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CERA hands building safety programme over to local councils

CERA hands building safety programme over to local councils

Monday, 15 September 2014 12:28 p.m. by GovtCera Popular

A post-earthquake building assessment process, which identified and managed over 3500 high risk buildings in Greater Christchurch, has given the region’s residents a huge amount of confidence, says Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority (CERA) chief executive Roger Sutton.

Brownlee backtracks after calling claimants grumpy

Brownlee backtracks after calling claimants 'grumpy'

Wednesday, 10 September 2014 10:26 a.m. by MediaStuff

Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee backtracked quickly last night after describing 250 earthquake claimants as "grumpy".

People’s stories highlight evolving city

People’s stories highlight evolving city

Thursday, 4 September 2014 3:16 p.m. by GovtCera

A five part mini-documentary series featuring Christchurch business owners, entrepreneurs, and community groups is available to view from today via the futurechristchurch.co.nz website.

CTV News - CERA Council

CTV News - CERA Council

Thursday, 4 September 2014 12:19 a.m. by MediaCTV

Canterbury Earthquake Memorial design ideas impress

Canterbury Earthquake Memorial design ideas impress

Wednesday, 3 September 2014 1:02 p.m. by GovtCera

The calibre of submissions for the design of the Canterbury Earthquake Memorial has been outstanding, says Christchurch Central Development Unit director Warwick Isaacs.

Mayor welcomes Government announcement

Mayor welcomes Government announcement

Wednesday, 3 September 2014 10:15 a.m. by GovtCCC

Christchurch Mayor Lianne Dalziel says the Government has today confirmed its confidence in the Council’s ability to play its role in earthquake recovery.

Government focuses on long term quake recovery

Government focuses on long term quake recovery

Tuesday, 2 September 2014 12:30 p.m. by GovtBeehive Featured

Gerry Brownlee | Canterbury Earthquake Recovery

Breakdown of SCIRT Projects in Burwood Pegasus Ward up to August 2014

Breakdown of SCIRT Projects in Burwood Pegasus Ward up to August 2014

Wednesday, 20 August 2014 3:08 p.m. by Swiggs Featured Popular

Here is a list of all the projects by SCIRT in the Burwood Pegasus Ward up to August 2014. To date a total of $512,256,735.00 has been spent in the area on the infrastructure work complete. 

More to Govt accounts than meets the eye

More to Govt accounts than meets the eye

Tuesday, 19 August 2014 6:25 p.m. by Media3News

 

Infrastructure report: Recovery on track, says CEO

Infrastructure report: Recovery on track, says CEO

Tuesday, 19 August 2014 7:00 a.m. by MediaHerald

Growing impatience characterised the mood in Christchurch earlier this year, with business leaders and the public growing increasingly frustrated at the lack of progress within the central city.

Halfway mark for horizontal infrastructure rebuild

Halfway mark for horizontal infrastructure rebuild

Thursday, 14 August 2014 12:30 p.m. by GovtBeehive Popular

Gerry Brownlee | Canterbury Earthquake Recovery

Over 5000 red zoned houses now cleared

Over 5000 red zoned houses now cleared

Thursday, 14 August 2014 12:22 p.m. by GovtBeehive

Gerry Brownlee | Canterbury Earthquake Recovery

Greens propose Christchurch transport overhaul

Greens propose Christchurch transport overhaul

Tuesday, 12 August 2014 9:38 a.m. by Media3News

The Green Party has proposed a massive $462M overhaul of Christchurch's transport infrastructure.

Construction begins on merged Lyttelton Primary School

Construction begins on merged Lyttelton Primary School

Monday, 11 August 2014 8:58 a.m. by GovtBeehive Popular

Convention Centre developer and operator revealed

Convention Centre developer and operator revealed

Thursday, 7 August 2014 2:08 p.m. by GovtBeehive Popular

Gerry Brownlee | Canterbury Earthquake Recovery

New city sculpture for Christchurch

New city sculpture for Christchurch

Friday, 1 August 2014 2:24 p.m. by NickyWagner

 

Christchurch City has the Government’s support

Christchurch City has the Government’s support

Friday, 1 August 2014 10:06 a.m. by GovtBeehive

Gerry Brownlee | Canterbury Earthquake Recovery

Extension for red zone property owners in the Port Hills

Extension for red zone property owners in the Port Hills

Thursday, 31 July 2014 3:14 p.m. by GovtCera Recommended Popular

Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority Chief Executive Roger Sutton has announced an extension of almost six months for the owners of eligible Residential Red Zone properties in the Port Hills to consider a Crown offer to purchase their properties.

First chance to help shape red zone’s future

First chance to help shape red zone’s future

Wednesday, 30 July 2014 1:17 p.m. by GovtBeehive

Gerry Brownlee | Canterbury Earthquake Recovery

Chris Lynch speaks to Conservation Minister Dr Nick Smith

Chris Lynch speaks to Conservation Minister Dr Nick Smith

Wednesday, 30 July 2014 12:33 p.m. by CanterburyMorningsZB

Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch speaks to Dr Nick Smith about Christchurch's housing issues.

