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Editorial: Rebuilding in the red zone a reality

Kaiapoi residents got a taste of the future last week when the Waimakariri District Council <a href="http://www.stuff.co.nz/the-press/news/north-canterbury/76602657/community-use-and-greenery-at-heart-of-waimak-red-zone-vision">released its draft plan</a> for how the more than 850 red-zoned properties in the town will be put to use.

Editorial: Rebuilding in the red zone a reality

Courtenay Dr, one of the worst-damaged streets in Kaiapoi, could be remediated and rebuilt on, experts say.

Community use and greenery at heart of Waimak red zone vision

Some former&nbsp;red-zoned Canterbury homeowners may have the chance to buy back or lease their old sections but will not be able to rebuild on them.&nbsp;

Community use and greenery at heart of Waimak red zone vision

A flyover showing the Waimakariri District Council's proposals for the long-term use of the Kaiapoi East regeneration zone as part of the wider red zone recovery.

Quake-hit bar reopens: 'My brother would have wanted me to keep on going'

Nearly five years after her brother died shielding her from falling rubble in Iconic bar during the big earthquake, Amy Cooney is back in her old job.&nbsp;

Quake-hit bar reopens: 'My brother would have wanted me to keep on going'

Amy Cooney is managing a reopened Iconic Restaurant Club and Bar on High Street.

Tree protection change rankles Christchurch residents

<b>Big beautiful trees are an integral part of Christchurch's garden city image. Rules protect thousands of trees on private land, but under the proposed Christchurch Replacement District Plan protection measures for those trees are in for some radical changes. Martin van Beynen reports.</b>

Tree protection change rankles Christchurch residents

Subdivisions in Hillmorton have benefited from the protection of mature trees. The trees will not get the same sort of protection under changes to the district plan.

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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