Christchurch earthquake

'Inquisitive' duo caught inside Christ Church Cathedral

Two "inquisitive" intruders caught inside Christ Church Cathedral have received a police warning.

'Inquisitive' duo caught inside Christ Church Cathedral

Police arrested these 23-year-old men after they were caught on camera inside the Christ Church Cathedral. They were given pre-charge warnings.

Greendale residents smash pianos in earthquake memorial

Three pianos played their last tune as they were smashed by Greendale residents during an earthquake memorial.

Greendale residents smash pianos in earthquake memorial

Katrina King and Rodney Ridgen take their sledgehammers to a piano as part of the Greendale Shake-Up event.

Rodents and rot: Canterbury Provincial Chambers a long-term fix

The crown jewel of the Canterbury Provincial Chambers looks like a store room that hasn't finished being built yet. It's dark, with a weather proof ceiling so low you feel like you're about to hit your hard hat on it. There are timber and steel supports everywhere – you have to clamber over them to get through the doorway.

Rodents and rot: Canterbury Provincial Chambers a long-term fix

The quake-damaged Christchurch Provincial Chambers a major fix.

Kaiapoi five years on: Living on the edge

Her house is on a lean, the future is uncertain and she has no neighbours but Jackie Hall, 84, is quite happy in Kaiapoi where she has lived most of her life.

Kaiapoi five years on: Living on the edge

Not exactly park land. The red zone that was Courtenay Downs is uneven and the grass patchy.

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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