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ECQ repair strategy

ECQ repair strategy

Monday, 11 February 2013 8:45 p.m. by EQCTruths Popular

 

Today’s Fletchers Horror Story

Today’s Fletchers Horror Story

Monday, 11 February 2013 7:54 p.m. by EQCTruths Popular

 

The Settlement Process

The Settlement Process

Monday, 11 February 2013 7:54 p.m. by EQCTruths

 

SHEARS & MAC WINS AT NZ RED AWARDS

SHEARS & MAC WINS AT NZ RED AWARDS

Monday, 11 February 2013 1:01 p.m. by Chris Stafford-Bush Featured

EXPERTS IN COMMERCIAL INTERIORS & BUILDING FIT OUTS

EXPERTS IN COMMERCIAL INTERIORS & BUILDING FIT OUTS

Monday, 11 February 2013 12:54 p.m. by Chris Stafford-Bush

For over 25 years we have managed and delivered a wide range of retail and commercial interiors projects ranging from 20 sqm to 4000 sqm.  These commercial interior projects range from $50,000 to $5 million.

Removal of Medway Street footbridge brings a mix of sadness, relief and hope

Removal of Medway Street footbridge brings a mix of sadness, relief and hope

Monday, 11 February 2013 10:28 a.m. by AvonOtakaro Popular

Work to remove the munted Medway Street footbridge – an icon of the Canterbury earthquakes – is to begin this week. 

Mainzeal and Project Management Agreements

Mainzeal and Project Management Agreements

Monday, 11 February 2013 10:00 a.m. by ChristchurchFiasco Popular

I for one am very pleased that my husband and I insisted we would not sign a Project Management Agreement with our insurer.

2013

2013

Friday, 8 February 2013 5:43 p.m. by TheConcert

With things finally starting to settle down for 2013, We thought it was about time to updated you all on what the Volunteer Army Foundation is going to be up to in 2013!

A1 Heat Pump Clean

A1 Heat Pump Clean

Friday, 8 February 2013 4:14 p.m. by deskjet Popular

 

Security Issues in CBD Red Zone Contractor Enclaves…… & IAG Service addresses

Security Issues in CBD Red Zone Contractor Enclaves…… & IAG Service addresses

Thursday, 7 February 2013 10:09 a.m. by ShakyTownBlues Popular

Locked out of undamaged factory for 718 days…. 

Christchurch Boys’ High students to start year with a splash

Christchurch Boys’ High students to start year with a splash

Tuesday, 5 February 2013 11:11 a.m. by CBHS Popular

Job Card Tracking System

Job Card Tracking System

Tuesday, 5 February 2013 8:04 a.m. by avision Popular

My Insurance Nightmare….

My Insurance Nightmare….

Saturday, 2 February 2013 9:59 a.m. by ChristchurchFiasco Popular

Since I published , many people have asked me about my personal insurance story, as this is not covered in the book. So in response, I am pleased to provide a brief break down of the facts:

Quote from The Marlborough Express

Quote from The Marlborough Express

Friday, 1 February 2013 5:42 p.m. by MACRO

“Former Christchurch Central MP Brendon Burns suggested the group form a cluster and hold monthly meetings to discuss who was doing what around the rebuild, including roadblocks and opportunities. Mr Burns was integral in setting up the trip to Christchurch and the forum in Blenheim last year. Although Marlborough had made some positive connections in [...]

UC designs phone app for Christchurch’s historic High Street precinct

UC designs phone app for Christchurch’s historic High Street precinct

Friday, 1 February 2013 12:54 p.m. by CanterburyUniversity Featured Popular

The University of Canterbury (UC) has designed a phone app and a website for Christchurch’s quake-hit historic High Street precinct which was severely damaged in the February 22 earthquake.

United front over quake rebuild

United front over quake rebuild

Friday, 1 February 2013 12:15 p.m. by MACRO

Marlborough businesses need to work together to provide seamless delivery of services and materials of the scale required for the Christchurch rebuild. That was the message to the 25 Marlborough delegates who attended a two-day forum in Christchurch this week, aimed at connecting with key people and groups involved in the rebuild. Marlborough is believed [...]

