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East v Medical Assurance Society New Zealand Limited [2014] NZHC 3399 [22 December 2014]

East v Medical Assurance Society New Zealand Limited [2014] NZHC 3399 [22 December 2014]

Monday, 19 January 2015 4:38 p.m. by ChristchurchFiasco

The East’s home, a two storey dwelling, was damaged in the earthquakes, they had full replacement cover,  and they wished to repair seeking payment in advance of the works. However MAS would not pay until costs were incurred or about to …

Convention centre lands international conferences

Convention centre lands international conferences

Monday, 19 January 2015 12:50 p.m. by MediaThePress

The first international conference is scheduled for Christchurch's new convention centre, putting on the pressure for the complex to be finished by its 2017 target.

ROADWORKS: What’s happening this week?

ROADWORKS: What’s happening this week?

Monday, 19 January 2015 7:37 a.m. by Transport4chch Popular

 

Big crowd queues for Waltham Pool reopening

Big crowd queues for Waltham Pool reopening

Sunday, 18 January 2015 10:54 p.m. by MediaThePress

People queued for up to 40 minutes at Waltham Pool for a chance to swim at the reopened complex.

23rd February Event Coming

23rd February Event Coming

Sunday, 18 January 2015 3:19 p.m. by Claimants4Claimants

Over the last three months a number of people have been working on establishing a community meeting to update us on what has been happening, discuss and update us on recent issues, court findings, insuring homes, retaining walls, EQC issues, cross lease etc. The meeting is planned for the 23rd February, and will be held at the Transitional […]

Stalls sought for new St Albans market

Stalls sought for new St Albans market

Saturday, 17 January 2015 2:41 p.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

St Albans is getting a new Saturday market, to be held in the car park of Beulah Church in Springfield Road starting on February 14, co-ordinator Paul Minter says. The first market will be held on February 14, starting at …

Wastewater repairs Innes Rd/Cranford St

Wastewater repairs Innes Rd/Cranford St

Saturday, 17 January 2015 2:32 p.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

Traffic may get even more congested at peak periods in Cranford St and Innes Rd for one week, while wastewater repairs are carried out in the area from January 19. Wastewater repairs were carried out in the area in 2014 …

Mt Pleasant News 2014

Mt Pleasant News 2014

Friday, 16 January 2015 8:05 p.m. by MtPleasantCC

Happy New Year to one and all The team at MPCC hopes your Christmas holidays have gone well and that you are all rested up to embrace whatever 2015 may […]

CBD – Available Routes Map 16th Jan – 23rd Jan

CBD – Available Routes Map 16th Jan – 23rd Jan

Friday, 16 January 2015 4:30 p.m. by Transport4chch

For available routes around the Central City please find below the CBD network map. This is updated weekly. Please click here to download the network map  - Available Routes Map

Pizza at The Commons

Pizza at The Commons

Friday, 16 January 2015 2:42 p.m. by GapFiller

The earthen pizza oven at The Commons (one of our main projects) has been seeing regular use thanks to two young chefs. Local, Aliesha McGilligan has been running Fresh Press Pizza every Sunday from 12:30 – 3pm each week. Aliesha also works at Town Tonic in Addington and until recently, at Passengers and Co. Aliesha […]

Natural Environment Recovery Programme

Natural Environment Recovery Programme

Friday, 16 January 2015 10:52 a.m. by MtPleasantCC

You are invited to a series of sessions to update you on the Natural Environment Recovery Programme. You can come to as many of these as you like. Free entry, […]

An Accessible City – road changes

An Accessible City – road changes

Friday, 16 January 2015 9:53 a.m. by MtPleasantCC

First Central City transport projects nearly complete Preliminary work started on Monday 5 January 2015 to begin the conversion of a section of Tuam Street between Antigua Street and Riccarton […]

McCormacks Bay Restoration Working Bees

McCormacks Bay Restoration Working Bees

Friday, 16 January 2015 9:42 a.m. by MtPleasantCC

Please find below for your diary the working bee dates for McCormacks Bay between January and June 2015. Would be fabulous if you can make it to some of these. […]

Land prices shrink frame

Land prices shrink frame

Thursday, 15 January 2015 10:47 p.m. by MediaThePress

Increasing land prices have forced the Government to scale back its plan for a green belt in Christchurch's city centre, leaving landowners in an "appalling" situation.

Land prices shrink Christchurchs south frame

Land prices shrink Christchurch's south frame

Thursday, 15 January 2015 10:47 p.m. by MediaThePress

Increasing land prices have forced the Government to scale back its plan for a green belt in Christchurch's city centre, leaving landowners in an "appalling" situation.

