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Community Briefings

Community Briefings

Wednesday, 16 March 2011 5:45 p.m. by Swiggs Popular

Christchurch has lost the rights to host any Rugby World Cup games

Christchurch has lost the rights to host any Rugby World Cup games

Wednesday, 16 March 2011 3:17 p.m. by Swiggs Popular

A deep and hard blow for Christchurch. Something that although realistic is still going to hurt the mindset of many people in Christchurch as we rebuild our city. Rugby World Cup Minister Murray McCully made the announcement this afternoon that the games will no longer be hosted in Christchurch. Stadium Christchurch (AMI Stadium) operator Vbase informed him that it could not guarantee that the extensive repairs required for both the stadium structures and the playing surface could be completed i ...

Fletcher Building Ready To Build 1000 New Houses

Fletcher Building Ready To Build 1000 New Houses

Wednesday, 16 March 2011 4:55 a.m. by Swiggs Popular

Fletcher Building has put proposals to the Government for more than 1000 new Christchurch houses. Mark Binns, infrastructure chief executive, said his company made submissions to the Department of Building and Housing this month for three worker camps for about 900 people and a further 250 to 300 houses for displaced Christchurch residents.

Why the 2011 Christchurch earthquake is considered an aftershock

Why the 2011 Christchurch earthquake is considered an aftershock

Tuesday, 15 March 2011 11:21 p.m. by Swiggs Popular

The magnitude 7.1 earthquake that struck the Canterbury region on 4 September 2010 was caused by the rupture of a fault network deep beneath the Canterbury Plains. The rupture started at 10 km below the surface, and then broke open a 24 kilometre rent across the surface of the plains.

Demolition of Heritage Buildings

Demolition of Heritage Buildings

Tuesday, 15 March 2011 10:09 p.m. by Swiggs Popular

Prisoners Help With The Earthquake Cleanup

Prisoners Help With The Earthquake Cleanup

Tuesday, 15 March 2011 9:04 p.m. by Swiggs Popular

Inmates at the three Canterbury prisons have been put to work helping the people of Christchurch following the 22 February earthquake, Corrections Minister Judith Collins said. Since the earthquake prisoners from Christchurch Men’s Prison, Christchurch Women’s Prison and Rolleston Prison have assembled thousands of emergency packs of food and other necessities for Christchurch residents.

Schools Update With Important Information

Schools Update With Important Information

Monday, 14 March 2011 6:24 p.m. by Swiggs Popular

Recent Ring of Fire earthquakes

Recent Ring of Fire earthquakes

Monday, 14 March 2011 4:14 p.m. by Swiggs Popular

Controlled Access To CBD Zone 4 And Red Zone

Controlled Access To CBD Zone 4 And Red Zone

Monday, 14 March 2011 3:52 p.m. by Swiggs Popular

The first sections will be opened today. These are 27 and 28 in the morning (9am) and 20, 21, 26 at 2pm. All businesses registered to enter these sections have already been emailed and had a follow up phone call. The sections to be opened on Tuesday are 94, 95, 96, 79 and 80. Businesses in these sections have also been contacted Businesses who have already been contacted regarding entering the red zone, please note:

CBD Cordon and Grid Maps

CBD Cordon and Grid Maps

Monday, 14 March 2011 3:48 p.m. by Swiggs Popular

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Information On Cars Being Recovered From The CBD

Information On Cars Being Recovered From The CBD

Monday, 14 March 2011 3:40 p.m. by Swiggs Popular

23 March, 2011 - 12:55 Recovery of vehicles from the Christchurch CBD is continuing with 1536 vehicles recovered to date by police and USAR teams. Thirty-eight vehicles were recovered yesterday evening from the Manchester St carpark, with recovery due to start today at the Lichfield St carpark. "We are making excellent progress and we would like to thank members of the public for their patience during the course of this operation.

