Tag Archives: Complaints and Disputes

Red Zoners and CERA’s Residential Advisory Service

As is their continuing practice, CERA have announced a process – this time the Residential Advisory Service (RAS) – with no supporting detail. It commences on the 20th of May and might be the way to break through the problems … Continue reading

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CERA’s Residential Advisory Service

Yesterday the Government announced (here) the establishment of a Residential Advisory Service that will start operating next month. It is not an advocacy service, as has long been sought and occasionally promised. Rather it is: … designed to assist those … Continue reading

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EQC has changed it’s Apportionment information yet again, and removed an important review provision

Yesterday EQC made major changes to the wording of its web page on apportionment (here). The information now available is less than what was put up on the 4th of December. If you are new to apportionment,  information on the … Continue reading

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Just not coping – a problem relationship with an insurance company

The New Zealand Herald has reported the case of a Christchurch man who threatened to set fire to himself as a protest against the treatment he was receiving from his insurance company (here). The circumstances are complicated, as they often … Continue reading

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Disturbing public order in the name of protest

Last year’s TIME Magazine Person of the Year was the protester. Public protest actions brought down dictators in Tunisia, Egypt, and Libya. The Occupy movement put economic inequality and financial reform on the agenda. This is the opening of media … Continue reading

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