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Careers expo targets Christchurch rebuild

Careers expo targets Christchurch rebuild

Monday, 8 August 2011 11:42 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

Canterbury house values up outside city

Canterbury house values up outside city

Monday, 8 August 2011 11:40 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

Lianne Dalziel Earthquake Information Update No: 19

Lianne Dalziel Earthquake Information Update No: 19

Monday, 8 August 2011 7:26 p.m. by LianneDalziel Popular

CAMPAIGN FOR A MEMORIAL RESERVE

CAMPAIGN FOR A MEMORIAL RESERVE

Monday, 8 August 2011 3:22 p.m. by Swiggs Popular

 

Infrastructure Rebuild Update ugust  8th

Infrastructure Rebuild Update ugust 8th

Monday, 8 August 2011 2:51 p.m. by Swiggs Popular

City beaches and rivers to reopen

City beaches and rivers to reopen

Monday, 8 August 2011 2:51 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Christchurch's contaminated beaches and rivers could be cleared for recreational use as early as November, the Christchurch City Council says.

Update from Roger Sutton, Chief Executive: 8 August 2011

Update from Roger Sutton, Chief Executive: 8 August 2011

Monday, 8 August 2011 10:00 a.m. by GovtCera Popular

 

How to remember our dark days

How to remember our dark days

Saturday, 6 August 2011 10:00 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Cities across the world have created memorials to their great tragedies. But how will Christchurch remember its earthquakes, the people killed and buildings destroyed?

Land decision five months away

Land decision five months away

Friday, 5 August 2011 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Some earthquake-hit Christchurch residents may not find out about the fate of their land for another five months – almost a year after the February quake.

Bus-route changes on fast track

Bus-route changes on fast track

Friday, 5 August 2011 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Environment Canterbury (ECan) is cutting back its public consultation to fast-track changes to Christchurch's public transport.

Brendon Burns Update August 4th

Brendon Burns Update August 4th

Friday, 5 August 2011 12:06 a.m. by BrendonBurns Popular

 

Keeping Your Spirits Up

Keeping Your Spirits Up

Thursday, 4 August 2011 12:12 p.m. by Swiggs Popular

Earthquake Recovery and Rebuild Update #16

Earthquake Recovery and Rebuild Update #16

Thursday, 4 August 2011 11:38 a.m. by NickyWagner Popular

Hello  everyone

I’m back and really energised after a week away in San Franciscolearning about that city’s rebuild after the devastating 1989 earthquake.  I wanted to absorb as much as possible about their rebuild process – the issues, how they met the on-going challenges, and finally the see the outcomes. What struck me was the similar pattern for every community involved. The early tough times, a long pro ...

The snow melts: Spring is around the corner!

The snow melts: Spring is around the corner!

Wednesday, 3 August 2011 8:47 p.m. by newbrightonproject Popular

Kia ora, Hello Brighton folk,

We often think of our Brighton as Christchurch's best kept secret, the jewel in the city's crown. I haven't always lived in Brighton, but I do remember it fondly from visits with my grandparents when I was a kid- ice creams on hot days with legs dangling over the sea wall... When I came back to Christchurch a few years ago there was no doubt that I was going to come and find my little place by the sea; the 'decider' was meeti ...

Squatters - the new problem in Christchurch

Squatters - the new problem in Christchurch

Wednesday, 3 August 2011 5:36 p.m. by Media3News Popular

Christchurch property owners waiting for their vacant homes to be EQC assessed are now facing a more immediate problem, squatters.

Temporary Accomodation Now Available For Red Zone Residents

Temporary Accomodation Now Available For Red Zone Residents

Wednesday, 3 August 2011 4:21 p.m. by Swiggs Popular

Losing battle to save heritage buildings

Losing battle to save heritage buildings

Tuesday, 2 August 2011 1:48 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

One of the first attempts to save Christchurch's earthquake-hit heritage buildings has failed, with advocates warning they are losing the battle against the bulldozers.

Update from Roger Sutton, Chief Executive: 1 August 2011

Update from Roger Sutton, Chief Executive: 1 August 2011

Monday, 1 August 2011 5:40 p.m. by GovtCera Popular

A quake-safe house

A quake-safe house

Sunday, 31 July 2011 6:15 a.m. by avonsidechch Popular

Red zone homeless urged to see lawyer

Red zone homeless urged to see lawyer

Sunday, 31 July 2011 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

People who  own property in Christchurch's residential red zone are being urged not to accept any purchase offer from the government without consulting a lawyer.

