Last year the CCC approved rates relief to assist those whose property was damaged by the earthquakes in September and December. The rates relief package was controversial, however any prospect of discussion on them came to a halt on February the 22nd. Here are a couple of posts relating to this:here andhere (part 1 of 4).
The package approved was specifically for last year's earthquakes and so could not be applied to any damage resulting from the February 22nd earthquake.
22nd of February earthquake.
The Council will consider a rates relief package for properties damaged as a result of the February 22nd earthquake. This will be done in the next month, and ratepayers will be advised of the decision when it is made.