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EQC budgets $5m for court cases in 2015/16

EQC budgets $5m for court cases in 2015/16

Tuesday, 10 November 2015 10:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

The Earthquake Commission (EQC) has budgeted $5 million in the next year to fight frustrated Canterbury homeowners in court.

Literary Trail at The Terraces - Te Papa Ōtākaro/Avon River Precinct

Literary Trail at The Terraces - Te Papa Ōtākaro/Avon River Precinct

Tuesday, 10 November 2015 9:19 a.m. by GovtCCDU Popular

This flyover video shows the progress of The Terraces section of Te Papa Ōtākaro/Avon River Precinct. The Terraces will link the river to a new riverside promenade, and bars and restaurants in the new Retail Precinct.

Papanui Parallel cycleway consultation

Papanui Parallel cycleway consultation

Monday, 9 November 2015 9:32 p.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

Location: St Albans Community Centre, 1047 Colombo St Time: November 11 3.30pm – 6pm, with presentation at 5pm. Description: Find out about the changes planned in St Albans – cul de sac in Trafalgar St, car park removal, tree removal, …

Planned cycleway will alter St Albans streets

Planned cycleway will alter St Albans streets

Monday, 9 November 2015 9:24 p.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

Traffic lights at the Edgeware Road/ Colombo St corner and Trafalgar St is no longer a through route to Merivale because it will have a double cul-de-sac near Dover St. These are two of the main changes to the streets …

Eyes on the City Part II

Eyes on the City Part II

Monday, 9 November 2015 5:29 p.m. by GapFiller Popular

Eyes on the City is Back! Everyone’s favourite portable grandstand is hitting the streets of Christchurch again. Each Wednesday at 12:30 you’ll find the Grandstandium parked up at a different central city site, replete with commentary box, commentator, scoreboard and – new this season – an on-field roving reporter. We’ll bring you all the day’s […]

Cera residential red zone survey insulting

Cera residential red zone survey 'insulting'

Sunday, 8 November 2015 5:27 p.m. by MediaThePress Popular

Former Christchurch red zone residents say they feel "insulted" by the lack of promotion of a Government survey about its buy-out process.

Video: The last block from Christchurchs old CBD

Video: The last block from Christchurch's old CBD

Sunday, 8 November 2015 3:56 p.m. by MediaThePress

Graffiti has taken over the last recognisable block left of the old Christchurch CBD.

Heritage facade on old Excelsior Hotel will be lost

Heritage facade on old Excelsior Hotel will be lost

Saturday, 7 November 2015 2:31 p.m. by MediaThePress

Christchurch's old Excelsior Hotel is to be rebuilt as a modern building with a replica facade.

Insurance brokers returning to central city

Insurance brokers returning to central city

Friday, 6 November 2015 9:57 p.m. by MediaThePress Popular


Insurance brokers Crombie Lockwood are joining the move back to central Christchurch.

Old Excelsior Hotel will rise again

Old Excelsior Hotel will rise again

Friday, 6 November 2015 8:08 p.m. by MediaThePress Popular

Christchurch's old Excelsior Hotel is to be rebuilt as a modern building with a replica facade.

Topshop confirms new Christchurch store

Topshop confirms new Christchurch store

Friday, 6 November 2015 1:43 p.m. by MediaThePress Popular

International fashion retailer Topshop has confirmed a badly-kept secret — that it is coming to Christchurch.

Our latest earthquake preparedness campaign goes live

Our latest earthquake preparedness campaign goes live

Friday, 6 November 2015 1:32 p.m. by GovtEQC

John Key visit to Lloyds

John Key visit to Lloyd's

Thursday, 5 November 2015 4:24 p.m. by PRNews Popular

John Key visit to Lloyd's

Leave no-one behind’ essential in emergency response - Human Rights Commission

Leave no-one behind’ essential in emergency response - Human Rights Commission

Thursday, 5 November 2015 4:07 p.m. by HumanRightsComm Recommended Popular

The participation and empowerment of people  affected by national emergencies in decision making are two key principles the Human Rights Commission wants to see underpinning Parliament’s legislative response to future national emergencies.

Award-winning Chef Takes Culinary Sojourn in Christchurch

Award-winning Chef Takes Culinary Sojourn in Christchurch

Thursday, 5 November 2015 3:50 p.m. by RebuildChristchurch Featured Popular

An online video series promoting the eclectic central Christchurch dining scene was launched yesterday.

Future Christchurch Update - November 2015

Future Christchurch Update - November 2015

Thursday, 5 November 2015 3:22 p.m. by GovtCera Popular

Chief Executives update - 5 November 2015

Chief Executive's update - 5 November 2015

Thursday, 5 November 2015 11:52 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 about the upcoming Cup and Show Week to the manager of the event, Richard Attwood.

Home of the Taniwha - The Big Picture

Home of the Taniwha - The Big Picture

Thursday, 5 November 2015 1:04 a.m. by EyesEast Featured Popular

EQCs legal bill continues to rise

EQC's legal bill continues to rise

Wednesday, 4 November 2015 2:30 p.m. by MediaThePress Popular

More than 270 legal cases have been brought against the Earthquake Commission (EQC) since the Canterbury earthquakes.

EQC and its legal costs

EQC and its legal costs

Wednesday, 4 November 2015 12:00 p.m. by GrantShandLawyers Popular

This morning National Radio (Morning Report) broadcast an interview I did with Conan Young about the amount paid by EQC for legal costs in relation to Christchurch earthquake claims.  In information released under the OIA EQC disclosed that the legal costs have been $23.6M.  In 2014 the legal costs were $7.4M.  These numbers do not include amounts paid by EQC for legal costs of homeowners.  The interview was broken into 2 parts.  Here is the link to part 1 and here is the link to part 2.

Te Whakaruruhau ki Otautahi Christchurch Community House

Te Whakaruruhau ki Otautahi Christchurch Community House

Wednesday, 4 November 2015 9:04 a.m. by OneVoiceTeReoKotahi Popular

UPDATE on what TE WHAKARURUHAU KI OTAUTAHI CHRISTCHURCH COMMUNITY HOUSE offers  Christchurch Community House is a resource for non-profit groups and community initiatives in Christchurch.  Situated at 301 Tuam St, it offers the following spaces: o A large meeting room that will seat up to 50 people.  It has a data projector and

NGO Networking Party - 25 November, 7:30pm

NGO Networking Party - 25 November, 7:30pm

Wednesday, 4 November 2015 8:30 a.m. by OneVoiceTeReoKotahi Popular

Keep this date! 7.30pm Wednesday 25 November NGO NETWORKING PARTY  BYO drinks and small plate at the WEA Centre 59 Gloucester St  This final OVTRK Forum for 2015 follows on from the October 2015 One Voice Te Reo Kotahi (OVTRK) Forum which was led by two researchers contracted by CERA Chrys Horn and Sarah Wylie. We focussed around two key questions: ·