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Earthquake Information Update 25

Earthquake Information Update 25

Saturday, 29 October 2011 11:44 a.m. by LianneDalziel Popular

 

Earthquake Recovery and Rebuild Update # 20…

Earthquake Recovery and Rebuild Update # 20…

Saturday, 29 October 2011 11:43 a.m. by NickyWagner Popular

 

landcheck.org.nz now online

landcheck.org.nz now online

Friday, 28 October 2011 8:32 p.m. by GovtCera Popular

landcheck.org.nz now online

landcheck.org.nz now online

Friday, 28 October 2011 8:32 p.m. by GovtCera

Stronger Christchurch Infrastructure Rebuild news 14

Stronger Christchurch Infrastructure Rebuild news 14

Friday, 28 October 2011 4:59 p.m. by SCIRT Popular

Rebuilding Our City:  28 October 2011

Rebuilding Our City: 28 October 2011

Friday, 28 October 2011 4:57 p.m. by BrendonBurns Popular

New foundation design categories for Canterbury

New foundation design categories for Canterbury

Friday, 28 October 2011 3:38 p.m. by GovtBeehive Popular

 

6430 orange zone properties turned green

6430 orange zone properties turned green

Friday, 28 October 2011 2:56 p.m. by GovtCera Popular

CERA Draft Plan Community Meetings

CERA Draft Plan Community Meetings

Friday, 28 October 2011 11:54 a.m. by LianneDalziel Popular

 

How do the new DBH technical categories for the Green Zone affect my EQC claim?

How do the new DBH technical categories for the Green Zone affect my EQC claim?

Friday, 28 October 2011 12:00 a.m. by GovtEQC Popular

For homeowners whose property is in the green zone and in Technical Categories 1 or 2 (TC1 or TC2) with foundations that require repairing or rebuilding, a range of standard options are available for the repair and rebuilding of foundations. In general, your insurance will cover any additional costs of these foundations. Policies can differ however, so it’s best to check with your insurer.

Annual Report outlines earthquake impact

Annual Report outlines earthquake impact

Thursday, 27 October 2011 1:24 p.m. by Swiggs Popular

 

Technical Reports - Foundations on Deep Alluvial Soils

Technical Reports - Foundations on Deep Alluvial Soils

Wednesday, 26 October 2011 4:06 p.m. by RoyalCommission Popular

This report prepared by Associate Professor Misko Cubrinovski of the University of Canterbury and Ian McCahon of Geotech Consulting Ltd discusses the nature of the soils in the Christchurch CBD, and their susceptibility to liquefaction. 

Technical Report - The Performance of Unreinforced Masonry Buildings in the 2010-2011 Canterbury Earthquake Swarm

Technical Report - The Performance of Unreinforced Masonry Buildings in the 2010-2011 Canterbury Earthquake Swarm

Wednesday, 26 October 2011 3:30 p.m. by RoyalCommission Popular

The Commission sought the advice of Associate Professor Jason Ingham from Auckland University and Professor Michael Griffith from Adelaide University on the Performance of Unreinforced Masonry Buildings in the 2010-2011 Canterbury Earthquake Swarm. Unreinforced masonry is defined as a construction of clay brick, concrete blocks or natural stone units bound together using lime or cement mortar, without any reinforcing elements such as steel reinforcing bars.

Suburb-by-suburb assessments as at 26 October  2011

Suburb-by-suburb assessments as at 26 October 2011

Wednesday, 26 October 2011 12:00 a.m. by GovtEQC Popular

This list relates to the towns, settlements and suburbs that are to have assessments completed before 17 December 2011.

Stronger Christchurch Infrastructure Rebuild recovery - Preview

Stronger Christchurch Infrastructure Rebuild recovery - Preview

Tuesday, 25 October 2011 11:33 p.m. by SCIRT Popular

Christchurch City Council Earthquake Recovery - Preview

Christchurch City Council Earthquake Recovery - Preview

Tuesday, 25 October 2011 11:26 p.m. by SCIRT Popular

Stronger Christchurch Infrastructure Rebuild news 11

Stronger Christchurch Infrastructure Rebuild news 11

Tuesday, 25 October 2011 11:21 p.m. by SCIRT Popular

Stronger Christchurch Infrastructure Rebuild news 6

Stronger Christchurch Infrastructure Rebuild news 6

Tuesday, 25 October 2011 11:20 p.m. by SCIRT Popular

 

Update from Roger Sutton, Chief Executive: 24 October 2011

Update from Roger Sutton, Chief Executive: 24 October 2011

Tuesday, 25 October 2011 6:00 p.m. by GovtCera Popular

Lianne Dalziel Earthquake Information Update Number 24

Lianne Dalziel Earthquake Information Update Number 24

Tuesday, 25 October 2011 3:27 p.m. by LianneDalziel Popular

 

Christchurch City Swimming Pools reopening for summer

Christchurch City Swimming Pools reopening for summer

Friday, 21 October 2011 1:29 p.m. by Swiggs Popular

Seven of Christchurch’s popular outdoor swimming pools are being prepared for summer opening.

