The Quake Outcasts, originally 46 property owners, and developer Fowler Developments challenged the lawfulness of the Crown's offers.
"If services break down they won't be replaced," Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee says.
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Minister talks the talk on Christchurch media junket.
What about 'New Orleans' as a name rather than Rebuild Zone? The speed of progress, the lack of support for people living in deserted neighbourhoods and substandard conditions - the similarities never end!|606639