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Where to Complain about Human Rights Abuses

Where to Complain about Human Rights Abuses

Thursday, 29 August 2013 3:08 p.m. by EQCTruths Popular

Please visit the following page if you believe that EQC has breached your human rights.  WECAN are gathering evidence from specific individuals to take to the UN Office High Commissioner for Human Rights in Geneva.  It only takes a few minutes to fill out the form. 

Volunteers needed day and night at the Temple for Christchurch!

Volunteers needed day and night at the Temple for Christchurch!

Wednesday, 28 August 2013 5:50 p.m. by TempleforChCh

The Temple for Christchurch is set to open on the 1st of September, in time for Christchurch’s third earthquake anniversary on September 4th. Constructing a 40m long sculptural representation of an earthquake out of untreated demolition timber takes a lot of work, and in order to meet this deadline we are now working into the night! Access Man have kindly donated a light tower to help us with these final stages of construction. Volunteer hours are now 10am-10pm. There is work de-nailing, r ...

Avonside Holdings v Southern Response [2013] NZHC 1433 – Summary by Sarah

Avonside Holdings v Southern Response [2013] NZHC 1433 – Summary by Sarah

Wednesday, 28 August 2013 4:53 p.m. by ChristchurchFiasco Popular

 this case considered a dispute in respect of  a rental property in Avondale, Christchurch, insured with AMI/Southern Response. Both the plaintiff and defendant agreed that the property was damaged beyond economic repair. The homeowner wished to buy another house and the maximum amount to be paid by the insurer was the cost of rebuilding the damaged house on the present site. The property owner had accepted an offer to sell their land to the Crown  so a new house would never ...

Quake Out-Casts go to the High Court – a Summary by Sarah

Quake Out-Casts go to the High Court – a Summary by Sarah

Wednesday, 28 August 2013 4:42 p.m. by ChristchurchFiasco Popular

 

All about stadium design

All about stadium design

Wednesday, 28 August 2013 3:56 p.m. by CoffeyProjectsChCh

Thanks to all who attended our recent breakfast seminar on the subject of stadium design economics.

Insurance boosts NZ living standards - Vero CEO

Insurance boosts NZ living standards - Vero CEO

Wednesday, 28 August 2013 1:48 p.m. by PRNews Popular

The major challenge facing the insurance industry is to demonstrate the value it provides.

Why Health & Safety ?

Why Health & Safety ?

Wednesday, 28 August 2013 9:04 a.m. by H&S Matt

 

Reel Life in Canterbury tour next month

Reel Life in Canterbury tour next month

Tuesday, 27 August 2013 4:46 p.m. by PRNews

 

PlaceMakers opens new store in Christchurch

PlaceMakers opens new store in Christchurch

Tuesday, 27 August 2013 4:43 p.m. by PRNews Popular

 

Rebellion in Christchurch…

Rebellion in Christchurch…

Tuesday, 27 August 2013 9:11 a.m. by ShakyTownBlues Popular

Locked out of undamaged factory for  days – (since Feb 2011)

Outcasts win High Court battle

Outcasts win High Court battle

Monday, 26 August 2013 9:54 p.m. by EQCTruths

 

Statement regarding Christchurch East By-Election and Rebuild Christchurch

Statement regarding Christchurch East By-Election and Rebuild Christchurch

Monday, 26 August 2013 5:48 p.m. by Swiggs Featured Popular

On Friday I officially submitted my nomination with Labour to seek the selection for the Christchurch East By-Election which will be held as a result of Lianne Dalziel stepping down from her MP role to campaign to be the next Mayor of Christchurch. My media statement is

Greater diversity important for Christchurch

Greater diversity important for Christchurch

Monday, 26 August 2013 11:28 a.m. by MelanieRiwaiCouch Featured Popular

With local body elections looming we need to be thinking very seriously about how we can best make our vote count.

