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Councillors query when CERA will return powers

Councillors query when CERA will return powers

Thursday, 19 September 2013 8:32 p.m. by MediaRNZ

Marae lead the way for Christchurch earthquake recovery

Marae lead the way for Christchurch earthquake recovery

Tuesday, 17 September 2013 2:57 p.m. by PRNews Popular

A large study of six communities affected by the 2010 and 2011 Christchurch earthquakes has found that marae have played - and continue to play - a leadership role in the rebuild and recovery of the city.

GROUP ACTION AGAINST EQC - Expressions of Interest Sought

GROUP ACTION AGAINST EQC - Expressions of Interest Sought

Monday, 16 September 2013 4:15 p.m. by PRNews Featured Popular

The Christchurch office of national law firm Anthony Harper is gauging the level of public support for  a possible group action against EQC.

Joint statement from Christchurch City Council and Tony Marryatt

Joint statement from Christchurch City Council and Tony Marryatt

Friday, 13 September 2013 11:12 a.m. by GovtCCC Recommended Popular

 

Draft Main Road Master Plan adopted for public comment

Draft Main Road Master Plan adopted for public comment

Friday, 13 September 2013 11:10 a.m. by GovtCCC

 

National Party select Chch East candidate

National Party select Chch East candidate

Thursday, 12 September 2013 9:57 p.m. by PRNews Popular

The National Party has selected Matthew Doocey to be its candidate in the upcoming Christchurch by-election.

Mixed feelings for some public servants about Chch CBD return

Mixed feelings for some public servants about Chch CBD return

Tuesday, 10 September 2013 6:31 p.m. by PRNews

There will be mixed feelings from public servants in Christchurch about the prospect of moving back into the central city, according to the Public Service Association.

The Canterbury Spring is arriving……….

The Canterbury Spring is arriving……….

Monday, 9 September 2013 11:44 p.m. by GlennLivingstone

Some time ago, I wrote about the Canterbury Spring. Now, in the second to last week before voting papers are mailed out for the local government elections, it is hard to believe that the season of change is finally upon us.

Six local people in the race for Labour’s Christchurch East nomination

Six local people in the race for Labour’s Christchurch East nomination

Sunday, 8 September 2013 2:54 p.m. by PRNews Featured Popular

 

Key Planning Committee decisions from today

Key Planning Committee decisions from today

Wednesday, 4 September 2013 5:27 p.m. by GovtCCC

The Christchurch City Council Planning Committee met today and made the following key decisions:

7.1 Earthquake - Christchurch 4th Sept 2010

7.1 Earthquake - Christchurch 4th Sept 2010

Wednesday, 4 September 2013 2:13 p.m. by GovtEQC Popular

Three Years On. Reflection - Deon Swiggs

Three Years On. Reflection - Deon Swiggs

Wednesday, 4 September 2013 11:13 a.m. by Swiggs Popular

Today as we know is the 3 year anniversary of what was to become a series of catastrophic events that would continue for over a year that have changed Christchurch and the lives of many forever. The day represents so much for so many people and it is hard to put that into words.

Sad day as Cantabrians remember first quake

Sad day as Cantabrians remember first quake

Wednesday, 4 September 2013 10:45 a.m. by RuthDyson

Thousands still waiting on quake claims

Thousands still waiting on quake claims

Wednesday, 4 September 2013 5:56 a.m. by MediaRNZ

The Peoples Choice Burwood Pegasus Team Policy Document

The Peoples Choice Burwood Pegasus Team Policy Document

Tuesday, 3 September 2013 9:58 p.m. by Swiggs Recommended Popular

Anniversary 1

Anniversary 1

Tuesday, 3 September 2013 5:26 p.m. by GovtEQC

Random Acts Of Kindness Day Christchurch, September 1st 2013

Random Acts Of Kindness Day Christchurch, September 1st 2013

Tuesday, 3 September 2013 2:36 p.m. by Swiggs Featured Popular

Christchurch Mayoralty Campaign Launch Speech

Christchurch Mayoralty Campaign Launch Speech

Sunday, 1 September 2013 6:04 p.m. by LianneDalziel Popular

Lianne Dalziel – One City Together – Christchurch Mayoralty Campaign Launch

Campaign Launch - The Journey Begins - One City Together

Campaign Launch - The Journey Begins - One City Together

Friday, 30 August 2013 12:57 p.m. by LianneDalziel Popular

We’re kicking off the campaign this Sunday, and we’d love you to be part of it.

