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Papanui Library closes for repairs

Papanui Library closes for repairs

Tuesday, 4 August 2015 12:55 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

Customers won't be able to return items to Papanui Library throughout the closure, but items from Papanui Library can be returned to any library in the Christchurch City Libraries network. The nearest large library is Fendalton Library on the corner of Clyde Road and Jeffreys Road.

Newsletter #7- Kelly & Avonside

Newsletter #7- Kelly & Avonside

Tuesday, 4 August 2015 12:25 p.m. by GrantShandLawyers Popular

Here is a link to our most recent newsletter.    

Home repair risk in Canterbury, building industry warns

Home repair risk in Canterbury, building industry warns

Tuesday, 4 August 2015 11:54 a.m. by MediaThePress

The quality of Christchurch's residential rebuild could be compromised as insurance cash settlements increase, warn building industry leaders.

Ancient waterway delays Avon River precinct

Ancient waterway delays Avon River precinct

Monday, 3 August 2015 4:18 p.m. by MediaThePress Popular

A Christchurch anchor project has been hit with further construction delays after contractors discovered an ancient waterway.

Positive response to Draft Restoration Plan

Positive response to Draft Restoration Plan

Monday, 3 August 2015 12:30 p.m. by GovtBeehive Popular

Nicky Wagner | Canterbury Earthquake Recovery

An MBIE Guideline Breakthrough…

An MBIE Guideline Breakthrough…

Monday, 3 August 2015 12:00 p.m. by ChristchurchFiasco Popular

If a homeowner’s insurance policy provides for a repair to be undertaken, then this is a private contractual matter that should be adhered to by both parties and governed by only the law of contract. The MBIE Guidance document does …

New red zone offer

New red zone offer

Sunday, 2 August 2015 10:21 a.m. by GrantShandLawyers Popular

Cera has published its later red zone offer.  Details are below. Residential Red Zone Offer Recovery Plan The Residential Red Zone Offer Recovery Plan has now been approved and released The Residential Red Zone Offer Recovery Plan [PDF 716KB, 32 Pages] The media release announcing The Residential Red Zone Offer Recovery Plan » The Recovery Plan confirms the following Crown offers: For all vacant red zone land: a new Crown offer at 100% of the 2007/08 rateable land value. For all insured commerci ...

How Print Management Can Save Money?

How Print Management Can Save Money?

Saturday, 1 August 2015 11:03 p.m. by proclaim Popular

My Archives

My Archives

Saturday, 1 August 2015 3:06 p.m. by ChristchurchFiasco Popular

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Building Ngai Tahus property empire

Building Ngai Tahu's property empire

Friday, 31 July 2015 5:23 p.m. by MediaThePress Popular

Living in a wasteland - Christchurchs red-zone stayers

Living in a wasteland - Christchurch's red-zone stayers

Friday, 31 July 2015 5:08 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Chinese-Kiwi group plans upscale apartments on Cranmer Court site

Chinese-Kiwi group plans upscale apartments on Cranmer Court site

Friday, 31 July 2015 3:44 p.m. by MediaThePress Popular

Former Christchurch Mayor Sir Bob Parker leading a consortium planning upmarket apartments on a historic central city site.

Port Hills Water/Storm water repair

Port Hills Water/Storm water repair

Friday, 31 July 2015 10:24 a.m. by MtPleasantCC Popular

11163 Port Hills OVN Water

Strong response to Draft Transition Recovery Plan

Strong response to Draft Transition Recovery Plan

Friday, 31 July 2015 9:18 a.m. by GovtCera Popular

The Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority (CERA) has started analysing more than 2500 written comments received on the transition of recovery arrangements in greater Christchurch.

Red zoners back to court over compensation offer

Red zoners back to court over compensation offer

Thursday, 30 July 2015 8:12 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

A group of Christchurch red zoners is heading back to court to fight for more compensation following the approval of new payout terms by the Government.

SUBMISSION ON THE DRAFT TRANSITION PLAN - Deon Swiggs

SUBMISSION ON THE DRAFT TRANSITION PLAN - Deon Swiggs

Thursday, 30 July 2015 4:05 p.m. by Swiggs Featured Popular

Queensland quake: The whole house was swaying

Queensland quake: 'The whole house was swaying'

Thursday, 30 July 2015 3:49 p.m. by GovtEQC Popular

23,000 new Canterbury homes approved since quakes

23,000 new Canterbury homes approved since quakes

Thursday, 30 July 2015 2:02 p.m. by MediaThePress Popular

House building is still slowing in Canterbury, where more than new 23,500 homes have been consented since the start of the earthquakes.