Royal Commission Inquiry For Collapsed Christchurch Buildings

Royal Commission Inquiry For Collapsed Christchurch Buildings

Monday, 14 March 2011 3:38 p.m. by Swiggs Popular

A Royal Commission of Inquiry into the collapse of buildings in the Christchurch central business district after the February 22 earthquake has been announced by the Government. The Prime Minister says there will be a Royal Commission of Inquiry into the collapse of many of Christchurch's inner city buildings during the February 22 earthquake, which has claimed about 180 lives.

Christchurch Population

Christchurch Population

Monday, 14 March 2011 3:26 p.m. by Swiggs Popular

An interesting article that shows a problem that Christchurch faces in the near future. Currently our population is  376,700 give or take a few thousand.

Contributors

Contributors

Sunday, 13 March 2011 4:52 p.m. by Swiggs Popular

Hi, thank you everyone who has been using this website and supporting and contributing to it. The information has become an overload and I would love some help. So if there is anyone who wants to become an author or a contributor.

A City For The Future

A City For The Future

Sunday, 13 March 2011 2:23 p.m. by Swiggs Popular

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Christchurch Business Recovery Services

Christchurch Business Recovery Services

Sunday, 13 March 2011 2:17 p.m. by Swiggs Popular

The Ministry of Economic Development is leading an initiative between the country's accountants and lawyers to offer business recovery services to earthquake-hit Christchurch companies.

Heating Worries For Winter

Heating Worries For Winter

Sunday, 13 March 2011 1:50 p.m. by Swiggs Popular

This article linked below was written before the Feb 22nd Earthquake Now after Feb 22nd we have a bigger issue and even less time.

Our Future

Our Future

Sunday, 13 March 2011 12:34 p.m. by Swiggs Popular

Earthquake Repair Process From Fletchers

Earthquake Repair Process From Fletchers

Sunday, 13 March 2011 11:37 a.m. by Swiggs Popular

Radio New Brighton

Radio New Brighton

Sunday, 13 March 2011 11:29 a.m. by Swiggs Popular

Long-term Policing Needs of Christchurch

Long-term Policing Needs of Christchurch

Saturday, 12 March 2011 5:36 p.m. by Swiggs Popular

This is as true of policing as anything else. We are in the early stages of a long haul in terms of how the earthquake might affect our operations. Some people under stress resort to alcohol. As we know, this can fuel domestic violence and many other types of offending. This is an early manifestation of a phenomenon which could become a major issue.

Christchurch Memorial

Christchurch Memorial

Saturday, 12 March 2011 1:58 p.m. by Swiggs Popular

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Information On The National Memorial Friday 18th March

Information On The National Memorial Friday 18th March

Saturday, 12 March 2011 10:55 a.m. by Swiggs Popular

Japan Hit By A Massive 8.9 Earthquake Days After A 7.3

Japan Hit By A Massive 8.9 Earthquake Days After A 7.3

Friday, 11 March 2011 6:41 p.m. by Swiggs Popular

I just want to take a moment out of what we are going through here to point out the terrible events unfolding as we speak in Japan. This earthquake is huge! the damage is going to be something that will hurt Japan in a big way.

Important public health information from CDHB

Important public health information from CDHB

Friday, 11 March 2011 4:12 p.m. by Swiggs Popular

Important public health information from CDHB .

EQC rolling out rapid assessments to give homeowners certainty faster

EQC rolling out rapid assessments to give homeowners certainty faster

Friday, 11 March 2011 11:06 a.m. by Swiggs Popular

The Earthquake Commission is rolling out a new assessment approach to give people with houses damaged by the 22 February earthquake in Christchurch more certainty faster, Chief Executive Ian Simpson said today. "Lessons learnt following the 4 September earthquake are behind the new approach. This new approach will give people more certainty faster," Mr Simpson said.

