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Land Use Recovery Plan passed to Minister

Land Use Recovery Plan passed to Minister

Friday, 5 July 2013 3:30 p.m. by GovtECAN Featured Popular

Environment Canterbury today handed the draft Land Use Recovery Plan for greater Christchurch to Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee. Mr Brownlee gave Environment Canterbury responsibility for developing the plan late last year.

Crown Manager to be appointed to assist Council

Crown Manager to be appointed to assist Council

Thursday, 4 July 2013 5:12 p.m. by GovtCCC Featured Popular

The Christchurch City Council today invited Local Government Minister, Hon Chris Tremain to put in place a Crown Manager to address problems with its building consents processes, and help regain its accreditation from IANZ.

Recently consented buildings set to be audited

Recently consented buildings set to be audited

Wednesday, 3 July 2013 6:23 p.m. by GovtBeehive Popular

Gerry Brownlee | Building and Construction

Council approves plan for next three years

Council approves plan for next three years

Wednesday, 3 July 2013 6:00 p.m. by GovtCCC

Following four weeks of community consultation, 372 written submissions, three days of public hearings and several days of deliberations, Christchurch City Council yesterday adopted a Three Year Plan.

Council should have focused on recovery

Council 'should have focused on recovery'

Wednesday, 3 July 2013 3:44 p.m. by Media3News

Govt welcomes Mayor’s statement on consenting

Govt welcomes Mayor’s statement on consenting

Wednesday, 3 July 2013 1:10 p.m. by GovtBeehive Popular

Gerry Brownlee | Building and Construction

Mobile app for Christchurch road users

Mobile app for Christchurch road users

Wednesday, 3 July 2013 12:55 p.m. by Transport4chch Popular

Road users in Christchurch wanting increased access to the information provided by   are able to access the mobile application for iPhone, iPod touch devices and Android devices.

Christchurch needs better roads

Christchurch needs better roads

Wednesday, 3 July 2013 8:51 a.m. by MediaThePress

 Thwack, thump, kerplunk: That's what it is like driving over Christchurch's rollercoaster roads.

Govt will propose solutions to consenting issue

Govt will propose solutions to consenting issue

Monday, 1 July 2013 5:05 p.m. by GovtBeehive

Gerry Brownlee | Canterbury Earthquake Recovery

Home repairs hit halfway milestone

Home repairs hit halfway milestone

Thursday, 27 June 2013 10:42 a.m. by GovtBeehive Popular

Gerry Brownlee | Canterbury Earthquake Recovery

EQC - Ground remediation trials

EQC - Ground remediation trials

Monday, 24 June 2013 4:34 p.m. by GovtEQC Featured Popular

As part of its research function, EQC is investigating the viability of new land strengthening methods for properties that are prone to liquefaction. If successful, the research would provide a range of techniques for anyone contemplating building, and possibly more economic methods for strengthening land under existing properties.

Weather and road update 10am Friday 21st June 2013

Weather and road update 10am Friday 21st June 2013

Friday, 21 June 2013 10:01 a.m. by GovtCCC Featured Popular

Latest forecasts advise snow is expected to ease off this morning, turning to showers and hail this afternoon. Further snow is possible overnight and tomorrow morning.

TEMPORARY REPAIRS AND WINTER WEATHER

TEMPORARY REPAIRS AND WINTER WEATHER

Thursday, 20 June 2013 4:17 p.m. by GovtEQC Popular

Labour expects a tough by-election

Labour expects a tough by-election

Thursday, 20 June 2013 5:29 a.m. by Media3News

Neighbours urged to share quake info

Neighbours urged to share quake info

Thursday, 20 June 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

The Earthquake Commission is hoping to tap claimants' neighbourly spirit as it tackles some of its most complex cases.

Coordinated winter resilience programme rolled out

Coordinated winter resilience programme rolled out

Wednesday, 19 June 2013 3:37 p.m. by GovtCera Popular

Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee says a group of companies and agencies involved in the recovery have combined to share knowledge and create a winter resilience campaign, ensuring all parties know what each is doing and promising to refer those who need help on to their partners as required.

The Problems Cantabrians Are Facing with Insurance

The Problems Cantabrians Are Facing with Insurance

Wednesday, 19 June 2013 3:14 p.m. by ChristchurchFiasco Popular

 

Be prepared for hazardous winter conditions

Be prepared for hazardous winter conditions

Wednesday, 19 June 2013 12:36 p.m. by GovtECAN Recommended Popular

Heavy snow to sea level has been forecast for Canterbury this week on Thursday and Friday.

Traffic management trials underway

Traffic management trials underway

Wednesday, 19 June 2013 12:08 p.m. by SCIRT Popular

Trials are being set-up throughout Christchurch to look at ways of improving traffic management around road works sites to help reduce motorist delays and minimise driver frustration.

