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50,000th visitor to Future Christchurch Showcase expected

50,000th visitor to Future Christchurch Showcase expected

Monday, 23 February 2015 8:22 a.m. by GovtCera

Thousands of people have taken the opportunity to explore everything that is happening in greater Christchurch at the Future Christchurch Showcase with the 50,000th visitor expected this week.

CTV victims family awaiting a proper apology

CTV victim's family awaiting a proper apology

Monday, 23 February 2015 7:13 a.m. by MediaStuff

The phone rang at 6pm. Not long after Kikuo Suzuki arrived home. It was a call from the agency that managed his daughter's education exchange programme in New Zealand.

Editorial: Plug the gap between EQC, private cover

Editorial: Plug the gap between EQC, private cover

Monday, 23 February 2015 6:00 a.m. by MediaHerald

The four years since the Christchurch earthquake is more than enough time for a discussion about New Zealand's system of disaster insurance. T

The Cantabrian is closing its doors

The Cantabrian is closing its doors

Monday, 23 February 2015 3:21 a.m. by SouthernResponse

The Cantabrian concept home will close at the end of this month and transition into the next phase of becoming a home, after seeing over 4,000 people walk through its doors to gain ideas.

Investors lose confidence in Christchurch

Investors lose confidence in Christchurch

Sunday, 22 February 2015 9:53 p.m. by MediaThePress

Investor confidence in Christchurch has dropped sharply, puzzling analysts and bucking the national trend.

Quakes double number of stressed, anxious kids

Quakes double number of stressed, anxious kids

Sunday, 22 February 2015 9:52 p.m. by MediaStuff

The number of stressed and anxious children admitted for specialised mental health treatment in Canterbury has almost doubled since the earthquakes.

How not to repair a Heritage Dunger in Christchurch…. 4 years on.

How not to repair a Heritage Dunger in Christchurch…. 4 years on.

Sunday, 22 February 2015 9:36 p.m. by ShakyTownBlues

Today, like so many Christchurch people, I have been reflecting on the last four years. 

Are the insurers morally liable? – Guest post by Herman Meijburg

Are the insurers morally liable? – Guest post by Herman Meijburg

Sunday, 22 February 2015 3:20 p.m. by ChristchurchFiasco

In modern societies the moral principle of ‘do-no-harm’ is well established. 

River of Flowers: Tributes flow for quake victims

River of Flowers: Tributes flow for quake victims

Sunday, 22 February 2015 3:14 p.m. by MediaStuff

Christchurch's rivers have been transformed into flowing floral tributes as the city marks four years since its devastating earthquake.

Christchurch Civic Earthquake Memorial Service

Christchurch Civic Earthquake Memorial Service

Sunday, 22 February 2015 1:58 p.m. by MediaStuff

Hundreds gathered at Christchurch's Botanic

Live: Christchurch Civic Earthquake Memorial Service

Live: Christchurch Civic Earthquake Memorial Service

Sunday, 22 February 2015 11:16 a.m. by MediaStuff

Hundreds are expected to gather at Christchurch's Botanic Gardens today to remember the city's devastating earthquake four years on.

February 22nd Anniversary (Year Four) – The day the Spire fell

February 22nd Anniversary (Year Four) – The day the Spire fell

Sunday, 22 February 2015 10:25 a.m. by ChristchurchFiasco

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Record turn out for Run to Remember

Record turn out for Run to Remember

Sunday, 22 February 2015 9:38 a.m. by MediaStuff

Dreary conditions have proven no barrier to the 2200 people who have turned out for a Christchurch earthquake memorial run today.

Cantabrians mark fourth anniversary of deadly quake

Cantabrians mark fourth anniversary of deadly quake

Sunday, 22 February 2015 7:45 a.m. by MediaStuff

On February 22, 2011 a magnitude 6.3 tremor struck at 12.51pm killing 185 people.

