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EQ insurers upped offer after appeal dropped

EQ insurers upped offer after appeal dropped

Tuesday, 9 April 2013 12:30 a.m. by MediaStuff

A recent legal win, trumpeted by Crown-owned insurer Southern Response as evidence of its "no concessions" policy, was influenced by a "substantially increased" cash payout.

Contact Details for Ian Simpson

Contact Details for Ian Simpson

Monday, 8 April 2013 11:03 p.m. by EQCTruths Popular

 

Press Release Regarding the High Court Ruling

Press Release Regarding the High Court Ruling

Monday, 8 April 2013 10:45 p.m. by EQCTruths Popular

 

Red Zone court decision–the view of the Insurance Council

Red Zone court decision–the view of the Insurance Council

Monday, 8 April 2013 9:05 p.m. by avonsidechch Popular

 

EQC gags pair on leaked quake data

EQC gags pair on leaked quake data

Monday, 8 April 2013 9:04 p.m. by Media3News

EQC says it has an interim injunction stopping two parties releasing any further leaked information

Youth action in Papanui

Youth action in Papanui

Monday, 8 April 2013 8:06 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

 

Workshops to cope with loss and possibilities

Workshops to cope with loss and possibilities

Monday, 8 April 2013 6:43 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

Workshops are being run Christchurch in April and May to assist individuals and organisations to cope with the longer term mental health consequences of the earthquakes. The Mental Health Education and Resource Centre (MHERC) and the University of Canterbury (UC) …

Residents desperate for EQC data

Residents desperate for EQC data

Monday, 8 April 2013 5:44 p.m. by Media3News Popular

The High Court confirmed an order preventing any further release of information from a confidential EQC spread sheet.

New Majestic church to open 2016

New Majestic church to open 2016

Monday, 8 April 2013 5:09 p.m. by MediaThePress

The site of the historic Cranmer Court building has been sold to the Majestic Church for $10 million.

Apr 8: The Transitional City Audio Tour

Apr 8: The Transitional City Audio Tour

Monday, 8 April 2013 4:19 p.m. by GapFiller

 

Greater Christchurch Recovery Update - Issue 20 (April 2013)

Greater Christchurch Recovery Update - Issue 20 (April 2013)

Monday, 8 April 2013 4:10 p.m. by GovtCera Popular

 

Day 774 - PIM 2 submitted

Day 774 - PIM 2 submitted

Monday, 8 April 2013 3:51 p.m. by addingtonaction

Wish Addington Action luck.

Halt to leaked EQC details

Halt to leaked EQC details

Monday, 8 April 2013 3:36 p.m. by MediaStuff

The Earthquake Commission (EQC) has been granted an interim injunction from the High Court preventing further distribution of information from a leaked email.

Queues for leaked EQC details

Queues for leaked EQC details

Monday, 8 April 2013 1:09 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Christchurch residents have streamed into the office of Earthquake Services seeking information from a leaked Earthquake Commission email.

Claim details available in 2nd EQC leak

Claim details available in 2nd EQC leak

Monday, 8 April 2013 12:34 p.m. by Media3News Popular

EQC is being accused of another privacy breach, and this time the man who received the information plans to release it.

Christchurch West Melton ZIP endorsed by Environment Canterbury

Christchurch West Melton ZIP endorsed by Environment Canterbury

Monday, 8 April 2013 11:36 a.m. by GovtECAN Popular

 

Study is impetus to get Chch moving

Study is impetus to get Chch moving

Monday, 8 April 2013 11:34 a.m. by MeganWoods Popular

 

Tenants panic as buy-ups take away workplaces

Tenants panic as buy-ups take away workplaces

Monday, 8 April 2013 8:18 a.m. by MediaThePress

Businesses being evicted to make way for Christchurch's new metro sports precinct fear having to shut their doors and shed staff as they struggle to find new premises.

Post-quake shake-up in participation

Post-quake shake-up in participation

Monday, 8 April 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Children's sports teams have quadrupled in number in Christchurch's eastern suburbs since the earthquakes.

Fences, pools cop big insurance excesses

Fences, pools cop big insurance excesses

Monday, 8 April 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Insurers are imposing tough new $5000 excesses for some structures on residential properties which will save them millions of dollars in the next big natural disaster.

Buyer needed to save restoration bid

Buyer needed to save restoration bid

Monday, 8 April 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Christchurch's oldest stone church may yet face demolition after a restoration bid fell through due to lack of investor interest.

