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The Empire strikes back.

The Empire strikes back.

Thursday, 26 February 2015 6:20 a.m. by avonsidechch Popular

A journalist for Insurance Business Online yesterday wrote an article entitled New code slammed by earthquake blogger (here). It is a concise and well organised look at how the Revised Code is being analysed on this blog. Shortly after the article was published Tim Grafton, Chief Executive of the Insurance Council of New Zealand (ICNZ), made the following comment: Surprised and disappointed that

Christchurch earthquake: The tower twisted like a pepper grinder

Christchurch earthquake: The tower twisted like a pepper grinder

Thursday, 26 February 2015 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Helpful new video on shared property

Helpful new video on shared property

Wednesday, 25 February 2015 11:43 p.m. by SouthernResponse Popular

Our new "Shared Property" video, shown below, is the first of a small series which will clearly illustrate the process which takes place over the course of the repair of a shared property.

INCIDENT: UPDATED 10.15pm – Traffic signals – Hornby

INCIDENT: UPDATED 10.15pm – Traffic signals – Hornby

Wednesday, 25 February 2015 10:15 p.m. by Transport4chch Popular

Updated: Power has now been restored to most of the traffic signals affected by the power outage this afternoon in Hornby. Contractors have been checking the signals throughout the evening. The Main South Road/Carmen and Corsair/Springs intersections are still being …

INCIDENT: UPDATED 10.30pm – Traffic signals – Hornby

INCIDENT: UPDATED 10.30pm – Traffic signals – Hornby

Wednesday, 25 February 2015 10:15 p.m. by Transport4chch Popular

UPDATE:  Power has now been restored to most of the traffic signals affected by the power outage this afternoon in Hornby. Contractors have been checking the signals throughout the evening. The  Carmen/Main South and Corsair/Springs intersection are still being checked …

CTV News Story - Lilians Story

CTV News Story - Lilian's Story

Wednesday, 25 February 2015 9:16 p.m. by MediaCTV Popular

Christchurch Four Years On- EQC / EQR Presentation: Guest post by Peter Woods (Anthony Harper)

Christchurch Four Years On- EQC / EQR Presentation: Guest post by Peter Woods (Anthony Harper)

Wednesday, 25 February 2015 9:11 p.m. by ChristchurchFiasco Popular

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Christchurch Four Years On- EQC / EQR Presentation: Guest post by Peter Woods (Anothny Harper)

Christchurch Four Years On- EQC / EQR Presentation: Guest post by Peter Woods (Anothny Harper)

Wednesday, 25 February 2015 9:11 p.m. by ChristchurchFiasco Popular

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Four Years On: Legal Issues- Guest post by Dr Duncan Webb (Lane Neave)

Four Years On: Legal Issues- Guest post by Dr Duncan Webb (Lane Neave)

Wednesday, 25 February 2015 9:08 p.m. by ChristchurchFiasco Popular

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Christchurch Four Years On – Guest post by Cam Preston

Christchurch Four Years On – Guest post by Cam Preston

Wednesday, 25 February 2015 9:04 p.m. by ChristchurchFiasco Popular

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Christchurch Four Years On: the real figures – Guest post by Cam Preston

Christchurch Four Years On: the real figures – Guest post by Cam Preston

Wednesday, 25 February 2015 9:04 p.m. by ChristchurchFiasco Popular

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Foundation Assessments – Guest post by Underfoot Services Ltd, Bevan Craig

Foundation Assessments – Guest post by Underfoot Services Ltd, Bevan Craig

Wednesday, 25 February 2015 8:33 p.m. by ChristchurchFiasco Popular

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Sum Insured- Guest post by Harrisons Quantity Surveyors

Sum Insured- Guest post by Harrisons Quantity Surveyors

Wednesday, 25 February 2015 8:16 p.m. by ChristchurchFiasco Popular

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Canterbury Live - February 25th 2015

Canterbury Live - February 25th 2015

Wednesday, 25 February 2015 6:43 p.m. by MediaCTV

CTV News - February 25th 2015

CTV News - February 25th 2015

Wednesday, 25 February 2015 6:36 p.m. by MediaCTV

CTV News - 25th February 2015

CTV News - 25th February 2015

Wednesday, 25 February 2015 6:36 p.m. by MediaCTV Popular

Dyers Pass Rd repairs a six-month project

Dyers Pass Rd repairs a six-month project

Wednesday, 25 February 2015 5:14 p.m. by MediaThePress Popular

Motorists travelling between Christchurch and Banks Peninsula via Dyers Pass Rd will experience delays for up to six months as a new infrastructure repair project gets under way.

