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Scientists to scour quake-hit suburbs for data

Scientists to scour quake-hit suburbs for data

Thursday, 7 February 2013 5:21 p.m. by MediaHerald Popular

Teams of scientists will scour the quake-shattered eastern suburbs of Christchurch over the next fortnight to gather vital information to improve earthquake hazard and risk assessments in New Zealand.

Training Programmes Underway

Training Programmes Underway

Thursday, 7 February 2013 2:13 p.m. by chchforreal Popular

Levels of interest in the For Real opportunity remain high and our team is committed to acknowledging those who have registered an interest as quickly as possible.

Greater Christchurch Recovery Update - Issue 18 (February 2013)

Greater Christchurch Recovery Update - Issue 18 (February 2013)

Thursday, 7 February 2013 11:35 a.m. by GovtCera Popular

Release Date: 07 February 2013

Wood burners 15 years and older need to be upgraded

Wood burners 15 years and older need to be upgraded

Thursday, 7 February 2013 10:47 a.m. by GovtECAN Popular

While winter is still some months away, Environment Canterbury is reminding the Christchurch community that wood burners 15 years and older cannot be used in winter and so should be replaced before the colder weather arrives.

Brownlee calls for calm after Mainzeal collapse

Brownlee calls for calm after Mainzeal collapse

Thursday, 7 February 2013 10:31 a.m. by Media3News Recommended Popular

Gerry Brownlee says the collpase of Mainzeal will not affect the Christchurch rebuild as badly as many fear.

NZ Tsunami Warning 6th February 2013

NZ Tsunami Warning 6th February 2013

Wednesday, 6 February 2013 7:12 p.m. by GovtCCC Featured Popular

 

Southern Response updates

Southern Response updates

Wednesday, 6 February 2013 7:32 a.m. by avonsidechch Popular

 

Christchurch earthquake-proofing standard lowered

Christchurch earthquake-proofing standard lowered

Wednesday, 6 February 2013 6:03 a.m. by Media3News Popular

Owners of earthquake-damaged buildings won't have to strengthen their buildings beyond the legal requirement.

Insurance industry welcomes court decision

Insurance industry welcomes court decision

Tuesday, 5 February 2013 1:13 p.m. by PRNews Featured Popular

The Insurance Council of New Zealand welcomes the High Court decision that the Christchurch City Council cannot require a building owner to increase the seismic strength of an existing building above 34% of the new building standard.

Greater Christchurch Recovery Update - Issue 17 (January 2013)

Greater Christchurch Recovery Update - Issue 17 (January 2013)

Tuesday, 5 February 2013 10:23 a.m. by GovtCera Popular

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Job Card Tracking System

Job Card Tracking System

Tuesday, 5 February 2013 8:04 a.m. by avision Popular

Weeks wages thrill after benefit

Week's wages thrill after benefit

Monday, 4 February 2013 10:43 p.m. by MediaThePress

A new world opened up before Lesina Figota when she was offered a job in the Christchurch rebuild.

Flowers of Hope - Second Quake Anniversary

Flowers of Hope - Second Quake Anniversary

Monday, 4 February 2013 10:17 p.m. by Swiggs Recommended Featured Popular

Share this around and Remember the 185 lives lost 2 years ago. 

Why Canterbury’s Democracy Was Destroyed

Why Canterbury’s Democracy Was Destroyed

Monday, 4 February 2013 8:31 p.m. by PRNews Popular

Opinion piece

Shallow quake felt widely in Christchurch

Shallow quake felt widely in Christchurch

Monday, 4 February 2013 5:19 p.m. by Media3News Popular

A shallow aftershock hit Christchurch this afternoon and was felt strongly around the city.

Canterbury quakes highlight need for risk management

Canterbury quakes highlight need for risk management

Monday, 4 February 2013 6:30 a.m. by MediaHerald Popular

 

Commemoration event for the second anniversary of the 22 February 2011 Canterbury earthquake - Update

Commemoration event for the second anniversary of the 22 February 2011 Canterbury earthquake - Update

Friday, 1 February 2013 1:07 p.m. by GovtCCC Featured Popular

This is an update from this article here:

Chief Executive update - 1 February 2013

Chief Executive update - 1 February 2013

Friday, 1 February 2013 9:06 a.m. by GovtCera Popular

Christchurch rebuild cost warning

Christchurch rebuild cost warning

Friday, 1 February 2013 8:12 a.m. by MediaHerald Popular

Christchurch city councillors have been warned in a secret meeting that the cost of fixing quake damaged underground infrastructure could be much more than originally thought.