Rugby World Cup in Christchurch

Rugby World Cup in Christchurch

Friday, 11 March 2011 10:07 a.m. by Swiggs Popular

The last few days have seen a huge amount of opinions regarding whether Christchurch can still host the cup. Arguments have ranged from the stadium wont be ready, the infrastructure wont be ready, people wont want to risk the chance of another shake in the City and then people say we need it, the stadium and Christchurch will be ready and able to host. The games that we have planned are:

Sumner News March 10th

Sumner News March 10th

Thursday, 10 March 2011 10:10 p.m. by Swiggs Popular

This information is the best we have -- please tell us if you have more recent updates. Text Terry O’Leary 02782 48392 or email troleary@yahoo.com

CHRISTCHURCH POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY UPDATE

CHRISTCHURCH POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY UPDATE

Thursday, 10 March 2011 1:15 p.m. by Swiggs Popular

Important Public Information Update March 10th

Important Public Information Update March 10th

Thursday, 10 March 2011 12:02 p.m. by Swiggs Popular

Christchurch Landlords Raising Rents Are Just .....

Christchurch Landlords Raising Rents Are Just .....

Thursday, 10 March 2011 11:18 a.m. by Swiggs Popular

Landlords who hiked rents in the wake of last month's Christchurch earthquake are just "looting by another name", according to Mayor Bob Parker.

Aftershocks Explained by Professor Kevin P Furlong

Aftershocks Explained by Professor Kevin P Furlong

Thursday, 10 March 2011 10:38 a.m. by Swiggs Popular

What's the deal with all these aftershocks? Cantabrians have become experts in detecting the subtle differences among earthquakes. But such expertise does not bring with it much comfort in light of theses events. Since the September 4 earthquake, we have experienced hundreds of felt earthquakes within a total of thousands of aftershocks following the main event.

Christchurch Earthquake Explained By Mark-Quinley

Christchurch Earthquake Explained By Mark-Quinley

Thursday, 10 March 2011 10:33 a.m. by Swiggs Popular

Mark is Senior Lecturer in Active Tectonics and Geomorphology in the Department of Geological Sciences at the University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand.

Earthquake Advice From Mr John MClure

Earthquake Advice From Mr John MClure

Thursday, 10 March 2011 10:31 a.m. by Swiggs Popular

 

Kristen Stewart School of Make Up Update

Kristen Stewart School of Make Up Update

Thursday, 10 March 2011 9:30 a.m. by Swiggs Popular

Firstly I would like to say, I hope all your friends and family are safe and well after the devastating earthquake on Tuesday 22nd of February.

Community Earthquake Briefings

Community Earthquake Briefings

Wednesday, 9 March 2011 4:08 p.m. by Swiggs Popular

School Update

Police Update

Welfare Update

Health Update

Geologist Update

Fire Service Update

Civil Defence Update

Christchurch Engineering Companies with Chartered Professional Engineers

Christchurch Engineering Companies with Chartered Professional Engineers

Wednesday, 9 March 2011 3:50 p.m. by Swiggs Popular

This list may now be old however we hope that you can find what you need by starting here:

John Keys Statement On The Christchurch Earthquake

John Keys Statement On The Christchurch Earthquake

Wednesday, 9 March 2011 12:51 p.m. by Swiggs Popular

On this day two weeks ago, the great city of Christchurch was ripped apart by a devastating earthquake, measuring 6.3 on the Richter scale.

Prince William To Attend Christchurch Earthquake Memorial

Prince William To Attend Christchurch Earthquake Memorial

Wednesday, 9 March 2011 11:36 a.m. by Swiggs Popular

Prince William is set to make a special visit to New Zealand to commemorate those killed in the Christchurch earthquake and the Pike River Mine disaster. St James's Palace this morning announced the prince will attend the National Memorial Service for earthquake victims at North Hagley Park on March 18.

showusyourlongdrop.co.nz

showusyourlongdrop.co.nz

Wednesday, 9 March 2011 9:35 a.m. by Swiggs Popular

 is a brilliant idea for a website which shows a very good side to us Cantabrians in the face of disaster.