Ground Improvement Trials Brochure

Ground Improvement Trials Brochure

Friday, 30 August 2013 12:13 p.m. by GovtEQC Recommended Popular

 

Recovery similarities between New Orleans and Chch

Recovery similarities between New Orleans and Chch

Thursday, 29 August 2013 6:34 p.m. by CanterburyUniversity

A post-disaster university response expert from New Orleans, which was severely hit by Hurricane Katrina eight years ago, says he sees recovery similarities between his home town and Christchurch following the 2010 and 2011 earthquakes.

District Plan Review - join the conversation

District Plan Review - join the conversation

Tuesday, 27 August 2013 3:23 p.m. by GovtCCC

The Christchurch City Council is asking the people of Christchurch to join the District Plan Review conversation at community drop-in sessions and pop-up walls around the city from Wednesday 28 August.

Government to fight red zone ruling

Government to fight red zone ruling

Tuesday, 27 August 2013 10:51 a.m. by MediaRNZ Popular

Statement regarding Christchurch East By-Election and Rebuild Christchurch

Statement regarding Christchurch East By-Election and Rebuild Christchurch

Monday, 26 August 2013 5:48 p.m. by Swiggs Featured Popular

On Friday I officially submitted my nomination with Labour to seek the selection for the Christchurch East By-Election which will be held as a result of Lianne Dalziel stepping down from her MP role to campaign to be the next Mayor of Christchurch. My media statement is

Court overturns redzone buyout offer

Court overturns redzone buyout offer

Monday, 26 August 2013 3:50 p.m. by Media3News

Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee and the chief executive of CERA have been ordered to reconsider their offer to buy properties in the Christchurch redzone.

 

The Christchurch High Court has found an offer made to displaced residents "was not made according to the law".

 

"It is apparent that payments of 50 percent of the land r ...

Editorial: Christchurch rebuild needs more action

Editorial: Christchurch rebuild needs more action

Monday, 26 August 2013 5:30 a.m. by MediaHerald

What exactly is the holdup in Christchurch? A year has passed since the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority drew up a plan for the rebuild of the city centre but nothing seems to be happening. One potential investor, the New Zealand Super Fund, has expressed its frustration. The fund's chief executive, Adrian Orr, told the last week it is keen to put money into Christchurch once they can assess what is proposed. But it was still not clear to him who has responsibility for the major ...

National opens nominations for Chch East By-election

National opens nominations for Chch East By-election

Sunday, 25 August 2013 2:03 p.m. by PRNews

Nominations for the National Party’s candidate to contest the upcoming Christchurch East By-election open tomorrow (Monday 26 August).

Blog update - going into recess

Blog update - going into recess

Saturday, 24 August 2013 8:15 a.m. by avonsidechch Featured Popular

The Avonside Blog is going into recess. Why?

CanCERN Newsletter #97 -  23rd August 2013

CanCERN Newsletter #97 - 23rd August 2013

Friday, 23 August 2013 4:52 p.m. by CanCERN Popular

Dear Members

Community groups worried about pace, quality of repairs

Community groups worried about pace, quality of repairs

Thursday, 22 August 2013 7:48 p.m. by MediaRNZ Popular

A third of owners query quake repairs

A third of owners query quake repairs

Thursday, 22 August 2013 11:49 a.m. by MediaThePress

More than a third of Christchurch homeowners are unhappy with their earthquake repairs, a survey has found.

CANTERBURY RECOVERY UPDATE 20 August 2013

CANTERBURY RECOVERY UPDATE 20 August 2013

Wednesday, 21 August 2013 2:42 p.m. by IAGinsurance Featured Popular

Update on rebuild business page here: 

Statement from Jane Parfitt, Acting Christchurch City Council Chief Executive, on meetings to resolve rates resolutions

Statement from Jane Parfitt, Acting Christchurch City Council Chief Executive, on meetings to resolve rates resolutions

Monday, 19 August 2013 5:24 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

Christchurch City Council Acting Chief Executive Jane Parfitt met with the Department of Internal Affairs and the Office of the Auditor-General last Friday.

CanCERN Newsletter #96 -  16th August 2013

CanCERN Newsletter #96 - 16th August 2013

Friday, 16 August 2013 5:27 p.m. by CanCERN Popular

Dear Members

New road closures New Brighton – from next week

New road closures New Brighton – from next week

Friday, 16 August 2013 3:02 p.m. by Transport4chch

New road closures will be in place in New Brighton while SCIRT delivery team Fulton Hogan work on the wastewater pipe project in this area.

Frosts Road – northbound only from 19 August

Frosts Road – northbound only from 19 August

Friday, 16 August 2013 1:12 p.m. by Transport4chch

Frosts Road will be northbound only from Monday 19 August.