City gyms fate stuck on a treadmill

City gym's fate stuck on a treadmill

Monday, 8 April 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Les Mills was staying, then it was going, and now it looks like it might stay again.

Wave of vandalism strikes contractors

Wave of vandalism strikes contractors

Monday, 8 April 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Arson attacks, stolen machinery, thefts and tagging - welcome to what Canterbury demolition companies face almost every week.

Demo contractor in ECan waste probe

Demo contractor in ECan waste probe

Monday, 8 April 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Environment Canterbury is investigating a Christchurch contractor for allegedly burying demolition waste on 13 cleared residential sections.

Post-quake shake-up in participation

Post-quake shake-up in participation

Monday, 8 April 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Children's sports teams have quadrupled in number in Christchurch's eastern suburbs since the earthquakes.

Buyer needed to save restoration bid

Buyer needed to save restoration bid

Monday, 8 April 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Christchurch's oldest stone church may yet face demolition after a restoration bid fell through due to lack of investor interest.

Access given to leaked EQC case files

Access given to leaked EQC case files

Monday, 8 April 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

The Earthquake Commission's data security troubles have taken a new twist with revelations private information relating to earthquake-damaged homes has been leaked to a former employee who is prepared to release details of individual cases.

Wave of vandalism strikes contractors

Wave of vandalism strikes contractors

Monday, 8 April 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Arson attacks, stolen machinery, thefts and tagging - welcome to what Canterbury demolition companies face almost every week.

Demo contractor in ECan waste probe

Demo contractor in ECan waste probe

Monday, 8 April 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Environment Canterbury is investigating a Christchurch contractor for allegedly burying demolition waste on 13 cleared residential sections.

Update

Update

Monday, 8 April 2013 12:15 a.m. by EQCTruths

I took a day off for a much-needed respite and I returned to find my Hushmail inbox full.  Unfortunately, Hushmail provides very little storage, so many e-mails likely bounced.    If your e-mail bounced, please try to resend it.  However, please try to minimise the size of your documents to minimise the possibility that my [...]

Deadline for contributions to next St Albans News

Deadline for contributions to next St Albans News

Sunday, 7 April 2013 9:49 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

The deadline for the next edition of St Albans News is April 21. Please send your news, stories and community notices to news@stalbans.gen.nz. This issue will cover the period from May 5 to June 30. The St Albans News (StAN) …

Community discussion: boundaries of St Albans

Community discussion: boundaries of St Albans

Sunday, 7 April 2013 9:15 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

Location: Mairehau Library, 42 Kensington Ave, St Albans. Time: 7-8pm April 9 Description: The discussion this month focuses on the boundaries of St Albans. The historic suburb of St Albans had its boundaries defined in 1856 in the Black Maps. …

Day 773 - access road regraded

Day 773 - access road regraded

Sunday, 7 April 2013 7:00 p.m. by addingtonaction

Today the job was digging out the hole for the foundations for a radio mast and regrading the existing access road.

The Digger that had been hired for the weekend did all the hard work (in the hands of Mike - a novice first time digger driver so it went slowly).

Blair who is setting up the radio system asked for a 1m x 1m x 1m block of concrete to set the mast in. This will be boxed up and poured next Saturday with a 6m length of galvanised pipe set in it vertically.

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Claimant abandons case over rebuild payout

Claimant abandons case over rebuild payout

Sunday, 7 April 2013 11:11 a.m. by MediaThePress

A Court of Appeal challenge for a test case of how Southern Response determines rebuild payouts has been abandoned by the claimant.

New Update on Retrieving Information

New Update on Retrieving Information

Sunday, 7 April 2013 10:58 a.m. by ChristchurchFiasco

Reblogged from EQC Truths: s expected, I have received a flood of requests from people, all of which I have managed to answer.  Unfortunately, some claims are not on the spreadsheet.  This is either because the claim has not progressed …

New Update on Retrieving Information

New Update on Retrieving Information

Sunday, 7 April 2013 7:07 a.m. by EQCTruths Popular

 

Getting access to the big EQC spread sheet

Getting access to the big EQC spread sheet

Sunday, 7 April 2013 5:34 a.m. by avonsidechch Popular

Remember the spread sheet that was accidently e-mailed out from EQC? Another copy was apparently leaked by an EQC staffer and sent to the blogger known as EQCTruths. Courtesy of EQCTruths and his/her legal advisers you can now obtain access to your entry on the spread sheet. Read all about it here. Thank you to the EQC employee who made this available. A brave and decent thing to do.

