Christchurch earthquake

National Portrait: Earth's rumblings a fascination for scientist Dr Ken Gledhill

If you had to paint a picture of the archetypical scientist, you'd come up with an image of Dr Ken Gledhill: deeply woolly, untamed grizzly white beard, spectacles, fleecy jerkin.

Government's 'third power' move on Christchurch red-zoning impinged human rights, report says

The Government's use of a "third source of power" in the earthquake red-zoning process eroded property rights and affected the mental wellbeing of those who chose to stay, a report says.

Government's 'third power' move on Christchurch red-zoning impinged human rights, report says

Ralph Bungard had to wait years for certainty about his red-zoned home and his stress levels to fall.

Grieving earthquake widower shocked dodgy building materials still be used.

A ​man, whose wife died in the CTV building collapse in 2011, is alarmed that shonky building materials are being used in the rebuild.

Grieving earthquake widower shocked dodgy building materials still be used.

Maan Alkaisi lost his wife in the CTV Building collapse. He says he's angry that we're still making the same mistakes in our new buildings.

Backlog of defective buildings and shoddy workmanship sparks calls for building warranties

You too can be a builder in post-earthquake Canterbury.

Backlog of defective buildings and shoddy workmanship sparks calls for building warranties

Gideon Couper: "I just see a variety of repairs that would boggle your mind."

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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