Christchurch earthquake

Christchurch quake rescuer Bill Toomey wins fight for ACC cover for post-traumatic stress

Christchurch builder Bill Toomey has won a landmark case against ACC to cover the post-traumatic stress disorder he suffered after pulling people from a collapsed building after the February 2011 earthquake.

Study into 'lateral spreading' earthquake cracks launched

Researchers from the University of Canterbury want to talk to people who remember seeing large, long cracks running parallel to the Avon River or Courtenay Stream following the 2010 and 2011 Christchurch earthquakes. 

Study into 'lateral spreading' earthquake cracks launched

Lateral spread at Porritt Park in Wainoni.

Insurance Council asks Kaikoura District Council to pull video from its Facebook page

The Kaikoura District Council pulled a video from its Facebook page this week after a complaint from the Insurance Council New Zealand (ICNZ).

Insurance Council asks Kaikoura District Council to pull video from its Facebook page

The Insurance Council has taken exception to some comments made by accountant and activist Cameron Preston at a meeting for quake-affected Kaikoura residents.

Tower Insurance chairman Michael Stiassny expresses frustration at claims holdouts

Tower chairman Michael Stiassny has criticised some Canterbury earthquake victims for holding out on settlements to "maximise" their insurance claims.

Tower Insurance chairman Michael Stiassny expresses frustration at claims holdouts

The Canterbury rebuild continues, but its legacy is casting a shadow over the performance of NZX-listed Tower Insurance.

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.

Special offers

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content