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829 - Green talk

829 - Green talk

Friday, 31 May 2013 10:30 p.m. by addingtonaction

Mike got to give a quick talk tonight about Addington Action to the Greens Party annual conference. The conference was held over Queens Birthday weekend at the Horticultural Society hall in Hagley Park, Christchurch and about 150 attended.

There were invited speakers from a range of grassroots groups that arose in response to the 2010-11 quakes.


Day 829 - Green talk

Day 829 - Green talk

Friday, 31 May 2013 10:30 p.m. by addingtonaction

Mike got to give a quick talk tonight about Addington Action to the Greens Party annual conference. The conference is being over Queens Birthday weekend at the Horticultural Society hall in Hagley Park, Christchurch with about 200 attending.

Speakers at the session were invited from a range of Christchurch grassroots groups that have arisen in response to the 2010-11 quakes.


Trading again after two-year hiatus

Trading again after two-year hiatus

Friday, 31 May 2013 9:36 p.m. by MediaStuff

Two businesses within a stone's throw of each other reopened yesterday after more than two years of waiting.

Port Hills properties made safe from landslip

Port Hills properties made safe from landslip

Friday, 31 May 2013 8:42 p.m. by MediaRNZ

Residents of eight properties in Christchurch's Port Hills have been allowed to return home - but others aren't so happy.

Rockys road trip delayed

Rocky's road trip delayed

Friday, 31 May 2013 8:31 p.m. by MediaRNZ

Plans for a 15 tonne rock which was dislodged during the February 2011 earthquake and bought by NZSki have been delayed due to strong winds.

$1m soil shift finally allows repairs

$1m soil shift finally allows repairs

Friday, 31 May 2013 6:40 p.m. by MediaStuff

Repairs to eight Christchurch homes at risk from landslip can begin after the removal of more than 12,000 cubic metres of soil from the hillside above.

Marae has last day as court

Marae has last day as court

Friday, 31 May 2013 6:28 p.m. by Media3News

September 4 2010 - 10,000+ Shakes Later - One Thousand Days On

September 4 2010 - 10,000+ Shakes Later - One Thousand Days On

Friday, 31 May 2013 5:49 p.m. by Swiggs Popular

As we reach this point of our ongoing post-earthquake journey, it is clear that there have been some major achievements over the past 1000 days with much more to be done into the future. 

Christchurch welcomes SLI Systems debut

Christchurch welcomes SLI Systems' debut

Friday, 31 May 2013 5:46 p.m. by Media3News

Christchurch has hosted a rare event since the earthquakes - an NZX launch for an unconventional IT company that has big clients here and overseas.

Cantabrians need a plan for the future

Cantabrians need a plan for the future

Friday, 31 May 2013 4:37 p.m. by LianneDalziel Popular

While there is merit in highlighting Canterbury’s progress, Earthquake Minister Gerry Brownlee’s time would be better spent planning the days ahead, rather than chalking up his supposed achievements, says Labour’s Earthquake Recovery spokesperson Lianne Dalziel.

Hotel plan for Forsyth Barr building

Hotel plan for Forsyth Barr building

Friday, 31 May 2013 3:53 p.m. by MediaThePress

Entrepreneurs emerge from Chch quake

Entrepreneurs emerge from Chch quake

Friday, 31 May 2013 1:57 p.m. by Media3News

Canterbury has produced several revolutionary and iconic leaders in recent years.

Salvaged and reclaimed materials bring art to Avonside

Salvaged and reclaimed materials bring art to Avonside

Friday, 31 May 2013 12:15 p.m. by GovtCCC Featured Popular

A previously empty Avonside section will soon host a new installation by Wellington-based visual artist Sian Torrington, in Christchurch Art Gallery’s latest project.

Doors open at Apollo Projects Centre in Chch

Doors open at Apollo Projects Centre in Chch

Friday, 31 May 2013 12:09 p.m. by PRNews Popular

Canterbury’s high performance athletes, who have been without a central training base since the 2011 Christchurch earthquakes, have a new place to train and prepare for competition.

Material Damage Claim for 195 Hereford Street Christchurch Settled

Material Damage Claim for 195 Hereford Street Christchurch Settled

Friday, 31 May 2013 12:04 p.m. by PRNews Popular

Material Damage Claim for 195 Hereford Street Christchurch Settled

Quake-damaged Arts Centre to hold festival

Quake-damaged Arts Centre to hold festival

Friday, 31 May 2013 11:44 a.m. by Media3News

Christchurch's Arts Centre will be bustling with activity again this August, despite its earthquake damage troubles.

Police urge for careful driving over long weekend

Police urge for careful driving over long weekend

Friday, 31 May 2013 11:34 a.m. by Transport4chch

Canterbury motorists are being urged to drive carefully this holiday weekend, with long trips, cold conditions and alcohol adding to the risks on the roads.

