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Class Action Suit Against EQC and Fletchers

Class Action Suit Against EQC and Fletchers

Friday, 21 June 2013 4:52 p.m. by EQCTruths Popular

My Time in Christchurch

My Time in Christchurch

Friday, 21 June 2013 4:46 p.m. by EQCTruths Popular

My time in Christchurch was interesting yet sad.  I enjoyed meeting with claimants and helping answer questions about EQC and Fletchers, but it also saddened me to see many people unavoidably suffering at the hands of inept bureaucracy.  Everyone knows that a rebuild following a devastating series of earthquakes takes time.  Unfortunately, many of the delays in the residential rebuild stem from human error and idiocy.  Ultimately, the unnecessary delays will stifle economic a ...

New IRD office shows Govts commitment to the city

New IRD office shows Govt's commitment to the city

Thursday, 20 June 2013 5:00 p.m. by PRNews Popular

New Inland Revenue office shows Government’s commitment to Christchurch: McClay

$500k donation to assist rebuild Cholmondeley

$500k donation to assist rebuild Cholmondeley

Thursday, 20 June 2013 10:48 a.m. by PRNews Popular

Release:Cholmondeley Children’s Centre

Christchurch Arts Festival programme launched

Christchurch Arts Festival programme launched

Wednesday, 19 June 2013 10:52 p.m. by PRNews Featured Popular

The full programme for the 2013 Christchurch Arts Festival has been released featuring more than 50 events spread across five weeks from 22 August to 22 September.

The Problems Cantabrians Are Facing with Insurance

The Problems Cantabrians Are Facing with Insurance

Wednesday, 19 June 2013 3:14 p.m. by ChristchurchFiasco Popular

 

Christchurch childrens photographs to be exhibited internationally

Christchurch children's photographs to be exhibited internationally

Wednesday, 19 June 2013 12:18 p.m. by PRNews Featured Popular

This week the voices of Christchurch children will take centre stage in the Philippines with the UNICEF NZ children’s photographic exhibition ‘Christchurch: See Through my Eyes’ on display at Yuchengco Museum in Manila.

Traffic management trials underway

Traffic management trials underway

Wednesday, 19 June 2013 12:08 p.m. by SCIRT Popular

Trials are being set-up throughout Christchurch to look at ways of improving traffic management around road works sites to help reduce motorist delays and minimise driver frustration.

Tips and Contact Points to Help Through The Winter Storm

Tips and Contact Points to Help Through The Winter Storm

Tuesday, 18 June 2013 9:24 p.m. by Swiggs Recommended Popular

Civil Defence issued this list of things you can do to minimise risk to yourself and  your family when this cold snap hits tomorrow.

Red Cross reaches 100,000 grant recipients

Red Cross reaches 100,000 grant recipients

Tuesday, 18 June 2013 11:23 a.m. by RedCross Popular

Claims Service Update

Claims Service Update

Monday, 17 June 2013 8:39 p.m. by EQCTruths Popular

When is the right time to get a Project Manager on board?

When is the right time to get a Project Manager on board?

Monday, 17 June 2013 1:31 p.m. by CoffeyProjectsChCh Popular

Some clients see Project Managers simply as ‘construction managers’, for leading and managing the construction phase of a project.

The Banners are Coming

The Banners are Coming

Monday, 17 June 2013 10:46 a.m. by ChristchurchFiasco Popular

 

AvON welcomes Roger Sutton’s idea to save red zone houses

AvON welcomes Roger Sutton’s idea to save red zone houses

Sunday, 16 June 2013 7:25 p.m. by AvonOtakaro Popular

The group campaigning to create a reserve and river park in the Avon River red zone has welcomed Roger Sutton’s comments that some houses could be saved as memorials.

Christchurch Land confiscations continue…

Christchurch Land confiscations continue…

Sunday, 16 June 2013 3:56 p.m. by ShakyTownBlues Popular

And so it goes on:

How to Meet Me in Christchurch on Monday-Wednesday

How to Meet Me in Christchurch on Monday-Wednesday

Sunday, 16 June 2013 8:22 a.m. by EQCTruths Popular

I am going to be in Christchurch for the next few days providing free assistance to anyone that has questions about their claims or requires some help.  Likewise, I will be available for any blog reader who would like to meet in person and have a coffee.

The EQC Whinging Continues

The EQC Whinging Continues

Saturday, 15 June 2013 4:06 p.m. by EQCTruths Popular

I read this article today with a great deal of astonishment.  http://www.stuff.co.nz/the-press/news/8799208/Life-ain-t-fun-for-EQC-staff.  First, I do recognise that some people at EQC work tirelessly, competently, and selflessly.  However, many of the people whinging conflate activity with productivity.  EQC has the most notoriously inefficient processes imaginable and squanders resources and delays claims because of this. In other […]

“Speed Up or Step Aside”

“Speed Up or Step Aside”

Saturday, 15 June 2013 9:40 a.m. by ChristchurchFiasco Popular

 

Time for ABCs at CCC

Time for ABCs at CCC

Friday, 14 June 2013 6:06 p.m. by KrisV Popular

There's a song for every moment and today's post is no exception. In fact, I highly recommend that you click play and hum along as you read.

