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EQC and asbestos

EQC and asbestos

Wednesday, 9 January 2013 9:10 p.m. by avonsidechch Popular

 

Floatless Manhole partnership announced

Floatless Manhole partnership announced

Wednesday, 9 January 2013 8:05 p.m. by PRNews Popular

Hynds Limited has signed an historic partnership with Nippon Hume International Ltd in Tokyo allowing the introduction of a retrofitted Floatless Manhole system. The system dramatically reduces earthquake damage, subsequent infrastructure repair costs, and is easily fitted to any existing concrete manhole at risk of floating during a seismic event.

Asbestos repairs will leave a disgraceful legacy

Asbestos 'repairs' will leave a disgraceful legacy

Wednesday, 9 January 2013 7:59 p.m. by RuthDyson Popular

 

Asbestos in homes a health landmine

Asbestos in homes a 'health landmine'

Tuesday, 8 January 2013 10:34 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

NZCCSS Canterbury Report published

NZCCSS Canterbury Report published

Tuesday, 8 January 2013 10:25 p.m. by PRNews Popular

The New Zealand Council of Christian Social Services (NZCCSS) has been working with Christchurch social services agency members to produce the Canterbury Report. "This Report brings together the on-the-ground experience of our Christchurch based social service agencies together with government statistics to help reveal progress and pressure points as Canterbury continues to recover from the earthquakes", said Trevor McGlinchey, Executive Officer NZCCSS.

Neighbours asked to keep an eye out over summer

Neighbours asked to keep an eye out over summer

Monday, 7 January 2013 3:23 p.m. by GovtCera Popular

Big fight ahead for red-zoners

Big fight ahead for red-zoners

Monday, 7 January 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff 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.”  

Transitional Book available (as featured on Radio NZ)

Transitional Book available (as featured on Radio NZ)

Thursday, 3 January 2013 12:05 p.m. by GapFiller Featured

Christchurch: The Transitional City Part IV a book documenting transitional post-quake projects in ChCh 

2012 a year of protest, upheaval

2012 a year of protest, upheaval

Tuesday, 1 January 2013 12:41 p.m. by MediaStuff

 

Foreigners flood in for city rebuild

Foreigners flood in for city rebuild

Wednesday, 26 December 2012 10:45 p.m. by MediaThePress Popular

Christchurch's international work force is ramping up.

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 ...

Commemoration event for the second anniversary of the 22 February 2011 Canterbury earthquake

Commemoration event for the second anniversary of the 22 February 2011 Canterbury earthquake

Thursday, 20 December 2012 7:51 p.m. by GovtCCC Featured Popular

Christchurch City Council is currently planning an event to commemorate of the second anniversary of the 22 February 2011 Canterbury earthquake. 

Christchurch’s Summer of Fun returns

Christchurch’s Summer of Fun returns

Thursday, 20 December 2012 4:51 p.m. by GovtCera Popular

More than 40 free ‘Fun Days’ are being put on by a number of different community organisations, churches, the YMCA and various residents’ groups over the next three months, delivering a full Summer of Fun programme.

New TC3 website now live

New TC3 website now live

Wednesday, 19 December 2012 3:12 p.m. by GovtCera Popular

EQC, Fletcher EQR staff blow whistle on alleged collusion, fraud

EQC, Fletcher EQR staff blow whistle on alleged collusion, fraud

Wednesday, 19 December 2012 2:14 p.m. by GovtEQC Popular

CBD red zone virtual tours

CBD red zone virtual tours

Tuesday, 18 December 2012 11:12 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

 

Chocolate Relief - Sunday December 23rd 2012

Chocolate Relief - Sunday December 23rd 2012

Tuesday, 18 December 2012 8:11 p.m. by PRNews Featured Popular

On Sunday, December 23rd, She Chocolat will launch Chocolate Relief together with the support of The Red Cross and Rebuild Christchurch.

Project Christmas 2012 Update 2

Project Christmas 2012 Update 2

Tuesday, 18 December 2012 8:10 p.m. by Swiggs Popular

Canty building activity up 34pc

Canty building activity up 34pc

Tuesday, 18 December 2012 7:42 a.m. by MediaThePress Popular

Construction activity has climbed in Canterbury during the run-up to Christmas, according to a new index, another sign the post-earthquakes rebuild is ratcheting up.

Insurance advocacy service pruned

Insurance advocacy service pruned

Tuesday, 18 December 2012 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

An insurance advocacy service for quake-hit Cantabrians will be smaller than originally planned, Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee says.

Slashed insurance payouts costing city millions

Slashed insurance payouts 'costing city millions'

Tuesday, 18 December 2012 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Insurers slashing payouts to worn-down property owners are costing Christchurch millions or even billions of overseas dollars, a property lawyer says.

