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This website is dedicated to the recovery of St Albans and its city, Christchurch following a devastating series of earthquakes in 2010 and 2011. This service by the St Albans Residents’ Association (SARA) offers relevant local information. If you are from an organisation or a business and have essential information you would like to share with the community, then please get in touch by email to firstname.lastname@example.org and we will endeavour to publish it here.
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Next Community DiscussionCommunity discussions happen at the St Albans Community Centre at 7pm on the 1st Monday of every month except January. The centre is currently running from the St Albans Tennis Club, 37 Dover St. The St Albans community discussions are about sharing general information and helping feed local knowledge into local planning and finding solutions to local problems. Everyone is welcome to contribute to these discussions.
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Earthquake SupportEarthquake Support Line: Call 0800 777 846 to be connected to a coordinator who can help navigate your way through earthquake issues. Earthquake Counselling: Call 0800 777 846. for information and access to free earthquake counseling.
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Category Archives: Earthquake Information
Insurance lawyer turned MP Duncan Webb says the Earthquake Tribunal will be a “radical circuit breaker” for Christchurch. Webb, now the MP for Christchurch Central, represented claimants against both EQC and insurance companies while in practice and now runs regular … Continue reading
The Labour Candidate for Christchurch Central, Dr Duncan Webb has discovered that Southern Response owes homeowners thousands in wrongly withheld refunds.
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
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.
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.
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
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
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
The Canterbury Home Repair Programme, in its current state, will wind up in April 2015.
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