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Free community forum on living with natural hazards

Free community forum on living with natural hazards

Tuesday, 11 March 2014 4:19 p.m. by GovtCCC

Christchurch City Council is holding a free community forum on Saturday 15 March to explain natural hazards and risks in our changing environment and how we are planning for the future.

Updated Customer Guide to CHRP

Updated Customer Guide to CHRP

Tuesday, 11 March 2014 1:15 p.m. by GovtEQC Recommended

 

Flood damage? What we cover.

Flood damage? What we cover.

Tuesday, 11 March 2014 12:38 p.m. by GovtEQC

 

BNZ’s Future Hub mobilises to help Chch flood afflicted

BNZ’s Future Hub mobilises to help Chch flood afflicted

Tuesday, 11 March 2014 11:24 a.m. by BNZbank

Tuesday, 11 March 2014, 9:45 am

Christchurch City rating value rises

Christchurch City rating value rises

Monday, 10 March 2014 5:02 p.m. by GovtCCC Featured Popular

Christchurch City Council’s first post-quake property revaluation indicates the city’s total Rating Value has risen from $75 billion to $84 billion.

Class action suit against Govt insurer

Class action suit against Govt insurer

Sunday, 9 March 2014 7:37 a.m. by Media3News

 

Council and IAG providing skips to flood-hit areas

Council and IAG providing skips to flood-hit areas

Saturday, 8 March 2014 8:21 a.m. by IAGinsurance Recommended Featured Popular

Christchurch City Council and IAG Insurance are providing skips for resident use throughout the most affected areas of the city, following this week’s flood event.

Is the sun setting on the rebuild?

Is the sun setting on the rebuild?

Friday, 7 March 2014 11:03 p.m. by MediaThePress

For many, the rebuild of Christchurch is progressing at a painfully slow rate. So what is holding things up? 

Greater Christchurch Recovery Update - Issue 30 (March 2014)

Greater Christchurch Recovery Update - Issue 30 (March 2014)

Friday, 7 March 2014 3:55 p.m. by GovtCera

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David Cunliffe: Flooding Assessment

David Cunliffe: Flooding Assessment

Friday, 7 March 2014 12:45 p.m. by CanterburyMorningsZB

Labour Leader David Cunliffe talks to Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch about the assessment he is seeing of the damage caused by the floods.

Petition to assess risks NZ-wide

Petition to assess risks NZ-wide

Friday, 7 March 2014 12:33 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

A group of New Zealanders concerned about New Zealand’s future and its ability to cope with risks is organising a petition to ask the Government to undertake a risk assessment for the whole country covering economic / financial security, energy and climate security, business continuity, ecological / environmental security, and genuine well-being. 

Press Release – A letter from Her Majesty the Queen

Press Release – A letter from Her Majesty the Queen

Thursday, 6 March 2014 11:07 p.m. by EmpoweredChCh Featured

Her Majesty The Queen forwards a plea for help from the residents of Christchurch to the Governor General in New Zealand.

Christchurch cleans up after latest natural disaster

Christchurch cleans up after latest natural disaster

Thursday, 6 March 2014 8:14 p.m. by MediaHerald

It could still take two years to fully implement a flood mitigation plan for Christchurch's flood-prone areas following more damage from this week's major storm that crashed into Canterbury, the Government and the local council say.

SCIRT work before, during and after the Christchurch floods

SCIRT work before, during and after the Christchurch floods

Thursday, 6 March 2014 5:02 p.m. by SCIRT

Press Release: Stronger Christchurch Infrastructure Rebuild Team

Council to fast-track flood mitigation options

Council to fast-track flood mitigation options

Thursday, 6 March 2014 4:24 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

 

Council managing flood cleanup

Council managing flood cleanup

Thursday, 6 March 2014 4:23 p.m. by GovtCCC Recommended

 

Green rebuild would lessen Christchurch flood risk

Green rebuild would lessen Christchurch flood risk

Thursday, 6 March 2014 12:10 p.m. by PRNews

Press Release: Green Party

BNZ gives popular Canterbury Future Hub a physical presence

BNZ gives popular Canterbury Future Hub a physical presence

Thursday, 6 March 2014 10:20 a.m. by BNZbank

From today Cantabrians will have a full onsite specialist team assisting them through each facet of the earthquake recovery process. The BNZ Future Hub, on the corner of Cashel Street and Fitzgerald Avenue, brings together BNZ residential banking specialists, CERA’s Residential Advisory Service, insurance experts from IAG, Aon and the EQC, independent legal professionals, chartered accountants and a property firm.

Access to our network proving difficult

Access to our network proving difficult

Thursday, 6 March 2014 10:17 a.m. by OrionNZ

Insurance Advisory for Flooding

Insurance Advisory for Flooding

Thursday, 6 March 2014 10:16 a.m. by InsuranceCouncilNZ Featured

Below are a couple of releases regarding insurance and the floods. 

