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Canterbury Earthquake Response, 0400 6/3/11

Canterbury Earthquake Response Media Advisory, 0400hrs, Sunday 6 March 2011

Cordon Reduction

• The CBD cordon will be reduced from 8 am this morning and Zones 1 & 2 (pdf 238 kB) will become open to residents, business owners, and property owners with photo ID and proof of address. They can also collect their vehicles if they are in Zones 1 & 2 (pdf 238 kB).

• From 2pm, Zones 1 & 2 are open to the general public to conduct essential business only.

• Restricted access remains in the Red Zone and Zones 3 & 4 (pdf 238 kB).

Community Meetings

• Community Meetings begin today, Sunday 6 March.

• Further meetings will be held on Monday and Wednesday. Detailed information is included at the end of this advisory.

Vehicles

• Vehicles owned by the general public that are in Zones 1 & 2 (pdf 238 kB) can be collected by owners from 2 pm today.

• A plan is currently being prepared to remove vehicles from the Red Zone and Zones 3 & 4 (pdf 238 kB). It is expected information will be released about this on Tuesday the 8th of March.

Recovery Assistance Centres

Recovery Assistance Centres are located at:

• Linwood Community Link – 154 Aldwins Road, Linwood

• Wainoni Aranui Recreation Centre – 31 Hampshire Street, Wainoni

• Parklands Baptist Church – 180 Queenspark Drive, Parklands

• St Faiths Hall – 46 Hawke Street, New Brighton

• Nga Hau e Wha Marae – 250 Pages Road, Aranui

• Shirley Rugby Club – Burwood Park, New Brighton Road, Shirley/Dallington

Two more centres will open on Monday, 7th of March:

• Lyttelton Recreation Centre – 25 Winchester Street, Lyttelton

• Sydenham Community Centre – 23-25 Hutcheson Street, Sydenham

Toilets

• 1201 portaloos have been delivered.

• Chemical toilets continue to be delivered with over 2000 delivered so far.

Silt removal

• 270,168 tonnes of silt has been removed to date.

• Removal of silt is expected to finish today or Monday.

Operation Suburbs

• 70,520 households have been visited. 1334 have been issued with red placards.

Schedule of Community Meetings

Sunday 6 March 2011
10 am Cuthberts Green, Pages Road (beside softball fields)
Residents of Avondale, Avonside, Aranui, Dallington, Linwood and Wainoni

12 Noon Waltham Park, Waltham Rd
Residents of St Martins, Opawa, Murray Aynsley and Beckenham

2 pm Somerfield Park, off Woodard Terrace
Residents of Somerfield, Cashmere and Spreydon.

4 pm South Hagley Park Cricket Ground, Riccarton Ave
Residents and business/building owners in the Christchurch CBD

6 pm Cuthberts Green, Pages Road (beside softball fields)
Residents of Avondale, Avonside, Aranui, Dallington, Linwood and Wainoni

Monday 7 March 2011
12.30 pm McCormacks Bay Reserve (Eastern side of reserve)
Residents of Mt Pleasant, Redcliffs, St Andrews Hill, Balmoral Hill,
Moncks Spur

3 pm Sumner School Grounds (Colenso Street)
Residents of Moncks Bay, Clifton, Richmond Hill, Sumner, Scarborough.

5.30 pm Lyttelton Rugby Park (off Godley Quay)
Residents of Lyttelton and harbour settlements through to Rapaki

Wednesday 9 March 2011
9.30 am Richmond Park
Residents of Dallington, Avonside & Richmond

12 Noon Parklands Reserve
Residents of Burwood, Parklands, Waimairi Beach.

2 pm Rawhiti Domain
Residents of North New Brighton, New Brighton, Bexley

4 pm South New Brighton Park
Residents of South Brighton, Southshore


ENDS

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