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Media Release - Quakes Royal Commission Releases Unreinforced Masonry Report

Media Release - Quakes Royal Commission Releases Unreinforced Masonry Report

Thursday, 8 September 2011 11:39 a.m. by RoyalCommission Popular

A technical report prepared for the Canterbury Earthquakes Royal Commission in Christchurch about the performance of unreinforced masonry buildings contains recommendations of significance to the whole country.

Hearings Schedule

Hearings Schedule

Thursday, 8 September 2011 11:38 a.m. by RoyalCommission Popular

Hearing Beginning 7 November 2011

Hearing Beginning 7 November 2011

Thursday, 8 September 2011 11:37 a.m. by RoyalCommission Popular

The Commission will conduct a public hearing in the weeks of 7 and 14 November 2011 in which it will consider evidence and submissions on:

The legal requirements for buildings that are “earthquake prone” under section 122 of the Building Act  2004, including:

The requirements for existing buildings that are not “earthquake prone” but do not meet current legal and best practice requirements for the design, constructi ...

EQC staff numbers and rates

EQC staff numbers and rates

Thursday, 8 September 2011 11:05 a.m. by GovtEQC Popular

 

Extra post-quake support for Canty DHB

Extra post-quake support for Canty DHB

Wednesday, 7 September 2011 5:48 p.m. by GovtBeehive Popular

Tony Ryall | Earthquake Recovery

Update from Roger Sutton, Chief Executive: 7 September 2011

Update from Roger Sutton, Chief Executive: 7 September 2011

Wednesday, 7 September 2011 8:19 a.m. by GovtCera Popular

 

All-weather ASB Football Park set for October opening

All-weather ASB Football Park set for October opening

Tuesday, 6 September 2011 1:44 p.m. by Swiggs Popular

 

Ministers praise Christchurch court staff

Ministers praise Christchurch court staff

Monday, 5 September 2011 4:21 p.m. by GovtBeehive Popular

Simon Power | Earthquake Recovery

Canterbury’s latest economic data promising

Canterbury’s latest economic data promising

Monday, 5 September 2011 4:07 p.m. by GovtBeehive Popular

Gerry Brownlee | Earthquake Recovery

Draft Recovery Strategy released for review

Draft Recovery Strategy released for review

Monday, 5 September 2011 4:06 p.m. by GovtBeehive Popular

Gerry Brownlee | Earthquake Recovery

Most of Port Hills land now zoned green

Most of Port Hills land now zoned green

Monday, 5 September 2011 4:05 p.m. by GovtBeehive Popular

Gerry Brownlee | Earthquake Recovery

New and extended Trades Academies for Canterbury

New and extended Trades Academies for Canterbury

Monday, 5 September 2011 4:02 p.m. by GovtBeehive Popular

Anne Tolley | Earthquake Recovery

Most of Port Hills land now zoned green

Most of Port Hills land now zoned green

Monday, 5 September 2011 2:40 p.m. by GovtCera Popular

 

Draft Recovery Strategy released for review

Draft Recovery Strategy released for review

Monday, 5 September 2011 2:33 p.m. by GovtCera Popular

 

Canterbury’s latest economic data promising

Canterbury’s latest economic data promising

Monday, 5 September 2011 2:13 p.m. by GovtCera Popular

 

Community Fanzones travelling east

Community Fanzones travelling east

Monday, 5 September 2011 10:35 a.m. by Swiggs Popular

 

Quake anniversary a time for thanks

Quake anniversary a time for thanks

Sunday, 4 September 2011 8:47 a.m. by GovtBeehive Popular

Gerry Brownlee | Earthquake Recovery

Brendons earthquake update:  2 September 2011

Brendon's earthquake update: 2 September 2011

Friday, 2 September 2011 6:26 p.m. by BrendonBurns Popular

Media briefing - Friday 2 September 2011

Media briefing - Friday 2 September 2011

Friday, 2 September 2011 3:30 p.m. by GovtCera Popular

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

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

Thursday, 1 September 2011 11:36 a.m. by RoyalCommission Popular

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

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

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

Thursday, 1 September 2011 11:06 a.m. by RoyalCommission Popular

This report, which was written by Des Bull of Holmes Consulting Group, indicates that in the light of the damage sustained to stairs and access ramps in the Christchurch earthquakes a review is need of the way in which 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.  This report should be of interest to practicing structural engineers.

Technical Report - Preliminary Observations from Christchurch Earthquakes

Technical Report - Preliminary Observations from Christchurch Earthquakes

Thursday, 1 September 2011 10:52 a.m. by RoyalCommission Popular

John Hare, in consultation with other structural engineers, has put together a list of observations made on the performance of buildings in the Christchurch earthquakes.  The list includes suggestions for factors which should be considered for amendment in design codes/standards, together with a number of aspects which require research and structural testing to be carried out to enable engineers to understand why the behaviour of structural elements in the buildings differed from that obser ...

Terms of reference

Terms of reference

Thursday, 1 September 2011 10:15 a.m. by RoyalCommission Popular

These Terms of Reference may be downloaded below in either a Microsoft Word (DOC) or Adobe Acrobat (PDF) version or view HTML version of text below:

Video: Dr Jan Kupec (CERA chief geotechnical engineer) explains options for rebuilding

Video: Dr Jan Kupec (CERA chief geotechnical engineer) explains options for rebuilding

Thursday, 1 September 2011 9:41 a.m. by GovtCera Popular

The Canterbury Earthquake Authority (CERA) has launched a series of videos aimed at helping people understand what earthquakes have done to the land around Christchurch.

Media Statement - Quakes Royal Commission Releases Soils Report

Media Statement - Quakes Royal Commission Releases Soils Report

Thursday, 1 September 2011 9:40 a.m. by RoyalCommission Popular

1 September 2011

DBH Technical Investigation

DBH Technical Investigation

Thursday, 1 September 2011 9:39 a.m. by RoyalCommission Popular

On 16 March 2011 the Minister for Building and Construction the Hon. Maurice Williamson announced the Department of Building and Housing would undertake a technical investigation into the performance of key buildings in Christchurch.

Technical Reports - Foundations on Deep Alluvial Soils

Technical Reports - Foundations on Deep Alluvial Soils

Thursday, 1 September 2011 9:28 a.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. 

Video: Dr Jan Kupec (CERA chief geotechnical engineer) explains sink holes

Video: Dr Jan Kupec (CERA chief geotechnical engineer) explains sink holes

Thursday, 1 September 2011 9:24 a.m. by GovtCera Popular

The Canterbury Earthquake Authority (CERA) has launched a series of videos aimed at helping people understand what earthquakes have done to the land around Christchurch.

Christchurch Labour MPs Earthquake bulletin edition 103

Christchurch Labour MPs Earthquake bulletin edition 103

Wednesday, 31 August 2011 10:05 a.m. by Swiggs Popular

 

EQC reassures claimants over revised liability

EQC reassures claimants over revised liability

Tuesday, 30 August 2011 11:18 a.m. by GovtEQC Popular

 

New Zealanders can have confidence in EQC - Minister Gerry Brownlee

New Zealanders can have confidence in EQC - Minister Gerry Brownlee

Tuesday, 30 August 2011 11:16 a.m. by GovtEQC Popular

 

New Zealanders can have confidence in EQC

New Zealanders can have confidence in EQC

Tuesday, 30 August 2011 10:08 a.m. by GovtBeehive Popular

Gerry Brownlee | Earthquake Recovery

EQCs earthquake liability revised upwards

EQC's earthquake liability revised upwards

Tuesday, 30 August 2011 9:57 a.m. by GovtBeehive

Bill English | Earthquake Recovery

Hearings

Hearings

Monday, 29 August 2011 6:44 p.m. by RoyalCommission Popular

The Commission will hold public hearings on that arise under our .

Update from Roger Sutton, Chief Executive: 29 August 2011

Update from Roger Sutton, Chief Executive: 29 August 2011

Monday, 29 August 2011 5:24 p.m. by GovtCera Popular

About Counsel Assisting

About Counsel Assisting

Monday, 29 August 2011 1:53 p.m. by RoyalCommission Popular

His principal areas of practice are:

Delegation to address insurance issues

Delegation to address insurance issues

Sunday, 28 August 2011 2:00 p.m. by GovtBeehive Popular

Gerry Brownlee | Earthquake Recovery

EQC will pay claims

EQC will pay claims

Sunday, 28 August 2011 12:42 p.m. by GovtEQC Popular

This morning the Minister of Finance announced that EQC’s liability from the Canterbury earthquakes has increased by $4 billion to about $7 billion.

Stronger Christchurch Infrastructure Rebuild news 5

Stronger Christchurch Infrastructure Rebuild news 5

Friday, 26 August 2011 6:38 p.m. by SCIRT Popular

 

CBD red zone cordon reduction

CBD red zone cordon reduction

Friday, 26 August 2011 3:51 p.m. by GovtCera Popular

 

Submissions

Submissions

Friday, 26 August 2011 7:58 a.m. by RoyalCommission Popular

Please email submissions to or post to PO Box 14053, Christchurch Mail Centre 8544.

Media releases and media contacts

Media releases and media contacts

Thursday, 25 August 2011 4:49 p.m. by RoyalCommission Popular

 

Media Release - Quakes Royal Commission Hearings Start 17 October

Media Release - Quakes Royal Commission Hearings Start 17 October

Thursday, 25 August 2011 4:46 p.m. by RoyalCommission Popular

 ENDS

Technical Reports

Technical Reports

Thursday, 25 August 2011 4:20 p.m. by RoyalCommission Popular

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.

All these reports will be published on this website. This will make the contents contestable in the Commission’s hearings. People who have lodged an Expression of Interest ...

Technical Reports System of Building Controls

Technical Reports System of Building Controls

Thursday, 25 August 2011 1:20 p.m. by RoyalCommission Popular

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Technical Reports Inelastic Response Spectra for the Christchurch earthquake records

Technical Reports Inelastic Response Spectra for the Christchurch earthquake records

Thursday, 25 August 2011 12:24 p.m. by RoyalCommission Popular

This report by Professor Emeritus Athol Carr, Department of Civil and Natural Resources Engineering, University of Canterbury  is intended to assist structural engineers in the task of interpreting the observed performance of buildings in the Christchurch earthquakes of 2010 and 2011. 

Approach

Approach

Thursday, 25 August 2011 11:57 a.m. by RoyalCommission Popular

Reporting requirements

Reporting requirements

Thursday, 25 August 2011 10:28 a.m. by RoyalCommission Popular

The final report will be delivered by 11 April 2012.

How the Commission will work

How the Commission will work

Thursday, 25 August 2011 10:23 a.m. by RoyalCommission Popular

We have also identified a list of .

Notice of issues

Notice of issues

Thursday, 25 August 2011 10:21 a.m. by RoyalCommission Popular

Six principal issues arise under Commission’s . Public Expressions of Interest have been sought from parties interested in these issues. We have also commissioned on a number of them. These reports will be independently peer reviewed by eminent experts in the relevant fields and then published on this website as they become available. 

The adequacy of the current legal and best-practice requirements for the design, c ...

Cantabrians’ views help find a way forward for recovery

Cantabrians’ views help find a way forward for recovery

Wednesday, 24 August 2011 6:17 p.m. by GovtCera Popular

Cantabrians have provided a wealth of information and direction to CERA for the development of a Recovery Strategy for the region.

Work begins on Kaiapoi’s residential rezoning

Work begins on Kaiapoi’s residential rezoning

Wednesday, 24 August 2011 3:41 p.m. by GovtBeehive Popular

Nick Smith | Earthquake Recovery

Lianne Dalziel Earthquake Information Update Number 20

Lianne Dalziel Earthquake Information Update Number 20

Tuesday, 23 August 2011 7:23 p.m. by LianneDalziel Popular

It is hard to believe that as I write these words, it is 6 months since the February earthquake when I was sitting in my electorate office in New Brighton, putting the final touches on my Earthquake Information Update Number 12, (on Variation 48 & s72 of the Building Act).  Much has happened since then, so it is not surprising that people are experiencing a range of emotions in light of the government’s decisions about the future of some of our land and the offer they have made to ...

Useful links

Useful links

Tuesday, 23 August 2011 1:35 p.m. by RoyalCommission Popular

The following websites contain useful information about the Canterbury earthquakes.

Please note the Commission is independent from government and all other organisations.

About the Commissioners

About the Commissioners

Monday, 22 August 2011 5:21 p.m. by RoyalCommission Popular

Justice Mark Cooper studied law at the University of Auckland, graduating LLB (Hons), MJur (Dist) and winning the Fowlds prize in law in 1979.

He commenced practice with the firm Butler White & Hanna, which later merged into Simpson Grierson, and was principal legal advisor for the Auckland City, North Shore City and Rodney District Councils, advising on a wide range of laws affecting local government, including resource management, rates and valuati ...

Further legal representation for quake victims’ families announced

Further legal representation for quake victims’ families announced

Monday, 22 August 2011 4:44 p.m. by GovtBeehive Popular

Christopher Finlayson | Earthquake Recovery