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Red Cross continues its support for the people of Chch

Red Cross continues its support for the people of Chch

Wednesday, 20 February 2013 10:31 p.m. by RedCross Popular

Kitchen design and advice

Kitchen design and advice

Wednesday, 20 February 2013 1:27 p.m. by michaeleames Popular

When planing your new kitchen..Quick tip.

School Closures Disappointing for Close Knit Communities

School Closures Disappointing for Close Knit Communities

Wednesday, 20 February 2013 11:34 a.m. by RebuildChristchurch Popular

Only two days out from the second anniversary of the February 22 earthquake, Christchurch principals, teachers, students and parents are once again facing emotional pressure, this time with the announcement of school closures.

MWH Recovery employs almost half Mainzeals Chch staff

MWH Recovery employs almost half Mainzeal's Chch staff

Wednesday, 20 February 2013 11:09 a.m. by PRNews Popular

 

NZ designed structural systems will help in the rebuild, UC experts say

NZ designed structural systems will help in the rebuild, UC experts say

Wednesday, 20 February 2013 11:07 a.m. by CanterburyUniversity Popular

Two University of Canterbury (UC) structural engineers believe there is an opportunity for the Christchurch rebuild to raise the bar and lift the minimum acceptable performance of new buildings using New Zealand-designed structural systems.

The Incompetent Insurance Verification Process

The Incompetent Insurance Verification Process

Tuesday, 19 February 2013 8:45 p.m. by EQCTruths Popular

 

Multi Dwelling Properties Still on Hold!!!

Multi Dwelling Properties Still on Hold!!!

Tuesday, 19 February 2013 8:29 p.m. by EQCTruths Popular

 

Earthquake-prone buildings meeting tonight

Earthquake-prone buildings meeting tonight

Tuesday, 19 February 2013 6:48 p.m. by PRNews Popular

Building and Construction Minister Maurice Williamson says a public meeting on proposals for changing the earthquake-prone building policy system will be held in Christchurch this evening.

School closures wrong move for rebuilding communities

School closures wrong move for rebuilding communities

Tuesday, 19 February 2013 6:47 p.m. by PRNews Popular

 

Our New Christchurch Earthquake Book – Responders

Our New Christchurch Earthquake Book – Responders

Tuesday, 19 February 2013 4:10 p.m. by DebDonnell Popular

 

Over 100 architects visit Christchurch with Window Treatments NZ Ltd

Over 100 architects visit Christchurch with Window Treatments NZ Ltd

Tuesday, 19 February 2013 2:08 p.m. by PRNews Popular

100 architects from all over New Zealand will join 25 local Christchurch architects on for a tour of the CBD Rebuild Zone, the official opening of Window Treatments NZ Ltd’s new factory at 218 Main South Road, Sockburn, and the launch of an innovative new interior/exterior Securo roller blind.

Trade Event to explain Collaborate Canterbury

Trade Event to explain Collaborate Canterbury

Tuesday, 19 February 2013 6:54 a.m. by collaboratecanty Popular

A free breakfast trade event at the end of the month will help construction sector trades people understand the opportunity collaborating can bring to local businesses. Employing staff is not the only way to grow a business during the rebuild years and Collaborate Canterbury wants to help businesses understand the advantages of teaming up.

Self support notes for our Earthquake anniversary period.

Self support notes for our Earthquake anniversary period.

Monday, 18 February 2013 10:20 p.m. by PRNews Recommended Popular

The Anniversary

Christchurch businesses need to team up to maximise their rebuild opportunity

Christchurch businesses need to team up to maximise their rebuild opportunity

Monday, 18 February 2013 2:00 p.m. by collaboratecanty Popular

The Canterbury rebuild is set to gain greater momentum this year and a new initiative will help businesses across New Zealand make the most of the opportunity.