Silver lining to the earthquakes cloud

Silver lining to the earthquake's cloud

Sunday, 22 February 2015 6:00 a.m. by MediaHerald

John McCombe Photographer John McCombe and wife Cheryl dreamed of growing old in their two-storey Southshore villa.Their life on Rockinghorse Rd was closely tied to four generations of family,

Christchurch looked like a war zone, shocked and scared people everywhere

Christchurch 'looked like a war zone, shocked and scared people everywhere'

Sunday, 22 February 2015 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

There are moments you reflect on in your life and February 22 will always be there.

Mourning Shane, face of the quake

Mourning Shane, face of the quake

Saturday, 21 February 2015 11:54 p.m. by MediaStuff

It was one of so many tragic tales of the quake: the haunting image of a man being pulled from the rubble.

The year insurers took a hit

The year insurers took a hit

Saturday, 21 February 2015 1:43 p.m. by MediaStuff

The 2011 earthquakes were catastrophic events that left the Garden City with a withered central business district, damage in many suburbs and questions about insurance. ALAN WOOD reports.

Land settlements put EQC between a rock and a hard place

Land settlements put EQC between a rock and a hard place

Saturday, 21 February 2015 12:00 p.m. by MediaStuff

EQC is arousing suspicion again with its manoeuvring on the coming payouts for flood and liquefaction land damage. But is it just doing the right thing in a somewhat impossible situation? JOHN McCRONE reports.

Christchurch: My first quake anniversary away from home

Christchurch: My first quake anniversary away from home

Saturday, 21 February 2015 8:24 a.m. by MediaStuff

A lot can change in four years. Children can become teenagers. Weeds can grow over graves. Cities can be re-born.

Christchurch: Is why flowers pop up in road cones worldwide

Christchurch: 'Is why flowers pop up in road cones' worldwide

Saturday, 21 February 2015 7:52 a.m. by MediaStuff

A lot can change in four years. Children can become teenagers. Weeds can grow over graves. Cities can be re-born.

Old Neighbours Gather by the Rivers to Reconnect and Reflect

Old Neighbours Gather by the Rivers to Reconnect and Reflect

Saturday, 21 February 2015 6:16 a.m. by AvonOtakaro Featured

Old neighbours from communities decimated by the earthquakes will meet up again on Sunday at gathering places along the waterways of Christchurch. 

PM understands challenges: Dalziel

PM understands challenges: Dalziel

Friday, 20 February 2015 11:41 p.m. by MediaThePress

The Prime Minister's willingness to let the city council decide when the new sports stadium gets built shows he understands its financial challenges, Mayor Lianne Dalziel says.

Threat of liquidation hangs over Highfield Park project

Threat of liquidation hangs over Highfield Park project

Friday, 20 February 2015 11:32 p.m. by MediaThePress

The future of Christchurch's giant 2200-home Highfield Park subdivision has been thrown into doubt by the threat of liquidation.

Highfield Park faces liquidation threat

Highfield Park faces liquidation threat

Friday, 20 February 2015 11:32 p.m. by MediaThePress

The future of Christchurch's giant 2200-home Highfield Park subdivision has been thrown into doubt by the threat of liquidation.

The year insurers took a hit

The year insurers took a hit

Friday, 20 February 2015 9:17 p.m. by MediaThePress

Four years on from the devastation of the February 22, 2011, earthquake the Christchurch insurance scene is much altered but intact.

The Missing Billions: Are you Missing your Earthquake Entitlement? by Risk Worldwide

The Missing Billions: Are you Missing your Earthquake Entitlement? by Risk Worldwide

Friday, 20 February 2015 4:32 p.m. by ChristchurchFiasco

Come and find Out how!!! Presenters: Brent Bailey, LLB Katherine Smith Dedrick, JD (Hons), MBA, BS George W. Keys, SPPA Location: Level 1, 242 Ferry Road, 5.30 to 6.30pm, Wednesday 25th and Thursday 26th February, 2015. Numbers Limited. Call or …

EVENT  FOUR YEARS ON – CHRISTCHURCH EARTHQUAKE 2015 EVENT – 23rd February

EVENT FOUR YEARS ON – CHRISTCHURCH EARTHQUAKE 2015 EVENT – 23rd February

Friday, 20 February 2015 4:14 p.m. by ChristchurchFiasco

Cash Settled? Have a Defective Repair? Concerns with Land?  Stuck with EQC? Foundation Issues? Still Being Assessed? 23rd February 2015  |  Transitional Cathedral 6:30pm – 9:30pm Lane Neave Lawyers in association with Anthony Harper bring you this event. Tickets are …