ADVISORY: SH1 Rakaia – UPDATED – Work postponed

ADVISORY: SH1 Rakaia – UPDATED – Work postponed

Wednesday, 25 February 2015 3:56 p.m. by Transport4chch Popular

UPDATE: This work has been postponed – updates will be provided as to when the sealing work will start.  Note the Ride the Rakaia race will still affect the Rakaia Bridge on Saturday 28 February when it will be closed …

Gamers to fundraise for Christchurch

Gamers to fundraise for Christchurch

Wednesday, 25 February 2015 3:21 p.m. by Media3News Popular

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Christchurch earthquake: From red zone to dream home

Christchurch earthquake: From red zone to dream home

Wednesday, 25 February 2015 3:00 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

The future of housing is here

The future of housing is here

Wednesday, 25 February 2015 1:32 p.m. by MediaThePress Popular

"Fantastic."

Still a challenge for health to stay on top post-quake

Still a challenge for health to stay on top post-quake

Wednesday, 25 February 2015 11:28 a.m. by GovtDHB Popular

Release: Canterbury District Health Board

Christchurch quake: I thought you were dead, Mum

Christchurch quake: 'I thought you were dead, Mum'

Wednesday, 25 February 2015 10:49 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Assessing the ICNZ Revised Fair Insurance Code - Part 1

Assessing the ICNZ Revised Fair Insurance Code - Part 1

Wednesday, 25 February 2015 6:30 a.m. by avonsidechch Popular

Now we get to the nitty-gritty. If a paragraph by paragraph analysis isn't your thing come back next week, when we will be looking at the important stuff that was left out of the Revised Code. 

Centenarian sticks to her guns on home of 77 years

Centenarian sticks to her guns on home of 77 years

Wednesday, 25 February 2015 12:02 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Margaret Woolley, who turns 100 this week, cannot face the demolition of the home she has lived in for 77 years.

Canterbury Earthquake Memorial Consultation

Canterbury Earthquake Memorial Consultation

Tuesday, 24 February 2015 9:53 p.m. by FutureChristchurch Popular

The design for the Memorial is being decided by the 'Ideas to Remember' design process.

CTV News - February 20th 2015

CTV News - February 20th 2015

Tuesday, 24 February 2015 7:23 p.m. by MediaCTV

Canterbury Live - February 24th 2015

Canterbury Live - February 24th 2015

Tuesday, 24 February 2015 7:01 p.m. by MediaCTV

CTV News - February 24th 2015

CTV News - February 24th 2015

Tuesday, 24 February 2015 6:48 p.m. by MediaCTV

CTV News - 24th February 2015

CTV News - 24th February 2015

Tuesday, 24 February 2015 6:48 p.m. by MediaCTV Popular

Lets Go Shopping - February 24th 2015

Let's Go Shopping - February 24th 2015

Tuesday, 24 February 2015 6:16 p.m. by MediaCTV

Time to eradicate the fruit fly in the legislation – Guest post by Sleazkey

Time to eradicate the fruit fly in the legislation – Guest post by Sleazkey

Tuesday, 24 February 2015 5:19 p.m. by ChristchurchFiasco Popular

Today I want to cover some of the interesting new developments in earthquake recovery technology and a bit of the politics and law involved in this developing science. 

ROADWORKS: Marshland Road – no access to Mairehau Road

ROADWORKS: Marshland Road – no access to Mairehau Road

Tuesday, 24 February 2015 3:29 p.m. by Transport4chch Popular

Road works will take place at the intersection of Marshland Road and Mairehau Road on Wednesday February 24th for three days. During this time Marshland Road will maintain two-way traffic with a temporary speed limit in place. There will be …

INCIDENT: Main North Road/Prestons Road water main

INCIDENT: Main North Road/Prestons Road water main

Tuesday, 24 February 2015 3:20 p.m. by Transport4chch Popular

Traffic management is now in place at the intersection of Main North Road and Prestons Road due to a water main blow out. 

Christchurch earthquake: A long trip home

Christchurch earthquake: A long trip home

Tuesday, 24 February 2015 2:00 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Canterbury establishes Community Engagement Hub

Canterbury establishes Community Engagement Hub

Tuesday, 24 February 2015 12:42 p.m. by CanterburyUniversity Popular

The University of Canterbury has established the first Community Engagement Hub at an Australasian university so it can build on its vision of preparing people to make a difference by engaging more students and staff with the community.