The Terrace - open for business by early 2016?

The Terrace - open for business by early 2016?

Thursday, 30 July 2015 1:30 p.m. by MediaThePress

Property man Antony Gough is delighted to have restarted his development The Terrace  - but admits he has learnt some tough lessons.

Uninsured red zone property owners get better offer

Uninsured red zone property owners get better offer

Thursday, 30 July 2015 1:14 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

A group of Christchurch red zone property owners have won their battle for a 100 per cent Crown buy-out.

Uninsured red zone property owners get 100 per cent offer

Uninsured red zone property owners get 100 per cent offer

Thursday, 30 July 2015 11:16 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

A group of Christchurch red zone property owners have won their battle for a 100 per cent Crown buy-out.

Views Sought on Growing Food in the Red Zone

Views Sought on Growing Food in the Red Zone

Thursday, 30 July 2015 10:24 a.m. by PRNews Popular

The Food Resilience Network is hosting a public consultation session on options for growing food in the Christchurch Residential Red Zone. The session will be held this Sunday, 2 August, 11am-3pm in the Christchurch Botanic Gardens Visitors’ Centre.

Recovery Plan to allow new red zone offers

Recovery Plan to allow new red zone offers

Thursday, 30 July 2015 9:17 a.m. by GovtCera Popular

A Recovery Plan has been approved that will enable new Crown offers to be made for vacant, insured commercial and uninsured properties in the Residential Red Zone.

PARKIN v VERO INSURANCE NEW ZEALAND – Summary by Sarah

PARKIN v VERO INSURANCE NEW ZEALAND – Summary by Sarah

Wednesday, 29 July 2015 7:00 p.m. by ChristchurchFiasco Popular

PARKIN v VERO INSURANCE NEW ZEALAND LIMITED [2015] NZHC 1675 [17 July] Facts: Parkin owned a house in Lyttleton which was damaged somewhat in the September 4th earthquake and then more substantially in the Feb 22, 2011 earthquake. The house …

Temporary projects leave long-lasting legacy

Temporary projects leave long-lasting legacy

Wednesday, 29 July 2015 4:14 p.m. by PRNews Popular

Temporary projects leave long-lasting legacy

Migrant workers welcome chance to make Christchurch home

Migrant workers welcome chance to make Christchurch home

Wednesday, 29 July 2015 3:49 p.m. by MediaThePress Popular

Two Christchurch migrant rebuild workers are happy the Government is giving them a better chance to call the South Island their permanent home.

OVTRK submission on the Transition to Regeneration Plan now ready

OVTRK submission on the Transition to Regeneration Plan now ready

Wednesday, 29 July 2015 1:38 p.m. by OneVoiceTeReoKotahi Popular

Our OVTRK Organising Group submission the Transition to Regeneration Plan is now ready.    Read it here Action Station also has a quick way to add your support to Local Led Recovery in Christchurch, If you would like to support it please  Click here Remember submissions must be in by 5pm tomorrow, Thursday 30 July.

Deputy Ombudsman forced to take information from MBIE- by Change.org

Deputy Ombudsman forced to take information from MBIE- by Change.org

Wednesday, 29 July 2015 7:40 a.m. by ChristchurchFiasco Popular

Deputy Ombudsman forced to take information from MBIE. – Update on “Rt Hon. John Key – Prime Minister, Hon. Gerry Brownlee – Minister Responsible for: Canterbury Earthquake, EQC, Southern Response, Hon. Nick Smith – Minister Responsible for Building and Housing, …

Huge wave of support for locally-led recovery

'Huge wave of support' for locally-led recovery

Tuesday, 28 July 2015 9:47 p.m. by MediaThePress Popular

Campaigns to promote a locally-led recovery for the next five years have generated hundreds of public submissions in a few days.

EQC engineer Graeme Robinson wins appeal

EQC engineer Graeme Robinson wins appeal

Tuesday, 28 July 2015 9:34 p.m. by MediaThePress Popular

The Earthquake Commission's (EQC) top engineer has won an appeal against findings he was negligent and incompetent.