Website Update August 2013 - How to Engage

Website Update August 2013 - How to Engage

Thursday, 15 August 2013 1:31 p.m. by Swiggs Featured Popular

UC research peoples positive outlook three years on

UC research people's positive outlook three years on

Thursday, 15 August 2013 12:12 p.m. by CanterburyUniversity Popular

New fund focuses on quality of life in Canterbury

New fund focuses on quality of life in Canterbury

Thursday, 15 August 2013 11:58 a.m. by Commtrust Popular

The Canterbury Community Trust (‘the Trust’) is proactively supporting innovation and employment by launching a new $2.5 million Social Enterprise Fund, says a leading US public policy consultant.

Surveyors not needed for floor tilt checks - EQC

Surveyors not needed for floor tilt checks - EQC

Thursday, 15 August 2013 10:58 a.m. by MediaRNZ Popular

New Brighton Project Newsletter August 2013

New Brighton Project Newsletter August 2013

Wednesday, 14 August 2013 8:12 p.m. by newbrightonproject Popular

Utility of land- EQC  land claims rather than Govt. buy out etc.

Utility of land- EQC land claims rather than Govt. buy out etc.

Wednesday, 14 August 2013 6:29 p.m. by EQCTruths Popular

Here is an excerpt from an e-mail I received regarding land claims.  It contains some very useful information for anyone willing to wade through it.

New Energy Grants for the Christchurch Rebuild

New Energy Grants for the Christchurch Rebuild

Wednesday, 14 August 2013 6:26 p.m. by GovtCCC Recommended Popular

The Christchurch Agency for Energy has established a $1.8 million fund in a bid to reduce carbon emissions by encouraging sustainable energy initiatives in the city rebuild.

CCC Floor Levels

CCC Floor Levels

Tuesday, 13 August 2013 12:42 p.m. by EmpoweredChCh

Information about floor levels and changes resulting from the earthquakes can be found on the council’s website here: .

Sustainable construction forum

Sustainable construction forum

Monday, 12 August 2013 5:50 p.m. by the_csbf Featured Popular

RebuildChristchurch.co.nz Partnering to Promote Job Vacancies

RebuildChristchurch.co.nz Partnering to Promote Job Vacancies

Tuesday, 6 August 2013 12:08 p.m. by RebuildChristchurch Featured Popular

 

Home Sum Insured Package

Home Sum Insured Package

Tuesday, 23 July 2013 10:40 p.m. by pacsol

 

Christchurch Reimagined: Dancing in Dry July

Christchurch Reimagined: Dancing in Dry July

Friday, 19 July 2013 11:20 a.m. by TourismChCh Popular

 

Council consents technically sound

Council consents technically sound

Wednesday, 17 July 2013 10:49 a.m. by MediaThePress Featured Popular

No safety problems have been found with a sample of building consents issued by the Christchurch City Council this year.

CanCERN Newsletter #91 - 12 July  2013

CanCERN Newsletter #91 - 12 July 2013

Friday, 12 July 2013 5:29 p.m. by CanCERN Popular

Tenants Protection Association surveys renters

Tenants Protection Association surveys renters

Monday, 8 July 2013 7:11 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

Some Christchurch residents are trapped in unaffordable accommodation unable to move to healthier rental accommodation, to pay for heating or save up for a deposit to purchase a home, according to a survey by the Tenants Protection Association.

SCIRT e-news 8 July, 2013

SCIRT e-news 8 July, 2013

Monday, 8 July 2013 6:21 p.m. by SCIRT Popular

Topics covered in this issue of SCIRT e-news:

Book Launch "Would You Like A Toilet With That?

Book Launch "Would You Like A Toilet With That?

Sunday, 7 July 2013 3:55 p.m. by PRNews Popular

Public Notice: Draft Land Use Recovery Plan

Public Notice: Draft Land Use Recovery Plan

Saturday, 6 July 2013 6:00 a.m. by GovtCera Featured Popular

The Minister for Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Gerry Brownlee has received the draft Land Use Recovery Plan from Environment Canterbury. Environment Canterbury developed the draft Land Use Recovery Plan with its strategic partners Christchurch City Council, Selwyn and Waimakariri District Councils, Te Rūnunga o Ngāi Tahu, NZ Transport Agency and CERA, as directed in November 2012 under Section 16 of the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Act 2011.

Decision to not seek re-election statement from mayor Bob Parker

Decision to not seek re-election statement from mayor Bob Parker

Friday, 5 July 2013 7:57 p.m. by GovtCCC Featured Popular

Their strength astonishes me and I know they now deserve to move forward with their lives with a new Mayor at the helm.  Everyone deserves a fresh start and this city needs to be led by someone who has the energy and drive to take them on this journey.The future is so bright for this magnificent city and I know there are many tremendous things already starting to happen here.