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ROVER in the news: Our eyes under the floor

ROVER in the news: Our eyes under the floor

Thursday, 23 October 2014 4:44 p.m. by SouthernResponse

The residential recovery of Christchurch is a monumental task, and there are some great efforts going on behind the scenes for the restoration of our city.

WorkSafe Asbestos Investigation Completed

WorkSafe Asbestos Investigation Completed

Tuesday, 21 October 2014 12:47 p.m. by PRNews Popular

Release: WorkSafe NZ

Christchurch as global epicentre for creative urban renewal this Labour Weekend

Christchurch as global epicentre for creative urban renewal this Labour Weekend

Tuesday, 21 October 2014 12:05 p.m. by Festa Popular

Christchurch is an exciting place to be this week in terms of creative and collective city-making. With the free, public and urban-scale Festival of Transitional Architecture (FESTA) taking place over Labour Weekend and an engaging public programme on adaptive urbanism running through the week, Christchurch is full of fresh, innovative ideas and projects.

Update High Court Earthquake list

Update High Court Earthquake list

Monday, 20 October 2014 1:29 p.m. by GrantShandLawyers

SCIRT traffic news - week starting 20/10/14

SCIRT traffic news - week starting 20/10/14

Monday, 20 October 2014 9:33 a.m. by SCIRT Recommended Popular

New asbestos website launched for homeowners in Canterbury

New asbestos website launched for homeowners in Canterbury

Friday, 17 October 2014 5:28 p.m. by PRNews Popular

Release: CHER

Future of filling the gaps to be explored

Future of filling the gaps to be explored

Friday, 17 October 2014 5:21 p.m. by PRNews

Release: Lincoln University

FESTA 2014 Conservation in the City: Turning Ideas into Reality

FESTA 2014 Conservation in the City: Turning Ideas into Reality

Thursday, 16 October 2014 1:21 p.m. by martinluff Popular

Sum insured includes EQC payments

Sum insured includes EQC payments

Thursday, 16 October 2014 9:40 a.m. by GrantShandLawyers

By the judgment in Firm PI 1 Ltd v Zurich Australian Insurance Ltd & anor [2014] NZSC 147 delivered 15 October 2014 the Supreme Court by a 3:2 majority decided that the sum insured of $12.95M for the Salisbury Apartments included any amounts due from EQC which in this case was $6.8M.  The insured and […]

Work gets underway at The Terraces

Work gets underway at The Terraces

Tuesday, 14 October 2014 11:29 a.m. by CoffeyProjectsChCh

Construction has begun this week on The Terraces, a key attraction of Te Papa Ōtākaro/Avon River Precinct being project managed by Coffey. As part of the first phase of The Terraces, Fletcher Construction has been awarded the contract for construction of a new section of promenade pavement and a terrace structure on the eastern side […]

What earthquake support services are available?

What earthquake support services are available?

Monday, 13 October 2014 4:43 p.m. by Swiggs Popular

Four years on there is still a strong need for earthquake related support. However, the need constantly changes as the recovery and rebuild takes shape. Currently we are seeing a need for insurance and rebuild related support through the processes to getting back into your home.

Christchurch Hospital’s Riverside entrance closes

Christchurch Hospital’s Riverside entrance closes

Monday, 13 October 2014 2:28 p.m. by GovtDHB Popular

Access to the Riverside entrance at rear of Christchurch Hospital will close next week.

Council Wrong to Put Cost-Benefit Before Property Rights

Council Wrong to Put Cost-Benefit Before Property Rights

Monday, 13 October 2014 11:19 a.m. by QuakeOutcasts

Christchurch City Council water and waste manager Mark Christison said in an interview by Radio New Zealand that it's "costly" to maintain essential services in the red zone. He also spoke of "extra cost per property" as being very significant.

