Council claws back rebuild power

John Key and Gerry Brownlee announce a new plan for Canterbury's rebuild on Thursday.

The Christchurch City Council clawed back some power from the Government days before a new quake rebuild plan was released.

Photos: the residential red zone gallery

The view through a broken window of an abandoned house in red-zoned suburb of Bexley near New Brighton.

You've seen the city's crumbled cathedral and empty lots. But have you seen the suburbs?

East frame renaming 'waste of time'

An artist's impression of the East Frame to be built in central Christchurch.

A plan to rename Christchurch's east frame development is "a waste of resources".

Govt misses red zone clearance target

The view over the Christchurch suburb of Dallington after red zone house clearances.

Cera has pushed the deadline to demolish or remove residential red zone buildings to the end of July.

Cathedral a 'symbol of negativity'

Christ Church Cathedral

Church leaders should decide what to do with cathedral and "get on with it", city councillor says.

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