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Anthony Harper partner Peter Woods

Class action tackles EQC repair strategies

Wed 9 Sep 1

EQC has been applying Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment guidelines rather than "as new".

CTV building an hour after collapse, photographed by NBR's Chris Hutching

Police seize documents, issue warrants in CTV probe

Mon 15 Jun

Police in Christchurch have issued warrnts and deized items of interest in their CTV investigation

Rescue crews search for CTV building survivors (Photo: TV3 News)

CTV killer building should never have been built: commission

Mon 10 Dec 13

The royal commission's final three volumes into the Canterbury earthquakes are released.

Maurice Williamson: Stand-alone residential buildings not included

Earthquake building standards unlikely to be lifted

Fri 7 Dec

Public consultation begins today on the Canterbury earthquakes' royal commission recommendations.

Rod Vaughan outside the CTV building

Buried alive – but left to die


As the inquest into the deaths of eight people who initially survived the collapse of the CTV building in Christchurch wound up this week, Rod Vaughan recalls one man’s relentless fight to find out why they weren’t rescued.


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