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CTV News - EQC Declaratory Judgement

CTV News - EQC Declaratory Judgement

Tuesday, 28 October 2014 9:12 p.m. by MediaCTV

Council Wrong to Put Cost-Benefit Before Property Rights

Council Wrong to Put Cost-Benefit Before Property Rights

Monday, 13 October 2014 11:19 a.m. by QuakeOutcasts Popular

Christchurch City Council water and waste manager Mark Christison said in an interview by Radio New Zealand that it's "costly" to maintain essential services in the red zone. He also spoke of "extra cost per property" as being very significant.

In the Know Land Hub Public Talks Schedule

In the Know Land Hub Public Talks Schedule

Tuesday, 7 October 2014 11:09 a.m. by Swiggs Popular

The In the Know Land Hub is a new public education space where residents can get information to better understand the changes to the flat land in their neighbourhood and across Christchurch.

Land Hub

Land Hub

Monday, 6 October 2014 2:11 p.m. by GovtCera Popular

 

Port Hills mass movement decision announced

Port Hills mass movement decision announced

Friday, 22 August 2014 1:34 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

The safety of people living on earthquake-damaged land in the Port Hills at risk of mass movement is at the heart of decisions announced today.

Council approves funding for further short-term flood mitigation work

Council approves funding for further short-term flood mitigation work

Thursday, 14 August 2014 5:19 p.m. by GovtCCC

Christchurch City Council has approved funding for further short-term flood defence measures in the hardest hit areas of Christchurch and will consider potential mitigation options for the Central City.

Flooding Taskforce to deliver final progress report on short-term flood mitigation measures

Flooding Taskforce to deliver final progress report on short-term flood mitigation measures

Wednesday, 13 August 2014 2:04 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

The Mayoral Flood Taskforce will deliver its final progress report to the Council this Thursday 14 August, outlining short-term flood defence measures that will protect houses in the hardest-hit areas of Christchurch.

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.

Christchurch red zones are illegal, Supreme Court told

Christchurch 'red zones' are illegal, Supreme Court told

Tuesday, 29 July 2014 11:33 a.m. by MediaOneNews

The Supreme Court has heard that all 'red zones' in post-quake Christchurch are illegal.

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

Flood defence house-tanking pilot being tested

Flood defence house-tanking pilot being tested

Wednesday, 9 July 2014 4:29 p.m. by GovtCCC

Christchurch City Council is this week starting a pilot test of the 'house-tanking' flood defence measure outlined in the Mayoral Flood Taskforce report recommendations for flood mitigation.

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.

CCC adds elevation changes and current elevation to the floor level maps

CCC adds elevation changes and current elevation to the floor level maps

Friday, 20 June 2014 2:19 p.m. by EmpoweredChCh Recommended Popular

Christchurch City Council and CERA have by request added two new layers to the floor levels map.

Decision on uninsured, vacant and commercial land to wait for Supreme Court ruling

Decision on uninsured, vacant and commercial land to wait for Supreme Court ruling

Wednesday, 4 June 2014 11:34 a.m. by GovtCera Popular

A decision about the Crown offer made to owners of uninsured, insured commercial or vacant land of the residential red zone in the flat land will not be made until pending Supreme Court action is completed, says Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority chief executive Roger Sutton.

Land with an increased risk of flooding

Land with an increased risk of flooding

Friday, 16 May 2014 3:49 p.m. by GovtEQC Popular

What is Increased Flooding Vulnerability?

Supreme Court and Red Zone

Supreme Court and Red Zone

Friday, 16 May 2014 12:42 p.m. by GrantShandLawyers

By a judgment 5 May 2014 in Quake Outcasts v The Minister for Canterbury Earthquake Recovery the Supreme Court has granted leave to the Quake Outcasts and Fowler Developments Ltd to appeal the decision(s) of the Court of Appeal.

Flooding Taskforce outlines short term measures to help those most vulnerable to flooding

Flooding Taskforce outlines short term measures to help those most vulnerable to flooding

Monday, 12 May 2014 5:52 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

The Council has given the green light to a range of short term flood prevention measures in the hardest hit areas of Christchurch and Little River, following the delivery of the Mayoral Taskforce on Flooding report today.

Is the residential red zone unlawful?

Is the residential red zone unlawful?

Tuesday, 6 May 2014 1:34 a.m. by MediaStuff

In August, the Outcasts and Fowler Developments Ltd won a judicial review of the Government's offer to buy uninsured properties and empty sections at 50 per cent of the land valuation.

