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Red Cross Canterbury Earthquakes Recovery Update July 2012

The New Zealand Red Cross have published their July 2012 update. Over 24 pages the recovery update summarises work in Christchurch and across the country including distribution of grants, outreach programmes, 22 February anniversary and our work with Australian Red … Continue reading

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The Cardboard Cathedral project has been approved

(April 16 2012) Approval has been given for construction of the Cardboard (Transitional) Cathedral with work to start in about 6 weeks. If completed on time it will be ready in November or December of this year. The location of … Continue reading

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Making your house warmer

The Community Energy Action charitable trust has a website with advice about energy use, making houses warm and healthy. There is a page dedicated to earthquake damaged houses with information on: Insulation and your EQC claim/repairs Taking advantage of earthquake repairs … Continue reading

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Earthquakes and human cognitive performance

Science Daily, an on-line science news service, has a report on New Zealand research done into the impact of a natural disaster (September 4, 2010 earthquake) on the ability of individuals to assess and respond to situations. Psychology department Associate Professor William Helton, and PhD student … Continue reading

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Red Cross – new grants

The New Zealand Red Cross have announced two new grants: storage grant winter assistance grant Storage Grant The storage grant is: “To assist homeowners who have had to vacate their damaged property and pay for storage for their belongings anytime … Continue reading

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