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CTV News   Monday 17 March

CTV News Monday 17 March

Monday, 17 March 2014 6:54 p.m. by MediaCTV

Christchurch Irish flock to the Bog for St Patricks Day

Christchurch Irish flock to the Bog for St Patrick's Day

Monday, 17 March 2014 4:35 p.m. by Media3News

Re-opening just a week before St Patrick's Day has made for a busy day at the Bog Irish Bar.

Recovery not just an insurance issue

Recovery not just an 'insurance issue'

Monday, 17 March 2014 9:20 a.m. by MediaThePress

Anglicans tell Peters to butt out

Anglicans tell Peters to butt out

Sunday, 16 March 2014 2:46 p.m. by Media3News

The Anglican Church is reminding Winston Peters that ChristChurch Cathedral is its property and should not be part of talks to form a government.

How Dots case was missed

How Dot's case was missed

Friday, 14 March 2014 11:15 p.m. by MediaStuff

Dot Boyd, 85, finally got some answers from the Earthquake Commission this week as she faced another cold winter in her draughty, damaged house.

EQC waiting for us to die

EQC 'waiting for us to die'

Friday, 14 March 2014 11:13 p.m. by MediaStuff

The boxes are still stacked up in Marlene Naish's home.

Convention centre bidding war runs out

Convention centre bidding war runs out

Friday, 14 March 2014 11:13 p.m. by MediaThePress

The race to design and build Christchurch's new convention centre is down to one after another bidder pulled out this week, according to documents obtained by The Press.

Mayor on Library Consultation

Mayor on Library Consultation

Friday, 14 March 2014 7:41 p.m. by MediaCTV

Metservice

Metservice

Friday, 14 March 2014 7:41 p.m. by MediaCTV

CTV News   Friday 14 March

CTV News Friday 14 March

Friday, 14 March 2014 6:30 p.m. by MediaCTV

Canterbury Wizard a city icon

Canterbury Wizard a city icon

Thursday, 13 March 2014 3:57 p.m. by MediaCTV

Brownlee: No evidence VIP get priority

Brownlee: No evidence VIP get priority

Thursday, 13 March 2014 2:50 p.m. by MediaStuff

 

Reid Stiven: How is EQC doing?

Reid Stiven: How is EQC doing?

Thursday, 13 March 2014 11:51 a.m. by CanterburyMorningsZB

Reid Stiven from the EQC talks to Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch about how things are going with EQC and how he feels they are dealing with people's claims

EQC flagged prominent claimants as sensitive

EQC flagged prominent claimants as 'sensitive'

Wednesday, 12 March 2014 11:55 p.m. by MediaStuff

The Earthquake Commission told staff to flag claimants who were television personalities and sports stars, documents show.

CTV News   Wednesday 12 March

CTV News Wednesday 12 March

Wednesday, 12 March 2014 9:08 p.m. by MediaCTV

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Skellerup settles Canterbury quake claim

Skellerup settles Canterbury quake claim

Wednesday, 12 March 2014 3:33 p.m. by Media3News

Industrial rubber goods maker Skellerup has settled a $32.3M claim with its insurers over the Canterbury earthquakes.

Deal with EQC on housing gets closer

Deal with EQC on housing gets closer

Wednesday, 12 March 2014 1:14 a.m. by MediaStuff

The Christchurch City Council says it is making progress in its bid to reach a global settlement with the Earthquake Commission (EQC) for damage to its social housing stock.

Thousands call for insurance advice

Thousands call for insurance advice

Wednesday, 12 March 2014 1:14 a.m. by MediaStuff

Cantabrians frustrated by earthquake insurance claims have contacted a Government-run advisory service more than 3500 times in 10 months.

Winners hard times are over

Winner's hard times are over

Wednesday, 12 March 2014 1:08 a.m. by MediaStuff

The hard times are over for a Christchurch man who has pocketed $5 million in Lotto winnings.

Lotto winner couldnt buy bus ticket

Lotto winner couldn't buy bus ticket

Wednesday, 12 March 2014 1:08 a.m. by MediaStuff

The hard times are over for a Christchurch man who has pocketed $5 million in Lotto winnings.

CTV News   Monday 11 March

CTV News Monday 11 March

Tuesday, 11 March 2014 8:55 p.m. by MediaCTV

Fraudulent quake claim payouts sent offshore

Fraudulent quake claim payouts sent offshore

Tuesday, 11 March 2014 3:43 p.m. by MediaStuff

Money from a Christchurch woman's four false EQC claims, totalling $37,487, has passed out of reach to her family in India.