Transition Plan Submission – Empowered Christchurch

Transition Plan Submission – Empowered Christchurch

Tuesday, 28 July 2015 5:26 p.m. by EmpoweredChCh Popular

Another step forward in restoring the red zone

Another step forward in restoring the red zone

Tuesday, 28 July 2015 11:52 a.m. by AvonOtakaro Featured Popular

School students from local primary and secondary schools will plant another thousand native seedlings at Anzac Drive Reserve this week while environmental artists Martin Hill and Philippa Jones create a life size sculpture on site.

Know the Land You Have – Event organized by Claimants4Claimants

Know the Land You Have – Event organized by Claimants4Claimants

Tuesday, 28 July 2015 10:06 a.m. by ChristchurchFiasco Popular

You are invited to the following event: Know the Land You Have – A Forum for Canterbury Homeowners Event to be held at the following time, date and location: Thursday, 13 August 2015 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM (NZST) …

Supreme Court Judgement: Southern Response Earthquake Services Ltd V Avonside Holdings Ltd

Supreme Court Judgement: Southern Response Earthquake Services Ltd V Avonside Holdings Ltd

Monday, 27 July 2015 8:52 p.m. by SouthernResponse Popular

Our main objective is to see Cantabrians in safe, quality homes as quickly as circumstances allow.

Protest over Sydenham dump

Protest over Sydenham 'dump'

Monday, 27 July 2015 3:58 p.m. by MediaThePress Popular

Sydenham business owners and residents have protested against plans for a waste transfer facility they fear will bring dust, traffic and smells to the suburb.

Canterbury Claimants Event – 13th August 2015

Canterbury Claimants Event – 13th August 2015

Monday, 27 July 2015 2:51 p.m. by Claimants4Claimants Popular

Canterbury Claimants have just released a event focused on land issues and looks like they will also provide a general update on court proceedings.  Well worth attending and by showing up at these events it is a way to demonstrate how wide spread these issues still are for Canterbury. 

The Winding Up of AMI Insurance Ltd is Attracting Attention

The Winding Up of AMI Insurance Ltd is Attracting Attention

Monday, 27 July 2015 2:09 p.m. by Claimants4Claimants Popular

  Insurance Business New Zealand’s have reported the following “An IAG spokesman said the group’s view (that’s us) was based on a misunderstanding.  Head of corporate communications Craig Dowling told Insurance Business the restructure of AMI’s business in 2012 had not been designed to disadvantage anyone, but to enable a separation of AMI’s earthquake liabilities.” We strongly suggest […]

Eclectic bunch turn out for earthquake recovery talk

Eclectic bunch turn out for earthquake recovery talk

Sunday, 26 July 2015 1:40 p.m. by MediaThePress Popular

It was an eclectic blend involving city councillors, scholars and even a former government employee but all were singing from the same song sheet when it came to handling the next phase of the city's rebuild.

Kelly/EQC/Southern Response

Kelly/EQC/Southern Response

Sunday, 26 July 2015 10:03 a.m. by GrantShandLawyers Popular

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Kelly/EQC/Southern Response- Court says Earthquake Caused Damage

Kelly/EQC/Southern Response- Court says Earthquake Caused Damage

Sunday, 26 July 2015 10:03 a.m. by GrantShandLawyers Popular

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Kelly/EQC/Southern Response- Court says Earthquake Caused Damage- not wind/flax bush

Kelly/EQC/Southern Response- Court says Earthquake Caused Damage- not wind/flax bush

Sunday, 26 July 2015 10:03 a.m. by GrantShandLawyers

Introduction On 22 July 2015 the High Court (Mander J) released the 107 page judgment in C & S Kelly Properties Ltd v EQC & Southern Response Earthquake Services Ltd [2015] NZHC 1690. This was the case where the primary issue was whether the damage to the foundations (floor differential 88mm) was caused by the earthquake(s).  EQC & Southern Response said that the earthquake(s) did not damage the foundations and the differential was caused by the wind, a flax bush and/or had existed s ...

Why you should have a say in on the Transition Plan

Why you should have a say in on the Transition Plan

Friday, 24 July 2015 8:26 p.m. by Swiggs Featured Popular

With less than one week to go until submissions close on the draft transitional plan I encourage you to take 30 minutes of your time out now, read this and then have your say in any way you feel comfortable.

