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Results of first two groups of public meetings

Results of first two groups of public meetings

Wednesday, 17 October 2012 9:33 p.m. by CoastalPathway Popular

What do the Technical Categories mean for you?

What do the Technical Categories mean for you?

Wednesday, 17 October 2012 11:44 a.m. by GovtDBH Popular

Wellbeing survey goes online

Wellbeing survey goes online

Monday, 15 October 2012 2:04 p.m. by GovtCera Recommended Popular

Were in a fix, say repairers

We're in a fix, say repairers

Monday, 15 October 2012 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Inaugural Spring River Festival: Festival-goers invited to share an idea for the east

Inaugural Spring River Festival: Festival-goers invited to share an idea for the east

Sunday, 14 October 2012 9:04 p.m. by AvonOtakaro Featured Popular

‘Eastern visions’ stalls will be set up at all the major event hubs of the Spring River Festival taking place over Labour Weekend.

Southern Response - temporary repairs to houses

Southern Response - temporary repairs to houses

Friday, 12 October 2012 10:59 p.m. by avonsidechch Popular

Understanding the stresses of recovery in 2nd and 3rd years

Understanding the stresses of recovery in 2nd and 3rd years

Friday, 12 October 2012 5:38 p.m. by PRNews Recommended Popular

ROB GORDON - CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGIST AND EXERT ON MASS TRAUMA:

TC3 Technical Category Three update

TC3 Technical Category Three update

Friday, 12 October 2012 4:15 p.m. by NickyWagner Popular

Good news this week regarding progress on TC3 land in Christchurch.

Kiwibank extends Christchurch mortgage help

Kiwibank extends Christchurch mortgage help

Friday, 12 October 2012 8:33 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Kiwibank is extending its Christchurch earthquake home loan package through to the end of next year.

EQC Meeting with Ian Simpson and TC3 residents group 9th October 2012

EQC Meeting with Ian Simpson and TC3 residents group 9th October 2012

Thursday, 11 October 2012 2:38 p.m. by TC3limbo Recommended Popular

Present: Ian Simpson Maria O’Neill (EA to B Emson) Kiri Hider Maria Thackwell Tim Carter Bob ?? (Salvation Army representative - for prioritisation) Carmel Jaggar

TC3 workshop a positive step

TC3 workshop a positive step

Wednesday, 10 October 2012 4:36 p.m. by GovtCera Popular

Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee says he is confident progress was made today to overcome and minimise barriers to rebuilding on Technical Category 3 (TC3) land in greater Christchurch.

Updated floor levels released for Christchurch properties

Updated floor levels released for Christchurch properties

Wednesday, 10 October 2012 3:08 p.m. by GovtCCC Featured Popular

The Christchurch City Council has today (October 10) released updated floor levels for properties in the Avon, Heathcote and Styx river catchments, as well as Sumner.

Landlords cash in on Chch quakes

Landlords cash in on Chch quakes

Wednesday, 10 October 2012 8:02 a.m. by MediaHerald Popular

Christchurch landlords are cashing in on the earthquakes by putting up rents by as much as $250 a week - even for rundown bungalows.

Minimum floor levels tipped to rise

Minimum floor levels tipped to rise

Wednesday, 10 October 2012 12:13 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Post-earthquake plasterboard repairs

Post-earthquake plasterboard repairs

Tuesday, 9 October 2012 8:05 p.m. by avonsidechch Popular

Important settlement milestone reached

Important settlement milestone reached

Tuesday, 9 October 2012 3:54 p.m. by GovtCera Popular

Port Hills review process announced

Port Hills review process announced

Tuesday, 9 October 2012 10:41 a.m. by GovtCera Popular

Red Cross to give second round of Winter Assistance

Red Cross to give second round of Winter Assistance

Monday, 8 October 2012 3:19 p.m. by RedCross Popular

The New Zealand Red Cross 2011 Earthquake Commission today approved more help with electricity bills for all households that received its 2012 Winter Assistance Grant.

Christchurch, it’s time for a cup of tea?

Christchurch, it’s time for a cup of tea?

Monday, 8 October 2012 11:43 a.m. by ChChTony Popular

Shaping the future of our wastewater system

Shaping the future of our wastewater system

Monday, 8 October 2012 9:22 a.m. by GovtCCC Featured Popular

Christchurch residents can have a say about how they'd like the city's wastewater system to look in 10, 30 and 100 years time.

Street art brings post-quake city to life

Street art brings post-quake city to life

Saturday, 6 October 2012 8:24 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Street artists are bringing life back to Christchurch's quake-hit streets. SAM SACHDEVA looks at the rise of the colourful movement and how it could help the city's recovery.

