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When a rebuild interests the IRD

When a rebuild interests the IRD

Saturday, 15 February 2014 10:02 a.m. by MediaThePress

Desperate property owners offloading quake-damaged homes

Desperate property owners offloading quake-damaged homes

Friday, 14 February 2014 5:08 p.m. by MediaHerald Popular

Owners of damaged and unrepairable Canterbury homes are increasingly selling them on an "as is, where is" basis, a new property report says.

EQC streamlines CHRP opt out

EQC streamlines CHRP opt out

Friday, 14 February 2014 1:35 p.m. by GovtEQC Popular

Research launched to help homes better withstand earthquakes

Research launched to help homes better withstand earthquakes

Thursday, 13 February 2014 3:07 p.m. by PRNews Popular

A key research project, to help improve the resilience of the types of homes that performed poorly in the Christchurch earthquakes, has been launched.

Key recommendations from today’s Committee of the Whole meeting

Key recommendations from today’s Committee of the Whole meeting

Wednesday, 12 February 2014 7:01 p.m. by GovtCCC

Christchurch City Council’s Earthquake Recovery Committee of the Whole held its first meeting of 2014 today. Following were the key matters considered and recommendations the Committee will make to the Council:

Over $10 Billion Paid By Insurers for Canterbury Earthquake

Over $10 Billion Paid By Insurers for Canterbury Earthquake

Wednesday, 12 February 2014 6:36 p.m. by InsuranceCouncilNZ Popular

Press Release: Insurance Council of New Zealand

Visual Artist Ian Strange Turns More Homes into Art in ‘FINAL ACT’

Visual Artist Ian Strange Turns More Homes into Art in ‘FINAL ACT’

Wednesday, 12 February 2014 2:01 p.m. by Swiggs Featured Popular

 

Answers to questions on statistics

Answers to questions on statistics

Tuesday, 11 February 2014 4:39 p.m. by SouthernResponse Recommended

Answers to questions on statistics

Insurance Ombudsman Providing Support to Christchurch.

Insurance Ombudsman Providing Support to Christchurch.

Tuesday, 11 February 2014 11:15 a.m. by PRNews Featured Popular

By Karen Stevens, Insurance and Savings Ombudsman

What can $110 million dollars buy

What can $110 million dollars buy

Monday, 10 February 2014 6:52 p.m. by Swiggs Popular

I was struggling to sleep the other night and was thinking about the Avon River Pricenct after speaking to Chris Lynch about it after the government started work on phase two. I then started to dream what I could do with the $110+ million it is going to eat away. So for a bit of something to do I have listed a couple of things that sort of dosh can buy. What would you buy? let us know below.

More residents back into their homes in 2014

More residents back into their homes in 2014

Monday, 10 February 2014 4:51 p.m. by SouthernResponse Popular

 

Buried waste gets demolition company in trouble

Buried waste gets demolition company in trouble

Monday, 10 February 2014 10:17 a.m. by GovtECAN Popular

A company contracted to demolish earthquake damaged houses in Christchurch have pleaded guilty to two charges of unlawfully discharging contaminates and fined $10,000, as well as being ordered to pay $641 in costs.

Greater Christchurch Recovery Update - Issue 29 (February 2014)

Greater Christchurch Recovery Update - Issue 29 (February 2014)

Friday, 7 February 2014 2:35 p.m. by GovtCera Popular

Warning on cost of quake repairs

Warning on cost of quake repairs

Tuesday, 4 February 2014 12:59 a.m. by MediaThePress

More money may have to be found to pay for repairs to Christchurch's quake-damaged roads and underground water and waste pipes - or less repair work done.

Real Time Travel Information

Real Time Travel Information

Monday, 3 February 2014 3:17 p.m. by Transport4chch

Real time travel data is currently being collected on the following routes: 

SCIRT traffic update week starting 3 February 2014: schools back first term

SCIRT traffic update week starting 3 February 2014: schools back first term

Monday, 3 February 2014 1:28 p.m. by SCIRT Popular

Press Release:SCIRT

Please be careful if your property is subject to Hazards

Please be careful if your property is subject to Hazards

Monday, 3 February 2014 10:28 a.m. by EmpoweredChCh Popular

Please be careful when considering cash settlements if your land is subject to hazards. 

City urged to take harder line

City urged to take harder line

Sunday, 2 February 2014 8:48 p.m. by MediaThePress Recommended

An insurance expert is calling on the Christchurch City Council to refuse building consents for quake repairs that do not address flood risk.

Jack and Pack, Notching the Bearers and Easing Doors and Windows

Jack and Pack, Notching the Bearers and Easing Doors and Windows

Sunday, 2 February 2014 6:58 p.m. by PRNews Recommended Popular

Release: Adrian Cowie, Registered Professional Surveyor

Public to vote on Major Cycleways route names

Public to vote on Major Cycleways route names

Friday, 31 January 2014 5:06 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

Public voting opens tomorrow on finalists to be considered as route names for Christchurch’s Major Cycleways.

