Category Archives: Earthquake Information

Southern Response withholds Council refunds

The Labour Candidate for Christchurch Central, Dr Duncan Webb has discovered that Southern Response owes homeowners thousands in wrongly withheld refunds.

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Frustrated citizens to protest against EQC

Location: Cathedral Square Time: February 21 at 12pm Description: Christchurch people fed up with EQC and insurance company behaviour plan to protest in Cathedral Square on Sunday. They want the rest of New Zealand to know that there are still … Continue reading

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Latest St Albans News out now

A strong post-quake theme runs through the February/ March edition of St Albans News, hardly surprising as February 22 marks five years since the second major quake struck Christchurch with gravity-defying force. A story about asbestos on a site in … Continue reading

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Getting to grips with Increased Liquefaction Vulnerability

About 4500 Christchurch homeowners have been told they have Increased Liquefaction Vulnerability (ILV) as a consequence of the 2010-2011 series of earthquakes and will be compensated.

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Massey Uni surveying quake insurance experiences

Massey University is conducting research into how badly or well the EQC and insurers responded to quake claims to ensure better responses to future large earthquakes.

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Meetings discuss liquefaction vulnerability

Location: Beulah Church, Springfield Road Time: December 4, 10-11.30am Description: EQC is hosting community meetings to explain how it determined qualification for properties previously identified as potentially having increased liquefaction vulnerability (ILV) land damage. The 90-minute meeting features presentations by … Continue reading

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EQC hosting meetings on increased liquefaction vulnerability

Location: Beulah Church, Springfield Road Time: January 20, 7-8.30pm Description: EQC is hosting another community meeting to explain how it determined qualification for properties previously identified as potentially having increased liquefaction vulnerability (ILV) land damage. Most of those affected have … Continue reading

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Managing the insurance dilemma: cash settlements

Location: Transitional Cathedral, Madras St/Latimer Square Link out: Click here Time: May 25, 7-9pm 1 Description: With insurers wanting to cash settle on claims you need to know the process and entitlements. Dr Duncan Webb of Lane Neave, along with … Continue reading

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Canterbury home repair programme winding up

The Canterbury Home Repair Programme, in its current state, will wind up in April 2015.

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Increased liquefaction vulnerability

Some properties in Christchurch are at increased risk of liquefaction happening as a consequence of the earthquakes. Mike Jacka from Tonkin and Taylor talks about identifying such land and how properties were assessed for this type of land damage at … Continue reading

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Red Cross at work in Christchurch

Hear Anne-Marie Reynolds talk about how Red Cross continues to help the recovery in Christchurch at Beulah Church in Springfield Road. She is talking on October 9,10 and 14 from 11 am till 12 noon. Her talk is part of … Continue reading

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Sinking city

Mark Quigley and Matthew Hughes talk about reliquefaction, the need for flexible fittings for replacement pipes and the impact of climate change on the coastline at Beulah Church October 8 from 11am – 12 noon.

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