Reminder – next public meetings to be held 9 & 10 October

Reminder – next public meetings to be held 9 & 10 October

Thursday, 4 October 2012 11:17 p.m. by CoastalPathway Popular

At these meetings, you will be able to:

Earthquakes no excuse to experiment on our kids - Hipkins

Earthquakes no excuse to experiment on our kids - Hipkins

Tuesday, 2 October 2012 7:40 p.m. by PRNews Popular

 

Quakes power halved - study

Quake's power halved - study

Tuesday, 2 October 2012 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Christchurch may have experienced a much larger earthquake in September 2010 if it were not for The Gap, new research suggests.

Improving the efficiency of Christchurch’s bus network

Improving the efficiency of Christchurch’s bus network

Monday, 1 October 2012 7:02 p.m. by GovtECAN Popular

Proposed changes to the Christchurch Metro Public Transport Network will provide a service that better reflects the city’s public transport need and is financially viable.

Progress stories to help provide way forward

Progress stories to help provide way forward

Monday, 1 October 2012 3:33 p.m. by Swiggs Featured Popular

As part of our latest redevelopment we increased more of our focus more to solutions and progress within the rebuild of christchurch. Part of this involves talking to people who are getting through the process with an outcome whether great or small and analyzing the progress from a wide range of different angles.

Consultation – Greater Christchurch Education Renewal

Consultation – Greater Christchurch Education Renewal

Friday, 28 September 2012 4:53 p.m. by GovtMOE Featured Popular

The boards of schools in greater Christchurch proposed for merger or closure will have until 7 December to carry out consultation with their local communities and report back on the proposals.

Play the wellbeing game – be happy

Play the wellbeing game – be happy

Thursday, 27 September 2012 9:35 p.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

Day 755 in Review - 27 September 2012

Day 755 in Review - 27 September 2012

Thursday, 27 September 2012 6:43 p.m. by Swiggs Featured Popular

Today  has seen some large amount of activity and some of the information put out by both the Christchurch City Council and the Government is important so here is a run down of all the comminications for today. Click the links to be taken to the story you are interested in and come back to view more. 

Council approves list of 30 priority facilities

Council approves list of 30 priority facilities

Thursday, 27 September 2012 6:16 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

Christchurch City Council has today agreed that 30 facilities across the city and Banks Peninsula should be prioritised for funding, further investigation and, where possible, repairs.

CERA releases flat land geotechnical data

CERA releases flat land geotechnical data

Thursday, 27 September 2012 3:44 p.m. by GovtCera Popular

With the completion of the zoning on flat land and the outcome of the review process now known, the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority (CERA) is releasing the geotechnical data relating to the decisions.

Council gives $5.2m for community projects

Council gives $5.2m for community projects

Thursday, 27 September 2012 2:16 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Christchurch City councillors have voted to make an extra $5.2 million available for one-off community projects over the next two years.

Temporary Accommodation Allowance extended

Temporary Accommodation Allowance extended

Thursday, 27 September 2012 12:52 p.m. by GovtBeehive Popular

Gerry Brownlee | Canterbury Earthquake Recovery

Inaugural Spring River Festival: Great line up for festival gigs announced

Inaugural Spring River Festival: Great line up for festival gigs announced

Wednesday, 26 September 2012 10:24 a.m. by AvonOtakaro Featured Popular

An awesome line up of bands has been announced for the two concerts planned for the inaugural Spring River Festival over Labour Weekend.

Living with demolition dust in Christchurch

Living with demolition dust in Christchurch

Tuesday, 25 September 2012 10:30 a.m. by GovtECAN Popular

 

How the west will win

How the west will win

Saturday, 22 September 2012 8:18 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Christchurch is bulging out to the west and a wave of new settlers is heading towards the picturesque rural communities. But are they ready for it? PHILIP MATTHEWS reports.

Lifting earthquake-affected buildings in Christchurch

Lifting earthquake-affected buildings in Christchurch

Wednesday, 19 September 2012 2:31 p.m. by avonsidechch Popular

The Department of Labour has produced a fact sheet “to improve awareness of the hazards involved in lifting buildings in Christchurch.  It also provides industry recommendations for controlling these hazards.”

Pilot programme gives hope to Chchs environment and young people

Pilot programme gives hope to Chchs environment and young people

Wednesday, 19 September 2012 1:31 p.m. by PRNews Popular

An innovative new programme will address two of Christchurch’s pressing needs post-earthquakes: its damaged environment and its out-of-work young people.

Put a spring in your step with The Breeze Walking Festival

Put a spring in your step with The Breeze Walking Festival

Tuesday, 18 September 2012 10:48 a.m. by GovtCCC Popular

 

Royal Humane Society of New Zealands Gold Medal on display

Royal Humane Society of New Zealand's Gold Medal on display

Tuesday, 18 September 2012 8:56 a.m. by GovtCCC Recommended Popular

               The Royal Humane Society of New Zealand's Gold Medal, which was presented to the people of Christchurch City at the Christchurch Earthquake Awards in February, will today go on display for the public to see.

