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Fixing uninsured houses

Fixing uninsured houses

Friday, 12 July 2013 2:04 p.m. by stalbanscommunity




Community groups EQC bill ridiculous

Community group's EQC bill 'ridiculous'

Friday, 12 July 2013 2:04 p.m. by MediaStuff

Labour's new Earthquake Commission (EQC) spokesman plans to take on a Canterbury community group's $24,000 request for information.

Akaroa Museum welcomes community again

Akaroa Museum welcomes community again

Friday, 12 July 2013 2:01 p.m. by GovtCCC

Akaroa Museum will partly re-open to the public this weekend following temporary repair work.

Day 972 - fundraising information

Day 972 - fundraising information

Friday, 12 July 2013 1:23 p.m. by addingtonaction

Elaine Mayo is the co-ordinator of Friends of Addington Action, a group set up as a support organisation for Addington Action.

Elaine has taken on the job of sorting out the fundraising records, making sure it is all in order and doing the written reports to donors, funders and sponsors.

This collaboration has been made possible because of the establishment of the Addington Action Information Management System that uses Google Drive for cloud storage of files, and ring binders for ...

Day 872 - fundraising information

Day 872 - fundraising information

Friday, 12 July 2013 1:23 p.m. by addingtonaction

(FAA) is a group set up as a support organisation for Addington Action so that the Addington Action members can focus on hands on earthquake recovery projects in South Christchurch. Supporters in the rest of NZ or overseas are welcome to join .

Contact to sign up. There are plenty of ways to help.

FAA co-ordinator Elaine Mayo has just taken on the job of sorting out the fundraising records, making sure it is all in order and doing the written reports to donors, funders and spons ...

Open Streets event postponed

Open Streets event postponed

Friday, 12 July 2013 1:00 p.m. by GovtCCC

As a result of forecast inclement weather for Sunday, the Council has today (Friday 12 July) decided to postpone the Open Streets cycle-themed event in the Central City until September.

NZDA-Colgate Free Dental Days

NZDA-Colgate Free Dental Days

Friday, 12 July 2013 12:41 p.m. by AnxietySupport Popular

NZDA-Colgate Free Dental Days:
Do you suffer from dental problems but feel unable to seek care due to financial constraints? Do you have a current community service card?
Here is a fantastic opportunity to get one of your dental problems
solved for free.

The New Zealand Dental Association, in partnership
with Colgate, is offering two free dental days, 20 and 21 July 2013.
Christchurch Hospital is providing their Oral Health Centre,
2 Riccarton ...

Healthy Community Day

Healthy Community Day

Friday, 12 July 2013 12:32 p.m. by AnxietySupport

 

Super 15 Rugby – AMI Stadium – Friday 12th July – Plan your journey to avoid delays

Super 15 Rugby – AMI Stadium – Friday 12th July – Plan your journey to avoid delays

Friday, 12 July 2013 10:00 a.m. by Transport4chch Popular

Temporary traffic management will be in place on Friday 12th July for the Crusaders vs Hurricanes game at AMI Stadium. Jack Hinton Drive will be closed from Twigger Street to Whiteleigh Avenue from 5.30pm to 10pm. If you are attending the …

Day 872 - co-op order processing

Day 872 - co-op order processing

Friday, 12 July 2013 7:38 a.m. by addingtonaction

Tracy processes all the CSFVC orders from the distribution centres every Friday morning at 7am before going to work.

Please Sign This Petition

Please Sign This Petition

Friday, 12 July 2013 7:36 a.m. by EQCTruths Popular

Please sign Jeremy’s petition requesting that Gerry Brownlee amend EQC’s claims management process.  If you are upset at the dysfunction and corruption at EQC, then I kindly ask you to take a minute of your time to sign the petition.  

Significant delays expected Durham Street/Cambridge Terrace

Significant delays expected Durham Street/Cambridge Terrace

Friday, 12 July 2013 7:00 a.m. by Transport4chch

oad users are advised to expect significant delays if using Durham Street and are advised to consider alternative routes such as Fitzgerald Avenue, other Southbound routes outside the Four Avenues or alternative travel times where possible. 