Christchurch Gondola Reopens after Earthquake

Christchurch Gondola Reopens after Earthquake

Saturday, 6 April 2013 10:29 p.m. by ChChEarthquakeNews Popular

 

Dallington Red Zone High Court decision

Dallington Red Zone High Court decision

Saturday, 6 April 2013 9:15 p.m. by avonsidechch Popular

The interim decision in the recent court case against Tower involving issues about repair v rebuild, and the red zoning of the area, has been released on-line. 

Council welcomes Earthquake Appeal Trust announcement

Council welcomes Earthquake Appeal Trust announcement

Saturday, 6 April 2013 8:13 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

Christchurch City Council is warmly welcoming the Earthquake Appeal Trust's generous funding of $6.5 million for water attractions at the Council's planned recreation and sports centre in the eastern suburbs.

Daylight Savings end means tsunami warning testing

Daylight Savings end means tsunami warning testing

Saturday, 6 April 2013 8:08 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

Christchurch's tsunami warning siren system will be tested at 11am this Sunday 7 April 2013, with the sirens sounding for one to two minutes.

Day 772 - the diggers

Day 772 - the diggers

Saturday, 6 April 2013 8:00 p.m. by addingtonaction

We got heaps done today on the Garlands Rd site. 6 bods turned up to work from 9am till 1pm.
Tim and Nick registered via the Student Volunteer Army website

The jobs done were
A rotating laser level on a tripod was used to work out the pipe invert levels. The council pipe at the boundary appears to be gone or it may just have been cut off nearer the road.

The sewer trench is 400mm wide so that plate compactor can be used on the gravel and top soil so the land is geologically ...

cathedralconversations.co.nz

cathedralconversations.co.nz

Saturday, 6 April 2013 7:05 p.m. by PRNews Popular

CanCERN Newsletter #78 - 5th April 2013

CanCERN Newsletter #78 - 5th April 2013

Saturday, 6 April 2013 6:58 p.m. by CanCERN Popular

 

AvON co-chairs urge minister to reconsider residential red zone policy

AvON co-chairs urge minister to reconsider residential red zone policy

Saturday, 6 April 2013 6:53 p.m. by AvonOtakaro Featured Popular

Avon-Otakaro Network (AvON) is extremely disappointed at the policy forbidding interim use of residential red zone lands, and urges Minister Gerry Brownlee to reconsider.

Final total for flat land acceptances

Final total for flat land acceptances

Saturday, 6 April 2013 6:16 p.m. by GovtCera Featured

 

EQC breach reveals inconsistancy

EQC breach reveals inconsistancy

Saturday, 6 April 2013 4:22 p.m. by Media3News

A woman says EQC's privacy breach revealed she's been paid only 10 percent of what she should have been for the damage to her Linwood house.

EQC breach reveals inconsistency

EQC breach reveals inconsistency

Saturday, 6 April 2013 4:22 p.m. by Media3News

A woman says EQC's privacy breach revealed she's been paid only 10 percent of what she should have been for the damage to her Linwood house.

CCC Consultations – Have Your Say on the Coastal Pathway and the Christchurch City 3-Year plan

CCC Consultations – Have Your Say on the Coastal Pathway and the Christchurch City 3-Year plan

Saturday, 6 April 2013 4:21 p.m. by CoastalPathway

The Christchurch City Three Year Plan sets out what the council will do over the next three years, how much this will cost and where the money will come from.  

How to Get Your Information

How to Get Your Information

Saturday, 6 April 2013 4:16 p.m. by EQCTruths Popular

How to Get Your Information   After consulting with my lawyers and Bryan Staples from Earthquake Services, I have created the following process for obtaining your information while protecting the privacy of all property owners.  

Repairs about to start at Christchurch Art Gallery

Repairs about to start at Christchurch Art Gallery

Saturday, 6 April 2013 1:58 p.m. by MediaHerald

Repairs are about to start at Christchurch Art Gallery.The Christchurch City Council is ready to call tenders from specialist contractors, the first for repairing the building foundations.Though the building performed well during...

Day 772 - Brownlee bars charity from red-zone site

Day 772 - Brownlee bars charity from red-zone site

Saturday, 6 April 2013 1:32 p.m. by addingtonaction


The Press

By Michael Wright

A charity recycling project set for Christchurch's residential red-zone is in limbo after the Government first demanded $20,000 in rent for the use of a condemned property, then decided the group could not use the land at all.

The started the last year, to put to good use items contractors and salvagers were removing from red-zoned properties.

CanCERN needed a storage base to keep salvaged items and jumped at the offer of a dou ...