ROADWORKS: SH 1 Pegasus – Expect delays next week

ROADWORKS: SH 1 Pegasus – Expect delays next week

Thursday, 15 January 2015 4:45 p.m. by Transport4chch

Motorists are being advised of speed restrictions and possible delays on State Highway 1, north of Woodend, from next week as work gets underway building a dual-lane roundabout at the intersection of Pegasus Town and the new Ravenswood Village. The …

ROADWORKS: SH 1 Pegasus – Expect delays this week

ROADWORKS: SH 1 Pegasus – Expect delays this week

Thursday, 15 January 2015 4:45 p.m. by Transport4chch

Motorists are being advised of speed restrictions and possible delays on State Highway 1, north of Woodend, from next week as work gets underway building a dual-lane roundabout at the intersection of Pegasus Town and the new Ravenswood Village. The …

ROADWORKS: SH 1 Pegasus – Expect delays

ROADWORKS: SH 1 Pegasus – Expect delays

Thursday, 15 January 2015 4:45 p.m. by Transport4chch

Motorists are being advised of speed restrictions and possible delays on State Highway 1, north of Woodend, from next week as work gets underway building a dual-lane roundabout at the intersection of Pegasus Town and the new Ravenswood Village. The …

CTV News - Imagination Station

CTV News - Imagination Station

Thursday, 15 January 2015 4:09 p.m. by MediaCTV

ROADWORKS: Brougham St (SH76)- Night Works – Expect delays

ROADWORKS: Brougham St (SH76)- Night Works – Expect delays

Thursday, 15 January 2015 3:11 p.m. by Transport4chch

Road reconstruction work on Brougham Street (SH76)will be carried out during night time hours from Sunday 18th January until early February. Brougham Street between Antigua Street and Colombo Street will be reduced to one lane in each direction (eastbound and …

CERA- Port Hills Red Zone Update

CERA- Port Hills Red Zone Update

Thursday, 15 January 2015 12:32 p.m. by GrantShandLawyers Popular

A message from CERA – Port Hills residential red zone Final offer acceptance date 

Foundation repair fact sheets

Foundation repair fact sheets

Thursday, 15 January 2015 1:21 a.m. by SouthernResponse Popular

If you’re having your home repaired with us, and you’d like to find out more about how the foundation repair work is carried out, then our new factsheets may be of interest to you.

EVENT: World Buskers Festival Travel Advisory

EVENT: World Buskers Festival Travel Advisory

Wednesday, 14 January 2015 4:37 p.m. by Transport4chch

  To view or print the travel advisory as a PDF, click here.

Clearways to east peak congestion along Curletts Road (SH73)

Clearways to east peak congestion along Curletts Road (SH73)

Wednesday, 14 January 2015 2:55 p.m. by Transport4chch

Work begins next week to install clearways on Curletts Road (State Highway 73) to help reduce congestion and queuing between Main South Road and Blenheim Road during peak travel times. The $1.6 million project will remove the built-out kerbs along …

Clearways to ease peak congestion along Curletts Road (SH73)

Clearways to ease peak congestion along Curletts Road (SH73)

Wednesday, 14 January 2015 2:55 p.m. by Transport4chch

Work begins next week to install clearways on Curletts Road (State Highway 73) to help reduce congestion and queuing between Main South Road and Blenheim Road during peak travel times. The $1.6 million project will remove the built-out kerbs along …

ADVISORY: Clearways to ease peak congestion along Curletts Road (SH73)

ADVISORY: Clearways to ease peak congestion along Curletts Road (SH73)

Wednesday, 14 January 2015 2:55 p.m. by Transport4chch

Work begins next week to install clearways on Curletts Road (State Highway 73) to help reduce congestion and queuing between Main South Road and Blenheim Road during peak travel times. The $1.6 million project will remove the built-out kerbs along …

Eketahuna earthquake anniversary update

Eketahuna earthquake anniversary update

Wednesday, 14 January 2015 10:27 a.m. by GovtEQC Popular

Christchurch precincts short of critical car parks

Christchurch precincts short of 'critical' car parks

Wednesday, 14 January 2015 6:25 a.m. by MediaThePress

The Christchurch City Council has lashed out at the Crown behind-the-scenes for its failure to provide visitor car parking at a major anchor project.

Parking crucial in Christchurch redevelopment

Parking crucial in Christchurch redevelopment

Tuesday, 13 January 2015 9:19 p.m. by MediaThePress

It is unfortunate an issue as mundane as car parking has become the focus of one of the most exciting parts of Christchurch's redevelopment.

Queen’s Service Award for Gap Filler’s Coralie Winn!

Queen’s Service Award for Gap Filler’s Coralie Winn!

