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Federated Farmers makes $54k grant to St John

Federated Farmers makes $54k grant to St John

Tuesday, 26 February 2013 6:49 p.m. by PRNews Popular

A $54,000 grant to St John from Federated Farmers will help the organisation continue its important community work.

The Insurance Industry Strikes Again after Hurricane Sandy- but the Americans are doing something about it!

The Insurance Industry Strikes Again after Hurricane Sandy- but the Americans are doing something about it!

Tuesday, 26 February 2013 4:24 p.m. by ChristchurchFiasco Popular

While here in Canterbury the earthquake affected population are receiving no assistance from their Government the story is quite a different one in the US. It is only five months since the Sandy Hurricane yet Governor Cuomo announces that the Department of …

Interesting Media Spin Week in Christchurch…

Interesting Media Spin Week in Christchurch…

Tuesday, 26 February 2013 8:54 a.m. by ShakyTownBlues Popular

Locked out of undamaged factory for 737 days.

Artbox - Launch Event 27/02/13 @ 5.30pm

Artbox - Launch Event 27/02/13 @ 5.30pm

Monday, 25 February 2013 10:34 p.m. by 77Bluepeter Featured Popular

Looking forward to going along and supporting this event,  Martin and the Team. The more the merrier, all are most welcome to come along, please contact Martin Trusttam at Artbox for further details on this and other forthcoming events.

Internal EQC Study Reveals 30% of Assessments Had Critical Errors

Internal EQC Study Reveals 30% of Assessments Had Critical Errors

Monday, 25 February 2013 7:15 p.m. by EQCTruths Popular

Today I received an elucidating e-mail from someone at EQC.  My source explains that an internal EQC study reveals that 30% of the EQC assessments contained critical errors.  Imagine hoping on a plane that was 30% likely to have a critical error!   

EQC Joke of the Day

EQC Joke of the Day

Monday, 25 February 2013 6:39 p.m. by EQCTruths Popular

A reporter phones the EQC media office and asks, “We have received reports of rampant nepotism at EQC.  What is your comment on the allegation?”   The EQC man replies, “I am not authorised to comment on the story.  However, I will put you through to my brother in the public relations department and he [...]

Orion submits 2000 page rebuild proposal

Orion submits 2000 page rebuild proposal

Monday, 25 February 2013 3:28 p.m. by OrionNZ Recommended Popular

 

Campaign aims to take Canterbury beyond All Right

Campaign aims to take Canterbury beyond 'All Right'

Monday, 25 February 2013 3:26 p.m. by GovtDHB Popular

 

Chris Ford: Christchurchs rebirth hampered by National

Chris Ford: Christchurch's rebirth hampered by National

Monday, 25 February 2013 1:36 p.m. by PRNews Popular

 

Reflecting and Moving Forward

Reflecting and Moving Forward

Monday, 25 February 2013 12:21 p.m. by Swiggs Popular

What a beautiful few days we have had. I am not talking about the weather, I am talking about the vibe of the our communities.

EQC loses major insurance case

EQC loses major insurance case

Sunday, 24 February 2013 8:37 p.m. by EQCTruths Popular

 

Why I Choose to Remain Anonymous

Why I Choose to Remain Anonymous

Sunday, 24 February 2013 8:28 p.m. by EQCTruths Popular

 

Beware of Fletchers says a Former Fletchers Employee

Beware of Fletchers says a Former Fletchers Employee

Sunday, 24 February 2013 12:51 p.m. by EQCTruths Popular

I have recently corresponded with a former Fletchers employee who writes that, “only 15 out of 100 people are happy with their repairs”.  Furthermore, he acknowledges that most of the EQC assessments had serious flaws given that EQC employed numerous incompetent assessors, many of whom were the relatives and friends of senior EQC people.    [...]

