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Christchurch $400m short for roads and pipes

Christchurch $400m short for roads and pipes

Thursday, 1 May 2014 12:18 a.m. by MediaThePress

About $1.56 billion has already been spent on fixing Christchurch's broken roads and pipes but there is still another $1.77 billion worth of work that needs doing.

Flooding – roads still closed – updated 4.24pm

Flooding – roads still closed – updated 4.24pm

Wednesday, 30 April 2014 4:20 p.m. by Transport4chch

Contractors have been out checking flooded roads and opening them where possible.  The list below has been updated with the latest information  received.

Pre & Post Earthquake Christchurch - Google Time Machine and The City Today

Pre & Post Earthquake Christchurch - Google Time Machine and The City Today

Tuesday, 29 April 2014 6:02 p.m. by Swiggs Featured Popular

Google has just released a new tool on it’s popular Streetview function within Google Maps. You can now go back in time and view previous images.

Roads closed due to flooding – updated 6pm

Roads closed due to flooding – updated 6pm

Tuesday, 29 April 2014 6:00 p.m. by Transport4chch

Below is the latest information received in regard to roads which are closed due to flooding. As further information is received on the status of the roads it will be updated here. 

The people of Christchurch deserve answers

The people of Christchurch deserve answers

Tuesday, 29 April 2014 4:34 p.m. by RuthDyson

 

Post quake flooding in Christchurch

Post quake flooding in Christchurch

Tuesday, 29 April 2014 2:01 p.m. by EmpoweredChCh Popular

The situation in Christchurch has now become very clear. Constant flooding with the suffering of affected people. Insurance companies running for shelter by not providing insurance for flooding. 

Roads closed due to flooding – updated 1.30pm

Roads closed due to flooding – updated 1.30pm

Tuesday, 29 April 2014 1:31 p.m. by Transport4chch

We have been advised the following roads are closed due to flooding.  As further information is received on the status of the roads it will be updated here.

FLOODING Road closures and updates – 10.20am

FLOODING Road closures and updates – 10.20am

Tuesday, 29 April 2014 9:25 a.m. by Transport4chch Popular

Road users are advised that these roads are closed due to flooding over night in Christchurch.

Update: Council managing overnight rainfall 29th April 2014

Update: Council managing overnight rainfall 29th April 2014

Tuesday, 29 April 2014 9:22 a.m. by GovtCCC Featured Popular

Christchurch City Council is continuing to manage flood issues across the city and Banks Peninsula following the latest rain-storm.

FLOODING Road closures and updates – 8.00am

FLOODING Road closures and updates – 8.00am

Tuesday, 29 April 2014 8:17 a.m. by Transport4chch Recommended Popular

Road users are advised that these roads are closed due to flooding over night in Christchurch. I

Council coordinating efforts ahead of predicted adverse weather

Council coordinating efforts ahead of predicted adverse weather

Monday, 28 April 2014 2:30 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

Christchurch City Council is coordinating staff and contractors in flood-prone areas across the city ahead of the forecast wet weather.

Google images reveal quake impact on Chch

Google images reveal quake impact on Chch

Thursday, 24 April 2014 12:06 a.m. by MediaStuff

Google Maps users will now be able to turn back time to see what landmarks used to look like.

State housing quake repairs below target

State housing quake repairs below target

Tuesday, 22 April 2014 2:42 p.m. by MediaThePress Recommended Popular

In February last year HNZ set itself a 2015 deadline to have up to 5000 tenanted properties repaired - with 2000 to be completed in the first year.

$1b needed for affordable homes

$1b needed for affordable homes

Tuesday, 22 April 2014 2:42 p.m. by MediaThePress

The addition of 3000 affordable new homes is one of the targets set in the Housing Accord that was agreed to last week by the council and the Government.

Update: Council working across the city following overnight wet weather

Update: Council working across the city following overnight wet weather

Friday, 18 April 2014 8:40 a.m. by GovtCCC Popular

The Christchurch City Council and associated agencies are responding to the adverse weather overnight.

FLOODING – Road Closures 10.15pm

FLOODING – Road Closures 10.15pm

Thursday, 17 April 2014 8:43 p.m. by Transport4chch Featured Popular

Due to flooding these roads have been closed in Christchurch.

Council coordinating staff and contractors ahead of forecast wet weather

Council coordinating staff and contractors ahead of forecast wet weather

Thursday, 17 April 2014 6:42 p.m. by GovtCCC Recommended Popular

The Christchurch City Council is preparing to respond to a weather forecast that shows a period of extended rainfall throughout Christchurch and Banks Peninsula, from 2pm this afternoon through to 8am tomorrow morning, when it is expected to ease.

