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High Court delays- earthquake cases

High Court delays- earthquake cases

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

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 Popular

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 Popular

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 Popular

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 Popular

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 Popular

Chch quake - what you need to know

Chch quake - what you need to know

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

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 Popular

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 Popular

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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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 Popular

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 Popular

Unresolved issues? Call our Community Contact Team

Unresolved issues? Call our Community Contact Team

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

EQC supports city forum

EQC supports city forum

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

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.

Confidence in CERA at an all-time low

Confidence in CERA at an all-time low

Thursday, 11 February 2016 11:22 a.m. by MeganWoods Popular

Release: New Zealand Labour Party

New Zealand’s first ‘pod’ hotel

New Zealand’s first ‘pod’ hotel

Thursday, 11 February 2016 6:19 a.m. by ChristchurchFiasco Popular

Source: New Zealand’s first ‘pod’ hotelFiled under: insurance

Too early for convention centre certainty, Cera boss says

'Too early' for convention centre certainty, Cera boss says

Wednesday, 10 February 2016 9:48 p.m. by MediaThePress

Canterbury's earthquake boss has cast major doubt on whether Christchurch's long-awaited convention centre will be built.

American corporate media silent on Fukushima’s continuing nuclear crisis

American corporate media silent on Fukushima’s continuing nuclear crisis

Wednesday, 10 February 2016 8:56 p.m. by ChristchurchFiasco Popular

Originally posted on :
While the American reactor industry continues to suck billions of dollars from the public treasury, its allies in the corporate media seem increasingly hesitant to cover the news of post-Fukushima Japan.  In reality, those…

Episode 5:  Christchurch.  The day time stood still.

Episode 5: Christchurch. The day time stood still.

Wednesday, 10 February 2016 8:41 p.m. by ChristchurchFiasco Popular

Originally posted on :
In 2010 there was an earthquake in Christchurch.  It measured 7.1 on the Richter scale and the epicentre was 40 km west of the city.  7.1 is a pretty big quake but fortunately it happened in…

More million-dollar apartments for central Christchurch

More million-dollar apartments for central Christchurch

Wednesday, 10 February 2016 8:16 p.m. by MediaThePress

Work will start soon on two new apartment towers offering million-dollar homes in Christchurch.

Deon Swiggs Newstalk ZB 10 February

Deon Swiggs Newstalk ZB 10 February

Wednesday, 10 February 2016 5:04 p.m. by CanterburyMorningsZB Popular

 

Universities team up to tackle disasters

Universities team up to tackle disasters

Wednesday, 10 February 2016 4:54 p.m. by CanterburyUniversity Featured Popular

Release: Joint Press Release

Your Story – Giving The People of Christchurch a Voice

Your Story – Giving The People of Christchurch a Voice

Wednesday, 10 February 2016 4:51 p.m. by RebuildChristchurch Recommended Popular

is a web-based service giving residents a chance to share their stories of how they have got through the different issues faced in the recovery of Christchurch.

Big bill for CERA spin doctors

Big bill for CERA spin doctors

Wednesday, 10 February 2016 4:42 p.m. by MeganWoods Popular

Release: New Zealand Labour Party

Mt Pleasant News 3 February 2016

Mt Pleasant News 3 February 2016

Tuesday, 9 February 2016 2:37 p.m. by MtPleasantCC Popular

St Andrews Hill/Bridle Path Road Meeting Residents of Mount Pleasant and Heathcote are invited to a meeting to be held on Tuesday 9 February at 7.30pm where Council staff will […]

Five years on - Christchurch remembers

Five years on - Christchurch remembers

Tuesday, 9 February 2016 12:33 p.m. by GovtCCC Featured Popular

Canterbury will pause to reflect on a poignant milestone on Monday 22 February as it commemorates the fifth anniversary of the February 2011 earthquake.

Backing nature in the red zone will pay financial dividends

Backing nature in the red zone will pay financial dividends

Tuesday, 9 February 2016 12:14 p.m. by greeningtheredzone Popular

By Ashley Campbell

Mission for the New Year

Mission for the New Year

Monday, 8 February 2016 5:58 p.m. by ChristchurchFiasco Popular

A number of people have asked me already this year – ‘where are you at and where are you going?’. So I’ll use this space to quickly update everyone on my progress and my intentions for 2016.

Smaller developers follow big guys lead in Christchurch retail rebuild

Smaller developers follow big guys' lead in Christchurch retail rebuild

Monday, 8 February 2016 2:10 p.m. by MediaThePress Popular

It is not just the big guys planning to build in Christchurch's emerging retail precinct.

Mike Yardley: EQC delays five years after Canterbury quakes outrageous

Mike Yardley: EQC delays five years after Canterbury quakes 'outrageous'

Monday, 8 February 2016 12:31 p.m. by MediaThePress Popular

Chinese New Year has fast become a more joyful and overtly expressive festivity in New Zealand than our own national birthday.

The quiet dissection of the Canterbury policyholder?

The quiet dissection of the Canterbury policyholder?

Sunday, 7 February 2016 8:41 a.m. by ChristchurchFiasco Popular

I have been involved in events in Christchurch for longer than five years now –long enough to be able to stand back and look at this situation from a more philosophical point of view and here are some of my thoughts on the processes that have taken place during the aftermath of the Canterbury earthquakes. I have used findings from the psychology behind mass annihilation and the processes that take place in abattoirs as the basis for my observations.  I think many of you would agr ...

Seeing Christchurch CBD through Tourist Eyes

Seeing Christchurch CBD through Tourist Eyes

Saturday, 6 February 2016 11:43 a.m. by ChChEarthquakeNews Popular

After five years of covering Christchurch's earthquake devastation and the road to recovery, I ventured out to see how the city was being presented to tourists. were my hosts and the one hour tour was comprehensive and interesting. The vantage point of the open-top double-decker bus was excellent and gave me a new perspective of the city. Crumbling ruins still dominate some areas while in others, cranes and construction signal new life and growth. The giant "sand-pits" are still part of the lan ...