Concrete Pad Foundation Repair Strategy

Concrete Pad Foundation Repair Strategy

Monday, 18 February 2013 12:12 a.m. by IAGinsurance Featured Popular

 

The EQC Reinsurance Rip-off

The EQC Reinsurance Rip-off

Sunday, 17 February 2013 5:06 p.m. by EQCTruths Popular

 

WeCan (Wider Earthquakes’ Action Network) Media Release – posted by WeCan

WeCan (Wider Earthquakes’ Action Network) Media Release – posted by WeCan

Friday, 15 February 2013 8:41 p.m. by ChristchurchFiasco Popular

************  Media Release ************   Please Earthquake Minister as you show foreign media around the inner city on Friday tell the full story about the recovery here in Canterbury Tomorrow the Earthquake Minister, Mr Gerry Brownlee, will show foreign media …

Rebuild Christchurch Update February 15th 2013

Rebuild Christchurch Update February 15th 2013

Friday, 15 February 2013 6:18 p.m. by Swiggs Popular

Today has seen a huge amount of information released to us from the different authorities.

In the key of B

In the key of B

Friday, 15 February 2013 4:21 p.m. by KrisV Popular

 

Are we choosing the road before the destination?

Are we choosing the road before the destination?

Friday, 15 February 2013 4:11 p.m. by CoffeyProjectsChCh Popular

 

Christchurch brewery flourishing in new location

Christchurch brewery flourishing in new location

Thursday, 14 February 2013 5:43 p.m. by PRNews Popular

The multi-award-winning Three Boys Brewery is once again brewing full steam ahead following a move to prime new premises in the thriving Christchurch suburb of Woolston.

Red Cross announces $9.3M grant for Chch schoolchildren

Red Cross announces $9.3M grant for Chch schoolchildren

Wednesday, 13 February 2013 7:35 p.m. by RedCross Featured Popular

New Zealand Red Cross has launched a new grant to support Christchurch schoolchildren experiencing earthquake-related challenges that impact on their health and wellbeing.

The Abysmal State of the News

The Abysmal State of the News

Wednesday, 13 February 2013 7:35 p.m. by EQCTruths Popular

Contemporary news is dreadful.  Much of what passes for news today is nothing more than gossip designed to cater to the lowest common denominator.  For example, Stuff devoted an inordinate amount of coverage today to leaked pictures of a pregnant Kate Middleton clad in a bikini and the major New Zealand newspapers ran stories about [...]

Minister to address science symposium

Minister to address science symposium

Wednesday, 13 February 2013 7:33 p.m. by PRNews

Science and Innovation Minister Steven Joyce will address an international symposium on disaster communication, hosted by the Science Communicator's Association (SCANZ) in Christchurch 21-22 February.

CCDU Design retains one way streets…..

CCDU Design retains one way streets…..

Tuesday, 12 February 2013 9:21 a.m. by ShakyTownBlues Popular

The “New” transport plan: Link here:  for the city has kept the one street system.  Their logic defies belief.  Internationally one way streets are a dead duck. 

How EQC Settles Claims

How EQC Settles Claims

Monday, 11 February 2013 8:48 p.m. by EQCTruths Popular

 

ECQ repair strategy

ECQ repair strategy

Monday, 11 February 2013 8:45 p.m. by EQCTruths Popular

 

Today’s Fletchers Horror Story

Today’s Fletchers Horror Story

Monday, 11 February 2013 7:54 p.m. by EQCTruths Popular

 

The Settlement Process

The Settlement Process

Monday, 11 February 2013 7:54 p.m. by EQCTruths

 

SHEARS & MAC WINS AT NZ RED AWARDS

SHEARS & MAC WINS AT NZ RED AWARDS

Monday, 11 February 2013 1:01 p.m. by Chris Stafford-Bush Featured

EXPERTS IN COMMERCIAL INTERIORS & BUILDING FIT OUTS

EXPERTS IN COMMERCIAL INTERIORS & BUILDING FIT OUTS

Monday, 11 February 2013 12:54 p.m. by Chris Stafford-Bush Popular

For over 25 years we have managed and delivered a wide range of retail and commercial interiors projects ranging from 20 sqm to 4000 sqm.  These commercial interior projects range from $50,000 to $5 million.