EQC assesses 100,000th home since February

EQC assesses 100,000th home since February

Friday, 21 October 2011 10:28 a.m. by GovtEQC Popular

The Earthquake Commission has assessed 100,000 homes since the February 22 earthquake, says EQC customer services general manager Bruce Emson.

Brendon Burns earthquake update: 20 October 2011

Brendon Burns earthquake update: 20 October 2011

Friday, 21 October 2011 12:33 a.m. by BrendonBurns Popular

Wet weather update and road closures

Wet weather update and road closures

Wednesday, 19 October 2011 5:49 p.m. by Swiggs Popular

 

Update from Roger Sutton, Chief Executive: 18 October 2011

Update from Roger Sutton, Chief Executive: 18 October 2011

Wednesday, 19 October 2011 9:20 a.m. by GovtCera Popular

Suburb-by-suburb assessments as at 19 October  2011

Suburb-by-suburb assessments as at 19 October 2011

Wednesday, 19 October 2011 12:00 a.m. by GovtEQC Popular

 

EQC paying $7.5m per week in contents claims

EQC paying $7.5m per week in contents claims

Tuesday, 18 October 2011 4:54 p.m. by GovtEQC Popular

 

Technical Reports - Canterbury Earthquake Sequence and implications for Seismic Design Levels

Technical Reports - Canterbury Earthquake Sequence and implications for Seismic Design Levels

Tuesday, 18 October 2011 3:54 p.m. by RoyalCommission

This research material and advice from GNS Science provides a detailed account of the characteristics and severity of the recent Canterbury earthquakes and the implications of these events for Christchurch and other centres in New Zealand. 

Public Notice: Canterbury Regional Policy Statement - Chapter 12A

Public Notice: Canterbury Regional Policy Statement - Chapter 12A

Monday, 17 October 2011 4:37 p.m. by GovtCera Popular

Monday 17 October 2011 in The Press.

CERA Media Briefing - Friday 14 October 2011

CERA Media Briefing - Friday 14 October 2011

Friday, 14 October 2011 1:41 p.m. by GovtCera Popular

At the CERA Media Briefing 10.30am Friday 07 October 2011 presenting information were:

Changes to speed up urban planning in ChCh

Changes to speed up urban planning in ChCh

Friday, 14 October 2011 11:02 a.m. by GovtBeehive Popular

Gerry Brownlee | Earthquake Recovery

Economic recovery continues in Canterbury

Economic recovery continues in Canterbury

Friday, 14 October 2011 10:58 a.m. by GovtBeehive Popular

Gerry Brownlee | Earthquake Recovery

Nearly 5500 more properties zoned green

Nearly 5500 more properties zoned green

Friday, 14 October 2011 10:55 a.m. by GovtBeehive Popular

Gerry Brownlee | Earthquake Recovery

Changes to speed up urban planning in Christchurch

Changes to speed up urban planning in Christchurch

Friday, 14 October 2011 10:43 a.m. by GovtCera Popular

The Government has made changes to the Canterbury Regional Policy Statement to provide certainty to enable local authorities and developers to make land available for post earthquake residential development, Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee announced today.

Economic recovery continues in Canterbury

Economic recovery continues in Canterbury

Friday, 14 October 2011 10:43 a.m. by GovtCera

Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee has welcomed the latest release of official data showing Canterbury’s economy is making steady positive progress.

Media Advisory - Quake Commission Releases First Technical Report

Media Advisory - Quake Commission Releases First Technical Report

Thursday, 13 October 2011 3:48 p.m. by RoyalCommission

The Canterbury Earthquakes Royal Commission in Christchurch has released its first technical report.

Media Advisory - Four DBH Technical Investigation Reports Received by Quakes Royal Commission

Media Advisory - Four DBH Technical Investigation Reports Received by Quakes Royal Commission

Thursday, 13 October 2011 3:48 p.m. by RoyalCommission

Today the Canterbury Earthquakes Royal Commission has received from the Department of Building and Housing three consultants’ reports containing the results of the into the PGC, Forsyth Barr and Hotel Grand Chancellor buildings.

Temporary Central City bus interchange opens 25 October

Temporary Central City bus interchange opens 25 October

Wednesday, 12 October 2011 12:50 p.m. by Swiggs Popular

 

Royal Commission interim report welcomed

Royal Commission interim report welcomed

Wednesday, 12 October 2011 11:23 a.m. by GovtBeehive Popular

Maurice Williamson | Earthquake Recovery

Royal Commission of Inquiry’s interim report released

Royal Commission of Inquiry’s interim report released

Wednesday, 12 October 2011 11:17 a.m. by GovtBeehive Popular

Christopher Finlayson | Earthquake Recovery

Suburb-by suburb assessments as at 12 October  2011

Suburb-by suburb assessments as at 12 October 2011

Wednesday, 12 October 2011 12:00 a.m. by GovtEQC Popular

This list relates to the towns, settlements and suburbs that are to have assessments completed before 17 December 2011.

