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CER Act used to realign Clean Air Zones

CER Act used to realign Clean Air Zones

Wednesday, 8 May 2013 9:59 a.m. by GovtBeehive Recommended Popular

Gerry Brownlee | Canterbury Earthquake Recovery

Brownlee shares fame with Obama

Brownlee shares fame with Obama

Wednesday, 8 May 2013 9:57 a.m. by MediaHerald

 

Taxi crisis plagues quake-damaged Christchurch

Taxi crisis plagues quake-damaged Christchurch

Wednesday, 8 May 2013 8:32 a.m. by MediaHerald

 

Builders and DIYers spending soars

Builders and DIYers spending soars

Wednesday, 8 May 2013 7:33 a.m. by MediaThePress

Local hardware stores are reaping the benefits of Cantabrians' greater confidence to spend.

Recovery brings 15,000 new jobs to Canterbury

Recovery brings 15,000 new jobs to Canterbury

Wednesday, 8 May 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Fifteen thousand jobs have been created and filled in Canterbury in the past year, new figures reveal.

Council battles insurer to get replacement value

Council battles insurer to get replacement value

Wednesday, 8 May 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

The Christchurch City Council is battling with its insurers over whether it should get full replacement value for the 113 social housing units it has in the residential red zone.

Recovery brings 15,000 new jobs to Canterbury

Recovery brings 15,000 new jobs to Canterbury

Wednesday, 8 May 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Fifteen thousand jobs have been created and filled in Canterbury in the past year, new figures reveal.

Community Update

Community Update

Tuesday, 7 May 2013 5:14 p.m. by MtPleasantCC

 

St Margarets College to open major facilities

St Margaret's College to open major facilities

Tuesday, 7 May 2013 3:36 p.m. by PRNews Popular

 

Christchurch-born artist Ronnie van Hout part of Populate!

Christchurch-born artist Ronnie van Hout part of Populate!

Tuesday, 7 May 2013 12:29 p.m. by TourismChCh Popular

 

Call for a return to neighbourhood villages

Call for a return to neighbourhood villages

Tuesday, 7 May 2013 12:26 p.m. by PRNews Popular

 

Rebuild drives spending rise

Rebuild drives spending rise

Tuesday, 7 May 2013 11:08 a.m. by MediaThePress

Kiwis have been spending confidently over the first four months of the year, with spending up 3.9 per cent on the same period a year ago, driven partly by the Canterbury recovery.

On this day: Landslip at Lake Taupo in 1846

On this day: Landslip at Lake Taupo in 1846

Tuesday, 7 May 2013 9:05 a.m. by GovtEQC

 

Comments on the EQC Mediation service - Part 2

Comments on the EQC Mediation service - Part 2

Tuesday, 7 May 2013 8:30 a.m. by avonsidechch Popular

 

Rich List families form construction firm

Rich List families form construction firm

Tuesday, 7 May 2013 8:09 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Two of Christchurch's wealthiest families have combined to form a soon-to-be launched local construction company.

Owners resisting Govt buy-up

Owners resisting Govt buy-up

Tuesday, 7 May 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

The Government has already bought $12.5 million worth of land for a proposed performing arts precinct in Christchurch's city centre.

CERA’s advisory service starts soon

CERA’s advisory service starts soon

Monday, 6 May 2013 11:11 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

 

Speakers’ corner in Fitzgerald Ave

Speakers’ corner in Fitzgerald Ave

Monday, 6 May 2013 10:55 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

 

EQC captured in satirical ditty

EQC captured in satirical ditty

Monday, 6 May 2013 10:47 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

 

Dance classes for older people

Dance classes for older people

Monday, 6 May 2013 10:42 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

The choir known as Rockers of Ages now offers dance classes. Classes for term 2, run by Maganui Stewart, recommence on May 7 at 1pm in Forfar Courts. The classes are for everyone but seen as especially beneficial to older …

Sports Chaplaincy Evening

Sports Chaplaincy Evening

Monday, 6 May 2013 10:13 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

Location: Rutland Street Lounge Time: May 14 from 7 -8.30pm Description: Find out what Sports Chaplaincy is about at a free orientation evening. Sports is a gift from God and can be enjoyed while giving glory to God.“As Christians, sport …

UC engineer wins quake award

UC engineer wins quake award

Monday, 6 May 2013 12:13 p.m. by CanterburyUniversity

 

Greater Christchurch Recovery Update - Issue 21 (May 2013)

Greater Christchurch Recovery Update - Issue 21 (May 2013)

Monday, 6 May 2013 10:41 a.m. by GovtCera Popular

 

SCIRT update on works Monday 6th May

SCIRT update on works Monday 6th May

Monday, 6 May 2013 8:01 a.m. by Transport4chch

 

Specialist says earthquake litigation likely to grow

Specialist says earthquake litigation likely to grow

Sunday, 5 May 2013 10:38 p.m. by MediaStuff

Jeff Spurlock, an insurance specialist at South Island law firm Lane Neave, sees many parallels between the earthquake claims he is trying to settle now and those he helped settle in the wake of the strong Californian Northridge quake in January 1994.

Pallet Pavilion – One more Summer? fundraising campaign is GO!

Pallet Pavilion – One more Summer? fundraising campaign is GO!

Sunday, 5 May 2013 8:11 p.m. by GapFiller

Will our Pallet Pavilion live to see another Summer? We’re running a crowdfunding campaign to decide. The Pallet Pavilion was meant to be coming down now – May. But across March and April so many people have been suprised to learn about its timeframe OR asking us to keep it that Gap Filler decided to [...]