Tips and Contact Points to Help Through The Winter Storm

Tips and Contact Points to Help Through The Winter Storm

Tuesday, 18 June 2013 9:24 p.m. by Swiggs Recommended Popular

Civil Defence issued this list of things you can do to minimise risk to yourself and  your family when this cold snap hits tomorrow.

Consents action plan

Consents action plan

Tuesday, 18 June 2013 3:27 p.m. by GovtCCC Recommended Popular

An action plan for consents presented to the Planning Committee today confirmed the Council’s commitment to meeting statutory time frames and clearing the backlog of consents.

Council ready to assist throughout bad weather

Council ready to assist throughout bad weather

Tuesday, 18 June 2013 1:44 p.m. by GovtCCC Featured Popular

Christchurch City Council staff and contractors are out across the city today gathering information and helping to tidy-up streets and drains following the heavy rain of the past few days.

Flooding disruption update

Flooding disruption update

Monday, 17 June 2013 8:09 p.m. by GovtCCC Recommended Popular

As of 6pm no residents have registered at the welfare centre, set up at Mairehau Primary School. The Centre  closed at 7pm this evening. If required, the Welfare Centre will be made available again. 

Road closures – updated as at 6pm

Road closures – updated as at 6pm

Monday, 17 June 2013 6:00 p.m. by Transport4chch Popular

Northwood Boulevard roundabout – NOW OPEN

Plan change submissions period to close

Plan change submissions period to close

Monday, 17 June 2013 2:04 p.m. by GovtCCC

 

Road closures due to flooding

Road closures due to flooding

Monday, 17 June 2013 11:11 a.m. by Transport4chch Featured Popular

Additional closures:

Weather Warning – Snow from Thursday the 20th June

Weather Warning – Snow from Thursday the 20th June

Monday, 17 June 2013 10:10 a.m. by Transport4chch Featured Popular

 

Storm water and surface flooding

Storm water and surface flooding

Monday, 17 June 2013 10:08 a.m. by GovtCCC Popular

 

TC3 homes stigma in decline - industry

TC3 homes stigma in decline - industry

Monday, 17 June 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress Popular

Homes on land zoned TC3 are getting easier to sell and prices have recovered, those working in the market say.

CanCERN Newsletter #88 - 14 June  2013

CanCERN Newsletter #88 - 14 June 2013

Friday, 14 June 2013 3:37 p.m. by CanCERN Popular

 

Offers of help flood in to process Christchurch consents

Offers of help flood in to process Christchurch consents

Thursday, 13 June 2013 8:18 p.m. by GovtCCC Featured Popular

Christchurch City Council has been flooded with offers of help to clear its backlog of building consents, and keep the Christchurch rebuild moving.

Residents invited to find out more about Council facilities

Residents invited to find out more about Council facilities

Thursday, 13 June 2013 2:29 p.m. by GovtCCC Recommended Popular

Christchurch City Council is holding a series of community forums during June and July that will give residents the opportunity to find out more information about the status of facilities in their area.

Christchurch City Council consenting must change

Christchurch City Council consenting must change

Wednesday, 12 June 2013 4:54 p.m. by GovtBeehive Popular

Gerry Brownlee | Canterbury Earthquake Recovery

Council consenting must speed up - Brownlee

Council consenting must speed up - Brownlee

Wednesday, 12 June 2013 4:48 p.m. by PRNews Popular

Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee says the time has come for the Government to take urgent action to address the Christchurch City Council’s repeated inability to meet statutory timeframes for processing building consents.

Is anyone loooking to save in waste costs and look at getting return on recyclables. visit www.miltek.co.nz

Is anyone loooking to save in waste costs and look at getting return on recyclables. visit www.miltek.co.nz

Wednesday, 12 June 2013 4:39 p.m. by Miltek NZ

Mil-tek is a leading international supplier of balers and waste presses, supplying solutions to compact many different types of material, including cardboard, plastic, paper, polystyrene, tins, cans and drums and general mixed/food waste.

SCIRT e-news 11 June, 2013

SCIRT e-news 11 June, 2013

Tuesday, 11 June 2013 6:45 p.m. by SCIRT Popular

 

SCIRT – Update on current works

SCIRT – Update on current works

Monday, 10 June 2013 1:31 p.m. by Transport4chch

Greater Christchurch Recovery Update - Issue 22 (June 2013)

Greater Christchurch Recovery Update - Issue 22 (June 2013)

Monday, 10 June 2013 11:19 a.m. by GovtCera Popular

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Insurance and earthquake damaged properties - buying and selling a write off

Insurance and earthquake damaged properties - buying and selling a write off

Saturday, 8 June 2013 5:01 p.m. by PRNews Recommended Popular

 

IAG CANTERBURY RECOVERY UPDATE June 2013

IAG CANTERBURY RECOVERY UPDATE June 2013

Saturday, 8 June 2013 2:29 p.m. by IAGinsurance Featured Popular

Late last year IAG committed to completing all residential claims by the end of 2015. With a record number of contracts signed last month, and 1,121 new homes as well as 681 major repairs in planning, design, consenting and construction, the company remain on target to achieve this.