Chch house building ahead of target

Chch house building 'ahead of target'

Tuesday, 29 July 2014 7:21 p.m. by Media3News

Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee says house building in Christchurch is exceeding the projected demand.

Labour completely wrong on pace of recovery

Labour completely wrong on pace of recovery

Tuesday, 29 July 2014 12:56 p.m. by GovtBeehive

Gerry Brownlee | Canterbury Earthquake Recovery

Online tool enhances Canterbury rebuild

Online tool enhances Canterbury rebuild

Tuesday, 29 July 2014 12:01 p.m. by PRNews

First rebuilt homes completed by offenders

First rebuilt homes completed by offenders

Friday, 25 July 2014 10:23 a.m. by GovtBeehive Popular

Lynched - Hon. Winston Peters - 21st July

Lynched - Hon. Winston Peters - 21st July

Monday, 21 July 2014 8:38 p.m. by ChrisLynch

Central City Vision

Central City Vision

Sunday, 20 July 2014 11:37 p.m. by MediaCTV

Social recovery shows positive progress

Social recovery shows positive progress

Friday, 18 July 2014 12:08 p.m. by GovtBeehive

Gerry Brownlee | Canterbury Earthquake Recovery

$107.5m to Lincoln University science rebuild

$107.5m to Lincoln University science rebuild

Thursday, 17 July 2014 2:17 p.m. by GovtBeehive Popular


Police Minister honours Chinese disaster workers

Police Minister honours Chinese disaster workers

Wednesday, 16 July 2014 10:41 a.m. by GovtBeehive

Vision for central city living released

Vision for central city living released

Wednesday, 16 July 2014 10:01 a.m. by GovtCCDU Popular

The public is being invited to have its say on the vision for central city living in Christchurch.

Post-disaster building management guidance release

Post-disaster building management guidance release

Monday, 14 July 2014 1:27 p.m. by GovtDBH


These guides were developed in response to the Canterbury Earthquakes Royal Commission's recommendations around changes related to rapid building safety evaluations after a disaster. The guidance also allows for a more effective and efficient response in future events.

The key change is the shift away from the 'traffic light' system of red, yellow, and green placards to indicate the condition of a building. The colours that will instead be used are red, ye ...

Site confirmed for Canterbury Earthquake Memorial

Site confirmed for Canterbury Earthquake Memorial

Saturday, 12 July 2014 9:30 a.m. by GovtCera Popular

The formal memorial for the February 2011 Earthquake will be built on the edge of the Ōtākaro/Avon River.

Greater Christchurch Recovery Update - Issue 34 (July 2014)

Greater Christchurch Recovery Update - Issue 34 (July 2014)

Friday, 11 July 2014 10:32 a.m. by GovtCera Popular

Issue 34 of the Greater Christchurch Recovery Update was published 11 July 2014.

Chief Executives update - 11 July 2014

Chief Executive's update - 11 July 2014

Friday, 11 July 2014 10:04 a.m. by GovtCera

Govt agrees to Chch council plan review request

Govt agrees to Chch council plan review request

Thursday, 10 July 2014 4:46 p.m. by GovtBeehive

Gerry Brownlee | Canterbury Earthquake Recovery

Labour’s announcement another fizzer

Labour’s announcement another fizzer

Thursday, 10 July 2014 2:41 p.m. by GovtBeehive

Gerry Brownlee | Canterbury Earthquake Recovery

Govt agrees to Chch council plan review request

Govt agrees to Chch council plan review request

Thursday, 10 July 2014 2:09 p.m. by GovtCera

Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee and Environment Minister Amy Adams today announced the Government has agreed to a request by the Christchurch City Council for an accelerated district plan review process.

Strong interest in 3K to Christchurch

Strong interest in 3K to Christchurch

Thursday, 10 July 2014 9:40 a.m. by GovtBeehive Popular

 Release: New Zealand Government

Labour Party Insurance Policy A Mixed Bag - ICNZ

Labour Party Insurance Policy A Mixed Bag - ICNZ

Wednesday, 9 July 2014 4:28 p.m. by InsuranceCouncilNZ

The Insurance Council of New Zealand (ICNZ) would welcome any review of insurers’ response to the Canterbury earthquakes, rejects the Labour Party’s proposal for another regulator of the industry and supports its policy of transferring levies from insurance premiums.

Labour playing catch up again

Labour playing catch up again

Wednesday, 9 July 2014 4:09 p.m. by GovtBeehive

Gerry Brownlee | Canterbury Earthquake Recovery

Encouraging progress for Christchurch housing

Encouraging progress for Christchurch housing

Wednesday, 9 July 2014 10:45 a.m. by GovtBeehive

Release: New Zealand Government

Japanese PM Shinzo Abe visits CTV site

Japanese PM Shinzo Abe visits CTV site

Monday, 7 July 2014 5:53 p.m. by MediaStuff

The prime minister of Japan, who knows something about earthquake tragedy, has paid tribute to those who died at the CTV building during the Christchurch earthquake.

