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Work to begin on Durham Street Methodist Church complex

Press Release – Methodist Church

Press statement for immediate release Seven years after the 2011 earthquake a blessing ceremony will be held on the site of the Durham Street Methodist Church (309 Durham Street). The ceremony will mark the commencement of the construction of a new multi-purpose … Read more »

Public asked to have say on growth areas for Horowhenua

Press Release – Horowhenua District Council

The consultation will seek public feedback on the strategy as well as parcels of land Council has identified as potential growth areas to provide enough land for housing and industry as Horowhenuas population grows. Read more »

Brownlee thanks Sir Maarten Wevers

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

Ilam MP Gerry Brownlee has today thanked Sir Maarten Wevers for his service to the Earthquake Commission (EQC) following his resignation. Read more »

New Plymouth District water update: 5:15pm 23 February 2018

Press Release – New Plymouth District Council

Hundreds of volunteers have sprung into action following the New Plymouth water pipe being damaged during ex Cyclone Gita on Tuesday night. Read more »

IAG New Zealand welcomes EQC announcement

Press Release – IAG New Zealand

New Zealands largest insurer, IAG New Zealand, has today welcomed Minister Megan Woods announcement regarding the Earthquake Commission. Read more »

Suncorp New Zealand welcomes Government announcement

Press Release – Suncorp

Suncorp New Zealand today welcomed the announcement by the Government to appoint an independent Ministerial advisor to help speed up the remaining Canterbury earthquake claims. Read more »

EQC overhaul: ‘Being stuck in limbo is unacceptable’

Article – RNZ

The chair of the EQC board has resigned, as the government vows to speed up all remaining Canterbury earthquake claims. Read more »

Tower welcomes EQC action

Press Release – Tower Insurance

Tower welcomes todays announcement by Minister Megan Woods that the government intends to provide extra assistance to speed up EQC claims. Read more »

Chair of Earthquake Commission has resigned

Press Release – Sir Maarten Wevers

The Chair of the Earthquake Commission, Sir Maarten Wevers, has resigned. He advised the Minister Responsible for the Earthquake Commission, Dr Megan Woods by telephone last evening, 22 February, following receipt of a letter from her expressing her … Read more »

Independent advisor to speed up EQC claims

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Independent advisor to speed up EQC claims An independent Ministerial advisor will be sent in to EQC to help speed up the remaining Canterbury earthquake claims, Minister Megan Woods has announced. Ive made it clear I am not satisfied with where … Read more »

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