CTV engineer resigns from IPENZ

CTV engineer resigns from IPENZ

Tuesday, 11 March 2014 3:22 p.m. by Media3News

The professional engineering body may not be able to continue with its probe into Dr Alan Reay's conduct.

Alan Reay quits professional body

Alan Reay quits professional body

Tuesday, 11 March 2014 3:18 p.m. by MediaStuff

The boss of the company that designed the failed CTV building has quit the Institution of Professional Engineers New Zealand (Ipenz).

Lianne Dalziel: Weekly Appointment

Lianne Dalziel: Weekly Appointment

Tuesday, 11 March 2014 12:55 p.m. by CanterburyMorningsZB

Christchurch City Mayor Lianne Dalziel talks to Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch about the latest around the city

Lynched- Monday 10 March Jim Anderton

Lynched- Monday 10 March Jim Anderton

Tuesday, 11 March 2014 10:54 a.m. by ChrisLynch

Lynched- Jim Anderton

Lynched- Jim Anderton

Tuesday, 11 March 2014 10:54 a.m. by ChrisLynch

Homeowner finally gets EQC payout

Homeowner finally gets EQC payout

Tuesday, 11 March 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Dot Boyd still won't let herself cry. Even in a week that has changed her life, the 85-year-old will not break down.

Recovery leaders miss forum on Ceras role

Recovery leaders miss forum on Cera's role

Tuesday, 11 March 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

The Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority (Cera) was absent from a community forum about its recovery role and how it will transition out of Christchurch.

Crusaders

Crusaders

Monday, 10 March 2014 10:48 p.m. by MediaCTV

CTV News   Monday 10 March

CTV News Monday 10 March

Monday, 10 March 2014 8:54 p.m. by MediaCTV

Christchurch house prices grow post-quake

Christchurch house prices grow post-quake

Monday, 10 March 2014 2:53 p.m. by Media3News

Demand for housing in Christchurch after the 2010 and 2011 earthquakes has driven the value of residential properties up.

Poplar Lane owners still waiting

Poplar Lane owners still waiting

Monday, 10 March 2014 7:54 a.m. by MediaStuff

The claims for about 183 Canterbury customers of the failed Western Pacific Insurance are proceeding at a glacial place.

Science Alive! moving into central city

Science Alive! moving into central city

Monday, 10 March 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Science Alive! will move to the inner city with the aim of becoming an "innovative tourism attraction".

Plea to use CBD buildings

Plea to use CBD buildings

Monday, 10 March 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Demolishing accommodation buildings in the East Frame only to replace them with new apartment buildings is madness, a Christchurch activist says.

Class action suit against Govt insurer

Class action suit against Govt insurer

Sunday, 9 March 2014 7:37 a.m. by Media3News

 

4000 claims after Januarys 6.2 quake

4000 claims after January's 6.2 quake

Saturday, 8 March 2014 1:22 p.m. by Media3News

More than 4000 claims have been lodged relating to the 6.2 earthquake which struck in the lower North Island in January.

Legal challenge to be mounted against Southern Response

Legal challenge to be mounted against Southern Response

Saturday, 8 March 2014 8:08 a.m. by Media3News

A Christchurch lawyer has confirmed he expects to file legal action against Southern Response, the insurer tasked with taking over quake claims following the near collapse of AMI Insurance.

Grant Cameron from GCA Lawyers says the company has been approached by key parties who feel the time has come for definitive action.

He says the primary issue is the lengthy delay.

"Everybody's ...

Christchurch rebuild: A city stalled

Christchurch rebuild: A city stalled

Saturday, 8 March 2014 7:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

The Government's Blueprint plan to rebuild central Christchurch looks to be stalling. So how did we get to where we are and what might have been the critical mistakes? JOHN McCRONE investigates.

Is the sun setting on the rebuild?

Is the sun setting on the rebuild?

Friday, 7 March 2014 11:03 p.m. by MediaThePress

For many, the rebuild of Christchurch is progressing at a painfully slow rate. So what is holding things up? 

CTV News   Friday 07 March

CTV News Friday 07 March

Friday, 7 March 2014 8:19 p.m. by MediaCTV

People of Chch vs Southern Response

People of Chch vs Southern Response

Friday, 7 March 2014 5:52 p.m. by Media3News

Policy holders are combining forces to take group action against their insurer, Southern Response.

