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Looking back to the future - River of Flowers 2016

Looking back to the future - River of Flowers 2016

Wednesday, 17 February 2016 1:18 p.m. by AvonOtakaro Featured Popular

It starts with a low rumble that accelerates rapidly to shake us out of business as usual, but how many are listening or want to know anymore?

ABC Australia – “Lateline” on Christchurch Earthquake and delays

ABC Australia – “Lateline” on Christchurch Earthquake and delays

Wednesday, 17 February 2016 1:08 p.m. by GrantShandLawyers

Here is a link to the ABC Australia show “Lateline” and its piece from 16 February 2016 about the delays in the rebuilding of Christchurch.  It contains interesting comments about IAG and its performance.  Below are 2 quotes from IAG that are interesting.   RENEE WALKER, IAG: We work with our customers. It’s always a negotiation, so they’ll be presented with a cash settlement offer and then is a negotiation. We’re not in the practice of forcing cash settlement. ...

Hundreds expected to protest over Christchurch earthquake insurance delays

Hundreds expected to protest over Christchurch earthquake insurance delays

Wednesday, 17 February 2016 12:02 p.m. by MediaThePress

Hundreds of people are expected to express their frustration over earthquake insurance delays at a protest rally in Christchurch on Sunday .

New Crown company incorporated

New Crown company incorporated

Wednesday, 17 February 2016 10:07 a.m. by GovtBeehive

Gerry Brownlee | Canterbury Earthquake Recovery

Justice Kos Speech about Christchurch Earthquakes

Justice Kos Speech about Christchurch Earthquakes

Tuesday, 16 February 2016 6:01 p.m. by GrantShandLawyers

Here is the link to a speech by Justice Kos at a Judges’ Conference in Brisbane recently.  It is about the Christchurch earthquakes and the judicial response to the earthquakes.  It goes through  the major cases and comments on the judicial processes implemented to deal with the cases.

Earthquake update #6 - 5pm 16 February 2016

Earthquake update #6 - 5pm 16 February 2016

Tuesday, 16 February 2016 5:26 p.m. by GovtCCC Featured Popular

 

ADVOCACY – is there a downside?

ADVOCACY – is there a downside?

Tuesday, 16 February 2016 5:04 p.m. by CIAS_ Popular

As I read the Press this morning and within the first 4 pages of Monday’s edition, the text was full of the many issues ordinary people are struggling  to overcome; bureaucracy, injustice, natural disaster, limited health resources, compliance requirements and in Canterbury the length of time taking to complete and resolve insurance claims.

Parties make progress on stalled Terrace project

Parties make progress on stalled Terrace project

Tuesday, 16 February 2016 10:38 a.m. by MediaThePress

It could be a couple of months until work restarts on The Terrace project in central Christchurch.

Canterbury Earthquake 5th Anniversary Protest Rally

Canterbury Earthquake 5th Anniversary Protest Rally

Tuesday, 16 February 2016 10:06 a.m. by EmpoweredChCh Recommended Popular

Five years of despair and frustration. We've had enough!

NZDF Personnel To Attend Quake Memorial Service

NZDF Personnel To Attend Quake Memorial Service

Tuesday, 16 February 2016 9:59 a.m. by PRNews Popular

Release: New Zealand Defence Force

Canterbury Earthquake

Canterbury Earthquake

Tuesday, 16 February 2016 9:30 a.m. by GovtEQC

Christchurch February 2016 Earthquake

Christchurch February 2016 Earthquake

Tuesday, 16 February 2016 9:30 a.m. by GovtEQC

Quake counselling available to those who need it

Quake counselling available to those who need it

Monday, 15 February 2016 5:41 p.m. by GovtDHB Featured Popular

Release: Ministry of Social Development

Post earthquake situation update from Canterbury DHB

Post earthquake situation update from Canterbury DHB

Monday, 15 February 2016 5:36 p.m. by GovtDHB

Release: Canterbury District Health Board

Earthquake update #5 - 5pm 15 February 2015

Earthquake update #5 - 5pm 15 February 2015

Monday, 15 February 2016 5:15 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

All Council-owned facilities have been checked and are operating as normal, with the exception of the Linwood Service Centre and Library (at Eastgate Shopping Centre), which remains closed until repairs to light fittings can be carried out.

Summer Play 2016:  Chchurling, freiSITE Urbagaine and Big Ball!

Summer Play 2016: Chchurling, freiSITE Urbagaine and Big Ball!

Monday, 15 February 2016 4:05 p.m. by GapFiller

Gap Filler is inviting you to play in your city this summer! Summer Play 2016 is a series of short-term projects that encourages people to have fun and enjoy the city in different ways. “We have always wanted people to see the city as a play space, on top of the usual city functions. While […]

Valentines Day quake – It aint over yet

Valentines Day quake – 'It ain't over yet'

Monday, 15 February 2016 3:46 p.m. by MediaStuff

The Valentines Day earthquake wore at Christchurch's nerves but not its spirit.

