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Chief Executive update – 21 November 2012

Chief Executive update – 21 November 2012

Wednesday, 21 November 2012 4:37 p.m. by GovtCera

 

Planning Committee recommends plan changes

Planning Committee recommends plan changes

Wednesday, 21 November 2012 4:11 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

Christchurch City Council Planning Committee yesterday recommended that the Council adopt a proposed plan change to amend the airport noise contours in the City Plan.

Volcanic eruption

Volcanic eruption

Wednesday, 21 November 2012 3:38 p.m. by GovtEQC Popular

 

Advice to householders affected by the latest Tongariro eruption

Advice to householders affected by the latest Tongariro eruption

Wednesday, 21 November 2012 2:42 p.m. by GovtEQC Popular

Speedy demolition this weekend

Speedy demolition this weekend

Wednesday, 21 November 2012 11:36 a.m. by GovtCera Popular

This weekend will see a unique quick-fire demolition of the eight-storey URS House on the corner of Gloucester and Durham Streets.

Whites Road, Ohoka

Whites Road, Ohoka

Wednesday, 21 November 2012 10:05 a.m. by FletcherEQR Popular

Technical Reports - Peer Review - Canterbury Earthquake Sequence and Implications for Seismic Design Levels

Technical Reports - Peer Review - Canterbury Earthquake Sequence and Implications for Seismic Design Levels

Wednesday, 21 November 2012 10:03 a.m. by RoyalCommission Popular

The Commission received the following advice from Professor Ralph Archuleta of the University of California, Santa Barbara. The paper reviews the technical report by GNS Science.

Technical Reports - Base Isolation and Damage-Resistant Technologies for Improved Seismic Performance of Buildings

Technical Reports - Base Isolation and Damage-Resistant Technologies for Improved Seismic Performance of Buildings

Wednesday, 21 November 2012 9:54 a.m. by RoyalCommission Popular

The Commission sought the advice of Professor Andrew Buchanan, Holcim Adjunct Professor Des Bull, Associate Professor Rajesh Dhakal, Associate Professor Greg MacRae, Dr Alessandro Palermo and Associate Professor Stefano Pampanin from the University of Canterbury on new technologies to improve seismic performance of buildings.

Technical Report - Stairs and Access Ramps Between Floors in Multi-storey Buildings

Technical Report - Stairs and Access Ramps Between Floors in Multi-storey Buildings

Wednesday, 21 November 2012 9:48 a.m. by RoyalCommission Popular

This report, which was written by Des Bull of Holmes Consulting Group, indicates that in light of the damage sustained to stairs and access ramps in the Christchurch earthquakes a review was needed into the way these items are designed.  It is clear that inadequate allowance has been made in the past for the relative movement that occurs between floors in a major earthquake. 

Technical Report - Structural Design For Earthquake Resistance Past, Present and Future

Technical Report - Structural Design For Earthquake Resistance Past, Present and Future

Wednesday, 21 November 2012 9:46 a.m. by RoyalCommission Popular

The Commission received a report written by Associate Professor Rajesh Dhakal of the University of Canterbury. The report, which was offered to the Commission, provided an indepth discussion of the way in which the current approach to seismic design has developed, and how this may change in the future.

Land Use Recovery Plan

Land Use Recovery Plan

Tuesday, 20 November 2012 4:44 p.m. by GovtCera Popular

A Land Use Recovery Plan is to be prepared by Environment Canterbury, working with Christchurch City Council, Selwyn District Council, Waimakariri District Council, Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu, NZ Transport Agency and CERA.

Setting a new direction for Chch public transport

Setting a new direction for Chch public transport

Monday, 19 November 2012 5:03 p.m. by GovtECAN Featured Popular

Getting people out of their cars and back onto buses is one of the aims behind the change to the Christchurch Metro network.

EQC guidelines on vulnerability

EQC guidelines on vulnerability

Monday, 19 November 2012 3:20 p.m. by FletcherEQR Popular

 

300,000 claim exposures settled

300,000 claim exposures settled

Friday, 16 November 2012 4:54 p.m. by GovtEQC Popular

Victoria Square to reopen

Victoria Square to reopen

Thursday, 15 November 2012 10:47 p.m. by GovtCera Popular

The Christchurch CBD red zone will be reduced tomorrow to allow public access to Victoria Square for the first time since the February 2011 earthquake.

Draft Transport Plan open for public consultation

Draft Transport Plan open for public consultation

Thursday, 15 November 2012 3:53 p.m. by NickyWagner

Draft Transport Plan open for public consultation

Draft Transport Plan open for public consultation

Thursday, 15 November 2012 3:07 p.m. by GovtBeehive Popular

Gerry Brownlee | Canterbury Earthquake Recovery

Important boost for Canterbury rebuild

Important boost for Canterbury rebuild

Thursday, 15 November 2012 3:01 p.m. by GovtBeehive Popular

Gerry Brownlee | Canterbury Earthquake Recovery

Questions and Answers about Christchurch For Real Programme

Questions and Answers about Christchurch For Real Programme

Thursday, 15 November 2012 12:23 p.m. by chchforreal Popular

In the last 10 days that the Christchurch For Real Bus has been on the road, we have received  about the .