Selwyn Building consents through the roof

Selwyn Building consents through the roof

Thursday, 11 July 2013 11:54 p.m. by MediaThePress

A record number of building consents has been issued in the Selwyn District as the post-quake building boom moves into full swing.

Building consent insurance to cease

Building consent insurance to cease

Thursday, 11 July 2013 11:54 p.m. by MediaThePress

The Christchurch City Council's insurance cover for building consents will be cancelled from next month.

Council building consent insurance cancelled

Council building consent insurance cancelled

Thursday, 11 July 2013 11:54 p.m. by MediaThePress

The Christchurch City Council's insurance cover for building consents will be cancelled from next month.

Suspect consent buildings are sound

Suspect consent buildings are sound

Thursday, 11 July 2013 5:41 p.m. by Media3News

All the buildings constructed under suspect consents issued by Christchurch City Council have been checked and are safe.

Labour Canterbury earthquake portfolios reallocated

Labour Canterbury earthquake portfolios reallocated

Thursday, 11 July 2013 5:06 p.m. by PRNews Recommended Popular

Statement: Labour Leader, David Shearer

Riskpool and Christchurch City Council have productive meeting

Riskpool and Christchurch City Council have productive meeting

Thursday, 11 July 2013 4:16 p.m. by GovtCCC

Christchurch City Council Councillors Helen Broughton and Tim Carter and the Council’s Acting Chief Executive, Jane Parfitt, met yesterday with Riskpool representatives.

Would You Like A Toilet With That?

'Would You Like A Toilet With That?

Thursday, 11 July 2013 4:16 p.m. by Media3News

A few days after a devastating quake hit Christchurch, Andrea Cummings saw an elderly man wash his dishes in the gutter.

Cardboard cathedral to open August

Cardboard cathedral to open August

Thursday, 11 July 2013 4:15 p.m. by MediaThePress

First it was February, then Easter, then July, but now it looks like August.

Cliff-side lighthouse rescued by helicopter

Cliff-side lighthouse 'rescued' by helicopter

Thursday, 11 July 2013 3:44 p.m. by Media3News

A historic earthquake-damaged building has been airlifted to safety from a steep Canterbury cliff this afternoon.

Cliffside lighthouse rescued by helicopter

Cliffside lighthouse 'rescued' by helicopter

Thursday, 11 July 2013 3:44 p.m. by Media3News

A historic earthquake-damaged building has been airlifted to safety from a steep Canterbury cliff this afternoon.

Registry Building re-opened

Registry Building re-opened

Thursday, 11 July 2013 3:09 p.m. by NickyWagner

Cathedral Square Re-opens

Cathedral Square Re-opens

Thursday, 11 July 2013 2:51 p.m. by NickyWagner Popular

Fenced off parts of the square have been decorated with tapestry mosaics on the netting.   Designed by Sarah Hughes, they speak to both Maori and Pakeha culture recalling tukutuku panels and the embroidery and slate patterns of the cathedral.

Tender awarded for new social housing units in Spreydon

Tender awarded for new social housing units in Spreydon

Thursday, 11 July 2013 2:50 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

Christchurch City Council has awarded the contract for the design and build of 12 new one-bedroom units at Maurice Carter Courts in Spreydon, with construction due to begin this September.

Building a stronger tomorrow - Social Housing Rebuilding

Building a stronger tomorrow - Social Housing Rebuilding

Thursday, 11 July 2013 2:47 p.m. by PRNews Popular

Poetry and art to refresh Victoria Street

Poetry and art to refresh Victoria Street

Thursday, 11 July 2013 2:38 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

Poems, bright artworks and a new mini-park are among key features of a project to refresh Victoria Street.

My OIA Request

My OIA Request

Thursday, 11 July 2013 11:54 a.m. by EQCTruths Popular

Here is the latest obstructive tactic from EQC.  Apparently, it will take six-seven months to process my simple OIA request. 

Day 871 - CERA visit

Day 871 - CERA visit

Thursday, 11 July 2013 11:00 a.m. by addingtonaction

Got a visit from someone from CERA today to discuss ways to support the repairs of uninsured homes in Christchurch to keep people safe and warm. More involvement and support expected. A number of ways CERA could help were discussed.

McCormacks Bay Road – Update

McCormacks Bay Road – Update

Thursday, 11 July 2013 10:43 a.m. by Transport4chch

The causeway project is progressing well and is running to schedule for completion by the 1 of November 2013.

