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CTV - the key players

CTV - the key players

Monday, 10 December 2012 3:12 p.m. by MediaStuff

The royal Commission identified a handful of key players in the CTV building as:

Govt to carefully consider Royal Commission report

Govt to carefully consider Royal Commission report

Monday, 10 December 2012 3:08 p.m. by GovtBeehive Featured Popular

Christopher Finlayson | Attorney-General

PM welcomes Royal Commission report release

PM welcomes Royal Commission report release

Monday, 10 December 2012 3:05 p.m. by GovtBeehive Popular

John Key | Canterbury Earthquake Recovery

Earthquake Awards ceremony to be held next week

Earthquake Awards ceremony to be held next week

Monday, 10 December 2012 3:02 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

The Christchurch City Council will hold a presentation ceremony for recipients of the second and final Christchurch Earthquake Awards next week.

CTV families respond to report

CTV families respond to report

Monday, 10 December 2012 3:00 p.m. by MediaStuff

Families of victims killed in the Canterbury Television building collapse say they are ''very happy'' with the royal commission's report on the tragedy.

CTV - why did it fail?

CTV - why did it fail?

Monday, 10 December 2012 3:00 p.m. by MediaStuff

The CTV building collapsed quickly and disastrously during the February 22 earthquake in 2011.

CTV families happy with report

CTV families 'happy' with report

Monday, 10 December 2012 3:00 p.m. by MediaStuff

Families of victims killed in the Canterbury Television building collapse say they are ''very happy'' with the royal commission's report on the tragedy.

CTV report details deficiencies

CTV report details deficiencies

Monday, 10 December 2012 3:00 p.m. by MediaStuff

The Canterbury Television building did not meet construction standards, was designed by an engineer out of his depth and overseen by a boss who should have known better.

Engineer blamed in Royal Commission CTV report

Engineer blamed in Royal Commission CTV report

Monday, 10 December 2012 2:55 p.m. by Media3News

A report into the collapse of Christchurch’s CTV building has placed blame largely on the shoulders of the building’s engineer.

Land drilling calling campaign

Land drilling calling campaign

Monday, 10 December 2012 2:29 p.m. by GovtEQC

Apportionment and settlement update

Apportionment and settlement update

Monday, 10 December 2012 1:37 p.m. by GovtEQC

Project Christmas 2012 Update

Project Christmas 2012 Update

Monday, 10 December 2012 11:15 a.m. by Swiggs Featured Popular

The Rebuild Christchurch Foundation’s Project Christmas has received over 100 nominations but needs more before Sunday December 16th when applications close.

CTV Royal Commission findings out today

CTV Royal Commission findings out today

Monday, 10 December 2012 11:04 a.m. by MediaStuff

The Royal Commission's report on the collapse of the Canterbury Television building will be released today.

Christchurch dining outlets are flat-out after two years of upheaval

Christchurch dining outlets are flat-out after two years of upheaval

Monday, 10 December 2012 10:30 a.m. by CanterburyUniversity

Christchurch dining outlets are flat-out after two years of upheaval, says UC marketing expert

Families welcome CTV findings

Families welcome CTV findings

Monday, 10 December 2012 10:29 a.m. by MediaHerald

Families of Canterbury Television building collapse victims have welcomed the findings of a royal commission into the building's collapse.

15 years to 34%

15 years to 34%

Monday, 10 December 2012 9:29 a.m. by CoffeyProjectsChCh Featured Popular

The consultation document released by the MBIE on Friday recommends that all non-residential and multi-unit, multi-storey residential buildings be seismically assessed within five years of the changes taking effect, with the information as to whether a building is above or below the earthquake-prone building threshold to be made publicly available on a register.

Sector forum tomorrow-- see you there!

Sector forum tomorrow-- see you there!

Monday, 10 December 2012 7:04 a.m. by OneVoiceTeReoKotahi

Report into CTV building collapse due

Report into CTV building collapse due

Monday, 10 December 2012 5:24 a.m. by Media3News

The Canterbury Earthquakes Royal Commission's view of the CTV building collapse is going to be made public.

Raising capital while Chch rebuilds hot

Raising capital while Chch rebuild's hot

Monday, 10 December 2012 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Francis Fitzgerald is seeking to raise $30 million for his business, which lends to companies wanting to lease or buy equipment - one of the first capital raisings in the city now gearing up for a massive rebuild.

St Albans News receives COGS grant

St Albans News receives COGS grant

Monday, 10 December 2012 1:49 a.m. by stalbanscommunity

The St Albans Residents Association has received a $5000 grant from COGS, the community grants system administered by the Department of Internal Affairs.

Rockfall risk removal not an insurance guarantee

Rockfall risk removal not an insurance guarantee

Monday, 10 December 2012 12:04 a.m. by MediaStuff

Insurance cover for the Port Hills red zone is under threat, even if rockfall risk can be removed.