CanCERN Newsletter #88 - 14 June  2013

CanCERN Newsletter #88 - 14 June 2013

Friday, 14 June 2013 3:37 p.m. by CanCERN Popular

 

Moving along

Moving along

Friday, 14 June 2013 2:02 p.m. by TempleforChCh Popular

So whats been happening in the last month at the Temple for Christchurch? Our indigogo campaign started and finished; we raised $2084 of our $22 000 goal.

Christchurch Airport takes out best in category award

Christchurch Airport takes out best in category award

Friday, 14 June 2013 1:37 p.m. by CoffeyProjectsChCh Popular

Congratulations to the project team for taking out the best in category award at the Property Council New Zealand’s Property Industry Awards.

Minister turns sod on Rolleston construction yards

Minister turns sod on Rolleston construction yards

Thursday, 13 June 2013 4:01 p.m. by PRNews Popular

Corrections Minister Anne Tolley has turned the sod on new construction yards at Rolleston Working Prison, where prisoners will refurbish around thirty Housing New Zealand houses each year for the next five years.

Build consenting in Christchurch needs improvement

Build consenting in Christchurch needs improvement

Thursday, 13 June 2013 3:08 p.m. by PRNews Popular

The Federation’s Chief Executive, Bruce Kohn, said today that delays occurring in Christchurch had been a significant source of concern for the building and construction industry over several months.

Council consenting must speed up - Brownlee

Council consenting must speed up - Brownlee

Wednesday, 12 June 2013 4:48 p.m. by PRNews Popular

Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee says the time has come for the Government to take urgent action to address the Christchurch City Council’s repeated inability to meet statutory timeframes for processing building consents.

Is anyone loooking to save in waste costs and look at getting return on recyclables. visit www.miltek.co.nz

Is anyone loooking to save in waste costs and look at getting return on recyclables. visit www.miltek.co.nz

Wednesday, 12 June 2013 4:39 p.m. by Miltek NZ

Mil-tek is a leading international supplier of balers and waste presses, supplying solutions to compact many different types of material, including cardboard, plastic, paper, polystyrene, tins, cans and drums and general mixed/food waste.

Web of Secrecy

Web of Secrecy

Wednesday, 12 June 2013 3:52 p.m. by EQCTruths Popular

One of the most disquieting things about governments is their continuing insistence on “secrecy”.  It is understandable that a government must have some secrets.  However, much of what governments classify as “secret” is nothing more than the government trying to conceal its insidious behaviour from the people. 

Private funding of Aranui school may mean loss to community

Private funding of Aranui school 'may mean loss to community

Tuesday, 11 June 2013 9:34 p.m. by PRNews Popular

 

Wendys to reopen in Hornby

Wendy's to reopen in Hornby

Tuesday, 11 June 2013 7:25 p.m. by PRNews Popular

Wendy’s will reopen in Christchurch at long last, with a new Hornby restaurant expected to open by the end of the year.

SCIRT e-news 11 June, 2013

SCIRT e-news 11 June, 2013

Tuesday, 11 June 2013 6:45 p.m. by SCIRT Popular

 

Clarifying My City First Position

Clarifying My City First Position

Monday, 10 June 2013 4:28 p.m. by Swiggs Popular

On page 3 of todays Press newspaper I was photographed with the City First members and some supporters of the concept. City First is an election campaign launched by Cr Ngaire Button.

Home Sweet Whare

Home Sweet Whare

Sunday, 9 June 2013 6:52 p.m. by KrisV Popular

Winter came a little early this year...

Disappointing Attempt by Deputy Mayor to Divide Christchurch Council

Disappointing Attempt by Deputy Mayor to Divide Christchurch Council

Sunday, 9 June 2013 6:21 p.m. by YaniJohanson Popular

Media Statement: Disappointing Attempt by Deputy Mayor to Divide Council

Insurance and earthquake damaged properties - buying and selling a write off

Insurance and earthquake damaged properties - buying and selling a write off

Saturday, 8 June 2013 5:01 p.m. by PRNews Recommended Popular

 

IAG CANTERBURY RECOVERY UPDATE June 2013

IAG CANTERBURY RECOVERY UPDATE June 2013

Saturday, 8 June 2013 2:29 p.m. by IAGinsurance Featured Popular

Late last year IAG committed to completing all residential claims by the end of 2015. With a record number of contracts signed last month, and 1,121 new homes as well as 681 major repairs in planning, design, consenting and construction, the company remain on target to achieve this.

NEW NON POLITICAL ALLEGIANCE TO STABILISE COUNCIL

NEW NON POLITICAL ALLEGIANCE TO STABILISE COUNCIL

Saturday, 8 June 2013 12:53 p.m. by CityFirst Featured Popular

Sunday 9th June will see the first unveiling of a new non political allegiance in Christchurch to help stabilise the next city council. The brain child of Deputy Mayor Ngaire Button with full support from her fellow Shirley/Papanui council member Aaron Keown.

The Truth Has Vindicated Me!

The Truth Has Vindicated Me!