The Other Side To The Recovery

The Other Side To The Recovery

Wednesday, 16 April 2014 6:09 p.m. by Swiggs Popular

Recently I have been writing here, weekly, about current events and activities, such as new buildings, where insurers and authorities are at and the progress being made. At times this has been criticized for not discussing the issues people are facing, such as the housing shortage, insurance etc. Whilst these issues are of grave concern, there is also an appropriate time and place for discussions on these and to focus on solutions and outcomes.  

TWO MILLION DOLLARS OF FINANCIAL HELP AVAILABLE TO CANTERBURY COMMUNITY GROUPS

TWO MILLION DOLLARS OF FINANCIAL HELP AVAILABLE TO CANTERBURY COMMUNITY GROUPS

Wednesday, 16 April 2014 5:39 p.m. by Commtrust Featured Popular

Three years on from the Canterbury earthquakes, many community and social  service organisations remain stretched by additional demand for their services.

MBIE guidance for multi-unit residential buildings released

MBIE guidance for multi-unit residential buildings released

Wednesday, 16 April 2014 4:14 p.m. by GovtDBH Popular

Additional MBIE guidance for multi-unit residential buildings released

Building Amendment (Earthquake Prone Buildings) Bill

Building Amendment (Earthquake Prone Buildings) Bill

Monday, 14 April 2014 2:58 p.m. by PRNews Popular

Release: Ann Brower

Migrant rebuild workers face housing crisis

Migrant rebuild workers face housing crisis

Monday, 14 April 2014 11:15 a.m. by MediaThePress

Christchurch businesses which are reliant on migrant workers are sounding the alarm about a shortage of accommodation for new recruits.

Campaign finds 50 houses to fix

Campaign finds 50 houses to fix

Monday, 14 April 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

A community-led Christchurch door-knocking campaign to find cold, unsafe and unsanitary homes before winter has identified more than 50 in need of repair.

Land advertising underway

Land advertising underway

Friday, 11 April 2014 3:16 p.m. by GovtEQC

 

1000th Christchurch state house repair marked

1000th Christchurch state house repair marked

Friday, 11 April 2014 12:46 p.m. by GovtBeehive Popular

1000th Christchurch state house repair marked

Key decisions from today’s Council meeting 10/4/2014

Key decisions from today’s Council meeting 10/4/2014

Thursday, 10 April 2014 5:45 p.m. by GovtCCC

The Christchurch City Council Earthquake committee met today and the following key decisions were made:

14 High Risk Intersections in Christchurch to be improved

14 High Risk Intersections in Christchurch to be improved

Tuesday, 8 April 2014 11:30 a.m. by NickyWagner

Christchurch has 14 of the New Zealand’s riskiest intersections and they are being  targeted for safety improvements as part of the Government’s on-going effort to reduce death and injury on our roads.

Angus Bargh: Christchurch Roads

Angus Bargh: Christchurch Roads

Tuesday, 8 April 2014 10:51 a.m. by CanterburyMorningsZB

Transportation Planning Manager for SCIRT Angus Bargh talks to Newstalk ZB's Richard Green about the traffic clogging up the cities roads.

Quake Rebuild Insurance Woes Relentless

Quake Rebuild Insurance Woes Relentless

Monday, 7 April 2014 4:24 p.m. by InsuranceWatch Popular

Quake Rebuild Insurance Woes Relentless

Let’s Find & Fix

Let’s Find & Fix

Monday, 7 April 2014 10:21 a.m. by CanCERN Popular

 

Future Chch likely a letdown

Future Chch likely 'a letdown'

Monday, 7 April 2014 9:18 a.m. by MediaThePress Popular

New Alpine Fault Earthquake Research

New Alpine Fault Earthquake Research

Monday, 7 April 2014 9:11 a.m. by geology Popular

Lets Find and Fix helping Chch for winter

Let's Find and Fix helping Chch for winter

Thursday, 3 April 2014 7:31 p.m. by Media3News Popular

A new community-led campaign will make repairs to what could be hundreds of damaged homes.

Community Energy Action’s Curtain Bank going mobile

Community Energy Action’s Curtain Bank going mobile

Thursday, 3 April 2014 11:46 a.m. by Jaimita_de_Jongh

The Curtain Bank is one of Community Energy Action Charitable Trust’s projects.

More Canterbury children seek help

More Canterbury children seek help

Wednesday, 2 April 2014 3:53 p.m. by PRNews Popular

Release: 0800Whatsup

Canterbury Earthquake Insurance Pay Outs Crosses $11 Billion Mark

Canterbury Earthquake Insurance Pay Outs Crosses $11 Billion Mark

Wednesday, 2 April 2014 11:29 a.m. by InsuranceCouncilNZ Popular

Canterbury Earthquake Insurance Pay Outs Crosses $11 Billion Mark

Quake insurance payouts top $11 billion

Quake insurance payouts top $11 billion

Wednesday, 2 April 2014 6:16 a.m. by Media3News

Canterbury earthquake victims have now collected more than $11 billion in insurance claims.