Collaborative Drilling Update

Collaborative Drilling Update

Monday, 17 September 2012 3:22 p.m. by GovtEQC Popular

Whats next: follow-up and upcoming forum

What's next: follow-up and upcoming forum

Monday, 17 September 2012 11:05 a.m. by OneVoiceTeReoKotahi

Protests calling for Democracy and Saving our Schools

Protests calling for Democracy and Saving our Schools

Sunday, 16 September 2012 9:58 p.m. by SaveOurSchools Featured Popular

 

Restoring Education in Canterbury – A Note from Hekia Parata

Restoring Education in Canterbury – A Note from Hekia Parata

Sunday, 16 September 2012 6:04 p.m. by SaveOurSchools Recommended Popular

Christchurch Schools Fight Back Over Closures

Christchurch Schools Fight Back Over Closures

Sunday, 16 September 2012 6:03 p.m. by SaveOurSchools Popular

There is a real and deep sense of dismay in Christchurch that the government’s proposed school closures, mergers and relocations will have a huge negative impact of some communities.

Canterbury Schools Latest – Earlier Media Reports Confused

Canterbury Schools Latest – Earlier Media Reports Confused

Sunday, 16 September 2012 6:01 p.m. by SaveOurSchools Popular

It seems the announcements today were something of a cock-up, with misinformation and just plain wrong information out there, largely because things were announced in a half-assed fashion.  I’d love to believe it was just because the Government (and Hekia Parata in particular) is incompetent, and maybe I’m just getting too old and cynical, but you know what, I can’t help thinking it was all highly convenient way of covering Gerry Brownlee’s  today so i ...

Small structures; no consent required

Small structures; no consent required

Saturday, 15 September 2012 1:12 a.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

Think small, really really small and check out the  these students came up with at a workshop in May. Designs include a canvas community centre (something for the residents’ association?), tiny baches and dance platforms. Many of them use recycled materials and are low cost.

$300,000 for quake recovery advocates

$300,000 for quake recovery advocates

Friday, 14 September 2012 9:23 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

Alternative to paying rates

Alternative to paying rates

Thursday, 13 September 2012 10:44 p.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

Is local government being supported by a system that should be relegated to the past? Is there something better suited to our 21st century democracy and educated ratepayers?

Confusion and anger over Christchurch schools

Confusion and anger over Christchurch schools

Thursday, 13 September 2012 5:34 p.m. by Media3News Popular

 

Schools may Close and Merge in education renewal in Canterbury

Schools may Close and Merge in education renewal in Canterbury

Thursday, 13 September 2012 4:19 p.m. by GovtBeehive Featured Popular

The Government will invest $1 billion over the next 10 years to restore the education sector in greater Christchurch, Selwyn and Waimakariri, Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee and Education Minister Hekia Parata announced today.

Further red zone properties addressed

Further red zone properties addressed

Thursday, 13 September 2012 10:31 a.m. by GovtBeehive Popular

Gerry Brownlee | Canterbury Earthquake Recovery

Inaugural Avon River Spring River Festival

Inaugural Avon River Spring River Festival

Thursday, 13 September 2012 9:39 a.m. by AvonOtakaro Popular

2012 is the inaugural year of the Spring River Festival to be held each Labour weekend on the lower Avon corridor, estuary and beaches – the playground of the city!

Hurunui earthquake fault report released

Hurunui earthquake fault report released

Wednesday, 12 September 2012 2:22 p.m. by GovtECAN Popular

Environment Canterbury today released the third in a series of earthquake fault reports on different areas of the Canterbury region.

Eco-city of the future

Eco-city of the future

Tuesday, 11 September 2012 9:53 p.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

“Christchurch is a biodiversity hot spot and we now have the amazing successional dynamics of the urban ecosystem to observe. We should have been open for business as an eco-city from day one, so we’d better do it now then!”

Westpac breaks insurance deadlock in Christchurch

Westpac breaks insurance deadlock in Christchurch

Monday, 10 September 2012 3:05 p.m. by Swiggs Featured Popular

Press Release from Westpac

Southern Response progress information

Southern Response progress information

Saturday, 8 September 2012 6:09 a.m. by avonsidechch Popular

 

Huge disruption is progress

Huge disruption is 'progress'

Friday, 7 September 2012 10:37 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

Christchurch’s roadmap for infrastructure rebuild

Christchurch’s roadmap for infrastructure rebuild

Friday, 7 September 2012 1:03 p.m. by GovtCera Popular