Friday, 7 June 2013 1:09 a.m. by EQCTruths Popular

I have just logged online from Europe and found the following story concerning EQC.  .  The EQC Truths blog broke the story about the massive delays processing OIA requests several months ago along with the tactics that EQC employs to prevent claimants from obtaining the information that rightfully belongs to them. 

PlaceMakers new Hornby store opens

PlaceMakers new Hornby store opens

Thursday, 6 June 2013 8:54 p.m. by PRNews Featured Popular

Christchurch builders, who have been counting down the days for the opening of PlaceMakers’ new, purpose-designed and built Hornby store, don’t have to wait any longer, with the store opening its doors yesterday, 5 June.

EQC Emergency Repairs Not As Easy To Achieve As Mr Brownlee Seems to Think

EQC Emergency Repairs Not As Easy To Achieve As Mr Brownlee Seems to Think

Thursday, 6 June 2013 1:35 p.m. by PRNews Popular

Is Mr Brownlee getting the right information from his advisors?

Lifting the Red Zone Cordons….. What does it mean for us?

Lifting the Red Zone Cordons….. What does it mean for us?

Thursday, 6 June 2013 10:35 a.m. by ShakyTownBlues Popular

ha ha what a joke…

EQC Moves the Goalposts Yet Again

EQC Moves the Goalposts Yet Again

Wednesday, 5 June 2013 11:39 p.m. by EQCTruths Popular

I am at an airport and I briefly logged online to learn that EQC have quietly announced that they will fail to meet their deadline to have all houses with damage exceeding $50,000 repaired by the end of the year.

The role of insurance in the Canterbury recovery

The role of insurance in the Canterbury recovery

Wednesday, 5 June 2013 12:38 p.m. by CanterburyUniversity Featured Popular

Christchurch International Airport  – Integrated Terminal Project Opening

Christchurch International Airport – Integrated Terminal Project Opening

Tuesday, 4 June 2013 8:44 p.m. by CoffeyProjectsChCh Popular

After almost four years of demolition, new construction and remodelling, the new $237m terminal building at Christchurch Airport is officially complete.

Is work causing people stress or are people just stressed at work?

Is work causing people stress or are people just stressed at work?

Tuesday, 4 June 2013 7:13 p.m. by CanterburyUniversity Popular

International research on post-traumatic stress suggests that the real impact of any major event can take up to two years to materialise.

Call to celebrate Christchurch as a coastal city second to none

Call to celebrate Christchurch as a coastal city second to none

Tuesday, 4 June 2013 1:03 p.m. by PRNews Featured Popular

“Christchurch is a coastal city of beauty and potential second to none” says New Brighton Business and Landowners’ Association manager Paul Zaanen.

Lessons from Christchurch will make coastal cities more disaster-resilient

Lessons from Christchurch will make coastal cities more disaster-resilient

Tuesday, 4 June 2013 11:51 a.m. by CanterburyUniversity Popular

A University of Canterbury (UC) geography expert believes lessons from Christchurch can make New Zealand’s coastal cities like Auckland, Wellington and Dunedin more disaster-resilient.

The Bolshevism of EQC

The Bolshevism of EQC

Tuesday, 4 June 2013 4:01 a.m. by EQCTruths Popular

I am currently travelling through St Petersburg Russia, one of the most fascinating cities in the world.  The Russian czar Peter the Great wanted a warm water port for Russia, so he conquered the territory comprising present day St Petersburg from Sweden, which gave him the warm water on the Baltic that he desired. 

September 4 2010 - 10,000+ Shakes Later - One Thousand Days On

September 4 2010 - 10,000+ Shakes Later - One Thousand Days On

Friday, 31 May 2013 5:49 p.m. by Swiggs Popular

As we reach this point of our ongoing post-earthquake journey, it is clear that there have been some major achievements over the past 1000 days with much more to be done into the future. 

Doors open at Apollo Projects Centre in Chch

Doors open at Apollo Projects Centre in Chch

Friday, 31 May 2013 12:09 p.m. by PRNews Popular

Canterbury’s high performance athletes, who have been without a central training base since the 2011 Christchurch earthquakes, have a new place to train and prepare for competition.

Material Damage Claim for 195 Hereford Street Christchurch Settled

Material Damage Claim for 195 Hereford Street Christchurch Settled

Friday, 31 May 2013 12:04 p.m. by PRNews Popular

Material Damage Claim for 195 Hereford Street Christchurch Settled

1000 days since the first Earthquake! WECAN

1000 days since the first Earthquake! WECAN

Friday, 31 May 2013 8:43 a.m. by WeCAN Popular

It is a good time to sit back and reflect on Christchurch’s earthquake recovery since September 2010.

Rocky on a road trip to Mt Hutt

Rocky on a road trip to Mt Hutt

Thursday, 30 May 2013 4:41 p.m. by PRNews Popular

Christchurch Red Zoned Building owners Block Parties….

Christchurch Red Zoned Building owners Block Parties….

Thursday, 30 May 2013 3:44 p.m. by ShakyTownBlues Popular

I saw an interesting comment from a respected building owner a few days ago.  Unfortunately they must remain unnamed. The comment went like this: