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Miami Herald on recovery in Christchurch

Wednesday’s edition of the Miami Herald has an interesting article on the slow pace of recovery in Christchurch, the extent of the struggle people face from bureaucracies, and especially the bottleneck caused by insurance companies.  The article also looks at … Continue reading

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Antarctic season aerial salute on Friday

From a CCC media release (here): Christchurch will receive a symbolic aerial salute this Friday, as the United States Air Force makes a spectacular arrival the city to mark the opening of the 2012/13 Antarctic Season. The afternoon of Friday … Continue reading

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Catholic Cathedral update

An update on the Cathedral has been posted on the website of the Catholic Diocese of Christchurch, as part of the parish update. The introduction to the update, released on the 10th of July, reads: The Diocesan Strategic Planning Committee, … Continue reading

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Canterbury statistics – house prices, rents, employment, migration and others

The Department of Building and Housing releases regional, building, and housing market statistics (key indicators) on a regular basis. The numbers they report are often quite different from those that make the headlines. The May Canterbury Key Indicators are here, … Continue reading

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Cathedral update – clarifying misunderstandings about the Transitional (Cardboard) Cathedral

Coverage of activities around the Cathedral, funding applications, money to build the Transitional Cathedral, and the safety of the remaining structure is at best patchy. Views expressed are often high on emotion and short on substance. These views are recorded uncritically … Continue reading

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