Christchurch earthquake

Tonnes of liquefaction silt removed from rotting, quake-damaged house

Tonnes of silt has been removed from underneath a Woolston home, five years after liquefaction occurred at the property during the Canterbury earthquakes.

Tonnes of liquefaction silt removed from rotting, quake-damaged house

34 tonnes of liquefaction removed from under Paul Gilbetson's house.

$8,455,690 rebuild claim as Christchurch homeowners sue IAG

Owners of a luxury Christchurch home claim it will cost nearly $8.5 million to rebuild – the same as fixing the New Brighton Pier. 

$8,455,690 rebuild claim as Christchurch homeowners sue IAG

This luxury Redcliffs home is at the centre of a pricey High Court wrangle in Christchurch.

Insurer Southern Response queried on asbestos testing and removal

Questions have been raised about whether Southern Response both tested for and removed asbestos before demolishing an earthquake-damaged Christchurch property.

Insurer Southern Response queried on asbestos testing and removal

The Bond family have been left wondering after asbestos was found in the soil and building debris on the section they bought. Pictured are Garry and Monique Bond with children, Adyn, 11, left, John, 14, Amie, 9.

Family's new $800k Christchurch property found to contain asbestos

Monique and Garry Bond spent $800,000 on a property in upmarket Christchurch to build their dream home, only to learn it was contaminated with asbestos. 

Family's new $800k Christchurch property found to contain asbestos

The Bond family have been left wondering after asbestos was found in the soil and building debris on the section they bought. Pictured are Garry and Monique Bond with children, John, 14, left, Amie, 9, and Adyn, 11.

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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