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Detailed maps: Port Hills movement

Detailed maps: Port Hills movement

Wednesday, 6 November 2013 11:19 p.m. by MediaStuff

The council has released detailed maps showing the mass movement areas on the Port Hills.

EQC admits thousands excluded from customer surveys

EQC admits thousands excluded from customer surveys

Wednesday, 6 November 2013 10:29 p.m. by MediaRNZ

Top boss tips strong jobs growth

Top boss tips strong jobs growth

Wednesday, 6 November 2013 7:54 p.m. by MediaThePress

Canterbury has 1500 fewer jobs than four months ago, signalling a slowdown in the recovery, new figures from Statistics New Zealand show.

Brownlee disappointed with surveys

Brownlee 'disappointed' with surveys

Wednesday, 6 November 2013 7:17 p.m. by MediaStuff

Earthquake Commission (EQC) officials will front up to Minister Gerry Brownlee to "explain" how 31,000 claimants were excluded from the commission's satisfaction surveys in the past three years.

Port Hills slope stability report released

Port Hills slope stability report released

Wednesday, 6 November 2013 5:32 p.m. by MediaHerald Popular

A long-awaited report looking at the slope stability of the Port Hills above Christchurch has identified 36 areas of "mass land movement" since the earthquakes.

EQC survey results called into question

EQC survey results called into question

Wednesday, 6 November 2013 5:26 p.m. by Media3News

The Earthquake Commission will redo its customer service surveys after 31,000 claimants in disputes with EQC were excluded.

Having the facts eases homeowners concern

Having the facts eases homeowner's concern

Wednesday, 6 November 2013 4:00 p.m. by MediaStuff

Tony Aldridge calls it the worst kept secret in Christchurch.

Port Hills homeowner "living in limbo"

Port Hills homeowner "living in limbo"

Wednesday, 6 November 2013 4:00 p.m. by MediaStuff

Tony Aldridge calls it the worst kept secret in Christchurch.

Chchs Port Hills highly unstable - report

Chch's Port Hills highly unstable - report

Wednesday, 6 November 2013 12:33 p.m. by Media3News

A total of 36 areas have suffered mass land movement after the Christchurch quakes.

Kiwis visit Japanese family of CTV victim

Kiwis visit Japanese family of CTV victim

Wednesday, 6 November 2013 11:18 a.m. by MediaHerald

Little old fashioned brown shoes - that was all Linda Burrowes could remember clearly about the "wee dot" of a girl when police asked her to describe what she was wearing when the CTV building crumbled on her.It is not surprising...

EQC excludes 31,000 claimants from survey

EQC excludes 31,000 claimants from survey

Wednesday, 6 November 2013 4:17 a.m. by MediaStuff

Doubt has been thrown on Earthquake Commission (EQC) satisfaction results after the commission admitted 31,000 claimants were excluded from its surveys in the past three years.

EQC pulled the plug

EQC pulled the plug

Wednesday, 6 November 2013 12:50 a.m. by MediaStuff



700 Port Hills homes on unstable land

700 Port Hills homes on unstable land

Wednesday, 6 November 2013 12:45 a.m. by MediaStuff



EQC waste time and money

EQC waste time and money

Wednesday, 6 November 2013 12:08 a.m. by MediaStuff



Report on Port Hills calls for more research

Report on Port Hills calls for more research

Tuesday, 5 November 2013 11:40 p.m. by MediaStuff



EQC satisfaction results suspect

EQC satisfaction results 'suspect'

Tuesday, 5 November 2013 7:43 p.m. by MediaStuff

A former Earthquake Commission (EQC) assessor turned advocate is accusing EQC of manipulating its customer satisfaction survey.

$7500 paid to contractor with criminal record

$7500 paid to contractor with criminal record

Tuesday, 5 November 2013 6:37 p.m. by MediaStuff

Val Branson is nervously waiting on the Earthquake Commission (EQC) to decide whether she will be reimbursed for work done by controversial Christchurch firm Alligator Drainage Ltd.

EQC gets tickle up from auditor-general

EQC gets tickle up from auditor-general

Tuesday, 5 November 2013 3:09 p.m. by Media3News

Lyn Provost's evaluation of EQC's performance so far was presented to Parliament today.

Public to have say in future of red-zone land

Public to have say in future of red-zone land

Tuesday, 5 November 2013 11:28 a.m. by MediaStuff

The public will get to have a say in the fate of the large tracts of flat land in Christchurch red-zoned by the Government, Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee says.

EQC report echoes long-standing complaints

EQC report echoes long-standing complaints

Tuesday, 5 November 2013 11:28 a.m. by MediaStuff

Another day, another negative, embarrassing and yet predictable day for the Earthquake Commission (EQC).

