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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.

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

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

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. 

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.

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 ...

Hey Minister, leave those kids alone!

Hey Minister, leave those kids alone!

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

 

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.

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

 

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

 

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

 

Democracy Won’t Work Without YOUR Participation

Democracy Won’t Work Without YOUR Participation

Wednesday, 15 May 2013 1:12 p.m. by ChristchurchFiasco

In a recent opinion piece in the Christchurch Press by public law specialist Mai Chen she states that “” (see ). This is so true! Her observation is directly related to something else I hold critical in the post earthquake phase of ‘recovery’ and the motivation behind why I keep writing this blog. That ‘something’ can be explained in one word –.

Phillipstown School hopeful of staying open, UC legal expert says

Phillipstown School hopeful of staying open, UC legal expert says

Tuesday, 14 May 2013 3:14 p.m. by CanterburyUniversity Featured Popular

 

Maori and Charter/Partnership Schools

Maori and Charter/Partnership Schools

Monday, 13 May 2013 11:33 a.m. by ChristchurchFiasco

 

Quake Claims Payouts May Fall Short

Quake Claims Payouts May Fall Short

Monday, 13 May 2013 9:13 a.m. by CantSol

See below the link to a good Press article by a good friend of ours Mike Columbus of New Zealand Home Loans

CERA Expo – Winners Announced

CERA Expo – Winners Announced

Monday, 13 May 2013 9:03 a.m. by CoffeyProjectsChCh

 

Emergency Response Team Volunteers Needed

Emergency Response Team Volunteers Needed

Sunday, 12 May 2013 9:33 a.m. by DebDonnell

Taranaki Community Emergency Response Team (TCERT) From the North Taranaki Midweek, May 8 2013 via the TCERT Facebook Page. CD LOOKING FOR RECRUITS The Taranaki Community Emergency Response Team provides a professionally managed volunteer support team for Emergency Management with in Taranaki in accordance with Ministry of Civil Defence & Emergency Management national guidelines. Team [...]

Ramping up!

Ramping up!

Saturday, 11 May 2013 12:44 p.m. by TempleforChCh

Submission for: Andrea Newman’s Petition: Pay 100% RV to vacant landowners in the Red Zones Finance and Expenditure Select Committee 12th April 2013 – Guest Post Andrea Newman

Submission for: Andrea Newman’s Petition: Pay 100% RV to vacant landowners in the Red Zones Finance and Expenditure Select Committee 12th April 2013 – Guest Post Andrea Newman

Friday, 10 May 2013 4:18 p.m. by ChristchurchFiasco Popular

Outline of the Red Section Owners Group: There are 89 owners of vacant land in the Red Section Owners group, organised by two spokespeople and supported by a committee of six members. Table 1: Red Section Owners Flat Land Port …

Advocacy Service Desperately Needed

Advocacy Service Desperately Needed

Wednesday, 8 May 2013 8:54 p.m. by InsuranceWatch Popular

 

Christchurch-born artist Ronnie van Hout part of Populate!

Christchurch-born artist Ronnie van Hout part of Populate!

Tuesday, 7 May 2013 12:29 p.m. by TourismChCh Popular

 

UC engineer wins quake award

UC engineer wins quake award

Monday, 6 May 2013 12:13 p.m. by CanterburyUniversity

 

CanCERN Newsletter #82 - 3rd May 2013

CanCERN Newsletter #82 - 3rd May 2013

Friday, 3 May 2013 8:09 p.m. by CanCERN Popular

 

Considering Desiderata & Disaster

Considering Desiderata & Disaster

Thursday, 2 May 2013 9:58 p.m. by KrisV Popular

 

Christchuch Earthquakes-Locked out of undamaged factory for 800 days…

Christchuch Earthquakes-Locked out of undamaged factory for 800 days…

Tuesday, 30 April 2013 10:23 a.m. by ShakyTownBlues Popular

Do we still own our building?  who knows – 273 days…… We wait for “the powers that be” to see what has been proposed for our area. Who knows what nonsense they are cooking up.  I have my suspicions.  An Easter Island statue or monuments!

Seeking independant advice

Seeking independant advice

Monday, 29 April 2013 3:05 p.m. by CantSol Popular

Knowledge is power – According to Sir Francis Bacon. The more knowledge you possess the more you can do, which in turn leads to having more power.

OPEN KITCHEN FEATURE OF NEW CENTRAL CITY EATERY

OPEN KITCHEN FEATURE OF NEW CENTRAL CITY EATERY

Monday, 29 April 2013 10:40 a.m. by TourismChCh Popular

 

Natural Disasters Occur in a Political Space

Natural Disasters Occur in a Political Space

Monday, 29 April 2013 10:32 a.m. by ChristchurchFiasco Popular

 

We’re off!

We’re off!

Friday, 26 April 2013 2:51 p.m. by TempleforChCh

The Temple for Christchurch is go! The core crew arrived in Christchurch on the 1st of April, and for the past three weeks we have been getting the site ready for the build. Now our facilities are all set up- we have an office, a workshop, power and internet and even a portaloo! There are six of us who will be working as full-time volunteers on the project, helped along by many others along the way.

20,000 visitors experience Quake City attraction

20,000 visitors experience Quake City attraction

Friday, 26 April 2013 12:28 p.m. by CantyMuseum Popular

welcomed its 20,000 visitor today.

ANZAC Day – Lest We Forget The Volunteers

ANZAC Day – Lest We Forget The Volunteers

Thursday, 25 April 2013 8:51 a.m. by DebDonnell

The Origins of ANZAC Day & NZ Volunteer Responders ANZAC Day has its origins in the First World War, and is timed to coincide with the initial landings at Gallipoli on 25 April 1915, and the first major battle of the war. After the Second World War, it became a day that remembered and honoured [...]

Council unanimously agrees to Insurance Advocacy Service

Council unanimously agrees to Insurance Advocacy Service

Wednesday, 24 April 2013 11:31 p.m. by GlennLivingstone Popular

Media Release – Christchurch City Council unanimously agrees to Insurance Advocacy Service “

Goodbye Everyone from EQC Truths

Goodbye Everyone from EQC Truths

Wednesday, 24 April 2013 7:23 p.m. by EQCTruths Popular

 

Council agrees to Insurance Advocacy Service

Council agrees to Insurance Advocacy Service

Wednesday, 24 April 2013 5:52 p.m. by GovtCCC Featured Popular

 

Discovery reopens at Canterbury Museum

Discovery reopens at Canterbury Museum

Wednesday, 24 April 2013 4:07 p.m. by CantyMuseum Popular

 

RENDEZVOUS RETURNS TO CHRISTCHURCH

RENDEZVOUS RETURNS TO CHRISTCHURCH

Wednesday, 24 April 2013 3:50 p.m. by TourismChCh Popular