Pair lead red-zone payout test case

Pair lead red-zone payout test case

Monday, 10 December 2012 12:04 a.m. by MediaStuff

Retired couple Matt and Valerie O'Loughlin find themselves uncomfortably at the centre of a landmark insurance case arising from the Christchurch earthquakes.

IAG and Vero go for “sum insured” insurance instead of full replacement

IAG and Vero go for “sum insured” insurance instead of full replacement

Sunday, 9 December 2012 10:29 p.m. by avonsidechch Recommended Featured Popular

Stuff today reported () IAG and Vero have announced they are going down the “sum insured” route to replace all “full replacement” house policies.

Govt should release CTV report this week

Govt should release CTV report this week

Sunday, 9 December 2012 8:11 p.m. by LianneDalziel Popular

The Government must urgently release part three of the Canterbury Earthquakes Royal Commission Report which includes a section on the collapse of the CTV building, says Labour’s Earthquake Recovery spokesperson and MP for Christchurch East, Lianne Dalziel.

Day 655 - Do you have any spare water based paint?

Day 655 - Do you have any spare water based paint?

Sunday, 9 December 2012 11:32 a.m. by addingtonaction

 

Director defends quakes TV series

Director defends quakes TV series

Sunday, 9 December 2012 6:52 a.m. by MediaStuff

The director of a television drama about the Canterbury earthquakes feels a "huge responsibility" to tell the stories of ordinary people caught up in the disaster.

Another fire strikes Christchurch CBD

Another fire strikes Christchurch CBD

Saturday, 8 December 2012 7:43 p.m. by MediaHerald

Less than 24 hours after two suspicious blazes in central Christchurch, a skip bin is alight.

Taking on the insurance titans

Taking on the insurance titans

Saturday, 8 December 2012 9:42 a.m. by MediaStuff

Former investment banking lawyer and psychotherapist Sarah Miles, of Christchurch, has written a book on how the private insurance industry has failed Christchurch after the earthquakes.

Cantabrians shaken by NI quakes

Cantabrians shaken by NI quakes

Saturday, 8 December 2012 7:39 a.m. by MediaStuff

Two quakes felt by some Cantabrians this morning, were centred in the North Island.

Review puts homes in firing line

Review puts homes in firing line

Friday, 7 December 2012 11:39 p.m. by MediaStuff

Councils could force houseowners to reinforce their homes, including removing chimneys and unreinforced masonry, under sweeping proposals for quake-prone buildings from the Canterbury Earthquakes royal commission.

Demo plan a shock for homeowner

Demo plan a shock for homeowner

Friday, 7 December 2012 9:27 p.m. by MediaStuff

A Christchurch woman was shocked to discover her home sealed behind tall fences ready for demolition when she returned from work.

Chch earthquake: insights into age-old questions about faith

Chch earthquake: insights into age-old questions about faith

Friday, 7 December 2012 6:02 p.m. by PRNews Popular

Social research that, by chance, was underway in New Zealand at the time of the devastating 2011 Christchurch earthquake is providing insight into age-old questions about the role of religious faith in a crisis.

Council to consider rockfall protection work on a case-by-case basis

Council to consider rockfall protection work on a case-by-case basis

Friday, 7 December 2012 5:53 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

Council to consider rockfall protection work on a case-by-case basis

Council Meeting Update December 2012

Council Meeting Update December 2012

Friday, 7 December 2012 5:52 p.m. by GovtCCC Featured Popular

CCDU Six-Pack 7th December 2012

CCDU Six-Pack 7th December 2012

Friday, 7 December 2012 5:38 p.m. by GovtCCDU Popular

Gap Filler hits a double whammy in one day!

Gap Filler hits a double whammy in one day!

Friday, 7 December 2012 5:24 p.m. by GapFiller

Big thanks to “The Australian” newspaper and PSFK for a couple of great mentions today.  Nice.   “Pop Up City” - The Australian 7.12.12   “Put a coin into a converted washing machine for an instant dance party.” - PSFK 7.12.12  

Dec 7: Gap Filler hits a double whammy in one day!

Dec 7: Gap Filler hits a double whammy in one day!

Friday, 7 December 2012 5:24 p.m. by GapFiller

Big thanks to “The Australian” newspaper and PSFK for a couple of great mentions today.  Nice.   “Pop Up City” - The Australian 7.12.12   “Put a coin into a converted washing machine for an instant dance party.” - PSFK 7.12.12  

We owe our residents a safe city

'We owe our residents a safe city'

Friday, 7 December 2012 5:00 p.m. by MediaStuff

Brownlee blindsided by rockfall decision

Brownlee 'blindsided' by rockfall decision

Friday, 7 December 2012 4:36 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

Day 653 - the wet ones

Day 653 - the wet ones

Friday, 7 December 2012 3:14 p.m. by addingtonaction

The happy volunteers from, in OZ, returned today to help Addington Action box and pour a concrete path, trim the corrugated iron fence, back-filling, and painting a mural.

New rules will cost $700m extra

New rules will cost $700m extra

Friday, 7 December 2012 1:43 p.m. by MediaStuff

Government plans to have all earthquake-prone buildings strengthened within 15 years have been welcomed by a lobby group representing many of the country's commercial property owners.