Government Response to draft Central City Plan

Government Response to draft Central City Plan

Tuesday, 11 October 2011 3:17 p.m. by GovtCera Popular

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Dunne: two Canterbury quake tax provisions extended

Dunne: two Canterbury quake tax provisions extended

Tuesday, 11 October 2011 2:07 p.m. by GovtBeehive Popular

Peter Dunne | Earthquake Recovery

Dunne: two Canterbury quake tax provisions extended

Dunne: two Canterbury quake tax provisions extended

Tuesday, 11 October 2011 2:07 p.m. by GovtBeehive

Peter Dunne | Earthquake Recovery

Orange zone decisions are top priority

Orange zone decisions are top priority

Tuesday, 11 October 2011 1:59 p.m. by GovtBeehive Popular

Gerry Brownlee | Earthquake Recovery

Media Release - Quakes Royal Commission Hearings Start 17 October

Media Release - Quakes Royal Commission Hearings Start 17 October

Tuesday, 11 October 2011 12:24 p.m. by RoyalCommission

The Canterbury Earthquakes Royal Commission will begin hearings on 17 October 2011 at St Teresa Church Hall on the corner of Riccarton Road and Puriri Street in Christchurch.

document-library

document-library

Tuesday, 11 October 2011 12:24 p.m. by RoyalCommission

The Commission has engaged leading New Zealand and international technical experts to produce technical reports as part of its inquiry into building failure caused by the Canterbury earthquakes. The Commission is also sourcing and reviewing technical reports produced by other organisations.

Media Statement - New Technologies Hearing Scheduled by Quakes Royal Commission

Media Statement - New Technologies Hearing Scheduled by Quakes Royal Commission

Tuesday, 11 October 2011 12:24 p.m. by RoyalCommission

In the week commencing 7 February 2012 the Canterbury Earthquakes Royal Commission will conduct a public hearing about new building technologies which improve the seismic performance of buildings.

Media Advisory - Interim Report to be handed over to Government

Media Advisory - Interim Report to be handed over to Government

Tuesday, 11 October 2011 12:24 p.m. by RoyalCommission

5 October 2011

EQC levies rise to realistically reflect costs

EQC levies rise to realistically reflect costs

Tuesday, 11 October 2011 11:47 a.m. by GovtBeehive Popular

Bill English | Earthquake Recovery

Update from Roger Sutton, Chief Executive: 10 October 2011

Update from Roger Sutton, Chief Executive: 10 October 2011

Tuesday, 11 October 2011 9:57 a.m. by GovtCera Popular

To help predict demand for short-term accommodation and the availability of longer-term affordable housing for red zone residents, CERA is carrying out a survey of red zone home owners.

CERA Media Briefing - Friday 07 October 2011: Hon Gerry Brownlee, Hon Dr Nick Smith and Roger Sutton

CERA Media Briefing - Friday 07 October 2011: Hon Gerry Brownlee, Hon Dr Nick Smith and Roger Sutton

Tuesday, 11 October 2011 9:22 a.m. by GovtCera Popular

CERA Media Briefing - Friday 07 October 2011: Canterbury Earthquake Minister Hon Gerry Brownlee, Minister for the Environment Hon Dr Nick Smith and CERA Chief Executive Roger Sutton.
 

CERA Media Briefing - Friday 7 October 2011

CERA Media Briefing - Friday 7 October 2011

Tuesday, 11 October 2011 9:22 a.m. by GovtCera Popular

At the CERA Media Briefing Friday 7 October 2011 presenting information were Canterbury Earthquake Minister Hon Gerry Brownlee, Minister for the Environment Hon Dr Nick Smith, CERA Chief Executive Roger Sutton.

Sunday’s aftershock is another “new event”

Sunday’s aftershock is another “new event”

Monday, 10 October 2011 12:25 p.m. by GovtEQC Popular

 

Hearing Other Buildings Whose Failure Resulted in Loss of Life

Hearing Other Buildings Whose Failure Resulted in Loss of Life

Monday, 10 October 2011 12:15 p.m. by RoyalCommission Popular

The Commission's investigation into other building failures that caused loss of life is ongoing. We intend to conduct hearings into some of those failures in the weeks commencing 12 December 2011, and 23 and 30 January 2012. The buildings to be considered in each of those weeks, and any procedural requirements that may apply, will be advised when the Commission's investigation into these building failures is sufficiently advanced.

Hearing CTV Building March 2012

Hearing CTV Building March 2012

Monday, 10 October 2011 12:14 p.m. by RoyalCommission Popular

There is still uncertainty about the timing of the hearing concerning the CTV building, because the Department of Building and Housing's technical investigation has not yet been completed. On the assumption that the report is available in 2011, the Commission has made a provisional decision to conduct that hearing in March 2012. When the hearing date is confirmed, we will also advise when submissions must be received.

Hearing Forsyth Barr and Hotel Grand Chancellor

Hearing Forsyth Barr and Hotel Grand Chancellor

Monday, 10 October 2011 12:10 p.m. by RoyalCommission Popular

The Commission will conduct a public hearing in the week of 5 December 2011 in which we will consider all issues relevant to the failure of the Forsyth Barr and Hotel grand Chancellor buildings in the earthquake of 22 February 2011. The Commission will deal first with the Forsyth Barr building and second with the Hotel Grand Chancellor.