Christchurch earthquake

Expert stonemason works on historic Peel Forest church

A third-generation stonemason, originally from Northern Ireland, is visiting South Canterbury to help keep tradition alive here.

Expert stonemason works on historic Peel Forest church

The Church of the Holy Innocents at Peel Forest was damaged in the September 2010 earthquake.

Skinning, 'crazy people' and underwear racing at Queenstown Winter Festival

Dozens of "skinners" greeted the dawn from the top of the Remarkables as part of the Queenstown Winter Festival.

Skinning, 'crazy people' and underwear racing at Queenstown Winter Festival

26062016 News Photo: Iain McGregor/FairfaxNZ Opening of Queenstown winter festival. Undie 500

Christchurch educator Jacqueline Duncan receives special honour

Jacqueline Duncan knew exactly what to do when the earth started moving under her feet.

Christchurch educator Jacqueline Duncan receives special honour

Jacqueline Duncan has spent 44 years teaching and has been a principal for 29 years.

Gerry Brownlee says change to Otakaro's purpose no big deal, calls Labour 'deluded'

Gerry Brownlee has labelled the opposition "deluded" for questioning changes that alter the purpose of the Crown-owned company charged with delivering anchor projects in Christchurch.

Gerry Brownlee says change to Otakaro's purpose no big deal, calls Labour 'deluded'

Gerry Brownlee has signed off on what the Labour Party is calling "back room" changes to Otakaro Limited's constitution.

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.