Lets Get it Done Weekend

Lets Get it Done Weekend

Saturday, 30 July 2011 5:11 p.m. by Luverduck Popular

Snow / Ice road condition update Tuesday 26 July

Snow / Ice road condition update Tuesday 26 July

Tuesday, 26 July 2011 8:22 a.m. by benyoung Popular

 

Snow means Cantabrians could leave quake-damaged homes

Snow means Cantabrians could leave quake-damaged homes

Tuesday, 26 July 2011 6:03 a.m. by Media3News Popular

Cantabrians with homes damaged in the earthquakes are being warned they may have to move out due to problems cause by a recent cold snap and large dumping of snow on the South Island.

Earthquake Information Update 25th July 2011

Earthquake Information Update 25th July 2011

Monday, 25 July 2011 3:13 p.m. by LianneDalziel Popular

City parks closed due to snow

City parks closed due to snow

Monday, 25 July 2011 10:12 a.m. by benyoung Popular

Advisory for people needing help

Advisory for people needing help

Monday, 25 July 2011 8:57 a.m. by benyoung Popular

Snow Cancellations for Christchurch

Snow Cancellations for Christchurch

Monday, 25 July 2011 8:07 a.m. by benyoung Popular

Update 2pm

All KidsFest events for today have been cancelled

All KidsFest events for today have been cancelled

Monday, 25 July 2011 8:03 a.m. by benyoung Popular

Please be advised that all TV2KidsFest events that were to be held today have now been cancelled due to inclement weather.

Snow and Ice road closures Christchurch

Snow and Ice road closures Christchurch

Monday, 25 July 2011 7:59 a.m. by benyoung Popular

New features for business now available

New features for business now available

Sunday, 24 July 2011 3:33 p.m. by RebuildChristchurch Featured Popular

It's soft launch was earlier this week and so far a few businesses have already signed up and we have had some positive feedback which is great - now it is time to start pushing it a little harder.

My Housing Options CERA Expo

My Housing Options CERA Expo

Saturday, 23 July 2011 3:49 p.m. by Swiggs Popular

EQC encourages people to provide contents documentation

EQC encourages people to provide contents documentation

Friday, 22 July 2011 11:45 a.m. by benyoung Popular

 

Want home repairs done quickly? Try Builderscrack

Want home repairs done quickly? Try Builderscrack

Thursday, 21 July 2011 8:46 p.m. by builderscrack Popular

LIDAR maps of Kaiapoi & Christchurch

LIDAR maps of Kaiapoi & Christchurch

Thursday, 21 July 2011 6:10 a.m. by avonsidechch Popular

For those who want to know more than enough about LIDAR, check out the USGS LIDAR website .

New Brighton pier pressure

New Brighton pier pressure

Tuesday, 19 July 2011 9:50 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

Infrastructure Rebuild July 17th

Infrastructure Rebuild July 17th

Sunday, 17 July 2011 11:46 a.m. by Swiggs Popular

Christchurch City Council General Manager Capital Programme Kevin Locke says emergency response and infrastructure repair work has been ongoing across the city since the 22 February earthquake and following aftershocks. The priority has been to restore temporary services to homes and complete work to make the roads safe and repair critical parts of the underground infrastructure.

Liquefaction under the house - Part 4, Removal Started!!

Liquefaction under the house - Part 4, Removal Started!!

Sunday, 17 July 2011 10:52 a.m. by benyoung Popular

I am writing this from my motel room which thankfully has a resaonable internet connection.What can i say - It has been a very interesting couple of weeks, which probably included no less that 50 phone calls to various people. But the good news is removal is now under way! Photos below.

Focus on network of hidden faults

Focus on network of hidden faults

Saturday, 16 July 2011 12:00 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

A network of hidden faults on the outskirts of Christchurch will be the focus of more research to ascertain their earthquake risk.

EQCs Update, 15th July 2011

EQC's Update, 15th July 2011

Friday, 15 July 2011 6:04 p.m. by benyoung Popular

EQC Update is emailed to EQC claimants in the Canterbury area who have a claim in progress from the September 2010 and February 2011 earthquakes and subsequent aftershocks. This newsletter is sent to claimants who have provided EQC with their email address.

Dare to Care, a new initiative to support Christchurch businesses

Dare to Care, a new initiative to support Christchurch businesses

Friday, 15 July 2011 7:57 a.m. by benyoung Popular

Christchurch needs us! Let’s all chip in. Dare to Care has chosen to launch its initiative to coincide with this event.