High Court delays- earthquake cases

High Court delays- earthquake cases

Monday, 15 February 2016 3:29 p.m. by GrantShandLawyers

Some earthquake court cases have been in the Court system since 2013.  They have dragged through the joint expert process that the Court used to see as essential, but in practice achieved very little towards resolving claims.  Now that the cases have completed the interlocutory phases they are being allocated hearing dates.  Amazingly cases of 5 days hearing time are now being allocated hearing dates in March 2017.  That is appalling.  So much for the quick resolution of earthquake cases.

Five things only people in Christchurch will understand

Five things only people in Christchurch will understand

Monday, 15 February 2016 2:58 p.m. by MediaStuff

Despite dealing with thousands of earthquakes in the last five years Cantabrians have never lost their sense of humour. We look back over five years of quirky quake moments.

Cross leases and insurance obligations

Cross leases and insurance obligations

Monday, 15 February 2016 1:45 p.m. by GrantShandLawyers

We continue to come across home owners who do not understand the extent of their obligations under a cross lease in relation to insurance for earthquake damage. The cross lease will usually contain a term obligating an insured to spend any insurance money received on reinstating the damage.  So an insured that takes a cash settlement could be sued later by other owners if they do not spend the money on reinstating.  All owners can agree to vary the cross lease if needed to delete this requiremen ...

Earthquake update #4 - 1pm 15 February 2016

Earthquake update #4 - 1pm 15 February 2016

Monday, 15 February 2016 1:42 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

Christchurch City Council is today checking Council-owned facilities for damage following yesterday's magnitude-5.7 earthquake.

Quake fails to shake Christchurch business

Quake fails to shake Christchurch business

Monday, 15 February 2016 12:38 p.m. by MediaHerald

It seems to be business as usual in Christchurch following yesterday's 5.7 magnitude earthquake.The telecommunications system was mostly unaffected with Chorus and Vodafone reporting no network outages. Spark reported that 34 of...

Canterbury earthquakes moving east like a zip

Canterbury earthquakes moving east 'like a zip'

Monday, 15 February 2016 12:08 p.m. by MediaStuff

The pattern of Canterbury quakes is tending east with future quakes likely to be offshore, says an earthquake engineer.

Construction halts for checks but no damage seen

Construction halts for checks but no damage seen

Monday, 15 February 2016 11:55 a.m. by MediaThePress

Developers on some of central Christchurch's big building projects have hit the pause button as they check their sites after the Valentines Day earthquake.

Major Earthquake effects in Mt Pleasant?

Major Earthquake effects in Mt Pleasant?

Monday, 15 February 2016 11:46 a.m. by MtPleasantCC Popular

February 14 2016 Well, we guess we didn’t expect to experience that sort of earthquake again quite so soon did we?  However it reminds us that we live in a very […]

Christchurch couple who left after February quake experience aftershock on jetskis

Christchurch couple who left after February quake experience aftershock on jetskis

Monday, 15 February 2016 11:21 a.m. by MediaStuff

It had been almost five years since Geoff Horn and his partner left Christchurch in the aftermath of the February earthquake.

Repair teams in business

Repair teams in business

Monday, 15 February 2016 10:15 a.m. by FletcherEQR

Chris Lynch: Christchurch has to be strong, because the city has no choice

Chris Lynch: Christchurch has to be strong, because the city has no choice

Monday, 15 February 2016 10:14 a.m. by MediaHerald

Chris Lynch is a journalist and host of Newstalk ZB's Christchurch morning programme, which you can hear 8.30am weekday mornings. The all too familiar exhausted feeling of frazzled nerves and ad

Earthquake information update #3 - 10am 15 February 2016

Earthquake information update #3 - 10am 15 February 2016

Monday, 15 February 2016 9:55 a.m. by GovtCCC Featured Popular

Christchurch City Council is today checking Council-owned facilities for damage following yesterday's 5.7 earthquake. Some facilities are closed pending engineering reports; a full list will be available after 10am. The Christchurch Art Gallery will open at 10am today as usual.

Christchurch aftershocks roll into the night

Christchurch aftershocks roll into the night

Monday, 15 February 2016 9:05 a.m. by MediaThePress

Christchurch continued to rattle overnight with Geonet recording 25 aftershocks above magnitude 2.0 in 12 hours.

Quake a setback for recovery

Quake a setback for recovery

Monday, 15 February 2016 9:02 a.m. by MediaRNZ

Chch quake - what you need to know

Chch quake - what you need to know

Monday, 15 February 2016 9:00 a.m. by MediaRNZ

Cartoon: No Valentine for Christchurch

Cartoon: No Valentine for Christchurch

Monday, 15 February 2016 6:00 a.m. by MediaHerald

Editorial: Valentines Day quake a severe blow to morale

Editorial: Valentine's Day quake a severe blow to morale

Sunday, 14 February 2016 6:10 p.m. by MediaStuff

It began with a rumble and a shudder, then hit with the disorienting, distressing, and disabling force that only a magnitude 5.7 earthquake can.