New liquefaction report will help with the rebuild

New liquefaction report will help with the rebuild

Thursday, 31 January 2013 9:42 p.m. by GovtECAN Featured Popular

Environment Canterbury today released a review of liquefaction information for Christchurch and neighbouring districts outside the green and red zones.

The Art of Living Foundation FREE De-Stress Course

The Art of Living Foundation FREE De-Stress Course

Wednesday, 30 January 2013 3:18 p.m. by AnxietySupport Popular

 

New home consents drop in Canterbury

New home consents drop in Canterbury

Wednesday, 30 January 2013 1:10 p.m. by MediaThePress

New home construction plans dropped in Canterbury in December, with 281 consents issued, down from the highs of previous months.

More workers needed to rebuild infrastructure

More workers needed to rebuild infrastructure

Tuesday, 29 January 2013 11:41 p.m. by MediaThePress Popular

The construction team charged with fixing Christchurch's roads and water pipes is looking to beef up its 1700-plus work force by another 400 people by May/June as it ramps up work on the $2 billion repair of Christchurch's horizontal infrastructure.

Prime Minister John Keys Parliamentary Address to Rebuilding Christchurch

Prime Minister John Keys' Parliamentary Address to Rebuilding Christchurch

Tuesday, 29 January 2013 10:50 p.m. by PRNews Featured Popular

Rebuilding Christchurch

Report finds low risk of water contamination

Report finds low risk of water contamination

Tuesday, 29 January 2013 10:45 p.m. by GovtECAN Recommended Popular

Environment Canterbury has released a report and recommendations on managing the possible risk to Christchurch drinking water from treated timber piles used in building foundations.

Contractors praised as  Repair Milestone Reached

Contractors praised as Repair Milestone Reached

Tuesday, 29 January 2013 11:37 a.m. by FletcherEQR Popular

 

EQC hits $1 billion and 30,000 managed home repairs

EQC hits $1 billion and 30,000 managed home repairs

Monday, 28 January 2013 12:12 p.m. by GovtBeehive Popular

Gerry Brownlee | Canterbury Earthquake Recovery

UC researcher looking at post-quake anxiety in children

UC researcher looking at post-quake anxiety in children

Monday, 28 January 2013 10:21 a.m. by CanterburyUniversity Featured Popular

Anxiety still exists among Christchurch children, two years on since the earthquakes, a University of Canterbury (UC) researcher said today.

The document filing system to keep on top of your paperwork

The document filing system to keep on top of your paperwork

Sunday, 27 January 2013 9:01 a.m. by avision Popular

EQC: Settling land damage claims - a progress update

EQC: Settling land damage claims - a progress update

Saturday, 26 January 2013 8:47 p.m. by avonsidechch Popular

 

Rebuild boom part of govt plan for 2013

Rebuild boom part of govt plan for 2013

Saturday, 26 January 2013 12:34 a.m. by MediaThePress Popular

EQC removing further rights to information

EQC removing further rights to information

Friday, 25 January 2013 9:17 p.m. by avonsidechch Popular

 

Southern Response Customer Meeting

Southern Response Customer Meeting

Friday, 25 January 2013 7:56 p.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

 

Calling multicultural artists

Calling multicultural artists

Friday, 25 January 2013 7:45 p.m. by stalbanscommunity


Skylight

Skylight

Friday, 25 January 2013 3:39 p.m. by AnxietySupport

Skylight offer a wide range of services to support those facing tough times of change, loss, trauma and grief – whatever the cause, and whatever their age. 

Call for Christchurch flat tax to help rebuild

Call for Christchurch flat tax to help rebuild

Thursday, 24 January 2013 7:42 a.m. by Media3News Popular

A leading economist has called for a flat tax in the Canterbury area to attract businesses and assist with the rebuild.

Whats on this weekend - 26 & 27 Jan 2013

What's on this weekend - 26 & 27 Jan 2013

Wednesday, 23 January 2013 10:14 a.m. by GovtCCC Featured Popular

What's on this weekend?

Govt rebuild contracts worth millions

Govt rebuild contracts worth millions

Wednesday, 23 January 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Government contracts worth millions of dollars have been awarded already for earthquake recovery projects, with more up for grabs.