How not to repair a Heritage building in the Christchurch CBD

How not to repair a Heritage building in the Christchurch CBD

Sunday, 12 October 2014 11:40 a.m. by ShakyTownBlues

Do we still own our building???? Now 796 days since designated “South frame, Innovation Precinct” – Designation to be in place until 2022. ( ie They can take the building any time between now and 2022) High Street Building amendment …

In the Know Land Hub Seminar Series post by CanCERN

In the Know Land Hub Seminar Series post by CanCERN

Saturday, 11 October 2014 1:38 p.m. by ChristchurchFiasco

        You’re welcome to attend the In the Know Land Hub seminar series. This is an opportunity to hear about land and recovery and have your questions answered by experts.   Tuesday, 7 OctoberWednesday, 8 October 6pm-7pm11am-12pm …

Understand How the Flat Land in Christchurch has Changed: post by CanCERN

Understand How the Flat Land in Christchurch has Changed: post by CanCERN

Saturday, 11 October 2014 1:35 p.m. by ChristchurchFiasco

In the Know Land Hub is a new public education space where residents can get information to better understand the changes to the flat land in their neighbourhood and across Christchurch. There is a lot of work going on to …

AVONSIDE HOLDINGS CASE A GOOD WIN FOR HOMEOWNERS by Dr Duncan Webb

AVONSIDE HOLDINGS CASE A GOOD WIN FOR HOMEOWNERS by Dr Duncan Webb

Wednesday, 8 October 2014 9:53 a.m. by ChristchurchFiasco

Homeowners yet to settle with their insurer for their earthquake damaged homes have finally been given certainty in respect of contingencies and professional fees by the Court of Appeal judgment of Avonside Holdings Limited v Southern Response Earthquake Services Limited 

Another Important Event – Focus on EQC – Saturday, 8th November 2014

Another Important Event – Focus on EQC – Saturday, 8th November 2014

Tuesday, 7 October 2014 12:16 p.m. by ChristchurchFiasco

Folks the time has come for another forum. The next event has been organised by Claimants4Claimants and is NOW Live. The forum will focus on the issues relating to EQC – what is not working with the interpretation of policy and the …

In the Know Land Hub Public Talks Schedule

In the Know Land Hub Public Talks Schedule

Tuesday, 7 October 2014 11:09 a.m. by Swiggs Popular

The In the Know Land Hub is a new public education space where residents can get information to better understand the changes to the flat land in their neighbourhood and across Christchurch.

A Jolt To The Heart - Book Release

A Jolt To The Heart - Book Release

Monday, 6 October 2014 3:37 p.m. by FelicityPrice Featured Popular

A Jolt to the Heart

Construction underway on Residential Rebuilds

Construction underway on Residential Rebuilds

Monday, 6 October 2014 3:16 p.m. by PRNews

Release: Corbel Construction

CCT targets Aussies with new twist to Canterbury Tales

CCT targets Aussies with new twist to Canterbury Tales

Monday, 6 October 2014 11:08 a.m. by TourismChCh Popular

 

The Future Will Be Live’ Labour Weekend in Christchurch

The Future Will Be Live’ Labour Weekend in Christchurch

Monday, 6 October 2014 9:45 a.m. by Festa Featured Popular

Vero Insurance and expert issues

Vero Insurance and expert issues

Sunday, 5 October 2014 8:29 a.m. by GrantShandLawyers

EQC revises house repair costs from $500k to $50k

EQC revises house repair costs from $500k to $50k

Friday, 3 October 2014 2:18 p.m. by GrantShandLawyers

A Christchurch family is attempting to sue the Earthquake Commission, and their insurer, Southern Response, after being told damage to their home may have been caused by wind, and a flax bush, rather than an earthquake.

Foundation damage ‘not quake’ owners told

Foundation damage ‘not quake’ owners told

Friday, 3 October 2014 2:16 p.m. by GrantShandLawyers

Insurers whittled down an agreed rebuild of a Burwood house to a $50,000 repair, the High Court was told today. Cameron and Suzanne Kelly are, through their company, claiming about $590,000 for the rebuild of their house which, they say, is uneconomic to repair.   http://www.stuff.co.nz/the-press/news/christchurch-earthquake-2011/10557626/Foundation-damage-not-quake-owners-told    

House damage blamed on wind, flax

House damage blamed on wind, flax

Friday, 3 October 2014 2:13 p.m. by GrantShandLawyers

Identifying Asbestos in Building Materials Now Made Easy

Identifying Asbestos in Building Materials Now Made Easy

Wednesday, 1 October 2014 3:15 p.m. by PRNews

CRL Energy Media Release: Identifying Asbestos in Building Materials Now Made Easy

