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Claim details available in 2nd EQC leak

Claim details available in 2nd EQC leak

Monday, 8 April 2013 12:34 p.m. by Media3News Popular

EQC is being accused of another privacy breach, and this time the man who received the information plans to release it.

Tenants panic as buy-ups take away workplaces

Tenants panic as buy-ups take away workplaces

Monday, 8 April 2013 8:18 a.m. by MediaThePress

Businesses being evicted to make way for Christchurch's new metro sports precinct fear having to shut their doors and shed staff as they struggle to find new premises.

Post-quake shake-up in participation

Post-quake shake-up in participation

Monday, 8 April 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Children's sports teams have quadrupled in number in Christchurch's eastern suburbs since the earthquakes.

Fences, pools cop big insurance excesses

Fences, pools cop big insurance excesses

Monday, 8 April 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Insurers are imposing tough new $5000 excesses for some structures on residential properties which will save them millions of dollars in the next big natural disaster.

Buyer needed to save restoration bid

Buyer needed to save restoration bid

Monday, 8 April 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Christchurch's oldest stone church may yet face demolition after a restoration bid fell through due to lack of investor interest.

City gyms fate stuck on a treadmill

City gym's fate stuck on a treadmill

Monday, 8 April 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Les Mills was staying, then it was going, and now it looks like it might stay again.

Wave of vandalism strikes contractors

Wave of vandalism strikes contractors

Monday, 8 April 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Arson attacks, stolen machinery, thefts and tagging - welcome to what Canterbury demolition companies face almost every week.

Demo contractor in ECan waste probe

Demo contractor in ECan waste probe

Monday, 8 April 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Environment Canterbury is investigating a Christchurch contractor for allegedly burying demolition waste on 13 cleared residential sections.

Post-quake shake-up in participation

Post-quake shake-up in participation

Monday, 8 April 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Children's sports teams have quadrupled in number in Christchurch's eastern suburbs since the earthquakes.

Buyer needed to save restoration bid

Buyer needed to save restoration bid

Monday, 8 April 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Christchurch's oldest stone church may yet face demolition after a restoration bid fell through due to lack of investor interest.

Access given to leaked EQC case files

Access given to leaked EQC case files

Monday, 8 April 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

The Earthquake Commission's data security troubles have taken a new twist with revelations private information relating to earthquake-damaged homes has been leaked to a former employee who is prepared to release details of individual cases.

Wave of vandalism strikes contractors

Wave of vandalism strikes contractors

Monday, 8 April 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Arson attacks, stolen machinery, thefts and tagging - welcome to what Canterbury demolition companies face almost every week.

Demo contractor in ECan waste probe

Demo contractor in ECan waste probe

Monday, 8 April 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Environment Canterbury is investigating a Christchurch contractor for allegedly burying demolition waste on 13 cleared residential sections.

Claimant abandons case over rebuild payout

Claimant abandons case over rebuild payout

Sunday, 7 April 2013 11:11 a.m. by MediaThePress

A Court of Appeal challenge for a test case of how Southern Response determines rebuild payouts has been abandoned by the claimant.

EQC breach reveals inconsistancy

EQC breach reveals inconsistancy

Saturday, 6 April 2013 4:22 p.m. by Media3News

A woman says EQC's privacy breach revealed she's been paid only 10 percent of what she should have been for the damage to her Linwood house.

EQC breach reveals inconsistency

EQC breach reveals inconsistency

Saturday, 6 April 2013 4:22 p.m. by Media3News

A woman says EQC's privacy breach revealed she's been paid only 10 percent of what she should have been for the damage to her Linwood house.

Repairs about to start at Christchurch Art Gallery

Repairs about to start at Christchurch Art Gallery

Saturday, 6 April 2013 1:58 p.m. by MediaHerald

Repairs are about to start at Christchurch Art Gallery.The Christchurch City Council is ready to call tenders from specialist contractors, the first for repairing the building foundations.Though the building performed well during...

Transport nightmare at port

Transport nightmare at port

Saturday, 6 April 2013 1:17 p.m. by MediaThePress

Christchurch's rebuild and the region's commodity export growth are a boon for Lyttelton port but the higher volumes are leading to what some describe as a transport nightmare portside.

Quirky roofs may rise again

Quirky roofs may rise again

Saturday, 6 April 2013 12:43 p.m. by MediaThePress

Paul King wanted to resurrect the roof and ceiling from Nazareth House Chapel into an earthquake memorial.

Funding stoush looms over anchor projects

Funding stoush looms over anchor projects

Saturday, 6 April 2013 11:48 a.m. by MediaThePress

High-level negotiations are under way between the city council and the Government over who will pay for and who will own the anchor projects planned for Christchurch's new central business district.