Council says "ready, willing and able" in response to CERAs transition plan

Council says "ready, willing and able" in response to CERA's transition plan

Friday, 24 July 2015 7:46 p.m. by GovtCCC Featured Popular

Christchurch City Councillors today gave a unanimous and resounding endorsement of the Government's proposal to return leadership to the city.

Who will run the rebuild of Christchurch?

Who will run the rebuild of Christchurch?

Friday, 24 July 2015 6:12 p.m. by MediaThePress Popular

What is the collective term? A fug of conspirators? It is Tuesday night and ex-Christchurch mayor Garry Moore is ring-leading a group of disaffected citizens down at his son's bar, Smash Palace.

Former Mayor Gary Moore calls for council-led recovery in Christchurch

Former Mayor Gary Moore calls for council-led recovery in Christchurch

Friday, 24 July 2015 2:37 p.m. by MediaThePress Popular

Former Christchurch Mayor Garry Moore is spearheading a group calling for a city council-led earthquake recovery.

Not to be missed! Gerry’s on the Menu.

Not to be missed! Gerry’s on the Menu.

Friday, 24 July 2015 7:25 a.m. by ChristchurchFiasco Popular

http://www.stuff.co.nz/the-press/news/70174776/gerry-brownlee-the-centrefold-in-cafe-c1-espressos-new-menu Cut out and enjoy! Personally I’d go with the frock. Clever advertising for the restaurant.Filed under: Uncategorized

Redcliffs New World supermarket open for business in October

Redcliffs New World supermarket open for business in October

Thursday, 23 July 2015 9:04 p.m. by MediaThePress Popular

Redcliffs will soon have a new supermarket more than four years after it was wrecked by the Christchurch earthquake.

On this day - 365 Tsunami in Egypt

On this day - 365 Tsunami in Egypt

Thursday, 23 July 2015 2:36 p.m. by GovtEQC Popular

OPINION: Gerry Brownlee menus a step too far

OPINION: Gerry Brownlee menus a step too far

Thursday, 23 July 2015 1:06 p.m. by MediaThePress Popular


When I first saw C1 Espresso's latest menu featuring Gerry Brownlee in his underwear as a "dress up" paper doll, I chuckled.

Public Notice: Amendments to the Canterbury Regional Policy Statement

Public Notice: Amendments to the Canterbury Regional Policy Statement

Thursday, 23 July 2015 12:47 p.m. by GovtCera Popular

The Minister for Canterbury Earthquake Recovery, Hon Gerry Brownlee, has given approval for amendments to be made to the Canterbury Regional Policy Statement.

BNZ House in Cathedral Square to be demolished

BNZ House in Cathedral Square to be demolished

Thursday, 23 July 2015 10:55 a.m. by MediaThePress Popular

The boarded up and graffitied former BNZ House in Christchurch's Cathedral Square has at last been sold and will be demolished.

Old BNZ House to come down

Old BNZ House to come down

Wednesday, 22 July 2015 10:13 p.m. by MediaThePress Popular

The boarded up and graffitied former BNZ House in Christchurch's Cathedral Square has at last been sold and will be demolished.

How not to repair a Heritage Building in Christchurch CBD…part 164… No end in sight yet….

How not to repair a Heritage Building in Christchurch CBD…part 164… No end in sight yet….

Wednesday, 22 July 2015 8:04 p.m. by ShakyTownBlues Popular

Whats new in High Street: I have been waiting now for over 8 months  (plus 4 years) for the much promised Public Realm Lane ways network plan for the Innovation precinct. The lack of the plan is holding up development …

How not to repair a Heritage Building in Christchurch CBD…

How not to repair a Heritage Building in Christchurch CBD…

Wednesday, 22 July 2015 8:04 p.m. by ShakyTownBlues Popular

Whats new in High Street: I have been waiting now for over 8 months for the much promised Public Realm Lane ways network plan for the Innovation precinct. The lack of the plan is holding up development in the precinct. …

Thank You Avonside Holdings Ltd & Grant Shand Barristers and Solicitors

Thank You Avonside Holdings Ltd & Grant Shand Barristers and Solicitors

Wednesday, 22 July 2015 6:42 p.m. by Claimants4Claimants Popular

Wow, this must make many claimants feel at least a little better (for today at least) – there is hope if you stand by your position when that position is fair and reasonable – when its right it’s right. Firstly, a big thank you to those behind Avonside Holdings Ltd, thank you for standing firm on your position, […]

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