30 homes in anti-liquefaction pilot

30 homes in anti-liquefaction pilot

Wednesday, 2 April 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

The number of Canterbury properties with increased liquefaction risk will not be known before May, the Earthquake Commission (EQC) says.

Lynched- Monday 31 March - Phil Twyford

Lynched- Monday 31 March - Phil Twyford

Tuesday, 1 April 2014 12:51 p.m. by ChrisLynch Featured Popular

 

Govt cash urged for housing

Govt cash urged for housing

Tuesday, 1 April 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

The Government should be intervening in Christchurch's housing market by making low-interest loans available to developers so the cost of building homes is reduced.

Funding boost for social housing

Funding boost for social housing

Monday, 31 March 2014 10:52 a.m. by PRNews

Five community housing providers are to receive $14 million from the Government and the Canterbury Community Trust (TCCT) to build 75 units in Christchurch, Housing Minister Dr Nick Smith and TCCT trustee Sue McKenzie announced today.

High Court earthquake list

High Court earthquake list

Monday, 31 March 2014 8:45 a.m. by GrantShandLawyers

Council adopts cycleway route names

Council adopts cycleway route names

Thursday, 27 March 2014 3:37 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

Riders pedalling along the city’s new Major Cycleway routes will be able to navigate their way along the Papanui Parallel, Wheels to Wings, Quarryman’s Trail or Nor’West Arc.

Pre-notification feedback sought on District Plan review options

Pre-notification feedback sought on District Plan review options

Wednesday, 26 March 2014 3:37 p.m. by GovtCCC

Christchurch residents and property owners are urged to let the Council know their views on options on draft chapters and maps being considered as part of the District Plan review.

Insurance service tackles 80 cases

Insurance service tackles 80 cases

Wednesday, 26 March 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff Featured

Mike Coleman is promising to tone it down.

Guidance for risk-based building consenting

Guidance for risk-based building consenting

Tuesday, 25 March 2014 2:20 p.m. by EmpoweredChCh Popular

This document outlines the Risk Based Building Consents.

Christchurch Rebuild: Dominick Stephens: Lets not go blindly into the danger phase

Christchurch Rebuild: Dominick Stephens: Let's not go blindly into the 'danger' phase

Tuesday, 25 March 2014 5:15 a.m. by MediaHerald

This rebuild is a huge task to be undertaken in a tiny economy.

Suburban development killing CBD

Suburban development killing CBD

Monday, 24 March 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

The Christchurch City Council wants to stem the haemorrhage of business from the central city by clamping down on commercial growth in the suburbs.

Quake repairs: Can we trust insurers?

Quake repairs: Can we trust insurers?

Saturday, 22 March 2014 10:00 a.m. by MediaThePress Featured Popular

What is going on when the insurers start talking about jacking and packing your foundations? Are Cantabrians getting a fair deal? JOHN McCRONE investigates.

Dumping in Residential Red Zone under investigation

Dumping in Residential Red Zone under investigation

Friday, 21 March 2014 2:08 p.m. by GovtCera

While the dumping of commercial and domestic waste in the Residential Red Zone has been an issue for some time, a joint investigation by CERA, ECan and the Christchurch City Council in to illegal industrial waste dumping by a contractor is now underway.

Disillusionment And Stress in Canterbury

Disillusionment And Stress in Canterbury

Thursday, 20 March 2014 12:18 p.m. by Allright Popular

The CERA Wellbeing Survey highlights the stresses caused by living in a post-disaster environment.

Secondary stressors now a larger factor for earthquake affected residents

Secondary stressors now a larger factor for earthquake affected residents

Tuesday, 18 March 2014 10:17 a.m. by GovtCera Popular

Results of the third Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority Wellbeing Survey released today show secondary stressors are now more keenly felt by those affected by the earthquakes.

Lynched- Monday 17 March - Lianne Dalziel

Lynched- Monday 17 March - Lianne Dalziel

Tuesday, 18 March 2014 10:02 a.m. by ChrisLynch

Call to spend land-damage payouts fixing sections

Call to spend land-damage payouts fixing sections

Monday, 17 March 2014 11:48 p.m. by MediaThePress

Insurers want a law change so in future people are forced to use EQC land-damage payouts on fixing their sections rather than pocketing the money or spending it elsewhere.

A request to Council.

A request to Council.

Monday, 17 March 2014 8:25 p.m. by EmpoweredChCh

Thank you for the Hazard Forum on the weekend.

Canterbury Earthquake Insurance Rebuild Programme Presentation

Canterbury Earthquake Insurance Rebuild Programme Presentation

Monday, 17 March 2014 2:45 p.m. by InsuranceCouncilNZ

Canterbury Earthquake Insurance Rebuild Programme. Presented by Samson Samasoni, ICNZ Communications Manager

Quake floor levels under review

Quake floor levels under review

Monday, 17 March 2014 2:10 p.m. by MediaRNZ