EQC Commits Contempt of Court

EQC Commits Contempt of Court

Monday, 26 August 2013 10:45 a.m. by EQCTruths Popular

On 27 June, Justice Collins ordered EQC to pay the legal fees of Bryan Staples, after EQC had unnecessarily dragged him into its proceeding.  The outcome solidified my respect for the New Zealand judiciary.  EQC had clearly dragged him into the proceeding without justification and the judge ordered EQC to pay its costs.    

National opens nominations for Chch East By-election

National opens nominations for Chch East By-election

Sunday, 25 August 2013 2:03 p.m. by PRNews

Nominations for the National Party’s candidate to contest the upcoming Christchurch East By-election open tomorrow (Monday 26 August).

CanCERN Newsletter #97 -  23rd August 2013

CanCERN Newsletter #97 - 23rd August 2013

Friday, 23 August 2013 4:52 p.m. by CanCERN Popular

Dear Members

Rising from the rubble - stories of High Street

Rising from the rubble - stories of High Street

Friday, 23 August 2013 4:07 p.m. by PRNews Recommended Popular

The Canterbury earthquakes irrevocably damaged Christchurch’s High Street precinct. The area’s Victorian and Edwardian streetscapes and series of lively interconnected laneways have changed forever, with a majority of its mostly masonry heritage buildings now demolished. 

Why Health & Safety?

Why Health & Safety?

Friday, 23 August 2013 12:37 p.m. by H&S Matt

 

Disaster experts say this week is critical for Wellington companies

Disaster experts say this week is critical for Wellington companies

Friday, 23 August 2013 9:31 a.m. by PRNews

A team of University of Canterbury (UC) disaster experts say this week is critical for businesses in Wellington and Marlborough.

Christchurch could become a state of the art cycle-friendly city

Christchurch could become a state of the art cycle-friendly city

Friday, 23 August 2013 9:30 a.m. by PRNews

A University of Canterbury (UC) transport expert believes Christchurch could become a state of the art cycle-friendly city.

I Need Your Help!  Please Like https://www.facebook.com/EQCTruthsBlog

I Need Your Help! Please Like https://www.facebook.com/EQCTruthsBlog

Thursday, 22 August 2013 10:55 p.m. by EQCTruths Popular

 

I am an exceedingly independent person and I hate asking anyone for help.  However, I desperately need help from everyone who reads this blog and has benefited from this information over the past nine months.  Please go to  and like it. 

 

As you know, the EQC and the Solicitor General have launched a frivolous court action against me because I have been one of EQC&rsqu ...

EQC Wastes $158,000 Unsuccessfully Persecuting EQC Truths

EQC Wastes $158,000 Unsuccessfully Persecuting EQC Truths

Thursday, 22 August 2013 7:04 p.m. by EQCTruths Popular

EQC issued the following press release earlier today confirming that it has spent $158,000 on its ridiculous case against me. .  In late June, I filed a motion to strike EQC’s frivolous claim and, thus far, EQC have not responded to my motion.

 

The figure is a colossal waste of money from EQC and Chapman Tripp.  Of course, Chapman Tripp and its parasitical lawyers are intentionally churning legal bills ...

Temple Guardians

Temple Guardians

Thursday, 22 August 2013 12:56 p.m. by TempleforChCh

We need volunteers to act as “Temple Guardians” during the time it is open to the public (Sep 1st – 14th). In this role, you act as the caretaker of both the Temple and its participants; ensuring the safety of the site and providing information and support to those who require it. This is a very important role, as you are the public face of the Temple, and we need Guardians to be present on-site at all times. No experience required, all you need is some spare time and a friendl ...

Spectrum Print in permanent new Chch home

Spectrum Print in permanent new Chch home

Wednesday, 21 August 2013 10:44 p.m. by PRNews

Spectrum Print has announced it will open the doors of its new production facility on 2nd September, ending a two and a half year period without a plant after being displaced by the February 2011 earthquake.