Bold new building for Engineering and Architectural Studies

Bold new building for Engineering and Architectural Studies

Wednesday, 1 October 2014 1:56 p.m. by CPIT Featured Popular

Release: CPIT

Christchurch District Plan Still a Deep Concern

Christchurch District Plan Still a Deep Concern

Tuesday, 30 September 2014 3:43 p.m. by PRNews Popular

Property Council Of New Zealand

Reconstructed Knox Church to host Awards Ceremony

Reconstructed Knox Church to host Awards Ceremony

Monday, 29 September 2014 4:37 p.m. by PRNews

Release: TDM Events

Orion continues to progress earthquake rebuild work

Orion continues to progress earthquake rebuild work

Monday, 29 September 2014 1:06 p.m. by OrionNZ Featured Popular

Release: Orion New Zealand Limited

Start of Christchurch Hospital Redevelopment

Start of Christchurch Hospital Redevelopment

Friday, 26 September 2014 11:29 a.m. by GovtDHB Popular

Awarding of major contract marks start of Christchurch Hospital Redevelopment

UC project uses earthquake data to improve earthquake response models for buildings

UC project uses earthquake data to improve earthquake response models for buildings

Friday, 26 September 2014 11:21 a.m. by CanterburyUniversity

A University of Canterbury engineering research project is evaluating the methods and models used to predict the expected damage to multi-storey reinforced concrete buildings during earthquakes, using data gathered during the Canterbury earthquakes.

Christchurch quake indicates need for workplace flexibility

Christchurch quake indicates need for workplace flexibility

Wednesday, 24 September 2014 10:19 a.m. by PRNews

Release: Victoria University of Wellington

Bus Interchange Raft Foundation Pour

Bus Interchange Raft Foundation Pour

Wednesday, 24 September 2014 10:09 a.m. by CoffeyProjectsChCh

Widely reported as the largest concrete pour of the rebuild to date, from the early hours of Tuesday Morning, through to around 11.30am approximately 1460m3 of concrete was placed to form the raft foundation for the Lichfield street building.

Last Chance to Comment on Proposals for the East

Last Chance to Comment on Proposals for the East

Wednesday, 24 September 2014 8:48 a.m. by EasternVision Popular

Le Race to provide another boast to Christchurch rebuild

Le Race to provide another boast to Christchurch rebuild

Tuesday, 23 September 2014 11:35 a.m. by PRNews

Release: Le Race

IPENZ & Discipline of David Harding

IPENZ & Discipline of David Harding

Monday, 22 September 2014 10:30 a.m. by GrantShandLawyers

David Harding was a member of IPENZ when he was involved in the design and construction of the CTV building in 1986 which collapsed in the earthquake on 22 February 2011.  People lodged complaints with IPENZ about Mr Harding.  Mr Harding resigned from IPENZ on 25 June 2014 before the hearing of the complaints took […]

New Christchurch Botanic Gardens Visitor Centre Video

New Christchurch Botanic Gardens Visitor Centre Video

Thursday, 18 September 2014 1:12 p.m. by Swiggs Popular

In the four months the new Christchurch Botanic Gardens Visitor Centre has been open, around 100,000 people or nearly one third the population of Christchurch have visited the new facility.

$1.3m Rebuild Rectifies Quake Damage on Historic Site

$1.3m Rebuild Rectifies Quake Damage on Historic Site

Thursday, 18 September 2014 9:42 a.m. by PRNews Popular

Press Release: Harcourts

Insurance & EQC newsletter

Insurance & EQC newsletter

Wednesday, 17 September 2014 12:35 p.m. by GrantShandLawyers

Here is the link to our first of many newsletters.  

Nominations open for civic heroes

Nominations open for civic heroes

Wednesday, 17 September 2014 9:58 a.m. by GovtCCC

Christchurch City Council is urging residents to get online or put pen to paper and nominate their local unsung heroes for the 2014 Christchurch Civic Awards.

Christchurch From the Streets Spring 2014

Christchurch From the Streets Spring 2014

Tuesday, 16 September 2014 2:26 p.m. by Swiggs Recommended Popular

Gerard Smyth (award-winning Director of When a City Falls) has assembled a team who are uncovering Christchurch’s innovations through the lives of every day people living in extraordinary times.

Gerry’s “Old Dungas”…. and Still snagged at Building consents….

