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The Day The Earth Shook, Part Two

Continued from The Day The Earth Shook, Part One.

The days following the September earthquake were a mixed bag for everyone involved.  For some, it was clean up time.   806 more words

Mental Health

Recovery fatigue - guest blog by Herman Meijburg

I have noticed that those struggling with the aftermath of the Christchurch earthquakes are having an increasingly hard time staying focused on the resolution of their claims.  1,703 more words

Top of South Island

We love short breaks and holidays.  Short breaks rejuvenate us, something to do and get away from the norms and come back refreshed.

This year’s New Year holiday was supposed to be in Cairns. 350 more words


Cantabrians begin to tell the world...

How long did the New Zealand Government and the private insurance industry think it would take before Cantabrians began to publicize their plight internationally. 2016 will see a resurgence of activity from the affected population. 33 more words

Self Regulation and the art of navel gazing...

I couldn’t let the news which appeared earlier this week go by without further comment. I am of course referring to the Insurance Council’s recent announcement regarding their new ‘Fair Insurance Code’. 1,358 more words

Episode 5: Christchurch. The day time stood still.

In 2010 there was an earthquake in Christchurch.  It measured 7.1 on the Richter scale and the epicentre was 40 km west of the city.  7.1 is a pretty big quake but fortunately it happened in the middle of the night, at 4.35 a.m., when everyone was tucked up in bed.  445 more words