Removal of Medway Street footbridge brings a mix of sadness, relief and hope

Removal of Medway Street footbridge brings a mix of sadness, relief and hope

Monday, 11 February 2013 10:28 a.m. by AvonOtakaro Popular

Work to remove the munted Medway Street footbridge – an icon of the Canterbury earthquakes – is to begin this week. 

Mainzeal and Project Management Agreements

Mainzeal and Project Management Agreements

Monday, 11 February 2013 10:00 a.m. by ChristchurchFiasco Popular

I for one am very pleased that my husband and I insisted we would not sign a Project Management Agreement with our insurer.

River of Flowers returns for February 22nd 2013

River of Flowers returns for February 22nd 2013

Saturday, 9 February 2013 12:47 p.m. by PRNews Featured Popular

The River of Flowers will return on February 22, 2013 to provide communities with the opportunity to reflect on the last two years and look forward to the future.

2013

2013

Friday, 8 February 2013 5:43 p.m. by TheConcert

With things finally starting to settle down for 2013, We thought it was about time to updated you all on what the Volunteer Army Foundation is going to be up to in 2013!

A1 Heat Pump Clean

A1 Heat Pump Clean

Friday, 8 February 2013 4:14 p.m. by deskjet Popular

 

Security Issues in CBD Red Zone Contractor Enclaves…… & IAG Service addresses

Security Issues in CBD Red Zone Contractor Enclaves…… & IAG Service addresses

Thursday, 7 February 2013 10:09 a.m. by ShakyTownBlues Popular

Locked out of undamaged factory for 718 days…. 

Insurance industry welcomes court decision

Insurance industry welcomes court decision

Tuesday, 5 February 2013 1:13 p.m. by PRNews Featured Popular

The Insurance Council of New Zealand welcomes the High Court decision that the Christchurch City Council cannot require a building owner to increase the seismic strength of an existing building above 34% of the new building standard.

Christchurch Boys’ High students to start year with a splash

Christchurch Boys’ High students to start year with a splash

Tuesday, 5 February 2013 11:11 a.m. by CBHS Popular

Job Card Tracking System

Job Card Tracking System

Tuesday, 5 February 2013 8:04 a.m. by avision Popular

Flowers of Hope - Second Quake Anniversary

Flowers of Hope - Second Quake Anniversary

Monday, 4 February 2013 10:17 p.m. by Swiggs Recommended Featured Popular

Share this around and Remember the 185 lives lost 2 years ago. 

Why Canterbury’s Democracy Was Destroyed

Why Canterbury’s Democracy Was Destroyed

Monday, 4 February 2013 8:31 p.m. by PRNews Popular

Opinion piece

Inland Revenue releases adverse events research

Inland Revenue releases adverse events research

Monday, 4 February 2013 4:08 p.m. by PRNews Popular

The Christchurch rebuild depends on a well-working tax system, so Inland Revenue has undertaken research to examine the impact of the earthquakes on small and medium businesses.

Growing optimism in NZs infrastructure and building industries

'Growing optimism' in NZ's infrastructure and building industries

Monday, 4 February 2013 4:07 p.m. by PRNews Popular

Optimism is growing across several sectors in New Zealand’s building and infrastructure industries according to AECOM’s latest construction Sentiment Report. Outlook has improved significantly in the buildings investment market with 50 percent of industry respondents expecting increased expenditure in 2013, up from 14 percent in May 2012.

EQ damaged HNZ houses undergo rapid repairs in just six days

EQ damaged HNZ houses undergo rapid repairs in just six days

Monday, 4 February 2013 9:56 a.m. by NickyWagner Popular

 

My Insurance Nightmare….

My Insurance Nightmare….

