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The Banners are Coming

The Banners are Coming

Monday, 17 June 2013 10:46 a.m. by ChristchurchFiasco Popular

 

AvON welcomes Roger Sutton’s idea to save red zone houses

AvON welcomes Roger Sutton’s idea to save red zone houses

Sunday, 16 June 2013 7:25 p.m. by AvonOtakaro Popular

The group campaigning to create a reserve and river park in the Avon River red zone has welcomed Roger Sutton’s comments that some houses could be saved as memorials.

Christchurch Land confiscations continue…

Christchurch Land confiscations continue…

Sunday, 16 June 2013 3:56 p.m. by ShakyTownBlues

And so it goes on:

How to Meet Me in Christchurch on Monday-Wednesday

How to Meet Me in Christchurch on Monday-Wednesday

Sunday, 16 June 2013 8:22 a.m. by EQCTruths Popular

I am going to be in Christchurch for the next few days providing free assistance to anyone that has questions about their claims or requires some help.  Likewise, I will be available for any blog reader who would like to meet in person and have a coffee.

The EQC Whinging Continues

The EQC Whinging Continues

Saturday, 15 June 2013 4:06 p.m. by EQCTruths

I read this article today with a great deal of astonishment.  http://www.stuff.co.nz/the-press/news/8799208/Life-ain-t-fun-for-EQC-staff.  First, I do recognise that some people at EQC work tirelessly, competently, and selflessly.  However, many of the people whinging conflate activity with productivity.  EQC has the most notoriously inefficient processes imaginable and squanders resources and delays claims because of this. In other […]

“Speed Up or Step Aside”

“Speed Up or Step Aside”

Saturday, 15 June 2013 9:40 a.m. by ChristchurchFiasco

 

Time for ABCs at CCC

Time for ABCs at CCC

Friday, 14 June 2013 6:06 p.m. by KrisV Popular

There's a song for every moment and today's post is no exception. In fact, I highly recommend that you click play and hum along as you read.

CanCERN Newsletter #88 - 14 June  2013

CanCERN Newsletter #88 - 14 June 2013

Friday, 14 June 2013 3:37 p.m. by CanCERN Popular

 

Moving along

Moving along

Friday, 14 June 2013 2:02 p.m. by TempleforChCh Popular

So whats been happening in the last month at the Temple for Christchurch? Our indigogo campaign started and finished; we raised $2084 of our $22 000 goal.

Christchurch Airport takes out best in category award

Christchurch Airport takes out best in category award

Friday, 14 June 2013 1:37 p.m. by CoffeyProjectsChCh Popular

Congratulations to the project team for taking out the best in category award at the Property Council New Zealand’s Property Industry Awards.

Is anyone loooking to save in waste costs and look at getting return on recyclables. visit www.miltek.co.nz

Is anyone loooking to save in waste costs and look at getting return on recyclables. visit www.miltek.co.nz

Wednesday, 12 June 2013 4:39 p.m. by Miltek NZ

Mil-tek is a leading international supplier of balers and waste presses, supplying solutions to compact many different types of material, including cardboard, plastic, paper, polystyrene, tins, cans and drums and general mixed/food waste.

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. 

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

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

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. 

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

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.

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

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 Popular