Christchurch earthquake

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.

'Quake brain' blamed for Cantabrians' weak memories and poor direction - study

Trauma-induced "quake brain" is affecting Cantabrians' memories and sense of direction, according to a new study.

'Quake brain' blamed for Cantabrians' weak memories and poor direction - study

Cantabrians finding themselves getting lost, or forgetting their grocery list may be suffering from trauma from the earthquake, according to a new study.

Red Cross pays out $98 million in cash grants since Canterbury earthquakes

The Red Cross has distributed $98 million in cash grants for earthquake recovery in Canterbury.

Red Cross pays out $98 million in cash grants since Canterbury earthquakes

Delivering winter warmth to Christchurch: Red Cross Christchurch Recovery Team members Anna Brooke, left, and Simon Makker.

Major artwork gifted as a legacy for Christchurch quake victim

Six years after Lisa Willems died in the February 2011 earthquake, her husband has helped gift a major public artwork to Christchurch as part of an $85 million city development.

Major artwork gifted as a legacy for Christchurch quake victim

Lisa Patricia Willems was killed in the February 22, 2011, Christchurch earthquake.

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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