CALI 1502 20 Full YouTubeSD

CALI 1502 20 Full YouTubeSD

Friday, 20 February 2015 3:56 p.m. by MediaCTV

Canterbury LIVE - February 20th 2015

Canterbury LIVE - February 20th 2015

Friday, 20 February 2015 3:56 p.m. by MediaCTV

Extraordinary new moves for earthquake survivor

Extraordinary new moves for earthquake survivor

Friday, 20 February 2015 3:44 p.m. by MediaStuff

It began with a twitch. Then a toe wiggled. Soon it became a co-ordinated movement.

Steep parking fines anger Christchurch rebuild workers

Steep parking fines anger Christchurch rebuild workers

Friday, 20 February 2015 3:03 p.m. by MediaThePress

Tradies working in Christchurch's city centre are talking of downing tools and walking off the job after being hit with steep parking fines by the city council.

Kraal v Earthquake Commission CA281/2014 [2015] NZCA 13 [13 February 2015]- Summary by Sarah Miles

Kraal v Earthquake Commission CA281/2014 [2015] NZCA 13 [13 February 2015]- Summary by Sarah Miles

Friday, 20 February 2015 1:21 p.m. by ChristchurchFiasco

The outcome of this case has devastating consequences for property owners in similar positions. 305 red zoned Port Hills properties are subject to s124 notices. There were 454 red zoned properties eligible for a Crown pay-out at 2007 values, of these …

Dear Prime Minister, Hon Brownlee, Hon Smith [with the utmost urgency]- post by Adrian Cowie (Registered Surveyor)

Dear Prime Minister, Hon Brownlee, Hon Smith [with the utmost urgency]- post by Adrian Cowie (Registered Surveyor)

Friday, 20 February 2015 12:52 p.m. by ChristchurchFiasco

Incorrect legal boundaries have the potential to cause “catastrophic consequences” for Cantabrians. Licensed Cadastral Surveyor and registered professional surveyor Adrian Cowie, of Topografo Limited, claims Land Information New Zealand (LINZ) is approving surveys that place property boundaries in their incorrect locations. Lateral …

NZ on Screen: Christchurch quake documentaries

NZ on Screen: Christchurch quake documentaries

Friday, 20 February 2015 12:30 p.m. by MediaHerald

In the past four years, the Christchurch quakes have been the subject of several documentaries, as well as the drama series Hope and Wire . Hope and Wire received mixed reviews, with some viewers feeling it was too soon for a drama...

Lets Go Shopping - Friday 20th February

Let's Go Shopping - Friday 20th February

Friday, 20 February 2015 12:29 p.m. by MediaCTV

Covered - Wednesday 18th February

Covered - Wednesday 18th February

Friday, 20 February 2015 12:21 p.m. by MediaCTV

Port Hills clearances reaches important milestone

Port Hills clearances reaches important milestone

Friday, 20 February 2015 11:51 a.m. by GovtCera Popular

The clearance of Crown-owned properties in the Port Hills has reached an important milestone with 100 houses now cleared from the red zone.

The Trapped: Where are they now?

The Trapped: Where are they now?

Friday, 20 February 2015 10:21 a.m. by MediaStuff

Fallout from Japan disaster continues

Fallout from Japan disaster continues

Friday, 20 February 2015 9:04 a.m. by MediaThePress

Smiley faces here. Smiley faces there.