NEW NON POLITICAL ALLEGIANCE TO STABILISE COUNCIL

NEW NON POLITICAL ALLEGIANCE TO STABILISE COUNCIL

Saturday, 8 June 2013 12:53 p.m. by CityFirst Featured Popular

Sunday 9th June will see the first unveiling of a new non political allegiance in Christchurch to help stabilise the next city council. The brain child of Deputy Mayor Ngaire Button with full support from her fellow Shirley/Papanui council member Aaron Keown.

Urgent weather-tightness and heating still available

Urgent weather-tightness and heating still available

Thursday, 6 June 2013 10:32 a.m. by GovtBeehive Popular

Gerry Brownlee | Canterbury Earthquake Recovery

Home repairs approaching half way

Home repairs approaching half way

Wednesday, 5 June 2013 10:37 a.m. by GovtBeehive Featured Popular

Gerry Brownlee | Canterbury Earthquake Recovery

For Red Zoners who are seeking an extension

For Red Zoners who are seeking an extension

Wednesday, 5 June 2013 6:23 a.m. by avonsidechch Popular

CanCERN has produced some ideas they think may help Red Zone residents who wish to apply for an extension to stay in the residential red zone.  

Christchurch quake blamed for suicide

Christchurch quake blamed for suicide

Wednesday, 5 June 2013 5:30 a.m. by MediaHerald

Christchurch's earthquakes have claimed their first suicide.

David Killick: Get to know your land

David Killick: Get to know your land

Tuesday, 4 June 2013 9:33 a.m. by MediaThePress Popular

 Where is it safe to build and where is best avoided? Get to know your land.

A local EQ support group for St Albans?

A local EQ support group for St Albans?

Monday, 3 June 2013 10:26 p.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

The idea of these groups comes from Dr Rob Gordon, an Australian Psychologist and disaster recovery specialist who has visited New Zealand through the auspices of the Red Cross and has spoken at number of well-attended and positively received public talks on the various stages of recovery.

Expert: Workers hit by quake stress

Expert: Workers hit by quake stress

Monday, 3 June 2013 3:35 p.m. by MediaHerald

Post-traumatic stress from the Canterbury earthquakes may only now be taking effect, and having an impact at work.

September 4 2010 - 10,000+ Shakes Later - One Thousand Days On

September 4 2010 - 10,000+ Shakes Later - One Thousand Days On

Friday, 31 May 2013 5:49 p.m. by Swiggs Popular

As we reach this point of our ongoing post-earthquake journey, it is clear that there have been some major achievements over the past 1000 days with much more to be done into the future. 

700 new homes announced for Christchurch

700 new homes announced for Christchurch

Friday, 31 May 2013 10:59 a.m. by GovtCera Recommended Popular

Housing Minister Dr Nick Smith today launched the $170 million 700 New Builds programme in Christchurch with Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee.

100 responses in 1000 days of action

100 responses in 1000 days of action

Thursday, 30 May 2013 11:51 a.m. by GerryBrownlee Featured Popular

Families shattered by Christchurch school closures

Families shattered by Christchurch school closures

Wednesday, 29 May 2013 7:18 p.m. by MediaHerald

Andrew Smith hoisted daughter Serenity into air after the school bell today, a mural of her young, smiling face painted on a playground wall behind her.

Decisions announced on 19 Christchurch schools

Decisions announced on 19 Christchurch schools

Wednesday, 29 May 2013 3:24 p.m. by GovtMOE Featured Popular

Ministry release:

Christchurch school mergers announced

Christchurch school mergers announced

Wednesday, 29 May 2013 1:44 p.m. by Media3News Popular

Decision day for 19 Christchurch schools

Decision day for 19 Christchurch schools

Wednesday, 29 May 2013 7:26 a.m. by MediaHerald

 

Magnitude 3.5 earthquake shakes Christchurch

Magnitude 3.5 earthquake shakes Christchurch

Wednesday, 29 May 2013 7:05 a.m. by MediaHerald

 

Canterbury achieves health targets in key areas

Canterbury achieves health targets in key areas

Tuesday, 28 May 2013 9:34 p.m. by GovtDHB Popular