CanCERN Newsletter #113 - 31 January 2014

CanCERN Newsletter #113 - 31 January 2014

Friday, 31 January 2014 4:31 p.m. by CanCERN Popular

 

Young achiever

Young achiever

Friday, 31 January 2014 1:13 p.m. by ArchitectureNow Popular

Southern Response not appealing Rout Rebuild judgement

Southern Response not appealing Rout Rebuild judgement

Friday, 31 January 2014 11:45 a.m. by PRNews Featured Popular

Recovery milestone reached today with final flat land red zone settlements

Recovery milestone reached today with final flat land red zone settlements

Friday, 31 January 2014 7:58 a.m. by GovtCera Popular

As the final settlement day is reached for flat land residential red zone property owners, a significant milestone can be marked in the recovery, says the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority chief executive Roger Sutton.

Dalziel to Govt: pick up the tab

Dalziel to Govt: pick up the tab

Friday, 31 January 2014 6:49 a.m. by MediaStuff

The Government should pick up the $1 million-a-month tab for maintaining essential services in the red zone, Christchurch Mayor Lianne Dalziel says.

D-day for Christchurch red zone residents

D-day for Christchurch red zone residents

Friday, 31 January 2014 6:20 a.m. by Media3News

 

Christchurch in 2014: How will it look?

Christchurch in 2014: How will it look?

Thursday, 30 January 2014 5:43 p.m. by Media3News Popular

Christchurch is about to enter the fourth year of its Earthquake Recovery Programme.

Orion advises new prices reflecting ComCom decision

Orion advises new prices reflecting ComCom decision

Thursday, 30 January 2014 4:39 p.m. by OrionNZ Popular

Under the Commerce Act, the Commission regulates Orion’s prices. In November 2013, after review of the impact of the Canterbury earthquakes on Orion, the Commission announced future price and quality levels for Orion that the Commission considered appropriate and in the best long term interest of electricity consumers in the region.

Vero settles Ministry of Education claim

Vero settles Ministry of Education claim

Thursday, 30 January 2014 4:19 p.m. by GovtMOE Featured Popular

Vero New Zealand, the lead insurer on the Ministry of Education claim in Christchurch, is pleased to announce the $200 million settlement.

Reid Stiven interviewed on Newstalk ZB

Reid Stiven interviewed on Newstalk ZB

Thursday, 30 January 2014 12:01 p.m. by GovtEQC Popular

 

Floor Area of your property

Floor Area of your property

Thursday, 30 January 2014 11:43 a.m. by EmpoweredChCh Popular

The term floor area has a legal definition as per the New Zealand building code. 

$200 million settlement for Canterbury schools

$200 million settlement for Canterbury schools

Thursday, 30 January 2014 10:17 a.m. by GovtBeehive Popular

Gerry Brownlee | Canterbury Earthquake Recovery

Quake repairs two-thirds done

Quake repairs two-thirds done

Wednesday, 29 January 2014 6:30 a.m. by MediaHerald

The Earthquake Commission is two-thirds of the way through repairing houses damaged by the 2010 and 2011 Canterbury earthquakes in a contract managed by Fletcher Building.

Christchurch flushes away toilet tanks

Christchurch flushes away toilet tanks

Wednesday, 29 January 2014 5:38 a.m. by Media3News

EQC managed repairs pass 50,000 mark

EQC managed repairs pass 50,000 mark

Tuesday, 28 January 2014 2:52 p.m. by GovtBeehive Popular

Gerry Brownlee | Canterbury Earthquake Recovery

EQC managed home repairs pass 50,000 mark

EQC managed home repairs pass 50,000 mark

Tuesday, 28 January 2014 2:03 p.m. by GovtEQC

RISE exhibition most successful in Museum’s history

RISE exhibition most successful in Museum’s history

Tuesday, 28 January 2014 10:08 a.m. by CantyMuseum Recommended Popular

Canterbury Museum is celebrating

Last chemical toilet disposal tank to be removed from Christchurch

Last chemical toilet disposal tank to be removed from Christchurch

Monday, 27 January 2014 5:00 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

On Wednesday 29 January 2014 Christchurch City Council will remove the 

Insurer wants final settlement before repair

Insurer wants final settlement before repair

Monday, 27 January 2014 10:01 a.m. by MediaThePress Featured

Rebuild boom once in lifetime

Rebuild boom 'once in lifetime'

Friday, 24 January 2014 11:38 p.m. by MediaThePress

Christchurch's biggest home builder is predicting about 7000 new houses will be built in Canterbury this year, breaking records set in the 1960s.

