The Government is completely out of touch with the suffering of Christchurch residents and the ongoing effect of the earthquakes, says New Zealand First.
With the third anniversary tomorrow of the devastating Canterbury earthquake New Zealand First is calling for a speedier resolution for the red-zoned residents who have been refused a full payout.
The transportation of asbestos-contaminated waste from quake-hit Christchurch to Southland must be stopped, says New Zealand First.
New Zealand First is calling on Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee to deny that toxic asbestos waste is being transported from quake-hit Christchurch to Southland, or that it soon will be.
New Zealand First is calling on the Government to make a full buyout of properties owned by Christchurch residents who were not insured or owned bare sections.
The Court of Appeal judgement that the Government’s 50 per cent offer to bare land owners and uninsured property owners in Christchurch’s red zone was illegal, vindicates the Quake Outcast’s position and their refusal to accept the offer says New
Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee revealed today in response to questions from New Zealand First that he is ‘dissatisfied’ with the progress in Christchurch.
It will not be long before it is 3 years since the February 2011 Christchurch earthquake. It is now over 3 years since the September 2010 Greendale fault earthquake.
New Zealand First has accused Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee of bullying the Quake Outcasts Group by threatening them with punitive legal costs for a government appeal against an action the group won in the High Court.
New Zealand First leader Rt Hon Winston Peters says that the Court of Appeal’s decision to find against the Great Christchurch Buildings Trust is a tragedy for the world-famous Cathedral and cultural continuity in Canterbury.