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Christchurch City Council (CCC)

Hosehold Rates

13 September Update - nationwide support for a change to the legislation. "To seek a fairer, more equitable system would collect a fixed percentage of all taxable income from every taxpayer in place of the funds presently collected as rates".

Removal of Red Stickers/Plackards

All red stickers will remailn in force until removed by CCC.

Guide for Homeowners

The Christchurch City Council together with Beacon Pathway, Certified Builders, Community Energy Action and the Christchurch Agency for Energy, have developed guides for homeowners.

Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority (CERA)

Port Hills Newsletter

CERA March 2014 update

Department of Building & Housing (DBH)

Earthquake Commision (EQC)

Damaged homes

The EQC have been categorising damaged houses into four groups.

Earthquake fix

Canterbury Earthquake Temporary Accommodation Service

Earthquake Recovery (EQR)

EQR Hubs

19 Apr - Update contact details for Earthquake Recovery (EQR) Hubs at Woolston and Ferrymead.

Red Cross

Sectin 124 Building Act Grant for Assistance

The Red Cross have released on 5/09/2011 a new grant for households whose properties have been issued with a Section 124 Building Act Notice by Christchurch City Council

Institution of Professional Engineers New Zealand (IPENZ)

IPENZ Answers to critical questions about buildings

Answers on building performance have been prepared by the Royal Society of New Zealand, the Institution of Professional Engineers New Zealand, the Structural Engineering Society New Zealand, the New Zealand Geotechnical Society and the New Zealand Society for Earthquake Engineering, who have co-ordinated science and engineering expertise from across New Zealand.

NZ Law

  • Building the Future - impact of the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Act 2011 and the Canterbury Earthquake (Building Act) Order 2010 on the repair of earthquake-damaged buildings

General

Legal Explanation for Red Zoned properties

If you are in the Red Zone then this paper will have immediate relevance to you. If you are in the Orange or White Zones then this paper will be of interest to you pending the further announcements to be made by the government.

Articles

All red stickers will remailn in force until removed by CCC.

CERA March 2014 update

The EQC have been categorising damaged houses into four groups.

13 September Update - nationwide support for a change to the legislation. "To seek a fairer, more equitable system would collect a fixed percentage of all taxable income from every taxpayer in place of the funds presently collected as rates".