The interim decision in the recent court case against Tower involving issues about repair v rebuild, and the red zoning of the area, has been released on-line.
Christchurch's tsunami warning siren system will be tested at 11am this Sunday 7 April 2013, with the sirens sounding for one to two minutes.
Avon-Otakaro Network (AvON) is extremely disappointed at the policy forbidding interim use of residential red zone lands, and urges Minister Gerry Brownlee to reconsider.
The Christchurch City Three Year Plan sets out what the council will do over the next three years, how much this will cost and where the money will come from.
How to Get Your Information After consulting with my lawyers and Bryan Staples from Earthquake Services, I have created the following process for obtaining your information while protecting the privacy of all property owners.
Paul King wanted to resurrect the roof and ceiling from Nazareth House Chapel into an earthquake memorial.
The Christchurch City Council may seek development proposals for prime central-city land it owns in Welles St.
The Government will spend $12.5 million building 40 new homes to ease the housing shortage in Christchurch's eastern suburbs.
Media Release: March 27th 2013
The Earthquake Commission (EQC) has revealed exactly how much information was leaked.
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.
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.
Linwood Mini Library will close this week while preparations continue for the opening of a new temporary library and service centre at Eastgate Shopping Centre.
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.
has just launched our new that lets tradies submit job vacancies in the Canterbury & Christchurch areas for FREE.
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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