Saturday, 2 February 2013 9:59 a.m. by ChristchurchFiasco Popular

Since I published , many people have asked me about my personal insurance story, as this is not covered in the book. So in response, I am pleased to provide a brief break down of the facts:

Quote from The Marlborough Express

Quote from The Marlborough Express

Friday, 1 February 2013 5:42 p.m. by MACRO

“Former Christchurch Central MP Brendon Burns suggested the group form a cluster and hold monthly meetings to discuss who was doing what around the rebuild, including roadblocks and opportunities. Mr Burns was integral in setting up the trip to Christchurch and the forum in Blenheim last year. Although Marlborough had made some positive connections in [...]

UC designs phone app for Christchurch’s historic High Street precinct

UC designs phone app for Christchurch’s historic High Street precinct

Friday, 1 February 2013 12:54 p.m. by CanterburyUniversity Featured Popular

The University of Canterbury (UC) has designed a phone app and a website for Christchurch’s quake-hit historic High Street precinct which was severely damaged in the February 22 earthquake.

United front over quake rebuild

United front over quake rebuild

Friday, 1 February 2013 12:15 p.m. by MACRO

Marlborough businesses need to work together to provide seamless delivery of services and materials of the scale required for the Christchurch rebuild. That was the message to the 25 Marlborough delegates who attended a two-day forum in Christchurch this week, aimed at connecting with key people and groups involved in the rebuild. Marlborough is believed [...]

EQC’s OIA Incompetence

EQC’s OIA Incompetence

Thursday, 31 January 2013 7:56 p.m. by EQCTruths Popular

The Official Information Act (OIA) exists to promote transparency in New Zealand.  Under the Official Information Act, the government acknowledges the public’s right demand information concerning government activities along with permitting individuals to access information that government entities have on them. 

What is Happening to Claims Under $15,000

What is Happening to Claims Under $15,000

Wednesday, 30 January 2013 8:19 p.m. by EQCTruths Popular

Many homeowners in Christchurch whose houses have less than $15,000 worth of damage wonder when EQC will settle their claims.  Initially, EQC stated that it would have all these claims settled by July of 2012.  

Quote from The Press

Quote from The Press

Wednesday, 30 January 2013 5:40 p.m. by MACRO

“Marlborough businesses should form a Christchurch rebuild cluster to capitalise on opportunities from the rebuild. That was the suggestion of former Christchurch Central MP Brendon Burns who, together with the Marlborough District Council and the Marlborough Chamber of Commerce, organised a two-day visit to Christchurch for representatives of nearly 20 Marlborough businesses.”  The Press, Jan [...]

expert researching how organisations can improve as recovery grows

expert researching how organisations can improve as recovery grows

Wednesday, 30 January 2013 11:28 a.m. by CanterburyUniversity Popular

A University of Canterbury (UC) researcher is looking at how organisations can improve their response and recovery in disasters and provide local businesses with best practice recommendations in the aftermath of the Christchurch earthquakes.

East side stories: a survey of two contrasting suburbs – UC researcher

East side stories: a survey of two contrasting suburbs – UC researcher

Tuesday, 29 January 2013 1:54 p.m. by CanterburyUniversity Recommended Popular

A University of Canterbury (UC) researcher has found differences and similarities between the hard-hit east side Christchurch suburbs of Aranui and Sumner following the 2010 and 2011 earthquakes.

Marlborough chases opportunities

Marlborough chases opportunities

Tuesday, 29 January 2013 1:20 p.m. by MACRO

Marlborough businesses should form a Christchurch rebuild cluster to capitalise on opportunities from the rebuild. That was the suggestion of former Christchurch Central MP Brendon Burns who, together with the Marlborough District Council and the Marlborough Chamber of Commerce, organised a two-day visit to Christchurch for representatives of nearly 20 Marlborough businesses. Speaking to the [...]

Multi-Dwelling Claims on Hold

Multi-Dwelling Claims on Hold

Monday, 28 January 2013 9:11 p.m. by EQCTruths Popular