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Greater Christchurch Recovery Update

  • 08 August, 2014

    Greater Christchurch Recovery Update - Issue 35 [PDF 1MB]

    Issue 35 of the Greater Christchurch Recovery Update was published 08 August 2014.

    Greater Christchurch Recovery Update - Issue 35 (August 2014)In this issue:

    • Important milestone for Convention Centre Precinct
    • Green buildings in the recovery
    • Residential Advisory Service (RAS)
    • Canterbury Earthquake Memorial: Call for Ideas
    • canvas: what do you think?
    • Second Chance homes delivered in Aranui
    • Extension for residential red zone property owners in the Port Hills
    • Antigua Street footbridge lifts off
    • EQC building and contents claims update
    • Winter Chill: events for young people
    • Wellbeing data: progress and challenges in the recovery
    • Older people’s wellbeing in the spotlight
    • Where to go for earthquake support and assistance
    • New park for Selwyn
    • New Halswell Library and Community Facility
    • Updates from Selwyn District Council, CCC, Waimakariri District Council & SCIRT

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  • 26 August, 2014
    The Minister for Canterbury Earthquake Recovery, Hon Gerry Brownlee, has decided to amend the Christchurch City Council's District Plan (the Plan) to facilitate the construction of the Crossing Car Park building. This decision has been made pursuant to section 27 of the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Act 2011 (CER Act), and inserts a permitted activity provision into the Central City Business Zone. It has the effect of permitting the Crossing Car Park with respect to Outline Development Plan requirements, urban design built form and traffic provisions.
  • 01 July, 2014
    The Minister for Canterbury Earthquake Recovery, Hon Gerry Brownlee, has responded to a request from the Ministry of Health, and has decided to amend the Christchurch City Council's District Plan (the Plan) to facilitate the rebuild of Christchurch Hospital.
  • 09 December, 2013
    The Minister for Canterbury Earthquake Recovery, Hon Gerry Brownlee, has decided to revoke Proposed Change 1 to the Canterbury Regional Policy Statement. This decision has been made pursuant to section 27 of the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Act 2011, and means that Proposed Change 1 will no longer have effect. The decision is ancillary to the decision to insert the new Chapter 6 – Recovery and Rebuilding of Greater Christchurch into the Regional Policy Statement as a result of the approval of the Land Use Recovery Plan.
  • 07 December, 2013
    Pursuant to section 21(4)(b) of the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Act 2011, the Minister for Canterbury Earthquake Recovery gives the following notice: The Minister for Canterbury Earthquake Recovery has approved the Land Use Recovery Plan under section 21(2) of the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Act 2011, following amendments to the draft Land Use Recovery Plan.

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