Insurance Council welcomes ruling

Insurance Council welcomes ruling

Saturday, 6 April 2013 8:41 a.m. by Media3News

A court ruling that a Christchurch couple should be paid for the full replacement value of their red zoned home brings much needed clarity for insurers and property owners, the Insurance Council says.

Councillors eye options for vacant lot

Councillors eye options for vacant lot

Saturday, 6 April 2013 8:25 a.m. by MediaThePress

The Christchurch City Council may seek development proposals for prime central-city land it owns in Welles St.

Critics slate bizarre new cathedral

Critics slate 'bizarre' new cathedral

Friday, 5 April 2013 10:14 p.m. by MediaThePress

Prominent British and Australian architecture critics have ridiculed plans for a modern Christ Church Cathedral, labelling one of the options "vulgar" and "bizarre".

Critics slate bizarre new cathedral

Critics slate 'bizarre' new cathedral

Friday, 5 April 2013 10:14 p.m. by MediaStuff

Prominent British and Australian architecture critics have ridiculed plans for a modern Christ Church Cathedral, labelling one of the options "vulgar" and "bizarre".

Please explain, couple tell EQC

Please explain, couple tell EQC

Friday, 5 April 2013 9:50 p.m. by MediaStuff

A Christchurch couple want an explanation as to why they were paid only $8000 from EQC when the embattled organisation's own estimates of the damage to the home were over $80,000, according to the infamous leaked email.

Central Christchurch cordon reduced

Central Christchurch cordon reduced

Friday, 5 April 2013 4:20 p.m. by Media3News

The cordon in Christchurch's central city will shrink some more on Friday evening.

Colombo St partially reopened

Colombo St partially reopened

Friday, 5 April 2013 4:19 p.m. by MediaThePress

Christchurch's central city cordons will be reduced this evening.

Colombo St partly reopened

Colombo St partly reopened

Friday, 5 April 2013 4:19 p.m. by MediaThePress

Central Christchurch's cordons will be reduced tonight.

Tower must replace red-zoned house

Tower must replace red-zoned house

Friday, 5 April 2013 3:53 p.m. by MediaThePress

A Christchurch couple appears to have won the battle to have their insurer rebuild their house, but lost the the war to give all red-zoners a similar deal.

Chch couple win in interim decision

Chch couple win in interim decision

Friday, 5 April 2013 3:24 p.m. by Media3News

The Chch couple who took their insurance company to court over the rebuild of their quake-damaged, red-zoned home have come out on top in an interim decision.

Step forward for art gallery repairs

Step forward for art gallery repairs

Friday, 5 April 2013 3:05 p.m. by MediaThePress

The tender process for repairing the Christchurch Art Gallery will start soon, but the iconic building will not be open for at least two years.

Labour backs full cathedral rebuild

Labour backs full cathedral rebuild

Friday, 5 April 2013 1:04 p.m. by Media3News

Labour is backing the full restoration of Christchurch Cathedral.

Housing pressure on rise in Christchurch - report

Housing pressure on rise in Christchurch - report

Friday, 5 April 2013 5:44 a.m. by Media3News

Opposition parties are on the attack over a report into housing affordability in Canterbury.

Landslide in votes on Cathedral

Landslide in votes on Cathedral

Friday, 5 April 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

The future of Christ Church Cathedral will not be decided by a "public vote" but the people's opinion could be "very persuasive" if one of the designs gets overwhelming support, Bishop Victoria Matthews says.

Time to pick up the pace on housing issues

Time to 'pick up the pace' on housing issues

Friday, 5 April 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

The Government has found significant problems within Christchurch's quake-pressured housing market and says both it and the private sector need to "pick up the pace" to help the city's recovery.

Landslide in votes might sway church

Landslide in votes might sway church

Friday, 5 April 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

The future of Christ Church Cathedral will not be decided by a "public vote" but the people's opinion could be "very persuasive" if one of the designs gets overwhelming support, Bishop Victoria Matthews says.

Landslide in votes might sway church

Landslide in votes might sway church

Friday, 5 April 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

The future of Christ Church Cathedral will not be decided by a "public vote" but the people's opinion could be "very persuasive" if one of the designs gets overwhelming support, Bishop Victoria Matthews says.

Time to pick up the pace on housing issues

Time to 'pick up the pace' on housing issues

Friday, 5 April 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

The Government has found significant problems within Christchurch's quake-pressured housing market and says both it and the private sector need to "pick up the pace" to help the city's recovery.

Quake affects womens eating habits

Quake affects women's eating habits

Thursday, 4 April 2013 7:52 p.m. by MediaHerald

Eating habits among Canterbury women became unhealthier after the earthquakes to cope with stress, a study has revealed.Canterbury University psychology expert Dr Roeline Kuijer said women who suffered post-traumatic stress after...

Public vote on Cathedral design

Public vote on Cathedral design

Thursday, 4 April 2013 5:40 p.m. by Media3News Popular

The public have until May to vote for their favourite of three Christ Church Cathedral redesigns

Thousands need housing in Chch - report

Thousands need housing in Chch - report

Thursday, 4 April 2013 4:16 p.m. by Media3News

A vulnerable Christchurch housing market has left thousands of people without adequate living.

40 new homes for eastern suburbs

40 new homes for eastern suburbs

Thursday, 4 April 2013 3:05 p.m. by MediaThePress

The Government will spend $12.5 million building 40 new homes to ease the housing shortage in Christchurch's eastern suburbs. 

New cathedral design options divide

New cathedral design options divide

Thursday, 4 April 2013 11:40 a.m. by MediaThePress

Opinions are split between old and new after .

Two weeks until New Regent St opens

Two weeks until New Regent St opens

Thursday, 4 April 2013 9:54 a.m. by MediaThePress

Three options for new look cathedral (+photos)

Three options for new look cathedral (+photos)

Thursday, 4 April 2013 8:17 a.m. by MediaHerald

Three design options for a new cathedral in Christchurch have been released today for public feedback.The options include rebuilding the original Christ Church Cathedral, a traditional timber construction and a contemporary structure.Repairing...

Port Hills zone reviews delayed again

Port Hills zone reviews delayed again

Thursday, 4 April 2013 7:38 a.m. by MediaStuff

Rockfall-threatened Port Hills property owners challenging their land zoning must wait at least two months to learn the fate of the houses.

Options for new cathedral to be unveiled

Options for new cathedral to be unveiled

Thursday, 4 April 2013 5:10 a.m. by Media3News

Design options for the new ChristChurch Cathedral are set to be unveiled to the public.

Unveiling of cathedral options

Unveiling of cathedral options

Thursday, 4 April 2013 5:10 a.m. by Media3News

Design options for the new ChristChurch Cathedral are set to be unveiled to the public.

Unveiling of new cathedral options

Unveiling of new cathedral options

Thursday, 4 April 2013 5:10 a.m. by Media3News

Design options for the new ChristChurch Cathedral have been unveiled to the public.

New ChristChurch Cathedral options unveiled

New ChristChurch Cathedral options unveiled

Thursday, 4 April 2013 5:10 a.m. by Media3News Popular

Design options for the new ChristChurch Cathedral have been unveiled to the public.

Final Cathedral design options unveiled

Final Cathedral design options unveiled

Thursday, 4 April 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Which one of these would you like to see in Cathedral Square?

Final Cathedral design options unveiled

Final Cathedral design options unveiled

Thursday, 4 April 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Which one of these would you like to see in Cathedral Square?

178 red zoners reject Govt offer

178 red zoners reject Govt offer

Wednesday, 3 April 2013 6:02 p.m. by Media3News

Cera, says it was receiving acceptance letters from red zone property owners right up until last night's deadline.

178 red-zoners reject Crown offer

178 red-zoners reject Crown offer

Wednesday, 3 April 2013 5:16 p.m. by MediaStuff

Nearly 200 red-zoners have rejected a Crown offer to buy their earthquake-damaged land and will stay on in largely abandoned neighbourhoods.

Red-zoners accept deal at last minute

Red-zoners accept deal at last minute

Wednesday, 3 April 2013 4:50 p.m. by Media3News

Around a third of the remaining property owners in Christchurch's red-zones accepted a land buyout offer at the last minute.

Only 30pc of NZ prepared for emergency

Only 30pc of NZ prepared for emergency

Wednesday, 3 April 2013 1:11 p.m. by MediaHerald

After the Canterbury earthquakes only 30 per cent of New Zealanders are prepared at home for an emergency and a Civil Defence report says there is little evidence on how prepared businesses are.Prior to the 2010 and 2011 earthquakes...

Civil defence laws could be changed

Civil defence laws could be changed

Wednesday, 3 April 2013 11:36 a.m. by Media3News

The Canterbury earthquakes revealed problems with managing large-scale recovery efforts and laws could be reviewed, the Government says.

Room for Civil Defence progress - report

Room for Civil Defence progress - report

Wednesday, 3 April 2013 11:29 a.m. by MediaStuff

The Canterbury earthquakes have heightened Civil Defence' focus on preparing for emergencies, a new report says.

Uncertain future for red-zoners staying put

Uncertain future for red-zoners staying put

Wednesday, 3 April 2013 9:09 a.m. by Media3News

The futures of 150 home owners who are refusing to leave their red-zoned properties in Christchurch are still uncertain.

Red-zoners who rejected offers still in limbo

Red-zoners who rejected offers still in limbo

Wednesday, 3 April 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

The Christchurch red-zoners who have shunned a Government offer still face uncertainty over the fate of their land.