Act ensures hospital rebuild will keep to schedule

Act ensures hospital rebuild will keep to schedule

Wednesday, 2 July 2014 4:26 p.m. by GovtBeehive

Gerry Brownlee | Canterbury Earthquake Recovery

Public Notice: Amendments to the Christchurch City Councils District Plan

Public Notice: Amendments to the Christchurch City Council's District Plan

Tuesday, 1 July 2014 9:35 a.m. by GovtCera

The Minister for Canterbury Earthquake Recovery, Hon Gerry Brownlee, has responded to a request from the Ministry of Health, and has decided to amend the Christchurch City Council's District Plan (the Plan) to facilitate the rebuild of Christchurch Hospital.

Paul Little: Failures of seismic proportions

Paul Little: Failures of seismic proportions

Sunday, 29 June 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaHerald

For many people in Canterbury, the earthquakes of September 2010, February 2011 and later had little or no effect. Their homes were not damaged, their incomes not affected and their families emerged unscathed.

Winter Chill events fund applications now open

Winter Chill events fund applications now open

Friday, 27 June 2014 5:01 p.m. by GovtCera Popular

Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority Chief Executive Roger Sutton has welcomed a $50,000 contribution from Fletcher Building to help establish the Winter Chill event series for the young people of greater Christchurch, and is now calling on young people and organisations to come forward with proposals for events.

Phil Twyford: Housing announcement

Phil Twyford: Housing announcement

Friday, 27 June 2014 11:10 a.m. by CanterburyMorningsZB

Labour's Housing Spokesperson Phil Twyford talks to Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch about the housing announcement today

New drug detector dog for Auckland Airport

New drug detector dog for Auckland Airport

Friday, 27 June 2014 10:46 a.m. by NickyWagner

Council appears before Select Committe in support of  submission on Building Amendment Bill

Council appears before Select Committe in support of submission on Building Amendment Bill

Thursday, 26 June 2014 6:03 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

Mayor Lianne Dalziel and Councillor Ali Jones appeared before the Local Government and Environment Select Committee this afternoon in support of the Council’s submission on the Building (Earthquake-prone) Amendment Act.

Youth Wellbeing Survey results highlight areas of need

Youth Wellbeing Survey results highlight areas of need

Thursday, 26 June 2014 1:14 p.m. by GovtCera

Understanding young people's recovery needs is key to ensuring the right decisions are made for the future, says Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority Chief Executive Roger Sutton.

Christchurch temporary accommodation relief for flood victims

Christchurch temporary accommodation relief for flood victims

Wednesday, 25 June 2014 4:42 p.m. by GovtCera Popular

Canterbury residents impacted by recent flooding will now be eligible to apply for funding through the Government’s Temporary Accommodation Assistance (TAA) programme, it has been confirmed today.

Residential Advisory Service making a difference

Residential Advisory Service making a difference

Wednesday, 25 June 2014 9:58 a.m. by GovtBeehive

Nicky Wagner | Canterbury Earthquake Recovery

Construction begins on Bus Interchange

Construction begins on Bus Interchange

Tuesday, 24 June 2014 1:28 p.m. by GovtBeehive Popular

Gerry Brownlee | Canterbury Earthquake Recovery

Quake Outcasts welcome Labours promise

Quake Outcasts welcome Labour's promise

Monday, 23 June 2014 12:08 p.m. by QuakeOutcasts

On the 3rd anniversary of the first "red zone" announcement Quake Outcasts welcome Labour's promise to treat all red zoned residents equally- by offering to buy their land and homes for 100 percent of the 2007 rating valuation.

Recovery expert praises Christchurch support for people

Recovery expert praises Christchurch support for people

Friday, 20 June 2014 5:20 p.m. by GovtCera

A leading expert on human recovery after disasters has praised the response by Christchurch agencies and communities to people in need after the earthquakes.

Environment Canterbury welcomes Lyttelton Port Recovery Plan decision

Environment Canterbury welcomes Lyttelton Port Recovery Plan decision

Friday, 20 June 2014 2:37 p.m. by GovtECAN Popular

Today Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee announced that Environment Canterbury to lead the preparation of a Lyttelton Port Recovery Plan.

Recovery Plan to streamline Lyttelton Port progress

Recovery Plan to streamline Lyttelton Port progress

Friday, 20 June 2014 9:33 a.m. by GovtCera

Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee says he is using the powers of the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Act 2011 to allow for timelier redevelopment of the badly damaged Lyttelton Port.

Strategy to help Cantabrians launched

Strategy to help Cantabrians launched

Thursday, 19 June 2014 4:32 p.m. by GovtCera Popular

Associate Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Minister Nicky Wagner tonight launched the Community in Mind psychosocial strategy for greater Christchurch.

Lyttelton Port Recovery Plan

Lyttelton Port Recovery Plan

Thursday, 19 June 2014 2:09 p.m. by GovtCera

Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee has directed Environment Canterbury and Lyttelton Port Company Limited to prepare a Lyttelton Port Recovery Plan. This was gazetted on the 19 June 2014. The plan will look at the recovery of the Port to ensure safe, efficient and effective operations, the impact on the coastal marine area and the community, any implications on transport and the needs of users of both the port and its surrounding areas. Under the direction, Lyttelton Port Com ...