Homeowners to take EQC to court

Homeowners to take EQC to court

Friday, 7 March 2014 1:02 p.m. by MediaStuff

More than 120 fed-up homeowners will take the Earthquake Commission to court over its handling of Canterbury's rebuild.

David Cunliffe: Flooding Assessment

David Cunliffe: Flooding Assessment

Friday, 7 March 2014 12:45 p.m. by CanterburyMorningsZB

Labour Leader David Cunliffe talks to Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch about the assessment he is seeing of the damage caused by the floods.

Quake impacts heavy for kids from low-income families

Quake impacts heavy for kids from low-income families

Friday, 7 March 2014 12:03 p.m. by MediaHerald

The ongoing impacts of the Canterbury earthquakes are disproportionately impacting children from low-income families, with health problems and family violence on the rise, a new report says.The paper released today by Child Poverty...

Brownlee summons EQC chief

Brownlee summons EQC chief

Friday, 7 March 2014 11:10 a.m. by MediaStuff

Earthquake Commission (EQC) bosses have arrived at Parliament this morning after a "please explain" over the fate of vulnerable elderly people still waiting for repairs on their earthquake-damaged homes.

Shocked city still so battered and broken

Shocked city still so battered and broken

Friday, 7 March 2014 10:58 a.m. by MediaThePress

 I was staying in the Christchurch CBD, visiting from Dunedin, the weekend before the February 2011 earthquake. I had been there off and on following September 2010 and had the experience of a few high-level shakes, including one towards the top of the Grand Chancellor.

Brownlee taken to task

Brownlee taken to task

Friday, 7 March 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Labour MPs are outraged that the Earthquake Commission accessed emails they sent on behalf of constituents so its minister could use the information to take political potshots.

Factory-built homes on way

Factory-built homes on way

Friday, 7 March 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Two of Christchurch's large building companies have joined forces to produce factory-built homes in big numbers, branding it "a game changer for New Zealand housing market".

$53m anchor project on its way

$53m anchor project on its way

Friday, 7 March 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Christchurch's $53 million state of the art Bus Interchange is only a year away.

Christchurch cleans up after latest natural disaster

Christchurch cleans up after latest natural disaster

Thursday, 6 March 2014 8:14 p.m. by MediaHerald

It could still take two years to fully implement a flood mitigation plan for Christchurch's flood-prone areas following more damage from this week's major storm that crashed into Canterbury, the Government and the local council say.

CTV News   Thursday 06 March

CTV News Thursday 06 March

Thursday, 6 March 2014 7:33 p.m. by MediaCTV

Desperate tales from Lyttleton

Desperate tales from Lyttleton

Thursday, 6 March 2014 5:47 p.m. by Media3News

The stories of two Lyttleton women and their desperate sense of frustration.

Lianne Dalziel: Flooding Update

Lianne Dalziel: Flooding Update

Thursday, 6 March 2014 1:21 p.m. by CanterburyMorningsZB

Christchurch City Mayor Lianne Dalziel talks to Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch with a flood update

PM tours flood-hit Christchurch businesses

PM tours flood-hit Christchurch businesses

Thursday, 6 March 2014 12:46 p.m. by MediaHerald

Prime Minister John Key has today seen firsthand the damage wrought by the bad weather that has hammered Christchurch, telling flooded business owners to "hang in there".

Geoffrey Rathbun: Save Cathedral

Geoffrey Rathbun: Save Cathedral

Thursday, 6 March 2014 12:35 p.m. by CanterburyMorningsZB

Keep the Cathedral advocate Geoffrey Rathbun talks to Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch about why he wants it saved.

Chris Hutching: Flooding in Christchurch

Chris Hutching: Flooding in Christchurch

Thursday, 6 March 2014 11:59 a.m. by CanterburyMorningsZB

NBR Christchurch Property Journalist Chris Hutching talks to Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch about the flooding issues faced for properties in the city.

Faster ways found to build cheap homes

Faster ways found to build cheap homes

Thursday, 6 March 2014 11:52 a.m. by Media3News

New and easier ways to build homes could have a big impact on meeting the housing shortage nationwide.

Christchurch mayor predicts disaster fatigue

Christchurch mayor predicts disaster fatigue

Thursday, 6 March 2014 6:30 a.m. by MediaHerald

Hundreds of Cantabrians remain without power this morning as the Christchurch mayor defends the council's response to widespread flooding.