Fletcher EQR expects that the 4,500 priority winter heating repairs initially estimated to be needed in Christchurch will be completed by mid May, and is actively seeking to identify further households where such repairs are needed.
This information and the links on this page will give you all the information you need to know regarding keeping warm this winter after the earthquakes. The information comes from the Community Energy Action CEA trust Community Energy Action is a Christchurch-based charitable trust committed to providing warm and healthy homes for all. Community Energy Action was established in 1994 and works throughout Canterbury north of the Rakaia. We are governed by a board with . Both the September and ...
CANTERBURY BUSINESS LEADERS SURVEY CONFIRMS NEED FOR HASTY PROGRESS
>Many of the Insurance Companies have put together great information packs. Earthquake Claim Pack for their customers. The insurance companies making up the group are listed below. Click on the name of the company to be taken to the appropriate web page where you can download the pack relevant to your policy.
On Tuesday there was a Community Engagement meeting set up under the auspices of the Ministry of Social Development (MSD) and the Christchurch City Council (CCC). The purpose was to have a conversation about us owning our community recovery.
CTV will resume operations from May 2nd 2011, less than 3 months after its building and many of its staff were lost in the Earthquake.
The Earthquake Recovery News and Information () service is a communication network being launched by Civil Defence today.
Earthquake-hit couples will have to pay at least $190 a week and a two-week bond to stay in Government-supplied campervans.
Because a picture paints a thousand words click the image below to be taken to a high res pdf file of this. as of March 31st 2011 An article to back this up from the press: Christchurch City Council water and waste operations maintenance manager Mike Bourke said staff were working furiously to fix the quake-hit sewerage system, but it remained on a "knife-edge".
Roam3 Ltd says its earthquake early warning system has been providing up to three seconds warning of approaching aftershocks to people in the heavily damaged Christchurch CBD.
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Hundreds of cats and dogs ran in fright after the February 6.3 earthquake. Many have returned home but some are still missing, separated from their owners.
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Prime Minister John Key today announced the creation of a new, single authority to provide leadership and coordination of the ongoing recovery effort in Canterbury
The Government has put in place several tax relief measures to help Christchurch residents and businesses trying to get back on their feet after last month’s earthquake, Finance Minister Bill English and Revenue Minister Peter Dunne announced today.
The Christchurch City Council have released a few things they are doing to reduce the horrible traffic in Christchurch. Due to the earthquake many of the roads are in unsafe order or closed off by cordons which is bottlenecking free traffic lanes and causing utter congestion. If you are anything like me you will be getting very frustrated with trying to move about the city.
Do you know of anyone that needs assistance anywhere in our Lyttelton Harbour Basin communities? Some people may lose their income, be frightened and unsettled. Sometimes just knowing there is help and support on their doorstep can be a great stress reliever. Please let us know if you would be willing to help in this area. Contact Julie Lee and Team Time Bank - Mobile: 027 739 1832
This update comes from Clayton Cosgrove. To view all the earthquake responses from the Labour's earthquake recovery spokesman Clayton Cosgrove says he fears hundreds of Wellington bureaucrats with clipboards telling Cantabrians how to rebuild Christchurch.
that this imagery is a snapshot of the way Christchurch looked a couple of days after the earthquake. It's good that this information is now available to all of New Zealand and the world.
This could be a bad situation for many people in Christchurch and this needs to be looked at very quickly so that the people who are already unsure on their future are not bothered and further disrupted by a legal battle over money.
ASB Bank today announced a $250 million package for earthquake devastated Christchurch offering interest free and discounted loans, aimed at kick-starting the rebuilding of the city.
Rally For Christchurch! This event, created by Action for Christchurch East, is for residents who want to get involved in the Christchurch recovery and want to help build local community networks.
In the past few days we have witnessed growing frustration by business people who want to get into their central city premises to retrieve items essential to their business operation.
Hundreds of quake-hit bars, restaurants and retailers could reopen in a temporary "entertainment" hub in central Christchurch under a plan being considered by the Government. It has asked commercial developers for ideas to build an interim hub to keep businesses afloat while demolition and repair work continues behind the cordons.
The Canterbury Business Recovery Networks or CBRN’s update newsletters will resume circulation from today. We have and are continuing to work hard in maintain pressure on the authorities to raise issues where there are genuine concerns.
To see updates of the To read on the controlled access to To view information on getting cars from
The Government has announced a $6.85 million economic recovery plan to help Canterbury businesses get back on their feet.
Plans are under way for thousands of Christchurch people to be housed in temporary accommodation while their quake-damaged homes are repaired. On Friday, the Department of Building and Housing sent a request for proposals to construction companies for up to 2500 modular homes which would likely be placed on public land such as the A&P showgrounds.
To view the damaged suburb section for this suburb click this image ?
Sunday night's large aftershock may prove important in determining whether more damaging quakes may hit Christchurch. The magnitude-5.1 quake at 9.47pm – located about 10 kilometres under the city's eastern suburbs – was followed by several small aftershocks in the area.
In the aftermath of the earthquake there are many agencies that can help you, your family and whanau. Here’s a brief outline of the services and support available to you.
National Controller John Hamilton has indicated that the earthquake response is moving from the urgent phase to focusing on structured recovery. A three-day moratorium on demolition work in the CBD has been in place since Friday, with only urgent work to take down structures that were blocking access to other buildings. Civil Defence is developing a plan to allow business owners controlled access to buildings within the red zone within the CBD.
This is the video that was played at the in Christchurch Yesterday. It shows the damage that is in the City.
This is the first post in a series of a few that will look at not the high cloud in the sky ideas but the realities of rebuilding our city.
This is a great article i thought is important to share:
Following yesterday's, the thoughts of Cantabrians are now turning to the rebuilding of their city. Ideas and initiatives are already starting to circulate after large parts of the region were devastated by the February 22 earthquake.
Japan may need five years to rebuild from the earthquake and tsunami that has caused up to US$235 billion ($320 billion) of damage, says the World Bank.
To view, vote and comment on a collection of ideas for rebuilding our city click on the ideas tab above or go to
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