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EQC guidelines on vulnerability

EQC guidelines on vulnerability

Monday, 19 November 2012 3:20 p.m. by FletcherEQR Popular

 

300,000 claim exposures settled

300,000 claim exposures settled

Friday, 16 November 2012 4:54 p.m. by GovtEQC Popular

Questions and Answers about Christchurch For Real Programme

Questions and Answers about Christchurch For Real Programme

Thursday, 15 November 2012 12:23 p.m. by chchforreal Popular

In the last 10 days that the Christchurch For Real Bus has been on the road, we have received  about the .

Wallets open as rebuild kicks in

Wallets open as rebuild kicks in

Wednesday, 14 November 2012 11:28 p.m. by MediaThePress

Do-it-yourself Cantabrians splashing out in preparation for the rebuild are fuelling a retail spurt in the quake-hit region.

Earthquake Recovery Community Advocate Jobs

Earthquake Recovery Community Advocate Jobs

Wednesday, 14 November 2012 6:34 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

The Christchurch City Council has four vacancies within the organisation which are newly created roles to assist the ability of Community Boards to implement their advocacy role under the Local Government Act on behalf of residents.

Vero ramps up activity in Christchurch

Vero ramps up activity in Christchurch

Wednesday, 14 November 2012 5:35 p.m. by PRNews Popular

Vero continues to make progress in Christchurch. In September this year Vero was the first insurer to provide customers with scheduled dates for their reinstatements and is currently planning for an increase in rebuilding activity leading into the New Year.

Christchurch Appeal Trust reports annual progress

Christchurch Appeal Trust reports annual progress

Wednesday, 14 November 2012 3:29 p.m. by EarthquakeAppeal Featured Popular

The Christchurch Earthquake Appeal Trust today reported on its progress and financial statements for the 15 months from establishment to 30 June 2012 and its Trustees remain committed to supporting Canterbury through the different phases of recovery from the earthquakes.

Ombudsmen face new challenges in ensuring fair treatment

Ombudsmen face new challenges in ensuring fair treatment

Monday, 12 November 2012 12:39 p.m. by PRNews Featured Popular

Natural disaster, public service cuts and private provision of public services are among the issues under scrutiny by Ombudsmen at this week’s World Conference in Wellington.

A design for future generations

A design for future generations

Saturday, 10 November 2012 8:44 a.m. by MediaStuff Featured

Christchurch will be one of the biggest jobs on the planet for architects - a vast canvas of possibilities. But dominating early on will be the bread-and-butter work of just getting buildings up quickly, writes CHRISTOPHER MOORE .

Topic Meeting: Happiness is…what exactly…?

Topic Meeting: Happiness is…what exactly…?

Friday, 9 November 2012 2:58 p.m. by AnxietySupport Popular

 

Christchurch to get creative with new schools

Christchurch to get creative with new schools

Thursday, 8 November 2012 8:03 p.m. by PRNews Popular

A leaflet describing possibilities for modern 21st century schools in greater Christchurch will be delivered to 160,000 local households over the next week.

Public pressure forces Parata back-down

Public pressure forces Parata back-down

Thursday, 8 November 2012 8:01 p.m. by LianneDalziel Popular

 

We are seeking volunteers for a study on the effects of the Canterbury earthquakes

We are seeking volunteers for a study on the effects of the Canterbury earthquakes

Thursday, 8 November 2012 2:07 p.m. by ChristchurchEQStudy Featured Popular

We are conducting a small research project to understand more about how people cope with very difficult experiences, such as the Christchurch earthquake sequence.

Land-damage claims wont hold up rebuild

Land-damage claims won't hold up rebuild

Thursday, 8 November 2012 7:56 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Land-damage claims should not delay the rebuild process, the Earthquake Commission and insurers say.

Red-zone clearance to accelerate next year

Red-zone clearance to accelerate next year

Wednesday, 7 November 2012 11:52 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

The clearance of Christchurch's red-zoned suburbs is expected to accelerate next year as thousands of houses are approved for demolition.

Queries on Accommodation and Pay

Queries on Accommodation and Pay

Wednesday, 7 November 2012 7:37 p.m. by chchforreal Popular

While For Real Bus was on the road, we received a couple of queries about our training and employment programme here in Christchurch that we thought you’d also be interested in to know. 

EQC Canterbury home repairs for the vulnerable

EQC Canterbury home repairs for the vulnerable

Wednesday, 7 November 2012 11:11 a.m. by GovtEQC Popular

EQC has focused on prioritising home repairs for vulnerable people, so those most in need get help as soon as possible.