Main Road Causeway – Update

Main Road Causeway – Update

Thursday, 11 July 2013 10:43 a.m. by Transport4chch

The causeway project is progressing well and is running to schedule for completion by the 1 of November 2013.

Kilmore Street between Madras and Barbadoes closed from 15 July

Kilmore Street between Madras and Barbadoes closed from 15 July

Thursday, 11 July 2013 10:00 a.m. by Transport4chch

Detours will be in place.

Latimer View House quake claim dismissed

Latimer View House quake claim dismissed

Thursday, 11 July 2013 7:43 a.m. by MediaStuff

The Court of Appeal has dismissed a claim by the owner of a earthquake-damaged building in Gloucester St against insurer IAG.

Rebuilds under way on tricky TC3 sites

Rebuilds under way on tricky TC3 sites

Thursday, 11 July 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress Popular

Rebuilds are ramping up on Christchurch's worst-affected green-zoned land, despite the complexities involved.

Southern Response - progress report to June 2013

Southern Response - progress report to June 2013

Wednesday, 10 July 2013 8:55 p.m. by avonsidechch

New Rangiora Cafe to Reflect In

New Rangiora Cafe to Reflect In

Wednesday, 10 July 2013 7:14 p.m. by DebDonnell Popular

 

Day 870- Bower Ave joins co-op

Day 870- Bower Ave joins co-op

Wednesday, 10 July 2013 6:00 p.m. by addingtonaction

Another distribution centre has opened and joined the CSFVC. Tennyson St distribution centre has split in two with some of its existing members setting up another distribution centre at Bower Ave to cope with growing demand.

Tennyson St, Eureka St and Bower Ave are all connected to a very staunch working class family, their mates and neighbours.

Awesome work.


Bower Ave
16 Bower Ave
Co-op inquiries Barbara Murch 027-208-1099, 381-4695
Wednesdays 12noon - 4pm
O ...

Horses for Courses

Horses for Courses

Wednesday, 10 July 2013 4:39 p.m. by CoffeyProjectsChCh

I was cycling along Riccarton Rd into the city last week as I was attending a breakfast seminar from Tim Stoner.  It was a very interesting and stimulating discussion and as ever Shena at Go2 staged another well oiled event.  It was one of those glorious crisp, clear Christchurch winter mornings, slightly earlier than normal so the […]

Council welcomes resource consents assessment

Council welcomes resource consents assessment

Wednesday, 10 July 2013 4:30 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

The Christchurch City Council has today welcomed the Environment Minister Amy Adams asking the Ministry to carry out an independent diagnostic assessment of the Council’s resource management planning and resource consenting functions.

Chch council vote for Marryatt investigation

Chch council vote for Marryatt investigation

Wednesday, 10 July 2013 4:26 p.m. by Media3News

The Christchurch City Council has voted unanimously for an independent investigation into the actions and knowledge of CEO Tony Marryatt.

An open letter to New Zealand’s people and their Parliament on the Canterbury Recovery

An open letter to New Zealand’s people and their Parliament on the Canterbury Recovery

Wednesday, 10 July 2013 4:24 p.m. by user1 Popular

Submitted by theRealRecovery on Tue, 07/24/2012 - 09:59

Design rules could hinder rebuild

Design rules could 'hinder' rebuild

Wednesday, 10 July 2013 1:07 p.m. by MediaThePress

Suggested design rules for Christchurch suburban shopping centres have drawn criticism from the Property Council.

Aldwins/Buckleys Road – Lane closures – from 15th July

Aldwins/Buckleys Road – Lane closures – from 15th July

Wednesday, 10 July 2013 12:11 p.m. by Transport4chch

There will be lane closures in place for both eastbound and westbound traffic on Aldwins/Buckleys Road for pedestrian refuges to be installed from Monday 15th July.

Finding skilled workers extremely hard

Finding skilled workers 'extremely hard'

Wednesday, 10 July 2013 8:55 a.m. by MediaThePress

Canterbury's economy is surging ahead of other regions but with constraints emerging, a survey by the New Zealand Institute of Economic Research shows.