Council to lift lid on Port Hills building risks

Council to lift lid on Port Hills building risks

Tuesday, 5 November 2013 11:10 a.m. by MediaStuff

The risks of building on the Port Hills will be revealed when a critical report on land stability, which the Christchurch City Council has sat on for months, is finally made public.

Evicted tenant decries housing waste

Evicted tenant decries housing waste

Tuesday, 5 November 2013 11:10 a.m. by MediaStuff

A former tenant of a red-zoned Christchurch City Council housing complex is questioning why habitable units are sitting empty when there is a shortage of accommodation in the city.

Brownlee defends EQC performance

Brownlee defends EQC performance

Tuesday, 5 November 2013 11:10 a.m. by MediaStuff

Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee has brushed off a report criticising the Earthquake Commission's (EQC) poor communication and inconsistent dealings with quake-affected Cantabrians.

Report on Port Hills building risks today

Report on Port Hills building risks today

Tuesday, 5 November 2013 11:10 a.m. by MediaStuff

The risks of building on the Port Hills will be revealed when a critical report on land stability, which the Christchurch City Council has sat on for months, is finally made public.

Evicted council tenant decries housing waste

Evicted council tenant decries housing waste

Tuesday, 5 November 2013 11:10 a.m. by MediaStuff

A former tenant of a red-zoned Christchurch City Council housing complex is questioning why habitable units are sitting empty when there is a shortage of accommodation in the city.

Protesters greet Mayor, Brownlee at public meeting

Protesters greet Mayor, Brownlee at public meeting

Tuesday, 5 November 2013 8:25 a.m. by Media3News

 

EQC advised to prioritise certainty for homeowners

EQC advised to prioritise certainty for homeowners

Tuesday, 5 November 2013 1:46 a.m. by MediaStuff

The Auditor-General has recommended that the Earthquake Commission prioritise actions to give homeowners more certainty after a "scathing" report into its performance criticised its dealings with residents after the Canterbury earthquakes.

Damning report into EQC practices

Damning report into EQC practices

Tuesday, 5 November 2013 1:46 a.m. by MediaStuff

The Auditor-General has recommended that the Earthquake Commission prioritise actions to give homeowners more certainty after a "scathing" report into its performance criticised its dealings with residents after the Canterbury earthquakes.

Scarborough pool replacement to cost council

Scarborough pool replacement to cost council

Tuesday, 5 November 2013 12:17 a.m. by MediaThePress

The Christchurch City Council will need to find at least $680,000 if it wants to replace the Scarborough paddling pool, latest cost estimates suggest.

Scarborough pool may cost $700k

Scarborough pool may cost $700k

Tuesday, 5 November 2013 12:17 a.m. by MediaThePress

The Christchurch City Council will need to find at least $680,000 if it wants to replace the Scarborough paddling pool, latest cost estimates suggest.

EQC pays legal costs over email blunder

EQC pays legal costs over email blunder

Monday, 4 November 2013 8:46 p.m. by MediaStuff

Months after the Earthquake Commission (EQC) obtained a court order preventing further publication of leaked client information, it has finally paid the legal costs of one of the key figures behind the saga.

The stress of waiting for EQC

The stress of waiting for EQC

Monday, 4 November 2013 8:10 p.m. by Media3News

Kelvin and Olivia Stevens' EQC claim was dealt with by the October 31st deadline for small claims - just not in the way they were expecting.

Insurers report progress on settling claims

Insurers report progress on settling claims

Monday, 4 November 2013 12:58 p.m. by MediaRNZ

Christchurch firms must embrace different ways

Christchurch firms must embrace different ways

Sunday, 3 November 2013 9:33 p.m. by MediaThePress



Why doesnt Town link to Gown?

Why doesn't Town link to Gown?

Sunday, 3 November 2013 8:42 p.m. by MediaThePress

 

Community groups may have key role in disaster recovery

Community groups may have key role in disaster recovery

Sunday, 3 November 2013 4:09 p.m. by MediaRNZ Popular

Labour announces Christchurch housing plan

Labour announces Christchurch housing plan

Sunday, 3 November 2013 1:52 p.m. by Media3News

 

Legal challenges expose hasty process

Legal challenges expose hasty process

Saturday, 2 November 2013 8:18 p.m. by MediaStuff

Cunliffe unveils KiwiAssure insurer

Cunliffe unveils 'KiwiAssure' insurer

Saturday, 2 November 2013 4:18 p.m. by Media3News Popular

Westpac secures Christchurch site

Westpac secures Christchurch site

Saturday, 2 November 2013 12:33 p.m. by Media3News

Westpac will move 450 staff into new offices in the centre of Christchurch in the middle of 2016.

City built for love, not money

City built for love, not money

Saturday, 2 November 2013 1:45 a.m. by MediaThePress

High construction and land costs are killing property development profits in central Christchurch, scaring off out-of-town developers.

