Thursday, 15 August 2013 9:59 a.m. by Transport4chch Popular

Stage One of SCIRT wastewater works will restrict Victoria Street between Kilmore and Peterborough Street to one lane southbound only from 19 August.

NZDF hosts multinational planning exercise in Christchurch

NZDF hosts multinational planning exercise in Christchurch

Thursday, 15 August 2013 9:42 a.m. by NickyWagner Popular

Day 906 - SCIRT - project information

Day 906 - SCIRT - project information

Thursday, 15 August 2013 9:06 a.m. by addingtonaction

(Stronger Christchurch Infrastructure Rebuild Team) is rebuilding the city's earthquake damaged roads, fresh water, wastewater and stormwater networks.

Avonside photography project update

Avonside photography project update

Thursday, 15 August 2013 6:10 a.m. by avonsidechch Popular

The University of Canterbury have posted more information about the project   .

Construction industry 12 per cent female

Construction industry 12 per cent female

Thursday, 15 August 2013 1:51 a.m. by MediaThePress



Transport plan hits speed bump

Transport plan hits speed bump

Wednesday, 14 August 2013 9:14 p.m. by MediaThePress Popular

It seems Christchurch's central-city transport plan has hit a speed bump.

Day 905 - Hoon Hay Network

Day 905 - Hoon Hay Network

Wednesday, 14 August 2013 9:05 p.m. by addingtonaction

The monthly meeting of the Hoon Hay Network was held at Rowley Resource Centre today at lunchtime. Attending were many representatives of organisations in the area who come together to listen to useful speakers, pass on updates and swap notes for the betterment of the people.

Among other speakers today, Mike Peters gave a 10 minute talk and demo about the uninsured home repair programme about to kick off that will fix 200 homes in South Christchurch of the next few years.
In the discus ...

New Brighton Project Newsletter August 2013

New Brighton Project Newsletter August 2013

Wednesday, 14 August 2013 8:12 p.m. by newbrightonproject Popular

Final offers sent to property owners in anchor project areas

Final offers sent to property owners in anchor project areas

Wednesday, 14 August 2013 8:02 p.m. by GovtCCDU Popular

Chch restaurateurs special opening

Chch restaurateur's special opening

Wednesday, 14 August 2013 7:52 p.m. by Media3News

Campbell Live reporter Jendy Harper is in Christchurch at an extra special Jonny Schwass opening.