Canterbury Earthquakes Royal Commission Reports

Canterbury Earthquakes Royal Commission Reports

Friday, 7 December 2012 12:03 p.m. by GovtBeehive Featured Popular

Gerry Brownlee | Canterbury Earthquake Recovery

What Happens Over the Christmas Holidays

What Happens Over the Christmas Holidays

Friday, 7 December 2012 11:46 a.m. by chchforreal Popular

As that time of the year best spent with family and friends draws near, we’d like to let you all know that we’re taking a Christmas break. We hope to be have been able to contact everyone who has registered …

Earthquakes Royal Commission Vol 4 released

Earthquakes Royal Commission Vol 4 released

Friday, 7 December 2012 11:38 a.m. by GovtBeehive Popular

Christopher Finlayson | Attorney-General

Consultation on earthquake-prone buildings begins

Consultation on earthquake-prone buildings begins

Friday, 7 December 2012 11:32 a.m. by GovtBeehive Featured Popular

Maurice Williamson | Building and Construction

Gerry Brownlee and being stuck in the Red Zone

Gerry Brownlee and being stuck in the Red Zone

Friday, 7 December 2012 11:07 a.m. by avonsidechch

Yesterday’s Press carried an article Red-zoners call for more time by Charlie Gates 

Thousands of quake-prone buildings identified by Govt

Thousands of quake-prone buildings identified by Govt

Friday, 7 December 2012 10:45 a.m. by Media3News

The Government estimates there are as many as 25,000 earthquake-prone buildings around New Zealand.

Quake through childrens eyes

Quake through children's eyes

Friday, 7 December 2012 10:43 a.m. by MediaStuff

Christchurch children are sharing their perspective on post-earthquake life.

Most NZ buildings to be quake assessed

Most NZ buildings to be quake assessed

Friday, 7 December 2012 10:35 a.m. by MediaHerald

Every building in New Zealand, except single-storey homes, will be assessed for earthquake risk and the results made public under Government proposals released this morning.

Latest Recovery plan in Christchurch- yeah right!

Latest Recovery plan in Christchurch- yeah right!

Friday, 7 December 2012 7:33 a.m. by ShakyTownBlues Popular

Locked out of undamaged factory for 655 days

Owners await plans as mall proposal ticked

Owners await plans as mall proposal ticked

Friday, 7 December 2012 6:27 a.m. by MediaThePress Popular

Landowners are waiting for developers to make their next move in the Monopoly-style battle for the City Mall, after the Christchurch City Council approved a second big development proposal.

AA Insurance changes – important for everyone with house insurance

AA Insurance changes – important for everyone with house insurance

Friday, 7 December 2012 6:20 a.m. by avonsidechch Popular

Stuff (here) has reported that AA Insurance will no longer provide a full replacement policy option – instead they will offer only a “sum assured” policy. Existing policy holders will automatically switch to the sum assured style of policy on the 1st of July next year (if you are an AA customer there is more info at the bottom of this blog entry). The change to a fixed-sum policy can be expected

Reconstruction cost $30b, and rising

Reconstruction cost $30b, and rising

Thursday, 6 December 2012 11:45 p.m. by MediaThePress

The cost of the Canterbury rebuild keeps escalating, according to both official and gut-feel estimates.

20-point checklist to fuel recovery

20-point checklist to fuel recovery

Thursday, 6 December 2012 11:45 p.m. by MediaThePress

Next year could be boom time in Canterbury.

City Council mulls Port Hills deal

City Council mulls Port Hills' deal

Thursday, 6 December 2012 11:45 p.m. by MediaStuff

The Christchurch City Council is considering throwing a lifeline to red-zoned Port Hills property owners wanting to stay in their homes.

Govt reveal post-quake rebuild costs for Greater Christchurch

Govt reveal post-quake rebuild costs for Greater Christchurch

Thursday, 6 December 2012 8:46 p.m. by MediaHerald Popular

The post-earthquake rebuilding of Greater Christchurch will cost between $20 billion and $30 billion, with more than two thirds of the funding coming from private sector investment, the Government revealed today.Twenty key projects...

End of CTV inquiry brings tears

End of CTV inquiry brings tears

Thursday, 6 December 2012 7:19 p.m. by Media3News

A man whose wife died in the collapsed CTV building says he's confident changes will be made to rescue services.

Schools play vital role in children’s recovery and health - NZEI

Schools play vital role in children’s recovery and health - NZEI

Thursday, 6 December 2012 6:27 p.m. by PRNews Popular

Schools play a vital role in children’s wellbeing and recovery after a disaster, according to evidence from Canterbury District Health Board studies on the impact of disasters on children’s education and health.

Emotional end to CTV inquest

Emotional end to CTV inquest

Thursday, 6 December 2012 5:48 p.m. by MediaStuff

A review of the Canterbury Television building collapse aftermath has brought some relief but not closure for families, a victim's widower says.

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