Gerry’s “Old Dungas”…. and Still snagged at Building consents….

Tuesday, 16 September 2014 9:40 a.m. by ShakyTownBlues

I have spent the last few days, (between trying to deal with Insurance issues) reading the first critique of the Disaster in Christchurch.  And I refer to the man-made disaster, not the 14000+ earthquakes. “Once in a Lifetime: City-building after …

Christchurch and second-class citizenship

Christchurch and second-class citizenship

Monday, 15 September 2014 12:26 p.m. by AnthonyRavlich Popular

I demand the right to inform Chch post-quake victims of the human rights truth and ethical plan

Competition is heating up among Canterbury tradies

Competition is heating up among Canterbury tradies

Monday, 15 September 2014 9:42 a.m. by PRNews

Press Release: Builderscrack

Once in a Lifetime travels north!

Once in a Lifetime travels north!

Monday, 15 September 2014 9:41 a.m. by PRNews


Mould Issues? This is a must see.

Mould Issues? This is a must see.

Friday, 12 September 2014 10:08 a.m. by ChristchurchFiasco

Many Cantabrians have been living in mouldy environments for the last four years. 

Court of appeal on automatic reinstatement

Court of appeal on automatic reinstatement

Wednesday, 10 September 2014 6:17 p.m. by GrantShandLawyers

EQC, its expert Dick Beetham and the “copy and pasted”signature

EQC, its expert Dick Beetham and the “copy and pasted”signature

Wednesday, 10 September 2014 4:04 p.m. by GrantShandLawyers Popular

In a current High Court proceeding the engineering expert engaged by EQC, Dick Beetham from GHD Ltd, produced and enabled the filing in court what he entitled as a “joint report” by the parties’ engineers.  In fact it was not the version of the report agreed to and signed by the homeowner’s engineer.  Instead Mr Beetham had copied/cut the engineer’s signature and applied it to a different document and then enabled the document to be filed in Court represen ...

Insurer-Managed Canterbury EQ Residential Rebuild & Repair Programme Gathers Pace

Insurer-Managed Canterbury EQ Residential Rebuild & Repair Programme Gathers Pace

Wednesday, 10 September 2014 2:59 p.m. by InsuranceCouncilNZ Popular

Insurance payouts for Canterbury earthquake claims has topped $12 billion and the insurer-managed residential rebuild and repair programme is gathering pace.

The role of Community Driven Recovery in Christchurch- Guest Post by Raven Cretney

The role of Community Driven Recovery in Christchurch- Guest Post by Raven Cretney

Wednesday, 10 September 2014 9:20 a.m. by ChristchurchFiasco

I’m a researcher looking into the role of community driven recovery in Christchurch and the ways in which government hinders or encourages this. 

A looming disconnect; what the 10 per cent game reveals- Guest Blog by Herman Meijburg

A looming disconnect; what the 10 per cent game reveals- Guest Blog by Herman Meijburg

Tuesday, 9 September 2014 2:40 p.m. by ChristchurchFiasco

How long can one consider oneself a victim of a natural disaster? 

Student power harnesses rebuild data

Student power harnesses rebuild data

Tuesday, 9 September 2014 11:56 a.m. by PRNews

Release: Land Information NZ

Super moon may produce post-quake flooding in coastal areas of Christchurch

Super moon may produce post-quake flooding in coastal areas of Christchurch

Tuesday, 9 September 2014 9:17 a.m. by CanterburyUniversity Popular

A super large moon tonight may produce some post-quake flooding in low lying parts of Christchurch.

Cantabrians Uniting

Cantabrians Uniting

Monday, 8 September 2014 10:00 a.m. by ChristchurchFiasco

The first earthquake of September 4th 2010 is not usually officially commemorated because it is over shadowed by the mayhem of the February 22nd, 2011 earthquake despite the fact that the Sept 4th earthquake was much stronger than the February 2011 earthquake. Nevertheless four years on many people are still struggling with their insurance claims. How many of you attended the Campbell Live memorial programme on September 4th 2014 at Shirley Boys High School?   

Empowered Christchurch Issue 1.

Empowered Christchurch Issue 1.

Saturday, 6 September 2014 4:18 p.m. by ChristchurchFiasco

Filed under: Uncategorized Tagged: Empower Christchurch