Tag Archives: Rebuilding

Southern Response – the use of lighter cladding for rebuilds

If you have/had a brick house that is to be rebuilt it appears the Southern Response may substitute a lighter material for the external cladding. The news release is here and reads: Lighter weight claddings for TC3 land Published 13 … Continue reading

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Supporting workers in the rebuild.

Paul Watson has an opinion piece in today’s Press raising the importance  of rebuild workers getting “… decent jobs with good wages, a safe work environment and a voice in how the city and the rebuild progress.” The article is … Continue reading

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Updates and clarifications to the MBIE’s guidance for repairs and rebuilding in Canterbury

The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) has published a page of updates, clarification and further information on technical issues relating to MBIE’s guidance ‘Repairing and rebuilding houses affected by the Canterbury earthquakes’. These issues result from feedback received … Continue reading

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Southern Response – FAQ on builder selection.

Southern Response have published a brief FAQ on how they nominate a builder for your rebuild or repair, and what your options are. In fact your options are quite limited, almost but not quite “take it or go away”. The … Continue reading

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AA Insurance – progress reports

AA Insurance have created an Our Progress webpage where customers can see what progress is being made with repairs and rebuilds. The page currently shows progress up until the end of January 2013, and will be updated monthly. The page … Continue reading

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