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Web of Secrecy

Web of Secrecy

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

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:

Regional taskings of NZ Response Teams

Regional taskings of NZ Response Teams

Thursday, 30 May 2013 11:42 a.m. by DebDonnell Popular

 

Holidays in Auckland

Holidays in Auckland

Wednesday, 29 May 2013 11:18 p.m. by nathanvaughan

Auckland is a city of the North Island, New Zealand. It is one of the most beautiful and popular cities in the New zealand. Due to its location in the center of the Bay of Auraki, Today the city is the most important port in the country. Commercial activities has given rise to the industrial production with a very diverse industries including chemical, mechanical, glass, textiles, paper mills, sugar mills, assembly of motor vehicles. There are lots of things to do and see in Auckland. The ...

school closure decision worse than expected

school closure decision worse than expected

Wednesday, 29 May 2013 10:06 p.m. by PRNews Popular

Hey Minister, leave those kids alone!

Hey Minister, leave those kids alone!

Wednesday, 29 May 2013 4:30 p.m. by GlennLivingstone Popular

 

Christchurch asset sales should be explored

Christchurch asset sales should be explored

Wednesday, 29 May 2013 1:57 p.m. by PRNews Popular

Media Release: Beehive

My Debate Challenge to Gerry Brownlee and Ian Simpson

My Debate Challenge to Gerry Brownlee and Ian Simpson

Tuesday, 28 May 2013 7:02 a.m. by EQCTruths Popular

 

EQC Truths Will Return

EQC Truths Will Return

Monday, 27 May 2013 12:35 a.m. by EQCTruths Popular

 

New Brighton Project Newsletter May 2013

New Brighton Project Newsletter May 2013

Sunday, 26 May 2013 7:21 p.m. by newbrightonproject Popular

 

Mould Risk in Water Damaged Homes – Guest Post by Bron Williams (Australia)

Mould Risk in Water Damaged Homes – Guest Post by Bron Williams (Australia)

Friday, 24 May 2013 9:12 a.m. by ChristchurchFiasco Popular

Eighteen months ago, I had no idea how fast mould grows in a house with water damage; nor that a home can be unsafe, from very high levels of airborne mould, without any visible sign on the ceiling or walls.

Deadly assignment earns editor Friend of NZ award

Deadly assignment earns editor Friend of NZ award

Friday, 24 May 2013 8:49 a.m. by PRNews Popular

 

Oh Thank God for Mr. Grafton (ICNZ)

Oh Thank God for Mr. Grafton (ICNZ)

Thursday, 23 May 2013 12:16 p.m. by ChristchurchFiasco Popular

 

SKY MAKES A MILLION DOLLAR PLEDGE TO CHRISTCHURCH

SKY MAKES A MILLION DOLLAR PLEDGE TO CHRISTCHURCH

Wednesday, 22 May 2013 1:38 p.m. by PRNews Popular

 

High Court Case Between Civic Assurance and Reinsurer Over Christchurch City Council Earthquake Claims

High Court Case Between Civic Assurance and Reinsurer Over Christchurch City Council Earthquake Claims

Tuesday, 21 May 2013 6:04 p.m. by PRNews Popular

The Christchurch earthquakes resulted in large claims under Civic’s policies to its insureds. Civic has claimed under its reinsurance contracts. Other reinsurers have paid the claims. R+V has not. Civic seeks summary judgment for some $35m against R+V. R+V applies for a stay, on the basis that the reinsurance contract contains an arbitration clause.

Securing our Future: Response to John Campbell of Campbell Live 20 May 2013 – Guest post by Herman Meijburg

Securing our Future: Response to John Campbell of Campbell Live 20 May 2013 – Guest post by Herman Meijburg

Tuesday, 21 May 2013 3:51 p.m. by ChristchurchFiasco Popular

Hi John, I was much impressed with what you shared with us on your last night’s program “Campbell Live” (21st May 2013). Listening to my fellow Cantabrians and what they had to say quietened me down. When you talk about …

Whatever happened to the EQC Review?

Whatever happened to the EQC Review?

Tuesday, 21 May 2013 1:47 p.m. by ChristchurchFiasco Popular

 

Letter to the Minister of Education

Letter to the Minister of Education

Monday, 20 May 2013 9:40 p.m. by GlennLivingstone Popular

 

Quake hit hi-tech finalists look overseas

Quake hit hi-tech finalists look overseas

Sunday, 19 May 2013 4:19 p.m. by PRNews Popular

 

An extra $1.5b allocated from Future Fund

An extra $1.5b allocated from Future Fund

Friday, 17 May 2013 1:30 p.m. by PRNews Popular

 

Funding for Christchurch education staff welcomed

Funding for Christchurch education staff welcomed

Friday, 17 May 2013 1:29 p.m. by PRNews Popular

 

Budget Confirms Commitment to Rebuilding Christchurch

Budget Confirms Commitment to Rebuilding Christchurch

Friday, 17 May 2013 10:19 a.m. by PRNews Popular

Thursday, 16 May 2013, 2:51 pm

Govt and Council must jointly support residents

Govt and Council must jointly support residents

Thursday, 16 May 2013 12:49 p.m. by LianneDalziel Popular

 

WeCAN Official Informations Requests May 2013

WeCAN Official Information's Requests May 2013

Thursday, 16 May 2013 12:29 p.m. by WeCAN Featured Popular

 

Southern Response…. well this is interesting….

Southern Response…. well this is interesting….

Thursday, 16 May 2013 10:36 a.m. by ShakyTownBlues Popular

Locked out of undamaged factory for 815 days and still counting…..

SCAPE 7 Public Art Christchurch Biennial

SCAPE 7 Public Art Christchurch Biennial

Wednesday, 15 May 2013 3:17 p.m. by SCAPE Christchurch Biennial Popular