From The Mayor Office 15 November 2012

From The Mayor Office 15 November 2012

Thursday, 15 November 2012 11:35 a.m. by GovtCCC

 

Community invited to celebrate New Brighton Whale Pool re-opening

Community invited to celebrate New Brighton Whale Pool re-opening

Thursday, 15 November 2012 11:08 a.m. by GovtCCC Featured Popular

A special event to celebrate the re-opening of a Christchurch landmark, the New Brighton Whale Paddling Pool, is to be held this weekend.

Earthquake Recovery Community Advocate Jobs

Earthquake Recovery Community Advocate Jobs

Wednesday, 14 November 2012 6:34 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

The Christchurch City Council has four vacancies within the organisation which are newly created roles to assist the ability of Community Boards to implement their advocacy role under the Local Government Act on behalf of residents.

EQConnects - 13 November 2012

EQConnects - 13 November 2012

Tuesday, 13 November 2012 2:08 p.m. by GovtEQC Popular

 

For Real Industry Launch

For Real Industry Launch

Tuesday, 13 November 2012 8:50 a.m. by chchforreal Popular

The Christchurch For Real campaign was launched to the Infrastructure industry on 8 Nov 2012,

Summer pool party season returns

Summer pool party season returns

Monday, 12 November 2012 12:08 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

Summer pool party season returns

More than 50 applicants registered at Eastgate Shopping Centre

More than 50 applicants registered at Eastgate Shopping Centre

Friday, 9 November 2012 7:52 p.m. by chchforreal Popular

Yes, you read that right. 

Council approves Carr’s Road pedestrian/cycle bridge concept design

Council approves Carr’s Road pedestrian/cycle bridge concept design

Friday, 9 November 2012 10:38 a.m. by GovtCCC Popular

 

Public pressure forces Parata back-down

Public pressure forces Parata back-down

Thursday, 8 November 2012 8:01 p.m. by LianneDalziel Popular

 

Sumners Draft Master Plan available for community comment

Sumner's Draft Master Plan available for community comment

Thursday, 8 November 2012 11:23 a.m. by GovtCCC Popular

The final date for public submissions is 5pm on Wednesday 12 December 2012.

Temporary Linwood Service Centre re-opens

Temporary Linwood Service Centre re-opens

Thursday, 8 November 2012 10:20 a.m. by GovtCCC

The temporary service centre will have the same opening hours it did before its closure - from 9am-5pm on weekdays.

Queries on Accommodation and Pay

Queries on Accommodation and Pay

Wednesday, 7 November 2012 7:37 p.m. by chchforreal Popular

While For Real Bus was on the road, we received a couple of queries about our training and employment programme here in Christchurch that we thought you’d also be interested in to know. 

EQC Canterbury home repairs for the vulnerable

EQC Canterbury home repairs for the vulnerable

Wednesday, 7 November 2012 11:11 a.m. by GovtEQC Popular

EQC has focused on prioritising home repairs for vulnerable people, so those most in need get help as soon as possible.

Commissioners move to encourage new wood-burning technology

Commissioners move to encourage new wood-burning technology

Wednesday, 7 November 2012 10:43 a.m. by GovtECAN Featured Popular

Promoting resilience in the face of adversity

Promoting resilience in the face of adversity

Tuesday, 6 November 2012 3:45 p.m. by FletcherEQR Popular

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New Council funding to support Central City projects

New Council funding to support Central City projects

Tuesday, 6 November 2012 2:37 p.m. by GovtCCC Featured Popular

Two new funds to support the recovery of Christchurch's Central City have opened for applications.

Dulles Place, Papanui

Dulles Place, Papanui

Tuesday, 6 November 2012 1:48 p.m. by FletcherEQR Popular

Asset-Based Community Development Workshop

Asset-Based Community Development Workshop

Tuesday, 6 November 2012 1:15 p.m. by GovtCera Popular

Strong communities and well connected local neighbourhoods are important as we look to recover.

For Real Bus Visits AMI Stadium

For Real Bus Visits AMI Stadium

Monday, 5 November 2012 5:39 p.m. by chchforreal Popular

Do you know what the For Real Bus Roadshow is? The For Real Bus is a one-stop shop to access information about the For Real campaign and where interested parties may sign-up.

