Christchurch earthquake

Council claws back rebuild power

The city council clawed back some power from the Government just days before a new plan for Canterbury's earthquake rebuild was released.

Council claws back rebuild power

Christchurch mayor Lianne Dalziel.

Photos: Christchurch residential red zone

Empty, overgrown sections, broken roads and houses, desolation – welcome to the residential red zones of Christchurch.

Photos: Christchurch residential red zone

The view through a broken window of an abandoned house in red-zoned suburb of Bexley near New Brighton.

Christchurch east frame renaming 'a waste of resources'

A plan to rename a major residential development in central Christchurch has been labelled "disappointing" and "a waste of resources".

Christchurch east frame renaming 'a waste of resources'

An artist's impression of the East Frame to be built in central Christchurch.

Government misses red zone clearance target

The Government has missed another deadline for clearing Canterbury's flat land red zones.

Government misses red zone clearance target

The view over the Christchurch suburb of Dallington after red zone house clearances.

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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