Day 802 - Friends to collect donated paint

Day 802 - Friends to collect donated paint

Sunday, 5 May 2013 4:55 p.m. by addingtonaction

 

No-show quake volunteers to be named

No-show quake volunteers to be named

Sunday, 5 May 2013 4:33 p.m. by Media3News

The Volunteer Army Foundation says people who got a free concert ticket, but didn't fulfil a pledge to do volunteer work, could be named online.

Day 802 - Addington to Hoon Hay

Day 802 - Addington to Hoon Hay

Sunday, 5 May 2013 3:38 p.m. by addingtonaction

This afternoon was spent helping to shift a very nice filipino family of 5 from Addington to Hoon Hay.

Good luck Edgar and Jennifer in your new home.

Call to fix quake shaken state homes

Call to fix quake shaken state homes

Sunday, 5 May 2013 8:47 a.m. by MediaThePress

Housing NEW Zealand (HNZ) is calling for proposals from companies able to manage the repair of 4500 of its earthquake- damaged homes in Canterbury.

Comments on the EQC Mediation service - Part 1

Comments on the EQC Mediation service - Part 1

Sunday, 5 May 2013 8:30 a.m. by avonsidechch Popular

 

Inner city gradually reopening

Inner city gradually reopening

Saturday, 4 May 2013 9:46 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

 

K2 legal highs to be banned

K2 legal highs to be banned

Saturday, 4 May 2013 8:28 p.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

This decision comes within a week of a holdup of the Edgeware dairy, in which the shopkeeper was violently held up and the K2 legal high was demanded.

Lack of demand cancels workcamp on Orion site

Lack of demand cancels workcamp on Orion site

Saturday, 4 May 2013 8:00 p.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

 

Day 801 - a concerted effort

Day 801 - a concerted effort

Saturday, 4 May 2013 4:22 p.m. by addingtonaction

 

A city built to help fight crime

A city built to help fight crime

Saturday, 4 May 2013 12:34 p.m. by MediaThePress

 

Cameras installed in increasingly deserted red zone

Cameras installed in increasingly deserted red zone

Saturday, 4 May 2013 8:05 a.m. by MediaRNZ

The Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority has placed cameras in the Christchurch's residential red zone with the aim of keeping remaining residents safe.

Consultation on cathedral design ends

Consultation on cathedral design ends

Saturday, 4 May 2013 8:05 a.m. by MediaRNZ

The opportunity for people to vote on which design they prefer for the Anglican cathedral in Christchurch has ended on Friday.

Thieves and vandals mar bid to reuse zone homes

Thieves and vandals mar bid to reuse zone homes

Saturday, 4 May 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Vandals and thieves are jeopardising plans to recycle red-zoned homes in Christchurch.

Geotech update from Southern Response

Geotech update from Southern Response

Friday, 3 May 2013 8:55 p.m. by avonsidechch Popular



 

CanCERN Newsletter #82 - 3rd May 2013

CanCERN Newsletter #82 - 3rd May 2013

Friday, 3 May 2013 8:09 p.m. by CanCERN Popular

 

Older people not getting enough quake info

Older people 'not getting enough' quake info

Friday, 3 May 2013 6:16 p.m. by MediaRNZ

Some older residents in parts of Christchurch say they feel they are having to deal with false information and broken promises when it comes to their earthquake repairs and payouts.

Day 800 - Rotary container

Day 800 - Rotary container

Friday, 3 May 2013 5:04 p.m. by addingtonaction

This morning, Hornby Rotary sent a nice big pressie.

A container!

Now we can get our stuff out of the rain .

This is to be used for temporary storage while the new base is being built. Plus a place to dive out of the rain, sleet and hail for a nice warm cuppa.

Mike the driver arrived at 9am, Dale, a former crane driver and the next door neighbour took charge of stabilising the container. Sibash and other Mike helped as well.

Thanks heaps Doug Coventry and Hornb ...

Day 800 - Elaine provides storage for catering stuff

Day 800 - Elaine provides storage for catering stuff

Friday, 3 May 2013 5:00 p.m. by addingtonaction

Today Sibash Moti started working for Addington Action. Sibash will be working every Friday for 16 weeks from 9 till 4 helping Mike get stuff, carry stuff, and put stuff away as well as get stuff ready for the Saturday and sometimes Sunday working bees at 124 Garlands Rd.

So today the job was shifting all the catering stuff to Elaine's place. Elaine who runs has kindly provided storage space in her garage and a spare bedroom.

3 trailer loads shifted the mobile Baine Marie, salad c ...

Red-zone thieves caught on camera

Red-zone thieves caught on camera

Friday, 3 May 2013 3:09 p.m. by Media3News

Officials are praising the work of camera operators monitoring red zones across Christchurch, after three thieves were caught in the act.

Cameras combating crime in the Red Zone

Cameras combating crime in the Red Zone

Friday, 3 May 2013 2:28 p.m. by GovtCera Popular

Cameras operating in the Residential Red Zone are proving a success in catching criminals in the act, and in providing added security for residents still living there.

Red zone property deadline extended

Red zone property deadline extended

Friday, 3 May 2013 12:57 p.m. by MediaRNZ

Some red zone residents in Christchurch have been granted an extension of two months to settle their property with the Crown.

Red Zone extension for Southshore and South New Brighton

Red Zone extension for Southshore and South New Brighton

Friday, 3 May 2013 11:11 a.m. by GovtCera Popular

 

Day 800 - Tracy at 7am

Day 800 - Tracy at 7am

Friday, 3 May 2013 8:00 a.m. by addingtonaction

Every Friday morning between 6.30am and 7am, Tracy processes all the orders for the Christchurch South Fruit & Veggie Co-op.
Then Tracy goes to her day job.