CANTERBURY RECOVERY UPDATE 20 August 2013

CANTERBURY RECOVERY UPDATE 20 August 2013

Wednesday, 21 August 2013 2:42 p.m. by IAGinsurance Featured Popular

Update on rebuild business page here: 

Do You Believe in Miracles?

Do You Believe in Miracles?

Wednesday, 21 August 2013 10:45 a.m. by EQCTruths

EQC simultaneously tells us that we must excuse its incessant and numberless delays because “this is an unprecedented disaster” whilst simultaneously promising miraculous outcomes to claimants, the most unbelievable of which is EQC’s ability to “repair” houses that any sane person deems necessary to demolish.

District Plan Review - finding the balance

District Plan Review - finding the balance

Tuesday, 20 August 2013 5:06 p.m. by GovtCCC

The Christchurch City Council is asking the people of Christchurch to take part in the district plan review and wants them to weigh up the issues to help them find the right balance for future land use. 

Final push for volunteers!

Final push for volunteers!

Tuesday, 20 August 2013 4:39 p.m. by TempleforChCh

10 days till the Temple opens; one month till it burns! Excitement is building as we get closer and closer to the Temples opening date of September 1st. We need all the volunteers we can get down at the Temple site for the final push to complete construction on time. Most of the supporting framework has been built, but it still needs to be clad with ripped down demolition timber to form the Temples walls. Cladding is one of the most fun and easy jobs available to do onsite- creating the Temples ...

Evening shifts for the final push!

Evening shifts for the final push!

Tuesday, 20 August 2013 4:39 p.m. by TempleforChCh

10 days till the Temple opens; one month till it burns! Excitement is building as we get closer and closer to the Temples opening date of September 1st. We need all the volunteers we can get down at the Temple site for the final push to complete construction on time. Most of the supporting framework has been built, but it still needs to be clad with ripped demolition timber to form the Temples walls. Cladding is one of the most fun and easy jobs available to do onsite- creating the Temples writi ...

Christchurch Arts Festival opens this week

Christchurch Arts Festival opens this week

Tuesday, 20 August 2013 9:29 a.m. by PRNews

Christchurch Arts Festival opens this week with a theatrical world premiere, a major exhibition on the impact of the earthquakes on people’s lives, a display of thousands of flags expressing the hopes and dreams of local children, plus sexy cabaret and opera for children.

Our thoughts are with Seddon

Our thoughts are with Seddon

Monday, 19 August 2013 2:30 p.m. by CoffeyProjectsChCh

As a spate of quakes continues to rumble at the North of the South Island, our thoughts are with the people of Seddon. The disruption and heartache caused during these times is all too familiar for many of us. Keep strong and stick together….

Context Architects Appoints South Island Director

Context Architects Appoints South Island Director

Monday, 19 August 2013 11:13 a.m. by PRNews

Media Release: Context Architects

EQC Spends $6,900 on “Executive Coaching” for Ian Simpson

EQC Spends $6,900 on “Executive Coaching” for Ian Simpson

Saturday, 17 August 2013 3:41 p.m. by EQCTruths Popular

According to the most recent CEO expense report available at , Ian Simpson spent $6,900 on one day of “Executive Coaching”.  Why does EQC need to spend such an inordinate sum of money on Ian Simpson’s “professional development” when the EQC Ministry of Propaganda routinely churns out propaganda depicting him as some infallible being?

Surveyor calls for EQC audit

Surveyor calls for EQC audit

Saturday, 17 August 2013 11:20 a.m. by EQCTruths

This is an excellent piece by Martin Van Beynen at the Press explaining the appalling quality of most EQC assessments.  I commend Adrian for standing up and outlining exactly what is wrong with most EQC assessments.       Perception is more important than reality at EQC.  EQC demonstrates why central planning and government control seldom […]

CanCERN Newsletter #96 -  16th August 2013

CanCERN Newsletter #96 - 16th August 2013

Friday, 16 August 2013 5:27 p.m. by CanCERN Popular

Dear Members

Transitional cathedral acts as a unique draw-card for visitors

Transitional cathedral acts as a unique draw-card for visitors

Thursday, 15 August 2013 4:40 p.m. by TourismChCh Popular

Christchurch's new Transitional ‘cardboard’ Cathedral will be a unique draw-card for visitors and an attractive new venue for conference and event organisers, say the region's tourism leaders.