Council financial strategy attempts to keep rates down

Council financial strategy attempts to keep rates down

Tuesday, 24 February 2015 11:31 a.m. by GovtCCC Popular

Christchurch City Council is rethinking the financial strategy for its Long Term Plan in a bid to keep rates increases to single figures over the next three years.

CEO Ian Simpson on Campbell Live - 23 Feb 2015

CEO Ian Simpson on Campbell Live - 23 Feb 2015

Tuesday, 24 February 2015 9:14 a.m. by GovtEQC Popular

Quake doco unsettling but also enlightening

Quake doco unsettling but also enlightening

Tuesday, 24 February 2015 7:32 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Do we really want to see another quake documentary?   That was my overriding feeling when I sat down to watch The Day that Changed My Life  (Wednesday, 8.30pm, TV One).

Quake doco unsettling but enlightening

Quake doco unsettling but enlightening

Tuesday, 24 February 2015 7:32 a.m. by MediaStuff

Do we really want to see another quake documentary? That was my overriding feeling when I sat down to watch .

The terror began on September 4, 2010

The 'terror began' on September 4, 2010

Tuesday, 24 February 2015 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Lynched - 23rd Febuary 2015

Lynched - 23rd Febuary 2015

Monday, 23 February 2015 9:00 p.m. by ChrisLynch Popular

Lets Go Shopping - 23rd February 2015

Let's Go Shopping - 23rd February 2015

Monday, 23 February 2015 6:58 p.m. by MediaCTV

CTV News - Febuary 23rd 2015

CTV News - Febuary 23rd 2015

Monday, 23 February 2015 6:39 p.m. by MediaCTV

Free expert advice on quake claims offered

Free expert advice on quake claims offered

Monday, 23 February 2015 1:51 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Insurance experts will offer advice to homeowners struggling with their earthquake claims at a meeting in Christchurch's Transitional Cathedral.

Canterbury’s archive the most detailed collection of the earthquake images

Canterbury’s archive the most detailed collection of the earthquake images

Monday, 23 February 2015 1:33 p.m. by CanterburyUniversity Popular

As February 22 approaches, and Christchurch and the rest of the world are reminded of the terrible events of that day four years ago, University of Canterbury Professor Paul Millar believes it’s never been more important to focus on preserving the record of what Canterbury has been through.

“Quake Transformed Us into Our Own Support Group”

“Quake Transformed Us into Our Own Support Group”

Monday, 23 February 2015 1:32 p.m. by PRNews Popular

Article: Markom

Empowered Christchurch Issue 2

Empowered Christchurch Issue 2

Monday, 23 February 2015 1:08 p.m. by EmpoweredChCh Recommended Popular

Here find our second newsletter. We trust this is a helpful guide to navigate through the recovery.

“First we were scared, then we were anxious. But now, we are angry.”[v]

“First we were scared, then we were anxious. But now, we are angry.”[v]

Monday, 23 February 2015 12:12 p.m. by ChristchurchFiasco Popular

David Rutherford, New Zealand’s Human Rights Commissioner wrote that “The Christchurch Recovery is New Zealands’ greatest human rights challenge”.

The longest 40 seconds of my life

The longest 40 seconds of my life

Monday, 23 February 2015 11:26 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

On February 22, 2011, at 12.51pm like alot of parents I was with my high school aged son and one of his friends, retrieving them from school due to a half day for the teachers attending meetings in the Town Hall.

Canterbury Earthquakes – 4 years and counting….

Canterbury Earthquakes – 4 years and counting….

Monday, 23 February 2015 10:49 a.m. by AnxietySupport Popular

Sunday the 22nd was the 4 year anniversary of the devastating 2011 earthquake that killed 185 people in Christchurch and injured over 4,000 more. 

Marking the 4th Anniversary of Feb 22 Quake

Marking the 4th Anniversary of Feb 22 Quake

Monday, 23 February 2015 9:10 a.m. by GovtEQC Popular

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 Popular

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 Popular

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.

Comments on the ICNZ Revised Fair Insurance Code - Part 3

Comments on the ICNZ Revised Fair Insurance Code - Part 3

Monday, 23 February 2015 6:16 a.m. by avonsidechch Popular

 

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 Popular

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 Popular

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.