700 new homes announced for Christchurch

700 new homes announced for Christchurch

Friday, 31 May 2013 10:59 a.m. by GovtCera Recommended Popular

Housing Minister Dr Nick Smith today launched the $170 million 700 New Builds programme in Christchurch with Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee.

Residents return home after Lucas Lane work completed

Residents return home after Lucas Lane work completed

Friday, 31 May 2013 10:53 a.m. by GovtBeehive

Gerry Brownlee | Canterbury Earthquake Recovery

Community Facilities Rebuild

Community Facilities Rebuild

Friday, 31 May 2013 10:29 a.m. by MtPleasantCC

Christchurch City Council’s Facilities Rebuild Project team will hold a series of community forums during June and July to help inform residents about progress with the repair and rebuild of Council facilities across the city and BanksPeninsula.

700 new state homes for Chch

700 new state homes for Chch

Friday, 31 May 2013 10:26 a.m. by MediaThePress

A $170 million project to replace 700 earthquake-damaged Housing New Zealand homes in Christchurch has been launched.

700 new state homes for Christchurch

700 new state homes for Christchurch

Friday, 31 May 2013 10:26 a.m. by MediaStuff

A $170 million project to replace 700 earthquake-damaged Housing New Zealand homes in Christchurch has been launched today.

Day 829 - office closed till Wednesday

Day 829 - office closed till Wednesday

Friday, 31 May 2013 10:00 a.m. by addingtonaction

Addington Action office has now closed for a break and will reopen on Wednesday 5 June.

Minister sets out achievements since quake

Minister sets out achievements since quake

Friday, 31 May 2013 9:59 a.m. by MediaRNZ

Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee says much progress has been made towards rebuilding the city in the 1000 days since the earthquake on 4 September 2010.

700 new homes announced for Christchurch

700 new homes announced for Christchurch

Friday, 31 May 2013 9:58 a.m. by NickyWagner

“This is the biggest Government house building programme in Christchurch’s history. It amounts to a new house being built every working day from now until the end of 2015. It will increase housing supply, provide hundreds of jobs and reinforce the momentum of the Government’s earthquake recovery effort,” Dr Smith says.

1000 days since the first Earthquake! WECAN

1000 days since the first Earthquake! WECAN

Friday, 31 May 2013 8:43 a.m. by WeCAN

It is a good time to sit back and reflect on Christchurch’s earthquake recovery since September 2010.

Heritage Event in 2013 recognises value of city’s past

Heritage Event in 2013 recognises value of city’s past

Friday, 31 May 2013 8:41 a.m. by GovtCCC

The Council today agreed to hold a smaller Heritage event later this year and re-launch Heritage Week in 2014.

EQC - Update to the Canterbury FAQs page for multi-unit buildings

EQC - Update to the Canterbury FAQs page for multi-unit buildings

Friday, 31 May 2013 7:16 a.m. by avonsidechch Popular

EQC have updated their Canterbury FAQs page. The information that has been added is:

Landowner says take the money

Landowner says 'take the money'

Friday, 31 May 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

A Christchurch property developer who settled for millions of dollars less than he hoped for in "soul-destroying" Government land acquisitions is urging other central-city landowners to take the money.

Building a sign of Kaiapoi progress

Building a sign of Kaiapoi progress

Friday, 31 May 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Nearly three years - and exactly 1000 days - after the first devastating earthquake tore through Kaiapoi, the rebuild of the town has "picked up pace".

1000 days since first Chch quake

1000 days since first Chch quake

Thursday, 30 May 2013 10:54 p.m. by Media3News

AA Insurance progress update

AA Insurance progress update

Thursday, 30 May 2013 9:15 p.m. by avonsidechch Popular

Rocky on a road trip to Mt Hutt

Rocky on a road trip to Mt Hutt

Thursday, 30 May 2013 4:41 p.m. by PRNews Popular

1000-day anniversary of Christchurch quake

1000-day anniversary of Christchurch quake

Thursday, 30 May 2013 4:02 p.m. by MediaHerald

Tomorrow marks 1000 days since the first devastating earthquake hit Christchurch.The magnitude 7.1 earthquake on September 4, 2010 caused widespread damage to the city but was soon overshadowed by the deadly magnitude 6.3 quake...

Christchurch Red Zoned Building owners Block Parties….

Christchurch Red Zoned Building owners Block Parties….