INCIDENT: Durham Street ONE LANE

INCIDENT: Durham Street ONE LANE

Friday, 20 February 2015 7:03 a.m. by Transport4chch

Road users are advised that Durham Street from Lichfield Street to Tuam Street is down to one lane due to a water main burst. Considerable delays are expected this morning – we recommend that people should avoid Durham Street. Use …

INCIDENT: Durham Street ONE LANE TONIGHT

INCIDENT: Durham Street ONE LANE TONIGHT

Friday, 20 February 2015 7:03 a.m. by Transport4chch

Road users are advised that Durham Street from Lichfield Street to Tuam Street is down to one lane due to a water main burst. Durham Street will remain down to one lane tonight while repairs are undertaken. This is expected to …

Research: Quake claims result in health problems

Research: Quake claims result in health problems

Friday, 20 February 2015 6:40 a.m. by MediaThePress

Cantabrians with unsettled quake claims are more likely to argue with their partner, have health issues and experience financial problems, new research shows.

Research: Quake claims result in health problems

Research: Quake claims result in health problems

Friday, 20 February 2015 6:40 a.m. by MediaStuff

Cantabrians with unsettled quake claims are more likely to argue with their partner, have health issues and experience financial problems, new research shows.

Comments on the ICNZ Revised Fair Insurance Code - Part 2

Comments on the ICNZ Revised Fair Insurance Code - Part 2

Friday, 20 February 2015 6:10 a.m. by avonsidechch

The whole viability of the insurance industry depends upon utmost good faith which, according to ICNZ on their website here, means: An insurance policy is a contract of ‘utmost good faith’ between the insurer and the customer. The insurer is required to observe and honour the contract conditions. The customer is required to disclose to the insurer all material facts that could affect the risk.

Christchurch: Then and now

Christchurch: Then and now

Friday, 20 February 2015 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

It can be hard to remember what parts of Christchurch looked like just moments after the February 22, 2011, struck.

1240 central Christchurch buildings demolished

1240 central Christchurch buildings demolished

Friday, 20 February 2015 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Four years of demolitions and rebuilds flash before your eyes in 30 seconds.

One man, one picture, every day for four years

One man, one picture, every day for four years

Friday, 20 February 2015 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

The view into town when Jeff Peters collected The Press from his driveway every morning used to stay the same.

St Elmos Court owner bitter, angry, in debt

St Elmos Court owner bitter, angry, in debt

Friday, 20 February 2015 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Development stalls on central city site

Development stalls on central city site

Friday, 20 February 2015 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

High-rise living with no power or water

High-rise living with no power or water

Friday, 20 February 2015 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

The moment Christchurch changed forever

The moment Christchurch changed forever

Friday, 20 February 2015 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

The moment the quake hit I was sitting at my desk in Oxford Terrace across the river from the PGC building.

Christchurch: Before and after

Christchurch: Before and after

Friday, 20 February 2015 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

It can be hard to remember what parts of Christchurch looked like just moments after the February 22, 2011, struck.

Large Christchurch repair projects delayed

Large Christchurch repair projects delayed

Thursday, 19 February 2015 10:27 p.m. by MediaThePress

Almost half a billion dollars of earthquake repairs scheduled for this year have been delayed.

Quake-shattered church a rare heritage survivor

Quake-shattered church a 'rare heritage survivor'

Thursday, 19 February 2015 10:00 p.m. by MediaStuff

CTV News Story - YMCA Art

CTV News Story - YMCA Art

Thursday, 19 February 2015 7:47 p.m. by MediaCTV

Christchurch quake survivors lives irrevocably changed

Christchurch quake survivors lives irrevocably changed

Thursday, 19 February 2015 4:35 p.m. by MediaStuff

For Richard Austin, coming home was the worst. The washing was folded on the couch, his wife's jacket draped over a chair. She could have just walked down to the dairy for a bottle of milk.

Sheer violence of earthquake remembered by tattooist Matt Parkin

'Sheer violence' of earthquake remembered by tattooist Matt Parkin

Thursday, 19 February 2015 4:33 p.m. by MediaStuff

Matt Parkin was the owner of tattoo studio Southern Ink on a block in Colombo St between St Asaph and Tuam streets.

Concern for the Wellbeing of Those with Unsettled Claims

Concern for the Wellbeing of Those with Unsettled Claims

Thursday, 19 February 2015 3:45 p.m. by Allright Featured Popular

Growing Concern for the Wellbeing of Those with Unsettled EQC And Insurance Claims