Flat Man, Quake Kid to receive awards

Flat Man, Quake Kid to receive awards

Monday, 17 December 2012 8:26 p.m. by MediaHerald Popular

Incredible acts of bravery, generosity and community spirit will be recognised at the second, and final, Christchurch Earthquake Awards in the city tomorrow night.

CCDU Six-Pack 14th December 2012

CCDU Six-Pack 14th December 2012

Friday, 14 December 2012 4:34 p.m. by GovtCCDU Popular

CanCERN plan to reuse red zone housing materials

CanCERN plan to reuse red zone housing materials

Friday, 14 December 2012 1:03 a.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

Shirley Papanui Community Board Meeting

Shirley Papanui Community Board Meeting

Wednesday, 12 December 2012 11:41 p.m. by stalbanscommunity




Champion Street being resealed

Champion Street being resealed

Wednesday, 12 December 2012 11:29 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

Wastewater repairs have finished on Champion Street and the section between Bealey Avenue and Gresford Street will be sealed in the week beginning December 15. SCIRT takes a three week break over the Christmas holiday period.

Live Stream - TC3 Residential Rebuild Discussion

Live Stream - TC3 Residential Rebuild Discussion

Wednesday, 12 December 2012 7:01 p.m. by benyoung Featured Popular

Chief executive of CERA, Roger Sutton, will be joined by a panel of experts between 7pm and 8pm tonight, to discuss the issues surrounding TC3 land, Watch the livestream here, or live on CTV.

EQC payouts pass $4 billion

EQC payouts pass $4 billion

Wednesday, 12 December 2012 4:12 p.m. by GovtEQC Popular

 

Virtual Town Hall Meeting discussing TC3 land issues live stream 7pm 12th December 2012

Virtual Town Hall Meeting discussing TC3 land issues live stream 7pm 12th December 2012

Wednesday, 12 December 2012 12:35 p.m. by Swiggs Popular

The wider Canterbury community has provided the questions that will be addressed tonight by the experts.

Rebuilds will soon ramp up

Rebuilds will soon ramp up

Wednesday, 12 December 2012 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Southern Response is not happy with the low number of earthquake rebuilds it has completed or under way.

Council may be unaware of buildings similar to CTV

Council may be unaware of buildings similar to CTV

Tuesday, 11 December 2012 8:16 p.m. by MediaHerald Popular

The Christchurch firm that designed the ill-fated CTV office block which collapsed in the February 22 earthquake, killing 115 people, may have built similar buildings that the council does not know about and have since gone unchecked 

Applications for Pan-NGO representative open tomorrow

Applications for Pan-NGO representative open tomorrow

Tuesday, 11 December 2012 2:24 p.m. by OneVoiceTeReoKotahi Popular

Earthquake Awards ceremony to be held next week

Earthquake Awards ceremony to be held next week

Monday, 10 December 2012 3:02 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

The Christchurch City Council will hold a presentation ceremony for recipients of the second and final Christchurch Earthquake Awards next week.

Project Christmas 2012 Update

Project Christmas 2012 Update

Monday, 10 December 2012 11:15 a.m. by Swiggs Featured Popular

The Rebuild Christchurch Foundation’s Project Christmas has received over 100 nominations but needs more before Sunday December 16th when applications close.

15 years to 34%

15 years to 34%

Monday, 10 December 2012 9:29 a.m. by CoffeyProjectsChCh Featured Popular

The consultation document released by the MBIE on Friday recommends that all non-residential and multi-unit, multi-storey residential buildings be seismically assessed within five years of the changes taking effect, with the information as to whether a building is above or below the earthquake-prone building threshold to be made publicly available on a register.

IAG and Vero go for “sum insured” insurance instead of full replacement

IAG and Vero go for “sum insured” insurance instead of full replacement

Sunday, 9 December 2012 10:29 p.m. by avonsidechch Recommended Featured Popular

Stuff today reported () IAG and Vero have announced they are going down the “sum insured” route to replace all “full replacement” house policies.

Director defends quakes TV series

Director defends quakes TV series

Sunday, 9 December 2012 6:52 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

The director of a television drama about the Canterbury earthquakes feels a "huge responsibility" to tell the stories of ordinary people caught up in the disaster.

Review puts homes in firing line

Review puts homes in firing line

Friday, 7 December 2012 11:39 p.m. by MediaStuff

Councils could force houseowners to reinforce their homes, including removing chimneys and unreinforced masonry, under sweeping proposals for quake-prone buildings from the Canterbury Earthquakes royal commission.