Housing NZ hits Christchurch repair target

Housing NZ hits Christchurch repair target

Thursday, 1 November 2012 7:59 p.m. by GovtBeehive Popular

Phil Heatley | Canterbury Earthquake Recovery

Further $28m approved for Skills for Canterbury

Further $28m approved for Skills for Canterbury

Thursday, 1 November 2012 11:49 a.m. by NickyWagner

Infrastructure employment scheme launched

Infrastructure employment scheme launched

Thursday, 1 November 2012 11:17 a.m. by GovtBeehive Popular

Gerry Brownlee | Canterbury Earthquake Recovery

Next step for Clifford Bay ferry terminal

Next step for Clifford Bay ferry terminal

Thursday, 1 November 2012 11:14 a.m. by GovtBeehive Popular

Gerry Brownlee | Canterbury Earthquake Recovery

Further $28m approved for Skills for Canterbury

Further $28m approved for Skills for Canterbury

Thursday, 1 November 2012 11:08 a.m. by GovtBeehive Popular

Steven Joyce | Canterbury Earthquake Recovery

Infrastructure report sets out 67 initiatives

Infrastructure report sets out 67 initiatives

Thursday, 1 November 2012 11:04 a.m. by GovtBeehive

Bill English | Canterbury Earthquake Recovery

Great News For Lucas Lane, Now For Rest Of Port Hills

Great News For Lucas Lane, Now For Rest Of Port Hills

Wednesday, 31 October 2012 6:13 p.m. by RuthDyson Popular

Great News For Lucas Lane, Now For Rest Of Port Hills

Positive rebuild trends and projects noted by Planning Committee

Positive rebuild trends and projects noted by Planning Committee

Wednesday, 31 October 2012 6:01 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

Apollo Place, Papanui

Apollo Place, Papanui

Wednesday, 31 October 2012 4:56 p.m. by FletcherEQR Popular

Cyclists to celebrate Evans Pass Road re-opening

Cyclists to celebrate Evans Pass Road re-opening

Wednesday, 31 October 2012 4:55 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

Cyclists will be the first to celebrate the re-opening of Evans Pass Road this weekend. The road will be open to cyclists only on Saturday 3 November 2012 from 8am, and to all vehicles from 8am on Sunday, 4 November 2012

Poor paint wash practices lead to fines

Poor paint wash practices lead to fines

Wednesday, 31 October 2012 4:27 p.m. by GovtECAN Popular

Environment Canterbury recently issued two infringement notices due to paint from rinsing brushes, rollers and other painting equipment being washed into a stream or onto land where it could enter a waterway. Each infringement notice carries with it a $750 fine.

Zoning review applications now tallied

Zoning review applications now tallied

Wednesday, 31 October 2012 2:30 p.m. by GovtCera Popular

The initial applications for the Port Hills Zoning Review have now been assessed for validity and checked that all necessary information has been provided.

Govt continues support for Canterbury Tertiary Institutions

Govt continues support for Canterbury Tertiary Institutions

Wednesday, 31 October 2012 1:46 p.m. by GovtBeehive Popular

Steven Joyce | Canterbury Earthquake Recovery

A Guy Fawkes to remember

A Guy Fawkes to remember

Wednesday, 31 October 2012 11:20 a.m. by GovtCCC Popular

Christchurch residents looking for a night to remember are invited to watch as the Treetech Guy Fawkes Fireworks Spectacular returns to New Brighton Pier at 9pm on Monday 5 November.

Residential land zoning complete

Residential land zoning complete

Wednesday, 31 October 2012 10:31 a.m. by GovtCera Popular

Christchurch Earthquake Appeal Trust continues to assist community

Christchurch Earthquake Appeal Trust continues to assist community

Tuesday, 30 October 2012 5:58 p.m. by GovtBeehive Popular

Chris Tremain | Canterbury Earthquake Recovery

Progress with 30 priority projects outlined

Progress with 30 priority projects outlined

Tuesday, 30 October 2012 4:40 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

Christchurch City Council's Community, Recreation and Culture Committee has today received an update on progress with 30 facilities prioritised last month for funding, further investigation and, where possible, repairs.

Committee calls for full Town Hall repair

Committee calls for full Town Hall repair

Tuesday, 30 October 2012 4:17 p.m. by GovtCCC Featured Popular

Christchurch City Council's Community, Recreation and Culture Committee today unanimously recommended the entire Town Hall complex be repaired to 100 per cent of New Building Standards.

How to know if it’s us

How to know if it’s us

Monday, 29 October 2012 3:41 p.m. by FletcherEQR Recommended Popular

Rebuild Central

Rebuild Central

Saturday, 27 October 2012 6:06 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

Located in Rebuild Central at 36 Lichfield Street are a team of professionals dedicated to the rebuild of the Central City, including urban designers, planners, resource consent and building consent experts and specialists in the areas of sustainability, public space and economics.