EQC’s OIA Incompetence

EQC’s OIA Incompetence

Thursday, 31 January 2013 7:56 p.m. by EQCTruths Popular

The Official Information Act (OIA) exists to promote transparency in New Zealand.  Under the Official Information Act, the government acknowledges the public’s right demand information concerning government activities along with permitting individuals to access information that government entities have on them. 

What is Happening to Claims Under $15,000

What is Happening to Claims Under $15,000

Wednesday, 30 January 2013 8:19 p.m. by EQCTruths Popular

Many homeowners in Christchurch whose houses have less than $15,000 worth of damage wonder when EQC will settle their claims.  Initially, EQC stated that it would have all these claims settled by July of 2012.  

Quote from The Press

Quote from The Press

Wednesday, 30 January 2013 5:40 p.m. by MACRO

“Marlborough businesses should form a Christchurch rebuild cluster to capitalise on opportunities from the rebuild. That was the suggestion of former Christchurch Central MP Brendon Burns who, together with the Marlborough District Council and the Marlborough Chamber of Commerce, organised a two-day visit to Christchurch for representatives of nearly 20 Marlborough businesses.”  The Press, Jan [...]

expert researching how organisations can improve as recovery grows

expert researching how organisations can improve as recovery grows

Wednesday, 30 January 2013 11:28 a.m. by CanterburyUniversity

A University of Canterbury (UC) researcher is looking at how organisations can improve their response and recovery in disasters and provide local businesses with best practice recommendations in the aftermath of the Christchurch earthquakes.

East side stories: a survey of two contrasting suburbs – UC researcher

East side stories: a survey of two contrasting suburbs – UC researcher

Tuesday, 29 January 2013 1:54 p.m. by CanterburyUniversity Recommended Popular

A University of Canterbury (UC) researcher has found differences and similarities between the hard-hit east side Christchurch suburbs of Aranui and Sumner following the 2010 and 2011 earthquakes.

Marlborough chases opportunities

Marlborough chases opportunities

Tuesday, 29 January 2013 1:20 p.m. by MACRO

Marlborough businesses should form a Christchurch rebuild cluster to capitalise on opportunities from the rebuild. That was the suggestion of former Christchurch Central MP Brendon Burns who, together with the Marlborough District Council and the Marlborough Chamber of Commerce, organised a two-day visit to Christchurch for representatives of nearly 20 Marlborough businesses. Speaking to the [...]

Multi-Dwelling Claims on Hold

Multi-Dwelling Claims on Hold

Monday, 28 January 2013 9:11 p.m. by EQCTruths Popular

 

Businesses test the lie of Christchurch land

Businesses test the lie of Christchurch land

Monday, 28 January 2013 1:40 p.m. by MACRO

About 17 Marlborough businesses are in Christchurch today firming up relations with major players involved in the city’s rebuild. With trips to the red zone and new developments, the Marlborough delegates will get a sense of the scale of the job which is expected to last 10 to 15 years, as some 150,000 houses and [...]

UC researcher looking at post-quake anxiety in children

UC researcher looking at post-quake anxiety in children

Monday, 28 January 2013 10:21 a.m. by CanterburyUniversity Featured Popular

Anxiety still exists among Christchurch children, two years on since the earthquakes, a University of Canterbury (UC) researcher said today.

Public barbecue to celebrate World Wetlands Day

Public barbecue to celebrate World Wetlands Day

Sunday, 27 January 2013 4:10 p.m. by AvonOtakaro Featured Popular

The public and media of Christchurch are invited to a nature walk and barbecue to celebrate World Wetlands Day, on .

