“Insurers Censoring Information Provided to Kaikoura Earthquake Claimants.”Erin Brockovich, and the CERA Fraud Case

The website Rebuild Christchurch has re-published a startling revelation alleging that the NZ insurance council forced Kaikoura local district council to censor a video about how to make an earthquake claim. According to the site, the video was designed to assist earthquake claimants who are still struggling after the massive earthquake in November last year.…

Another ‘Real Middle Earth moment’ – father and child pulled from car and beaten with baseball bats in Palmerston North. And other crimes…

A reminder today that violent crime continues unabated in most of New Zealand’s small communities, large towns and cities. This is the real middle earth, more Orc than Hobbit. The Manawatu Standard‘s headline: Father and son pulled from ute and attacked with baseball bats in Palmerston North A man and his teenage son were the victims…

Steel Mesh Nightmare Looms for Thousands of NZ Property Owners, Worse than Leaky Homes Crisis. Steel Used in Roads and Bridges Too.

An insurance nightmare is looming for thousands of New Zealand property owners who’ve invested in buildings with reinforced concrete slabs built since 2012. There may also be serious repercussions for property prices in Auckland, and other areas with grossly over inflated values, if buildings become uninsurable because of the presence of sub-standard steel reinforcing. The…

Thoughts are with Buzz Aldrin, who went to the moon and back. Unfortunately he has ended up at the mercy of an underfunded NZ health system

Spare a thought today for Buzz Aldrin who was medivac’d from the South Pole to Christchurch Hospital by the American National Science Foundation. A statement on his website gave the following information: EVACUATION TO CHRISTCHURCH NEW ZEALAND – 1915 UTC Thursday 1st December. The evacuation flight for Buzz Aldrin has successfully landed at Christchurch, New…