Roads that remain CLOSED this morning 6 Mar

Roads that remain CLOSED this morning 6 Mar

Thursday, 6 March 2014 7:36 a.m. by Transport4chch

A number of roads have been reopened overnight and this morning, however, there is still surface flooding in some areas and extra care is required. 

Christchurch mayor predicts disaster fatigue

Christchurch mayor predicts disaster fatigue

Thursday, 6 March 2014 6:30 a.m. by MediaHerald

Hundreds of Cantabrians remain without power this morning as the Christchurch mayor defends the council's response to widespread flooding.

Christchurch clean-up begins

Christchurch clean-up begins

Thursday, 6 March 2014 5:38 a.m. by Media3News

Christchurch will today be in clean-up mode after floods turned roads into rivers and deluged homes.

Brownlee let down by EQC

Brownlee 'let down' by EQC

Thursday, 6 March 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

A humiliated Gerry Brownlee has apologised to Labour MPs he sledged over their workrate on behalf of earthquake victims and says he feels let down by EQC.

Health risk warning for once-in-a-century storm

Health risk warning for 'once-in-a-century' storm

Wednesday, 5 March 2014 10:18 p.m. by Media3News

Residents are being warned of health risks from contaminated floodwaters.

Lianne Dalziel: Christchurch floods

Lianne Dalziel: Christchurch floods

Wednesday, 5 March 2014 8:09 p.m. by CanterburyMorningsZB

Christchurch mayor Lianne Dalziel talks to Larry Williams about the Christchurch floods.

CTV News   Wednesday 05 March

CTV News Wednesday 05 March

Wednesday, 5 March 2014 7:04 p.m. by MediaCTV

Council weather update: 5 March 2014 - 5.30pm

Council weather update: 5 March 2014 - 5.30pm

Wednesday, 5 March 2014 5:35 p.m. by GovtCCC Featured Popular

 

Road closures/surface flooding – updated 3.30pm

Road closures/surface flooding – updated 3.30pm

Wednesday, 5 March 2014 3:20 p.m. by Transport4chch

Due to flooding a number of roads have been closed or are affected by surface flooding.

Major Council weather update: 3pm

Major Council weather update: 3pm

Wednesday, 5 March 2014 3:10 p.m. by GovtCCC Recommended Popular

 

Service to assist residents affected by flooding

Service to assist residents affected by flooding

Wednesday, 5 March 2014 2:02 p.m. by GovtCera

A programme that has assisted vulnerable households with emergency repairs for earthquake damage will be used to assist those affected by the flooding currently impacting on Greater Christchurch, says Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee.

Road closures/surface flooding – updated 1.30pm

Road closures/surface flooding – updated 1.30pm

Wednesday, 5 March 2014 1:38 p.m. by Transport4chch

Due to flooding a number of roads have been closed or are affected by surface flooding.

Road closures/flooding due to weather conditions – UPDATE 1.15pm

Road closures/flooding due to weather conditions – UPDATE 1.15pm

Wednesday, 5 March 2014 12:15 p.m. by Transport4chch Popular

Due to flooding a number of roads have been closed or are affected by surface flooding.

Storm Update: City Council managing worst rain-storm since 1975

Storm Update: City Council managing worst rain-storm since 1975

Wednesday, 5 March 2014 8:23 a.m. by GovtCCC Recommended Featured Popular

The rainfall has been a lot heavier than forecasted, with almost 100 millimetres falling in the past 24 hours and a further 20 millimetres expected to fall before the rain eases off. This is equivalent to a one-in-50-year event.

Update: Council responds to flood warning March 2014

Update: Council responds to flood warning March 2014

Tuesday, 4 March 2014 9:36 p.m. by GovtCCC Featured

 

Answers by EQC Feb 2013, what is the progress now and why are the delays.

Answers by EQC Feb 2013, what is the progress now and why are the delays.

Tuesday, 4 March 2014 2:07 p.m. by EmpoweredChCh

These questions were asked in December 2012, following answers received from Richard Braddell 1 Feb 2013.

When Its Not Ok! - Nastiness Hurts

When It's Not Ok! - Nastiness Hurts

Tuesday, 4 March 2014 11:45 a.m. by Swiggs Popular

There is something recently I have started to notice more so than ever before; Trolling! 

Brownlee fires salvo

Brownlee fires salvo

Saturday, 1 March 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress Featured

Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee has fired a fresh salvo at the Christchurch City Council, suggesting it is in no state to lead the region's rebuild. 

