Liquefaction on Linkwater Way in Parklands.

Neighbours mop up liquefaction

Liquefaction spewed out of the ground outside Danny Morris' property on Broadhaven Ave, Parklands, after the earthquake.

5.7 quake 'terrifying' video

Godley Head, near Taylor's Mistake beach in east Christchurch, taken about 1 minute after the earthquake.

9:54 PM  A number of Christchurch residents will be putting their homes and property back together once again.

Look after each other, says mayor

Latest earthquake will be a big set back for people's confidence, mayor Lianne Dalziel says.

Higher chance of another big one video

Earthquake increases likelihood of another strong earthquake in the next year.

What you need to know gallery video

Essential information about 5.7 quake that struck Christchurch.

No big claims expected

Insurers are not predicting big claims after today's earthquake in Christchurch.

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RECAP: Christchurch begins clean-up

Christchurch earthquake

Christchurch is in clean-up mode as aftershocks continue to hit the city.

Life guards hit by falling rocks video

A group of rookie lifeguards were enjoying down time when the quake rattled the cliffs they were jumping from.

Watch: The moment 5.7 quake struck video

Christchurch quake in photos gallery

The Rebuild

Rich-lister gets $300,000 subsidy

Antony Gough at his riverside development, The Terrace.

Antony Gough's given $300,000 grant to make Terrace development energy efficient.

Convention centre will happen - Mayor

An artist's impression of Christchurch's convention centre.

Christchurch will be getting a convention centre, the city's mayor says.

Stonewood Homes in 'final stages' of reinvestment

Stonewood Homes Christchurch is seekng reinvestment and has warned customers of potential delays.

One of Canterbury's biggest home builders is seeking fresh investment and has warned customers of potential building delays.

Convention centre certainty 'too early'

The site of the proposed new convention centre, pictured in 2015.

Canterbury's earthquake boss has cast major doubt on whether Christchurch's long-awaited convention centre will be built. 

More million-dollar apartments for city

The Millbrook Apartments on Carlton Mill Rd will be rebuilt, but the homes will be larger.

Two new apartment towers offering million-dollar homes are to be built in Christchurch.


Beaches, bargains and black holes

Denis Tipene helps put down a hangi at Okains Bay on a Waitangi Day free of politics and strife in Canterbury.

It was a week of talking about a beach.

Editorial: Yes to fee for tourist trampers

The Tongariro Crossing is one of the sites where international tourist numbers are putting acute pressure on DOC resources.

OPINION: The tourist boom is straining New Zealand’s resources.

Keeping it classy with John Key

"Getting her point across! She sure did! Get it? Ha! Oh gee I'll get in trouble with the PC crowd for that one."

SATIRE: Pontificating from the lofty reaches of a shock-jock show.

Is Chch a victim to iconoclasm?

Is the neglect of the Christ Church Cathedral since the earthquakes a form of iconoclasm?

OPINION: Iconoclasm demonstrates the immense power of art and cultural objects.

Rebuilding in the red zone a reality

Courtenay Dr, one of the worst-damaged streets in Kaiapoi, could be remediated and rebuilt on, experts say.

Kaiapoi residents got a taste of the future last week when the Waimakariri District Council released its draft plan for the town's red zone.


Old-fashioned Valentines Day

She gives him a card. He gives her balloons. Men outspend women on Valentine's Day.

Valentines Day is a throwback to a more traditional time, figures suggest.

Aoraki Mt Cook developer braces for fee fight

Aoraki Mt Cook residents and business owners, Charlie and Mary Hobbs, owners of the Old Mountaineers Cafe, Bar and Restaurant, and permit holders for a planned hotel and spa in the area.

A couple selling the right to build a hotel and spa in Aoraki Mt Cook National Park say DOC should drop a $20,000 fee for permit costs.

Tekapo tech entrepreneur takes flight

When Tekapo entrepreneur Isaac Wilson isn't working on his two startups he is landing planes on the South Island's Tasman Glacier.

Entrepreneur Isaac Wilson chooses to work out of Tekapo so he can pursue his passion of flying.

BusinessNZ boss' weekend rituals

Hope heading out on a surf mission with daughters Orla, 5, and Mika, 11.

Newly appointed chief executive Kirk Hope loves surfing, soccer, and spinning discs.

Economic reality is hitting home

Business commentator Rod Oram.

OPINION: Prime Minister John Key paints a pretty picture but misses the point.


Have Faith In Me can go faster in Miracle Mile

Have Faith In Me looks set to threaten Adore Me's record in the 2016 Miracle Mile.

Kiwi pacer can break record in Miracle Mile, says trainer.

Canterbury win women's T20 final

White Ferns star Amy Satterthwaite has led the Canterbury Magicians to the national T20 title after taking three wickets against the Central Hinds and topscoring with 49 runs.

It was the Amy Satterthwaite show as the Canterbury Magicians gave the national T20 final a decent shake at Rangiora.

Canterbury United game called off after quake

Canterbury United and Auckland City players during an ASB premiership match in Christchurch last year. Their scheduled game on Sunday was cancelled after a 5.7 magnitude earthquake in Christchurch.

A national league football game has been called off after an earthquake in Christchurch.

Recap: Ko retains NZ Open title

New Zealand's Lydia Ko blasts out of a bunker on the third hole during the final round of the New Zealand Women's Open at Clearwater Golf Club in Christchurch.

Lydia Ko has won the NZ Women's Open golf title for the second straight year.

'40-year-old-housewife' takes the title

Elina Ussher on her way to winning the Coast to Coast.

Elina Ussher pushes through pain barrier to win third Coast to Coast title.

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Quake a bumpy reminder of what matters

Christchurch residents mop up after Sunday's big earthquake.

Are you ok? #eqnz That's what we message each other on Facebook after every quake.

The treasures of the herbarium

Ines Schonberger sorts through the 630,000 plant samples at the Lincoln herbarium.

Plants collected in NZ in 1769-70 still exist and tell stories.

Taste testing at Noodle Markets

A selection of dishes from the Night Noodle Markets.

The night was warm, the beer was flowing, and the queues were long - but what was the food actually like?

Night Noodle Markets - the menus

Tasty meat skewers are proving hugely popular at the markets.

Read our full list of menus for each stall at Christchurch's Night Noodle Markets and decide ahead what you want to try.

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