Christchurch Earthquake 2011

QEII 'preferred site'

QEII

Queen Elizabeth II stadium recommended as new home for $30.5m recreation and sport centre.

Finding quirks in quakes

Fix It Building Services video Videos featuring Court Theatre Jesters aim to wrest reluctant chuckles from Christchurch residents dealing with post-quake stresses.

'Appalled' at cathedral comments

christchurch Senior bishop's call for Christchurch to stop clinging to the past angers restoration advocates.

When to take insurer to court

Builder, new house, generic OPINION: Putting a dispute over repairs in front of a judge is costly, but may be necessary if the insurer shows no sign of budging.

What's next for our sinking city?

Avondale liquefaction OPINION: Large and expensive developments in areas most susceptible to liquefaction will be challenging to justify to Kiwis.

Survival against the odds

Olivia Cruickshank and Abigail Walls Two years after the deadly February 22, 2011 quake, a mother reveals the miracle tale of her survival after being buried in the rubble of City Mall with her 6-year-old daughter.

Red-zoners start over in Pegasus

Grandparents whose Bexley home was destroyed say they feel guilt at having a new home in Pegasus. »Time to buy a section?

Quake widow offers international aid

A love letter to Christchurch

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.

Councillor slams blueprint detail delay

Yani Johanson Repeated delays in releasing information behind the blueprint for the rebuild of central Christchurch are "ridiculous", a city councillor says.

Work on new pool to start 2013

Authorities want work to begin on Christchurch's new sports facility next year - but haven't got the land needed yet.

Christmas deadline unlikely to be met

Unwilling landowners to get ultimatum

Square remains the city's heart

Cathedral Square stays as the civic heart of Christchurch under the rebuild plan but will get a make-over.

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