Christchurch earthquake

Judge: Cera's slow demolitions not to blame for arsons

A judge has rejected a defence lawyer's suggestion that the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority's (Cera) slowness in carrying out red zone demolitions has contributed to Christchurch's spate of arsons.

Judge: Cera's slow demolitions not to blame for arsons

Houses in the residential red zone.

Living in a wasteland - Christchurch's red-zone stayers

Alec and Helen Durie live on a street with no name.

Living in a wasteland - Christchurch's red-zone stayers

27072015 News Photo KIRK HARGREAVES/ FairfaxNZ RED ZONE FEATURE by CHARLIE GATES

Red zoners back to court over compensation offer

A group of Christchurch red zoners is heading back to court to fight for more compensation following the approval of new payout terms by the Government.

Red zoners back to court over compensation offer

Phyllis and Michael Thom found they had accidentally not insured their red-zoned house.

The devil's in the 'technical' details in EQC revamp plan

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The devil's in the 'technical' details in EQC revamp plan

The 1979 Abbotsford landslip resulted in compensation for land damage being added to the EQC scheme.

United we stand

United we stand

The moment that changed our nation forever, we remember those who died in last February's earthquake.

Civic Memorial Service in Hagley Park

Civic Memorial Service in Hagley Park

We remember those who died in last February's earthquake.

John Key on February 22nd 12:51 2011

John Key on February 22nd 12:51 2011

Prime Minister John Key gives his recollection of the events and days following the February 2011 earthquake.

Christchurch quake at Westfield Mall

Christchurch quake at Westfield Mall

Rattled shoppers Kathy Williams, Nelene Barron and Jaime Thomson talk about the December 23, 2011, Christchurch quake.

Chch has Resilience and buzz

chch The good has far outweighed the bad in Aaron Horan's post-quake life in Christchurch.

Post-quake fear of being alone

The Christchurch earthquakes have brought Tony Becker's neighbourhood together.

Quakes changed my perspective

More petty crime post-quake

Chch life: Tough, but I love it

Lily Marr was new to Christchurch just two weeks before the February quake, but she hasn't left.

Ask your quake questions

Berryman On the eve of the Christchurch earthquake anniversary, GNS Science earthquake expert Kelvin Berryman joins us at midday to answer your questions.

Canterbury Plains faults 'quite strong'

Ask an Expert: Canterbury Faults 'quite strong"

Kiwis say quake trial 'ridiculous'

Scientists' trial over quake deaths

Ask An Expert: Understanding magnitude

Earthquake magnitude is not a linear scale. For every step up in magnitude there is about a 30 times increase in energy released.

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