Community to have say on red zone’s future

Community to have say on red zone’s future

Thursday, 17 April 2014 9:23 a.m. by GovtBeehive Popular

Gerry Brownlee | Canterbury Earthquake Recovery

Land advertising underway

Land advertising underway

Friday, 11 April 2014 3:16 p.m. by GovtEQC Popular

 

30 homes in anti-liquefaction pilot

30 homes in anti-liquefaction pilot

Wednesday, 2 April 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

The number of Canterbury properties with increased liquefaction risk will not be known before May, the Earthquake Commission (EQC) says.

Two-year wait not good enough for flooded Chch suburbs

Two-year wait not good enough for flooded Chch suburbs

Thursday, 27 March 2014 5:26 p.m. by Media3News

A solution is welcome for the heavy flooding in St Albans earlier this month, but the two-year time frame isn't.

Flood mitigation options to be shared with community

Flood mitigation options to be shared with community

Thursday, 27 March 2014 12:43 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

Some communities affected by flooding since the earthquakes will learn more about two fast-tracked options to address issues in Flockton Street and surrounding areas.

Pre-notification feedback sought on District Plan review options

Pre-notification feedback sought on District Plan review options

Wednesday, 26 March 2014 3:37 p.m. by GovtCCC

Christchurch residents and property owners are urged to let the Council know their views on options on draft chapters and maps being considered as part of the District Plan review.

Call to spend land-damage payouts fixing sections

Call to spend land-damage payouts fixing sections

Monday, 17 March 2014 11:48 p.m. by MediaThePress

Insurers want a law change so in future people are forced to use EQC land-damage payouts on fixing their sections rather than pocketing the money or spending it elsewhere.

A request to Council.

A request to Council.

Monday, 17 March 2014 8:25 p.m. by EmpoweredChCh

Thank you for the Hazard Forum on the weekend.

Questions and answers from CERA

Questions and answers from CERA

Friday, 14 March 2014 12:07 p.m. by EmpoweredChCh

Questions asked 17 February via email to CERA. 

Flood damage? What we cover.

Flood damage? What we cover.

Tuesday, 11 March 2014 12:38 p.m. by GovtEQC

 

Council to fast-track flood mitigation options

Council to fast-track flood mitigation options

Thursday, 6 March 2014 4:24 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

 

Surface structures will not deliver solutions to TC3 Eastern Suburbs category 8 and 9

Surface structures will not deliver solutions to TC3 Eastern Suburbs category 8 and 9

Wednesday, 26 February 2014 4:43 p.m. by EmpoweredChCh Popular

Here it is confirmed by Mike Stannard from MBIE that surface structures do not work in the Eastern suburbs where there is 30-40 m down to gravel. 

What should be done with the red zone?

What should be done with the red zone?

Friday, 21 February 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Substantial Land on the south-western border of Christchurch for sale

Substantial Land on the south-western border of Christchurch for sale

Monday, 17 February 2014 4:38 p.m. by PRNews Popular

A substantial section of land offering rural and residential opportunities, strategically located on the expanding south-western border of Christchurch City, has been placed on the market for sale.

Bitter twists for rezoned couple

Bitter twists for rezoned couple

Wednesday, 12 February 2014 5:31 a.m. by MediaOneNews Popular

A late-night phone call rocked Heather Larson's world more than Christchurch's earthquakes.

Please be careful if your property is subject to Hazards

Please be careful if your property is subject to Hazards

Monday, 3 February 2014 10:28 a.m. by EmpoweredChCh Popular

Please be careful when considering cash settlements if your land is subject to hazards. 

Recovery milestone reached today with final flat land red zone settlements

Recovery milestone reached today with final flat land red zone settlements

Friday, 31 January 2014 7:58 a.m. by GovtCera Popular

As the final settlement day is reached for flat land residential red zone property owners, a significant milestone can be marked in the recovery, says the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority chief executive Roger Sutton.

D-day for Christchurch red zone residents

D-day for Christchurch red zone residents

Friday, 31 January 2014 6:20 a.m. by Media3News

 

NZ First calls for full quake payout

NZ First calls for full quake payout

Wednesday, 29 January 2014 1:11 p.m. by PRNews

New Zealand First is calling on the Government to make a full buyout of properties owned by Christchurch residents who were not insured or owned bare sections.

NZ First calls for suspensory loans for red zone homeowners

NZ First calls for suspensory loans for red zone homeowners

Friday, 24 January 2014 3:00 p.m. by PRNews Popular

New Zealand First has called on the Government to make suspensory low interest loans available to red zone homeowners in Christchurch who have had to leave their homes but cannot afford to buy another home with the proceeds of their Government pay out.

Last red-zoners get exemption

Last red-zoners get exemption

Wednesday, 22 January 2014 10:48 p.m. by MediaStuff

The slow red-zone exodus is coming to an end for Christchurch property owners accepting the Government buy-out offer - and Iddo and Vrouwkje Bongers will be among the last to leave.

