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The Associate Minister for Greater Christchurch Regeneration, Hon Poto Williams, will be seeking public written comment, following Cabinet approving the drafting of an Order in Council aimed at fast-tracking the reinstatement of the Christ Church Cathedral.

The Government has today released the report from the Public Inquiry into the Earthquake Commission chaired by Dame Silvia Cartwright. 

One thousand insurance claims from the 2010-11 earthquakes have been resolved by the Greater Christchurch Claims Resolution Service (GCCRS) Greater Christchurch Regeneration Minister Megan Woods has announced.

The Minister for Greater Christchurch Regeneration and the Minister of Finance have today approved three major investment cases that will boost ongoing regeneration in Christchurch.

Speeding up the return of Christchurch regeneration activities to local leadership is behind the Greater Christchurch Regeneration Amendment Bill introduced to Parliament today by Minister Megan Woods.

Feedback sought– Lyttelton commercial zone parking

The Greater Christchurch Claims Resolution Service has resolved 608 insurance and EQC claims in its first year in operation, Minister Megan Woods has announced.

The regeneration of Christchurch, and the transition to local leadership, continues with the Minister for Greater Christchurch Regeneration announcing the approval of the Ōtākaro Avon River Corridor Regeneration Plan.

People with over-cap on-sold* properties in Canterbury can now apply for a Government payment so they can get on and repair their homes.

Minister of Health Dr David Clark and Minister of Greater Christchurch Regeneration Megan Woods have today celebrated the success of Mana Ake, which has helped more than 1500 young people in Canterbury and Kaikōura in its first year.

Every child in Canterbury’s primary and intermediate schools now has access to mental health and wellbeing support through their local school thanks to the Government’s Mana Ake programme.

Another important milestone in Christchurch’s regeneration has been achieved with the Minister for Greater Christchurch Regeneration receiving the draft Ōtākaro Avon River Corridor Regeneration Plan.

 

A major milestone has been achieved in the Canterbury recovery, with Christchurch City Council being given back control over their district planning process years ahead of schedule, Minister Megan Woods has announced.

The Government will grant the transitional use of several Crown-owned properties in Sumner for a new permanent skate park and the creation of a community green space, says the Minister for Greater Christchurch Regeneration, Megan Woods.

A proposal to enable further development at the Christchurch Football Centre in Yaldhurst has been given the green light to proceed.

Drilling is now underway at the Canterbury Arena site as part of early work to fast-track the project.

Former Governor-General and High Court Judge Dame Silvia Cartwright will lead the public inquiry into EQC, Minister Megan Woods has announced.

The Minister for Greater Christchurch Regeneration, Hon Dr Megan Woods, is seeking feedback on a proposal aimed at clarifying the planning rules for residential homes in some eastern suburbs.

A strong line up of disaster recovery and regeneration experts have been secured to speak at the Canterbury Earthquakes Recovery Symposium.

A series of community workshops with local sporting codes, businesses and the entertainment sector to co-design the city’s new Multi-Use Arena have begun after the Government earmarked $220 million of funding to make the project

A new one stop shop service has been set up to fast track outstanding residential insurance claims, Minister Megan Woods announced today.

The Government has passed the first reading of the Canterbury Earthquake Insurance Tribunal Bill on the 8th anniversary of the first Canterbury Earthquake, say Ministers Andrew Little and Megan Woods.

The Government will pay former residential red zone owners 100% of the 2007/08 rateable value for uninsured homes, Minister Megan Woods has announced today.