The Quake Outcasts group’s win in court against the government has exposed the repeated ineptitude of government policy in making illegal and grossly unfair offers of only 50 per cent of the 2007 rates valuation for uninsured and bare land proper
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The government should hang its head in shame for failing the thousands of migrant workers who have been helping rebuild Christchurch, says New Zealand First.
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New Zealand First is dismayed that Christchurch City Council-owned company City Care has done a cut-price deal to transport hundreds of thousands of tonnes of asbestos-contaminated waste to a sub-standard dump in Southland.
Finance Minister Bill English has done a juggling act to create an artificial surplus in Budget 2014 at the expense of all New Zealanders, but especially Christchurch quake victims, says New Zealand First.
Fifty-six Christchurch residents on the Port Hills fear much reduced earthquake payouts after massive devaluations of their properties, says New Zealand First.
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