Tuesday, 13 January 2015 2:36 p.m. by GapFiller Popular

Congratulations to our Director and Co founder Coralie Winn, for being nominated for the Queen’s Service Medal. We think it’s well deserved and we’re pretty stoked it’s gone to such an amazing person. We’re practicing our curtseys! Read full article here

Fresh perspective on Christchurchs AMI stadium

Fresh perspective on Christchurch's AMI stadium

Tuesday, 13 January 2015 12:00 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Drones are the must-have gadget of the day and Stuff Nation readers have been putting them to good use to get a fresh perspective on their home towns.

Aranui homeowners insurance battle nears end

Aranui homeowner's insurance battle nears end

Tuesday, 13 January 2015 9:01 a.m. by MediaStuff

Ken Keir is resigned to a fourth winter in his ruined home but he takes comfort in feeling he has had the last laugh.

Drone cameras capture birds eye views of Christchurch quake damage

Drone cameras capture bird's eye views of Christchurch quake damage

Monday, 12 January 2015 10:44 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Cameras soaring through the skies of Christchurch are capturing the city in a new light.

Welcome Back Waltham

Welcome Back Waltham

Monday, 12 January 2015 6:15 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

Waltham Lido Pool is reopening on Saturday 17 January, with a pool party on Sunday 18 January.

Christchurchs red zones: drones eye view

Christchurch's red zones: drone's eye view

Monday, 12 January 2015 5:31 p.m. by MediaStuff

New aerial footage showing the extent of the damage to��prompted Stuff Nation readers to share their own videos and photographs, captured using drones.�

Alpine fault drilling project put on hold

Alpine fault drilling project put on hold

Monday, 12 January 2015 1:27 p.m. by GovtEQC Popular

South Island riddled with faults

South Island riddled with faults

Monday, 12 January 2015 1:18 p.m. by GovtEQC Popular

Engineers look for more efficiency

Engineers look for more efficiency

Sunday, 11 January 2015 9:23 p.m. by MediaThePress

Structural engineers wanting to fix the devastated Christchurch commercial centre do not like the idea of waste.

EVENT: ODI Cricket – Going to Hagley Oval today?

EVENT: ODI Cricket – Going to Hagley Oval today?

Sunday, 11 January 2015 9:51 a.m. by Transport4chch

Cricket fans are advised to plan ahead to avoid delays getting to the One Day International NZ v Sri Lanka on Sunday 11th January at Hagley Oval. Match start time is 11am. There will be restrictions in place on some roads …

Video: Quake-damaged Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament

Video: Quake-damaged Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament

Sunday, 11 January 2015 8:54 a.m. by MediaStuff

New aerial footage has revealed just how much damage was sustained by Christchurch's Catholic cathedral in the February 2011 earthquake.

Christchurch rebuild will be legacy to engineer

Christchurch rebuild will be legacy to engineer

Saturday, 10 January 2015 1:47 p.m. by MediaThePress

A rebuilt Christchurch will be Nigel Priestley's memorial.

Christchurch rebuild will be legacy to engineer

Christchurch rebuild will be legacy to engineer

Saturday, 10 January 2015 1:47 p.m. by MediaStuff

A rebuilt Christchurch will be Nigel Priestley's memorial.

Quake-stricken Band Rotunda target of thieves

Quake-stricken Band Rotunda target of thieves

Saturday, 10 January 2015 7:43 a.m. by MediaStuff

The partially dismantled Edmonds Band Rotunda in central Christchurch is gradually losing its roof thanks to copper thieves.

Intolerable stresses spill over into threats for earthquake victims

Intolerable stresses spill over into threats for earthquake victims

Saturday, 10 January 2015 12:15 a.m. by MediaThePress Popular

Earthquake Commission (EQC) staff have called the police 90 times in the past 2 1/2 years in response to threatening or distressed customers.

Delayed Avon River Precinct revamp threatens tourism

Delayed Avon River Precinct revamp threatens tourism

Friday, 9 January 2015 10:51 p.m. by MediaThePress

A flagship Christchurch anchor project has stalled, sparking fears rebuild delays could threaten the city's international appeal.

ADVISORY: Back to work next week? These changes may affect you.

ADVISORY: Back to work next week? These changes may affect you.

Friday, 9 January 2015 2:38 p.m. by Transport4chch

As work crews return to our roads following the Christmas/New Year break, some work sites and changes to road layout may impact on your journey times next week. Some notable changes on-road for the week starting 12 January. City Centre: …

ADVISORY: Back to work this week? These changes may affect you.

ADVISORY: Back to work this week? These changes may affect you.

