11:27 AM Quake-damaged homes in coastal Christchurch can now be rebuilt after a bureaucratic bungle was overturned.
EQC has no agreement with insurers ready if another major disaster strikes.
Almost two-thirds of submissions to council did not support reducing the speed limit along sections of St Asaph St.
The earthquake recovery should have put people at the centre of decision-making, say experts.
It was once described as a "festering cesspit for squatters". By the end of January, it will finally be gone.