Christchurch earthquake

Home owners aghast at fee for Southern Response class action

A former member of a group court action against Southern Response says a funding arrangement for the litigation has left him with an "absurd" fee to pay.

Home owners aghast at fee for Southern Response class action

Professor Simon Kingham says he shouldn't have to pay hundreds of thousands of dollars to his litigation funder and lawyer.

Court of Appeal seeks to rein in 'shemozzle' arising from CTV building case

A case against an engineer&nbsp;linked to the collapsed CTV building in Christchurch has&nbsp;become&nbsp;"bigger than <em>Ben Hur</em>", and needs to be reined it, a Court of Appeal judge has said.

Court of Appeal seeks to rein in 'shemozzle' arising from CTV building case

Alan Reay pictured when he gave evidence at the Canterbury Earthquakes Royal Commission.

Christchurch Dilemmas: Taking power back in Christchurch

<strong>With Cera shutting up shop and transitioning power to a shared local-central governing body, is this a new era of governance for Christchurch? And how can the city start involving the public with decisions for the future?</strong>

Christchurch Dilemmas: Taking power back in Christchurch

Do the people of Christchurch need a greater say in how their communities are rebuilt?

Steel mesh in some homes could be non-compliant

Thousands of homes built in the Waikato since 2012 may have steel mesh in their concrete slab foundations&nbsp;that doesn't meet the building code.

Steel mesh in some homes could be non-compliant

A Commerce Commission investigation discovered steel mesh supplied by some companies does not comply with building code requirements.

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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