Copthorne Hotel site future up in air

Copthorne Hotel site future up in air

Wednesday, 10 July 2013 2:54 a.m. by MediaStuff

Demolition of the Copthorne Hotel in central Christchurch has started, but the owners say they are still awaiting a decision on whether they can rebuild on the site.

Another Christchurch consents check

Another Christchurch consents check

Wednesday, 10 July 2013 1:24 a.m. by MediaStuff

The Government is now examining the Christchurch City Council's resource consenting arm.

Design rules could hinder rebuild

Design rules could 'hinder' rebuild

Wednesday, 10 July 2013 1:07 a.m. by MediaStuff

Suggested design rules for Christchurch suburban shopping centres have drawn criticism from the Property Council.

Rebuilding Cathedral Square

Rebuilding Cathedral Square

Tuesday, 9 July 2013 11:37 p.m. by MediaThePress

A six-storey office and retail block on the former ANZ House site could be the first major rebuild in Cathedral Square.

Stadium plan least favoured

Stadium plan least favoured

Tuesday, 9 July 2013 11:37 p.m. by MediaThePress

The proposed new Christchurch stadium is the least popular rebuild project, with nearly a third of people saying it is not needed, a new poll says.

Developers seek planning permits

Developers seek planning permits

Tuesday, 9 July 2013 11:37 p.m. by MediaThePress

A six-storey office and retail block on the former ANZ House site could be the first major rebuild in Cathedral Square.

Parker welcomes private input - up to a point

Parker welcomes private input - up to a point

Tuesday, 9 July 2013 11:37 p.m. by MediaThePress

Mayor Bob Parker says the Christchurch City Council is open to partnering with the private sector on some key central-city projects but it wants full control over the restoration of the Town Hall and the construction of the new library.

Stadium plan least favoured anchor project

Stadium plan least favoured anchor project

Tuesday, 9 July 2013 11:37 p.m. by MediaThePress

The proposed Christchurch stadium is the least popular rebuild project, with nearly a third of people saying it is not needed, a new poll says.

Day 869 - Brownlee replies to CanCERN open letter

Day 869 - Brownlee replies to CanCERN open letter

Tuesday, 9 July 2013 11:30 p.m. by addingtonaction

09 JUL 2015
Leanne Curtis
CanCERN
leanne@cancern.org.nz

Dear Ms Curtis

Thank you for , regarding the Earthquake Commission (EQC). I regret the delay in my response.

Your email raises a number of issues with EQC’s delivery of service and proposes potential solutions. The matters that you raise are operational issues and therefore it would be inappropriate for me to comment further.

I understand that CanCERN has regular communication with EQC, including through ...

Stand up for Youth

Stand up for Youth

Tuesday, 9 July 2013 8:34 p.m. by stalbanscommunity



Supporting workers in the rebuild.

Supporting workers in the rebuild.

Tuesday, 9 July 2013 8:25 p.m. by avonsidechch

Paul Watson has an opinion piece in today’s Press raising the importance  of rebuild workers getting “… decent jobs with good wages, a safe work environment and a voice in how the city and the rebuild progress.”

July 9: Gap Filler’s CYCLE-POWERED CINEMA – Postponed

July 9: Gap Filler’s CYCLE-POWERED CINEMA – Postponed

Tuesday, 9 July 2013 6:16 p.m. by GapFiller

Sorry folks, OPEN STREETS has been postponed due to July 14th imminent nasty weather. New date is September 29. CPC will be back then. Gap Filler’s Cycle-Powered Cinema returns this weekend, for one day only. A real crowd-pleaser when it was first launched in February 2012, Gap Filler is running “Cycle-Powered Cinema – Take 2” [...]

July 9: Gap Hunt in collaboration with KidsFest

July 9: Gap Hunt in collaboration with KidsFest

Tuesday, 9 July 2013 6:14 p.m. by GapFiller

8 things to do this school holiday at Gap sites around town…   Go on a Gap Hunt around town and see what you can find (you can print a copy of the map here or pick it up from the Pallet Pavilion).   Play a round of Gap Golf in the inner city.  Visit the Pallet [...]

Day 869 - 100 students on August 3

Day 869 - 100 students on August 3

Tuesday, 9 July 2013 5:59 p.m. by addingtonaction

More great news!