Commissioners move to encourage new wood-burning technology

Commissioners move to encourage new wood-burning technology

Wednesday, 7 November 2012 10:43 a.m. by GovtECAN Featured Popular

study finds liquefaction caused far more damage than the shaking

study finds liquefaction caused far more damage than the shaking

Tuesday, 6 November 2012 3:12 p.m. by CanterburyUniversity Popular

A year-long University of Canterbury (UC) students’ study has found liquefaction caused far more damage than ground movement in the Christchurch earthquakes.

Asset-Based Community Development Workshop

Asset-Based Community Development Workshop

Tuesday, 6 November 2012 1:15 p.m. by GovtCera Popular

Strong communities and well connected local neighbourhoods are important as we look to recover.

IAG gives rebuild, repair deadline

IAG gives rebuild, repair deadline

Tuesday, 6 November 2012 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress Popular

Insurer IAG will complete its rebuild or repair programme by December 2015, the company told about 120 customers at the first of three meetings for policyholders in Christchurch last night.

Homes on TC3 land selling

Homes on TC3 land selling

Friday, 2 November 2012 11:10 p.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

 

Housing NZ hits Christchurch repair target

Housing NZ hits Christchurch repair target

Thursday, 1 November 2012 7:59 p.m. by GovtBeehive Popular

Phil Heatley | Canterbury Earthquake Recovery

Notes from last forum are out

Notes from last forum are out

Thursday, 1 November 2012 3:21 p.m. by OneVoiceTeReoKotahi

Infrastructure employment scheme launched

Infrastructure employment scheme launched

Thursday, 1 November 2012 11:17 a.m. by GovtBeehive Popular

Gerry Brownlee | Canterbury Earthquake Recovery

Further $28m approved for Skills for Canterbury

Further $28m approved for Skills for Canterbury

Thursday, 1 November 2012 11:08 a.m. by GovtBeehive Popular

Steven Joyce | Canterbury Earthquake Recovery

Positive rebuild trends and projects noted by Planning Committee

Positive rebuild trends and projects noted by Planning Committee

Wednesday, 31 October 2012 6:01 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

Poor paint wash practices lead to fines

Poor paint wash practices lead to fines

Wednesday, 31 October 2012 4:27 p.m. by GovtECAN Popular

Environment Canterbury recently issued two infringement notices due to paint from rinsing brushes, rollers and other painting equipment being washed into a stream or onto land where it could enter a waterway. Each infringement notice carries with it a $750 fine.

Residential land zoning complete

Residential land zoning complete

Wednesday, 31 October 2012 10:31 a.m. by GovtCera Popular

Four Days To Go + 40,000 Hours Clocked + Katchafire on Stage at 3PM!!!!!

Four Days To Go + 40,000 Hours Clocked + Katchafire on Stage at 3PM!!!!!

Tuesday, 30 October 2012 10:31 p.m. by TheConcert Featured Popular

Earthquake Appeal Trust continues to assist community

Earthquake Appeal Trust continues to assist community

Tuesday, 30 October 2012 5:34 p.m. by PRNews Popular

Internal Affairs Minister Chris Tremain says today’s announcement of grants by the Canterbury Fund will make a positive difference to Christchurch communities.

Progress with 30 priority projects outlined

Progress with 30 priority projects outlined

Tuesday, 30 October 2012 4:40 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

Christchurch City Council's Community, Recreation and Culture Committee has today received an update on progress with 30 facilities prioritised last month for funding, further investigation and, where possible, repairs.

Evaluations done on only 390 buildings

Evaluations done on only 390 buildings

Tuesday, 30 October 2012 7:30 a.m. by MediaStuff

The Christchurch City Council is in the dark over how 95 per cent of the city's commercial buildings stack up against the new building code.

UK may give housing lead

UK may give housing lead

Monday, 29 October 2012 8:35 p.m. by MediaThePress

Hundreds of wheelie bins, "eco-bling" and hectares of car parks.

How to know if it’s us

How to know if it’s us

Monday, 29 October 2012 3:41 p.m. by FletcherEQR Recommended Popular

Last chance to shape our future wastewater system

Last chance to shape our future wastewater system

Monday, 29 October 2012 3:41 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

It's your last chance to have your say about how you'd like Christchurch's wastewater system to look in 10, 30 or 100 years time.

Rushed inspections coming back to bite EQC

Rushed inspections 'coming back to bite' EQC

Monday, 29 October 2012 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Rushed post-earthquake inspections are "coming back to bite" the Earthquake Commission (EQC), with missed damage creating bottlenecks in repair work approvals, contractors say.

