Environment Canterbury’s Commissioners have approved for consultation a draft Annual Plan which proposes a total rates increase across Canterbury for 2013/14 of 2.8%, following no increase in overall rates in 2011/12 and no increase in general rates in 2012/13.
An angry EQC employee sent me an e-mail earlier today providing me with EQC’s internal timeframes for settlement.
Key says yet another privacy breach at a Govt department – this time EQC – doesn't necessarily mean there is a systemic problem.
Homeowners are being asked to take on extra responsibility for house insurance calculations as part of sweeping changes to insurance policies.
In the months before the September 4 earthquake moves were being made to clarify where the boundaries of St Albans lie and to clear up any confusion.
The future Christchurch will be rebuilt around a series of key activity centres outlined in the draft Land Use Regional Plan.
Ecan, the regional government currently being run by commissioners, has produced a LURP or land use plan and now seek public comment until April 22.
Christchurch City Council has released the draft Concept Plan for the proposed Christchurch Coastal Pathway for the community to comment on.
As of Friday 22 March 2013 - all free repairs by Addington Action to uninsured homes in South Christchurch have stopped.
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A project to look at the potential of a large scale collection, recycling or recovery of hazardous treated timber waste will benefit from $145,000 of Government funding.
The $600 million redevelopment of Christchurch's earthquake-hit health sector will be the "largest and most complex building project in the history of New Zealand's public health service", the Government says.
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The public need to be better engaged in the shape of Christchurch's earthquake rebuild, says a market research group based in the city.
Fifteen times more foreign men than women have migrated to help rebuild earthquake-hit Christchurch.
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Christchurch City Council's Community, Recreation and Culture Committee has agreed that up to 22 new social housing units should be built on vacant land in existing complexes and repairs completed on almost 300 social housing units by the end of this year.
Research into how six different communities responded to the Canterbury earthquakes has highlighted the importance of building stronger communities.
Christchurch City Council releases its draft Christchurch City Three Year Plan for public comment tomorrow
Rhys Taylor is moving southwards to Geraldine in a few months’ time, so the Trust has a contract vacancy :
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There are nine categories of land damage.
The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment has produced two new information sheets to help those wanting to rent out, or to rent, homes damaged in the earthquakes.
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Speed, summits and scenery combine on a course that will see cyclists tackle 100 kilometres of fast flats, challenging hill climbs and exhilarating descents as they head to the French surrounds of Akaroa on picturesque Banks Peninsula.
Gerry Brownlee is no fan of them; Roger Sutton says in hindsight some of them were too tight. And the public could be forgiven for having an ever-decreasing faith in them.
The Christchurch earthquakes and subsequent dealings with private insurers bring into stark relief the need for the appellate courts in this country to address the issue of what exactly good faith is – particularly in relation to insurance contracts which are still not honoured more than two and a half years after the event. Insurance policyholders need to be able to have confidence in the knowledge that the contracts which they have entered into – in good faith – have some tan ...
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I received e-mails from two reliable sources at EQC indicating that EQC forgot to conduct 6,000 assessments in the Comet system. EQC have scrambled together some assessors to inspect these properties.
A Christchurch woman is lamenting an opportunity lost after being denied the chance to have insulation installed in her earthquake-damaged home during repairs.
Demolition contractors tearing down condemned Christchurch houses are being investigated for burying debris onsite instead of dumping the material.
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