Thursday, 30 May 2013 3:44 p.m. by ShakyTownBlues

I saw an interesting comment from a respected building owner a few days ago.  Unfortunately they must remain unnamed. The comment went like this:

Speech - Opening of Parklands Hospital, Papanui Rd, 30 May 2013

Speech - Opening of Parklands Hospital, Papanui Rd, 30 May 2013

Thursday, 30 May 2013 3:09 p.m. by LianneDalziel

Lianne Dalziel

Record approvals see building costs soar

Record approvals see building costs soar

Thursday, 30 May 2013 1:31 p.m. by MediaThePress

Christchurch has had the most new home approvals for five years, while those in surrounding districts are the highest on record as house construction surges.

Record approvals see building costs soar

Record approvals see building costs soar

Thursday, 30 May 2013 1:31 p.m. by MediaStuff

Christchurch has had the most new-home approvals for five years, while those in surrounding districts are the highest on record as house construction surges.

Strong progress made in CBD purchases

Strong progress made in CBD purchases

Thursday, 30 May 2013 12:03 p.m. by GovtBeehive

Gerry Brownlee | Canterbury Earthquake Recovery

100 responses in 1000 days of action

100 responses in 1000 days of action

Thursday, 30 May 2013 11:51 a.m. by GerryBrownlee Featured Popular

Regional taskings of NZ Response Teams

Regional taskings of NZ Response Teams

Thursday, 30 May 2013 11:42 a.m. by DebDonnell Popular

 

Help us reach the most in need

Help us reach the most in need

Thursday, 30 May 2013 11:36 a.m. by GovtEQC Popular

Friday marks 1000 days since the first quake

Friday marks 1000 days since the first quake

Thursday, 30 May 2013 11:28 a.m. by GovtBeehive

Gerry Brownlee | Canterbury Earthquake Recovery

Road Closure – Colombo Street – From the 4th of June

Road Closure – Colombo Street – From the 4th of June

Thursday, 30 May 2013 10:25 a.m. by Transport4chch

Colombo Street from Purchase Street to near Bealey Avenue will closed to traffic from the 4 June 2013 while SCIRT replace the wastewater system.

Hoon Hay Road – Northbound Closure from the 4th June

Hoon Hay Road – Northbound Closure from the 4th June

Thursday, 30 May 2013 9:42 a.m. by Transport4chch Popular

SCIRT are undertaking road stabilisation work from the week commencing 4 June 2013, for approximately one week.

CERA releases more information on red zone extension

CERA releases more information on red zone extension

Thursday, 30 May 2013 8:21 a.m. by MediaRNZ

Further details have been released on criteria for extensions to the deadline given to homeowners in Christchurch's red xone to move out of quake-damaged properties.

Quake city providing the gold that Australia doesnt have

Quake city providing the gold that Australia doesn't have

Thursday, 30 May 2013 5:30 a.m. by MediaHerald

Canterbury handyman Eng Chuan Tang thought of making Australia his permanent home after hearing stories about its endless opportunities and a job market that was "paved with gold".

Tears and rage after school closure news

Tears and rage after school closure news

Thursday, 30 May 2013 5:30 a.m. by MediaHerald

It's the same Phillipstown School playground in Christchurch that Mr Smith once enjoyed in the 1970s - with most of his extended whanau.

How far have we come since Sept 2010?

How far have we come since Sept 2010?

Thursday, 30 May 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

How far have we come since Sept 2010?

How far have we come since Sept 2010?

Thursday, 30 May 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Hopes quake recovery will offset discontent

Hopes quake recovery will offset discontent

Wednesday, 29 May 2013 11:48 p.m. by MediaStuff

The Government will be banking on a flourishing earthquake recovery by election time overriding any short-term discontent in Canterbury, political commentators say.

Holidays in Auckland

Holidays in Auckland

Wednesday, 29 May 2013 11:18 p.m. by nathanvaughan

Auckland is a city of the North Island, New Zealand. It is one of the most beautiful and popular cities in the New zealand. Due to its location in the center of the Bay of Auraki, Today the city is the most important port in the country. Commercial activities has given rise to the industrial production with a very diverse industries including chemical, mechanical, glass, textiles, paper mills, sugar mills, assembly of motor vehicles. There are lots of things to do and see in Auckland. The ...

school closure decision worse than expected

school closure decision worse than expected

Wednesday, 29 May 2013 10:06 p.m. by PRNews

18 months living in a garage

18 months living in a garage

Wednesday, 29 May 2013 7:25 p.m. by Media3News

It's six degrees in Christchurch now, heading towards zero, a cold that can cut right through you descending in the dark.

Families shattered by Christchurch school closures

Families shattered by Christchurch school closures

Wednesday, 29 May 2013 7:18 p.m. by MediaHerald

Andrew Smith hoisted daughter Serenity into air after the school bell today, a mural of her young, smiling face painted on a playground wall behind her.

Hey Minister, leave those kids alone!

Hey Minister, leave those kids alone!

Wednesday, 29 May 2013 4:30 p.m. by GlennLivingstone

 

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