Residents bitten by Alligator Drainage

Residents bitten by Alligator Drainage

Friday, 1 November 2013 4:00 p.m. by MediaThePress Popular

A drainage company run by a former criminal and a former bankrupt has obtained numerous Christchurch jobs by telling customers the Earthquake Commission (EQC) will reimburse costs without prior authorisation.

Westpac signs up as first Gough tenant

Westpac signs up as first Gough tenant

Friday, 1 November 2013 4:00 p.m. by MediaThePress

The rebuild of Christchurch's core retail precinct has taken a leap forward, with banking giant Westpac signing up as the first new office tenant.

A familys quake bureaucracy nightmare

A family's quake bureaucracy nightmare

Friday, 1 November 2013 4:00 p.m. by MediaStuff

Ian and Amanda Thompson took their family on a holiday to Geraldine when Earthquake Commission assessors came to their Lyttelton home.

Residents bitten by Alligator Drainage

Residents bitten by Alligator Drainage

Friday, 1 November 2013 4:00 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

A drainage company run by a former criminal and a former bankrupt has obtained numerous Christchurch jobs by telling customers the Earthquake Commission (EQC) will reimburse costs without prior authorisation.

EQC misses deadlines, insists its making progress

EQC misses deadlines, insists it's making progress

Friday, 1 November 2013 11:57 a.m. by MediaRNZ

Canterbury Uni gets $260m for rebuild programme

Canterbury Uni gets $260m for rebuild programme

Thursday, 31 October 2013 5:45 p.m. by MediaHerald

Canterbury University will receive $260 million from the Government to support its rebuild programme.The funding boost was announced this afternoon by Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister Steven Joyce."The Government's...

Cyclists applaud city transport plan

Cyclists applaud city transport plan

Thursday, 31 October 2013 4:00 p.m. by MediaThePress

The Government's transport plan for Christchurch is being hailed as another big boost for cycling in the city.

Parking vital for Christchurchs heart

Parking 'vital' for Christchurch's heart

Thursday, 31 October 2013 4:00 p.m. by MediaThePress

A vital slice of Christchurch's recovery - parking - is missing from the central city's transport plan, a prominent developer says.

EQC says its hit its deadline

EQC says it's hit its deadline

Thursday, 31 October 2013 4:00 p.m. by MediaStuff

The Earthquake Commission says it will have settled all of its standard under-$15,000 claims by this morning, with a few exceptions.

A chair that turns into a quake helmet?

A chair that turns into a quake helmet?

Thursday, 31 October 2013 4:00 p.m. by MediaStuff

When an earthquake hits, most of us know to run for a doorframe or duck next to a desk.

Home building consents rise 1.4 percent

Home building consents rise 1.4 percent

Thursday, 31 October 2013 1:02 p.m. by Media3News

In Canterbury a record 599 new dwellings, including 101 apartments, were consented in September.

New home consents hit all-time high

New home consents hit all-time high

Wednesday, 30 October 2013 10:22 p.m. by MediaThePress

Canterbury building consents have hit an all-time record with 599 new homes given approval in September.

New Christchurch transport plan praised

New Christchurch transport plan praised

Wednesday, 30 October 2013 7:40 p.m. by MediaStuff

Christchurch's new transport has met with approval from politicians and advocates, winning praise for having taken on board pleas from residents.

Reduced speed limit for Christchurchs inner city

Reduced speed limit for Christchurch's inner city

Wednesday, 30 October 2013 6:52 p.m. by MediaHerald

New transport plans for Christchurch reveal the inner city will have a reduced speed limit and a "people-focused environment'' once rebuilt.

4.2 quake rattles Christchurch

4.2 quake rattles Christchurch

Wednesday, 30 October 2013 6:14 p.m. by MediaStuff

A "strong" magnitude 4.2 quake shake struck Christchurch in the early hours this morning.

Christchurch transport plan released

Christchurch transport plan released

Wednesday, 30 October 2013 4:27 p.m. by Media3News

Cyclists and pedestrians will get right of way under a new transport plan for Christchurch.

EQC works towards target for payments

EQC works towards target for payments

Wednesday, 30 October 2013 9:07 a.m. by MediaRNZ

The Earthquake Commission says it's confident it will meet its deadline for settle most, if not all, of the Canterbury earthquake claims it had promised to resolve by the end of October.

Transport plan for an accessible city

Transport plan for 'an accessible city'

Wednesday, 30 October 2013 3:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Pedestrians and cyclists will be made welcome in central Christchurch while vehicles will be restricted to 30kmh and a public transport will be streamlined, the Government's transport plan reveals.

More constructions workers in city

More constructions workers in city

Wednesday, 30 October 2013 1:57 a.m. by MediaThePress

As most Christchurch residents know from the many more vans, trucks and utes on the streets, the city has a few more construction industry workers than a year ago.