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christchurch earthquake recovery Archive
Open Streets Christchurch a Success - by Eugenie Sage
Christchurch’s recent Open Streets Cyclovia event was a wonderful success. Central city streets were closed to cars for a day last Sunday, transforming them into a safe haven for cyclists and pedestrians. Residents of all ages took to the central streets on a variety of non-motorised wheeled contraptions to celebrate Christchurch’s potential as New Zealand’s […] read moreOctober 1, 2013 1:55 pm - 1 Comment
Christchurch mental health initiative better than “all right” - by Kevin Hague
Seeing images of the extent of the devastation wrecked by the earthquakes on Christchurch was depressing. I couldn’t even imagine how life must be for the people who had to work and raise their families in such tough conditions. So it’s great to see bright splashes of colour with the positive message of caring and […] read moreMay 10, 2013 9:57 am - No Comments
The Ministers respond to the Christchurch housing crisis… - by Holly Walker
Last month, I wrote to the Ministers for Canterbury Earthquake Recovery, Social Development and Housing asking what they proposed to do about the lack of affordable housing in Christchurch, and giving them a few suggestions. Here is what they had to say… ——————————- Dear Holly, Thank you for your letter dated 5 April 2012 regarding affordable […] read moreMay 16, 2012 6:03 pm - 4 Comments