Ali Jones to Stand for Council

Ali Jones to Stand for Council

Thursday, 15 August 2013 4:19 p.m. by PRNews Popular

 

Health Minister visits site for new Burwood Hospital

Health Minister visits site for new Burwood Hospital

Thursday, 15 August 2013 3:20 p.m. by NickyWagner Popular

 

EQC Orders Ministry of Propaganda to Stop Posting on EQC Truths

EQC Orders Ministry of Propaganda to Stop Posting on EQC Truths

Thursday, 15 August 2013 2:12 p.m. by EQCTruths Popular

 

Website Update August 2013 - How to Engage

Website Update August 2013 - How to Engage

Thursday, 15 August 2013 1:31 p.m. by Swiggs Featured Popular

Christchurch nightlife continues to rise

Christchurch nightlife continues to rise

Thursday, 15 August 2013 12:13 p.m. by CanterburyUniversity Popular

Christchurch nightlife including restaurants, bars and cafes is already back to almost 80 percent of pre-earthquake levels, a University of Canterbury (UC) marketing expert says.

UC research peoples positive outlook three years on

UC research people's positive outlook three years on

Thursday, 15 August 2013 12:12 p.m. by CanterburyUniversity Popular

CURTAINS SOON TO OPEN ON HOTEL

CURTAINS SOON TO OPEN ON HOTEL

Thursday, 15 August 2013 12:08 p.m. by PRNews Popular

The Rendezvous Hotel Christchurch will be transformed into a stage for a colourful cast of characters when the city’s Arts Festival gets underway later this month.


One of the Rendezvous Hotel Christchurch’s suites will be the staging venue for Hotel, a play which explores what goes on behind the closed doors of a hotel room.

Hotel is theatre at its most intimate. The audience will literally be in the room with the characters and wil ...

New fund focuses on quality of life in Canterbury

New fund focuses on quality of life in Canterbury

Thursday, 15 August 2013 11:58 a.m. by Commtrust Popular

The Canterbury Community Trust (‘the Trust’) is proactively supporting innovation and employment by launching a new $2.5 million Social Enterprise Fund, says a leading US public policy consultant.

New Brighton Project Newsletter August 2013

New Brighton Project Newsletter August 2013

Wednesday, 14 August 2013 8:12 p.m. by newbrightonproject Popular

In Case You Have Not Seen It On Barbadoes Street

In Case You Have Not Seen It On Barbadoes Street

Wednesday, 14 August 2013 6:44 p.m. by EQCTruths Popular

The bosses at EQC are too busy exploiting the tragedy to care about the people freezing in their houses for the third consecutive winter.  Fortunately, some homeowners are naming and shaming EQC and its accomplices.  

Utility of land- EQC  land claims rather than Govt. buy out etc.

Utility of land- EQC land claims rather than Govt. buy out etc.

Wednesday, 14 August 2013 6:29 p.m. by EQCTruths Popular

Here is an excerpt from an e-mail I received regarding land claims.  It contains some very useful information for anyone willing to wade through it.

Harlequin Public House Reopens

Harlequin Public House Reopens

Wednesday, 14 August 2013 6:21 p.m. by PRNews Featured Popular

CERA and Pediments…..

CERA and Pediments…..

Tuesday, 13 August 2013 3:23 p.m. by ShakyTownBlues Popular

On a completely different subject for a change.   Pediments: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

CERA and Pediments…..

CERA and Pediments…..

Tuesday, 13 August 2013 3:23 p.m. by ShakyTownBlues

On a completely different subject for a change.   Pediments: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia This article is about the architectural element. Pediment. A pediment is an element in classical, neoclassical and baroque architecture, and derivatives therefrom, consisting of a …