Youth Alive Trust Winter Newsletter

Youth Alive Trust Winter Newsletter

Wednesday, 13 July 2011 7:56 p.m. by newbrightonproject Popular

Infrastructure rebuild information now online

Infrastructure rebuild information now online

Monday, 11 July 2011 12:00 a.m. by GovtCCC Popular

EQC Interactive Map

EQC Interactive Map

Sunday, 10 July 2011 5:24 p.m. by Swiggs Popular

EQC have released a land map that overlays all the information to date relating to the Canterbury Earthquakes and the continuing aftershocks.

State Insurance - Red  Zone update and timetable

State Insurance - Red Zone update and timetable

Thursday, 7 July 2011 11:05 p.m. by avonsidechch Popular

State have put information on their website about the latest state of play in assessing their policy holders in the Residential Red Zone. Policy holders in the Orange Zone are being asked to wait until their land assessment is completed.

Priority is being given to those in the red zones, and no further green zone assessments will take place until they are finished. The following is from their website ():


High tide flood warnings

High tide flood warnings

Thursday, 7 July 2011 2:07 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Minor flooding and road closures are expected in some riverside Christchurch suburbs as exceptional tides hit the area.

Tsunami Warning Following Large Kermadec Earthquake

Tsunami Warning Following Large Kermadec Earthquake

Thursday, 7 July 2011 8:29 a.m. by Swiggs Popular

Update:

Exceptional tide floods Brighton

Exceptional tide floods Brighton

Wednesday, 6 July 2011 11:27 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

CanCERN - board appointments

CanCERN - board appointments

Tuesday, 5 July 2011 8:52 p.m. by avonsidechch Popular

 

Linwood Park Temporary Village Open Homes

Linwood Park Temporary Village Open Homes

Tuesday, 5 July 2011 12:32 p.m. by JaneThompson Popular

There will be further open homes held at the temporary village at Linwood Park.  These will be held on Sunday 10 July 2011 and also Sunday 17 July 2011, 11am - 3pm

Reclamation is a win-win for the city and port

Reclamation is a win-win for the city and port

Tuesday, 5 July 2011 10:52 a.m. by LytteltonPort Popular

Canterbury Earthquake Facts By ECAN

Canterbury Earthquake Facts By ECAN

Tuesday, 5 July 2011 12:57 a.m. by Swiggs Popular

 

Website Updates 4 July 2011

Website Updates 4 July 2011

Monday, 4 July 2011 10:52 p.m. by benyoung Popular

We have just released a couple of new features to the site as well as a slightly different home page layout which we hope will give a little more visibilty to news posts that are nested within sections. I have made a quick summary of what has just been updated.

EQC passes $1 billion mark

EQC passes $1 billion mark

Monday, 4 July 2011 1:08 p.m. by GovtCera Popular

Earthquake Commission Update - Friday 1 July 2011

Earthquake Commission Update - Friday 1 July 2011

Friday, 1 July 2011 11:39 p.m. by GovtEQC Popular

Christchurch Earthquake FAQ from Brendon Burns

Christchurch Earthquake FAQ from Brendon Burns

Friday, 1 July 2011 10:07 a.m. by benyoung Popular

Brendon Burns - Over the past week, I’ve attended numerous public and cottage meetings about last week’s announcements. Thank you to those who turned up or hosted such meetings. Whether you are Red, Green, Orange or even White-zoned, there are many questions left unanswered. I still say people deserved to know what the fate of their land was. At least 5000 households, including perhaps 1000 in Avonside and Richmond in my electorate, now know that they cannot rebuild. But given the wa ...

Liquefaction under the house - Part 3, Important information

Liquefaction under the house - Part 3, Important information

Thursday, 30 June 2011 11:44 a.m. by benyoung Popular

Right so it has been a while since the last update and not because i have been too busy but more still trying to work out what is going on. Read on for an update of where things are at and also an important message to everyone that has this issue.

Lucas & Associates Otautahi Christchurch Indigenous Ecosystems Guide

Lucas & Associates Otautahi Christchurch Indigenous Ecosystems Guide

Tuesday, 28 June 2011 6:37 p.m. by benyoung Popular

Lucas Associates’ Otautahi Christchurch Indigenous Ecosystems guide, updated from the 1995-97 booklets.

CERA Community Forum Members Backgrounds

CERA Community Forum Members Backgrounds

Monday, 27 June 2011 7:34 a.m. by DrNick Popular

Damaged Suburbs Community Briefings Round 2 (UPDATED)

Damaged Suburbs Community Briefings Round 2 (UPDATED)

Monday, 27 June 2011 12:45 a.m. by martinluff Popular