Important Public Information Update March 9th

Important Public Information Update March 9th

Wednesday, 9 March 2011 4:42 a.m. by Swiggs Popular

Civil Defence Update March 8th

Civil Defence Update March 8th

Tuesday, 8 March 2011 9:20 p.m. by Swiggs Popular

Tuesday, 8 March 2011 5:42 p.m. by Swiggs

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Government Cuts The "Red Tape" to Speed Up Recovery Process

Government Cuts The "Red Tape" to Speed Up Recovery Process

Tuesday, 8 March 2011 5:35 p.m. by Swiggs Popular

The government has, in consultation with opposition parties, approved nine orders in council to cut red-tape and help speed up the recovery process after the Christchurch earthquake, Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee announced today.

Urgent Support For Canterbury Students From The Government

Urgent Support For Canterbury Students From The Government

Tuesday, 8 March 2011 5:29 p.m. by Swiggs Popular

Christchurch Early Childhood Centre Opening Dates Update

Christchurch Early Childhood Centre Opening Dates Update

Tuesday, 8 March 2011 5:28 p.m. by Swiggs Popular

Contact the Ministry's ECE team: [no spam]

Public Information Update 8th March

Public Information Update 8th March

Tuesday, 8 March 2011 3:16 p.m. by Swiggs Popular

Key public health messages for Christchurch residents

Key public health messages for Christchurch residents

Tuesday, 8 March 2011 12:13 p.m. by Swiggs Popular

Geotechnical Inspections in the Port Hills

Geotechnical Inspections in the Port Hills

Tuesday, 8 March 2011 10:41 a.m. by Swiggs Popular

New geotechnical inspections are underway in eastern Port Hills areas including Sumner, Redcliffs, and Lyttelton, to allow some evacuated residents to return home.

High profile Cantabs rally for the community

High profile Cantabs rally for the community

Monday, 7 March 2011 11:05 p.m. by Swiggs Popular

High profile Cantabrians including several All Blacks are providing messages of support and advice about where to go for help to people affected by the latest Canterbury earthquake.

Some Parts Of Chriurch Will Not Be Rebuilt

Some Parts Of Chriurch Will Not Be Rebuilt

Monday, 7 March 2011 8:33 p.m. by Swiggs Popular

 The Earthquake Commission will begin trying to get a full picture of the quake damage to Christchurch this week but the situation is looking grim. Early indications are that as many as 10,000 homes are so badly damaged they may have to be demolished. And more than 100,000 homes may need repairs.

Entry Into The CBD Red Zone

Entry Into The CBD Red Zone

Monday, 7 March 2011 5:50 p.m. by Swiggs Popular

Parts of Christchurch's central district will be open again from October.   A timetable for reopening the central business district was announced this afternoon by the city's property owners, business operators, civil defence and politicians.  

National Memorial Service For Christchurch

National Memorial Service For Christchurch

Monday, 7 March 2011 5:31 p.m. by Swiggs Popular

Prime Minister John Key has announced there will be a national memorial service for the victims of the Christchurch earthquake.

Chemical Toilet Information And Collection Points

Chemical Toilet Information And Collection Points

Monday, 7 March 2011 2:50 p.m. by Swiggs Popular

How to use your chemical toilet:

Telethon for Christchurch

Telethon for Christchurch

Monday, 7 March 2011 1:09 p.m. by Swiggs Popular

By now you may know that A large group from the entertainment and business sectors have begun work on a Global Telethon for Christchurch.

Christchurch Earthquake Services And Amenities Map

Christchurch Earthquake Services And Amenities Map

Monday, 7 March 2011 10:38 a.m. by Swiggs Popular


Community Support Hubs

Community Support Hubs

Monday, 7 March 2011 9:14 a.m. by Swiggs Popular

There are several community-run hubs around Christchurch. They are initiated by residents to help their communities. These are mostly self-sufficient with some having people staying overnight and others where only food is available. Some function only as a social agency.

Riseup Christchurch We Are One Video

Riseup Christchurch We Are One Video

Sunday, 6 March 2011 10:51 p.m. by Swiggs Popular

February 22nds Aftershock List

February 22nd's Aftershock List

Sunday, 6 March 2011 6:11 p.m. by Swiggs Popular