Brownlee: Need for openness in council finances

Brownlee: Need for openness in council finances

Friday, 24 January 2014 11:37 p.m. by MediaThePress

City Care and Lyttelton Port Company shares are among the Christchurch City Council assets needing "serious reconsideration", Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee says.

Bens Guide to Christchurch, Rise a must see and Chinese NY

Ben's Guide to Christchurch, Rise a must see and Chinese NY

Friday, 24 January 2014 12:35 p.m. by TourismChCh Recommended Popular

Gerry Brownlee: New City Precinct

Gerry Brownlee: New City Precinct

Thursday, 23 January 2014 11:46 a.m. by CanterburyMorningsZB

Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee talks to Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch about the time to get the new Justice Precinct built.

Sea Level Rise Report will help Christchurch become more resilient

Sea Level Rise Report will help Christchurch become more resilient

Saturday, 18 January 2014 12:15 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

Sea Level Rise Report will help Christchurch become more resilient

Celebrate World Wetlands Day Sunday 2 February

Celebrate World Wetlands Day Sunday 2 February

Friday, 10 January 2014 10:03 a.m. by AvonOtakaro Popular

Three weeks until final settlement day for properties in Red Zones flat land

Three weeks until final settlement day for properties in Red Zone's flat land

Thursday, 9 January 2014 3:41 p.m. by GovtCera Popular

With the final settlement date for properties in the Residential Red Zone flat land area now just three weeks away, the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority is continuing to assist homeowners with their move out of the earthquake damaged areas.

Tonkin & Taylor Report - Effects of Sea Level Rise for  Christchurch City

Tonkin & Taylor Report - Effects of Sea Level Rise for Christchurch City

Wednesday, 8 January 2014 3:15 p.m. by PRNews Featured Popular

Rising seas threaten eastern homes

Rising seas threaten eastern homes

Wednesday, 8 January 2014 11:12 a.m. by MediaStuff Featured

Large chunks of Christchurch's eastern suburbs could be submerged by rising sea levels within the next 100 years, a report commissioned by the Christchurch City Council warns.

CPITs Community Open Day

CPIT's Community Open Day

Monday, 6 January 2014 12:15 p.m. by CPIT Featured Popular

Come along with friends and family to CPIT's Community Open Day on 25 January from 11am - 2pm.

Bus detours commencing 6 January

Bus detours commencing 6 January

Friday, 3 January 2014 10:42 a.m. by Transport4chch

Futuristic Christchurch is emerging

Futuristic Christchurch is emerging

Monday, 30 December 2013 9:07 a.m. by MediaThePress Popular

It has been a year of imagined futures in Christchurch.

Street Art in Christchurch CBD December 2013

Street Art in Christchurch CBD December 2013

Sunday, 22 December 2013 5:51 p.m. by Swiggs Featured Popular

Street Art is taking over the central city where empty sections and bare walls dominate the landscape. It is so refreshing to see colour return to this great dark and at time depressing area. I had thought I signed off for the year but this stuff just has to be shared for those who cannot see it for themselves.

Merry Christmas 2013

Merry Christmas 2013

Saturday, 21 December 2013 8:05 p.m. by Swiggs Popular

Merry Christmas.

CCC Facilities Rebuild - December Update

CCC Facilities Rebuild - December Update

Saturday, 21 December 2013 5:56 p.m. by FutureChristchurch Popular

 

Key decisions from today’s Council meeting - 19 December 2013

Key decisions from today’s Council meeting - 19 December 2013

Thursday, 19 December 2013 5:10 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

Interim findings from financial review released

Interim findings from financial review released

Thursday, 19 December 2013 4:16 p.m. by GovtCCC Recommended Popular

Christchurch City Council is determined to find solutions to the considerable financial challenges it faces, Christchurch Mayor Lianne Dalziel says.

Seventeen social housing complexes earmarked for redevelopment

Seventeen social housing complexes earmarked for redevelopment

Thursday, 19 December 2013 2:41 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

Christchurch City Council is pressing ahead with plans to prioritise 17 social housing complexes for redevelopment.

Contract awarded for Chch state housing repairs programme

Contract awarded for Chch state housing repairs programme

Thursday, 19 December 2013 2:22 p.m. by PRNews Popular

Housing Minister Dr Nick Smith today announced that Project Management Company MWH (New Zealand) had been awarded the contract to manage the minor repairs programme for 3600 earthquake damaged Christchurch state houses with less than $40,000 worth of damage.

EQC not meeting obligations, report finds

EQC not meeting obligations, report finds

Thursday, 19 December 2013 12:22 p.m. by MediaOneNews

The Earthquake Commission has not met its obligations to provide Canterbury residents with information in a timely manner, a report from the Ombudsman has found.