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Chch council faces quake cost crisis

Chch council faces quake cost crisis

Friday, 20 December 2013 8:31 a.m. by Media3News

Christchurch City Council's share of earthquake rebuild costs was under-estimated and some of the work might have to be delayed.

Call for EQC management to go

Call for EQC management to go

Friday, 20 December 2013 12:20 a.m. by MediaStuff

The man who ran for the Christchurch mayoralty, standing for residents badly treated by organisations such as the Earthquake Commission, wants its Christchurch management to go after a damning report.

A Christchurch carol

A Christchurch carol

Thursday, 19 December 2013 6:57 p.m. by Media3News

Sharon and Roland from the Ng Gallery spent months restoring their quake damaged building only to have it zoned for demolition.

Lyttelton Port settles with insurers

Lyttelton Port settles with insurers

Thursday, 19 December 2013 2:06 p.m. by Media3News

Lyttelton Port Co will be paid out $438.3 million plus GST by its insurers for the damage caused by the 2010/11 earthquakes.

Temporary quake memorials approved

Temporary quake memorials approved

Thursday, 19 December 2013 12:42 p.m. by MediaStuff

City councillors have agreed to allow temporary remembrance markers to be placed on public sites where lives were lost in Christchurch's February 2011 earthquake.

EQC breached law with information delays

EQC breached law with information delays

Thursday, 19 December 2013 12:25 p.m. by Media3News

A report has found EQC hasn't met requirements under both the Official Information Act (OIA) and the Privacy Act.

EQC not meeting obligations, report finds

EQC not meeting obligations, report finds

Thursday, 19 December 2013 12:22 p.m. by MediaOneNews

The Earthquake Commission has not met its obligations to provide Canterbury residents with information in a timely manner, a report from the Ombudsman has found.

EQC over-complicated, risk-averse

EQC 'over-complicated, risk-averse'

Thursday, 19 December 2013 12:00 p.m. by MediaStuff

The Earthquake Commission (EQC) should have predicted the massive spike in official information requests it fielded after the Canterbury earthquakes, a damning official report reveals.

Ombudsman releases damning EQC report

Ombudsman releases 'damning' EQC report

Thursday, 19 December 2013 12:00 p.m. by MediaStuff

The Earthquake Commission (EQC) should have predicted the massive spike in official information requests it fielded after the Canterbury earthquakes, a damning official report reveals.

Council defers quake advice decision

Council defers quake advice decision

Thursday, 19 December 2013 11:42 a.m. by MediaStuff

The Christchurch City Council has again deferred making a decision on whether it will fund an advisory service to help people locked in disputes with their insurers.

Moving on after a lengthy battle

Moving on after a lengthy battle

Thursday, 19 December 2013 7:30 a.m. by MediaStuff

Olly Ohlson has decided to move on.

Ombudsman report on EQC out today

Ombudsman report on EQC out today

Thursday, 19 December 2013 2:08 a.m. by MediaStuff

The ombudsman will today release a report on EQC's slow handling of Cantabrians' requests for information about their earthquake-damaged homes as MPs question stonewalling by government departments.

Owners see red over deadline

Owners see red over deadline

Thursday, 19 December 2013 2:08 a.m. by MediaStuff

Almost 200 landowners must leave the red zone by the end of next month, but some have nowhere to go after being left stranded by insurance, legal and construction delays.

Action on consents processes

Action on consents processes

Wednesday, 18 December 2013 3:59 p.m. by MediaRNZ

Improvements in Christchurch City Council's consents' processes should be noticeable by March next year.

Two wins yet back to court

Two wins yet back to court

Wednesday, 18 December 2013 11:11 a.m. by MediaStuff

The Quake Outcasts group is planning a Supreme Court appeal after the Government ruled out making revised red-zone offers before Christmas.

Burwood Hospital rebuild starts next year

Burwood Hospital rebuild starts next year

Wednesday, 18 December 2013 8:31 a.m. by Media3News

Work on rebuilding Christchurch's badly damaged Burwood Hospital will start early next year.

Hospital rebuild contract signed

Hospital rebuild contract signed

Wednesday, 18 December 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

A brief signing ceremony yesterday signalled the start of the biggest hospital rebuild in New Zealand.

Re:Start retailers in dark on leases

Re:Start retailers 'in dark' on leases

Wednesday, 18 December 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Store owners in Christchurch's central city Re:Start shopping hub are in limbo with one shop closing and others unsure whether they can stay on next year.

Haste urged on citys performing arts precinct

Haste urged on city's performing arts precinct

Wednesday, 18 December 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

The "complex jigsaw puzzle" of the performing arts precinct needs to be completed faster to accelerate the city centre rebuild, says a top government adviser.