EQC updates

EQC updates

Tuesday, 22 January 2013 8:16 p.m. by avonsidechch Popular

EQC have updated some of the information pages on their website. Click on the name to go to the page: 

My submission to Treasury as part of the review of the Earthquake Commission.

My submission to Treasury as part of the review of the Earthquake Commission.

Monday, 21 January 2013 9:56 p.m. by ChristchurchFiasco Popular

As many of you will be aware the Earthquake Commission’s (EQC) funding and structure is to come under scrutiny in a government review of the legislation designed to provide a degree of public insurance and financial protection when natural disasters strike. Finance Minister Bill English and Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee announced the review of the Earthquake Commission Act 1993 to be led by Treasury, with help from the Reserve Bank, EQC, Ministry of Business, Innovation ...

Entries to the Long Term Plan 2013-2022 photo competition close next week

Entries to the Long Term Plan 2013-2022 photo competition close next week

Monday, 21 January 2013 10:25 a.m. by GovtCCC Popular

Entries to the Christchurch City Council photographic competition - to find an image that will appear on the cover of the Council's Long Term Plan - close on Friday 1 February 2013.

CCC Media Advisory - no damage reported due to latest aftershock.

CCC Media Advisory - no damage reported due to latest aftershock.

Saturday, 19 January 2013 10:44 p.m. by GovtCCC Featured Popular

Christchurch City Council Media Advisory 9.30pm Sat 19 January 2013

FIFA looks to Christchurch for Under 20 World Cup in 2015

FIFA looks to Christchurch for Under 20 World Cup in 2015

Friday, 18 January 2013 2:50 p.m. by GovtCCC Featured Popular

A delegation from the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) will be visiting Christchurch this weekend to discuss hosting rights for matches as part of the FIFA Under 20 World Cup in 2015.

$2b in payouts to be shared for land claims

$2b in payouts to be shared for land claims

Wednesday, 16 January 2013 8:14 a.m. by MediaHerald Popular

Canterbury property owners with earthquake-damaged land are likely to share some $2 billion in payouts as the Earthquake Commission gears up to settle land claims.

EQC treatment of asbestos meets legislative requirements

EQC treatment of asbestos meets legislative requirements

Tuesday, 15 January 2013 8:11 p.m. by avonsidechch Popular

 

Southern Response - temporary accommodation information

Southern Response - temporary accommodation information

Monday, 14 January 2013 9:00 p.m. by avonsidechch Popular


Landlords must ensure quake damaged homes are healthy

Landlords must ensure quake damaged homes are healthy

Monday, 14 January 2013 8:40 p.m. by PRNews Featured Popular

The Canterbury DHB is calling on landlords to ensure their quake damaged rental properties are up to scratch and are not putting people’s health at risk.

Land claim settlements

Land claim settlements

Monday, 14 January 2013 3:56 p.m. by GovtEQC Popular

 

Earthquake-prone building policy consultation

Earthquake-prone building policy consultation

Friday, 11 January 2013 8:27 p.m. by avonsidechch Popular

 

Painters keen to keep it clean and out of the stream

Painters keen to keep it clean and out of the stream

Friday, 11 January 2013 2:18 p.m. by GovtECAN Featured Popular

Earthquake Commission refuses to reveal abestos info

Earthquake Commission refuses to reveal abestos info

Thursday, 10 January 2013 6:00 p.m. by Media3News Popular

The EQC is refusing to reveal which homes that it has repaired following the Christchurch quakes contain asbestos.

Regenerating urban forest a shot in the arm for Christchurch

Regenerating 'urban forest' a shot in the arm for Christchurch

Thursday, 10 January 2013 5:46 p.m. by PRNews Featured Popular

The speed at which native bush is regenerating in the Avon River red zone is a real shot in the arm for Christchurch, says the Avon-Otakaro Network (AvON).

EQC and asbestos

EQC and asbestos

Wednesday, 9 January 2013 9:10 p.m. by avonsidechch Popular

 

Floatless Manhole partnership announced

Floatless Manhole partnership announced

Wednesday, 9 January 2013 8:05 p.m. by PRNews Popular

Hynds Limited has signed an historic partnership with Nippon Hume International Ltd in Tokyo allowing the introduction of a retrofitted Floatless Manhole system. The system dramatically reduces earthquake damage, subsequent infrastructure repair costs, and is easily fitted to any existing concrete manhole at risk of floating during a seismic event.