The document filing system to keep on top of your paperwork

The document filing system to keep on top of your paperwork

Sunday, 27 January 2013 9:01 a.m. by avision Popular

NZ Army to explain civil defence failure

NZ Army to explain civil defence failure

Saturday, 26 January 2013 5:49 p.m. by PRNews Popular

Media Release: Rik Tindall, ECan In Exile

John Key State of Nation Speech 2013

John Key State of Nation Speech 2013

Friday, 25 January 2013 4:44 p.m. by PRNews Popular

Rt Hon John Key

CCDU has purchased One property…. thats Progress for them…

CCDU has purchased One property…. thats Progress for them…

Friday, 25 January 2013 8:43 a.m. by ShakyTownBlues Popular

 

The Boom is about to Begin: the Perpetual Rebuild

The Boom is about to Begin: the Perpetual Rebuild

Thursday, 24 January 2013 9:55 p.m. by ChristchurchFiasco

I read in the paper yet again this week that the Canterbury Rebuild is said to accelerate, the boom is about to begin. Which boom? The Central City building boom or is there going to be a serious effort to …

Understanding what happened to AMI…

Understanding what happened to AMI…

Thursday, 24 January 2013 9:25 a.m. by ChristchurchFiasco Popular

AMI Insurance (AMI) had 1.2055 million policies as of June 30, 2011,  representing NZD 25.4 million (investment income) in profit and assets of  NZD 2.3 billion (2011). 

Christchurch recovery presents opportunities for Wellington

Christchurch recovery presents opportunities for Wellington

Wednesday, 23 January 2013 11:51 a.m. by MACRO

Tuesday, 22 January 2013, 1:12 pm Press Release: Grow Wellington EMBARGOED UNTIL MONDAY 21 JANUARY 2013 Christchurch recovery presents remarkable opportunities for Wellington businesses. ________________________________________ The Canterbury recovery and rebuild will pick up momentum in 2013. It is now broadly accepted that the impact of the recovery will boost the New Zealand economy for years [...]

Marlborough forms links for rebuild

Marlborough forms links for rebuild

Tuesday, 22 January 2013 11:53 a.m. by MACRO

Marlborough has been quick to create opportunities to enable businesses to take part in the Christchurch rebuild, the man working to link the two areas says. Brendon Burns, a former Christchurch Central MP and former editor of the Marlborough Express now living in Blenheim, is working with the Marlborough District Council and Marlborough Chamber of [...]

My submission to Treasury as part of the review of the Earthquake Commission.

My submission to Treasury as part of the review of the Earthquake Commission.

Monday, 21 January 2013 9:56 p.m. by ChristchurchFiasco Popular

As many of you will be aware the Earthquake Commission’s (EQC) funding and structure is to come under scrutiny in a government review of the legislation designed to provide a degree of public insurance and financial protection when natural disasters strike. Finance Minister Bill English and Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee announced the review of the Earthquake Commission Act 1993 to be led by Treasury, with help from the Reserve Bank, EQC, Ministry of Business, Innovation ...

4.6 Aftershock Rocks Christchurch - January 19 2013

4.6 Aftershock Rocks Christchurch - January 19 2013

Saturday, 19 January 2013 10:36 p.m. by ChChEarthquakeNews Popular

At 9:15pm on the 19 January 2013, Christchurch and Canterbury were shaken by a 4.6 aftershock that was centred near Rolleston. It was the largest shake the area has had in over six months. recorded the magnitude as 4.62 at 12 kilometres deep and it released 128 tonnes of energy.

Call for Commission of Inquiry

Call for Commission of Inquiry

Sunday, 13 January 2013 7:26 p.m. by ChristchurchFiasco

 

Land scrap starts to heat up…

Land scrap starts to heat up…

Tuesday, 8 January 2013 8:46 p.m. by ShakyTownBlues Popular

 

Insurance Company blatantly says: “You will get what you are given” ;             Customer: “Excuse me! Did I hear you correctly?”

Insurance Company blatantly says: “You will get what you are given” ; Customer: “Excuse me! Did I hear you correctly?”

Tuesday, 8 January 2013 11:38 a.m. by ChristchurchFiasco Featured

On Thursday 3rd of January 2012, I watched a program on Heartland TV about one woman’s struggle with her insurance company. It was clear to me that from the tone of the conversation with the CEO of State 

Insurance Company blatantly says: “You will get what you are given” ;             Customer: “Excuse me! Did I hear you correctly?”

Insurance Company blatantly says: “You will get what you are given” ; Customer: “Excuse me! Did I hear you correctly?”