Port Hills Geotech Newsletter

Port Hills Geotech Newsletter

Monday, 23 December 2013 2:38 p.m. by MtPleasantCC Popular

 

Offer period extended for Port Hills red zone

Offer period extended for Port Hills red zone

Friday, 13 December 2013 11:20 a.m. by GovtBeehive Popular

Gerry Brownlee | Canterbury Earthquake Recovery

Offer period extended for Port Hills red zone

Offer period extended for Port Hills red zone

Friday, 13 December 2013 11:13 a.m. by GovtCera Popular

Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee has announced an extension for consideration of the Crown’s offer for eligible property owners in the Port Hills residential red zone.

Information for Port Hills Residents

Information for Port Hills Residents

Tuesday, 10 December 2013 3:45 p.m. by MtPleasantCC

Public Notice: Revocation of Proposed Change 1 to the Canterbury Regional Policy Statement

Public Notice: Revocation of Proposed Change 1 to the Canterbury Regional Policy Statement

Monday, 9 December 2013 6:00 a.m. by GovtCera Popular

The Minister for Canterbury Earthquake Recovery, Hon Gerry Brownlee, has decided to revoke Proposed Change 1 to the Canterbury Regional Policy Statement.

Plan a significant milestone for Chch housing recovery

Plan 'a significant milestone' for Chch housing recovery

Friday, 6 December 2013 2:53 p.m. by PRNews Popular

Housing Minister Dr Nick Smith today welcomed the release of the Land Use Recovery Plan by Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee.

Christchurch City Council endorses Land Use Recovery Plan

Christchurch City Council endorses Land Use Recovery Plan

Friday, 6 December 2013 2:49 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

Christchurch City Council endorses in principle the Land Use Recovery Plan (LURP) which has been approved by the Minister for Canterbury Earthquake Recovery today (Friday 6 December). 

LURP to provide speedy residential growth

LURP to provide speedy residential growth

Friday, 6 December 2013 2:06 p.m. by GovtCera Popular

Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee says the creation of the Land Use Recovery Plan (LURP) will go a long way towards easing housing pressures, with new options for development across greater Christchurch.

Port Hills review inconsistent and stressful

Port Hills review inconsistent and stressful

Thursday, 5 December 2013 11:52 p.m. by RuthDyson Popular

 

Long Awaited Port Hills Zoning Decision

Long Awaited Port Hills Zoning Decision

Thursday, 5 December 2013 1:31 p.m. by MtPleasantCC

Hon Gerry Brownlee Minister for Canterbury Earthquake Recovery 5 December 2013 

Port Hills zoning review announced

Port Hills zoning review announced

Thursday, 5 December 2013 12:56 p.m. by GovtCera Popular

Port Hills zoning review announced

Port Hills zoning review announced

Thursday, 5 December 2013 12:51 p.m. by GovtBeehive Popular

Gerry Brownlee | Canterbury Earthquake Recovery

Judgment allows Port Hills zoning review to progress

Judgment allows Port Hills zoning review to progress

Tuesday, 3 December 2013 1:08 p.m. by GovtCera Featured Popular

Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee says he is very pleased by the Court of Appeal’s finding, released today, that the residential red zoning of the most damaged parts of greater Christchurch was lawful, and that the process was well conducted.
“We also accept the Court’s view that in relation to vacant and uninsured improved properties on the flat land in Christchurch we now need to review whether our earlier decisions were consistent with the pu ...

Judgment allows Port Hills zoning review to progress

Judgment allows Port Hills zoning review to progress

Tuesday, 3 December 2013 1:04 p.m. by GovtBeehive

Gerry Brownlee | Canterbury Earthquake Recovery

 Selwyn, Waimakariri earthquake fault reports released

Selwyn, Waimakariri earthquake fault reports released

Sunday, 1 December 2013 7:17 p.m. by GovtECAN Popular

Environment Canterbury today released the fourth and fifth in a series of earthquake fault reports on different districts of the Canterbury region.

Council to discuss Land Use Recovery Plan

Council to discuss Land Use Recovery Plan

Wednesday, 27 November 2013 4:41 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

Disappointment over Land Use Recovery Plan hold up

Disappointment over Land Use Recovery Plan hold up

Thursday, 21 November 2013 4:08 p.m. by GovtBeehive Popular

Gerry Brownlee | Canterbury Earthquake Recovery

Port Hills Land Stability Presentation Q&As

Port Hills Land Stability Presentation Q&As

Tuesday, 19 November 2013 10:20 a.m. by MtPleasantCC Popular