Council Meeting Update December 2012

Council Meeting Update December 2012

Friday, 7 December 2012 5:52 p.m. by GovtCCC Featured Popular

Consultation on earthquake-prone buildings begins

Consultation on earthquake-prone buildings begins

Friday, 7 December 2012 11:32 a.m. by GovtBeehive Featured Popular

Maurice Williamson | Building and Construction

Gerry Brownlee and being stuck in the Red Zone

Gerry Brownlee and being stuck in the Red Zone

Friday, 7 December 2012 11:07 a.m. by avonsidechch Popular

Yesterday’s Press carried an article Red-zoners call for more time by Charlie Gates 

Schools play vital role in children’s recovery and health - NZEI

Schools play vital role in children’s recovery and health - NZEI

Thursday, 6 December 2012 6:27 p.m. by PRNews Popular

Schools play a vital role in children’s wellbeing and recovery after a disaster, according to evidence from Canterbury District Health Board studies on the impact of disasters on children’s education and health.

End of Year Council Decisions

End of Year Council Decisions

Thursday, 6 December 2012 5:39 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

 

Launch of the Canterbury Economic Recovery Programme, Addington Raceway, Christchurch

Launch of the Canterbury Economic Recovery Programme, Addington Raceway, Christchurch

Thursday, 6 December 2012 5:10 p.m. by GovtBeehive Popular

Gerry Brownlee | Canterbury Earthquake Recovery

Chch kids tell their story in photography exhibition

Chch kids tell their story in photography exhibition

Thursday, 6 December 2012 4:46 p.m. by PRNews Popular

Children from Christchurch are set to share their views of how the earthquakes have changed their lives and communities in a new photography exhibition organised by UNICEF NZ, ‘Christchurch: See through my eyes’. The exhibition will open to the public tomorrow (Friday, 7 December) at Christchurch Museum and run until Sunday, 27 January.

Economic recovery programme launched

Economic recovery programme launched

Thursday, 6 December 2012 4:40 p.m. by GovtCera Popular

Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee has highlighted 20 key projects in the Economic Recovery Programme for Greater Christchurch, launched 6 December 2012.

Christchurch could potentially be an education magnet

Christchurch could potentially be an education magnet

Thursday, 6 December 2012 12:38 p.m. by CanterburyUniversity Popular

Christchurch could potentially be an education magnet, UC expert says

John Key redefines the word ‘fair’

John Key redefines the word ‘fair’

Thursday, 6 December 2012 11:09 a.m. by LianneDalziel Popular

CBD business owners and bare landowners in Christchurch have been let down by John Key after he personally defended the decision to acquire their land for just half of the rating valuation, says Labour’s Earthquake Recovery spokesperson Lianne Dalziel.

Greater Christchurch Recovery Update - Issue 16 (December 2012)

Greater Christchurch Recovery Update - Issue 16 (December 2012)

Wednesday, 5 December 2012 5:41 p.m. by GovtCera Popular

Release Date: 05 December 2012

Christchurch Earthquake Appeal Trust grants $410,000

Christchurch Earthquake Appeal Trust grants $410,000

Wednesday, 5 December 2012 3:59 p.m. by EarthquakeAppeal Popular

Ceras recovery plan to be unveiled

Cera's recovery plan to be unveiled

Wednesday, 5 December 2012 2:44 p.m. by MediaThePress Popular

The man who tomorrow will unveil an economic recovery plan for Christchurch has been named the nation's top chartered accountant.

TOPICS and FORUMS PROGRAMME 2013

TOPICS and FORUMS PROGRAMME 2013

Wednesday, 5 December 2012 2:17 p.m. by AnxietySupport Popular

 

Canterbury teachers to decide on strike action today

Canterbury teachers to decide on strike action today

Wednesday, 5 December 2012 8:46 a.m. by Media3News

Teachers in Canterbury will today consider whether to take industrial action over their concerns about the Government's plans to restructure education in the region.

Chch energy grants for efficient building design progressing well

Chch energy grants for efficient building design progressing well

Tuesday, 4 December 2012 5:26 p.m. by PRNews Popular

Christchurch Agency for Energy (CAfE) is pleased with the success of the Energyfirst programme which provides expert energy efficiency advice for city buildings over 500sqm within Christchurch City.

IAG December 2012 Rebuild and Repair Update

IAG December 2012 Rebuild and Repair Update

Tuesday, 4 December 2012 4:53 p.m. by IAGinsurance Recommended Popular

IAG has announced it will confirm with all earthquake customers whether their property is a rebuild or repair by 20 December 2012. This will include confirmation whether IAG or EQC will manage their claim.

OPEN LETTER TO THE PRIME MINISTER OF NEW ZEALAND - Democracy

OPEN LETTER TO THE PRIME MINISTER OF NEW ZEALAND - Democracy

Tuesday, 4 December 2012 12:08 p.m. by PRNews Popular

Dear Prime Minister Rt Hon. John Key

Hard bargaining end games

Hard bargaining end games

Tuesday, 4 December 2012 6:17 a.m. by avonsidechch Popular