Christchurch Earthquake 2011

Cops' office to implode

Christchurch central police station building

Explosives will be used to bring down the 13-storey former Christchurch police station.

'More lives may have been saved'

A law expert says no one has been held to account for failures in the rescue efforts at the CTV building.

Sutton 'breached confidentiality'

Cera boss Roger Sutton breached the confidentiality of settlement with State Services Commission, commissioner says.

Couple to finally get working loo

Retirees still using chemical toilet in their shed should have repaired sewerage this week.

Claim taken 'seriously'

State Services Commissioner is defending his decision not to stand down Roger Sutton during a sexual harassment investigation.

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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