Key endorses major Christchurch rebuild rojects

Key endorses major Christchurch rebuild rojects

Tuesday, 17 December 2013 4:18 p.m. by MediaHerald

 

Protesters besiege claims company

Protesters besiege claims company

Tuesday, 17 December 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Thousands of Cantabrians will spend a third Christmas facing insurance limbo.

Protesters besiege claims company

Protesters besiege claims company

Tuesday, 17 December 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Thousands of Cantabrians will spend a third Christmas facing insurance limbo.

Protesters confront Southern Response

Protesters confront Southern Response

Monday, 16 December 2013 7:16 p.m. by Media3News

This morning's protest against Southern Response in Christchurch began at 7:30am and Campbell Live was there.

Potential buyers eye up Forsyth Barr

Potential buyers eye up Forsyth Barr

Monday, 16 December 2013 2:57 p.m. by MediaThePress

Potential buyers, including hotel developers, have been sizing-up Christchurch's tallest remaining office building.

New-tech heat plan for centre

New-tech heat plan for centre

Monday, 16 December 2013 11:21 a.m. by MediaThePress

Who is responsible for fixing repair defects?

Who is responsible for fixing repair defects?

Monday, 16 December 2013 9:32 a.m. by MediaStuff

Protesters return to Southern Response

Protesters return to Southern Response

Monday, 16 December 2013 8:24 a.m. by Media3News

 

Anger grows over insurance

Anger grows over insurance

Monday, 16 December 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

It is "D-Day" for angry insurance customers who are gathering today at the headquarters of Southern Response after submitting an ultimatum to the company's chief executive.

New Brighton bridge deck lifted for repairs

New Brighton bridge deck lifted for repairs

Sunday, 15 December 2013 4:44 p.m. by Media3News

Bridge deck lifted to repair supports

Bridge deck lifted to repair supports

Saturday, 14 December 2013 3:42 p.m. by MediaRNZ

Work has begun to lift the deck of a bridge in Christchurch so quake-damaged abutments can be repaired.

Momentous occasion for Knox Church

'Momentous' occasion for Knox Church

Saturday, 14 December 2013 11:15 a.m. by MediaThePress Popular

The $5.5 million project of rebuilding the earthquake-damaged Knox Presbyterian Church has moved a step closer.

Is the rebuild worsening poverty in Christchurch?

Is the rebuild worsening poverty in Christchurch?

Saturday, 14 December 2013 10:45 a.m. by MediaThePress Popular

Half of Christchurch is on an income of less than $30,000 a year. It is not a rich city. But the earthquake recovery seems more about the haves than have-nots. 

Bealey Ave lanes closed for church work

Bealey Ave lanes closed for church work

Saturday, 14 December 2013 8:46 a.m. by MediaThePress

The $5.5 million project of rebuilding the severely earthquake damaged Knox Presbyterian Church, on the corner of Victoria Street and Bealey Avenue, will move a step closer today.

Couriers challenged by roads

Couriers challenged by roads

Saturday, 14 December 2013 6:51 a.m. by MediaThePress

Christchurch couriers are battling "appalling" road conditions, limited driveway access and vehicle wear and tear to get the job done.

Car park rebuilding ideas pitched

Car park rebuilding ideas pitched

Saturday, 14 December 2013 6:36 a.m. by MediaThePress

Two property developers planning precincts around Christchurch's City Mall have proposed rebuilding council car parking buildings.

Ideas pitched for Lichfield St carpark rebuild

Ideas pitched for Lichfield St carpark rebuild

Saturday, 14 December 2013 6:36 a.m. by MediaThePress

Two property developers planning precincts around Christchurch's City Mall have proposed rebuilding council car parking buildings.

Southern Response promises rethink

Southern Response promises rethink

Saturday, 14 December 2013 6:16 a.m. by MediaThePress

Southern Response will change the way it deals with its insurance claimants in the wake of a protest which saw 100 angry customers hand their grievances to its chief executive.

Little downtime for citys repair teams

Little downtime for city's repair teams

Friday, 13 December 2013 11:52 p.m. by MediaThePress

Agencies critical to the Christchurch rebuild will have little time to rest over Christmas.

Extension of time for Port Hills land owners

Extension of time for Port Hills land owners

Friday, 13 December 2013 12:44 p.m. by MediaRNZ

Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee has announced an extension for people in the Port Hills considering the Crown's purchase offer for their land.

Extension of time for Port Hills land

Extension of time for Port Hills land

Friday, 13 December 2013 12:44 p.m. by MediaRNZ

Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee has announced an extension for people in the Port Hills considering the Crown's purchase offer for their land.

Port Hills homeowners get five more months

Port Hills homeowners get five more months

Friday, 13 December 2013 11:45 a.m. by MediaStuff

Homeowners in the Port Hills red zone have been given an extra five months to consider the Government's offer for their land.