Friday, 9 January 2015 2:38 p.m. by Transport4chch

As work crews return to our roads following the Christmas/New Year break, some work sites and changes to road layout may impact on your journey times next week. Some notable changes on-road during the week starting 12 January. City Centre: …

Major changes to inner city Christchurch roads

Major changes to inner city Christchurch roads

Thursday, 8 January 2015 2:40 p.m. by MediaThePress

Transformation of three major central city streets will begin in Christchurch on Monday.

Restrictons lifted for several central city sites

Restrictons lifted for several central city sites

Thursday, 8 January 2015 12:04 p.m. by MediaThePress Popular

The land designation on several central city sites has been removed by the Christchurch Central Development Unit (CCDU).

ROADING CHANGE: Tuam Street from 9th January

ROADING CHANGE: Tuam Street from 9th January

Thursday, 8 January 2015 12:00 p.m. by Transport4chch

The next permanent change to Tuam Street takes place on Friday 9th January.  Tuam Street from Hospital Corner to Antigua Street will be eastbound only. No entry to Tuam Street for westbound traffic from Antigua Street – use St Asaph Street to …

ROADING CHANGE: Tuam Street and Hospital Corner

ROADING CHANGE: Tuam Street and Hospital Corner

Thursday, 8 January 2015 12:00 p.m. by Transport4chch

Tuam Street is now eastbound from Hagley Ave to Antigua Street.  (Buses only will be able to travel westbound) Road users should now use St Asaph Street and turn right onto Hagley Ave to access Riccarton Ave. Tuam Street is now permanently …

Designation lifted on central city properties

Designation lifted on central city properties

Thursday, 8 January 2015 10:40 a.m. by GovtCera Popular

Good progress in the development of central city anchor projects means the designation can now be fully or partially lifted from a number of properties.

CBD – Available Routes Map 9th Jan – 16th Jan

CBD – Available Routes Map 9th Jan – 16th Jan

Thursday, 8 January 2015 8:09 a.m. by Transport4chch

For available routes around the Central City please find below the CBD network map. This is updated weekly. Please click here to download the network map  - Available Routes Map

Temporary Accommodation Assistance (TAA) programme to be extended

Temporary Accommodation Assistance (TAA) programme to be extended

Wednesday, 7 January 2015 8:28 p.m. by SouthernResponse

Recently, it has been announced that the Temporary Accommodation Assistance (TAA) programme will be extended, from March 2015 to October 2015.

EVENT: ODI Cricket – Hagley Oval Sunday 11 January

EVENT: ODI Cricket – Hagley Oval Sunday 11 January

Wednesday, 7 January 2015 2:00 p.m. by Transport4chch Popular

Cricket fans are advised to plan ahead to avoid delays getting to the One Day International NZ v Sri Lanka on Sunday 11th January at Hagley Oval. Match start time is 11am. There will be restrictions in place on some roads …

EVENT: Elite Nationals Cycling Road Championship 10/11 January

EVENT: Elite Nationals Cycling Road Championship 10/11 January

Wednesday, 7 January 2015 9:00 a.m. by Transport4chch Popular

EVENT DATES:  Saturady 10th and Sunday 11th January ROAD CLOSURES: Lyttelton St CLOSED from Rose St to no. 14 Lyttelton St – 8am – 4pm each day Rose St CLOSED from Hoon Hay Rd to Lyttelton St : 2.15pm to …

Opawa Road – one way Brougham St to Ensors Road

Opawa Road – one way Brougham St to Ensors Road

Wednesday, 7 January 2015 7:00 a.m. by Transport4chch

A one-way system south east is in place on Opawa Road from Brougham Street to Ensors Road. The work will take about four months to complete. Construction will start at the Ensors Road end of Opawa Road and will progress towards Brougham …

ROADWORKS: Opawa Road – one way Brougham St to Ensors Road

ROADWORKS: Opawa Road – one way Brougham St to Ensors Road

Wednesday, 7 January 2015 7:00 a.m. by Transport4chch

A one-way system south east is in place on Opawa Road from Brougham Street to Ensors Road. The work will take about four months to complete. Construction will start at the Ensors Road end of Opawa Road and will progress towards Brougham …

Swarm of aftershocks follow quake

Swarm of aftershocks follow quake

Wednesday, 7 January 2015 6:00 a.m. by MediaHerald

Aftershocks are continuing to hit the West Coast and Canterbury after a major quake rocked the central South Island yesterday.The magnitude 6.0 quake rattled West Coasters and Cantabrians awake just before 7am.Dozens of aftershocks...

Large earthquake jolts Canterbury awake

Large earthquake jolts Canterbury awake

Tuesday, 6 January 2015 8:30 a.m. by GovtEQC Popular