Your Claim Might Get Cash Settled

Your Claim Might Get Cash Settled

Saturday, 23 February 2013 6:41 p.m. by EQCTruths Popular

 

Christchurch Anniversary on CNN

Christchurch Anniversary on CNN

Saturday, 23 February 2013 9:32 a.m. by peter_hoffman Featured Popular

Hello all. Some of you helped me work on a photography project about how people were coping with the earthquakes while I was in town last year. Part of is featured on CNN here in the U.S. as recognition of the 2nd Anniversary. Thanks for your help and I just wanted to share with you all. Having spoken with so many of you I know there's not much to say to help things so I hope you are all simply pushing forward with as much energy as you can muster. - And we're thinking of you.

Creative Times UK, Article on my CHCH220213

Creative Times UK, Article on my CHCH220213

Friday, 22 February 2013 10:41 p.m. by 77Bluepeter Popular

Habitat For Humanity Nears Target’s End

Habitat For Humanity Nears Target’s End

Friday, 22 February 2013 5:30 p.m. by PRNews Popular

 

$25 MILLION SPECIAL FUND FOR COMMUNITY EARTHQUAKE PROJECTS

$25 MILLION SPECIAL FUND FOR COMMUNITY EARTHQUAKE PROJECTS

Friday, 22 February 2013 4:39 p.m. by Commtrust Featured Popular

Repairing the fabric of Canterbury communities is at the heart of a new fund announced today.                          (Friday, 22 February 2013)

Christchurch the engine room of NZ as rebuild steps up, UC lecturer says

Christchurch the engine room of NZ as rebuild steps up, UC lecturer says

Friday, 22 February 2013 10:44 a.m. by CanterburyUniversity Popular

February 22, 2013

CTU pays tribute to the people of Canterbury

CTU pays tribute to the people of Canterbury

Friday, 22 February 2013 10:35 a.m. by PRNews Popular

 

Southern Response + Insurance woes + Southern No Response……

Southern Response + Insurance woes + Southern No Response……

Friday, 22 February 2013 9:18 a.m. by ShakyTownBlues Popular

 

Slow, Sedate, Agonising - Processing Earthquakes

Slow, Sedate, Agonising - Processing Earthquakes

Thursday, 21 February 2013 11:44 p.m. by andreac414 Recommended Popular

 

Poem: In memory of all those that we lost in the 2011 Earthquakes

Poem: In memory of all those that we lost in the 2011 Earthquakes

Thursday, 21 February 2013 9:45 p.m. by RebuildChristchurch Recommended Popular

A poem from our facebook inbox:

Graeme Robinson Strikes Again

Graeme Robinson Strikes Again

Thursday, 21 February 2013 7:58 p.m. by EQCTruths Popular

 

New Brighton Project Update February 2013

New Brighton Project Update February 2013

Thursday, 21 February 2013 1:30 p.m. by newbrightonproject Popular

 

CTV going Digital

CTV going Digital

Thursday, 21 February 2013 12:43 p.m. by PRNews Popular

Release : Thursday, 21 February, 2013

Call for Government to Work More Closely with Local Communities

Call for Government to Work More Closely with Local Communities

Thursday, 21 February 2013 10:00 a.m. by RebuildChristchurch Popular

Release: 20/02/2013

Looking at EQCs customer satisfaction survey results

Looking at EQC's customer satisfaction survey results

Thursday, 21 February 2013 7:08 a.m. by Avonside

From the EQC website:

Local artist creates uplifting gift for Cantabrians

Local artist creates uplifting gift for Cantabrians

Wednesday, 20 February 2013 11:57 p.m. by PRNews Popular

Mayor Bob Parker today revealed a unique artistic installation, gifted to the city of Christchurch as a celebration of the resilience of Cantabrians two years on from the devastating earthquakes that rocked the city.

CHCH 220212 - now 220213 Earthquake awareness project - Two years on.

CHCH 220212 - now 220213 Earthquake awareness project - Two years on.

Wednesday, 20 February 2013 11:21 p.m. by 77Bluepeter Featured Popular

On 22nd February 2011 disaster hit Christchurch in New Zealand, where a major earthquake ripped through the city killing 185 people.

A Gifted Garden Donation

A Gifted Garden Donation

Wednesday, 20 February 2013 10:57 p.m. by CircleTrust Popular

PRESS RELEASE

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