Gloucester St bridge closed until 2015

Gloucester St bridge closed until 2015

Friday, 13 December 2013 11:23 a.m. by MediaStuff

A closed-off central Christchurch bridge is unlikely to re-open until to mid to late 2015.

Cosgrove slams unacceptable delay

Cosgrove slams 'unacceptable' delay

Friday, 13 December 2013 10:06 a.m. by MediaStuff

The Earthquake Commission (EQC) has been accused of breaking the law by taking more than 150 days to answer a formal information request.

Christchurch schools closing their doors one last time

Christchurch schools closing their doors one last time

Friday, 13 December 2013 9:32 a.m. by MediaHerald

Nine Christchurch schools are preparing to close their doors for the final time in the next few days as part of the Ministry of Education's post-quake shake-up.Kendal School is having a closing ceremony this morning.Board trustee...

Small growth in wage packets despite rebuild

Small growth in wage packets despite rebuild

Friday, 13 December 2013 8:16 a.m. by MediaThePress

Salaries for managerial jobs in building and construction may be rising in Canterbury but that's not the same for jobs in general.

Nine master plans for suburban renewal

Nine master plans for suburban renewal

Thursday, 12 December 2013 5:23 p.m. by MediaThePress

Nine master plans for suburban renewal

Nine master plans for suburban renewal

Thursday, 12 December 2013 5:23 p.m. by MediaStuff

Red-zone Burwood couple plead for time

Red-zone Burwood couple plead for time

Thursday, 12 December 2013 2:54 p.m. by MediaStuff

A Burwood couple must leave their red-zoned home of the last 35 years before their new home will be built after consent hold-ups delayed construction.

Quake memorials may be allowed

Quake memorials may be allowed

Thursday, 12 December 2013 1:08 p.m. by MediaStuff

Families who lost loved ones in the February earthquake may be allowed to place temporary remembrance markers at the site where they died.

Quake money still available

Quake money still available

Thursday, 12 December 2013 10:34 a.m. by MediaStuff

Three Canterbury councils have almost $2.1 million in their earthquake funds still waiting to be allocated.

Japanese flair for new school

Japanese flair for new school

Thursday, 12 December 2013 7:12 a.m. by MediaThePress

An award-winning Japanese architect believes he will make a Christchurch school one of the most quake-safe in the country.

Mould causing Christmas stress for Chch family

Mould causing Christmas stress for Chch family

Wednesday, 11 December 2013 7:27 p.m. by Media3News

For Laura, her partner Graeme and their kids life is good, except for one thing.

 

They've been twice evacuated from their home in the past fortnight, once for dangerous asbestos dust and then again because of toxic mould.

 

And the fact a demolition crew dropped a garage on their house.

 

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Off-road cycle tracks way to go

Off-road cycle tracks way to go

Wednesday, 11 December 2013 9:14 a.m. by MediaThePress

It's healthy, economical, and good for the environment - so why aren't more of us getting on our bikes?

Bacon butties surprise workers

Bacon butties surprise workers

Wednesday, 11 December 2013 8:47 a.m. by MediaThePress

People dressed as giant bacon butties surprised road workers with the real deal.

Construction to surge ahead

Construction to surge ahead

Wednesday, 11 December 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

The biggest building and construction boom in 40 years in New Zealand is kicking off and tipped to peak in 2016 when $32 billion is forecast to be spent in that year, a new report says.

Low-deposit rule change welcomed

Low-deposit rule change welcomed

Tuesday, 10 December 2013 11:57 p.m. by MediaThePress

A new exemption to low-deposit mortgage rules is "great news" for builders and people looking to get a new home, says one of Christchurch's big building firms.

Call to relocate red zone houses

Call to relocate red zone houses

Tuesday, 10 December 2013 4:27 p.m. by MediaStuff

The council's housing committee will ask the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority (Cera) to identify red-zoned homes suitable for relocation.

EQCs survey reliable, review finds

EQC's survey reliable, review finds

Tuesday, 10 December 2013 2:14 p.m. by Media3News

An independent review has found EQC's surveys which excluded thousands of claimants were reliable.

Red-zone ruling may allow insurers off the hook

Red-zone ruling may allow insurers 'off the hook'

Tuesday, 10 December 2013 8:59 a.m. by MediaStuff

A High Court decision denying a red-zoned couple's $1.3 million claim on a home that will never be rebuilt will be seen by insurers as a way to "get off the hook", says a legal expert.

Red-zone ruling allows insurers off the hook

Red-zone ruling allows insurers 'off the hook'

Tuesday, 10 December 2013 8:59 a.m. by MediaStuff

A High Court decision denying a red-zoned couple's $1.3 million claim on a home that will never be rebuilt will be seen by insurers as a way to "get off the hook", says a legal expert.