Brownlee: Debunking myths and nonsense

Brownlee: 'Debunking myths and nonsense'

Saturday, 1 March 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress Recommended

OPINION: Gerry Brownlee

CIAS and EQC Sign MoU

CIAS and EQC Sign MoU

Friday, 28 February 2014 4:38 p.m. by Swiggs Featured Popular

Today CIAS (Canterbury Insurance Assistance Service) officially signed and MoU with EQC.

Key decisions from todays Council meeting 27/2/2014

Key decisions from today's Council meeting 27/2/2014

Thursday, 27 February 2014 10:26 p.m. by GovtCCC

Christchurch City Council met today and the following key decisions were made:

Thousands of insurer-managed Canterbury rebuilds underway

Thousands of insurer-managed Canterbury rebuilds underway

Wednesday, 26 February 2014 11:17 a.m. by InsuranceCouncilNZ Popular

Release: Insurance Council of New Zealand.

Bulk of Chch rebuilds, repairs unfinished

Bulk of Chch rebuilds, repairs unfinished

Wednesday, 26 February 2014 10:50 a.m. by Media3News

The Insurance Council's defending the time it's taking to complete expensive rebuilds and repairs.

Royal Commission, recommendations and MBIE

Royal Commission, recommendations and MBIE

Tuesday, 25 February 2014 3:34 p.m. by EmpoweredChCh

The Royal Commission considers that there must be greater focus on geotechnical investigations to reduce the risk of unsatisfactory foundation performance.  

Lianne Dalziel: Weekly Discussion

Lianne Dalziel: Weekly Discussion

Tuesday, 25 February 2014 12:15 p.m. by CanterburyMorningsZB

Christchurch City Mayor Lianne Dalziel talks to Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch about the week for the council

Rise Street Art

Rise Street Art

Monday, 24 February 2014 11:45 a.m. by MediaCTV

How we remembered - 22/2/14

How we remembered - 22/2/14

Monday, 24 February 2014 11:05 a.m. by Swiggs Popular

February 22 was a beautiful day in Christchurch to mark the third anniversary of the devastating Earthquake that took the lives of many of our friends, family and loved ones. But also took the homes, jobs and community for many of us.

She Chocolate Bus Caring for the Community with Chocolate Relief

She Chocolate Bus Caring for the Community with Chocolate Relief

Monday, 24 February 2014 10:06 a.m. by SheChocolat Featured

She’s Historic Community Chocolate Bus, aka The Chocolate Bus, has become synomonus with the community and revival of Christchurch since its introduction to the City in September 2010. Its arrival coincided with the very first earthquake to hit the city.

Feasible to repair and strengthen heritage buildings says UC architectural historian

Feasible to repair and strengthen heritage buildings says UC architectural historian

Sunday, 23 February 2014 9:57 p.m. by CanterburyUniversity Popular

There could have been a different outcome for heritage and for Christchurch if there had been a recognition early on that it was feasible to repair and strengthen many heritage buildings than has been the case, a University of Canterbury (UC) architectural historian says.  

Mayor’s address at the Civic Commemoration of the February 22 Earthquake

Mayor’s address at the Civic Commemoration of the February 22 Earthquake

Saturday, 22 February 2014 3:08 p.m. by LianneDalziel

I wish to begin by acknowledging all who have gathered here or who have tuned into the broadcast today to grieve for a loved one who died on the 22 Feb 2011; or who were seriously injured on the day; or were traumatised by what they saw or were called upon to do; or who have experienced loss as a result of the earthquake and in this I include people who lost their home, their neighbourhood, their business, their job. 

Chch marks three years since quake

Chch marks three years since quake

Saturday, 22 February 2014 12:44 p.m. by Media3News

New Zealanders have paused to remember the magnitude 6.3 quake which devastated Christchurch three years ago.

Christchurch 3 years on 22/2/14 - A positive outlook

Christchurch 3 years on 22/2/14 - A positive outlook

Friday, 21 February 2014 3:57 p.m. by Swiggs Featured Popular

Three years on there is an air optimism taking hold of the people within the city.

Canterbury Road Cones

Canterbury Road Cones

Friday, 21 February 2014 9:42 a.m. by MediaCTV Featured Popular

Road Cones, oh Road Cones - A Christchurch epidemic. Watch this funny take on Road Cones!

10 things that make Christchurch great

10 things that make Christchurch great

Friday, 21 February 2014 9:26 a.m. by MediaStuff

Canterbury has faced unprecedented challenges since the devastating earthquakes three years ago tomorrow. Here are 10 reasons why many are still proud to call the region home.

Extra support for schoolchildren

Extra support for schoolchildren

Thursday, 20 February 2014 2:51 p.m. by RedCross

The New Zealand Red Cross 2011 Earthquake Commission has allocated $2.3 million to increase youth work and social work services in Canterbury schools until 2016.