Tuesday, 8 January 2013 11:38 a.m. by ChristchurchFiasco

On Thursday 3rd of January 2012, I watched a program on Heartland TV about one woman’s struggle with her insurance company. It was clear to me that from the tone of the conversation with the CEO of State Insurance (an IAG subsidiary) …

The People of the Christchurch CBD Red Zone

The People of the Christchurch CBD Red Zone

Tuesday, 8 January 2013 11:12 a.m. by DebDonnell Popular

 

We have moved!

We have moved!

Monday, 7 January 2013 12:12 p.m. by CoffeyProjectsChCh Popular

 

The Earthquake Kiwi Bond

The Earthquake Kiwi Bond

Friday, 4 January 2013 11:22 a.m. by ChristchurchFiasco Featured Popular

Finance Minister Bill English launched the Earthquake Kiwi Bond, “The Government is borrowing the bulk of that money in the short-term and the Earthquake Kiwi Bond provides a way for local investors to contribute and help reduce the amount New Zealand needs to borrow overseas.”  

An Open Letter to All New Zealanders

An Open Letter to All New Zealanders

Saturday, 29 December 2012 11:41 p.m. by ChristchurchFiasco

By Rev Mike Coleman On Behalf of WeCan! and the many Cantabrians who are struggling to be heard.  Written in November 2011. The media would not publish it. From the centre of three earthquakes we write this letter to you, the …

Poptimist ahoy

Poptimist ahoy

Saturday, 29 December 2012 3:49 p.m. by KrisV Popular

Earlier this month, I spent a few days in Hobart while attending the conference.This is my favourite photo from the trip, taken on the first afternoon during a random walkabout. In the background is the conference venue, the UTAS School of Art - a converted jam factory on the waterfront.

Brightly painted fishing boats and floating restaurants dominate Hobart harbour - rather a nice change from the hulking great container ships that are prominent in Lyttelton. It was also nice to spend s ...

2012 Days of Xmas

2012 Days of Xmas

Tuesday, 25 December 2012 8:23 p.m. by KrisV Popular

Another year, another version!



The Ruggie Principles, Human Rights and the Insurance Industry?

The Ruggie Principles, Human Rights and the Insurance Industry?

Saturday, 22 December 2012 4:16 p.m. by ChristchurchFiasco

Is the insurance Industry aware of its duties to the people of Canterbury under The Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights? These principles, known as the Ruggie Principles are  endorsed by the UN Human Rights Council and later incorporated into OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises (2011), ISO 26000, the new Sustainability Policy of the International Finance Corporation, and the European Commissions’ new Corporate Social Responsibility Strategy. The principles a ...

Christchurch stagnates….And so another year passes…..

Christchurch stagnates….And so another year passes…..

Friday, 21 December 2012 2:09 p.m. by ShakyTownBlues Popular

Locked out of undamaged factory for 668 days…. Do we own our building…..142 days who knows…? The business community is swirling with rumours about the CCDU. Unfortunately I can not tell you most of them as I will end up …

Printing Christchurch Dollars – A Wacky Idea?  Some say not!            by William Mook (Guest Post)

Printing Christchurch Dollars – A Wacky Idea? Some say not! by William Mook (Guest Post)

Thursday, 20 December 2012 2:48 p.m. by ChristchurchFiasco

Towns in Ireland and Britain are using alternative currency schemes to put wealth in their pockets.  Why not Christchurch? Shop owners in the small town of Clones began accepting the old Irish pound, the Irish Punt, last March to help …

Swarm Housing

Swarm Housing

Tuesday, 18 December 2012 11:15 p.m. by FutureChChDesign Popular

 

Multiplicity

Multiplicity

Tuesday, 18 December 2012 11:13 p.m. by FutureChChDesign Popular

 

Plant Science Park

Plant Science Park

Tuesday, 18 December 2012 11:11 p.m. by FutureChChDesign Popular

 

Live + Work + Play

Live + Work + Play

Tuesday, 18 December 2012 11:07 p.m. by FutureChChDesign Popular

 

Arts Centre

Arts Centre

Tuesday, 18 December 2012 11:03 p.m. by FutureChChDesign Popular

 

Avon Apartments

Avon Apartments

Tuesday, 18 December 2012 11:00 p.m. by FutureChChDesign