Second Earthquake Update - 14th Feb 320pm

Second Earthquake Update - 14th Feb 320pm

Sunday, 14 February 2016 6:07 p.m. by GovtCCC Recommended Featured Popular

Sunday 14 February 2016

Earthquake update - 14th Feb 320pm

Earthquake update - 14th Feb 320pm

Sunday, 14 February 2016 3:34 p.m. by GovtCCC Recommended Featured Popular

Christchurch City Council is receiving reports of damage throughout the city following the 5.7 earthquake which struck at 1.13pm.

5.7 magnitude quake hits Christchurch

5.7 magnitude quake hits Christchurch

Sunday, 14 February 2016 2:48 p.m. by GovtEQC Featured Popular

 

To the Press: How are you feeling five years on?

To the Press: How are you feeling five years on?

Sunday, 14 February 2016 5:25 a.m. by ChristchurchFiasco

I came across the article entitled ‘Assignment’ on the Christchurch Press Stuff site. (See http://www.stuff.co.nz/stuff-nation/assignments/13874510/Feb-22-How-are-you-feeling-five-years-on).  The assignment requests that you let them (the Press) know how you’re feeling five years on from the earthquakes. Be sure to have your say too! Here …

Announcing the Otakaro Orchard – Community Garden and Food Hub

Announcing the Otakaro Orchard – Community Garden and Food Hub

Saturday, 13 February 2016 12:30 p.m. by GovtCCDU Featured Popular

Community garden gets the green light

Community garden gets the green light

Saturday, 13 February 2016 10:35 a.m. by GovtBeehive

Nicky Wagner | Canterbury Earthquake Recovery

Stonewood Homes in final stages of reinvestment

Stonewood Homes in 'final stages' of reinvestment

Friday, 12 February 2016 6:10 p.m. by MediaThePress Popular

One of Canterbury's biggest home builders is seeking fresh investment and has warned customers of potential building delays.

Convention centre will definitely go ahead - Mayor Lianne Dalziel

Convention centre will definitely go ahead - Mayor Lianne Dalziel

Friday, 12 February 2016 6:00 p.m. by MediaThePress

Christchurch will be getting a convention centre, the city's mayor says.

Margaret Mahy Family Playground - time lapse footage 25 January - 8 February 2016

Margaret Mahy Family Playground - time lapse footage 25 January - 8 February 2016

Friday, 12 February 2016 5:03 p.m. by GovtCCDU Popular

This time lapse footage shows activity at the Margaret Mahy Family Playground during the last two weeks of the school holidays.
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The role of the Christchurch Central Development Unit (CCDU) is to lead the rebuild of Christchurch central. CCDU is part of the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority (CERA). CCDU is delivering the vision in the Christchurch Central Recovery Plan for a distinctive, vibrant and green 21st century city. Find out more about us ...

EQC awards $1 million to natural disaster researchers

EQC awards $1 million to natural disaster researchers

Friday, 12 February 2016 8:48 a.m. by GovtEQC

Council approves Cranford Basin flood reduction works

Council approves Cranford Basin flood reduction works

Thursday, 11 February 2016 6:18 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

Christchurch City Council today agreed to a significant upgrade to the Cranford Basin stormwater network.

UK ‘EDIBLE’ STAR TO SPEAK IN CHRISTCHURCH FOR EARTHQUAKE’S FIFTH ANNIVERSARY

UK ‘EDIBLE’ STAR TO SPEAK IN CHRISTCHURCH FOR EARTHQUAKE’S FIFTH ANNIVERSARY

Thursday, 11 February 2016 5:59 p.m. by PRNews Popular

Release: Edible Canterbury

Community to vote on preferred New Brighton projects

Community to vote on preferred New Brighton projects

Thursday, 11 February 2016 5:54 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

New Brighton residents will next week vote on community ideas to brighten-up public spaces in the seaside suburb.

Christchurch’s housing affordability improves

Christchurch’s housing affordability improves

Thursday, 11 February 2016 5:48 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

Release: Canterbury Development Corp

Future Christchurch Update - February 2016

Future Christchurch Update - February 2016

Thursday, 11 February 2016 4:11 p.m. by GovtCera Popular

Editorial: Rebuilding in the red zone a reality

Editorial: Rebuilding in the red zone a reality

Thursday, 11 February 2016 3:33 p.m. by MediaStuff

Kaiapoi residents got a taste of the future last week when the Waimakariri District Council for how the more than 850 red-zoned properties in the town will be put to use.

Remembering 22 February 5 years on

Remembering 22 February 5 years on

Thursday, 11 February 2016 12:07 p.m. by GovtEQC

Unresolved issues? Call our Community Contact Team

Unresolved issues? Call our Community Contact Team

Thursday, 11 February 2016 11:40 a.m. by GovtEQC

EQC supports city forum

EQC supports city forum

Thursday, 11 February 2016 11:31 a.m. by GovtEQC

Chief Executives Update - 11 February 2016

Chief Executive's Update - 11 February 2016

Thursday, 11 February 2016 11:28 a.m. by GovtCera Popular

The acting Chief Executive of the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority, John Ombler, gives a monthly update on CERA's work to lead the recovery. This month he talks to Child and Adolescent Psychotherapist Jo Doyle about her work with children and their families recovering from the psychological effects of the earthquakes.