Christchurch Rebuild: Govt Prioritised Investors over Locals, Residents were Collateral Damage

“Cantabrians became “collateral damage” post-earthquake as the Government focused on telling positive stories to attract investors, an academic has said. Victoria University of Wellington architecture head of school Morten Gjerde wrote a research paper on Government communication after the Canterbury earthquakes for an international conference in China last year. He said in the paper that…

Migrant Tales – Working in Christchurch. ‘She’ll Be Right’ Won’t Do: “Kiwi’s are renowned for being lazy though so it all made sense”

  Welcome to our popular Migrant Tales series, first hand accounts of the migrant experience of New Zealand. A reader sent us a link to this migrant tale, first published on reddit/newzealand two months ago (around May 2017). The author migrated to New Zealand to escape the European ‘rat race’ only to find that Christchurch…

“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.…