Category Archives: CanCERN

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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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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Changes to the land in Canterbury

Location: In the Know Land Hub, Beulah Church, Springfield Road Time: October 7 from 6pm Description: The Canterbury earthquakes changed the urban and natural landscapes of Christchurch and the surrounding region. Dr Mark Quigley will discuss fault rupture, subsidence, rockfall, … Continue reading

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CanCERN breakthrough

Earthquake information group CanCERN and Southern Response (insurance company handling many Christchurch claims) are launching a pilot initiative soon called Breakthrough to help settle some sticky cases.

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Good response to Find and Fix

CanCERN, which is the organisation behind the Find and Fix campaign, reports in its latest newsletter that 600 households have responded.

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Free repairs for some EQ homes

Community organisation CanCERN is co-ordinating a Find and Fix project to discover and temporarily repair 900+ badly damaged earthquake homes before winter.

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Are you being forced to cash settle?

Earthquake community group CanCERN is seeking hard evidence of people being forced to cash settle with EQC.

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Handling the land settlement cheque

Got a land settlement cheque from EQC but you are unsure how the calculation was made and if it is correct or not? Bank the cheque and then Kevin Seque, Managing Director of KSL Audit Services Ltd suggest you send … Continue reading

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Flooding vulnerable being identified

Householders identified at being at risk of increased flooding vulnerability as a result of the Canterbury earthquakes will be sent individual letters to inform them of their status of their land claim in the New Year but will be largely … Continue reading

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Calls grow for EQC to be audited

Various organisations and individuals in Christchurch are calling for EQC to be formally audited because of concerns about the quality of its work.

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