Beck Elevens guide to quake tourists sites

Beck Eleven's guide to quake tourists sites

Saturday, 27 October 2012 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

In the philosophy of "when life gives you lemons, make lemonade",  we might as well show visitors what we've got and how Christchurch is progressing (or not) since September 2010.

TC3 home rebuilds will be lighter weight

TC3 home rebuilds will be lighter weight

Thursday, 25 October 2012 11:05 p.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

Houses rebuilt in TC3 areas will not only have more resilient foundations they will also need to use lightweight materials such as timber. 

Too many mistakes with Christchurch schools

Too many mistakes with Christchurch schools

Thursday, 25 October 2012 4:40 p.m. by Media3News Popular

There are so many mistakes in the Christchurch schools announcements.

Annual Report shows ongoing earthquake impact

Annual Report shows ongoing earthquake impact

Thursday, 25 October 2012 2:36 p.m. by GovtCCC Featured Popular

Christchurch City Council today adopted its Annual Report 2012, outlining the Council's activities and finances over the past year.

CERA, its values, and the 30 April deadline

CERA, its values, and the 30 April deadline

Wednesday, 24 October 2012 6:15 a.m. by avonsidechch Popular

Our Changing City - various speakers

Our Changing City - various speakers

Tuesday, 23 October 2012 10:39 p.m. by Swiggs Popular

Our Changing City is a 5 week speaking series that will help understand some of the changes our city is going through. 

Fewer people opting out of EQR scheme

Fewer people opting out of EQR scheme

Monday, 22 October 2012 10:28 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Open top double-decker resumes Christchurch tours

Open top double-decker resumes Christchurch tours

Monday, 22 October 2012 3:31 p.m. by TourismChCh Popular

New Zealand’s only open top double-decker bus resumes its tours around Christchurch this week as its owners celebrate an awarding winning first year of operation.

Lonely Planet acclaim for Christchurch priceless

Lonely Planet acclaim for Christchurch priceless

Monday, 22 October 2012 3:29 p.m. by TourismChCh Featured Popular

Lonely Planet’s placement of Christchurch at number six on its list of ‘Top 10 Cities for 2013’ is being hailed as game-changing news for the city’s tourism industry.

TC3 – Southern Response’s approach

TC3 – Southern Response’s approach

Saturday, 20 October 2012 8:44 p.m. by avonsidechch Popular

Southern Response have added a brief outline to their website on how they will be responding to claims from those on TC3 land.

Festival City

Festival City

Friday, 19 October 2012 4:45 p.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

It’s a busy weekend, this Labour Weekend.

Inaugural Spring River Festival: Local Councillors feature in Key Events

Inaugural Spring River Festival: Local Councillors feature in Key Events

Thursday, 18 October 2012 8:09 p.m. by AvonOtakaro Popular

Local Councillors feature prominently in key events of the inaugural Spring River Festival this weekend.

Eastern Visions” To Be Launched At This Weekend’s Spring River Festival

Eastern Visions” To Be Launched At This Weekend’s Spring River Festival

Thursday, 18 October 2012 4:49 p.m. by RebuildChristchurch Featured Popular

Giving the East a voice.

Results of first two groups of public meetings

Results of first two groups of public meetings

Wednesday, 17 October 2012 9:33 p.m. by CoastalPathway Popular

What do the Technical Categories mean for you?

What do the Technical Categories mean for you?

Wednesday, 17 October 2012 11:44 a.m. by GovtDBH Popular

Wellbeing survey goes online

Wellbeing survey goes online

Monday, 15 October 2012 2:04 p.m. by GovtCera Recommended Popular

Were in a fix, say repairers

We're in a fix, say repairers

Monday, 15 October 2012 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Inaugural Spring River Festival: Festival-goers invited to share an idea for the east

Inaugural Spring River Festival: Festival-goers invited to share an idea for the east

Sunday, 14 October 2012 9:04 p.m. by AvonOtakaro Featured Popular

‘Eastern visions’ stalls will be set up at all the major event hubs of the Spring River Festival taking place over Labour Weekend.

Southern Response - temporary repairs to houses

Southern Response - temporary repairs to houses

Friday, 12 October 2012 10:59 p.m. by avonsidechch Popular

Understanding the stresses of recovery in 2nd and 3rd years

Understanding the stresses of recovery in 2nd and 3rd years

Friday, 12 October 2012 5:38 p.m. by PRNews Recommended Popular

ROB GORDON - CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGIST AND EXERT ON MASS TRAUMA:

Kiwibank extends Christchurch mortgage help

Kiwibank extends Christchurch mortgage help

Friday, 12 October 2012 8:33 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Kiwibank is extending its Christchurch earthquake home loan package through to the end of next year.